Crews with Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to a fire at an apartment on Elkhart Avenue in Central Lubbock. Firefighters extinguished the fire as it spread to the attic space of the apartment.No injuries were reported, but Red Cross is assisting with five displaced adults and 3 displaced juveniles.
Classrooms, kitchens and kids areas are currently being constructed in the northern part of the building. Work is expected to begin on the facade of the building and outdoor community space in the coming weeks. Then, the next phase on the adult and community service areas will begin.
Lubbock police say three cars were involved in the crash in the 5000 block of South Loop 289. No injuries have yet been reported. Drivers on the loop were backed up significantly as crews responded to the scene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.