During the winter months, Amarillo firefighters see more house fires.
The officers completed 1,113 hours of police training since beginning the academy back in May of this year.
For the fourth straight month, unemployment has fallen. It now stands at a five year low 7-percent.
Across the United States and around the world, million are paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
The lawsuit claims the elevator was not inspected and the "Merrick Pet Care" founder neglected to prevent the hazardous situation.
The City of Amarillo Christmas Tree is about to light up the night sky.
Family members filed the suit in February 2011 asking for $40-million in Alford's death.
They're collecting toys for 130 kids who've gone through their verification program.
It commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii.
Time is running out if you're thinking of running in the March primary.
They've decked the garden out in more than 100,000 twinkling lights.
The museum will be bustling with Christmas activity as role players in Pioneer town invite everyone to step in and step back to Christmas in the 1890s.
Officials say the fire started because of an overloaded extension cord.
Good Friday evening everyone.
The research is to validate the impact wind farms have on birds and bats.
This year the route was even longer, running from White Deer to Amarillo for a 67-mile trip.
Residents are looking for answers after nearly 20 small earthquakes — likely caused by a byproduct of oil and gas drilling — struck outside of Fort Worth last month. But they probably won't learn much from the agency that oversees drilling in Texas.
Santa and some special guests stopped by Northwest Texas to visit with patients and drop off gifts to the Children's Wing Friday morning. The Randall High School Choir performed Christmas Carols.
The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in a dispute that pits two interests that are dear to many Texans against each other: oil and gas resources versus private property rights.
Fast-food workers walked off the job in several Texas cities on Thursday as part of a national strike calling for higher wages. But proposals to raise the minimum wage face uncertain odds in Washington and even longer odds in Texas.
Hundreds of Flight Cancellations in Dallas Affecting Air Travel in Amarillo
The announcement came just before midnight in South Africa. Shortly after, President Obama offered his condolences.
Officials say 59-year-old Harry Mapps is wanted for questioning.
Preliminary autopsy results show Eddie Turlington died yesterday from blunt force trauma to the upper body.
36-year-old Rodger Daniells Junior of Borger was arrested.
WT ranks 13th out of 50 according to Affordable Colleges Online.
Canyon ISD gifted and talented students showcased their research into the ancient culture today at the Don Harrington Discovery Center.
They performed classical music with a modern twist.
Dr. Mitch Jones spoke about his experiences as being one of the consulting psychiatrists for the infamous 1959 killers of a wheat farmer and his family.
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Ten contestants wrote original Christmas carols and will perform them.
The choir of 183 students will sing on stage, with elves dancing and guest appearances by Santa Claus and Rudolph.
Tom Pauken said on Thursday that he wouldn't file for the GOP primary for governor, explaining that the difficulties of running against the best-funded statewide candidate in the state would be too great.
AMARILLO -- Drug abuse is rising in high schools across the high plains, but not the kind you might think.
They are asking everyone to sign holiday cards for our service members.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs help locating Dejuan "Devon" Lamont Willis.
There is a reason so many Texas Republicans are mentioning the Democratic president in their commercials: He's unpopular with Republicans, and moderates and some Democrats have their reservations, too.
Officials say the fire was difficult to fight due to personal items and materials blocking doorways.
West Texas A&M head men’s basketball coach Rick Cooper announces retirement effective immediately.
The rules are set up to restrict banks from lending to anyone whose debt payments would be more than 43-percent of their income.
Three candidates for Texas governor have taken different positions on red light cameras, a controversial traffic enforcement tool employed by dozens of Texas cities.
New data shows the average amount of debt students carry around after they graduate college could be around the size of a down payment of a house.
Researchers at cyber-security firm Trustwave say the data breach was the result of malware installed on computers worldwide.
In a state where efforts to improve elected officials' financial disclosure have been repeatedly left on the table, nearly four-fifths of the candidates currently vying for statewide office either did not respond to a Texas Tribune request to release their tax returns or declined to provide them.
Eddie Don Turlington, 53, was found dead in a home at 9th & S. Mississippi
A year after Texas was slated to increase Medicaid payments to primary care physicians under the Affordable Care Act, the state has received federal approval to implement the change.
The Friends will likely try to schedule a makeup sale sometime early in 2014.
The key may be the exposure to the vaccine's live virus.
A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says that Texas' water problems could impede economic growth and that the best way to address them is a free-market approach to water allocation.
Donald Seager is now facing charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 14.
It's called the Integrated Production Planning and Execution System or "IPRO."
The top 25 entries moved on to the second round which kicked off last night at midnight.
A hometown boy is taking the reigns of the Portales Police Department.
Those wreaths will also hang in the lobby at the Discovery Center throughout the Christmas season.
Organizers say farming and ranching brings in more than $12 billion to the high plains.
The primary election is on March 4th.
The Bradley family won the decorated family program.
TxDOT crews are ready for any road condition issues.
The Christmas Light Parade is a community celebration.
Police were called out at 6:33 this morning to the 800 block of Mississippi.
Texas officials are considering subsidizing power plant construction to keep pace with rapidly growing energy demand. But critics of the plan have raised concerns over potential legal battles and the impact on on electricity costs.
U.S. private sector grows by 215,000 jobs in November, according to payroll processor ADP. It's the strongest private-sector job growth in nearly a year.
The report said the South is the hottest market for new-home sales, while the Northeast is the slowest.
Texas doesn't require enough disclosure from its judges to fully inform the public about conflicts of interest, according to a report from the Center for Public Integrity.
Groundwater doesn't flow according to the state's political boundaries. Yet it's regulated largely along county lines, a decades-old system that is facing increased criticism among some of those fighting for more access to the resource.
DALHART -- Being 12 years old can be hard, No longer a kid, but not quite a teenager either. But Maize Mcmurry of Dalhart is entering her teenage years with a bang, proving age doesn't matter out on the firing range.
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.
Arctic Cold Front Coming to the Panhandle Expected to Strain Area Homeless Shelters
On Monday the UIL announces classification numbers for the 2014-2015 athletic year.
The Red Cross is looking for more signatures for Christmas cards.
It connects farmers and ranchers with area service providers and manufacturers.
The money will sponsor over 100 kids at Highland Park ISD.
The December dedication is appropriate for the sculpture because it is known as a Christmas Tree in the oil and gas business.
The computers were bought through the US Department of Educations Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics grant.
28-year-old Jason Castillo has been indicted by a Potter County Grand Jury.
They're looking at the effect of pumping water from the Ogallala Aquifer within 16 counties.
DPS will serve as an official Toys for Tots collection center.
If you live in Curry County and still have questions about the Affordable Care Act, there's going to be an event tonight to answer those questions.
Firefighters were able to get the flames knocked down quickly and no one was hurt.
Positions Available in New Mexico and Washington, D.C. Offices
A day of health and lending a helping hand. West Texas A&M senior nursing students spent Tuesday putting on a homeless health fair at the Guyon Saunders Resource center as they prepare to start their careers.
In rapidly growing Texas, which is home to one in 11 children in the United States, child poverty has continued to increase despite an improving economy, according to a report released Tuesday.
State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, who is vying to be the state’s next attorney general, filed an amicus brief on Friday encouraging the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm abortion restrictions approved by the Legislature.
Police say victims are often times unwilling accomplices
There are more than 500 entries.
Officers say the driver of an Acura was speeding when he or she changed lanes and clipped another car.
It happened on the 4800 block of Osage.
Several area customers have reported that impersonators are seeking to obtain payment either over the phone or in person.
The U.S. Department of Labor is notifying all former Pantex Plant employees who worked at the covered facility in Amarillo about a new class of employees added to the Special Exposure Cohort of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
The fire was determined to be arson and remains under investigation by the Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office.
In Texas, the bill for a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) will increase approximately $7.00 per month, or 8.9 percent.
This agreement is the first to result from a national enforcement initiative aimed at bringing carbon black manufacturers into compliance with the CAAs NSR provisions.
Review shows Plant on track for legacy contamination cleanup
With less than three months before early voting starts in the primary, the race to succeed Attorney General Greg Abbott is still up in the air as the candidates vie for the public's attention in a crowded Republican field.
The Texas A&M Agri-Life Research and Extension is working on a project that would use drones to monitor the invasive wheat disease.
The "Champion for Free Enterprise" distinction is TAB's highest honor and indicates that a legislator supported legislation vital to the economic prosperity of businesses, taxpayers, and Texas families.
Amarillo gas prices have fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/g yesterday.
Officers soon learned the stolen vehicle was a 2006 turquoise Pontiac Grand Prix and that there was a 6 year old child sleeping in the back seat when it was stolen.
On Friday at 10:24 p.m., Amarillo Police were called to investigate a robbery of the Sleep Inn and Suites at 6915 I-40 West.
Police updated the status of Zoe Campos from “missing” to “missing and
Some Texas Republicans would like to change a rule that allows Democrats to block bills favored by the majority of the state Senate. They have a new ally, at least on the idea: Democrats in the U.S. Senate.
In August 2012, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service learned of a large migratory bird kill at the Johnson Tank Farm Pond.
Today, without comment, Supreme Court Justices upheld a lower court ruling favoring New York's right to tax Overstock.com and Amazon.com's goods.
AMARILLO -- One man is dead after a wreck on Saturday in Roberts County.
AMARILLO -- The Salvation Army is making sure some seniors and veterans in the high plains aren't going without this holiday season.
AMARILLO -- The Amarillo Botanical Gardens are are ringing in the holiday season with a bright bang, with christmas carols, and more than 100-thousand christmas lights lighting up the Amarillo sky.
AMARILLO -- United Supermarkets, Market Street, and Amigo's have teamed up to help out the High Plains Food Bank this holiday season.
Consumer Experts say Cyber Monday may be the biggest shopping day of the year in 2013, beating out Black Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Chris Martin takes us live to Westgate Mall for a Black Friday update.
The Salvation Army will spend the next month ringing bells, wrapping gifts and helping spread holiday cheer.
As many as 400 guests served traditional meal
AMARILLO -- A family-style gathering was the theme at the Salvation Army on Thanksgiving, as hundreds of needy residents packed the dining hall for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
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At Liberty Hill Intermediate School in Liberty Hill, Texas, teachers use a popular pastime to bring students together and help the community in the process. It's bowling with a pretty cool twist.
An overnight wreck involving two vehicles closed part of I-40 westbound early Thursday morning.
There's a place to bike and hike for free in Canyon.
They were told to go the the ER because of a potentially life-threatening diagnosis. What happened over the next several hours has this family believing in miracles.
Some Historians Believe Famed Explorer Francisco Coronado Held the First Thanksgiving in Palo Duro Canyon Long Before the Puritans
Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for the people and blessings in our lives. Folks who are thankful and wanted to give back came to the Faith City Mission to provide the meal to those who would otherwise have had to go without.
Area stores were packed with people picking up their last minute turkey's and thanksgiving trimmings.
More than 43-million people will be on the move. Most of them are driving.
The story is making headlines not only in the US, but in the Middle East as well.
August Dallas is charged with one count of Bank Robbery and has pleaded not guilty.
The Pampa Police Department has taken reports of two businesses being burglarized during the nighttime or early morning hours.
Tuesday Morning Shooting
"Mrs. Mashburn or we call her 'Mash' gives us students an opportunity to discover a passion for the theater," says Kayla Poole.
The state rate increased from 5.2 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2011 to 6.9 in 2012.
Every Holiday Season there are several reported vehicle and home burglaries in which the victims property was targeted as a crime of opportunity.
The Amarillo Police Department Bomb Squad and Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office were dispatched to the scene to investigate the incident.
Cargills animal nutrition business announced a voluntary recall of two of its Nutrena NatureWise poultry feeds due to incorrect levels of calcium.
Voting for City Logo Begins Wednesday
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Not Guilty Plea
Texas Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Meal Report shows prices increased in 2013.
Officers spoke with the employee stating that 2 suspects entered the store with something covering their faces. One of the suspects pulled out a pistol and demanded money from the clerk.
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This comes after the European maker of the "Norlevo" emergency contraceptive reported that it does not work well in women who weigh 165 pounds or more.
The struggle to secure funding and land for state parks in Texas dates back to the early 1900s. Today, as the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department marks the end of its 50th year in operation, the struggle continues.
Fourth and fifth grade girls will participate in the STEM program which encourages girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Education Days introduce students to civics on a local level and increase their awareness of future job opportunities with the City of Amarillo.
Pampa/Gray County Crime Stoppers is looking for 29-year-old Lindsey Michelle Terrell.
The Supreme Court is deciding whether to take on cases that challenge the aspects of the Affordable Care Act.
A crippling drought has left Lake Meredith near 25 feet, at an all time low. But while the lake lowers, some peculiar artifacts are coming to light.
Local Law Enforcement Joins with Others Across the Country to Increase Patrols on I-40
The American Red Cross is keeping up with a tradition of comforting soldiers who have to be away from their families during the holidays.
Wanna get where you're going during the holidays on time? Hawaiian Airlines may be the way to go.
Officers located a bag in the floorboard under where 23-year-old Lindsey Miller was sitting that contained two pill bottles with an undisclosed liquid. Officers also located another baggie with a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana, and 49 Xanax bars (or pills). The liquid was later determined to be liquid Hydrocodone.
Students, faculty, staff and community members will gather on the south side of Old Main to celebrate the holiday season with the ceremonial lighting of the campus.
The state's two U.S. senators couldn't be more different — at least on the surface. They've done it in different ways and at different speeds, but both John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are near the center of national politics.
Amarillo Habitat for Humanity is doing two home blessings today and tomorrow.
While en route, Police were advised Tommy Beard, 50, who had attempted to break down a door was now sitting in a vehicle on the street near the back of the house.
DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways throughout the holiday weekend to promote safety and identify dangerous drivers.
Amarillo Police were called out Saturday at 4:10 p.m. to the Cheshire Cat in the 2600 block of Paramount on an armed robbery.
Amarillo gas prices are averaging $2.99/g.
Only four out of 10 polled said they believe Obama can manage the government effectively.
The truck left US 87 and hit a van that had crashed on the west side of the road.
Howdy folks and good Sunday to you.
DPS is asking for teamwork on the battle against the dangerous weather.
It's a first for the WT nursing program.
One lane closure this holiday week.
Police need your help finding a man suspected of an armed robbery.
Weather believed to be a factor in I-40 fatal.
Many lend a hand to reach out to kids all over the world for Christmas.
Emails show there was not a lot of negotiating
Charles Lopez sold a baggie of methamphetamine to undercover officers.
Students were learning about TV news and they asked KAMR NBC 4's Meaghan Collier to come in and tell them how it's done.
Canyon Fire Department tells us there is oil under the stables.
All service men and women will get in free with an ID to the game.
Police say the boy was running across the street when he was hit by a car.
The Salvation Army Bell Ringers are officially out and our own Alexandra Stone and meteorologist Chris Martin helped out today.
The Salvation Army is on their annual mission to make sure no child is left behind this Christmas.
Those grants will be used to put new educational programs in place.
Charges haven't been filed in yesterday's school bus wreck that sent 13 kids to the hospital.
Unemployment rate down to 6.2 percent from 6.3 percent in September
The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico and High Plains Harley Davidson are teaming up for the annual Holiday Food Drive this Saturday.
Special Crimes and Fire Marshall's office is investigating the fire.
The fire started at the Light House Apartments on the 4500 block of Maverick, just after 6 p.m.
The City of Amarillo announced the hiring of Mr. Bob Cowell as its new Assistant City Manager for Development Services. The position will be responsibile for the Citys Development Services, Utilities and Public Works divisions.
"As this fast-approaching arctic storm settles over Texas, drivers may encounter freezing rain or sleet that could significantly impact road conditions," said DPS Director Steven McCraw.
The following crops have a NAP application closing date of Dec. 2, 2013: grazing and forage/hay on native and improved grass, honey, potatoes, radishes, grapes and cranberries.
Health officials in Washington have decided to delay open enrollment in private health insurance under Obamacare.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission says the "Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitor with Senor Pads" poses a strangulation risk after the deaths of two children.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of a Florida death row inmate — who claims he does not have the mental capacity to face execution — could provide more guidance to states like Texas.
City Spent Thousands to Have Controversial Logo Put on Merchandise
The City names a new Assistant City Manager, Bob Cowell.
With the way weather changes around the Panhandle, most folks are ready for what comes. When it comes to snowy conditions, it takes a bit more work.
The first one happened on October 10th in Jones Hall. The other attack happened this past Saturday in McCaslin Apartments.
The debate begins at 7 p.m. at the Amarillo College Downtown Campus, 1314 S. Polk St.
A car turned into a school bus and injured 13 kids and a driver. The bus turned south on to Coulter, and a Pontiac Grand AM apparently hit it.