Friday Night Crash
Jason Henry brings you the action
Recent heavy rains are causing officials to help out with Water Safety at our local rivers and lakes.
Teams will spend the weekend cooking, selling, scheming and strategizing.
For some this means a summer job, for others camp, or playing sports maybe hitting the gym.
Clayton Montoya is accused of pointing his taser toward an 18-year-old girl while they were alone and forcing her to sit on his lap.
Xcel Energy announced in January it plans to relocate the headquarters of its regional operating company, Southwestern Public Service Company, once its current lease in the Chase Tower expires in March 2017.
Make-A-Wish® North Texas, along with the help of Walcott Elementary School in Hereford, Texas, will celebrate a wish come true for 6-year-old Finley who has been battling a life-threatening form of cancer.
A house bill aiming to ban synthetic substances, including synthetic urine has made it to Governor Greg Abbott's desk.
The Forum will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m., at the Christian Heritage Center, 900 S. Nelson Street, Amarillo, Texas.
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.
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Agrium officials have provided an update to the ammonia release that occurred yesterday
Crime locations and offenses
Police arrested 32-year-old Erica Ann Thorn and 32-year-old Michael Brad Sawyer for aggravated robbery on Wednesday.
Canadian officials have issued a water boil notice.
Today is May 29th which means it's "529 College Savings Day."
A drilling rig north of Canadian was hit by a tornado Wednesday night, causing some serious injuries.
Jeff Blackburn Releases Video he Say Proves it
Blueprints for the Amarillo convention hotel are approved tonight.
Pampa Police issued a search warrant at Palms IV in Pampa.
A code blue is a title given when an issue arises that needs to be addressed by local administration and others.
With the death of a bill that would have created a statewide texting-while-driving ban, the measure’s author said Thursday that legislators “have not done our job as lawmakers to protect the life and safety of all Texans.”
Officials closed several roadways, including Highway 207 Wednesday night because of flooded roadways.
Officials report that the immediate area is not in danger.
The downturn in the oil and gas industry could also have a negative effect on the Lesser Prairie Chicken, according to Sean Kyle with the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.
Thirteenth District Congressman Mac Thornberry says he's taken a look at some of the flood damage in the area in the past few days.
Health officials are offering the following health-related precautions for people in areas affected by heavy rains and flooding
Crime locations and offenses.
Me'Lena Laudig is the first student to attend an Ivy League school in Ascension's short 15 years of existence.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help locating Dakota Lee Harbour.
The battle over "campus carry" is headed back to the Texas Senate after House lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring universities in the state to allow concealed handguns on campus.
The event starts Saturday and all of the money goes to the 24 hours in the Canyon Cancer Survivorship Center.
Bushland falls 4-1. Game 2 and 3 will be Saturday.
Crews in Armstrong county are dealing with mudslides on some of the roads.
One person is dead and others in the hospital after a wreck.
Avoid travel in Roberts and Hemphill Counties for the time being.
The State of Texas will host a ceremony to recognize 19 members of the law enforcement community for their achievements in the areas of valor, professional achievement and public service in 2014.
Three people are seriously injured after tornado hits gas drilling rig near Canadian.
A 21-year-old Amarillo resident died today at Spring Canyon just below the Sanford Dam within Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.
Severe weather in the panhandle of Texas.
With above average rainfall and massive flooding throughout the state, many are wondering what the City of Amarillo is prepared for when it comes to getting rid of all this water.
They hosted a Variety Show to raise money for the project.
This is a new wastewater collection project which, once complete, will improve wastewater collection in this area and allow the City to abandon and remove the existing lift station in Austin Park.
Early voting for the June 13 runoff election to determine the Place 4 seat on Amarillo City Council begins next week.
All 77 Counties Now Under a State of Emergency
Texas police chiefs are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to veto legislation repealing certain handgun restrictions in Texas if lawmakers do not remove a controversial provision the chiefs fear would allow criminals to carry firearms without repercussions.
The report took a number of factors in to account including the average salary, number of teaching jobs, number of teaching jobs per capita, high school graduation rates, cost of living, and amenities score for cities nationwide.
Niche ranks U.S. towns based on assaults, burglaries, and violent crime rates. A high ranking indicates that a town has low crime rates across multiple categories.
Both vehicles sustained heavy damage.
More than $203 million worth of roadwork gets the go-ahead
Far-reaching restrictions on when and how minors seeking abortions in Texas without parental consent can seek help from the courts are headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.
Texas has officially asked Congress to lift its 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed a resolution that calls the federal ban a “relic from an era of scarcity and flawed price control policies.”
Texas is hit with more rain, making for a record month.
Tech and tips to help families deal with emergencies and natural disasters.
The Senate is expected to return to Washington for a rare Sunday session to address some provisions of the Patriot Act due to expire before midnight June 1st.
Restaurants and food manufactures are taking steps to remove artificial ingredients and make food healthier, but will it make a difference?
Department of Game and Fish officers killed a cougar in a Raton neighborhood Thursday night after it had attacked a puppy on a woman’s front porch.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said a 29-year-old driver died in an accident early Thursday morning.
The Department of Public Safety said a 21-year-old man from Muleshoe lost his life in a crash 8.6 miles northwest of Muleshoe in Bailey County.
The DEA, Scurry County District Attorney's Office, Scurry County Sheriff's Department, and the Snyder Police have been investigating this particular operation for months.
With one Texas county facing a federal investigation into how it punishes chronic school-skippers — and Texas one of only two states that prosecute truants in adult courts — lawmakers are weighing two House measures that would decriminalize truancy.
Texas lawmakers in both chambers on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $209.4 billion two-year budget, a 3.6 percent increase over the current one. It now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.
The Wall Street Journal says the agency sent dozens of checks to the same addresses, including in eastern Europe and elsewhere.
Parts of Dallas are once again under water after area is hit with another bout of rain.
City leaders and residents prepare for anti-Islam rally scheduled for today in Phoenix, Arizona.
Federal officials are giving Texans more time to assess the damage to their property so they can file insurance claims after the deadly flooding that recently devastated some parts of the state.
Heavy rains have led to substantial drought relief throughout Texas, but aquifers — which provide about 60 percent of the state's water supply — have been slower to replenish.
When Bill Powers’ second-in-command was appointed to replace him as president of UT-Austin this year, it would have been reasonable to expect continuity in the school's upper ranks. But that's not the situation Greg Fenves inherited.
After a months-long staring contest between the House and the Senate, the lower chamber gave a final blessing Thursday to House Bill 11, a sweeping border security bill.
A controversial provision, which law enforcement officials have said would allow criminals to carry firearms without repercussions, has been removed from a key gun bill, lawmakers confirmed Thursday.
An end-of-session deal on open carry of handguns and limits on police in Texas rescued Gov. Greg Abbott from political crossfire between law enforcement officials and an unusual coalition of liberal and conservative lawmakers.
Houston firefighters help family trapped in their home by rising waters.
Surrounded by the aftermath of recent flooding, the Texas Senate has revived a measure that would make it easier for local officials to plan ahead for rebuilding after disasters.
Now that the massive overhaul contained in Senate Bill 19 has gone on life support, a few targeted efforts to shine the light on conflicts of interest and enhance transparency remain viable in the waning days of the session. Here's a guide to what's moving and what's not.
Significant changes limiting the reach of legislation requiring Texas universities to allow concealed handguns on campus may be in danger as House and Senate lawmakers work out their differences on the bill.
Former New York Governor George Pataki and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorm have formally entered the already crowded field running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
At least 23 people are dead and several more still missing as Texas floods continue.
A Johnston Elementary School employee has been charged with Possession/Promotion of Child Pornography, a 3rd Degree Felony.
An Odessa woman has been arrested for assaulting her husband and son.
DPS has added 26-year-old Cruz Alfredo Bazan to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
State Sen. José Rodríguez said Thursday that if the opportunity arises, he plans to filibuster a bill allowing the open carry of handguns in Texas.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed House Bill 4, which is aimed at improving early education in Texas.
A state law granting a new trial in cases where the forensic science was flawed has hit an impediment: What if a field of such science has not been discredited, but an individual scientist makes a mistake?
Some residents of Wharton, Texas are evacuating ahead of expected flooding as the nearby Colorado River Rises.
Question still remains as to what caused the incident.
Officers, with the help of the Pharr Fire Department, used bio hazard equipment to enter the apartment where they found 15 dead and 3 malnourished cats.
Budget writers have added some last-minute cash for the Alamo to spiff up the Texas shrine and its surroundings, in large part to ensure that the state holds on to a collection of Alamo artifacts from British music legend Phil Collins.
At the end of the legislative session, votes still count and majorities are important. But the rules come into play as well, and so do the political minorities.
After outspoken opposition from the state's law enforcement officials, the Texas House on Wednesday took a step toward removing a controversial provision from legislation allowing licensed Texans to openly carry handguns.
It's a calculation every member of Congress who runs for president faces: Is time spent fundraising and campaigning worth the blowback for missing work in D.C.? So far, Texas' junior senator appears to be betting yes.
Climate change is taking a toll on Texas, and the devastating floods across the state are some of the best evidence yet of that phenomenon, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said. But efforts to consider climate change policy in Texas have fallen flat.
NOAA predicts below-average hurricane season this year.
At least 14 people are dead and 13 remain missing in the wake of this wee's flooding.
The FAA is working to study the emotional and mental health of US commercial pilots.
Obesity rates in America are on the rise according to a new Gallup poll. Mississippi has the highest obesity rates, while Hawaii has the lowest.
Oklahoma mother and son swept away by flood waters by clinging to tree.
Houston grandmother kept away from her home by flood waters finally reunites with her beloved poodle.
Journal outlining Aurora theater gunman James Holmes' "obsession with killing" entered into evidence during trial.
Appeals court rules immigration plan that would delay deporting up to five million undocumented immigrants can't be implemented until it works its way through courts.
Bee populations are dwindling, but a clever idea could help solve the growing problem.
California vet currently raising his great-great grandchildren surprised with trip to Washington.
Wedding photographer captures couple's prayer before they see each other on their wedding day.
Michigan man ticketed for driving 153 miles per hour when he passed a state trooper on I-75.
Utah police say registered sex offender attempted to pick up children using stolen bus.
Elementary school teacher's classroom exercise yields heart wrenching results.
Ohio police officer describes tense confrontation with murder suspect that ended without gunfire.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Bomb found wired to light switch in home set to go up for sale in Milton, Massachusetts.
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.
Check out this amazing video of a drone touring the world's largest cave.
Wild temperature swings make for tough race.
Pictures of huge alligator lounging on Florida golf course go viral.
Wyoming high school students build life-size foosball game as part of lesson on geometry.