Reward Increased for wanted murder suspect Jose Hernandez.
From December 19 – January 2, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
The vehicle was then searched and 34 lbs. of marijuana was located secreted in the trunk in three boxes disguised as Christmas gifts.
A local government official says Boko Haram militants stormed a village near Chibok on Sunday, shooting down men before herding women and children together.
The Railroad Commission wants to beef up oversight of oil and gas wells in cities, and ease tension between the industry and the growing number of urban Texans living next to well pads, compressor stations and disposal wells.
A new governor who touts public schools as a top priority and plenty of money in the state bank account don’t mean everything will go smoothly as the 84th Legislature navigates public education policy.
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There's a reason you're able to save money when you're at the gas pumps. It's tied to the price of oil going down.
A person in Oklahoma is arrested after releasing a rabies-infested hog into the wild.
Today Meander appeared before a judge at the Travis County courthouse.
The rankings are based on school resources and teacher evaluations.
Officials discussed ways to improve transportation particularly among senior citizens and people with disabilities.
The Texas Department of Transportation districts in Childress and Amarillo made that donation today.
Gasbuddy.com shows gas is as low as $1.89, here in Amarillo.
Judge Bob Darnell denied the motion by lawyers Wednesday afternoon to lower the ten million dollar bond on which Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon is currently being held.
Amarillo Police arrested three people for auto theft.
The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Los Angeles to Atlanta.
While Police are unsure about the motive, officials say that this is the same location where 5 pounds of marijuana were previously seized by Police, and multiple charges were filed as a result of that investigation.
Covered in blood, 17-year-old Mula Htoo was taken into custody.
Canadian Takes on Mason
Expensive Program has Yielded Very Few Positive Results
The Canyon ISD School Board has approved some major changes to some of the district's elementary schools.
43-year-old Mark Brown remains in the Potter County Jail on a robbery charge, parole violation, and an escape charge.
Two Quay County homes that were the scene of a murder are destroyed in a fire.
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help with their Angel Tree Program.
Michael Wartes made that announcement at this week's school board meeting.
The Amarillo Police SWAT Department will be able to see better in the dark.
This gift will help sustain ACE as it celebrates 20 years of supporting student achievement.
Andy Crocker with Texas Agrilife says you may be feeling blue this time of year because of the time change, overeating, and a lack of sleep and exercise.
Ashley Furniture is dedicating one week to teachers and educators in our area.
The holiday event will have Santa Claus, games, and an opportunity to support children in need through Toys for Tots.
The "Songs of the Season" concert is tonight.
Most of the reports have centered around the inflatable decorations, which are being cut open and left behind, or just outright stolen from the yard.
Amarillo Police arrested 48-year-old Kevin Yale Cotney after issuing a search warrant and searching a home in the 4000 block of Pine Street.
Six Retailers Begin Selling Beer & Wine After Receiving their Licenses
Amarillo High Boys and Girls took on Caprock
Fewer people will be getting guns as gifts this Christmas.
Six volunteers helped artist John Edder repaint.
Officials say that this time of year can be tough but all kids should get a great Christmas.
This work is part of a continuing project to relocate water and sewer mains along Hollywood Road (Loop 335) from I-27 East to the railroad track, east of Georgia Street, for the TxDOT Loop 335 Expansion Project.
The earth and space science class at Caprock High School has collected 1 cubic foot of pennies as part of a class project to give them perspective on the very large numbers they deal with in class.
Meander, along with teammate Kendall Sanders, were arrested in July on sexual assault charges.
One man has non life-threatening injuries.
Amarillo Police continue to investigate the Sunday night armed robbery at the Dollar General at 3412 S. Georgia.
The employee told police that the suspect ran in, produced what was described as a “Taser type stun gun”, and demanded money.
Amarillo gas prices are now 65.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 41.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
Improve to 7-1 on the season
Some area veterans are receiving therapy with the help of a fishing pole.
A person is dead and another severely injured after two semis crash in Quay County.
Some local boy scouts are spreading some holiday joy, one Christmas tree at a time.
Incredible security footage shows truck tire smash through office window, striking unsuspecting janitor inside.
Jax, a German Shepherd a police K9 academy dropout, gets a second chance at crime fighting when he corners a suspect in his owner's yard.
Would-be burglar killed when 14-year-old opens fire.
After 18 months of secret talks the U.S. and Cuba are putting the past behind them.
The magazine Kiplinger's Personal Finance released its "Best College Value" list. Combining the rankings of public, private, and liberal art schools into a single list as well as separately.
Many of the children were beaten, starved or left to drown.
35 people were executed over the course of the year; that's the lowest number in two decades.
President Obama yesterday announced an historic deal to loosen a diplomatic freeze with Cuba yesterday.
A major development in the Sony hacking case. U.S. investigators have determined hackers working for North Korea were behind the cyber-attack and an announcement could come as soon as today.
The Dean of the Holland Medical High School has been arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a student.
Two elementary school students received an early Christmas present Wednesday when their father, Sgt. Jake Churchwell, surprised them at school.
The Health and Human Services Commission has canceled a second contract involving Jack Stick, who resigned as the agency's top lawyer amid concerns over a $110 million contract that was not competitively bid.
The attack happened shortly after 9 a.m. local time.
President Obama announces major shift in U.S.-Cuba relations.
EPA announces new rules regulation coal ash storage and disposal that will impact 33 states.
Theater chains are cancelling planned showings of "The Interview" following more threats from group that hacked Sony Films.
The University of Texas System is extending its contract with Kroll Associates, the firm hired to investigate the integrity of the admissions process at the University of Texas at Austin.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made the announcement this afternoon following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold's office is facing a lawsuit in which a former staffer has alleged sexual harassment. A Farenthold spokesman has denied the accusations, but operatives are mulling what could happen to Farenthold on Capitol Hill.
The NFL Players Association estimates 6,000 former players, about 28-percent of current retirees, will eventually have Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia.
The Labor Department says consumers also paid less for apparel, autos, recreation, household furnishings and personal care.
Officers were dispatched to the Prosperity Bank located at 1501 Avenue Q just after 11:00 a.m. after reports of a robbery in progress.
American Alan Gross, imprisoned in Cuba since 2009, has been freed.
Officers statewide will work thousands of extra hours in December to help keep people safe on the roadways.
The bill garnering the majority vote with the final count clocking in with 76 "yays" to 16" nays".
Alan Gross is free after five years in a Cuban prison.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office concluding the case had passed the state's statute of limitations.
Two co-founders and 12 former employees of the New England Compounding Center were arrested early Wednesday. The company was at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012.
Two sisters are behind bars after being accused of stealing from their mother, who they are the caretakers for.
It's a view you don't normally see.
Bobby and Shanna Lockhart knew the surprise antic they planned for their wedding would be a hit with all their guests...what they didn't imagine was that it'd become a hit on the internet, as well.
The Texas House hasn't held a contested record vote for speaker since 1975, but state Rep. Scott Turner aims to change that. Turner is looking to unseat House Speaker Joe Straus, who has held the office since 2009. With more than 70 House GOP Caucus members backing Straus, Turner faces an uphill battle. But he is undaunted.
The homicide rate in El Paso has almost doubled since last year. But officials say it doesn't have anything to do with Mexican cartels and spillover violence.
Steve Adler defeated current councilmember Mike Martinez in a runoff in Austin’s mayoral race Tuesday. Austin's first council under a new district system will have 10 brand new members.
Two people are charged with theft in what appears to be a team shoplifting attempt.
On Monday night the Walmart on Greenbriar Road in Wichita Falls had a generous donation from a Secret Santa.
Authorities confirm Bradley Stone, a Marine veteran accused of gunning down his wife and five family members, has been found dead.
A majority of Americans think the CIA's enhanced interrogation practices were acceptable under the circumstances.
Will lower fuel prices boost holiday travel in the coming weeks?
Within four years, North Texas could become home to the world’s most advanced indoor snow center. Inevitably, the megaproject, which would include seven ski slopes, has raised questions over its impact on the environment and the economy.
More than 10,000 police departments and law enforcement agencies will be out in force over the next few weeks, targeting impaired drivers.
Fewer teens are smoking and abusing alcohol and certain drugs.
Search continues for Pennsylvania man accused of murdering his wife and five other family members.
Police find registered sex offender working as Santa Claus in Texas McDonald's after anonymous tip, but say he wasn't breaking any laws.
It's not an official announcement to run but supporters say this is the first step.
As more information is learned about the hostage siege in Australia, more questions are being asked about whether it could happen here.
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday to consider renaming a historic building on the flagship College Station campus after Gov. Rick Perry.
A group in Texas accused of numerous home break-ins are busted.
New information is coming to light in the VA scandal, from a new report by the department's top watchdog.
The motor club predicts 98.6-million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home.
Photographer's hopes of using stuffed Santa to attract mountain lion lures a bear instead, with surprising results.
After thousands of 911 calls are traced to mentally-challenged man simply hoping to find music on the telephone, dispatchers deliver a heart-warming solution.
Idaho Packing company owners say someone has been setting animals free from their facility.
A Satanic display will soon stand next to Michigan's Capitol Christmas tree.
Police responding to a report of man shoplifting formula to feed his baby help the man buy supplies instead of arresting him.
Unintended innuendo prompts South Dakota to cancel safe driving campaign.
Workers have removed a time capsule dating to 1795 from the foundation of the Massachusetts State House.
Young Texas girl battling cancer makes a public plea for birthday cards
The University of Texas will soon offer a class entitled "Beyonce Feminism & Rihanna Womanism".
Firefighters rescue dog stuck on partially frozen Maine lake.
Family pet leaps into line of fire when man opens fire on family during road rage incident.
Family of organ donor hears son's heart beating in the chest of the transplant recipient that it saved.
A stray dog follows an extreme sports race team as they compete in Ecuador. He makes such an impact, they adopt him.
The Cincinnati Zoo is dealing with a unique problem that threatens to darken their Festival of Lights event: bulb-stealing squirrels.
Kitten found in Maine after disappearing from New Mexico home five days earlier.
Arkansas hunter thought she'd bagged a 9-point buck, but she was wrong.
Colorado man somehow survives rare "internal decapitation" after being thrown from vehicle in terrible crash.
World War II veteran Justus "Jay" Belfield was laid to rest over the weekend, just days after a photo of him in uniform saluting from his deathbed went viral.
Contestants hoping to win a new Dodge Dart have now been sitting in the car for more than 18 days.
Hundreds line up for a chance to buy rare bottles of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon.
Waitress receives $1,000 tip on $15 check.
Teen battling terminal brain cancer makes amazing show of courage and determination on the basketball court.
140 years later, infamous Colorado cannibal Alfred Packer's legend lives on.
Witnesses say drunken argument preceded fatal shooting involving New Mexico Sheriff's deputies.
Utah man crafts a 1 ton, fire-breathing spider on his front lawn.
Zombies may be walking the streets this Friday, but if you're more concerned about the real thing, one company has you covered.
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Large buck crashes through Iowa furniture store.
Englishman tours the world on 19th century bicycle.
Farmer arrives to harvest soybeans, only to discover someone has already taken his crop.
Mischievous toddler snakes his way inside claw game.
TTU police are looking for a male who exposed himself to three separate women at the campus library.
Young Royals fan battling rare cancer will help others in his situation join him at a World Series game.
Good Samaritan who vanished after rescuing elderly California man from burning home returns to meet the man he saved.
Good Samaritan rushes into burning home to rescue elderly man.
Cross Country runner carries injured rival 300 feet in final race of their season.
Craigslist car seller offers interested buyer vehicle in exchange for sexual favors; then shows gun and claims he's a police officer when she refuses.
Young Minnesota boy's health problems leave him with a unique problem: he never wants to eat.
Adventurer canoes the entire Red River, from Montana to Louisiana.
A very special Utah boy's dream of receiving 99 birthday cards goes viral, and a huge celebration follows.
Strangers team up to pay for classic car's restoration.
Police pepper spray African-American teen after police mistake him for a burglar inside his white foster family's home.
Thieves return Jesus statue stolen from Oklahoma Church.
Virginia City, Nevada holds its 25th annual Outhouse Races.
Gun range hosts shooting clinic for the blind and visually impaired.
Wisconsin wildlife officers free two bear cubs stuck in a hollow tree.
Indiana middle school football team ordered to bench their female kicker or forfeit their season.
More than 900 chickens killed with golf club in disturbing case of animal cruelty.
Young Texas boy travels to Alaska to view Northern Lights before he goes blind.
"Glamping" is a new trend in outdoor recreation popping up around the country.