Wolfforth police searching for armed robbery suspect

Wolfforth police are searching for an armed robbery suspect last seen on foot eastbound on the Highway 62 frontage road near the Goodwill Industries building.

  Driver in custody after Lynn County pursuit

  1 killed, 1 injured in overnight crash in Central Lubbock

  Hoop Madness Scores & Highlights for Friday, Jan. 15

Suspect wanted for November murder arrested in San Antonio

DPS closing Capitol Grounds in Austin, citing fear of armed protests

  Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to finish 5 homes on Monday

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  Sex trafficking survivors rebuild their lives with the help of One Voice Home

  Saint Francis Ministries in ‘dire need’ of foster families

  Lubbock County increases spending on fire departments

  WARNING, GRAPHIC: Parents accuse Lubbock dentist of inappropriate sexual conduct with 3 young boys

  U.S. Dept. of Justice details child pornography charges filed against Lubbock dentist

CASA of the South Plains receives $2,000 grant to fund Volunteer Advocacy Program

Combest Clinic, TTU, LCU COVID-19 testing sites closed for MLK holiday

The COVID testing sites at Combest Clinic, Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University will be closed Monday.

United Family joins One Voice Home, Voice of Hope & Open Door to raise awareness of human trafficking on the South Plains

In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the United Family will be joined by One Voice Home, Voice of Hope and Open Door on Tuesday, January 19 at 1:30 p.m. to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking on the South Plains.

Man wanted for armed robbery at Stripes in southeast Lubbock County

Just before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at the Stripes Convenience Store at 13001 US 87.

All Available Appointments for January 19-21 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Filled

UPDATE: As of 12:17 a.m. Friday, January 15, 2021, the City of Lubbock Public Health Department has filled all available appointments for next week’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

1 seriously injured after flatbed truck flips on Loop 289 access road

Mulitple fire crews on scene of house fire in Slaton Friday morning

Hale County reports 22 new cases of COVID-19, 5,636 total cases

  Our holiday weekend forecast

  FBI, police, Homeland Security raids office of popular Lubbock dentist

  Skilled trades job demand remains high

  Easy button for COVID clues

There is a new gadget you can put on your skin to help warn you about COVID-19.

  Nurse loses job after admitting of entering US Capitol building during riot

Lori Vinson says she was fired from Ascension St. Vincent last Friday as result of her actions of entering the U.S. Capitol building last week in Washington, D.C.

  How to prevent your child from becoming a sex trafficking victim

For Human Trafficking Awareness Week, we spoke with a Lubbock detective who specializes in arresting sex traffickers, to share some tips on how to keep your children safe.

SEAL pleads guilty to role in hazing death of Green Beret

Chief Petty Officer Tony DeDolph pleaded guilty Thursday in a military courtroom at a Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia. The Green Beret who died was Lubbock-native Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar.

  City to continue vaccinations at Lubbock Civic Center next week

The City of Lubbock Health Department has wrapped up this week’s vaccination appointments for eligible individuals at the Lubbock Civic Center, but says there are many more clinics to come.

  Arrington calls impeachment ‘distraction’ ahead of Biden inauguration

With less than one week to go before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, District 19 Congressman Jodey Arrington says a looming impeachment trial is distracting from the transition of power.

  UMC EMS moves into new East Lubbock headquarters

Less than a year after the groundbreaking in December of 2019, University Medical Center EMS moved into its multi-million dollar facility housing its administrative offices, communications center and Station One.

Texas first state to administer 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) today announced that that State of Texas has administered more than 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Dale

Meet Dale, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Dale is a 3-year-old pit bull who has been with LAS for about 2.5 months.

  Today’s wind and the weather it brings

Strong winds follow a strong cold front today. While no precipitation accompanies this front, blowing dust may and the grassland fire danger is elevated. Here's what else the front and wind bring to the KCBD viewing area.

  Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

Plane crash investigation underway, 2 arrested in Midland for Capitol riots, Trump impeachment moving to Senate

  TTU System ‘playing defense’ in Austin as state agencies try to avoid budget cuts

Now that the state legislature is back in session, the Texas Tech University System is working to ensure its top priorities are met in Austin.

AMBER Alert system helps locate 263 Texas children since 2002

25 years ago today, 9-year-old Amber Hagerman was grabbed off her bicycle in Arlington. Investigators found her body four days later.

Texas reimburses City of Lubbock for $10 million spent on Coronavirus relief efforts

The City of Lubbock has been reimbursed $10 million so far from the Texas Department of Emergency Management for money spent on Coronavirus relief efforts, with $3.6 million still coming.

  City leaders share personal experiences with COVID vaccine

City leaders shared their personal experiences with the COVID-19 vaccine during this week’s virtual news conference.

  Pilot manages forced landing without injury, 3 miles north of Lubbock airport

A pilot was able to force a landing and avoid injury after reporting a partial power loss in his aircraft on Wednesday evening.

All Available Appointments for January 14 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Filled

The City of Lubbock Public Health Department will reopen scheduling for tomorrow’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic to fill a limited number of available appointments.

City offices will be closed Monday in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City of Lubbock Offices will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, January 19.

Arrington opposes impeachment: ‘The president didn’t incite a riot’

Rep Jodey Arrington took to the House floor on Wednesday to oppose what he called "a baseless impeachment."

Lubbock man indicted on 4 counts of sexual assault of a child

According to the indictment, the child told police she was assaulted about 20 times.

Lubbock man indicted on charge of sexual assault of an adult

The police report says the incident happened on August 15, 2020 in the parking lot of the Lone Star Oyster Bar on 34th Street.

Texas Tech distributes first 100 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to at-risk employees, more registrations available Friday

Texas Tech distributed 100 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to employees in the 1B category on Wednesday, including those with health conditions and those over 65.

Floyd County reports 13 new cases of COVID-19, 2 new deaths

Floyd County provides an update on COVID-19 cases in the county.

DPS identifies Ropes ISD employee accused of online solicitation of a minor

Ropes ISD made the announcement through Facebook Wednesday morning.

  WATCH: Lubbock declared regional hub, expecting 8,000 vaccine doses next week

Lubbock has been declared a regional hub for vaccine distribution, with as many as 8,000 vaccinations expected next week.

Man who taught, coached at 5 area schools arrested, charged with indecency with a child

A Whitharral man has been arrested and charged with indecency with a child after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Lamb County.

  Suspect in custody after Central Lubbock shooting

Lubbock Police now have a suspect in custody after a shooting that happened around 11:15 a.m. in the 1900 block of 24th Street, in the Heart of Lubbock neighborhood.

Spirit Halloween raises over $33 thousand for Covenant Childrens

Covenant Children’s is pleased to announce they will receive a grant for $33,604 from Spirit Halloween.

COVID-19: Lynn County reports 6 new cases, 566 total deaths

Lynn County provides an update of the current COVID-19 cases in the county.

Terry County reports 8 new cases of COVID-19, 1,475 total cases

Terry County provides an update on recent COVID-19 cases in the county.

COVID-19: Dawson County reports 28 new cases, 1,551 total cases

Dawson County provides an update on current COVID-19 cases in the county.

Gaines County reports 2 new cases of COVID-19, 1 new death

Gaines County officials update the latest on COVID-19 in the county.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Prince George

Meet Prince George, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Prince George is a Dachshund-French bull mix who has been with the shelter for one week.

  Melting snow, warming sun

Yesterday's sunshine reduced the amount and extent of our snow cover. Today's sunshine will result in an even greater reduction. Those elements, sun and diminishing snow cover, plus today's breeze will bring a slightly warmer afternoon to the viewing area. Just ahead of a cold front tomorrow.

  Daybreak Today Wednesday Morning Brief

Plan laid out on Lubbock vaccination hub, Texas reaches COVID hospitalization high, Trump on verge of second impeachment

Hoop Madness scores & highlights for Tuesday, Jan. 12

Here’s Pete with your South Plains Hoop Madness scores and highlights for boys and girls from Tuesday night.

  Wrap-up of Work Session included 2020 police operations and vaccine discussion

Tuesday’s work session highlighted a busy year for the Lubbock Police Department with an 105 percent increase in homicides from the year prior and councilmembers discussed the future of the vaccine in Lubbock, saying a growing and steady number of vaccines will make their way to the Hub City.

  Many still waiting on second round of stimulus checks

The second round of stimulus payments have been sent to families across the country starting late last month.

  KCBD Investigates Consumer Awareness: Dare to Compare

The KCBD Investigates team is looking into a major price disparity for local breast cancer screenings. You may be surprised to know when compared to cities outside of Lubbock, the cost for a Breast MRI can vary by more than 1,500%.

  Floydada family warns against electric fires after losing their home

Too many plugs in an outlet and extension cord caused the fire. Now, they want other people to be on the lookout.

  Snowfall is a blessing for farmers across the South Plains

About seven inches of snow blanketed our area this weekend. While bringing fun to families in a difficult time, it was especially appreciated by our farmers in the middle of a drought.

Inside Out Foundation to host 9th Annual Women’s Health Seminar virtually Saturday

Despite the pandemic, one organization has pressed forward helping women who have gone through traumatic experiences.

Shallowater man indicted on manslaughter charge for deadly motorcycle hit-and-run

According to police, on Sept. 15, 2020, Mitchell failed in stop and render aid in a fatal hit-and-run crash causing the death of two people.

  Consider This: City was prepared for Storm

Consider This: The City of Lubbock's report card on this week’s winter weather response.

  Warnings sent out over COVID vaccine scams

People wanting a COVID-19 vaccine are becoming targets for scammers.

TTU to continue on-campus COVID-19 testing, add student wellness day for Spring Semester

Texas Tech will continue to require the use of face masks, social distancing will be enforced, and all university associated events and gatherings will follow local and state health guidelines.

Codes field exercise in Slaton Bean neighborhood

The City of Lubbock Code Administration Department will conduct a Neighborhood Deployment in the Slaton Bean neighborhood on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

  West Texas snow from space

Allow extra drive time this morning. While much of the pavement is dry, there remains patchy ice. In addition, there may be areas of low visibility in freezing fog this morning. Warmer afternoons are on the way, at least for a while.

  Lubbock Restauranteur speaks on Payroll Protection Program as new round opens Monday

Another round of the Payroll Protection Program opened Monday for new borrowers and “certain existing PPP borrowers.” Many businesses around the country including here in Lubbock plan on taking advantage of it so they can continue to pay their employees.

Lubbock legislators discuss budget deficit ahead of 87th session

Ahead of the 87th legislative session, Lubbock-based lawmakers are feeling good about the estimated budget. Despite a year of economic crises, they feel confident there is still room to maintain programs passed in previous sessions.

  Lubbock Fire Rescue implements response changes in wake of tragic crash

“We can’t sit there and allow tragedies to happen,” Lt. Phillip Grandon said. “We have to figure out how can we prevent this from happening later. So, we had to update our procedures.”

  City prepares for icy conditions Tuesday morning

Lubbock police reported fewer accidents considering the amount of snow Lubbock received. City manager Jarrett Atkinson said fewer people on the roads might have contributed to fewer accidents.

Lubbock ISD, Frenship, Cooper delaying classes Tuesday

Lubbock ISD, Frenship ISD and Lubbock Cooper ISD have delayed classes for Tuesday, January 12 due to ice on the roadways.

  Facebook bans ‘stop the steal’ content following US Capitol violence

Social media giant Facebook has announced new restrictions on content following violent demonstrations among supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol last week.

FBI seeks information on U.S. Capitol violence

The FBI is accepting tips and digital media depicting rioting and violence in the U.S. Capitol building and surrounding area in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021.

  Governor Abbott provides update on COVID-19 vaccine efforts

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Arlington where he provided an update on Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts.

All appointment times filled for all 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week

This week, the City of Lubbock Health Department will conduct three COVID-19 vaccine clinics for citizens who fall into Phase 1A and 1B as defined by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

United Supermarkets donates $40,000 to Lubbock-Cooper ISD

On Monday, United Supermarkets presented a check for $40,000 to Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District to help provide a boost of technology and mobile learning opportunities for students in the district.