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Plainview man indicted for enticement of minor and cyberstalking
LUBBOCK, Texas - A federal grand jury indicted a Plainview man with two counts of enticement of a minor and cyberstalking. According to the criminal complaint, in October 2018, the Plainview Police Department responded to a report of an assault. A 14-year-old male told the responding officer that Gl
Texas woman shot dead in $200 gas station robbery, police say
A newlywed convenience store clerk in Texas was shot to death early Friday during an armed robbery, becoming the second person to be killed at a business in the area in three months.
South Plains HAZMAT Team responds to overturned tanker north of Plainview
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Texas Department of Public Safety has reported a rollover of a fuel tanker truck in Hale County, and the South Plains HAZMAT team was called to respond to the leak.
Two charged after Texas toddler's body found in bucket of acid
LAREDO, Texas — LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.
Judge Sides With Texas Landowners Over High-Speed Rail Issue
A judge sided with Texas landowners who pushed back against the prospect of being forced to sell their land for a proposed high-speed rail line connecting Dallas and Houston. Leon County Judge Deborah Evans ruled this month that Texas Central Railway doesn't have the authority to force landowners to
Home burglaries spike in West Plainview
Lubbock, TX - Plainview residents are experiencing increased burglaries with the robbers targeting firearms and expensive electronics. According to Plainview Police, the amount of burglaries they are seeing is more than normal.
Sen. Angela Paxton files bill that would allow her husband, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to issue exemptions from securities regulations
The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.
Flu, stomach bug outbreak prompts Plainview to cancel class Friday
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Plainview Independent School District cancelled Friday classes because of an outbreak of the flu and a stomach bug. During this time custodial staff will attempt to deep clean and disinfect the schools.
Floydada ISD statement on teacher being questioned about irregular behavior
FLOYDADA, Texas(PRESS RELEASE) - The following is a press release from Floydada Independent School District. On or about February 14, 2019, the Floydada ISD Administration received a report that an employee at the high school was dressed and behaving irregularly. The employee was immediately intervi
Plainview Police Department hosts fundraiser for fellow officer
Lubbock, TX - Plainview Police Officer Jeremy Martinez has been fighting a sickness in the hospital and the police department is trying to rally up some funds to help him and his family.
Cold Now, Colder Tonight
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Cold air, as forecast, is returning to the KCBD viewing area. Morning temperatures in the 20s were common in the vicinity of Lubbock and in the teens from near Plainview and in areas to the north. Wind chills were in the teens around Lubbock and in the single-digits north of Lub
February 15th, 2019 Evening Weather
LUBBOCK, Texas - Happy FINALLY Friday everyone! It has been a warm day across the South Plains with highs back in the mid-70’s. This will remain the case tomorrow as well, but then we have quite the cool down headed our way! Temperatures will drop into the upper 50’s on Sunday, the low 40’s on Monda
Cool down on the way, but first, more wind and dust
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - What a warm day Friday was. Temperatures in the 70s and 80s all across the South Plains. But the wind was a factor, and it will be even more of a factor for your Saturday.
KAMC HD Storm Team Weather Webcast 2.15.19
LUBBOCK, TX AND SOUTH PLAINS - KAMC's Storm Team Meteorologist Alex O'Brien has the forecast for 2.15.19. TODAY: Another warm and breezy day is in store to wrap up this week. Friday highs will be in the mid 70s on the Caprock, up to 80° east of the Caprock. The forecast high for Lubbock is 75°. Wind
Our view: Time is now to get ready for Census 2020
Although the actual date may be a long way off, it is not too early to be reminded about the upcoming U.S. Census, its importance and its local ramifications. Already, City of Lubbock and Lubbock County officials have the census on their radars and are moving to raise visibility in well in advance o
GIRLS HOOPS PLAYOFFS: No. 1 Wall, No. 2 Mason Comfortably into Third Round
ABERNATHY, TX -- The no. 1-ranked Wall Lady Hawks got points throughout their lineup to down no. 20 Canadian 53-41 for the area championship on Friday. Kaitlyn Stephens, a late-season addition to Wall's varsity roster, proved how she bolsters an already loaded lineup. Stephens saw considerable playi
What's going on in the South Plains religious community
Covenant Presbyterian Church is inviting youth to participate in the WARP'D youth retreat starting Friday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. with a drive to Plains Baptist Assembly, 3001 Love Road in Floydada.
Different flu strains confirmed in Lubbock
LUBBOCK, Texas - Schools up and down the South Plains have been closing after confirming multiple cases of the flu in children. Medical experts say the reason this year is so bad is because of different strains.
Weather Ready Nation Report: Fire Weather
LUBBOCK, Texas - The term ‘winter season’ is often associated with colder temperatures and snowy conditions, but here in West Texas it also means that fire weather season is underway. The South Plains is already seeing critical fire weather conditions in place and Red Flag Warnings are being issued
Crews responding to grass fire in Swisher County
SWISHER CO., TX (KFDA) - Crews are responding to a grass fire happening in Swisher County, according to the Randall County Fire Department’s spokesperson. Units from Tulia, Happy and Canyon are responding to the fire while Randall County and the Forest Service are on standby.