A bill signed into law by Governor Abbott last month will require the state's colleges and universities to give credit for scores of three or higher on many AP tests. Those are graded on a five-point scale. The new rules could mean that high school students could get credit for thousands of hours not allowed before. Richmond Rep John Zerwas
The State Supreme Court has set a date to hear the massive school finance case that has been an issue in the legislature and for school districts for years. Lubbock ISD is one of the many plaintiffs in the case. Last year, a state district judge ruled the way the state pays for public education unconstitutional, unfairly distributing tax revenue
Two persons of interest in a Hobbs murder investigation were arrested on unrelated charges in Gaines county. Seminole Police report Maribel Mendoza, 30, and Christopher Cardenas, 32, were taken into custody after briefly barricading themselves in a hotel room. Both were held on felony warrants out of New Mexico. Police said further charges against Mendoza and Cardenas are pending related
A traffic stop leads to a manhunt and arrest west of Lubbock. John Moreno, 22, is in custody following a pursuit and two hour search. According to DPS Moreno was stopped at north Frankford and Amherst for a seat belt violation. Investigators said he drove off as the trooper tried to arrest him on an outstanding aggravated assault warrant. That
Lubbock Police working to find out whether a shooting victim and a disturbance call a few blocks away are connected. Officers responded to the Breakfast House restaurant near 19th and University after someone reported a man with a gunshot wound was there. The victim was transported to the hospital. P olice said he has life-threatening injuries. Earlier, officers
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Lubbock criminal defense lawyers read the Declaration of Independence on the courthouse steps to honor America.
LPD released the arrest warrant and investigation report in the death of a 1-year-old child.
A former Cuban political prisoner is here in Lubbock. He said he's conflicted about the blossoming relationship between Cuba and the United States.