A new hearing is set for death row inmate Hank Skinner.
If there was any night for your odds to be ever in your favor, Tuesday night was one to hope for. With over $6 million in winnings on the line, your chances are as good as anyone's
So far nine of the thirteen suspects have made plea deals for their part in the drug ring.
Golden Spread Electric Co-Op has teamed up with Sharyland Utilities and filed an application with the public utilities commission.
The researchers based their findings on car fatalities, citations, DUI's and other vehicular problems.
Officials say a driver of a suburban failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign to two semi-trucks, that were towing vehicles.
Students with the gifted and talented program were asked to chose a historic figure and dress up as their chosen person.
The resolution also includes the finishing of work on Farmers Avenue.
The money is planned to be used to update the plant on Osage and finish some work at the Georgia street plant.
The holiday season is upon us and there are some people out there you need to be aware of. They are checking car doors with hopes to steal your car, purse or any property left in it.
They say all four people ate the same food, a traditional middle eastern dish called "Turshi".
How will the Obama administration react to a new ruling declaring widespread NSA surveillance unconstitutional?
University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall has declined an invitation to testify this week before a legislative committee that is mulling his impeachment.
As millions of Americans rush to buy a chance at a $636 million jackpot in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, there are seven states where tickets are not available.
Good Tuesday evening everyone.
The West Texas A&M horse judging team filled up it's trophy case in 2013.
Transportation officials see emerging technologies playing a role in helping address issues like traffic safety. A new report stresses the need for the state to consider partnering with the private sector on certain initiatives.
The City of Amarillo Animal Control Department is encouraging everyone to take a few special precautions for the health and safety of your family pets.
As Texas considers additional rules for the workers trained to help uninsured Americans find coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the so-called navigators continue to fuel controversy among critics of the health care law.
A former postal employee is facing charges for obstruction and leaving his post before delivering mail.
The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico is continuing its expansion of services in Roosevelt County by hosting a Special Food Distribution today at the Portales Memorial Building.
Lax enforcement, lacking leadership by state election officials and faulty voter registration procedures led to the disenfranchisement of thousands of Texans in 2012, according to a report released on Monday.
Tomorrow afternoon, if you donate blood or bring five canned goods professional gift wrappers will be on site to dress up your Christmas packages.
The Hartley County Sheriffs office say they got a call about 47-year-old Steven Bowermaster shooting a gun in a Hartley neighborhood.
30-year-old Gabriel Tenorio will spend the next 140-months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of Aggravated Bank Robbery and Aiding and Abetting for Robbing the Lubbock National Bank in May.
The suit was filed by "Swain Creations", a chocolate maker.
According to court documents, the offenses happened in December of 2008.
The current structure, located over the Canadian River in northern Potter County, has reached its lifespan and was showing signs of deterioration.
Both charges are first degree felonies.
The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Fort Bragg to Charleston, South Carolina.
Rows and rows of gifts fill the Rex Baxter building as volunters organize presents for more than a thousand little angels.
When schools turn to private entities for management, the arrangement that can raise questions about how best to ensure financial accountability.
Amarillo gas prices fall another 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g yesterday.
The travel website surveyed more than a thousand people for its annual airplane etiquette study.
The shipping giant says this is its busiest day of the year with about 34 million packages being picked up.
The short game in Texas politics is the year ahead — the primaries in March and the general election in November. But a loss in 2014 might lead to something bigger in a future election.
The Salvation Army is asking for your help.
Many youngsters make holiday music.
A teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.
We're helping you save at the pump.
A surprise proposal and wedding.
Many seventh graders from Bovina came to Amarillo today just to volunteer.
Amigos hosts their annual "tamale cook-off"
Alpaca owners from all over come to Amarillo.
Some Bell workers give back for the holidays.
Wreaths across America..
Truck driver evades police and injures woman.
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 is implementing House Bill 5 into it's curriculum.
So far at least one person has been arrested though police aren't saying what for.
Sheriff praises teachers decision to flee campus in attempt to draw gunman away as "very good tactical decision".
Colorado high school student takes his own life after shooting two fellow classmates on campus.
Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson gives timeline of Friday's high school shooting in Centennial, Colorado.
15 girls and 15 boys received new bikes and helmets as a reward.
Student takes his own life after shooting two classmates.
A Collaboration between Shawn Kennedy, Jon Revett and M.D. Williams.
The families are chosen by a local social worker.
Christmas lights will be strung up all around the Zoo.
It was for a "Drop Everything and Read" day or "Dear" day.
Last weeks weather postponed the run.
The Colleges of Agriculture, Science, and Engineering graduated this afternoon.
In 2014, traditional 40 and 60 watt lightbulbs will be out and new energy saving bulbs will be in.
That may seem like a lot, but the survey found the US is actually lagging behind other parts of the world when it comes to leaving inheritances for future generations.
They say last year's flu season was one of the worst in flu season, sending more than 3,000 people to the hospital and killing 169 children.
The money came from a yearly golf tournament held back in August.
The tree is on display through January 3, 2014.
A total of six men were arrested and booked into the Potter County Corrections Center.
Texas ended its fiscal year in September with a $2.6 billion surplus and lawmakers could enter the 2015 legislative session with $8 billion in its Rainy Day Fund, Comptroller Susan Combs reported Thursday.
Support for stricter gun-control measures has dropped to its lowest level since the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn., one year ago, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Drought tolerance in wheat has been increased through breeding over the years, but a group of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists in Amarillo wanted to determine what plant physiological characteristics were making the biggest difference.
For those at the High Plains Alpaca Show, their furry friends are about much more than raising livestock. "It's a lifestyle that everybody just loves," Cheryl Louie, the show director said.
It has been one year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Texas lawmakers and school districts are among those who have re-examined security protocols after the shootings. Here's a look at some changes.
To stop Planned Parenthood from receiving public financing, Texas’ Republican leaders gambled that the state could operate the Women's Health Program without tens of millions of federal dollars annually. But with the exclusion of roughly 40 Planned Parenthood clinics from the program in 2013, records show claims for birth control and wellness exams dropped, as did enrollment numbers.
Bipartisan deal would restore more than $22 Billion in Osprey Cuts
Amarillo ISD board members are talking about how they're going to implement House Bill Five.
At an open house this afternoon, they gave us a chance to come in and check out the new 1,800 square foot expansion to their facility.
Kids at the presentation, today, got to see Santa and the first 100 got a bike helmet.
Debra McCartt spoke with fifth graders for the Boys to Men and Women of Worth programs.
Doctors with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will be holding an outpatient clinic.
It's happening at the Humphrey's Highland Elementary school cafeteria on 15th avenue.
The burn will be happening near Bugbee.
According to court documents, James Howard tried to distribute meth back in April of last year.
Commissioners in two districts were recalled last month: Dora Salinas-Mctigue in district one and Jimmy Sandoval in district two.
Randall and Potter Inspections
McCluskey was indicted on 20 separate counts including the carjacking and murder of an Oklahoma couple near Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Drivers in Clovis will now be able to cross a main bridge.
The article says they're going to use Boeing AH-34 Apaches to fill the role the Kiowa currently handles.
The Amarillo Zoo presents a display of thousands of sparkling lights and includes sculptures of some of the Zoos animals.
Bray Armes moved into first place at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Hello folks and good Thursday evening to you.
Since exploration and production of oil and gas in shale regions began surging around 2007, foreign companies have poured billions into mergers with American energy companies.
Winter weather meant bare shelves for some Amarillo stores.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs help locating Stephen Kamen Blount.
Researchers at the online marketer say improvements in the overall economy are helping people hold on to their homes.
Some counties are happier than others after the Texas Department of Transportation released estimates of state aid to help fix roads damaged amid the state's oil and gas boom.
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.
Importance of Vaccinating Children, Adults
FDA: Too Many Antibiotics Dangerous
Democrat Mike Minter
Highland Park ISD
Above and Beyond Award
Going for the Gold
Today was back to the cold but not as chilly as last week. Howdy and good Wednesday evening folks.
Derrick Rosean Burns
Late Tuesday Night
Local students learned a hard lesson about living in poverty Wednesday morning.
Botulism Can be Fatal
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.
Amarillo has a problem with risky sexual behavior and a lack of mental health resources.
It took crews some time to get the flames knocked down.
The winner will get $1,500.
WT finals run through December 12.
It's for their Angel Tree, where needy kids get Christmas presents.
Omar Mendoza has been indicted on a charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
The next primary election is March 4.
You can watch in the Performing Arts center on the second floor lobby.
During the reception, winners will be announced and awarded their respective cash prizes.
Seven counties have a current burn ban in effect.
Around 5 p.m. on December 7, a suspect walked into a convenience store in the 1300 block of SE 10th Ave dressed in a dark hoodie, designer jeans and gloves. The suspect displayed a gun and demanded money from the clerk. Photos of the suspect can be seen on our website.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 flu-related hospitalizations occur each year.
The ACE program wants to raise $5 Million to expand it's program into Tascosa High School.
Four past or present United States presidents are among the nearly 100 world leaders joining celebrities and tens of thousands of South Africans to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela Tuesday -- but some of the world's best-known leaders are not there.
U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, has filed to run against U.S. Sen. John Cornyn in the March GOP primary, joining at least eight other hopefuls vying for the senior senator's seat.
Texas' battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday as the state argues against another air pollution rule before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Three Canyon police officers are being honored... For saving lives while on the job.
A few more people will be facing Nancy Tanner and Debra McCartt for the position of Potter County Judge.
Mike Minter is a Wichita Falls businessman who announced his candidacy today.
March 4th is the Texas primary.
The company, based in Portales, filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy back in October.
Newtown, Connecticut officials say they won't hold memorials to mark the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre; media asked to stay away.
Major internet companies push for reforms on the way the government collects personal data in wake of Snowden revelations.
Santa will be there for the kids starting at 4:30 p.m.
Toys for Tots - Now through December 20th - (806) 340-9160 - amarillo-tx.toysfortots.org
When officers arrived, they found several different vehicles in the area had been damaged. The suspects were using a BB/pellet type gun and shooing out windows of vehicles that were parked on or near the street. Officers located at least 7 vehicles with similar damage in the area.
The Amarillo Botanical Gardens will light up the night for the final week this holiday season, and it has been a big year for the holiday display.
Physical altercation leads to shooting.
Many HIV patients in Texas are ineligible for subsidies on the new federal health care exchange. Add the state's decision to not expand Medicaid to cover poor adults, and the bulk of those patients are missing out on expanded health coverage.
Amarillo Police were called out Saturday at 5:02 p.m. to a reported armed robbery at the Toot ‘n Totum store at 1300 E. 10th Avenue.
During the search of the room, officers located and seized about 11 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Amarillo gas prices yesterday were 24.3 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 3.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
Former Midland Mayor Mike Canon said Saturday he will challenge state Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, in next year's Republican primary.
Bringing some holiday cheer is just a donation away.
This year the hospital hosted a "Cookies with Santa" party for the NICU graduates.
Pet owners got the opportunity to have their dogs pose for a picture with Santa and raise money for the SPCA at the same time.
Eric Gutierrez is behind bars after a several hour standoff.
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.
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.
Randall and Potter County Inspections
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.