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Reward for arrest of the person who vandalized "El Giro" Video included

Amarillo, TX - A $15,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has information leading to the arrest of the person who vandalized a local restaurant.

More changes coming to Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare Shelter

Amarillo, TX - At an Animal Management and Welfare board meeting Monday morning, the group discussed a recent assessment that tells them what they can do to continue making their facility better.

Money management programs emphasized in schools Video included

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Amarillo, TX - Area elementary schools banking programs have influenced other schools in the nation to teach their students the importance of having a savings account.

Some consumers risk losing health law tax credits

WASHINGTON - Thousands of consumers risk losing financial aid for health care premiums under President Barack Obama's law unless they clear up lingering questions about their incomes, administration officials said Monday.

Traffic was temporarily backed up on Canyon E-way after morning car accident Video included

Amarillo, TX - Traffic was backed up on the Canyon E-way this morning after a car accident denied access to I-40.

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

NEW YORK - Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed

Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates.

TxDOT looking for community input on possible projects

Amarillo, TX - More construction could soon be taking over Amarillo roads, but before it begins TxDOT and the Amarillo Metropolitan Planning Organization want to hear your input.

  • Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

    Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:32:15 GMT
    The convicted killer of three students who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday.
    The school shooter who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday as newly released records added to the picture of an inmate frequently in trouble...
  • 'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach

    'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:11:51 GMT
    Microsoft will acquire the maker of the popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion.
    Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:31:32 GMT
    This week offers Congress its best chance to get answers about President Barack Obama's new Mideast counterterror strategy.
    Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President...
  • New Mexico county struggling with stinky building

    New Mexico county struggling with stinky building

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:41:01 GMT
    A county government building in southern New Mexico stinks.
    A county government building in southern New Mexico stinks.
  • Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

    Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:42:23 GMT
    Authorities are increasingly concerned about a hoax in which video game players lash out at online opponents by making fake 911 calls that send SWAT teams to their homes.
    The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their...
  • Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:01:48 GMT
    A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.
    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and...
  • Johnny Manziel makes NFL debut for Browns

    Johnny Manziel makes NFL debut for Browns

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:20:36 GMT
    Johnny Manziel has made his NFL regular-season debut, coming off the bench for the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter Sunday against New Orleans.
    Johnny Manziel has made his NFL regular-season debut, coming off the bench for the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter Sunday against New Orleans.
  • Ferguson video shows witness raising hands in air

    Ferguson video shows witness raising hands in air

    Sunday, September 14 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-09-14 14:30:23 GMT
    Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could...
    Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster...
  • Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay

    Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-09-13 15:30:50 GMT
    Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
    Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
  • Review: Apple Watch looks to be another winner

    Review: Apple Watch looks to be another winner

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-09-13 15:30:32 GMT
    As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.
    As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.
  • Navy pilot missing after 2 jets crash into sea

    Navy pilot missing after 2 jets crash into sea

    Saturday, September 13 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-09-13 05:49:16 GMT
    Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.
    Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island.
  • Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

    Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:09:35 GMT
    Authorities say they have apprehended the convicted killer of three Ohio students who escaped from a prison.
    Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how three Ohio inmates including a convicted killer of three students were able to escape from prison during recreation a day earlier.
  • Body donation programs in 3 states scrutinized

    Body donation programs in 3 states scrutinized

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:29:25 GMT
    The FBI is investigating programs in at least three states that collect human bodies donated for scientific research, medical training and other purposes.
    Authorities are investigating programs in at least three states that collect bodies donated for scientific research, medical training and other purposes.
  • American gets blood from fellow Ebola survivor

    American gets blood from fellow Ebola survivor

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:38:29 GMT
    The Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker infected with Ebola say he has responded well to aggressive treatment in the past week.
    An American aid worker infected with Ebola has been given blood from a fellow doctor who battled the disease, and Nebraska doctors say the man has responded well to aggressive treatment in the past week.
  • Kids accidentally drink bleach mix at day care

    Kids accidentally drink bleach mix at day care

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:18:12 GMT
    More than two dozen children and two adults accidentally drank a mixture of bleach and water at a day care center Thursday and were briefly hospitalized.
    More than two dozen children and two adults accidentally drank a mixture of bleach and water at a day care center Thursday and were briefly hospitalized.
  • Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot released

    Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot released

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:48:59 GMT
    A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk-show host David Letterman's young son and nanny nine years ago has been released from a Montana prison.
    A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman's young son and nanny nine years ago was released from a Montana prison Thursday, state corrections officials said.
  • Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president

    Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:29:24 GMT
    Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he had a moment of clarity in a Florida elementary school classroom on Sept. 11, 2001, when his chief of staff told him the second World Trade Center tower had...
    Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he had a moment of clarity in a Florida elementary school classroom on Sept. 11, 2001, when his chief of staff told him the second World Trade Center tower had been struck...
  • NFL owners explain Rice probe roles

    NFL owners explain Rice probe roles

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:29:06 GMT
    The two NFL team owners overseeing the investigation of the league's pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice case say the findings will be made public.
    The two NFL team owners overseeing the investigation of the league's pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice case say the findings will be made public.
  • Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

    Nevada crews aim to repair Interstate 15 by Friday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:47:45 GMT
    Tourists and truckers were told to prepare for another day of disruptive detours Wednesday around a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled in chunks during intense flash flooding.
    Road crews hoped to have one lane repaired in each direction Friday on a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled during intense flash flooding, a state transportation official said Wednesday.
  • Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

    Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:28:18 GMT
    President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm...
    Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless...
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-09-11 01:37:55 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
  • Obama says military campaign will take time

    Obama says military campaign will take time

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-09-11 01:17:59 GMT
    President Barack Obama says it will take time to eradicate Islamic State extremists but is offering no timetable for how long the United States will conduct airstrikes against the group in Iraq and Syria.
    President Barack Obama says it will take time to eradicate Islamic State extremists but is offering no timetable for how long the United States will conduct airstrikes against the group in Iraq and Syria.
  • 'Loving' father now tied to his 5 kids' deaths

    'Loving' father now tied to his 5 kids' deaths

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:48:33 GMT
    Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.
    Their little bodies shrouded in plastic bags, the five children of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. had been dead for days by the time he led investigators to the spot where they had been dumped among dead trees and scrub brush.
  • Kerry says US will back Iraq against militants

    Kerry says US will back Iraq against militants

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:08:27 GMT
    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Baghdad for the first high-level U.S. meeting with Iraq's new prime minister.
    The United States pledged Wednesday to stand by Iraq as its new leaders pleaded for help in facing down a rampant, deadly insurgency. The assurances by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a daylong visit to Baghdad...
  • What Mideast states could offer a US coalition

    What Mideast states could offer a US coalition

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-09-10 18:47:49 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to the Middle East this week, with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group. His trip...
    If Arab states, plus NATO member Turkey, join a coalition to take on Islamic State militants, they bring both formidable weaponry and some hesitation about participating in an American-led fight. Here's a look at what...