Standing water left-over from these heavy rains can be nice homes for mosquitoes. The City's Health Department indicated while they may be bigger than normal mosquitoes, they're just bigger pests not typically a threat to your health. Katherine Wells said the kind that carry diseases like West Nile Virus don't usually show up until late July. In order to protect
Frenship ISD trustees named an interim superintendent as David Vroonland prepares to leave for a new job. Michelle McCord will take the reins. She's been Frenship's Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services for the past five years. Her career in education spans 19 years. Earlier this week, Vrooonland was named the lone finalist for the superintendent position at Mesquite ISD.
Hockley County deputies identified the suspects arrested after a Wednesday night chase that went into Lubbock. Felicia Valles, 37, is in custody on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity, illegally carrying a weapon and carrying a prohibited weapon. Juan Garcia, 31, was arrested for similar charges plus tampering with evidence. Juan Garza, 27, is held on charges of engaging
In Decemeber 2013, a mother was stabbed to death by her estranged husband in a hotel in front of their children. One of the youngsters frantically tried to call 9-1-1 on the hotel's phone yet couldn't be connected. Senate Bill 788 which is now signed into law requires all multi-line phones to have direct dialing for 9-1-1. Dialing 9 1
Two suspects in custody after the owner of a stolen car spoted the vehicle and contacted police. That report led to officers to try to stop the car in the area of 51st and Avenue W. LPD reported one of the suspects got out of the car and ran then was quickly captured. "We were going to my friends dad's
5/21/2015 If you know who those WWII medals belong to, contact LPD . 5/20/15 More info on the Special Olympics Torch run, click here. To find out if your vehicle is affected by the Takata airbag recall, check the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website . 5/19/2015 To report tall weeds or grass on private property you can call 311
Hockley County deputies identified the suspects arrested after a Wednesday night chase that went into Lubbock.
In Decemeber 2013, a mother was stabbed to death by her estranged husband in a hotel in front of their children.
LPD reported one of the suspects got out of the car and ran then was quickly captured.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who has been jailed for a week after fleeing with her son to keep him from being circumcised is due back in court. Heather Hironimus is expected to appear Friday before the judge who warned she faced imprisonment if she ignored his orders. The 31-year-old woman was missing with her 4-year-old son
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as protectors of their communities, not members of an occupying force. That philosophy is already at work at Washington state's police academy, where instructors are using a curriculum known as "Blue Courage." It aims to produce
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill. Crews have yet to excavate the broken piece of pipeline, which under the law must be done in the presence of federal regulators
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expect to get an answer on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks. Regulators with the state Water Resources Control Board promised a decision Friday on the proposal by a group