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  Faith City Mission moving to bigger space at new location

Faith City Mission says it’s been in dire need of a larger space for some time.

  Dumas ISD Board of Trustees unanimously vote to add $107 million bond to November ballot

  City of Borger continues to recover after ransomware attack

  Federal team joining state and local forces to battle Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County

  Amarillo ISD to give $125 to teachers, other staff for school supplies

  Randall County now under 90-day burn ban

Amarillo resident claims $2.5 million winning lottery ticket

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  Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying suspect accused of shooting a person

  Dumas police release name of man hit and killed by semi in front of Roosters

  Clovis police searching for two suspects wanted for robbing an 88-year-old woman at gun point

  McLean firefighters injured, truck damaged in range fire over the weekend

  Area fire crews continue to battle range fires in Hardeman County, Cottle County

  Body of 17-year-old recovered at Lake Meredith

  Glazier residents given all clear, fire in Hemphill County contained

Glazier residents are under evacuation due to a grass fire approaching the area, according to the Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office.

  City of Howardwick under boil water notice

The City of Howardwick is under a boil water notice.

  City of Borger affected by ransomware attack

The City of Borger is one of more than 20 entities in Texas affected by a ransomware attack on August 16.

  1 killed, several hospitalized after semi-truck spins out of control in front of Dumas business

One person has died and several have been hospitalized after being hit by a semi-truck in front of a Dumas business over the weekend.

  Amarillo ISD schools see results from 2017 bond construction project

  Amarillo area lane closures

Father arrested, charged in death of 3-year-old girl killed in car fire

  Range fire in Armstrong County 100% contained

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has heart blockage removed

  Weather Outlook: Monday is looking like another hot day with highs in the 100s

3 charged with murder of Celestino Rodriguez, police searching for Heather Casias

Heather Casias, Brett Garza and David Wayne Hampton have now been charged with the murder of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez.

  Schools in the Panhandle take new safety measures

As the new school year quickly approaches, schools in the area have completely revamped their security measures to ensure students and staff members can have a safe experience throughout the school day.

  2019 accountability ratings for Texas schools

How schools in District 16 ranked on their accountability.

  Area school districts ramp up consequences for vaping

Most school districts in our area already have strict rules when it comes to students caught with vape pens and juuls.

  Murder suspect Matthew Jones arrested after barricading inside Amarillo home

Matthew Dillon Jones, the man suspected in the murder of Kenee Allynn Griffing, has been taken into police custody.

Cat diagnosed with rabies in Roosevelt County, 1 person bit

New Mexico Department of Health reported an unvaccinated cat in Roosevelt County and has been diagnosed with rabies.

  Dalhart police searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ fugitive

The Dalhart Police Department is searching for a fugitive considered armed and dangerous.

  Amarillo police warning residents of fake mass shooting threats on social media

The Amarillo Police Department is warning residents of fake mass shooting threats circulating social media.

  Good News: Author uses wooden crafts to help inspire others in tough times

Mark Phillips enjoys making wooden crafts. It’s a past time that developed during a tough stage of his life when he was nearly killed in an accident.

Happy State Bank to acquire Lubbock’s Centennial Bank

Happy State Bank is set to acquire Centennial Bank, which is based out of Lubbock. This acquisition is expected to close in early 2020, pending approval from bank regulators and shareholders.

  DPS: Missing man last heard from in Amarillo died in motorcycle crash

A missing man who was last heard from in Amarillo died in a motorcycle crash.

  $2.05 million winning lottery ticket sold in Amarillo

A $2.05 million winning lottery ticket was sold in Amarillo.

Borger city offices without computer access due to network outage issues

The City of Borger is experiencing network outage issues this morning.

  Imperial Taproom permanently closes, 3 new businesses open in Amarillo

There are three new businesses to look forward to in Amarillo while one closes down in Canyon.

  Free transportation for Amarillo College students and faculty officially begins

Today Amarillo College students and staff members can officially ride on Amarillo's City Transit free of charge.

  Amarillo medical professionals help over 1,000 patients in Guatemala

12 medical professionals from Amarillo were able to treat more than 1,000 patients in Guatemala over a four day span.

  Dogs rescued from horrible conditions in need of new homes

More than 30 dogs rescued from horrible living conditions in Randall County are now in need of new homes.

Officials: Fire in Hutchinson County nearly contained

Crews are responding to a fire in Hutchinson County.

  Amarillo police searching for a man accused of choking a family member

APD is looking for Jesse Lee Smith, 25, who is facing a charge of assaulting a family member and undisclosed parole violations.

  Animal control deputies rescue 35 dogs from West Texas home

On Wednesday, Randall County Animal Control deputies went to a home in the Catalpa Trailer Park to investigate a possible animal cruelty case.

Murder victim’s mother releases statement after Matthew Jones search goes national

The search for murder suspect Matthew Dillon Jones was picked up by the show Live PD after Jones was spotted in the Tierra Grande neighborhood on foot last week.

  Influx of kindergarten students prompts Canyon ISD to hire two teachers a day before school starts

Two teachers were hired the day before school started due to a surprisingly high influx of kindergartners at a local school district

  How parents can help their children deal with violence and destruction in today’s world

How parents should handle the fears children may be having in today's world.

  Mental health consumers respond to national conversation on mental health and gun violence

After the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, members of Amarillo Area Mental Health Consumers are passionate about setting the record straight about mental health as it relates to violence.

Family of missing Amarillo man searching for answers, asking for outside help

The family of missing person Barrett Jones is still actively working with Potter County deputies and the surrounding community in hopes of having Jones safely returned home.

Potter County officials locate missing child last seen walking from Bishop Hills

The Potter County Sheriff’s Office has located a missing child.

Perryton ISD partnering with Ochiltree General Hospital to open new daycare

The Ranger Roundup Learning Center will open its doors on a limited basis on Monday, Aug. 10 as a joint project of Perryton ISD and Ochiltree General Hospital.

  1 killed after crash involving motorcycle near Wellington

A Wellington man has died after a two-vehicle crash in Collingsworth County on Tuesday.

  City of Amarillo showing support for El Paso with proclamation

The proclamation has been adopted across West Texas, which expresses support for El Paso, which was the site of a horrific mass shooting on Aug. 3.

  APD nets $249.9K worth of meth in southwest Amarillo

According to a criminal complaint, Joseph Hinosoja is facing a charge of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of meth.

  Clovis library shooting survivors suing Nathaniel Jouett’s family, psychologist

The two survivors filed a lawsuit against Nathaniel Jouett’s family and a psychologist who was treating him.

Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old girl from Montgomery, Texas

Kiah Miller is believed to be in grave danger, police have said.

  Amarillo EDC and Amarillo National Bank release mid-year economic updates

Both the AEDC and the Amarillo National Bank released their mid-year economic updates.

  Amarillo Parks and Rec asking for feedback on activities available for adults 50 and older

New website brings more options to Amarillo senior citizens, but they fear spreading out will ruin the community aspect of spending time with friends and eating lunch.

Witnesses take the stand in trial of man accused of shooting Lubbock officer

On Tuesday, the court heard testimony from the State’s witnesses that were there on the night of the shooting that involved Lubbock police officer Timothy Varner.

  Potter County commissioners vote to outsource IT after cyber attack

Potter County commissioners have brought in help to avoid another crippling cyber attack.

Drivers to expect road closures on Avondale Street this week

Drivers can expect road closures along Avondale Street this week.

Amarillo ISD now offering elevated high school diploma

The Amarillo Independent School District will begin offering a new opportunity this school year.

Amarillo police and firefighters welcome kids to the 1st day of school

To start off the school year on a positive note, officers from the Amarillo Police Department and firefighters from the Amarillo Fire Department welcomed students to their first day of school.

Firefighter released from hospital after Monday night rollover

A firefighter in Motley County was seriously injured Monday night after his fire unit rolled while he was responding to a lightning fire. He was flown to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

  Canyon ISD improving internet connectivity in the classroom

Canyon ISD’s 2018 bond included using dark fiber for all schools in the district.

Newborn taken from Austin hospital has been located; police searching for parents

An Amber Alert has been issued for an child who was taken from an Austin hospital.

Pampa ISD employee arrested for sexual assault, improper relationship with student

A Pampa ISD employee has been arrested for sexual assault and having an improper relationship with a student.

4 arrested on prostitution charges at 2 Lubbock massage parlors

The Lubbock Police Department Special Operations Division, along with Agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division conducted a joint investigation into complaints of prostitution in Lubbock massage parlors.

  ‘Not just for fun’: Amarillo police officer uses motorcycle skills to keep community safe

Corporal Kenneth Donais uses his own time, money and motorcycle to compete in competitions throughout the United States.

  Area school districts learn how to ‘Stop the Bleed’ ahead of new school year

The Amarillo Fire Department and other medical organizations introduced “Stop the Bleed” kits to schools in the Amarillo Independent School District and Canyon Independent School District today.

  Texas A&M regents approve projects for WTAMU campus renovations, new equipment

The Texas A&M regents have voted to approve several capital projects for West Texas A&M University, including campus renovations and new equipment.

  Police: Man hit by car while crossing Coulter Street

The Amarillo Police Department says a man was hit by a car while crossing the street.

  Potter, Oldham counties now under 90-day burn ban

Potter County is now under a 90-day burn ban.

  DPS release more information on deadly wreck in northwest Amarillo

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released more information about the deadly wreck that happened in northwest Amarillo Monday morning.

  Amarillo College receives Texas School Ready grant for early childhood education

Amarillo College has been selected to serve as the lead agent in the Texas Panhandle for the Texas School Ready project.

Remains found in Hockley Co. are believed to be missing man Jeffrey Duffey

Officials with the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office say they have found human remains near the Hockley County and Lamb County line.

  Drivers to experience traffic delays at SW 34th Ave., South Georgia

Atmos Energy is conducting the routine pipeline work at the intersection of Southwest 34th Avenue and South Georgia Street.

AFD: Occupants may have played a role in home that caught fire

Sunday night about 11:33 p.m., Amarillo Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a home in the 200 block of North Alabama Street.

  Man killed in hit-and-run in northeast Amarillo

Around 10:26 p.m. on Sunday, police were called to a collision in northeast Amarillo.

Texas Panhandle teachers continue to seek supplies through #ClearTheList movement

A movement to fulfill teacher’s classroom wish lists in time to go back to school has continued to trend on social media.

Helping your child deal with back to school anxiety

Dr. Esther Schwartz is a health psychologist at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She said children can vary a lot in their excitement or apprehension about school, and that is totally normal.

  Amarillo area lane closures

All projects are subject to change due to weather, emergency work and other unexpected events.