|LISD defends keeping kids in school Thursday despite weather
Many schools called for an early dismissal on Thursday at the height of the day's winter weather. Lubbock ISD was not one of them. Some parents showed their frustration but LISD stands by their decision. Video
|No agreement reached in farm bill
With the House currently in session, and the Senate still on break, there is still no agreement on the Farm Bill.
Over the past two-and-a-half-year process to come up with a new policy, the biggest hold-up that remains is finding a middle ground regarding food stamp reforms. Video
|Protesters push for better wages for McDonald's employees
Lubbock protesters posted up outside McDonalds Thursday, joining a national push for higher wages for fast food workers.
Demonstrators withstood the bitter cold with their signs to take part in the 100-city effort that includes strikes, walkouts and protests. Video
|Two local leaders honored by Texas Dept. of Public Safety
Two Lubbock men were recognized by the Texas Department of Public Safety Thursday for their efforts to honor other first responders.
Lubbock Fire Rescue Chief Mike Kemp was awarded the DPS Director's Award, and DPS Corporal John Gonzalez was awarded the Medal of Merit. Video
|Lubbock ranked among top travel destinations in Texas
The high number of good weather days in Lubbock, and plenty of attractions, are some of the many selling points when it comes to tourism trade.
Texas Highways Magazine readers ranked Lubbock number 40 on the list of top travel destinations in the state.
|Lubbock Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce celebrated 100 years Thursday by recognizing its business leaders and volunteer members throughout the community.
|Salvation Army honors officer shot in line of duty
Lubbock's Salvation Army rung in the holiday season by welcoming its community sponsors at its annual Christmas luncheon Thursday. It was also a chance to honor LPD Officer Timothy Varner, who was shot in the line of duty outside the Salvation Army in October.
|'Survive the Night' campaign kicks off with wintry storm
Volunteers and staffers with the Salvation Army searched Lubbock streets to assist those in need of shelter Thursday night.
|34th Street parade canceled
With the bitter cold expected to continue through the weekend, organizers have canceled Saturday night's Miracles Christmas Parade on 34th Street.
|Icy conditions a factor in fatal wreck near Smyer
DPS troopers said icy conditions were a factor in a wreck near Smyer Thursday that left one person dead and two people hurt.