Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City

Airstrikes began when tensions over a flashpoint holy site in Jerusalem and the threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinian families from a nearby neighborhood boiled over.

Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

  Police: Woman kills her 2 kids with meat cleaver in Arizona

Person of interest in Lubbock shooting surrenders in Irving

  #7 Red Raiders fall to Oklahoma in opener

  Extra Innings Scores for Friday, May 14

Still time to apply for federal relief funds for winter storm damage

Continued Coverage

  Lubbock trauma surgeon opens up about pandemic PTSD

  Lubbock businesses booming for graduation weekend

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms Friday night into next week

LPD: 11 arrests made in prostitution operation

  Levelland City Council to consider Sanctuary City for the Unborn Ordinance Monday

Texas Tech Selected as One of 20 Potential Host Sites

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash shuts down northbound West Loop 289

A crash on West Loop 289 is causing emergency responders to shut down northbound traffic coming from 50th Street onto the Loop and traffic on the loop is being diverted off before the area of the crash.

Texas Tech graduation moved indoors Saturday due to threat of severe weather

The Texas Tech University commencement has been moved on Saturday to the United Supermarkets Arena due to the threat of severe weather. There has also been an adjustment to the ceremony times.

City of Lubbock Pools hiring for 2021 swim season

The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation department is now seeking qualified applicants for the 2021 swim season.

1 arrested, charged with DWI after crash near Brownfield

A Lamesa man is in jail after a two-vehicle crash Friday morning near Brownfield.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Maurice

  Weekend severe weather outlook

  Daybreak Today Friday Morning Brief

Two in custody after pursuit with Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies

  Lubbock parents weigh in on COVID-19 vaccinations for kids

  Extra Innings Scores for Thursday, May 13

  Texas Tech shows off $32 million basketball facility to Lady Raider, Red Raider community

The Womble Center opened most of its facilities for fans and donors to see. Patrons were able to see the offices from Adams and Gerlich. The Lady Raiders’ head coach says the new place will serve as a vital stepping-stone to helping the hoopsters achieve their goals.

  KCBD INVESTIGATES: The cost to clean up flood damage at Citizens Tower

The damage was done two months ago, but we are just now learning how much those March flood waters are going to cost the city of Lubbock.

  Lubbock police responding to 911 calls faster thanks to new substation deployment

The Lubbock Police Department has shaved a minute and a half from their average 911 response time within the last year.

Denver City police searching for armed, dangerous suspect after Thursday afternoon shooting

A shooting suspect is being sought in Denver City, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  Storm chances Friday through next week

Storm chances return to the area Friday and continue into next week. Isolated storms will be possible tomorrow, but more widespread activity will impact your Saturday evening.

  First COVID-19 vaccinations administered to 12 to 15 year olds at Lubbock clinic

Following approval by the FDA, the CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the Lubbock Health Department administered its first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to children ages 12 and older Thursday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

  Texas Tech celebrates opening of Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center

Texas Tech hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday to officially open the Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center, a state-of-the-art $32.2 million facility that will be the new home to the university’s men’s and women’s basketball programs.

  Missing Montgomery baby found dead; father arrested

Authorities confirm they have found the body of 1-month-old Caleb Michael Whisnand Jr.

Lubbock man indicted, charged in 2006 murder after turning himself in to police

The former landlord of a Llano County woman who went missing in 2006 is now charged in her death.

Bill that would ban abortion at six weeks heads to governor’s desk to become Texas law

Gov. Greg Abbott has said he intends to sign the abortion bill into law.

Lubbock man killed, struck by vehicle, 9 miles north of Andrews

A 56-year-old Lubbock man, Walter H. Black III, was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking in the roadway nine miles north of Andrews on Wednesday night.

10 former Reagor-Dykes employees sentenced to prison, ordered to pay restitution

Ten of the 15 former Reagor-Dykes Auto Group employees have now been sentenced to serve time in prison and are required to pay restitution monthly.

3 arrested in Big Spring murder investigation

Three suspects have been arrested following a stabbing that left one person dead in Big Spring last week.

Two of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted back in custody, one arrested in Snyder

In the last week authorities have captured two of Texas’ Top 10 fugitives. One was arrested in Snyder.

New ‘fast-casual’ restaurant opening this fall in Downtown Lubbock

Newk’s Eatery will be located on the first floor of McDougal Plaza (formerly Wells Fargo Center) at 1500 Broadway.

  West Texas Cycling Association taking a ‘Ride of Silence’ to honor cyclists, promote public road safety

The West Texas Cycling Association is taking part in the International Ride of Silence, a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.

1 hospitalized after crash in West Lubbock

One person was taken to the hospital and another had minor injuries after a crash that happened on the access road of West Loop 290 at Marsha Sharp Freeway.

Mother, 2 children arrested during domestic assault situation

A woman, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old were arrested Wednesday evening after the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 200 block of Kimberly Drive.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Patches

Meet Patches, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Patches is a 1-year-old pit mix.

  Lubbock ISD board makes masks optional

During a Thursday workshop meeting, the Lubbock Independent School District’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to make masks optional during graduation, summer programs and next school year.

  Former Lubbock Rep. Froy Salinas dies at 81

Salinas was the first Hispanic lawmaker to be elected from the Lubbock area. He was also a native of Tahoka.

  Pleasant weather Thursday afternoon

Another cloudy morning, but more sunshine and seasonal temperatures are on the way. In addition, a chance of rain, and thunderstorms, returns to my forecast as we head into the weekend.

  Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

Former Rep. Floy Salinas dies at 81, Lubbock figuring out how to spend recovery money, alcohol-to-go now legal

  Lockney I.S.D. to adopt 4-day school workweek

Superintendent Jim Baum says the main reason for the change was to give teachers an extra day to plan. Right now, they only get about 45 minutes a day to grade and prepare lessons for up to 90 students.

  RePete: New Deal Baseball Pie in the Face

In a new segment, Pete Christy looks to RePete something from the past. Today he went out to New Deal baseball practice to RePete something that happened at New Deal baseball practice on May 25, 2011.

  Bike with the Mayor, May 15 at 9 a.m.

As part of the mayor’s Fitness Council, Dan Pope is hosting a 6.4-mile bike ride this Saturday morning, starting at 9 o’clock.

  Lamesa mourns for fallen deputy Samuel Leonard

One of the fallen Concho County deputies, Samuel Leonard, was a lifelong Lamesa man who had just left the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office only three weeks ago.

  Warmer Spring Temps Returning

Increasing Temps and Rain Chances

  Lubbock city, county officials unsure how $116 million recovery funding will be spent

While the funds have been expected since the American Rescue Plan passed in March, Lubbock leaders don’t exactly know how they’ll spend the nearly $117 million coming to the city and county governments.

  City to begin offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination to children ages 12+ at Thursday clinic

The City of Lubbock Public Health Department will begin offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination to children ages 12 and older.

Man wanted for 2006 Llano Co. murder turns self in at Lubbock County Detention Center

A man who was indicted for the murder of a woman who went missing in 2006 in Llano County on May 3, 2021 turned himself in to the Lubbock County Detention Center on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. He was released after posting a $2 million bond.

City of Lubbock releases 2020 Water Quality Report

The City of Lubbock is pleased to announce that the 2020 Water Quality Report is now available to the public.

  Lubbock area Law Enforcement Agencies team up to deliver hot lunches for Meals on Wheels

Wednesday, homebound residents in and around Lubbock had special visitors knocking on their doors. Law enforcement agents delivered for “Meals On Wheels” in observation of Peace Officer Memorial Day.Members of the Lubbock Police Department, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, and State Troopers de

Citibus hosting mobile job fairs, vaccine clinics

Citibus is hosting two mobile job fairs next week. The first will be at the TJ Patterson Library on Monday, May 17th and the second on Wednesday, May 19th, both from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fire damages home in North Lubbock

Lubbock Firefighters are investigating a fire that damaged a home in North Lubbock Wednesday afternoon.

Person hit by semi-truck, killed in Clovis early Wednesday morning

A person was hit by a semi-truck and killed in Clovis early Wednesday morning.

Lubbock man indicted, charged with abandoning and endangering a child with criminal neglect

Carlos Valdez, 38, of Lubbock has been indicted by a Lubbock County Grand Jury on a charge of abandoning and endangering a child with criminal neglect.

  Deadly Defects: 17 million recalled Takata airbags still on US roads

There are 17 million vehicles in the US, ranging in age from 2002 to 2015, that still have deadly Takata airbags inside the steering wheel.

Lubbock man indicted on 3 counts of continuous sexual abuse of a child

Johnny Taylor Jr, 20, of Lubbock has been indicted by a Lubbock County Grand Jury on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Heavy rescue called to Lubbock Cemetery after person falls into grave

The Lubbock Fire Department’s heavy rescue team was called to the City of Lubbock Cemetery after a person fell into a freshly dug grave Wednesday morning.

Fallen Concho County deputies identified

The names have been released for the two Concho County deputies killed in the line of duty Monday evening.

Dunkin’ employee charged in death after allegedly hitting customer over slur

A Dunkin' employee allegedly punched a customer for using a racial slur

  Gas stations run out of fuel, one charges $6.99 a gallon

Gov. Ralph Northam declared a State of Emergency Tuesday due to the potential of gas shortages.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Pixie

Meet Pixie, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. She is one-year-old blue heeler mix.

Welcome weather changes?

It was one of the coolest May 11 afternoons in Lubbock's weather record. The high was 55°. Just one degree shy of tying the min-max record (coolest high) of 54° (in 1954). Temperatures, and storm chances, more typical of mid-May are on the way.

  Daybreak Today Wednesday Morning Brief

Person of interest ID’s in death case, pipeline to be online by end of week, CDC to make Pfizer decision today

  LPD searching for person for evading in a vehicle, connected to fatal shooting

The Lubbock Police Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Leo Contreras, who has an active warrant for evading in a vehicle.

  Tornado survivor uses family’s story to inspire others

Several of their family members expressed their gratitude for the tribute. For one survivor, it was a day to reflect on the lessons learned in the aftermath.

  Consider This: Government Is The Problem, Not The Solution

We want to know what you think. Voice your opinion by commenting below, by e-mailing us at considerthis@kcbd.com or by writing us at: KCBD-TV Attn: Consider This 5600 Avenue A Lubbock, TX 79404 ‘Consider This’ is a commentary by KCBD Vice-President and General Manager Dan Jackson.

  Lubbock law enforcement agencies honor fallen Concho County deputies

Lubbock County sheriff’s deputies and Lubbock police provided honor guard services for the entire 200 mile trip from Concho County.

  1970 tornado memorial honors and educates as new gateway to downtown Lubbock

“It’s about honoring those folks that lost family, about those folks that that stood up and said ‘We’re not gonna let this beat us down’,” Stephen Faulk, VP of MWM Architects said. “There’s a true West Texas spirit around here and not much can knock us down.”

  Lubbock tornado bolo ties on sale to help downtown

A Lubbock man is putting a unique twist in commemorating the victims and devastation of the 1970 Lubbock tornado.

  LPD identifies one male fatally shot in northwest Lubbock

Police say The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is responding after a call for service came in at 3:30 p.m. as a check welfare call. Upon entry, LPD says officers located a deceased male.

Lubbock Tornado Memorial dedication marks 51st anniversary

Tuesday marks the 51 years since an F-5 tornado devastated much of Lubbock and killed 26 people. To mark the anniversary, a dedication ceremony will be held at the Lubbock Civic Center.

  Texas South Plains Honor Flight Golf Tournament to honor local veterans

All proceeds from the tournament will defray costs of this all-expense paid “Trip of a Lifetime” for these deserving local heroes.

  Suspect charged in shooting death of 2 Concho County sheriff’s deputies

The bodies of two Concho County Sheriff’s deputies will be brought to Lubbock Tuesday morning for an autopsy,

Comedian Bill Maher to headline at Buddy Holly Hall

Bill Maher will perform his hard-hitting, side-splitting, stand-up comedy at The Buddy Holly Hall on July 31, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Frenship ISD to provide free meals for children during the summer

Frenship ISD and Aramark are teaming up once again for Tiger Bites, a summer feeding program that provides free meals for all kids age 18 or younger across the Lubbock and Wolfforth communities.