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  • The Teal Pumpkin Project takes over the panhandle

    The Teal Pumpkin Project takes over the panhandle

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 1:00 PM EDT2016-10-26 17:00:41 GMT

    With Halloween just days away, there are plenty of reasons for kids and adults to be afraid. But, what's inside your trick or treat bag shouldn't be on that list.

    With Halloween just days away, there are plenty of reasons for kids and adults to be afraid. But, what's inside your trick or treat bag shouldn't be on that list.

  • Faith Southwest to serve the community with the 200/200,000 initiative

    Faith Southwest to serve the community with the 200/200,000 initiative

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 5:24 PM EDT2016-08-31 21:24:20 GMT

    In response to Jesus’ Great Commission to “make disciples of all the nations," Faith Southwest United Methodist Church of Amarillo is sending its congregation of 200 out as missionaries.  

    In response to Jesus’ Great Commission to “make disciples of all the nations," Faith Southwest United Methodist Church of Amarillo is sending its congregation of 200 out as missionaries.  

  • I want to give blood this week, now what?

    I want to give blood this week, now what?

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 5:50 PM EDT2016-08-17 21:50:03 GMT

    You may know your blood type and want to donate, but what does it mean to be O+ or AB- when it comes to blood donation?

    You may know your blood type and want to donate, but what does it mean to be O+ or AB- when it comes to blood donation?

  • The Children's Home is baking to support local law enforcement

    The Children's Home is baking to support local law enforcement

    Monday, July 18 2016 9:13 AM EDT2016-07-18 13:13:53 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    This afternoon kids from The Children's Home are heading to the Amarillo Police Department to donate 250 individually decorated bags with baked goods and words of support and encouragement for our men and women in blue.  

    This afternoon kids from The Children's Home are heading to the Amarillo Police Department to donate 250 individually decorated bags with baked goods and words of support and encouragement for our men and women in blue.  

  • Trauma patient care: From The OR to the ER

    Trauma patient care: From The OR to the ER

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 11:53 AM EDT2016-05-24 15:53:30 GMT

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - When working in the Emergency Room quick decision making could mean the difference of life or death, but our nurses and surgeons here in the panhandle are trained to handle any situation.  

    When working in the Emergency Room quick decision making could mean the difference of life or death, but our nurses and surgeons here in the panhandle are trained to handle any situation.  

  • Takata Airbag Recall: What you need to know

    Takata Airbag Recall: What you need to know

    Monday, May 16 2016 7:46 AM EDT2016-05-16 11:46:56 GMT
    Monday, May 16 2016 5:45 PM EDT2016-05-16 21:45:31 GMT

    We have been keeping you informed about a recall which is effecting millions of people across the U.S. including some of us here in the panhandle. The Takata airbag recall is the largest in history effecting millions of vehicles from over over 10 different manufactures.

    We have been keeping you informed about a recall which is effecting millions of people across the U.S. including some of us here in the panhandle. The Takata airbag recall is the largest in history effecting millions of vehicles from over over 10 different manufactures.

  • Amarillo College and the Emergency Nurses Association Host Symposium

    Amarillo College and the Emergency Nurses Association Host Symposium

    Friday, April 22 2016 7:09 AM EDT2016-04-22 11:09:25 GMT

    This morning the emergency nurses association and Amarillo college are hosting a nursing symposium. It will educate first responders and ER nurses on new trauma care techniques. 

    This morning the emergency nurses association and Amarillo college are hosting a nursing symposium. It will educate first responders and ER nurses on new trauma care techniques. 

  • TxDOT launches annual Talk Text Crash Campaign

    TxDOT launches annual Talk Text Crash Campaign

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 10:28 AM EDT2016-04-20 14:28:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 20 2016 6:16 PM EDT2016-04-20 22:16:20 GMT
    Source: TxDOTSource: TxDOT

    April is National Distracted Driving awareness month and TxDOT is continuing to combat distracted driving.

    April is National Distracted Driving awareness month and TxDOT is continuing to combat distracted driving.

  • Veterans Highway is almost funded

    Veterans Highway is almost funded

    Wednesday, November 11 2015 8:18 AM EST2015-11-11 13:18:53 GMT
    Thursday, March 3 2016 8:59 AM EST2016-03-03 13:59:39 GMT

    AMARILLO TX - One local veteran is continuing his hard work to dedicate the first panhandle highway to veterans.

    AMARILLO TX - One local veteran is continuing his hard work to dedicate the first panhandle highway to veterans.

  • Local first responders prepare for active shooter situation

    Local first responders prepare for active shooter situation

    Monday, February 29 2016 6:41 AM EST2016-02-29 11:41:39 GMT
    Monday, February 29 2016 10:29 AM EST2016-02-29 15:29:51 GMT

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Active shooter situations are becoming more common in the United States, but our public safety officers are working to make sure they are prepared if an event happens in the panhandle.

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Active shooter situations are becoming more common in the United States, but our public safety officers are working to make sure they are prepared if an event happens in the panhandle.

  • Panhandle EuroTech is helping the community once again

    Panhandle EuroTech is helping the community once again

    Thursday, February 25 2016 7:32 AM EST2016-02-25 12:32:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 25 2016 7:32 AM EST2016-02-25 12:32:09 GMT

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Panhandle EuroTech is asking for donations and nominations for their new community service program called Goodwill Car Repair.   EuroTech is working for the community helping to repair cars for people who are not able to pay.

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Panhandle EuroTech is asking for donations and nominations for their new community service program called Goodwill Car Repair.   EuroTech is working for the community helping to repair cars for people who are not able to pay.

  • Hereford shooting suspect surrenders to police

    Hereford shooting suspect surrenders to police

    Monday, February 15 2016 12:41 PM EST2016-02-15 17:41:14 GMT
    Tuesday, February 16 2016 10:23 AM EST2016-02-16 15:23:39 GMT
    Hereford Police DeptHereford Police Dept

     **UPDATE**  Alfredo Suarez Jr., the suspect Hereford police were looking for in last week's shooting, has turned himself in.

     **UPDATE**  Alfredo Suarez Jr., the suspect Hereford police were looking for in last week's shooting, has turned himself in.

  • Sully Sullenberger to speak at 2016 Torch Awards

    Sully Sullenberger to speak at 2016 Torch Awards

    Friday, January 29 2016 1:52 PM EST2016-01-29 18:52:41 GMT
    Friday, January 29 2016 3:06 PM EST2016-01-29 20:06:28 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Captain Sully Sullenberger will be speaking at the 2016 Torch Awards for Ethics on February 18th. 

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Captain Sully Sullenberger will be speaking at the 2016 Torch Awards for Ethics on February 18th. 

  • Voter registration deadline is Monday, February 1st

    Voter registration deadline is Monday, February 1st

    Friday, January 29 2016 10:01 AM EST2016-01-29 15:01:41 GMT
    Friday, January 29 2016 10:58 AM EST2016-01-29 15:58:33 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is fast approaching.

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is fast approaching.

  • Seven Women graduate from the DWC Recovery Program

    Seven Women graduate from the DWC Recovery Program

    Monday, January 25 2016 8:38 AM EST2016-01-25 13:38:25 GMT
    Monday, January 25 2016 9:46 AM EST2016-01-25 14:46:24 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Seven women have bettered themselves and graduated from the Downtown Women's Center Recovery Program. 

    AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Seven women have bettered themselves and graduated from the Downtown Women's Center Recovery Program. 

  • Amarillo CASA needs volunteers

    Amarillo CASA needs volunteers

    Friday, January 8 2016 6:05 AM EST2016-01-08 11:05:40 GMT

    AMARILLO, TX - CASA needs you to become an advocate for children. 

    AMARILLO, TX - CASA needs you to become an advocate for children. 

  • National Junior Bull Riding Championship in Amarillo

    National Junior Bull Riding Championship in Amarillo

    Friday, November 6 2015 10:17 PM EST2015-11-07 03:17:17 GMT
    Saturday, November 7 2015 12:28 AM EST2015-11-07 05:28:38 GMT
    AMARILLO TX- The National Junior Bull Riding Championship is in Amarillo for the second strait year. Around 150 young riders are in Amarillo this weekend to compete in the National Junior Bull Riding Championship.
    AMARILLO TX- The National Junior Bull Riding Championship is in Amarillo for the second strait year. Around 150 young riders are in Amarillo this weekend to compete in the National Junior Bull Riding Championship.
  • Bushland ISD concerned about budget

    Bushland ISD concerned about budget

    Thursday, November 5 2015 10:22 AM EST2015-11-05 15:22:14 GMT
    Thursday, November 5 2015 11:03 AM EST2015-11-05 16:03:04 GMT
    Bushland, TX - Bushland ISD is left wondering how they will avoid a deficit this school year. 
    Bushland, TX - Bushland ISD is left wondering how they will avoid a deficit this school year. 
  • 6th Street Creepy Crawl

    6th Street Creepy Crawl

    Saturday, October 31 2015 8:45 PM EDT2015-11-01 00:45:03 GMT
    Saturday, October 31 2015 8:55 PM EDT2015-11-01 00:55:15 GMT
    Local businesses are holding a variety of different activities for Halloween on Historic Route 66.
    Local businesses are holding a variety of different activities for Halloween on Historic Route 66.
  • Fatal accident on I-40 and Pullman Rd

    Fatal accident on I-40 and Pullman Rd

    Friday, October 30 2015 9:32 PM EDT2015-10-31 01:32:15 GMT
    Saturday, October 31 2015 1:34 AM EDT2015-10-31 05:34:54 GMT
    AMARILLO TX- At approximately 11:50 am Friday morning, officers were dispatched to the area of E I-40 and Pullman Rd on a single vehicle rollover crash.  
    AMARILLO TX- At approximately 11:50 am Friday morning, officers were dispatched to the area of E I-40 and Pullman Rd on a single vehicle rollover crash.  
  • TxDOT reminds drivers "Don't Crowd the Plow"

    TxDOT reminds drivers "Don't Crowd the Plow"

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 1:15 PM EDT2015-10-27 17:15:46 GMT
    Wednesday, October 28 2015 12:09 PM EDT2015-10-28 16:09:08 GMT
    AMARILLO TX - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) urges drivers to drive safely and be prepared for the winter season that could start anytime in the panhandle. 
    AMARILLO TX - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) urges drivers to drive safely and be prepared for the winter season that could start anytime in the panhandle. 
  • Clarendon woman charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter

    Clarendon woman charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter

    Tuesday, October 27 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-10-27 16:50:47 GMT
    DONLEY COUNTY TX -  Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn confirmed for NewsChannel10 that after almost a week on trial Gina Cannon was found guilty of Intoxicated Manslaughter.
    DONLEY COUNTY TX -  Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn confirmed for NewsChannel10 that after almost a week on trial Gina Cannon was found guilty of Intoxicated Manslaughter.
  • Goose Bumps exhibit at the Discovery Center

    Goose Bumps exhibit at the Discovery Center

    Friday, October 23 2015 9:25 AM EDT2015-10-23 13:25:46 GMT
    Friday, October 23 2015 11:03 AM EDT2015-10-23 15:03:05 GMT
    An exhibit at the Amarillo Discovery Center is giving you "Goose Bumps" and one of our own faced her fear of spiders. 
    An exhibit at the Amarillo Discovery Center is giving you "Goose Bumps" and one of our own faced her fear of spiders. 
  • Overnight storm update

    Overnight storm update

    Thursday, October 22 2015 1:19 PM EDT2015-10-22 17:19:26 GMT
    Thursday, October 22 2015 2:38 PM EDT2015-10-22 18:38:00 GMT
    With the recent storm that brought many inches of rain into the region, it brought along with it closed roads and power outages. 
    With the recent storm that brought many inches of rain into the region, it brought along with it closed roads and power outages. 
  • Iconic Wienermobile in Amarillo

    Iconic Wienermobile in Amarillo

    Wednesday, October 21 2015 1:17 PM EDT2015-10-21 17:17:54 GMT
    Wednesday, October 21 2015 3:57 PM EDT2015-10-21 19:57:10 GMT
    If you have ever wanted to see the inside of the Oscar Mayer's iconic Wienermobile, now is your chance! 
    If you have ever wanted to see the inside of the Oscar Mayer's iconic Wienermobile, now is your chance! 
  • Amarillo Police Department giving out free hugs

    Amarillo Police Department giving out free hugs

    Wednesday, October 14 2015 12:36 PM EDT2015-10-14 16:36:12 GMT
    Wednesday, October 14 2015 6:17 PM EDT2015-10-14 22:17:11 GMT
    Amarillo TX - APD officers to give out free hugs due to money raised for Officer Scherlen by local restaurant.  
    Amarillo TX - APD officers to give out free hugs due to money raised for Officer Scherlen by local restaurant.  
  • Buchanan Street is now open

    Buchanan Street is now open

    Monday, October 12 2015 9:28 AM EDT2015-10-12 13:28:46 GMT
    Monday, October 12 2015 10:16 AM EDT2015-10-12 14:16:00 GMT
    Amarillo TX - A major road taking you northbound through Center City is now open today. Buchanan Street is now open making your morning commute a little easier. 
    Amarillo TX - A major road taking you northbound through Center City is now open today. Buchanan Street is now open making your morning commute a little easier. 
  • Downtown construction could impact your morning commute

    Downtown construction could impact your morning commute

    Friday, October 9 2015 9:52 AM EDT2015-10-09 13:52:22 GMT
    Friday, October 9 2015 10:25 AM EDT2015-10-09 14:25:54 GMT
    Downtown Amarillo TX - We have a traffic alert for you this morning and want to keep you in the know as you head out the door.
    Downtown Amarillo TX - We have a traffic alert for you this morning and want to keep you in the know as you head out the door.
  • Men who caused Southwest flight diversion last month plead not guilty

    Men who caused Southwest flight diversion last month plead not guilty

    Thursday, October 8 2015 8:42 AM EDT2015-10-08 12:42:07 GMT
    Thursday, October 8 2015 4:07 PM EDT2015-10-08 20:07:21 GMT
    The men who police say forced a plane to make an emergency landing in Amarillo last month have entered pleas. 
    The men who police say forced a plane to make an emergency landing in Amarillo last month have entered pleas. 
  • Two in critical condition after rollover accident on Highway 287

    Two in critical condition after rollover accident on Highway 287

    Monday, October 5 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-10-05 15:30:44 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 3:48 PM EDT2015-10-05 19:48:33 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Two people are in critical condition after a rollover accident this morning. 
    Amarillo, TX - Two people are in critical condition after a rollover accident this morning. 
  • Chip and Pin cards helping to fight fraud

    Chip and Pin cards helping to fight fraud

    Saturday, October 3 2015 12:11 AM EDT2015-10-03 04:11:06 GMT
    Saturday, October 3 2015 12:11 AM EDT2015-10-03 04:11:05 GMT
    October 1st marked the start of a new way of making purchases locally and across the U.S. but with the new technology comes new regulations. The new chip and pin cards are now in effect in the Untied States and switching is not only better protects you as a consumer but also protects local business owners. 
    October 1st marked the start of a new way of making purchases locally and across the U.S. but with the new technology comes new regulations. The new chip and pin cards are now in effect in the Untied States and switching is not only better protects you as a consumer but also protects local business owners.
     
  • Man runs to raise awareness for Wounded Warriors

    Man runs to raise awareness for Wounded Warriors

    Thursday, October 1 2015 7:29 PM EDT2015-10-01 23:29:09 GMT
    Friday, October 2 2015 11:43 AM EDT2015-10-02 15:43:21 GMT
    One man is running 720 miles to raise awareness for The Wounded Warriors Project. Today Troy Drasher ran through Amarillo on his journey he calls Operation720.
    One man is running 720 miles to raise awareness for The Wounded Warriors Project. Today Troy Drasher ran through Amarillo on his journey he calls Operation720.
  • Samsung released new mobile pay technology

    Samsung released new mobile pay technology

    Tuesday, September 29 2015 7:41 PM EDT2015-09-29 23:41:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 29 2015 9:07 PM EDT2015-09-30 01:07:49 GMT
    People using a Samsung phone could have a new way to pay. It is a new feature on Samsung phones that might help slim your wallet. 
    People using a Samsung phone could have a new way to pay. It is a new feature on Samsung phones that might help slim your wallet. 
  • City of Amarillo staying ahead of Mosquito population

    City of Amarillo staying ahead of Mosquito population

    Monday, September 28 2015 6:45 PM EDT2015-09-28 22:45:48 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 7:31 PM EDT2015-09-28 23:31:26 GMT
    Despite the abnormal amount of  rain in Amarillo, city officials say they are continuing to keep the mosquito population low. The city has been working hard to keep the mosquito population at bay, this means more man power and a longer spraying season.
    Despite the abnormal amount of  rain in Amarillo, city officials say they are continuing to keep the mosquito population low. The city has been working hard to keep the mosquito population at bay, this means more man power and a longer spraying season.
  • Canyon Chamber Chow Down

    Canyon Chamber Chow Down

    Friday, September 25 2015 7:17 PM EDT2015-09-25 23:17:45 GMT
    Saturday, September 26 2015 2:41 AM EDT2015-09-26 06:41:22 GMT
    The Canyon Chamber Chow Down is an event that benefits the Canyon community. 
    The Canyon Chamber Chow Down is an event that benefits the Canyon community. 
  • VA uses a new program to help patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia

    VA uses a new program to help patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia

    Thursday, September 24 2015 8:33 PM EDT2015-09-25 00:33:43 GMT
    Thursday, September 24 2015 9:30 PM EDT2015-09-25 01:30:09 GMT
    Patients at the VA with later stages of Alzheimer's and Dementia have a new program to help them better cope with their symptoms.
    Patients at the VA with later stages of Alzheimer's and Dementia have a new program to help them better cope with their symptoms.
  • Local veteran raising depression & suicide prevention awareness

    Local veteran raising depression & suicide prevention awareness

    Wednesday, September 23 2015 7:12 PM EDT2015-09-23 23:12:18 GMT
    Wednesday, September 23 2015 10:16 PM EDT2015-09-24 02:16:58 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Veteran suicide is a continuing problem across the panhandle and one local veteran is working to raise awareness and save lives.
    Amarillo, TX - Veteran suicide is a continuing problem across the panhandle and one local veteran is working to raise awareness and save lives.
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  • Building fire at Public Steel, no injuries reported

    Building fire at Public Steel, no injuries reported

    Sunday, March 26 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-03-26 04:43:35 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    Amarillo police and the Amarillo Fire Department worked a building fire at Public Steel.

    Amarillo police and the Amarillo Fire Department worked a building fire at Public Steel.

  • Rankin Ranch Road Fire 100% contained

    Rankin Ranch Road Fire 100% contained

    Sunday, March 26 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-03-26 04:39:54 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    The Texas A&M Forest service spent the afternoon monitoring the Rankin Ranch Road Fire and now report it's 100 percent contained.

    The Texas A&M Forest service spent the afternoon monitoring the Rankin Ranch Road Fire and now report it's 100 percent contained.

  • Career fair brings opportunities for young job seekers

    Career fair brings opportunities for young job seekers

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:29:17 GMT
    Hundreds of job seekers came dressed for success in hopes of joining teams of local companies in the area. Multiple employment opportunities were available from all levels of employment, including full and part-time positions in technical, health care, management, customer service and many others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Texas unemployment rate is at 4.9 % and in Amarillo the percentage of unemployment is at 3.4 %.  Workforce solutions Panhandle said t...
    Hundreds of job seekers came dressed for success in hopes of joining teams of local companies in the area. Multiple employment opportunities were available from all levels of employment, including full and part-time positions in technical, health care, management, customer service and many others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Texas unemployment rate is at 4.9 % and in Amarillo the percentage of unemployment is at 3.4 %.  Workforce solutions Panhandle said t...
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