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Ex-UMC employee claims whistleblower protection should have headed off firing
An Amarillo appellate court panel is pondering whether policy violations listed in an employee handbook have are covered under the state's whistleblower laws.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tech student arrested for possession of marijuana in dorm room
The suspect was taken to the Lubbock County Jail. The non-student's vehicle was released to a relative.
UPDATED: Man arrested after police chase in SE Lubbock
Lubbock police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon who led officers on a dangerous pursuit in Southeast Lubbock.
Residents invited to Xcel open house on new transmission line through Frenship
Area residents are invited to participate in a public forum for a proposed 230-kilovolt electric transmission line planned for constructed in Lubbock and Hockley counties.
Bluebonnets beautify Texas highways, local gardens
But when gardeners create the right environment, the plants can usually adapt. "They don't grow very well naturally in Lubbock - it's a little too cold and dry - but with special care you can get them to come up," said Daniel Cunningham, a Texas Tech graduate student in plant and soil sciences.
Appeals court debating issues surrounding defendant's probation
A three-judge appellate panel is considering when a prior allegation can be re-raised in revoking a defendant's probation.
Lubbock Co. offender on the run after early morning police chase
Val Monteilh, director of the Lubbock County Court Residential Treatment Center, said the two men escaped from the facility on Monday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The eight-minute shower
Every minute in the shower uses about 2.5 gallons of water. And, because Lubbock only uses its water once before throwing it away, those two-and-a-half gallons are going down the drain, literally and figuratively speaking.
Texas Tech no longer an early voting location for runoff
The Texas Tech campus was removed from the list of early-voting polling places for Lubbock County's runoff election.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Two behind bars after high speed chase
Authorities said it started in west Lubbock County just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Three adults questioned, released in suspicious death of infant
The investigation continues into what the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department is calling the 'suspicious' death of a Lubbock County infant.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Hats Off: Lubbock Christian's hard work led to another championship
The Lubbock Christian School band has once again shined in competition like the bell of a freshly polished tuba - and brought another state championship home to Lubbock.
Tech police arrest student for choking woman
A male student choked a female student who was an acquaintance. 1:50 p.m. - A Tech officer investigated a traffic accident without injuries and duty on striking an unattended vehicle in the C12 parking lot.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lubbock sheriff's office calling death of 6-month-old boy suspicious
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Department investigates at the scene of a suspicious on Thursday in the 1600 block of County Road 7245.
Lubbock County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious child death
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is questioning four people in what they are now calling the suspicious death of a 6-month old baby boy.
Crime victims' group honors 31 of its own
Home invasion victim Jesse Peterson shares his story about recovering his stolen ring during a local crime victims advocacy group awards ceremony at LakeRidge United Methodist Church Thursday.
Lubbock police offering $1,000 for information on suspected armed robber
Lubbock police investigators are offering a $1,000 reward Thursday, April 10, for information leading to the arrest of a man they believe robbed a convenience store earlier this month.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Relay For Life kicks off Month of Hope
After rain cut last year's event down to three hours, Lubbock County Relay for Life organizers are preparing for uncontrollable circumstances, should they arise for the 2014 event.
Quick Opinion: Abused children need winds of change
The colorful pinwheels blowing at various places in Lubbock this month were put there to raise awareness of a local tragedy.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Stolen car's security system leads deputies to two arrests
A couple arrested last month at a Frankford Avenue self-storage facility was indicted Tuesday, April 8, on theft, drug possession and weapons charges.