Lubbock Police Department and Big Brothers/ Big Sisters helps kids in need.
Low temperatures mean playa lakes could freeze, and if they do, the Lubbock Fire Department says stay off the lakes.
As the the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, a Lubbock woman born and raised in South Africa remembers her country's most famous leader, and the legacy of tolerance and equality he left behind.
Organizers encourage those bringing toys to donate at parade to still bring toys to help children.
Friday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
All the information about events going on at Cactus Alley Courtyard.
CBS NEWS Nearly 2 million user names and passwords for Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Google, and other popular sites have been compromised and circulated online, Internet security researchers report.
By/Erik Sherman Labor groups and fast-food workers are planning protests in roughly 130 U.S. cities today to demand higher pay.
By/Michelle Castillo Measles may seem like a distant threat in the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning the disease still poses a danger to U.S. residents.
With Winter Weather slowing things to a crawl, The Gene Messer Shootout is rolling right along, but not without some changes.
Nelson Mandela, who served as president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, died today (Dec. 5) at the age of 95. His presidency is remembered for disabling the legacy of apartheid in South Africa.
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.
DPS responded to a fatal accident just west of Smyer early Thursday, and are urging drivers to stay off the roads.
When defrosting your vehicle out in these icy conditions, make sure never to leave it running unattended. Local law enforcement says that's a major cause of auto thefts this time of year.
Shallowater and Carlisle fire departments put out a house fire Thursday afternoon.
These bitter temperatures will make for a difficult night out on the streets for Lubbock's homeless. KLBK's Michaela MacDonald caught up with two local organizations doing their part to help out.
Its been 17 years since the $100 Bill has been redesigned. The new print has some cool new features, that make the money safer and harder to fake.
Gov. Rick Perry today issued an emergency proclamation for a severe winter storm system that is moving across Texas.
The Texas Department of Public Safety released the name of the man killed and other details in Thursday morning’s wreck one mile west of Smyer.
The Texas Department of Public safety says a plan flying from Lubbock to Austin lost power Wednesday night.
Lubbock International Airport takes caution while birds fly our way for winter migration.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
Here are the delays and cancellations for Friday.
The three biggest districts in Lubbock will delay school on Friday
(CNN) -- Trooper William Finn, a spokesman with the Washington State Patrol, was tweeting Wednesday under the handle @wspd5pio about an accident on Vancouver's Interstate 205.
KELLER — Candice Stinnett calls it her "healing time" — a nine-mile jog up and around her neighborhood in Keller. It's all part of her preparation for Sunday's MetroPCS Dallas Marathon.
Sometimes it takes patience and persistence to make a connection.
Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, a hospital official said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
At least one person died during the numerous crashes Thursday morning.
Clearing your windshield of ice, sleet and snow is essential if you plan to drive your car in these wintry conditions, but there are certain techniques you should avoid to keep your windshield crack-free.
Maria Kang, AKA "Fit Mom," posted a controversial photo on her Facebook page back in September, baring her toned abs, with her three young kids by her side. The 33-year-old created a firestorm of attention by asking, "What's your excuse?"
An investigation into whether Florida State's star quarterback Jameis Winston sexually assaulted a woman is complete and will be announced on Thursday - just days before votes for the prestigious Heisman Trophy must be turned in.
Here are the delays and cancellations for Thursday. UPDATED 12/05/13 1:45 pm.
Police in a Georgia town arrested a man for using a local school's electric car charging station while his son received tennis lessons.
Frigid temperatures will remain in place until Tuesday with lows dipping into the single digits.
Carla Rae Hague, 71, is sitting in a jail cell next to the courthouse where her husband is a judge. She is accused of poisoning her husband, Judge Charles Hague, with antifreeze.
The Be a Santa to a Senior Program let's you adopt a senior t bring Christmas gifts to during the holidays.
Ainsley Nelson with West Texas Endurance joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about the Carol of Lights Run.
Thursday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
Tracy Baugh with Home Instead Senior Care joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about the Be A Santa to A Senior program.
By/Michelle Castillo Is loneliness causing you to short-change your love life? A new study finds the fear of being single may be driving men and women to settle in their relationships.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Recreational drugs are being cooked up in labs overseas.
A trip to Disney World came at the perfect time for one Lubbock family, whose youngest member's fight with cancer, changed the entire family's perspective on life.
Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries" in Saturday's car accident in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office reported today.
Mexican authorities said a stolen truck carrying "extremely dangerous" material used in medical treatment was located today. The nuclear waste, however, had been removed.
President Obama is enlisting young people to help sell the Affordable Care Act to the demographic critical to the success of his signature law.
A head-on car crash near Idalou sends two men to Lubbock hospitals.
Lubbock Police are now looking into the case of an elderly man, who says he lost more than $50,000 when a family friend sold his house, and then never paid him back.
This weeks temperatures are expected to stay in the 20s and teens. Here are some expert tips to protect your pipes from bursting.
Some places in Lubbock say they are out of firewood for the year, while others are working to try to keep up with demand.
T.A.B.C. said they will be out Wednesday night but it is the students job to be responsible for themselves.
Lubbock Police release surveillance pictures of a man they believe may have witnessed a hit and run accident on December 1st at 82nd and Indiana.
Haven Animal Care Shelter is fighting overpopulation of stray and euthanized animals in Lubbock and helping those in shelters out for the holidays.
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.
Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Lubbock District crews are ready to respond to a winter storm expected to impact the South Plains early tomorrow morning and into the weekend.
With Thanksgiving now behind us, folks have shifted their attention to the December holiday and are decorating their homes with a fresh cut Christmas tree.
The former Planned Parenthood clinic in the Briercroft Office Park is now a women’s health clinic of a different kind.
U.S. law enforcement officials are aware of the theft and are working closely with Mexican authorities.
Texas Tech University President Duane Nellis is among those who signed the letter.
Doctors who qualify must fill out a form before April 2014 to receive retroactive payments for 2013.
In the murky waters off the coast of Nigeria, divers were performing the grim task of recovering the bodies of 12 crew members from the Jascon 4, a sunken tug 100 feet below the surface on the ocean floor, when they got quite the surprise.
No, that's not a photograph of Morgan Freeman. It's a painting.
The coldest air mass of the season is moving toward the South Plains.
A teenage Oklahoma hip hop dancer is still shaken after her dream trip to a Texas dance studio ended up with her in handcuffs and taken to Child Protective Services and her guardians in police custody.
Time for a reality check. Of all those Facebook friends you've racked up over the past few years, some probably don't actually 'like' you and you probably don't actually 'like' some of them.
Saturday December 7th is the last day to register for Toys for Tots and the Angel Tree
By/Erik Sherman (MoneyWatch) Apple (AAPL) has just bought a social media analytics firm called Topsy Labs that looks at all the traffic Twitter (TWTR) users generate.
Ballet Lubbock joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about the production of The Nutcracker.
By/Michelle Castillo Some differences between men and women may be hard-wired into their brains.
Patrick Mitchell with the Lubbock Community Theatre joined KLBK This Morning's Brittany Escobar to talk about their Christmas production.
Wednesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
A man armed with a pipe robbed the 7-11 at 50th and Avenue U early Wednesday morning.
A rookie NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers is being lauded for his financial prowess in putting his salary in a trust that he can't touch for three years, possibly avoiding the fate of a famous basketball player who donned the same jersey and now can't pay child support.
Georgia prosecutors say they are trying to determine whether to charge a homeowner with a crime after he shot an elderly Alzheimers patient as the man was trying to get into his house during the middle of the night.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney reluctantly commented today on the rift between his two daughters Liz and Mary Cheney, saying that he was surprised that Mary, who is lesbian, and her wife attacked Liz on Facebook.
Texas Tech Lights Up After "Carol of Lights"
School is almost over, and for those with unpaid parking tickets. Tech offers a solution that also helps others.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will open their new location, Monday, and begin using a new system that is expected to practically eliminate your waiting time at the DMV.
Mary Barbosa says Crosbyton police were inappropriate with her this weekend.
The family of missing teen Zoe Campos says they're frustrated with Lubbock Police, who won't explain to them why detectives say Zoe engaged in dangerous behavior prior to her disappearance.
Here in Texas, many insurance companies have found a way to save millions of plans from getting cancelled.
Sergeant Todd Peckham tells us why being a motorcycle cop is more fun.
Had the Lubbock Power & Light Board fired LP&L Director and CEO Gary Zheng in October or November, it would have cost a pretty penny.
Texas Tech University’s Free Market Institute (FMI) received a $1.7 million three-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study the origins of economic freedom and prosperity.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are history, but if you’re on a budget and still shopping for someone on your list, don’t despair.
Bring your children and grandchildren to Mackenzie Park and enjoy a long-time Lubbock tradition when Santa Land opens to the public on Tuesday.
Congress has passed fewer than 60 new laws since January.
Lubbock Area United Way announced raising the largest campaign total ever to a crowd of more than 700 volunteers, donors, and agency representatives at a celebration luncheon today.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research,awards a one-year infrastructure grant of $55,058 to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).
The Travel Forecast includes one to two inches of snow and/or freezing rain across parts of West Texas this week.
Kansas City authorities are trying to piece together what happened when an early morning confrontation left a groom celebrating his wedding shot dead and the officer who shot him hospitalized with face injuries.
Driven by her budding entrepreneurial instincts, an 11-year-old Oregon girl wanted to help her dad pay for her braces by selling mistletoe over the holidays, but she got tangled up in red tape instead.
The Carol of Lights has caroling, a processional from the Saddletramps and the Masked Rider and 25,000 Christmas Lights
Mayra Rosales once weighed more than 1,000 pounds and was facing the possibility of a death sentence, not just from obesity but for the murder of her 2-year-old nephew.
Terry Handley with Barnes and Noble joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about a few good reads and new releases.
Cristina Speirs, 22, was a self-proclaimed "health freak" during her senior year of college, which is all the more reason she would have never guessed that her body would betray her the way it did.
Tuesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
By/Dave Johnson (MoneyWatch) The FBI has a lot on its plate these days -- everything from interstate crime to terrorism watch to video piracy. Even so, they've taken a moment this week to remind you about the risks inherent in the holiday shopping season.
By/Michelle Castillo Some medical professionals fear that fears and misinformation may be leading parents to decline the vitamin K shot for their newborns. Skipping the shot may put infants at high risk of developing bleeding disorders.
By/Michelle Castillo Allowing children to play with their food may make them better learners.
A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or mechanical trouble was unclear, he said.
Speed was a factor in the fiery crash that killed “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker and friend, professional driver Roger Rodas, authorities said today, as Walker’s father spoke out about his grief.
Bob Shlora of Alpharetta, Ga., was supposed to be a belated Obamacare success story. After weeks of trying, the 61-year-old told ABC News he fully enrolled in a new health insurance plan through the federal marketplace over the weekend, and received a Humana policy ID number to prove it.
Texas Tech University hosts the 55th annual Carol of Lights celebration “55 Years of Magical Memories” on Tuesday (Dec. 3).
The Eddy County Sheriff's Office in New Mexico identified a body found Friday as a woman reported missing from Seminole.
LP&L is reminding customers to be wary of scammers who impersonate LP&L employees and threaten disconnection of services if immediate payment is not made over the phone.
Officials in Cochran County charged Aaron Angel Trinidad, 19, with first-degree felony arson.
Monday was a big day for high schools around the area as the UIL re-alignment numbers were announced today, as the organization expands to a new 6A classification next academic year.
The Big 12 has gone through its fair share of re-alignment but Texas and Texas Tech have remained a constant and, unfortunately, so has the Longhorns beating the Red Raiders.
Lubbock Police believe the same man caught on camera robbed two local convenience stores.
A fire that started late Sunday night destroyed a Muleshoe veterinary clinic.
With the announcement, Monday, that missing Lubbock teen Zoe Campos may be endangered, another family searching for their son is now determined to bring both teens home.
Police released video of the Valero robbery Saturday including the sound of the suspect's voice.
While the best deals today may be online, Saturday was all about small businesses. KLBK's Michaela MacDonald checked in with local stores to see how they did.
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.
Mayor Glen Robertson will host a Coffee with the Mayor on Tuesday, December 3rd from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Final four includes a bull, a bird and a Spartan.
Passengers aboard US Airways Flight 2846 were waiting on the tarmac at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport when their pilot came on the intercom.
As if losing isn't bad enough, Alabama's senior kicker is now getting death threats after Saturday's big loss to Auburn.
It was a rescue effort known more for the cute and cuddly puppy in peril than for the operation itself.
AUSTIN -- Cash registers and crowds are giving way to keyboards and monitors. Millions are expected to fill virtual shopping carts on Monday, swapping Black Friday for Cyber Monday.
With marketers going all-out to get you to spend, it's even harder to take control of your wallet.
Xcel Energy is reminding customers to be wary of scammers who impersonate Xcel Energy employees.
Another arctic front will provide the South Plains with a return of winter weather.
Over a decade after a similar case shocked the world, a German daily reported that a German police officer may have seduced and murdered a man he met on a cannibalism fetish website. The suspect has been arrested.
Elwood, a dog so homely and lovable that he was crowned world’s ugliest dog and had a book written about him, has died.
Police updated the status of Zoe Campos from “missing” to “missing and endangered.” There is now a reward in her case.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has given a name to their new giant panda cub, christening her “Bao Bao.” The name means ”treasure” or “precious,” according to zoo officials.
For the millions of fans who tune in to National Football League games each week, brutal tackles are an integral – and thrilling – aspect of the game. But reports from former players that repetitive blows to the head, built up over a career, are resulting in memory loss, depression and dementia later in life are causing some to question the future of the sport.
When shopping online there are a fee ways to make sure your bank information or identity isn't stolen
LISD'S Nancy Sharp joined KLBK This Mornings Brittany Escobar to talk about elementary students reading with man's best friend.
By/Aliah Git (MoneyWatch) Black Friday has passed, but that doesn't mean the door-buster deals are gone for good. Retailers and e-tailers still have some great Cyber Monday deals to offer to the couch surfers, office shoppers and mall weary among us.
Monday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
(CBS News) MAKING ENDS MEET during the holiday season is particularly hard for those who barely get by the rest of the year. At a few big name companies, low-paid employees have been staging protests. Our Cover Story is reported now by Erin Moriarty of 48 Hours: Twenty-seven-year-old Nancy Salgado's sweet smile may be her most marketable asset in the fast food industry -- that and her willingness to do just about any task .
Elderly adults who tried special brain training computer games had better gait and balance afterward than their peers who didn’t play games, according to new research.
Covenant Health's Hospice of Lubbock will continue their annual holiday tradition of Light Up A Life fundraiser this year.
Paul Walker was synonymous with fast cars and pretty women - having starred in the “Fast & Furious” franchise and alongside some of the prettiest actresses in the world including Jessica Alba.
For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gets his way, in the future, it might be delivery drones working those extra hours.
Investigators searching for the cause of a New York commuter train derailment that killed at least four people and injured more than 60 people said they will be looking at how fast the train was going when it crashed on a curve.
Lubbock businessman Steve Massengale will officially announce his candidacy for state office on Tuesday.
Lubbock police are searching for suspects in three robberies that occurred this weekend. Two overnight and one Saturday evening.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced a $300,000 grant last week to Texas Tech University.
TxDOT is asking the City of Lubbock to take responsibility for 42 miles of state roadways that run inside the city limits.
A Lubbock man said in his lawsuit that he shattered a tooth in June while eating a salad purchased from Wal-Mart.
According to Prevention Magazine, Lubbock is the third worst metropolitan area for heart disease and obesity in the United States.
The City of Lubbock will consider dedicating a small parcel of land at 19th and University Avenue as the Timothy Cole Memorial Park.