Tickets available for fan club members only Thursday morning.
Annette Sykora talks about her family's ties to West on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion.
Some new numbers released today from a new Texas Tech survey showing some very interesting findings about where Texans stand politically on issues like gay marriage, immigration and who will be the next Governor of Texas.
The Department of Public Safety has released their annual Texas gang threat assessment.
DPS officers said a seat belt was the reason 53 year old James Gordey was alive today, after a horrific accident on 84 Wednesday night.
Councilman Victor Hernandez held a meeting Wednesday night for citizens in North Lubbock to discuss and ask questions about the proposed travel stop.
A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.
Make-A-Wish's annual fundraising gala, Waltzing for Wishes, took place in March.
One victim rushed to the hospital.
A recent algae bloom in lakes and ponds all around the South Plains are causing fish to die. While some communities are cleaning them it, Ransom Canyon is not.
Elizabeth Mata and Samantha Gonzalez received full scholarships to the university.
The Lubbock Independent School District received word this morning that Lubbock High School (LHS) has been chosen by the Washington Post as one of the most challenging high schools in the United States.
Authorities believe Corey Johnson is responsible for the death of Jalen White of Marshall, Texas.
Police released dashcam video Wednesday related to the high-speed chase that resulted in the arrest of Robert Andrew Ramirez, 23, of Lubbock.
A high-ranking official in the House of Yahweh is in custody on charges that he threatened to kill a local judge, along with members of a law firm hired by the House of Yahweh for legal representation.
Texas Tech President Duane Nellis announced Wednesday morning at the Buddy Holly Center that Paul McCartney will perform June 14 in the United Spirit Arena. UPDATED with video.
Wednesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
A police chase ended dramatically Tuesday afternoon with a pickup truck on top of a police car near 66th Street and Interstate 27. UPDATED 4/16/14 9:09 am
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.
A press conference to officially announce the concert at the United Spirit Arena is expected Wednesday morning.
Police have released a statement on the Tuesday car chase that led police through Cooke Park after trying to stop suspect Chazric Simms, 18, an escapee from a community correction facility.
Small busineses expand for many different reasons but owner of "Tom and Bingo's BBQ" says he just wants people to enjoy their BBQ more.
A baffling virus, that has already killed millions of baby pigs, is driving up the price of pork and putting local restaurants in a bind.
Return Deadline You have until midnight to file your 2013 income tax return or face penalties
The woman shown in a viral video for her safety presentation on a Southwest Airlines flight is from Lubbock.
If you've ever had to make a 911 call in an emergency, odds are you've been greeted by a steady voice at the other end ready to help. This week is dedicated to saying thanks.
Lubbock ISD and David L. Miller, creator of a religious ad that was not allowed to be shown at Lowrey Field, filed new court records Monday.
Lubbock Power & Light earned positive marks from Fitch Ratings, specifically an A+ credit rating, but it comes with two warnings.
A new energy management program cuts the districts energy costs and will continue to do so over the next ten years.
A Plainview student and her father are filing a lawsuit and a request for a temporary restraining order against Plainview ISD and the Plainview police.
Candidates for Lubbock City Council District 3 will have a forum Thursday, 7:00 pm, at Redeemer Church, 66th Street & Elgin Avenue.
Flatlands Dance Theatre presents "Collide." The show is a collaboration of artists and art forms.
Tuesday's Viral Video on KLBK This Morning.
The ongoing drought has beef prices at a 27-year-high and Beck's Quality Meatland is having a difficult time offering their customers good deals.
This week The Texas Lottery Commission will discuss allowing confirmation screens for pull-tabs in bingo halls
Kyle Vernon, a Crosbyton Middle School science teacher and a captain in the Civil Air Patrol, was honored this weekend for his work using aerospace education as a teaching tool in the classroom.
On Tuesday, Lubbock Power & Light’s Electric Utility Board will discuss the idea of removing the cost of street lights from its budget. It’s a move that could save LP&L roughly $3 million per year, but that forces the City to find those funds elsewhere.
ed Raiders ranked No. 24 in USA Today Coaches’ poll and No. 25 in NCBWA poll
Gutierrez batted .533 (8-for-15) with a home run and seven RBI in four games last week
City Council District 3 candidate Maurice Stanley held a press conference Monday where he donated questionably raised campaign funds to a local charity.
A $1 million gift was announced Monday morning to Texas Tech University's Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering from ConocoPhillips, according to a press release.
A Freeze Watch is in effect for all of the area on Tuesday morning as lows fall into the 20’s.
A group called Alström Angels set up eggs in Maxey Park to be found by their beeping sound instead of their bright colors or decorative designs.
Lubbock firefighters were called out to a house fire in the 2100 block of Date Avenue at 8:30 Monday morning.
“We could all use a little relief,” said Robert Taylor president of United Family.
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 woman has been arrested on six counts of murder after authorities found the bodies of seven infants packed into separate cardboard boxes at a home in Utah, police said.
The City of Lubbock will try to make the most of Lake Alan Henry by starting a Salt Cedar eradication program.
Red Raiders earned first Big 12 series sweep since 2011 – first time sweeping K-State since 2004
City Council District 3 candidate Maurice Stanley admits he put himself in a position to potentially violate campaign ethics laws. He is now trying to fix it.
It’s good news for local shopkeepers that collections have gone up. It means people are spending more money in local stores.
The Lubbock housing and construction market has rebounded considerably in the last four years but ...
A collaboration between Lubbock Power and Light and Catholic Family Services to help those who need help paying their bills.
“The event will give voice to the individuals who are homeless,” a written statement said.
A Gaines County Sheriff’s Department official report said the case was being treated as an industrial accident.
Longtime Lubbock newsman Paul R. Beane announced Friday he will retire from broadcasting. His daily commentary “The Way I See It” will run for the last time on April 30 on KFYO.
Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery will host an Easter Sunrise Service and celebration at 6:45 a.m., Sunday, April 20th at the empty tomb location, 5740 West 19th Street.
Offense gets revenge from last season with a 37-30 win over the defense
Texas Tech wins its first series over K-State since 2010
Red Raiders will look for their first Big 12 series win of the season at 12 p.m. Sunday
After the Red Raider defense came away with the win in the 2013 Spring game, the Offense got it's revenge with a 37-30 victory.
Councilmember Victor Hernandez will host a public meeting to discuss Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores proposal for the southwest corner of I-27 and Regis Avenue.
South Plains Electric Cooperative is teaming up with Buckner International to ask employees and members to collect shoes for children in need.
Jane't Howey and Sheryl Estes, former Tech athletes, are bring luxury to tailgating.
The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the following locations during the week of April 14, 2014:
Texas Tech is announcing a gift to the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering from ConocoPhillips Company on Monday.
Last month a fire destroyed the small town's Dairy Queen, and announce today they will not be rebuilding.
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.
200 former Tech football players invaded the Hub City this weekend to help raise money for Jennie Bailey's medical bills.
Over 75 different types of artists and food vendors have taken over the entire Civic Center for the event
Lubbock Children's Clinic is hoping to expand and build a new clinic in East Lubbock. Thanks to a generous grant from the Talkington Foundation, they can start building.
Kelly Campbell was previously the Airport’s Deputy Director of Finance-Administration.
City Councilman Victor Hernandez said Friday that he had returned campaign contributions made to him for his re-election bid to City Council District 1. UPDATED for comments by Frank Gutierrez.
The suspect assaulted the female employee, and then the suspect fled the area on a bicycle,
The Texas Department of State Health Services is offering precautionary information after a Swisher County resident recently developed hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, or HPS.
Assistant Principal of Evans Middle School Lori Stephens was honored last week for Texas Assistant Principal of the Year from the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
The University Medical Center Southwest Cancer Center announced Thursday that it is now the only hospital in the region accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer, or COC.
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?
A FedEx truck collided with a charter bus carrying students in California Thursday, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others, authorities say.
The Lubbock City Council took the first step to strengthen the ordinance that bans synthetic marijuana.
Texas Tech freshman Elana Myers was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday. A friend shared her memories of Elana.
Lubbock County Sheriff's Department says the baby was not breathing when emergency crews arrived on the scene.
UPDATED 6:00 PM Firefighters were called to the Park Tower Apartments, 1617 27th Street, at about 9:40 Thursday morning. Officials later confirmed that the victim was 43 year old Joe Aguirre, who both lived at and worked as Park Tower staff.
A local shoe shine steps back into time to reminisce about Lubbock prior to the Civil Rights movement.
After weeks of tires and rims being stolen from car dealerships a dealership owner catches the culprit
On Thursday Wilson ISD administration removed its ban on teachers Patricia Johnson and Michelle Story from attending events such as graduation and sports activities with their children.
Texas Tech University will be recognized on Friday for their military-friendly campus and the work the school does to integrate veterans back into the educational environment.
According to a monthly study by Lubbock National Bank, the Lubbock economy remained flat from January to February 2014.
On Thursday Lubbock Police released an additional "wanted" poster for Bryson Dewayne Thomas offering a $1000 reward for information that could lead to the his arrest.
South Plains elementary and middle school students will be kicking off National Robotics Week on Saturday by building and programming LEGO robots as a part of the Get Excited About Robotics (GEAR) competition.
A woman from Snyder - with a tie to nearby Lorenzo - who is accused of murder was found by investigators in Toledo, Ohio on Wednesday.
DPS said she over-corrected, and the car rolled over.
Texas Parks and Wildlife spend the week in the Yoakum County sand dunes observing the species mating rituals.
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.
Thursday will mark the return of the 90s but cooler temperatures will move in for the weekend. KAMC's Kristen Currie has a look at your forecast.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Tuesday that Lubbock-based Jarvis Metals Recycling was cited for 24 safety and health violations. UPDATED for Jarvis statement.
Some school wide assemblies are boring.
A Lubbock-based family is stuck in international gridlock, as the US government tries to get the Democratic Republic of the Congo to cooperate with foreign adoptions. The DRC government won't issue exit letters for adopted children to leave the country.
Authorities were able to track a stolen car through OnStar, which then lead to two arrests and indictments related to that case.
Lubbock, Abilene and other West Texas cities dodged what could have been an absolute disaster Wednesday according to Mayor Glen Robertson.
UPDATE: FAA says the crash was due to unknown circumstances.
Officials at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center announced a new enrollment record with 4,230 students enrolled in the spring 2014 semester.
The Lubbock Senior Center is offering computer workshop classes to seniors, including one on social media.
The Lubbock City Council's proposal to expand the synthetic marijuana composition list from nine to 39 won’t keep the drugs off store shelves, according to Dr. Brian Carr, Chairman of the Board of Health.
Although Congressman Randy Neugebauer's (R-Texas) name has been circulated as a possible contender as the next Chancellor, he said he has no plans to do so.
28-year-old Emily Garcia was nearly stabbed to death Sunday night in her apartment.
At least 20 students were injured Wednesday morning in a stabbing incident at Franklin Regional Senior High School in the Pittsburgh area.
On Tuesday the Buckner International said the second annual Buckner Benefit Tea - held on Sunday in Lubbock - attracted almost 200 participants and raised over $20,000 dollars to support local foster children and single mothers.
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.
The man accused of stabbing a woman in the head and leaving her for dead Sunday night has been arrested. UPDATED 4/8/14 10:12 pm
UPDATED 5:49 PM -- LPD Special Operations carried out an illegal gambling bust at the Paradise Game Room off 50th and University. Police took 49 year old Panayiotis Procopi into custody, and say they expect more arrests still to come.
With one week until the federal tax filing deadline we've got some tips to get them done correctly and on time
At this Thursday's City Council meeting, the council will vote on a plan to bring a hotel on Lubbock Airport's property.
Crobsyton ISD staged a crash Tuesday afternoon to show students the dangers and consequences of drinking and driving.
District Three City Councilman Todd Klein is proposing a citizen task force to look at payday loans.
A tank battery fire sent two to the hospital on Friday afternoon in Midland, where one man later died of his injuries.
Lubbock Power & Light received a $10,000 donation from the Lubbock Apartment Association to assist with the Helping Hands project, an organization which helps low-income LP&L customers with their utility bills.
If season tickets sell out then, “individual game tickets will not be made available for purchase - another first in the history of the program.”
Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business Master of Science in Accounting Program (MSA) recently was ranked as a Top 10 national program, according to a survey submitted by TaxTalent.
Unless drought conditions diminish in the Lubbock area, the City will enter into Stage 2 of its Drought Contingency Plan beginning June 1.
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.
Changes in property values have begun to go out to homeowners, and there is a chance for protest if you don't agree.
After a long, drawn out legal battle, the Ropes Volunteer Fire Department hopes they'll back to service in the next few weeks. Because they no longer receive funding from the City of Ropesville, they'll have to raise funds to be entirely self-reliant.
Lubbock police released more information and the audio from a 9-1-1 call concerning the Sunday night stabbing that left Elizabeth Garcia, 28, in critical condition.
University Medical Center held a special recognition for child abuse month on Monday where they displayed 1,354 pinwheels in their courtyard to represent the number of abuse cases in Lubbock last year.
Lubbock City Council is considering expanding the city ban on synthetic marijuana from 9 prohibited substances to 39. State Representative Charles Perry is pushing for an expanded ban statewide.
Maurice Stanley claimed that large donations and special interest groups ultimately lead to lower property values in District 3.
Blondes and Brunettes in the Lubbock area will play a football game to raise money for Alzheimer's research
Lubbock police are searching for a suspect following a late night stabbing.
A cold front will move across the area on Monday leading to highs into the 60's.
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.
A consumer warning about a so-called “green dot scam” has come from the Lubbock-based Better Business Bureau of the South Plains of West Texas.
The Lubbock City Council has already cracked down on synthetic marijuana once. It is likely to happen again.
Two local men sued the Slaton ISD last week in State District Court for a traffic accident on January 29, 2013.
NOAA’s drought outlook for April, May and June put Lubbock in a category called “continue or worsen.”
STILLWATER, Okla. – No. 25 Texas Tech held a 2-0 before No. 20 Oklahoma State plated four runs in both the seventh and eighth innings to come away with a series-clinching 8-3 victory on Sunday afternoon in the Big 12 series finale at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
Red Raiders to compete at San Francisco State Distance Carnival, Stanford Invite
Texas Tech moves to 1-2-1 in spring play, will face Oklahoma State April 19 in Dallas
Red Raiders drop series finale with Texas after a 7-3 loss on Sunday afternoon
Neslony went 3-for-5 in the series finale while batting .538 (7-for-13) in the three-game series
Lubbock County will pay the City of Lubbock $148,658 for mosquito control this summer.
Levelland has a housing shortage according to the Levelland & Hockley County News-Press.
In November the State of Texas sued the federal government in Lubbock to stop implementation of new Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rules.
The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center has a chance to help 200 million people overcome a deadly disease and protect another 800 million from it.
City Councilman Victor Hernandez sent word to TxDOT’s Chief Engineer for the Lubbock area, Steven Warren, on Friday to again voice opposition to proposed medians along Avenue Q.
If approved on Thursday, Lubbock will make a deal to bring Cobblestone Hotels and Suites to a location near the airport.
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.
Brian Alger attempted to complete 10 one hour, intense cycling videos created by The Sufferfest Company.
West Texas Endurance hosted the Willie McCool Memorial Half Marathon, 5K & 10K at the Silent Wings Museum Saturday.
Texas Tech records its first win over Texas in Austin since the 2005 season Saturday afternoon
Omo Osaghae present Coach Miller with his USA Gold winning jersey.
No. 32 Lady Raiders Topple No. 56 TCU, 5-2
Todd Ritchie ties school record with five walks, Kirsch homers twice and Tadlock gets career win No. 50
Bryson Dewayne Thomas is described as “armed and dangerous” and “known to carry a semi-automatic pistol.”
Hundreds of men showed up for the 7th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the following locations during the week of April 7, 2014:
Join Hodges Community Center as they host their 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
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.
Two 7th grade girls start a petition for their former teacher's parental right. And a handful of kids wore handmade t-shirts today to school.
With severe weather us, many residents are concerned about their safety as the city enters another season without tornado sirens.
A warning made on Facebook cautions homes in Vintage Township and Orchard Park of burglars coming to Lubbock from Dallas.
Tent City plans to remodel their shelter on the North side of town.
Lubbock-based Pedro’s Tamales filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy this week.
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.
A central Lubbock family received an unexpected wake-up call 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.
For most construction workers, working outside in extreme heat or cold temperatures is one thing. However working in wind and dust conditions brings its own set of problems.
PTSD is very common in the military and can also be caused by traumatic events with civilians but it is very treatable
With electronic cigarette use on the rise, emergency rooms across the state of Texas are seeing more cases of nicotine poisoning. More than half of those poison victims are children.
Farmers from across the region who visited the Civic Center, Thursday, for the 107th annual Cotton Ginners' Association Convention were concerned with much more than the new equipment on display.
High temperatures, high winds and low humidity puts West Texas at a greater risk of fire danger.
David Letterman announced Thursday during the taping of his show "Late Show With David Letterman" that he will be retitring in 2015 according to the New York Daily News.
John Reynolds served in the U.S. Army for 9.5 years. He was medically disabled and left in 2008, but still suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He hopes this shooting raises awareness about soldier's mental health after deployment.
Dunkin Doughnuts joins an already concentrated block of coffee and doughnut shops along University from 79th to 82nd Street.
The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two individuals in connection with forged checks at Chuck’s 4-way Liquor Store on November 22, 2013.
"Texans' hearts are once again very heavy. The scenes coming from Fort Hood today are sadly too familiar." -- Senator John Cornyn.
Students came up with designs for a kitchen, laundry, showers and other facilities.
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.
Clarissa Soliz Gamez says her 4th grade, 11-year old son, Jeremiah, is constantly teased at school for being different.
The boys who play basketball at Frenship are doing more than just shooting hoops.
Suspect shooter believed among the 4 dead in Fort Hood tragedy. UPDATED 4/2/14 9:40 PM
Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance said it has been an honor serving the students and University he loves, but he is ready for his life to slow down.
The new 105,000 sq ft building will help officials process more cases, faster.
The City of Lubbock’s Director of Facilities Management, Wes Everett, said Wednesday that renovating the historic Landwer House will be expensive in part because of federal requirements.