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Kansas, Texas Tech meet in crucial Big 12 title tilt

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has spent the better part of the past 15 years presiding over the Big 12. Whether that streak continues could come down to 48 hours. The No. 12 Jayhawks and No. 14 Texas Tech are each a game behind Kansas State heading into a showdown Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. Should t


Jury sentences Lubbock man to 40 years in 2017 robbery case

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from the Office of the Criminal District Attorney K. Sunshine Stanek:. On Thursday, February 21, 2019 in the 137th District Court, a Lubbock County Jury returned verdict of 40 years in the trial of LaWarren Davis.


Hockley County Sheriff’s Office searching for Joe Lewis Jimenez

HOCKLEY COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - The Hockley County Sheriff's Office is searching for Joe Lewis Jimenez, wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Jimenez is 5′9, 215 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


SPC to offer License to Carry class on March 2

LEVELLAND, Texas - Press Release:. South Plains College will offer the Texas License to Carry a Handgun class on March 2 (Saturday) in the Law Enforcement Technology building on the Levelland campus. The class will begin at 8 a.m. with breaks every hour as well as a one-hour lunch break.

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Three unsolved murder cases in West Texas being looked at by investigators

LUBBOCK, Texas - More unsolved murders in West Texas means more killers are still on the loose, and investigators are looking at three specific case files to see if they can catch a break.

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SPC scholarship gala to showcase talented students of Creative Arts Department

LEVELLAND, Texas - South Plains College:. When the doors open at 6 p.m. at the Mallet Event Center, everyone entering the building will be treated to a wonderful production featuring the South Plains College Creative Arts Department.

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You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station

AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.


HS BASKETBALL: Boys' Bi-District Round and Girls' Regional Quarterfinals 2-19-18

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Watch the video above to see our coverage from a busy night of playoff basketball. Tascosa defeats El Paso Franklin 63-50. Amarillo High defeats Aledo 60-39.


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Learn about CBD oil at the Zen in Ten Wellness Expo

Get your CBD oil questions answered at an event this weekend in Levelland. Green Horizen is the company behind the "Zen in Ten Wellness Expo." Celia Corrales and Vicki Corrales appeared on Good Day Lubbock to talk about the event.


Attorney speaks to CBS7 about lawsuit against Lubbock County Medical Examiners

LUBBOCK -- A former Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office worker is suing the doctors who did autopsies on two local children last August. She claims Dr. Sam Andrews and Dr. Matshes took their organs and shipped them to California for testing.


Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.


South Texas 8-year-old dies from flu-like symptoms just hours after diagnosis

A South Texas family is seeking answers after their son suddenly died from flu-like symptoms. Relatives of 8-year-old Martin Campbell said he started feeling sick on Sunday -- he was dead just hours later.


Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says

Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.


A look at the history of African Americans in the Texas legislature

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Capitol is a busy place, filled with people always on the go, fighting for a seat at the table. So, it can be easy to walk past the pictures on the wall and forget the trailblazers.


Lubbock sheriff: Deputy arrested in domestic assault now fired

A Lubbock County sheriff’s deputy arrested Feb. 4 in connection with a domestic assault investigation in North Lubbock has been fired, according to Sheriff Kelly Rowe. Cpl. Brandon Coulter, 32, who has been on administrative leave since his arrest, was terminated from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Of