New findings in an old mysterious case.
An investigation into the death of a 20-year-old Clovis man begins after his body is found in a field this afternoon. The body, identified as Isaac Zarate, was found about 3:30....
A man suspected of robbing two Amarillo banks is killed by Dallas police in a standoff. Amarillo police say 42 year old Daniel Devette Ross barricaded himself in a Dallas home...
The search continues for the person or persons responsible for stealing an ATM machine from an Amarillo restaurant. Amarillo police say a cinder block was thrown through the glass door....
The education and legal assistance for U.S. citizenship is united in one room.
Not counting this latest murder... There are four unsolved homicides so far this year in Amarillo. Crystal Dawn Booker, Andrew Santos, Max Stanhope, and Loc Dang...
The first texas execution in nine months will take place this Tuesday.
Inmates in several Texas prisons can now receive email.
Additional charges are coming in another Amarillo Homicide. This time in the case of seven year old William Weschke, who was killed in February.
An arrest is made in the killing of an Amarillo man.
An Amarillo man is shot outside a club on Amarillo Blvd East. Now police are reaching out to the public to solve this crime. 30 year old Jose Mata was shot ....
One family's house is a quick project for a hurting non-profit
Right now in Amarillo, we're under voluntary water restriction, but mandatory restriction might become a reality in the near future.
If you enjoy energy drinks there is a dangerous combination medical professionals say you should avoid...adding alcohol to your drink.
The damage of a house fire that started early this morning is still being assessed.
Teen dating abuse is growing in Amarillo, but the signs of violence are not as easy to detect in teens as it is in adults.
A Fortune 500 company has agreed to hire graduates of an innovative technology program at an eastern New Mexico college.
AUSTIN (AP) _ A state report released today shows most Texas eighth-graders passed the state's standardized test and will advance to ninth grade.
This is the first year that eighth-graders were required
Three former Texas Department of Transportation employees have pleaded guilty in federal court to soliciting and taking bribes.
Draft Agreement Following Court Ruling Says Parents Can Get Children Back If They Take Parenting Classes, Stay In Texas
Police are investigating a suspicious death this morning on Amarillo's east side. Around 4am, police responded to Cafe at 5200 East Amarillo Boulevard after reports of multiple shots were fired.
High gas prices are preventing drivers from volunteering their time and vehicles to help out one local charity that relies on their services.
A thirty-five year old Amarillo man dies today after an accident on the train tracks in Northeast Amarillo.
The Main Street Project in Guymon isn't dead yet. In this Newschannel 10 follow up report, the Guymon city council has decided to table the issue until their next meeting June 2nd.
Over 400 children taken by the state of Texas from a polygamist sect near San Angelo will return to their parents' custody. The Texas Supreme Court upheld a ruling by the Texas Court of Appeals...
Leukemia is the number one cancer for children in America and the number of children being diagnosed is on the rise.
A local manufacturing plant using new energy technology has caught the attention of our area congressman. Mac Thornberry was in Amarillo Thursday touring the GTM plant.
A man suspected of stalking several people including a female jogger on Amarillo's southwest side is now in police custody. Amarillo Police say 25 year old Ryan Lance Hutton was arrested...
A Randall county man will got to trial on Murder charges for the death of a 7 year old child. A Randall County Grand Jury indicted 19 year old Jason Scott Mills on two charges....
Sen. John Cornyn announced Thursday that John Mendez of Amarillo has received a prestigious appointment to attend the United States Air Force Academy.
Mothers Of Children In Texas' Custody Say State Has Used Diversions And Ignored The Law To Justify Removal Of Over 400 Kids
Minimum wage is on the rise... Forcing some local restaurants to make changes now that could end up costing you.
Although your child is in a safety seat it does not mean they are safe.
First copper, now platinum. Thieves are targeting vehicles around the area for their catalytic converters because they contain platinum.
The need for luxury hotels is looking good for developers. That's what the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce and local hotel owners are saying.
Panhandle parents are worried about the thousands of children in our area not getting the health care they need. Millions of U.S. children lack health insurance....
Expensive Gas Has U.S. Consumers Tightening Their Belts To Stretch Their Dollars
Increasingly Common Antibiotic-Resistant Infection Kills Thousands Each Year
Unemployment rates for teens this summer are expected to be the highest in more than fifty years across the nation. But with Amarillo's unemployment rate one of the lowest in the state...
If you're planning on driving on I-40 or I-27 tonight in Amarillo, there are some road closures you should know about. The ramp from Westbound I-40 to Southbound I-27 at the Interchange will be closed.
Huge amounts of money will soon be helping rural areas.
2008 is already the deadliest tornado year in the U.S. since 1998 and we could be on track for a record number of twisters this year as well.
Legislators are keeping an eye on a new system to identify sex offenders through their licenses. Tennessee is adding a special way for all law enforcement to call back.....
More than two hundred Panhandle residents came out on Monday to honor those in the military.
The West Texas A&M University Nursing Program is officially commended by the state of Texas for student performance.
Fire crews are still putting out hot spots at the scene of a range fire near Fritch. The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. today about five miles south of Fritch on Highway 136.
Driving While Intoxicated cases will go up as the summer moves into full swing. The Amarillo Police Department reports 30 people have been arrested for DWI this month alone.
A lot of questions remain unanswered after a motorcyclist is found dead on Amarillo's northeast loop. It appears the cyclist was traveling north on Loop 335 East....
The list of Panhandle soldiers who have died in combat continues to grow. Twenty soldiers from our region have paid the ultimate price over the past year were honored....
A new Child Safety Initiative in Texas is using cutting-edge technology to keep kids safe. The effort uses special child identification flash drives that ensures parents have access to critical information.
Robert Smith served our country for four years, including in Desert Storm. Then at just 28... Doctors diagnosed him with a brain tumor.
In today's always-on culture, where most teenagers have never known life without the internet, getting kids to pay attention in church is becoming increasingly difficult.
Dumas Resident's say they didn't hear tornado sirens yesterday. Emergency personnel say you need to do more to be aware of severe weather.
Curry County has one of the highest non-fatal firearm injury rates in New Mexico. That's according to a study conducted by the New Mexico Gun-Related Injury Surveillance organization.
Police need your help to find the man who robbed the First United Bank on 34th and Ross Street in Amarillo.
Minnesota Toddler, 7 Iowans Killed; Thousands Left Without Electricity By Powerful Storms Packing Hail, Tornadoes
Frank Woodruff Buckles Served In France And Germany, Held POW In WWII For Almost 3 Years
Overturned semi blocks both lanes of Eastbound I-40.
Several lane closures will be happening around Amarillo. On I-27 you can expect lane closures in both directions between Washington street and the interchange.
Just like with humans, cases of diabetes is soaring in dogs and cats. So much so, veterinarians are calling it an epidemic.
A drug bust in Amarillo nets police methamphetamine and a large number of suspected fraudulent documents. The Potter County Sheriff's Department says a home in the 1700 block of Memory Lane...
Two men, police say, robbed a business owner when she came home have been arrested. 19 year old Tuan Pham and 18 year old Phoung Pham were arrested last night....
The wheat harvest is just weeks away and Panhandle dryland farmers say this year they came close to declaring a state of disaster.
Wind Farms can bring millions of dollars to rural communities.
One Amarillo student is now the proud owner of a full ride scholarship to West Texas A&M University and a brand new car with gas and insurance paid for, for the next 4 years.
The price is increasing... It's a phrase you hear almost everywhere these days. And now some airlines will be having you dish out more cash just to get your bags on the plane.
Nineteen cases of Salmonella, including some in Curry County...are being investigated by the New Mexico Department of Health.
There is another rabies case reported, this one in Oklahoma. Goodwell city officials confirmed a case on Wednesday in which a rabid skunk was captured after having contact with a pet....
Painful rabies treatments are in store for two Pampa victims if the dogs that bit them are not found by May 28th. Pampa Animal Control says a black medium size Labrador attacked a women...
More Texans are heading to Palo Duro Canyon than ever before.
Some businesses and local attractions are seeing a decline in visitors as tourism in Amarillo remains flat.
Memorial Day cookouts could cost you more this weekend as food prices continue to rise. According to economist, food inflation is the highest it's been in two decades.
An infection that could leave your teenager sterile is one of the most commonly contracted sexually transmitted diseases in the Panhandle. Chlamydia is often found in young people....
Five life sentences... That's the sentence handed down today to an Amarillo man. 35 year old Joseph Wendell Hume pleaded guilty to....
Emergency crews were called to the scene of an accident involving a train in eastern New Mexico Thursday morning.
More pressure is on for area teachers to meet new federal deadlines that mandate all students must pass state testing in math and reading by 2013.
Rickey James Luke is wanted out of both Randall and Potter counties for violating his probation.
"Insufficient" Grounds For Seizing Children From Polygamous Sect, Appeals Court Rules
When it comes to your kid's future, it's never too early to warn them about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. That's the motto of Highland Park ISD, which held it's annual Health Day Thursday afternoon.
Your teenager will soon be required to take a course in parenting. The Texas legislature recently mandated a parenting curriculum for all of the state's public high schools starting the next school year.
Physicians are closing their doors to new Medicare patients and the problem is expected to get worse this summer.
It's not the lack of demand, it's the lack of supply that's curbing downtown residential units from popping up in Amarillo. Currently, if you want to live downtown, you don't have many options.
Oil Prices Top $135; Survey Shows Most Americans Altering Or Canceling Summer Trips
The Third Court of Appeals in Austin ruled that the grounds for removing the children were "legally and factually insufficient" under Texas law. Child welfare officials removed the children on the grounds that the sect pushed underage girls into marriage and sex and trained boys to be grown-up predators.
Click here to view the Court Document.
Rape victims' reluctance to request an examination may soon be eased. When a rape victim goes to the emergency room and asks for an exam, she will be able to receive that exam.....
Some inmates in Curry County figured out how to make free and un-monitored phone calls. They figured out how to get a free line by calling the public defender's office.
Airline To Charge $15 For 1st Checked Bag, Cut Flights To Offset Crippling Fuel Prices
You could be responsible if someone else commits an offense in your old car. A new law is in affect that allows you keep you old plates for your new car.
As gas prices continue to soar the European made "Smart Car" is beginning to show up on the roads of the Panhandle.
Swimming at the public pool may cool you down, but it could also make you sick. That is why the New Mexico Department of Health is warning the community about a chlorine resistant parasite.
The low unemployment rate in Amarillo sounds positive, and it is, but there's a downside too. It's very simple...too many job openings and not enough people to fill them.
Sewage infested houses find out Amarillo's there to help.
President Opposes $300B Bill's Tax Increase But Congress Expected To Override Veto
Water streams from an Amarillo alley all night... And some residents are questioning, why with voluntary conservation under way, was the water allowed to flow from a broken pipeline...
One man is killed and another injured... Tonight police are on the trial of their shooters. They say they need your help to catch who killed 51 year old Loc Dang and shot his brother....
HIV cases are slightly increasing in Amarillo. Around 500 people in the Panhandle are already living with the virus.
The leader of an apocalyptic sect in Union County is indicted for sex crimes against two young female followers. The felony indictments were returned against Wayne Bent....
Low wheat supplies are driving up the price of staple food items like bread and cereal.
The 100th V-22 Osprey assembled by Bell Helicopter in Amarillo is now in operation. This picture is the first photograph of the 92nd MV-22 produced and delivered to the United States Marine Corps.
Pet owners beware the care for your pet could be at stake. A shortage of veterinarians continues to climb in areas of the panhandle and across the country....
An email report of shootings on Georgia Street in Amarillo ignites city-wide concern. But Amarillo Police say there were no shootings there on Monday.
Water debate over how to use the Ogallala Aquafer.
One man is dead and another in custody... After a fight ends in the water at Thompson Park lake. Potter Randall Special Crimes detectives say Ernest Ray Perry lost control of the van...
Heavy fines and increased patrol kicked off today.
The thermometer hit it's highest mark this season on Monday....96 degrees in Amarillo. You're not the only one who needs to cool off...your dog needs a break from the heat too.
Five from our area will be heading back this weekend. But sending high school teams to baseball playoffs is costing local school districts more than they expected.
A night on the town ended in gunfire on Sunday. It all started when a fight broke out inside the La Pachanga bar on Amarillo Boulevard East around 1 AM.
If you are a business owner, Lt. Gary Trupe says there are a few things you need to do to make sure you don't become a victim.
An Amarillo man is in critical condition, after being struck on his motorcycle.
The Amarillo Police Department is making a plea to the Asian community today asking for any information linked to three armed robberies and one death.
An area bridge will be undergoing construction this week. The Texas Department of Transportation will be working on the bridge deck at FM 3331 and US 60.
Parents are being alerted about a dangerous game students are playing in local schools. Newschannel 10's Stephanae Benson spoke with a parent who son was a victim of this game...
Chances are that when you are filling up your gas tank you're probably thinking about how much it's costing you, not where the gasoline came from.
You could be footing the bill for an upgrade at several gas stations in our area. That's because their pumps aren't made to charge more than $3.99 a gallon......
Nearly $4 billion could be coming to two companies in Amarillo. That is if the Senate passes the new Defense Bill that local Representative Mac Thornberry helped write.
A woman walks into the Amarillo Police Department and confesses to shooting a man. According to police, the woman says she shot a man in the 1400 block of N.W. 9th early Friday afternoon.
A law aimed at cracking down on the number of uninsured drivers is finally going into effect...three years after being passed. One in five drivers in Texas does not have auto insurance.
An Amarillo man is indicted on Manslaughter charges for the 2007 shooting death of a Dumas woman. District Attorney Randall Sims says 22 year old Jose Alberto Martinez will go to trial...
The Panhandle is a target for Stimulus Check scams and many people are taking the bait.
In this week's Recall RoundUp, Dried Seafood, Lawncare Products, Air Pistols, and Carbon Monoxide Detectors.
Cocaine use is making a comeback on the college scene, according to local authorities. And the reason why has a lot to do with methamphetamines.
Amarillo now has the second lowest unemployment rate in the state of Texas. Amarillo's unemployment rate dropped from 3.1% in March to 2.8% in April.
A Higgins Man claims he had enough cyanide to "kill a city'', according to the FBI. Thirty-eight year old, Jeffrey Detrixhe waived his rights for a hearing in Oklahoma Thursday.
Three people are charged with manufacturing meth in Portales. Cody Banister, Brandi Rury, and Troy Thompson are charged with manufacturing a controlled substance.
It's never easy for families to deal with the loss of a loved one in the line of duty. This is where Phil Taylor says he saw his calling, helping families highlight the sacrifices their soldiers paid.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) A Texas man has been arrested in southeastern Oklahoma for trying to sell a 25-gallon drum of cyanide to an FBI informant.
More Amarilloans are choosing to commute to work on two wheels. A growing trend that's saving people hundreds of dollars in gas.
A portales man is sentenced today to eight years behing bars for kidnapping and leading police on a high speed chase. 28-year-old George Vela held a woman against her will in her Portales apartment...
The Potter County burn ban has been lifted after being active for exactly five months.
Two afternoon accidents send two different people to the hospital. The first happened just before noon Thursday at the intersection of Gem Lake Road and Amarillo Boulevard West.
A Mesa Power project is prompting a town hall meeting in Childress. The issue at hand is imminent domain. The plan is to take Panhandle wind energy and water and ship it down state...
The development of the world's largest energy project has entered phase one. Boone Picken's company, Mesa power, bought close to 670 winds turbines from General Electric.
Cyanide is usually joined with other chemicals and used in photographic developing, making plastics and in mining.
He was allegedly trying to sell a 25 gallon drum of cyanide that could, in his words, "kill a small city." But authorities say, what he didn't know, is he was trying to sell it to an FBI informant.
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - A substitute teacher suspected of being drunk in a suburban Dallas middle school class was too intoxicated to complete a sobriety test and was arrested, authorities said.
Every thirty seconds someone in the country dies from an alcohol related accident. But for the first time since 2005 Mothers Against Drunk Driving is a visible presence in the Panhandle ...
If you use the birth control patch Ortho-Evra, you could be endangering your health. That's what a law suit against Ortho-Evra's maker, Johnson and Johnson is claiming.
Amarillo drivers who run red lights will start receiving warning tickets in the mail within the next 14 days. As the initial 30 day warning phase of the red light camera program kicked-off Monday.
More than half of insured Americans are on prescriptions for chronic illnesses. And a local doctor says that number could be higher in our area.
Teen pregnancy problems are being compounded in the Panhandle. That's because more teens are getting pregnant a second time. Texas leads the nation when it comes to teenagers giving birth.
Some children in our area reportedly start smoking marijuana as young as six. The Potter Randall Drug Intervention and Education program has children ages ten to 17 .....
A warning is out for New Mexico residents. The Attorney General wants you to be aware of a possible scam on the website Craig's List, which features free classified advertisements.
High speed pursuit through three Panhandle counties.
Cell phones follow us everywhere.... To work, school, and in our cars. But those calls you make while driving could cause you to have an accident... Maybe taking yours or someone else's life.
Rare coins stolen from an Amarillo man could lead back to his killer... That's what Amarillo Police are saying this evening. 77 year old Max Stanhope was killed in his home.
Those who have died in the line of duty were honored today at Llano East Cemetary in Amarillo.
The joint service this afternoon included memorializing members of the Amarillo and Canyon Police Departments,
The recent string of tornados across the nation has people in the panhandle taking action and creating a tornado plan.
Your outdoor air conditioning unit could be a prime target for thieves. That's because more are stealing the copper wire from the units.
Amarillo Police are releasing new details in the city's latest murder, and they need your help to catch what they are calling a dangerous killer. Max Stanhope was killed in his home.....
In a state known for it's oil, you'd never guess that oil production would be a problem in Texas. But that's the reality, especially for us here in the Panhandle.
The warning period for the red light cameras in Amarillo is underway.
NewsChannel's Jeff Todd shows how you can harvest the rain.
Senior Citizen is killed in his house by a suspected robber.
So Far This Year, About 100 People Have Been Killed By Twisters In The U.S.
An area town is trying to ward off rabies cases this year by taking extra steps to get pets vaccinated.
Twisters Strike Missouri, Oklahoma, As Extreme Weather Also Claims Lives In Georgia
High gas and food prices are not deterring consumers from spending their cash on mom this Mother's Day.
People in Dumas voted on a $3 Million dollar community pool today: 1,235 voted in favor 414 voted against
You may not know how old your tires are... But that little fact could be putting your family at risk on the road. It's called a DOT code - but few people know how to decode it or where to even find it.
You may be wanting to help the situation in Myanmar, But this evening the Better Business Bureau is warning residents to not hand over donations to just anyone.
The cost of jet fuel is skyrocketing and flyers are now having to pay the price.
In this week's Recall RoundUp, a Waverunner, an ATV, a Jeep Commander, and a Baby Bottle and Food Warmer.
More than 13,000 people are in need of food assistance in the Panhandle. Amarillo organizations say a lot of people aren't aware of the food assistance out there in the community.
Online predators are becoming more and more common, and the popular social networking site Facebook is increasing it's safety measures to protect your kids.
Friday and Saturday nights between eight and two in the morning are the worst times for your teenager to be out driving. That is according to the Amarillo Police Department.
A claim of abuse and neglect of downed cattle in the Panhandle Region is a hot topic for the United States Humane Society.
The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico is facing a food shortage and has already begun to ration supplies to the agencies they supply. Food supplies are low and the shelves are half full....
The self-described messiah accused of sex crimes against minors will not be released on his own recognizance. That is the word from the Union County magistrate.
With the cost of food increasing, some in Washington are blaming ethanol production. One local farmer says while a lot of corn does go toward producing the bio fuel, decreasing production....
Elderly drivers are being highlighted as a hazard on the road by some people. After a fatal accident kills two elderly people on Wednesday.
A program to help local women who are victims of domestic violence has received overwhelming support of people in the Amarillo area.
WASHINGTON (AP) Senator Dianne Feinstein of California is urging the Agriculture Department to conduct an investigation to assess the degree of animal cruelty in the livestock industry.
Senator John Cornyn is proposing a new plan, designed to lower gas prices. His plan includes drilling for oil solely on American soil, eliminating our dependence on foreign oil.
We're learning more about the accident that killed three people on Amarillo's northside.
Moore County is making some unexpected changes after hundreds of foreign workers fill up the job spots at Swift and Company beef processing plant.
Three people are confirmed dead as a result of a head on collision at the intersection of Soncy and Tascosa in Amarillo.
Now that the Swift plant is booming with Burmese workers...The communities are trying to make it a smooth transition as well.
Four months ago, people couldn't buy a Wii, PlayStation or X Box fast enough. Now, they can't get rid of them fast enough. Many people are opting to pawn these game systems for some extra cash.
30 days is all you have to protest the estimated value of your home. Property appraisal notices have gone out across Potter and Randall counties.
A cult leader accused of inappropriate contact with children will be arraigned in New Mexico Thursday. Wayne Bent faces three charges of criminal sexual contact and three charges......
An Amarillo man is behind bars after police say he robbed two people at gunpoint. Amarillo Police say Kristopher Dewayne Benard robbed a parts deliveryman at Brett and Jim's Auto Repair Shop...
An armed robbery on Amarillo's east side happened at the United Supermarket store on Amarillo Boulevard East ...
Two school districts in our area differ slightly when it comes to how 8th graders rank on the math portion of the Texas Acknowledgement of Skills Test, or TAKS test.
If you use a wireless internet network in your home or in a public place, hackers could be eavesdropping. That's because many people leave their connection insecure.....
A potential gas holiday this summer could save you hundreds of dollars in gas. But as Newschannel 10's Stephanae Benson reports, it could cost you more in the long run.
One passenger of a car is in the hospital in stable condition....His driver died at the scene.
66-Year-Old Faces Charges Stemming From Child Sex Abuse Allegations
Water and Power will be shipped 250 miles from Roberts County all the way to Dallas.
Students are being forced to scrap their plans for college due to lack of loans. The credit crisis is crunching every aspect of the consumer world.
All digital cable customers looking for local tornado warning coverage will instead see the weather channel covering up their local stations.
"There's no excuse...no reason not to." That's what Amarillo dermatologist Elaine Cook says about wearing sunscreen. On Tuesday, Amarillo had a high UV-Index rating.....
Teen's rights are being violated according to one local attorney. It's called DUI minor.