|Lubbock neighborhood dive-bombed by protected Mississippi Kites
They're flocking to West Texas and causing some commotion.
"I was actually just in my yard hand watering the plants and wasn't really expecting it because it usually dive-bombs the boy since they try to play with it and all of a sudden I heard that swooshing noise go over my head," said resident Amanda Halpain.
That swooshing sound belongs to Mississippi Kites. They're native to Central and South America and are only in Lubbock during the summer months.
|Woman, passenger killed in wreck on Lovington Highway
A multi-vehicle crash on the Lovington Highway kills a Hobbs woman and a small child.
Police report a white pickup heading northbound on the Lovington Highway was swerving all over the lanes.
|New details released in fatal hit and run case
New details have been released from an arrest warrant on what led police to a suspect in a fatal hit and run collision. 27-year-old Maria Isabel Martinez is being held on a charge of failure to stop and render aid. Video
|Contractors inspect Omni building inside and out
Contractors are currently inspecting the Omni building from the inside out. The process, known as a request-for-qualifications, provides an analysis of whether it's more beneficial to demolish or structurally repair the vacant property.
Engineering firms must submit qualifications to the city.
|UPDATE: Hobbs fatal wreck, arrest made
UPDATE: After a double-fatal wreck Saturday in Hobbs, an arrest was made to an Arizona resident.
|Future state leaders comment on Perry's National Guard deployment
Gov. Rick Perry said in a press conference Monday he is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. Click on this story for full statements from Attorney General Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Nominee Dan Patrick, and Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis.
|TX-DOT plans multiple closures for road work
The Texas Department of Transportation has multiple closures scheduled in the upcoming months for road work, including in Lubbock.
|Lubbock trash truck flips near New Deal
DPS is investigating a Lubbock trash truck that rolled over Monday morning just west of New Deal.
|Amber Alert baby found safe in Seminole
A five-month-old girl is the subject of an Amber Alert issued in Oklahoma and found safe in Seminole, Texas. And it turns out the two women who removed her from her grandmothers home in Cashion had permission to do so from the girl's mother. Video
|FiberMax Ag Student of the Week, Sterling Skinner
Sterling Skinner from Plainview High School is our FiberMax Ag Student of the Week. Video