A so-called "superweed", an adapted strain of pigweed, is spreading through cotton fields across western Texas.
The Big Bend sector is currently seeing higher numbers of unaccompanied minors arriving at the border near Presidio, Texas.
The current Ebola virus outbreak is already the worst on record, with 1,201 infected in three countries across West Africa. Of those infected, 672 have died, including top Ebola doctors in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
Cool & cloudy to start our Thursday with below average temperatures expected this afternoon. KAMC's Kristen Currie shows us when we can expect our next South Plains warm-up in today's weather webcast.
Electric-car maker Tesla Motors and Panasonic, the Japanese-owned electronics firm, have signed an agreement for a giant battery “gigafactory” in the US. The manufacturing facility would help Tesla become a mass manufacturer of electric cars.
Drew Barrymore's half-sister has died. Jessica Barrymore, who, like the actress, was the daughter of actor John Barrymore, would have turned 48 on Thursday.
A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after falling to the seating level below during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance Wednesday in Dallas.
In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway’s body was found this weekend had just been used to transport U.S. personnel evacuated from Libya.
A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.
Lubbock Police late Wednesday night released the names of two people wanted for the murder of Fabian Lopez, 18.
Lubbock's newest movie theater is teaming up with Make-A-Wish for one night in August.
Odessa Police on Tuesday released new information about a deadly shooting Monday evening in Floyd Guin Park.
Adolf Peters is turning 38 on Wednesday and wanted to do something a little crazy to celebrate.
A recent survey by WalletNerd puts Lubbock in the top ten of cities with the most alcohol-related fatal wrecks per capita.
At Lubbock Animal Services, most people come to adopt cats or dogs, but every once in a while a different animal comes along, like Rodney the Guinea Pig.
Elizabeth Rios took issue with criticism some people had directed at her son on social media websites.
A Lubbock doctor with the well-known Lehman Dermatology clinic reacted to a Surgeon General’s warning on Tuesday about skin cancer.
The man credited with saving a woman’s life July 19 along Interstate 27 near Canyon said he was just in the right place at the right time.
Odessa Police received a call Tuesday about possible animal cruelty at business called Doggie Boutique.
Crime scene investigators, along with personnel from the Lubbock County Medical Examiner's office, were called to the scene of a homicide early Wednesday morning. UPDATED 7/30/14 6:13 pm
An East Texas woman died Tuesday night after she was trapped in a house fire.
As two men walked to their vehicle from the lobby of Whataburger a man carrying a knife entered the parking lot and walked straight towards them.
Jason Morton with Cycle for Hope joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the bicycle ride.
Lubbock police captured a suspect at the federal building Tuesday night after leading police on a vehicle pursuit. UPDATED
An unseasonably strong cold front, expected to push across the South Plains this evening, will both increase tonight's rain chances while dropping our high temperatures for the rest of the work week. KAMC's Kristen Currie has more details on your midweek forecast.
A grand jury indicted people who officials said were paid to kidnap and kill a man back in January.
KAMC brings you all of the top stories in gizmos and gadgets in this week's Technology Tuesday.
A grand jury indicted Maria Martinez, 27, Tuesday for failure to stop and render aid in the deadly July 15 collision that killed Mathew Aaron Valadez, 38, of Lubbock.
A man claims he was fired from his job at the Children's Home of Lubbock because he is gay.
Davis Webb will be the starting quarterback heading into fall camp, which begins Monday, August 4th.
Three nurses at University Medical Center Emergency Center have joined the fight to end the use of synthetic marijuana in Lubbock. They started a research project of all the variations of synthetic marijuana they have confiscated from patients and mounted the display in the hallway of the emergency center.
The Texas Department of Public Safety released information Monday about the death of Michael Sanchez Ohl, 26, of Andrews.
A Lubbock IT Alert went out Tuesday warning people about malware that could come through links or attachments about recent world events.
WWII Asst. Chaplain Phil Crenshaw served in Japan for three years. He recalls his days and what he is doing today to help the chaplaincy in the military.
Residents of a close-knit neighborhood off the Shadow Hills Golf Course says the specialty homes for the developmentally disabled nestled into their community are a source of concern. Residents complain that the patients here have been known to get out of the homes, lay down in the street, bang on doors and even get into peoples' garages.
July 31, 2014 marks the 5th anniversary of a homicide outside of the Boss Office Bar at 518 East 34th Street, Lubbock's only unsolved murder from 2009.
Kimberly Olmos, 35, of Lubbock filed a lawsuit Monday against the City of Lubbock for an April traffic accident in 5200 block of 4th Street.
Lubbock State Representative Charles Perry officially announced Tuesday afternoon that he will run for State Senate. By itself that would be no surprise. But Perry did offer a significant change of plans.
The Lubbock Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of an early morning house fire.
Shallowater ISD is proud to present the Shallowater Middle School Symphonic Band as the 2014 1C Honor Band of Texas.
Tent City is full, and residents are taking advantage of the cooler temperatures and rainfall.
There are a number of staff openings for both full and part-time Correctional Officers at the Montford Unit, as well as other units statewide.
KAMC's Allison Morrison & Kristen Currie discuss the latest break-throughs in today's health news.
A healthy dose of rain falling across the western South Plains this Tuesday morning with more on the way overnight. KAMC's Kristen Currie has a look at the timing and intensity of tonight's expected storms as well as details on your 7Day forecast.
Jennifer Simek with the Lubbock Arboretum joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their Summer Gardening Camp.
Camey Maldonado with the Ruffles and Rust Expo joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the unique expo.
KAMC helps you save and make better use of that money in your pocket in this week's Money Monday.
One of five Wichita Falls teenagers involved in a weekend traffic accident died Monday.