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    In depth follow-up on Big Stories, Big Promises, Big Projects.

    In depth follow-up on Big Stories, Big Promises, Big Projects.

  • Peeples named finalist for National Teacher of the Year

    Peeples named finalist for National Teacher of the Year

    Wednesday, January 14 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-01-14 19:34:12 GMT
    AMARILLO, Texas - A high school English teacher from Amarillo is among four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year.
    AMARILLO, Texas - A high school English teacher from Amarillo is among four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year.
  • Liberty Theatre receives second chance

    Liberty Theatre receives second chance

    Friday, February 20 2015 11:24 PM EST2015-02-21 04:24:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 9 2015 12:08 AM EDT2015-04-09 04:08:44 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Downtown Amarillo Inc. unveiled plans Friday to revive one of Amarillo's oldest buildings, the Liberty Theatre.
    Amarillo, TX - Downtown Amarillo Inc. unveiled plans Friday to revive one of Amarillo's oldest buildings, the Liberty Theatre.
  • New Mexico students "walk out" in protest of new standardized testing

    New Mexico students "walk out" in protest of new standardized testing

    Monday, March 2 2015 11:44 AM EST2015-03-02 16:44:44 GMT
    NEW MEXICO - Today, New Mexico students are planning to "walk out" of school in protest of new standardized testing requirements.
    NEW MEXICO - Today, New Mexico students are planning to "walk out" of school in protest of new standardized testing requirements.
  • More than a thousand head of cattle stolen from an area dairy farm

    More than a thousand head of cattle stolen from an area dairy farm

    Monday, March 2 2015 6:19 PM EST2015-03-02 23:19:43 GMT
    Monday, March 2 2015 9:26 PM EST2015-03-03 02:26:52 GMT
    Follett, TX - The Braum's dairy farm in Follett is reporting a theft of 1,121 calves.
    Follett, TX - The Braum's dairy farm in Follett is reporting a theft of 1,121 calves.
  • Grand St. Construction aimed at helping children with disabilities

    Grand St. Construction aimed at helping children with disabilities

    Saturday, February 28 2015 3:12 PM EST2015-02-28 20:12:20 GMT
    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:22 AM EST2015-03-01 06:22:18 GMT
    A new construction project in Amarillo has some drivers asking how long they will be forced to drive in one lane along parts of Grand St. 
    A new construction project in Amarillo has some drivers asking how long they will be forced to drive in one lane along parts of Grand St. 
  • Make a Wish Car Show to benefit terminally ill children

    Make a Wish Car Show to benefit terminally ill children

    Saturday, February 28 2015 11:44 PM EST2015-03-01 04:44:40 GMT
    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:16 AM EST2015-03-01 06:16:39 GMT
    The Make-A-Wish foundation is working to raise money this weekend for terminally ill children in our area with their annual car show at the Amarillo Civic Center. 
    The Make-A-Wish foundation is working to raise money this weekend for terminally ill children in our area with their annual car show at the Amarillo Civic Center. 
  • Gun Rights Activists rally in Amarillo

    Gun Rights Activists rally in Amarillo

    Saturday, February 28 2015 11:55 PM EST2015-03-01 04:55:45 GMT
    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:07 AM EST2015-03-01 06:07:12 GMT
    Gun rights activists from across the area gathered for a march in Amarillo Saturday with long rifles in hand.
    Gun rights activists from across the area gathered for a march in Amarillo Saturday with long rifles in hand.
  • Distemper prompts sanitary makeover at Amarillo animal shelter

    Distemper prompts sanitary makeover at Amarillo animal shelter

    Friday, February 27 2015 10:31 PM EST2015-02-28 03:31:42 GMT
    Saturday, February 28 2015 1:22 PM EST2015-02-28 18:22:36 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - As concerns of distemper in the Amarillo community continue, the city's animal shelter is making some changes to prevent its spread with a sanitary makeover.
    Amarillo, TX - As concerns of distemper in the Amarillo community continue, the city's animal shelter is making some changes to prevent its spread with a sanitary makeover.
  • The PARC sees success since opening their doors

    The PARC sees success since opening their doors

    Friday, February 27 2015 8:40 PM EST2015-02-28 01:40:33 GMT
    A new organization is helping to ease homeless back into society.
    A new organization is helping to ease homeless back into society.
  • The Salvation Army takes in stranded travelers

    The Salvation Army takes in stranded travelers

    Friday, February 27 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-02-28 00:14:17 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 8:49 PM EST2015-02-28 01:49:14 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A local organization is extending their hospitality to many stranded bus travelers.
    Amarillo, TX - A local organization is extending their hospitality to many stranded bus travelers.
  • Harmful bacteria possibly spreading through Amarillo

    Harmful bacteria possibly spreading through Amarillo

    Friday, February 27 2015 5:24 PM EST2015-02-27 22:24:13 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 8:19 PM EST2015-02-28 01:19:09 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A potentially deadly bacteria originating in hospitals is now being reported as spreading to doctors and dentists offices.
    Amarillo, TX - A potentially deadly bacteria originating in hospitals is now being reported as spreading to doctors and dentists offices.
  • $55,500 worth of meth seized from Amarillo home

    $55,500 worth of meth seized from Amarillo home

    Friday, February 27 2015 12:13 PM EST2015-02-27 17:13:39 GMT
    Friday, February 27 2015 2:19 PM EST2015-02-27 19:19:05 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Two pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $55,000 were seized during a search warrant at an Amarillo home on Thursday.
    Amarillo, TX - Two pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $55,000 were seized during a search warrant at an Amarillo home on Thursday.
  • Driver rolls car and lands in hospital

    Driver rolls car and lands in hospital

    Friday, February 27 2015 12:08 PM EST2015-02-27 17:08:26 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX. - An area man is recovering from life threatening injuries today after his car flipped multiple times on I-27 overnight. 
    AMARILLO, TX. - An area man is recovering from life threatening injuries today after his car flipped multiple times on I-27 overnight. 
  • Waste management company blames TxDOT for overflowing trash bins

    Waste management company blames TxDOT for overflowing trash bins

    Thursday, February 26 2015 4:09 PM EST2015-02-26 21:09:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 6:55 PM EST2015-02-26 23:55:04 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The Texas Department of Transportation is under fire as garbage bins along I-40 at rest stops are overflowing on to the interstate. 
    Amarillo, TX - The Texas Department of Transportation is under fire as garbage bins along I-40 at rest stops are overflowing on to the interstate. 
  • Perry attorneys ask Texas appeals court to toss felony case

    Perry attorneys ask Texas appeals court to toss felony case

    Thursday, February 26 2015 2:56 PM EST2015-02-26 19:56:27 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:01 PM EST2015-02-26 20:01:32 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free speech grounds, arguing that what's "at stake is not just the freedom of one man."
    AUSTIN, Texas - Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free speech grounds, arguing that what's "at stake is not just the freedom of one man."
  • Fugitive File: Jimmy Dillon East

    Fugitive File: Jimmy Dillon East

    Thursday, February 26 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-02-26 19:34:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 2:42 PM EST2015-02-26 19:42:35 GMT
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. 
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. 
  • Amarillo College immune from legal action even after student is hurt on campus

    Amarillo College immune from legal action even after student is hurt on campus

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 11:42 PM EST2015-02-25 04:42:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 12:11 PM EST2015-02-26 17:11:47 GMT
    When a public school partially funded by our tax money claims they are immune to legal action, things get a little complicated. Recently Amarillo College said they are immune to lawsuits even after one of it's students is severely injured on campus. 
    When a public school partially funded by our tax money claims they are immune to legal action, things get a little complicated. Recently Amarillo College said they are immune to lawsuits even after one of it's students is severely injured on campus. 
  • City unveils first design renderings for downtown convention hotel

    City unveils first design renderings for downtown convention hotel

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 10:55 PM EST2015-02-26 03:55:06 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 11:51 PM EST2015-02-26 04:51:06 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Downtown revitalization took a long awaited step forward Wednesday as city officials received the first set of designs for the convention center hotel.
    Amarillo, TX - Downtown revitalization took a long awaited step forward Wednesday as city officials received the first set of designs for the convention center hotel.
  • Local Vet: "Dangerous dog food" claims may be far fetched

    Local Vet: "Dangerous dog food" claims may be far fetched

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 11:17 PM EST2015-02-26 04:17:01 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 11:35 PM EST2015-02-26 04:35:52 GMT
    A lawsuit recently filed against a popular dog food company has caught the attention of many pet owners. 
    A lawsuit recently filed against a popular dog food company has caught the attention of many pet owners. 
  • Local stores get hit as people prepare for winter storm

    Local stores get hit as people prepare for winter storm

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 8:14 PM EST2015-02-26 01:14:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 10:32 PM EST2015-02-26 03:32:43 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Stores in Amarillo are being swamped with people buying supplies in preparation for the winter storm. 
    Amarillo, TX - Stores in Amarillo are being swamped with people buying supplies in preparation for the winter storm. 
  • Are justifiable homicide rates on the rise?

    Are justifiable homicide rates on the rise?

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 5:27 PM EST2015-02-25 22:27:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 8:07 PM EST2015-02-26 01:07:43 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Using deadly force to defend your life or property has come under fire lately because some people believe Texas law offering protection to shooters is too broad. 
    Amarillo, TX - Using deadly force to defend your life or property has come under fire lately because some people believe Texas law offering protection to shooters is too broad. 
  • One killed after single-car wreck

    One killed after single-car wreck

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 6:01 PM EST2015-02-25 23:01:15 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 6:07 PM EST2015-02-25 23:07:02 GMT
    AMARILLO - A Pampa man is dead after driving his car off the road and into a tree Tuesday afternoon in Wheeler County.
    AMARILLO - A Pampa man is dead after driving his car off the road and into a tree Tuesday afternoon in Wheeler County.
  • Texas Senate to consider using vehicle sales tax for roads

    Texas Senate to consider using vehicle sales tax for roads

    Wednesday, February 25 2015 5:22 PM EST2015-02-25 22:22:06 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 5:22 PM EST2015-02-25 22:22:07 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Senate Transportation Committee has approved a plan funneling part of the revenue from the state's vehicle sales tax into building and maintaining roads.
    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Senate Transportation Committee has approved a plan funneling part of the revenue from the state's vehicle sales tax into building and maintaining roads.
  • City Council makes plans for future water needs in Amarillo

    City Council makes plans for future water needs in Amarillo

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 11:42 PM EST2015-02-25 04:42:31 GMT
    Wednesday, February 25 2015 9:22 AM EST2015-02-25 14:22:44 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - As Amarillo continues to grow, the city is trying to make sure its water facilities grow with it.
    Amarillo, TX - As Amarillo continues to grow, the city is trying to make sure its water facilities grow with it.
  • Proposed bill to protect insured Texans from balanced billing

    Proposed bill to protect insured Texans from balanced billing

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 7:04 PM EST2015-02-25 00:04:22 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 8:33 PM EST2015-02-25 01:33:38 GMT
    More insured Texans are facing surprise medical bills after a visit to the emergency room, but area Representative John Smithee is trying to get rid of those costs. 
    More insured Texans are facing surprise medical bills after a visit to the emergency room, but area Representative John Smithee is trying to get rid of those costs. 
  • Early exposure to peanuts could reduce allergy risk

    Early exposure to peanuts could reduce allergy risk

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 7:02 PM EST2015-02-25 00:02:47 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 8:22 PM EST2015-02-25 01:22:49 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Babies who eat peanuts regularly before the age of 11 months are now said to have a better chance of avoiding a peanut allergy.
    Amarillo, TX - Babies who eat peanuts regularly before the age of 11 months are now said to have a better chance of avoiding a peanut allergy.
  • "Whatever happened to..."

    Potter County judge ponders big 'vision'

    Potter County judge ponders big 'vision'

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 1:22 PM EST2015-02-24 18:22:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:49 PM EST2015-02-24 23:49:25 GMT
    Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner campaigned for office in 2014 with a pledge to implement a “new vision” for the county. 
    Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner campaigned for office in 2014 with a pledge to implement a “new vision” for the county. 
  • Municipal Court to clear up outstanding warrants

    Municipal Court to clear up outstanding warrants

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 12:11 PM EST2015-02-24 17:11:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 2:28 PM EST2015-02-24 19:28:13 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department along with the City of Amarillo Municipal Court will begin their yearly effort to clear up outstanding traffic warrants.
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department along with the City of Amarillo Municipal Court will begin their yearly effort to clear up outstanding traffic warrants.
  • Family-friendly ‘YouTube Kids’ app launches for Android and iOS

    Family-friendly ‘YouTube Kids’ app launches for Android and iOS

    As expected, Google launched its YouTube Kids app this week.
    As expected, Google launched its YouTube Kids app this week.
  • New dietary guidelines: less meat, more veggies

    New dietary guidelines: less meat, more veggies

    Monday, February 23 2015 11:38 PM EST2015-02-24 04:38:51 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 8:42 AM EST2015-02-24 13:42:25 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Newly proposed dietary guidelines are lowering the amount of meat Americans should eat to stay healthy and some Texas agriculture leaders are not happy about it.
    Amarillo, TX - Newly proposed dietary guidelines are lowering the amount of meat Americans should eat to stay healthy and some Texas agriculture leaders are not happy about it.
  • Slick roads and low visibility causes 37 vehicle pile-up

    Slick roads and low visibility causes 37 vehicle pile-up

    Monday, February 23 2015 12:41 PM EST2015-02-23 17:41:08 GMT
    Monday, February 23 2015 9:21 PM EST2015-02-24 02:21:04 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Potter County and the Department of Public Safety are working a major vehicle pile-up 10 miles from Amarillo at I-40 and Arnot in the eastbound lanes of I-40.
    Amarillo, TX - Potter County and the Department of Public Safety are working a major vehicle pile-up 10 miles from Amarillo at I-40 and Arnot in the eastbound lanes of I-40.
  • How does drastically changing weather affect our bodies?

    How does drastically changing weather affect our bodies?

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:04 PM EST2015-02-24 00:04:28 GMT
    Monday, February 23 2015 9:15 PM EST2015-02-24 02:15:14 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Doctors are working to discover why the drastic change in temperature can have adverse effects on our bodies.
    Amarillo, TX - Doctors are working to discover why the drastic change in temperature can have adverse effects on our bodies.
  • Many bus and airline travelers remain stuck in Amarillo due to weather

    Many bus and airline travelers remain stuck in Amarillo due to weather

    Monday, February 23 2015 6:26 PM EST2015-02-23 23:26:13 GMT
    Monday, February 23 2015 8:28 PM EST2015-02-24 01:28:11 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Many travelers continue to be affected by the bad weather. 
    Amarillo, TX - Many travelers continue to be affected by the bad weather. 
  • Thousands left without power across the panhandle

    Thousands left without power across the panhandle

    Sunday, February 22 2015 6:58 PM EST2015-02-22 23:58:28 GMT
    Monday, February 23 2015 1:06 PM EST2015-02-23 18:06:05 GMT
    High winds and ice are to blame for knocking out power to thousands of people across the panhandle. 
    High winds and ice are to blame for knocking out power to thousands of people across the panhandle. 
  • Amarillo man dies in single vehicle roll over

    Amarillo man dies in single vehicle roll over

    Sunday, February 22 2015 9:35 PM EST2015-02-23 02:35:12 GMT
    Monday, February 23 2015 8:49 AM EST2015-02-23 13:49:05 GMT
    An Amarillo man is dead after Troopers say he lost control of his car on an icy road in Hale County Saturday night. 
    An Amarillo man is dead after Troopers say he lost control of his car on an icy road in Hale County Saturday night. 
  • Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

    Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

    Sunday, February 22 2015 5:42 PM EST2015-02-22 22:42:56 GMT
    Sunday, February 22 2015 5:53 PM EST2015-02-22 22:53:33 GMT
    JOHANNESBURG - A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.
    JOHANNESBURG - A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.
  • Breaking down the varying value of street drugs

    Breaking down the varying value of street drugs

    Friday, February 20 2015 11:48 PM EST2015-02-21 04:48:13 GMT
    Saturday, February 21 2015 5:02 PM EST2015-02-21 22:02:01 GMT
    Two local meth busts ranging from 10 to nearly 40 pounds end up with very similar street values. We looked into why such varying weights ended with around a million dollar value.
    Two local meth busts ranging from 10 to nearly 40 pounds end up with very similar street values. We looked into why such varying weights ended with around a million dollar value.
  • Decrease in bee population causing a surge in honey prices

    Decrease in bee population causing a surge in honey prices

    Friday, February 20 2015 8:46 PM EST2015-02-21 01:46:01 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Honey prices at the grocery store have not been so sweet because of a decrease in bee population. This could mean higher prices for more than just honey.
    Amarillo, TX - Honey prices at the grocery store have not been so sweet because of a decrease in bee population. This could mean higher prices for more than just honey.
  • Suspect in 2013 murder found guilty

    Suspect in 2013 murder found guilty

    Friday, February 20 2015 5:36 PM EST2015-02-20 22:36:02 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 7:16 PM EST2015-02-21 00:16:31 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A nearly two year-old murder case is coming to a close as one suspect is handed a conviction.
    Amarillo, TX - A nearly two year-old murder case is coming to a close as one suspect is handed a conviction.
  • Amarillo police serve warrant and discover 38 pounds of meth

    Amarillo police serve warrant and discover 38 pounds of meth

    Friday, February 20 2015 6:29 PM EST2015-02-20 23:29:18 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-02-21 00:14:09 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police serve warrant and discover 38 pounds of meth.
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police serve warrant and discover 38 pounds of meth.
  • Plainview educator uses marker on student's head

    Plainview educator uses marker on student's head

    Friday, February 20 2015 12:22 PM EST2015-02-20 17:22:49 GMT
    PLAINVIEW, TX.  - A West Texas mother wants an apology after she says an educator used a dark marker to color in her son's hairline in a dress code dispute.
    PLAINVIEW, TX.  - A West Texas mother wants an apology after she says an educator used a dark marker to color in her son's hairline in a dress code dispute.
  • I-40 traffic stop yields 10 bundles of meth worth close to one millions dollars

    I-40 traffic stop yields 10 bundles of meth worth close to one millions dollars

    Friday, February 20 2015 12:02 PM EST2015-02-20 17:02:22 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 12:20 PM EST2015-02-20 17:20:03 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Almost a million dollars of drugs are off the streets after troopers conducted a traffic stop on I-40.
    Amarillo, TX - Almost a million dollars of drugs are off the streets after troopers conducted a traffic stop on I-40.
  • Fatal rollover near Umbarger

    Fatal rollover near Umbarger

    Friday, February 20 2015 11:41 AM EST2015-02-20 16:41:47 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 11:41 AM EST2015-02-20 16:41:49 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo woman has died in an accident near Umbarger where her vehicle rolled multiple times.
    Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo woman has died in an accident near Umbarger where her vehicle rolled multiple times.
  • New law for Texas drivers

    New law for Texas drivers

    Thursday, February 19 2015 8:16 PM EST2015-02-20 01:16:52 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 10:54 AM EST2015-02-20 15:54:54 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A new law going into effect March 1st is confusing some Texas Drivers.
    Amarillo, TX - A new law going into effect March 1st is confusing some Texas Drivers.
  • Affordable Care Act tug-of-war: What side are you on?

    Affordable Care Act tug-of-war: What side are you on?

    Thursday, February 19 2015 9:43 PM EST2015-02-20 02:43:45 GMT
    Friday, February 20 2015 10:51 AM EST2015-02-20 15:51:17 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - With the complexity of the Affordable Care Act, many of us are left not knowing what is best when it comes to health insurance.
    Amarillo, TX - With the complexity of the Affordable Care Act, many of us are left not knowing what is best when it comes to health insurance.
  • Men bulking up by drinking breast milk

    Men bulking up by drinking breast milk

    Thursday, February 19 2015 6:55 PM EST2015-02-19 23:55:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 8:23 PM EST2015-02-20 01:23:34 GMT
    For decades, doctors have talked about the benefits of breast milk for babies, but now some men who are looking to build muscle are getting in on the action.
    For decades, doctors have talked about the benefits of breast milk for babies, but now some men who are looking to build muscle are getting in on the action.
  • AFD conducts training in neighborhood home

    AFD conducts training in neighborhood home

    Thursday, February 19 2015 11:58 AM EST2015-02-19 16:58:54 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 8:23 PM EST2015-02-20 01:23:27 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Fire Department is conducting their training in a house recently acquired by the City of Amarillo.
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Fire Department is conducting their training in a house recently acquired by the City of Amarillo.
  • FDA issues warning as peanuts found in cumin spice

    FDA issues warning as peanuts found in cumin spice

    Thursday, February 19 2015 4:35 PM EST2015-02-19 21:35:32 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 5:19 PM EST2015-02-19 22:19:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON - Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice — a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
    WASHINGTON - Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice — a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
  • Ex-Chief of Police in Estelline speaks out after surrendering peace officer license

    Ex-Chief of Police in Estelline speaks out after surrendering peace officer license

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 11:48 PM EST2015-02-19 04:48:33 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 4:03 PM EST2015-02-19 21:03:46 GMT
    The ex-Police Chief in Estelline is speaking out for the first time after a controversial traffic stop ended with him surrendering his peace officer license.
    The ex-Police Chief in Estelline is speaking out for the first time after a controversial traffic stop ended with him surrendering his peace officer license.
  • Construction takes over roads leading to Westgate Mall

    Construction takes over roads leading to Westgate Mall

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 11:31 PM EST2015-02-19 04:31:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 3:29 PM EST2015-02-19 20:29:19 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Drivers may encounter delays near the I-40 and Westgate Mall for the next few months as TxDOT enters the first phase of project to reverse the on and off ramps to the highway.
    Amarillo, TX - Drivers may encounter delays near the I-40 and Westgate Mall for the next few months as TxDOT enters the first phase of project to reverse the on and off ramps to the highway.
  • Estelline Chief of Police charged with official oppression

    Estelline Chief of Police charged with official oppression

    Thursday, February 12 2015 2:55 PM EST2015-02-12 19:55:29 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 1:05 PM EST2015-02-19 18:05:10 GMT
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    The Chief of Police in Estelline TX surrendered his peace officer license after being charged with official oppression, stemming from an incident earlier this week.
    The Chief of Police in Estelline TX surrendered his peace officer license after being charged with official oppression, stemming from an incident earlier this week.
  • Distemper continues to affect pets in Amarillo

    Distemper continues to affect pets in Amarillo

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:04 PM EST2015-02-19 02:04:38 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Pet owners and local veterinarians in our area are continuing to see many cases of distemper.
    Amarillo, TX - Pet owners and local veterinarians in our area are continuing to see many cases of distemper.
  • Whatever happened to the restoration of the original Randall Co. Courthouse?

    Whatever happened to the restoration of the original Randall Co. Courthouse?

    Monday, February 16 2015 11:52 AM EST2015-02-16 16:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:11 PM EST2015-02-19 02:11:11 GMT
    Randall County government doesn't occupy an actual courthouse, even though the county owns one. The county abandoned its courthouse some years ago, dispersing government functions across the street from the old building in what used to be the county jail. 
    Randall County government doesn't occupy an actual courthouse, even though the county owns one. The county abandoned its courthouse some years ago, dispersing government functions across the street from the old building in what used to be the county jail. 
  • APD reports increase in convenience store robberies

    APD reports increase in convenience store robberies

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 8:27 PM EST2015-02-19 01:27:43 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:04 PM EST2015-02-19 02:04:09 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Convenience store robberies in Amarillo have tripled compared to this time last year.
    Amarillo, TX - Convenience store robberies in Amarillo have tripled compared to this time last year.
  • City addresses 34th construction project frustrations

    City addresses 34th construction project frustrations

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:24 PM EST2015-02-19 00:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 8:55 PM EST2015-02-19 01:55:59 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo said the contractor on the 34th street construction project is nearing a deadline that comes with repercussions.
    Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo said the contractor on the 34th street construction project is nearing a deadline that comes with repercussions.
  • The Shawnee Tribe bringing the gaming experience to the Oklahoma panhandle.

    The Shawnee Tribe bringing the gaming experience to the Oklahoma panhandle.

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:05 PM EST2015-02-19 00:05:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-02-19 00:14:42 GMT
    Guymon, OK - A new casino may help put one small area city on the map. The city of Guymon found out just this morning about a new casino entertainment center, named the Golden Mesa coming to the area. 
    Guymon, OK - A new casino may help put one small area city on the map. The city of Guymon found out just this morning about a new casino entertainment center, named the Golden Mesa coming to the area. 
  • About 1.2 million Texans signed up through health exchange

    About 1.2 million Texans signed up through health exchange

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 6:55 PM EST2015-02-18 23:55:06 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 6:55 PM EST2015-02-18 23:55:06 GMT
    Texas  - Nearly 1.2 million Texans have signed up or were re-enrolled for health insurance through the federal marketplace by a February 15 deadline.
    Texas  - Nearly 1.2 million Texans have signed up or were re-enrolled for health insurance through the federal marketplace by a February 15 deadline.
  • Police seek driver in Wednesday morning hit-and-run

    Police seek driver in Wednesday morning hit-and-run

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 1:20 PM EST2015-02-18 18:20:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 3:43 PM EST2015-02-18 20:43:11 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A hit and run near Plains and Dixie Wednesday morning sends a pedestrian to the hospital.
    Amarillo, TX - A hit and run near Plains and Dixie Wednesday morning sends a pedestrian to the hospital.
  • Two people sent to hospital after head-on collision

    Two people sent to hospital after head-on collision

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 12:02 PM EST2015-02-18 17:02:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 3:14 PM EST2015-02-18 20:14:00 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A head on collision in Amarillo has sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
    Amarillo, TX - A head on collision in Amarillo has sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
  • Amarillo ISD Superintendent to retire

    Amarillo ISD Superintendent to retire

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-02-17 19:38:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:58 AM EST2015-02-18 14:58:18 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - After four decades in the public school system, Amarillo ISD Superintendent, Rod Schroder, has announced he will retire at the start of the next school year.
    Amarillo, TX - After four decades in the public school system, Amarillo ISD Superintendent, Rod Schroder, has announced he will retire at the start of the next school year.
  • March of Dimes Kick-Off Luncheon

    March of Dimes Kick-Off Luncheon

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 6:52 PM EST2015-02-17 23:52:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:29 AM EST2015-02-18 14:29:57 GMT
    Amarillo, Tx - The March of Dimes is getting ready for this year's March for Babies.
    Amarillo, Tx - The March of Dimes is getting ready for this year's March for Babies.
  • Senior center fights hunger in north Amarillo

    Senior center fights hunger in north Amarillo

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 11:13 PM EST2015-02-18 04:13:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 18 2015 9:13 AM EST2015-02-18 14:13:35 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - When it comes to hunger, the Hilltop Senior Center cannot meet all the needs of the senior community it serves, but a new partnership with Kids Cafe could soon change that.
    Amarillo, TX - When it comes to hunger, the Hilltop Senior Center cannot meet all the needs of the senior community it serves, but a new partnership with Kids Cafe could soon change that.
  • Grass fire shuts down traffic near River Road

    Grass fire shuts down traffic near River Road

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 2:56 PM EST2015-02-17 19:56:47 GMT
    Amarillo, TX. -Over 100 acres burned as Potter County Firefighters handled a grass fire in Northeast Amarillo Tuesday afternoon.
    Amarillo, TX. -Over 100 acres burned as Potter County Firefighters handled a grass fire in Northeast Amarillo Tuesday afternoon.
  • Woman critically injured in Monday afternoon crash

    Woman critically injured in Monday afternoon crash

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 11:59 AM EST2015-02-17 16:59:49 GMT
     Amarillo, TX - Police continue to investigate a wreck that sent one person to the hospital with major injuries.
     Amarillo, TX - Police continue to investigate a wreck that sent one person to the hospital with major injuries.
  • Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    Tuesday, February 17 2015 10:19 AM EST2015-02-17 15:19:43 GMT
    Tuesday, February 17 2015 10:23 AM EST2015-02-17 15:23:22 GMT
    HOUSTON  - The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration and gave a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit aiming to permanently stop the orders.
    HOUSTON  - The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration and gave a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit aiming to permanently stop the orders.
  • Human trafficking proposed legislation

    Human trafficking proposed legislation

    Monday, February 16 2015 8:32 PM EST2015-02-17 01:32:07 GMT
    Amarillo. TX - Amarillo is a prime spot for human trafficking to occur because of its location.
    Amarillo. TX - Amarillo is a prime spot for human trafficking to occur because of its location.
  • A man is in jail after Amarillo police say a domestic dispute led to an act of arson

    A man is in jail after Amarillo police say a domestic dispute led to an act of arson

    Monday, February 16 2015 8:52 PM EST2015-02-17 01:52:25 GMT
    Tuesday, February 17 2015 9:09 AM EST2015-02-17 14:09:47 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - We now know the name of the man who is accused in a domestic dispute that apparently led to him setting his home on fire
    Amarillo, TX - We now know the name of the man who is accused in a domestic dispute that apparently led to him setting his home on fire
  • Refugee growing pains in Amarillo

    Refugee growing pains in Amarillo

    Monday, February 16 2015 9:35 PM EST2015-02-17 02:35:52 GMT
    Tuesday, February 17 2015 9:04 AM EST2015-02-17 14:04:20 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo has a long history of welcoming refugees dating back to the 1970's, but city officials say they're feeling growing pains because so many of them have been brought to our area. 
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo has a long history of welcoming refugees dating back to the 1970's, but city officials say they're feeling growing pains because so many of them have been brought to our area. 
  • Firefighters gear up for wildfire season

    Firefighters gear up for wildfire season

    Monday, February 16 2015 11:25 PM EST2015-02-17 04:25:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 17 2015 8:57 AM EST2015-02-17 13:57:00 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - As we enter wildfire season, unseasonably warm temperatures and high amounts of grass fuel across the Panhandle mean conditions are not in our favor, but there is extra help this year to fight those unfavorable odds.
    Amarillo, TX - As we enter wildfire season, unseasonably warm temperatures and high amounts of grass fuel across the Panhandle mean conditions are not in our favor, but there is extra help this year to fight those unfavorable odds.
  • Report: Nuke lab failed to keep some information classified

    Report: Nuke lab failed to keep some information classified

    Monday, February 16 2015 5:50 PM EST2015-02-16 22:50:44 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 6:16 PM EST2015-02-16 23:16:11 GMT
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General says a lack of managerial oversight at Los Alamos National Laboratory led to improper disclosures of sensitive information.
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General says a lack of managerial oversight at Los Alamos National Laboratory led to improper disclosures of sensitive information.
  • Man sent to hospital after being struck while crossing 10th Avenue

    Man sent to hospital after being struck while crossing 10th Avenue

    Monday, February 16 2015 12:51 PM EST2015-02-16 17:51:46 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 6:12 PM EST2015-02-16 23:12:11 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A man is sent to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car on Saturday.
    Amarillo, TX - A man is sent to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car on Saturday.
  • Retired Texas teachers could face higher health care costs

    Retired Texas teachers could face higher health care costs

    Retired Texas teachers could face higher health care costs

    Monday, February 16 2015 5:18 PM EST2015-02-16 22:18:36 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 5:20 PM EST2015-02-16 22:20:05 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.
    AUSTIN, Texas - More than 200,000 retired educators and their dependents in Texas could have to pay more for health care due to rising coverage costs.
  • APD searching for robbery suspect

    APD searching for robbery suspect

    Sunday, February 15 2015 8:12 PM EST2015-02-16 01:12:57 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-02-16 19:38:02 GMT
    Amarillo Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a CEFCO convenience store Sunday afternoon. 
    Amarillo Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a CEFCO convenience store Sunday afternoon. 
  • Two families rebuild their homes in Fritch after Double Diamond

    Two families rebuild their homes in Fritch after Double Diamond

    Sunday, February 15 2015 9:48 PM EST2015-02-16 02:48:45 GMT
    Monday, February 16 2015 12:47 PM EST2015-02-16 17:47:53 GMT
    Fritch, TX - The Mittiza and the Rogers family's homes were just two of 225 houses that were destroyed by the double diamond fire. 
    Fritch, TX - The Mittiza and the Rogers family's homes were just two of 225 houses that were destroyed by the double diamond fire. 
  • Wreck leaves one dead, another critically injured

    Wreck leaves one dead, another critically injured

    Sunday, February 15 2015 6:34 PM EST2015-02-15 23:34:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 10:36 PM EST2015-02-16 03:36:38 GMT
    AMARILLO - A car wreck near on U.S. 70 near Farwell, Texas critically injured one woman and killed another.
    AMARILLO - A car wreck near on U.S. 70 near Farwell, Texas critically injured one woman and killed another.
  • Employee helps contain fire at local hotel

    Employee helps contain fire at local hotel

    Sunday, February 15 2015 8:16 PM EST2015-02-16 01:16:50 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 10:26 PM EST2015-02-16 03:26:27 GMT
    The Amarillo Fire Department and a quick thinking employee helped to put out a fire at an area hotel Sunday afternoon.
    The Amarillo Fire Department and a quick thinking employee helped to put out a fire at an area hotel Sunday afternoon.
  • WTAMU Police investigate attempted sexual assault

    WTAMU Police investigate attempted sexual assault

    Sunday, February 15 2015 8:23 PM EST2015-02-16 01:23:21 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 9:52 PM EST2015-02-16 02:52:10 GMT
    West Texas AM Police are investigating the moments leading up to an attempted sexual assault on campus. 
    West Texas AM Police are investigating the moments leading up to an attempted sexual assault on campus. 
  • Millions in health coverage gap seek to avoid tax penalty

    Millions in health coverage gap seek to avoid tax penalty

    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:37 PM EST2015-02-15 17:37:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:47 PM EST2015-02-15 17:47:26 GMT
    FORT WORTH - Enrollment drives are being held across the country to help people beat Sunday's deadline to sign up for health insurance through the federal marketplace.
    FORT WORTH - Enrollment drives are being held across the country to help people beat Sunday's deadline to sign up for health insurance through the federal marketplace.
  • Electronic pick-pocket scam

    Electronic pick-pocket scam

    Friday, February 13 2015 10:39 PM EST2015-02-14 03:39:59 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:41 PM EST2015-02-15 17:41:31 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The latest credit and debit cards designed to protect you from fraud could actually be putting you at risk.
    Amarillo, TX - The latest credit and debit cards designed to protect you from fraud could actually be putting you at risk.
  • Early morning fire leaves behind thousands of dollars in damage

    Early morning fire leaves behind thousands of dollars in damage

    Saturday, February 14 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-02-14 19:34:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:38 PM EST2015-02-15 17:38:05 GMT
    An early morning fire leaves behind thousands of dollars of damage at a home on S. Harrison St. in Amarillo. 
    An early morning fire leaves behind thousands of dollars of damage at a home on S. Harrison St. in Amarillo. 
  • Continuing coverage: Grass fire now contained

    Continuing coverage: Grass fire now contained

    Saturday, February 14 2015 5:00 PM EST2015-02-14 22:00:39 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:25 PM EST2015-02-15 17:25:00 GMT
    AMARILLO - A large grass fire that destroyed at least four miles of land in Bushland and surrounding areas is now contained.
    AMARILLO - A large grass fire that destroyed at least four miles of land in Bushland and surrounding areas is now contained.
  • Driver killed after getting out of car on U.S. 60

    Driver killed after getting out of car on U.S. 60

    Saturday, February 14 2015 10:44 PM EST2015-02-15 03:44:08 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:19 PM EST2015-02-15 17:19:55 GMT
    *News-Crime, Police Lights*News-Crime, Police Lights
    One man is dead after being hit by a truck on U.S. 60 in Deaf Smith County. 
    One man is dead after being hit by a truck on U.S. 60 in Deaf Smith County. 
  • Single vehicle rollover sends one to hospital

    Single vehicle rollover sends one to hospital

    Saturday, February 14 2015 11:50 PM EST2015-02-15 04:50:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 15 2015 12:14 PM EST2015-02-15 17:14:05 GMT
    One person was air-lifted to an area hospital after a car drove off Highway 287 and flipped several times Saturday evening. 
    One person was air-lifted to an area hospital after a car drove off Highway 287 and flipped several times Saturday evening. 
  • Wal-Mart takes Texas to court for right to sell liquor

    Wal-Mart takes Texas to court for right to sell liquor

    Friday, February 13 2015 8:06 PM EST2015-02-14 01:06:17 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 9:08 PM EST2015-02-14 02:08:40 GMT
    It's the battle of Walmart versus Texas as the company fights for the right to sell liquor in the lone star state.
    It's the battle of Walmart versus Texas as the company fights for the right to sell liquor in the lone star state.
  • Vaccination trends in our area

    Vaccination trends in our area

    Friday, February 13 2015 8:35 PM EST2015-02-14 01:35:24 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 9:06 PM EST2015-02-14 02:06:12 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - More parents in Texas are choosing not to vaccinate their child, but local officials say that is not the case here.
    Amarillo, TX - More parents in Texas are choosing not to vaccinate their child, but local officials say that is not the case here.
  • City reveals downtown money trail

    City reveals downtown money trail

    Friday, February 13 2015 12:09 PM EST2015-02-13 17:09:41 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 7:18 PM EST2015-02-14 00:18:45 GMT
    Amarillo City Hall is facing a million-dollar set of questions – or at least questions worth nearly that much money. How did the city spend $924,312.35 to date on a multi-faceted plan to renovate its downtown business district?
    Amarillo City Hall is facing a million-dollar set of questions – or at least questions worth nearly that much money. How did the city spend $924,312.35 to date on a multi-faceted plan to renovate its downtown business district?
  • Chase ends when man tries to hide in home, homeowner lets police inside

    Chase ends when man tries to hide in home, homeowner lets police inside

    Friday, February 13 2015 12:26 PM EST2015-02-13 17:26:37 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 3:33 PM EST2015-02-13 20:33:52 GMT
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department arrested a man on stolen vehicle and trespassing charges Thursday night with the help of a Texas DPS helicopter and an angry homeowner.
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department arrested a man on stolen vehicle and trespassing charges Thursday night with the help of a Texas DPS helicopter and an angry homeowner.
  • Police seek package thief

    Police seek package thief

    Thursday, February 12 2015 10:19 PM EST2015-02-13 03:19:25 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 8:33 AM EST2015-02-13 13:33:26 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Thieves are paying closer attention to your porch and Amarillo police are looking for one who could be targeting a south Amarillo neighborhood.
    Amarillo, TX - Thieves are paying closer attention to your porch and Amarillo police are looking for one who could be targeting a south Amarillo neighborhood.
  • New option for veterans and first responders dealing with PTSD

    New option for veterans and first responders dealing with PTSD

    Thursday, February 12 2015 11:24 PM EST2015-02-13 04:24:51 GMT
    Friday, February 13 2015 8:23 AM EST2015-02-13 13:23:51 GMT
    An increasing number of first responders and local veterans are showing signs of post traumatic stress disorder. But now the Pavilion is offering a new option when it comes to coping with it.
    An increasing number of first responders and local veterans are showing signs of post traumatic stress disorder. But now the Pavilion is offering a new option when it comes to coping with it.
  • Hereford to lose two physicians

    Hereford to lose two physicians

    Thursday, February 12 2015 6:52 PM EST2015-02-12 23:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 8:29 PM EST2015-02-13 01:29:29 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Hereford Regional Medical Center must now recruit two new physicians after it will lose two valuable doctors by May.
    Amarillo, TX - Hereford Regional Medical Center must now recruit two new physicians after it will lose two valuable doctors by May.
  • Hot coals believed to be cause of mobile home fire

    Hot coals believed to be cause of mobile home fire

    Thursday, February 12 2015 4:44 PM EST2015-02-12 21:44:25 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Fire officials say one pet has died in a house fire that started late Thursday morning.
    Amarillo, TX - Fire officials say one pet has died in a house fire that started late Thursday morning.
  • Texting acronyms parents should know

    Texting acronyms parents should know

    Thursday, February 12 2015 2:29 PM EST2015-02-12 19:29:14 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 6:52 PM EST2015-02-12 23:52:30 GMT
    Texting has become a most popular form of communicating, especially among teens. There are some acronyms kids are using to keep parents clueless.
    Texting has become a most popular form of communicating, especially among teens. There are some acronyms kids are using to keep parents clueless.
  • Fire destroys structure, multiple acres of land

    Fire destroys structure, multiple acres of land

    Thursday, February 12 2015 4:02 PM EST2015-02-12 21:02:32 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 5:24 PM EST2015-02-12 22:24:47 GMT
    AMARILLO - A grass fire destroyed a building and 25 acres of land off of Highway 60 Thursday afternoon.
    AMARILLO - A grass fire destroyed a building and 25 acres of land off of Highway 60 Thursday afternoon.
  • Oklahoma House OKs Bill For Ministers To Refuse Gay Marriage

    Oklahoma House OKs Bill For Ministers To Refuse Gay Marriage

    Thursday, February 12 2015 3:49 PM EST2015-02-12 20:49:46 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 3:55 PM EST2015-02-12 20:55:48 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY  -The Oklahoma House has approved legislation that grants immunity from civil liability to ministers who refuse to officiate a same-sex marriage.
    OKLAHOMA CITY  -The Oklahoma House has approved legislation that grants immunity from civil liability to ministers who refuse to officiate a same-sex marriage.
  • Fugitive File: Sarah Barnes

    Fugitive File: Sarah Barnes

    Thursday, February 12 2015 12:54 PM EST2015-02-12 17:54:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 12:59 PM EST2015-02-12 17:59:19 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in locating a fugitive wanted out of Randall County.
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in locating a fugitive wanted out of Randall County.
  • Two arrested for stolen car, drug possession

    Two arrested for stolen car, drug possession

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:39 PM EST2015-02-11 21:39:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 4:44 AM EST2015-02-12 09:44:19 GMT
    AMARILLO - Two people are now in jail for stealing a car and holding drugs, according to the Amarillo Police Department.
    AMARILLO - Two people are now in jail for stealing a car and holding drugs, according to the Amarillo Police Department.
  • Students test time code product

    Students test time code product

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 8:23 PM EST2015-02-12 01:23:15 GMT
    Canyon, TX - West Texas AM students are some of the first to use a new generation of video production technology.
    Canyon, TX - West Texas AM students are some of the first to use a new generation of video production technology.
  • Local father accused of killing infant

    Local father accused of killing infant

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 7:41 PM EST2015-02-12 00:41:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 4:08 AM EST2015-02-12 09:08:27 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A man is in jail after the death of an infant in south Amarillo.
    Amarillo, TX - A man is in jail after the death of an infant in south Amarillo.
  • Powerball drawing attracts thousands across the panhandle

    Powerball drawing attracts thousands across the panhandle

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 10:43 PM EST2015-02-12 03:43:30 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 3:54 AM EST2015-02-12 08:54:13 GMT
    Millions of american's including thousands of panhandle residents are keeping their fingers crossed tonight as one of the largest Powerball drawings in recent history takes place
    Millions of american's including thousands of panhandle residents are keeping their fingers crossed tonight as one of the largest Powerball drawings in recent history takes place
  • Could gas prices be stabilizing?

    Could gas prices be stabilizing?

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 6:50 PM EST2015-02-11 23:50:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 8:32 PM EST2015-02-12 01:32:17 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Reports of oil prices stabilizing over the next five years are causing a stir among local oil and gas economists who said the future of oil and gas isn't easily predicted.
    Amarillo, TX - Reports of oil prices stabilizing over the next five years are causing a stir among local oil and gas economists who said the future of oil and gas isn't easily predicted.
  • Travel experts coming to Amarillo

    Travel experts coming to Amarillo

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:55 PM EST2015-02-11 22:55:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 7:37 PM EST2015-02-12 00:37:24 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo will soon host over 200 travel experts.
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo will soon host over 200 travel experts.
  • Amarillo mayor speaks out about former downtown master developer

    Amarillo mayor speaks out about former downtown master developer

    Monday, February 9 2015 11:41 PM EST2015-02-10 04:41:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:44 PM EST2015-02-11 22:44:45 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Former downtown master developer Wallace Bajjali unexpectedly closed shop in January, putting into question if the city properly vetted the company before hiring them and if taxpayers lost out.
    Amarillo, TX - Former downtown master developer Wallace Bajjali unexpectedly closed shop in January, putting into question if the city properly vetted the company before hiring them and if taxpayers lost out.
  • Area service member honored for heroic acts

    Area service member honored for heroic acts

    Monday, February 9 2015 8:46 PM EST2015-02-10 01:46:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:41 PM EST2015-02-11 22:41:24 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A service member from the area was recently awarded for his heroic actions while deployed in Afghanistan. 
    Amarillo, TX - A service member from the area was recently awarded for his heroic actions while deployed in Afghanistan. 
  • Amarillo man arrested for disturbance early Monday morning

    Amarillo man arrested for disturbance early Monday morning

    Monday, February 9 2015 5:59 PM EST2015-02-09 22:59:06 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:39 PM EST2015-02-11 22:39:05 GMT
    AMARILLO-Shortly before 3am Monday morning, APD officers were dispatched to a disturbed man standing at a drive thru window on Amarillo Blvd East.
    AMARILLO-Shortly before 3am Monday morning, APD officers were dispatched to a disturbed man standing at a drive thru window on Amarillo Blvd East.
  • Borger Police investigate fatal hit and run

    Borger Police investigate fatal hit and run

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 3:47 PM EST2015-02-11 20:47:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:26 PM EST2015-02-11 22:26:37 GMT
    Borger, TX - One person is dead after a hit and run in Borger. 
    Borger, TX - One person is dead after a hit and run in Borger. 
  • Drug Trafficker convicted in Portales

    Drug Trafficker convicted in Portales

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:42 PM EST2015-02-11 21:42:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:19 PM EST2015-02-11 22:19:06 GMT
    Portales, NM - A Roosevelt County Jury found 36-year-old Vernie Davis Jr. guilty of Trafficking Controlled Substances, a second felony.
    Portales, NM - A Roosevelt County Jury found 36-year-old Vernie Davis Jr. guilty of Trafficking Controlled Substances, a second felony.
  • Drug Trafficker convicted in Clovis

    Drug Trafficker convicted in Clovis

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:34 PM EST2015-02-11 21:34:33 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 5:10 PM EST2015-02-11 22:10:16 GMT
    Clovis, NM - A Clovis man has been convicted of trafficking controlled substances.
    Clovis, NM - A Clovis man has been convicted of trafficking controlled substances.
  • Why does Amarillo need a new baseball park and hotel?

    Why does Amarillo need a new baseball park and hotel?

    Tuesday, February 10 2015 11:34 PM EST2015-02-11 04:34:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:55 PM EST2015-02-11 21:55:43 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo said it is moving full speed ahead without a downtown master developer, but many are questioning why the city needs to build some of the downtown projects in the first place.
    Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo said it is moving full speed ahead without a downtown master developer, but many are questioning why the city needs to build some of the downtown projects in the first place.
  • Highlights from around the Capitol

    Highlights from around the Capitol

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:20 PM EST2015-02-11 21:20:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 4:46 PM EST2015-02-11 21:46:05 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - National Guard troops sent to the Texas-Mexico border last summer are now in line to stay indefinitely and not come home in March as originally planned, Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday. 
    AUSTIN, Texas - National Guard troops sent to the Texas-Mexico border last summer are now in line to stay indefinitely and not come home in March as originally planned, Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday. 
  • Whatever happened to the Barfield building renovation project?

    Whatever happened to the Barfield building renovation project?

    Tuesday, February 10 2015 11:42 AM EST2015-02-10 16:42:18 GMT
    Tuesday, February 10 2015 6:51 PM EST2015-02-10 23:51:36 GMT
    Tom Pauken is the proud owner of … a dilapidated building with lots of “potential.” But it's not just any old dilapidated structure. It happens to have been in the news lately, as business interests in Amarillo have haggled, hassled and hustled to do something constructive with the historic 10-story structure that towers over the corner of Sixth Avenue and Polk Street.
    Tom Pauken is the proud owner of … a dilapidated building with lots of “potential.” But it's not just any old dilapidated structure. It happens to have been in the news lately, as business interests in Amarillo have haggled, hassled and hustled to do something constructive with the historic 10-story structure that towers over the corner of Sixth Avenue and Polk Street.
  • Carson County deputy forced to shoot Groom woman

    Carson County deputy forced to shoot Groom woman

    Monday, February 9 2015 10:42 AM EST2015-02-09 15:42:12 GMT
    Groom, TX - Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting in the city of Groom.
    Groom, TX - Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting in the city of Groom.
  • Samsung SmartTV Listening To Users?

    Samsung SmartTV Listening To Users?

    Monday, February 9 2015 6:10 PM EST2015-02-09 23:10:55 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:08 PM EST2015-02-10 02:08:28 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Samsung's SmartTV technology has consumers and privacy experts worried its features may be a little too smart.
    Amarillo, TX - Samsung's SmartTV technology has consumers and privacy experts worried its features may be a little too smart.
  • Accelerated academy may hurt smaller area law enforcement agencies

    Accelerated academy may hurt smaller area law enforcement agencies

    Monday, February 9 2015 8:31 PM EST2015-02-10 01:31:41 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:02 PM EST2015-02-10 02:02:42 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department is planning to employ more officers with a nine week accelerated police academy this summer.
    Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department is planning to employ more officers with a nine week accelerated police academy this summer.
  • Family of missing Dumas teen holds candle vigil for safe return

    Family of missing Dumas teen holds candle vigil for safe return

    Friday, February 6 2015 7:08 PM EST2015-02-07 00:08:14 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:47 AM EST2015-02-09 14:47:24 GMT
    Dumas, TX - It's been almost one week since the Hogue family found out that 16-year-old Chelsea Hogue went missing.
    Dumas, TX - It's been almost one week since the Hogue family found out that 16-year-old Chelsea Hogue went missing.
  • Area Lane Closures

    Area Lane Closures

    Sunday, February 8 2015 8:10 PM EST2015-02-09 01:10:57 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:43 AM EST2015-02-09 14:43:20 GMT
    TxDOT will be working on various road projects this week.
    TxDOT will be working on various road projects this week.
  • Police looking for suspect who robbed Family Dollar Store

    Police looking for suspect who robbed Family Dollar Store

    Sunday, February 8 2015 11:14 PM EST2015-02-09 04:14:58 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:39 AM EST2015-02-09 14:39:18 GMT
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    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Police are searching for a man they say robbed a local Family Dollar Sunday evening. 
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Police are searching for a man they say robbed a local Family Dollar Sunday evening. 
  • Water main break may impact morning traffic

    Water main break may impact morning traffic

    Monday, February 9 2015 12:33 AM EST2015-02-09 05:33:07 GMT
    Monday, February 9 2015 9:32 AM EST2015-02-09 14:32:53 GMT
    A water main break in west Amarillo is now repaired but traffic in the area will continue to be impacted through Monday morning.
    A water main break in west Amarillo is now repaired but traffic in the area will continue to be impacted through Monday morning.
  • Potter County investigating shots fired at home, police vehicles

    Potter County investigating shots fired at home, police vehicles

    Saturday, February 7 2015 7:45 PM EST2015-02-08 00:45:09 GMT
    Sunday, February 8 2015 10:44 AM EST2015-02-08 15:44:36 GMT
    AMARILLO - Approximately six gun shots were fired during a traffic stop on N. Western early Saturday morning, breaking a Potter County patrol car's window and a door of a home nearby.
    AMARILLO - Approximately six gun shots were fired during a traffic stop on N. Western early Saturday morning, breaking a Potter County patrol car's window and a door of a home nearby.
  • Texas stops taking 10 fingerprints for driver's licenses

    Texas stops taking 10 fingerprints for driver's licenses

    Saturday, February 7 2015 1:33 PM EST2015-02-07 18:33:30 GMT
    Sunday, February 8 2015 10:37 AM EST2015-02-08 15:37:32 GMT
    AUSTIN - Under pressure from state lawmakers, the Texas Department of Public Safety will stop collecting electronic images of an applicant's 10 fingerprints before issuing a driver's license.
    AUSTIN - Under pressure from state lawmakers, the Texas Department of Public Safety will stop collecting electronic images of an applicant's 10 fingerprints before issuing a driver's license.
  • Man faces seven counts of child sexual assault

    Man faces seven counts of child sexual assault

    Saturday, February 7 2015 10:33 PM EST2015-02-08 03:33:41 GMT
    Sunday, February 8 2015 10:17 AM EST2015-02-08 15:17:54 GMT
    A Randall County man is formally charged with several counts of child sexual assault. 
    A Randall County man is formally charged with several counts of child sexual assault. 
  • Historic theatre celebrates 100 years in Claude

    Historic theatre celebrates 100 years in Claude

    Friday, February 6 2015 11:28 PM EST2015-02-07 04:28:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 7 2015 2:11 PM EST2015-02-07 19:11:24 GMT
    An icon in an area town is celebrating a big milestone this weekend. The Gem Theater in Claude is celebrating 100 years. 
    An icon in an area town is celebrating a big milestone this weekend. The Gem Theater in Claude is celebrating 100 years. 
  • BBB warns about area business

    BBB warns about area business

    Friday, February 6 2015 6:51 PM EST2015-02-06 23:51:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 7 2015 10:37 AM EST2015-02-07 15:37:24 GMT
    The Better Business Bureau wants to warn area residents about a website selling jungle gyms.
    The Better Business Bureau wants to warn area residents about a website selling jungle gyms.
  • IRS: Tax-related identity theft on the rise

    IRS: Tax-related identity theft on the rise

    Friday, February 6 2015 11:19 PM EST2015-02-07 04:19:28 GMT
    Saturday, February 7 2015 10:21 AM EST2015-02-07 15:21:53 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Millions of fraudulent tax returns are are being filed each year with stolen information, which is creating a growing concern for the Internal Revenue Service this tax season.
    Amarillo, TX - Millions of fraudulent tax returns are are being filed each year with stolen information, which is creating a growing concern for the Internal Revenue Service this tax season.
  • Crime rates drop in Canyon

    Crime rates drop in Canyon

    Friday, February 6 2015 8:14 PM EST2015-02-07 01:14:36 GMT
    Canyon, TX - Overall crime rate for one area city have seen a drop over the past year.
    Canyon, TX - Overall crime rate for one area city have seen a drop over the past year.
  • "Tiny Home" inspires big dreams for young women

    "Tiny Home" inspires big dreams for young women

    Friday, February 6 2015 5:42 PM EST2015-02-06 22:42:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 7 2015 9:48 AM EST2015-02-07 14:48:23 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A local woman is building her dream home entirely from trash.
    Amarillo, TX - A local woman is building her dream home entirely from trash.
  • Balko students win spot on the moon

    Balko students win spot on the moon

    Friday, February 6 2015 12:54 AM EST2015-02-06 05:54:06 GMT
    Friday, February 6 2015 1:47 PM EST2015-02-06 18:47:01 GMT
     "Shoot for the stars" isn't just an expression for two students from the small community of Balko, Oklahoma.

     "Shoot for the stars" isn't just an expression for two students from the small community of Balko, Oklahoma.

  • Amarillo man pleads guilty to machete slaying

    Amarillo man pleads guilty to machete slaying

    Thursday, February 5 2015 10:48 PM EST2015-02-06 03:48:37 GMT
    Friday, February 6 2015 8:35 AM EST2015-02-06 13:35:33 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man has pleaded guilty to a murder the Randall County District Attorney's Office said is one of the most gruesome murders they have ever seen.
    Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man has pleaded guilty to a murder the Randall County District Attorney's Office said is one of the most gruesome murders they have ever seen.
  • Police seek two robbery suspects

    Police seek two robbery suspects

    Thursday, February 5 2015 3:59 PM EST2015-02-05 20:59:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 9:10 PM EST2015-02-06 02:10:32 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police are asking for your help in finding two suspects who they say attempted to rob a woman Wednesday evening.
    Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police are asking for your help in finding two suspects who they say attempted to rob a woman Wednesday evening.
  • Childress city officials clean up personal items at cemetery

    Childress city officials clean up personal items at cemetery

    Thursday, February 5 2015 6:42 PM EST2015-02-05 23:42:22 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 7:00 PM EST2015-02-06 00:00:12 GMT
    The City of Childress is now enforcing an ordinance that states you cannot place items at their cemetery.
    The City of Childress is now enforcing an ordinance that states you cannot place items at their cemetery.
  • APD to hold accelerated academy in June

    APD to hold accelerated academy in June

    Thursday, February 5 2015 5:52 PM EST2015-02-05 22:52:42 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 6:12 PM EST2015-02-05 23:12:26 GMT
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is looking to hire new officers through an abbreviated version of its police academy training.
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is looking to hire new officers through an abbreviated version of its police academy training.
  • NewsChannel 10 takes deeper look into ongoing stories with "Whatever Happened to..."

    NewsChannel 10 takes deeper look into ongoing stories with "Whatever Happened to..."

    Sunday, February 1 2015 10:30 PM EST2015-02-02 03:30:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 5:26 PM EST2015-02-05 22:26:11 GMT
    Have you ever wondered about what happened to a big city project or a promise made by officials that just never went through? Well if you have, you're in luck. NewsChannel 10 is proud to announce the newest member of our team. 
    Have you ever wondered about what happened to a big city project or a promise made by officials that just never went through? Well if you have, you're in luck. NewsChannel 10 is proud to announce the newest member of our team. 
  • Illegal flower vendors cause headache to regulators and taxpayers

    Illegal flower vendors cause headache to regulators and taxpayers

    Thursday, February 5 2015 4:24 PM EST2015-02-05 21:24:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 5:18 PM EST2015-02-05 22:18:59 GMT
    Amarillo, TX Local flower shops are competing against illegal street vendors to keep their businesses open.
    Amarillo, TX Local flower shops are competing against illegal street vendors to keep their businesses open.
  • 10th & Fillmore wreck sends one to the hospital

    10th & Fillmore wreck sends one to the hospital

    Thursday, February 5 2015 12:55 PM EST2015-02-05 17:55:40 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 4:10 PM EST2015-02-05 21:10:23 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - One person was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a wreck in downtown Amarillo.
    Amarillo, TX - One person was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after a wreck in downtown Amarillo.
  • Report criticizes number of Texas prisoners held in solitary

    Report criticizes number of Texas prisoners held in solitary

    Thursday, February 5 2015 3:42 PM EST2015-02-05 20:42:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 3:42 PM EST2015-02-05 20:42:04 GMT
    HOUSTON - A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
    HOUSTON - A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
  • Gomez-Barrientos receives 10 year sentence after selling meth to DEA

    Gomez-Barrientos receives 10 year sentence after selling meth to DEA

    Thursday, February 5 2015 12:34 PM EST2015-02-05 17:34:35 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 12:51 PM EST2015-02-05 17:51:31 GMT
    AMARILLO - A Hereford man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking after he mistakenly sold a quarter pound of meth to an undercover officer.
    AMARILLO - A Hereford man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking after he mistakenly sold a quarter pound of meth to an undercover officer.
  • Black History Month: Area woman's fight for equality

    Black History Month: Area woman's fight for equality

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:50 PM EST2015-02-05 00:50:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 1:01 AM EST2015-02-05 06:01:06 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An area woman is sharing her story about her fight for racial equality.
    Amarillo, TX - An area woman is sharing her story about her fight for racial equality.
  • Dalhart mother indicted for leaving newborn in dumpster

    Dalhart mother indicted for leaving newborn in dumpster

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:13 PM EST2015-02-05 00:13:40 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 12:24 AM EST2015-02-05 05:24:34 GMT
    Dalhart, TX - A Hartley County Grand Jury Wednesday chose to indict a Dalhart mother on felony charges.
    Dalhart, TX - A Hartley County Grand Jury Wednesday chose to indict a Dalhart mother on felony charges.
  • Dalhart police officer not charged with shooting death of area man

    Dalhart police officer not charged with shooting death of area man

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:40 PM EST2015-02-05 00:40:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 12:20 AM EST2015-02-05 05:20:30 GMT
    Dalhart, TX - A Dalhart police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of an area man. NewsChannel 10 has an exclusive interview with the sister of the man who was shot.
    Dalhart, TX - A Dalhart police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of an area man. NewsChannel 10 has an exclusive interview with the sister of the man who was shot.
  • 6 year old boy saves grandmother's life

    6 year old boy saves grandmother's life

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 9:32 PM EST2015-02-05 02:32:02 GMT
    Guymon, OK - A woman's life in Guymon is saved thanks to smoke alarms, a fast acting fire department, and a brave 6 year old boy.
    Guymon, OK - A woman's life in Guymon is saved thanks to smoke alarms, a fast acting fire department, and a brave 6 year old boy.
  • More Texans sign up to be organ donors, topping the state at 7 Million

    More Texans sign up to be organ donors, topping the state at 7 Million

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 6:03 PM EST2015-02-04 23:03:44 GMT
    Wednesday, February 4 2015 8:29 PM EST2015-02-05 01:29:47 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The waiting list for organ transplants is still long, but the number of potential organ donors in Texas is keeping pace.
    Amarillo, TX - The waiting list for organ transplants is still long, but the number of potential organ donors in Texas is keeping pace.
  • Crashed Taiwan plane hoisted from river; 26 confirmed dead

    Crashed Taiwan plane hoisted from river; 26 confirmed dead

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 10:55 AM EST2015-02-04 15:55:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:27 PM EST2015-02-05 00:27:26 GMT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Rescuers used a crane to hoist a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 18 people missing in a crash that killed at least 25 others.
    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Rescuers used a crane to hoist a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 18 people missing in a crash that killed at least 25 others.
  • More than 100 arrested in Texas prostitution sting

    More than 100 arrested in Texas prostitution sting

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 12:48 PM EST2015-02-04 17:48:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 4 2015 3:08 PM EST2015-02-04 20:08:48 GMT
    HOUSTON - Officials say more than 100 people in Texas were arrested as part of a national effort to combat prostitution.
    HOUSTON - Officials say more than 100 people in Texas were arrested as part of a national effort to combat prostitution.
  • Whatever Happened to...

    In depth look at the short and long-term traffics plans for the Amarillo area

    In depth look at the short and long-term traffics plans for the Amarillo area

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 2:28 PM EST2015-02-04 19:28:11 GMT
    Amarillo and Texas transportation officials have some big plans afoot to fix some flaws in the city traffic grid.
    Amarillo and Texas transportation officials have some big plans afoot to fix some flaws in the city traffic grid.
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