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Survey ranks Lubbock 5th in nation for fatal alcohol-related crashes
A new survey ranks Lubbock fifth in the nation with the most fatal alcohol-related crashes per capita. According to NerdWallet, Lubbock had 40 fatal alcohol-related deaths between 2010 and 20
Proposed street maintenance fee could cost Lubbock drivers
As a part of the bond proposal, the Citizen Advisory Committee is recommending a municipal street maintenance fee to City Council. If you drive Lubbock's roadways and thoroughfares, you will contribute to it if council adopts the proposal. FOX 34's Ashley Claster details the plan create a fund to fix the streets and cut down on city debt through your wallet. Video Video
Committee to look at abolishing state lottery
Scratching-off the Texas Lottery for good. Discussions are moving forward to kill it. Texas House Speaker Joe Straus established a legislative committee comprised of state senators and reps.
Police seize marijuana from Lubbock house
Several pounds of marijuana was seized in a drug bust generated by a CrimeLine tip. Joseph Davis and Rebeckah Wendt, both 32, were booked for possession of marijuana over 4-ounces and under 5 pounds in a drug free zone.
LPD says goodbye to admired K9 officer
The Lubbock police force has lost one of its most admired K9 officers. Pyro, a Belgian Malianois, served on the force from 2006 to 2012. He died Tuesday.   |  Document Pyro Biography (150.2KB)
CEV Multimedia establishes certification program
High school students are getting the chance to earn industry-backed certifications. Lubbock-based CEV Multimedia is collaborating with industry partners to support a new certification program.
Decade later: Family of vanished woman still wants answers
It's a mystery that still isn't solved. Family and friends of Jennifer Wilkerson are still hoping for some closure a decade later. Video Video
$134 million needed to make improvements in Lubbock
$134 million... big bucks needed to make improvements in Lubbock. The Citizen Advisory Committee advising City Council to prepare for a future bond election. FOX 34's Ashley Claster with how those dollars would be spent if you vote yea. Video Video
Campaign has Texans 'speaking their minds' on mental health
A new campaign is sparking a discussion on mental health across the state. This year, the Texas legislature added more than $300 million in health funding. Discussions like one held in Lubbock are just the start to making good use of those funds.
Timeline established for bid on future power generation
City Council committed to a proposed timeline for the bidding process for future electricity generation. LP&L's contract to purchase power from Xcel Energy ends on June 30th, 2019.
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