Good Day Lubbock: Tuesday, January 7

Good Day Lubbock: Tuesday, January 7

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LUBBOCK COUNTY, Texas -

Good morning! Here is what's on Good Day Lubbock this morning 5-9 a.m. on FOX34.

  

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Sunny and in the 60s today

Meteorologist Bobby Johnston says there will be a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 22 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 22 mph in the afternoon.

 

Police chief is concerned with the number of attempted vehicle break-ins

Following a deadly shoot-out between a would-be burglar and police on Sunday morning, LPD Chief Floyd Mitchell noted a concerning trend in the neighborhood.

"The area of 98th to 82nd, from Quaker to Indiana, just since October, we have received 21 calls for service in regards to car break-ins," Mitchell said.

Chief Mitchell discussed how Lubbock citizens can stay safe.

"We always ask all of our residents to lock their cars, take their valuables out of their cars," he said. "This particular call to service came from a homeowner who had a home security camera, and we always suggest security cameras and register those security cameras with the Lubbock Police Department. "

 

Suspension ends today for Level nightclub

That's where someone shot and killed two people, including a teenager early New Year's Day.

The TABC suspended the club's license so investigators could search the scene for clues. Police haven't announced any leads.

This Saturday, a group of activists will brainstorm ways to slow the stem of teen violence in our area. The group also wants to figure out ways to convince TABC to crack down on clubs that don't do enough to stop kids from getting inside.

The meeting will be Saturday at 3 at the Market Street at 50th and Indiana.

 

Smylie Wilson Students go back to class with new policies in place

With classes resuming today for Lubbock ISD, students at Smylie Wilson Middle School will be required to use clear backpacks and wear school-issued jackets.

The policy change comes after two firearms and a pellet gun were confiscated from students last semester.

No other bags or outer wear will be allowed. The school will also increase security during class hours.

 

Half of America on track to obesity by 2030

Experts also say 1 in 4 Americans will be severely obese by 2030 with a body mass index over 35, which means more than 100 pounds overweight.

Currently, only 18% of Americans are considered to be severely obese.
States in the south and midwest also said to be the most affected.

People most at risk are women, black adults, and low-income adults.

50-years ago, obesity was rare. Most people who were low-income were underweight.

 

Look Around Lubbock: stock show opens Thursday

FFA students from both Coronado and Monterey High Schools will participate in a joint stock show and auction beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the LISD Ag Barn located at 5518 Marsha Sharp Freeway. The event is free for the public to attend.

Do you know someone celebrating a birthday? Let us know, so we can announce it on-air around 6:55 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. e-mail birthdays@fox34.com.

 

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