Sydney Kessler, KCBD NewsChannel11

Sydney Kessler

KCBD NewsChannel11

Spring Branch, TX, United States

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Past articles by Sydney:

Petersburg wind farm provides new opportunities and experience for residents

A new wind farm is bringing new and unique opportunities to the city of Petersburg. → Read More

Pay It Forward: Giving back to a vet in need

This week’s Pay It Forward recipient is Eloy Hernandez, a Lubbock veteran who is more than in need of a break. → Read More

‘Most horrific thing that our city has experienced’: Virginia Beach community in shock following mass shooting

Police released the names of the 12 victims Saturday. The shooting suspect died in a gun battle, police said. → Read More

Teacher accused of video recording naked 14-year-old in tanning bed

Investigators believe the teacher stood on top of his tanning bed to dangle his phone over the cubicle wall to record the girl nude. → Read More

Free Homeownership, Financial Literacy Workshop at Mae Simmons Community Center

Mae Simmons Community Center will be hosting a two two-part Homeownership and Financial Literacy Workshops in April. → Read More

INVESTIGATES: Area law enforcement warns, most forms of CBD are illegal

CBD is popular in Texas, with most users thinking it's legal, but Seminole police are warning that it's not. Sydney Kessler explains why. → Read More


LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - There is a good chance of rain in the KCBD viewing area over the next 36 hours. Thunderstorms, too, are likely. Some of the storms may be strong, even marginally severe. The main threats will be high wind gusts and large hail. More on the when and where follows in this post and the accompanying video. → Read More

Keeping motorcyclists safe on the roads, drivers urged to take caution

As the weather warms up, more motorcyclists are hitting the road. LPD urges drivers and riders to be vigilant. → Read More

People with Flu symptoms urged to stay home

Many people associate flu season with November and December, but few realize that the peak of flu season isn’t until February or March. → Read More

Police: as temperatures drop remember to check in on elderly

Local organizations are encouraging people to check on their elderly neighbors as temperatures drop, especially after finding one local woman living in unlivable conditions. → Read More

A look back at what made news in Lubbock last year

From a lap around the Loop, to the end of an investigation 5 years in the making, this past year saw it all. Here is a review of the top stories on KCBD throughout 2018. → Read More

Winter storms, high winds pose problems for late cotton harvest

With incoming high winds, farmers on the South Plains are hoping that their remaining cotton crop will survive, but harvesting that crop quickly is posing a problem after last week’s winter storm → Read More

Winter storm preparations ahead of possible severe weather

The City of Lubbock is preparing ahead of this weekend's possible winter storm. Crews say they will be out throughout the day Thursday treating the roads. → Read More

Lubbock toddler fighting fatal disease

A Lubbock family continues their battle with Tay Sachs disease, a 100 percent fatal disease that their 18-month-old son has been diagnosed with. → Read More

Lubbock toddler fighting fatal disease

A Lubbock family continues their battle with Tay Sachs disease, a 100 percent fatal disease that their 18-month-old son has been diagnosed with. → Read More

Man hospitalized early Sunday after truck crashes into tree

Lubbock police say one man was sent to the hospital after his truck crashed into a tree early Sunday morning. → Read More

B-25 Bomber brings history to Lubbock

Residents of Lubbock may hear an old World War II bomber flying overhead this weekend. → Read More

Recent rain raises concern for West Nile in Lubbock

As more rain comes into the city, the chance for mosquitoes increases dramatically. Following a confirmed case of West Nile in a neighboring county, the Lubbock Health Department and Vector Control are working to stop the mosquitoes before they start getting people sick. → Read More

Lubbock restaurant rallies to help teen who suffered brain injury

A local restaurant is lending a hand, after one of its longtime employees suffered a tragic accident. → Read More

$6.5 million invested in safety systems for TTU Museum

The Texas Tech Museum says they are now up to date with their fire and safety systems, after a $6.5 million renovation. → Read More