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From the A-J's pages: Largest football squad in Plainview history has spring practice

SAN DIEGO - A woman who authorities believe was killed by a great white shark had recently won a battle against leukemia, friends say. AUSTIN - Senators Friday approved two bills regulating obscenity, one to protect minors and the other "covering everybody."


Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Plainview/ Hale County health officials address spike in rabies cases

LUBBOCK, Texas - After Plainview and Hale County officials received reports of a spike in rabies cases in their county and across the Panhandle this week, they addressed the possible causes.


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


PD honor their own at annual ceremony

The Plainview Police Department recognized several of its officers at its fifth annual recognition banquet Friday night. Police Chief Ken Coughlin told the crowd of roughly 40 attendees the banquet was created by the Employee Recognition Committee to showcase the positive events and moments that Pla


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high temperatures at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


Bart, Annette Reagor deny breaching insurance corporation contracts in $2.4 million suit

The Reagor-Dykes Auto Group co-owner and his wife denied most claims from an insurance company in its $2.4 million dollar lawsuit against the couple. Universal Underwriters Service Corporation sued the Reagors in March, asking for backpay it claims Reagor-Dykes owes from insurance contracts.

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AeroCare called after construction worker injured at Hale Wind Farm

HALE COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - A construction worker at the Hale Wind Farm was injured on the job, according to sources with the Hale County Sheriff’s Office and Xcel Energy. Officials say AeroCare and EMS are currently on the scene.


Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas Committee

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday. House Bill 1631, authored by Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R – Bedford), passed through the Transportation Committee and will now be voted on by the House where 102 of the 151 members


Storms Bring High Winds, Rain And Hail To Parts Of North Texas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Severe thunderstorms rumbled across North Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, producing several tornadoes and unleashing widespread hail. Much of the metroplex was spared from the worst of severe weather that blew through late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning,


April 18th, 2019 Evening Weather

LUBBOCK, Texas - Happy Thursday everyone! It has been another warm and breezy day across the South Plains with high temperatures sitting in the low 70's. Temperatures will quickly rise over the next few days as high pressure takes over with the mid-70’s returning tomorrow, the upper 80's returning S


Strong storms leave some damage behind in Central Texas

(KWTX) Late-night thunderstorms packing powerful winds and heavy rain snapped tree limbs, downed trees, knocked down a local college’s digital billboard and left a Central Texas couple with a story to tell.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, AG Ken Paxton say Dallas DA's reforms 'could promote lawlessness'

Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton criticized Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot's announcement that his office wouldn't prosecute certain low-level crimes in a joint letter Thursday, saying the DA's proposed reforms contradict his oath of office.


Texas Tech hosts 5th Annual Lubbock Lights

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech University is celebrating the music heritage of the South Plains at their 5th Annual Lubbock Lights. Take a look at this video for all the concert details.


Survivor Of Texas Tornado Describes Escape From Grass House

ALTO, Texas (AP) — A survivor of a deadly Texas tornado says he managed to crawl out of a grass house at a Native American historic site before the twister hurled it into the distance with two other people still inside.


Mayor Dunlap honored at morning Scout meeting

Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap was honored Wednesday morning by the local Boy Scouts during the South Plains Council's Friends of Scouting Distinguished Citizens Breakfast. The Council began nominating citizens for its Distinguished Citizen honor earlier this year and Dunlap was selected.


Few sprinkles this evening, cool overnight

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast tonight across the South Plains. A sprinkle or two will be possible this evening, but most areas remain dry. It will be cool this evening with temperatures falling into the middle 50’s by 9:00 p.m. Winds taper off this evening.


Disaster declaration issued for 3 Central Texas counties

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday issued a disaster for nine counties impacted by severe weather over the weekend including Freestone, Leon and Robertson counties in Central Texas.


KAMC HD Storm Team Weather Webcast 4.18.19

LUBBOCK, TX AND SOUTH PLAINS - KAMC's Storm Team Meteorologist Alex O'Brien has the forecast for 4.18.19. TODAY: Temperatures will be cooler than average today, to 71° in Lubbock. The sky will be partly cloudy with a stray shower possible this afternoon. Winds will stay breezy from the north. Tonigh