The crash was reported just after 8:30 p.m., a semi in the center lanes of southbound East Loop 289 rolled over into the median gap, just before the exit for 50th Street. Two people with minor injuries were reported.
Aesthetics, maintenance and pedestrian safety are goals for TxDOT in an Avenue Q Downtown Revitalization project set to begin a year from now. In the meantime, the department is seeking input from the public on the proposed changes.
Judge Curtis Parrish says the ARPA funds are designed for mom-and-pop businesses, with fewer than 100 employees. Eligible candidates must live within Lubbock County and must prove their need for alternative support.
The City’s most recent update reported 117 hospitalized for Lubbock County on Tuesday, down 72 from last week’s report. Of those hospitalized, 57 are ICU patients, 13 more than last report. Of those hospitalized, 15 are vaccinated, down nine from last week’s update.
Sterman Young and his wife Virgie have been married for more than 80 years. The couple from Post, Texas both were diagnosed with COVID-19 and have been separated since. After many days apart, they were reunited thanks to the team at Covenant Health.
"We want to build unity, peace and love through Habitat houses and that is what Dr. King was so motivated to do. So, we just want to carry on that legacy every day," Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Christy Reeves said.
Firefighters contained the fire to the bedroom and extinguished it. Two adults living in the home were transported to the hospital. One adult female is currently recovering from smoke inhalation. An adult male in the home died of injuries from the fire.
The city of Lubbock saw more cases of sexual assault by juvenile offenders in 2021 than in 2019 and 2020 combined, according to police data. Kenneth Castillo with Voice of Hope is working to prevent those crimes by creating a safe space that builds a sense of community.
A former Lubbock doctor will continue to serve life in prison after being convicted of capital murder in 2015, after a second count was thrown out of court on Friday. The court agreed that he can’t be convicted twice for the same crime.
The Texas A&M Forest Service warns that elevated to critical fire weather is forecast for West Texas, South Plains, Big Country, Permian Basin, Big Bend, and the border region through the end of the week.
A new state law will ban tethering dogs unless owners provide “adequate shelter,” providing a space that is comfortable for the dog to move around in, providing water and protection from weather like wind or rain.
Organizations such as the Texas Tech Athletic Department and members of the football and other sports teams, LCU student groups, groups of local employees and individuals from the neighborhood have been signing up to help on Monday.