by: Samantha Jarpe
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a hit-and-run crash in Lubbock County involving a pedestrian. According to DPS, the pedestrian had serious injuries.
DPS said the crash occurred around 9:25 p.m. Monday, on County Road 7200 near Private Road 2450.
According to DPS, the vehicle fled the scene.
Avila to face trial after leaving baby in dumpster
LOVINGTON, New Mexico — A Lea County District Court on Monday deemed the evidence is sufficient to bring Alexis Avila to trial for child abuse and attempted murder. Avila has been under house arrest since security camera footage showed her leaving her newborn baby in a Hobbs dumpster on January 7. “We believe that her […]
DPS: Monday night pedestrian hit-and-run crash
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a hit-and-run crash in Lubbock County involving a pedestrian. According to DPS, the pedestrian had serious injuries. DPS said the crash occurred around 9:25 p.m. Monday, on County Road 7200 near Private Road 2450. According to DPS, the vehicle fled the scene.
KLBK Monday PM Weather Update: February 28th, 2022
LUBBOCK, Texas — KLBK Chief Meteorologist Jacob Riley has your Monday evening weather update. Tonight: Cloudy sky. Low of 33°. Winds S→WNW 5-10 MPH.Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High of 73°. Winds W→S 8-12. The clouds that hung around the region throughout the day on Monday will stick with us overnight tonight. That mostly cloudy sky will act like […]
KLBK’s Ag Journal Forecast: February 28th, 2022
LUBBOCK, Texas — KLBK Chief Meteorologist Jacob Riley has your Monday evening Ag-Journal weather update. Tonight: Cloudy sky. Low of 33°. Winds S→WNW 5-10 MPH.Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High of 73°. Winds W→S 8-12. The clouds that hung around the region throughout the day on Monday will stick with us overnight tonight. That mostly cloudy sky will act […]
Texas Tech professor makes history by being awarded …
LUBBOCK, Texas – One Texas Tech Associate Professor in the Political Science department made history as the first African-American awarded tenure. The Texas Tech Board of Regents voted unanimously in favor late last week to grant Associate Professor Nathaniel Wright, Ph,D. the award. “It feels great,” Wright said. “I’m excited, but at the same time, […]
Father seeks help 9 years after daughter’s disappearance
LUBBOCK, Texas — On the nine-year anniversary of his daughter’s disappearance, a father from Hobbs, New Mexico said he is still committed to bringing her home. Jerry Hembree told KLBK News Saturday that he believes someone in Lubbock knows something about what happened to his daughter, Maegan, and he is asking for them to come […]
Frenship senior in media program highlights the value …
LUBBOCK, Texas – February is Career and Technical Education month, which highlights students achievements and accomplishments throughout a wide range of programs across the country. Kenz Ojeda is a senior at Frenship High School and a member of the Audio/Video Production program. He enjoys telling stories and making hype videos for the basketball team. “When […]
NM teen accused of throwing baby in dumpster in court
LEA COUNTY, New Mexico — Alexis Nicole Avila, 18, appeared in court Monday for a preliminary hearing to decide whether the case against her had enough evidence to go forward to a jury trial. The judge decided it would go forward with a small legal change. Specifically, the order certain charges are listed in. Avila […]
Lubbock COVID-19: 38 new cases, 1 death since Friday
Lockney man arrested for hiding meth in chip bag
LUBBOCK, Texas – Lockney Police provided information Monday on the arrest of a man who was accused of hiding meth inside a potato chip bag. On February 19, a man, Marcello Rodriguez, was arrested for possession of meth, according to Lockney Chief of Police Casey Fitzwater. Fitzwater saw Rodriguez at a gas station, where Rodriguez […]
“SaddleUP: Texas Ranching Tradition” exhibit at NRHC
Baby boy found in Hobbs dumpster healthy, father …
LOVINGTON, New Mexico – The biological father of a baby thrown in a dumpster by a Hobbs teen in January said the baby was healthy, according to court testimony Monday. The baby’s mother, Alexis Nicole Avila, 18, was charged with attempted murder. The father was testifying during a preliminary hearing on probable cause for Avila. […]
Snyder PD looking for man after courthouse shooting
SNYDER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — The Snyder Police Department (SPD) is asking for the public’s help finding a man deemed armed and dangerous after a shooting incident near the courthouse last Friday. According to a social media post from SPD, an arrest warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Iban Robles, who they say is wanted in […]
Part of Frankford Ave. closing for pavement repairs
Man commits arson, seemed paranoid, LPD says
LUBBOCK, Texas – A man, Timothy Castillo, committed arson at Howard Johnson Hotels, 5108 IH27, on Thursday, according to a report by the Lubbock Police Department. According to the report, Castillo told police, “…someone with a gun was trying to kick down his door.” He had blocked his hotel room door with furniture and items […]