Terry County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19, 3 new deaths

Hale County reports 28 new cases of COVID-19, 5,753 total cases

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Paula

  Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

  Slight rain chance today and this weekend

1 dead after East Lubbock crash

Continued Coverage

  Answers to common COVID questions

  Chair of Lubbock Democratic Party hopeful for future after inauguration

Lady Raiders get road win at Kansas

  Lubbock financial advisor shares what matters for your investments under the new administration

  COVID-19 patients reporting lingering symptoms, lung & liver damage after recovery

  Texas Tech continuing COVID-19 measures as students return for spring

  TABC investigating Skooners after fatal crash in Central Lubbock

TABC opened its investigation shortly after the fatal crash took place Jan. 16.

Levelland man pleads guilty to kidnapping, accused of aggravated sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

A Levelland man charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child has now pled guilty to kidnapping, after previously pleading not guilty.

Floyd County reports 5 new cases of COVID-19, 285 total cases

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

  New charges filed against Lubbock dentist, $150,000 bond set

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.

  WATCH: City of Lubbock virtual COVID-19 news conference on Jan. 20

The United Family hosts second job fair/hiring event for Buddy Holly Hall & new restaurant Rave On

City Announces Scheduling Details for Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

New details provided in 1997 murder of Steven Earl Johnson

  Governor Abbott, TDEM Establish COVID-19 Therapeutic Infusion Center In Lubbock

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Riddles

  Daybreak Today Wednesday Morning Brief

1 dead after rollover, police make arrest in 1997 cold case, inauguration events to start soon

  A bit of rain, a bit of sun

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.

  Hoop Madness scores & highlights for Tuesday, Jan. 19

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

  Chamber of Commerce President says new businesses are opening, creating jobs in Lubbock

“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.

  Initial data shows positive results from COVID-19 treatments in Lubbock

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.

One killed in Tuesday night rollover on CR 2800 in Northeast Lubbock County

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.

  Lubbock hospitals unveil online pricing tools in line with new transparency rule

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.

Lubbock Fire Rescue respond to south Lubbock house fire, no injuries reported

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.

LPD identifies 20-year-old wanted for Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer

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.

  Stickers, blue sand help raise awareness for sex trafficking and help potential victims

Both the blue sand and stickers are efforts to let victims know they are seen within our community and to let everyone know that we can help end this crisis.

COVID-19: Lubbock reports 161 new cases, 2 additional deaths on Wednesday; hospitalization rate at 17.92%

The City of Lubbock issues daily reports on COVID-19. Get the latest information here.

  Thoughts of herd immunity still far off as city continues immunizations

With vaccines being slowly distributed in the state and nationally, health experts still encourage social and physical distancing measures.

Preliminary hearings in Jason White child porn allegations set for Jan. 20 in Lubbock

According to court documents, White will appear before Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant Jr. at the U.S. Courthouse in Lubbock at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Grand jury officially charges accused Market Street shooter with murder

Roberts Baker, 34, has been indicted by a Lubbock County Grand Jury on the charge of murder.

LPD vehicle involved in collision at 34th and Indiana Avenue, victims identified

The crash was reported at 5:15 p.m. Northbound lanes of Indiana Avenue were closed as crews responded.

  WATCH: Governor Abbott provides COVID-19 update in Texas Jan. 19 at 12 p.m.

Governor Abbott held a brief press conference and provide an update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

  Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Alcohol could have played factor in weekend crash, Senate to reconvene in Washington D.C., preparation continues ahead of inauguration

  Today’s chill and the week’s slim shower chance

A change you will notice today, and a chance of precipitation this week. Here's today's update.

  Big group volunteers at East Lubbock garden on MLK service day

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, also the National Day of Service, many groups across the country and in Lubbock served others, including a group at the Booker T. Washington Garden in East Lubbock.

Texas Tech Basketball game against TCU on Jan. 20 postponed

TCU's January 20th games against Texas Tech and Texas on January 23 have been postponed.'

  Homes built on MLK day to rebuild East Lubbock’s economy

Life-long local resident Sandra Chatham said this ongoing project is not just about affordable housing, but the chance to build a legacy for future East Lubbock residents.

LPD searching for suspect who fired shots at officer

The Lubbock Police Department received a call at approximately 5:50 this morning in reference to a vehicle burglary in the 4700 block of 45th Street.

  A somewhat windy MLK Jr holiday

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.

  Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief

Vehicle hits pedestrian near Smyer, National Guard patrolling U.S. Capitol, events take place on MLK day

Pedestrian hit by vehicle near Smyer

One person was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle around 11 p.m. Sunday close to Smyer on Highway 114.

Driver dies from injuries suffered in Saturday night collision

A Lubbock man has died from his injuries, and a woman is being treated for serious injuries after a Saturday night collision at FM 2641 and FM 1264.

  Lubbock woman remembers polio outbreak

After seeing the effects of the polio outbreak in the 1950s, one Lubbock resident has a message for those who may have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine.

After losing Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Browns 22-17

The Kansas City Chiefs forced the Cleveland Browns to punt in the waning minutes Sunday with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes out with a concussion.

Mayor Pope to host virtual Coffee with the Mayor, Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 a.m.

Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope will host a virtual Coffee with the Mayor on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The meeting will start at 7:30 a.m.

  Wolfforth police searching for armed robbery suspect

Wolfforth police have now released new photos of an armed robbery suspect accused of robbing a Wolfforth Dairy Queen on Sunday night, Jan. 17.

  Raider Rehab uses IV infusions to help treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms

Raider Rehab is an IV infusion service founded by first responders in Lubbock, now finding a new niche helping COVID patients recover.

  Driver in custody after Lynn County pursuit

A driver is in custody, charged with evading arrest, after a seven-minute pursuit in Lynn County.

  Hoop Madness Scores & Highlights for Friday, Jan. 15

Here’s Pete with your high school basketball scores and highlights for Friday night!

Suspect wanted for November murder arrested in San Antonio

Law Enforcement officials have confirmed the arrest of a Lubbock man wanted for the November murder of Paul Anthony Luna.

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

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is announcing the closure of the Texas State Capitol and Capitol Grounds out of an abundance of caution Saturday, January 16 – Wednesday, January 20.

  Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to finish 5 homes on Monday

Habitat for Humanity of Lubbock is looking for 100 volunteers to help build some homes this Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

Sex trafficking survivors now have the opportunity to rebuild their lives through One Voice Home, a therapeutic program and safe house.

  Saint Francis Ministries in ‘dire need’ of foster families

An urgent plea to the Lubbock area community tonight, there’s a dire need for more foster families.

  Lubbock County increases spending on fire departments

Lubbock County fire departments are welcoming a long overdue increase in funding to keep themselves safe as they serve.

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

WARNING: This story contains graphic details of alleged sexual abuse that may be disturbing to some readers.

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

A Lubbock dentist has been charged with child pornography crimes, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.

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

CASA of the South Plains has received a $2,000 grant from Superior HealthPlan to fund its 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

The call came in around 9:43 a.m.

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

Slaton and Buffalo Springs fire crews are on the scene of a house fire Friday morning in Slaton.

  Our holiday weekend forecast

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.

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigations, Lubbock Police Department, and other agencies have executed a search warrant for the office of Jason P. White DDS.

  Skilled trades job demand remains high

Even amid economic uncertainty, there are still jobs available, especially those for skilled workers, like electricians, plumbers and mechanics.

  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.