By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico – The mother of four raised a finger, pointing out abandoned and stripped concrete homes and counting how many families have fled the Western Hemisphere's deadliest city on her street alone. "One, two, three, four, here, and two more back there on the next block," said Laura Longoria. The 36-year-old ran a convenience store in her working-class neighborhood in south Juarez until the owners closed shop, fed up with ...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico – The mother of four raised a finger, pointing out abandoned and stripped concrete homes and counting how many families have fled the Western Hemisphere's deadliest city on her street alone.
Amarillo, TX - Two people are in custody and three children are safe following a police standoff in north Amarillo. The short standoff came to an end in the San Jacinto area of Amarillo just before 5:00 Wednesday afternoon. Police tell us one person arrested may be a one of three suspects involved in an armed robbery earlier Wednesday afternoon on SE 10th street in Amarillo. Police say they received a tip that one of the suspects was hiding in a home in the 100 block ...
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police remain at the scene of a SWAT standoff that just ended around 4:45 this afternoon.
By BETH FOUHY, Associated Press NEW YORK -- Elected officials and activists from around the country gathered Monday to bemoan the excesses of political partisanship and seek ways to restore civility and practical solutions to government. The inaugural meeting of a group that calls itself No Labels drew lawmakers from across the country, including Republican-turned-independent New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Evan Bayh of Indiana an...
NEW YORK -- Elected officials and activists from around the country gathered Monday to bemoan the excesses of political partisanship and seek ways to restore civility and practical solutions to government.
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer SAN ANTONIO — New drug combinations are helping women with early breast cancer. Using two drugs that more precisely target tumors doubled the number of women whose cancer disappeared compared to those who had only one of the drugs, doctors reported Friday. It was the first test of Herceptin and Tykerb together for early-stage disease. They aim at a protein called HER-2 that is overproduced in about one-fourth of all breast cancers. Herc...
SAN ANTONIO — New drug combinations are helping women with early breast cancer. Using two drugs that more precisely target tumors doubled the number of women whose cancer disappeared compared to those who had only one of the drugs, doctors reported Friday.
AMARILLO, TX - Help is needed in helping Amarillo police solve the murder of Jose Mata, a man stripped from his wife and children.
AMARILLO, TX - Your help is needed in solving an unsolved murder that happened more than 30 years ago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shaken residents spent New Year's Day sifting through the wreckage wrought by tornadoes that touched down in several states in the final hours of 2010, killing seven people in two states
MOSCOW – A Russian passenger jet carrying 124 people caught fire as it taxied down a snowy runway in Siberia and then exploded Saturday, killing three people and injuring 43, including six who were badly
Amarillo, Texas - While many of you may be spending your New Years Eve indoors, hiding from the very cold weather, that's where the New Year tradition similarities come to an end.
Amarillo, Texas - Some area health insurance policies are changing following a controversial study. at least one company will no longer pay for annual mammograms for women under 50.
Amarillo, Texas - There will be plenty of champagne tonight as people bring in the New Year and there are constant reminders out there not to drink and drive. What you may not think of are the dangers that can happen without getting into a car.
PEARLAND, Texas – Gunmen released at least five hostages from a suburban Houston bank they attempted to rob on Friday, but they are still holding an unknown number of people inside, police said.
NEW ORLEANS – The era of the FEMA trailer — a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina — might be drawing to a close in New Orleans.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Billy the Kid, the Old West outlaw who killed at least three lawmen and tried to cut a deal from jail with territorial authorities, won't be pardoned, Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A tornado fueled by an unusually warm winter air sliced through parts of northwestern Arkansas early on New Year's Eve, killing at least three people, injuring several others and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses.
IRVING, Texas (AP)—David Buehler might not be kicking extra points and field goals for the Dallas Cowboys.
AMARILLO, TX - On January 1st, Potter County Judge Arthur Ware will be sworn in for another term.
LAKE MEREDITH - Hundreds of fish have been killed at Lake Meredith due to a natural occurrence.
Amarillo, Texas - In our final edition of Fugitive File for this year, we bring you not just one wanted person, but all of those who are still not captured.
Amarillo, TX - A man accused of murder and aggravated assault in 2008 made his plea Thursday.
Amarillo, Texas - With a new year just a few days away, many people are resolving to lose weight. But, there can be a dark side to this process.
Amarillo, TX - Texas Panhandle Mental Health Mental Retardation is changing it's name.
Amarillo, Texas - Several men who police say could be responsible for numerous church burglaries in Amarillo this year have been arrested.
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Ford is recalling nearly 15,000 trucks and crossovers due to problems with electrical systems that can short and create a fire.
DALLAS (AP) - A federal appeals court has blocked Texas' effort to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from forcing states to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Our region is missing out on almost half a billion dollars of extra federal funding because of what some call political games.
Amarillo, Texas - A late night fire causes around 250-thousand dollars of damage to a downtown Amarillo business.
Amarillo, TX - A $300 reward is being offered for any tip that leads to the arrest of a fugitive wanted out of Potter County.
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Carson County, TX- Authorities in Carson County are doing their best to capture a mountain lion that has been attacking goats in the area.
Carson, Co. - Police say an I-40 traffic stop resulted in nearly 300,000 dollars of marijuana being taken off the streets.
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) - A fire at a Portales dairy has destroyed about 500 tons of hay and damaged a barn.
HOUSTON (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a child whose burned body was found in a shallow ditch near a busy Houston toll road.
NEW YORK (AP) – Gold prices surged above $1,400 an ounce Tuesday as a weaker dollar pushed investors into the safe haven of precious metals.
DENVER — Colorado state Sen. Suzanne Williams says a car crash that injured her son and two grandchildren and killed a pregnant woman in Texas is a burden she will carry the rest of her life
Amarillo, TX - A potentially dangerous fugitive is off Amarillo streets Sunday night.
Amarillo, TX - Cielo Wind Power has reached an agreement for Xcel energy to purchase wind energy from Cielo.
Amarillo, Texas - The medical district's skyline in Amarillo is continuously growing and now it's receiving even more attention.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo is ranked as one of the highest cities in the U.S. for dry eye syndrome.
NEW YORK – A powerful East Coast blizzard marooned thousands of would-be air, rail and road travelers Monday, shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second day, stranding buses on buried highways, and forcing New York City subway riders to spend a cold night in unheated trains.
Amarillo, TX - A lot of people are getting ready to head back home after the holiday, and the Texas Department of Transportation is stepping up efforts to help keep them safe on the road.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - The 2011 Defense Authorization Bill authorizes millions of dollars in projects for Cannon Air Force Base near Clovis, including an operations and training complex, a squadron operations facility, a new hangar and a new 96-room dormitory.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new legislative proposal would allow first-time drunken drivers in Texas to be acquitted if they complete supervision and treatment, a move supporters say would reduce court backlogs and shift the judicial system's focus to punishing repeat DWI offenders.
Guymon, OK - Police say one person is dead after being hit by a train in Guymon on Christmas.
Amarillo, Texas - For many people being alone on Christmas is not what they hope for, especially when they're behind bars.
WASHINGTON — The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress' approach to immigration.
Keep burning candles within sight. DO extinguish all candles before you leave the room. DO keep candles on a stable heat-resistant surface where kids and pets cannot reach them or knock them over. Keep
Amarillo, TX - Two holidays later, a controversial North Amarillo Halloween decoration has been taken down
Oklahoma - Debate is expected to pick-up after the holidays about the controversial way an area state runs it's government.
Dallas TX - Governor Rick Perry is being honored as "Texan of the Year."
MARJAH, Afghanistan – The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan crisscrossed the country on Saturday, making a Christmas visit to coalition troops at some of the main battle fronts in a show of appreciation
KHAR, Pakistan – A burqa-clad female suicide bomber in Pakistan lobbed hand grenades, then detonated her explosive belt among a crowd at an aid center Saturday, killing at least 45 people in militants'
Amarillo, TX - Two Tri State area men were killed in two separate car accidents in our area.
Amarillo, TX - The cause of a house fire in the 1600 block of North Roberts remains under investigation today.
Amarillo, TX - The investigation continues Friday afternoon into how a car ended up in a West Amarillo home.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Experts say we're about to enter one of the highest times of the year for domestic violence. They attribute a lot of that crime to people having trouble handling their family over the
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Lots of military secrets are hidden behind the gleaming walls of NORAD'S headquarters building, including this one: Just how do they get Santa's flight path onto their computer screens every Christmas Eve?
Elise Preston NewsChannel 10 AMARILLO---Small business owners are feeling a more green side to this holiday's red and green. Many store owners NewsChannel 10 spoke with Thursday afternoon say their
The Curry County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for drunken drivers this holiday. The office is rewarding those who choose to be designated drivers, though.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police continue to search for three men suspected in a robbery at an east Amarillo car lot.
Texas State Representative Warren Chisum is doing his best to narrow down the candidates for the Republican nominee for the Speaker of the House.
Shop Smart, Shop Local, is a yearlong program designed to educate everyone about the importance of shopping locally and to help spur local economic activity.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Descendants of Old West lawman Pat Garrett and New Mexico Territorial Gov. Lew Wallace are outraged that Gov. Bill Richardson is considering a pardon for Billy the Kid, saying Wallace never offered a pardon, and a petition seeking one is tainted because it comes from a lawyer with ties to Richardson.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that Abbott Laboratories is recalling up to 359 million testing strips used by diabetics because they can give falsely low blood sugar readings.
AMARILLO, TX - More than 300 kids in our area are waiting to be adopted.
Amarillo, Texas - A popular way to keep warm is leaving several Amarillo residents empty handed.
Amarillo, TX - A man wanted for the murder of another man in Canyon is now behind bars.
Amarillo, TX - Three men who reportedly attempted to break into an Amarillo couple's home are on the loose.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a Chevy Suburban early this morning.
Amarillo, TX--A woman who admitted to stealing close to $100,000 from First Bank Southwest is sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
A couple received prison sentences today for drug crimes.
Amarillo,TX Toys are not the only things area children are in need of this holiday
Elise Preston NewsChannel 10 PERRYTON---Generous people from all over the country come to the rescue after a thief steals thousands of dollars worth of Christmas gifts from area children. Songs and
AMARILLO, TEXAS - The US Senate is likely to pass an international nuclear arms treaty that could impact our local economy, but just how much benefit the panhandle will see is up for debate. The 13 page
Despite being a world apart, one of our area governors is helping to ease tensions with North Korea. Before he was New Mexico's governor, Bill Richardson served as the US Secretary of Energy and the
The Xcel Energy Foundation has announced it is giving grants totaling more than a hundred and forty-two thousand dollars.
A Perryton man is dead after an oil tanker explosion in Hemphill county.
Amarillo, Texas - After months of census takers knocking on doors and sending out multiple forms, the 2010 count is now in.
Amarillo, TX--A woman who robbed an Amarillo convenience store remains at large.
Two suspects have been arrested after police say they cut copper out of air conditioning units in Amarillo.
An arrest has been made after an early morning stabbing Tuesday at Whisker's Lounge.
Canyon, TX - Police in Canyon are investigating a suspicious death.
Amarillo, TX - Some area families are worried they may not have heat or electricity as we head into the winter months.
Amarillo, Texas - controversy is building once again around the local religious group repent Amarillo. They released a video of its leaders executing Santa Clause. With over 4000 YouTube hits the video
Amarillo, TX--More Texas troopers will soon hit the roadways, hoping to keep you safe this holiday season.
Shoppers are rushing to the stores to get the hottest gifts this holiday season.
Amarillo, Texas - The newest energy efficient appliance rebate program in Texas begins today and this time, you do not have to make reservations.
State Benefits Office In Amarillo Moves to a Larger Location
The Texas Health and Human Services office has moved to a larger location to better serve Amarillo.
Amarillo, Texas - The family and friends of the Caprock junior killed in a car accident on Friday are speaking out. They're hoping others can learn from the nightmare they're going through.
SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea will go ahead with live firing drills Monday despite North Korea's threat to retaliate, the South's military said, sharply ramping up tensions as the U.N. failed to find
SAN MARTIN TEXMELUCAN, Mexico – A massive oil pipeline explosion lay waste to parts of a central Mexican city Sunday, incinerating people, cars, houses and trees as gushing crude turned streets into flaming
Amarillo, TX - The family of the man murdered at the Spotted Pony Bar in Amarillo last year is trying to claim financial assistance from Texas, but they're being denied.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo teen is dead, following a four-car accident on Coulter near 45 Street.
Amarillo, TX - I-40 in Amarillo has re-opened after lanes in both directions were shut down for miles for a good portion of Saturday afternoon.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - As the race to finish holiday shopping kicks into high-gear this weekend, there's a new warning against buying one certain present. The Amarillo Humane Society is asking people not to
AMARILLO, TX - An alleged inappropriate conversation with a child leads to the arrest of an area youth volleyball coach.
Amarillo, Texas - An area program provides thousands of Christmas toys for children all over the Panhandle, but this year there is a bit of a struggle.
Amarillo, Texas - The woman we featured in this week's Fugitive File is now behind bars.
Amarillo, Texas - A woman is kidnapped and forced to spend 14 hours in the trunk of her own car.... Then found safe in Vega.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police are looking for a man who they say robbed the Sweepstakes gaming establishment late Thursday night.
AMARILLO, TX - Police are investigating an early Wednesday homicide in the 1400 block of Studebaker.
Texas - The Texas Workforce Commission released their newest figures Friday and the unemployment rate had a slight increase.
The new Texas Appliance Mail-In Rebate Program starts Dec. 20, 2010 with over $18.5 million available to qualified applicants.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - The tea party of Amarillo says a major local charity basically turned down their donation. A representative with the tea party says the High Plains Food Bank would not let them appear
Amarillo, TX - A Randall County Grand Jury indicts a man for breaking into local businesses.
DPS troopers made a cocaine bust they say is worth $300,000.
AMARILLO, TX - State authorities are looking for an Amarillo man listed on the state's top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender's List. Randall County District Attorney James Farren
WASHINGTON – Though mostly upbeat, the Obama administration's assessment of war progress in Afghanistan suggests tough combat will continue for years and if the president begins to bring U.S. troops home next summer, as promised, the numbers will be small.
LONDON – The once-elusive Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, releasing the WikiLeaks founder to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.
Fritch, Texas - Fritch police are asking for your help locating a suspect they say is forging bad checks.
Some industry insiders call it the new international space race. Countries around the world are scrambling to develop sources of alternative energy. Right now, the US is falling behind some European and
U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry was nominated to serve as the Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee.
CLOVIS, NM - New details are coming in about a fatal November car crash involving a Clovis police officer. Those include internal allegations the officer broke multiple laws leading up to the crash.
Amarillo, TX - Wednesday afternoon traffic was stopped under the bridge at I-27 and Washington after a semi-truck carrying fiber glass tankers became stuck.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It's the end of the traditional crib that has cradled millions of babies for generations.
NEW YORK – Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2010, joining the ranks of winners that include heads of state and rock stars as the person the magazine believes most influenced events of the past year.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Drought conditions in Texas are back, and they weren't gone long.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is still without a Texas attorney with only weeks until his scheduled trial on charges of aggravated sexual assault.
MEXICO CITY (AP) – This year's death toll in drug-related violence in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, the hardest hit by Mexico's drug war, rose to 3,000 Tuesday after two men were shot dead on a street, authorities said.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Major security changes are happening at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. The controversial trunk check as you drive on the premise is going away. Tuesday the Amarillo City
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo Crime Stoppers is expanding...Carson County is folding it's operations and merging with the Amarillo division.
Amarillo, Texas - He is accused of second degree rape, and now a Texhoma coach and teacher is back at work.
AMARILLO, TX - There's an advisory going out this evening from the Texas Panhandle Poison Center following reports showing nearly 2,000 Texans died in 2008 from accidental drug overdoses.
New Mexico - The newly released New Mexico health report has some interesting findings about workplace health.
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WASHINGTON (AP) – Chrysler is recalling about 76,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks to fix a power steering issue that could make brake pedals return slowly after the driver applies them.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The general election was more than a month ago, yet the Republican tidal wave keeps getting bigger in Texas.
NEW YORK – Turns out the Philadelphia Phillies do have enough money for both Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay — and Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels, too.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Few U.S. diplomats had the breadth, depth or length of service of Richard Holbrooke, who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace accords and served as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas juries sentenced eight convicted killers to death in 2010, the fewest since 1976 in the nation's most active death penalty state.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A country music concert for a Pampa charity over the weekend has some people singing the blues.
AMARILLO, TX - A rumor surrounding a super strain of the flu, coined the "11 Day Flu", is starting to take off.
Amarillo, TX - An update now on the little boy found dead inside a cooler in an Amarillo attic over the summer.
Amarillo, TX - Dry weather we've had lately, coupled with very low humidity levels are making for potentially dangerous fire conditions.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police need your help finding two people responsible for a late night robbery at a Pizza Hut.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - A group of Clovis-area organizations is asking residents to invite a Cannon Air Force Base airman to Christmas dinner.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is shot in the back, and Saturday evening, Police are still searching for the suspect.
It's that time of the year, when bell ringers at the Salvation Army hope you donate some your hard earned cash to help the needy.
Amarillo, TX - As they focus on rehabilitating their families and getting away from a homeless lifestyle, the Downtown Women's Shelter made sure the women they help had a break Saturday and were able to celebrate Christmas.
New Mexico - New questions are being raised about the safety of football helmets.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo took part in a Nationwide effort to honor our Veterans today, through the Wreaths Across America Ceremony.
KABUL, Afghanistan – A NATO airstrike killed at least 25 suspected insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, while violence elsewhere left 22 civilians dead in a wave of attacks days before the White
IRBIL, Iraq – Iraq's prime minister said Saturday he's still seeking Cabinet nominations from the country's top politicians, signaling he likely will not form a new government much earlier than the Dec.
SALT LAKE CITY – A federal jury found a rambling street preacher guilty Friday of the 2002 kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart in a case that has tugged at hearts around the nation ever since the Utah teenager was snatched from her bedroom and resurfaced nine months later.
Amarillo, Texas - There's a big change happening this year in how certain foods can be donated to the High Plains Food Bank.
IRVING, Texas (AP) – Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants Tony Romo to play again this season.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A major wind energy project should start this spring after years of controversy.
Deaf Smith County - A burn ban has gone into effect this week in Deaf Smith county, due to very dry conditions.
Amarillo, Texas - Police are looking for a man they say stole several guns from a store on 6th Street.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Public Utility Commission has approved a $190 million wind energy transmission line route planned near Amarillo.
Amarillo, TX - Two people are under arrest after a drug bust. Police report finding five children in an Amarillo apartment, along with a few thousand dollars worth of meth.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man will now spend 12 years in prison for his role in a fatal accident in December of last year.
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WASHINGTON – The Senate moved Thursday to delay a politically charged showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally, putting off but probably not preventing the measure's demise.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - There's a new warning tonight about an old phone scam resurfacing in Texas. In it, inmates are preying on the kindness of strangers from behind bars.
Portales, New Mexico - People in Roosevelt County can now rest assured their community is prepared for the worst, because of some new funding.
CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO - Community leaders say a last ditch effort to fix the troubled Curry County jail is just kicking-off.
Amarillo, Texas - SSGT Brent Schneider has been awarded the Silver Star for his courage and bravery while fighting in the Global War on Terror.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota-based Daktronics Inc. has been chosen to provide a high-definition upgrade for the stadium the Texas Rangers baseball team calls home.
LONDON – Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian Assange.
Police are searching for an Amarillo man who robbed a local business last night.
NEW YORK – John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while a newly released interview he gave shortly before his death showed he was optimistic about his future.
AUSTIN, Texas — Jobless insurance rates in Texas will increase by about $5 per worker in 2011 for companies paying the minimum state unemployment tax.
Amarillo, Texas - There's an unprecedented budget shortfall in the Lone Star State. This means Texas legislators are being forced to make some tough, but very crucial decisions about what can stay and what has to go.
WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Edwards, who closely advised her husband in two bids for the presidency and advocated for health care even as her marriage publicly crumbled, died Tuesday after a six-year struggle with cancer. She was 61.
AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo police have launched a new effort to deter thieves.
CANYON, TX - Two sexual assaults on the campus of West Texas A&M University are reported less than a month a part from each other.
Amarillo, Texas - Police are still investigating an accident in Amarillo that sent at least 4 people to the hospital.
DUMAS, TEXAS - Leaders of one area city are asking for your help overcoming budget cuts that could threaten the community's safety.
Carson Co. - More than 130 pounds of marijuana is off the streets after a traffic stop in Carson County.
AUSTIN, Texas — The state's top three elected officials asked Texas agencies Tuesday to plan for additional cuts of 2.5 percent as lawmakers address a budget shortfall expected to exceed $20 billion.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas legislators will consider proposals to better define bullying in schools as students face being targeted on campus and online.
LONDON – A British judge sent Julian Assange to jail on Tuesday, denying bail to the WikiLeaks founder after Assange vowed to fight efforts to be extradited to Sweden in a sex-crimes investigation.
Amarillo, Texas - Fire investigators say a screen door left open on a wood-burning fireplace caused an early morning house fire.
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