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City Council votes in favor of proposed Expo Center location

In a 4-3 vote, the Council has effectively adopted the unanimous recommendation of the City’s Planning and Zoning Committee to build the expo center at North University Ave and Loop 289.

  One Class At A Time: Abernathy Middle School teacher, Abernathy United awarded $500

LFR Crews respond to Monday morning apartment fire on Elkhart Avenue

Lubbock man indicted on charges of possession of child pornography and a threat of aggravated assault

Tech partners up to build dream court in memory of Andre Emmett

Fire near Maggie Trejo Center investigated as arson

LCU to break ground on new soccer, track and field complex

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WATCH: Javelina caught speeding in Arizona

Marsha Sharp Freeway project pushed back to Wednesday

  Police arrest suspect from Friday City Bank robbery

Monday crash near 73rd Street and Slide Road turns fatal

  Look inside at progress of renovations for Lubbbock’s YWCA at old Kmart building

Crews responding to crash on South Loop 289 and Quaker Avenue, traffic slowed

  Face mask may help, flu shot better investment

Flu season is in full swing and you may see some people using face masks to prevent them from getting sick, but do they really help?

Police respond to bank robbery at Aim Bank on Slide Road

Lubbock police are on scene at the Aim Bank at 6502 Slide Road, responding to the report of a bank robbery. Not much is known at this time. Stay with KCBD for information as it becomes available.

1 injured after shooting near 34th Street and Avenue Q

The Lubbock Police Department is investigating a shooting that was reported Sunday morning in the 3300 block of Avenue Q that left one woman in the hospital.

Crash on 600 block of 19th Street leaves 1 person with life threatening injuries

One person is recovering in a Lubbock hospital after a crash near 19th Street and Interstate 27.

Man sentenced to 15 years for assault in fentanyl SWAT raid

Texas Tech back on AP poll at No. 22

DPS: Levelland suspect shot has ties to Mexican Mafia

Police make arrest in Thursday motel murder

Lt. Eric Hill Memorial Team Roping

  Lubbock veteran remembers Iwo Jima 75 years later

  Red Raider baseball beats Houston in walk-off fashion

The Red Raider Baseball team showed no quit, and defeated Houston 3-2 in 10-innings on Sunday evening off of a walk-off hit by Brian Klein.

  Lady Raiders defeat Iowa State in Ames

For the first time since 2002, the Lady Raiders went to Ames, Iowa and beat the Iowa State Cyclones, 77-74.

3 injured in rollover on Parkway Drive Sunday morning

Three people suffered minor injuries in a rollover in the 3500 block of Parkway Drive on Sunday morning. The accident was reported around 9:50 a.m.

Snyder woman ties for 1st place in the barrel racing finals at the San Antonio Rodeo

Jill Voss Wilson, of Snyder, is competing in the barrel racing semi-finals tonight and tomorrow night at the San Antonio Rodeo.

  Division Chief Steve Holland retires after 31 years with Lubbock Fire Rescue

Steve Holland, who served most recently as Division Chief and PIO, is saying goodbye to work and hello to retirement after a 31-year career with Lubbock Fire and Rescue.

  10-year-old continues family tradition at Lubbock Lions Club Pancake Festival

Barret Noble has been going to the world's largest pancake festival since he was a toddler and he says the pancakes keep getting better!

  DPS says suspect swallowed meth after chase in South Lubbock

A chase in South Lubbock ended near 92nd and Avenue P on Saturday, when a suspect ran from a trooper who tried to make a traffic stop.

Red Raiders roll to a win on the road, 87-57 over Iowa State

The Texas Tech Red Raiders went to Ames, Iowa and topped Iowa State 87-57 Saturday evening. Tech is now 18-9 overall and 9-5 in the Big 12 Conference.

  Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting in Levelland

One suspect is in the hospital after being shot by a SWAT team deputy in Levelland on Saturday.

  Injured LPD K-9, handler honored by Lubbock veterans

Lubbock veterans gathered for a Back the Blue ceremony on Friday, honoring LPD canine Max, who saved his handler, LPD Corporal Brock Gruner.

  Hoop Madness Playoff scores & highlights for Friday, Feb. 21

Here’s your South Plains Hoop Madness playoff scores for Boys and Girls from Friday night!

Suspect in 2017 Florida murder arrested in Lubbock

A suspect wanted in connection with the 2017 murder of Sarah Nicholson in Bonita Springs was arrested in Lubbock on Friday afternoon.

  Let the dog games begin: South Plains Obedience Training Competition kicks off

Today, The South Plains Obedience Training Club held three American kennel club all-breed dog obedience and rally trials at the South Plains fairgrounds.

  TTU assistant professor: Analyzing data from West Texas earthquakes may help scientists identify possible trends

A professor at Texas Tech says analyzing data from West Texas earthquakes earlier this week may help scientists determine if there is a trend in this region.

  TTU Medical Students Bring Music and Medicine to Patients

Texas Tech medical students, also known as the “Flu Fighters,” took a break from studying and showed off another type of talent.

  Hotel Ava sold, new owners plan to demolish building

KCBD NewsChannel 11 visited Hotel Ava today, and a woman told us the property sold on Thursday at 10 a.m. and the new owners plan to demolish the building.

City releases progress report for Citizens Tower

The City of Lubbock has released a new progress report about the construction at Citizens Tower, along with some new photos.

  What you need to know: 68th Annual Pancake Festival

The 68th annual Lubbock Lions Club Pancake Festival will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The event is from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. It is an “all you can eat” event.

Texas couple sentenced to a combined 140 years for sex crimes against children

A husband and wife from Big Spring, Texas, were sentenced Thursday to a combined 140 years in prison for crimes against multiple children, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Boil Water Notice lifted for Olton

UPDATE: This boil water notice has been lifted as of Saturday afternoon.

Odessa kidnapping, assault suspect arrested in Lubbock

A suspect who was wanted in connection to a kidnapping and assault in Odessa on Jan. 11, 2020 was arrested on Thursday in Lubbock.

Idalou names Eldorado administrator as superintendent finalist

The Idalou School Board has named Robert Gibson as the sole finalist for the district’s superintendent position.

Lubbock Police Department K-9, Max, to be honored after being wounded in the line of duty

The Lubbock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2466 will be honoring a Lubbock Police Department K-9 who was injured in the line of duty.

  Disability Mentoring Day teaches students with disabilities about employment opportunities in Lubbock

Here in Lubbock, more than 100 students in special education departments in eight surrounding school districts came together to learn about job opportunities at local businesses.

Texas DPS arrests 11 in human trafficking operation

On February 20-21, Texas DPS Special Agents, Lubbock PD Officers and TABC Agents combatted human trafficking in the Lubbock area by conducting an operation targeting suspects attempting to pay for sex with minors. As a result, 11 suspects were arrested and charged with the following crimes.

Crash causes morning outage in South Lubbock

South Plains Electric Co-op customers who live in South Lubbock were without power early Friday morning. Most of the power was restored by around 6:20 a.m.

  Lubbock man’s tragic death brings miracle gift to brother who needed kidney

A Hale Center man has received the gift of life, a kidney, from his brother, who suffered a sudden, fatal heart attack, exactly one year after he was put on the transplant list.

Police identify victim of deadly shooting at Coronado Inn

Lubbock police have now identified the victim of a deadly shooting that happened overnight at the Coronado Inn.

Hobbs PD asks for help in finding convenience store robber

The Hobbs Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding the man they believe robbed a convenience store in late January.

Stolen flags found in dumpster

The two flags stolen from the Levelland Fire Department headquarters have been found and are now in the hands of the department.

Proceeds from LCU weekend games go toward food bank

All proceeds from weekend games on the Lubbock Christian University campus will be donated to the South Plains Food Bank as part of the university’s Slam Hunger event.

Lubbock-Cooper student wins $10,000 scholarship in San Antonio Stock Show, Rodeo

Kiersten Bourquin now holds the title of breed champion in the largest market hog show in the United States.

No survivors after plane crashes southeast of Abilene

Three people on board a small passenger jet have died after it crashed near Lake Coleman, southeast of Abilene.

1 dead after crash in Plainview

Police believe the driver of a pickup truck was not wearing a seat belt when he was hit by a car. The 81-year-old did not yield the right-of-way and was ejected from his truck.

Emergency crews respond to collision at 98th and University; two injured

Emergency crews were called to respond to a collision in the area of 98th Street and University Avenue, Wednesday night.

  Time to team up and March For Babies

This effort of the March of Dimes raises money to fight birth defects and prevent prematurity and help women ensure a safe pregnancy.

Texas Tech defeats Kansas State, 69-62

The Red Raiders held off Kansas State 69-62 Wednesday night at the United Supermarkets Arena, getting a very important conference win.

3.3 magnitude earthquake reported east of Odessa

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.3. magnitude earthquake was reported at 2:54 p.m.

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Flags stolen from Levelland Fire Department

Police in Levelland are searching for the person who took two flags from the Levelland Fire Department’s headquarters at 502 Ave F.

  Hotel Ava suddenly closed, guests kicked out without notice

It was around Noon on Wednesday afternoon when KCBD NewsChannel 11 received the first message about residents being forced out of their rooms at Hotel Ava.

Lubbock National Bank taking donations for injured woman who lost everything in fire

Lubbock National Bank has established a fund to help a woman who was critically injured and lost everything in a fire on Jan. 22.

  Mother found guilty of killing 1-year-old son sentenced to 50 years

A mother accused of killing her 1-year-old son back in 2015 was found guilty on Wednesday. The jury is considering her sentence of as Wednesday afternoon.

1 seriously injured after Tuesday night crash

One person continues to recover inside of University Medical Center after a two-vehicle crash in the 9700 block of University Avenue. Another person was reported to have minor injuries.

  Our snow and rain outlook

Light wintry showers are likely in the KCBD viewing area late today through tomorrow morning. Additional showers may return this weekend, though temperatures will be moderating. The warmer weekend will be followed by another cold front next week.

Therapy Dogs hit Lubbock ISD Hallways to alleviate stress

There are seven therapy dogs that help with social and academic stresses in Lubbock ISD schools. One counselor, who runs the program, says sometimes students can even take breaks during tests to pet the dogs and alleviate their stresses.

  Man Feels Blessed Despite Stolen Wheelchair

Tristan Montoya was 16 years old when he was diagnosed with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia. This weekend, it was a shock when the family discovered that Tristan’s wheelchair was stolen from their back porch in Northwest Lubbock. We invited Tristan to Newschannel 11 to tell his story.

  South Plains Council of Boy Scouts of America will function as normal, despite BSA bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America South Plains Council said they will continue to operate as normal after the national organization announced they have filed for bankruptcy.

Lubbock Habitat for Humanity announces Blitz Build; three homes in ten days

The Lubbock Habitat for Humanity has announced a partnership with the Blitz Home Builders organization to construct three houses over the course of ten days.

Man in Lubbock charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

Curtis Williams, 62, has been charged by the grand jury of a first degree felony of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Earthquakes reported in West Texas Tuesday morning

Multiple earthquakes have been reported in Mentone in far West Texas, which in between Odessa and El Paso.

1 hospitalized after Tuesday morning fire

The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the source of a Tuesday morning house fire that caused a resident to be taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Lubbock Boy Scouts not impacted by bankruptcy filing

The far-reaching effects of the Boy Scouts of America will not have an impact on the Lubbock branch of the scouts.

Car rams into building near Marsha Sharp, Loop 289

Recovery efforts are now underway after a vehicle ran into a building near the intersection of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Loop 289.

  Coronado retires Jarrett Culver’s high school jersey

While the special ceremony will not be open to the public, we will be streaming the event Tuesday morning on and the NewsChannel 11 Facebook page.

  Early voting for March primary begins Tuesday, Feb. 18

Voters are encouraged to do their homework ahead of entering the voting booth for the March Primary Election. With more candidates and more races than usual, there will be more to review when casting your ballot.

  Lubbock’s water tower to be replaced with 5 new tanks across the city

The existing tank at 50th Street and Indiana Avenue is being demolished, which is expected to last six weeks. It will be replaced with a more modern tank standing about 178 feet tall.

  Thousands of Edible Arrangements customers frustrated, not receive their order on Valentine’s Day

Edible Arrangements customers across the country, including some in Lubbock, are expressing their frustration with the company after they did not receive the orders they placed that were supposed to be delivered on Valentine’s Day.

World-renowned horse veterinarian joins Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine as associate dean

Renowned horse expert and veterinarian Britt Conklin has been hired as the new Associate Dean for Clinical Programs.