CRIME & SAFETY
‘A master of skills’: West Texas first responders remember Lubbock firefighter Matt Dawson
LUBBOCK, Texas – The unexpected passing of former Lubbock firefighter Matt Dawson on Sunday has left a void in the lives of many in the community. “If you ever worked with him once, you couldn’t help but be affected,” said Blake “Lumpy” Ball with the Lubbock Professional Firefighters Association. “You couldn’t help but believe that […]
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Shooting, and Body Found in Lubbock
This week in Lubbock, Texas, there were several incidents that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a man being arrested for stabbing a dog, a woman being hospitalized after a shooting, and the discovery of a body in West Lubbock.
Texas DPS officials ID 1 killed, 1 injured in Lubbock County crash
A crash in Lubbock County left one injured and one dead on Nov. 16, according to the Department of Public Safety. Samantha Summer Anderson, 40, of Lubbock, died in the early evening on Nov. 16 in a two-vehicle crash along the edge of Lubbock County. According to the preliminary investigation,...
LFR: Stairwell collapses after two story house fire early Tuesday morning in South Overton
LUBBOCK, Texas— A two story residential structure fire caused a stairwell and parts of its second floor to collapse early Tuesday morning in the South Overton area, according to a social media post from the Lubbock Fire Rescue. LFR received a call for a possible residential structure fire just before 1:00 a.m. near the 2300 […]
Lubbock Police Department explains change of response to minor, non-injury crashes
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - We are learning more about the Lubbock Police Department’s new policy when it comes to officers responding to crashes. The department explained the changes and what you should know about the new responsibilities when it comes to minor mishaps on the roads. “What we tried...
Police identify 43-year-old man found dead Monday in west Lubbock
Lubbock police have identified the man found dead near 25th Street and Upland Avenue in far west Lubbock Monday afternoon. Officers responded to reports of a body in the 7300 block of 25th Street just after 4 p.m. Monday. There they found 43-year-old Eric Daniel Robins dead, according to the Lubbock Police Department. Metropolitan...
Lubbock police will no longer respond to some traffic crashes
The Lubbock Police Department is adjusting the way it deals with certain traffic crashes, and officers will no longer respond to most minor, non-injury accidents starting next year. The department said the move will reduce the amount of time officers spend responding to traffic crashes and free them up to...
Lubbock mother, daughter sentenced for roles in buying weapons for Mexican cartel
A federal district judge in Lubbock told a 51-year-old woman that her desperation did not excuse her decision to join her daughter in a straw-purchase scheme that officials said supplied high-powered rifles to a drug cartel. U.S. District Judge James Wesley Hendrix in October sentenced Cassandra Gonzalez, 51, to six...
Lubbock’s Mugshot Monday: 45 Arrests the Week Before Thanksgiving
The holidays are here and that means to grab all your loved ones and squeeze them tight until they squeal, like a pig? This year one particular squealing critter got out and was found wandering the streets of Lubbock but this pig in the city is looking for a home. There is no update on if the pig found a home but it was very much a cutie and I could very much eat like a big this upcoming February. That's because the annual Lions Club Pancake festival has announced when they will firing up those griddles. This event is known as the worlds biggest pancake festival and is all you can eat with over 6,000 pounds of pancake batter being made.
Investigators identify body found in West Lubbock
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock police are investigating a body found in West Lubbock Monday afternoon. Just after 4 p.m., officers responded near 25th and Urbana for reports of a dead person. Investigators have identified the man as 43-year-old Eric Daniel Robins. Investigators say Robins’ death does not appear to...
Woman in critical condition in Lubbock after Lamesa shooting, police said
The Lamesa Police Department said Ricky Lee Delgado, 36, was arrested after a SWAT standoff after he was accused of shooting a woman in the 1200 block of North Avenue K.
2 teens arrested after police chase ends in central Lubbock crash
Two juveniles are in custody after police say they led officers on a Sunday afternoon pursuit through central Lubbock that ended in a crash. About 3:50 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, an officer observed a reportedly stolen vehicle in the 3900 block of Avenue Q, according to a statement from LPD. The driver of the...
Teen arrested, accused in 2022 Lubbock drive-by shooting
LUBBOCK, Texas — 18-year-old Vincent Rios was arrested on November 3 after he was accused of shooting at a woman’s home back in 2022, according to court documents obtained by EverythingLubbock.com on Monday. According to the documents, officers were called to a home in the 2300 block of 25th Street for a shots fired call […]
Lubbock Police, local banks warn public about phone scam
Peoples Bank and the Lubbock Police Department warned the public on Monday about a scam involving people pretending to be local financial institutions.
Lubbock Woman Arrested After Injuring a Small Child
More details have been released about a Lubbock woman accused of abusing two children. The Lubbock Police Department was dispatched to the 300 block of North Avenue Q on November 6 after reports of a disturbance in a home after some apparent crying. KAMC news reports that the police entered...