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El Paso Times
Indigent defense system debated: Other Texas counties take judges out of process
The debate over how to improve and manage the indigent defense legal system is not unique to El Paso County.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
One down, at least three more elections to go. We've challenged our audience to beat registration and turnout numbers in the same elections four years ago.
DPS officials investigating motorcycle fatality
Officials said he was traveling northbound on F.M. 179, just south of Shallowater.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Xcel plans new transmission line through west Lubbock County
About 200 landowners in the Frenship area turned out Thursday night for an open house at Frenship High School with Xcel Energy regarding a new 230-kilovolt transmission line that will run between two existing power substations in west Lubbock County.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Texas Tech University sued a Dallas construction contractor Wednesday in Lubbock County District Court seeking a $1.6 million refund on construction of residence hall.
Man charged with aggravated robbery accused of almost striking officer
A Lubbock man is charged with a felony count of aggravated robbery after police say an officer escaped injury as the man fled a local big box retailer, according to court documents.
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.
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.