Amber is the Digital Content Manager at KCBD NewsChannel 11. She has been with the company since 2007. She has moved within the company and has managed at WXIX in Cincinnati and WAFB in Baton Rouge. She is from Ropesville, TX. She is a graduate of South Plains College and attended West Texas A&M University.
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A Lubbock man and woman were arrested at the Hidalgo International Bridge by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on June 10, 2020 after officers found 77 pounds of alleged methamphetamine and nearly five pounds of heroin hidden in the vehicle they were driving.
Effective June 12, 2020 restaurants may operate for dine-in service up to 75% of the total listed occupancy inside the restaurant. This applies only to restaurants that have less than 51% of their gross sales from alcoholic beverages. Restaurants may continue to provide to-go or delivery services.
Lubbock Police and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are investigating a string of burglaries in Lubbock where guns were stolen from businesses. All of the burglaries have happened within a nine day period.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 he is allowing hair, nail and tanning salons to reopen on May 8, 2020. The executive order was issued with specific guidelines for each business. However, some businesses that were grouped together with the salons when they were closed in
During the news conference, he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening of the of the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. He also closed all Texas schools through the remainder of the school year.
A man involved in the death of a 1-year-old child in 2015 has pleaded guilty to injury to a child causing serious bodily injury and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Charles D. Flournoy, who is now 26 years old, is a co-defendant in the case and was the mother’s boyfriend.
A former Lubbock middle school teacher’s aide has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of transfer of obscene material to a minor. In October of 2019, then 23-year-old Alyssa Bryan was indicted on a charge of indecent exposure after being accused of sending nude pictures to a 14-year-old.
The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended a physician on Wednesday after learning that he was arrested by the Lamesa Police Department on charges of public intoxication while in the Medical Arts Emergency Room in Lamesa.
After a racially charged video was sent to a young woman by a Texas Tech student on November 21, 2019, the TTU Dean of Students took to Twitter to address the video, and now Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec has issued a statement.
The Texas Tech Police Department executed an off-campus search warrant with the assistance of the Lubbock Police Department which led to the arrest of 17-year-old Dominic Rodriguez for the sexual assault. He is now in custody at the Lubbock County Jail.
The Lubbock Police Department Special Operations Division, along with Agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division conducted a joint investigation into complaints of prostitution in Lubbock massage parlors.
According to the Texas Tech University Cheerleader & Pom Squad Alumni, Jane Kuykendall died Sunday. “Jane was a treasured cheer alum & was an inspiration to Tech Cheer for decades.#QueenOfTechSpirit,” said the Alumni group on social media.
FlixBus analyzed 100 cities across the US, mapping out haunted houses, spooky tours and Halloween parades in order to compile the Spookiest Cities in the US Ranking 2018. The cities with the most spooky sites per capita make the list.