LPD officer injured while on the job now suing suspect

An LPD officer seriously injured in the line of duty now suing the suspected drunk driver who hit him. In the petition Officer Corey Owens claims Jesse Tello was "negligent" and "grossly negligent." Owens suffered disabling injuries in may while directing traffic around a flooded intersection. LPD reports Tello was drunk and speeding when he […]
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Councilman asks city manager for explanation about LPD shakeup

City councilman Victor Hernandez asked the city manager for detailed reasons in writing for the recent administrative shakeup at the Lubbock Police Department. In a Facebook post, the district one councilman says he has asked James Loomis to explain why he demoted now-former Police Chief Roger Ellis to captain. So far, there has been no […]
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Congressmen, Marine call for policy change after shooting

Federal Agents are trying to find out why a young man gunned down four Marines Thursday in Chattanooga. The focus also turns to security at armed forces recruiting offices. Some say the shooting spree is a wake-up call for the president and lawmakers to make a policy change. The policy prohibits weapons inside those offices.      […]
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