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Early morning fire under investigation

Early morning fire under investigation

Amarillo, TX -Amarillo fire crews are on scene after reports of an early morning fire were called in. 

Energy costs rise as humidity increases Video included

Amarillo, TX - The increased humidity this summer has caused some complications with A/C units and energy costs.

City of Amarillo hosts payday & title loan workshop to educate community Video included

Amarillo, TX - The City of Amarillo is looking into creating an ordinance to regulate payday lending in our area.

Water main break construction still causing delays Video included

Amarillo, TX - Construction work continues on a water main break in southwest Amarillo.

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry, a vocal critic of the White House's response to the surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally, plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border.

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

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The families and friends of Dutch citizens blown out of the sky above Ukraine poured out their grief and anger Monday at a meeting with their monarch and political leaders.

3 New Mexico teens facing multiple murder charges

3 New Mexico teens facing multiple murder charges

Albuquerque, NM - Three teenagers in New Mexico are now facing multiple murder charges. 

Fatal traffic accident in southwest Amarillo

Amarillo, TX - An 18 year old man is dead after a wreck in southwest Amarillo.

Amarillo police seek man who threatened to shoot Walmart employees

Amarillo, TX - Amarillo police officers are looking for a man who threatened to shoot Walmart employees. 

Early morning rollover accident

Early morning rollover accident Video included

Around 5:00 am this morning, Potter County officers were dispatched to US Highway 287 North of Amarillo at mile marker 128 where reports of a semi-truck flipped over were called in. 

Lane Closures in the Area

Amarillo, TX - As we get ready to start a new work week, there are some lane closures to be aware of. 

  • World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

    World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:52:14 GMT
    The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
    The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
  • Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:41:23 GMT
    The future of the Los Angeles Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is...
    The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to...
  • Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:45:15 GMT
    President Barack Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.
    Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama...
  • Comet-chasing space probe makes surprise discovery

    Comet-chasing space probe makes surprise discovery

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:39 AM EDT2014-07-21 05:39:39 GMT
    Scientists say a space probe aiming to become the first to land on a comet has taken images that appear to show its target could actually be two separate lumps of rock and ice flying in tandem.
    A space probe aiming to become the first to land on a comet has taken images that appear to show its target could actually be two separate lumps of rock and ice, scientists said Thursday.
  • Nuke dump operator received $1.9M bonus after fire

    Nuke dump operator received $1.9M bonus after fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:19:25 GMT
    The contractor that operates the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico received a $1.9 million bonus just five days after an underground truck fire closed the facility.
    The contractor that operates the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico received a $1.9 million bonus just five days after an underground truck fire closed the facility.
  • States sue 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

    States sue 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:57:59 GMT
    The Oregon attorney general has sued the makers and marketers of 5-Hour Energy, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.
    Two attorneys general from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.
  • Studies see new risks for cholesterol drug niacin

    Studies see new risks for cholesterol drug niacin

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:57:51 GMT
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that many Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health....
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that hundreds of thousands of Americans take for cholesterol problems and general...
  • Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

    Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:52:30 GMT
    By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press The large numbers of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally is putting Democrats in a bind.
    By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press The surge of Central American children crossing the U.S. southern border has shifted the politics of immigration, weakening one of the most potent arguments Democrats...
  • Fugitive found in Nepal back in New Mexico custody

    Fugitive found in Nepal back in New Mexico custody

    Saturday, July 19 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-19 20:59:43 GMT
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation says a New Mexico man who fled sex abuse and kidnapping charges 14 years ago has been returned following his capture in Nepal.
    A New Mexico man who fled sex abuse and kidnapping charges 14 years ago returned to the state Saturday following his capture in Nepal, the FBI said.
  • AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

    AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:53:41 GMT
    President Barack Obama is asking his advisers to keep him updated on reports of a plane shot down over Ukraine. But the White House says it can't confirm the reports.
    American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama administration was still scrambling to confirm who launched...
  • Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:31:15 GMT
    Malaysia Airlines says it lost contact with a plane over Ukrainian airspace.
    The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime minister said Friday, adding that its flight route had been declared safe by the global civil aviation...
  • Prospects fade for resolution on border crisis

    Prospects fade for resolution on border crisis

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:28:29 GMT
    The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the border.
    Prospects for action on the nation's border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions, raising chances that Congress will head out for its summer recess without doing anything about...
  • For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

    For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:30:36 GMT
    Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline.
    Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline.
  • Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

    Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:39:49 GMT
    By The Associated Press The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 295 people from at least nine countries. Here is a breakdown...
    By The Associated Press The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least nine countries. Here is a breakdown of the ...
  • US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile

    US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:39:20 GMT
    A U.S. official says that American intelligence authorities now believe a surface-to-air missile took down the Malaysian passenger plane as it flew over eastern Ukraine Thursday.
    A U.S. official said Thursday that American intelligence authorities now believe a surface-to-air missile took down the Malaysian passenger plane as it flew over eastern Ukraine.
  • Social Security: Field offices to verify benefits

    Social Security: Field offices to verify benefits

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:30:10 GMT
    The Social Security Administration says its field offices will continue issuing statements that recipients can use to verify their benefits.
    Bowing to pressure from Congress, the Social Security Administration said Thursday its field offices will continue issuing statements that recipients can use to verify their benefits.
  • 295 on Malaysia plane shot down in eastern Ukraine

    295 on Malaysia plane shot down in eastern Ukraine

    GRABOVO, Ukraine - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
    GRABOVO, Ukraine - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
  • Timeline of the California bank robbery and chase

    Timeline of the California bank robbery and chase

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:07:39 GMT
    At 2:11 p.m. on Wednesday, police in the California city of Stockton received a report of a bank robbery in progress, police said. What follows is a summary by police of the subsequent hour-long chase and furious...
    At 2:11 p.m. on Wednesday, police in the California city of Stockton received a report of a bank robbery in progress, police said. What follows is a summary by police of the subsequent hour-long chase and furious gunbattle...
  • Obama on a high wire on immigration law changes

    Obama on a high wire on immigration law changes

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:49:49 GMT
    President Barack Obama is meeting at the White House with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as he seeks additional authority to more quickly turn back young Central American border crossers.
    Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama's call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal...
  • Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:19 AM EDT2014-07-16 09:19:46 GMT
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
  • Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions

    Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:37:47 GMT
    A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court.
    A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus, the latest in an ongoing case that made it...
  • Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

    Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:49:09 GMT
    A second investigation found more safety problems at federal health laboratories in Atlanta, including the use of expired disinfectants and the transfer of dangerous germs in Ziploc bags.
    A second investigation has detailed additional safety problems at federal health laboratories in Atlanta, including the use of expired disinfectants and the transfer of dangerous germs in Ziploc bags.
  • Pope seeks protection of young US-bound migrants

    Pope seeks protection of young US-bound migrants

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:12:13 GMT
    Pope Francis has called for "urgent intervention" to welcome and protect minors traveling on their own from Central and South America to the United States in increasing numbers.
    Pope Francis on Wednesday called for "urgent intervention" to protect minors traveling on their own in increasing numbers from Central and South America to the United States.
  • More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

    More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:18:40 GMT
    With an estimated 26.5 million viewers, Sunday's World Cup final stands as the most-watched soccer game in U.S. history.
    Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and...