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Patterns in October 2012 robberies weren't typical of Lubbock crimes, detective tells Chaparro jury
A rash of residential robberies that swept Lubbock in October 2012 was a vast departure from the robberies local police were used to investigating, the case's lead detective said in court Tuesday, March 11. The weeklong string of nightly robberies - ranging from home invasions to accosting victims in driveways - had far more similarities than ... (more)
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Lubbock advocates launch petition drive against 'government overreach'
The South Plains Advocates for Freedom will launch an information petition drive Wednesday, March 12, to encourage citizens to sign on to the document calling for Lubbock's City Council to "take actions to stop government overreach," said organization spokeswoman Mikel Ward.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Lubbock community leaders speak out against TxDOT proposal
TxDOT is the early planning stages of the route which would run from Highway 84 near Shallowater south to Wolfforth and then east to Highway 84 near Slaton.
Man gets life in 2010 Lubbock homicide
A Lubbock County jury took only 30 minutes Monday to approve a life sentence for Renee Valencia in connection with a 2010 murder outside a now-defunct Depot District night club.
Woman accused of endangering child
A woman free on bail after being charged with child abandonment earlier this year has been indicted on a charge of endangering a child.
Lubbock woman suspected in ex-husband's homicide released from...
A Lubbock woman facing a murder charge in the shooting death of her former husband was released from Lubbock County Sheriff's custody, though she remains hospitalized.
Lubbock police search for missing child taken during car theft
Authorities say a man stole a car parked at Kmart at University Avenue and 66th Street around 2:30 p.m. Police say the child, a young girl, was sitting in the passenger seat when the car was taken.
Gritty, windy Lubbock
At 11 a.m., Intellicast reported wind gusts of up to 30 miles an hour in Lubbock, and it feels like it.
Hazardous Materials team honored for actions during May 2013 leak
Members of the Lubbock Fire Rescue Hazardous Materials Team from Engine 4B, Truck 4B, and Engine 17B received unit citations Tuesday morning.
Investigation report refers to LP&L director as dishonest; mayor says he should be fired
Allegations of bid rigging and other improprieties concerning Lubbock Power & Light and its director were listed in a recent report by The Ashcroft Law Firm, a Missouri-based company LP&L hired in November to perform an investigation.
Dallas Morning News: Never punt? Give Kingsbury 10-year contract
Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury kept up his reputation as one of the hippest coaches in the game by appearing at South by Southwest this weekend in Austin, starring in a one-on-one panel with USA Today's George Schroeder.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Ladonna Pendgraft and Jill Walker Pay It Forward: 3/10
Pay It Forward began on a windy afternoon in Central Lubbock near the intersection of Clovis Road and North University Avenue.
Former NELCDC chairman comes forward, a KCBD/Sandstorm Scholar Investigation
It's a city-funded nonprofit that was established to spur economic development in North and East Lubbock.
A dubious honor: Lubbock County still ranks high in state for child abuse
The numbers also show that Lubbock County continues to rank among the counties with the highest cases of child abuse or neglect reported to Child Protective Services in Texas, leaving child protection advocates struggling to make sense of why the numbers are so high and how to slow the rate of abuse.
Teen's robbery trial nearing conclusion
A Lubbock teenager's trial on aggravated robbery charges enters its fourth day Tuesday, March 12 - a day that might wind up testimony on both sides.
Lubbock County to fund widening project of Woodrow Road
The first entrance to Lubbock-Cooper Independent School will see a wider road within a few months, while construction continues for two nearby bridges.
DPS seizes contraband during traffic stop
The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Saturday on US 84, yielding illegal drugs valued over $54,000, and a pistol.
CASA hosting free Lunch and Learn at First Bank & Trust Monday
Court Appointed Special Advocates is eager to host a free Lunch and Learn at First Bank & Trust on 98th on Monday, March 10 from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided to people who attend the informal gathering to visit with a child advocate and one of the judges who hears the foster care cases.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Hundreds turn out for Veronica Mars premiere
Hundreds of loyal fans turned out to watch the Lubbock debut of the "Veronica Mars" movie on Sunday afternoon at Premiere Cinemas.
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For Texas, Economics Is Dust in the Wind
If I can be forgiven a little piece of hometown news the halls of power in Lubbock, Texas, are abuzz with the notion that the city has a fair shot at landing Tesla's new $5 billion "Gigafactory" building the lithium-ion batteries that power its cars and those of some other automakers as well.