A trio of Democratic politicians are about to find out what it’s like to be poor.
Upper 90s to low triple digits expected again Tuesday with isolated afternoon storms possible over the western South Plains. KAMC's Kristen Currie has more on this week's toasty 7Day forecast.
An east Lubbock business was robbed late Monday night and police are looking for the people responsible.
Gov. Rick Perry has ordered 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the border in an effort to fend off people crossing the border illegally, but the troops are not expected to do much when they arrive.
Every morning, Lauren Bobert starts the day by getting ready for work. She puts on her make-up, fixes her near-perfect hair, and puts on a sparkly belt.
The two black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead were handed over today to Malaysian officials.
A man who died after a New York City police officer took him to the ground in a chokehold appeared to have little damage to his neck and trachea, according to preliminary autopsy results, a law enforcement source said, but that may not be enough to keep him from being disciplined or even facing criminal charges.
An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.
A family remains out of its home after a sinkhole opened up in a Central Florida neighborhood.
A Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight returned to Austin minutes after takeoff Sunday due to a report of smoke in the cabin, an airline spokesperson confirmed.
Australian newlyweds booked to fly on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are part of a small group who narrowly escaped tragedy by changing their travel plans at the last minute.
Four people were killed after their plane crashed near Sedona, and officials say it might have caused a fire.
The Malaysian government expressed concern today that the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 is "now under the full control of separatist groups."
A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.
Lara Gass, 27, was headed to work in March when her 2004 Saturn Ion rear-ended a tractor-trailer on a Virginia highway. Her airbag failed to deploy.
Health officials are reporting that for the first time, U.S. mosquitoes are spreading a virus that has been tearing through the Caribbean.
The $7 billion honeymoon is over. Ten months after that pricey acquisition of Nokia's handset business, Microsoft said 12,500 of the 18,000 layoffs will be from the Finnish company it acquired.
Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.
People aboard Malaysia Airlines' doomed MH17 flight today would have had no idea a missile was coming -- and no way to prevent it, experts said.
The pro-Russian separatists who control the area where a Malaysia Airlines flight was brought down agreed today to allow investigators safe access to the site to recover bodies and gather evidence, according to a statement from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
The couple may have arrived at New York's City Hall unaccompanied, but the soon-to-be husband and wife found an unexpected guest.
A Hawaii man could face up to 20 years in federal prison after authorities said he threatened to kill several flight attendants and claimed to have a bomb while on board a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles.
A school teacher and mother of four is fighting for her life after a freak accident on a Pennsylvania highway.
A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in remote northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.
Six white caskets containing the bodies of a suburban Houston couple and four of their five children were wheeled into a church Wednesday for funeral services not far from where the family was gunned down at their home a week ago.
The Obama administration is imposing new, deeper sanctions on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, targeting Russian banks and energy and defense firms.
A kidnapping and ransom case in the Carolinas suggests just how active Mexican drug cartels have become in the U.S.
A local boy, who's battling leukemia, will head to Disney World this week.
Construction projects around Lubbock could be delayed even longer because of a problem creating the pavement.
Google's "Project Ara," an affordable smartphone with customizable and swappable features, is one step closer to reaching the public.
A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened homes even as firefighters made progress against a destructive Oregon blaze.
A fast-acting 3-year-old came to an elderly man’s rescue in Tennessee after he spotted the man trapped inside a hot car as temperatures inside the vehicle reached over 120 degrees.
An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
A North Texas community that sits on a large natural gas reserve could become the first city in the state to partially ban hydraulic fracturing, with city leaders in Denton set to vote early Wednesday on a citizen-led petition to outlaw new permits for the drilling method.
A Missouri execution has been delayed until at least midday Wednesday after a federal judge granted a last-minute stay.
The Georgia mom whose husband is accused of killing their son by leaving him in a scorching SUV is "living every parent's nightmare," her lawyer said today.
Lubbock police said Tuesday one person was hit by a vehicle and killed. The driver didn't stop to help. UPDATE
Kansas health officials are urging swimmers to take extra care in warm freshwater, which could be home to millions of microscopic killers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors seized a live shipment of 67 giant African snails at Los Angeles International Airport this month.
The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
A Washington state history teacher fired in 1972 for being gay has received a long overdue apology from the local school board.
Tracy Morgan is on the mend.
Though the first mother has been charged under a new Tennessee law that makes it a crime to use drugs while pregnant, many of the most respected medical groups have opposed the criminalization of drug use during pregnancy for decades, claiming it might actually deter women from seeking prenatal care and addiction treatment.
The Israeli Cabinet has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire to end a week of conflict with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has killed 185 Palestinians and exposed millions of Israelis to Hamas rocket fire.
Monday morning the Lubbock County Commissioners Court voted in favor of allowing inmates from Yoakum County jail to come to Lubbock if they experience an overflow.
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
The mother of an American missing in Mexico "wants answers" after authorities found the motorcycle belonging to her son and human remains buried nearby, a family friend said.
Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.
A Tennessee woman is the first to be charged under a new state law that specifically makes it a crime to take drugs while pregnant, calling it "assault."
Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations.