We have a crew on scene in Post where authorities have confirmed the death of a 2-year old.
SQUAW VALLEY, California - Squaw Valley hosted the winter Olympics in 1960. 54 years later, the Olympic torch still burns.
BODIE GANNAWAY ---ONE OF THOSE KID WHO KNOWS ALL ABOUT BEING IN THE HOSPITAL AND HOW DIFFICULT IT CAN BE. BUT TODAY HE WAS ABLE TO FORGET THOSE WORRIES FOR A LITTLE WHILE AS HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE HONORED AT THE WEST TEXAS OUTLAWS SEASON OPENER
A MAN TAKES POLICE THROUGH A HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH SOUTH LUBBOCK
While the Godeke Library celebrates 4 years at the current location on February 1st, there are still questions about the branch's future.
One man shot twice in escalating arguement.
High winds, low humidit y and dry weather all contribute to fire season for the South Plains.
There was another crash involving a school bus Wednesday and police are blaming a patch of ice. The driver of the car is upset because he says the ice was caused by sprinkler runoff.
Lubbock police are hoping to help keep kids safe from online predators by educating their parents.
World's Largest Girl-Led Business Kicks-Off at Cookies Now! Lubbock
UMC's ambulance fleet just got a big new upgrade. 9 new trucks will soon be ready to go, complete with all new bells and whistles.
Wednesday night, part of a shelter in Lynn County burned, killing seven cats. Lynn County Harvest Festival Community and Lubbock Area Foundation step up to help.
The wild and exotic animals at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be just fine in the bitter cold tonight, thanks to the special TLC workers there provide.
CASA says they're having to turn away cases due to a shortage of advocates. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Officials at the Texas Boys Ranch say they'll now be able to find temporary and permanent home for kids on the south plains.
Two people have been shot at a home in north Lubbock.
A boxfull of newborn puppies now has a temporary home thanks to the South Plains SPCA. However, they say that dozens of other puppies are dumped and abandoned everyday. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
City leaders meeting for the annual State of the City address saying they are optimistic about almost all issues and projects going on in the city of Lubbock, but there are still some things that need work.
In the cold and flu season, how we greet each other greatly affects how we spread germs.
When reality show star Farrah Abraham rose to fame for becoming a teenage mother and then releasing a sex tape with porn star James Deen, many TV-watchdog groups criticized MTV's "Teen Mom," saying she was encouraging teenage pregnancy and recklessness.
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman did porn films, boxed D-list celebrities, even endorsed birth control for dogs after giving birth in 2009 to eight babies after she received in vitro fertility treatments.
One young man is dead, and a woman is missing and presumed dead after both fell into the freezing Chicago River trying to find a dropped cellphone early this morning.
A local teenager is now a national boxing champion and at just 16 years old. This is just one of many titles she has under her belt. KLBK's Alison Morris sat down with her, and she says she's not stopping until she gets to the top.
After 52 years of dedicated service, Abel Pompa is finally hanging up his hat. And as co-workers wish him well, they're sad to see him go.
A North Texas couple is accused of child abuse.
Atmos Energy officials are warning customers about emails they say are bogus bills that lead to spam. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that may have big implications on what people post online. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with one Texas Tech Professor, who says the case has the potential to make it to the US Supreme Court.
One south Lubbock couple say they're so upset by the Walmart that will be built at 114th and Quaker that they're selling their "dream home." KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Police say an early morning standoff ended when their suspect tried to get away though a neighbor's crawl space, but then fell through the ceiling. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
As harvest season comes to a close, area cotton ginners and quality checkers are taking stock of this year's crops, and as KLBK's Alison Morris reports, they expect fairly good prices.
A newly released report shows a 2 year low of west Texas teens and preteens reporting marijuana use. But despite the report, local officials say there are other serious drug problems in Lubbock. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
An increase in flu cases resulting in ICU admissions has prompted UMC Health System to reiterate the importance of receiving the yearly influenza vaccine.
Ahead of some of the busiest travel days of the year, officials with DPS have tips for travelers on how to stay safe. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
The North Richland Hills Police Dept. are searching for 5 year old Jagger Curry. The vehicle in question is a silver 2003 Lexus SUV, license plate TX Z01-YB. Law enforcement believes Jagger is in grave or immediate danger.
Animal shelters and pet shops alike want to discourage shoppers from impulsively buying pets this holiday season. After the holidays, many shelters are burdened with unwanted animals, because not everyone can keep those pets they receive as gifts.
11th Annual Angel Tree Ride.
Party members agree it's hard to convince a democratic candidate to run for office here in one of the most conservative cities in Texas, but political experts say, it's not impossible. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Time Magazine named Pope Francis the 2013 person of the year. A local priest says the title was very much deserved and went to a man who is changing the image of the Catholic Church for the better. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Local auto company, Reagor-Dykes is hoping to kick-start the revitalization of downtown. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
If you have family or friends flying in from DFW airport, they likely will not make it to the hub city Friday as most flights out of DFW have been cancelled. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
It's an uphill battle for TxDot crews, out working 24/7 to make the roads safer. But as KLBK's Alison Morris reports, they aren't doing every stretch of road, and drivers need to be extremely cautious.
With cold air and ice blowing into the area, veterinarians are reminding folks to make sure their pets are sheltered from the storm. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
A man armed with a pipe robbed the 7-11 at 50th and Avenue U early Wednesday morning.
Authorities say they see a spike in property crimes around the holidays, and as KLBK's Alison Morris reports the Sheriff's Department is stepping up their patrols to fight back.
Grocery stores gearing up for a very busy day as shoppers dash in to pick up those last minute things to make their Thanksgiving feast. As KLBK's Alison Morris reports, they're not spending as much as in recent years.
Kristen Currie has a look at your forecast for this Tuesday -- including your Thanksgiving holiday & weekend outlook.
After the hundreds of wrecks Friday and over the weekend, local body shops are getting slammed, and as KLBK's Alison Morris reports, that after the storms many people now need a new car.
As the weather gets colder and before you head out on the road for the holidays, there are some things you should make sure are in order with your car. KLBK's Alison Morris has more with Christian Brothers Automotive.
With so many wrecks and such slick roads first responders are warning that they aren't able to make it to these accidents as fast as usual. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Thanksgiving can be a very stressful time for those playing host to their family and friends, but it doesn't have to be.
People in the Midwest are picking up the pieces of their homes and lives today after tornadoes tore through several states. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with a Texas Tech professor on the unusual timing of the outburst of deadly storms.
A US Census Bureau report details a tough economy for 20 somethings and recent college graduates. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with a career counselor at Texas Tech to get his advice for young students on the verge of starting out.
Second day of murder trial for 43-year-old Lubbock man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend to death,
A wave of burglaries at an east Lubbock apartment complex has one man very concerned for his neighbors' safety. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
A Dallas woman says she'll do whatever it takes to win custody of her great-nephew, one of Dave and Wonda Dixon's ten adoptive children. The Dixons were arrested last month on charges of child abuse.
Joe Louis Martinez was shot in November 2011. His family is filing for damages against who they feel are responsible parties.
Generation Healthcare, the group that bought out Planned Parenthood, announced they plan to turn the former abortion clinic into a resource center for children with learning disabilities.
A Texas Tech student is fighting the university over the timing of spring break this year. As KLBK's Alison Morris reports, she's got plenty of support behind her.
A legal case headed to the nation's highest court could affect the way people pray in Lubbock, particularly city council members. KLBK's Alison Morris has the story.
Dave and Wonda Dixon were arrested for injury to a child in October.
Proposition 6 is set to take 2 billion dollars from the state's "Rainy Day" fund and set it aside for future water projects. Lubbock County voters overwhelming supported the measure in yesterday's election.
Citizens in Earth, Texas upset over a temporary policy that allowed for the immediate euthanasia of stray animals. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
KLBK's Alison Morris brings you tips and tricks for trick-or-treating safely and staying healthy this Halloween.
The highly anticipated rivalry between Texas Tech and OU goes down Saturday, with Tech's 7-0 record on the line. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with students who said they have faith their Raiders will keep the streak alive.
South Plains sorghum growers may soon be looking to cash in on a big, new, international market. As KLBK's Alison Morris reports, a large percentage of the home grown grain will be headed to China.
Many counties on the south plains could be in for freezing temperatures Friday night, which could cause problems for some people's pipes. But as KLBK's Alison Morris reports, there are some very simple solutions.
CASA of the South Plains celebrated their 20th anniversary Thursday. Though they’ve helped thousands of children over the past 2 decades, as KLBK’s Alison Morris reports, they still need all the help they can get.
A just released report names Lubbock as a hot spot for flu this season. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Sunday's rain fall has sidelined many area farmers and with harvest season already underway for many of them they're hoping to avoid further delays at all costs. KLBK's Alison Morris has the story.
Watch our special commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Assassination of JFK on November 23rd.
It's that time of year again- whether it's a sore throat, cough, or cold, it seems like everybody manages to catch it. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with a Doctor about two viruses you need to watch out for this season.
A new report shows that alcohol violations are on the rise on the Texas Tech campus. KLBK's Alison Morris looked into what's behind the growing problem.
LFD says the fire started with discarded cigarettes outside of an apartment unit.
After a wreck on Wednesday that sent two Roosevelt High School students to the hospital, DPS is warning teens of the dangers of speeding, particularly out on those narrow county roads. KLBK's Alison Morris has the story.
Many government workers woke up this morning realizing that their hours and paychecks are in jeopardy, and one expert predicts that if the shutdown continues, everyone will be feeling the consequences.
Instead of just sitting around after school a lot of kids in east Lubbock are getting active, all thanks to a group of Texas Tech professors, instructors, and students who are keeping them in shape, body and mind.
The Roosevelt High School cheerleaders are getting lots of attention lately. The reason? They love their school! Go Eagles!
Texas Tech's "Blue Jeans, Go Green" drive will help turn your old, unwanted denim into an essential part of homes for the needy. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Lubbock's only all girls school is set to graduate its first class of seniors this year, all of whom are said to be going to college. KLBK's Alison Morris has more.
Approaching the 40th anniversary of its beginning, architect Robert Bruno's Steel House is still attracting widespread attention. KLBK's Alison Morris went inside for a tour.
If you've ever taken a stroll through the Texas Tech campus you must have noticed all of the sculptures and artwork. But have you ever wondered how those pieces came to be? Our Alison Morris delved into the world of this outdoor artwork.
The first ones to win the Trends and Friends spirit stick is the Coronado High School Pom squad. Congratulations, ladies!
Tech fans are cheering on their Red Raiders in a very new and upgraded Jones AT&T Stadium. Sound is crystal clear, and most importantly, they're seeing Raider replays on the new video board like never before.
This week's Boutique of the Week is a staple of the Lubbock fashion scene. Alison Morris gets glammed up and game day ready by the "Queen of Bling."
A local ballerina has been called up to the big leagues in the big apple. Alison Morris has the story of how 14 year old Barbara Ruth scored a scholarship to an elite dancing academy.
We take a look at t a Covenant hospitals Tru-D SmartUVC to clean rooms
The famous Corn Maze opens September 14th. KLBK's Alison Morris headed out to At'l Do Farms for a preview, and to see how they make the maze.
Daycare has come a long way over recent years. Gone are the days of baby sitters or just playing the day away until you were old enough to go to school. Now the emphasis is on early childhood development, which means kids start learning in a classroom long before they ever even go to school.
If you're looking to put a little extra spring in your step but aren't looking for a conventional workout you may wanna hop up on a trampoline. KLBK'S Alison Morris profiles a new way to workout at Bodyworks on 4th street.
It was the first day of school for many local youngsters as well as for one young teacher. KLBK's Alison Morris has her story.
East Lubbock Neighborhood Promise Grant is in action.
AUSTIN -- Police say thieves have found a quick and easy way to get their hands on your valuables while you're at the gas pump. They're calling the crooks "sliders." It happened just last week at a northwest Austin gas station.
PHOENIX -- Apple is expected to release its new iPhone next month. And unlike years past, a lot of details are being leaked out before the launch date.
DALLAS (AP) -- Travel groups have urged drivers to use caution as many schools across Texas prepare to resume classes next week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Students' average score on the ACT in Texas increased enough to match the national average for the high school graduating class of 2013 — but far fewer youngsters here continue to take the college entrance exam than their counterparts in other states.
Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Lubbock are being forced to cut almost 100 slots following automatic federal spending cuts caused by the Sequester.
Backpacks, once used primarily by hikers and campers, have become an integral part of every student’s daily school routine.
Gov. Rick Perry is taking his low-taxes and conservative-politics road show to Missouri later this month.
AUSTIN -- The Clean Air Force of Central Texas issued a statement on Sunday declaring Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 an Ozone Action Day.
Three home mortgage businesses have announced nearly 700 layoffs throughout North Texas in the coming months.
Age, not pain or swelling, is the main determining factor when it comes to getting a knee replacement. Doctors say because the artificial joints wear out in about 10-to-15 years, they have to be replaced.
Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners on Wednesday, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda.
The University of Texas Press announced today an ambitious publishing project that will examine the culture and history of Texas.
By 2016, the city of Frisco hopes the Dallas Cowboys will be spending a week of training camp in the rapidly growing suburban hub.
(ATLANTA) -- "I apologize." That's what CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta said about marijuana on Thursday.
New attention is being focused on the potential danger of swimming pool drains after R&B superstar Usher nearly lost his son Monday afternoon.
News that former President George W. Bush had heart surgery Tuesday to unblock an artery stunned everyone. The House GOP’s campaign arm used the event as an opening to seek donations.
A group of veteran Dallas Independent School District teachers who drive school buses for extra income say say they have been given a shocking ultimatum: Either keep driving a bus, or teach for DISD; you can no longer do both.
Women are getting together for faith and fitness.
A Heights area restaurant has announced that patrons must be over eight-years-old after 7 p.m. to come dine.
US embassies and consulates across the Middle East and North Africa remain closed today due to a terror threat from Al-Qaeda. KLBK's Alison Morris spoke with a former US ambassador today who now works at Texas Tech. He says, the threat is very real and very dangerous.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, said Monday that she will either run for re-election or for Texas governor, and that she's working hard to make her decision.
August marks the awareness month for a rare, and terrible disease called Gastroparesis, for which there is no cure. KLBK's Alison Morris has the story of one local woman who is suffering from it.
AUSTIN -- Following a titanic and raucous political drama, top Texas Republicans conceded that they failed to pass new abortion restrictions expected to close almost every abortion clinic in the nation's second most populous state.
When Pinterest hit the market a few years ago, it was obvious to many that the pinboard-sharing social media website was a "woman thing."
DALLAS -- We've all heard the warnings about West Nile virus -- cities are spraying to prevent the spread of the disease.
COLLIN COUNTY -- No doubt about it: A field of blazing yellow sunflowers is a sight to see.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon that would slowly bring women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in elite special operations forces.
National Football League fans are in for a big change this coming preseason. The league has announced a new, tighter policy regarding bags brought into stadiums.
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Authorities say the 911 center that scrambled emergency response to the fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West received more than 1,000 calls the evening of the blast.
(CNN) -- Four people were shot and killed Thursday, St. Louis, Missouri, police said.
It's the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking?
As devastating as the tornado's impact was to their Moore, Okla., home last week, Mady Gosh and fianc Jason Velasquez have managed to find hope in the improbable sequence of events that saved their wedding-day essentials.
The northwest Houston community of Oak Forest is the first neighborhood in the country being trained and equipped by the Armed Citizen Project, a Houston nonprofit that is giving away free shotguns to single women and residents of neighborhoods with high crime rates.
Several area cyclists put in some time on the bike today as a local group called the 'Carney Men' hosted a Spin-a-Thon in front of Cardinals Cports center on Slide Road from 11am to 4pm on Saturday.
Police say now that school's out for summer, we can expect a spike in the crime rate due to teenagers tagging and vandalizing buildings around town. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Gas prices usually head higher during the spring and summer but not this year.
He's a Hollywood actor, producer and director, but Ben Affleck will be living beneath his means in a big way.
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas Tech University (TTU) System Board of Regents for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2019.
It seems there is always something out there, worrisome ways teens try to get their hands on alcohol. The latest trend that should be on your radar is liquor laced candy. It's a trend that's gaining popularity thanks to the internet, yet experts warn - it's really not that sweet.
Today is Safer Internet Day. We know, it sounds super-corny, like a training day in lab safety, but if you think back over the last year you can appreciate the importance of a day dedicated to protecting yourself online.
On Jan. 31, Deborah Ford will retire from the U.S. Postal Service after 44 years without using any of her sick days.
A gunman shot and wounded three people at an office building in Phoenix, Ariz., today and police are now searching for the shooter, authorities told ABC News.
A group of contractors spent the day working to bring the gift of heat to those in need. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
The chilly weather didn't deter folks from showing up in droves this morning at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to show their support, whether it was for a family member, a friend or for the hundreds of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer every day. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
To many folks on the South Plains, the rain brings no complaints but to local organizations with booths set up at the fair it's a concern for their bottom line. Some volunteers today said the profits have poured in despite the downpour. Some say they've seen a bit of damper. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Thousands turned out in Mackenzie Park today to raise awareness of Diabetes: a disease that they themselves struggle with daily or to support the loved ones they know that do. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Folks have been waiting all offseason long not just to kickoff football season but also tailgating season and today was a great day for it. KLBK's Alison Morris was there.
Two local marines each surviving numerous IED strikes receive one of our nation's highest military honors, the Purple Heart. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
A mother living with the daily fear of what's happened to her young son today had the support of a community behind her in her search for answers. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Pastor of Bacon Heights Baptist Church, Jim Gerlt defeats incumbant Paul Beane 60-40 in a runoff election. Gerlt says he's ready to get started and Beane says he's ready to retire. KLBK'S Alison Morris reports.
Hundreds of people turn out to "Run to Rescue" at Vintage Township, making one woman's dream come true in her fight against human trafficking. KLBK's Alison Morris reports.
Experience Life church, one of the largest churches in
Lubbock's new mayor was sworn in this morning in front of a packed house at city hall. Along with him, a brand new city council member and municipal judge. KLBK'S Alison Morris was there.
Protests of pet shops in California may have Bonnet Pet Center closing their doors. Alison Morris Reports.
Make it number two for South Plains College.
South Plains College is headed back to the Junior College National Championship for the second time in four years.