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Former Estacado HS nurse charged for improper relationship with student
Former Estacado HS nurse charged for improper relationship with student

Charges have been filed by the Lubbock County District Attorney's Office against former Estacado High School nurse for improper relationship with a student. 

UPDATED: SWAT responds to man barricaded in Wolfforth home
UPDATED: SWAT responds to man barricaded in Wolfforth home

Lubbock County Sheriffs and SWAT are on scene at a home in Wolfforth where a man has barricaded himself. 

Carlsbad PD confirms officer-involved shooting
Carlsbad PD confirms officer-involved shooting

The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was requested to investigate the incident.

3 hrs 46 mins ago
South Plains Electric Co-op, LP&L report power outages
South Plains Electric Co-op, LP&L report power outages

South Plains Electric Cooperative reports more than 662 customers are without power and more than 800 LP&L customers are also affected.

Lubbock ISD partnering with first responders in active shooter simulation
Lubbock ISD partnering with first responders in active shooter simulation

For school districts across the nation, safety is paramount. Lubbock ISD is taking action before an emergency happens, partnering with city and county first responders. 

Jonah Tuls
Bond set for man charged with abducting Texas girl
Bond set for man charged with abducting Texas girl

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Texas man accused of abducting an 8-year-old girl as she walked with her mother in Fort Worth over the weekend.

All Saints High School's fourth graduating class earns $4.8 million in merit scholarships
All Saints High School's fourth graduating class earns $4.8 million in merit scholarships

After earning $4.8 million in merit scholarships, 22 seniors received their diplomas May 19 from All Saints Episcopal School and were accepted into 51 universities.

Opioid prescribing: the unintended affects
Opioid prescribing: the unintended affects

Texas continues to have one of the lowest rates of drug overdose deaths involving opioids.

5 hrs 24 mins ago by Megan Reyna
Arrest warrants issued to five involved in Broadway riots
Arrest warrants issued to five involved in Broadway riots

Arrest warrants were issued Monday for five individuals in connection with the riots that occurred on Broadway on April 6.

Gov. Abbott prepares state resources as severe weather and tornadoes approach Texas
Gov. Abbott prepares state resources as severe weather and tornadoes approach Texas

Gov. Abbott has placed numerous resources on standby across the state in preparation for an outbreak of severe weather expected to hit the state today.

Snyder ISD issues early release due to potential severe weather
Snyder ISD issues early release due to potential severe weather

Snyder ISD has issued a two hour early release due to potential severe weather. 

Red Cross, Lubbock Fire Rescue install smoke detectors
Red Cross, Lubbock Fire Rescue install smoke detectors

The American Red Cross and Lubbock Fire Rescue want to drastically lower the number of people who die every day in house fires. The key is properly installed smoke detectors.

Supplements: what's really worth it
Supplements: what's really worth it

Supplements are exactly that: supplemental. They will never be able to replicate the results of diet and exercise on their own. But once a consistent, healthy routine is in place, supplements can give you a helpful boost and make your body that much more capable of reaching your goals.

Haley Davis
New study finds 55 percent of graduates have negative outlook on job market
New study finds 55 percent of graduates have negative outlook on job market

More than 50 percent of new graduates have a negative outlook on the current job market. 

Chelsea Gilmore
Texas Tech Baseball tops TCU, wins Big 12 Championship
Texas Tech Baseball tops TCU, wins Big 12 Championship

The Red Raiders clinched the regular season conference championship with Saturday's win over TCU in Lubbock.

Lubbock Police holds annual Citizens Motor Academy
Lubbock Police holds annual Citizens Motor Academy

Motorcycle riders across Lubbock received a unique experience Saturday. 

Jonah Tuls
State budget committee agrees to fund $17.4 million to Texas Tech vet school
State budget committee agrees to fund $17.4 million to Texas Tech vet school

State lawmakers have cut a deal on the budget for the next two years, including millions for the Texas Tech vet school. 

Lubbock man who robbed First Convenience Bank sentenced to 87 months
Lubbock man who robbed First Convenience Bank sentenced to 87 months

A Lubbock man has been convicted of robbing First Convenience Bank back in January. 

Congressman Arrington releases statement on China tariffs
Congressman Arrington releases statement on China tariffs

“The greatest existential threat to the United States and our future is the rise of an increasingly aggressive and authoritarian China," Arrington said.

LPD motorcycle officers travel to Odessa to honor fallen officer
LPD motorcycle officers travel to Odessa to honor fallen officer

Three Lubbock Police Department motorcycle officers traveled to Odessa to honor fallen LPD motorcycle officer Rodney Kendricks on Friday. 

Nurse Practitioner: women health care access improving
Nurse Practitioner: women health care access improving

While getting or paying for acre can be intimidating and costly, Texas is improving its access for women.

Megan Reyna
Police investigating report of man exposing himself to teen at Lubbock park
Police investigating report of man exposing himself to teen at Lubbock park

Officers were told a male was driving slowly around the park and exposed his genitals to a 15-year-old nearby.

Pre-trial hearings continue for accused killer of Texas Tech police officer
Pre-trial hearings continue for accused killer of Texas Tech police officer

Hollis Daniels, the Texas Tech student accused of executing Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East Jr. appeared at the Lubbock County Courthouse Friday afternoon for a pre-trial hearing. 

Jonah Tuls
Local law enforcement to host annual Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial
Local law enforcement to host annual Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial

On May 21 at 10 a.m., several area agencies will host the annual Lubbock Regional Peace Officer and First Responder Memorial at the Lubbock Regional Public Safety Memorial.

Gov. Abbott orders flags lowered to half-staff, calls for moment of silence on 1 year anniversary of Santa Fe shooting
Gov. Abbott orders flags lowered to half-staff, calls for moment of silence on 1 year anniversary of Santa Fe shooting

Gov. Abbott has ordered the Texas flags in Santa Fe and at the state Capitol be lowered to half-staff on the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting that occurred at Santa Fe High School.