Similar to yesterday morning, patchy light rain is falling over the southern KCBD viewing area this morning. Once again, much will not reach the ground. The pattern also supports a chance of light rain late today and late in the weekend.
“Everyone who had a part in this inauguration is reflective of what our country is,” said Lubbock County Democratic Party chair Gracie Gomez, noting 22-year-old poet laureate, Amanda Gorman, who recited her poem, “The Hill We Climb”, and more.
New state charges have been filed against Lubbock dentist Jason Paul White. The warrant for White says he has been charged with sexual performance by a child. The state has filed the charges from the same allegations that brought on the federal charges.
LPD says thanks to individuals who came forward with sworn statements that provided pertinent information to the investigation, investigators were able to determine 47-year-old Pedro Erevia and 44-year-old Fabian Madrid were responsible for the murder of Johnson.
Some light precipitation is falling over parts of the KCBD viewing area. Much of it, however, is not reaching the ground. Still, occasional drizzle, sprinkles, or very light rain may, mainly over the southern viewing area.
“It’s just outstanding to have all this occur in our community, especially when you have such a distressed time, like right now during Covid,” Eddie McBride said of the businesses that are opening in places such as Slide Road and South Milwaukee.
The current number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has fallen some over the last 2 months, from a record high of 360 to just under 200. Dr. Payne, an internal medicine specialist, says about 1,000 in our area have received the free outpatient treatment since late November.
DPS reports the crash occurred around 7:18 p.m., Tuesday. Christopher Don Johnson of Wolfforth was driving north on CR 2800, north of FM 2641, when the vehicle went off of the edge of roadway on the right side, overcorrected going back across the roadway before striking a tree and rolling.
Both UMC and Covenant now have online pricing tools, where you can get an estimated cost before scheduling an appointment. Terrell Thrasher, with UMC, says this comes at a crucial time for many needing services.
Officials with LFR say residents were alerted by smoke detectors, crews arriving confirmed a fire behind the walls of the home. LFR Public Information states the fire has spread to a difficult location to access in the attic, crews on scene are working to ensure the fire is fully extinguished.
The Lubbock Police Department is searching for 20-year-old Joshua Tyler Garcia who is wanted for aggravated assault on a peace officer after LPD responded to a vehicle burglary in the 4700 block of 45th Street early Monday morning.
The KCBD viewing area weather on this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be dry but somewhat windy as a cold front slides through West Texas. Later in the week a slight chance of showers returns to my forecast.
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.
Heading into the holiday weekend there's some relief from the wind, for some of the viewing area. Weekend temperatures will be typical for mid-January. Next week there's a slight chance of precipitation. Details in this story.
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.
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.