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Slaton ISD honors breast cancer survivors at 'Pinktober' pep rally
Slaton ISD honors breast cancer survivors at 'Pinktober' pep rally

Slaton ISD held its annual Pinktober Pep Rally, honoring those who are fighting, have beaten or have lost the battle to breast cancer.

Lubbock County Sheriff's Office warns residents of scam phone calls
Lubbock County Sheriff's Office warns residents of scam phone calls

The weekend of October 11 through 13, Lubbock area residents were receiving phone calls from an individual identifying himself as a Sergeant with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.

DEA to accept electronic vaping devices and cartridges as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
DEA to accept electronic vaping devices and cartridges as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

For the first time, the Drug Enforcement Administration will now accept vaping devices and cartridges at any of its drop-off locations during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, according to a press release distributed by the DEA.

Good Day Lubbock Friday, Oct. 18
Good Day Lubbock Friday, Oct. 18

Good morning! Here is what's on Good Day Lubbock this morning 5-9 a.m. on FOX34.

Meredith Aldis
Texas Tech Alumni Association unveils expansion of Frazier Alumni Pavilion
Texas Tech Alumni Association unveils expansion of Frazier Alumni Pavilion

Texas Tech put the finishing touches on its expansion of the Frazier Alumni Pavilion just ahead of the homecoming game. 

Rural school districts team with Texas Tech to address teacher shortages
Rural school districts team with Texas Tech to address teacher shortages

Rural teacher shortages are still a major problem in West Texas, but eight school districts have now said enough is enough. 

Jonah Tuls
United Way more than halfway to campaign goal
United Way more than halfway to campaign goal

At its Mid-Campaign Report Luncheon today, Lubbock Area United Way announced that the community has contributed $3,637,073 to the Annual Campaign to date.

Lubbock native retires from US Navy after 29 years
Lubbock native retires from US Navy after 29 years

Cmdr. Espiridion “Speedy” N. Limón, a native of Lubbock, Texas, will retire from the U.S. Navy after 29 years of honorable service.

Two arrested for theft of an ATM after police chase, crash Wednesday
Two arrested for theft of an ATM after police chase, crash Wednesday

Lubbock police arrested two suspects wanted for robbery after leading police on a chase and crashing on University Ave. Wednesday afternoon. 

Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace
Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace.

Matthew Dewey named Chief Marketing and Communication Officer for Texas Tech
Matthew Dewey named Chief Marketing and Communication Officer for Texas Tech

Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec named Matthew Granger Dewey as the university's Chief Marketing and Communication Officer.

Driver hospitalized after crashing into New Deal school bus
Driver hospitalized after crashing into New Deal school bus

At approximately 7:26 a.m., a 2003 Chevrolet pick-up crashed into a 2000 International New Deal school bus.

Kayla Black
Plainview ISD and DPS investigating threat made to school district
Plainview ISD and DPS investigating threat made to school district

The Plainview Independent School District Police Department is working with the Texas Department of Public Safety to investigate a threat made to the school district.

Kayla Black
Congressman Elijah Cummings dead at 68
Congressman Elijah Cummings dead at 68

His reps say he was dealing with longstanding medical challenges.  

Kristin Carol
Weather Channel denies it employed two storm chasers who died in 2017 crash
Weather Channel denies it employed two storm chasers who died in 2017 crash

The Weather Channel denies it employed two storm chasers who died in a crash with a third in 2017. 

Good Day Lubbock Thursday, Oct. 17
Good Day Lubbock Thursday, Oct. 17

Good morning! Here is what's on Good Day Lubbock this morning 5-9 a.m. on FOX34.

Meredith Aldis
Judge to rule in Vista Bank's favor against Reagor
Judge to rule in Vista Bank's favor against Reagor

Vista Bank will win the summary judgment against Bart Reagor, according to court documents. 

Kids trade hospital gowns for Halloween costumes
Kids trade hospital gowns for Halloween costumes

Kids at Covenant Children's got a break from treatment, with a bit of trick-or-treating instead. 

Meredith Aldis
Community leaders in Fort Worth ask Justice for reform plan
Community leaders in Fort Worth ask Justice for reform plan

Community leaders are calling for a far-reaching plan overseen by a federal judge to radically reform the Fort Worth, Texas, Police Department.

Detectives across US grill serial killer, close cold cases
Detectives across US grill serial killer, close cold cases

Samuel Little, pronounced the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, confessed his crimes to homicide detectives well-briefed on how to keep him talking and get the information they needed.

West Texas farmers optimistic as President Trump strikes partial trade deal with China
West Texas farmers optimistic as President Trump strikes partial trade deal with China

For the first time in the 18-month trade war with China, an agreement has been reached. President Trump announced a partial, first-phase deal Friday that will likely stall the next round of tariffs, in exchange for China to purchase about $30 billion more of American agricultural products per year. 

Jonah Tuls
Breaking down heritage misconceptions: Hispanic people wait to seek medical care
Breaking down heritage misconceptions: Hispanic people wait to seek medical care

Not having health insurance or the money for medical care is also a common factor. Velasquez said that shouldn't stop a patient from getting treated.

Marcos Ortiz
Woman charged with aggravated assault, arrested after leading police on short chase
Woman charged with aggravated assault, arrested after leading police on short chase

A woman accused of striking her husband in the head with a pistol was arrested after leading police on a short pursuit Tuesday evening. 

Police chase ends in major crash near 39th and University Ave.
Police chase ends in major crash near 39th and University Ave.

The Major Crash Investigation Unit is on the scene of a crash that officers were pursuing. 

City of Lubbock to conduct winter weather training exercise
City of Lubbock to conduct winter weather training exercise

On Wednesday afternoon the City of Lubbock will conduct a winter weather training exercise at the Emergency Operations Center.

Good Day Lubbock Wednesday, Oct. 16
Good Day Lubbock Wednesday, Oct. 16

Good morning! Here is what's on Good Day Lubbock this morning 5-9 a.m. on FOX34.

Meredith Aldis