3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot
3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot

A Lubbock grand jury indicted three suspects accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies that led to a Lubbock police K-9 being shot.

Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies
Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies

The Lubbock Fire Department posted on its Facebook page its Battalion Chief Ben Evans has died. 

Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family
Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family

A Clovis man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for pointing a gun at his girlfriend's three children and their grandfather. 

What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media
What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media

The social media phenomenon continues to get younger, as more than five million children under the age of 11 have accounts on these various platforms, according to E-Marketer.  

Jonah Tuls
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday morning commemorated the 1970 twister that killed 26 victims and wounded nearly 1,500 others. 

Good Day Good Dog
Good Day Good Dog

Meet Olivia! She's shy, but sweet and quick to warm up. She does like to be boss, and living with other dogs may be ok as long as there's no competition. Olivia is not quite 2-years-old.

Kristin Carol
Bike theft top reported crime on Texas Tech campus
Bike theft top reported crime on Texas Tech campus

Bike theft is the number one reported crime on Texas Tech's campus, and police say there is more to preventing this than just using bike locks.

Tori McGee
UPDATE: Investigators identify body found near MLK and Kent
UPDATE: Investigators identify body found near MLK and Kent

Lubbock police are responding to reports of a body found near MLK and Kent.

Six indicted in connection to disappearance and murder of Slaton man
Six indicted in connection to disappearance and murder of Slaton man

The Lubbock grand jury's indicted six people in connection to the death of a man from Slaton last month.

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda
Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 15 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days.

US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief
US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on the U.S. economy will probably be modest.

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after trying to cross University near 90th
UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after trying to cross University near 90th

One person has critical injuries after being hit trying to cross University Avenue.

Lubbock native promoted to Navy Chief Petty Officer
Lubbock native promoted to Navy Chief Petty Officer

After six weeks of training, Navy Counselor 1st Class Nathaniel Sehon, of Lubbock, was promoted to the rank of chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre. 

City of Lubbock announces three Police Chief finalists
City of Lubbock announces three Police Chief finalists

The process initiated with 43 applicants that went through a three-phase vetting process of the most highly qualified candidates, allowing City leadership to narrow the field to three excellent finalists.

Eat to Defeat Childhood Cancer
Eat to Defeat Childhood Cancer

Covenant Children's is partnering with Walk-On's, Cantina Laredo and West Crust Pizza. Eat at any of the locations tonight from 5-8p, mention Covenant Children's and a percentage of your tab will go to the Fearless Fighter Fund.

Kristin Carol
New Lubbock business aims to develop next generation of coders
New Lubbock business aims to develop next generation of coders

"They are learning not only the technical side of building games and computers and programming, but they are learning you know teamwork, leadership, critical thinking skills,"

Marcos Ortiz
All Saints hosts presentation by Washington and Lee University Institute of Honor
All Saints hosts presentation by Washington and Lee University Institute of Honor

Washington and Lee University's Institute of Honor sent representatives to lecture on its importance Monday.

LP&L: Nearly halfway done installing smart meters across the city
LP&L: Nearly halfway done installing smart meters across the city

Out of 107,000 electric meters, the utility reports its finished about 40% of them. The city anticipates finishing the project by next Spring. 

Gov. Abbott to lead economic development mission so Japan and South Korea
Gov. Abbott to lead economic development mission so Japan and South Korea

Gov. Abbott has announced he will lead an economic development mission to Japan and South Korea.

Texas Tech continues to set records with fall enrollment
Texas Tech continues to set records with fall enrollment

According to figures released Monday, Texas Tech set new records not only in total enrollment, but also in graduate enrollment, graduation rates, National Merit Finalists and Presidential Scholarships awarded.

Houston officials find spiked CBD being sold in stores
Houston officials find spiked CBD being sold in stores

Products promoting the cannabis extract CBD are sold all over Texas, but they don't always contain what they promise.

Jacobson graduates from US Chamber of Commerce business leadership program
Jacobson graduates from US Chamber of Commerce business leadership program

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Kyle Jacobson, Director of Government Relations, graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s premier business leadership program.

West Texas Walk of Fame inductions this week
West Texas Walk of Fame inductions this week

The Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre.

Suicidal man shot, killed in Plainview after pointing handgun at police
Suicidal man shot, killed in Plainview after pointing handgun at police

A man threatening suicide was shot and killed Saturday morning after pointing his handgun at Plainveiw police. 

Appeals Court orders re-sentencing of convicted murderer
Appeals Court orders re-sentencing of convicted murderer

Court records indicate after receiving the jury's verdict, the court excused the jury, took witness impact statements and then remanded Garcia without verbally pronouncing his sentence. 

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