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Muleshoe McDonald’s franchise to pay $340,000 in sexual harassment lawsuit

A Muleshoe McDonald’s franchise owner will have to pay $340,000 to resolve claims that female employees were physically and verbally harassed in the workplace.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Grace

  Your weekend and Thanksgiving weather

Daybreak Today Friday Morning Brief

  DPS dedicates section of Highway 84 in Slaton to fallen DPS Trooper Jerry Don Davis

  Pay It Forward Follow up: Church pays it forward to local elementary school

New cashless ways to donate to Red Kettle campaign in Lubbock

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Shane Smith & The Saints tour bus burns on way to Lubbock, still playing show

Texas Tech signing agreement with Midland College

Lubbock Police investigate death at Lubbock County Detention Center

Broadway barricaded, closed to traffic Saturday night, Nov. 23

Authorities respond to explosion in Southeast Midland, at least 1 person hurt

  Highway dedication takes place for trooper killed in 1980

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Carol

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

LISD board approves re-zoning Smylie Wilson Middle School

The Lubbock Independent School District has approved a plan to turn Smylie Wilson Middle School into a magnet school. Current students will be rezoned and will attend either Irons or Mackenzie middle schools.

  Rain or snow, and the Unicorn Meteor Shower

Fog, drizzle, rain, light snow or flurries, and even meteors are possible in the KCBD viewing area over the next 18 hours. The associated cloud cover is likely to interfere with what some call a legendary meteor shower - the Unicorn Meteor Shower. Colder mornings will follow this weekend.

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.

  1 seriously injured after Wednesday night motorcycle, SUV crash

  Heart of Lubbock turning over two homes to Open Door to help the homeless

  Local students participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police looking for theft, burglary suspects

17-year-old Juan Manuel Pineda arrested in Brownfield

83-year-old Snyder woman killed in crash with drilling rig

Lubbock libraries accepting Food for Fines, Dec. 2 through Dec. 8

Got outstanding library fines? You can pay those off with canned food from Dec. 2 through Dec. 8.

Lubbock ISD to vote Thursday to turn Smylie Wilson MS into a magnet school

Thursday, the Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees will vote to turn Smylie Wilson Middle School into a magnet school.

City of Lubbock Landfills to Open Later on Friday, Nov. 22

The City of Lubbock landfills will open later on Friday, November 22, 2019, due to a department-wide Solid Waste meeting.

Railroad, United Supermarkets ribbon cutting on Bungalow Beautification in Levelland

United Supermarkets will be joined with Watco Railroad Companies, Lubbock & Western Railway along with Keep Levelland Beautiful to commemorate the completion of the College Avenue Bungalow Beautification Project.

Junior League of Lubbock celebrates 40th anniversary of Holiday Happening

The 40th Anniversary of Holiday Happening begins Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

Plainview to host 12 Days of Christmas Celebration downtown

The City of Plainview will host its Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Celebration from Saturday, Dec. 1 to Friday, Dec. 20.

Suspect tied to Lubbock EZ Mart robbery arrested in Nolan County

Twenty-three-year-old Traven Shamar Madkins is in police custody after being served with a warrant for aggravated robbery for his role in an early November Lubbock convenience store robbery.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Smith

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

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.

  Mother of 6-year-old shot in head during drive-by says he’s fighting for his life

Amber Hernandez, the 6-year-old’s mom said all she has been wanting is prayer. Prayer for her little boy, Josiah, who is currently fighting for his life.

  KCBD Investigates: Grievance filed against public defender alleging disturbing behavior

Brownfield resident Jannie Vieres was appointed a lawyer after she recently found herself in legal trouble. But documents we have obtained suggest her court appointed attorney actually came at a cost.

  Citibus hosting open houses for input on possible new route plans

Citibus is trying to get your input on some new route concepts with open houses this week. These concepts are not set in stone and are part of an analysis Citibus is conducting with a consulting company. The plans involve expanding to Southwest, North, and East Lubbock and more direct routes.

City sets groundbreaking on First Lubbock Police Substation for Friday, November 22

The groundbreaking for the East Lubbock Police Department Substation will take place on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. The site is located at East 19th Street and MLK Boulevard.

  KCBD INTERVIEW: Lubbock Police Chief Floyd Mitchell discusses changes, challenges

Floyd Mitchell sat down for a conversation with KCBD after a little more than a week serving as the 23rd Chief of the Lubbock Police Department.

TTU Residence Halls Association to host 61st Annual Carol of Lights

Texas Tech University will light up the campus during the 61st annual Carol of Lights ceremony. The event will happen on Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Clovis man charged with Nov. 7 murder being held without bond

A judge granted the State’s motion to detain on Tuesday, ordering 26-year-old Johnny Rae Vigil of Clovis held without bond. Judge Tatum stated Vigil is a danger to the community and no release conditions would protect the community.

Levelland woman charged with negligent homicide in fatal Lubbock crash

A Levelland woman has been indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury on a charge of negligent homicide after a crash took the life of 43-year-old Phillip Maples on Aug. 23.

  Man indicted, charged with manslaughter, speeding in connection with deadly Lubbock wreck

Raymond Reyes, a 40-year-old Lubbock man, has been charged with manslaughter and speeding for a late-June wreck that killed one person and injured another.

LPD makes second arrest in Friday night shooting that injures 6-year-old

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in the 5000 block of 38th Street officers responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned a six-year-old male had been shot.

Former UMC employee indicted, accused of secretly recording women in his bathroom

A former pediatric nurse practitioner who was arrested for inappropriately recording women in his bathroom has been indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury on two counts of invasive visual recording.

Lubbock man indicted, accused of distributing stolen drugs at senior community

A grand jury has indicted a former Lubbock senior community employee on a charge of delivery of a dangerous drug after police say he tried to give a resident medication that he stole from another job, and further digging showed this isn't his first time in front of a grand jury.

H-E-B to break ground in Lubbock on Nov. 21

H-E-B will break ground on its newest location at 114th Street and Quaker Avenue in Lubbock, Texas on Thursday, Nov. 21. at 3 p.m.

Anton man arrested after locking himself in bathroom with pellet gun

An Anton man is in the Hockley County jail after a standoff near with law enforcement Monday afternoon near Smyer.

This year’s Red Kettle Campaign includes digital pay option

Santa Clauses will hit storefronts again, starting Thursday, Nov. 21, for this year’s Red Kettle Campaign with the Salvation Army. And he’ll be ready to take cash, coins and cards.

Lubbock Volunteer Center to host Family Volunteer Day Nov. 23

The Volunteer Center of Lubbock will host Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, Nov. 23. The event encourages volunteers and their families to help with service projects throughout Lubbock.

Authorities identify man arrested after Monday chase that injured 2 deputies

Codie Dee Seale, a 34-year-old Lubbock man, is in the Lubbock County Detention Center after leading Lubbock County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase Monday in the northern part of the county. Two deputies were injured.

Crash investigations could cause traffic delays throughout Tuesday

The Lubbock Police Department is warning area residents to be cautious going through three areas on Tuesday, because they will conduct three crash investigations.

2 arrested after Monday night shooting, robbery

Two men have been arrested by the Lubbock Police Department after a shooting and robbery around 6:40 p.m. Monday in the 2700 block of 45th Street.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Mickey

Meet Mickey, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services. Mickey is a 5-year-old hunting, cattle dog.

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.

Police respond to shooting in Central Lubbock, one person seriously injured

Lubbock police responded to a shots fired call in the 2700 block of 45th Street Monday night. One person was taken into custody around 7 p.m. Police say one person was taken by EMS with serious injuries.

Brownfield murder trial ends after 1 day: 7-year sentence in plea deal

Last week, opening statements began in the Fernando Fernandez murder trial, but the trial only lasted for one day.

Lubbock Sheriff’s Office, Hockley County respond to barricaded subject outside Smyer Monday night

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is assisting Hockley County with a man who has barricaded himself in a home outside Smyer.

  Community donations aid Tech Therapeutic Riding Center to overcome herd retirement

The Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding Center is ending a difficult semester on a positive note thanks to the generosity of donors, after the Center had to retire more than half of its herd.

Lubbock Sheriff’s office involved in pursuit and crash in North Lubbock

Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a person involved in a chase Monday afternoon.

Police give information on Nov. 9 shooting involving 16-year-old; drug deal with child in the car

Lubbock Police have provided a summary of details from the November 9 shooting in which 16-year-old Jaime “Sylas” Duran was killed.

Game Wardens seeking info about 2 dead mule deer dumped in Lubbock County

Lubbock game wardens are looking for anyone who has information about two dead mule deer that were dumped in Southeastern Lubbock county, near Ransom Canyon.

Lubbock woman arrested, charged in shooting that injured 6-year-old

A Lubbock woman has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault for her role in a drive-by shooting that critically injured a 6-year-old boy and injured his grandmother.

The Haven animal shelter to host Photos With Santa fundraiser, Nov. 30

The Haven Animal Care Shelter will host Photos With Santa from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 inside Live Oak Animal Hospital at 5214 98th St. All funds raised will go to the animal care shelter.

Levelland police investigating suspected murder-suicide

Police with the Levelland Police Department are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide.

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Bufford

Meet Bufford, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Services.. Bufford is a 2-year-old male pit.

  Mild today, but showers on the way

We will experience our warmest weather in more than a week today through Wednesday. Changes, however, will quickly follow. Those changes include a chance of rain, thunder, and - for a few - wintry showers. Here's what to expect.

Daybreak Today Monday 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.

1 seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Spur 327 flyover

One person remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being thrown off a motorcycle following a crash just after 6 p.m. Sunday near the flyover at Spur 327 and the Marsha Sharp Freeway.

5 arrested, charged in Kohl’s robbery; 2 officers injured

Five people were arrested Saturday night, charged with stealing merchandise from Kohl’s department store around 11 p.m.

LPD: Roads closed for crash investigations Sunday morning

Lubbock police are warning of delays at 82nd and Slide as they conduct a crash investigation Sunday morning.

Lubbock police investigating string of vehicle burglaries from Friday night

Lubbock police are warning drivers to lock their vehicles after a string of vehicle burglaries in seven different areas of the city overnight.

  Pedestrian seriously injured, struck by vehicle west of Wolfforth

One person has been seriously injured in what DPS troopers are calling a “low-speed impact” Saturday night.

  Lubbock dancers from The Dance Gallery heading to perform at Disneyland

Dancers with The Dance Gallery studio in Lubbock are packing their bags and heading to Disneyland.

  6-year-old in critical condition after Friday night shooting near 38th & Slide

A 6-year-old boy remains in critical condition after being shot in his home on Friday night.

Part of Broadway and University Ave. closed Saturday night

On November 16, from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., incoming traffic will be closed and the Lubbock Police Department will have officers on scene at Broadway and University Avenue east to Avenue X, to provide a safe environment for vendors and customers in the Broadway area.

  East Lubbock shooting started with altercation at funeral

Officials with the Lubbock Police Department say one person has moderate injuries after a shooting in east Lubbock on Friday afternoon.

  Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blocks execution of Rodney Reed, local litigators explain

A Texas Court stopped the execution of Rodney Reed today, the man convicted in 1996 of the rape and murder of Stacey Stites in Bastrop, Texas. Allison Clayton, TTU School of Law and deputy director of the Innocence Project of Texas, says it is important for people to know what this ruling means.

  18 kids find forever homes in Lubbock on National Adoption Day; one family adopts six kids

Today is National Adoption Day and Lubbock took part in the celebration, with 18 kids officially becoming part of nine different families at the Lubbock County Courthouse.

Woman arrested in connection to game room robbery

Patricia Ann Zavala, 43, was booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center on November 14, just after 6 p.m. Zavala was identified in security camera footage alongside 20-year-old Ricardo Real, Jr., during an aggravated robbery/aggravated kidnapping that occurred at the Bada Bing Game Room.

Lubbock honors memory of Congressman Mickey Leland

Congressman Mickey Leland died in a plane crash in 1989 while on a humanitarian mission to Ethiopia. He was honored on Sunday at Mt. Vernon Methodist Church.

City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Office closed Tuesday, Wednesday to move offices

Parks and Recreation will move into the Lubbock Business Center offices, located at 1301 Broadway, starting Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa schedules Lubbock concert date

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Nov. 22 at 12 p.m.