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Uber to open regional hub in Dallas, resulting in 3,000 jobs

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that Uber will receive a $24 million state incentive package and open a new administrative hub in Dallas, bringing with it about 3,000 jobs. More>>

Drivers urged to be extra cautious, alert as new school year begins

The start of the school year also generates an increase in overall traffic in many areas, and drivers are urged to take extra precautions. More>>

Southbound I-27 near 58th street closed for crash investigation

The Lubbock Police Department has shutdown the southbound lanes of I-27 to conduct a crash investigation. Traffic will be diverted to the southbound access road, exit US 84.  More>>

UPDATED: 14-year-old accused of firing at officers, striking K9, during chase

A 14-year-old male is in custody, accused of firing multiple shots at Lubbock Police, wounding a K9, during a chase early Tuesday morning. Police believe the gun was stolen from Littlefield. More>>

Free, reduced price adoptions at Lubbock Animal Services

Lubbock Animal Services would like to thank the Lubbock community for making the Clear the Shelter event a success. More>>

Good Day Good Dogs!

It was a 2 for 1 deal today! More>>

Teen vaping on the rise: Schools taking strong action Video included

E-cig use increased from 1.5% in 2011 to more than 20% last year. More>>

Frenship ISD trustees approve avg. 10.5 percent pay raise

Frenship ISD trustees approved raises for full-time teachers, librarians, nurses and counselors. More>>

Look Around Lubbock: Minis and Friends Video included

Minis and Friends is a non-profit charity that brings miniature horses to different places in the community to meet seniors and children. More>>

Lubbock County establishing veterans treatment court Video included

Lubbock County is in the process of establishing a veterans treatment court, and the specialty set-up would focus on treatment and rehab, rather than a prison pod. More>>

Texas Roadhouse to share profits with El Paso Community Foundation

On Thursday, Aug. 22, Texas Roadhouse will donate all of its profit to an El Pao non-profit.  More>>

Market Street to host flag signing in support of El Paso

This week United Market Street will host a flag signing in support of first responders and survivors in El Paso.  More>>

Chief ME Andrews requests Court of Appeals to dismiss Ortiz suit

Sam Andrews filed his argument Monday to get the panel to throw out Rebecca Ortiz's lawsuit. She claims Andrews ordered a pathologist to harvest her child's organs for research last fall.  More>>

Police make seventh arrest in connection to Slaton man's murder

Heather Casias, 32 Heather Casias, 32

Police arrested a seventh suspect charged with the disappearance murder of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez.  More>>

Gov. Abbott brings big tech to the table after El Paso attack

Texas' governor is bringing Google, Facebook and Twitter to the table in wake of a mass shooting in El Paso that left 22 people dead. More>>

UPDATE: 2 new suspects arrested in Rodriguez murder

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Monday morning, two additional arrest warrants were issued in connection with the murder of Celestino Rodriguez.  More>>

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

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Former NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, dies in motorcycle accident in Texas. More>>

Gov. Abbott appoints new Texas Secretary of State

Gov. Abbott has appointed Ruth Ruggero Hughs as the Texas Secretary of State. More>>

Covenant Children's Pediatric Urgent Care Center now open

Covenant Children's is proud to announce the first and only pediatric urgent care in Lubbock is now open. More>>

UPDATE: 79-year-old missing woman found

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Dora Oberbrockling, 79, hasn’t been seen since Friday afternoon. Her family says she has shown early signs of dementia. More>>

Getting stronger: lifting for more than looks

If you are willing to push your comfort zone and test your limits in your workouts, you can teach your muscles to push heavier and heavier weight. More>>

US home building fell 4% in July, slowing housing market

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo a worker carries shingles for a roof of a house under construction in a Brandon, Miss., neighborhood. On Friday, Aug. 16, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construct... (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo a worker carries shingles for a roof of a house under construction in a Brandon, Miss., neighborhood. On Friday, Aug. 16, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construct...
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US housing starts fell 4% in July, driven by decline in apartment building construction. More>>

Financial Women in Texas: Women helping women succeed

For ten years Financial Women in Texas has empowered women's professional growth throughout the state. It's mission is women helping women succeed by offering leadership, development and mentoring opportunities.  More>>

Lt. Gov. Patrick treated for heart blockage

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick now has a stent in place, after being treated for a heart blockage Thursday night. More>>

Man charged with daughter's death in Plainview vehicle fire

Image: Nathan Giese/Plainview Herald Image: Nathan Giese/Plainview Herald

Plainview Police have arrested a man in his daughter's death in a vehicle fire Friday. More>>

'Blessing of the Build' begins construction for Habitat for Humanity

A Lubbock family will soon have a new home thanks to Habitat for Humanity and some Texas Tech students. More>>

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Through his first two preseason games, Prescott has completed all nine of his pass attempts. More>>

Texas Tech move-in weekend signals boost for small businesses Video included

Thousands of incoming Texas Tech students are moving in this weekend, and while it may be a hectic week for parents and university staff, Lubbock businesses are happy to see a new wave of customers.  

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HS FB preview: Lubbock-Cooper Pirates

Max Kattwinkel retired as the head ball coach after he led the Pirates deep into the playoffs during the 2018 season. Chip Darden was promoted from offensive coordinator and has two key players back on both sides of the ball. More>>

Police seek woman, among three suspects wanted for Slaton man's murder

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Lubbock Police are looking for a woman who is among three people wanted for murder in the death of a Slaton man who prompted a weeks-long search. More>>

Motorcyclist critically injured after tire blowout, crash SW of Lubbock

A motorcyclist from Corpus Christi has critical injuries after a crash southwest of Lubbock Saturday morning. More>>

UPDATED: Criminal charges in vehicle fire that killed three-year-old

Image: Nathan Giese/Plainview Herald Image: Nathan Giese/Plainview Herald

Plainview police have arrested one person on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. A three-year-old died in a vehicle fire Friday afternoon. More>>

Two injured after blowout on Hwy. 114 west of Lubbock

Two people were injured, one seriously, after a tire on their SUV blew out Friday afternoon just west of Lubbock. More>>

Walmart loses round in bid to sell hard liquor in Texas

A federal appeals court says a Texas law that keeps Walmart from selling packaged liquor in the state does not violate the Constitution. More>>

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at 79

(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, in Palm Springs, California.

Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like “Easy Rider,” has died. More>>

LPD, LFR sends crisis intervention team members to El Paso

The Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock Fire Rescue sent members of their respective Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) teams to El Paso Friday, Aug. 16, to support first responders there after the mass shooting at a Walmart on Aug. 3. The CISM More>>

Dunbar Prep aiming to transform its academic trajectory Video included

Grading growth, performance, and achievement, the state handed Dunbar College Preparatory Academy an "F" across the board. However, Lubbock ISD Superintendent Kathy Rollo said those scores are an indication of the school's past, not its future. 

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