An alleged illegal gambling ring is broken up.
The government acknowledged Friday that a shipment of peanuts from the plant linked to a salmonella outbreak contained a "filthy, putrid or decomposed substance"...
Officers stress motorcycle safety for all motorists.
Xcel Energy will increase it's base rate for Texas customers.
Potter County now under burn ban.
New technology is helping senior citizens live safer and more independently at some area nursing homes.
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is back on the stump and on a mission.
Crews from the eastern Panhandle are still fighting a fire just east of Skellytown.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - With an alarming number of tankers and cargo ships getting hijacked on the high seas, the nation's maritime academies are offering more training to merchant seamen in how to fend
The latest food product recalls.
When a small-town pastor persuaded his congregation to adopt 72 of the most abused and neglected foster children in Texas, the church won praise and publicity...
It's a grim picture for the Texas cattle industry. And it is getting even darker with a poor economy and in a neighboring state--Bovine Tuberculosis.
Small businesses are pleading with Texas law makers to give them a tax break, and governor Rick Perry is backing them up.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, February 1st, 2009
In the event of a large scale disease outbreak, area volunteers are preparing to fight an illness by training now.
President Barack Obama signed a series of executive orders Friday that he said should "level the playing field" for labor unions in their struggles with management.
Right now, Potter County crews are battling a fire near the Boys Ranch Road North of Bushland.
Fire crews had their hands full with a north Amarillo fire today.
By 2040 there will be 15 million obese Texas. So Amarillo's handling it in two very different ways.
Concerns over water rights are heating up for area farmers and ranchers as conservation efforts take center stage.
A man is behind bars after a early morning drug bust.
An Oklahoma man is facing five years in prison after he pleads guilty to running a prostitution ring out of Amarillo.
Wind power advocates are pushing for tax incentives and grants in the $819 billion recovery package moving through Congress.
A man believed to be involved in a string of burglaries is loose on Amarillo streets.
A 20-year-old Portales woman has died in a one-car crash.
An Amarillo woman who disappeared over a week ago remains missing and your help is needed locating her.
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, January 23rd through Thursday, January 29th
An Amarillo man faces up to 20 years in prison after he pleads guilty to one count of bank robbery.
A violent prison gang member was put to death Thursday for fatally injecting a fellow prisoner with an overdose of heroin more than 11 years ago.
A Colorado man has been indicted on charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and blow up the Mall of America.
President Barack Obama directed his administration to get moving on new fuel-efficiency guidelines for the auto industry.
President Barack Obama's economic stimulus legislation is headed for the Senate.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, January 29th, 2009
The director of a local organization is accused of taking more than five thousand dollars, Christmas presents, and food.
A raucous house party that included lingerie-clad teenagers and a portable stripper pole ended with nearly three dozen minors facing charges related to underage drinking.
At 5:15 on Thursday, the Clovis City Commission will vote on taking one more step toward a water project.
It's the biggest pizza consumption day in America.... More than six million pizzas nationwide are expected to be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday.
Because of icy conditions over the past few days and recent high blood usage, the Coffee Memorial Blood Center needs your help donating the Gift of Life.
The potentially deadly infection MRSA is receiving some attention in the Panhandle.
A pick-up smashed into the front of a Randall County convenience store Thursday morning, allowing two burglars to take the ATM machine inside.
The cause of a small brush fire in north Amarillo remains under investigation.
28 Xcel Energy employees left from Amarillo Thursday morning to help with ice storm recovery in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
The cause of an east Amarillo fire is under investigation this afternoon.
The search continues for those responsible in another local robbery. Amarillo police say two men robbed a northeast Amarillo convenience store.
Highlights of the economic recovery plan drafted by House Democrats and President Barack Obama's economic team.
The number of people receiving unemployment benefits has reached an all-time record.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, January 28th, 2009
A massive stimulus package has jumped its first hurdle in the House and is on its way to the second in the Senate.
If you are hoping the web will tell you what areas of town are the safest, surfer beware.
The digital television switch-over is back on schedule today after House members defeated a bill proposing an extension to next month's deadline.
Decades of work experience and no way of getting a paycheck... Hundreds of people in this situation are flocking to Amarillo. They're coming here to work construction.
A trendy local store for teen and pre-teen girls is now selling flasks designed for alcohol.
The investigation of a fire intentionally set in the downtown Amarillo area continues this evening.
A seat belt defect prompts Toyota to recall 1.3 million vehicles worldwide.
The House has defeated a bill to postpone the upcoming transition from analog to digital television broadcasting by four months to June 12.
With foreclosures spiking, the Federal Reserve is taking steps to try to keep some distressed borrowers in their homes.
President Barack Obama is building a White House staff so loaded with big names and overlapping duties that it could collapse into chaos unless managed with a juggler's skill.
President Obama has spent his first days in office trying to drum up bipartisan support for his expensive and expansive plan to help pull the country out of the year-old recession.
Eric Holder's nomination as the first African-American attorney general moved to the full Senate Wednesday with broad bipartisan support.
Authorities suspect carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame in the death of an Amarillo man working in Nebraska.
More students are choosing to use marijuana as the result of some anti-drug use public service announcements.
A FedEx cargo plane crashed during landing Tuesday at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
Attempts to get a software program cheaper or faster has left some wondering how much damage hackers have done to their personal information.
Resident's want an historic bridge to remain in place, but with new safety improvements underneath.
Gov. Rick Perry asked lawmakers Tuesday for about $2 billion in state funding, including money to lure new business to Texas and respond to hurricanes and other disasters.
The trial of a Clovis son accused of killing his mother's live in boyfriend ended almost as quickly as it started.
The difficult economy could cut your retirement savings in half, as more area employers plan to cut 401(k) benefits.
The wintry weather did not play a role in the crash of a FedEx cargo plane in Lubbock Monday morning.
People who have not gotten their TV sets ready for the changeover to digital signals could earn a four-month reprieve under a bill making its way through Congress.
Legislature looks for new ways to bring in state revenue.
Charges are now filed against two Amarillo residents who opened fire during an alleged burglary, killing one man.
Despite today's snow, we are still about 16 inches below where we should be for this time of year.
We've had less than one inch of snow so far this year across the Panhandle, and that's quite a bit less than we usually see.
A son accused of killing his mother's live in boyfriend is now on trial for the crime.
A Portales man is found guilty of aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary.
Two of the biggest drug developers in the pharmaceutical industry are becoming one.
The high demand for registered nurses in our area continues to grow at a fast rate.
The 66-thousand-acre Melrose Air Force Range near Cannon Air Force Base will become a key air-to-ground combat training area.
The Panda Energy ethanol refinery in Hereford is bankrupt, and up for sale.
The National Association for Business Economics depicts the worst business conditions in the U.S. since the report's inception in 1982.
It's been nearly three months since we've seen any significant rain and that has contributed to dozens of range fires across the Panhandle recently.
Despite that chance of rain or snow we have coming up this week, the risk of wildfires in the panhandle is extremely high.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, January 25th, 2009
A local organization urges people to contact them about possibly getting assistance with utility bills and appliances.
Alley driveways are being targeted by burglars looking for your valuables.
A murder trial starts Monday for a man accused of killing his mother's boyfriend.
After fighting it all night long, fire crews in Hereford finally have an auto parts store blaze under control.
$5 Billion could be given to TxDOT by the Texas Legislature. Money the department says they sorely need.
Fire crews in Hereford are still battling a fire at O'Reilly auto parts. The fire marshal tells us crews were called out at 4:30 Saturday afternoon to the building on Highway 60. Apparently the fire
This week marked the worst Inaugural Day performance for stocks in a century, causing financial jitters to grow for area residents.
It could be a major step forward for stem cell research when a US biotech company begins the first study of its kind.
A boost may be on the way for senior citizens receiving social security. As part of an economic stimulus plan, seniors would get a bonus payment of $300.
It is becoming more and more difficult for Amarillo unemployment offices to meet the growing needs of job seekers.
Eight homes have been destroyed in a 5,800-acre wildfire burning about five miles north of Abilene.
More than $50000 dollars worth of drugs are off the streets following a drug bust along Interstate 40.
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, January 16th through Thursday, January 22nd
In a long-expected move, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order ending the ban on federal funds for international groups...
By PAMELA HESS, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - A released Guantanamo Bay terror detainee has reemerged as an al-Qaida commander in Yemen, highlighting the dilemma facing President Barack Obama in shaping
The teaching of evolution in Texas schools may be getting an overhaul this week.
John Cornyn, the conservative Republican senator from Texas, didn't wait until Barack Obama was sworn in as president to catapult Democrats back to real world politics.
Amarillo Police need your help in finding a man who's running up a bill on a credit card belonging to someone else.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, January 22nd, 2009
President Barack Obama began overhauling U.S. treatment of terror suspects Thursday, signing orders to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
After a heated debate in Austin, it has been decided creationism will not have a place in Texas classrooms.
A hold is placed on the Country of Origin labeling or "COOL" mandate of fresh food.
Jobs affected, rigs closed. Our region's oil and natural gas business is taking a hit with the economic downturn.
Income Tax Returns
Red flags give the IRS enough reason to audit you this year. You could be raising those flags without even knowing it.
A date for jury qualification for a man on trial for allegedly killing a Pampa family, is set.
Police say Texas poker great Amarillo Slim was beaten and robbed while trying to take collateral on a $3,000 gambling debt he was owed.
A suspect who has been held in police custody for several weeks is finally charged with Murder.
Making changes to federal abortion policies... Barack Obama says this will be on of his first Presidential actions.
A graduate student from China was decapitated with a kitchen knife in a campus cafe at Virginia Tech.
Residents of Swisher County will soon see some wind turbines pop up in the area.
The Senate Finance Committee has cleared the nomination of Timothy Geithner as Treasury Secretary.
Guymon teenagers are apparently popping pills. A spike in the number of kids raiding their relatives' medicine cabinets has prompted the community to take action.
Microsoft Corp. said Thursday it is cutting 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton took charge of the State Department on Thursday, proclaiming the start of a new era of robust U.S. diplomacy.
President Barack Obama set up shop in the Oval Office, summoned advisers to begin dealing with war and recession and ordered new ethics rules.
Weeks of thieves stealing credit card numbers from a processing company go unnoticed. Resulting in more than a million transactions being stolen.
The Texas Department of State Health Services says six of the 486 recent cases of salmonella nationwide are in Texas.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
Wind energy from the Texas Panhandle will soon power homes in North and East Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Curry County commissioners on take a stand on same sex marriage today by issuing a resolution banning marriage licenses to gay couples in the county.
Students are having a tougher time paying for college. Even though the economy is crumbling, college tuition is rocketing higher, up 268 percent over the last three decades alone.
The Senate has confirmed Hillary Rodham Clinton to become Secretary of State.
With crude dropping below $40 a barrel from a high of around $150 over the summer, oil and gas companies in the Lone Star State are cutting back on drilling.
Your credit score could be changing. FICO, the formula most banks use to calculate your score, is launching a new system called FICO 08.
A sour economy and recent food recalls are affecting supplies at the Amarillo High Plains Food Bank. But the 2008 Farm Bill could turn things around for the program.
The new Obama administration circulated a draft executive order Wednesday that calls for closing the controversial detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, January 20th, 2009
Stalking has taken on a whole new role, this time using technology.
He's facing attempted capital murder charges of a DPS Trooper in channing and now 24-year-old Steven Vigil sits in a Dallam County jail.
Back in business.. The Randall County fire department is ready to respond to calls tonight. As the department gears up for an active fire season.. They are also getting everyone on the same page and fully
U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton's confirmation as Secretary of State hit a road block today in the form of Senator John Cornyn of Texas.
The struggling wind industry could find a proffitable home in the High Plains if President Obama's energy policy is put in place.
"It is good to be home," That's what former President George W. Bush today told thousands of people gathered in Midland to welcome him back to Texas.
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., became ill at a post-inauguration luncheon for President Barack Obama on Tuesday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
The president of University of Texas-Pan American, accused anonymously of plagiarism, said Tuesday she is retiring.
With one last handshake with President Barack Obama, George W. Bush boarded a helicopter on Tuesday at the Capitol and began his post-presidential life.
Senator John Cornyn's putting a wrinkle in Hillary Rodham Clinton's seamless path toward confirmation as secretary of state.
Governor's Division of Emergency Management
Texans have lost their lives during severe wildfire seasons because wildfire overtook them in their vehicles.
The economy is hurting those who have fought for our country, but now a local program is helping area veterans stay on their feet.
It's said to be silently stealing your vision and unfortunately Glaucoma is stealing the vision of local residents at record rates.
Sweetwater, Oklahoma, 6 miles over the border into Oklahoma from Wheeler County, has finished building their school following the devastating Tornado in 2007.
Obama and his family attended a private service at St. John's Episcopal Church, a tradition for those about to become president.
Dew points, humidity, and wind, may not be the reason for Monday's increased fire danger.
Fire departments across the panhandle are gearing up for an active wildfire season.
Updated information for fires in Hutchinson, Randall and Potter Counties.
One man is dead after reportedly shooting a highway patrol officer.
GENEVA (AP) - A dispute broke out Monday over future plans for the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush. A Swiss lawyer said the Iraqi was planning to seek political asylum
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday he'll never forget the night Barack Obama won the presidential election.
Powell was on a business trip in Hong Kong, watching results
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the dawn of a new era in race and politics, President-elect Barack Obama practiced the age-old virtue of service on Monday and summoned memories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
NEW YORK (AP) - The probe into the crash-landing of a US Airways jetliner will take a year, and the lessons learned from the spectacular accident will last much longer, a senior investigator said Monday.
Kellogg Co. said Monday federal authorities have confirmed that salmonella was found in a single package of its peanut butter crackers.
Kellogg Company warns customers not to eat some of its peanut butter crackers because they may contain salmonella.
The recall of Kellogg brand products has been expanded. The company has recalled 16 products containing peanut butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
On the eve of his inauguration, President-elect Barack Obama talked with wounded troops at a military hospital and then visited an emergency shelter for homeless teens.
A number of Amarillo businesses could suffer in 2009 because of the economy.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, January 18th, 2009
The nation's second largest electronics chain has officially pulled the plug on it's website, after announcing it is going out of business.
As we first told you here on NewsChannel 10, the religious group called "Repent Amarillo" has been protesting a downtown Amarillo establishment they call a "swingers club."
Smoke could be seen from Amarillo for a large grass fire north of the Canadian River.
Invoking hope and history, President-elect Barack Obama rolled into the capital city Saturday night pledging to help bring the nation "a new Declaration of Independence"
If you have been putting off home improvement projects, the government is giving you anincentive to start them now.
Area kids as young as twelve years old are contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
An afternoon grass fire is under control thanks to the Potter County Fire Department. Just before two o'clock Saturday afternoon, all districts were called to this neighborhood northwest of Amarillo.
Amarillo health officials issued an advisory today urging everyone to get a flu shot if you haven't already.
Predators targeting your child through chat rooms or the internet are now reaching kids through their cell phones.
Reverse mortgages are growing in popularity in our area as senior citizens try to keep up with the increasing cost of living.
The state Department of Health is investigating 11 cases, one of them fatal, of a rare condition that leaves people unable to fight off infections.
Heading into his weekend preceding his triumphal oath-taking as 44th president, Obama visited with workers at a chilly Midwestern factory that makes parts for wind turbines.
Authorities are trying to find out who stuffed 70 dead Siamese cats into seven large trash bags and dumped them onto a road in Guadalupe County.
Mary Margaret Wilson had a gut feeling that her brother was at the controls when she heard about a US Airways plane making a safe landing in the Hudson River.
In today's tough economy, more people in our area are finding it difficult to provide a traditional burial service for their loved one, opting for cremation.
Two people are arrested early Thursday morning after police say they found drugs in their home.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, January 15th, 2009
Civil engineer Robert Bea wasn't surprised when he learned the name of the cool-headed pilot who guided his hobbled jetliner over the city and landed it in the Hudson River
The Lesser Prairie Chicken population may receive a boost thanks to a land purchase near Roosevelt County.
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, January 9th through Thursday, January 15th.
The trial for a clovis man accused of 116 counts of child molestation will now be held in Portales.
A woman accused of trying to cash a fake check has police enlisting you to help them find her.
Texas state senator Kel Seliger took steps today to create the first clean coal project in the United States.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has big plans for the state, especially when dealing with crime. Richardson made a stop in Clovis today to talk with residents on a range of topics.
A Clovis man and woman are charged with helping two escaped Curry County inmates get to Texas.
Health care clinics are growing in popularity in the Panhandle region and many say it is due to the struggling economy.
Here are highlights today from the Texas Legislature.
A man considered armed and dangerous remains on the loose this evening.
One Local Man is Playing First Fiddle.
The physical fitness test is wreaking havoc on local Army recruiters who say they could get 60 percent more applicants enlist if they could pass the test.
Attorney General-nominee Eric Holder Jr. forcefully broke from the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies Thursday, declaring that waterboarding is torture.
Jamaal Green's dream became a reality on Feb. 17, 2008, when he became a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the El Paso area.