A teenage suspect is behind bars in connection with violent armed robberies at two fast food joints. 18-year-old Paul Anthony Rodriguez was arrested April 17th on unrelated charges. Rodriguez was already in custody at the Lubbock County Detention center, when officers issued warrants for the aggravated robberies of a Dairy Queen and a Whataburger earlier this year. Police say Crimeline tips
A Lubbock murder defendant cops a plea to two homicides and gets life sentences for both. Joshua Bulls, 35, killed Jodi Shannon Winn and David Martinez, both 32. Winn's body was discovered at a mobile home park at 116th Street and University in late November of 2012. The day before, Bulls stabbed Martinez during a fight in the the 3000
DPS is providing more information about the deadly force shooting involving a trooper early Easter morning. DPS reports the suspect, 20-year-old Brandon Monroy didn't just resist arrest, he tried to steal Trooper Corina Jandrew's patrol unit. Jandrew shot and killed Monroy during the altercation. Monroy was a fugitive from California, wanted on multiple felony charges. He was a known
The former Chief Financial Officer at Wayland Baptist University will serve five years in prison for stealing more than $1.3 million in school money. James E. Smith, 68, was taken in custody Wednesday after pleading guilty to felony theft. Smith was sentenced last Thursday in a plea deal. He is also ordered to repay the stolen money. Smith was suspended
Texas Tech has selected a new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. W. Brent Lindquist comes to Lubbock from Stony Brook University in New York. He's currently the deputy provost and served as chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. He begins his new job July 15. Lindquist succeeds interim dean Jeff Williams.
4/23/14 Details on the Hub Performing Arts School 4/17/14 Lubbock Children's Health Clinic 4/4/14 Register for the Run for the Arts race at this link . 3/31/14 View the entire Consumer Reports' report on hospital safety 3/28/14 Contact the South Plains SPCA on Facebook Microchip Clinic & Adoption Event Saturday, March 29th 11 am to 5 pm 5724 40th St.
236 new jobs are coming to Lubbock as three local businesses expand. Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announced Wednesday that Bahama Bucks, Timeforge and Hurley companies are expanding their current Lubbock locations.
The highly-contested District three race is heating up just a few weeks before Election day. Jeff Griffith, Maurice Stanley and Deanne Clark are all vying for the council seat.
Superintendent Pat Henderson discusses the need for expansion in the Cooper chool district.
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A corrections officer has been taken hostage by inmates at an Ohio county jail. Officials say three inmates grabbed and handcuffed the officer Wednesday afternoon at the Trumbull County Jail in Warren. No injuries have been reported. Other employees have left the jail. Streets in the area have been closed. An Ohio State Highway Patrol commander
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida on Wednesday executed a man who was convicted of murdering two relatives, in order to prevent one of them from testifying against him in a burglary trial. Robert Hendrix was pronounced dead at 6:21 p.m. local time at Florida State Prison in Starke, shortly after the lethal injection procedure began. Prosecutors say
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub. Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik said there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated as a precaution. Opal has about 95 residents and is about 100 miles northeast of Salt
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women who were held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade said Wednesday that Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the horror they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show when she complained about her
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The legal team for five people accused before a 9/11 war crimes tribunal said implications of the FBI's questioning of one of its members are "staggering," and is calling on the court to aggressively probe the incident. In an emergency motion unsealed Wednesday, the defense team states that on April 6 two agents for the