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.
South Plains College - Associates Degree in Mass Communications
A Lubbock man who plotted a mass shooting has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer, and the court recommended he be evaluated for civil commitment prior to his release.
Two men who allegedly purchased sex from a 13-year-old trafficking victim have been arrested and charged with child sex trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.
On Wednesday, 99-year-old Anna Jo Thomas was released from Covenant Health after being hospitalized for COVID-19. She was hospitalized for a week and was sent home with a large celebration and a birthday cake. You see, she will turn 100 years old on Sept. 19.
On August 06 - 08, 2020, Texas DPS Special Agents, Texas DPS Highway Patrol Troopers, and South Plains Auto Theft Task Force Agents combated violent crimes in the Lubbock area by conducting a joint operation. As a result, 45 suspects were arrested and charged with various crimes.
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.