Amarillo, Texas - This year, it looks like "staycations" are out, and traveling is back in. This means many local attractions are expecting a big boost in business this summer.
Video game sales have dipped to their lowest level in nearly five years.
New Mexico companies affected by this year's severe weather conditions will soon be able to receive low-interest loans.
Doctors have found yet another benefit of breastfeeding.
The government has issued a warning about formaldehyde, after declaring the common chemical a carcinogen.
Amarillo, TX - The search continues for the suspect behind a robbery at a local United Supermarket.
TxDOT workers are beginning phase two of a reconstruction project in Carson County on I-40 near the junction of State Hwy 207 South today.
Canyon, Texas - With no fireworks this year, some area cities are looking to other options to celebrate the holiday.
Amarillo, Texas - Now that all area counties are banning fireworks, there's a big crackdown on anyone violating the ban.
GOP Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is claiming President Obama "has it out for Texas."
Fast food giant Wendy's has finally found a buyer for its struggling Arby's brand.
Not turning off your cell phone or laptop during take off and landing could have serious effects on your flight.
Police in Spain arrested three men suspected in the online attacks against Sony.
The International Monetary Fund was reportedly infiltrated by hackers, who compromised sensitive financial data from around the world.
Scientists have discovered three genes linked to migraines.
Amarillo, Texas - When you head back to work Monday morning your commute will be a little bit easier if you take I-27.
10PM: Crews are making lots of progress fighting a wildfire in Cottle County.
Amarillo, Texas - An early Sunday morning motorcycle accident near the I-40, I-27 interchange sends one woman to the hospital with in critical condition.
Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo man who shot and killed three teens while they were sleeping is scheduled to be put to death on Wednesday.
Amarillo, Texas - If a disaster strikes the Texas Panhandle, area responders will be ready, thanks to an emergency preparedness conference. Some 400 people representing each of the 26 counties, gathered to train for the worst.
Amarillo, Texas - Drowning deaths are on the rise among Texas children. 40 Texas kids have died already this year... And it's only June 10th.
General Motors is recalling more than 47,000 Cadillac SRX Crossover vehicles, because of a problem with the side air bags.
Apple says it will start rejecting iPhone applications that tip motorists off about police checkpoints for drunk driving.
The CDC is warning about a potentially dangerous place in your house.
Districts across the state are laying off thousands of teachers after the Texas House approves slashing $4 billion from public schools.
AMARILLO, TX - The summer months will have more area families hitting the road and returning home with bed bugs.
Amarillo Police are looking for a suspect who they say shot a supermarket employee during a robbery.
CHILDRESS, TEXAS - Landscaping is a tough gig, especially when you're not getting paid.
DALLAS – Dirk Nowitzki waited five long years for that elusive third victory over Miami, yet there was only a short celebration when it finally came.
BERLIN – Specialists in high-tech labs tested thousands of vegetables as they hunted for the source of world's deadliest E. coli outbreak, but in the end it was old-fashioned detective work that provided the answer: German-grown sprouts.
JUNEAU, Alaska – Alaska officials on Friday released thousands of pages of Sarah Palin's emails from her first 21 months as governor, giving a fresh glimpse at the time when she rose to national prominence and became the GOP vice presidential nominee.
Amarillo, Texas - A wrench could be thrown into your summer road trip plans because of the heat.
Health problems seem to be increasing in our area and health officials are connecting that increase to smokey conditions.
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Texas - Several counties in the Texas panhandle are banning fireworks this Fourth of July season.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – Fire crews working feverishly overnight managed to protect most of a mountain resort town threatened by a massive wildfire in eastern Arizona, but some homes were lost, officials said Thursday.
Facebook has expanded its photo tagging system to users worldwide.
Autism experts are calling for greater scrutiny of chemicals found in the environment, which could potentially lead to neurodevelopmental disorders.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police are investigating a shooting that occurred just after midnight Thursday morning.
Getting too much sun is bad for anyone, but it's especially dangerous for babies.
New Mexico's graduation rate improved slightly last year, but the state still ranks among the lowest in the country.
The Texas House voted Wednesday to deny state funds to public hospitals that perform elective abortions or "abortion-related services."
A new feature added to Google Maps can now tell you whether your train or bus is running late.
Nearly 200,000 Citigroup bank card customers have been affected by a recent cyber attack.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - It's being called miracle results. NewsChannel 10's Ben Briscoe found an experimental garden thriving despite the fact we've had just a little over half an inch of moisture since the first of the year.
AMARILLO, TX - Despite recent money problems, the Maverick Boys and Girls Club is looking to expand its programs to serve even more financially disadvantaged children.
Amarillo, Texas - Many firework stands in our area could remain empty this year, as counties ban the potential fire hazard. The severe drought and terrible fires are responsible for this decision.
AMARILLO, TX - An Amarillo teenager injured in a drive-by shooting earlier this week is now expected to make a full recovery.
Governor Rick Perry has sworn to ban sanctuary cities throughout Texas.
The Hereford Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened in the 600 block of North Lee.
The Texas Rangers and FBI agents conducted an exhaustive search Tuesday night in Liberty County on claims of a possible mass grave....but it turned out to be a false alarm.
HARDIN, Texas (AP) — No bodies were found Tuesday at a Texas farmhouse where a person claiming to be a psychic told officials multiple bodies were buried, a sheriff's official says.
The Senate has voted to let the Federal Reserve limit fees that stores have to pay banks every time a customer uses a debit card.
New Mexicans in search of a job may soon have less assistance from the state.
Teenagers with Type 2 diabetes may have weaker hearts.
Your favorite seafood restaurant may not be serving exactly what you ordered.
WASHINGTON – U.S. soldiers returning from Afghanistan posted a YouTube video complaining that they had to pay Delta Air Lines $2,800 out of pocket to check extra bags, prompting an onslaught of online comments critical of Delta and at least one boycott effort
WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration says some chicken meat may contain small amounts of arsenic, though the agency is stressing that the amount is too tiny to be dangerous to people who eat it.
NEW YORK – NFL owners and players have met for a second straight day in New York, with Judge Arthur Boylan joining Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area larger than the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico on Wednesday.
Whether you're trying to shed some pounds, lower high blood pressure or combat diabetes... starting a diet may be your answer.
You may experience some internet problems today as hundreds of top websites are participating in the first world-wide "test flight" of a major engineering upgrade.
Amarillo, TX - A family in Potter County is homeless after a house fire early this morning.
The Government is taking steps to ban the sale of some well-known rat and mouse poisons in an effort to reduce the risk of harmful exposure.
NewsChannel 10 AMARILLO---A tough decision comes down for area programs many deem critical to society. Tuesday night, Amarillo's Community Development Advisory Committee had the task of deciding which
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Texas is now officially in the third worst drought it's ever seen.
A synthetic urine NewsChannel 10 found to be effective at beating drug tests receives even more testing to see just how undetectable it is.
Amarillo, Texas - Your summer road trip may now be a little safer. NewsChannel 10's Diana Crawford joined DPS troopers as they crackdown on 18-wheelers.
Amarillo, Texas - In light of this dangerously dry and windy weather, several Texas Panhandle counties have signed disaster declarations.
Sarcasm may be the best way to get employees to work harder.
The World Health Organization has discovered yet another possible cause for cancer.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico man's decision to lash out with a billboard ad saying his ex-girlfriend had an abortion against his wishes has touched off a court battle over free speech and privacy rights.
Gay and bisexual high school students are reportedly more likely to smoke or drink.
Legislation to allow Texas to govern federal health care benefits on its own, through a multi-state agreement, has been given another chance.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Film Office says the HBO film "Game Change" will shoot in New Mexico later this month.
Texas senators voted Monday night for a bill they say could save teachers' jobs.
Amarillo, Texas - The Randall County District Attorney's office says they have concluded an investigation into Dr. Roby Mitchell and found no evidence of wrongdoing.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Oklahoma Rep. Dan Boren says he won't seek a fourth term in Congress because he wants to spend more time with his family and he's tired of campaigning.
AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry added immigration legislation to the special session's agenda on Tuesday, including a measure that would remove local law enforcement agencies' ability to make immigration violations a lower priority.
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - An eastern New Mexico inmate is recovering after losing part of an ear in a jailhouse fight.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – A ferocious wildfire that has driven thousands from their homes in eastern Arizona grew to 486 square miles Tuesday and set its sights on the biggest target yet — two of the most populous towns in the fire-scarred mountains.
Women who smoke are apparently more likely to develop peripheral artery disease, which could lead to life-threatening conditions.
Amarillo, TX - Firefighters were called out to battle a fire Monday night in North Amarillo. Crews contained the blaze at the intersection of 24th and Echo.
The Potter and Carson County judges have declared a local state of disaster based on the threat of large wildfires.
Portales, NM - A 13-year-old Portales boy has been sentenced to the maximum sentence for the murder of an Eastern New Mexico University student.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - You may not personally have been impacted by all the natural disasters lately, but your pocket book soon could be.
AMARILLO, TX - A 15 year-old boy is in a Lubbock hospital with life-threatening injuries after a drive-by shooting, Sunday night.
Amarillo, Texas - West Texas A & M University is facing a state funding cutback of more than $5 million in general revenue, and now they're taking steps to make up that money.
Amarillo, Texas - One man is behind bars in connection with an arson in an Amarillo neighborhood over the weekend.
Preliminary autopsy results are in after the stabbing death of an Amarillo man found in his driveway.
Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo police are looking for two men who they say attempted to rob a man early Sunday morning.
Fewer Americans are reportedly choosing to have large families.
Steve Jobs received a standing ovation at Apple's annual Developers' Conference.
SOMERSET, Pa. – Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, a blunt talker who is popular among social conservatives, plunged into the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes Monday, saying he wants to protect American freedoms under threat from President Barack Obama.
Nintendo has been hit by hackers.
There's a new drug researchers say could be a breakthrough for women at high risk for breast cancer.
Scientists in Germany thought they had found the source of the deadliest E. coli outbreak in modern history...but now they have eliminated one more possibility.
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. – Firefighters worked furiously Monday to save a line of mountain communities in eastern Arizona from a gigantic blaze that has forced thousands of people from their homes and cast a smoky haze over states as far away as Iowa.
NEW YORK – After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday that he tweeted a photo of his bulging underpants to a woman and admitted to "inappropriate" exchanges with six women before and after getting married.
Amarillo, TX- The 53-year-old Amarillo woman who was missing is now found safe in Clinton, Oklahoma.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is in custody for aggravated robbery.
Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is in police custody after attempting to kidnap a women just after midnight Sunday.
Amarillo, Texas - Another Amarillo man is behind bars after violently injuring himself as he tried to escape police custody.
Amarillo, Texas - Two men rob an Amarillo pizza place with a gun, then take off running.
NewsChannel 10DUMAS--- Its been over a year since Dumas has had a good rain and mother nature is affecting how the city operates. The city is issuing a voluntary water restriction for residents. According
Amarillo, Texas - The recent equine herpes outbreak has led to many horse events being canceled, but for this weekend's rodeo in Amarillo, the show will still go on.
Amarillo, Texas - There's a new effort underway to make Downtown Amarillo a safer place.
Clovis, New Mexico - A Clovis man could face up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to Second Degree Murder.
High gas prices are forcing car manufacturers to think small, when it comes to new car models.
Frequently playing video games could cause your child to be nearsighted.
Scientists believe they are close to having a vaccine against melanoma.
Scientists in Europe have discovered a new strain of the superbug MRSA, and it appears to be spreading to humans.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A suspicious and noisy package that caused evacuations at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City has been deemed harmless.
It takes a special kind of lawman to carry on for 20 years in the Wild West of TV. Matt Dillon, the mythical marshal of Dodge City, stood tall — all 6 feet, 6 inches of him — on "Gunsmoke" from 1955 to 1975.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby from the public at the height of his 2008 White House campaign.
AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry is adding his support to a San Antonio-area school that has gone to court to allow prayer at a weekend graduation ceremony.
DETROIT – Jack Kevorkian, the audacious doctor who spurred on the national right-to-die debate with a homemade suicide machine that helped end the lives of dozens of ailing people, died Friday at a Detroit-area hospital after a brief illness. He was 83.
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are awaiting samples from three people in the U.S. stricken by E. coli.
More than a quarter of new AIDS cases in the world are young women between 15 and 25. A global AIDS organization says gender inequalities remain a major barrier to effective HIV response.
The Texas Senate is expected to vote for a school financing bill, a major issue in the special legislative session.
The Texas House is considering bills to make it easier for schools to increase elementary school class sizes and streamline firing teachers to ease budget strains.
MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were rejoicing for the entirety of their walk from the Dallas bench to the Miami bench. Heat players spilled onto the floor, many with fists in the air.
There may soon be a cure for children with milk allergies. A study found that eating baked goods that contain milk may help children get over their allergy.
Sony has been hit by another massive data breach, hackers who call themselves LulzSec claim. The hackers said they pulled off what they described as an elementary attack to highlight Sony's "disgraceful" security.
RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal grand jury charged two-time presidential candidate John Edwards on Friday with soliciting and covering up the secret spending of more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby during the peak of his 2008 campaign for the White House.
CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO - An area judge says an attorney tried to run him over outside the Curry County Courthouse.
AMARILLO, TX - Driving down Tascosa Road, you won't just see what this week's wildfires have destroyed. You'll also see a fireworks stand getting ready to open.
Fritch, Texas - The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority is pumping water from Lake Meredith for your use, once again.
Amarillo, TX- Thirty years after the disease was first publicized HIV infections are slightly rising in the Panhandle.
It could soon be illegal to use a friend's login to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as Netflix and Rhapsody...even with their permission.
Google has revealed a recent cyber attack on Gmail users originated in China.
Surgery is reportedly getting safer.
Some members of a prominent women's legacy group that has cared for the Alamo for decades no longer want the job.
Clovis, New Mexico - A Clovis woman is sentenced to 24 years in prison for abusing her six month old child.
WASHINGTON – There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans but merely confused others.
STRATHAM, N.H. – Just as Mitt Romney declared Thursday that he's in, it's suddenly looking like he'll have more company in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police need your help finding a man wanted out of Potter County.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrats are hoping to get a little help from Texas teachers.
LUBBOCK, Texas — A former West Texas police officer was indicted Wednesday on six counts related to child pornography federal agents said they found last month on his home computer.
Using a saliva test on newborns has proven to be a great option for detecting cases of a virus that can cause birth defects and hearing loss.
SHERMAN, CO. - A father of three is murdered in Sherman county. Nearly 16 years later, police have yet to arrest anyone in connection with the killing.
Young adults who have suffered head injuries are more likely to take part in various violent acts.
Getting a divorce can take a toll on your child's social and academic life for years.
The Medical Board of California announced Wednesday that it will revoke the license of Dr. Michael Kamrava, the doctor who assisted "Octomom" Nadya Suleman with conceiving all of her children.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - The health department is warning that e.coli has surfaced in Amarillo. In the past few days there have been seven confirmed cases all in children.
Air tankers are an essential piece in fighting wildfires and keeping you and your property safe.
Portales, New Mexico - A Portales man is arrested on nearly 30 counts related to Child Pornography.
Amarillo, Texas - It has now been confirmed thousands of dollars have been stolen from account holders with The People's Federal Credit Union. The banking breach has many scrambling to recover their money.
Sprint-Nextel has asked regulators to block AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez plans to end a program that supplements federal food stamps for thousands of low-income elderly and disabled people in the state.
Flu shots could do more than just protect pregnant women against the dangerous virus.
Your salsa may be full of harmful chemicals.
AUSTIN, Texas - Conservative Sen. Dan Patrick has reintroduced a bill to restrict the use of abortion-inducing medications to be considered during the special session.
Residents in Joplin, Missouri continue to cleanup after a deadly tornado struck the city two weeks ago, but now EPA teams warn new dangers could be lurking in the debris.
Toyota says it will conduct a voluntary safety recall on its 2001 through 2003 Prius vehicles sold in the U.S.
This summer using stronger sunscreen is advised to protect yourself against cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration is conducting a safety review of some birth control pills to see if they increase the risk of blood clots.
The FAA will soon be taking further action toward anyone choosing to point a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft.
LOS ANGELES - Attorneys for Texan Lance Armstrong -- who denies doping -- have demanded an on-air apology from the CBS program "60 Minutes" about a show that aired last month.
LUBBOCK, Texas — A man and his mother have been found slain in West Texas days apart on the same property.
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Coors Ranch Rodeo will be June 3rd & 4th, at the Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - In a time when budgets are stretched thin, Amarillo city commissioners approved a $250,000 project planting trees and installing new lighting. Those new materials will go in front of
NewsChannel 10 Amarillo, Texas - It's being called an alarming and disturbing trend... motorcyclists are dying in record numbers on Texas roads. The number of motorcycle deaths nearly doubled between
Amarillo, Texas - A 20 year old Amarillo woman is dead after falling about 80 feet into a grain elevator.
Video of an alleged shooting has surfaced on the Internet following a teen night at Le Chateau on Polk street this past Sunday.
The Texas Forest Service says three fires in and around Amarillo have burned over 3,500 acres.
Although destruction this bad from a car fire is not common, officials say there are precautions you can take to ensure your vehicle does not become a safety hazard.
Your summer barbeque will be a little more costly.
New, powerful malware is infecting tens of thousands of Apple computers...
The Justice Department is reportedly ready to file charges against former Senator John Edwards, for allegedly using campaign money to hide his mistress.
There may be a new way to diagnose autism earlier.
Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, that's according to the World Health Organization.
Amarillo Police need your help finding the person responsible for breaking into a church in the 600 block of North Bivins.
Prescription drug use continues to rise in the U.S., and a new study finds many Americans are taking too many medications at one time.
More parents are putting their child's education first and starting a college savings plan.
Nearly six-million people worldwide will die from tobacco this year as smoking continues to be on the rise across the globe.
AMARILLO, TEXAS - Most of the fire may be out, but emergency crews are warning of a new danger. People keep coming out to see the damage like this, and victims and police are pleading for it to stop.
AMARILLO, TX - Monday marked a day of remembrance for those who have died for our freedoms. It was the 61st Memorial Day for our country.
Randall County, Texas - Fire fighters continue to monitor the Tangle Aire Estates and South Ranch Acres neighborhoods, after Sunday's fire.
Potter and Randall Counties are thinking about banning fireworks in light of the very dry, windy weather.
Amarillo, TX - Hundreds gathered at Llano Cemetery this morning to pay honor to fallen service members.
Nine families are homeless following a wildfire that started Sunday evening near 9th Street and Soncy.
Amarillo, TX - The Soncy & Mariposa fire is now contained and under control.
DALLAS - Funeral services for former Texas Gov. Bill Clements will be Thursday in Dallas.
Sports drinks and energy drinks are increasingly popular with children and teens...But a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says most kids who play sports do not need sports drinks at all.
AMARILLO, Texas - At least 11 homes in the Texas Panhandle town of Amarillo have been destroyed as two wildfires burned on the city's outskirts.
America's largest military contractor has admitted it was a recent target of a major cyber attack.
Today is the final day of the legislative session and Governor Rick Perry says if Democrats don't vote for critical bills he supports, they may not like what a special session looks like.
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