5 Items in this weeks Recall RoundUp
Here's This Week's Recalls: Jumper Cables, Bunk Beds, Children's Sunglasses, Children's Toys
Democrat Roger James Waun announced his candidacy for the 13th Texas US Congressional District.
A Dixon attorney joined the race for the Democratic Nomination for New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District seat.
Des Moines Register Puts Democratic Senator, Former GOP Arkansas Governor Ahead
Two months, even four months past the sell by date and still on store shelves. We found several items in a local supermarket past their sell by date.
Teenage drivers make some shocking admissions about what's really going on behind the wheel. These admissions hit home tonight, since the holidays are the leading time teens get in an accident...
Between tornadoes and ice storms.. some area towns suffered deadly weather in 2007. NewsChannel 10 took a look at some of mother nature's most dangerous strikes.
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The headless remains of three dear are found in Potter County this week, and the game warden tells us they may have been killed by trophy hunters.
Companies prepare for the New Year's Celebration.
New Mexico officials are trying to raise awareness about a deadly gas. Officials will be handing out free Radon detectors to residents next month.
When you head out the door to celebrate the new year... Know you won't be the only one.. Law enforcement agencies across the area will also be out picking up drunk drivers.
Law enforcement agencies around the area will be out in full force tonight to catch drunk drivers celebrating the new year.
It is something we talk about every New Year's Eve: drunk driving and the lives lost because of it.
Certain offenders no longer have to go to jail under Texas law, but they will if Amarillo police catch them.
A 23-year-old Amarillo man is dead after he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and hit a telephone pole.
There are some other options if you don't want to rely on a cab to get home. AAA Texas is offering its free Tipsy Tow Service to the public.
Allstate Insurance Company surveyed more than 900 teens and found astonishing responses about their driving habits.
The Amarillo Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire in southwest Amarillo. The fire happened around 1:30 in the 5600 block of southwest 43rd.
An accident southeast of Amarillo leaves a 23 year old Amarillo man dead. D.P.S. Troopers say a car was traveling eastbound on FM 1151, 6 miles southeast of Amarillo...
If you already thinking of getting a ride home from a cab company.. We have a few numbers for some in and around our area.
From the unexpected death of Anna Nicole Smith to countless toy recalls due to lead. 2007 has been a year packed with events that had everyone talking.
An Oklahoma woman is killed after she was involved in a massive car crash in Amarillo.
Supporters Hit Streets To Protest Opposition Leader's Assassination Before Crucial Election
In this week's Recall RoundUp, toys with a choking hazard, a sweatshirt with a strangulation hazard, and a warmer dish with a fire hazard.
A fatal accident this evening is blamed on slick and hazardous roads. The accident happened on the Dumas Highway near the Canadian River Bridge around 6pm.
Former Assistant State Attorney General Jon Adams wants to represent our area of Eastern New Mexico in the US Congress.
(AP) Party decorators still use helium-filled balloons, but not as many. And now, in the busiest season of the year, they're having to get creative....
The cold weather is a danger for the homeless throughout Amarillo.
WASHINGTON - Census Bureau figures show Texas with just over 23.9 million people as of July.
January first will bring more than just the new year...it will also bring the start of several new laws and programs in the Lone Star State.
Pakistani Opposition Leader Dies In Surgery, Aide Says; Suicide Attack Kills At Least 20 At Rally
Unconstitutional taxation. That is the latest argument in the strip club lawsuit against the state of Texas over the upcoming $5-per-customer fee.
Stargazers at Oasis State Park will soon be able to see the night sky more clearly. The State will install new lighting in the park near Portales that will drastically cut light pollution.
A 20 year old man continues to fight for his life at the hospital after a crash late Christmas Night that killed an 18 year old man.
A wanted man is dead after a police shooting in a west Amarillo neighborhood.
The day after Christmas is the day that most people will begin to throw away old Christmas trees. The City of Amarillo says before you take your old tree to a chipping site....
A man donated a car to the Salvation Army today.
If you are not careful, that gift card you just received could end up being worth a lot less than you think. Americans could end up spending almost 30 billion dollars when they cash in...
Some of Amarillo's finest are once again were treated to a home-cooked Christmas dinner. It's a Christmas tradition Corporal Brian Thomas started 12 years ago.
Reaching women behind bars with Bibles. That's what the local Sharing Hope ministry is doing. It started as a small group but it now has sent over 75,000 Bibles to women across the country.
An ailing Amarillo man says an immigration backlog is standing in the way of his marriage and his health.
As many enjoyed christmas day with friends and family, many spent much of the day at work. The streets of Amarillo were quiet Christmas Day because most people were indoors celebrating with loved ones.
Police say a white man entered the Dollar General at 34th and Georgia around 5pm Monday evening and demanded money from the clerk.
Two people from Guymon are killed Christmas night after losing control of their SUV. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident happened late Tuesday night on highway 54 near Liberal...
A Texico man dies while cleaning water out of a house's basement.
20 homicides have been confirmed so far this year... And every one is worked by the Amarillo Special Crimes unit. 20 years ago Newschannel 10 highlighted the unit.....
Americans are falling way behind in paying off their credit cards. And now bills from the christmas shopping season start to pile up. More delinquencies and more defaults.
December is traditionally the month that most people purchase new cell phones... So what do you do with your old one?
After serving his district for almost twenty years, 108th District Judge Abe Lopez announces he will not seek re-election. Lopez says he will retire at the end of 2008.
We know now the name of the man police say killed 29 year old Justin Hobbs. Police say Kenneth Balentine, shot Hobbs Friday afternoon.
Store doors are closing around Amarillo right now... Most people tried to finished shopping before today...but that was not the case for one shopper who was still out getting gifts...
Holiday shopping is coming to an end but the scams are still floating around.
The countdown to Christmas Morning is on, and people continue crowding stores around Amarillo to get their last minute gifts.
He entered the victims home, shot him multiple times, then turned the gun on himself, says Amarillo Special Crimes Unit.
Salvation Army kettle ringers will spend one more day at area stores asking for your help. Major Waller with the salvation army in Amarillo says they've already begun counting what they've raised.
The Amarillo Police Department has confirmed that 29 year old Justin Hobbs has died. Hobbs was shot in the head in the 14 hundred block of south Tennant.
A former prison guard could be going to the big house himself.. For murder. 28 year old Jose Rodriquez is indicted by Hale County Grand jury for the death of an inmate.
Bush Calls Troops; Catholics Celebrate Christmas Midnight Mass Early
An Amarillo man is in extremely critical condition after being shot in the head. Police say shots rang out in a north Amarillo neighborhood this afternoon.. Leaving one man fighting for his life
Another wreck in the panhandle has also left one person dead in Pampa. The Childress Department of Public Safety says a pedestrian was struck when he exited his vehicle after getting stuck in the snow.
One person is dead and two people have life threatening injuries tonight after a massive pile up on I-40.
An Amarillo man will spend the next 25 years behind bars after he pleads guilty to murder charges in Potter County.
Just when you thought there wasn't anything new to put under the tree, you can now give the gift of "good health". A new medical gift card is the first of it's kind....
Interstate 40 near the U.S. 287 split just east of Amarillo is now open after a large pile-up involving multiple vehicles. Police estimates upwards of 80 vehicles are involved in the accident.
Airport delays are also possible as severe weather moves in...so airport officials advise get there early. One airline says they have multiple flights leaving around the same time...
In this weeks Recall RoundUp: A Bicycle Helmet, A Hunting Harness, A Lawn Mower, and a Drill.
AUSTIN (AP) Governor Rick Perry today granted clemency to nine Texans.
Faith City Ministries hosted their Christmas celebration this afternoon.
Former New Mexico Indian Affairs Secretary Benny Shendo Junior joined the race for the Third Congressional District.
Eastern New Mexico University has a new dean at the College of Business.
The 27th Fighter Wing at Cannon Air Force Base has now officially been inactivated. At a ceremony Friday afternoon, Colonel Tod Fingal relinquished command of the 522nd Fighter Squadron with a ceremonial
Four people are rushed to the emergency receiving center Thursday evening following a collision on Amarillo's north side.
You haul bags and bags of gifts out to your car and go back into the stores for more shopping. But when you come back out, you see all your gifts are gone.
Officers on the ground will soon have a little help from the sky.
Remembering a victims name, may make you think twice about drinking and driving. That's what a new program allowing memorial signs hopes to do.
A Texas preschool program is under fire. A new report says it isn't working as it should and taxpayer money is being wasted.
Help could be on the way for homeowners on the verge of foreclosure. President Bush signed the "Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007" today.
The Amarillo Police Department is beefing up patrols specifically to target speeding and drunk drivers this holiday season
Charges have been filed in another recent murder case against Elijio Zapata.
29 year old Jason Scott Smart was indicted Wednesday by a Randall County Grand Jury on a charge of Dog Fighting.
Every day this week, the staff of Rooney and Moon in the Morning gathers Christmas presents to deliver to Clovis families in need this holiday season.
New information is out about the safest vehicles on the road. Mercedes, Volvo, Honda, Audi.... They all make the grade according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.
A Randall County man is indicted for online solicitation of a minor. Randall County District Attorney James Farren says 24 year old Eduardo Vasquez is facing charges...
Murder charges against Daniel Stover have been filed in Potter County District Court. 20-year-old Daniel Stover is charged with killing 31-year-old Erik Mendoza early Sunday morning.
Farmers across the Texas panhandle are waiting on Washington to figure out what kind of price cushion they can expect next year.
Amarillo Police continue to search for two armed suspects that reportedly robbed an Amarillo bar early Wednesday.
A fifteen year old girl is recovering from injuries this evening following a hit and run accident today in Amarillo.
Santa made a very special visit Wednesday.
One area family is counting on Uncle Sam to back up their farm. The Wildorado farmers are among thousands in the Texas panhandle still waiting for legislators to make up their minds about the U.S. Farm Bill.
Thousands of area farmers are calling for a quick green light to a federal safety net over the next five years.
Area farmers are not the only ones pulling for quick passage of the farm bill. The High Plains Food Bank is anxious to bring home an extra ten million dollars the bill would provide...
Local State Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) has been appointed to serve on the energy council. The council is comprised of 10 member states and 5 international affiliates...
Children in Texas who use a popular holiday website will no longer be required to give out personal information.
A New Mexico judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by area convenience store owners and employees against the State Lottery.
A pedestrian is reportedly hit by an oncoming car, and the vehicle believed to have caused the accident flees the scene.
A Pampa man dies 12 days after he is brought to the hospital for injuries he received when his SUV collided with a train.
Pantex is taking on more work... Which means the plant is expanding. Pantex officials say the plant will now be the only place in the country doing certain types of work.
Amarillo city commissioners will spend $1.2 million dollars to demolish part of the existing concourse at Amarillo's Rick Husband International Airport. The project includes demolition of the concourse
This is raw footage NewsChannel 10 shot about 5 miles north of the Canadian River on US 287 Tuesday morning.
The agency charged with keeping consumers safe has been accused of actually putting lives at risk, according to a new report.
A critical shortage....That's what the Amarillo Independent School District says they are experiencing when it comes to teachers.
Irritability, fatigue, even craving sweets and starches. All symptoms of a common depressive disorder linked to holiday stress.
When it comes to their phones, Americans are cutting the cord. 2007 is likely to be the first calendar year in which U.S households spent more on cell phone services than on land line phones.
You probably talk on it everyday... And take it everywhere.. Your cell phone may be one of the most important things you have. Experts say there are 170 million land lines nationwide...
Thousands of mentally disabled people are not getting the help they need because of a state-wide backlog. In the Panhandle, there are 600 people waiting...
A man is found dead in an alley early this morning on East 10th and Garfield in Amarillo.
New walls going up in one area town could help people there pull through a housing shortage. Or it could be a bust for developers if people don't move in.
Randall Sims will seek re-election as the 47th District Attorney.
With identity theft running rampant in our area, you would think retailers would ask for identification when customers pay, no matter what the payment.
Non-profit groups in parts of Texas and New Mexico will be sharing $182,500 dollars in grant money from XCEL Energy. XCEL announced Tuesday that several agencies in our area will benefit from the grant,
The Xcel Energy Foundation will award more than $180,000 in grants to to non-profits that promote arts and culture, and environmental stewardship.
If you are trying to get that special christmas gift to loved ones... You only have a few days left to get it in the mail.
A man is charged with murder in Amarillo.
One minute your child is running a play on the football field, the next, he is on the ground surrounded by paramedics.
A man is killed... When he is hit by an underage driver. That's according to the Tulia police.
Investigators have made an arrest this afternoon in connection with a fatal shooting last week on S.E. 14th Street.
TV-watching is now being linked to just more than an increase in obesity numbers across the country.
The Hillcrest Zoo in Clovis will hold a Christmas Lights Open House from December 17th through the 21st. It will run every night from 6pm until 8:30pm.
Good attendance, good conduct, or academic achievement. 26 students at Eastridge elementary school in Amarillo with those qualities were chosen to receive brand new bicycles.
The two young Hyenas at the Hillcrest Park Zoo in Clovis now have names after the Zoo asked the community for help.
A new spending bill passed by the US House will send billions of dollars to the Amarillo Area.
They're used to diagnose life-threatening illnesses every day. And one Amarillo woman is especially grateful for her medical scan amid a nationwide shortage.
21 Christmas trees fill a couples' home every year.
The ice may be treacherous on the roadways, but it's bringing some area body shops welcomed business.
One in eight soldiers returning from war suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but less than half of them seek help.
New Mexico officials want you to have your say on economic development in the region.
Christmas isn't just about the children, low income seniors and disabled adults across Amarillo also received gifts today.
WT educators say a majority of the degrees handed out will be used right here in Amarillo.
If you're thinking about applying for an instant cash loan this holiday season, beware.
local clinic hopes to fend off a medical shortage. It stems from a reactor shutdown in Canada that supplies an ingredient for radioisotopes.
He gave patients fake botox , and now he's headed for prison.
A body is found in the San Jacinto area of Amarillo Thursday night. Police were called to a home on SW 2nd and Georgia around 6pm.
Blood supplies can quickly reach dangerously low numbers, and panhandle residents are encouraged to come out and donate.
Two brothers remain in the hospital this evening, one with a life threatening injury, after being shot. And that gunman is still on the loose.
A former Make-A-Wish worker will head to court to face charges she used money set aside for terminally ill children for her own personal spending.
Coupons for digital converter boxes can be redeemed at local retailers. It's part of the governments proactive step to make sure billions of viewers will still have television reception...
Parents will have the chance to pull their kids out of four Amarillo schools next year because the state has ranked them among the lowest in Texas.
An accident in northeast Amarillo today leaves a man in life-threatening condition. Police say it was around eight this morning when a blue pickup pulled out in front of a van traveling on northeast
If you have a Visa, Mastercard, or Diner's Club Card you will probably receive a class action lawsuit letter in the mail. We found out if it was legitimate.
In less than a year, Habitat for Humanity in Amarillo has opened their second Re-Store.
The prime suspect in an 8-year-old area murder is being sent back to New Mexico. NewsChannel 10's Marissa Bagg explains the latest in this case.
A man involved in an Amarillo shooting from Tuesday has died.
The time you spend with your relatives this holiday season could turn violent.. That's because domestic abuse cases normally increase during these times.
A Potter County jury sentences a man to 35 years in prison after he pleads guilty in the 2006 shooting death of a woman in Amarillo.
Smaller wind farms could help you save on future energy bills. One of six wind farms being built in the panhandle is just west of Pantex.
Several Bushland Elementary students are not in school today after a head lice outbreak.
He has returned to the U.S. after being deported, and he's speaking out about his life in the shadows.
The Dumas Independent School District was initially hit hard by the raids.
Student athletes may be taking steroids and not even know it. Dietary supplements sold in local stores have been found to contain low doses of the drug.
As teen drug abuse declines nationwide, it holds steady right here in the Texas Panhandle.
The face of their town is changing but still not recovering economically. That's what some people in Cactus tell NewsChannel 10 on the anniversary of a surprise immigration raid there.
This morning the Cornerstone Outreach Center continued a Christmas tradition for children who would not otherwise get gifts this year.
An Amarillo Independent School District bus crashed on an overpass Wednesday morning, sending one student to the hospital.
It is a much bigger problem than people realize. That is what the District Attorney says about online predators.
Temporary homes are harder to find for Texas panhandle kids who need them.
A 12 year old student went to the hospital Wednesday Morning after a school bus crashed into the side of an overpass.
Hundreds of Texas panhandle kids have nowhere to go. That's the word from one local agency that tries to find foster homes for them.
The strained prison system could get some relief, after a decision by the U.S. Sentencing Committee.
Imagine trying to make a living on around $600 a month. That's what thousands of panhandle families struggle with, and now it may get worse.
The power remains out in parts of Eastern Lipscomb County. Because of the power outage, students in Follett will not have school today. In Higgins, you will go to school at 10am.
A Clovis man is expected to be arraigned in the next 10 days on 143 charges of child molestation.
He said he would freeze rates on some mortgages that are supposed to rise in the coming months. Amid confusion regarding President Bush's announcement, NewsChannel Ten did some digging.....
A 24 year old Amarillo woman is found smothered to death, and 7 years later, her mother is still leading the fight to catch her daughters killer.
Since children's cough medicine has been pulled from store shelves, parents are now looking for alternative ways to treat their child's cough.
Utility crews are on standby and bracing for the possibility of power outages in our area.
If you haven't had a chance to prepare for the weather headed our way, you still have time. NewsChannel 10's Marissa Bagg has a look at how shoppers are getting ready...
Some people stuck in Amarillo are grateful for a warm place to stay Monday Night. NewsChannel 10 found out the difference that makes for members of one family...
Fasting for one day each month may lower your risk for heart disease.
After 7 years of declines, the latest data shows smoking rates are no longer decreasing in the U.S.
They say they spent the night on a cold floor because bad weather outside Amarillo stranded them at a bus station. But as NewsChannel 10 has learned.. that never had to happen.
The Red Cross reminds travelers to be prepared this holiday season
NFL Star's Role In Dogfighting Conspiracy Could Have Put Him In Prison For Five Years
Police arrested a man after wild ride in Clovis that included a number of stand-offs, and Police chases.
Texas State Police arrested a Florida man Saturday afternoon near Groom after troopers found marijuana in the trailer of an eighteen wheeler on I-40.
Antonio Miera is listed in Stable Condition at Northwest Texas Hospital after he collided with a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe train around 2:30 Saturday morning.
Before you buy that perfect gift this holiday season, you'll want to take a close look at the store's return policy.
Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault with Intent to Commit a Violent Felony...Those are just 2 of many charges a Clovis man has been found guilty of Monday afternoon.
An Amarillo woman is in the hospital tonight with critical injuries.. After she is caught in a house fire.
The flu vaccination will keep you out of the hospital in most cases, but that doesn't mean you won't get sick.
Making sure your kids toys are safe for play is top priority for parents this year. So a group of mothers got together to create a new web site called healthy toys dot org.
Hundreds of Amarillo residents die every year from the flu. Doctors warn the best way to prevent those deaths is by vaccinating.
A driver remains in stable condition after colliding with a train in Pampa.
The annual Angel Ceremony for survivors of homicide will take place Monday night in Clovis.
A lockdown at Harrison Middle school in Albuquerque's South Valley has been cancelled. Albuquerque police are searching the campus of Harrison Middle School because of phone threats...
Fewer canned good donations from big food companies means area appetites are harder to fill.
This weeks food drive is especially important to the people and organizations who rely on the food bank. More than a million and a half pounds are missing from food bank shelves
You may think you are the only one accessing your home internet.. But you may be sharing the signal with an identity thief.
A scary situation today...as more than 20 fire units responded to a large grass fire in west Amarillo. We got lucky today that the wind died...or this fire on Soncy and the Boulevard could have caused
More children are surviving cancer in Amarillo than nationally. Childhood cancer and leukemia survival rates are at 80 percent nationwide.
Two arrests were made at Palo Duro high school today for disrupting class and disorderly conduct. Several other students were ticketed for misdemeanors. That's after the Amarillo Police broke
Some people in one area town say they won't hitch their hopes to a new beef plant while its construction stays on hold.