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14, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Police: Lubbock boy dies in accidental shooting
Authorities in the Texas Panhandle say a 10-year-old boy has died after an accidental shooting. The Lubbock Independent School district tells KCBD-TV parents were notified Sunday about the death of Jackson Roberts. Childress police say a 14-year-old boy thought he was playing with an unloaded gun on Friday and accidentally shot the Lubbock boy in the left shoulder. Roberts was taken to a ...
14, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Woman who went missing after leaving hair salon found
EL PASO, Texas – Police is asking for help in finding an 80-year-old woman who was last seen on Friday. The Local Silver Alert is looking for Delia Anaya, who was last seen at around 4p.m.while she was leaving a hair salon near Zaragoza and North L
13, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Doctor in capital murder mistrial seeks lower bond
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — An attorney for an Amarillo plastic surgeon whose capital murder prosecution ended in a mistrial wants his client's bond reduced. The 50-year-old Dixon was accused of hiring business partner David Neal Shepard to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier III in July 2012 for three bars of silver valued at $9,000.
13, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock man faces up to 20 years in prison for child pornography possession
A 43-year-old Lubbock, Texas, resident appeared in federal court yesterday and pleaded guilty to one count of possession of prepubescent child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
11, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Man faces felony sex crime complaint
A Lubbock, Texas man was jailed Tuesday on a warrant alleging felony sex offenses.
06, Dec 2014 - Lubbock Author starts online petition to get Cole diploma
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The author of a book about a wrongfully convicted Texas man who died in prison is pushing anew for a posthumous university degree for the U.S. Army veteran. The Timothy Cole Story, has launched an online petition to persuade Texas Tech University officials to confer an honorary degree on Cole, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (http://bit.ly/1u475LA) has reported. The ...
28, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Ex-banker in Big Spring gets prison for $1M theft
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A former West Texas banker has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison and must repay $1 million she stole from customers. Investigators say Barber made unauthorized withdrawals, forged signatures on checks and further concealed wrongful transactions.
25, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Mistrial declared in plastic surgeon's murder case
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in the case of a Texas plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a pathologist who was dating his ex-girlfriend. Jury foreman Doug Moore said five jurors were convinced Dixon was guilty of capital murder, while two didn't believe the circumstantial evidence proved his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Dixon's attorneys ...
24, Nov 2014 - Lubbock TTU releases statement on FSU shooter
Texas Tech University has released a statement on the alleged shooter who was killed by police after wounding three students at Florida State University Thursday morning.
13, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Texas trial in hit man plot enters third week
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Lubbock pathologist who was dating his former girlfriend is entering its third week. Thomas Dixon is accused of hiring his business partner, David Neal Shepard, to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier in July 2012.
13, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Texas man sentenced for killing 2-year-old girl
DENVER CITY, Texas (AP) — A Texas Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a 2-year-old girl. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/10ZgdK9 ) Richard Carr received the punishment on Wednesday after pleading guilty the murder of Dakota Middleton of Denver City. Carr won't be eligible for parole. Police responded to a report that the girl had died in December ...
12, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Tech police begins game preparations early
The Texas Tech Police Department begins working early to prepare for an important day in Lubbock game day.
12, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Police: Lubbock man kills girlfriend's dachshund
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A Lubbock man has been charged with animal cruelty after police say he killed his girlfriend's dachshund and seriously injured two others because she tried to break up with him. Police say Chisum texted the woman that her dogs were bleeding after she refused to go to the residence she shared with him in September.
12, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Highway Crash Leaves Texas Police Officer Dead
A Texas police officer died in a head-on crash Sunday morning.
12, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Oh deer! Game Warden working to remove buck from back yard
Lubbock police, animal services, and a Texas game warden are at a home at 33rd and Oxford where a young buck deer, about 2 years old, is said to be in the back yard.
12, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Police: Man dies after chasing dog onto street
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man who police say was chasing a dog has been killed after being hit by a school bus. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/1uccfJQ ) that 40-year-old Russell Ed Jupe was trying to catch the dog, which was running through a parking lot Saturday morning, when he failed to yield the right of way to the bus.
09, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Calif. woman pleads guilty in drug case
LUBBOCK (AP) - A driver reported by other travelers for creeping along at about 5 mph on a West Texas interstate faces up to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle marijuana.
07, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock-area prisons short-staffed, looking to fill positions
The John T. Montford Unit in Lubbock is one of dozens of prisons in Texas looking to fill vacant positions.
07, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock and Lamb County men sentenced on federal child pornography convictions
Three defendants, convicted on child pornography offenses in unrelated cases, were sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
05, Nov 2014 - Lubbock Trial of Amarillo doctor in hit man plot starts
LUBBOCK, Texas — The trial has started for an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a... more »
04, Nov 2014 - Lubbock California woman pleads guilty in Texas drug case
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A driver reported by other travelers for creeping along at about 5 mph on a West Texas interstate faces up to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle marijuana. Prosecutors on Monday announced the penalty for Brashear, whose SUV was located last Christmas Day along eastbound Interstate 20 near Abilene.
23, Oct 2014 - Lubbock 3 arrested, 1 hospitalized in Lubbock shooting
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Lubbock police say three people have been arrested and one hospitalized after reports of gunshots near a children's party. Police say they were called out to the neighborhood earlier in the day on reports of gunfire before the shooting that happened two hours later.
23, Oct 2014 - Lubbock Police: Texas Tech player injured in shooting
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech's leading receiver, Jakeem Grant, was briefly hospitalized after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting over the weekend.
23, Oct 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock police find body near apartments
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating the death of a man found killed outside a vacant apartment complex. Police say 32-year-old Ernest Turman's body was found on a sidewalk at the Eagle Pointe Townhomes on Sunday. They responded to reports of gunshots.
23, Oct 2014 - Lubbock Police: Lubbock motorcyclist killed in crash
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Lubbock police say a 36-year-old man was driving a stolen motorcycle when he fatally crashed into the front yard of an area home.
19, Oct 2014 - Lubbock Dying behind bars: Conflicting opinion on inmate's death, part of larger problem, advocates say
The death of a Montford Psychiatric Unit patient who died in March after struggling with detention officers has been reclassified a homicide. It's one of 2 deaths at the Lubbock unit this year that the Texas Office of the Inspector General is investigating.
15, Oct 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock police charge man in 2008 homicide
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Lubbock police have charged a 43-year-old man with murder in the death of woman whose body was found in 2008.
28, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf sentenced to five years
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation
28, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Texas Tech professor in high-speed police chase indicted
A Lubbock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a 50-year-old Tech professor who they believe used two vehicles to lead Lubbock police on a high-speed chase earlier this month in South Lubbock.
28, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Police: Lubbock man trafficked girlfriend
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Lubbock police have arrested a man who they say forced his girlfriend into prostitution at their apartment when she was eight months pregnant.
28, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Ryan Leaf violated probation terms
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.
28, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Texas Man Accused Of Prostituting Pregnant Girlfriend
A Texas man remained jailed Wednesday after authorities say he forced his pregnant girlfriend into prostitution.
21, Sep 2014 - Lubbock LPD releases dash cam video of high speed chase
Lubbock police have released dash cam video of the Texas Tech employee who reportedly led officers on a high speed chase.
21, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student found dead
Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student found dead
21, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Tech faculty member involved with minor
The Lubbock Police Department responded to a civil disturbance at 11:08 p.m. Thursday that involved Richard Dickerson, a Texas Tech Health Sciences Center associate professor.
21, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Lubbock police find woman's stolen prosthetic leg
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A New Mexico woman whose $7,000 prosthetic leg was stolen from her SUV outside a West Texas hotel will get her artificial limb back. Police investigating a series of burglaries detained two suspects on unrelated charges and located the prosthetic leg at a residence.
19, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Texas City Unveils Statue Of Innocent Man Who Died In Prison
Timothy Cole died in prison in Lubbock, convicted of a rape he didn't commit. The real rapist eventually confessed, but it took years before Cole would be posthumously exonerated.
14, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Victim in Texas rape exoneration recalls case
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — As officials prepare to unveil a statue honoring a man who wrongfully died in prison for a rape conviction, the victim who accidentally misidentified him said she struggles with her own feelings. The Associated Press typically does not identify the victims of sexual assault, but Mallin came forward publicly several years ago to clear Cole's name and discuss the case. Perry ...
10, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Former NFL QB Leaf gets 5 years, won't serve time - Orangutan who picked 7 Super Bowl winners d
LUBBOCK, Texas – Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation, though he won't serve any additional time behind bars under an agreement with prosecutors.
10, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Leaf sentenced to 5 years in Texas, gets credit for Montana prison time
LUBBOCK, Texas — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.
10, Sep 2014 - Lubbock Ryan Leaf Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Violating Terms Of Probation
LUBBOCK, Texas — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in...
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