Texas ranks near the bottom in child well being. The Annie Casey Foundation reported the state has the 43rd ranking in a national survey. The number of Texas children whose parents worry about job security is worsening. Lubbock community educator Carolyn Simpson said one in eleven children in the U.S. live in Texas and because we have such a fast
The House District 83 Republican forum schedules for Tuesday was canceled, following an announcement sent out by Gov.Rick Perry. Perry scheduled the special election for the vacant District 28 State Senate seat for September 9, although the general public had believed it would be in November with the general election. Robert Duncan stepped down from the position after accepting the
A family whose contributions are firmly imprinted on agribusiness, culture, politics and community service in our region, and the nation, is being honored for five generations of service. Members of the Arch and Minnie Underwood family have been named recipients of the Lubbock Area Foundations Hero's Award. The Underwoods established cotton compresses and warehouses across the South Plains as the
The Housing 4 Texas Heroes program has granted $200,000 to Star-Care Specialty Health System. These funds will help assist Texas veterans and their families in maintaining or improving housing. The program has served over 170,000 Texas veterans and dependents since it was established in 2007. "StarCare will be receiving $200,000 over the next two years in order to further home
The Texas Department of Transportation will be closing FM 835 on Wednesday, July 23 from the Buffalo Springs Lake entrance to FM 3020, to all traffic. The closure will allow crews to safely make repairs to the guardrail along the narrow roadway. FM 835 will close at 8:00 a.m. and reopen to traffic around 3:00 p.m. Motorists should stick to
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Soon you'll being paying more to fly across the board, no matter which airline you choose. A TSA rate hike took effect Monday adding some bucks to your boarding pass. FOX 34's Ashley Claster with the increase and the opposition.
LPD's Explorer Post program gets teens and young adults ready for the police academy.
The Texas Department of Public Safety troopers received extensive behind-the-wheel training Friday. DPS also gave advice about how to best avoid head-on collisions.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten suspected members of a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring that distributed huge amounts of cocaine throughout Puerto Rico and on the U.S. mainland have been indicted, authorities said Tuesday. The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that a "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup." It once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic was triggered by patient who developed bacterial meningitis. Health officials in Ohio and West Virginia advised patients of Valley Pain Management in McMechen on Monday to be tested for blood-borne infectious diseases. West Virginia's state epidemiologist Dr.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington. Although the search for victims ended in April, workers have been screening debris and watching for the body of 44-year-old Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge. Details were expected
HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a North Carolina man left a vulnerable person sitting in his truck in a casino parking garage for nearly five hours: his 98-year-old mother. Anne Arundel County Police say 67-year-old Dwight McGinnis Jr. of Raleigh, North Carolina, was charged with vulnerable adult neglect. Officers received a 911 call about 6:35 p.m. Monday