Gathering occurs outside of Citizens Tower to support ordinance outlawing abortions in city limits

Planned Parenthood, a healthcare center opening up in Lubbock again, can provide abortions and says on their website they are planning to provide medication and surgical abortions when they open. The group outside of Citizens Tower wants to stop this from happening.

Adrian Gregory Steps Down as Texas Tech Softball Coach

  CDC bans evictions for those affected by COVID-19 and can’t pay rent

Eastbound lanes of south Loop 289 near Quaker blocked due to crash

COVID-19: Lubbock reports 155 new cases, 79 recoveries, one new death on Tuesday

Impact on grades prompts Roosevelt to suspend remote learning

Lubbock law enforcement 2-day surge ends with 33 arrested, drugs and cash seized

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COVID-19: Scurry County reports 20 new cases, 3 new recoveries

Texas Tech University surpasses 40,000 students

Smith South Plains donates face shields, masks to South Plains College

Lubbock man indicted on charges of criminally negligent homicide with a motor vehicle

LCU to add men’s and women’s tennis to their intercollegiate sports

Roosevelt ISD suspending remote learning option at end of first six weeks

  GRAPHIC: Utah police release footage after officers shoot 13-year-old boy

A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him hospital mental-health treatment and officers agreed to talk with him, police footage released Monday showed.

Lubbock Metro Unit investigating overnight homicide

The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is investigating an overnight homicide that occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the 1800 block of E. Colgate Street.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Boone

Meet Boone, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Boone is a 1-year-old male pocket pittie.

  Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Fire reported in Northwest Lubbock, City to consider Citizens Tower parking garage, Tech could hit enrollment of 40,000

  Autumn begins on a warm note

  Fire reported Tuesday morning in Northwest Lubbock

  Restaurants react to first day of 75 percent capacity allowance

Texas Tech University: 74 new cases of COVID-19 on campus, 39 recoveries

  Lubbockite holds Guinness World record for largest lip balm collection

High-speed train between Dallas and Houston gets federal approval

  Smyer toddler needs more minorities to sign up to become bone marrow donors

A Smyer toddler and her family are asking everyone to become bone marrow donors to help her find the cure. September is Sickle Cell Awareness month and four-year-old Ruby Benevedes, and her family, are asking for your help.The Benevedes family adopted Ruby when she was just four days old.

Texas Tech football player arrested for racing

Sarodorick Untra Thompson, Jr., 20, originally from Irving, was brought to the Lubbock County Detention Center on Monday.

Snyder man pleads not guilty in federal indictment for production of child pornography

Bradley Charles Kelly, 20, of Snyder has been indicted on a charge of production of child pornography.

35 missing Northeast Ohio children recovered during month-long operation; 5 remain unaccounted for

A joint-effort over the past month between local and federal law enforcement agencies resulted in the recovery of nearly three dozen missing children, the U.S. Marshals Service announced.

Lubbock man federally indicted for possession and distribution of child pornography

Dustin Cox, 26, of Lubbock was federally indicted on two counts of possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor and receipt and distribution of child pornography.

Lubbock Cooper ISD releases information ahead of first varsity football game

The Lubbock Cooper Pirates are preparing for their first varsity football game this Friday, and officials have released information regarding adjustments under COVID-19 precautions.

Rare blue moon on Halloween in 2020

Halloween in 2020 will feature the first 100% full moon in the Eastern U.S. time zone on Halloween since 1944

Police investigate hit-and-run crash involving police vehicle

The Major Crash Investigation Unit responded to a hit-and-run that occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 2600 block of Avenue L.

Spur, Dickens and McAdoo VFDs respond to fire at Duck Creek Game Processing

On Monday, September 21, around 9:10 a.m., a fire alarm came in from Duck Creek Wild Game Processing in the 400 block of Willard Ave., downtown.

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport to receive $2M federal grant

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport was awarded a $1,700,000 federal grant for the rehabilitation of their runway, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced today.

$5,000 reward offered for tips about Jan. 1 shooting outside Level Nightclub

Crime Line is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 17-year-old Garyontae Shephard outside of the Level Nightclub on Jan. 1.

Plainview/Hale County reports 8 new cases of COVID-19, 55 new recoveries

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

  Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief

Tropical Storm Beta headed toward Texas-Louisiana, Texas begins another re-opening phase, battle continues after Ginsburg vacancy

  On this last day of Summer

We will see a slight change in our weather over the course of the week. Temperatures, which mostly have peaked in the 80s, will gradually move into the 90s. Then a cold front arrives.

Deputies find 1 woman dead, 1 chained to bed at Texas home

Deputies determined the two victims cleaned houses for the suspect, who told them he had revealing photos of one of them.

Bailey closing county offices after COVID-19 exposure

Bailey County will be closing and disinfecting their courthouse after a COVID-19 exposure was reported in county offices this week.

AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border.

City issues reminder about approval for tailgating, outdoor gatherings

The City of Lubbock issued this reminder on Saturday, as fans prepare for tailgating events next week.

Smoke and haze continue as temps warm up

If you suffer from any kind of lung ailment, like asthma, you'll want to limit your time outside.

AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin

Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday.

  Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.

  Trump to Senate: Vote ‘without delay’ on his high court pick

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vote with just over six weeks before the election.

Cruz, Cornyn indicate support for confirming new Supreme Court justice before the election

The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left the Texas political class in shock Friday night.

  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.

Wells police, Texas Rangers investigate missing 5-week-old baby

Wells police, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers are investigating a missing five-week-old baby boy.

  END ZONE: Scores and highlights for Friday, Sept. 18

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

  Unemployment high, consumer spending increased: Lubbock’s economy slowly recovering

According to records obtained from the Texas Comptroller, 217 businesses have forfeited their permit since March. This number falls in line with analysis from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, which represents a quarter of all businesses in Lubbock.

  Shots fired during arrest of man who damaged vehicle of Slaton census worker

42-year-old Tomas Solis was taken into custody Friday after police say he attacked the vehicle of a census worker, striking the vehicle and smashing the windshield.

Terry County reports 5 new cases of COVID-19, 234 total

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

Gaines County Sheriff’s Office warns of scammer impersonating deputy

The Gaines County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a scammer impersonating their Lt. Walker.

Josh Abbott lends endorsement to Save our Stages Act to provide grants to live venue operators & talent reps

Josh Abbott joined Senator John Cornyn to discuss a bill he proposed with Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar to aid parts of the entertainment industry impacted by COVID-19.

City of Lubbock Accepting Applications for Various Boards, Commissions

The term for these positions start March 1, 2021, and the deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, September 30, 2020. If you have previously submitted an application as of January 1, 2018, your application will be considered.

Floyd County: 1 new case of COVID-19, 118 total cases

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

USDA to provide additional direct assistance to farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus

President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Approximately 165,000 hourly workers at Walmart will be getting a pay raise ahead of schedule.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Blondie

Meet Blondie, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Blondie is a 3-year-old golden retriever-shepherd mix.

  Daybreak Today Friday Morning Brief

Abbott eases COVID restrictions, Elections Office needs more workers, Sally goes as more storms develop

  Smoke and sun this weekend

Our weather has been mild and will be mild through the weekend. I expect an increase in the smoky haze in our sky today and tomorrow. Models this morning are hinting at a change in the weather pattern late next week.

  Lubbock restaurant community pulls together as Abbott approves 75% occupancy

In a news conference on Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott announced most businesses can operate at 75 percent occupancy effective Monday, and now two restaurants have different reactions to this news.

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

  Biologist explains hundreds of dead fish at Hodges Park

Visitors have posted on Facebook, speculating what caused this fish kill, but rest assured- pollution did not kill these fish. KCBD spoke to Texas Parks and Wildlife for answers.

  South Plains Food Bank CEO David Weaver retires after 27 years of fighting hunger

What started as volunteer bookkeeping ended with 27 years of fighting hunger at the South Plains Food Bank.

Lubbock ISD releases instruction information for second nine-week period

The second nine-week grading period for Lubbock Independent School District is set to begin in mid-October and administrators have issued information for parents on face-to-face and virtual instruction for the rest of the semester.

3 arrested on charges of aggravated robbery

The Lubbock Police Major Crimes Unit, with the U.S. Marshals and LPD Patrol, made three arrests in an August 8 aggravated robbery at Fast Stop, located at 7302 4th St.

Traffic delayed by 2-vehicle accident at 130th & University

Eastbound traffic on 130th Street has been delayed from Flint to University after a two-vehicle accident.

Cornyn, Josh Abbott Discuss Save Our Stages Act

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Josh Abbott joined Facebook Live this afternoon to discuss the Save Our Stages Act, Sen. Cornyn’s bill to provide relief to music venues forced to close down because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Lubbock Police searching for man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Benjamin Ray Mitchell is wanted by the U.S. Marshals for a parole violation and has an outstanding warrant for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

  Total of 800 workers needed for Election Day

As Election Day approaches, the Lubbock County Elections Office is asking for more help at the polls.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock is Celebrating 50 years of Youth Mentoring Services to Lubbock and the South Plains Area

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock has served hundreds of children annually since 1970. To celebrate this exciting milestone, the Lubbock office will host a virtual and in-person celebration on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opens restaurants, retailers to 75%, visitation allowed in nursing homes

Governor Greg Abbott will provide an update on Texas' continued response to COVID-19 on Thursday, September 17th at 12:00 PM at the State Capitol.

Crabtree to be Inducted into Texas Tech Ring of Honor

"Soon, Crabtree will see his name adorning the same stadium he starred in during a storied Red Raider career as he has been selected as the sixth member of the prestigious Texas Tech Ring of Honor."

18-year-old sentenced to 5 years for sexual assault on Texas Tech campus

18-year-old Dominic Joe Rodriguez has been sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to a sexual assault that happened on Texas Tech campus back in December 2019.

Portion of 132nd Street to Close During Construction Sept. 28 through Dec. 23

On Monday, September 28, Utility Contractors of America, Inc. will continue the construction of a major sanitary sewer line along 132nd Street from Chicago Avenue to Dover Avenue. 132nd Street will be closed to thru traffic until December 23, 2020.

CVS expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Lubbock

CVS pharmacy is expanding their number of testing locations in Lubbock and the surrounding area as part of a nationwide effort to double testing.

Surendra Varma of Lubbock appointed to Governor’s Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response

Surendra Varma, M.D. of Lubbock has been appointed to Governor Abbott’s Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.

Second suspect arrested, charged for 2018 Brownfield murder

A second person has been arrested and charged in the 2018 Brownfield murder of 19-year-old Evan Tyrese Anderson.

Brownfield man arrested after construction worker hit on Marsha Sharp Fwy.

Lubbock Police, with the assistance of the Department of Public Safety, Terry County Sheriff’s Office and the Brownfield Police Department, made an arrest on Sept. 15 in a fatal hit and run case.

Suspect charged in El Paso church vandalism, destruction of 90-year-old statue of Jesus

Police identified the man accused of walking into a church and destroying a 90-year-old statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus as Isaiah Cantrell, 30.