Amid heated controversy over the placement of dangerous sex offenders, the presiding member of a board that oversees an agency that manages civilly committed violent sex offenders resigned on Tuesday.
Residents hope it brings growth or at least keeps the population status quo, and maybe some tax revenue.
This hearing was also the first time any of the alleged victims were referred to as male prostitutes. The defense claims they all consented to sex with Marsh 3 for money and in some cases even sought him out.
A city spokeswoman says early in the investigation, they took steps to ensure the proper handling of the animals at animal control.
All proceeds go to Martha's Home.
Smith will have to pay more than $1.3-million back in restitution.
The Texas Juvenile Justice Department is set to name its third leader in a month at a meeting of the board that oversees the agency on Thursday.
Relay for Life - Friday, May 2nd - 7 p.m. - Amarillo High School - www.relayforlife.org/amarillotx
In a 5-4 decision Wednesday, the court ruled lower courts could decide on restitution for the victims.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Class
FBI searching for victims of accused international child predator, William James Vahey.
Police in Texas have launched a new investigation into a woman's death more than 20 years ago.
A grand jury is considering whether Gov. Rick Perry broke the law when he threatened to cut state funding for the public integrity unit of the Travis County DA’s office. No matter what happens, its decision will figure into his future as the 2016 presidential race begins to loom in political conversation.
Amarillo Police are investigating a car-pedestrian accident.
A new report by the University of Texas School of Law Human Rights Clinic claims that extreme conditions in Texas prisons violate the basic human rights of inmates.
Hydro-Star was asked to help develop a roof-top wind farm in a very small urban footprint.
At least a half-million Texas workers have no workplace insurance coverage, either through the workers' compensation system or the private market, state insurance officials told lawmakers Tuesday.
We've learned it's a criminal investigation.
The plaintiff claims he had repressed memories of the abuse until news reports of other sexual assault allegations against Marsh aired.
On Saturday, police were called out to four separate home burglaries in Northwest Amarillo.
On Monday, the state's high court ruled that the New Mexico's child porn law is ambiguous.
For Robyn Grona -Bilson, small business and cyber space are a winning combination.
The event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Amarillo College Community Link located at 2412 N. Grand St., and those who attend can register to win a $200 scholarship.
More than 7000 regularly scheduled individual volunteer hours recorded for 2013 (this number does not include volunteer groups and dinner groups).
Motorists can expect periodic lane closures each night during the scheduled work.
To participate in the event, guests just need to mention the fundraiser to their server when dining at their local Chilis.
Texas state investigators are examining complaints against businesses who charge an extra fee for debit card users.
TxDOT is reporting the hole occurred last night between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The highway was down to one lane for about 3 hours last night.
The meeting will elect the 2014 - 2015 executive committee, present the 2015 Symphony Ball and Vintage chairs, and preview next seasons Symphony Belle dress.
Recent droughts send cattle prices to their highest levels since 1987.
DPS is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online.
Lawmakers on Tuesday will examine ways to reduce recidivism among prisoners with mental illness and substance addiction.
Budget cuts at the federal Environmental Protection Agency have led to fewer inspections of polluting industries. States could pick up the slack, but many of them, including Texas, are grappling with cuts of their own.
32,250 children in our area are food insecure.
Public concerns are putting Amarillo Animal Control in the spot light.
Justin Gable, Charlie Hennessey, Heather Pillard, and Tony Stuart all from Amarillo; and Jennifer Campos of Canyon all ran in the Boston Marathon.
The Chancellor of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is stepping down this year.
The special free concert is tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the AC Concert Hall Theater.
It's being held tomorrow night at the AC Community link from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.
On Friday, a Clovis jury brings back a not guilty verdict for 49-year-old Marvin Gallagher.
The victim said he doesn't remember what happened after being stabbed or how he ended up at the Toot'n Totum.
The investigation has been going on for about two weeks.
The time to protect your pets from fleas and ticks is now.
"I hope when people see what we're doing they think about their friends in their lives, and that those friends can alter your destiny for better or for worse."
The Tulia Police Department has recently announced new promotions.
According to the newly released data, 15.8 percent of people in the area are food insecure, that includes 32,250 children.
Vocal Recital, Graphic Design Now, and A Grand Night for Singing are just a few of the events.
Does March decline in home sales signal trouble for the economy?
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signs controversial gun bill that allows weapons in bars, churches, and many other locations.
A case before the Supreme Court today will decide the length of time people exposed to pollution have to file a lawsuit.
Two Roommates bludgeoned to death; third roommate suspected in killings.
Study finds cash is covered in bacteria.
In his latest education policy plan, Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott proposes giving school districts and parents more control of students' education by tossing out state mandates and regulations.
A new report says delinquent IRS employees were paid bonuses by the agency.
Teacher reportedly took students bible during private reading time.
A Texas city is limiting lawn size to conserve its water supply into the future.
A new survey from travel website TripAdvisor shows people around the world are planning to boost their spending.
A rural Oklahoma school has come up with a unique storm shelter.
The American Postal Workers Union has organized protests at 50 of the office supplies stores in 27 states to oppose a deal where U.S. postal products and services are sold at Staples.
Nearly a half million cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire were sold in 2013.
Rick Perry challenges Andrew Cuomo to debate on economic policies
Sources say that after Gov. Rick Perry vetoed funding for the agency that prosecutes public corruption cases, his emissaries worked to swap Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg's resignation for restoration of the money.
The Lower Colorado River Authority is proposing significant rate increases for Central Texas cities and Gulf Coast-area rice farmers, saying its operating costs aren't being covered. But critics say the agency should focus more on cutting costs.
Facing the third straight year of cutoffs for irrigation water from the Lower Colorado River Authority, some Gulf Coast-area rice farmers are spending millions of dollars drilling wells to pump groundwater instead.
Texas officials are seeking more information on the federal government's plans to potentially take control of 90,000 acres of land long managed by North Texans.
President Obama visits survivors of Washington's deadly mudslide.
U.S. Supreme court upholds Michigan ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
A member of the House committee considering impeachment proceedings against a UT regent received a campaign contribution from a PAC that got hefty financial support from that same regent.
A TX woman is the victim of a bizarre accident at Six Flags over Texas.
Mom recalls fighting back in dog attack on two-year-old daughter.
The Supreme Court hears a case today that could impact how you watch television.
Oklahoma death row inmate granted a stay of execution, victim speaks.
Boy who saved money for a PS4 buys smoke detectors for neighbors instead.
State Rep. Stefani Carter might have had an easy time seeking re-election to her seat in House District 102. But after she reversed a decision to run a statewide campaign for railroad commissioner, she re-entered what had become a crowded contest for her House seat. Now she's in a tight spot heading into her May runoff with Linda Koop.
Behind bars, art can be an important form of expression for women who have suffered from trauma, drug addiction or mental illness. Advocates plan to ask lawmakers for more money to provide inmates with art supplies and art therapy.
Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Ukraine for security talks.
How well does your state treat infertile couples? A new report breaks down the details.
Woman struck and killed while helping friend search roadside for lost keys.
Residents of Henrico, Virginia find Easter eggs containing racially charged messages on their lawns.
Hickory Farms Issues Allergy Alert on Chipotle Ranch Sauce Due to Undeclared Milk.
Runners return for the 118th Boston Marathon, one year after a bomb attack killed three and wounded dozens more.
Hundreds of supporters of Rancher Cliven Bundy came together over the weekend in Nevada. The event was called the Patriot Party and comes just days after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the militia in Bunkerville "domestic terrorists."
Whole Foods Market Southwest Region is recalling mini butter croissants because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen.
Vice President Joe Biden heads to the Ukraine as new bloodshed in the region fuels a more intense search for a diplomatic solution for the region.
A just released study shows technology is breathing new life into a whole new generation of Americans...senior.
A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged.
For decades, water wars have been rare in East Texas, where annual rainfall can be twice that of West Texas. But as drought keeps its grip on the entire state, the Brazos River is bucking that trend, forcing regulators to scrutinize its users in ways that could have implications for many in-demand Texas waterways.
Lawmakers have a hard job when money is tight and they're writing state budgets. It's even harder when they have all the money they need.
GOP House group takes in $21 million, outraised by Dems in first quarter.
Before the end of the school year, nearly 400,000 eighth-graders will have chosen a career track as part of Texas' new high school graduation requirements. The changes already have some students — and their counselors — on edge.
President Obama says the debate over repealing Obamacare should end because the law is working, but Republicans are intent on on holding Democrats responsible, pointing to higher premiums and some Americans losing their healthcare.
Police in Kansas City have arrested the man they say is responsible for a string of highway shootings.
Last minute preparations are underway for Monday's running of the Boston Marathon.
In a letter on Thursday, University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee Jackson suggested that multiple issues with the system's financial accounting are not "long-lasting or permanently damaging."
Autopsies of 7 deceased infants found in a Utah garage are now completed.
Some new numbers released today from a new Texas Tech survey showing some very interesting findings about where Texans stand politically on issues like gay marriage, immigration and who will be the next Governor of Texas.
Dry cleaner gives robber fake money when he tries to rob store using a potato as a gun.
Researchers in England have found that the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years and 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every day.
One of Utah's most unique attractions is dying.
Heroic pony saves her foal from barn fire.
Residents of Henrico, Virginia find Easter eggs containing racially charged messages on their lawns.
Church hopes sweet treats will help spread their message to dancers at nearby strip club.
Two frisky bunnies interrupt WBIR's newscast.
College student pays tuition with 500lbs of pennies.
Robotics club at John Hopkins University in Maryland turn staircase into walking piano.
A Florida father admits to killing his infant son in order to have more time to play video games.
Man steals car with family's 3 kids inside; kids reunited with parents.
A South Carolina man says his 89 cent mistake has turned into a hefty federal citation.
Picture of 3-year-old Nebraska boy goes viral after the boy is discovered inside a Bear Claw arcade machine.
An Arizona woman so distraught over the loss of her dog had to be hospitalized for Broken Heart Syndrome.
A petition bearing 12,000 signatures calls for Arizona officials to drop criminal charges against Shanesha Taylor. She is the mom arrested on child abuse charges after leaving her two kids in a car during a job interview.
Pennsylvania police officer poses as Amish woman to catch sexual predator.
This was a peculiar prank -- police, traffic stop, and all. It was all part of her classmate Johnny Morales' unique plan to ask Andrea to the prom. It's called a promposal.
Video captures suspect watching sleeping baby during Harris County, TX burglary.
A carriage horse takes off through downtown Savannah, Georgia plowing into parked cars and scaring riders and passengers.
An Arizona boy is brought to tears when his deployed soldier-father makes surprise appearance at NBA game.
Ohio judge orders man to admit he's a bully. Forces him to stand on street corner with sign.
Colorado company unveils first age-verifying, pot vending machine.
Marshmallow madness returns with the seventh annual "Peep Show".
Man walking from Sweden to Australia is making his way across Florida this week.
Seven chimpanzees escape from enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo get rounded up.
Celebration at Iowa State University spirals out of control.
Teens posing for prom photo end up in backyard pond.
Police respond to call of intruder in home, only to discover it's a duck that had flown down a chimney.
Eleven candidates, all animals, are on the mayoral ballot in Divide, Colorado.
Applebee's investigates customer's claim she found a metal bolt in her hamburger.
Mother sentenced to 20 years after baby overdoses on morphine in her breast milk.
Florida ice cream shop bans saggy pants.
Rescue crews in California pull puppy from drain pipe.
New York woman gives birth in her driveway on April first and family thinks it's just an April Fools joke.
A school official in South Carolina is accused of cyber bullying kindergartner.
3-year-old San Antonio girl is kicked out of daycare for saying a curse word.
Houston area driver goes around railroad crossing gates and is hit by speeding commuter train.
Tens of thousands raised for homeless mom accused of leaving kids in hot car during job interview.
Neighbors outraged over Louisiana woman's threat to poison their pets and other animals.
Florida neighborhood is overrun with an iguana infestation.
Mental patient steals police car, triggering chase that spans two states.
Friends and family members watched four-year-old Rebecca Ferrell get a police escort to a princess tea party, just for her.
Students at a Michigan high school torch a statue of Frosty the Snowman as a way to say good-bye to winter.
Oklahoma man who lost his wedding ring in the garbage manages to find it after searching area landfill.
App uses facial recognition technology to help owners find missing pets.
Georgia high school baseball player performs CPR on umpire who had heart attack during game.
Authorities find about a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment in East Moline, IL.
Shelter teaches deaf dog sign language.
Three circus elephants run amok in St. Louis.
A massive dust devil forms during prescribed burn in Colorado.