Amid heated controversy over the placement of dangerous sex offenders, the presiding member of a board that oversees an agency that manages civilly committed violent sex offenders resigned on Tuesday.
Residents hope it brings growth or at least keeps the population status quo, and maybe some tax revenue.
This hearing was also the first time any of the alleged victims were referred to as male prostitutes. The defense claims they all consented to sex with Marsh 3 for money and in some cases even sought him out.
A city spokeswoman says early in the investigation, they took steps to ensure the proper handling of the animals at animal control.
All proceeds go to Martha's Home.
Smith will have to pay more than $1.3-million back in restitution.
The Texas Juvenile Justice Department is set to name its third leader in a month at a meeting of the board that oversees the agency on Thursday.
Relay for Life - Friday, May 2nd - 7 p.m. - Amarillo High School - www.relayforlife.org/amarillotx
In a 5-4 decision Wednesday, the court ruled lower courts could decide on restitution for the victims.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Class
FBI searching for victims of accused international child predator, William James Vahey.
Police in Texas have launched a new investigation into a woman's death more than 20 years ago.
A grand jury is considering whether Gov. Rick Perry broke the law when he threatened to cut state funding for the public integrity unit of the Travis County DA’s office. No matter what happens, its decision will figure into his future as the 2016 presidential race begins to loom in political conversation.
Amarillo Police are investigating a car-pedestrian accident.
A new report by the University of Texas School of Law Human Rights Clinic claims that extreme conditions in Texas prisons violate the basic human rights of inmates.
Hydro-Star was asked to help develop a roof-top wind farm in a very small urban footprint.
At least a half-million Texas workers have no workplace insurance coverage, either through the workers' compensation system or the private market, state insurance officials told lawmakers Tuesday.
We've learned it's a criminal investigation.
The plaintiff claims he had repressed memories of the abuse until news reports of other sexual assault allegations against Marsh aired.
On Saturday, police were called out to four separate home burglaries in Northwest Amarillo.
On Monday, the state's high court ruled that the New Mexico's child porn law is ambiguous.
For Robyn Grona -Bilson, small business and cyber space are a winning combination.
The event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Amarillo College Community Link located at 2412 N. Grand St., and those who attend can register to win a $200 scholarship.
More than 7000 regularly scheduled individual volunteer hours recorded for 2013 (this number does not include volunteer groups and dinner groups).
Motorists can expect periodic lane closures each night during the scheduled work.
To participate in the event, guests just need to mention the fundraiser to their server when dining at their local Chilis.
Texas state investigators are examining complaints against businesses who charge an extra fee for debit card users.
TxDOT is reporting the hole occurred last night between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The highway was down to one lane for about 3 hours last night.
The meeting will elect the 2014 - 2015 executive committee, present the 2015 Symphony Ball and Vintage chairs, and preview next seasons Symphony Belle dress.
Recent droughts send cattle prices to their highest levels since 1987.
DPS is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.
Lawmakers on Tuesday will examine ways to reduce recidivism among prisoners with mental illness and substance addiction.
Budget cuts at the federal Environmental Protection Agency have led to fewer inspections of polluting industries. States could pick up the slack, but many of them, including Texas, are grappling with cuts of their own.
32,250 children in our area are food insecure.
Public concerns are putting Amarillo Animal Control in the spot light.
Justin Gable, Charlie Hennessey, Heather Pillard, and Tony Stuart all from Amarillo; and Jennifer Campos of Canyon all ran in the Boston Marathon.
The Chancellor of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is stepping down this year.
The special free concert is tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the AC Concert Hall Theater.
It's being held tomorrow night at the AC Community link from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.
On Friday, a Clovis jury brings back a not guilty verdict for 49-year-old Marvin Gallagher.
The victim said he doesn't remember what happened after being stabbed or how he ended up at the Toot'n Totum.
The investigation has been going on for about two weeks.
The time to protect your pets from fleas and ticks is now.
"I hope when people see what we're doing they think about their friends in their lives, and that those friends can alter your destiny for better or for worse."
The Tulia Police Department has recently announced new promotions.
According to the newly released data, 15.8 percent of people in the area are food insecure, that includes 32,250 children.
Amarillo gas prices are 13 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are just over 13 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
A new study from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute found that three out of four Texans at least occasionally speak on a cellphone while driving and nearly half sometimes read or text while driving.
A deadly hail storm in Texas over the weekend claims one life. The victim was swept away by a river of hail.
At the state’s technical colleges, controversial changes to the state's high school curriculum in House Bill 5 have been met with a sense of excitement — and anticipation that the shift could lead to significant expansion.
Did boy, 16, hitch ride from California to Hawaii in plane's landing gear?
Amarillo -- Amarillo Police say while you go hunting Easter eggs this Sunday, criminals could be hunting for your property in church parking lots.
Crowds of people celebrated Easter Sunday in a 190 feet tall way.
Roadrunners lead series 2-0
A&M Kingsville takes Lone Star Conference Lead
Karley steps up to the plate.
It was an Easter egg hunt with furry friends.
It was an egg-citing day at the Discovery Center.
The holiday weekend brings in big bucks for grocery stores.
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Since the beginning of the year, Texas has added 310,000 jobs.
The alleged incidents happened back in October, 2012 and June, 2010.
The victim, Reuben Cueto, was found shot in the parking lot of Gamboas event center back in July.
The agency charged with prosecuting state public corruption cases wrapped up an investigation into state Sen. Wendy Davis last year without finding any issues worth pursuing, its director said, and did not uncover anything it believed it should refer to the FBI.
Kids ages two to twelve can enjoy an egg-scramble, as well as a hunt.
The Bell 47 Helicopter will be on loan to the museum so that the public and AC students can get a chance to look at such an important part of history.
The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, today announced that the nation's 401 national parks will celebrate National Park Week April 19-27 with a free admission weekend and special events nationwide.
The Obama Administration trumpets the latest numbers indicating that eight million people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Residents of the town of West, Texas are marking the one year anniversary since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion took the lives of 15 people.
After landowners sign off on power line routes, can transmission companies install them somewhere else? The Public Utility Commission is set to consider a rancher’s complaint that a 345-kilovolt power line that a transmission operator erected is 150 feet north of where it was originally mapped.
Six years after Texas officials removed hundreds of children from their polygamist parents, state and local authorities seized the sprawling 1,700-acre Yearning For Zion Ranch this week.
Gangs Considered Threat to Public Safety
Amarillo -- Tax season has come and gone, and that means the time for student's to fill out financial aid applications is now.
Couple to receive blessing for new home provided by Amarillo Habitat for Humanity.
Robert Parker entered the plea today.
Sims was indicted for a February robbery at the Texas Plains Federal Credit Union.
Aaron Robert Wells entered the plea to one count of Transporting Child Pornography and Aiding and Abetting in federal court today.
According to court documents the incidents happened back in April and May of 2012.
According to court documents, the incident happened back in January, 2013 and October, 2012.
Officers say Nick Cano received the drugs from two other subjects who had been pulled over earlier that day.
In a lawsuit filed Thursday, two Texas abortion doctors allege a Dallas-area hospital revoked their admitting privileges shortly after it became the target of anti-abortion protesters.
Potter and Randall County Inspections
Dillards presented the check today to the Ronald McDonald House.
The Texas Department of Transportation recently awarded Brandon Cox, Airport Manager of the Moore County Regional Airport, as the 2014 General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year.
Residents of Texas State Veterans Home help local church with hunt.
The two-compressor CNG fueling station will be configured to provide fuel for a wide array of Seaboard heavy-duty vehicles that move products both locally and in an over-the-road application.
The keynote speaker is Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond.
Find out what you need to do to stay safe during all types of weather.
2013 Year in Review
“Gang violence and crime are a chief threat to public safety in Texas, and protecting our communities from these criminals remains a top priority,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.
The most common 'study drugs' are ADHD medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse.
The suspect was armed with a black semi-automatic pistol and demanded money from the clerk.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers weekly fugitive Erik Gerardo Gonzalez wanted for 3 felony warrants.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has stopped using its newest service firearm after state trooper recruits who were the first to use new Smith & Wesson M&P 9 mm handguns reported "concerns" about the weapon.
AUSTIN -- According to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas veterans are having a tougher time finding a job.
County health rankings show quite a disparity between panhandle counties.
She's also fined $250,000.
West Texas A&M Athletic Director Michael McBroom announced that Tom Brown, the associate head coach at Winona State University (Minn.) for the past 16 years, has been hired as the 17th men’s basketball coach in program history.
A law enforcement training center based at Texas State University in San Marcos may receive $15 million in federal money to support programs that train officers how to handle situations like the recent Fort Hood shooting.
While the rate of uninsured adults in Texas has fallen slightly since the launch of the Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance marketplace, a new report finds most of that change was attributable to an increase in employer-sponsored health coverage here, rather than new sign-ups in the marketplace.
New numbers released show that foreclosures in Amarillo are down.
The Red Cross has been called out to help the people who lived there.
Artist, professional cowboy and teacher-- a man of many talents.
Earlier this week, the mayor and council issued a proclamation recognizing NPSTW during their regular City Council meeting.
Five runners, one from Canyon and four from Amarillo, are official qualifiers for Boston Marathon.
Tonight AACAL students will be getting some good life tips from local businesses.
The United States, European, Russian and Ukrainian officials will meet today for the first time in Geneva to try and resolve the crisis in the Ukraine.
DPS says a truck hauling hay from Colorado caught fire.
Lubbock and Texas Tech officials announced Paul McCartney will play a concert in Lubbock.
After a Round Rock school police officer used a Taser to stop a fight Monday, some Texas youth advocates are urging Gov. Rick Perry to ban Tasers and pepper spray in public schools.
As they traded barbs during a televised debate on Tuesday night, Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dan Patrick and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro covered a range of issues beyond the set topic of immigration policy.
Bars allowed to stay open until 2 a.m.
If you're in need of some relief, and a plan for dinner United has you covered.
Karley Williams gets to play softball for the first time.
The grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture would allow them to feed an estimated 6,200 kids this year.
The student is asking for a half a million dollars and lawyers fees in damages.
27-year-old Kristen Bustos and 33-year-old Eddie Vongphachanh are booked into Potter County.
He spent the day at Confluence National Security Group to learn the services they offer in the defense industry.
The man charged with shooting and killing three people at Kansas Jewish centers appears in court.
Massachusetts pauses today to mark the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Volunteers spent the morning at work, preparing to celebrate 100 years at the Harrington House.
On Monday around 11:05 p.m., Amarillo Police were called out to the Toot n Totum Store at 3101 Plains on a robbery.
18-year-old students got the chance to register to vote today at Caprock.
There are job opportunities in many areas including health care and customer service.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belt.
Hartley joins 22 other counties across Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
Massachusetts marks the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing.
A closer look at the suspected gunman and the three victims
"Blood Moon" draws eyes upward overnight Monday into Tuesday.
With last session's divisive abortion debate as a backdrop, Democrats are getting help from the newly created Planned Parenthood Texas Votes Action Fund. Republicans say they don't expect much of a challenge, but they've established their own group to tackle women's issues.
The Quanah hospital filed last year, but where are they now?
Randall County investigators say the suspect believed her husband was carrying on an affair with the victim who was his ex-wife.
The late season freeze that brought the snow isn't very good.
In court documents, Michael Goodwin claims that his lawyer coaxed him into the plea deal to keep his wife and office manager from going to jail.
Authorities say the man behind Sunday's killings at two Kansas Jewish centers is a well-known anti-semanticist.
DPS says the wreck may not be cleared for several hours.
The clinic's only nurse practitioner resigned back in March.
The stockholders filing the lawsuit say the $3 per share is too low of a price.
Just over four tenths of an inch officially fell according to the National Weather Service.
Allergy season has arrived, and experts predict the cold winter and crazy spring weather may mean this season is particularly bad for those with allergies.
Amarillo Police say there were some big wrecks with some injuries.
No word yet on the cause or the cost of the damage.
The comfort food will be available from 4 to 8 p.m. (dine-in only) in the deli section of participating stores, including all eight Amarillo locations, as well as stores in Borger, Canyon, Childress, Dalhart, Dumas, Pampa and Perryton. Servings are limited to one per person.
The store's security camera shows people standing in the parking lot, possibly watching the robbery.
A Kansas man, known for his anti-Semitic views, has been arrested and charged with the death of three people at two Jewish Centers near Kansas City.
If you have information on the below listed suspect involved with this robbery, contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 with your anonymous information.
Police and emergency personnel found the 16-year-old victim with several stab wounds in the parking lot.
Amarillo gas prices are now 7.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 12.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most.
Many conservative activists in Texas worry that when it comes to state water policy, Republican leaders have not focused on principles like small government, private property rights and local control.
An Amarillo man is dead after a wreck on I-27.
Scouts learned biking safety tips, and then put them to use.
The orchestra puts on a show stopping performance.
The clinic temporarily shutdown but will open soon.
Come out of weekend tied for conference lead with Kingsville
The 26th annual event brought the community together.
Top athletes from all over head to Amarillo.
The library book sale is happening.
You can help give the gift of life.
Many came together to help find a cure.
24 teams raced their cars.
Many met at Thompson Park for some spring cleaning.
Early morning fire at Belwood Apartments.
The hospital is looking to grow and is also taking offers for new management.
Every county of the panhandle was represented.
The groups say because of the federal law, the animal should be further protected before they say it becomes extinct.
They're called "Axon Flex On-Officer Cameras."
The investigation is continuing to determine if any other individuals were in involved in Robin Diane Spielbauers murder.
The meeting is hosted by Class 4 Winds.
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Barry Don Baird then approached the victim and told her that he was going to take her car.
All students got the option to participate in either cheer-leading or football.
Buzula has coordinated with local partners to sponsor some great prizes to reward donors of all types.
The goal for the month of April is to register 500 new organ and tissue donors while maintaining a stable blood supply for area patients in need.
The person has recovered from the infection.
People from all over the world venture to Beaver for the three concerts, carnival, parade, talent show and many more activities.
Today's remarks are the Pope's strongest condemnation yet of sexual abuse by Catholic Clergy.
Fuel prices are on the rise, just in time for spring break and summer vacation, but will they remain high?
Officers found the victim in the back driveway of a home with apparent gunshot wounds to the arm and abdomen.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs help locating Benigno Delacerda Ramirez.
While efforts are underway at both the state and federal level to decrease Texas' sky-high rate of residents without health coverage, Texas is seeing an increase in primary care practitioners who are no longer accepting any forms of insurance.
Charter bus filled with prospective college students crashes, killing ten.
As drought grips most of Texas, researchers are combing the state's 1.5 million drilling records to map brackish water in the state's 30 aquifers — hidden resources that could help quench the state’s long-term thirst.
Eighteen year-old Cassidy Cross gave an honest answer when asked about her diagnosis of recurring osteosarcoma.
Robin Diane Spielbauer, 32, was found dead Tuesday on dirt road
The truck went into a right side skid into the center median when it rolled multiple times across the westbound lanes of US Hwy 60.
This year, a painting that was done live during the "Go Red for Women" event will be auctioned off.
They're not saying if any of those stores are here in our area.
Witnesses told police that the vehicle was southbound when it crossed three lanes of traffic and continued southbound until it struck a traffic light pole located on the southeast corner of the intersection.
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Midland tops the list followed by Odessa at number two.
They say 27-year old Tamara Betts the convenient store she works at in Guymon with Marc Talbert of Amarillo.
House approves budget slashing Medicare and other social programs.
Teen calls for forgiveness for classmate that stabbed him and 20 other students.
President Obama speaks at Civil Rights Summit.
A DPS traffic stop Wednesday on I-40 yielded 160 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $711,000.