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AMBER ALERT: Santa Fe PD searching for Julian Martinez

(Press Release) Santa Fe, NM - The following is information for the distribution of an Amber Alert from the Santa Fe Police Department. For any questions, please contact the Santa Fe Police Department.

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Residents wake up to damaged roofs, vehicles after hail storm Video included

Some areas around Lubbock saw up to three inches of rainfall and four inch sized hail Saturday night. 

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Car slams into building after driver flees from police Sunday Video included

Lubbock Police Officers were called to the 3700 block of Gary Avenue, around 5:00 a.m. Sunday, May 20th, following reports of a person passed out in a vehicle. 

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Patchy fog tonight; more rain expected for areas west Video included

After Saturday's heavy rainfall, some patchy fog could be possible tonight especially if the wind remains light. Otherwise expect mostly cloudy skies and a low of 60. 

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Lubbock politicians promise action after latest school shooting Video included

After yet another school shooting, many are wondering if the 10 slain at Santa Fe High will be enough to push politicians to do anything to stop the bloodshed.  

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The Latest: Affidavit: Gunman didn't shoot students he liked

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Houston-area media citing unnamed law enforcement officials are reporting that there are fatalities following a shooting at a high school. More>>

DACA student graduates from Texas Tech despite the fear of deportation Video included

His college career came to a halt last September, when the Trump administration announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He is one of the close to 700 thousand DACA beneficiaries. 

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House Freedom Caucus blocks Farm Bill Video included

In an embarrassing blow to Congressional Republicans, the 2018 Farm Bill fails to pass out of the House. 

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Governor Abbott suggests Texas schools adopt TTUHSC mental health program Video included

Governor Abbott says he wants to host roundtable discussions to brainstorm how to prevent more school shootings across the state. He specifically mentioned Lubbock ISD's push to help detect students dealing with mental health issues before getting out of hand.

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Lawsuit: Former Lubbock ISD officer reporting 'illegal behavior' led to termination

A former Lubbock ISD patrol officer has filed a lawsuit against the district -- also specifically naming its Chief of Police.

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Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day

The Lubbock Adult Activity Center will be hosting their annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.

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Repurposed Exhibition to open at the Buddy Holly Center

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. For the three artists featured in this exhibition opening at the Buddy Holly Center, that expression takes on new meaning as they re-see discarded materials and turn them into unique works of art.

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Look Around Lubbock: The Brewery LBK Video included

The Brewery LBK is a new craft beer pub in downtown Lubbock. It's located inside the Pioneer Hotel. The micro-brewery specializes in local craft beers, even styling it's Chilton Wit brew...

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LPD officer receives minor injuries from crash

(Press Release) At approximately 10:30 a.m., a Lubbock Police Officer notified dispatch that he had just been involved in a collision with a SUV in the 6300 block of 19th Street.

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First Look: "Deadpool 2," "RBG" among new movies in Lubbock Video included

The highly anticipated follow-up to "Deadpool" leads a handful of new movies into Lubbock theaters this weekend. FOX34's James Eppler has the rundown

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5 things to know: Friday

5 things to know: Friday; Rising gas prices in Lubbock still below national average, Dominic Franco paves the way for male dancers, Dems get rare win in fight for net neutrality, Senate passes Arrington's bill, sends to President Trump's desk, Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

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McDonald's franchise owners donate to Lubbock ISD's Fine Arts Program

McDonald's franchise owners in Lubbock donated more than $5,000 directly to Lubbock ISD's fine arts programs.

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DPS: Weather-related crash sends man to hospital

(Press Release) The Texas Department of Public Safety was called approximately 5:15 pm to a single motorcycle crash in Terry County, 4 miles north of US 62/82.

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Buckner Children and Family Services kicks off construction of new center

Buckner Children and Family services celebrated "out with the old, in with the new."

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Lubbock families to take part in 'Kids to Parks Day'

Families are encouraged to bring their children to Lubbock parks for Kids to Parks Day to utilize Lubbock’s park system.

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Dems get rare win in fight for net neutrality

The FCC dealt a largely symbolic blow. The Senate votes to over turn the regulatory agency's decision to repeal net neutrality.

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17 students get in the field SWAT training

Lubbock Police Department held its SWAT School, as in special weapons and tactics, put on by the Texas Tactical Peace Officers Association.

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Dominic Franco paves the way for male dancers Video included

Three time National Champion, Dominic Franco, is leaving behind a legacy at Texas Tech as he graduates and makes the move to Los Angeles. "For me that's motivates me to say, hey it's time for you to make a name for yourself again," Franco said. 

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Rising gas prices in Lubbock still below national average Video included

Gas prices in Lubbock keep rising gradually. Concern expands internationally over the U.S. pulling out of the Iran Nuclear Deal and the OPEC cartel. 

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Senate passes Arrington's bill, sends to President Trump's desk

Congressman Arrington is a signature away from getting his first bill turned into law.

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Arrington: Democrats 'way out of touch' on Farm Bill 2018

Congress is expected to take a major step toward passing the 2018 Farm Bill.

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Woman pleads guilty to murdering 4-year-old

A woman has plead guilty to murdering a 4-year-old back in 2015.

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Texas Tech receives nearly $400K in ‘Grow Your Own’ grants

(Press Release) The Texas Tech University College of Education has been selected as a recipient of a $396,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency under the 2018-19 “Grow Your Own” grant program.

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Man found guilty of hitting 6-year-old at Clovis restaurant

Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that on May 16, 2018, Bruce Bender, age 64, of Clovis, was found guilty by a Curry County jury of Child Abuse.

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Look Around Lubbock: workout with Parks & Rec Video included

Lubbock Parks and Recreation has what you need to achieve your fitness goals with a variety of fitness equipment located in four of our air-conditioned centers. Plus, there are a variety of free fitness classes offered throughout the summer. 

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5 things to know: Thursday

5 things to know: Thursday; County judge: State has 'moral obligation' to help Crosbyton after hail storm, The evolution and future of how we pay, House and Senate to vote on sports gambling legislation, On eve of anniversary, Giuliani says probe should end, US has daunting to-do list to prepare for NKorea summit
  

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County judge: State has 'moral obligation' to help Crosbyton after hail storm Video included

The damage speaks for itself. The town of Crosbyton is working to recover after Tuesday night's severe hail storm. It took out several vehicles, roofs and windows. 

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The evolution and future of how we pay Video included

With new and innovative ways to pay emerging almost every year, it seems like we've been plagued with figuring out each way to pay.

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Lemonade Day entrepreneur Matthew Noel will continue to donate

The Lemonade Day lesson of spend/save/sharing your profits normally comes so easy to young entrepreneurs. Twelve-year-old Matthew Noel, 2017 Lemonade Day Entrepreneur of the Year exemplifies that lesson.

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Monterey High School seniors recognized for innovations

The second graduating class of Monterey High School’s Project Lead the Way engineering program will be recognized at an awards ceremony this evening. 

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The Beaumont Foundation honors Lubbock educators

The Beaumont Foundation honors several educators in our area. 

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Lubbock seniors awarded scholarships from the Community Foundation of West Texas

The Community Foundation of West Texas awards nine high school seniors $20,000 each for four years thanks to the Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship Endowment.

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San Antonio police arrest a fourth suspect charged with sex trafficking a teenager

San Antonio police arrest a fourth suspect charged with sex trafficking a teenager. Ray Hernandez, 28, was charged with continuous trafficking of a person. 

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Final beam of Texas Tech Experimental Sciences Building Two put into place

The final beam of the Experimental Sciences Building two was lifted into place at Texas Tech.  This new building is expected to significantly expand the university's research capabilities. 

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May and July peak months for grilling fires

Grilling season is right around the corner and grill gurus everywhere are preparing for many family parties and barbecues. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages grillers to pay attention to safety during the spring and summer months when home fires involving grilling incidents occur most often.

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Two missing in the Panhandle

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reports two missing children in the Panhandle area. 

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StarCare Specialty Health System’s to host “Roll Over Mental Illness” skate party fundraiser

May 17, 2018-The Skate Ranch of Lubbock will host the “Roll Over Mental Illness Skate Party” fundraiser during StarCare’s Mental Health First Aid Campaign. 

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Red Raiders start the summer helping others abroad

Texas Tech University staff and students will travel with the Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE) to Costa Rica as part of CALUE’s Service Breaks program, which offers service projects and trips throughout the year.

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Sports betting will be brought to Texas House for a vote Video included

The 1992 federal law that banned sports betting was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, leaving it to the States to decide if they want sports gambling legalized. 

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National Ranching Heritage Center to host Western Art and Gear Show

Western art and gear collectors will have an opportunity to purchase new art pieces and meet the artists June 2 at the Fifth Annual Summer Stampede Western Art and Gear Show from 6 to 11 p.m. at the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) at Texas Tech University.

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: sweet potato salad with bacon Video included

Registered Dietitian Brenda Duby shares a healthier twist on potato salad.

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5 things to know: Wednesday

5 things to know: Wednesday; Officer East honored during National Peace Officer Memorial Service, Despite rain Tuesday night, region is still gripped by drought, Opioid epidemic hits close to home, Banks indicted on insurance fraud charge, WATCH: Lubbock County Judge GOP Primary Runoff Forum

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  • Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

    Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:55:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, third from left, walks away from the site where a Boeing 737 plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner...(AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, third from left, walks away from the site where a Boeing 737 plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner...
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for...
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.
  • In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:55:21 GMT
    Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site.
    Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site.
  • Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:55:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.
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