Special needs children visit Sensory-Friendly Santa

Westgate Mall hosted a sensory-friendly Santa experience this morning.

‘They were like brothers’: Boy, 12, raises money for best friend’s headstone

Off-road enthusiast groups collect donations for Amarillo’s homeless

Fire destroys trailer home on N. Fillmore

Moore County first responders shop for children in need

Area tuba players take Christmas carols to another level

Tascosa Rebels defeat Haltom 48-27 to advance to State Semifinals

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  CEFCO robbery suspect arrested, faces multiple charges

“Coming Home” program helping Amarillo’s homeless

Court papers accuse man of conspiring to distribute more than 500 grams of meth

Trump confirms John Kelly leaving White House at end of year

An Amarillo firefighter family tradition

Local non-profits plan ahead for winter weather

  Clovis man found guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Kidnapping

Tanner Autrey faces up to 29 years in prison and a lifetime registration as a sex offender.

Mueller: Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, Russians

The plea agreement will remain under seal until a later date.

  Man who plowed into Charlottesville crowd found guilty of first degree murder

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

Teachers cut high school students’ hair in separate incidents: one fired, one arrested

In two incidents, teachers have taken scissors to their students' hair. While a teacher in California is facing charges, no charges have yet been filed against another teacher in New Mexico.

Card-skimming suspects arrested by Amarillo police

4 officers plead not guilty to allegedly beating undercover officer in MO

LATEST: Trump to nominate William Barr for attorney general

Donors needed for day 5 of Together We Can Food Drive

Amarillo police seeking suspect in early morning armed robbery

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign soon, reports say

  Feds recommend ‘substantial’ jail time for Michael Cohen; Mueller recommendation cites Russia investigation cooperation

Cohen and Manafort are among five former Trump associates whom prosecutors have accused of lying either to federal investigators or to Congress.

Woman contracted fatal brain-eating amoeba infection from Neti pot water, doctors say

The woman had been suffering from seizures when doctors found a tumor in her brain.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

All-clear given after CNN’s New York studios evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN’s New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night due to a bomb threat. The all-clear was given by police around 11:50 p.m. after investigators found no bombs in the Time Warner Center.

Local agencies prepare for winter storm

Whether you’re on the road or at home, tomorrow’s weather conditions could impact you.

Amarillo Fire surprises 7-year-old boy battling leukemia

A seven year old boy battling cancer received a big surprise from first responders.

Trio accused of Money Laundering, ID Theft

All three man face charges of Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information and Money Laundering.

Trump to nominate Heather Nauert for UN Ambassador, reports say

Nauert has been the State Department spokesperson since April 2017.

Pearl Harbor artifact to soon be placed in Texas Panhandle War Memorial

Earlier today, crews began setting up for tomorrow’s dedication ceremony to show the public the USS Arizona artifact.

Prescribed burn in Amarillo cancelled due to weather

The Randall County and Amarillo Fire Departments experienced some complications during their planned prescribed burn due to the weather conditions.

Head-on collision involving semi and school bus kills 2, injures several in IL

Authorities said the truck was driving the wrong way. The driver of the semi is among the two adults killed in the crash.

Business/event closing and cancellations due to winter storm

Some businesses, churches and events have been cancelled or rescheduled due to the storm.

Decision on New Mexico ‘racino’ put on hold

Discussion of whether a horseracing track and casino could come to Eastern New Mexico didn’t even make it out of the starting gate today due to legal action by another candidate.

George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

Pres. George H.W. Bush arrived at the presidential library in College Station aboard the Bush 4141 train, and is being laid to rest.

Canyon firetruck ready to help stranded drivers during winter storm

The Canyon Fire Department is ready for the upcoming winter storm.

Pet owners reminded to make sure pets have proper shelter for winter weather

Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is reminding pet owners to make sure pets have proper shelter for this weekend’s expected winter storm.

Xcel Energy urges residents to be prepared for power outages in winter storm

Xcel Energy is moving supplies and personnel into areas that could see power outages during the winter storm that is expected to hit this weekend.

Boys Ranch Christmas lights contest rescheduled due to upcoming storm

Due to the upcoming winter storm, the annual Boys Ranch Christmas lights contest has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13.

TxDOT crews to pre-treat roadways before winter storm

TxDOT crews around the area are pre-treating roadways with brine ahead of the upcoming winter storm.

Recreational marijuana legal in Michigan - but there’s a catch

Michigan passed the measure last month, becoming the 10th state to legalize the drug.

Supreme Court hearing closely watched double jeopardy case with Russian probe implications

The high court is considering whether to overturn a court-created exception to the Constitution's double-jeopardy bar that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same crime.

Randall County, veterans to dedicate piece of USS Arizona

The piece donated to the Panhandle War Memorial was removed by workers during construction of a memorial over the sunken bow of the ship.

Don and Sybil B. Harrington Foundation honored for contribution to Texas Tech vet school

Texas Tech says the school will attract prospective veterinarians with a focus on large animals, which they believe will benefit the local agriculture-focused economy.

‘Black Tie Affair’ gala benefiting Northside Toy Drive

The evening will include a buffet dinner, along with cocktails and casino games for all who attend.

Victory Church hosting ‘GLO Amarillo’

The show features a modern take on many classic Christmas songs, as well as a full concert-style light show to supplement the music.

300 children a week provided meals thanks to High Plains-affliated church

Local and area non-profits depend on donations from the food bank to supplement their food pantries.

Rat found inside vending machine at Florida school

Johnson says her daughter recorded the rat running through the vending machine inside Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, FL.

Convicted sex offender wanted for failure to register in Potter County

He is wanted for two counts of failing to register in Potter County.

Daycare worker arrested after 2-month-old allegedly suffers 11 broken bones in her care

Police are looking into additional reports of injuries to at least two other children under 1 year old.

Church’s nativity scene puts baby Jesus in cage, wise men behind border wall

Parishioners say they want to start a conversation about migrants and the separation of children from their parents.

24 Hours in the Canyon Cancer Survivorship Center to open new location

The 24 Hours in the Canyon Survivorship Center is preparing to open its new location.

Lubbock man shares letters exchanged with George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush will be laid to rest Thursday in College Station. The former President spent a lifetime corresponding by letter with friends, relatives and fans.A Lubbock man was one of those that was lucky enough to hear from the former world leader, and says his letter still touches him to this

Coffee Memorial needs help stocking up before the storm

With the possibility of ice and snow on Friday and Saturday, Coffee Memorial wants to stock up on its blood supply before people can no longer hit the roads.

Canyon ISD $196M bond to go towards school renovations, building new career and technology academy

With more than 68 percent in favor of the bond, Canyon ISD is excited that their $196 million bond will be used to enhance their students' education.

President George H.W. Bush honored at state funeral; body returns to Texas to lie in repose

Family, friends, dignitaries and all the living presidents honored George H.W. Bush's live on Tuesday. "For us, his was the brightest of the thousand points of light," his son George W. Bush said.

Texas receives nearly failing grade on premature birth rates

The March of Dimes 2018 premature birth report card has given the state of Texas a "D" grade for its premature birth rate of 10.6 percent.

5 former Oklahoma Panhandle State University cowboys heading to Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Five former Oklahoma Panhandle State University cowboys are heading to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this week.

Amarillo police investigating after 8 card skimmers found at gas station

Amarillo police are investigating after eight card skimmers were found at a gas station.

  New school resource officer coming to Sunray ISD

A Moore County Sheriff’s deputy will be placed at Sunray ISD to serve as school resource officer.

Court documents: Texas man said he was going to ‘kill my wife’s new boy toy’ before stabbing at apartment

Court documents state a family member told police their brother-in-law said he was going to “kill my wife’s new boy toy” before stabbing his estranged wife and a man in an Amarillo apartment.

Michael Martin Murphy to perform at Cowboy Christmas Ball

The Kwahadi Museum will host this year’s Cowboy Christmas Ball Concert with a special guest performer on Monday, Dec. 10.

Boil water notice lifted for Fritch

The City of Fritch has lifted its boil water notice.

Giuliani’s tweet links to a ‘Trump is a traitor’ website. He blamed Twitter, but his typo is responsible.

Adding an extra layer of hilarity is Giuliani's other role as top White House adviser on cybersecurity, in addition to his job as President Donald Trump's attorney.

Amarillo fire crews to conduct prescribed burn on Dec. 6

The burn is part of a class taught by AFD and other agencies to improve preparedness against types of wildfire that are unique to our area.

Day 3 of Together We Can Food Drive focuses on canned goods

Volunteers are working to collect $200,000 and 150,000 pounds of food for the High Plains Food Bank by this Saturday, December 8th.

Wisconsin Senate passes bill limiting governor’s powers

Republicans pushed on through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition to the measures designed to weaken both incoming Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. Both Evers and Kaul urged Republicans not to do it and warned of lawsuits that wo

Deadly California wildfire bankrupts insurance company

An insurance company can't pay out its expected claims, but that doesn't mean its policy holders will be left out in the cold.

Homeless man turns in $17,000 he found outside food bank

The money was turned over to police, but since no one claimed it, the food bank will be able to use it to expand their building.

APD: Missing man located, pronounced dead at the hospital

Amarillo police have located 55-year-old Bruce Sherman who had been missing since last Tuesday.

8-year-old boy with terminal brain tumor only wants you to send him cards for Christmas

The season of giving is upon us, and one woman is proving that to be true as she asks the Southwest Louisiana community and beyond to send Christmas cards to a Vinton boy with a terminal brain tumor.

Mueller recommends no prison time for Michael Flynn, citing ‘substantial’ cooperation

The special counsel's memo filed Tuesday also cited Flynn's "record of military and public service” as a reason to be lenient.

Bush family returns to Capitol rotunda to view casket, thank visitors

The Trumps stood in front of Bush's casket with their eyes closed for a few moments Monday evening before Trump gave a salute. The former president will lie in state until services Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

How Randall County firefighters work to prevent cancer from hazardous chemicals

During structure fires, firefighters are exposed to carcinogens and other hazardous materials and those chemicals give them a higher risk of getting numerous types of cancers.

Downtown Women’s Center Haven House receives community blessing

The Haven House received a blessing from the community with messages of hope and inspiration written on the walls.

TIRZ continuing efforts to boost downtown Amarillo

The City of Amarillo is continuing its efforts to make downtown Amarillo a place they hope businesses will want to call home.

Water meters in Clarendon to be replaced within the next few weeks

The City of Clarendon has started replacing residential and commercial water meters.

APD: Missing man’s truck left at Amarillo hotel

The Amarillo Police Department is searching for a 55-year-old man who has been missing since Tuesday of last week.

Amarillo funeral home sending guestbook to Bush family

An Amarillo funeral home is inviting the community to sign a guestbook in honor of President George H.W. Bush.