Lubbock County Newswire

Lubbock County Newswire

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  1. Man captured after leading police on vehicle, foot pursuit in Northwest LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Investigators were on scene per departmental procedure. Upon release, Pelt said, he will be booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center for an outstanding probation warrant, parole warrant, another outstanding warrant, evading in a motor ...

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  2. A sign near Chicago Avenue and 1st Place near where a crash occurredRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    31-year-old Guadalupe Vargas is to be taken to the Lubbock County Detention Center after running from police while they were investigating numerous vehicle burglaries near northwest Lubbock. At the moment it is unclear Vargas was the person who ...

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  3. Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in massive aquiferRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... West Texas showed anywhere from no noticeable changes to a a depletion of 10 feet between 2013 and 2015. In Lubbock County, over three feet of water was depleted between 2010 and 2017, according to the annual report from the High Plains Underground ...

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  4. Lubbock County Clerk waiving some fees for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This comes as a result of a bill approved by the Texas Legislature during the session this year revising the Texas Business & Commerce Code relating to fee collections, according to a news release. Now, with Lubbock County Commissioners approval at a meeting last week, Lubbock County Clerk Kelly Pinion said her office is waiving fees for assumed name certificates and statements of abandonment of assumed names.

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  5. Bomb scares across the South Plains were non-functioning devicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Just before 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon tech emergency officials sent out alert warning of a bomb scare on campus. Tech police along with the bomb squad unit of the Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriffs Office responded and removed it from campus.

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  6. Lubbock hospitals striving to meet demand for in-patient rehab careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... and rehabilitation at UMC. "If you look at it, there are about 16 different skilled nursing facilities in Lubbock County, alone, that our patients go to. There's only one inpatient rehab hospital." The UMC Board of Managers approved a resolution in ...

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  7. Lubbock County Commissioner Patti Jones running for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jones announced her re-election campaign for precinct 4 Monday morning at the courthouse. The five-term commissioner was rumored to be considering a run in the open race for Lubbock County Judge, but ended those rumors when she announced for re-election.

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  8. Bomb squad takes device from Texas Tech campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Amarillo.com

    ... was attached to a vehicle. Tech police, along with the bomb squad unit of the Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, responded, contained the device, and removed it from campus. At the scene, Chris Cook, managing director of ...

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  9. Police say suspect left 'bomb' at Happy State Bank in Lubbock before fleeing on bicycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Amarillo.com

    ... it in a secure container and quickly transporting it to the Lubbock Police Academy at Reese Center in West Lubbock County. Whitley hosted a brief news conference at the bank soon after leaving the scene of a suspicious package at Texas Tech, where ...

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  10. TTU officials give all-clear after suspicious package removed from campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... lot east of Talkington Hall. TTPD, along with the bomb squad unit of the Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, responded, contained the device and removed it from campus. The situation is still under investigation by TTPD ...

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  11. Police say robber left 'bomb' at Happy State Bank during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Amarillo.com

    ... it in a secure container and quickly transporting it to the Lubbock Police Academy at Reese Center in West Lubbock County. Whitley hosted a brief news conference at the bank soon after leaving the scene of a suspicious package at Texas Tech, where ...

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  12. TXDoT temporarily closes parts of U.S. 87 south of Lubbock for roadway repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... ld expect delays. The work is part of a $7.34 million project to improve three miles of roadway on U.S. 87 in Lubbock County from 82nd St. to half a mile south of FM 1585, according to the news release.

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  13. More than 30 Lubbock county children find forever homes on Adoption DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    They were celebrating National Adoption Day with a Hollywood-themed adoption event hosted by The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Lubbock City Councilwoman Karen Gibson read a city proclamation as Judge Kevin Hart spoke ahead of the day's adoptions.

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  14. Lubbock man gets federal sentence for posing as woman, tricking girls for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... police arrested Williams on April 27 at his home in the 2300 block of 47th Street. He was booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center on a state felony prostitution charge and in May, a federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment against ...

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  15. Another Texas Judge Reprimanded for Shaming Jurors John Council...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Law.com

    ... The commission also reprimanded Hawthorne for her involvement in her nephew's criminal case that was filed in Lubbock County. The commission concluded that Hawthorne had ex parte communications with the Lubbock judge assigned to the case and ...

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  16. Ethics panel finds judge - shamed' jurors over guilty sex assault verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WPXI

    ... asked her what she thought of the case." The commission also reprimanded Hawthorne for intervening with a Lubbock County judge in a 2014 criminal case involving her nephew. In that instance, she emailed the judge in his case and requested that the ...

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  17. Heart Gallery photographers hopeful portraits help foster kids find - forever homes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... as well as area children's advocates, say they're seeing positive results. Sadie Stevens, who serves on the Lubbock County Child Welfare Board, said the photographers with the Heart Gallery of the South Plains are doing a lot of good, as she has ...

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  18. Beto O'Rourke Lubbock town hall moved to 8:30 p.m. todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The town hall U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke scheduled in Lubbock Thursday has been moved to 8:30 p.m. It will still take place at the Mae Simmons Community Center located at 2004 Oak Ave., but two hours later than what was originally scheduled due to the anticipated House vote on the Republican's tax bill. A news release from the Lubbock County Democratic Party says the public is invited to come by the town hall to say hello, ask questions and learn more about the candidate.

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  19. Judge - shamed' jurors over guilty sex assault verdict, ethics panel findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WSOCTV

    ... asked her what she thought of the case." The commission also reprimanded Hawthorne for intervening with a Lubbock County judge in a 2014 criminal case involving her nephew. In that instance, she emailed the judge in his case and requested that the ...

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  20. DWI Task Force to patrol Lubbock County this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will join law enforcement partners this weekend in Lubbock County to help keep Texas roadways safe. From Friday, November 17, through Sunday, November 19, DPS, Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriff's Office will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, and drivers violating speed limit, seat belt and other traffic laws.

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