Amarillo, Texas - The Clock is ticking on the proposed overpass on 3rd and Grand Streets but a great leap has been made Tuesday.
A suspected kidnapper is off to face federal charges.
Amarillo, Texas - At the Amarillo Airport John Thomas saw his youngest daughters Robin and Amber after five years apart.
Dallas-based Southwest seeks to bend its schedule to fit seasonal demand.
One of the Texas panhandle's most high profile murder cases is now postponed due to a delay in DNA evidence.
30 specialized doctors' offices are headed to west texas -- but the physicians will live as far away as Lubbock and El Paso.
It's apparently not that hard for teens to buy alcohol in Potter County. That's according to new numbers from the sheriff's office.
Stratford, TX - Right now 22 counties in west texas have no physicians, more than 30 lack hospitals and 10 don't even have nurse practitioners.
Amarillo, Texas - If you're a Texas driver, you'll need to beware of shady practices before you get behind the wheel.
LOS ANGELES - The Walt Disney Co. said Monday it is buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) _ R.J. Reynolds, seller of Camel cigarettes, and some other tobacco makers have filed a lawsuit saying their free-speech rights have been violated.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Humorist and author Kinky Friedman says he's running for governor, this time as a Democrat.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, August 30th, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas drivers are going to have to buckle up and pipe down under new driving laws that go into effect Tuesday.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Thursday, August 27th, 2009
The capitol murder trial of Levi King scheduled to start today has been delayed 4 to 5 days due to lack of DNA evidence being ready.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson underwent 10 hours of surgery to repair a heart disorder and is back in Virginia recovering, a spokesman said Monday.
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines Co. faces a deadline Tuesday for settling a dispute with regulators over the use of unapproved parts on more than 80 planes.
Amarillo, Texas - On I-40 lanes will be closed westbound on from Bushland Road to the Oldham County line for patching and seal-coat work.
Canyon, Texas - The outside of the Randall County courthouse is yet to be completed, but one local business is already stepping up to help fund renovations for the inside.
Amarillo, Texas - Thousands of people in Amarillo are scrambling to find a family doctor as local doctors leave their private posts.
Amarillo, Texas - Travelodge is the latest location in a string of hotel robberies this weekend.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A growing wildfire in the mountains above Los Angeles surged north Sunday, forcing more evacuations and threatening some 12,000 homes.
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC's "Today" show has hired someone with White House experience as a new correspondent - former first daughter Jenna Hager.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police are looking for two people in separate hotel/motel robberies early Saturday morning.
BOSTON (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners lined the sidewalks near Boston's Mission Church where a funeral Mass was held Saturday for Sen. Edward Kennedy, with some holding signs urging lawmakers to approve health care legislation in his honor, and other saying they just wanted to witness a moment in history.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- The suspect in the killing of abortion provider George Tiller is in talks with a prominent attorney who represents anti-abortion protesters and has long advocated justifiable homicide as a legal defense in such cases.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A growing wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles spread over nearly 9 square miles of bone-dry forest Saturday, forcing evacuations and sending up massive billows of smoke that were hampering air operations, officials said.
Amarillo, TX - School's only been underway for a week now, but teachers are already noticing a big difference from last year.
Amarillo, Texas - An insect problem is growing worse because of the increased amount of rain the area is seeing.
Amarillo, Texas - The economic downturn creates an unexpected gain for children in the care of Child Protective Services.
Area universities stress prevention and education to keep H1N1 threats to a minimum.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of new Texas laws adopted during this year's legislative session take effect Tuesday -- the first day of the state's 2010 fiscal year.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Jerry Jones can keep his video boards right where they are, at least for this season.
Amarillo, Texas - A rare evacuation causes major delays at Rick Husband International Airport today.
BOSTON - Tens of thousands of people are paying tribute today to Sen. Edward Kennedy
PLACERVILLE, Calif. - A man suspected of snatching an 11-year-old girl and hiding her for nearly two decades in his backyard faced a Friday court appearance.
The amarillo library is offering a way to learn languages for free from your home computer.
Local attorney David Duncan will be arraigned Friday at the Randall County jail on another charge. He remains in jail tonight.
Amarillo Police are asking the public to help them find Francisco "Frankie" Mario Guijosa.
Canyon, Texas - Kick off may not be until Saturday night, but the City of Canyon is already seeing an economic boom... Thanks to the much anticipated West Texas A&M football game.
WASHINGTON - Health officials are stressing that it is vital for pregnant women and new parents to get the swine flu vaccine to protect themselves and their children.
Amarillo, Texas - The sticky street situation in the Southwest part of Amarillo has been corrected by the city.
Amarillo, Texas - Despite its focus on getting people out to new car dealerships, Cash for Clunkers is apparently boosting sales at used car dealerships.
Amarillo, Texas - Local attorney David Duncan is in custody in the Randall County jail Wednesday.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - T. Boone Pickens and other Panhandle water rights owners have filed briefs opposing a Texas Supreme Court review of a lower court's ruling favorable to them.
Amarillo, TX - The Rick Husband International Airport in Amarillo is now open after being evacuated around 12:30 Thursday afternoon.
About 20 of Amarillo's almost 200 collection mail boxes will be removed to cut-costs.
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. - Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer. He was 77.
Amarillo, Texas - She is wanted in a string of armed robberies at several businesses in Amarillo, and police need your help finding her.
Many area senior citizens say they're not sure how they're going to survive without an increase in their social security checks.
Guymon, Oklahoma - A $4.2 million water improvement project is now complete is Guymon and city officials hope the new system will sustain them for the next 25 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Six companies are recalling millions of window blinds and shades, following the deaths of three children who got caught in cords that move the coverings up and down.
Amarillo, Texas - With banners, American flags, and tears of joy, soldiers were welcomed back to the Panhandle.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man will spend 40 years behind bars for aggravated sexual assault of a seven year old.
Amarillo, Texas - People claiming to have lost money with Langford & Associates tell the District Attorney their losses top $6 million.
CHILMARK, Mass. - Edward M. Kennedy was much more than just former Senate colleague and influential legislator to Barack Obama...
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas Child Protective Services will take a more aggressive approach when a youngster tests positive for a sexually transmitted disease.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - More than 200 Texas state inmates were sent federal economic stimulus checks even though most were ineligible to receive them.
Amarillo, TX - A federal report says the cost to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at Pantex, the Country's only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility, will top $120 million.
The Clarendon city council met Tuesday night to talk about how much money should be given to the Donley Co. Sheriff's Department.
GROOM, TEXAS - Two students are saying their school district's dress code is too tough after they were turned away on their first day back in class.
Tulia, TX - The flames are out in Tulia where a fire destroyed two buildings and caused severe damage to three other businesses.
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo City Commission votes to not stand in the way of the creation of a Randall County Emergency Services District #1.
Amarillo, Texas - Northeast Amarillo will be getting an upgrade on tornado sirens.
Cheap meth production could gravely impact the area.
Amarillo, TX - It only happens every twenty years... The City of Amarillo is planning the future, and they're asking for your help.
Last week, we told you school districts across the state warned: get your kids vaccinated, or they won't be allowed into those school doors...
Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo is warning residents to take precautions to help fight the bite of mosquitos.
Tulia, Texas - The Tulia fire is now contained. Two buildings destroyed, three damaged in the blaze.
What started as an effort to keep Texas children safe, ended-up doing nothing but causing more than 60 area students to miss their first day of school.
WESTCLIFFE, Colo. (AP) - An Amarillo man has died in Colorado after his motorcycle struck a deer that ran into the road.
Two amarillo teens could see state jail time if convicted of vandalism in the West Hills area.
AUSTIN (AP) - Texas health officials are giving students a little more time to get all their required vaccines.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A new hand-held cell phone law will ban drivers from making calls in active school zones in Texas where signs are posted.
Car collides with semi killing one hispanic man.
A crackdown of school zone speeders... And it's just in time for the first day of school tomorrow. Officers and deputies will be out in full force for the next few days...
CHILMARK, Mass. - President Barack Obama played tennis with his wife and golf with his buddies Monday, starting his first vacation in office on Martha's Vineyard.
Amarillo, TX- Investigators are working on determining the cause of a late-night fire that affected an entire apartment building.
Car tries to beat traffic, sends passengers to the hospital.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones could move his stadium's giant TV, but he won't.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Sunday, August 23rd, 2009
TxDOT crews will be working on area Highways.
You can help point the City of Amarillo in the right direction for the future. The city is holding four neighborhood meetings.
Local soldier and police officers comes home after nearly three years away.
The Amarillo Antique and Classic Truck Show benefiting the Boy Scouts of America will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd and 23rd in the West Parking lot at Sunset Center near Plains and Western.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Staff Sgt. Juan Amaris laid in intensive care recovering from life-threatening burns when he got a peculiar visit from his doctor. Dr. Kevin Chung - rather, a 5-foot-tall camouflage-clad robot with Chung's face on a monitor - rolled in to check on him.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- During the 40 years convicted murderer James LeRoy Iverson watched from his prison cell window, he saw a field transform from a nesting ground for geese to a Walmart Supercenter site.
FERNLEY, Nev. (AP) -- Two months after a weary looking John Ensign hastily confessed to having an extramarital affair with a former campaign aide who was his best friend's wife, the Nevada senator set out to reconstruct his image before a forgiving crowd in the Fernley Community Center.
To match a growing industry, West Texas A&M is moving forward with a bachelors degree in renewable energy.
Troopers say over-correcting driver rolled his car near Texline
Two area women are pronounced dead at scene.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- A weakening Hurricane Bill spun northward Saturday, churning up rough seas, creating dangerous rip tides and closing beaches to swimmers up and down the eastern seaboard, including President Obama's planned vacation spot, Martha's Vineyard.
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) -- The remains of a former model whose killing set off an international manhunt for a reality television star were so badly mutilated that investigators had to use the serial numbers on her breast implants to identify her.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska man who stole a painting of the Virgin Mary to finance an abortion for a teen he raped has been convicted of first-degree sexual assault and felony theft.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) _ A Texas program is meant to boost the law enforcement presence along the border with Mexico by temporarily reassigning troopers from other parts of the state.
School starts Monday for many area children and as that grows closer many parents flooded local clinics for last minute vaccines.
NewsChannel 10 By KFDA Assignments Desk Nara Visa, NM - An Oklahoma man is dead following an accident in eastern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police say the accident happened around 11:15 Thursday
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The unemployment rate in Texas is on the brink of 8 percent, though the state added jobs in July for the first time since late last year. The Texas Workforce Commission reported today
NewsChannel 10 By KFDA Assignments Desk Lubbock, Texas - The death of a man who died while in custody of a mental health facility in Lubbock is ruled a Homicide. The Lubbock County Medical Examiner's
NewsChannel 10 By KFDA Assignments Desk Amarillo, Texas - You can help underprivileged people in Amarillo this weekend without leaving your vehicle. The City of Refuge Outreach Ministry will be collecting
The revitalization of downtown Amarillo is continuing full speed with a new focus.
An Amarillo Chiropractor could face two charges of aggravated sexual assault and one charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury.
A major local employer claims the recession is finally hitting them -- hard.
An Amarillo man is wanted on drug charges out of both Potter and Randall counties.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is looking to recover $4.6 million for Texans who were scammed by a bankrupt debt settlement company.
A popular bassinet is being recalled...again... after two more infants are killed.
The University of Texas and Texas A&M are just two of five schools awarded A's in a new college review by the American Council on Trustees and Alumni.
Governor Rick Perry is fighting back against Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, defending his travel around Texas to ceremonially sign bills.
Area law enforcement is hoping a new website will help them catch scrap metal thieves.
Your child's progress in school will soon be measured under new state guidelines. But some argue, the new law could boost dropout rates.
PANHANDLE, TEXAS -- Eight days later, a panhandle employee is still in the intensive care unit after a work place accident. Blaze Coffee, 23, was transported to northwest texas hospital after being injured
Canyon, Texas - We now know the identity of the man whose body was found in Palo Duro Canyon.
Amarillo, Texas - A nearly $1 Million dollar park and nature area in the Greenways area is now open.
Amarillo, TX - She's calling it her "Texas can do better" campaign...and today U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison brought her vision for Texas governor to Amarillo.
Things are looking up for Texas teens... More of them appear to be ready for college.
There are more of them in your child's classroom than you may realize... At-risk students in area schools are increasing.
Those with outstanding warrants out of Potter County are assured of contact from the Sheriff's office soon.
Late Tuesday afternoon a suspect in the armed robbery of two Amarillo Convenience Stores is arrested.
The Amarillo Police have identified Monday the young man who drowned in Lawrence Lake Friday.
Children will be going back to school soon and the Amarillo City Commission is hearing from the public health deparment about their plans for flu season.
Thanks to the kindness of people in the panhandle, a young boys life is saved.
Senator Bingaman met with state and local legislators on Tuesday to discuss the future of Ute Lake.
Premium Standard Farms has a second round of massive layoffs sighting the economy as the number one reason.
School starts in less than a week, and some new laws mean new immunizations before your child can enroll.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) _ New Mexicans have a new way of becoming organ and tissue donors.
Construction kicked off on the Western and West Hills fire station after a major delay.
Many local business owners are scared... And that has them installing security cameras at record rates.
Canyon, Texas - Heat stroke is determined as the cause of death of a hiker found in the Palo Duro Canyon.
The Potter County Sheriff's Department says it's still searching for the suspects in a brutal home invasion last month.
A local woman is in critical condition after apparently losing control of her car Monday afternoon.
"John and Kate Plus Eight" and the Octo-Mom have captured the national spotlight. But a Borger family is also up for the challenge of raising eight kids.
Tackling the issue of heat on the high school football field... The National Athletic Trainers Association is recommending all high school coaches change the way they practice.
The coming weeks could prove critical for the sucess or failure of area cotton crops.
Monday's storms caused some damage.
Amarillo, Texas - Your help is still needed identifying a man who robbed two convenience stores at knife point.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Storm Claudette was bringing heavy rain to the Florida Panhandle Sunday, likely becoming the first tropical storm to strike the U.S. mainland this year.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- As lawyers frantically tried to file the last-minute appeal that could have halted the execution of a death row inmate, the Texas judge who oversaw the only court who could hear it was preparing to shut the doors for the day.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- Hot, dry winds and high temperatures fanned wildfires across California Sunday, pushing firefighters into rugged terrain to contain the flames and guard against new blazes.
300 volunteers have planted fruits and vegetables to feed panhandle people in need.
Amarillo, Texas - The search is on this evening for the man who robbed a clerk at gunpoint in the Family Dollar store on S. Western.
MIAMI (AP) -- A new tropical depression has formed over the Atlantic behind Tropical Storm Ana and both are expected to slowly strengthen over the next couple of days.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church's vigorous, well-heeled support for Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last year, has turned the Utah-based faith into a lightning rod for gay rights activism, including a nationwide "kiss-in" Saturday.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Family in tow for a tour of national treasures far from Washington, President Barack Obama is trailed by criticism from gun opponents and parks advocates for allowing firearms into such majestic places as this.
Amarillo, Texas - A man found guilty in a shooting spree in east Amarillo is sentenced to 130 years in prison.
Amarillo, Texas - You could be putting your child at risk if you're employing an unlicensed day care operator.
The young man who drowned in Lawrence Lake Friday afternoon remains unidentified.
An Amarillo man is sentenced to death for the second time by a randall county jury.
On average in America, for every one hundred thousand people, eleven commit suicide.
Amarillo, Texas - A man accused in a drive by shooting has Amarillo Police on high alert, and they are asking for your help.
Amarillo, TX - Gambling will not be tolerated in Potter County... The County attorney is sending out a strong message, after two gambling rings are broken up.
A west Amarillo hotel became the target of a robbery late Wednesday night.
An Amarillo man missing since Tuesday has been found dead in Armstrong County, from an apparent gun shot wound to the head.
Jerardo Dozal was indicted in Randall County Wednesday on four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Amarillo, Texas - A man extradited from New Mexico back to Amarillo on murder charges is indicted by a Potter County Grand Jury.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Dr. Jason Newsom railed against burgers, french fries, fried chicken and sweet tea in his campaign to promote better eating...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Les Paul, who invented the solid-body electric guitar later wielded by a legion of rock 'n' roll greats, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 94.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Little Tikes Co. is recalling about 1.6 million toy workshops and trucks, after an 11-month-old boy got a plastic nail lodged in his throat.
Workers and customers had to evacuate the thrift and discount store earlier Wednesday evening after a fire broke out.
Amarillo, Texas - The extreme danger of a meth lab has become all to clear to folks in Randall county.
What should take thirty days is now taking months, and many Texans are saying enough is enough... the food stamp application process is experiencing a major backlog.
Amarillo, TX - A government program aimed at helping one industry appears to be crippling another.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 "agents of change" on Wednesday.
Amarillo, Texas - A south Texas man is awaiting extradition to Amarillo after he is arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor.
Amarillo, Texas - A public outcry has kept the Amarillo City Commission from rezoning a piece of property in north Amarillo.
Sex offenders will soon have a harder time talking with your children on the internet.
Downtown Amarillo is looking at almost half a million dollars in projects and improvements.