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Developer named for new Lubbock hospital resulting from Covenant's Grace acquisition The developer of a new Lubbock hospital resulting from Covenant Health's acquisition of Grace Health System was announced Thursday. Lubbock judge denies 'Suitcase killer's' stay of execution request Lubbock Judge Ji

LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 17:39:00

Texas Medical Board restricts practice of Lubbock, Levelland doctors

The Texas Medical Board made a new agreement with Lubbock doctor David Vermillion on Thursday. Vermillion's license suspension is now lifted, but he must practice, whether in office or inpatient, in a group or institutional setting approved in advance by the board. His license was temporarily suspen


Fire near Wolfforth 100 percent contained

A grass fire near Wolfforth burns as emergency officials try to clear it (Source: Ashley Rodriguez, viewer submission) A grass fire near Wolfforth burns as emergency officials try to clear it (Source: Ashley Rodriguez, viewer submission) WOLFFORTH, TX (KCBD) - Emergency officials were on the scene

KCBD - 2018-03-18 22:27:00

Self-Walbrick: Toys R Us leaving, but new businesses coming to Lubbock

It's likely the end of an era for one business in town, and nationwide, but several others are just getting started. This week, the rumors of Toys R Us' demise were confirmed, a new women's boutique opened and a coffee shop got a building permit. Toys R Us Toys R Us told stores Wednesday all 735 loc

LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 06:01:00

20 acres burned by fire near Wolfforth

Emergency officials are on the scene of a large grass fire near Wolfforth close to the Llano Estates, dubbed by the Texas A&M Forest Service as the Lake Bottom fire. As of now about 20 acres have been affected and 10 homes have been threatened but there has not been any significant damage near 50th

KCBD - 2018-03-18 22:27:00

No injuries or significant damage after backyard fire in central Lubbock

Firefighter survey the scene after a backyard fire at 1911 63rd St. (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD) LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - No injuries or significant damage have been reported after a trailer/camper caught fire in the backyard of a house at 1911 63rd St. on Saturday. The Lubbock Fire Department responded

KCBD - 2018-03-18 00:15:58

Get Ready to Pucker Up For Pickle Juice Slushes in Lubbock

Holy cow, the internet is about to be broke down on the side of the road and left for dead with the news that pickle power is coming to Sonic Drive-in. How I ended up with a story on Delish.com is beyond me, but I confirmed it on multiple sites. Sonic will be making pickle juice slushes this summer.

KFYO RADIO - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Police search for 2 males after attempted robbery leads to chase

One person is in jail and police are looking for two other men after an attempted robbery led to a police chase around 4:54 a.m. Saturday at 66th Street and Avenue P. Police say the initial robbery took place between people but when one refused to pay, one of the groups began chasing the other. That


Texas Rangers seek tips in Lubbock cold case

An increased reward is being offered by the Texas Department of Public Safety for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the 2003 murder of Cynthia Palacio, 21. Palacio's body was found on July 15, 2003 on a rural caliche road west of Slaton. She was found partially clothed an


Lubbock Man Pronounced Deceased After Being Struck by Car

A Lubbock man who was struck by a car on March 2nd was pronounced deceased at the hospital just before 4 p.m. on Thursday. 64-year-old Cyrus Solenberger was struck by a car on the morning of March 2nd as he walked into the roadway in the 6500 block of the Interstate-27 access road. The driver of the


Lubbock's policy is to kill unwanted prairie dogs

Prairie dogs are cute and furry, and their presence in Lubbock has led them to becoming sort of the unofficial mascot for the city, home to Prairie Dog Town and the cartoon character Pete the Prairie Dog. People in Lubbock like looking at, and visiting, areas running with prairie dogs, but not so mu


Lubbock Police Say Pedestrian Died After Early March Accident

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) - The following is a press release from Lubbock Police: On March 15th, just before 4 p.m., 64-year-old Cyrus Solenberger was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Soleberger was struck by a car on the morning of March 2nd. Preliminary information indicates he was hit when


Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hodges Community Center on Saturday, March 24

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a a news release from the Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department: Join Hodges Community Center as they host their 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m., with the Easter egg hunt kicking off promptly at


Donation to Literacy Lubbock planned

A donation by Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope and the Lubbock Apartment Association for Literacy Lubbock has been scheduled at 12:30 p.m. April 4 at the Godeke Library, 5034 Frankford Ave. The amount of the donation, which will be announced at the event, will come from funds raised during the 2018 State of


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


DPS increases reward for information leading to arrest in 2003 m

Cynthia Palacio (deceased) AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public's help in solving the 2003 murder of Cynthia Palacio, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received


Health inspections: 16 establishments have 2 or more critical violations

Environmental Inspections conducted by the Lubbock Environment Health Department during the week ended March 9. No Critical Violations: Alcove Farms at Grove West, 6305 82nd St. B and C Nutrition, 8004 Indiana Ste. A5B Cheesecake of Lubbock, 6225 Spur 327 CVS Pharmacy No. 8343, 3801 19th St. Do


Shallowater couple credits home security system for saving their lives during house fire

Garland and his wife Barbara are counting their blessings after a house fire almost took their lives. "The one up here above... He wasn't ready for us yet," Garland Schoor said. The fire happened at 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 1. Luckily for the Shallowater couple, they received a call from an ADT Dispatcher


Food for Thought: 3/15 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Every week health inspectors head into Lubbock kitchens to make sure your family has a safe eating experience, but they don't just inspect restaurants. They check out any establishment that has food or drinks. And we see that in the tonight's low performer. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin dishe


Judge Denies Request to Stop Execution of Rodriguez, More Legal Wrangling Follows

LUBBOCK, TX - The defense team for Rosendo Rodriguez, 37, filed court records on Wednesday in an attempt to get Rodriguez off death row. Rodriguez was convicted and sentenced to death for the September 2005 slaying of Summer Baldwin, and implicated in the disappearance and murder of Joanna Rogers. T