Katie Main became part of the KCBD team in December 2018. She is excited to continue living and working in her college town.
Katie was born and raised in Cypress, Texas and grew up watching Houston-area news before moving to Lubbock to pursue higher education. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Electronic Media & Communications.
During her time at Tech, Katie discovered a passion for local news. Through internships and participation in the student newscast, she found interest in stories about local government and community issues that affect everyday people.
She is excited to continue meeting and telling the stories of people in Lubbock.
Texas Tech University - Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, minor in Electronic Media & Communications
Fire Battalion Chief, Bill glass, took KCBD on a behind the scenes tour of the city-wide disaster drill. Preston Smith International Airport, along with the City of Lubbock, first responders, local hospitals and law enforcement practiced their emergency response as if the scenario were real.
Assistant District Attorney, Ashley Davis, said insanity is an affirmative defense raised by the defense attorney at trial. Davis said reason for insanity varies from case to case, but is determined by a series of tests done by a psychologist or psychiatrist.
In light of the Coronavirus, United Supermarkets implemented a purchase limit on illness prevention products. United Family Communications and Community Engagement Manager, Nancy Sharp, said the decision was made to ensure all guests have access to the products they need.
A local artist is raising money to create a community art center dedicated to promoting artists of color. The artist behind the project, Danielle East, says she wants to involve local artists in the East Lubbock Art House, and also bring other artists from across Texas to Lubbock.
Edible Arrangements customers across the country, including some in Lubbock, are expressing their frustration with the company after they did not receive the orders they placed that were supposed to be delivered on Valentine’s Day.
A Facebook post claiming unsanitary conditions at the McDonald’s on South Loop 289 near University Ave. went viral, and now the owner of the store has released a statement following an inspection by the City of Lubbock Environmental Health Department.
Just 100 students have applied and been accepted to commander William C. McCool Academy, Lubbock ISD’s new steam magnet school. That means there is still space for 300 students to attend the academy this fall.
Loop 289, Marsha Sharp Freeway and I-27 have all been treated with a brine solution and crews continue to work on US 84 and US 6282. TxDOT said they started preparing early to make sure all of their equipment is functional and they are ready to respond.
Business owners are expressing their concern about the location of a homeless outreach center in Lubbock. It is a part of Open Door, a church located in the South Overton neighborhood, just south of Broadway Avenue.
A family is distraught and a man is facing capital murder charges after he told police he stuffed his girlfriend’s 10-month-old child into a backpack and left her in his car for more than five hours on Tuesday.