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5 things to know: Wednesday

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Study shows teen cellphone use at night linked to insomnia and poor school performance

LUBBOCK, Texas - A 2015 Seton Hall study found teenage cell phone use at bedtime is connected to insomnia, which then correlates with poor school performance. Two thirds of these students said they experienced sleep loss, leading to 61 percent saying it had an effect on their school work.

Dr. Christopher Rose, the Covenant Sleep Lab Medical Director said finding a consistent sleep routine is the best way to prevent insomnia and stay attentive in school.

“Getting a routine sleep, waking up at the same time, going to bed at the same time,” Rose said. “Allowing for younger children to have 10 to 11 hours of sleep and teenagers should at least have 9. That should help with the sleep problem and then in turn, improve school performance.”


Car crash injuries to a minor could have been prevented

LUBBOCK, Texas - A crash critically injured a four-year-old who reportedly was unrestrained in the front seat, Monday afternoon on the north side of town.The woman driving and a 6-year-old in the back seat only suffered minor injuries.

Over four years more than 18 thousand kids under the age of 15 involved in a fatal crash were improperly restrained or not restrained at all according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

"Any crash can be avoided OK, there is things that we can do and choices that we make every day,"said Sgt. John Gonzalez, with the Texas Department of Public Safety. "Unfortunately sometimes we make the wrong choice."

UMC hosts a safety and car seat distribution class each month.


Coyote Moon Game Room robbers indicted

LUBBOCK, Texas - Lubbock grand jury indicted Isaac Jackson, 20 and Jelani Ashley, 20, with aggravated robbery at the Coyote Moon Game Room earlier this month.

Body cam video shows Jackson raising his gun toward an officer, when officers shot Jackson multiple times.

Officers took the gun from Jackson, called back-up and EMS and began applying first aid. He was taken into custody at the hospital with critical injuries.

Ashley ran from the scene where he was later taken into custody. He's held on a $200,000 bond. 


Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol
  
PHOENIX (AP) - Those who wish to give a final farewell to Sen. John McCain can pay respects at the Arizona State Capitol during the first of two days of services here before McCain departs his beloved Arizona.
  
A private ceremony will be held Wednesday morning at the Capitol rotunda. Later that afternoon, the Capitol will be open to members of the public who want to pay their respects.
  
A church service will be held on Thursday at North Phoenix Baptist Church. From there, McCain will depart Arizona for the last time from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
  
Another viewing will be at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, with a final memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral.


Trump accuses Google of rigged search results about him
  
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD."
  
A top adviser says the White House is "taking a look" at whether Google should face federal regulation even though Trump is offering no evidence of such bias.
  
Google is pushing back sharply, saying, "We never rank search results to manipulate political sentiment."
  
Trump claims, "We have literally thousands and thousands of complaints coming in." He says Google, Twitter and Facebook are "really treading on very, very troubled territory and they have to be careful."

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