Jury selection begins in the high-profile murder case of Lubbock Dr. Joseph Sonnier.
A steep drop in crude oil prices threatens to slow drilling in some U.S. oilfields, but officials in Texas' hottest shale plays say they're not sweating things yet. The boom is still a boom, they say, and it's way too early to walk away.
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Police report that suspects forced entry through the back of the house. No arrests have been made.
Dixon is facing capital murder charges but won't receive the death penalty.
The victim told officers that he and a friend were walking by the home when the same brown dog started barking at them. The dog then jumped the fence, ran straight at him, and bit him on the arm. The dog then ran back to the yard.
The rebate check is for $181,609.66.
The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from San Fernando, Calif., to Tulsa, Okla.
Proceeds to benefit the Hungry and Homeless.
Texas whitetail population estimates have remained fairly stable over the last few decades at around 4 million deer. Hunters can expect to see about the same number of deer as in 2013.
The district is now accepting applications from irrigators in the district for reimbursement on meters installed after June 26, 2014.
"Numerous Weapons and Ammunition" stolen
The 24-year-old victim said that that a suspect, with a gun, approached the victim at an apartment in the 3300 block of S. Western.
The city is working on multiple projects around Amarillo.
Deputy Fire Marshals located and arrested 29-year-old Vashti Pryor. She was taken to the Randall county Detention Center for Reckless Arson, a Second Degree Felony.
So, when is it a smart consumer move to pay top dollar for certain products?
"Every day, Americans are spending over $100 million less on their gasoline purchases than they did a year ago," said GasBuddy.com senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan.
After calling for an end to subsidies for wind energy production, the Texas comptroller will soon release a report that could rekindle debate surrounding Texas’ largest incentive for natural gas producers.
There is house fire on the 3700 block of Polk.
20 students at Happy Elementary School teamed up with Swisher County Museum to express the theme, History Happens to Me.
Friends and family members of Holly Combs come together at West Hills Park for a balloon release in honor of their loved one.
With Christmas still a couple of months away, the Salvation Army is already hard at work making preparations for this year's Angel Tree Program.
Starting October 20th, the Roosevelt County Road Department will begin working on South Roosevelt Road Four.
Preston Rabb throws two interceptions in road loss
After 2-2 tie, brahmas put up 5 unanswered goals
Improve to 20-3 on the season
It wasn't birds or planes that were making their way to the Discovery Center October 18th.
Some people had the opportunity to learn about the history of one cemetery in our area.
Locals are still taking the time to learn something new.
It was a fall fundraiser full of fun.
One man is inspiring some people with diabetes to not let the disease hold them back.
Some people are putting on their walking shoes to help make a difference for their loved ones, as well as many others affected by heart disease.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion Saturday morning removing the last traces of uncertainty over whether voter ID can be enforced in the upcoming elections.
Ebola preparedness efforts are front and center for Amarillo medical professionals.
They may be thousands of miles from home, but some area Burmese refugees are keeping in touch with their culture.
A traffic stop leads to an arrest and recovery of stolen ID's and a stolen car.
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At 7:09 p.m., a DPS trooper pulled over 45-year-old Richard Lee Titer Jr. and 38-year-old Jennifer Ann Hall for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.
Though Texas schools are relying on the guidance of health officials to determine the level of risk to their communities, they are making decisions like whether to cancel classes, give notice to parents, or change health screening policies largely on their own.
At a news conference Friday, Gov. Rick Perry said he has asked President Obama to ban air travel from West African countries fighting outbreaks of the Ebola virus, with exceptions for aid workers.
On October 17th, President Obama signed an executive order to tighten security for federal benefit debit cards.
An Amarillo Education Leader discusses the impact of Greg Abbott's Defense of Education cuts on local schools.
Early voting for the November 4th General Election starts Monday, October 20th.
Amarillo holds a meeting about City Ebola Virus Preparedness efforts.
It's a trick or treat, library style!
Senator Kel Seliger is continuing his annual tour through counties of Senate District 31, meeting with the citizens of the Panhandle, South Plains, and Permian Basin in preparation for the 84th Texas Legislature that convenes in January.
A local drug court holds its largest graduation ceremony in nearly 4 years.
The Texas Veterans Commission has been named as a recipient of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Highly Rural Transportation Grant.
The Lone Star Ballet will have a press conference and luncheon October 17th to announce their new season.
An estimated 21 million Americans are expected to fly from now through December.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's former adviser Kenneth "Buddy" Barfield pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of wire fraud, making a false tax return and embezzlement of funds contributed to a federal candidate.
Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that three health care providers in North Texas will partner to form an Ebola treatment facility, as recommended by the state’s infectious disease task force.
A Houston mother is accused of trying to kill her own child and it was caught on camera.The baby survived and the mom is now facing charges.
A radio news anchor tells local TV station KTVT the hospital questioned him about whether he had been to West Africa recently or had contact with anyone who had Ebola before they let him in.
A Wichita Falls mother is behind bars after police say she passed out in her hotel room under the influence of alcohol and drugs and locked her child out of the room.
CDC issues new guidelines for facilities treating Ebola patients.
Steven Michael Pringle, 32, of Blanket was arrested for aggravated assault, according to official records, after police said someone threw muriatic (hydrochloric) acid on a business owner.
Republicans already have the majority in the House, the fight is for control of the Senate, and many Democrats in key races are distancing themselves from President Obama.
A Burkburnett man is jailed after police say he tried to attack another man with a tomahawk.
A Wichita Falls man is behind bars after allegedly trying to choke his mother.
Saturday morning, emergency crews were called to the Acacia Mobile Home Park on 2317 Auburn Street, after two dogs viciously attacked one of the residents. The victim sustained numerous bites all over her body, and required rabies and tetanus shots.
The Lubbock County Detention Center is monitoring each new inmate for Ebola. The jail started to implement new measures on Friday, the day after EMS and Hazmat responded to a suspected case of Ebola which turned out to be a false alarm. Chief Deputy Cody Scott said the jail is doing this as a proactive measure.
Most scientists believe less ozone pollution in the air Americans breathe would make people healthier. Texas' environmental regulators disagree.
A ballot initiative to ban fracking in Denton has put the North Texas city at the center of a nationwide debate over the safety of drilling, the money it produces and the role cities play in regulating it. As Election Day nears, the fight is growing fiercer.
Nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian speak out in support of the hospital's treatment of the Ebola outbreak.
Ebola, ISIS and other scary topics are becoming campaign issues as election day nears.
Man arrested in Indiana leads police to bodies of seven women; investigators probe more possible murders.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.
Plainview Police said two men were airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with stab wounds Sunday night.
The Social Security payments reportedly stem from a legal loophole that gives the US Justice Department leverage to persuade Nazi war criminals to leave America once they are identified. Sometimes decades after they have lived and worked in the US.
Dozens of people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan come off Ebola watch list.
U.S. Army honors "Hug Lady" Elizabeth Laird, who's made it her mission to hug every soldier departing or returning to Fort Hood over the past 11 years.
Staff at Albuquerque's Biopark Zoo believe an intruder used a chuck of asphalt to bludgeon Tasmanian Devil "Jasper" to death.
President Obama has appointed an Ebola Czar, and some lawmakers are not happy with the selection.
Three members of El Paso's Burges High School junior varsity football team are deaf or hearing impaired.
Oregon mother who helped her daughter end her battle with bone cancer discusses her push for Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law.
A man faces charges in Odessa after police pull him over for "racing" down Highway 191.
A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.
Four men pleaded guilty last week in Lubbock federal court related to a large methamphetamine drug ring. Two of them face as much as life in prison.
Woven into the recent federal ruling that found the state's voter photo ID law unconstitutional is a bigger question for Texas lawmakers — whether the state should have to seek federal permission when it changes election and voting laws.
A student at North Ridge elementary school has been diagnosed with enterovirus. The school notified all parents of the sick student on Thursday.
Alaska, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Arkansas will vote to increase their minimum wage to at least 8.50 hour.
City of Dallas asks dozens of hospital employees who helped treat Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan to sign an agreement promising to stay away from the public.
President Obama appoints new "Ebola Czar"; GOP continues to push for travel ban from West Africa.
A Carnival cruise ship carrying a lab technician who handled Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's blood samples has been refused port entry in Mexico.
Ron Klain will oversee effort to stop spread of the deadly virus inside the United States.
The employee left the country on October 12th, before the CDC updated how hospital workers had to be monitored.
At the University of Texas System, particularly at its flagship campus, "massive open online courses" are being reimagined. University leaders believe the change in focus for the courses will help them be more effective at meeting their goals.
The Austin City Council has called for a dramatic expansion in solar power generation, earning accolades from environmental advocates. But the city-owned utility, Austin Energy, has balked at the proposal.
A lawsuit between the city of Houston and religious leaders boiled over into a national debate this week about religious liberty and freedom of speech, even as Mayor Annise Parker argued the controversy was based on a misunderstanding.
A representative of the Dallas hospital under scrutiny for its handling of the first Ebola case in the United States apologized on Thursday for mistakes he said the facility made when it initially misdiagnosed the patient.
Ebola patient Nina Pham will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland for treatment; Amber Vinson already sent to Atlanta.
Plane that carried Ebola patient Amber Vinson given intense cleaning; aviation expert says thorough scrub down is not part of normal airline protocol.
Congressional hearing focuses on mistakes already made and controlling Ebola moving forward.
Researchers at Tulane University are working to develop a blood test that could detect the Ebola virus in a matter of minutes.
A licensed psychiatrist, who submitted claims for services rendered to nursing home residents in San Angelo, Texas, and other communities in the counties surrounding Tom Green County, Texas, is in federal custody on charges that he defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $1.75 million, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
During National School Bus Safety Week, troopers in many areas will be riding on or following school buses to catch motorists who disregard the law.
Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital defend their reputation; say hospital is safe
In Alabama the CDC is training health care workers to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
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.
The state of Kansas is set to auction off "adult toys" and other items seized from a chain of adult stores to pay off tax debt.
AWOL Afghan soldiers visited Massachusetts strip club before attempting to cross into Canada.
Keith Wheeler walks with a cross to remind people of God's sacrifice. His walk began in 1985 on Good Friday.
New Mexico's ABQ BioPark Zoo throws a huge birthday bash for two of its youngest elephants.
Search is on for five English bulldog puppies snatched from Colorado farm.
Wedding party that disappeared in Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Odile finds their way home.
Minnesota 3-year-old's emotional reunion with his National Guard mother warms hearts.
Miniature poodle chases bear away from Pennsylvania family's home.
Students outraged by bloody "vintage" Kent State shirt offered by Urban Outfitters.
KFOR chopper pilot John Welsh uses his bird's-eye-view to help police nab carjacking suspect.
Sister Station WCIA News Anchor Dave Benton said, "I've found out a few weeks ago, my brain cancer is back. But, I've learned more about what the future holds."
Arkansas woman shocked to find large python on her front porch.
Police find 50 dead cats in freezer of suspected child molester, dozens more living in house.
New billboard takes aim at hateful messages spread by Westboro Baptist Church.
Photo of Indianapolis police officer giving homeless man a new pair of boots goes viral.
Woman wears colander in driver's license photo, calls it religious head wear.
Indiana mother missing for two months found caged in Indiana mobile home.
Austin Beerworks releases massive 7-foot long "99 Pack" of beer.
Students at North Carolina's Cape Fear Community College say allowing male and females to "go" side-by-side is no big deal.
Young Siamangs and their mating calls are a huge hit at Kentucky's Louisville Zoo.
Oregon family's Great Dane eats 43 socks.
Chef bans ketchup from his Florida restaurant.
Phoenix mother arrested after leaving children in car during job interview reunited with her family.
Visually impaired runner circles the United States to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis.
Rare blue lobster finds a new home at the Maine State Aquarium.
Kentucky man accused of killing fellow jail inmate with underpants soaked in methadone.
Canadian couple sells everything and set off on 1,000 day canoe journey.
Woman reunited with bulldog stolen eight years ago.
Veteran who lost friend to suicide ups the "ice bucket" challenge ante, voluntarily taking a blast of mace to the face, then waterboarding, to raise awareness of PTSD.
Tennessee student says she was suspended after saying "bless you" after fellow student sneezed, then arguing with teacher over freedom of speech.
An earthquake rattles the studio during KAUT's morning broadcast.