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APD reports high amount of traffic incidents over labor day weekend Video included

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Amarillo, TX - Over 200 traffic related tickets and seven arrests occurred over the labor day weekend.

Changes coming to Amarillo senior centers Video included

Amarillo, TX - Amarillo senior centers may soon be adding more to their facilities to attract the baby boomers and even some of the younger generation. 

The convenience of backing up on The Cloud could sacrifice security Video included

Celebrities are being victimized in a hacking scandal that's releasing hundreds of their personal pictures and videos, but anyone could fall victim to something like this.

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

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Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.

Police seek Wells Fargo robbery suspect

Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police are seeking a suspect who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on 2200 S. Washington around 1:20 this afternoon.

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

CORPUS CHRISTI - A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election.

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak...

Police recover stolen trailer and property, suspect in custody

Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department recovered a stolen trailer loaded with property worth around $1,500 dollars. 34 year old Casey Brittain was arrested and charged with 3 counts of theft of property

Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

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Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services.

  • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:51:31 GMT
    Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
    An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
  • Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:02:48 GMT
    The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn.
    The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."
  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:00:50 GMT
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...
  • US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:51:11 GMT
    The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued.
    A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:03:47 GMT
    North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a...
    North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking...
  • Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

    Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:12:17 GMT
    President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.
    President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.
  • US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

    US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:40:51 GMT
    Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
    Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
  • Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

    Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:51:23 GMT
    Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
    Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
  • Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

    Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:51:10 GMT
    Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on...
    Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.
  • Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

    Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:10:16 GMT
    Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
    Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
  • Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

    Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:55 GMT
    A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.
    An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after...
  • Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

    Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:39:51 GMT
    The Obama administration isn't outlining any immediate punishment of Russia even as it decries President Vladimir Putin's government for the apparent invasion of Ukraine.
    President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine. But he ruled out any military options and proposed no shift in...
  • Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

    Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:09:58 GMT
    By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow...
    Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
  • TiVo to make version for those without cable

    TiVo to make version for those without cable

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:10:15 GMT
    Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.
    Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.
  • Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted

    Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:10:02 GMT
    Sony says its PlayStation Network service for video games was unusable from Sunday until Monday afternoon after being flooded by an online attack.
    Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
  • Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

    Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 07:59:30 GMT
    The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle - one word, really - yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.
    The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle - one word, really - yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.
  • Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:21:23 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
    The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a...
  • Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

    Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:38:32 GMT
    A Texas prosecutor has says a drunken driver who slammed into a truck, killing two boys, deserved punishment within the judicial system, but not at the hands of the boys' father.
    A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners.
  • Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

    Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:50:16 GMT
    U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a...
    U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit...
  • Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

    Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:59:36 GMT
    Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
    Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all had one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
  • LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs

    LG bets on pricey OLED technology as future of TVs

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:59:21 GMT
    LG Electronics Inc. is sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology for TVs, announcing two new giant models with ultra-high definition screens.
    LG Electronics Inc. announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology.
  • Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

    Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:08:37 GMT
    Liberia's president has fired all Cabinet ministers and other top officials who defied her order to return to the country as it struggles with an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.
    Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.
  • Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

    Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:41:13 GMT
    President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.
    President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.