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Saturday, Jun 23, 2018

'Frat Chat' Condemned by Texas Tech as Racially Charged

'Frat Chat' Condemned by Texas Tech as Racially Charged

Late Thursday night, Texas Tech condemned "abhorrent" and "racially charged" messages that recently appeared on social media. The comments were described by Texas Tech as "frat chat" on Twitter.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018

Texas Tech Student Killed During Siberian Study Hike

Texas Tech Student Killed During Siberian Study Hike

A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia has died in a fall.

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018

Texas Tech Student Dies During Siberian Study Hike

Texas Tech Student Dies During Siberian Study Hike

A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia has died in a fall.

Monday, Jan 15, 2018

'Guns Up' Signal Gets TX Tech Student in Trouble With TSA

'Guns Up' Signal Gets TX Tech Student in Trouble With TSA

A Texas Tech sophomore learned the hard way that sometimes she may have to contain her school spirit.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

Student Indicted in Death of Texas Tech Police Officer

Student Indicted in Death of Texas Tech Police Officer

Authorities say a 19-year-old college student has been indicted in last month's fatal shooting of a Texas Tech University police officer.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Texas Tech Police Answered Gunfire Call Prior to Shooting

Texas Tech Police Answered Gunfire Call Prior to Shooting

Authorities say a police report of a gun being fired in a dorm room and the sale of drugs brought Texas Tech officers to the room before they arrested a student accused of later killing one of the officers.

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017

Public Memorial Service Tuesday in El Paso for Slain Officer

Public Memorial Service Tuesday in El Paso for Slain Officer

A public memorial service is planned this week in El Paso for Texas Tech University police Officer Floyd East Jr., who was shot and killed last week in Lubbock.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Texas Tech Shooting Suspect Had Stolen Gun

Texas Tech Shooting Suspect Had Stolen Gun

The 19-year-old Texas Tech University student charged with murder in the shooting death of a campus police officer used a gun he brought into the police station.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Texas Tech Police Had Warning of Armed Student

Texas Tech Police Had Warning of Armed Student

A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical."

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

The Texas Democratic Party is apologizing for a tweet that linked the state's "campus carry" law to the arrest of a Texas Tech University student in the fatal shooting of a campus police officer.

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Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

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