Mayor Glen Robertson announced Friday afternoon that City Attorney Sam Medina resigned from the City of Lubbock. The resignation is effective March 13.
The report – received by EverythingLubbock.com on Friday – revealed that talk of an FBI investigation was more than just rumor or mere conjecture late last year.
Attorney General, and GOP Candidate for Governor, Greg Abbott says he believes many values between Hispanics and GOP voters line up.
Laura Lappe with the West Texas Running Club joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar and Matt Posgai to talk about their upcoming race.
Isaac Flores with the Lubbock Boys and Girls Club joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar and Matt Posgai to talk about their upcoming fundraiser.
CBS NEWS Cyber security attacks that compromised the credit card information of hundreds of millions of customers at major retailers like Target over the holiday season drew vast national media attention. But "there's actually been a number of breaches over the years," Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray told CBS News; "your information is always at risk, every day."
CBS NEWS KIEV, Ukraine - Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Ukraine Tuesday to show solidarity with the government installed after ousted Kremlin-backed President Viktor Yanukovych fled the capital and took refugee in Russia. The trip comes amid mounting concerns over Russia's ongoing military occupation of the strategic Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea.
CBS NEWS BY: RYAN JASLOW Vaccines are doing their jobs preventing disease and death, and even bringing down societal costs, according to a new study in Pediatrics.
By:Steve Hartman TOLEDO, Ohio -- At the Ohio Air National Guard base near Toledo, Lt. Col. Frank Dailey still can't believe the honor recently bestowed upon him.
BY: MICHELLE CASTILLO Infant sleep machines may be too loud, potentially damaging a baby's delicate hearing.
The Sweetwater Rattlesnake Round-Up is set for March 7th - March 9th.
Lubbock police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at a fast food restaurant.
Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety and Lubbock County Sheriff's deputies responded to a fatal car accident overnight.
Here is a list of the six school delays on the South Plains on Monday, March 3.
By: Kathy Kristof If you employ a nanny or even a summer-time caregiver for your kids, prepare yourself for some bad tax news. Assuming you pay that person more than $1,900 annually (or more than $1,000 in a calendar quarter) and the caregiver is an adult working in your home, you are a household employer. And that opens you up for a world of hurt.
CBS NEWS Funnyman Seth Rogen went to Washington to address a non-laughing matter.
Phyllis Jones with The Ronald McDonald House Charities joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming fundraiser.
Investigators with the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office are not looking for any suspects after a deadly shooting Thursday night.
Thursday, the Lubbock City Council voted to raise the salaries of the City Secretary, City Manager, and Interim City Attorney.
Robin Henson joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about this years Home and Garden Show.
BY: RYAN JASLOW Nutrition fact labels are finally undergoing a makeover. The Food and Drug Administration has proposed new changes to labels on food packaging that are aimed at making them easier to understand -- the first major update since about 1994.
Lisa Gilliland with Lubbock Meals on Wheels joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about Mardi Gras 2014.
A federal judge in Texas ruled Wednesday that that state-wide ban on same sex marriages is unconstitutional.
CBS NEWS Oil prices edged lower in Asia Wednesday as market players tried to assess U.S. demand with the approach of warmer weather.
BY: MICHELLE CASTILLO Women who are carriers of one of the "cancer genes" that makes them predisposed to an increased risk for some cancers -- BRCA 1 -- may significantly reduce their risk of developing ovarian cancer if they remove their ovaries by as early as age 35, a new study finds.
CBS NEWS While the 2016 presidential election may be two years away, some prospective contenders have been getting a bit of media attention. The latest CBS News/New York Times Poll asked the public whether they would like to see some of these figures, as well as other party leaders, run for president in 2016.
Authorities believe a missing teenager from East Texas could be in the Lubbock area after her cell phone was pinged near 19th and University.
Lubbock police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit a house early Wednesday morning.
The Coronado Mustangs used a half-court shot to get a game to overtime that they eventually won against Keller to punch their ticket to the Regional Tournament.
KLBK checked in with Lubbock Police as well as the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission about what it's been like since Lubbock voted to allow off-premise alcohol sales.
By:Sharyl Attkisson Last December, Target announced up to 40 million credit cards and debit accounts may have been stolen in a sophisticated cyber theft intrusion of the corporate computer system; since then, other retailers have reported break-ins with similar hallmarks. Could this be the work of organized criminals?
Author Stacy Morrison joined KLBK This Morning to talk about her book signing at Barnes and Noble.
CBS NEWS WASHINGTON -- Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
By: Ryan Jaslow Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy may face an increased risk their child develops behavior problems commonly associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Another business owner called KLBK after they received scam calls twice, from someone claiming to be with an LP&L collection agency.
By:Aimee Picchi In the new reality of surging payment card fraud and identity theft, consumers aren't always up to the task of fighting thieves.
BY: RYAN JASLOW February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about cardiovascular health to stop the number one killer in America: heart disease.
Nancy Sharp and Dr. Lisa Leach joined the KLBK This Morning team to talk about information sessions discussing the changes to statewide graduation plans.
BY: MICHELLE CASTILLO Man’s best friend may understand you as well as your actual best friend might.
CBS NEWS An internet security firm based in Toronto managed to track the exact locations of Tinder users, down to a 100-foot radius -- a precision that many users of the popular dating app might find unnerving.
By:Aliah Git The IRS has a warning for Americans -- watch out for tax scams.
CBS NEWS This year's flu season has hit younger and middle-aged adults harder than in past years, government health officials warned Thursday. In previous flu seasons, young children and seniors aged 65 and older were among those most likely to be hospitalized or die from flu.
BY:MICHELLE CASTILLO Ever feel that more stress gives you more headaches? Science is now saying you may be right.
Linda Jones with Home Instead Senior Care joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about nominating senior citizens to find an outstanding senior volunteer.
Emergency crews are cleaning up an accident after an 18-wheeler, over-turned early Thursday morning.
Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 2400 block of 28th Street at 4:15 Thursday morning.
A former Cotton Kings coach and player says it's still hard watching hockey games, knowing there's nowhere to play in Lubbock.
The Red Raider Basketball team was literally a second away from toppling their 3rd top 25 in the Big 12 this season, before falling 64-63.
A coo, smile, eye contact, those are ways babies communicate with their parents. But should you worry if your child isnt interacting? As KLBK's Brittany Escobar reports, a local doctor says It could be an early sign of Autism.
BY: RAY MARTIN Whether you're buying your first home or your 31st home, there's no question that real estate is a complicated financial transaction that requires careful planning. When you buy your first home, it's likely the first time you've taken on a substantial loan and responsibility for maintaining property. These new obligations may require adjustments to your lifestyle, especially if you've previously been renting.
LISD'S Della Frye joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about the schools Pre-K Round-Up happening this week.
BY: MICHELLE CASTILLO Bullying can have a lasting effect on a child’s well-being especially if it persists over time, a new study shows.
The Red Raider Basketball team is preparing for their biggest game of the season tomorrow evening when the number eight Kansas Jayhawks roll into the U.S.A.
A hearing in Municipal Court Tuesday could put an order on the Villa Del Norte Apartments in North Lubbock to rebuild, repair, or demolish. One resident is urging anyone in his neighborhood to attend.
Police were called to a home in the 4600 block of 42nd Street on Saturday.
Two Lubbock Police officers injured in the line of duty received purple hearts Friday, along with other officers being honored.
At about 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, two uniformed Levelland Police Officers were attempting to serve a hot warrant at a Levelland residence.
CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES - Actor Ralph Waite, best known as the father in TV's hit series "The Waltons," died Thursday. He was 85.
By:Constantine von Hoffman Valentine's Day is about three things: Love, chocolate and money. The holiday, which traces its origins to a Roman festival of drunkenness and "matchmaking," has evolved into the romantic celebration of today, and in so doing it has become a potent economic force. According to the National Retail Federation, it trails only Mother's Day and Christmas in terms of total holiday spending.
BY:MICHELLE CASTILLO Cats might be cuddly, but their love nibbles can be a serious health matter.
At Thursday's City Council meeting, the City Attorney, Sam Medina, was moved to unpaid leave, and Godeke Library has a new location.
Michael Brewer's appeal of restrictions placed on him by the coaching staff that limit him from transferring within the conference was denied by the Texas Tech's Athletics Council today.
KLBK's Evan Onstot introduces us to the Reyna brothers, two young men who used their hoop shooting skills to help their team score a special win.
CBS NEWS NEW YORK -- Changes are coming soon to Chick-fil-A's popular chicken sandwiches.
By:Aimee Picchi Mattel's (MAT) Barbie has held all sorts of jobs, from her beach-loving Malibu phase to a camo-clad paratrooper, but her most famous role of all might be that of lightening rod.
CBS NEWS BY: KIM PETERSON Paula Deen isn't on the verge of a comeback. The disgraced chef doesn’t have a new cooking show or a new restaurant. She didn’t land a deal to pitch a new diabetes drug or spice grinder.
By: Ryan Jaslow Dentists are now recommending fluoride toothpaste for kids earlier than ever -- as soon as a baby’s first tooth comes in.
An argument in the drive-thru of a central Lubbock restaurant ends with at least three people in the hospital.
The assault on a police officer Tuesday night is one of five incidents in the last five months where an LPD officer has either been injured or almost injured.
By/Danielle Elliot Technological innovation can play a key role in winning Olympic gold. The bigger advances, like high-tech bobsleds and speed skating skins, are hard to miss. But there are dozens of lesser-known ways that technology will play a part in Sochi.
CBS NEWS ANDOVER, Mass. -- He has had 11 birthdays and his family says no one has ever really paid attention. But a boy in Andover, Mass., is about to have a spectacular 12th birthday – thanks to the Internet, his mom and a stamp, reports CBS Boston.
CBS NEWS A 32-year-old brain dead, pregnant Canadian woman was taken off life support on Sunday shortly after giving birth to her baby boy.
Sierra Harris' mother says her daughter is improving, and they want to thank everyone who has reached out over the last week and a half.
Stephanie Hunter with University Medical Center joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about 74-Nurse.
By:Aimee Picchi CBS NEWS America’s the land of opportunity, right? Well, for families that increasingly rely on low-wage jobs as their main source of income, that ideal may seem like a cruel joke.
CBS NEWS CHICAGO - Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults (73 percent) consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate hasn't changed much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a new government analysis finds.
BY:Michelle Castillo CBS NEWS The cold weather may mean your four-legged friends may not be so keen on taking a walk outside. And with good reason -- not all breeds of dogs have the thick coats and layers of body fat needed to tolerate freezing temperatures. It can be difficult for smaller dogs to wade through deep snow. And the road salt used to melt ice on streets and sidewalks can irritate paws and make animals sick if they swallow it.
By: Ben Tracy CBS NEWS Former child star Shirley Temple died in her Woodside, Calif. home late Thursday night at the age of 85, her publicist, Cheryl Kagan says
Emergency crews are on the scene of a one vehicle rollover near the intersection of ECR 7700 and CR 2720, west of Slaton.
Lubbock police arrest Henry Clay Smith, 34, for Aggravated Robbery.
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is just one part of a larger group working to educate, as well as find the source, of sex trafficking in West Texas. The group is called the Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Task Force.
Nancy Sharp with Lubbock ISD joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about students at Hardwick Elementary and their visit from Harlem Globetrotter, Scooter Christensen.
CBS NEWS MADISONVILLE, Texas -- Bursts of applause had already interrupted Rafael Cruz repeatedly, but the loudest cheer of the night came when the Cuban-born pastor finally made the Barack Obama-Fidel Castro comparison the crowd had been waiting for. "He acts no different than that bearded guy I left behind in Cuba," the father of firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told a packed tea party gathering.
BY: RAY MARTIN We all know that getting married is a significant life event. But as you're planning for the big day, thinking about financial matters may not be top of mind. The fact is, when you get married, you are combining your finances and creating a whole new financial entity. Your savings, investments, benefits, property -- even your status in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service -- will all change.
CBS NEWS After nearly two decades of study, the Food and Drug Administration announced rules Thursday designed to make sure that infant formula is safe and nutritious.
School delays and closing for Monday, February 10.
An overnight brush fire in central Lubbock is now under investigation.
In conjunction with a review of the actions of Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart by the Big 12 Conference, Texas Tech has completed its own thorough investigation regarding the incident at last night’s basketball game involving Red Raider fan Jeff Orr.
Due to major water line break, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the City of Littlefield to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.
By:Erik Sherman It was only last fall that Twitter (TWTR) staged its wildly successful IPO, with a feeding frenzy among investors sending the social network's stock up 73 percent on its first day as a public company.
By: Michelle Castillo
CBS NEWS By: Tia Ghose Spending a week in the dark may boost the ability to hear, at least in mice, a new study suggests.
No reported school delays for Friday, Feb. 07, as of 3:00 a.m.
The Red Cross is helping another Lubbock family after an overnight fire.
Here is an updated list of the few school closings and delays for Thursday, February 6.
Tonja Hagy joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about February's First Friday Art Trail.
CBS NEWS The United States has warned airlines that terrorists looking to disrupt the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, could conceal bomb-making components in toothpaste tubes or skin care product containers, CBS News confirmed Wednesday.
Nancy Neil with Lubbock Parks and Rec joined KLBK This Morning to talk about the upcoming Sweetheart Dance for senior citizens.
Thursday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
Harlem Globetrotter, Scotter Christensen, joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar and Matt Posgai to talk about their visit to the Hub City.