SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The state Department of Health will begin collecting body mass index information on New Mexico kindergarten students and third graders this fall to determine the extent of obesity that could mean health problems later on.
WASHINGTON – A second straight month of lackluster hiring by American businesses is sapping strength from the economic rebound.
NEW YORK – Apple Inc. said Friday that it was "stunned" to find that its iPhones have for years been using a "totally wrong" formula to determine how many bars of signal strength they are getting.
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo Fire Department has charged three boys with arson in connection to the June fire at Avondale Elementary School.
AMARILLO, TX - According to several insurance companies, many policies will still support liability claims in the event, damage is caused by illegally set off fireworks.
DALLAS — A federal official says neither natural gas pipeline in the Texas Panhandle nor Cleburne area was marked before utility crews accidentally hit them three weeks ago, causing deadly explosions.
Amarillo, TX - A high speed chase around Amarillo early Thursday morning ends at Soncy and I-40.
Amarillo, Texas - A Randall County Grand Jury has indicted a man suspected in a south Amarillo home invasion robbery.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Concerns over the Panhandle's impact in the Texas legislature are a little calmer this evening.
Amarillo, Texas - An Amarillo man is indicted on 12 counts of Promotion of Child Pornography.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying the female in these photos.
Amarillo, TX - If you are interested in joining an Alzheimer support group, click here.
Amarillo, TX -- One family's promise to help other children with terminal illnesses is having a hard time getting funds.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed immigration policy gridlock on "political posturing and special interest wrangling."
WASHINGTON – Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have potentially faulty engines, in the latest quality issue to confront the Japanese automaker after a string of massive recalls.
Amarillo, TX - Senator Kel Seliger of Amarillo will head up the Senate Select Committee on Redistricting.
SAN FERNANDO, Mexico – Hurricane Alex ripped off roofs, caused severe flooding and forced thousands of people to flee coastal fishing villages before weakening to a tropical storm over northern Mexico.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - This week the Texas Democratic Party is asking the state supreme court to kick the Green Party off of the November ballot. Dems say someone closely tied to Republican Rick Perry's campaign
Amarillo, TX - If you plan on traveling this July 4th weekend, then expect the gas prices to go up a little bit.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is being held on a $150,000 bond for an alleged road rage incident.
MATAMOROS, Mexico – The first Atlantic hurricane of the year plowed ahead toward a collision with the Mexican Gulf coast and south Texas on Wednesday.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - PET scan technology is changing the way people with heart problems are being treated.
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WASHINGTON – Unable to deliver more stimulus spending for President Barack Obama, Democrats in Congress are trying at least to restore jobless benefits for 1.3 million laid-off workers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman says 72 more members of the New Mexico National Guard are being sent to the Mexico border to help Border Patrol agents.
HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially overturned a 16-year-old Texas air permitting program it says violates the Clean Air Act, leaving some of the country's largest refineries in a state of limbo.
Clovis, NM - A Clovis man already serving time in the Curry County Jail for a crime spree is having his prison sentence extended by another seven years.
BROWNFIELD, Texas - Both men who escaped from a jail near Lubbock are now back in custody.
Amarillo, Texas - An early morning fire destroys a house in Potter County.
Amarillo, TX - Two suspects are in custody after police believe they were involved in the shooting that occurred last night on N. Taylor St.
AMARILLO, TX - According to several local care facilities, fewer people can afford to pay out of pocket for area nursing home care.
Dimmitt, TX - They may live thousands of miles from the Texas Panhandle, but agricultural leaders from Australia and New Zealand chose our area as a place to perfect their business.
Clovis, NM - An Albuquerque man is out on bond Tuesday afternoon from the Curry County Jail after he is arrested on charges of soliciting a child online.
Amarillo, TX - The investigation continues Tuesday afternoon into a fire in Randall County.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is indicted Monday following his arrest in the murder of a bartender earlier this year.
BROWNFIELD, Texas - Two inmates escaped from the Terry County Jail in Brownfield but one later surrendered.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Rick Perry is governor of a state with a multibillion-dollar & growing budget shortfall. The EPA wants to strip the state's power to police its air quality.
Stinnett, Texas - A woman who went missing from Stinnett Tuesday, June 22nd has been located and is not in danger.
Pampa, TX - A one vehicle roll over leaves a twenty-five year old Pampa man dead.
AMARILLO, TEXAS- Your help is needed to fight a growing crime in Amarillo. At Family Support Services in Amarillo, they give donated old cell phones to domestic violence victims.
Lubbock, TX--Law enforcement wants to warn you about two potentially violent escapees.
Amarillo, TX - It might not mean we are out of the woods yet, but the turnaround of one industry could be a sign of the economy turning around.
AMARILLO, TX - A water main break is to blame for shutting down part of a road in South Amarillo, Monday.
Clovis, NM - A Clovis man is dead this afternoon following an accident in Parmer county.
WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan pledged at her Senate confirmation hearing Monday to show the "evenhandedness and impartiality" the Constitution demands if she is confirmed, and to offer proper deference to Congress and the laws it makes.
WASHINGTON – Senator Robert C. Byrd, a son of West Virginia coal country who used his mastery of Senate rules and a taste for hardball tactics to become a passionate and often feared advocate for the state and the Senate he loved, died Monday at age 92.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The federal government is fining Texas nearly $4 million for errors in its issuance of foods stamps.
RUSTENBURG, South Africa – The United States was eliminated from the World Cup by Ghana for the second straight time as Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes into overtime.
SAINT-DENIS, Reunion – Sixteen-year-old Californian sailor Abby Sunderland got a big hug from her older brother Saturday on the appropriately named Reunion Island.
Amarillo, TX - Finding out your child is diagnosed with leukemia is devastating, and hundreds of families in our area are working together to overcome this deadly disease.
Amarillo, TX - With all the talk about high wheat and sorghum yields last week, one crop in its early stages is exciting producers and consumers alike.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police are still searching for those responsible for passing counterfeit one hundred dollar bills.
Amarillo, TX - Weight training has become more popular among men and women, but it's also leading to many injuries.
Texas - Former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe, has died. He died at his Uvalde home today after a long illness.
Amarillo, TX - A new mapping system could bring people in some un served areas closer to the information superhighway.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Local children as young as five years old are teetering past the 100 pound mark on the scale.
Clovis, NM - The food bank of Eastern New Mexico in Clovis, is one of five food banks to receive a share of the state's food bank funding.
Texas - Capital punishment in Texas will undergo legal scrutiny this fall.
Hereford, TX - A 17 year old convicted in the murder of her own grandmother will spend the next 45 years in prison.
Texas - Smokers seem to be messing with Texas more than other people these days.
New Mexico - New Mexico Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Diane Denish, has proposed scholarships for high school graduates who go to community college.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A statue of famed rock and roller Buddy Holly will be moved into storage while Lubbock demolishes a broken fountain and prepares for the opening of a new city park.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Supreme Court is giving police more leeway in drunken driving investigations.
Roosevelt County, NM - The owner of the Portales Livestock Auction is being accused of embezzlement.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas gubernatorial candidate Bill White is hoping to ignite excitement among Democratic Party loyalists as the party's state convention starts.
More than two dozen proposed specialty license plates for Texas are up for public comment through July 1.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A fired Department of Public Safety trooper from Amarillo must serve two years of probation after pleading guilty to assault while off duty.
Amarillo, TX - From Capitol Hill to Amarillo, efforts to end cyber bullying is being put in its place for AISD schools.
New Mexico - The conviction of a Portales man accused of killing an elderly couple in 2005 has been upheld.
Amarillo, Texas - Fireworks season is officially here... Thursday marked the first day they can be sold in Texas. Amarillo Police are ramping up firework law enforcement.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - While school may be the last thing on your child's mind, it is the main thing local administrators are thinking about as they sift through hundreds of applications.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Amarillo police want your help in tracking down a 17 year old fugitive.
Pampa, TX - An estimated 3,200 dollars worth of cocaine has been seized in Gray County.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing Democrat Bill White in the Texas governor's race.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has declared Sunday a day of prayer in Texas over lives lost and the environmental disaster of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Amarillo, Texas - Power was restored around 12:40 Thursday afternoon to the communities that lost power earlier Thursday morning.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - A wind turbine company is building a 5-megawatt wind farm and manufacturing plant south of Clovis.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo Police are looking for two vehicles that may have been involved in a hit and run accident at Georgia and Austin.
WASHINGTON — More than 2 million cribs from Evenflo, Delta Enterprise Corp. and five other companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.
WHITE DEER, TEXAS - Just outside of White Deer, wind energy looks more brown than green -- oil is seeping down the sides of turbines. As a professor in the field for more than 30 years, kenneth starcher
AMARILLO, TEXAS - While being shocked may not sound appealing to you, it is saving lives in the Panhandle.
Amarillo, TX - Thousands of people in our area are treated for substance abuse every year but now a funding shortage threatens their recovery.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - Curry County commissioners have approved a $33 million proposal to create a criminal justice complex that would include redesigned county offices, courts and jails in Clovis.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man who thought he'd never walk again took his first steps on Wednesday afternoon.. all thanks to the extreme generosity of another Amarillo man.
Amarillo, TX - The ongoing legal situation between former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach, and the university could soon be making it's way to Amarillo.
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Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police need your help catching three suspects behind a late night robbery.
LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Actor Val Kilmer appeared Wednesday before San Miguel County commissioners, saying he hopes something good comes from the hearing after he was quoted making disparaging comments about the community.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sacked his loose-lipped Afghanistan commander Wednesday, a seismic shift for the military order in wartime, and chose the familiar, admired — and tightly disciplined — Gen. David Petraeus to replace him.
PRETORIA, South Africa – Landon Donovan scored a stunning goal in the first minute of injury time, advancing the United States to the second round at the World Cup.
NEW ORLEANS – Tens of thousands of gallons more oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday after an undersea robot bumped a venting system, forcing BP to remove the cap that had been containing some of the crude.
Amarillo, TX - Police are still investigating the death of a man at the Flying J truck stop in northeast Amarillo.
PANHANDLE, TEXAS - An unusual solution to one of the area's largest problems seems to be working.
Plainview, TX - Among the many tasks at hand for the Texas legislature next year will be drawing new district lines based on the 2010 census.
Amarillo, TX - Hundreds of teens in our area were texting and driving today - for a good cause.
Bushland, TX - Early summer means it is time for wheat to be harvested in the panhandle region. We all felt the effects of a winter with more snow than we are used to.
Amarillo, Texas - Pets are dying from heat stroke all across the Panhandle... And it's something vets say they rarely see happen this early in the summer.
DALLAS (AP) - Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens says Americans are ready for the challenge if President Barack Obama will commit to a 10-year plan to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A federal judge in New Orleans has blocked a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects that was imposed in response to the massive Gulf oil spill.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama unveiled a package of consumer benefits Tuesday to build support for his health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON – A furious President Barack Obama weighed whether to fire his Afghan war commander at a perilous time in the conflict as he summoned Gen. Stanley McChrystal to Washington to explain disparaging comments about his political masters.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A government watchdog group is filing a complaint against GOP Gov. Rick Perry's campaign for failing to disclose how it spends money at the governor's mansion and at his interim residence.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican state Rep. Leo Berman of Tyler is running for speaker of the Texas House during the 2011 legislative session.
by: Kristen Guilfoos Amarillo, Texas - A brand new community in Amarillo aims to be completely green and self-sustainable. Developers say it's all about reducing their carbon footprint... And they're
Amarillo, TX - Infants are at the highest risk for getting one deadly disease in our area and a local children's clinic says they are doing something about it.
Ryan Cody NewsChannel 10 Amarillo, TX - Goats are becoming increasingly profitable livestock here in the panhandle region. herds of goats are popping up all over Texas. Some are being raised for meat,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The government says it needs more time to study the risks of deepwater drilling, and learn how to make it safer.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court says the government can prohibit all forms of aid to designated terrorist groups, even if the support has to do with peaceful and legal activities.
LA PUEBLA, N.M. (AP) _ New Mexico State Police are investigating the deaths of two children and an adult in an apparent murder and suicide.
LANCASTER, Texas – Investigators in Texas say the 27-year-old son of Dallas Police Chief David Brown is believed to have been the shooter in the death of a suburban police officer and another man.
NEW YORK – A Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty Monday to carrying out the failed Times Square car bombing, saying he wanted it known that unless the U.S. stops attacking Muslim lands, "we will be attacking U.S."
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Santa Fe retiree Ron Hammond says he'll have to go to Wyoming again this year because he can't get an antelope hunting permit in New Mexico.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry says his first trip to China has led to increased exposure for Texas in Asia.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Health care reform is here. Today the government started mailing out the 250 dollar checks to people in the medicare prescription coverage gap.
Amarillo, TX - Dogs running loose in Amarillo neighborhoods are attacking more than ever.
Amarillo, Texas - A Potter County woman is sentenced to 50 years in prison for the deliver of Cocaine.
Amarillo, Texas - An Amarillo woman has been booked into the Potter County Detention Center on a charge of intoxication assault with a motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury.
Amarillo, Texas - Frustrations are running high with many officers at the Amarillo Police Department.
Amarillo, Texas - Travelers hoping to fly out of Amarillo will now have more options... The first Delta Airlines flight took off from Rick Husband International Airport on Thursday.
Borger, TX - An Alanreed man is dead after reportedly losing control of his car near Borger.
Amarillo, TX - The death of a southwest Amarillo couple is now officially being called a murder-suicide.
Amarillo, Texas - A possible murder-suicide in Amarillo. Neighbors on Justin Street near Puckett Elementary school are calling the whole thing shocking...
Amarillo, TX - A murder-suicide investigation continues in Wheeler County where police believe a man shot his wife then killed himself.
Amarillo, TX - A garage fire destroys a man's truck and boat in the 3400 block of Hancock.
HOUSTON — A Texas prisoner who came within a day of execution last year for a triple slaying in Amarillo has won a court hearing to determine if his trial lawyers' poor performance unfairly contributed to his death sentence.
HEREFORD, TEXAS - A Hereford teenager goes to trial Monday for her alleged role in the murder of her own grandmother.
GULF SHORES, Ala. – Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water off Florida beaches, like forest animals fleeing a fire.
VENICE, La. – Just when it seemed Gulf residents couldn't get any more outraged about the massive oil spill fouling their coastline, word came Saturday that BP's CEO was taking time off....
Amarillo, TX - Financial reform now is in effect, and is changing the way banks operate.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Witnesses say flames shot through the air and a haze hung around for a while after a fire broke out at an Amarillo home Sunday.
Amarillo, TX - They're still cleaning up after a fire at Avondale Elementary School.
Amarillo, TX - It's summer and that means road construction. Tx DOT crews begin another week of road work.
Oklahoma - The heat seems to be bearing down on everyone. It is so bad in Oklahoma that the National Weather Service has a heat advisory for 11 counties. The advisory is mainly for Northeastern counties
AMARILLO, TEXAS - The Better Business Bureu says you need to be on the look out when it comes to any big claims about wind energy - because when something is in the headlines, there are always con artists
Amarillo, TX--At at time when demand is high and supply is low, the High Plains Food Bank is getting some much needed help.
Clovis, NM--A Clovis man learns he will spend an additional five and a half years in prison three months after a jury finds him guilty.
Amarillo, TX--A man recently featured in our Fugitive File has also been indicted in Randall County.
Amarillo, TX - A man accused of promoting child pornography has been indicted in Randall County. Barry Kent Barrett is charged with four counts of promotion of child pornography. A Randall County
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A disturbing number of local expectant mothers test positive for drugs before delivering their children.
DRAPER, Utah – A death row inmate was executed by a team of marksmen Friday — the first time Utah used the firing squad to carry out a death sentence in 14 years.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A report by Gov. Bill Richardson's administration says 47% of high school graduates who went to a New Mexico college in 2009 needed remedial courses in math or reading.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - U.S. military investigators have issued a nationwide bulletin asking law enforcement to be on the lookout for 17 Afghani military members who went AWOL while training at a Texas base.
WASHINGTON – Campbell Soup Co. is recalling 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs with meatballs after a cooker malfunctioned at one of the company's plants in Texas and left the meat undercooked.
Amarillo, TX - Months after a Canyon woman was killed by a train, police say many residents are still unaware of the dangers on the tracks.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A Potter County constable involved in a shooting is justified in firing the shot.
Amarillo, Texas - You can soon say goodbye to getting that government benefit check in the mail. In a new move just announced, to save money on stamps, the feds are going paperless...
MELROSE, NEW MEXICO - First there was a lawsuit, now an area county manger will also face a state hearing on charges of sexual discrimination.
Castro County, TX - A brief escape from jail lands one man and his wife in jail. 23-year old Cory James Back escaped from the Castro County Jail around 9:00 Wednesday night.
CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO - A Clovis man will spend the next ten years in jail for biting off a man's nose.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A man accused of assaulting members of his own family is on the run this afternoon.
Democratic candidate for governor Bill White says his opponent, Gov. Rick Perry, is a part-time governor.
MELROSE, N.M. (AP) _ The New Mexico Human Rights Bureau has determined probable cause exists for sexual discrimination or retaliation in the September firing of former Melrose Police Chief Jennifer Dreiling by then-mayor Lance Pyle.
Tulia, Texas - An escaped Swisher county jail inmate has been recaptured.
Amarillo, TX - Parents wanting to save money by giving free drug samples to their children could end up costing them.
Amarillo, Texas - The pick-up truck is making a comeback, with sales surging in the past few months. In politics, you follow the money. In economics, you follow the pick-up truck.
Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque police shot and killed a convicted murderer, after getting a report of a woman being in a trunk.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Local children are telling counselors they started using drugs when they were as young as six years old.
CANYON, TEXAS - A state trooper is cleared of any wrongdoing after a deadly car accident.
WASHINGTON – Republicans and a dozen Democratic defectors in the Senate dealt a defeat to President Barack Obama Wednesday, just days after he pressed Congress to renew pieces of last year's economic stimulus bill.
LONDON – A cheap drug that can stop bleeding in recently injured accident patients could potentially save the lives of tens of thousands worldwide, a new study says.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve adopted new rules Tuesday aimed at protecting credit card customers from getting socked by excessive late-payment charges and other penalty fees.
WASHINGTON – BP will set aside $20 billion to pay the victims of the massive oil spill in the Gulf, senior administration officials said Wednesday, as President Barack Obama met with the oil giant's top executives.
NEW YORK – Apple Inc. said Wednesday that it and its phone company partners took orders for more than 600,000 iPhone 4s in one day, the highest number it's ever seen.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has upheld the convictions of a Curry County man for the death of a 10-year-old Clovis boy who was shot in 2005 while asleep in his bedroom.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Top BP oil company officials, including chief executive Tony Hayward, have arrived at the White House for a meeting Wednesday with President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON – In assuring Americans that BP won't control the compensation fund for Gulf oil spill recovery, President Barack Obama failed to mention that the government won't control it, either.
Amarillo, TX - Tuberculosis cases in Amarillo have more than doubled over the past few years, and now the city is better prepared to deal with it.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - It's called a "security necessity" by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. For the first time, their 40,000 plus employees will face random drug testing. Starting this summer they
Amarillo, Texas - A solution to the Amarillo Police Department's short staffing problem could be in the works.
Amarillo, TX - It's been over a year since there has been a Goodwill in our area, but in two days their doors will finally re-open.
GUYMON, OKLAHOMA - A hotly debated money saving measure has been vetoed by Oklahoma's governor.
GUYMON, OKLAHOMA - Nigal Kirkpatrick says two years ago police arrested him for something he didn't do.
Amarillo, Texas - When it comes to generating tips to catch wanted fugitives, the Texas Department of Public Safety is now going high tech.
By DAN ELLIOTT and CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press DENVER – An American man has been detained in the mountains of Pakistan after local authorities found him carrying a sword, pistol and night-vision
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Laying the groundwork for an evening speech to the nation, President Barack Obama walked a pristine stretch of sand on Florida's shoreline Tuesday and pledged to "fight back with everything we've got" against the spreading oil lurking offshore.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Department of Public Safety is now accepting texts from tipsters.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two auto coverage companies that top a list of worse-than-average complaint records in 2009 are being investigated by the Texas Department of Insurance.
Amarillo, Texas - An accident Tuesday morning on Soncy tied up traffic and put two people in the hospital.
GRUVER, TEXAS - All but one road is reopened tonight after what crews call the worst flood damage on the High Plains in three years.
Amarillo, Texas - The man who killed a B&B convenience store clerk will spend the rest of his life behind bars, without the possibility of parole.
Darrouzett, Texas - Big developments in the Darrouzett explosion investigation.
Amarillo, TX - A new tool should make people in Potter County safer according to the Sheriffs Department.
Dimmitt, TX - Dimmitt isn't exactly known for a high crime rate. "It's a very quiet town," one resident says...
Amarillo, Texas - Republicans across Texas are speaking out about illegal immigration, saying something needs to be done now.
Amarillo, Texas - An Amarillo high school has made the list of the top high schools in the country. Tascosa High School makes the list this year at number 1,345.
Austin, TX (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is on his first trip to China as he leads a Texas economic mission to Shanghai World Expo 2010.
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police joined by a team of Air Force and Army explosive specialists safely transported World War II-era ordnance from Hobbs to Melrose Air Force Range Sunday.
Dumas, TX - While there were no official reports of a tornado in Dumas, some strong winds sent some mobile homes flying in Friday night's storms.
CADDO GAP, Ark. — Arkansas emergency officials have set up a toll-free line for people to call if they are seeking loved ones after flash flooding along the Caddo and Little Missouri rivers.
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