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Lubbock police say homeless man used knife in attempted robbery
Lubbock police arrested a 53-year-old homeless man suspected of attempting to rob another man at knife point late Tuesday night in the north Overton area.
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4 indicted for January aggravated kidnapping
Four people were indicted Tuesday in a kidnapping plot, allegedly orchestrated by a man arrested in May for soliciting the murder of a sheriff's deputy.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Maria Martinez indicted for failure to render aid
A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 27-year-old Maria Isabel Martinez for failure to render aid in the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of 38-year-old Matthew Aaron Valadez.
Updated: Perry to remove name from November House ballot
Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, announced Tuesday he will remove himself from the Nov. 4 House of Representatives ballot, making that a wide-open race for the half-dozen West Texas residents who have expressed interest in replacing him.
Witnesses testify they saw suspected drunken driver cause accident
William Jayson Ellison caused a traffic accident in Southwest Lubbock last summer while he was intoxicated, witnesses testified Tuesday morning.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Truck catches fire in Lynn County, causes grass fire
A truck driver in Lynn County had a scary moment on Sunday afternoon. DPS said that the driver was southbound on Highway 87, just past the Lubbock County line, when he noticed smoke coming from his vents.
Two in hospital after shooting on 83rd and Ash
Two people are recovering from gun shot wounds after a shooting broke out in southwest Lubbock Saturday night.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Our View: The next District 28 senator needs to be in place by start of session
Gov. Rick Perry was not going to please everyone with the date he chose to determine who would succeed Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan in the District 28 seat in the Texas Senate.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Driver reportedly attempts to hit security guard after being banned from bank
An officer working security at a bank was almost hit by a driver who had just been asked to leave a bank at 96th Street and Slide Road.
Repeat drunken driver facing court Tuesday - again
A man whose drunken-driving offenses have frequently brought him to court over the years but failed to land him behind bars will on Tuesday morning face a judge once again.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
House candidates vying to replace Perry stuck in political limbo
The waiting game seems to be what House District 83 potential candidates are playing since Gov. Rick Perry announced a Sept.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Lubbock mother sentenced to six years for robbery
A Lubbock County judge handed a six-year prison sentence Tuesday to a 43-year-old mother of eight for using a pellet gun to rob a convenience store in 2013 in West Lubbock.
Mineral Wells man accused of sexually assaulting teen seeks bond reduction
A Lubbock judge heard arguments Tuesday regarding reducing the bond of a 55-year-old Mineral Wells man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy in 2011.
Gov. Perry sets Sept. 9 special election for Duncan's Senate seat, Lubbock cancels HD 83 forum
Updated: 4:10 p.m.: The Lubbock County Republican Party canceled its District 83 candidates forum set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Vintage Township, citing Gov. Rick Perry's announcement of a Sept.
Drowning in High Plains Underground Water District data
I'm drowning in water district data. About 60 years worth. I've only come up for air to post this photo gallery and to take a much needed break.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Arguments presented in probation revocation hearing for woman accused ...
Lubbock County prosecutors tried to revoke the probation of a 43-year-old woman accused of using a rifle to rob a convenience store last year.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Editorial: Monday briefing for July 21, 2014
A Red Raiders football player who punched a member of the Tech women's basketball team in the face during a pickup hoops game and was basically kicked out of school is reinstated - and yet there is nowhere near the level of digital vitriol.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Guardian Angel' finds missing man in Wolfforth
A man reported missing shortly after noon on Friday has been found safe with the help of what some people are calling his guardian angel.
Lubbock County death row inmate convicted in strangling death denied appeal
An appeals court denied a Lubbock man's death sentence appeal Wednesday, saying he did not present sufficient argument for a second retrial, moving him closer to execution.
Sheriff's Office searching for Shallowater man missing since Thursday
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing elderly man. Officials say 81-year-old Lowell Bonifield of Shallowater was last seen on Thursday, July 17. Bonifield is a 6-foot-1-inch tall white male weighing 135 pounds.