Texas South Plains Honor Flight veterans wrap up Day 1 in DC

KCBD is proud to travel with veterans from the Texas South Plains Honor Flight as they head to Washington, DC to see the memorials built to honor the wars they fought for us.

Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas

Lubbock police investigating death of a child

Red Raiders fall to Arizona in final non-conference game

  RAW VIDEO: Suicidal man shot, killed after pointing handgun at Plainview police

  Step Out to fight diabetes, Saturday morning at Mackenzie Park

Continued Coverage

  1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into popular restaurant in Ruidoso, NM

Crews respond to accident at North Loop 289 and MLK Blvd

Former Lubbock ISD Superintendent Dr. E.C. Leslie dies at 88

  Lubbock Fire Rescue’s team returns after helping Odessa first responders cope with tragedy

Lubbock man who threatened mass shooting charged with making false statement to obtain firearm

DPS arrests Levelland woman found with a pound of meth

Police identify woman found dead in alley, death investigation underway

EMS pronounced the female deceased, who was later identified as homeless 49-year-old Tracy Anne Powell.

City of Odessa: Beto absolutely wrong; There was no ambulance shortage after the mass shooting

At last night's Democratic debate in Houston, presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke made a bold claim to the world about what happened in Odessa the day of the mass shooting

GOP lawmaker criticized over AR-15 gun tweet about Beto O’Rourke

Beto O'Rourke has made gun control his signature issue in the aftermath of a mass shooting last month in his hometown of El Paso.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Nails dumped on S. Loop near University

Crews cleaned up a spill after a pickup pulling a trailer lost its load of nails. Eastbound lanes were stopped for around an hour as they hook the trailer up to another truck.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

Conrad Lofts in Plainview finalist for Texas Downtown Association President’s Award

  Volunteers, donations still wanted for SPFB’s Kids Cafe program

Man arrested after running from police in alleged stolen vehicle

  Weekend Rain Outlook

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Russell

Daybreak Today Friday Morning Brief

Thank you for joining Sharon Maines, Steve Divine and the Daybreak Today crew for the most important news of the day. Watch the KCBD NewsChannel 11 livestream to catch the latest information from Daybreak Today.

Tucson murder suspects found hiding out in northern Arizona

Blane and Susan Barksdale taken into custody after weeks on the run

  Lubbock vape shops defend flavored products in wake of White House criticism

The White House says big changes may be coming for vaping companies, including possibly requiring e-cigarette companies to get rid of their flavors.

Democratic debate covered expected issues: immigration, guns, health care

The debate covered the expected topics; how do you think they did?

  Coronado Lady Mustangs honor Odessa shooting victim

The Lady Mustangs met the Odessa High School cheerleaders at the 50-yard line and presented them with a check and a basketball in honor of 15-year-old Leilah Hernandez.

Grand jury indicts man on capital murder for El Paso attack

Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, was indicted on one count in connection with the Aug. 3 mass shooting that left 22 dead in the border city, District Attorney Jaime Esparza said.

Crosby County residents concerned about clinic changes

A public meeting was held in Crosbyton Wednesday night to explain the changes that Covenant Medical Group has planned for the Crosbyton Clinic. Management plans to replace the physician and two nurse practitioners with just one new nurse practitioner.

DPS searching for suspect who ran from vehicle during traffic stop

DPS says one suspect is in custody and deputies are searching for another after two men ran from a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon.

Lubbock Meals on Wheels expands to Wolfforth thanks to grant from Bayer Fund

Home-bound, elderly and disabled people in Wolfforth are now able to have a hot meal delivered to their door thanks to a grant from Bayer U.S. Crop Science Research and Development.

  Food for Thought: 9/12

Moldy food, and food items stored outside. Those are just two of the more than a dozen violations found at this week's only low performer.

Lubbock police searching for teen wanted for felony charges

Lubbock police say they are asking for the public’s help in locating 17-year-old Mizarius Williams. Police say he is wanted for felony charges, but do not say what they are related to.

Body found in Central Lubbock; police investigating

Police are investigating a body found in the 2400 block of 24th Street. The body was found near some dumpsters, but further details are limited at this time.

CAPTURED: Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, Gang Member Caught in Lubbock

Rodolfo Ortiz Gonzalez, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, was captured on Sept. 6 in Lubbock, Texas.

Lubbock police cancel overnight chase due to ‘public safety’ concerns

On September 12, 2019 just before 1 a.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle for an expired registration at Marsha Sharp and Avenue R. The suspect vehicle fled from the officers and began driving at high speeds.

All clear given at Levelland school after bomb threat found in bathroom

Levelland Intermediate School was evacuated Thursday morning after a written bomb threat was found in one of the bathrooms, saying a bomb would go off at 1 p.m.

Lubbock man pleads guilty to theft of 14 firearms

20-year-old Zachary Nicholas Gonzales of Lubbock pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee this week.

Lubbock ISD CFO on paid leave

Lubbock ISD officials have confirmed the district’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Baum has been placed on paid administrative leave.

  Some strong storms late today

A cold front late today will bring us our best chance of storms and rain this week or into early next week. These storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, large hail, and damaging wind gusts. Use our free KCBD Weather App to keep up with any watches or warnings which may be issued.

Electrical outage temporarily closes Wolfforth PD headquarters

The Wolfforth Police Department temporarily closed down its offices at 302 Main St. after an electrical outage Thursday morning. However, the office re-opened around 10:15 a.m.

Chemical spill in southeast Lubbock prompts hours-long evacuation

The City of Lubbock issued a warning and told residents to evacuate and stay away from 2700 East 66th Street after a chemical spill early Thursday morning. Just after 9:30 a.m. that warning was lifted.

‘BYOB’ to Popeyes so you can make your own chicken sandwich

Popeyes knows you’re still sad about the spicy chicken sandwich being off the menu but the fast food chain has a quick fix to ease those cravings.

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen denied Michael Quinn Sullivan’s allegations in a voicemail. Hear what he said.

In the hours after hardline conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan exploded his political bombshell in late July — alleging House Speaker Dennis Bonnen wanted to target some of his own GOP members in 2020 — the lower chamber’s top Republican lawmaker made a series of phone calls to assure his

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Dottie

Meet Dottie, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Dottie is a 4-year-old who has been in the shelter for the last seven months.

Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

Thank you for joining Sharon Maines, Steve Divine and the Daybreak Today crew for the most important news of the day. Watch the KCBD NewsChannel 11 livestream to catch the latest information from Daybreak Today.

  11-year-old girl has encounter with suspicious man trying to give her a ride

One 11-year-old middle school girl had to deal with "stranger danger" right here in Lubbock when she was approached by a suspicious man in his car while she was walking home from school.

  TEA Commissioner visits Dunbar to see program aiming to turn school around

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath visited Dunbar College Preparatory Academy this afternoon to see first-hand the implementation of a new program designed to turn the school around.

USS Arizona survivor who was second to last to leave the sinking battleship dies at 98

Pearl Harbor survivor Lauren Bruner died in California on Monday at the age of 98.

  Tahoka reveals Eagle of Honor memorial to honor American veterans

A bronze eagle was unveiled in a ceremony in front of the Lynn County Courthouse on Wednesday, part of the Eagle of Honor Project in Tahoka. The committee picked Patriot’s Day to reveal the memorial.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Hockley County Sheriff’s Office searching for man accused of stalking

The Hockley County Sheriff's Office is searching for Andrew Stuart McDaniel, wanted on a felony warrant for stalking.

Harmony Science Academy opening MakerSpace to train students on latest high-tech tools

Harmony Science Academy is hosting a grand opening ceremony for their new state of the art MakerSpace and 3D Printing workshop.

Three vehicle accident backing up traffic on Marsha Sharp flyover to west Loop 289

Police have confirmed a crash involving three vehicles is backing up traffic on the Marsha Sharp Freeway flyover to west Loop 289. Police say there are no injuries at this time, but traffic is restricted so please avoid the area.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police searching for vehicle burglary, theft suspects

Lubbock police are searching for suspects accused of theft and vehicle burglary in this week's Wanted Wednesday.

Crosbyton issues public notice to boil water

Due to a hydrant malfunction, the water system was temporarily shut down for the City of Crosbyton Wednesday, prompting the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue a boil water notice.

Public invited to groundbreaking ceremony for Tornado Memorial Gateway Project

The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, at the future location of the memorial at Avenue Q and Glenna Goodacre Boulevard.

VIDEO: 2 duplexes destroyed by Slaton fire

Emergency crews are on the scene of a fire in the 1300 block of S. 10th Street in Slaton.

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

T. Boone Pickens, who amassed a fortune as an oil tycoon and corporate raider and gave much of it away as a philanthropist, has died. He was 91.

United donates $14,000 to Special Olympics Texas

United has donated more than $14,000 to Special Olympics Texas, South Plains Area after a register campaign that raised more than $13,000 through United Express locations.

  Lubbock police offer reward for information about shooting that injured 1-year-old

Anyone with possible information in regards to this case is asked to call crimeline at 741-1000 and could be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.

Records: West Texas gunman has ‘suicidal tendencies’ in 2001

Arrest reports say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was arrested in 2001 for trying to break into a woman’s bedroom after threatening to kill her brother.

TEA commissioner to visit Dunbar College Preparatory Academy

Mike Morath, the Texas Education Agency commissioner, will make a visit to Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Wednesday afternoon and speak with students as part of a scheduled trip to Lubbock.

  Budget passed Tuesday will help in community policing efforts, interim chief says

On Tuesday, Lubbock City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget that includes a one-cent tax increase that will go towards public safety improvements, which entails 60 million dollar improvement plans for the Lubbock Police Department.

Amherst under Boil Water Notice

Officials with the town of Amherst have issued an indefinite Boil Water Notice.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Childers

Meet Childers, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Childers is about 7-9 months old and weighs about 30 pounds.

Holding pattern, for now

Yesterday saw little storm activity in the KCBD viewing area, but a chance of storms - including a better chance - continues. The moderate temperatures, too, will continue. For a couple more days at least.

Daybreak Today Wednesday Morning Brief

Thank you for joining Sharon Maines, Steve Divine and the Daybreak Today crew for the most important news of the day. Watch the KCBD NewsChannel 11 livestream to catch the latest information from Daybreak Today.

Lubbock man arrested, charged in 98th St and Ave U vehicle burglaries

Christopher Adam Baker, 33, was taken into custody at his home in the 2100 block of 98th Street after authorities spotted the vehicle he’s believed to have been driving during the crimes.

Texas executes Mark Soliz for a 2010 Johnson County slaying. He said fetal alcohol disorder should have excluded him from death.

Soliz and another man were convicted in the shooting death of a Johnson County woman during a robbery in her home. His lawyers pushed to stop his execution, saying fetal alcohol spectrum disorder should be treated like an intellectual disability.

Lubbock police help local musicians recover stolen equipment

A Lubbock-based musician is rocking again with some help from Lubbock police detectives after he spotted some of his stolen gear on Facebook Marketplace.

Texas DPS respond to severe fatal rollover accident at Woodrow Rd. and Hwy 84

Emergency officials responded to a “severe accident” near the All American Chevy at highway 84 and Woodrow Road just before 6 Tuesday evening, that resulted in a fatality.

Consider This: Private Gun Sales Need to Require a Background Check

Read this week's Consider This from KCBD General Manager Dan Jackson

  Four indicted, charged with organized crime after stealing LPD officer’s gun from car

Three men and one woman have been indicted by a grand jury for organized crime after a string of burglaries, including stealing a Lubbock Police officer’s handgun from his unlocked car.

Mississsippi man sentenced for cross burning

A federal judge sentenced a Mississippi man Tuesday for his role in burning a cross in a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Seminary.

City to conduct code enforcement exercise in Smith Neighborhood Wednesday

The Code Enforcement Department will be conducting a neighborhood deployment in the Smith Neighborhood on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.

The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.

Bayer grant will help Meals on Wheels deliver to Wolfforth

A grant from Bayer Crop Science Research and Development will help Lubbock Meals On Wheels go beyond its current boundaries and deliver to people in Wolfforth.

  Favorable rain pattern

More storms are in our forecast for West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The current and forecast weather pattern remains favorable for occasional rain showers and thunderstorms through the end of the work week.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Shadow

Meet Shadow, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Shadow is a 2-year-old female lab mix.

Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Thank you for joining Sharon Maines, Steve Divine and the Daybreak Today crew for the most important news of the day. Watch the KCBD NewsChannel 11 livestream to catch the latest information from Daybreak Today.