UPDATE: Man dies after crash near 50th and Ave. Q
UPDATE: Man dies after crash near 50th and Ave. Q

A major crash near 50th and Ave. Q killed a man Friday afternoon. The road's back open, pending further investigation.

Brodbeck takes reins, is 58th Masked Rider
Brodbeck takes reins, is 58th Masked Rider

Emily Brodbeck of Lubbock is Texas Tech's 58th Masked Rider. Brodbeck, a graduate student majoring in Wildlife, Aquatic and Wildlands Science and Management in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, will serve in the position for the 2019-20 academic year.

Interested in 2020 election? You're not alone
Interested in 2020 election? You're not alone

More than three-quarters of voters are already interested in the 2020 presidential election, including over half, 52 percent, who are “extremely” interested, according to the latest Fox News Poll. That matches interest levels typically seen only in the last weeks before Election Day.

Norma Ritz Johnson celebrates 15 years with Lubbock Chamber
Norma Ritz Johnson celebrates 15 years with Lubbock Chamber

Johnson began her Chamber career on April 13, 2004 as Vice President-Legislative Affairs before being promoted to Executive Vice President in January 2014. 

City Bank begins process for IPO, to become publicly traded
City Bank begins process for IPO, to become publicly traded

City Bank appears to be on track to become the first Lubbock-based publicly traded bank. 

First Look: Religious-themed movies open for Easter weekend
First Look: Religious-themed movies open for Easter weekend

For Easter weekend, several movies with faith-based themes arrive on screens. FOX34's James Eppler has the rundown.

James Eppler
Look Around Lubbock: Scales, Tails, and Trails at Lubbock Lake Landmark
Look Around Lubbock: Scales, Tails, and Trails at Lubbock Lake Landmark

The Scales, Tails, and Trails event presented by the Texas Tech graduate student organization, Association of Natural Resource Scientists, at the Lubbock Lake Landmark is April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meredith Aldis
Texas Senate passes bill to eliminate surprise medical bills, out-of-network problems
Texas Senate passes bill to eliminate surprise medical bills, out-of-network problems

The Texas Senate passed legislation to eliminated balanced billing, or surprise medical bills, Tuesday with a near unanimous vote of 29-2. 

Jonah Tuls
Worker falls from wind turbine, critically injured
Worker falls from wind turbine, critically injured

A contract worker is in the hospital with critical injuries after he fell 50 feet from a wind turbine in Hale County. 

Go Red for Women Campaign supports heart disease prevention
Go Red for Women Campaign supports heart disease prevention

Heart disease is the number one disease for both men and women, but one in three women will die from it.  Covenant Health warned about the risk factors during its Go Red for Women Luncheon. 

Vehicle drives off I-27 bridge near Broadway
Vehicle drives off I-27 bridge near Broadway

A vehicle drove off an Interstate 27 bridge near Broadway Thursday afternoon.

Florida Health Dept. investigating Matshes
Florida Health Dept. investigating Matshes

The Florida Health Department is investigating the man who leads the company running the Lubbock Medical Examiner's Office.

City of Lubbock lobbying for state support to clean up former recycling center
City of Lubbock lobbying for state support to clean up former recycling center

The City of Lubbock is lobbying for the state to help clean up the mess that once was a recycling center on Interstate 27 at the northern edge of the city.

Arrington: DOJ should seek origin of Mueller probe
Arrington: DOJ should seek origin of Mueller probe

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington wants the Justice Department to go after the origins of Mueller's probe.

Culver will declare for NBA Draft
Culver will declare for NBA Draft

Standout Texas Tech sophomore Jarrett Culver announced Thursday he will declare for the NBA Draft.

Fire marshals determining whether fire related to Central Lubbock woman's death
Fire marshals determining whether fire related to Central Lubbock woman's death

The Lubbock Fire Marshal's Office announced a death investigation Thursday afternoon after first responders found a woman's body in her home near 63rd and Elgin. Neighbors reported they hadn't seen her for several days and noticed her windows were blacked-out. 

Anthony Hall
READ THE REPORT: See redacted Mueller Report
READ THE REPORT: See redacted Mueller Report

Read the redacted Special Counsel report.

All Saints breaks ground on new middle school building
All Saints breaks ground on new middle school building

All Saints Episcopal School broke ground Wednesday on a new 10,000-square-foot middle school. 

Former TEA commissioner addresses Lubbock ISD forum
Former TEA commissioner addresses Lubbock ISD forum

It takes buy-in from a lot of people to make public education work. Lubbock ISD's Community Partnership Forum showed just how, with thanks to partners who invest in its schools.

One year since Jeannie Quinn's murder
One year since Jeannie Quinn's murder

It's been one year since the murder of Jeannie Quinn. Investigators found her body hanging from a tree near Abilene. 

Look Around Lubbock: Easter at Market Street
Look Around Lubbock: Easter at Market Street

Build your grocery basket at Market Street to stuff your Easter basket this weekend. 

Meredith Aldis
Demolition to begin on Lubbock Coliseum, Auditorium
Demolition to begin on Lubbock Coliseum, Auditorium

There won't be a dramatic implosion for the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum. Crews are finishing up abatement. Starting soon, likely Thursday, it will be a piece-by-piece demolition.

Pet-lover fosters to adopt dog rescued from sewage tank
Pet-lover fosters to adopt dog rescued from sewage tank

The Lubbock Animal Shelter is home to more than 500 pets. It can be hard to decide which one you want for your family. However, Jaylyn Farias knew she wanted Duke, and fostered to adopt him on Tuesday.

Cassie Carlson
Texas Senate confirms three Texas Tech regents
Texas Senate confirms three Texas Tech regents

Last month, Governor Greg Abbott appointed Ginger Kerrick, Mark Griffin, and Dusty Womble to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. 

CDC report: Kratom linked to several overdose deaths
CDC report: Kratom linked to several overdose deaths

According to recent research by the CDC, a drug called kratom is believed to be the cause of about 100 new overdose deaths. 

Jonah Tuls

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