Red Cross, Lubbock Fire Rescue install smoke detectors
Red Cross, Lubbock Fire Rescue install smoke detectors

The American Red Cross and Lubbock Fire Rescue want to drastically lower the number of people who die every day in house fires. The key is properly installed smoke detectors.

UPDATED: SWAT responds to man barricaded in Wolfforth home
UPDATED: SWAT responds to man barricaded in Wolfforth home

Lubbock County Sheriffs and SWAT are on scene at a home in Wolfforth where a man has barricaded himself. 

Texas Tech Baseball tops TCU, wins Big 12 Championship
Texas Tech Baseball tops TCU, wins Big 12 Championship

The Red Raiders clinched the regular season conference championship with Saturday's win over TCU in Lubbock.

Lubbock Police holds annual Citizens Motor Academy
Lubbock Police holds annual Citizens Motor Academy

Motorcycle riders across Lubbock received a unique experience Saturday. 

Jonah Tuls
State budget committee agrees to fund $17.4 million to Texas Tech vet school
State budget committee agrees to fund $17.4 million to Texas Tech vet school

State lawmakers have cut a deal on the budget for the next two years, including millions for the Texas Tech vet school. 

Lubbock man who robbed First Convenience Bank sentenced to 87 months
Lubbock man who robbed First Convenience Bank sentenced to 87 months

A Lubbock man has been convicted of robbing First Convenience Bank back in January. 

Congressman Arrington releases statement on China tariffs
Congressman Arrington releases statement on China tariffs

“The greatest existential threat to the United States and our future is the rise of an increasingly aggressive and authoritarian China," Arrington said.

LPD motorcycle officers travel to Odessa to honor fallen officer
LPD motorcycle officers travel to Odessa to honor fallen officer

Three Lubbock Police Department motorcycle officers traveled to Odessa to honor fallen LPD motorcycle officer Rodney Kendricks on Friday. 

Nurse Practitioner: women health care access improving
Nurse Practitioner: women health care access improving

While getting or paying for acre can be intimidating and costly, Texas is improving its access for women.

Megan Reyna
Police investigating report of man exposing himself to teen at Lubbock park
Police investigating report of man exposing himself to teen at Lubbock park

Officers were told a male was driving slowly around the park and exposed his genitals to a 15-year-old nearby.

Pre-trial hearings continue for accused killer of Texas Tech police officer
Pre-trial hearings continue for accused killer of Texas Tech police officer

Hollis Daniels, the Texas Tech student accused of executing Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East Jr. appeared at the Lubbock County Courthouse Friday afternoon for a pre-trial hearing. 

Jonah Tuls
Local law enforcement to host annual Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial
Local law enforcement to host annual Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial

On May 21 at 10 a.m., several area agencies will host the annual Lubbock Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial at the Lubbock Regional Public Safety Memorial.

Gov. Abbott orders flags lowered to half-staff, calls for moment of silence on 1 year anniversary of Santa Fe shooting
Gov. Abbott orders flags lowered to half-staff, calls for moment of silence on 1 year anniversary of Santa Fe shooting

Gov. Abbott has ordered the Texas flags in Santa Fe and at the state Capitol be lowered to half-staff on the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting that occurred at Santa Fe High School.

ME Andrews files motion to recuse Judge Hatch
ME Andrews files motion to recuse Judge Hatch

Lubbock County Medical Examiner Dr. Sam Andrews has filed a motion to have Lubbock County Judge Les Hatch recused from overseeing a lawsuit in which Andrews is a defendant.

Martinez sentenced to 16 years for hitting officers with SUV
Martinez sentenced to 16 years for hitting officers with SUV

Carlos Martinez is sentenced to 16 years in prison for hitting three LPD officers with an SUV.

Harmony Science Academy of Lubbock to host school fundraisers Saturday
Harmony Science Academy of Lubbock to host school fundraisers Saturday

The Harmony Science Academy of Lubbock will host its Flapjack Fundraiser Saturday May, 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and its Food Fun Water Extravaganza Day from 11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Plainview man found shot dead in Floyd County ditch
Plainview man found shot dead in Floyd County ditch

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the shooting death of a man, whose body was found in Floyd County.

Martinez found guilty of striking three officers with vehicle
Martinez found guilty of striking three officers with vehicle

It took the Lubbock County jury about 15 minutes to reach a verdict.

Want to learn to fly? Young Eagle fly-in breakfast Saturday
Want to learn to fly? Young Eagle fly-in breakfast Saturday

Interested in flying as a hobby? There are options for both children and adults. You'll want to head to the Lubbock Executive Airpark Saturday.

The new age of dating: Swipe to find love
The new age of dating: Swipe to find love

Tinder or Bumble may be downloaded on your phone, already. If it's not, app users swipe to find love. Right if you like a picture, left if you don't.

Cassie Carlson
The Office of LGBTQIA honors 22 students through its Lavender Graduation
The Office of LGBTQIA honors 22 students through its Lavender Graduation

Texas Tech's Office of LGBTQIA Education and Engagement recognized its students during its fourth Lavender Ceremony. 

Lubbock ISD 5th grade students receive bikes for perfect attendance
Lubbock ISD 5th grade students receive bikes for perfect attendance

64 Lubbock ISD fifth-grade students were each given new bikes as reward for their perfect attendance. 

Man accused of hitting officers with SUV found guilty
Man accused of hitting officers with SUV found guilty

The man accused of using an SUV to hurt three Lubbock police officers has been found guilty of aggravated assault of a public servant with a deadly weapon. 

Texas House votes to change legal smoking age to 21
Texas House votes to change legal smoking age to 21

If you are 18 or older in Texas, you can legally purchase tobacco products, but that may not be the case anymore.

Jonah Tuls
Military commissioning recognition for School of Medicine graduates
Military commissioning recognition for School of Medicine graduates

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine graduating students were recognized for their commissions at the Military Commissioning Recognition Ceremony.

Second suspect arrested, charged in Metro PCS robberies
Second suspect arrested, charged in Metro PCS robberies

Investigators have arrested and charged a second suspect in the Metro PCS robberies from Tuesday. 

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