Most area school districts are holding classes today after yesterday's blizzard across the South Plains
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The forecasts of a driving blizzard proved to be accurate this morning.
The 2013 Critics Choice Awards winners were announced Thursday night, just off the heels of the 2013 Oscar nominations, which were revealed earlier that morning. Ben Affleck's 'Argo' certainly had much to celebrate (and not just because it's a fav of Roger Ebert's) -- aside from being nominated in the Academy Awards' categories for Best Picture and Best Director, 'Argo' also took home the titles for both those categories in the Critics Choice Awards.
The Texas Education Agency says that 56 percent of all schools in the state failed to meet the AYP standards. Overall, Lubbock ISD, Frenship ISD, and Lubbock-Cooper ISD failed to meet the standards.
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A shooting at Rise Academy in Lubbock has left no one injured.
George James Bradley III has been indicted on murder charges following the death of his mother.
A woman who was set ablaze by her own son, according to police, died in a Lubbock hospital two weeks after the incident. Keep reading to find out more.
A man took multiple hostages at a school and attempted to sexually assault a staff member, after setting his own mother ablaze. Click through to hear audio from the man that allowed the sexual assault victim to escape.
A Lubbock man is accused of setting his own mother on fire, then taking a teacher hostage. Details after the jump and we want to know, should teachers be armed?