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  • Officer laid to rest while search continues for suspects

    Officer laid to rest while search continues for suspects

    Monday, September 7 2015 7:35 AM EDT2015-09-07 11:35:45 GMT
    ILLINOIS - An Illinois police officer will be laid to rest as the search continues for his killers.
    ILLINOIS - An Illinois police officer will be laid to rest as the search continues for his killers.
  • Cucumbers likely source of Salmonella death

    Cucumbers likely source of Salmonella death

    Monday, September 7 2015 1:40 PM EDT2015-09-07 17:40:34 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 2:15 PM EDT2015-09-07 18:15:16 GMT
    NATIONWIDE - At least one person has died and dozens of others are sick amid a Salmonella outbreak.
    NATIONWIDE - At least one person has died and dozens of others are sick amid a Salmonella outbreak.
  • UPDATE: Chemical spill cleared, North and Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress & Memphis now open

    UPDATE: Chemical spill cleared, North and Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress & Memphis now open

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 11:01 AM EDT2015-09-01 15:01:22 GMT
    UPDATE: Friday, September 4th, 6 a.m.Both North and Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress and Memphis are now open. 
    UPDATE: Friday, September 4th, 6 a.m.
    Both North and Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress and Memphis are now open.

     
  • California men appear in court on charges of interfering with a flight crew

    California men appear in court on charges of interfering with a flight crew

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 8:49 AM EDT2015-09-01 12:49:54 GMT
    Amarillo, TX -  Six California men appeared in federal court before a U.S. Magistrate Judge on charges of interfering with a flight crew. 
    Amarillo, TX -  Six California men appeared in federal court before a U.S. Magistrate Judge on charges of interfering with a flight crew. 
  • GM recalls Cobalts for second year, different reason

    GM recalls Cobalts for second year, different reason

    Monday, August 17 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-08-17 15:24:59 GMT
    Monday, August 17 2015 11:34 AM EDT2015-08-17 15:34:47 GMT
    NATIONWIDE - General Motors is recalling close to 74 thousand of their 2010 Chevy Cobalts.
    NATIONWIDE - General Motors is recalling close to 74 thousand of their 2010 Chevy Cobalts.
  • Drivers will see 'Discount' after recall

    Drivers will see 'Discount' after recall

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 11:07 AM EDT2015-08-12 15:07:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 4:19 PM EDT2015-08-13 20:19:25 GMT
    NATIONWIDE - Discount Tire and America's Tire have announced a recall of nearly 80 thousand Pathfinder replacement tires.
    NATIONWIDE - Discount Tire and America's Tire have announced a recall of nearly 80 thousand Pathfinder replacement tires.
  • John Deere issues lawn tractor recall

    John Deere issues lawn tractor recall

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 12:28 PM EDT2015-08-11 16:28:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-08-13 20:20:33 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX. - John Deere is recalling nearly two thousand riding lawn tractors today after discovering a crash hazard.
    AMARILLO, TX. - John Deere is recalling nearly two thousand riding lawn tractors today after discovering a crash hazard.
  • UPDATE: Clovis man in serious condition after plane crash

    UPDATE: Clovis man in serious condition after plane crash

    Monday, August 10 2015 10:27 AM EDT2015-08-10 14:27:59 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 6:57 PM EDT2015-08-10 22:57:12 GMT
    CLOVIS, NM - A Clovis man remains hospitalized at University Medical Center in Lubbock today, after his plane crashed in Clovis Sunday morning.
    CLOVIS, NM - A Clovis man remains hospitalized at University Medical Center in Lubbock today, after his plane crashed in Clovis Sunday morning.
  • Car seat safety checks underway

    Car seat safety checks underway

    Thursday, August 6 2015 11:33 AM EDT2015-08-06 15:33:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 12:38 PM EDT2015-08-06 16:38:17 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX. -  Today, TxDot and Safe Kids Panhandle have partnered up to check child safety seats.
    AMARILLO, TX. -  Today, TxDot and Safe Kids Panhandle have partnered up to check child safety seats.
  • Electronic-sniffing dog staying busy in the panhandle

    Electronic-sniffing dog staying busy in the panhandle

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:34:39 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-07-18 19:20:51 GMT
    "Sniffing dogs" in our area have helped law enforcement in our area searches for years.
    "Sniffing dogs" in our area have helped law enforcement in our area searches for years.
  • New truancy laws may mean more work for parents and teachers

    New truancy laws may mean more work for parents and teachers

    Monday, August 24 2015 7:21 PM EDT2015-08-24 23:21:07 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-07-18 19:20:51 GMT
    The goal of a new Texas law may mean fewer juveniles incarcerated for truancy.
    The goal of a new Texas law may mean fewer juveniles incarcerated for truancy.
  • "Godzilla" El Niño could mean strong winter

    "Godzilla" El Niño could mean strong winter

    Thursday, August 20 2015 7:42 PM EDT2015-08-20 23:42:34 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-07-18 19:20:50 GMT
    Experts are saying this "El Niño" could be one of the strongest in history.
    Experts are saying this "El Niño" could be one of the strongest in history.
  • Craigslist robbery raises "safety zone" concerns

    Craigslist robbery raises "safety zone" concerns

    Thursday, August 13 2015 7:40 PM EDT2015-08-13 23:40:58 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 3:21 PM EDT2016-07-18 19:21:11 GMT
    An Amarillo robbery over the weekend has some online purchasers on edge after the victim & robber met on Craigslist.
    An Amarillo robbery over the weekend has some online purchasers on edge after the victim & robber met on Craigslist.
  • Storm has residents in clean-up mode after damage

    Storm has residents in clean-up mode after damage

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 7:55 PM EDT2015-08-19 23:55:52 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-07-18 19:20:50 GMT
    Amarillo, TX -  Tuesday night's storm left quite a bit of physical damage, that residents are struggling to clean up.
    Amarillo, TX -  Tuesday night's storm left quite a bit of physical damage, that residents are struggling to clean up.
  • Two DPS Troopers Shot, Suspect Killed in Odessa Shooting

    Two DPS Troopers Shot, Suspect Killed in Odessa Shooting

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 4:05 PM EDT2015-08-11 20:05:53 GMT
    A suspect is dead and two DPS Troopers are recovering following a shooting in Odessa at a gas station. The shooting happened at Phillips 66 gas station near the intersection of Andrews Highway and 42nd Street just after 2 p.m.
    A suspect is dead and two DPS Troopers are recovering following a shooting in Odessa at a gas station. The shooting happened at Phillips 66 gas station near the intersection of Andrews Highway and 42nd Street just after 2 p.m.
  • Man jailed for hitting wife with truck, fleeing the scene

    Man jailed for hitting wife with truck, fleeing the scene

    Monday, September 7 2015 1:03 PM EDT2015-09-07 17:03:15 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 5:01 PM EDT2015-09-07 21:01:37 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Around 9:30 Saturday night, a man ran into his wife with his truck. 
    AMARILLO, TX - Around 9:30 Saturday night, a man ran into his wife with his truck. 
  • Area Lane Closures

    Area Lane Closures

    Sunday, September 6 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-09-06 21:44:38 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 3:04 PM EDT2015-09-07 19:04:26 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Here's a look at your area lane closures for the week.
    Amarillo, TX - Here's a look at your area lane closures for the week.
  • 2 Texas high school football players who tackled ref suspended

    2 Texas high school football players who tackled ref suspended

    Monday, September 7 2015 12:05 PM EDT2015-09-07 16:05:49 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 12:05 PM EDT2015-09-07 16:05:49 GMT
    MARBLE FALLS, Texas -- Two high school football players who appear to have deliberately tackled a referee during a game Friday night have been suspended from school and the team, school district officials told CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS-TV.One of the John Jay High School players is seen on video running into the back of the referee as he watched a play, and the other dove into the official. Both took running starts.It happened in Marble Falls, Texas during a 15-9 win by the home te...
    MARBLE FALLS, Texas -- Two high school football players who appear to have deliberately tackled a referee during a game Friday night have been suspended from school and the team, school district officials told CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS-TV.One of the John Jay High School players is seen on video running into the back of the referee as he watched a play, and the other dove into the official. Both took running starts.It happened in Marble Falls, Texas during a 15-9 win by the home te...
  • Police cars' 'In God We Trust' decals draw complaints

    Police cars' 'In God We Trust' decals draw complaints

    Sunday, September 6 2015 4:18 PM EDT2015-09-06 20:18:18 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 11:03 AM EDT2015-09-07 15:03:49 GMT
    A police department in a Texas Bible Belt community has placed large "In God We Trust" decals on its patrol vehicles in response to recent violence against law enforcement officers, drawing criticism from a watchdog group that says the decals amount to an illegal government endorsement of religion.
    A police department in a Texas Bible Belt community has placed large "In God We Trust" decals on its patrol vehicles in response to recent violence against law enforcement officers, drawing criticism from a watchdog group that says the decals amount to an illegal government endorsement of religion.
  • North & Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress & Memphis now open

    North & Southbound lanes of US 287 between Childress & Memphis now open

    Friday, September 4 2015 10:16 PM EDT2015-09-05 02:16:20 GMT
    Saturday, September 5 2015 2:05 AM EDT2015-09-05 06:05:30 GMT
    Memphis TX - US Highway 287 near Childress is finally open after being closed for nearly 3 days.
    Memphis TX - US Highway 287 near Childress is finally open after being closed for nearly 3 days.
  • Ill Pantex worker voices concerns over benefits

    Ill Pantex worker voices concerns over benefits

    Saturday, September 5 2015 12:44 AM EDT2015-09-05 04:44:30 GMT
    Saturday, September 5 2015 1:39 AM EDT2015-09-05 05:39:25 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Strikers will continue to man the Pantex picket line over the holiday weekend and joining them is one worker who says he is a prime example of why the strike is necessary.
    Amarillo, TX - Strikers will continue to man the Pantex picket line over the holiday weekend and joining them is one worker who says he is a prime example of why the strike is necessary.
  • Kraft expands recall of American cheese slices

    Kraft expands recall of American cheese slices

    Friday, September 4 2015 4:31 PM EDT2015-09-04 20:31:35 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-09-04 20:54:57 GMT
    A recall of Kraft Singles processed American cheese slices is being expanded.
    A recall of Kraft Singles processed American cheese slices is being expanded.
  • Two wanted for kidnapping, aggravated battery

    Two wanted for kidnapping, aggravated battery

    Friday, September 4 2015 3:26 PM EDT2015-09-04 19:26:20 GMT
    Friday, September 4 2015 3:26 PM EDT2015-09-04 19:26:19 GMT
    CLOVIS - The Clovis Police Department is looking for two men believed to be involved in a late August incident that left another man stabbed.
    CLOVIS - The Clovis Police Department is looking for two men believed to be involved in a late August incident that left another man stabbed.
  • Parents Beware: New app hides pictures

    Parents Beware: New app hides pictures

    Thursday, September 3 2015 7:19 PM EDT2015-09-03 23:19:38 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 9:57 PM EDT2015-09-04 01:57:11 GMT
    Parents be on the lookout for a new iPhone app that could help your child hide pictures from you. It's called calculator% and officials say that kids could be using this app to hide inappropriate pictures from their parents.
    Parents be on the lookout for a new iPhone app that could help your child hide pictures from you. It's called calculator% and officials say that kids could be using this app to hide inappropriate pictures from their parents.
  • Prosecutors to present new evidence in Dixon Murder Trial

    Prosecutors to present new evidence in Dixon Murder Trial

    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:35 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:35:51 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 9:06 PM EDT2015-09-04 01:06:06 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Prosecutors have presented new evidence in the murder-for-hire case involving local plastic surgeon, Thomas Michael Dixon.
    Amarillo, TX - Prosecutors have presented new evidence in the murder-for-hire case involving local plastic surgeon, Thomas Michael Dixon.
  • Texas Racing Commission formally announces temporary deal

    Texas Racing Commission formally announces temporary deal

    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:15:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:15:02 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Racing Commission says it has formally received approval to stay in business through November following a funding standoff that briefly closed horse and dog tracks statewide.
    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Racing Commission says it has formally received approval to stay in business through November following a funding standoff that briefly closed horse and dog tracks statewide.
  • TX Ag Commissioner visits area school lunchroom

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:22 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:22:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 4:22 PM EDT2015-09-03 20:22:29 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - As childhood obesity grows in the state, the Texas Department of Agriculture is creating an initiative to bring healthier menu items back into school lunch programs.
    Amarillo, TX - As childhood obesity grows in the state, the Texas Department of Agriculture is creating an initiative to bring healthier menu items back into school lunch programs.
  • Osage pipeline plans to close NE Amarillo street

    Osage pipeline plans to close NE Amarillo street

    Thursday, September 3 2015 11:21 AM EDT2015-09-03 15:21:40 GMT
    The City of Amarillo says a new phase of the Osage Pipeline project will close one block of an Amarillo for the next couple of weeks, beginning Thursday.
    The City of Amarillo says a new phase of the Osage Pipeline project will close one block of an Amarillo for the next couple of weeks, beginning Thursday.
  • Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

    Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

    Thursday, September 3 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-09-03 15:24:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-09-03 15:24:50 GMT
    NEW YORK - A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity.
    NEW YORK - A federal judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity.
  • Men accused of forcing Southwest Flight 1522 to land appeared in court

    Men accused of forcing Southwest Flight 1522 to land appeared in court

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-09-02 22:55:59 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 8:32 PM EDT2015-09-03 00:32:25 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The six men accused of forcing a Southwest Airlines flight to make an unexpected landing in Amarillo appeared in court Wednesday. 
    Amarillo, TX - The six men accused of forcing a Southwest Airlines flight to make an unexpected landing in Amarillo appeared in court Wednesday. 
  • DPS troopers find 34 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

    DPS troopers find 34 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 6:09 PM EDT2015-09-02 22:09:35 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Two people face felony charges after Texas state troopers say they found marijuana hidden in the suspects' vehicle.
    Amarillo, TX - Two people face felony charges after Texas state troopers say they found marijuana hidden in the suspects' vehicle.
  • Texas court strips lesser prairie chicken of protections

    Texas court strips lesser prairie chicken of protections

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 4:52 PM EDT2015-09-02 20:52:09 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:05:05 GMT
    MIDLAND, Texas - A federal court in Texas has vacated Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken.
    MIDLAND, Texas - A federal court in Texas has vacated Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken.
  • Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death

    Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 3:16 PM EDT2015-09-02 19:16:06 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 4:37 PM EDT2015-09-02 20:37:51 GMT
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.
  • Man shot in his home in overnight robbery

    Man shot in his home in overnight robbery

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 3:32 PM EDT2015-09-02 19:32:31 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 4:24 PM EDT2015-09-02 20:24:35 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - A man was a shot early Wednesday morning in a home invasion robbery.
    AMARILLO, TX - A man was a shot early Wednesday morning in a home invasion robbery.
  • Texas man kills himself while taking selfie with gun

    Texas man kills himself while taking selfie with gun

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 11:40 AM EDT2015-09-02 15:40:09 GMT
    Wednesday, September 2 2015 11:40 AM EDT2015-09-02 15:40:09 GMT
    HOUSTON - A 19-year-old Texas man is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself while posing for a selfie with a gun.
    HOUSTON - A 19-year-old Texas man is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself while posing for a selfie with a gun.
  • Potter County Fire Department seeks improvement

    Potter County Fire Department seeks improvement

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-09-01 21:06:06 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 9:47 PM EDT2015-09-02 01:47:27 GMT
    Potter County has a peculiar dilemma in its fire protection response system. Firefighters have good access going north and south along three major highways – the Fritch Highway, the Dumas Highway and Boys Ranch Road. But traveling east or west through the county presents a problem.
    Potter County has a peculiar dilemma in its fire protection response system. Firefighters have good access going north and south along three major highways – the Fritch Highway, the Dumas Highway and Boys Ranch Road. But traveling east or west through the county presents a problem.
  • New laws on marijuana, truancy, drones take effect in Texas

    New laws on marijuana, truancy, drones take effect in Texas

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-09-01 21:53:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-09-01 22:01:08 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas is taking its first step toward easing limits on medical marijuana - even as it imposes bans on synthetic forms of the drug.
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas is taking its first step toward easing limits on medical marijuana - even as it imposes bans on synthetic forms of the drug.
  • Amarillo police investigate deadly hit-and-run

    Amarillo police investigate deadly hit-and-run

    Monday, August 31 2015 1:00 PM EDT2015-08-31 17:00:30 GMT
    A suspected hit-and-run leaves one man dead and police searching for the driver.
    A suspected hit-and-run leaves one man dead and police searching for the driver.
  • Potter County deputies uncover marijuana shipped by mail

    Potter County deputies uncover marijuana shipped by mail

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:34 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:34:21 GMT
    Potter County deputies uncovered an operation which they say was shipping marijuana and THC products through the US Postal Service.
    Potter County deputies uncovered an operation which they say was shipping marijuana and THC products through the US Postal Service.
  • Pantex work stoppage to begin at midnight

    Pantex work stoppage to begin at midnight

    Friday, August 28 2015 5:10 PM EDT2015-08-28 21:10:35 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:51 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:51:08 GMT
    A strike has been approved by the Metal Trades Department in Washington. Existing labor contracts will expire at midnight and a strike will begin Saturday.
    A strike has been approved by the Metal Trades Department in Washington. Existing labor contracts will expire at midnight and a strike will begin Saturday.
  • Three people taken to hospital in early morning wreck

    Three people taken to hospital in early morning wreck

    Friday, August 28 2015 5:09 PM EDT2015-08-28 21:09:36 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 7:57 PM EDT2015-08-28 23:57:12 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - A three vehicle accident shut down part of Taylor street Friday morning. 
    AMARILLO, TX - A three vehicle accident shut down part of Taylor street Friday morning. 
  • Strike looming for Pantex

    Strike looming for Pantex

    Thursday, August 27 2015 10:18 PM EDT2015-08-28 02:18:27 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 6:14 PM EDT2015-08-28 22:14:34 GMT
    Update: Unionized workers voted to not ratify the proposed contract by Consolidated Nuclear Security.
    Update: Unionized workers voted to not ratify the proposed contract by Consolidated Nuclear Security.
  • Dangerous building given two week grace period

    Dangerous building given two week grace period

    Thursday, August 27 2015 10:51 PM EDT2015-08-28 02:51:49 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 11:22 AM EDT2015-08-28 15:22:05 GMT
    Amarillo,  TX - The city has been dealing with this abandoned building since September of last year, and they say they've had enough. 
    Amarillo,  TX - The city has been dealing with this abandoned building since September of last year, and they say they've had enough. 
  • New School Zone in Pampa

    New School Zone in Pampa

    Thursday, August 27 2015 7:36 PM EDT2015-08-27 23:36:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 9:13 PM EDT2015-08-28 01:13:17 GMT
    A new school zone is slowing drivers down on State Highway 70 in Pampa. Drivers on state highway 70 are normally traveling around 55 mph as they approach Pampa Junior High School but the new school zone slows them down to 35 to help keep students safer.
    A new school zone is slowing drivers down on State Highway 70 in Pampa. Drivers on state highway 70 are normally traveling around 55 mph as they approach Pampa Junior High School but the new school zone slows them down to 35 to help keep students safer.
  • Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later

    Thursday, August 27 2015 5:29 PM EDT2015-08-27 21:29:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 9:04 PM EDT2015-08-28 01:04:48 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Nearly ten years ago, devastation struck the city of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina swept away the homes of many.
    Amarillo, TX - Nearly ten years ago, devastation struck the city of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina swept away the homes of many.
  • Reporter, cameraman killed on air; suspect dies at hospital

    Reporter, cameraman killed on air; suspect dies at hospital

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:27 AM EDT2015-08-26 14:27:13 GMT
    MONETA, Va. - A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media.
    MONETA, Va. - A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media.
  • Helium auction generates money that can come back to the local economy

    Helium auction generates money that can come back to the local economy

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 8:16 PM EDT2015-08-27 00:16:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:12 PM EDT2015-08-27 02:12:07 GMT
    Millions of dollars could be coming back to Amarillo due to helium sales. Amarillo is one of only a few places where helium can be kept, making our city the number one producer in the country and this helps to generate money that can come back to the local economy. 
    Millions of dollars could be coming back to Amarillo due to helium sales. Amarillo is one of only a few places where helium can be kept, making our city the number one producer in the country and this helps to generate money that can come back to the local economy. 
  • Canyon Drive traffic stop results in drug bust

    Canyon Drive traffic stop results in drug bust

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:32 PM EDT2015-08-26 22:32:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:12 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:12:48 GMT
    AMARILLO,TX-- The driver in a routine traffic stop was arrested after police recovered an estimated 1.6 pounds of meth, and other drug paraphernalia on August 25, 2015.
    AMARILLO,TX-- The driver in a routine traffic stop was arrested after police recovered an estimated 1.6 pounds of meth, and other drug paraphernalia on August 25, 2015.
  • Homer's Backyard Ball death ruled "accidental"

    Homer's Backyard Ball death ruled "accidental"

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:50 PM EDT2015-08-26 22:50:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:57 PM EDT2015-08-26 22:57:15 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The death of Michael Wilcox, who died shortly after attending Homer's Backyard Ball in May, has been ruled as accidental.
    Amarillo, TX - The death of Michael Wilcox, who died shortly after attending Homer's Backyard Ball in May, has been ruled as accidental.
  • Clovis man convicted in re-trial of trafficking meth

    Clovis man convicted in re-trial of trafficking meth

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:16:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:16:39 GMT
    CLOVIS, N.M. - A Clovis man has been found guilty of drug-related charges after years of court proceeding delays going back to 2012, including a mistrial.
    CLOVIS, N.M. - A Clovis man has been found guilty of drug-related charges after years of court proceeding delays going back to 2012, including a mistrial.
  • Police searching for suspect in early morning robbery

    Police searching for suspect in early morning robbery

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 12:24 PM EDT2015-08-26 16:24:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 2:32 PM EDT2015-08-26 18:32:46 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Police seek CEFCO gas station robbery suspect.
    AMARILLO, TX - Police seek CEFCO gas station robbery suspect.
  • Air and Space Museum looks for new home

    Air and Space Museum looks for new home

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-08-25 15:24:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 7:48 PM EDT2015-08-25 23:48:53 GMT
    The Texas Panhandle has a rich and long aviation history, the story of which a group of individuals is seeking to tell.
    The Texas Panhandle has a rich and long aviation history, the story of which a group of individuals is seeking to tell.
  • Texas to target illegal alcohol sales in college towns

    Texas to target illegal alcohol sales in college towns

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 4:11 PM EDT2015-08-25 20:11:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 4:11 PM EDT2015-08-25 20:11:23 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas alcohol regulators will target communities with major colleges and universities in a crackdown on illegal sales to underage drinkers.
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas alcohol regulators will target communities with major colleges and universities in a crackdown on illegal sales to underage drinkers.
  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    Monday, August 24 2015 3:16 PM EDT2015-08-24 19:16:23 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 3:46 PM EDT2015-08-24 19:46:46 GMT
    TORONTO - The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides.
    TORONTO - The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides.
  • Four men arrested in Walmart theft

    Four men arrested in Walmart theft

    Monday, August 24 2015 2:54 PM EDT2015-08-24 18:54:27 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An off-duty police officer helps stop four men accused of stealing several items from an Amarillo Walmart.
    Amarillo, TX - An off-duty police officer helps stop four men accused of stealing several items from an Amarillo Walmart.
  • Apple will fix iPhone 6 Plus phones that take blurry photos

    Apple will fix iPhone 6 Plus phones that take blurry photos

    Monday, August 24 2015 12:41 PM EDT2015-08-24 16:41:45 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 12:41 PM EDT2015-08-24 16:41:44 GMT
    Apple will fix a batch of iPhone 6 Plus smartphones that are taking blurry photos.The company's website says the issue applies mostly to phones sold between September 2014, when they were released for sale, and January 2015.
    Apple will fix a batch of iPhone 6 Plus smartphones that are taking blurry photos.The company's website says the issue applies mostly to phones sold between September 2014, when they were released for sale, and January 2015.
  • State Sen. Seliger to host town hall meetings across district

    State Sen. Seliger to host town hall meetings across district

    Monday, August 24 2015 11:22 AM EDT2015-08-24 15:22:01 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Beginning this week, Texas State Senator Kel Seliger will make his way across District 31 for his annual town hall meeting tour.
    Amarillo, TX - Beginning this week, Texas State Senator Kel Seliger will make his way across District 31 for his annual town hall meeting tour.
  • UPDATE: Chemical spill on St. Francis and River Rd. cleaned up

    UPDATE: Chemical spill on St. Francis and River Rd. cleaned up

    Friday, August 21 2015 6:14 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:14:03 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 9:25 PM EDT2015-08-22 01:25:08 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Crews are cleaning up a chemical spill near River Road and St. Francis.
    Amarillo, TX - Crews are cleaning up a chemical spill near River Road and St. Francis.
  • Higher beef prices cause increase in cattle theft

    Higher beef prices cause increase in cattle theft

    Friday, August 21 2015 6:13 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:13:52 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 6:54 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:54:14 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Higher beef prices in Texas is leading to an increase in cattle theft. The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has tracked over 400 cases of stolen cattle so far this year. 
    Amarillo, TX - Higher beef prices in Texas is leading to an increase in cattle theft. The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has tracked over 400 cases of stolen cattle so far this year. 
  • Computer scam prominent in the panhandle

    Friday, August 21 2015 6:18 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:18:07 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 6:51 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:51:26 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An old computer scam continues to lure users by tricking them into clicking malicious links.
    Amarillo, TX - An old computer scam continues to lure users by tricking them into clicking malicious links.
  • 2 women arrested after narcotics search

    2 women arrested after narcotics search

    Friday, August 21 2015 4:04 PM EDT2015-08-21 20:04:06 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:30:35 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo Police Officers arrested two women after they were served with a narcotics search warrant at the home located at 1607 North Garfield.
    AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo Police Officers arrested two women after they were served with a narcotics search warrant at the home located at 1607 North Garfield.
  • Two men in custody after troopers find half a million dollars worth of heroin

    Two men in custody after troopers find half a million dollars worth of heroin

    Friday, August 21 2015 6:00 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:00:22 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 6:00 PM EDT2015-08-21 22:00:22 GMT
    Carson County -  Two men are in custody after troopers report finding more than half a million dollars worth of heroin during a traffic stop in Conway.
    Carson County -  Two men are in custody after troopers report finding more than half a million dollars worth of heroin during a traffic stop in Conway.
  • Back-to-school tips for drivers and pedestrians

    Back-to-school tips for drivers and pedestrians

    Thursday, August 20 2015 4:37 PM EDT2015-08-20 20:37:53 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 2:57 PM EDT2015-08-21 18:57:09 GMT
    Thousands of students across the Texas Panhandle are preparing to return to school, and the Texas Department of Public Safety is asking everyone to be aware of changing commutes. 
    Thousands of students across the Texas Panhandle are preparing to return to school, and the Texas Department of Public Safety is asking everyone to be aware of changing commutes. 
  • Amarillo start-up launches streaming service for online platform

    Amarillo start-up launches streaming service for online platform

    Thursday, August 20 2015 7:06 PM EDT2015-08-20 23:06:18 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 12:24 PM EDT2015-08-21 16:24:33 GMT
    A new Amarillo start up is launching a cloud streaming service for the online, virtual reality platform Second Life. 
    A new Amarillo start up is launching a cloud streaming service for the online, virtual reality platform Second Life. 
  • Movie theaters may start checking your bags

    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:19 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:19:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 7:41 PM EDT2015-08-20 23:41:16 GMT
    Amarillo, TX -  National shootings at movie theaters have prompted one entertainment group to inspect customers belongings before entering the theater.
    Amarillo, TX -  National shootings at movie theaters have prompted one entertainment group to inspect customers belongings before entering the theater.
  • Texas drug felons soon can get federal food assistance

    Texas drug felons soon can get federal food assistance

    Thursday, August 20 2015 4:25 PM EDT2015-08-20 20:25:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:12 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:12:04 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - Drug felons in Texas soon will be able to receive federal food assistance under a new policy that becomes effective next month.
    AUSTIN, Texas - Drug felons in Texas soon will be able to receive federal food assistance under a new policy that becomes effective next month.
  • Fugitive File: Scott Edward Hensley

    Fugitive File: Scott Edward Hensley

    Thursday, August 20 2015 4:11 PM EDT2015-08-20 20:11:41 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 4:11 PM EDT2015-08-20 20:11:41 GMT
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. Scott Edward Hensley is wanted out of Randall County for Forgery of a Financial Instrument & Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information.
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. Scott Edward Hensley is wanted out of Randall County for Forgery of a Financial Instrument & Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information.
  • Carter 'at ease' and ready for radiation treatment on cancer

    Carter 'at ease' and ready for radiation treatment on cancer

    Thursday, August 20 2015 1:35 PM EDT2015-08-20 17:35:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 1:35 PM EDT2015-08-20 17:35:36 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes.""I'm ready for anything and looking forward to a new adventure," said Carter, appearing upbeat and making jokes as he openly talked about his cancer during a news conference.So far, the pain has been "very slight" and Carter said he hasn...
    ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes.""I'm ready for anything and looking forward to a new adventure," said Carter, appearing upbeat and making jokes as he openly talked about his cancer during a news conference.So far, the pain has been "very slight" and Carter said he hasn...
  • Super lice causing itchy situations

    Super lice causing itchy situations

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 11:03 PM EDT2015-08-20 03:03:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 11:03 AM EDT2015-08-20 15:03:24 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - As students head back to school, a new form of lice may leave some parents scratching their heads.
    Amarillo, TX - As students head back to school, a new form of lice may leave some parents scratching their heads.
  • Area veteran finds home for best friend

    Area veteran finds home for best friend

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 7:34 PM EDT2015-08-19 23:34:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 9:03 PM EDT2015-08-20 01:03:06 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - An area veteran battling PTSD is dealt an even harsher situation, possibly losing the dog he calls his best friend.
    Amarillo, TX - An area veteran battling PTSD is dealt an even harsher situation, possibly losing the dog he calls his best friend.
  • Cowboys, Rams end practice early after fights break out

    Cowboys, Rams end practice early after fights break out

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 7:32 PM EDT2015-08-19 23:32:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 8:58 PM EDT2015-08-20 00:58:24 GMT
    OXNARD, Calif. - The Cowboys and St. Louis Rams cut short the second of two joint practices at training camp Tuesday after several fights broke out, including one where Dallas receiver Dez Bryant was punched in the face.
    OXNARD, Calif. - The Cowboys and St. Louis Rams cut short the second of two joint practices at training camp Tuesday after several fights broke out, including one where Dallas receiver Dez Bryant was punched in the face.
  • High winds from overnight storm cause widespread power outages

    High winds from overnight storm cause widespread power outages

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-08-19 21:44:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 8:47 PM EDT2015-08-20 00:47:31 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - High winds from last night's storm caused widespread power outages in Canyon and Amarillo.
    Amarillo, TX - High winds from last night's storm caused widespread power outages in Canyon and Amarillo.
  • Pampa Police looking for three robbery suspects

    Pampa Police looking for three robbery suspects

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 12:20 PM EDT2015-08-19 16:20:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 8:43 PM EDT2015-08-20 00:43:10 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Police in Pampa are searching for three suspects they say robbed a business overnight.
    AMARILLO, TX - Police in Pampa are searching for three suspects they say robbed a business overnight.
  • Perry questions border wall plans, stresses better security

    Perry questions border wall plans, stresses better security

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 4:51 PM EDT2015-08-19 20:51:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 4:51 PM EDT2015-08-19 20:51:36 GMT
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that simply building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that simply building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.
  • Texas troopers increase patrols for Labor Day holiday period

    Texas troopers increase patrols for Labor Day holiday period

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 4:33 PM EDT2015-08-19 20:33:19 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-08-19 20:47:35 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on the lookout for drunken drivers will increase patrols through Labor Day weekend.
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on the lookout for drunken drivers will increase patrols through Labor Day weekend.
  • Canyon Aquatic Center Proposal

    Canyon Aquatic Center Proposal

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 7:44 PM EDT2015-08-18 23:44:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-08-19 20:03:34 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Canyon City Commissioners voted to put an ordinance to allow another aquatic center on the November ballot.
    AMARILLO, TX - Canyon City Commissioners voted to put an ordinance to allow another aquatic center on the November ballot.
  • Hackers expose millions on cheating site; some in US govt

    Hackers expose millions on cheating site; some in US govt

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 3:04 PM EDT2015-08-19 19:04:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-08-19 19:39:15 GMT
    LONDON - Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.
    LONDON - Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.
  • Ryan Palmer's Father Dies in Wreck

    Pro golfer, Ryan Palmer's father dies in accident

    Pro golfer, Ryan Palmer's father dies in accident

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 9:46 AM EDT2015-08-19 13:46:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 2:41 PM EDT2015-08-19 18:41:05 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - NewsChannel 10 has confirmed the man killed in Tuesday night's rollover off Loop 335 and State Highway 136 is the father of pro golfer, Ryan Palmer.
    AMARILLO, TX - NewsChannel 10 has confirmed the man killed in Tuesday night's rollover off Loop 335 and State Highway 136 is the father of pro golfer, Ryan Palmer.
  • Tips for keeping your child inside your home and safe at night

    Tips for keeping your child inside your home and safe at night

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 7:56 PM EDT2015-08-18 23:56:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 9:07 PM EDT2015-08-19 01:07:27 GMT
    A little boy is safe after wandering alone outside late Monday night and Canyon Police say that this is more common than you might think.
    A little boy is safe after wandering alone outside late Monday night and Canyon Police say that this is more common than you might think.
  • School zone safety reminder

    School zone safety reminder

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-08-18 23:13:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 9:01 PM EDT2015-08-19 01:01:55 GMT
    The new school year begins on August 24 and drivers are urged to be aware of school zones and speed limits. 
    The new school year begins on August 24 and drivers are urged to be aware of school zones and speed limits. 
  • Clovis man gets year in prison for hitting a police officer

    Clovis man gets year in prison for hitting a police officer

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-08-18 21:05:51 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 6:17 PM EDT2015-08-18 22:17:50 GMT
    CLOVIS, N.M. - A Clovis man has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading no contest to hitting a police officer.
    CLOVIS, N.M. - A Clovis man has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading no contest to hitting a police officer.
  • Smoking attitudes changing in Amarillo

    Smoking attitudes changing in Amarillo

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 4:30 PM EDT2015-08-18 20:30:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 5:46 PM EDT2015-08-18 21:46:02 GMT
    Sometimes you can win without winning. So it seems with a once-intense effort to enact an Amarillo city ordinance that would have banned smoking indoors in establishments that serve the public and are open to public access.....
    Sometimes you can win without winning. So it seems with a once-intense effort to enact an Amarillo city ordinance that would have banned smoking indoors in establishments that serve the public and are open to public access.....
  • Batman impersonator known for charity work dies on roadway

    Batman impersonator known for charity work dies on roadway

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 3:53 PM EDT2015-08-18 19:53:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 4:16 PM EDT2015-08-18 20:16:23 GMT
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. - He dressed up as a dark, brooding crime fighter but spent years bringing delight to children at hospitals and charity events. Leonard B. Robinson, who was known for dressing up as Batman, was killed along a highway when a car hit him while he was checking the engine of his custom-made Batmobile.
    HAGERSTOWN, Md. - He dressed up as a dark, brooding crime fighter but spent years bringing delight to children at hospitals and charity events. Leonard B. Robinson, who was known for dressing up as Batman, was killed along a highway when a car hit him while he was checking the engine of his custom-made Batmobile.
  • 2 women pass Army Ranger School, first female graduates

    2 women pass Army Ranger School, first female graduates

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 2:54 PM EDT2015-08-18 18:54:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 3:02 PM EDT2015-08-18 19:02:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON - Two women have passed the Army's Ranger School, becoming the first females to complete the grueling combat training program and earn the right to wear Ranger tabs on their uniforms.
    WASHINGTON - Two women have passed the Army's Ranger School, becoming the first females to complete the grueling combat training program and earn the right to wear Ranger tabs on their uniforms.
  • Words you won't believe have been turned into baby names

    Words you won't believe have been turned into baby names

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 2:23 PM EDT2015-08-18 18:23:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 2:46 PM EDT2015-08-18 18:46:36 GMT
    With word names from Genesis to Justice, Miracle to Heaven now used for thousands of children every year, we have to ask where the craze for turning words into baby names will end? 
    With word names from Genesis to Justice, Miracle to Heaven now used for thousands of children every year, we have to ask where the craze for turning words into baby names will end? 
  • Special Crimes investigates death at Amarillo apartment complex

    Special Crimes investigates death at Amarillo apartment complex

    Monday, August 17 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-08-18 03:54:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 7:20 AM EDT2015-08-18 11:20:11 GMT
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a body discovered at Austin Creek Apartments.
    AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a body discovered at Austin Creek Apartments.
  • Pro downtown development meeting holds historic context

    Pro downtown development meeting holds historic context

    Sunday, August 16 2015 10:05 PM EDT2015-08-17 02:05:11 GMT
    Monday, August 17 2015 10:18 AM EDT2015-08-17 14:18:11 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - The proposed downtown development in Amarillo has some residents speaking their minds about its impact, but Sunday's event in favor of the project held some historic context.
    Amarillo, TX - The proposed downtown development in Amarillo has some residents speaking their minds about its impact, but Sunday's event in favor of the project held some historic context.
  • Back to school health concerns

    Back to school health concerns

    Thursday, August 13 2015 6:25 PM EDT2015-08-13 22:25:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 9:19 PM EDT2015-08-14 01:19:15 GMT
    Heading back to school means a higher risk of getting sick.
    Heading back to school means a higher risk of getting sick.
  • DPS Trooper Seizes Over 28 Pounds of Marijuana

    DPS Trooper Seizes Over 28 Pounds of Marijuana

    Thursday, August 13 2015 4:21 PM EDT2015-08-13 20:21:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 4:35 PM EDT2015-08-13 20:35:40 GMT
    WICHITA FALLS - The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on US 287 that resulted in the seizure of 28 pounds of marijuana valued at over $169,000.
    WICHITA FALLS - The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on US 287 that resulted in the seizure of 28 pounds of marijuana valued at over $169,000.
  • Angry Orchard recalls cider over bottle pressure issues

    Angry Orchard recalls cider over bottle pressure issues

    Thursday, August 6 2015 4:20 PM EDT2015-08-06 20:20:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 4:23 PM EDT2015-08-13 20:23:44 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Angry Orchard Cider Company LLC is recalling some Crisp Apple Hard Cider because of the potential for bottles to break or overflow.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Angry Orchard Cider Company LLC is recalling some Crisp Apple Hard Cider because of the potential for bottles to break or overflow.
  • Local veteran raises money to honor area heroes

    Local veteran raises money to honor area heroes

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 10:52 PM EDT2015-08-13 02:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 12:18 PM EDT2015-08-13 16:18:02 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A local veteran is trying to raise thousands of dollars to honor his fellow veterans across the Panhandle.
    Amarillo, TX - A local veteran is trying to raise thousands of dollars to honor his fellow veterans across the Panhandle.
  • City officials take action to fix sinkhole

    City officials take action to fix sinkhole

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-08-12 23:13:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 7:54 PM EDT2015-08-12 23:54:20 GMT
    Amarillo city officials have already taken action to start  fixing the large sinkhole trying to make it safe for local residents. After talking with residents the city has already taken action to make the hole safe for the neighborhood.
    Amarillo city officials have already taken action to start  fixing the large sinkhole trying to make it safe for local residents. After talking with residents the city has already taken action to make the hole safe for the neighborhood.
  • Back to school computer and online safety

    Back to school computer and online safety

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 7:07 PM EDT2015-08-12 23:07:37 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 7:26 PM EDT2015-08-12 23:26:23 GMT
    Going back to school might mean kids are using technologies that were absent during the summer, or their use might increase. 
    Going back to school might mean kids are using technologies that were absent during the summer, or their use might increase. 
  • TEXAS musical explosion still an active investigation

    TEXAS musical explosion still an active investigation

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-08-12 21:28:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 6:26 PM EDT2015-08-12 22:26:08 GMT
    Canyon, TX - The investigation of the TEXAS musical explosion is still active as more agencies are involved in the case.
    Canyon, TX - The investigation of the TEXAS musical explosion is still active as more agencies are involved in the case.
  • Amarillo Police continue to search for the suspects involved with Monday's robberies

    Amarillo Police continue to search for the suspects involved with Monday's robberies

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 7:32 PM EDT2015-08-11 23:32:04 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 10:58 PM EDT2015-08-12 02:58:06 GMT
    Amarillo Police continue to search for the suspects involved with Monday's robberies. For the second time this week Brighton Court Apartments was the location of a robbery.
    Amarillo Police continue to search for the suspects involved with Monday's robberies. For the second time this week Brighton Court Apartments was the location of a robbery.
  • Spearman teenager is recovering after police chase

    Spearman teenager is recovering after police chase

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 9:24 PM EDT2015-08-12 01:24:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 10:43 PM EDT2015-08-12 02:43:27 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - A Spearman teenager is in a Kansas Hospital after crashing his motorcycle near Deerfield.
    AMARILLO, TX - A Spearman teenager is in a Kansas Hospital after crashing his motorcycle near Deerfield.
  • Lake Meredith water level near 60 feet

    Lake Meredith water level near 60 feet

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 6:27 PM EDT2015-08-11 22:27:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 8:42 PM EDT2015-08-12 00:42:53 GMT
    The water level at Lake Meredith is near 60 feet. Just two years ago the level was at 27 feet. The decrease in water level affected local businesses and forced the Marina and CJ's Bait to close down due to the lack of customer traffic. 
    The water level at Lake Meredith is near 60 feet. Just two years ago the level was at 27 feet. The decrease in water level affected local businesses and forced the Marina and CJ's Bait to close down due to the lack of customer traffic. 
  • 3 get prison over December armored car robbery in Amarillo

    3 get prison over December armored car robbery in Amarillo

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 3:23 PM EDT2015-08-11 19:23:13 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 6:57 PM EDT2015-08-11 22:57:43 GMT
    AMARILLO, Texas - A former armored car driver in Texas, his father and another man are going to prison for stealing more than $763,000 from the security vehicle.
    AMARILLO, Texas - A former armored car driver in Texas, his father and another man are going to prison for stealing more than $763,000 from the security vehicle.
  • Santa Fe Depot may become a museum ... soon

    Santa Fe Depot may become a museum ... soon

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 5:35 PM EDT2015-08-11 21:35:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 6:40 PM EDT2015-08-11 22:40:14 GMT
    Walter Wolfram is an Amarillo lawyer and a man in a hurry to complete a project he has been working on for a long time. He’s pushing harder and harder to see a dream of his come true: establishing a railroad museum in one of Amarillo’s more historic buildings, the Santa Fe Railroad Depot.
    Walter Wolfram is an Amarillo lawyer and a man in a hurry to complete a project he has been working on for a long time. He’s pushing harder and harder to see a dream of his come true: establishing a railroad museum in one of Amarillo’s more historic buildings, the Santa Fe Railroad Depot.
  • Blue Bell begins 1st ice cream shipments after listeria

    Blue Bell begins 1st ice cream shipments after listeria

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 4:39 PM EDT2015-08-11 20:39:16 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-08-11 20:47:30 GMT
    BRENHAM, Texas  - Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after listeria contamination halted sales and production. 
    BRENHAM, Texas  - Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after listeria contamination halted sales and production. 
  • Winds tear apart grain elevators near Dalhart

    Winds tear apart grain elevators near Dalhart

    Monday, August 10 2015 6:37 PM EDT2015-08-10 22:37:14 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 8:16 PM EDT2015-08-11 00:16:31 GMT
    Strong winds over the weekend tore apart several grain elevators in Ware, north of Dalhart. 
    Strong winds over the weekend tore apart several grain elevators in Ware, north of Dalhart. 
  • Police seek "window peeper" suspect

    Police seek "window peeper" suspect

    Monday, August 10 2015 4:56 PM EDT2015-08-10 20:56:20 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 6:51 PM EDT2015-08-10 22:51:28 GMT
    Amarillo Police need your help in identifying a peeping suspect. The suspect is a “window peeper” that has reportedly been seen in the Wolflin and Plemons Eakle neighborhoods.
    Amarillo Police need your help in identifying a peeping suspect. The suspect is a “window peeper” that has reportedly been seen in the Wolflin and Plemons Eakle neighborhoods.
  • Pizza delivery man robbed early Monday morning

    Pizza delivery man robbed early Monday morning

    Monday, August 10 2015 3:52 PM EDT2015-08-10 19:52:06 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 4:29 PM EDT2015-08-10 20:29:39 GMT
    *News-Crime, Police Lights*News-Crime, Police Lights
    AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo Police officers were called out 12:28am Monday morning to the 1500 block of South Bell on a robbery.
    AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo Police officers were called out 12:28am Monday morning to the 1500 block of South Bell on a robbery.
  • Amarillo woman killed in single-vehicle crash

    Amarillo woman killed in single-vehicle crash

    Monday, August 10 2015 1:11 PM EDT2015-08-10 17:11:19 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Texas state troopers say a woman is dead following a rollover wreck Friday afternoon.
    Amarillo, TX - Texas state troopers say a woman is dead following a rollover wreck Friday afternoon.
  • Xcel reports power outages in South Central Amarillo

    Xcel reports power outages in South Central Amarillo

    Sunday, August 9 2015 2:52 PM EDT2015-08-09 18:52:11 GMT
    Sunday, August 9 2015 7:41 PM EDT2015-08-09 23:41:29 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Around 15,000 customers in south central Amarillo were without power today, however Xcel Energy reports all but 3,700 customers in the I-40-Georgia area have had power restored.
    Amarillo, TX - Around 15,000 customers in south central Amarillo were without power today, however Xcel Energy reports all but 3,700 customers in the I-40-Georgia area have had power restored.
  • Theater shooter James Holmes sentenced to life in prison

    Theater shooter James Holmes sentenced to life in prison

    Friday, August 7 2015 4:25 PM EDT2015-08-07 20:25:53 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 7:41 PM EDT2015-08-07 23:41:23 GMT
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree Friday on whether he should get the death penalty for his murderous attack on a packed movie premiere.
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree Friday on whether he should get the death penalty for his murderous attack on a packed movie premiere.
  • Democratic debates: 6 to be held starting in October

    Democratic debates: 6 to be held starting in October

    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:24 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:24:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:24 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:24:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee unveiled plans on Thursday to hold six presidential debates starting this fall, with the first scheduled for Oct. 13 in Nevada.
    WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee unveiled plans on Thursday to hold six presidential debates starting this fall, with the first scheduled for Oct. 13 in Nevada.
  • Fugitive File: James Marshall Balentine

    Fugitive File: James Marshall Balentine

    Thursday, August 6 2015 2:42 PM EDT2015-08-06 18:42:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 2:45 PM EDT2015-08-06 18:45:43 GMT
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. 
    Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating this week's fugitive. 
  • 5 things to watch for in first GOP presidential debate

    5 things to watch for in first GOP presidential debate

    Thursday, August 6 2015 1:43 PM EDT2015-08-06 17:43:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 2:14 PM EDT2015-08-06 18:14:53 GMT
    CLEVELAND - Ten Republican presidential hopefuls face off in the first prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Thursday night in a clash that marks a big step forward in their quest for the nomination.
    CLEVELAND - Ten Republican presidential hopefuls face off in the first prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Thursday night in a clash that marks a big step forward in their quest for the nomination.
  • Colorado resident is 2nd to die of plague there this year

    Colorado resident is 2nd to die of plague there this year

    Colorado resident is 2nd to die of plague there this year

    Thursday, August 6 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-08-06 16:50:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-08-06 16:50:28 GMT
    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A person from southern Colorado has died of the plague, the second person to die of the disease in the state this year.The unidentified adult from Pueblo County likely died of the relatively rare septicemic form of the disease, said Christine Nevin-Woods, the medical officer for the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Officials believe the person likely was infected by fleas from a dead rodent or another animal.In June, a 16-year-old star baseball player from nor...
    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A person from southern Colorado has died of the plague, the second person to die of the disease in the state this year.The unidentified adult from Pueblo County likely died of the relatively rare septicemic form of the disease, said Christine Nevin-Woods, the medical officer for the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Officials believe the person likely was infected by fleas from a dead rodent or another animal.In June, a 16-year-old star baseball player from nor...
  • Unconscious driver crashes into electrical pole

    Unconscious driver crashes into electrical pole

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-08-05 22:47:41 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 7:21 PM EDT2015-08-05 23:21:59 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - An electrical pole near 34th and Bell street was taken out after a driver passed out behind the wheel of his truck. 
    AMARILLO, TX - An electrical pole near 34th and Bell street was taken out after a driver passed out behind the wheel of his truck. 
  • Former credit union employee indicted for embezzling funds

    Former credit union employee indicted for embezzling funds

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 5:13 PM EDT2015-08-05 21:13:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 6:16 PM EDT2015-08-05 22:16:30 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A former employee of the Pantex Federal Credit Union in Borger faces 30 years in prison for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars.
    Amarillo, TX - A former employee of the Pantex Federal Credit Union in Borger faces 30 years in prison for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars.
  • Man faces felony charges after fatal wreck

    Man faces felony charges after fatal wreck

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-08-05 21:16:52 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - A man from Happy faces felony charges after Texas state troopers say he may have caused a wreck that killed one person and injured another.
    Amarillo, TX - A man from Happy faces felony charges after Texas state troopers say he may have caused a wreck that killed one person and injured another.
  • Blue Bell making ice cream again

    Blue Bell making ice cream again

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 5:29 PM EDT2015-08-05 21:29:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-08-05 21:58:31 GMT
    Blue Bell has started churning out ice cream at its Alabama plant, the company tweeted today.
    Blue Bell has started churning out ice cream at its Alabama plant, the company tweeted today.
  • Police: Suspect wielding hatchet, gun dead at movie theater

    Police: Suspect wielding hatchet, gun dead at movie theater

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 3:38 PM EDT2015-08-05 19:38:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 5:12 PM EDT2015-08-05 21:12:08 GMT
    ANTIOCH, Tenn. - A suspect wielding a hatchet and a gun inside a Nashville-area movie theater died after exchanging gunshots with a SWAT team that stormed the theater.
    ANTIOCH, Tenn. - A suspect wielding a hatchet and a gun inside a Nashville-area movie theater died after exchanging gunshots with a SWAT team that stormed the theater.
  • Federal court strikes down 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID

    Federal court strikes down 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 2:41 PM EDT2015-08-05 18:41:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 4:21 PM EDT2015-08-05 20:21:38 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS - Federal appeals court strikes down Texas voter ID law over violations of Voting Rights Act.
    NEW ORLEANS - Federal appeals court strikes down Texas voter ID law over violations of Voting Rights Act.
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