A man accused in a double murder in Amarillo back in 1981 will not face federal firearms charges.
Eleven proposed constitutional amendments go before Texas voters in today's election.
Area World War 2 veterans returned to Amarillo Friday night after their honor flight to Washington, D.C.
Amarillo, TX - The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of an Amarillo man sentenced to death.
Perryton, Texas - An autopsy will be performed on a Perryton man who died while police attempted to take him into custody early Monday morning.
Amarillo, Texas - A registered sex offender is sentenced for the Sexual Assault of a 14 month old child.
The Amarillo Zoo provided a Halloween treat for animals and people over the weekend.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is bashing Washington-style health care fixes, but he isn't saying whether Texas should refuse federal incentives for insuring more people if given the chance.
More than two years after his indictment, Michael Wayne Garrard admitted to killing 14 month old Evyn Vaughn in a plea agreement Monday morning.
A Sweetwater woman died in a head-on collision on State Highway 6 in Beckham County on Monday morning.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- At Saint Mary the Virgin Catholic Church, the 75-year-old priest is married, members sing from an Episcopalian hymnal and parishioners kneel at the altar to receive Communion.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Families of nine military members lost at sea held out hope Saturday their loved ones survived a midair collision between a Coast Guard aircraft and a Marine Corps helicopter, even as a second full day of searching dragged on with no news.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the ultimate trick-or-treating treasure, that one house on the block that offers the coolest candy and surprises galore.
Amarillo, Texas - City officials say it's not an ultimatum, but the request given to them by Northwest Texas Healthcare System and AMR ambulance service gives the city only 21 days to approve the proposed sale.
Clarendon, Texas - A father remained in jail Friday afternoon in Donley County after he is arrested for allegedly owing $35,000 dollars in back child support.
Amarillo, Texas - There are close to 600 registered sex offenders in Potter and Randall counties, and a reminder for parents you can look them up before your children go trick or treating.
Amarillo, TX - Downtown Amarillo is in the midst of a makeover.
Amarillo, Texas - Thursday the Bivins family buried Teel Bivins at a private ceremony at Llano cemetery.
By Ben Briscoe NewsChannel 10 DIMMIT, TEXAS - The family of a murdered Dimmitt man is blasting the district attorney for what they call incomplete justice.
An Amarillo woman allegedly beat up a disabled person and took off, so now police are asking for your help in finding her.
Texline residents will once again have a reliable water source, courtesy of the federal government.
Amarillo, Texas - Former State Senator Teel Bivins has been laid to rest.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Amarillo, TX - Child pornographers and other computer criminals may soon be arrested sooner, thanks to a new plan by the DPS.
Amarillo, Texas - An Amarillo high school wins its appeal with the state of Texas over accountability ratings.
Castro County, Texas - A Tulia man has undergone emergency surgery in Lubbock after a bizarre kidnapping in Castro County.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Former Vice-President Dick Cheney will throw his support behind U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's campaign for governor.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) _ A now-former Lubbock State School worker has been indicted over the June death of a 45-year-old resident.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Another Texas company is recalling flour tortillas after company officials discovered they may contain an ingredient not listed on product labels.
More than $1.5 million dollars is coming to Amarillo to help fight hunger.
Energy prices slumped Wednesday after the Energy Department reported a higher than expected jump in U.S. gasoline supplies.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - The chances of surviving a leading cause of death are about to improve greatly in our area according to a group of doctors.
A major local employer is hurting because of a national political conflict.
The local economy could soon get a boost as cotton farmers hope to begin the harvest later this week.
So far, the Amarillo Health Department has received 200 H1N1 vaccine doses, all of which have been given to emergency room workers at BSA and Northwest. The Health
Randall County is getting a new fire chief.
The person who pretended to be Armstrong County Sheriff James Walker has made an apology.
Nearly $50 million in federal stimulus money is awarded to our area for improving "smart grid" technology.
It's now possible to limit certain things that you're teen does while driving.
Amarillo, Texas - The Levi King capital murder trial is becoming more expensive by the minute. Early reports estimated the entire Levi King capital murder trial totaled near $750,000.
Some over-the-counter medications may not help young children get over the flu. And one in particular could have serious side effects.
Amarillo, Texas - An arrest is made of one of four suspects police say are passing counterfeit payroll checks in Amarillo.
Amarillo, Texas - A 17 year old Canyon girl is dead after an accident on the Fritch Highway.
They fought for America's freedom, and now some of them are living on our streets.
TAOS, N.M. - Larry Whitten marched into this northern New Mexico town in late July on a mission: resurrect a failing hotel.
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Harry Reid intends to include an option for government-run insurance coverage in health care legislation headed for the floor.
Booker, Texas - You can help the family of a Booker teenager who fell 40 feet in a mall while on a school trip.
Representative Mac Thornberry will have some competition for his office next year.
Amarillo, TX - Statute 3307 was only put into effect September first of this year. And until possibly now--hasn't been used.
A 16-year-old boy from Booker is in critical condition after a three story fall from a mall escalator in Indiana.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- A cell phone video that shows police officers repeatedly hitting an unarmed university student with batons and a Taser gun has prompted a criminal investigation into the officers' conduct, a San Jose police spokesman said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Sarah Palin hit the vice presidential campaign trail last year and touted what Alaska could provide for the rest of America - a natural gas pipeline to help lead the country to energy independence.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- The sheriff at the center of the runaway balloon saga says he's not enjoying the media spotlight, but that's never stopped the John Wayne fan from using it to offer brash opinions on hot topics.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Last month two men and their teenage sons tackled one of the world's most unforgiving summertime hikes: the Grand Canyon's parched and searing Royal Arch Loop. Along with bedrolls and freeze-dried food, the inexperienced backpackers carried a personal locator beacon - just in case.
Dumas, Texas - A Dumas woman is in an Amarillo hospital tonight after being backed over by a car at a Dumas car wash.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- The first jury trial in more than a decade in the sleepy West Texas town of Eldorado involves an alleged polygamist and an accusation of sexual assault of an underage bride, a far cry from the occasional drunken driving cases that normally occupy the Schleicher County court system.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Charles Lindbergh famously fell asleep while crossing the Atlantic, and despite strict federal rules against it, experienced airline pilots say it's not uncommon to sneak a nap inside the cockpit.
ST. MARTINS, Mo. (AP) -- Juvenile authorities said Saturday that a 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 9-year-old central Missouri girl found in the woods two days after she went missing.
Amarillo, Texas - Your help is needed locating four suspects who police say are passing counterfeit payroll checks in Amarillo.
Amarillo, Texas - Theatre Group Avenue 10 is set to stage "Midsummer Nights Nude", an adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream."
An exercise to test the response to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease stopped livestock trucks passing through Beaver County on Thursday.
Amarillo, Texas - A man wanted for burglarizing a home is wanted by police.
By Ben Briscoe NewsChannel 10 AMARILLO, TEXAS - A new program is hoping to create a better-educated workforce for Amarillo by providing a new take on offering high school dropouts a second chance.
Here are tips from Parenting Magazine on keeping your child safe from the flu.
Amarillo, Texas - The Valero-McKee refinery in Sunray makes a donation to help our area troops.
Amarillo, Texas - New playgrounds, new transit projects, new computers, but not very many new jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ There's a national baby food recall. Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food because of concerns over possible botulism.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Two days before Veterans Day, the Texas Lottery will start selling $2 scratch-off tickets for veterans.
Two people walked away with minor injuries after their cars collide on Amarillo Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Federal health officials say nutritional logos from food manufacturers may be misleading consumers about the actual health benefits...
An Amarillo brother and sister are competing in the K-nexpert challenge.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison has been tagged with the dubious award of "porker of the month" by a government spending watchdog group.
Ryan Cody Amarillo, TX - Texas Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Debra Medina spoke to residents in Amarillo Monday evening.
Amarillo, Texas - Feral hogs cause about 52-million dollars a year crop damage in Texas.
Area superintendents say closing schools due to the flu was worth it. Many districts that closed last week re-opened on Monday and the majority of their classrooms were full.
Amarillo, TX - One man is under arrest after an attempted robbery at an Amarillo restaurant. Amarillo police tell us they arrested 21-year-old David Allen Jeffries earlier today and are charging him
WASHINGTON - Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department.
Tracking the H1N1 flu and finding out all the latest up-to-the-minute news about the virus is now just a mouse click away.
Follow the link to find the latest unclaimed property and money in Texas.
Gruver, Texas - A 15 year old Gruver girl is dead following an accident Sunday afternoon in Hansford county.
Dalhart, Texas - The man wanted in the shooting death of his wife has been found dead in a vacant lot in Dalhart.
Your home could be powered by wind energy a lot sooner than you think if all goes according to plan. And WT is letting area landowners know what to expect as wind farm development continues.
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo Police Department has a new tool to help you stay on top of community situations like missing children or school lockdowns.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- A storm-chasing inventor met with sheriff's officials Saturday amid lingering questions about whether he perpetrated a big hoax when his 6-year-old son vanished into the rafters of his garage for five hours while the world thought he was zooming through the sky in a flying saucer-like helium balloon.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- The smell of manure hangs over Greeley as it has for half a century.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Aircraft and ships continue to search the Atlantic Ocean off the South Carolina coast for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another aircraft during night training exercises.
Today's unveiling of a new 911 call center brings Amarillo's Dispatch Center up to par with leaders in the state like Austin, Dallas and Houston.
Dalhart, Texas - The suspect in Dalhart's latest murder remains at large as authorities search for him for the second day in a row.
Burglaries handled by the Amarillo Police Department from Friday, October 9th through Thursday, October 15th, 2009
Amarillo, Texas - Jane Leigh Fewell, or "Standiford" has three warrants out of potter county for forgery, debit card abuse, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
Amarillo, Texas - A homeless man accused of sexual assault still roams Amarillo streets.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo hospitals are dealing with a strain on their emergency rooms.
By Ben Briscoe NewsChannel 10 AMARILLO, TEXAS - Reaction from a story that aired exclusively on NewsChannel 10 is making it harder for minors to buy alcohol.
A manhunt is underway for a Dalhart man suspected of shooting and killing his wife in front of their two grandchildren on Wednesday night.
Pampa is hoping a Clarendon College expansion will give them the economic boost they need. They broke ground on Clarendon College's Pampa campus on Thursday.
Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce claims their partnership with United Health Care is a success.
Hereford, Texas - Two teenagers accused of murder will be tried as adults in Deaf Smith County.
An Amarillo High student catches a suspected car thief.
An e-mail circulating around the area titled "Amber Alert" is a hoax.
By Ben Briscoe NewsChannel 10 PORTALS, NEW MEXICO - A grieving portals family is asking you to not drink and drive -- even if it's just one beer.
Amarillo, TX - An Amber Alert has been issued for a one-year old taken in Denton County.
Cammie Spillyards, new recipe developer for Chili's Restaurants, stopped by NewsChannel 10's Early Show to share their new rib recipe.
WASHINGTON - A second Republican senator signaled Wednesday she's open to voting for sweeping health care legislation this year.
DENVER - Parents and survivors of the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School are saying good things about an essay released Tuesday by the mother of shooter Dylan Klebold.
PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia jury has ordered GlaxoSmithKline to pay $2.5 million over birth defects allegedly caused by its antidepressant drug Paxil.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The first photo of Jaycee Dugard since she was reunited with her family after 18 years in captivity shows a smiling woman with long, light brown hair.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Pampa, Texas - An autopsy is being performed in Lubbock at this hour after the body of a man is discovered with an apparent gunshot wound.
Amarillo, Texas - One juvenile is arrested and two others are taken to the hospital after police say they wrecked while street racing.
By Ben Briscoe NewsChannel 10 DUMAS, TEXAS - More wind energy jobs are coming to our area. Dumas's Economic Development Corporation just signed with akansas company relocating here.
Clovis, New Mexico - Clovis will be capitalizing on wind and solar energy.
West Texas Middle School is closed through the end of the week because of the flu.
Bushlands new wrestling coach Scott Tankersley is wanting to raise $300,000 to build a new wresling facility.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A tear-down today to build-up the chances for recovering drug addicts to succeed.
The Potter County Commissioners have now decided who will renovate the courthouse.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ More banned cell phones have been confiscated at Texas prisons and agency officials credit tougher enforcement.
You can expect to spend about $875 heating your home this winter with natural gas, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Guymon, Oklahoma - If you drive on Guymon's Main Street, you can expect some temporary changes.
WASHINGTON - Supporters of President Barack Obama's drive to remake health care are pushing back against a dire report from the insurance industry.
NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton wants the National Football League to block conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh from bidding on the St. Louis Rams.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry's office is refusing to release information about how it reviewed an attorney's attempt to stop an execution based on an arson expert's report.
Amarillo, Texas - They go in on their lunch break, and are out just 20 minutes later...that is all it takes one local doctor to remove suspicious lumps from women's breasts.
Amarillo, Texas - Weekly Lane Closure Report
Texas - Amarillo residents came together today to make sure every sick child in the Texas Panhandle receives the help they need.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- The sun had just crested the distant ridge of the Rocky Mountains, but already it was producing enough power for the electric meter on the side of the Smiley Building to spin backward.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As U.S. Air Force officials marked the 50th anniversary of the deployment of nuclear missiles to sites in the rural United States this past week, residents in some of these communities are still grappling with another legacy - groundwater pollution from chemicals used to clean and maintain the weapons.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) -- Two people who died after sitting in an Arizona resort's sauna-like sweat lodge were identified Saturday as a 40-year-old Wisconsin man and a 38-year-old New York woman.
More than 70 area World War Two veterans have arrived in our nation's capital.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Some call it an injustice that needs to change --- victims of domestic violence being hurt even more in their workplace.
OSLO - President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a stunning decision designed to build momentum behind his initiatives to reduce nuclear arms.
NASA smacked two spacecraft into the lunar south pole Friday morning in a search for hidden ice.
Amarillo, TX - An accident on the Fritch highway Friday morning sends one driver to the hospital.
Amarillo, Texas - Texas Tech University has enlisted the help of former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
Amarillo, Texas - A woman who allegedly took advantage of another person's offer to house her is on the run from police.
Nazareth, Texas - The community of Nazareth stands to benefit a great deal from the proposed CREZ transmission substation and related wind industries.
NEW MEXICO - Governor Richardson still isn't clear how exactly the state ended up more than 600 million dollars in the red -- however he is more sure of how they should fix it.
This man has robbed an Amarillo Convenience store several times and Amarillo Police want your help to track him down.
A Randall County judge wants to make sure a suspect doesn't try to escape from custody again.
GUYMON, Okla. (AP) _ Texas County authorities say a New Mexico man was arrested on drug complaints after officers found marijuana in his car following a traffic stop.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is prepared to accept some Taliban involvement in Afghanistan's political future and appears inclined to send only as many more U.S. troops as needed...
WASHINGTON - Democrats are breathing a sigh of relief after a positive cost report on health care overhaul gave them a chance to rally around a Senate plan.
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
Claude, Texas - The sheriff in Armstrong county will not go to trial for an alleged Assault against a Sheriff's deputy.
Amarillo, Texas - A deal between Atmos Energy and the City of Amarillo should mean lower gas bills for the average customer starting this month.
The investigation continues today into an accident that caused an man to be airlifted to a local hospital.
A "serious violent offense" will keep a Clovis man behind bars for three decades.
A new fire station in Umbarger will cut response times by up to 30 minutes for rural parts of the county.
This week Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales has seen three times the number of flu cases they normally do.
Borger, Texas - Two agencies are investigating actions taken by the Borger Police Department after what police call a misunderstanding but witnesses say is a situation that spiraled out of control.
ATLANTA (AP) _ As federal health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated against swine flu, there's an indication that the campaign will run into some resistance.
BOSTON (AP) _ New research shows children in 4-H programs perform better in science, engineering and technology and are more likely to pursue scientific careers...
Local World War II veterans will soon take the trip of a lifetime. The Texas Panhandle Honor Flight held this year's last fundraiser at Westgate Chevrolet to help four local veterans take the trip. Every
Calls to the Amarillo Police Department for Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo zoo will become larger as the city has renewed its commitment to its expansion.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Adult Protective Services is asking you to look out for older neighbors and family members because fraud against the elderly is a crime that's on the rise.
A publication intended to inform people on the H1N1 vaccine is raising as many questions as answers.
Police may have found the culprits behind a string of auto burglaries in Amarillo.
WT's Homecoming game is fast approaching, and you're invited to an entire week's worth of celebration.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is giving credit to the nation's intelligence community for preventing terrorist attacks.
A car ran into the exterior and interior walls of the BSA Hospital Ware Tower.
The Levi King capital murder trial may soon come to an end...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Department of Transportation is pulling the last plug on the Trans-Texas Corridor, Gov. Rick Perry's embattled plan to build a toll-road network across the state.
DALLAS (AP) - In the federal government's first weekly allotment of swine flu vaccine, Texas has received about 40% less than expected.
Canyon, Texas - Canyon has named a new police chief.
Lubbock, TX - Levi King's capital murder trial may soon come to an end. After nearly a month of witness testimonies, both sides closed their cases around noon Monday.
CANYON, TEXAS - A new program at West Texas A&M is bringing world-wide attention to our region for something the panhandle's never been known for until now.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison says she disagrees with Gov. Rick Perry's decision to remove three members of the forensic science commission....
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Two men remain in critical condition after a train hit their SUV this weekend.