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Mysterious Fire Starts at University Medical Center Hospital

Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire at University Medical Center Hospital, located at 602 Indiana Avenue, the afternoon of Friday, August 12th. The call came in just after 1 p.m. According to a press release, contractors were performing remodel work in and area where they had installed...
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Lubbock Man Engages Police in Vehicle Pursuit, Crashes Car

A vehicle crash occurred after a Lubbock man led police in a pursuit. The Lubbock Police Department responded to a call of a burglary in progress shortly before 12:30 p.m. Thursday, August 11th. KAMC news reported that Lubbock Police arrived at the Southern Shingles Roofing Material and Supplies store in the 1100 block of East 50th Street. When officers arrived at the scene they discovered two suspects who happened to be 45-year-old Felix Gutierrez and 56-year-old Wanda Hereford.
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Local Lubbock: Celebrating National Vinyl Record Day

Most National Days fall into one of two categories. There's really boring national days like May 13th: National Crouton Day, a day to celebrate toasted old bread. And there's really stupid ones like October 19th: National Hagfish Day. WTF is a hagfish?. But some national days deserve to be celebrate....

Did You Know You Can Have a Foam Party in Lubbock?

How much fun does a foam party sound? Well, you can now have them anywhere in Lubbock and surrounding areas and it's a good time for any age young or old!. This sounds crazy and fun for so many different occasions. You can do it for any kind of party, school event, camp, gender reveal, nighttime UV glow foam and so much more. The fun times are endless.

If You Haven’t Ever Been to Hamilton Farms, What Are You Doing?

Have you ever heard of Hamilton Farms? It is such a fun place to check out for date night, family night out or just away to get outside. Depending on the time of year they offer different things. For example, during Christmas, they offer to handpick your own fresh-cut tree, 12 Days of Christmas, letters to Santa and more. They have even started their own market day.

Lubbock Man Found With Woman’s ID and Credit Card After Assault

A Lubbock man was arrested after he said that he and another woman "got into it" and was found with her car keys, credit card and ID. On Monday, August 8th, the unnamed victim says that she was asleep in her car. She woke to the suspect, 64-year-old Douglas Boyd allegedly attacking her. She claimed that he stabbed her in the leg, foot and hand. At some point it's also alleged that Boyd struck her with a pipe wrench and stole her purse.

Lubbock Sees its First West Nile Virus Infected Mosquitoes of the Year

The recent rains in Lubbock have made a lot of Lubbock residents happy and that include Lubbock's mosquito population. Lubbock's Public Health Department recently confirmed that West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Lubbock's mosquito population. In a partnership between Vector Control and the Biological Threat Research Lab at Texas Tech University mosquitoes are captured throughout Lubbock, and the county, and then brought into the lab for testing.

Gypsy Jayne Takes the Stage at the Buddy Holly Summer Showcase

This weeks second to last performer at the Buddy Holly Summer Showcase is Gypsy Jayne. Gypsy Jayne is a local Lubbock artist whose style is a mix of old-school country, jazz, gospel and rock with Gypsy's vocals having that soulful sound. Gypsy doesn't just sing and play rhythm guitar but her bandmates Joel Smith (bass), Shad Daugherty (electric/lead guitar), and Jayce Logan (drums) help bring the Gypsy Jayne music to life.

Lubbock Mother Arrested After Daughter Says She Hadn’t Eaten in 2 Days

A Lubbock mother was arrested on Tuesday, August 9th after her daughter told police that she hadn't eaten for 2 days. The daughter had called police saying she couldn't open the door and that she hadn't eaten in days. When an officer arrived at the home, she showed him a receipt from days prior for McDonald's saying that was the last time she ate. When searching the house, the officer says there was trash scattered around the hallways and bedrooms. There was also apparently no "edible" food in the refrigerator.

Lubbock’s Parry’s Pizza Sets Grand Opening Date

Back in March, I told you about a mysterious pizza place coming to Lubbock. Well, now we know a lot more about it. It's called Parry's Pizza and they'll be coming to the Vintage Retail Plaza. You may already know of this area because they have some places like Stride and LBK Dental. It's located off of Quaker near 114th street.

Lubbock Woman Shaken After Attempted Break In

This past week has been extremely busy as I moved out of my apartment and into a house. Anyone with experience moving knows how crazy it can be, even when nothing goes wrong. I moved around a lot when I was younger, so the idea of moving isn’t a big deal to me. However, it doesn’t make the process any less stressful. Packing up everything you have and moving to a new place has its own complications like inclement weather, things breaking, and more.

Lubbock’s La Cabaña Sets Second Location Opening Date

July 20th, 2022 I told y'all the sad news that Lubbock was losing another great restaurant. Cafe Alvarez opened up at 2614 130th Street #506 at the APlus storefront back in March and loved that location but finally decided they needed to move somewhere new. So we all wondered, what...

Lubbock Man Invited to Smoke Meth, Stabs Another Instead

A Lubbock man that was invited to another's home to smoke methamphetamine ended up stabbing them instead. KAMC News reports that 31-year-old Fabian Sanchez was invited to a residence in the 3700 block of Avenue J to smoke meth on Tuesday, August 9th. However, Sanchez instead is said to have attacked the victim with a box knife with a curved blade.