Amarillo, Texas - Local law enforcement are now cracking down on the use of a marijuana-like substance called K2.
Amarillo, Texas - Local law enforcement are now cracking down on the use of a marijuana-like substance called K2.
Information on US forces in the Middle East & elsewhere.
Information on US forces in the Middle East & elsewhere.
The latest information and video on the death of Osama Bin Laden
A troubling new report finds that, all too often, nursing homes are giving anti-psychotic drugs to patients who do not need them.
A preliminary U.S. Navy plan to allow its chaplains to perform same-sex marriages in military chapels has stirred up congressional opposition.
A new study has discovered higher reports of cancer among gay men.
Babies who are breast fed are far less likely than formula-fed kids to have behavior problems during childhood.
The government is expanding its ongoing investigation into Ford's F-150 pickup trucks.
Bank of America is rethinking its overdraft fees.
The earlier a pregnant woman gets a flu shot, the better.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man found dead in Medi-Park Lake this weekend has been identified.
The cause of an Amarillo house fire remains under investigation.
Amarillo, Texas - The Department of Public Safety says at least one person died after an early morning head-on collision between a semi-truck and car.
Xcel Energy crews worked into the morning fixing damage caused by a single-vehicle accident.
Controversial Christian leader Doctor Terry Jones made a stop in Amarillo Sunday
for a "Wake up America, Texas" rally.
A controversial pastor paid a visit to Amarillo for a Texas Rally discussing what he calls the worst issues in America Sunday.
Amarillo, Texas - A Borger woman is getting her kicks on Route 66... And raising money for breast cancer at the same time. Michelle Cooper is riding her bike from Phoenix to Borger.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - You're help is needed fighting off a potential terrorist threat. Right now officials confirm security is being stepped up on our area railroads, and they hope you'll pitch in by doing
Dumas, Texas - Many are banking on the re-vamped runway at the Moore County airport to propel business in a whole new direction.
AMARILLO, TX - Too many requests for help and not enough funds. It's a problem the City of Amarillo's Community Development Department is seeing right now.
Amarillo, Texas - Three armed robberies in three days at hotels in Amarillo, have many places double-checking their security measures.
HUTCHINSON COUNTY - A baby's boy death is being called murder in Hutchinson County.
President Obama will soon be making his way to Texas to discuss immigration policies.
Conditions in industrial farms across the country can be disturbing, and that's creating a growing trend among consumers.
Texas schools may soon be forced to rid their lunch menus and vending machines of all trans fat food products.
A pre-abortion bill is just one signature away from going into law.
CACTUS, TEXAS - Right now an area city is scrambling to find new police officers after four out of five people in their department resigned.
Police are saying you are much more likely to become a victim of theft these days.
AMARILLO, TX - The City of Amarillo's mission to feed hungry children grows.
Amarillo, Texas - High gas prices are putting a dent in many people's pocketbooks and forcing them to cutback on other things.
Texas lawmakers want schools to develop protocol for identifying and overseeing concussions sustained by student athletes.
CLOVIS, NM - High school senior Steven De Los Santos says he has been taunted for being openly gay and doesn't want other students to have to go through the same thing.
Texas is reportedly one of the top two states most vulnerable to a direct hit by a hurricane.
Dog owners in Texas may soon face prison time if their animal attacks and kills someone.
AMARILLO, TX -An Amarillo woman is stabbed to death and nearly 14 years later police are still not sure who is responsible.
DNA Testing has released hundreds of wrongfully convicted prisoners and if Governor Perry signs a new bill into law, DNA could also help exonerate men who have been paying child support for children who are not theirs.
Time is winding down at the state capitol for Texas lawmakers to pass a balanced budget.
The sand dune lizard living in West Texas could put a halt to the state's oil production.
The Texas House approved a bill Tuesday that will hold dog owners accountable for injuries or death their dog may cause.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Justin Johnson grew up playing basketball at the North Branch YMCA. "They kept me from doing dumb stuff, they kept me off the streets."
Amarillo, Texas - As gas prices reach near record highs across Texas, two local Amarillo-based companies are coming together to help you reduce that pain at the pump.
AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo's crime rate against children inside their homes is almost two to three times the state average.
A synthetic drug known to cause hallucinations and even death can be bought in local shops, legally.
Area elected officials release statements on the death of Osama Bin Laden.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - While most of us spent Monday rejoicing the death of the world's most wanted terrorist, criminals got busy trying to figure out how to capitalize on the event.
Amarillo, Texas - Osama's death is spurring a local patriotic reaction like we haven't seen since September 11th. You can sum up the general mindset of nearly everyone we spoke with in three simple words... It's about time.
AMARILLO, TX - Fear of retaliation from Osama Bin Laden supporters is heightening security in our area.
Our area congressman says Bin Laden's death is an important milestone in America's fight against terrorism.
ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan – Osama Bin Laden made his final stand in a small Pakistani city where three army regiments with thousands of soldiers are based not far from the capital — a location that is increasing suspicions in Washington that Islamabad may have been sheltering him.
Southwest Airlines is about to get 25% larger when it completes its $1.4 billion purchase of competitor Airtran Airways.
Being pat down at a Texas airport could be a criminal matter under a bill gaining momentum in the state legislature.
The two state agencies that handle juvenile criminals would be consolidated under an overhaul approved by the Texas House.
College freshmen and transfer students at Texas universities will now be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis.
WASHINGTON – Declaring the killing of Osama bin Laden "a good day for America," President Barack Obama said Monday the world was safer without the al-Qaida terrorist and mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
Text of President Obama's statement to America: Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden.....
WASHINGTON – Osama Bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday.
Nearly ten years after making the promise to track down Osama Bin Laden, President George W. Bush is among those most thankful that it has finally been fulfilled.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration used DNA testing and other means to confirm that elite American forces in Pakistan had in fact killed Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, officials said Monday, as the world absorbed the stunning news.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police say a knife fight at a local park Friday appears to be related to an ongoing feud between two different families.
Job seekers in Amarillo will soon have a new resource to gain and update their skills.
Amarillo, Texas - A fire sparks in an Amarillo apartment building, causing $60,000 in damages.
Amarillo, Texas - Hundreds walked through Westgate Mall early Saturday morning as part of the MDA Muscle Walk, aimed at raising money to help those who are battling muscular dystrophy.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Space shuttle Endeavour's final launch is off until at least the end of the week because technicians need to replace a switch box in the engine compartment, NASA said Sunday. The
Canyon, Texas - April 30th marks an important day in Canyon history... The Little House of Fellowship was dedicated as an official state historical marker.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's decision to use unmanned Predator drones in Libya widened what had become very limited U.S. participation in the air war, but the aircraft credited with taking out
PRATT CITY, Ala. – Whether it's refilling blood-pressure medicine or patrolling neighborhoods in a grocery-filled pickup truck, tornado victims in splintered Southern towns say volunteers are ensuring
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AMARILLO, TEXAS - Ninja can do a lot of amazing tricks and jumping flips for a three-legged dog. "I just grabbed a treat, and was like come here ninja and he jumped in the area and grabbed it out of
Amarillo, Texas - Many Amarillo residents will soon be much safer thanks to a brand new fire station.
Amarillo, Texas - The goal this weekend is to save lives of premature babies across the Panhandle, but The March of Dimes needs your help to do it. Saturday morning marks the 25th anniversary of the March of Dimes walk in Amarillo.
AMARILLO, TX - HIV cases are rising in Randall County.
Amarillo agency and pet store participate in pet adoption drive to help homeless pets find a good home.
Amarillo, TX - Helping thousands of pets find homes is the goal of one Amarillo agency this weekend.
Moore County, TEXAS - NewsChannel 10 now knows the identity of a body found Friday morning in Etter.
There's a new warning for elderly women taking thyroid hormone medicine.
The European Commission has launched two investigations into some of the world's biggest banks.
Walmart is bringing guns back to hundreds of stores in an effort to lift slumping sales.
AUSTIN, Texas - English would become the official language in Texas and all official functions would have to be in English, under a law approved by the House State Affairs Committee.
The long lines and waiting times to renew a driver's license would be significantly shortened under legislation approved by the Texas Senate Thursday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A historic space shuttle launch was scratched Friday for mechanical problems, spoiling a visit from the president and dashing hopes of guests like astronaut-wife, congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the biggest crowd of spectators in years.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday replaced three top managers in the nation's air traffic control system following embarrassing incidents of controllers sleeping on the job and making potentially dangerous mistakes.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Gas station lines, looting and the discovery of smashed heirlooms sapped survivors' energy Friday around cities shattered by the deadliest tornado outbreak in nearly four decades.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Downtown revitalization is one of the most controversial and arguably most misunderstood issues in Amarillo's May election.
CBS coverage of the deadly southern tornadoes
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Downtown Amarillo continues to grow and today it was announced that one of the oldest buildings has new owners.
Amarillo, Texas - In this week's Fugitive File, police need your help finding a man wanted for breaking into an Amarillo business.
Amarillo, TX - The woman injured in a road rage accident is released from the hospital.
AUSTIN, Texas — The House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety wants to take the concealed part out of concealed handgun licenses.
LOS ANGELES – With some genetic sleuthing, scientists have fingered a likely culprit in the spread of leprosy in the southern United States: the nine-banded armadillo.
Dumas TX - Dumas police need your help in solving a suspicious death.
More than twenty people from six panhandle fire departments went downstate to help battle the wildfires.
PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. – Dozens of tornadoes ripped through the South, flattening homes and businesses and killing at least 214 people in six states in the deadliest outbreak in nearly 40 years.
Omega-3 fatty acids may boost a man's risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
WASHINGTON – Responding to critics' relentless claims, President Barack Obama on Wednesday produced a detailed Hawaii birth certificate.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama plans to name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense and move Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, into the CIA chief's job.
LOS ANGELES – Sony Corp. said Tuesday that the credit card data of PlayStation users around the world may have been stolen in a hack that forced it to shut down its PlayStation Network for the past week, disconnecting 77 million user accounts.
Amarillo, TX - An area man remains in custody for the murder of an elderly Borger woman.
PORTALES, N.M. - Regents at Eastern New Mexico University have once again voted to increase tuition levels for the next school year at all three university campuses.
AMARILLO, TEXAS- Crews continue monitoring the hot-spots of two fires that burned in the Panhandle Tuesday evening.
An Amarillo man on the list for the Texas Top Ten most wanted criminals turns himself in to authorities this morning.
In an effort to finally put to rest questions about where he was born, the White House on Wednesday released President Obama's long-form birth certificate. See it here and follow the story.
Get ready to pay a lot more for your morning cup of joe.
NFL quarterback Michael Vick and the Humane Society are teaming up against a smartphone application that they say promotes dog fighting.
DETROIT - The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf got top safety ratings in some of the first-ever tests of electric cars by an insurer-funded research group.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords arrived at NASA's launch site Tuesday for this week's flight of space shuttle Endeavour, and said his wife would be following him "pretty soon" — in plenty of time for liftoff.
WASHINGTON – Federal health officials said Tuesday a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Vertex Pharmaceuticals successfully treats the majority of patients with the virus in less time than older medicines that have been used for 20 years.
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. - New Mexico authorities say a woman from Truth or Consequences has died after she was attacked by four pit bull mix dogs while out for a walk.
A Tucumcari man has pleaded guilty to sharing images of child pornography.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Senate has passed a bill that would allow Texas schools to prohibit bullying, both in person and online.
Fire crews returning from the funeral service of volunteer firefighter Elias Jaquez helped respond to an afternoon fire.
Two people are arrested after DPS troopers seize over $100,000 of drugs from their vehicle.
Frogs are to blame for a salmonella outbreak across the country.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo Police are asking for witnesses to come forward who may have seen an incident of road rage on I-40 last night.
AUSTIN, Texas — Two years after Texas became one of the last states to allow transgendered people to use proof of their sex change to get a marriage license, Republican lawmakers are trying to roll back the clock.
DUMAS, Texas — A firefighter fatally burned while fighting a Panhandle wildfire will be laid to rest.
Amarillo, Texas - A Potter County family is homeless after a Sunday afternoon fire destroys their trailer home.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Thousands of homes and businesses have lost electricity as North Texas thunderstorms brought some soggy relief from wildfires and drought.
Amarillo, TX - Carlos Ortiz turned himself Friday morning and has been transported to the Potter County jail.
NewsChannel 10 Texas - Efforts to reduce the number of student athletes who use steroids are apparently working in Texas. The latest round of steroid tests caught just one student taking the performance
Smoking at work, bars and restaurants could be banned nationwide by 2020.
Hand sanitizers may not protect you from most dangerous bacteria.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man injured in a stabbing last week has died.
Amarillo, TX - Traffic is now running smoothly along Tascosa and Davidson road after a semi caught fire Friday morning.
A Cactus firefighter injured while battling wildfires earlier this month has died.
POSSUM KINGDOM LAKE, Texas - Some residents of a wildfire-ravaged Texas recreational area will be allowed to view the devastation firsthand as they begin to think about whether they can rebuild their homes.
HART, TEXAS - Animal cruelty charges may be filed against an area farmer.
HOUSTON — Some Facebook bragging about bucks has led to four suspects accused of holding up a Houston bank.
Cattle theft is on the rise in much of Texas and investigators say it is because thieves can make a large profit from just one cow.
An undercover investigation that aired on NewsChannel 10 Wednesday night is sparking national outrage and a new call to action.
Legislation that could give harsher punishment to those convicted of abuse towards children, elderly and the disabled is one step closer to becoming law.
NewsChannel 10 CANYON, TX - Some West Texas A&M University students and administrators are hoping they have started a catalyst for change in the community. Thursday, marks the wrap up of a three week
Arrests have been made in connection with the 25-year-old Portales man found dead in his home Sunday.
An area man is dead and another man is flown to an Amarillo hospital after a two vehicle wreck in Wheeler County.
NewsChannel 10By KFDA Assignments DeskAmarillo, Texas - A fugitive from the DPS top ten sex offenders in Texas list has been arrested trying to cross into Mexico. Troopers say 51 year old Jose Manuel Vasquez
The Texas house is tackling an education bill today that would expand the cap on class size.
A massive house fire this morning leaves one local family homeless.
It has been one of the driest six months in the Texas Panhandle. A dry spell that could seriously impact one part of our local economy.
DENISON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a North Texas country club neighborhood has been accused of fatally shooting a golfer who was approaching him to ask about the shooting of his dog.
Amarillo, TX - The cause of an early morning house fire in Amarillo is still being investigated.
A teenage girl from Amarillo remains missing after several months and police now need your help.
NewsChannel 10 Amarillo, TX - A 26 year-old Clovis man has died after being shot last week. Curry County Sheriff's Office says Daniel Perez died Tuesday at a Lubbock, Tx hospital. Records show deputies
NewsChannel10 Amarillo, TX - Today thousands of tea lights are being recalled for posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Pacific trade international makes the tea lights which were sold under brand
Lawmakers in Austin could take away horse racing licenses from operators who aren't using them.
Texas - Randall County and Deaf Smith firefighters have extinguished a range fire on the Randall County line near Dawn.
Dumas TX - A fire kills a Dumas mother and her teenage son.
NEW YORK – For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe sex. Dial the same number now and you get a recording of giggling women offering to talk dirty to you.
HOUSTON — A kindergartner brought a gun to his Houston elementary school and was among three students injured by fragments when it dropped from his pocket during lunchtime and accidentally fired, officials said.
There's a lot of talk in Texas about Governor Rick Perry making a run for Washington DC.
New Mexico - A suspected serial killer facing double murder charges is now in the Quay County jail.
The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease, paving the way for spotting and possibly treating these conditions much sooner than they are now.
HOUSTON — A man makes his first court appearance in Houston on Tuesday after he was charged in the death of his disabled 10-year-old son whose decomposing body was found in a cardboard box.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Many in Amarillo are mourning the loss of a long-time community leader and dear friend. Prenis Williams passed away Sunday morning at the age of 75.
A local group helping to put roofs over the heads of many victims who lost their homes in the February wildfires, is making progress.
Amarillo, Texas - It's being called a troubling shortage... The medicines commonly used to treat attention deficit disorder are becoming increasingly hard to come by.
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Diet soda may not raise your chances of developing diabetes, as some studies have reported.
Economists are predicting gas prices will climb even higher as we get closer to summer.
The Federal Aviation Administration has started changing schedules of air traffic controllers, so they can get more sleep.
Amarillo, Texas - 70-year-old Amarillo resident Isaac Haskins is behind bars in Potter County, facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
AUSTIN, Texas — A 60-year-old homeless man is facing an arson charge after authorities say he started a campfire to cook eggs and left the hot coals unattended to buy beer before a fire broke out and damaged about a dozen homes.
Hereford, Texas - We now know what sparked a grass fire in Hereford Sunday night, forcing at least ten families from their homes.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - As the city election draws near, there's a lot of political mudslinging going on about the use of your tax dollars. So to help you make sense of it all, NewsChannel 10 has been digging through the dirt to check the facts behind the controversy.
Amarillo, Texas - The Chairman of the Amarillo College Board of Regents has died. Prenis Williams died Sunday at 10:45 in Baptist St. Anthony's hospital.
Amarillo, Texas - Saturday is Global Youth Service Day... And some Amarillo teens celebrated by wrapping up their three month long effort to help the homeless.
Clovis, New Mexico - A massive wildfire in Eastern New Mexico is 70 to 80% under control as of 10pm after burning for more than five hours Sunday.
Dozens of couples gathered in Pampa to strengthen their marriages.
New Mexico - The windy dry weather is taking an extreme toll on New Mexico... Parts of the state haven't seen any real moisture in 150 days.
Amarillo, Texas - There wasn't any rubber burning at the Pantex car races Saturday... In fact, there wasn't anything burning at all.... The only fuel being used was hydrogen.
Portales, New Mexico - A 13-year-old boy is found guilty of murder in Roosevelt County... The jury returned the verdict late Friday night against the teen in the July 2010 death of Angel Vale, an Eastern New Mexico University student.
MINERAL WELLS, Texas – Some Texas residents returned Saturday to homes and ranches ravaged by wildfires that have scorched hundreds of thousands of acres across the drought-stricken state. Gary Glassock,
BOONE'S CHAPEL, Ala. – The home Willard Hollon had shared with his son and granddaughters is gone now, as is the one where his daughter lived, both twisted from their foundations by a tornado and tossed
Almost half of the meat and poultry sold at grocery stores in the U.S. reportedly contains a type of bacteria that can be harmful to humans.
A Clovis teen is being treated at a Lubbock hospital after being shot in the back.
HOUSTON — Investigators say an off-duty Harris County deputy constable was shot after getting into an argument with a pimp over money following sex with a prostitute.
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is taking a step toward a presidential bid in 2012 by setting up a committee to help him test the waters for a possible run.
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