Seven Amarillo businesses are vying for a chance to get part of a half a million dollar grant.
A big congratulations to one of our very own... Our assignments editor Aaron Langston just got hitched today!
A Borger man is indicted for the murder of his father.
A former Spearman High School teacher reaches a plea deal for an improper relationship with a student.
Reduction would drop force to it's lowest levels since before WWII
AMARILLO -- New UIL rules mean a big opportunity for wheelchair athletes on the High Plains.
Several people are evacuated from the Ambassador Hotel, after reports of a fire, tonight.
In just three days of early voting, more than 1300 people have already cast their ballot for the March primary.
Officials have released new information on the murder of an Amarillo man.
We have a several perfect-scoring restaurants in the most recent health inspections.
A man from Hereford is dead after a crash in Deaf Smith county.
A local business owner is indicted by a grand jury for alleged sexual abuse of a child.
Bush made a campaign stop in Amarillo earlier.
The results are in for Oklahoma's special election.
CARY, Indiana -- The Bell V-280 Valor will be developed by the LORD corporation, based out of Indiana.
Right now police officers are canvassing a neighborhood in north Amarillo.
Laney Brewer now knows how long he'll spend behind bars.
A man is behind bars suspected in a Toot'n Totum robbery back in December.
A Sunray man is dead after a his truck rolls over.
The snow caused quite a few wrecks, today.
Amarillo Police release new photos after a Credit Union is robbed in Amarillo, Monday.
SHAMROCK, Texas -- For hundreds of people, each year, the Shamrock General Hospital means a chance at critical care along I-40.
Officials say a person pretending to be a Randall county Lt. is threatening people to pay a fine for failure to appear for jury duty.
Bell helicopter is celebrating a new military contract.
Several people are arrested in a traffic stop and that leads authorities to a local drug ring.
A day of paying it forward to honor the musician AJ Swope.
Bell helicopter has a new contract with Israel for their V-22 B aircraft.
LEVELLAND, TX - Levelland police are asking the publics help to locate Desiree Yates, 16, who was last seen Thursday, January 9 at 3:20pm.
Voters in Clovis will now have an easy way to cast their ballots.
One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a crash this evening.
Amarillo police are still looking for a suspect they say robbed an employee in a business parking lot Friday.
A man is dead after a crash in Swisher county.
Officers say speed and alcohol were factors in a crash that happened over the weekend.
You can give the gift of life this weekend at the 31st Annual M*A*S*H blood drive!
You'll pay five cents more for gas in Amarillo, this week.
Pampa police are investigating the motive behind a murder that happened this weekend.
For the fourth straight month Texas' unemployment rate is down.
A former Dimmtt man wanted out of Colorado for murder and arson has been captured in Oklahoma.
Fireworks will soon be on sale for New Years celebrations.
This time it was Omar Mendoza.
A 21-year old from Panhandle is dead after being hit by a train.
Eleven people were taken to the hospital, and one person is dead after two separate crashes between Fritch and Borger.
A Tucumcari man is dead after a crash in Curry county.
A new hearing is set for death row inmate Hank Skinner.
A former postal employee is facing charges for obstruction and leaving his post before delivering mail.
The sexual harassment lawsuit against a former swisher county sheriff can move forward, but, he doesn't have to answer any questions from plaintiffs until his criminal case is completed.
Amarillo ISD board members are talking about how they're going to implement House Bill Five.
Curry County Gets New Jail Administrator
Vaccines Save Lives, Doctors Say
FDA Wants Farm Animals to Get Fewer Antibiotics
RANDALL COUNTY -- A man died in a fire in Randall County this afternoon.
It was a crime spree that terrorized Clovis, and cost one woman her life.
DUMAS -- Some $30,000 worth of jewelry is stolen in Dumas.
Three Canyon police officers are being honored... For saving lives while on the job.
One of the city's biggest holiday traditions won't be happening this year because of the weather.
One hundred area students will be getting some help from Snack Pak for Kids, thanks to Tyson.
On Monday the UIL announces classification numbers for the 2014-2015 athletic year.
The City names a new Assistant City Manager, Bob Cowell.
A person is dead after an apartment fire earlier tonight.
AMARILLO -- One in every four jobs in the top 26 counties of the state of Texas, depends on oil production.
AISD Board of Directors hosted a public meeting today to discuss the district's finances.
11-thousand volunteers came out to cheer on a boy intent on saving the city from evil..and make his fantasy of becoming Batman, real.
A Texas senator is throwing his hat in for Texas Attorney General.
A Portales woman is found guilty of drug trafficking.
The six people arrested in connection with an august murder have been indicted.
Veterans also took center stage at Ascension Academy.
Students from Saint Andrew's and Magaret Wills put together this patriotic program.
Students at Sam Houston Middle school honored Veterans today.
It's impossible to discuss school security without mentioning the tragedy of Newtown, CT and Sandy Hook Elementary.
Cynthia Harris, 40, is charged with insurance fraud.. and defrauding someone else's account.
Canyon City Commissioners have voted down a proposed rate increase from Atmos energy.
A lawsuit's been filed after a kansas bondsman allegedly tased and maced a man at his home.
An Amarillo doctor is ordered to take anger management classes and pay a fine after allegedly assaulting someone.
The n-n-s-a says they are close to making a decision on the joint pantex, y-12 management contract.
The u-s defense department is recommending new record-keeping procedures for military ospreys.
Five people are dead after a shooting rampage in near Dallas.
The city of Amarillo says Atmos energy is asking to raise Amarillo's base rate by almost 20%.
Financial problems lead to an old Amarillo favorite going up on the auction block.
An Amarillo man pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide after he kills a cyclist.
U.S Representative Mac Thornberry has been hand picked to help the department of defense operate better.
Another man busted back in august has pleaded guilty in federal court.
Two suspects arrested in a multi agency drug bust last month have delivered their plea in court.
Two people have died from the West Nile virus in the panhandle.
Two people are in the hospital tonight after an officer rear-ended the truck they were in.
A local restaurant is evacuated because of a possible fire in the summit shopping center.
A coalition of Hispanic organizations announced the kickoff of a campaign to get eligible Hispanics enrolled in the new health insurance exchanges.
Ryan Lester Thompson, a.k.a. "Rhino" was located and arrested at a home in Hale Center this afternoon.
Amarillo Police Amarillo police tell us they're serving a warrant on the 3600 block of Fleetwood.
At least two people have been shot near Tennessee's Millington Naval Base.
A higher dose flu shot may work better for people over age 65.
Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns announced on Wednesday that he will not run to succeed Wendy Davis
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has put its stamp of approval on a plan that Texas and four other states have worked on for years to protect the lesser prairie chicken, a rare bird whose future has been threatened by economic development — especially oil and gas drilling — in West Texas and the Panhandle.
Mesalands Community College student's research accepted by the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI).
The Chambers Annual Banquet & Business Excellence Awards event is tonight at the Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Ballroom.
A man is behind bars after police say he led them on a chase in a stolen car.
A man's arrested for transporting more than 11,000 grams of cocaine.
A Clovis woman is convicted on two counts of trafficking controlled substances.
Christmas Roundup kicks off Friday at the Civic Center from 10 am till 7 pm. The event continues Saturday and Sunday.
One Amarillo College project will receive a big award.
The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Tony Lama World Championships returns to Amarillo.
At the Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy, a fifth-grade foreign-language class is taught entirely in Hebrew, with students shifting into English just long enough to translate words like “research” and “to overcome.” In middle school, these charter school students will take a class on Israeli culture. School officials say the class is in line with the state curriculum’s mandate to teach about the culture of the country where an instructed language is spoken.
SAN MARCOS — As groundwater managers from across the state met here this week to discuss the numerous challenges they face, talk of legislative changes to water financing and a campaign to convince voters to allow more of it was eclipsed by more pressing issues.
Toyota is recalling 870,000 vehicles over an issue that -- in some cases -- was caused by spiders.
Powerful things are happening in the Panhandle, as developers break ground on a 218 megawatt wind project that will provide energy to sixty thousand Texas homes.
Fewer cattle in the feed yards means you'll be paying more for beef at the store.
The Amarillo housing market continues to thrive in 2013.
Experts fielded question after question as Amarilloans spent Thursday trying to get answers about the Affordable Care Act.
Amarillo is getting more water wise. In a recent report on this summer's water use, the city of Amarillo's usage was right around the five year average, which officials say is good news after the past couple years.
The Babes With Bullets Shooting Camp Returns to Amarillo for a second year at the Amarillo Rifle and Pistol Club.
A blood drive at Buzula Furniture will take place Saturday from 11-4.
The Amarillo SPCA has seen an influx of animals being abandoned on their doorstep, and the growing problem is filling up the facility.
The mother of one of the 'Texas' cast members killed in last month's wreck that killed four people north of Dumas has joined a lawsuit filed earlier this month.
Thomas Lynch is eight years old, and he's spent a good chunk of those years in the BSA pediatric wing. Now a major renovation is completed in his honor.
Self breast exams is sparking controversy over health professionals.
New technology will revolutionize child abuse cases in Texas, and it all started right here in the Panhandle.
One area store is gaining national recognititon for it's fundraising efforts for the Children's Miracle Network, and it all started with banana bread.
Following an outbreak of measles in North Central Texas, this un-common virus has made a comeback in the Lone Star State.
One chair and a chance. "We want to just give them a chance to compete instead of just sitting on the sideline or in the bleachers watching their fellow classmates compete," Joe Chris Rodriguez said of this new non-profit. One Chair at a Time aims to give sportchairs to atheltes in the Panhandle.
America Supports You Texas will send care boxes to the troops overseas, but organizers need donations.
The signature fiberglass horses around Amarillo will look pretty in pink this month, all in honor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
It's time to clean out your medicine cabinet. "Pounds of medication is what people usually bring in. It's not one or two viles of medication, people ususally have a bucket or a sack that they bring in to us to get rid of," Ronica Farrar, an educator with the Texas Panhandle Poison Center said.
The local American Cancer Society needs your help. "Our goal originally was 400 people, and we're at about130 that have confirmed their appointments," Jason McCoy with the local American Cancer Society said. Saturday marks the first round of enrollments for the the American Cancer Society's third nationwide cancer prevention study.
Concealed handgun licenses will soon be easier to get in Texas. "Some of the changes are really, really good and I think they're fine. Some of them, I've got some questions about," Charlissa Stokes, Co-Owner of Panhandle Gunslingers said.
Ashley Peters was diagnosed with type one diabetes just three years ago. "No one ever expects that. You know, especially because I was 22," Peters said. Type One diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, affects 15,000 people in West Texas, and 85 percent of them are actually adults.
The High Plains Food Bank will spend the month of September recognizing Hunger Action Month, and businesses across the High Plains will step up to help out.
Late last night, a train and a vehicle collide on Folsom Road.
School is back in session, but for many Buffs, there's a feeling that something is missing. "He made it a family, the football team a family. He put wins on the board, he brought money into this school," Dawn Pringle, a former WTAMU student said. Supporters of recently fired football coach Don Carthel gathered outside Old Main on the WTAMU campus to send a message to the administration.
Small business, big reward. That's the name of the game for the 18th annual WTAMU Enterprize Challenge. "Our small investment in these companies has had huge return from an economic development standpoint," Enterprise Center Executive Director, David Terry said.
Don Carthel was relieved of his duties as head coach Thursday afternoon.
It's back to class for West Texas A&M students and back to business for local stores.
The Amarillo City Commission today decided to add 21 separate amendments to the city's charter to the ballot.
Home on Belleview in the San Jacinto neighborhood searched for stabbing suspect.
The city commission decided by a five to zero vote to let you decide on a nearly 31 million dollar bond.
Amarillo Police surround a home on 3rd and Belleview to search for a suspect in Monday morning's stabbing death.
A nationwide salmonella outbreak is being linked to a Portales poultry plant.
The hugs seemed to last a little longer as the school year started Friday morning at the New Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma.
Phillip Schindler is sentenced to more than three years in prison in Potter County, he was found guilty of drug possession and aggravated robbery.
Tom Pauken, waging a longshot bid to be the GOP nominee for Texas governor, attacked front-runner Greg Abbott Thursday for joining forces with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to block a proposed airline merger.
For 24 hours you can register for $20 for this year's Race for the Cure.
Several county maintenance offices, including Collingsworth and Childress, are reporting water over the roadways in some areas.
Horse in Art Show Opens at the American Quarter Horse Association on Saturday.
"Not all girls know this experience," Girl Scout, Aleya Brittain said of her experience as a scout. Aleya and the other girls of troop 5619 and 5703 have done a lot of good in their first decade.
It's official school starts next Monday in Clovis. And the city wants to remind you to stay safe and be aware of school zones while driving.
Recognize, resist, report. A partnership between The Bridge Child Advocacy Center and Amarillo Public Libraries wants to teach local kids about personal safety.
Three people are hurt in a stabbing at the Swift plant in Cactus today.
The Canyon ISD school board spent the day talking about the district's STAAR results.
Childress ISD prepares for different kinds of natural disasters and emergencies.
An Amarillo man is indicted on five counts of sexual assault of a child.
The slug bug game is about to get a lot more interestng in the Panhandle. That's because a new Volkswagon dealership is coming to Amarillo.
The sales tax holiday is back, and area stores are ready for the rush.