The Red Raiders open up against Central Arkansas at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.
The family of Dalton Debrick, 18, of Irving spoke out Monday - one day following the discovery that he had died in a Central Lubbock home over the weekend. Lubbock Police said Debrick died sometime between Saturday evening and Sunday morning in the 3600 block of 36th Street. Debrick had just moved to Lubbock from Irving to start his freshman year at Texas Tech and was rushing the fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi.
At Monday's meeting, the Lubbock County Commissioners voted on proposed raises for both county employees as well as elected officials.
Carolyn Simpson, Lubbock Area United Way Success by 6 Director, was awarded a Child Safety Award.
Cory Session spent Monday finalizing the details for the Tim Cole Memorial, which will be unveiled in September. His brother was the Texas Tech law student wrongfully convicted of rape in the 80s, who died while serving that sentence.
Lubbock Fire Rescue said a house was 100 percent smoke damaged and 15 percent fire damaged after an air conditioning fire early Monday afternoon.
The most recent Seasonal Drought Outlook from NOAA provides an optimistic look at the drought in Texas.
Lubbock Fire Marshals on Monday released information about the arrest of Donovan H. Osby, 34, for first degree felony arson and “false statement to a peace officer.”
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on IH-40, yielding over three pounds of cocaine valued at over $99,000.
As Texas Tech starts up their new school year, students pack their bags with new books, electronics and other school supplies. But one thing Red Raiders can’t bring with them to class is a gun. That could change with the coming legislative session.
Officials from the university said they are heartbroken over the news.
Local leaders of the Democratic Party on Friday chose Max R. Tarbox, as their nominee to appear on the November ballot.
Apple has determined that a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently. The affected iPhone 5 devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited serial number range.
Police said a gunshot victim was found with non-life-threatening injuries.
As a majority of schools around the Hub City start school this week, motorists are being cautioned to slow down and pay attention to school zones and bus stops.
Lubbock police were called to investigate a dead body Sunday morning the 3600 block of 36th Street. UPDATED 8/24/14 9:47 pm
Lubbock Police were called to the scene of a deadly crash Sunday morning at the intersection of 82nd Street and University Avenue. UPDATED
Connecticut-based Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC announced last week it will finance and construct the second part of a wind farm project 45 miles south of Lubbock.
The Volunteer Center of Lubbock will host its 2014 Service & Leadership Symposium Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry will be in Lubbock Monday on the campuses of Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University.
Early voting starts Monday in the special election for State Senator District 28 – the seat recently vacated by Robert Duncan.
The Texas Ethics Commission responded last week to a lawsuit filed against it by the Lubbock-based Texas Home School Coalition.
The Lubbock City Council will vote Thursday to accept or reject $134 million in recommendations for a bond election.
A 6.1-magnitude quake jolted the Bay Area early Sunday morning, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands, injuring at least 87 people and sending residents running out of their homes.
Former LPD Officer Robert Weed was the first officer in Lubbock to have a K-9 on the job. He brought an album to the reunion of his police days.
Six men are vying for the Texas State Senate District 28 seat. The special election will be held on Tuesday, September 9.
To help students get in the spirit, Texas Tech Athletics, Tech Activities Board and the Center for Campus Life will host a Wreck ‘Em Rally Saturday evening at Jones AT&T Stadium.
The event is a back-to-school clothing giveaway offered to low-income families in Lubbock and the surrounding communities.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is scheduled to make repairs to the center median barrier along South Loop 289, between University and Indiana Avenues beginning Monday, August 25, after morning rush.
Teams of South Plains residents spent their Saturday morning participating in the ultimate game of “tug of war” for a great cause.
It is not known how long repairs will take to complete, however, it could be next week before repairs are finished and the road is completely reopened.
The induction ceremony will take place on Friday, September 19 in the Moe Turner Banquet Hall at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
Secretary of State Nandita Berry will have round-table discussions with campus leaders on the best ways to educate students about voting and learning about #VoteTexas resources.
United Blood Services in Lubbock kicked off its annual Labor of Love Blood Drive on Saturday. Other blood drives are scheduled during the week of August 25 in various communities across the South Plains.
An Airman assigned to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico was found deceased in base housing at approximately 8 a.m. Thursday.
Work is being done on sewer manholes in the intersection and is expected to take 72 hours to complete.
The Mae Simmons Community Center and Lubbock County Voices Coalition/Starcare will be hosting their 5th Annual Back 2 School Kickoff and Zero Alcohol Youth Conference (Z.A.Y.C.) on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon
The Annual Lubbock Gay Pride festival will be held on August 23rd at Rawlings Community Center from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
In light of the recent chaos out of Ferguson, Missouri, many police departments nationwide are reevaluating how prepared they are to handle civil unrest on such a large scale. So, just how prepared are Lubbock Police for such situations?
A federal grand jury has indicted Steven Alexander Chavez, Jr., 23, on one count of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
Stores on University Avenue near Tech's campus had slower business during the summer. However, as soon as students began moving back, business has picked up.
The Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute received a $472,000 grant to turn traditional indigo dye, used for denim, into a money saving, eco-friendly foam.
The City of Lubbock would like to remind everyone that while dogs are welcome at city parks, it is against the law to allow your dog to run at large.
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and KAMC-TV hosted a debate Friday afternoon for the candidates running for the Texas State Senate District 28 seat.
The Reagor Dykes Auto Group has been ranked No:1252 among 5000 of the nations fastest growing private companies.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is going ahead with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a surge in dangerous addictions across the United States.
The suffocation deaths of two children prompted the recall on Friday of more than 2 million beanbag chairs, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
The Bridge of Lubbock will be hosting its 6th Annual Bridge Bash which is a back-to-school clothing giveaway offered to low-income families in Lubbock and the surrounding communities.
Mae Simmons Community Center and Lubbock County Voices Coalition/Starcare will be hosting their 5th Annual Back 2 School Kickoff and Zero Alcohol Youth Conference (Z.A.Y.C.) on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
United Blood Services in Lubbock will kick off its 2014 Labor of Love Blood Drive starting this weekend.