An Amarillo Teacher is named National Teacher of the Year
Good Monday morning folks.
It's that popular time of year when many brides and grooms make their way to the chapel... so to speak.
Two legendary musicians joined the WT Jazz Band tonight for a special concert at WT.
City officials are making an effort to raise awareness of county government and engage the next generation of leaders.
It's just about time to cast your ballot for all upcoming elections.
A Dalhart woman is dead after a wreck involving a semi-truck.
Allie Cranfill locks up conference with game winning grand slam
For the first time, Amarillo welcomed the Professional Rough Stock Rodeo Series.
If you were at Westgate Mall today, you may have noticed some race cars out in the parking lot.
Car lovers across the High Plains were able to enjoy some entertainment while helping out a good cause.
The WT Communications Department teamed up with Faith City Ministries to help out families across the area.
People had a chance to add a special member to their family today at the Amarillo Zoo.
The Better Business Bureau is trying to help reduce the number of identity thefts here on the High Plains.
You have another opportunity to hear what candidates running in the upcoming Municipal Elections have to say.
The city of Amarillo is in an ongoing legal battle with a contractor, regarding a construction project at Hillside and 58th.
Amarillo Police are seeking more information about a traffic fatality that happened after 7 p.m. last night near 34th and Grand.
The reward has increased for the unsolved murder of Sherry Mondragon.
Jose Huizar-Gonzalez was indicted yesterday for trying to buy more than five kilos of cocaine.
Grabel and Julio Gonzalez were charged with two separate drug charges after being pulled over on I-40 with drugs in their truck.
William Boyd is accused of robbing the Amarillo National Bank on I-40 and Coulter last month.
Becky Kite is accused of embezzling federal funds and mis-using company credit cards.
Leaders such as Mercy Murgia, Dr. Dana West, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, Paul Harpole, Jermaine Cantu, Meg David and Orlando Lopez will be there to share portions of their favorite books.
Demerson served on the Potter County Commissioner's Court for 12 years, 8 as count commissioner, and 4 as County judge.
3 & 4 year-old students showcased their family-made vehicles in an annual Transportation Parade today.
Emilee Hilbish is making history by receiving a scholarship to play basketball at University of Texas- Arlington.
The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents approved the University discontinuing the use of the Zia sun symbol and the name "Zias" for the women's athletic teams.
de Zavala Middle School's Student Council is combatting Type 1 Diabetes again this year, choosing to raise awareness and research funds through a student-led color war.
The Student Memorial Service, sponsored by the WTAMU Student Government, will take place at the J.A. Hill Chapel. Family and friends of the deceased are invited to attend.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers and the family of Sherry Mondragon are working together to bring closure to an unsolved 2009 Murder case
Local events provide needed support for sick and injured children.
The West Texas A&M University Business Development Center and the Office of Economic Innovation is hosting is hosting a video workshop and business mashup today.
Shortly after lab tests on two Blue Bell ice cream flavors — Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough — came back “presumptive positive” for Listeria, Kathy Perkins, an assistant commissioner at the state health agency, reached for the phone to call Brenham.
Local law enforcement agencies could apply for grants to equip their officers with body cameras and could also come up with guidelines for the equipment under legislation that the Senate approved Thursday.
Ellen Robertson Green Attacks Elisha Demerson's Record as Potter County Judge
Ryan Culwell chased his dream from Perryton to the music city and along the way he crafted his second album: Flatlands.
Costa Bajjali, one of the former developers for downtown Amarillo is ordered to pay more than $1 million dollars.
A group of students is being recognized for their hard work.
Reese Riemer has made a fast climb to be one of the best Tie-Down ropers in the country.
Some area schools are voted best of the best.
The operations director says that money, plus another reimbursement from the construction of other schools and projects will go to pay for playgrounds, parking lots and make other improvements.
Employees told officials grease in a fryer caught on fire and they couldn't put it out.
"These measurements provide a wealth of important information which assists the district with its water conservation efforts. We greatly appreciate everyone's assistance," Coleman said.
Randall and Potter Inspections
Campaign Will Provide Vital Funds for Pediatric Programs
The Honorable Fred Van Soelen sentenced 44-year-old Arnoldo Navarette to life in prison plus 3 years for the 1993 shooting death of Portales resident, 30-year-old Reynaldo Ornelas, Sr.
On August 15, 2013, the Curry County Sheriff's Office discovered that Paul Salazar conspired with another individual to deliver controlled substances to an inmate at the Detention Center.
The event is being held in the auditorium of the Amarillo College Downtown Campus at 1314 S. Polk, starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m.
She went from being a flyer on her high school cheer team to being in a wheelchair. A complication during surgery changed everything for a New Mexico high school student but her classmates did something for her she's never going to forget.
Oklahoma Police arrested 38-year-old Joey Climer after Amarillo Police issued a warrant on a 2nd degree felony theft charge.
Comcast is officially abandoning its $45 Billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.
Two employees injured in blast that destroyed Kentucky's Silver Trail Distillery.
Dramatic video captured a tornado sweeping across the landscape in west Texas Wednesday afternoon.
NASA challenges high school students to create meals for space!
The government's consumer watchdog, the Federal Trade Commission, has a warning for Americans about a bold scam making its way into mailboxes across the country.
In the latest chapter of a long running legal fight, a Fort Worth oil and gas company gets permission from the Texas Supreme Court to pursue defamation damages from a Parker County man.
Former Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and are heading to Las Vegas to make their presidential pitches to a group of major Jewish donors that includes billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. The two White House hopefuls are scheduled to speak Saturday morning at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition.
The drug is sold under a variety of names as incense. But experts say it's synthetic marijuana and can be 100 times more potent.
Demonstrators take to the streets for a fourth straight day, demanding answers in the police custody death of Freddie Gray.
More than a dozen students were hurt Thursday night when a stage collapsed during a concert at Indiana's Westfield High School.
A Burkburnett man is jailed on $75,000 bond, after police say a resident reported he might be storing meth in her home.
Today is a big anniversary for an important piece of equipment in the American space program. The Hubble Telescope turns 25 today and we have more on the breathtaking images that are still being sent back from the telescope every day.
Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is looking to buck a decade-old statewide ban on deep fat fryers in public schools, putting decision-making about food in schools back in the hands of Texas school districts.
The Texas Legislature has fewer than six weeks left in this session and thousands of bills to consider. But you can get a pretty good feel for how things are going by watching their efforts to cut taxes.
The panel of conservative activists that is advising Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is putting him in a tricky spot as he navigates leadership politics under the dome.
The Texas House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would require public employers to provide accommodations for mothers who need to pump breast milk while at work.
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick has named the Senate lineup of budget negotiators who will meet with House counterparts and hash out a final version of the two-year state budget.
The number of Americans looking for unemployment benefits last week remained basically unchanged from the week before.
President Obama apologizes for drone strike that killed American hostage being held by Al Qaeda.
Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as next U.S. Attorney General after nearly five months of delays.
Two years after imposing stringent abortion restrictions, Republican lawmakers have set their sights on changing a legal process that allows some minors to obtain abortions without their parents’ permission.
Farmers argue law requiring them to turn over portion of their crop to U.S. government is unconstitutional.
New arrests in cold case murder of Iranian activist described as "honor killing" carried out by friend's family members.
The nature of the construction industry is changing and the demand for employment is growing.
14-year-old girl taken from family in Mexico returns home after DNA tests shoe she's not American-born girl authorities believed.
Marchers take to the streets of Baltimore for a fourth straight night, demanding arrest of officers involved in Gray's arrest.
Loretta Lynch has been waiting for confirmation longer than the last seven nominees combined, but now she may finally get a vote.
Mike Rowe from the Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs stopped off to enjoy dinner in Abilene to take a break from his travels, and he was deeply moved by his experience.
It's been almost a year since former Abilene High School football player, Cory Almanza was critically injured in a car accident. But with the help of loved ones he has his sight set on a new goal.
Even if you don't see a speed limit sign on a Lubbock County road, there is still a speed limit, and you can get a ticket.
The Navy announced the latest version of unmanned naval aerial combat vehicles conducted its first aerial refueling test Wednesday.
Texas law isn't specific about how Texas public university system regents should do their jobs. So regents are largely left to interpret their roles themselves. With some taking a more hands-on approach, a growing circle of people has debated whether there should be more clarification on what regents can do.
State Reps. Charlie Geren and Jim Keffer, once among the vanguard as Republicans took control of the House, already have challengers who will try to outflank them to the right in 2016.
Trying to create a "new direction in the energy sector," a computer scientist in Austin is using crowdfunding to help low-income Texans pay their electricity bills.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Wednesday named his five-member team to craft a final budget for the next two years, and House members urged the team not to focus on tax cuts — a contentious issue between the House and Senate.
Good Samaritans rush to aide hungry 4-year-old as he attempts to cross busy street all alone.
New York City is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing waste output by 90-percent by 2030.
The House State Affairs Committee passed a measure that forbids the use of state or local funds for issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
Land Commissioner George P. Bush used a speech Wednesday to mark his first 100 days in office. He touted progress in four areas: the Alamo, education, veterans and the environment.
Efforts to go green turn mean this Earth Day.
Amid concerns raised about the rising costs of a college tuition program for military veterans, a Texas Senate panel on Wednesday backed a plan that would tighten eligibility rules.
Automakers want to make it illegal for you to work on your own car specifically, the electrical and computer components of your vehicle.
Residents near Post, Texas have raised concerns after noticing missiles near Lubbock, but officials near Dyess says it's all just part of a drill.
A Texas grandmother turned the table on a would be robber. She was in her car when the suspect approached the vehicle and threatened her. That is when she surprised the robber with a threat of her own.
prosecutors play previously unseen, graphic home video showing immediate aftermath of Boston Marathon.
Kentucky police arrest nine people accused of taking part in theft of ultra-premium Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon.
Police agencies are using humor on social media to improve their relations with the communities they patrol.
The Department of Justice has launched its own probe into the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, whose spine was severed while in police custody.
Iranian cargo ships are getting closer to Yemen, and now, U.S. warships have moved into the area.
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police cannot drag out traffic stops so that drug-sniffing dogs can check vehicles.
Utah police say registered sex offender attempted to pick up children using stolen bus.
After a rainstorm Monday night and into the early hours of Tuesday morning, residents of Long Island were treated to quite a spectacular sight cascading across the skies.
Driver charged after speeding through several Pennsylvania towns with man clinging to the hood of his vehicle.
Hundreds of strangers help special Minnesota girl celebrates her 10th birthday after mom's social media plea.
Elementary school teacher's classroom exercise yields heart wrenching results.
Ohio police officer describes tense confrontation with murder suspect that ended without gunfire.
Jason Warnock, made famous by a photo showing him pull a man from SUV dangling over a steep cliff, says he's just a "regular dude".
18-wheeler wrecks in rural California spilling wine.
Viral plea sends Hot Wheels cars rolling for young 3-year-old recovering from severe pneumonia.
Colorado woman finds new confidence in senior spelling bee.
Almost 50 years after being told her child died at birth, a Missouri woman has been reunited with her long lost daughter.
A Bakersfield man has been arrested in connection with a stunning viral video that authorities say appears to show him striking a toddler in the face at a convenience store Thursday.
Four underage Louisiana State University students busted hauling a trailer filled with beer and liquor to Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Shocking photo shows bobcat dragging shark from water on Florida beach.
Thousands of non-native goldfish are taking over a Colorado lake.
Bear breaks into Florida home to steal family's Easter candy, twice!
University of South Carolina student suspended after photo appearing to show her writing racial slur goes viral.
A South Carolina man has a unique way to share his Easter message. He is hanging from a cross.
Utah driver sees bag of money fall out of armored car. Picks it up and returns it.
Buried dead dog returns to life and digs out of hole.
On the ground, typhoons can be a horrifying scene of destruction but seen while orbiting the earth, they are a thing of beauty
Cell phone video catches a former Army Medic confronting homeless man panhandling in Army uniform.
More than 2,000 sea lions have taken over the docks in Astoria, Oregon.
Spring breakers in Panama City Beach, Florida got a different type of wake up call this morning.
Louisiana authorities investigate disturbing video shows young men decapitate live goat with machete.
Bomb found wired to light switch in home set to go up for sale in Milton, Massachusetts.
A feisty Texas centenarian says her daily full-sugar soda habit has helped her live a long and healthy life.
A surfer catches more than the perfect wave off the coast of southern California.
A 22-month-old is brought back to life after 90 minutes with no pulse.
No charges will be filed against a disabled veteran who shot two people who were allegedly attacking a pregnant woman.
Dramatic footage emerged online Wednesday of northern lights filmed during a severe solar storm that hit Earth Tuesday.
Check out this amazing video of a drone touring the world's largest cave.
The family of baby Lily Groesbeck, the infant found alive after nearly 14 hours in a partially submerged car, comment on the seemingly miraculous events surrounding her rescue and recovery.
In an effort to spread the word about eagle conservation, a conservation group set a world record for the "highest recorded bird flight from a man-made structure".
Dramatic footage from officer's lapel camera shows rescuers work to pull infant from partially submerged car.
Wild temperature swings make for tough race.
Actor Will Ferrell plays all nine positions for ten teams in five different baseball games during a charity event sponsored by Major League Baseball and HBO.
Pictures of huge alligator lounging on Florida golf course go viral.
Colorado boy receives postcard mailed by his late father seven years ago, several years prior to his death.
Wyoming high school students build life-size foosball game as part of lesson on geometry.
A 31-year-old man is in custody for arson charges after setting fire to his family home in alleged revenge towards his cheating wife.
Denver boys, one a cancer survivor, raise thousands for cancer research with their hot cocoa stand.
Utah rescuers say "distinct voice" pushed them to find baby alive in partially submerged car, 14 hours after crash that killed her mother.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon shuts down U. of Oklahoma chapter after racist video.
High school student scrambles to escape oncoming car on icy street, but ends up airborne when another car is sent crashing into her.
A bag of headless chickens have been found in a Sacramento, California park; the latest in a string of mutilated animals found in the area.
Oregon high school won't allow student to bring a 30-year-old married Las Vegas showgirl to prom as his date.
A wanted criminal in Hamilton, Ohio turns himself in after posting on his local police department's Facebook page.
A Iowa mother is teaching others better practices for those carrying a child and a firearm.
An ancient Buddha statue from China on display at Budapest's Natural History Museum revealed an extraordinary secret, a 1,000 year old mummified monk.