A driver was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Sunday morning.
CASA will hold their annual 5k Saturday morning, and this year it's a color-dash.
Every year one Lubbock family hosts a yard sale to raise money that they then donate in the memory of their son, who died after being born premature. But this year's sale almost did not happen after their trailer of donated items was stolen.
Amiee Ruel with Lubbock Parks and Rec joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about Friday Nights Kids' Fiesta.
Sandi Turner with Sondra's Song joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about Leigh Anne Tuohy being a guest speaker at one of their upcoming events.
Spring is in full swing, as you start cleaning its important to remember to go through and clean out your medicine cabinet as well.
LIteracy Lubbock is hosting their 7th Annual Dinner and Syle Show on April 24th.
Annette Sykora talks about her family's ties to West on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion.
Some new numbers released today from a new Texas Tech survey showing some very interesting findings about where Texans stand politically on issues like gay marriage, immigration and who will be the next Governor of Texas.
The Department of Public Safety has released their annual Texas gang threat assessment.
DPS officers said a seat belt was the reason 53 year old James Gordey was alive today, after a horrific accident on 84 Wednesday night.
One victim rushed to the hospital.
Beatles legend Paul McCartney will kick off his US tour in Lubbock. It's no coincidence, McCartney wanted to start here in Buddy Holly's hometown.
A recent algae bloom in lakes and ponds all around the South Plains are causing fish to die. While some communities are cleaning them it, Ransom Canyon is not.
Elizabeth Mata and Samantha Gonzalez received full scholarships to the university.
The Lubbock Independent School District received word this morning that Lubbock High School (LHS) has been chosen by the Washington Post as one of the most challenging high schools in the United States.
Police released dashcam video Wednesday related to the high-speed chase that resulted in the arrest of Robert Andrew Ramirez, 23, of Lubbock.
Wednesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
Fire investigators are working to identify the cause of an overnight apartment fire on Lubbock's east side.
Tuesday, the Electric Utility Board voted to move the street lights back into the city's budget.
A press conference to officially announce the concert at the United Spirit Arena is expected Wednesday morning.
Small busineses expand for many different reasons but owner of "Tom and Bingo's BBQ" says he just wants people to enjoy their BBQ more.
The woman shown in a viral video for her safety presentation on a Southwest Airlines flight is from Lubbock.
If you've ever had to make a 911 call in an emergency, odds are you've been greeted by a steady voice at the other end ready to help. This week is dedicated to saying thanks.
A new energy management program cuts the districts energy costs and will continue to do so over the next ten years.
By: Serena Gordon The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report.
Flatlands Dance Theatre presents "Collide." The show is a collaboration of artists and art forms.
Tuesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
Last night's cold temperatures are returning again this evening, posing a threat to local fruit crops. Apple Country Orchards Owner Cal Brints give us his expert advice.
Kyle Vernon, a Crosbyton Middle School science teacher and a captain in the Civil Air Patrol, was honored this weekend for his work using aerospace education as a teaching tool in the classroom.
Lubbock ISD's Nancy Sharp visits KLBK This Morning to talk about the upcoming Foundation for Excellence (FFE) Golf Tournament.
Danny Soliz with Workforce Solutions joins KLBK This Morning to talk about the upcoming job fair.
A collaboration between Lubbock Power and Light and Catholic Family Services to help those who need help paying their bills.
Jane't Howey and Sheryl Estes, former Tech athletes, are bring luxury to tailgating.
A video from the Thursday's Texas Tech football practice showing Coach Kingsbury and some players in a dance off has hundreds of thousands of views in the first day.
200 former Tech football players invaded the Hub City this weekend to help raise money for Jennie Bailey's medical bills.
Lubbock Children's Clinic is hoping to expand and build a new clinic in East Lubbock. Thanks to a generous grant from the Talkington Foundation, they can start building.
The Wilson Volunteer Fire Department is inviting you to attend their Ham and Sausage Dinner to raise funds.
Eric Firourzkakt with Crawfish for CASA joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the crawfish boil benefiting CASA of the South Plains.
An early morning house fire is now under investigation.
Beep-beep, can you hear the eggs?
The Lubbock City Council took the first step to strengthen the ordinance that bans synthetic marijuana.
Texas Tech freshman Elana Myers was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday. A friend shared her memories of Elana.
Texas Parks and Wildlife spend the week in the Yoakum County sand dunes observing the species mating rituals.
Bryan Wakefield and Chuck Rotenberry with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming events benefiting the Lubbock community.
Melissa Pierce with CASA of the South Plains joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming fundraiser.
Authorities were able to track a stolen car through OnStar, which then lead to two arrests and indictments related to that case.
Officials at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center announced a new enrollment record with 4,230 students enrolled in the spring 2014 semester.
The Lubbock Senior Center is offering computer workshop classes to seniors, including one on social media.
Two people are injured following a car accident late Tuesday night.
Nearly a dozen people spoke in front of a packed room to the Wilson ISD school board after a few teachers were let go, some supporting the teachers, others supporting the school.
A recent scare at a Lubbock elementary school is emphasizing the importance of having defibrillators on campus. As KLBK's Michaela MacDonald reports, having the device nearby can mean the difference between life and death.
At this Thursday's City Council meeting, the council will vote on a plan to bring a hotel on Lubbock Airport's property.
District Three City Councilman Todd Klein is proposing a citizen task force to look at payday loans.
By: Jessica Firger Taking low-dose "baby" aspirin during pregnancy may prevent a serious complication many women face, preeclampsia.
Steve Maines with the Lubbock Arts Festival joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about this years festival.
Nancy Neil with Lubbock Parks and Rec joing KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about this years Fly and Fling.
Changes in property values have begun to go out to homeowners, and there is a chance for protest if you don't agree.
Lubbock City Council is considering expanding the city ban on synthetic marijuana from 9 prohibited substances to 39. State Representative Charles Perry is pushing for an expanded ban statewide.
Lubbock police are searching for a suspect following a late night stabbing.
Danny Soliz with Workforce Solutions joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about the upcoming South Plains Job Fair.
Nancy Sharp with Lubbock ISD joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about National Volunteer Week and how students are doing their part.
By:Aimee Picchi Americans are lousy about taking vacations, and it's not only because the U.S. is the sole industrialized country that doesn't guarantee paid days off.
By:Lauren Moraski There was no denying it -- the audience at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards seemed thrilled when George Strait won the night's biggest prize: the fan-voted entertainer of the year honor.
Hundreds of men showed up for the 7th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
A warning made on Facebook cautions homes in Vintage Township and Orchard Park of burglars coming to Lubbock from Dallas.
Tent City plans to remodel their shelter on the North side of town.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner spent the night at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
Nancy Neil with Lubbock Parks and Rec, along with the Easter Bunny, joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about the upcoming Easter egg hunt.
Lubbock police need your help finding a man who they say robbed two convenience stores early Friday morning.
For most construction workers, working outside in extreme heat or cold temperatures is one thing. However working in wind and dust conditions brings its own set of problems.
A local veteran talks about his own experience with post traumatic stress disorder, as well as the time he spent in the past at Fort Hood
High temperatures, high winds and low humidity puts West Texas at a greater risk of fire danger.
Laura Lappe with the West Texas Running Club joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming run.
Carla McGee with the Go Red for Women Luncheon joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the event.
CBS NEWS Circumcision for male infants is becoming less common in the U.S., according to new data published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The paper also finds that over their lifetime, half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical condition related to their foreskin.
Governor Rick Perry was honored Wednesday by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals for his the success of the Texas specialty court programs.
The new 105,000 sq ft building will help officials process more cases, faster.
The City of Lubbock’s Director of Facilities Management, Wes Everett, said Wednesday that renovating the historic Landwer House will be expensive in part because of federal requirements.
Facebook votes are needed to help Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding Center win new horse.
CBS NEWS New research on mammography suggests for women of certain ages, the benefits of this routine test don't actually outweigh the risks. The comprehensive analysis of 50 years of breast cancer research was published on April 1 in the Journal of the American Medical Association by researchers at Harvard Medical School's Department of Health Care Policy and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Actress Brittany Sides joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their production of "Steel Magnolias."
Lubbock McDonald's are offering free McCafe coffee until April 13th.
Lubbock police are looking for a gunman who held up a local smoke shop.
Water restrictions start today in the city of Lubbock, but state officials are asking every Texan to find ways to be smart about how they use water.
This year, there's no LP&L rate increase coming on June 1st, but LP&L is already starting to talk about conservation and helping people keep their bills down.
Students of all ages will take the STAAR Test this week.
By: Jessica Firger Older healthy women who consume two or more diet drinks per day are at higher risk for heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular problems, according to a new study presented this week at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington D.C. These women were 30 percent more likely to experience a cardiovascular event and 50 percent more likely to die from a disease associated with heart problems than women who rarely -- or never -- drank artificially flavored beverages.
CBS NEWS The acting head of America's auto safety watchdog is blaming General Motors for a failure to act sooner to warn consumers of a defect in small cars that is linked to 13 deaths.
Elmo and the gang will be taking over the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock on April 8th.
Justin Johnson with Donate Life Texas and Sherry Grusendorf, a donor mother, joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the importance of organ donation.
A training chief with UMC EMS says synthetic marijuana overdoses are becoming dangerous for those first responders who show up to help.
A group of West Texas farmers have signed an involuntary bankruptcy petition against a company based in Terry County.
Effective April 1st through September 30th, the City of Lubbock will have its annual increased water conservation measures.
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. City leaders and the Lubbock community came together for this years Child Abuse Summit at Covenant to learn ways to identify and prevent child abuse.
CBS NEWS YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. - A 4.8 earthquake shook the northern part of Yellowstone National Park early Sunday.
By:Shoshana Davis Married couples vow to stay together in "sickness and in health," and a new nationwide study finds having a spouse can actually improve your health -- lowering your risk of heart disease by five percent. The large-scale study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center surveyed 3.5 million men and women at 20,000 centers around the U.S.
Nancy Neill with Lubbock Parks and Recreation joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about a special visitor hopping into town for brunch.
A scam victim wants you to be on the lookout for a computer scam that locks you out of your computer.
Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, many other organizations from the will provide a variety of resources and information concerning ways the community can prepare for unexpected circumstances.
Texas Tech headed south for their second spring game in Midland.
Annie's Chat and Chew held Saturday at the Mae Simmons Community Center to get donations.
Lubbock Christian University making its mark on Lubbock with a day of service to our community.
The 15th annual cesar e. Chavez people's honor march and commemoration was held Saturday, in Lubbock.
Two groups in Lubbock are combining to turn wedding dresses into beautiful gowns for sick and dying babies.
Residents spoke to Lubbock City Council Thursday during a public hearing about a proposed Love's Travel Center.
A Lubbock resident claims he had an unwarranted harassment complaint filed against him by Councilman Victor Hernandez.
A local dental office is offering a free "day of service" for those in need.
By:Ray Martin According to the most recent data released by the IRS, more than 48 million tax refunds have been issued so far this tax season. That's about 5.6 percent more than this time last year, and the average refund is up three percent at $3,034.
Leslie Timmons with Walk A Mile in Her Shoes joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the upcoming event.
Ainsley Nelson with West Texas Endurance and Audrey McCool joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the upcoming event honoring Willie McCool.
By: Steven Reinberg The formula doctors use to evaluate treadmill stress tests, and thereby assess heart health, doesn't account for important differences between men and women, a new study contends.
One local artist is gaining some national recognition after a piece she made ended up on Duck Dynasty's season finale.
TTU's NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative discusses potential impact of NLRB's decision on college athlete unions.
City Council will meet Thursday night, and vote on an expansion at the animal shelter as well as fire station repairs.
Prairie dogs are searching for food and water, and they are looking in your front yard.
By: Robert Preidt New mothers who gain too much weight in the year after they give birth are at increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, researchers warn.
The 2014 ABC Pro Rodeo Queen,Abbey Crutcher, joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the rodeo.
Marcy Lawless with Buckner International joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming fundraiser.
One dog owner will talk to City Council Thursday night about possibly adding some off-leash hours to the city, and get the conversation started with city officials.
A lot of people excited about new businesses coming to Lubbock. And many of those folks are glad to see the new Alamo Drafthouse opening their doors to the Hub City.
An early morning house fire in Abernathy is under investigation. UPDATED 3/26/14 5:04 PM
Superintendent Jimmy Noland said he never has to use the program New Deal ISD started two years ago, allowing certain employees to carry firearms on campus.
CBS NEWS BY: RYAN JASLOW LONDON -- Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year through stroke, heart disease and cancer, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) published Tuesday.
Danny Soliz with Workforce Solutions joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming job fair.
Christy Martinez-Garcia joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez march.
CBS NEWS Another satellite has relayed images of debris in the southern Indian Ocean that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysia's acting transport minister told a news conference Wednesday.
Lubbock police are looking for three suspects following a late night robbery.
Frenship ISD is holding public meetings to discuss the upcoming bond election, where they are looking for voters to approve an $85.2 million bond package.
Lubbock residents rallied around the Godbold Center today hoping to save it.
43 year old Mark Puckett's car hit a South Lubbock home Sunday night.
TTUHSC's Candis Wright joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about a free clinic they have coming up for women.
CBS NEWS FAIRFIELD, Calif. - The father of a 9-year-old elementary school boy has filed a restraining order against his son's alleged bully, another 9-year-old boy, reports CBS Sacramento.
CBS NEWS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- It was the unwelcome, anguishing news that families of the missing had dreaded, and when they heard it from Malaysia's prime minister Monday night there were shrieks and intense heartbreak: The missing Malaysian Airlines flight whose fate was a mystery that consumed the world had crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.
By: Jessica Firger The less physically active a mother is, the more likely her child will be sedentary early in life, according to a new paper published March 24 in Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
This severe drought we're in is really taking its toll on Lubbock's playa lakes and the wildlife that rely on the water to live. Some of the lakes are so empty; residents are taking matters into their own hands.
LPD said they do patrol parks, especially at night, to make sure they're not being used as a place for 'casual adult encounters'.
BY: MICHELLE CASTILLO Years ago, when Ted Hotaling was playing professional basketball overseas, he went in for a pump fake and fell. He slammed his head on the hard court.
Dr. John Thomas joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about Operation Hope's 8th Annual Banquet.
Texas Tech has partnered with local and state agriculture organizations to put on a Farm Bill Impact Forum, Monday. The goal is to help producers or anyone involved in the industry be better prepared to make decisions under the new bill.
Around noon this afternoon, the Texas Spur says the Dairy Queen burned most likely do to an electrical problem.
35 year old Jason Morton is riding across the country to raise awareness for testicular cancer.
Spring time means bugs, especially ticks that could carry disease.
Warriors Against Synthetic Pot, or WASP, is a group that is still protesting each Friday, and met with the Board of Health to share their work.
By: Stephanie Condon Four years after its passage, the debate over the Affordable Care Act is far from over. The controversial measure was signed into law on March 23, 2010, but President Obama and Democrats this week illustrated that the law is still a tough sell, especially during a midterm election year.
By:Ken Lombardi Talk about a lucky guess.
By:Kathy Kristof As if taxpayers don't have enough to worry about. Thousands of Americans have been conned out of more than $1 million by crooks posing as IRS agents demanding tax payments, according to the U.S. Treasury.
By: Maureen Salamon Kids with demanding parents who are rigid about rules, stingy with affection and won't discuss limits are far more likely to be obese than children whose parents practice a more balanced parenting style, new research suggests.
While it wasn't an Ironman qualifier in it's first few years, the Buffalo Springs Triathlon will celebrate 25 years this year.
They're a staple of offices across America every March, but could your office bracket pool get you in trouble with the law?
Investigators with the Lubbock Fire Department continued looking for the cause of a deadly house fire Thursday.
By:Aliah Git Positions that used to require just a high school degree are increasingly being filled by college graduates, according to a new survey. A study by CareerBuilder.com found that some 27 percent of employers have raised their educational requirements in the past five years, largely because they reported getting a better return on investment from their college educated employees, when compared to workers with just high school diplomas. More than two thousand hiring managers participated in the survey. Among those who had changed their education requirements, 56 percent said they saw higher quality work from college grads. Forty-one percent reported better communication. Nineteen percent said they actually saw more revenue coming in as a result of hiring college educated workers.
CBS NEWS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris field from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
By: Ryan Jaslow Alzheimer's disease is a U.S. health crisis affecting more than 5 million Americans, and new figures show women are bearing the brunt of the damage.
Two years after city leaders had a celebration about Phase One of downtown redevelopment getting started, the Mayor said the overall project will take time.
A mystery cloud detected on radar over New Mexico is stirring up some concerns and even conspiracy theories. KLBK's Michaela MacDonald spoke to the national weather service about what it could be.
The Penguin Plunge Exhibit runs until June 15th at the Science Spectrum.
Lewis Walker with UMC's Activity Center joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about an 8-Week Book Camp starting March 26th.
BY RYAN JASLOW Saturated fats are often pegged as a main culprit behind heart disease, but a new study suggests that might not be the case.
Federal Agents say they arrested 14 in connection with a child pornography website, and identified three of the victims to be from Lubbock.
Marc McDougal and others are looking at the possibility of a downtown light rail system.
Many kitchen safety tips may seem like common sense, but every year UMC sees about 50 to 60 children come in with burns, one of the major causes is ramen noodles.
Officials are looking to ad an ATV park to make up for lost revenue, since lake levels dropped in 2011.
CBS NEWS First lady Michelle Obama is getting ready for her third overseas trip without her husband since arriving in the White House, but her journey to China may be watched more closely.
CBS NEWS The price of pork is expected to surge 10 to 15 percent this summer because because a viral epidemic is killing millions of young pigs and reducing supply.
BY RYAN JASLOW You might not have to smell sour milk for much longer.
Mayor Glen Robertson says he's not sure what the next step is in the battle against synthetic pot.
There are now just 14 days left to sign up for health insurance or pay a penalty. Many people have signed up but still millions of Texans remain uninsured.
The Parenting Cottage gives parents tips for staying home alone for Spring Break, and alternative activities they can do instead.
CBS NEWS The surprises start right at the top of the NCAA tournament bracket: Virginia is a No. 1 seed.
CBS NEWS It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
CBS NEWS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Australia took the lead Monday in searching for the missing Boeing 777 over the southern Indian Ocean as Malaysia appealed for radar data and search planes to help in the unprecedented hunt through a vast swath of Asia stretching northwest into Kazakhstan.
A group fighting against the sale of synthetic marijuana held their second protest, Friday. And they say they aren't stopping until the banned substance cannot be purchased in Lubbock.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock has a huge need for 'big brothers' to come along and be there for one of more than 100 boys without someone to hang out with.
An elderly woman is dead after an early morning house fire.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected more than 240 commercial motor vehicles during a two-day enforcement effort across an eight-county area in the Lubbock region recently as part of the Texas Thunder Operation.
University wants to alert nearby residents and businesses of noise cannon.
Keaton Robin built a game room at the Levelland Children's Hope Home for his community service project.
Jury selection has begun for the 2011 murder of David Rowser, who was killed when police say two men took the tip jar at The One Guy from Italy restaurant.
So many kids are positively impacted by Lubbock's Big Brothers Big Sisters, but there are still many who don't have a mentor yet. There more than 100 boys specifically that don't have a match yet.
An anonymous donor gave Melinda Campos $1,000 to go towards information on finding Zoe.
CBS NEWS You could forgive the organizers of the CannaSearch event in Denver for appearing a bit shell-shocked, if elated, on Thursday, when they looked at the turn-out for what is believed to be the nation's first-ever marijuana industry job fair.
By: Ryan Jaslow In a surgical milestone, 3D printing has been used to reconstruct the face of a man who was badly injured in a motorcycle accident that left him with broken cheekbones and eye sockets, a fractured skull and a broken jaw.
Jennifer Bailey with Ashley Furniture joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about "Sweet Dreams."
It has been six days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. As the search expands so do questions about the plane's mechanics, especially reports that the transponder stopped transmitting.
The EUB Chairman, Greg Taylor, spoke Thursday about the Ashcroft Report, which cleared LP&L of criminal activity, as well as explained the headline in the report about the LP&L Director.
KLBK brings you this week's Covenant Health Matters report.
One man is in jail right now after he lead police on a chase, where neighbors pointed him out for police to catch him.
As part of a community wide project the Texas Tech football coaches lend a hand to the Lubbock Voice of Hope.
By:Ryan Jaslow A California ice cream shop claims you can lose weight with a "cleanse" that consists of eating five pints of a frozen non-dairy ice cream-like treat for four straight days. The cleanse offered by Kippy's! Ice Cream Shop in Venice, Calif., also includes daily yoga exercises, and costs $240 for the four-day plan, CBS Los Angeles reported.
By: Ryan Jaslow Most nights you might swish mouthwash around your teeth to stave off cavities and gum disease, but some folks are turning to a more slippery solution to gargle: oil.
Zenaida Reyes joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about this years Viva Aztlan.
Fire crews responded to a house fire at 512 Iola Wednesday morning. High winds spread that fire to the two neighboring homes.
An off-leash sweep that happened Monday night at Tech Terrace Park has some dog owners saying they want either a designated dog park, or at least off leash hours.
One local group is speaking out-- saying they want city council to get serious about spending and the citizens of Lubbock to have a real voice.
West Wind Elementary finds a way for 3rd grader Ben Steen to Jump Rope for Heart.
Dr. Angie Shepardson joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about sleep tips for a healthier you.
24 year-old Austin Hasten pleaded guilty Wednesday to the 2013 murder of Michele Terry.