A Borger man is dead after the motorcycle he is riding crashes into a building.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Bell Helicopter is adding 78 new jobs because two of their planes have been so popular.
Amarillo, Texas - Families in north Amarillo gathered for a free event Friday afternoon and evening.
Some Panhandle schools are back on track in academics while others are falling behind.
Amarillo - Elevators and Escalators have not been inspected since 2007.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's popular "cash for clunkers" program may be running out of money after only a matter of days as car shoppers flock to dealerships to take advantage of the rebates.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
Many questions linger for both police and neighbors of an elderly woman stabbed to death in her own home early Thursday morning.
SPEARMAN, TEXAS - A public project is pitting small business against big government in Spearman. This is all about sidewalks -- old, run-down sidewalks and who's gonna pay to fix them.
Childress, Texas - People around Childress today are still waiting to get total damage estimates from last night's strong storms.
Amarillo, Texas - According to "hotel stay" numbers alone, almost $2-million tourists come to Amarillo every year. That's not counting those who drive through and stop...
Amarillo - After two incidents in four days, we have some tips for your safety.
If you want to live into your golden years, you should avoid that golden tan, according to researchers with the World Health Organization.
Curry County, New Mexico - A construction worker in Curry County was killed Thursday after he is crushed by a gravel spreader.
The Amarillo Police Department has designated 6th Street a "hot spot" between Georgia and Western.
A Wisconsin man faces negligent homicide charges after reportedly driving his car after smoking marijuana, killing a Guymon resident.
A Guymon man 22 year old Johnny Ausbun is in the Texas County Jail on one felony charge of cruelty to animals.
Amarillo, Texas - The Coffee Memorial Blood Center is currently in an immediate need of type A- blood. They are also in need of O+ because it is the most common.
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines is seeking to trump a rival bid and acquire Frontier Airlines.
Winds gusting around 100mph damaged buildings, knocked out power, and knocked down trees in Childress.
Amarillo, Texas - The H1N1 flu has recently been discovered in the Amarillo area. Lab tests confirm a Randall County resident was sick two weeks ago from H1N1...
A massive fire at the Home Health Care Office in Guymon raged for more than four hours Wednesday night into Thursday.
On Wednesday, more than 60 cops, deputies and judges showed up to learn the latest ways to respond to domestic violence in Perryton.
The Amarillo Department of Public Health announced today the first lab confirmed report of H1N1 flu in a Randall county resident.
Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University missed out on millions of federal stimulus dollars. Texas legislators were given the task of distributing the state's higher education share.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison says she plans to resign from the Senate this fall to challenge fellow Republican Rick Perry for governor in 2010.
Amarillo, Texas - The cause of a fire that evacuated Splash Amarillo is ruled as...
Amarillo police are also looking for a man accused of tieing up a women inside her home and robbing her.
Trains are running again on a section of track in east Amarillo blocked by debris from Tuesdays strong storms.
An arrest warrant is now public for the suspect police say shot a man to death in northeast Amarillo Sunday night.
Amarillo, TX - After a violent drunk driving accident, a boy with life threatening injuries was able to reunite with the men that saved his life on the 4th of July.
The City of Amarillo has received an AAA bond rating from the Standard and Poor's Rating Service.
A major boost for local charities -- just when they need it the most.
The Amarillo City Commission gave a historical presentation for the public on the history of the site known as T-Anchor Lake
Unlike other states, Texas is not hitting the brakes on roadside rest stops.
Amarillo, Texas - What started as a two-vehicle wreck quickly turned into an accident involving five cars.
Amarillo, Texas - The investigation is underway see what caused a fire at Amarillo's Splash Waterpark. Around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, the park was evacuated.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Fox News Channel commentator Glenn Beck says he believes President Obama is a racist.
Two suspects are now in custody in connection with a home invasion and shooting that took place earlier this month in the 900 block of Hayden street.
NEW YORK - Michael Vick is back in the NFL. Now all he needs is a team to play for. Vick, free after serving 18 months in prison
Three different overpass options are being considered for the 3rd St. and Grand St. intersection.
A new trend is settling old concerns about teenager safety on the road.
Amarillo, TX - Five people are killed in just two years... All at the same Amarillo area intersection, and now, concerns over it's safety are being raised.
Critics say the program does not help the environment, but local dealerships say they're already seeing the economic benefit.
If you are a Texas homeowner, you "may" be eligible for a restitution check worth more than $1,000.
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Canyon, Texas - West Texas A&M University is enhancing international agriculture research with a new federal grant.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, July 27th, 2009
West Texas A&M University in Canyon is not just a college, but a partner in growing the economy in the area.
Beyond the exhibits open to the public, down the stairs into the basement are countless artifacts and fossils unseen by the public...until now.
High school students right here in Canyon are helping shape a math class that will be offered in school districts around the state.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has called the white policeman who arrested black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr
DEARBORN, Mich. - Police say about 150 dead dogs were found packed in freezers in the basement of a Michigan home.
Farwell, Texas - The fire in Parmer county that caused an estimated $20 Million dollars in damage is ruled accidental.
ATLANTA - A federal minimum wage increase that takes effect Friday could prolong the recession, some economists say...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Gooey oil blobs as big as basketballs have been washing up on the sandy beaches of South Padre Island in Texas.
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, July 17th through Thursday, July 23, 2009
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, July23rd, 2009
Amarillo ISD teachers are being warned to be cautious... A new policy urges them to be careful when communicating electronically with students.
You may not know it, but 1800 acres is at your disposal in Dalhart at the Rita Blanca Lake Park.
It's one of the only camps like it in America... And it's right here in Amarillo. Camp Cactus is a four day summer camp held every year that helps children who have been affected by HIV...
Perryton turns 90-years-old in August. They'll be holding an extravagant birthday celebration including a parade right down the middle of Main street.
Pampa is known for its oil and chemical production. But it also has a proud patriotic past most have forgotten.
Starting this fall, the city's two year associates school - Clarendon College Pampa Campus -- will begin offering classes in wind energy engineering.
Pampa's planning a new tourism attraction - a cutting edge water park. It will replace the current city pool.
The more than 19 million dollar face lift is getting it's final touches. More than 56 thousand square feet have been added to the building.
Outside real estate market troubles have not hit Dalhart's market as hard as other areas, but there is a need here for a certain type of property.
Everything you want to know about the XIT Ranch and the XIT town is in Dalhart.
An historic theater that will bring out your inner-flapper sits in Dalhart. When you walk into downtown's La Rita Theatre lobby, you feel like you are stepping into the 1920s.
Amarillo, Texas - Workers across the country are getting an hourly raise tomorrow.
AMAMRILLO - Sometimes, bigger isn't better. That's a lesson Amarillo's city transit department is learning the hard way.
Amarillo, Texas - The man involved in a police standoff in southwest Amarillo remains behind bars Thursday afternoon.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on understanding racial profiling.
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio - President Barack Obama stepped up his us-against-them pitch for overhauling health care Thursday.
A man served with a felony warrant from Mississippi sits in the Randall County jail.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo's retirement communities are at capacity and now planners are looking for more to be built.
WASHINGTON - The Senate rejected a measure allowing a person with a concealed weapon permit in one state to also hide his firearm when visiting another state.
Traffic was down to one lane at Line and Georgia in the San Jacinto area of Amarillo after a car slammed into the traffic light.
Traffic backed up on Highway 60 east in the Highland Park area Wednesday morning after a train derailed.
Gray County, Texas - 18 year old Gage Dane Zeek remains in the Gray County Jail charged with Transportation of Chemicals With Intent To Manufacture A Controlled Substance...
Amarillo, Texas - Recent extreme heat and calm winds have caused concern over large amounts of dead fish at a local lake.
Amarillo, Texas - As part of the City's Every Drop Counts 2009 program, the City Commission has approved a program whereby you can get a $50 rebate to install rain/freeze sensors.
Amarillo, Texas, The City of Amarillo is asking for more than $500,000 from the Department of Homeland Security.
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say three emaciated children found in a Dallas motel bathroom this month were kept there day and night for almost a year, maybe longer.
Amarillo, Texas - Your help is needed finding a group of men who are cashing forged checks at Amarillo convenience stores.
Friona will forever go down in the history books as being the first integrated school in Texas.
Navy officials and local military organizations held a final salute and tribute today for a Canyon Naval Airman who died in Afghanistan.
Police are investigating a home invasion turned deadly just outside of Amarillo this morning.
RENO, Nev. - A woman has filed a lawsuit accusing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of raping her last summer in his penthouse room at a casino in Lake Tahoe.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama remained on the offensive Tuesday on the pace and shape of legislation reinventing health care.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Monday, July 20th, 2009
Amarillo, Texas - New sketches just released show one of the suspects involved in a home invasion robbery west of Amarillo.
A teenager from Guymon drowned in a lake in Kansas.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, July 19th, 2009
The construction may be a tad behind schedule, but Friona officials say it's worth the wait... The new Parmer Medical Center will be just what the town needs.
One local Friona woman is breathing new life into a building that once played a pivotal role in the XIT Ranch.
Friona is the Cheeseburger Capital of Texas. Governor Rick Perry made it official back in 2005, and it's only Friona's claim to fame, but it represents everything that keeps Friona alive.
Lefors, Texas - Authorities in Gray County are looking for an SUV that struck a young girl in Lefors Monday morning.
Clovis, New Mexico - A Clovis man is under arrest for soliciting what he thought was a 13 year old girl.
Amarillo, Texas - Three people are transported to the hospital following a wreck near the Canadian River Monday afternoon.
Two people are in critical condition at an area hospital following a three car accident on the Southwest side.
Lane Closures from Monday, July 20th - Sunday, July 26th
(CBS) Walter Cronkite, who personified television journalism for more than a generation as anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News," has died Friday night in New York. He was 92.
Amarillo, Texas - An accused child predator from Amarillo will soon head back to Florida after he waived his extradition hearing.
The Amarillo building may sit vacant, but electronics giant Circuit City is making a comeback.
UNALAKLEET, Alaska (AP) -- She was greeted like a rock star in Unalakleet, a fishing village on the Bering Sea. She danced with Eskimos in Kotzebue. And she watched grizzlies at a wildlife sanctuary on the Kenai Peninsula.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The bathroom lines at the already crowded space shuttle and space station complex got a lot longer Sunday because of a flooded toilet.
MOSCOW (AP) -- When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon, it was a first for the Soviet Union - the first time the U.S. had beaten the U.S.S.R in the space race.
Clovis, New Mexico - A Clovis man reportedly had more than 100 images of young children engaged in sexual acts on his computer.
Amarillo, Texas - One local shelter for area homeless men will celebrate 21 years but still needs the public's help to stay in operation.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Two astronauts ventured out on the first spacewalk of Endeavour's space station visit Saturday to help install a porch on Japan's expansive lab.
MOON, Pa. (AP) -- On July 22, 1969, barely 48 hours after a human being first stepped onto the moon's surface, a community in Pittsburgh's western suburbs called Moon Township had a parade, as suburban communities do.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A drug deal plays out, California-style: A conservatively dressed courier drives a company-leased Smart Car to an apartment on a weekday afternoon. Erick Alvaro hands over a white paper bag to his 58-year-old customer, who inspects the bag to ensure everything he ordered over the phone is there.
PAMPA, TEXAS --- An american past time is suffering during this recession.
The new President of Amarillo College says the insititution will look toward a lot of green job opportunities.
Both the City of Amarillo and the Amarillo Independent School District are asking for millions in federal stimulus money, but asking and getting are two very different things...
Dallam County, Texas - The panhandle area extends its commitment to more wind energy power. A new data center in Dallam County will be the first of its kind to be powered
Three people, including a 12 year old, were transported to the hospital following a wreck in north Amarillo Friday afternoon.
Amarillo, Texas - The man who shot and killed three local people while they were sleeping is now scheduled to be executed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Federal prosecutors announced gun charges Friday against a convicted murderer who admitted he sold the pistol that was used to kill ex-NFL quarterback Steve McNair.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The space shuttle and space station hooked up Friday after a round-the-world chase, making for the biggest crowd ever gathered together in orbit - 13 Earthlings.
News From Our Previous Visits To Pampa
With the future uncertain for T. Boone Pickens' wind farm, Pampa could still be the epicenter for the wind industry in the Panhandle region.
The suspect in a deadly hit and run accident on Amarillo Boulevard is under arrest.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, July 10th through Thursday, July 16th, 2009
An Amarillo man who is considered to be extremely violent remains on the loose and local authorities need your help to track him down.
Amarillo, TX - One person is dead following a single car rollover on Loop 335 on Thursday morning.
A major panhandle population is stranded in their own homes fearing for their lives, according to a local organization.
First it was cash for clunkers, and now it's rebates for refrigerators. The program is being nicknamed Rebates for Refrigerators, but in reality, it will work for everything from washers and dryers..
Five thousand dollars has been awarded to Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Amarillo from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
More than 16,000 elderly people die from fall related injuries every year -- and the problem is growing.
Some unsolved murders in our area may not go unsolved for much longer. We begin with the shooting death of Donald Lutz...
Amarillo, Texas - It was a close call Thursday afternoon when a man sleeping in a dumpster was nearly crushed by a city trash truck.
A tractor-trailer collided with a pick-up on Western Street near Amarillo Boulevard on Thursday morning.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, July 15th
A Randall County family escapes an overnight blazes that burned for five hours at their house.
HIV/AIDS continues to be a health concern for the Texas Panhandle.
Investigators are still trying to find the cause of an early morning house fire south of Amarillo.
A computer virus knocks out the department of public safety computers and now, one month later, it's causing major delays for those hoping to renew their driver's licenses.
A Randall County Grand Jury returned indictments on 54-year-old Harold Dean Wilson.
The execution stands for a convicted killer from our area after he lost an appeal of his conviction and death sentence.
A Randall County family is safe right now after their home went up in flames early Wednesday morning.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State Farm insurance informed Texas insurance regulators Wednesday that it will raise its homeowners insurance rates by an average of 8.5%.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas utility regulators are calling attention to special electric rate discount programs as demand peaks during the long, hot summer.
Amarillo, Texas - DPS troopers say they found 8,000 grams of cocaine hidden inside luggage.
A federal agency is now investigating a fire that caused an estimated $20 millon of damage in Parmer County.
Amarillo, Texas - Nearly $30,000 dollars in cash was seized along Interstate 40.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas and Maryland officials are urging Congress to approve legislation allowing states to jam illegal cell phones used by prisoners.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Some wounded veterans say the way that retirement and disability pay is awarded is the top issue they want the Army to address.
A once life saving dream turns to disappointment for one area city.
DALLAS - Federal safety officials are investigating how a foot-long hole opened in the top of a Southwest Airlines jet, forcing the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Charleston, W. Va.
Randall County taxpayers will be paying back more than $11-million in certificates of obligation.
City wants to reward residents for conserving water.
Amarillo, Texas - Sharyland Utilities is moving forward with its part of the CREZ transmission project.
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo City Commission says Tuesday it's surprised the city is receiving more money for airport improvements than expected.
Amarillo, Texas - The City of Amarillo will be asking for millions of dollars from the state and federal government for city transit projects.
Amarillo, Texas - TX-DOT and the City of Amarillo are closer to deciding what to do with the Amarillo Rail Project.