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.
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Olivia is one of 285 spellers competing this year.
Howdy folks and good Wednesday morning.
Improve to 3-2 on the season
City Council Approves Nearly $1 Million
The city also approves the purchase of a half-million dollar aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle.
The United Family and Mrs. Bairds bread today announced the May winners of the Teachers on the Rise Program.
An Amarillo man pleads guilty in court after busted during an online solicitation sting.
Two-men involved in the theft and abandonment of an armored car enter pleas in court.
To help raise awareness of rare diseases, a man is running across the United States, for the third time.
Amarillo High School’s yearbook program has been named a 2015 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence.
Jay Cantrell pleaded guilty to three-counts of indecency with a child and one-count of sexual assault of a child.
Police say 41-year-old Fabian Resendez fired shots at Dimmitt police, when they responded to a call.
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Thornberry will tour the AACAL campus, specifically focusing on the medical lab and health science classrooms.
A federal appeals court denied the request of the Justice Department to implement the the president's program.
Flood waters inundate Houston; several more states at risk as storms push east.
To help combat the potential problem, Environmental Health crews will be fogging to kill mosquitoes Sunday and Monday morning. They will resume spraying larvacide on Tuesday morning.
Gather up your little naturalist and slither out to the Amarillo Zoo to share the day with snakes, lizards, tortoises and toads!
Construction of the new 112,000 sq. foot, two-story replacement medical/dental clinic at Cannon AFB will begin in July of this year.
The next Town Hall meeting hosted by Amarillo Mayor Paul Harpole is today at 5:30 p.m. at Westcliff Bible Church, 5300 W. Amarillo Blvd.
The national average has increased 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.75/g.
Intense rain, floods blamed for at least six deaths in Texas and Oklahoma.
After four hours of debate and more than a dozen failed amendments by Democrats, the Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to far-reaching restrictions on minors seeking abortions in Texas without parental consent.
A man is in custody after shots are fired and a stand off ends in Dimmitt
Veterans living in rural areas may be able to make it to their doctor’s appointments a little easier, if a proposed law passes.
It's always a special day for the Texas Panhandle War Memorial on Memorial Day.
Troopers say a driver was wearing headphones and was distracted at the time.
The "Iron Soldiers" travel the country helping remember fallen heroes.
Panhandle Congressman Mac Thornberry spoke at the Llano Cemetery Memorial Day Service.
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To find our more about the Amarillo Affiliate of Children's Miracle Network, please visit www.cmnamarillo.org.
All on-duty deputies from Potter County Sheriff's Office, the APD K-9 Unit, Game Wardens, DPS and the Potter County Fire Chief were involved in the search for Howard.
Billy Rodriguez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and on an outstanding warrant.
Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas says the child was trapped in a vehicle on the river somewhere between Bull Taco and Chicken Creek-
Officials say crews will lay pipe on the south side of 24th Avenue from the pump station to Spring Street. One lane of traffic will be open in both directions.
Comancheria Film Shoot shuts down US 70 in Downtown Portales
Law enforcement cracks down on unbuckled drivers, passengers May 18 - May 31
This weekend's heavy rains have created the perfect environment for some unwanted guests.
The Texas Panhandle War Memorial will host a ceremony honoring all fallen heroes of all wars.
Plainview officials are reminding people to register their phone numbers for the code red emergency notification system.
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.
Cyclist finds casket unearthed and relocated by flood waters.
Millions of people have been impacted by historic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma. Is flood insurance worth it?
Group hacks IRS online database, using tax information to file 15,000 false returns
A man is in custody after he allegedly tried to abscond with some sheep.
At least 30 people are missing in Texas, while more states brace for flooding.
More than 100 deaths have been blamed on a flawed ignition switch on GM cars.
The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed a death from Lassa Fever, a viral disease rarely found in the US, but common in West Africa.
Driver plowed through remote New Mexico cemetery containing remains of several veterans.
Teen on way home from prom dies in floodwaters near San Antonio, TX
Authorities say eight people are still missing since flooding Saturday night in Wimberley, Texas.
Will rising gas prices peak over the holiday weekend?
A high school in Dallas has recalled yearbooks after someone managed to get into the system and print mean quotes beneath seniors' photos.
Texas parents say their 14-year-old son's teacher ordered other students to slap him during class.
Vigil held for Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed earlier this week while tracking a fugitive.
Daron Wint, the man suspected in the brutal slaying of a Washington, D.C. family inside their mansion, has been captured.
Popular TV personality Judge Judy Sheindlin offers advice to graduates at New Mexico's Shiprock High School.
Heavy rains turn streets into rivers, stranding drivers.
One out of every nine bridges in the United States is in need of repair, but Congress can't agree on how to fund the fixes.
State of emergency declared along Santa Barbara coastline following 105,000 gallon spill.
The Texas Senate voted Thursday to weaken the state’s Driver Responsibility Program, which critics say unfairly penalizes poor Texans.
In a shift away from his predecessor Rick Perry, Gov. Greg Abbott has informed the U.S. Justice Department that Texas plans to comply as much as possible with a federal law that aims to prevent prison rape.
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.
The National Weather Service says it was an EF-0 tornado that lifted up a bounce house on Fort Lauderdale Beach Monda, injuring three children.
Michigan man ticketed for driving 153 miles per hour when he passed a state trooper on I-75.
Oklahoma police follow trail of grease to home of man who stole neighbor's deep fat fryer and other household goods.
Tennessee inventor hopes his glow-in-the-dark toilet seats will revolutionize nighttime trips to the bathroom.
A 125 pound great dane sings along with her owner for America's fallen heroes, both human and canine.
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.