Lubbock County Newswire (Page 6)

Lubbock County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lubbock County, TX. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,109 in Lubbock County, TX

  1. Lubbock tops 250K, county breaks 300K mark in latest Census estimateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    And while Lubbock wasn't among the fastest growing, the Hub City and Lubbock County still reached some new milestones in the new estimates. The city broke the 250,000-barrier, with a 2016 estimate of 252,506 people - nearly 4,000 more than the estimate of 248,665 for the previous year.

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  2. Memorial Day Service at Historic Lubbock Cemetery on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... nging Men of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will be singing The National Anthem and God Bless America, and The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard will present our Nation's colors and honor our Veterans with a 21 Gun Salute

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  3. DPS troopers seek tractor-trailer that fled after Lubbock County motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were searching for a tractor trailer after investigators believe it fled from a motorcycle crash Wednesday evening just south of Idalou. The crash was reported about 6 p.m. on FM 400 north of FM 40, according to DPS Sgt.

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  4. 3 arrested following vehicle vandalism in South Lubbock; similar crimes investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Three people have been jailed and charged with criminal mischief and organized crime following a string of vehicle vandalism cases in South Lubbock early Wednesday morning. Lubbock residents Adam Robert Smith, 33; Hannah Paige Fritz-Lester, 24; Andrew Hageter, 21; were booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center where they remained on Wednesday afternoon.

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  5. Slaton man indicted on 3 child sex assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Lubbock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a 31-year-old man who was arrested May 12 in connection with a Slaton police investigation into a family member's 2015 outcry reporting sexual abuse. Jonathan Kitten is charged with three second-degree felony counts of sexual assault of a child, which carries a punishment of two to 20 years in prison.

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  6. Lubbock man arrested in online solicitation sting indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 32-year-old man arrested in October by Texas Department of Public Safety investigators in connection with an online sting aimed at identifying sexual predators was indicted Tuesday by a Lubbock County grand jury. Austin Kyle Starns is charged with a third-degree felony count of online solicitation of a minor, which carries a punishment of two to 10 years in prison.

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  7. Accused fentanyl dealer facing federal drug, firearms charges after October bustRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... deaths in the country. The drug is typically cut into other drugs such as heroin and methamphetamine, said Lubbock County Medical Examiner Sridhar Natarajan. He said believes fentanyl was involved in a number of drug overdose deaths in the county in ...

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  8. Storms, some severe expected into Tuesday on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Storms, some severe, were expected to linger into Tuesday after a Monday evening that left some South Plains cities with a sprinkling. A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect through 1 a.m. Tuesday, with a 20 percent chance for additional storms through the day in Lubbock County and much of the region, according to the National Weather Service.

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  9. Lubbock authorities seek accused Rolling 60's Crips Gang member on federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County authorities are seeking an accused Rolling 60's Crips Gang member wanted in connection with a federal drug investigation. Darnisha Unique Gibbs, 30, is wanted on a federal charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess cocaine and cocaine base and a charge of possession with intent to distribute MDMA, the sheriff's office announced Monday evening.

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  10. Fire inspectors visit Villa Town Inn as county considers demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Inspectors surveyed the Villa Town Inn for fire hazards on Monday as county officials consider finding a new purpose for the building, or even possibly tearing it down. As we first reported in April, the Lubbock County District Attorney's office filed a nuisance abatement lawsuit, which led to the eviction of residents.

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  11. Fire departments contain South Lubbock barn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Fire departments from Woodrow, New Deal, Roosevelt and Lubbock responded to a fire in south Lubbock county on Saturday evening. Initial reports stated a barn was on fire.

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  12. Man accused in hookah lounge shooting back in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... the public's help finding Martinez. He was arrested in Garland by U.S. Marshalls April 25, the same day Lubbock County grand jurors in April returned a sealed indictment against him. He was returned to Lubbock on May 3 and is being held at the ...

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  13. Lubbock again experiences appraisal increase, deadline to protest nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... According to the Lubbock Central Appraisal District, the average market value of a single family home in Lubbock County rose 5.2 percent this year - rising from $131,426 to $138,298. This has kept with the trend of years past. Since 2010, the ... 2 comments

  14. Landry seeking Democratic nomination for Texas House 83 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... held by Dustin Burrows since 2014. The district is made up of seven counties. This includes a wide portion of Lubbock County surrounding District 84, along with Terry, Lynn, Gaines, Borden, Scurry and Mitchell counties. "This area needs a ...

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  15. TxDOT and Lubbock County officials launch annual Click It or Ticket campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With the help of local officials and first responders, the Texas Department of Transportation launched the agency's 15th annual two-week long "Click It or Ticket" campaign at the Lubbock County Courthouse gazebo on Friday morning. Ed Goebel, TxDOT director of construction, said the statewide initiative which runs from May 22 to June 4 was implemented to warn motorists and passengers of the consequences of not wearing a seatbelt.

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  16. Lubbock man arrested after girls' outcry of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County sheriff's deputies arrested a 46-year-old man Thursday in connection with a sexual assault investigation involving two girls. Marcus Edward Barrios was booked about 9 a.m. Thursday into the Lubbock County Detention Center on three first-degree felony counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, which carries a punishment of five years to life in prison.

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  17. Caught on Camera: Bystanders hold accused beer thief until police arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... the event," says Lt. Jon Tutino with the Lubbock Police Department. Watson was arrested and was taken to the Lubbock County Detention Center where he faces charges of theft and is a suspect of criminal mischief.

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  18. LSO: Investigation reveals possible hostage situation was actually domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Deputies from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office deployed their mobile command unit in the area of Auburn Street and Upland Avenue in response to a report of a person barricaded inside a home with hostages on Thursday night. After arriving on the scene, deputies found an empty house.

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  19. LSO Mobile Command Unit called to home near Auburn & UplandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Deputies from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office deployed their mobile command unit in the area in response to a report of a suspect barricaded inside a home on Thursday night. Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe tells us the call came in as a burglary with the intent to commit assault, but the house was empty when deputies made entry.

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  20. Suspect barricaded in home in 7400 block of AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Deputies from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office deployed their mobile command unit on Thursday night, in response to a report of a suspect barricaded inside a home in the 7400 block of Auburn.

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