Drinking & diet: how to balance the booze
Drinking & diet: how to balance the booze

After a week of strict dieting and workouts, a drink on the weekend can seem like a harmless way to let loose. But alcohol, like anything else we put in our bodies, carries its own calories and long term effects we should be aware of.

UPDATED: Five arrested, charged in recent overnight shootings
UPDATED: Five arrested, charged in recent overnight shootings

Anti-gang investigators have arrested five men for two shootings they say were related. All five are 21 or younger.

Women's Protective Services, Habitat for Humanity to host 'Luggage and Tote Bag' drive
Women's Protective Services, Habitat for Humanity to host 'Luggage and Tote Bag' drive

Women's Protective Services is in need of old luggage and tote bags. They will be used for carrying victims' and clients' belongings, when they are taken to or from WPS.

How to avoid fines at city parks
How to avoid fines at city parks

Breaking these rules can result in fines up to $500, an arrest, and even the impoundment of vehicles. 

Marcos Ortiz
UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to domestic incident that left Lovington man dead
UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to domestic incident that left Lovington man dead

Ryan Madrid, 32, was found outside of a nearby residence with serious injuries. After LPD attempted life-saving measures, Madrid was pronounced dead at Nor-Lea Hospital District a short time later.

Lubbock County Commissioner's Court agenda for July 22, 2019
Lubbock County Commissioner's Court agenda for July 22, 2019

On Monday, July 22, Lubbock County will hold Commissioner's Court at 10 a.m. on the fifth floor of the Lubbock County Courthouse.

City of Lubbock public meetings weekly calendar July 22 - July 26
City of Lubbock public meetings weekly calendar July 22 - July 26

City of Lubbock public meetings weekly calendar July 22 - July 26

Big Sky Taekwondo builds champions and confidence
Big Sky Taekwondo builds champions and confidence

Big Sky Taekwondo sent six athletes to nationals. Four medaled and three are national champions.

Cassie Carlson
Texas Tech creates Spirit of Raiderland Committee
Texas Tech creates Spirit of Raiderland Committee

Texas Tech Athletics has formed the Spirit of Raiderland Committee with the charge of enhancing the gameday experience. 

City of Lubbock zeroing in on its next police chief
City of Lubbock zeroing in on its next police chief

The City of Lubbock closed its application process for its chief of police position Thursday, which means prospective candidates will be narrowed down in the coming weeks.

Jonah Tuls
UPDATE: Man barricaded in apartment near 65th and Ave. P taken into custody
UPDATE: Man barricaded in apartment near 65th and Ave. P taken into custody

There is a heavy law enforcement presence around a home near 65th and Avenue P. You are asked to avoid the area.

Megan Reyna
Salvation Army partners with Blue Sky for 'Back to School' drive
Salvation Army partners with Blue Sky for 'Back to School' drive

The Salvation Army is collaborating with Blue Sky Texas to help get clothes and school supplies for the kids staying in The Salvation Army Shelter.

South Plains College Driving School approved as state testing site
South Plains College Driving School approved as state testing site

South Plains College’s Driving School has been approved as a third party testing site by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Photo app 'FaceApp' raises privacy concerns
Photo app 'FaceApp' raises privacy concerns

The photo app FaceApp has gained popularity with its aging filter, among other things. Some may think they are only uploading photos, but cybersecurity experts are sounding the alarm on the app.

Tori McGee
City representatives attend summit with the hopes of tackling chronic homelessness
City representatives attend summit with the hopes of tackling chronic homelessness

"We are going to have to change some of our perspectives," said Wheeler. "We are going to have to change some of our prejudices and our misconceptions about homelessness."

Marcos Ortiz
Two New Mexico Corrections Officers hurt in inmate attack
Two New Mexico Corrections Officers hurt in inmate attack

New Mexico State Police were contacted to investigate an aggravated assault involving a corrections officer and a sergeant at the South New Mexico Correctional Facility Tuesday. 

Aunt of child found dead in landfill charged
Aunt of child found dead in landfill charged

A child-endangerment charge has been filed against the aunt of an 18-month-old boy found dead in a Dallas-area landfill a day after she had reported him missing.

Lubbock ISD: Funding for full-day pre-K is a game changer
Lubbock ISD: Funding for full-day pre-K is a game changer

One of the biggest highlights of this year's Texas legislative session: School finance reform.

Jonah Tuls
Rawlings Community Center to host Totally 80's Dance Party
Rawlings Community Center to host Totally 80's Dance Party

Rawlings Community Center will be hosting its first Totally 80's Dance Party on Friday, July 19, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Texas leaders urge prosecutors to keep enforcing marijuana possession cases
Texas leaders urge prosecutors to keep enforcing marijuana possession cases

State leaders send letter to District and County Attorneys regarding hemp and marijuana possession cases.

Summer Blues: Seasonal depression affects many in warmer months
Summer Blues: Seasonal depression affects many in warmer months

It can begin in late spring or early summer. Major depression with a seasonal pattern, known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), happens more in the winter, but it can also strike in the summertime.

Tori McGee
Churches provide no legal protection for undocumented immigrants
Churches provide no legal protection for undocumented immigrants

Preventing any law enforcement officer from executing a court ordered warrant could be considered harboring a fugitive.

Marcos Ortiz
United Family begins School Supply Drive supporting local students
United Family begins School Supply Drive supporting local students

Starting today, the United Family is partnering with Lubbock-area school districts to host a school supply drive. 

Lubbock Police Department recognizes five in Quarterly Awards Ceremony
Lubbock Police Department recognizes five in Quarterly Awards Ceremony

Wednesday afternoon Lubbock police recognized five of their peers for their service during its quarterly awards ceremony.

LPD announces Justice as certified therapy dog
LPD announces Justice as certified therapy dog

Justice is now a certified therapy dog teaming up with other agencies in the community to provide therapy services.

LSO investigators arrest man accused of trying to kidnap 9-year-old girl
LSO investigators arrest man accused of trying to kidnap 9-year-old girl

Lubbock County Sheriff's Office investigators, SWAT and the U.S. Marshals arrested a man accused of trying to kidnap a 9-year-old from a home. 

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