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  1. 20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West TexasRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A Border Patrol spokesman says the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were in good condition after being found early Monday at the Interstate 10 checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, about 85 miles southwest of El Paso. The spokesman says they appeared to be in the United States illegally.

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  2. DPS Report: High number of active gangs in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A new report released by the Department of Public Safety in July of 2017 shows several tier one and tier two level gangs are active in West Texas. In the Lubbock area alone, the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, Lubbock Police Department and DPS identified more than 1,400 gang members in the area.

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  3. Dan Jackson dances away diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    My son, Pierce Jackson, was diagnosed with diabetes one year ago and is now the Youth Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association West Texas chapter. My wife, Lauren, came up with the Dance Away Diabetes challenge to help Pierce raise awareness and donations.

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  4. Arrington condemns violence, terror in CharlottesvilleRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Congressman Jodey Arrington addressed some key issues for the South Plains and the world at the Lubbock Lions Club on Tuesday. He said if we engage with them there will be collateral damage but we cannot sit back and do nothing.

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  5. Experts stress eye protection as South Plains prepares for solar eclipseRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    As the sun prepares to make a rare disappearance behind the moon on Monday, Aug. 21, folks on South Plains are also preparing to witness the rare Solar Eclipse or at least 77 percent of it, according to most projections. Specialized solar-viewing glasses are hard to come by as doctors and other experts warn of great damage to the eyes if they aren The Science Spectrum is one place in Lubbock struggling to keep up with the demand of these solar-viewing glasses.

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  6. West Texas gems attract worldwide visitors to SlatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Hop on Highway 84 and eventually, you'll hit the little City of Slaton. And in that little city, you'll find two very big names.

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  7. Sex abuse gets ex-West Texas detective 20 years in prisonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A former West Texas police detective has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after his conviction of sex crimes against children. A Howard County jury sentenced former Big Spring police detective Joel Rojo on Friday after convicting him on multiple counts of indecency with a child and other sex crimes.

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  8. New Mexico land office goes after Texas 'dirt bandits'Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that loads of dirt, sand and gravel were disappearing from a parcel of state trust land along the border. Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn says an investigation found that Hudspeth County crews have been using material from the site for road improvements.

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  9. Floyd County museum reveals evidence of Path of Coronado in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Path of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado stretches from Mexico to modern day Kansas. Now a local museum is saying that there is proof that a stop was also made here in West Texas.

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  10. Purple Heart recipient honored with Distinguished Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Retired Staff Sargent Shilo Harris was honored for his career in the military, which ended after his armored vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device. Harris survived, but with severe third-degree burns, causing him to lose his ears, the top of his nose, and three fingers, as well as fracturing his left collarbone and C-7 vertebrae.

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  11. People fill Jones Stadium in Spur for the annual KCBD NewsChannel 11...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    It is no coincidence that two football stadiums in West Texas hold the same name, however, both are literally a generation apart. His work in the famous Spur Ranch and his influence on the town led to it being decided his name should bare the banner.

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  12. Paintings from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Art CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Marjorie Merriweather Post Art Collection is a hidden treasure for art lovers in Levelland. The collection consists of paintings that expand the 17th to 20th century.

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  13. Texas rains bring power outages, street flooding, rescuesRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A record-setting amount of rain has fallen in parts of Texas, knocking out power to thousands, flooding streets and forcing high-water rescues. National Weather Service meteorologist Aaron Treadway said Monday the storm system began forming in West Texas over the weekend and over the course of 24 hours brought up to 7 inches of rain to some parts of Hill Country.

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  14. Portales man in cockfighting case says it was 'poultry show'Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A New Mexico man facing charges in connection with a break up of an alleged cockfighting ring in West Texas says the busted event was just a private "poultry show." The Eastern New Mexico News reports Kenny Grubbs of Portales, New Mexico, says Hockley County Sheriff's deputies got it wrong when they raided a house near Levelland, Texas.

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  15. Wind turbine blade passes through West Texas, trailer breaks in halfRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Passing through Brownfield Friday before noon a trailer carrying a wind turbine blade was stuck in the middle of the road after the trailer broke in half. The extended trailer carrying the blade broke apart at the Buckley intersection of the Lubbock Highway, in Brownfield, according to Brownfield News.

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  16. West Texas water pipeline to oilfield gets approvalRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A 60-mile pipeline intended to carry 5.4 million gallons of water daily from a West Texas desert aquifer to the Permian Basin oilfield has won approval despite objections of ranchers, farmers and environmentalists. The Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District on Wednesday voted to allow the multimillion-dollar Agua Grande project proposed by Dan Allen Hughes, who owns the 140,000-acre Apache Ranch near Van Horn and runs his father's San Antonio-based oil company, Dan A. Hughes Co.

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  17. Polar Express will not return to West Texas this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A Christmas tradition that children of all ages look forward to is leaving the South Plains. The company confirms, the Polar Express will not be returning to West Texas.

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  18. More than 100 birds seized in West Texas cockfighting bustRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Authorities have arrested two men and seized more than 100 birds to break up an alleged cockfighting ring in West Texas. The Hockey County Sheriff's Office says both men were charged with felony cockfighting counts following last Friday's search of property near Levelland .

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  19. Polar Express may not return to West Texas this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A Christmas tradition that children of all ages look forward to may not happen this year. A tip into the NewsChannel 11 newsroom said the Polar Express may not be returning to the South Plains this Christmas.

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  20. West Texas Chevy Dealers donates more than 30,000 meals to the South Plains Food BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Drive Out Hunger Food Drive raised nearly 2,700 pounds of food. The group also presented the food bank with a check for $10,000.

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