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In light of the recent chaos out of Ferguson, Missouri, many police departments nationwide are reevaluating how prepared they are to handle civil unrest on such a large scale. So, just how prepared are Lubbock Police for such situations?
Stores on University Avenue near Tech's campus had slower business during the summer. However, as soon as students began moving back, business has picked up.
KAMC's Allison Morrison brings you today's top health and medical stories.
It is not known how long repairs will take to complete, however, it could be next week before repairs are finished and the road is completely reopened.
The Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute received a $472,000 grant to turn traditional indigo dye, used for denim, into a money saving, eco-friendly foam.
The City of Lubbock would like to remind everyone that while dogs are welcome at city parks, it is against the law to allow your dog to run at large.
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and KAMC-TV hosted a debate Friday afternoon for the candidates running for the Texas State Senate District 28 seat.
To help students get in the spirit, Texas Tech Athletics, Tech Activities Board and the Center for Campus Life will host a Wreck ‘Em Rally on Saturday (Aug. 23) at Jones AT&T Stadium.
The Reagor Dykes Auto Group has been ranked No:1252 among 5000 of the nations fastest growing private companies.
The Bridge of Lubbock will be hosting its 6th Annual Bridge Bash which is a back-to-school clothing giveaway offered to low-income families in Lubbock and the surrounding communities.
Mae Simmons Community Center and Lubbock County Voices Coalition/Starcare will be hosting their 5th Annual Back 2 School Kickoff and Zero Alcohol Youth Conference (Z.A.Y.C.) on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
United Blood Services in Lubbock will kick off its 2014 Labor of Love Blood Drive starting this weekend.
The Annual Lubbock Gay Pride festival will be held on August 23rd at the TTU United Supermarkets Arenas' City Bank Conference Room from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Work is being done on sewer manholes in the intersection and is expected to take 72 hours to complete. The crews will close the intersection on Saturday morning and will work around the clock to complete the work.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is scheduled to make repairs to the center median barrier along South Loop 289, between University and Indiana Avenues beginning Monday, August 25, after morning rush.
Red Raider Meats, a part of the Meat Science and Muscle Biology program of the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at Texas Tech University, is hosting its fourth annual Red Raider Meats BBQ Cookoff on Sept. 5-6.
The suspects pulled up through the McDonalds drive thru window, waved a gun at the clerk, demanded cash and fled the scene.
Phil Warren, Superintendent of SISD, has announced his plans for retirement at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.
This change to the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast program will provide breakfast and lunch to all children on the campuses listed below, at no charge, and will eliminate the collection of meal applications for free and reduced-price meals.
More storms expected Friday afternoon with favorable chances across the western South Plains. High temps in the 90s continue through the start of our next work week. KAMC's Kristen Currie has more on your weekend forecast.
After a decade of being in your homes giving you the news across the South Plains, Evan Onstot is moving out West.
Julie Rhodes has battled ALS for 5 years. She is nearing the end of her prognosis. The Shepherds House dedicated their Ice Bucket Challenge to Julie.
Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon is accused of paying David Neal Shepard $9,000 in silver bars to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier. The Lubbock pathologist was found shot and stabbed to death in his Lubbock home in July of 2012.
A committee of local Republican leaders chose Dustin Burrows to be the GOP candidate for District 83 State Representative.
Tulia Police Officer Anthony Longoria and K-9 Mirko recently made more drug arrests after three recent traffic stops.
Bridget Faulkenberry has been named the new director of the Parks and Recreation Department
The hit-and-run occurred in the parking lot at the Wal-Mart store located at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway on July 23, 2014.
During the vehicle search, police discovered 999 pouches of synthetic marijuana and $78,180 in cash.
A Lubbock woman, Sheila Griffin, released surveillance video Wednesday of a hit and run crash in her front yard on August 17. The video shows a crash in the 6300 block of 7th Street during the early morning hours.
Nancy Neill with Lubbock Parks and Rec joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the 5th Annual Back 2 School Kickoff.
An oil field accident Tuesday near Westbrook killed two men and has left another man recovering in a Lubbock Hospital.
The Tigers were asked by the rock band to join them on stage at their choir Monday night at the City Bank Auditorium.
School's right around the corner, which means now is the time for your kids to start adjusting bed time to a school sleep schedule.
The annual Summer Showcase Concert Series has performances every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Meadows Courtyard through August 28th.
Legacy Elementary is located at 6424 Kemper Avenue, half a mile north of Erskine Avenue on North Milwaukee Avenue.
The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 21, at the Lubbock-Cooper Performing Arts Center, 16302 Loop 493 in Lubbock. It starts at 5:30 p.m.
The lawsuit filed in Lubbock by the State of Texas against the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was thrown out of court Wednesday.
The Family Resource Center, located on the third floor of the hospital, will provide support for families and caretakers of patients at Covenant Children's.
Texas Tech University's Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE) will host the third annual Red Raider Palapalooza on Aug. 21 as part of Raider Welcome Week.
A Scurry County teenager was killed Wednesday, August 20, around 8:30 a.m. in a one vehicle accident along County Road 4153 near Hermleigh.
Doctor Fatma Levent with Texas Tech Physicians: Pediatrics discusses the role of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Specialists in today's All About The Kids Thursday.
Another round of storms expected Thursday afternoon -- favorable for areas west of I-27. KAMC's Kristen Currie has details on the timing of today's storms and a look at this week's temperatures.
A 3-year-old, whose spent a lot of her life in and out of hospitals, is more than deserving of a week at Disney World.
Garza County judge Lee Norman remembers his friend George Wilke, a well known farmer from Post. George died, and his brother Robert was critically injured after a three vehicle accident on Highway 207 Tuesday evening.
A construction worker was the victim of a hit & run collision Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Woodrow Road and Highway 87.
Increase in vinyl-record sales show music listeners are now listening to music on record players. Ralph Record Player's shared how the increase has helped keep them in business.
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The Lubbock VFW needs help right now. Their members are getting older and that makes the logistics of getting them altogether harder.
A federal grand jury has indicted Steven Alexander Chavez, Jr., 23, on one count of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
It took a nine person federal jury just one hour and twelve minutes to unanimously find in favor of the Wichita County defendants in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought in the United States Eastern District of Tennessee.
Just two days after smiling for a mugshot, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took his message to conservatives in Washington, D.C., quickly turning from talk of his indictment to weighing in on the threat ISIS poses to the United States.
An Airman assigned to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico was found deceased in base housing here at approximately 8 a.m. Thursday.
As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses.
Neighbors told police the suspect would repeatedly come out and fire a handgun from the porch.
Family and friends will say goodbye this weekend to a former Wichita Falls family killed in a small plane crash last weekend near Ranger, Texas.
A home in South Abilene is really a city pumping station that moves around eight million gallons of water each day.
Witnesses on the scene report the postal truck flipped over after one of its tires blew out.
School officials report the scam is using the Midland College's seal and bank routing number on phony checks.
Road rage could land a man in jail on murder charges
The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Lone Star State is now $3.28, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.
Odessa Police have arrested a man who informed authorities he was “just trying to make a living” after cops find cocaine, marijuana in his vehicle.
An officer recognized 32-year-old Leticia Michelle Delgado and knew that she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The officer positively identified Delgado as the wanted individual and immediately removed her from the car and placed her under arrest.
Emergency crews responded to an accident Wednesday after a car hit a tree and burst into flames.
A 21 year old Burnet man is in jail after killing two friends while high on acid.
A former officer with the Pecos Police Department has been arrested in connection with a drug raid executed by federal agents earlier in the week.
A former contract employee at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
When the school bells ring again there will be more pedestrian traffic in and around school zones throughout Texas. That’s why AAA Texas urges motorists to use extra caution.
On Tuesday, the Snyder Police Department, Snyder Fire Department, Snyder ISD, Scurry County Sheriff's Department, Scurry County EMS, Western Texas College, Cogdell Memorial Hospital and other agencies participated in a drill at Snyder High School to refresh their skills.
There is good news for many West Texas farmers and ranchers as, within the past week, protein and some feed prices have dropped significantly
A Wichita Falls is now facing charges after his 4-year-old son shot a handgun at a local daycare center back in May.
Texas Governor Rick Perry turned himself in to authorities in Austin Tuesday evening, posing for a mug shot just days after an indictment was issued against him for two felony charges.
Ron Paul calls indictment a 'joke'
Gov. Rick Perry was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy. He voluntarily appeared at the Travis County Court to be fingerprinted and to have his mug shot taken.
For the past year, the city has been building six water wells to add to its existing 34 wells at Hunter Well Fields.
Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, will surrender to authorities around 5 p.m. CDT on Tuesday to be booked and have his mug shot and fingerprints taken, CBS News has confirmed.
The National Transportation Safety Board remains on the scene of Friday's fatal plane crash about six miles northeast of Bowie.
According to Big Spring Police Department, one man accused another man of touching his wife inappropriately earlier in the evening at a party.
Emergency crews have fully contained a wildfire that burned at least 1,000 acres of land in Nolan County. The fire started back on Friday.
An Abilene was arrested after being accused of throwing a machete at his wife during an incident early Sunday morning.
The most recent numbers show that the suicide rate in San Angelo has been above the statewide average for the past 14 years.
A person who claims to be the man caught on camera ransacking the three-story closet of a Texas socialite says some of the estimated $1 million in items he allegedly stole are fakes.
Abilene Police have taken a man into custody for threatening police after he screamed at children and daycare workers from outside the building.
A tractor trailer crash resulted in a four vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Nolan County, including one of the vehicles splitting the initial wrecked tractor trailer in half.
A New Mexico woman, who has traveled to Sierra Leone, is being tested for Ebola
In a move panned by most Republicans and even some Democrats as largely “political,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on two felony charges following his veto of state funding for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office — a public integrity unit led by a Democratic lawyer convicted of driving drunk.
Man who fired at authorities says he meant no harm
Perry's team fighting indictment
A 26 year old Texas State student is suing GM
More violence along the border
Former Swisher County Sheriff Emilio Benavidez will serve 30 days in county jail and pay a $500 fine following his guilty plea on Monday to a charge of official oppression.
Cody Guss, 37, of Portales pleaded guilty last week in federal court in a murder-for-hire plot. Guss admitted he used a telephone to make a deal across state lines to have his wife killed.
Odessa Police arrested Cesar Ulate, 19, on a charge of capital murder Friday for the July 29 shooting death of Gabriel Castillo, 23, in Floyd Gwin Park.
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank officials say the number of hungry active duty and veteran personnel in the area mirrors the national numbers.
A Midland man, Modesta Mesa, 68 died after he was run over by his own 2007 GMC pickup truck in his driveway Saturday.
San Angelo Police said more than 200 phone calls to 911 during a power outage last week potentially prevented people with emergencies from reaching 911.
The Department of Public Safety on Sunday released the names of the victims killed in a small plane crash around midnight near Ranger.
Rick Perry says he did not abuse power
Texas Gov. Rick Perry calling his indictment politically motivated, vowed Saturday to fight charges he abused his power by trying to pressure a district attorney to resign.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is going ahead with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a surge in dangerous addictions across the United States.
The suffocation deaths of two children prompted the recall on Friday of more than 2 million beanbag chairs, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
The average rate for a 30-year loan now stands at 4.1%, according to Freddie Mac. That matched its lowest level since June 2013, when it stood at 3.93%. The average 15-year fixed was 3.23%.