CRIME & SAFETY
Slaton police chief resigns ‘effective immediately’
SLATON, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - The City of Slaton, Texas announced today that it has received the resignation of Trevor Barnes as Chief of Police, effective immediately. City Manager Wade Willson and the City of Slaton, Texas thank Chief Barnes for his service to the City and its citizens. Tyler...
Passenger remains at large as driver faces charges following chase that culminated in crash near Tech Terrace
Experience the adrenaline rush as a high-speed chase ends in a dramatic crash near Tech Terrace. The driver faces charges, but the passenger remains elusive. Watch the thrilling pursuit and its aftermath unfold in this gripping video.
Man accused of murder at Lubbock Walmart heading for trial in November
Officials with the Lubbock County District Attorney's Office said after Kaleb Anthony Vasquez, 23, rejected a plea offer on Thursday morning, all plea offers were rescinded for the suspect accused murdering a man at a Lubbock Walmart in December of 2020. The DA's office said his case will be set for trial in November.
Lubbock man sentenced for 2019 killing of Celestino Rodriguez
LUBBOCK, Texas — David Hampton, 57, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in the 2019 death of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez. Hampton pleaded guilty to a lesser murder charge on September 20. Rodriguez was reported missing on August 3, 2019. His vehicle was found in Temple,...
Inmate escapes Montford Unit, captured by Lubbock Police
Officials with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirmed on Wednesday that an inmate, Anthony Jones, 27, escaped from the Montford Unit in Lubbock on September 20.
No justice for families one year after deadly dog attack in Lubbock park
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Ruth Ann Muffley’s scars are a daily reminder of the attack she survived. On Sept. 27, 2022, she and her dog Flaca were on their daily walk at Buddy Holly Recreation Area. “It does feel like it was just yesterday that it happened. It’s still...
East Lubbock Structure Fire Ruled As Arson and Leads to Arrest
An arrest was made following a fire that occurred in East Lubbock. Lubbock Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched after 10:30 a.m. back on September 11 to a residential structure near the intersection of 5th Street and Walnut Avenue. This structure had recently been part of an investigation earlier this year during the murder of 18-year-old Lakaria Moore.
Texas Tech University Student Dies Following Pedestrian Accident
Justin Turner, a 21-year-old Texas Tech University student, was critically injured in a recent pedestrian accident. Lubbock Police Department confirmed that Turner was hit by a car near Marsha Sharp Freeway last weekend. Sadly, he could not survive his severe injuries and died on Wednesday morning. To pay tribute, his parents, friends, and Sigma Chi fraternity brothers gathered for a candlelight vigil, remembering their peer and friend.
Lubbock Police confirm TTU fraternity brother's death in pedestrian crash
A tragic incident has occurred at TTU as a fraternity brother succumbs to injuries from a pedestrian crash. Lubbock Police confirm the unfortunate event, shedding light on the details of the accident. Tune in for the full story.
Lubbock man accused of causing 90K in damages to funeral home
Nicholas Alwan, 40, was arrested on Friday after he was accused of burglarizing a funeral home early Friday morning, according to documents obtained by EverythingLubbock.com.
Matt Stell Reports: A Fire Legacy
LUBBOCK, Texas – For brothers Todd and Shannon Jordan, their brother-in-law Ricky Murphy, and Murphy’s son, Braxton, firefighting has always been the family business. “I got on in May of 1989,” said Todd. “Never slowed down and never looked back.”. In 1997, Shannon and Ricky tied...
Pedestrian seriously injured in crash near 50th and Ave. D
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Emergency crews are responding to a crash involving a pedestrian near 50th and Ave. D. Just before 8 a.m., officers responded to a crash with injuries. Police say the pedestrian is seriously injured. No additional details are available at this time. This is a developing story;...
Lubbock Police asks for help finding suspect in Jaden Ruiz’s death one year later
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the homicide investigation of Jaden Ruiz, one year after his death. LPD responded to an apartment complex in the 4300 block of Canton Avenue at 3:24 a.m. on September 27, 2022 for reports of shots fired. LPD said upon arrival officers […]
Lubbock bar fight ends with arrest, woman accused of driving at people
Cysili Quintanilla, 19, was arrested on Thursday and charged with five counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, according to documents obtained by EverythingLubbock.com on Monday.
Lubbock Police Offer Fair Tips
If you haven't made it out to the South Plains Fair yet, or if you have and you plan on going again, the good news is that you have until this Saturday to enjoy the sights, sounds, and of course food at the fair. And of course part of enjoying...
Fight at Lubbock smoke shop escalates to shooting, bystander injured
Lloyd Gray King, 32, was arrested on September 18 for a 2021 shooting at a smoke shop in the 5300 block of Slide Road, according to court documents obtained by EverythingLubbock.com.
Warrant: Suspect in Central Lubbock shooting death sought help disposing murder weapon
Lubbock homicide investigators believe a 58-year-old man admitted to a relative that he shot and killed a 42-year-old man then asked for help disposing of the murder weapon. On Sept. 21, investigators served James Young with a murder warrant in connection with the Sept. 18 death of Jesus Antonio Lopez Jr., who suffered a gunshot wound nine days earlier at his apartment in the 1800 block of 14th Street.
Lubbock PD welcomes Interim Chief Gregory Rushin and his 40 years of experience
Meet Interim Chief Gregory Rushin, a seasoned law enforcement veteran ready to bring four decades of experience to Lubbock PD. Discover how this wealth of knowledge will shape the future of policing in Lubbock in this exclusive KCBD local news feature.
2 dead, including shooter, 2 others injured in overnight shooting near Wolfforth
WOLFFORTH — A shooting left two people dead, including the suspected shooter, and two others injured early Saturday in southwest Lubbock County, according to law enforcement. The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired around 12:20 a.m. Saturday in the 9200 block of Barton Avenue. There deputies found Cynthia Green, Louis Green and Brice Green each suffering from gunshot wounds, according to a news release. ...
Preventing child backover: ‘Before you turn your key, make sure you can see’
LUBBOCK, Texas – On Thursday, one-year-old Ezekiel Olivarez was killed in Lubbock after a car backing out of a residence in his neighborhood hit him. In the United States, 50 children are backed over by vehicles every week because a driver couldn’t see them. Kids and Car Safety...