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Experts discuss social media's impact on Millennial's mental health
Experts discuss social media's impact on Millennial's mental health

A recent study conducted by Trust for America's Health shows Millennials are suffering the most when it comes to depression and substance abuse, and social media may be to blame.

Texas Tech falls to Michigan in CWS, will face Arkansas Monday
Texas Tech falls to Michigan in CWS, will face Arkansas Monday

Texas Tech will face Arkansas Monday afternoon, battling to stay alive in the College World Series.

Cassie Carlson
Family opens up about impact of stepfathers
Family opens up about impact of stepfathers

On Father's Day, we pay tribute to all fathers, including the ones who stepped into the role.

Tori McGee
Fire burns multiple Slaton businesses
Fire burns multiple Slaton businesses

Multiple Slaton businesses were damaged or destroyed in a large fire early Saturday morning.

Police investigating Saturday shooting, one teen injured
Police investigating Saturday shooting, one teen injured

Lubbock Police are investigating a shooting Saturday morning that injured one teenager. 

June 15th, 3:18 PM CDT
East Lubbock Community Alliance to host Rise Up Juneteenth Celebration
East Lubbock Community Alliance to host Rise Up Juneteenth Celebration

The East Lubbock Community Alliance will host its Rise Up 2019 Juneteenth Celebration beginning Thursday, June 13.

South Plains Air Show takes off this weekend in Slaton
South Plains Air Show takes off this weekend in Slaton

South Plains Air Show takes off from the Slaton Airport Saturday

Kristin Carol
State aims to boost educator retirement plans with Senate Bill 12
State aims to boost educator retirement plans with Senate Bill 12

With the recent signing of Senate Bill 12, retirement security is promised for current and retired teachers.

Tori McGee
Arrington unloads on 'Medicare For All'
Arrington unloads on 'Medicare For All'

Congressman Arrington cited the VA crisis as an example of why "Medicare For All" is a doomed health care idea.

Man faces drug charges following chase
Man faces drug charges following chase

A sheriff's canine unit tried to stop Christopher Robinson, 32, near Southeast Drive and South Loop 289. Deputies report he sped off and led anti-gang investigators on a chase around the Loop.

End of the road for Driver Responsibility Program
End of the road for Driver Responsibility Program

The Driver Responsibility Program is going away, which means it won't be quite as expensive to get a suspended license reinstated.

Governor's order extends plumbing license requirement
Governor's order extends plumbing license requirement

There will still be licensing requirements for plumbers in Texas. Recently it looked like the state board of plumbing examiners would end in a few months.

Dobson Family sells majority stake of Whataburger to Chicago-based investment bank
Dobson Family sells majority stake of Whataburger to Chicago-based investment bank

Family-owned Whataburger will be sold to a Chicago-based investment bank, the company announced Friday.

UPDATED: All-clear given, natural gas leak contained on Texas Tech campus
UPDATED: All-clear given, natural gas leak contained on Texas Tech campus

Texas Tech has given the all-clear as of 1:14 p.m. Friday. A natural gas leak near the biology building was contained.

TSA displays prohibited items, provides safety tips
TSA displays prohibited items, provides safety tips

The TSA in Lubbock expects it to be a busy summer. To make things more efficient, agents showed off what to bring and

Tori McGee
Oduduru: 'Deciding to go pro was hard, TTU is my home'
Oduduru: 'Deciding to go pro was hard, TTU is my home'

Texas Tech sprinter Divine Oduduru is going pro. He's foregoing his final year of eligibility at TTU after leading the team to its first national title.

Jon Sokoloff
UPDATE: Plainview man found in country club pond died of accidental drowning
UPDATE: Plainview man found in country club pond died of accidental drowning

An autopsy report has revealed Victor Alvarez, Jr. died from an accidental drowning last month.

First responders emphasize firework safety with Independence Day on horizon
First responders emphasize firework safety with Independence Day on horizon

In the last three years, there have been 49 firework incidents in Lubbock. They led to damage worth $120,000, as well as putting about $8 million of property at risk. 

Jonah Tuls
Clovis parents charged, children absent for more than 25 days of school
Clovis parents charged, children absent for more than 25 days of school

Four Clovis parents will be summoned to Magistrate Court for failure to enforce compulsory school attendance from the 2018-2019 school year.

Texas Education Agency approves ACE program for Dunbar CPA
Texas Education Agency approves ACE program for Dunbar CPA

Lubbock ISD has been notified by the Texas Education Agency that it has approved an accelerated campus excellence turnaround program for Dunbar College Preparatory Academy.

Warrant: Former Idalou officer threatened to put gun in victim's mouth and pull trigger
Warrant: Former Idalou officer threatened to put gun in victim's mouth and pull trigger

A former Idalou police officer is accused of threatening to shoot a man in the face last year outside of the officer's home.

Press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave White House at the end of the month
Press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave White House at the end of the month

Trump says longtime ally and press secretary Sarah Sanders leaving White House, names no replacement.

Former Texas police officer gets prison in NY homicides case
Former Texas police officer gets prison in NY homicides case

A former Texas police officer who pleaded guilty in connection with a New York double homicide will spend up to three years in prison.

Accreditation commission honors SPC’s Respiratory Care Program
Accreditation commission honors SPC’s Respiratory Care Program

According to Ron Edwards, program director and instructor in Respiratory Care, the award shows the college’s commitment to preparing graduates for the industry.

Frenship’s Legacy Elementary named to 2018-2019 Texas Honor Roll
Frenship’s Legacy Elementary named to 2018-2019 Texas Honor Roll

Frenship ISD announced today that Legacy Elementary, a K-5 school in their District, has been named to the 2018 – 2019 Texas Honor Roll.

Property tax reform bill could keep rent prices low
Property tax reform bill could keep rent prices low

Renters could benefit from the property tax protections of House Bill 2, signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday.

Tori McGee