Lubbock police are investigating a late night shooting.
A retired Revenue Officer is sharing a what happened to one of his friends in hopes that he can keep a similar scam from happening to others.
For the first time this fall you will be able to see live NFL games on Thursday night’s on KLBK. The NFL released the 2014-2015 schedule tonight.
Chelsie Young with RaiderThon joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the event.
Wesley Dotson with the Burkhart Center joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about this years Walk for Autism Awareness.
The Lubbock High Westerners won their fifth straight series opener with a 7-4 win over the Monterey Plainsmen at Moegle Field.
TTU Wind Research Team gets their gear ready for severe weather.
Jennifer Simek with the Lubbock Arboretum joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their upcoming plant sale.
The Coronado Mustangs will be looking for a new football coach after KLBK learned that Kent Jackson is leaving to take the head coaching Job at Seminole.
Nancy Sharp with Lubbock ISD joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about OL Slaton students learning about the voting process.
Lubbock-Cooper Superintendent Pat Henderson joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the 2014 bond election.
CASA will hold their annual 5k Saturday morning, and this year it's a color-dash.
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.
LUBBOCK, TEXAS – No. 24 Texas Tech won its sixth straight game with a 4-3 victory over Prairie View A&M on Thursday night in game one of a three-game non-conference series at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Annette Sykora talks about her family's ties to West on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion.
LUBBOCK, Texas – It took him a year, but Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith added four more pieces to his 2014 recruiting class, as the Red Raider mentor signed two high school seniors and two junior college transfers on Wednesday.
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.
The woman shown in a viral video for her safety presentation on a Southwest Airlines flight is from Lubbock.
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.
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 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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Sophomore Johnathon Tripp allowed one run in his first career Big 12 start, senior Todd Ritchie tied a school record with five walks and senior Adam Kirsch hit two home runs in No. 25 Texas Tech’s 16-6 victory over No. 20 Oklahoma State while evening the series on Saturday afternoon in front of 3,956 fans at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
Bison were seen stampeding through Yellowstone National Park days before the March 30 earthquake, jumpstarting a theory that perhaps the animals had predicted it and were fleeing for their lives.
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.
We are still a ways out from Friday night high school football, but if you need your Friday night lights fix, just head on out to the Jones tomorrow night, for the 2nd open practice of the season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Monterey Plainsmen came up big in the late innings for a 2-0 win against No. 2, Frenship, and took the series two games to one.
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.
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.
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.
An early morning house fire in Abernathy is under investigation. UPDATED 3/26/14 5:04 PM
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.
LUBBOCK, Texas – No. 24 Texas Tech completed a midweek doubleheader sweep over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday evening with a 5-1 win in the nightcap at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Second-ranked Frenship opened their series with 22nd ranked Monterey with a 5-3 victory at Moegle Field.
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.
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.
LUBBOCK, Texas – No. 24 Texas Tech and Arkansas-Pine Bluff have rescheduled their midweek series for a doubleheader on Tuesday, Mar. 25 beginning at 4 p.m. at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
The NCAA tournament will roll on KLBK this weekend, but we had our own bracket-buster, of sorts, in Lubbock on Monday as Sophomore guard, Dusty Hannahs has requested (and will likely be granted) a transfer from the Texas Tech Basketball program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders had to wait almost two in a half-hours because of the Wind and Dust blowing in to Lubbock, but created a storm with their bats beating SFA 20-4.
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.
Most of our area schools are off on spring break including the Texas Tech Red Raiders, who are in the middle of spring practice. But they just like the other students on campus they are off for this week.
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.
Dana Ames provided copies of text messages to back up her claims against Chief Parrott.
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."
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.
Texas Tech was without its top three scorers for much of the first half, and it cost them in an 80-62 loss on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament.
Dr. Angie Shepardson joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about sleep tips for a healthier you.
CBS NEWS Stephen's mistake was not knowing who the new senior executive was. She knew who he was, though, so when she ran into him in the hallway and asked him for a detailed report he responded, "And you are?" The executive walked away, and later Stephen found himself in huge trouble for not immediately recognizing a woman he'd never seen before.
CBS NEWS: The White House is rolling out a new project to overhaul the rules for paying overtime - changes that will affect millions of households.
CBS NEWS A 7-year-old boy who has beaten cancer four times but whose weakened immune system is being threatened by a rare virus will start receiving an experimental treatment within 48 hours after the drug's manufacturer reached an agreement with federal officials for a pilot trial to begin immediately.
Fire crews were called out to the 500 block of Iola Wednesday morning for two houses on fire.
LUBBOCK, Texas – No. 23 Texas Tech used a five-run first inning on its way to a 6-2 victory over Abilene Christian – in a seven-inning, weather shortened contest – on Tuesday evening in front of 2,362 fans at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Spring Football practice rolled on for the Red Raiders this afternoon, as players get more and more comfortable in the 2nd season in coach Kingsbury’s offense and Matt Wallerstedts defense.
By: Ray Martin If you have the means, you've probably been saving money to spend on your children's college educations. You've also probably been encouraging them save money.
By: Ryan Jaslow When parents or babysitters are glued to their smartphones in public places like restaurants, they may not be paying close attention to their kids. Now a new study reveals that the more absorbed the adults were in their devices, the more likely they were to respond harshly to a child's bad behavior.
Lubbock ISD's Nancy Sharp joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about a local elementary school learning about other cultures.
The Lubbock Fire Marshal's Office is looking for the cause of a late-night house fire.
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.