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CANYON, TX - A Canyon teenager is reported missing and nearly 13 years later, police have yet to figure out what happened to him.
Amarillo, TX - Candidacy announcements for city government continued to change up until the deadline for a seat in the Amarillo City Government.
Commissioner candidates on Hamlet issues
MIDLAND, Texas — A West Texas petroleum engineer has been convicted over what police say involved a "rape kit" or other items needed for a kidnapping.
PAMPA, TEXAS - An area non-profit group is fighting to keep high-quality healthcare in their city.
A Plainview man is dead after an accident in Hall County.
AMARILLO, TX - Child abuse prevention advocates want kids to know, anyone can hurt them...and not just strangers.
Amarillo, Texas - A man with multiple child molestation charges is headed to the state penitentiary, after pleading guilty to all of them today.
Amarillo, Texas - An Amarillo woman wanted for assaulting two police officers is on the run and they need your help finding her.
A guilty verdict was handed down late Wednesday night in a 2008 Pampa murder.
Potter County is ranked one of the least healthy counties in Texas,while Randall County is ranked as one of healthiest.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez traveled to the nation's largest American Indian reservation Thursday to sign a bill that aims to tackle a problem that has plagued many communities across Indian Country.
AUSTIN, Texas — A state-sanctioned committee gave Texas a failing grade for its highway system, and warned congestion is only going to get worse.
The County Health Rankings show us that where we live matters to our health. The health of a community depends on many different factors - ranging from health behaviors, education and jobs, to quality of health care, to the environment.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police say they have leads they're following in connection with an early morning hit and run accident.
LUBBOCK, Texas — A West Texas man who licked the blood off a slain woman's rings before pawning them has been sentenced to life in prison.
WASHINGTON — A Texas congressman says Mexican drug cartel members threatened to kill U.S. agents working on the American side of the border this month.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Don Higgins says serving in the Vietnam War was unimaginably hard, but coming home was worse.
Amarillo, TX - A Potter County Grand Jury has indicted a man accused of killing his girlfriend.
Social networks connect hundreds of thousands of people around the world. While many use these sites to keep in touch with friends, immigration authorities are now using social media as an investigative tool.
Amarillo, TX - Programs for children in our area are facing some hardships during these tough economic times even with additional funding.
Amarillo, Texas - Local entrepreneurs are keeping their eye on the prize, as they vie for a special award from a competition called the "Amarillo Enterprize Challenge."
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Education and business leaders urged the Texas Legislature to move forward with new accountability standards.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate has voted to ban the production, sale and possession of several new forms of synthetic marijuana.
Amarillo, TX - A local man has been booked into the Potter County detention Center charged with various counts of drug possession.
After a record setting year, United Way announces which non-profits will receive parts of more than two-million dollars.
Guymon, OK - Guymon fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that left its owner homeless.
AT&T admits it's "4G" Motorola Atrix and HTC Inspire don't upload at anything like 4G speeds...but a fix is coming.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers facing a projected shortfall in the next two-year budget have discussed plans to hire private medical vendors to care for state prisoners.
Canyon, Texas - Financial aid could be in jeopardy for thousands of students at Texas universities because of budget cuts. It's something they may not know for sure, until mid-summer.
Amarillo, Texas - If you like putting the pedal to the medal, you could soon be in luck. Texas lawmakers are trying to increase the speed limit on state highways.
Elise Preston NewsChannel 10 AMARILLO---Kindergarten and first grade are two of the most commonly repeated grades for Texas children. Some area administrators are fighting to keep a state program they
A Wellington man is dead following a rollover accident in Hemphill County.
As of Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at least 1,408 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
DALLAS (AP) — A class action lawsuit claims "deficiencies" in the Texas foster care system force thousands of children to live in poorly supervised institutions and frequently move from place to place.
CANADIAN, Texas — Four people have been slightly hurt in the hard landing of a small plane which blew a tire when touching down at an airport in the Texas Panhandle.
March 28, 2011
"I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America."
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Amarillo police say if it wasn't for a friend's reaction to an online facebook post, one person wouldn't be alive anymore.
Amarillo, Texas - It's a nationwide problem that's hitting close to home. A question of what to do when your warehouse is filling up with freight and you don't have enough drivers to transport it.
Those convicted of abuse against children, the elderly and disabled could be behind bars longer.
TUCUMCARI, N.M. — A 33-year-old Chicago man has been arrested in the killings of two men at a Tucumcari, N.M., hotel.
Amarillo, TX - There are concerns this year's wild fire season may be comparable to the fires of 2006 in the Panhandle area.
CHICAGO – Add "Facebook depression" to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors' group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - An article in the new edition of the journal "Pediatrics," published Monday says facebook can have big impacts on the health of kids including making them depressed.
Amarillo, Texas - For the third year in a row, there will not be any social security cost of living increase for the vast majority of senior citizens in our area.
Amarillo, Texas - A routine traffic stop in Potter County puts two people behind bars on drug charges.
WASHINGTON – Traces of radioactive material from the endangered Japanese nuclear plant are being detected from coast to coast in the United States and in Iceland, but amounts continue to be far below levels that would cause health problems.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is striving to explain why the U.S. is at war again — on a third front — as he resolutely defends the military campaign in Libya.
CLOVIS, N.M. - The district attorney is questioning why no action has been taken on a resolution to close some Curry County courthouse entrances for security.
WASHINGTON – Christine Kwapnoski hasn't done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Fusion Films plans to begin work on the feature film "Odd Thomas" in New Mexico later this year.
LUBBOCK, Texas – A Texas college student from Saudi Arabia accused of buying chemicals and equipment to build a weapon of mass destruction has pleaded not guilty.
TUCUMCARI, NM - Local law enforcement agencies are on high alert searching a person of interest in Tucumcari's double homicide Thursday. State police have identified Muzie Madonda as someone they want
Amarillo, Texas - A local organization is working to put roofs over the heads of victims of the recent wildfires.
Amarillo, TX - As mission trips to Mexico continue to decline, area churches are hoping to shatter any misconceptions on traveling across the border.
St. Mary's is now officially a cathedral. Today bishops, archbishops, and Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were present to elevate the church into cathedral status.
Amarillo, TX - A Randall county man is behind bars after police say he hit an officer in the face.
AMARILLO, TX - Thousands of returning combat veterans in our area are being under served, but they don't have to be.
Amarillo, Texas - Dozens of people are pretending their houses were burned in February's wildfires.
Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center, 6010 Amarillo Blvd West
Amarillo, TX 79106
JERUSALEM (AP) - The legendary Kiss bassist Gene Simmons says that watching Jerusalem go through a deadly bombing this week has not changed his belief that Jews and Arabs can live in peace.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Xcel Energy is offering discounts for more than 150,000 compact fluorescent light bulbs for New Mexico residential customers this year to help them use less electricity.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Sportsmen face a deadline of Monday to apply for a license to hunt elk and other big game in New Mexico for the 2011-2012 seasons.
MEXICO CITY — A report suggests that at least 230,000 people have been displaced in Mexico because of drug violence and that about half of them may have taken refuge in the United States.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says spending on public education can be maintained and even increased in the next two-year budget.
When the Oxford English Dictionaries recognizes "OMG," you know Web-speak has taken over.
PAMPA, TEXAS - An area city is trying to turn current economic woes into new opportunity for growth. Pampa plans on re-purposing the closed Celanese plant as an attraction for possible employers.
Amarillo, Texas - A man police say fired multiple shots into a crowd is now behind bars.
AMARILLO, TX - Texting while lawmaking could soon be illegal in Texas.
Amarillo, TX - Twelve Amarillo schools are recognized for outstanding academic achievement.
WASHINGTON – Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in most states as they crossed a new census milestone: 50 million, or 1 in 6 Americans.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House today gave final passage to a bill requiring residents to show photo identification before voting.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Thursday of about 4.8 million box fans made by Pennsylvania-based Lasko Products Inc.
AUSTIN, Texas — State lawmakers are considering legislation that would require unemployed Texans to pass a drug test before collecting jobless benefits.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Police have raised the reward amount for helping solve a murder from last year.
Amarillo, TX - Three men behind a pair of early morning robberies remain on the run.
GUYMON, OK - Police say an area city is safer after a major undercover drug sting.
After over three decades as the cathedral church of the Diocese of Amarillo, St. Laurence will no longer hold this status. As of Friday afternoon, St. Mary's will be named the new cathedral.
Amarillo, Texas - A construction project that started some 15 months ago is leaving people in the area with many questions.
AMARILLO, TX - An Amarillo man is beaten to death and 4 and a half years later, police have yet to arrest who is responsible.
Almost 8,000 acres are burned during a range fire in Guymon.
Amarillo, TX - Con-artists known as "Asphalt Gypsies" are moving through Oklahoma and Texas offering asphalt work for a good price, but leaving you with a poor quality job.
Austin, TX - Some state lawmakers are trying to eliminate invasive pat-downs at Texas airports.
BENGHAZI, Libya – NATO ships patrolled off Libya's coast Wednesday as airstrikes, missiles and energized rebels forced Moammar Gadhafi's tanks to roll back from two key western cities, including one that was the hometown of army officers who tried to overthrow him in 1993.
CHICAGO – Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially in middle age
LOS ANGELES - Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died Wednesday at age 79.
Amarillo, TX - During the spring break holiday, Amarillo Police say they arrested seven drivers for DWI.
Texas lawmakers say abusing animals can lead to hurting people.
Portales, NM - A Portales man is sentenced to eight years in prison for burglarizing some area businesses.
AUSTIN, Texas — Hispanic students for the first time make up the majority of students enrolled in Texas public schools.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas lawmakers have questioned higher education for inmates who then do not repay the state.
AMARILLO, TX - 2011 could be the deadliest for law enforcement. So far this year, 47 officers across the United States have been killed in the line of duty.
Amarillo, Texas - The massive budget cuts and possible teacher layoffs headed for school districts across the Panhandle, have many college educators concerned with the futures of their graduating students.
Amarillo, Texas - If you plan on buying a new TV, iPhone or computer anytime soon, be prepared to pay more for it.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas House committee has approved legislation opposing elements of the sweeping federal health care law signed by President Barack Obama last year.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Mexican authorities say a 26-year-old Texas prosecutor found dead south of the border committed suicide by consuming poison.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A proposed Texas law would give businesses owned by disabled veterans a boost when it comes to winning state contracts.
BU MARIEM, Libya – An American fighter jet crashed in Libya's rebel held east, both crew ejecting safely as the aircraft spun from the sky during the third night of the U.S. and European air campaign.
The city commission of Canyon has passed an ordinance increasing the fines and making owning a dog that is deemed dangerous more strict.
Stinnett, Texas - Some area volunteer fire departments are struggling to keep fire fighters on the roster as the required training is becoming more time consuming. This is a concern for one fire chief, as fire season is in full swing.
Amarillo, Texas - They're sold over the counter and are potentially dangerous, yet hundreds of Amarillo residents are rushing to buy them.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - One of the biggest arguments against single member districts in Amarillo has always been that there are several sub-committees and boards that already have representation from all parts of town.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House debated contentious legislation Monday aimed at requiring voters to show a photo ID before casting a ballot.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers are considering a fundamental change to the make-up of the Texas Railroad Commission.
BOSTON – A Texas construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation's first full face transplant at a Boston hospital.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hundreds of World War II veterans from across Oklahoma will be taken on charter flights to Washington, D.C. to view the war memorials in the U.S. capital.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - There's an increasing push in eastern New Mexico to harness the power of the wind.
HOUSTON (AP) - A roller coaster accident on the final day of this year's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has left one person dead and another hurt.
SAN ANTONIO — Police say a San Antonio Taco Bell customer enraged that the seven burritos he ordered had gone up in price fired an air gun at an employee and later fired an assault rifle at officers before barricading himself into a hotel room.
NEW YORK — AT&T Inc. said Monday that if its deal to buy T-Mobile USA goes through, T-Mobile subscribers with "3G" phones will need to replace those to keep their wireless broadband service working. But there will be plenty of time to do that.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez says she's grateful the New Mexico Legislature approved some of her priorities during the session that ended Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech says it has hired Billy Gillispie to coach its men's basketball team.
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NEW YORK — AT&T Inc., the country's second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, on Sunday said it will buy T-Mobile USA, the fourth-largest, from Deutsche Telekom AG in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion.
CLOVIS, NM - After 14 inmate escapes in five years, a new solution to secure the Curry County jail finally seems to be working.
White Deer, Texas - Sky-rocketing cotton prices are surprising even farmers, and making a big impact beyond the Panhandle.
Because of language barriers and lack of information many illegal immigrants suffer through abusive relationships at the hands of either a US citizen or legal resident.
AMARILLO, TX - Police are alerting residents to keep their items protected as investigators work to slow down a continuing streak of auto burglaries.
Amarillo, Texas - You'll have a chance to help wildfire victims and get rid of some of your unwanted items at the same time.
Amarillo, TX - Police are looking for a man they say is tied to a shooting last year in October.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - Clovis animal control personnel say that since a pet licensing ordinance went into effect, nearly 3,000 pets have been logged into the city's pet registry.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The $128 million school system for state inmates could be replaced with online programs to save money.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Crime Stoppers is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the whereabouts of a Texas toddler missing for six weeks.
TRIPOLI, Libya – Libya declared an immediate cease-fire Friday, trying to fend off international military intervention after the U.N. authorized a no-fly zone and "all necessary measures" to prevent the regime from striking its own people
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Lawmakers are getting ready for a politically thorny assignment after the 60-day Legislature ends.
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS - For the first time after almost 17 years behind bars, a convicted killer from Pampa says it's possible he may have murdered his girlfriend and her two sons.
Texas is one of the biggest leaders when it comes to energy, but they are currently behind in one area.
Huntsville, TX - A convicted killer from Pampa is making a public challenge to District Attorney Lynn Switzer.
Curry County, NM - Nearly half of the inmates at Curry County Jail in Clovis are being held without bond.
Curry County, NM - Your help is needed locating a fugitive out of Eastern New Mexico.
WASHINGTON – The House on Thursday voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst wants the Senate to turn over every rock to find $5 billion in new revenue.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation to oppose federal health care mandates in Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Democratic lawmakers are trying to get football helmet companies to make safer helmets for kids.
YAMAGATA, Japan – Emergency workers frantic to regain control of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear complex turned to increasingly elaborate methods Thursday to cool nuclear fuel rods at risk of spraying out more radiation.
AMARILLO, TX - Many North Amarillo parents are still fearing for their children's safety in their neighborhood, nearly six months after raising their concerns to city officials.
The devastation in Japan could potentially have an affect on economies world wide, including right here in the U.S. Japan is the world's third largest economy and one of our biggest trading partners.
The wheat crop is not looking too promising right now in much of Texas, due to a lack of moisture.
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Opponents of a proposed Texas nuclear power plant are urging federal regulators to consider Japan's emergency efforts to avert a nuclear meltdown.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - A burn ban has been adopted by Curry County commissioners. The Clovis News Journal reports the ordinance gives the county the authority to invoke a burn ban during times of high fire danger.
AUSTIN, Texas — Police in Texas would have to adopt written policies for conducting live and photo identification lineups of criminal suspects under a bill passed by the Senate on Wednesday that seeks to avoid wrongful convictions.
Nestle Prepared Foods Inc. is recalling Stouffer's Lean Cuisine Simple Favorites Spaghetti with Meatballs because the 9.5-ounce packages may contain a foreign material.
Amarillo, TX - The Department of Public Safety is investigating an accident this morning on I-40.
Amarillo, Texas - One person remains in the hospital after an early morning police chase.
Amarillo, TX - A man killed in the parking lot of Plains Dairy has been identified.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Police say a man was run over and killed in the parking lot of an Amarillo business Monday evening.
Borger, Texas - The shortage of doctors in rural communities could become worse if lawmakers in Austin choose to cut a program designed to bring them to these areas.
Amarillo, TX - Additional assistance is now available for the dozens of families affected by the recent wildfires in the Panhandle.
SOMA, Japan – A nuclear power plant damaged by fire and explosions emitted a burst of radiation Tuesday, panicking an already edgy Japan and leaving the government struggling to contain a spiraling crisis caused by last week's earthquake and tsunami.
DALLAS — An affidavit alleges that a Texas man kidnapped and tortured a 62-year-old woman by tying her to a homemade rack used for skinning deer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Technology set to replace an abandoned virtual fence plan at the Mexican border will take at least another decade before it is fully in place.
Clovis, NM - Police will take children's fingerprints and photos, ask them a few questions for voice recognition and identify them by height, weight and eye color.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Senate has given initial approval for a "Choose Life" license plate as a measure to discourage abortion and raise money to promote adoption.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Senate has voted to allow Texans to keep firearms or ammunition in their cars while they are at work.
Amarillo, Texas - A big piece of Amarillo's history is now for sale... Something many say will either make or break downtown revitalization.
A dozen high school students from Minnesota are spending their spring break helping some Amarillo residents in need.
AMARILLO, TX - A local organization is hoping to help more kids who may be in danger of abuse.
Claude, Texas - Medicaid is facing cuts as lawmakers in Austin search for ways to solve the money problems of Texas.
Amarillo, TX - Two people are sent to the hospital after a serious accident Monday afternoon at FM 1912 and Highway 136.
Amarillo, TX - Drivers are asked to avoid parts of Teckla in southwest Amarillo starting Tuesday.
Two Florida men are in custody in Potter County after a drug seizure near Amarillo.
EUNICE, N.M. (AP) - A uranium enrichment plant in southeastern New Mexico is eyeing a third expansion that would double the $3 billion plant's capacity.
IRVING, Texas — AAA Texas says drivers have been monitoring gasoline prices to decide whether to hit the road for spring break.
AUSTIN, Texas — More than a thousand teachers are protesting at the state Capitol against more than $10 billion in proposed cuts to public education.
SOMA, Japan – Water levels dropped precipitously Monday inside a stricken Japanese nuclear reactor.
MINNEAPOLIS — An April 6 hearing date has been set in the federal antitrust lawsuit filed by players against the NFL.
SWEETWATER, Texas — Cold weather is blamed for fewer critters being caught during what's billed as the World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup in West Texas.
CORSICANA, Texas — A rejected suitor is charged with abducting a Texas woman at gunpoint and assaulting her at his home for nearly two weeks.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — A highly touted project to bring a little peace back to this violence-wracked border city with "safe corridors" along main streets has largely collapsed with a change in policing, residents and officials said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Law enforcement officers are becoming frontline social workers in a state where mental health funding has always been inadequate.
WASHINGTON – The State Department is advising U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Japan at this time.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas high school basketball player has died while playing in an amateur tournament in Austin.
American Red Cross Responds to Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami
Amarillo, Texas - Millions of dollars in state funding cuts are coming to school districts across the Texas Panhandle, but there's one thing most of them are doing their best to avoid.
Despite travel warnings thousands of students and families are expected to travel to Mexico during spring break.
AMARILLO, TX - Dozens of local families are waiting to hear from loved ones who are affected by Friday's deadly earthquake and tsunami sweeping across the Pacific Ocean.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police responded to a home in the 900 block of Dahlia this morning on reports that a man was threatening himself and others.
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – The warnings traveled quickly across the Pacific in the middle of the night: An 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan spawned a deadly tsunami, and it was racing east Friday as fast as a jetliner.
TOKYO – Japanese authorities will release slightly radioactive vapor to ease pressure at nuclear reactor whose cooling system failed.
Amarillo, Texas - Two Amarillo men have been booked into the Potter County Detention Center following a late night robbery.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police have captured three suspects reportedly involved in multiple burglaries in Amarillo.
TOKYO – Japan's huge earthquake brought super-modern Tokyo to a standstill Friday, paralyzing trains that normally run like clockwork and stranding hordes of commuters carrying mobile phones rendered largely useless by widespread outages.
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