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Cannon Air Force Base
Cannon Air Force Base dodged a devastating tornado two years ago. Now, they are taking knowledge from years past and including it in this year's disaster plans.
Burglaries handled by th Amarillo Police Department from Friday, February 13th through Thursday, February 19th
Overcrowding issues at Bushland ISD has administrators asking for your money once again.
President Barack Obama on Friday moved to fulfill the defining promise of his campaign, saying all U.S. combat troops will be withdrawn by the end of August 2010.
Texas Comptroller allows citizens to see how stimulus money is being spent in Texas.
Fire Crews still investigating the cause.
Man tries to steal beer, but is found by police a few moments later.
Finding a doctor to treat an injury you suffered on the job is becoming more difficult.
A Dumas man will spend the next 40 years behind bars after he is convicted of his eighth D.W.I. offense.
Renting an apartment could help you afford your first home.
An Amarillo man has agreed to 30 years in jail for the 2007 beating death of his two month old child.
You can do your part this weekend to see if you are eligible to help save the life of a child in need.
With the U.S. dealing with an economic slide that has cost millions of jobs, the number of vehicle repossessions is expected to rise 5 percent this year.
The family of a man who died in jail over the summer say Potter County Sheriff's Office should admit they were in the wrong or face a possible lawsuit.
A new federal study suggests counting calories is the most effective way to lose weight.
A new report is urging Congress and the White House to take immediate steps to ensure all Americans have health insurance.
President Barack Obama wants to roll back a Bush administration rule that has become a flash point in the debate over a doctor's right to refuse to take part in abortions.
Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency.
More area women are going to court on charges related to child sex crimes.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, February 26th, 2009
You may soon see some construction on the roads you travel thanks to millions of dollars just approved by the Texas Transportation Commission.
A Tascosa High School student is behind bars, after police say she filed a false report that forced the school to be placed on lockdown.
A man police have on videotape robbing a gaming establishment is on the loose in Amarillo.
An Alabama man is arrested Wednesday night in Gray county after 30 pounds of high-grade Marijuana are reportedly found in his vehicle.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says families will be allowed to decide whether news organizations can photograph the homecomings of America's war dead.
A 60 year prison sentence is handed down to a Clovis man for kidnapping and raping a woman.
More than five million dollars worth of drugs have been confiscated in the Panhandle so far this year.
The president hopes to make college more affordable with a large increase in education spending.
An explosion shut down part of the Sid Richardson carbon plant in Borger on Thursday afternoon.
Five million dollars worth of drugs have been caught in the Panhandle since January first.
One website claims it can save you hundreds on your cell phone bill.
It could end up costing you more as local homeless assistance continues to dwindle in the struggling economy.
The death of an inmate at the Potter County jail will not lead to any criminal charges against the county.
When a student is expelled from school for a serious offense, it is a good bet he or she will not be allowed to transfer to your child's school.
More than $438,000 worth of Cocaine is seized along Interstate 40 near Groom Tuesday afternoon. D.P.S.
Blunt force trauma from a natural gas home explosion is determined the cause of death for a Hereford man.
An Amarillo man died after his motorcycle slid into a guardrail on an I-40 entrance-ramp.
The population of English language learners is growing at a rapid rate according to the Amarillo Independent School District.
The Annual International Pancake Race took place in Liberal on Tuesday.
Millions of dollars are at stake for area school districts if the President's stimulus package passes in the Senate. But, the money may do more harm than good.
Radio as we know it could soon be changing.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
It's one of the most deadly forms of breast cancer, yet very few women have even heard of it.
The man wanted for an Amarillo murder ten years ago will be brought back to Texas in the coming months, after being arrested on unrelated charges in New Mexico.
Nearly 150-thousand dollars worth of drugs are off the street following a drug bust near McLean.
The United States will withdraw most of its troops from Iraq by August 2010, according to administration officials who expect Obama to make the announcement this week.
A NASA mission to monitor global warming from space ended Tuesday when a satellite plunged into the ocean near Antarctica minutes after launch.
Cause still under investigation
Despite a tough economy, motorcycle sales are soaring in our area.
Borger Continues Controlled Burns
It's a fight against mother nature. Borger firefighters are using controlled burns to help prevent potentially devastating wildfires.
Math, Science Teacher Shortage
A teacher shortage in Texas could cause your children to fall behind in two important subjects in school.
Flowers will be in high demand this Valentines Day weekend. NewsChannel 10 found out if technology is helping drivers get flowers out to your sweetheart faster.
The renewable energy movement may help the environment but it could soon hurt a major industry in our area.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Cleon Cawthon died inside his home on the 500 block of North Lee street in Hereford just after ten this morning.
Despite the large crowds, officials say this year's Sand Drags were much quieter than years past.
Thousands of dollars are being stolen from Visa checkcard holders across the nation, and Amarillo national bank is taking steps to make sure that does not happen here.
The suspect in a 2001 Homicide in Amarillo is facing extradition charges after he is arrested while trying to re-enter the United States.
An Amarillo woman is dead following a car accident near Vega on Interstate 40.
The FBI has rescued 48 suspected teenage prostitutes, some as young as 13 years old, in a nationwide sweep to remove kids from the illegal sex trade and punish their accused pimps.
A house explosion in Hereford scattered debris for miles and officials have removed a body from the scene of the house explosion.
Calling for fiscal restraint even while federal spending soars, President Barack Obama pledged to dramatically slash the annual budget deficit...
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, February 19th, 2009
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, February 22nd, 2009
A lot happened last week at the State Capitol.
Tiny device could help keep blood pressure down
The economic storm is changing the conversation in local high school economics classes.
Several grassfires are under control after keeping firefighters busy for a good portion of Sunday afternoon.
The economic recession is taking a big bite out of restaurant profits.
The unappetizing economy is forcing many families to forgo dining out.
A panhandle town will be the focus of a PBS series.
A few minor incidents leads the Sheriff to believe that Saturday night will be wild at the Canadian River.
A woman whose son was killed when his helicopter went down in the Gulf of Mexico is suing Bell Helicopter. The lawsuit also includes transportation company Rotorcraft Leasing, L.L.C. Her son was among
At six years old she did not know what was going on when a male relative began sexually abusing her.
Lifestar now has a new base in Pampa.
A large oil fire between Masterson and Dumas created smoke so thick and black you could see it for miles away
The White House on Friday insisted it's not trying to take over two ailing financial institutions, even as stocks tumbled again.
In sheer size, the economic measures announced by President Barack Obama to address "a crisis unlike we've ever known" are remarkable, rivaling and in many cases dwarfing the New Deal programs.
About 19,000 more tests of Texas high school athletes produced seven positive results of steroid use.
An Amarillo man will spend the next 20 years in prison for the beating death of his grandfather.
Providing the resources and education to make the Panhandle the best wind energy producer in the world is the goal of a new non-profit organization.
A duo wanted for a range of offenses are on the run from police.
The Amarillo police department is investigating whether a cold case involving a strangled woman might be connected to a Davenport runaway.
For fear of being laid off or getting a pay cut many local employees are heading back to college.
A state analysis breaks down some of the $17 billion that will be available to Texas in the federal economic stimulus package.
A local attorney claims the charges against a man and his girlfriend in the death of her child are unjustified.
We've had less than one inch of rain since October, and that has the Potter County Fire Marshall extremely concerned for this weekend's sand drag events.
A Clovis man is facing up to 59 years in prison after he is convicted of kidnapping and rape.
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford was tracked down Thursday in Virginia, where FBI agents served him with legal papers in a multibillion-dollar fraud case.
President Barack Obama unveiled an ambitious $75 billion plan Wednesday to keep as many as 9 million Americans from losing their homes to foreclosure.
Bell Helicopter is expanding for the seventh time and that means hundreds of new jobs are coming to Amarillo.
R. Allen Stanford Is Missing, And Thousands Of Investors Around The World Wonder If They'll Ever See Their $8 Billion Again
An independent watchdog group says the government has quietly scaled back enforcement of federal quality regulations at labs that develop medical devices.
A new federal law is being called well-intentioned and ill-applied.
President Barack Obama huddled with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday on the slumping economy, trade, energy and the war in Afghanistan.
If you drive on I-27 between Amarillo and Canyon you will face some construction delays over the next few days.
A heated exchange broke out between a Texas lawmaker and a lawyer of Chinese-American descent following an immigration policy debate.
Three Feet Please
A new bill could change how much space you need leave between your car and someone riding a bicycle.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
Texas Governor Rick Perry says the state will accept its $17 billion share of the federal stimulus plan.
Three people are dead including an infant following an accident in Gray county Wednesday morning.
Descendants of Geronimo are suing the federal government, Yale University and a secret society, seeking the custody of the Apache chief's remains.
Officers say crimes are down mostly because fewer felons are on the streets of Amarillo.
Preliminary autopsy results show severe head trauma is the cause of death of a seven month old baby in Canyon.
A Student Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a student who brought a loaded gun to school earlier this week.
President Obama wants to put your medical records in a nationwide computerized database.
General Motor's announcement to discontinue the Saturn line brings an immediate end to local Saturn sales.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry said Texas should now be cautious about how it spends billions of dollars that may be available to the Lone Star State.
A former employee of the Peanut Corp. of America plant in Plainview said he was not surprised the facility had been shuttered after preliminary tests showed possible salmonella contamination.
A lazy Sunday in the park turns up an historical find in one area town.
A 12-year-boy has been arrested for bringing a handgun on school premises.
New Mexico doctors may soon be able to dispense drugs to their patients as a donation.
A Portales doctor accused of illegally prescribing methadone to an undercover agent pleads not guilty in a federal court in Albuquerque.
City officials ask you to pay fines in the next two weeks, or they will come arrest you.
You can now find out patient quality and safety information on-line for the Beaver County Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home.
(KSWO) Two teenage brothers accused of beating a cat will meet Tuesday with investigators and the Comanche County District Attorney.
The growing population of the Amarillo area is straining our water supply especially in these drought conditions.
Lawton, OK, KSWO - An animal abuse story that has sparked outrage across the country has Comanche County Sheriff Kenny Stradley saying that two local boys are responsible.
A brief look at some of the bills and proposals before the Texas Legislature that advocates say will help avoid wrongful convictions.
The fireball that blazed across the Texas sky and sparked numerous weekend calls to authorities was probably a meteor and not falling space junk.
Comanche County authorities are investigating two juveniles for the videotaped beating of a house cat that was posted online.
National Cutting Horse Association
Thirty will compete for the title of World Champion, but this is the last time Amarillo will crown the winner.
A Canyon baby is dead this evening and police believe his death was no accident. Seven month old Thomas Villa went to Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital Wednesday night.
The driver of a SUV that rolled earlier this month near Highway 60 and Loop 335 died from his injuries.
Staffing shortage has TDCJ accepting all qualified applicants.
Some local experts say the stimulus package is not all good news.
The deaths of this infant and of another young child just last week have some wondering how investigations by child protective services did not pick up on alleged abuse in these homes.
West Texas A&M University will receive close to $200,000 dollars over the next 2 years to help outreach to prospective students in our area.
Handing the new administration a big win, the House Friday passed President Barack Obama's $787 billion plan to resuscitate the economy.
The nationwide salmonella outbreak has left many parents in a situation as sticky as peanut butter itself.
Burglaries handled by th Amariloo Police Department from Friday, February 6th through Thursday, February 12th
The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak has filed for bankruptcy.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, February 12th, 2009
Jury recommends maximum probation and maximum fine for Michael Stocker, but he will not go to prison.
A man accused of beating up a member of his family and of selling drugs freely roams the Amarillo area.
If you have an emergency, chances are Amarillo officers can respond sooner thanks to a new crisis team.
Two area Texas representatives have lost their seats as committee chairmen.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A federal grand jury has subpoenaed records of former Republican Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico. Career federal prosecutor Nora R. Dannehy is looking into whether former Attorney
The driver of an SUV is airlifted to the hospital after she flipped her car just north of Canyon Thursday afternoon.
Highlights from the Texas Legislature
Hundreds of people in Borger are back in their homes after a gas leak sent them across town.
Over the span of just three months, Bill Richardson has gone from being on the shortlist for secretary of state to late-night punch line, a breathtaking descent that has tarnished his once-sparkling career.
U.S. retail sales jumped 1 percent in January, reversing a six-month declining trend and defying economists' expectations by posting the biggest increase in 14 months.
President Barack Obama called on citizens Thursday to follow Abraham Lincoln's example of showing generosity to political opponents and valuing national unity-above all else.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
Severe storms knocked down power lines and damaged structures Tuesday afternoon in central Oklahoma.
Internal e-mails indicate the owner of a peanut company urged his workers to ship tainted products after receiving test results indicating salmonella.
The 789-billion dollar stimulus plan is now one step closer to reality.
Overcrowding is causing safety concerns for local teachers and students at least through the end of this school year.
Power has been fully restored to about 25-thousand people in Amarillo after power outages on southwest 34th avenue between washington and monroe.
Close to 500 new jobs are soon coming to Amarillo. Bell Helicopter's latest expansion means the Amarillo economy is getting a big boost.
Residents confronted the wreckage of homes and businesses destroyed by an unusual cluster of February twisters that ripped across Oklahoma
A Clovis Senator's legislation that would force insurance companies in New Mexico to provide coverage for diagnosing and treating autism.
After deliberating all day jurors have not yet reached a verdict in the Michael Stocker capital murder trial.
Gov. Rick Perry is keeping up his criticism of federal bailout programs with a new Web site his campaign launched -- that asks Texans to join an online petition.
A man who broke into a house and beat a woman will spend the next 60 years behind bars.
While the national economy is struggling Amarillo's economy is once again getting a boost.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates ordered a review Tuesday of a Pentagon policy banning media from taking pictures of flag-draped coffins of military dead.
Passengers able to log on free using their laptops, smart phones
Jeremy Lusk, an American freestyle motocross racer, died of head injuries Tuesday after crashing while trying to land a backflip in competition.
Efforts are now underway to help determine the future of the City of Amarillo's water supply.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will have scantily clad ladies kissing and posing provocatively in Downtown Amarillo.
A rollover at I-40 and Bell Street Tuesday Morning shut down the eastbound entrance to the interstate.
As more and more companies continue to report diminishing sales, local businesses that repair our everyday items are doing better than ever.
President Barack Obama's economic recovery plan has passed the Senate and is on its way to difficult House-Senate negotiations.
Monday's proceedings at the Michael Stocker capital murder trial in Randall County.
The Amarillo Fire Marshal is now investigating a blaze that took place early Tuesday morning in a North Amarillo home.
A Senate majority has voted in favor of the stimulus bill.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Monday, February 9th, 2009
Governor Rick Perry is taking aim at republican rival Kay Bailey Hutchison, suggesting she is not doing her job as a U.S. senator.
After spending thirty minutes in near-freezing water, a Pampa three-year-old is in critical condition.
Identifying criminal suspects in Potter County courtrooms is getting easier and more efficient.
Amarillo police are asking for your help in finding a hit and run suspect.
A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. patrol in northern Iraq on Monday, killing four American soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter.
A teenager who sneaked onto an oil well site to play on the equipment got tangled in a piece of machinery and a doctor had to amputate his left arm to free him.
Solving the case of the poison processed peanuts took marathon work by federal scientists.
It may take you a few extra minutes to get to around Amarillo this week because of some lane closures.
Texas already leads the nation in wind energy capacity. So could solar be next?
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, January 30th through Thursday, February 5th
An experimental vaginal gel has shown some promise in preventing infection from the AIDS virus.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, February 8th, 2009