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Tuesday's Weather: Rain today with severe storm chances

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:32:00 EDT

Weather Outlook for Tuesday, March 28

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Woman pleads guilty to airline travel scheme

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:15:00 EDT

An Amarillo woman faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty Tuesday to a fraud scheme. 

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VIDEO: Woman clings to moving car to stop suspected shoplifter

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:34:00 EDT

Erlanger Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a silver car who they said hit a Home Depot employee after stealing merchandise from the store. 

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Turkey crashes through windshield of SUV

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:39:00 EDT

A family is OK after 30-pound tom turkey went through the windshield of their SUV.

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3 home invasion suspects shot to death

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:27:00 EDT

Three intruders, authorities say, broke into the rear of the home and were met by an the armed 23-year-old son of the homeowner.

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Lawmakers addressing sexual assault on college campuses

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:15:00 EDT

Texas Lawmakers have filed five pieces of legislation to improve how colleges handle these cases

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Maury County DA: Amber Alert victim, suspect communicated through email drafts

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:37:00 EDT

Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper said the two were writing emails, but they weren't sending them. Instead, they were saving them as drafts.

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Former Army medic arrested in vandalism at Colorado mosque

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:04:00 EDT

Fort Collins police have arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University.

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Teen's organ donation saves nearly 100 lives

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:26:00 EDT

The boy’s mother says organ donation is what her son would have wanted, and it has helped her with the grieving process.

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Teenager dies after 30-foot log rolls on top of her

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:43:00 EDT

The 14-year-old was taking pictures with friends when a wave rushed in and caused the log to roll over the teenager twice.

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Single mom dressed as dad told she can't attend father-daughter dance

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:59:00 EDT

The mother says she doesn’t know how to explain to her 6-year-old that the girl couldn’t attend the dance because she doesn’t have a male role model in her life.

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Dogs rescued from Korean meat farm get ready for new homes in US

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:35:00 EDT

Fifty-five dogs were taken from a South Korean meat farm Tuesday, flown to JFK Airport in New York City and then assigned to various shelters throughout the country, where they are being fostered.

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Couple arrested after trying to sell baby on Craigslist for $3,000

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:22:00 EDT

Authorities said the man and woman posted on Craigslist that they had a baby available for $3,000.

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White House requests $1 billion for 62 miles of border wall

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:04:00 EDT

The administration has requested $1 billion for this year and $2.6 billion in 2018.

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Crowded escalator reverses, sends shoppers tumbling

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:56:00 EDT

Eighteen people were injured in Hong Kong when the escalator at Mong Kok's Langham Place switched direction from up to down. One man suffered a head injury and was in serious condition.

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Bounce house blows away, injuring 4 kids

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:19:00 EDT

The Iglesia Fuente de Agua Viva, or church of the living water, in Orlando, FL, reported four children and one adult were injured. Two of the kids and the adult were taken to a hospital by ambulance.

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Three men sentenced in meth trafficking case to be deported after serving time

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:03:00 EDT

Three men were sentenced Monday by Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in October of 2016.

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Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:02:00 EDT

Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma.

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Supreme Court rules for Texas death row inmate

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:24:00 EDT

The Supreme Court has sided with a Texas death row inmate who claims he should not be executed because he is intellectually disabled.

New technology for Amarillo voters, registration ends soon

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:03:00 EDT

We're less than 40 days away from Amarillo's city election, and there's still some time left to register to vote. 

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Prom-goers save woman from house fire

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:58:00 EDT

Three young people helped a woman with mobility issues escape a house that had caught fire, and their relatives put the fire out.

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Aspen Creek Grill offering free meal to first responders today

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:43:00 EDT

An Amarillo restaurant is joining efforts to honor panhandle first responders.

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AgriLife partnership to bring more resources to food-insecure communities

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:54:00 EDT

Dimmit's AgriLife extension office is now preparing to help food insecure families in the surrounding area.

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Changes made to STAAR tests to avoid glitches

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:13:00 EDT

Texas Education Agency officials say revamped efforts and nearly $20 million in improvements should help avoid glitches as standardized testing begins this week.

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Pauda sentenced to 15 years for assaulting pregnant girlfriend

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 EDT

A Lubbock man has been sentenced to 15 years after a judge found him guilty of domestic assault last week.

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RECALL ALERT: Nutiva recall for undeclared peanuts in Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:25:00 EDT

Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has decided to expand its initial voluntary product recall of the Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake – Vanilla to include all lots of both Vanilla and Chocolate flavored products after identifying that this product may contain trace amounts peanuts. 

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Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:04:00 EDT

As part of the roll-back, Trump will initiate a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. 

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Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:34:00 EDT

The Republican congressman's revelation Monday prompted Democratic leaders in the House and Senate to call on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee's Russia probe.

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Amber Alert: Search continues for missing teen, teacher from TN

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:43:00 EDT

Elizabeth Thomas, 15, was last seen being dropped off by a friend at the Shoney’s in Columbia around 8 a.m. on March 13.

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Amarillo police looking for robbery suspect

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:35:00 EDT

The Amarillo Police Department needs your help finding the suspect in a Sunday night robbery. 

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Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:54:00 EDT

House Republicans are gathering Tuesday to discuss their agenda, their first meeting since a vote for the GOP health care bill was suddenly abandoned last Friday.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:23:00 EDT

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming; AP: Trump has casino trademark in Jordan, but gambling is illegal; AP: Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run.

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Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:03:00 EDT

The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil placed in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon.

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Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:03:00 EDT

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming.

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Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:13:00 EDT

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes' spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance.

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Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:23:00 EDT

The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against "sanctuary cities," which shelter people living in the country illegally by refusing to help the federal government enforce immigration laws.

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Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:13:00 EDT

Michigan and Flint have agreed to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit over lead-contaminated water in the city.

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Dems force 1-week delay on panel vote on Supreme Court pick

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:02:00 EDT

A Senate panel is meeting to consider President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court and Democrats are widely expected to delay a vote until next week.

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Locals come together to help raise money for the Wildfire Memorial Benefit

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:25:00 EDT

For weeks, local folks and organizations have put on wildfire relief fundraisers and events, and on Sunday, March 26, 2017, the community raised money through music at the Golden Light Cafe. 

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Charges accepted following report of stolen vehicle

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:38:00 EDT

A suspect faces charges after authorities continue their investigation into a stolen pickup truck.

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VIDEO: 3 guys help exhausted runner finish half marathon

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:49:00 EDT

Exhausted runner makes it over finish line with a little help. 

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Police: 'No evidence' London attacker associated with IS

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:32:00 EDT

UK police say two people remain in custody following last week's terror attack in London as messaging services face criticism for encrypted networks that allow attackers to communicate in secret.

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Nordstrom sells $1,200 socks-with-sandals combo

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:00 EDT

Generally relegated to the dark corners of dad fashion, the socks-with-sandals combo is going mainstream. 

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34 Montgomery students, 2 adults busted at FL spring break parties

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:10:00 EDT

The Walton County, Florida Sheriff's Office has arrested two chaperones and 21 students from two Montgomery private schools following two separate open house party incidents Wednesday and Thursday nights.

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Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:22:00 EDT

A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.

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Police seek suspect in Saturday robbery

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:23:00 EDT

Amarillo police are searching for a man who robbed two teenagers near a convenience store early Saturday morning. 

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APD warns of multiple phone scams, $180K lost

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:49:00 EDT

The Amarillo Police Department says phone scams are more prevalent now. In just one month, the APD reports 16 victims being phone scammed out over $180,000.

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Motorcycle driver indicted on two charges

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:17:00 EDT

The Potter County Grand Jury indicted the motorcycle driver who allegedly led deputies on a high speed chase and dragged one of them earlier this month. 

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Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:23:00 EDT

The girls were traveling under an employee travel pass that includes a dress code, a United spokesman said.

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Puppy born without feet gets prosthetic paws

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:37:00 EDT

The prosthetics help the dog enjoy everyday things, like walks outside.

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GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:53:00 EDT

Divisions within the Republican Party are complicating its effort to govern the country.

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Trump's border wall with Mexico faces all kinds of obstacles

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:53:00 EDT

President Donald Trump faces obstacles like money, terrain and the law in his pursuit of a wall separating the U.S. and Mexico.

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Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:12:00 EDT

Called the White House Office of American Innovation, the office will be led by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Trump.

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Area lane closures

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:08:00 EDT

As we get ready to head back to work, here's a look at some area lane closures that could cause you some delays. 

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Tipping Off: Second half of Final Four field to be decided

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:02:00 EDT

Half the women's Final Four field is complete after two thrilling games.

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Woman fulfills dying father's wish to see her graduate

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:32:00 EDT

The future doctor dressed in her graduation robes and held a ceremony beside her father’s hospital bed.

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Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:44:00 EDT

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager has quit the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial.

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Whataburger's 'Boots and Badges' event honors first responders

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:56:00 EDT

A local Whataburger tipped their hats to local first responders today.

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Arrington Ranch Fire 100% contained

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:40:00 EDT

The Texas A&M Forest Service says the Arrington Ranch Fire is now contained.

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Double amputee Marine vet becomes NY cop

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:26:00 EDT

Matias Ferreira is believed to be the first fully active duty double-amputee police officer in the country.

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'Spring Cleaning Drive' helps two area non-profits

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:46:00 EDT

Martha's Home and Amarillo Habitat for Humanity got some much-needed help this weekend, while others did a little spring cleaning.    

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Family: Please help us, lost phone has only photos of our baby who died

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:00 EDT

But for a Charlotte mom, losing her cell phone means losing some of the last pictures she has of her little baby boy Ashton, who died in November.

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Carjacker takes 99-year-old victim on joyride

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:24:00 EDT

The woman knew she needed to stay calm because of her high blood pressure, but she managed to hold her own, arguing with the carjacker.

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Building fire at Public Steel, no injuries reported

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:51:00 EDT

Amarillo police and the Amarillo Fire Department worked a building fire at Public Steel.

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Rankin Ranch Road Fire 100% contained

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:42:00 EDT

The Texas A&M Forest service spent the afternoon monitoring the Rankin Ranch Road Fire and now report it's 100 percent contained.

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Career fair brings opportunities for young job seekers

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:29:00 EDT

Hundreds of job seekers came dressed for success in hopes of joining teams of local companies in the area. Multiple employment opportunities were available from all levels of employment, including full and part-time positions in technical, health care, management, customer service and many others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Texas unemployment rate is at 4.9 % and in Amarillo the percentage of unemployment is at 3.4 %.  Workforce solutions Panhandle said t...

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'Scouting for Food' raises thousands of food donations

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:48:00 EDT

The Boy Scouts of America Golden Spread Council teamed up with the High Plains Food Bank for their annual "Scouting for Food" event Saturday. 

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Farmer hopes to 'change lives one mile at a time' on his tractor

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:40:00 EDT

 A farmer traveling across the United States is hoping to change the lives of veterans one mile at a time on his John Deere tractor.

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Gorsuch hearings show him as careful, folksy, testy at times

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:08:00 EDT

The Supreme Court nominee's hearing reveals a judge who is careful, well-credentialed and willing to push back.

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8-year-old saves sister having seizure while driving

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:53:00 EDT

“I was terrified. I was confused. I didn’t know what was happening,” said 8-year-old Jayda, who saved her sister and her niece after her sister had a seizure while driving. 

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Woman finds missing wedding rings in garbage dump

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:27:00 EDT

After a New York woman cleaned her wedding and engagement rings, she realized she probably accidentally tossed them into the trash. Then, it was New York Sanitation Department to the rescue.

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South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to Elite Eight

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:58:00 EDT

Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears' worst NCAA Tournament loss.

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Two Moore Co. fugitives now behind bars

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:14:00 EDT

Two of Moore County's 'Creep of the Week' fugitives are now behind bars after being taken into custody Friday, March 24th. 

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Shamrock volunteer firefighter injured in Wheeler Co. fire

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:36:00 EDT

Shamrock Volunteer Firefighter James Moya was the person injured during a blaze in Wheeler County Thursday.

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1 person released, 3 remain hospitalized after Mount Pleasant ISD bus wreck

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:05:00 EDT

Two people are dead and three remain hospitalized after an overnight wreck in Titus County that involved a school bus and two other vehicles.  

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3 injured in shooting in France, reports say

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:10:00 EDT

Early reports suggest a shooting in France is crime or gang-related. 

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Canyon aquatic park to open June 1st

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:31:00 EDT

Construction is underway on Canyon's new aquatic park, which is still on schedule to open to the public on June 1st. The aquatic park is just a bunch of holes in the ground right now. But when the slides go up (by April 10th), people will start to see how close the project is to completion.

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Roberts Co. fire burns 60,000 acres, roads re-opened

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:34:00 EDT

The Texas A&M Forest Service said 60,000 acres have burned in the Rankin Ranch Road Fire, near Miami in Roberts County.

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No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:08:00 EDT

Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul.

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Wildorado man sentenced to 50 years for domestic assault

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:48:00 EDT

A Wildorado man will spend the next 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to assault in Potter County.

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"Amarillo Housing First" begins assisting homeless with permanent housing

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:23:00 EDT

A new non-profit organization is working toward ending homelessness in Amarillo.

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BSA Hospice Building finds new life with Faith City Mission

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:37:00 EDT

The BSA Hospice Building was closed down last April and the hospital has been looking at options for it's use.

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The Latest: McConnell disappointed about GOP health bill

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDT

White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney says he has "a lot of confidence" in President Donald Trump's ability to salvage a congressional Republican health care plan, but warns that Trump "also wants to move on" if the deal collapses.

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'Fugitive File:' Mykael Wayne White now in custody

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:50:00 EDT

This week's fugitive file is now in custody thanks to an anonymous tip.

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Borger 2nd grade teacher arrested and indicted for improper relationship with student

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:05:00 EDT

Thursday night, 50-year-old Myron Stiles of Borger was arrested by the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s office for Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.

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Man receives sentence for taping Caitlyn the dog's muzzle closed

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:47:00 EDT

The North Charleston man who pleaded guilty to the abuse of a dog that has since become an ambassador for the humane treatment of animals has received a sentence of five years.

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Fire crews extinguish car dealership structure fire

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:00 EDT

Amarillo fire crews responded to a structure fire around 8:00 p.m. Thursday. 

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Baby found alone in parking lot; parents arrested

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:47:00 EDT

Prosecutors said the parents had no idea they left the infant in the parking lot until a coworker called to tell the mom that police had her baby.

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Various lanes remain closed on Hillside Road through March 31

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:46:00 EDT

Area motorist may want to consider alternate routes as repairs continue to Hillside Road, between Bell and Coulter streets. 

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Racist receipt gets Wendy's employee fired

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:01:00 EDT

Where the name of the customer should appear on the receipt, there was a racial slur instead.

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APD investigating overnight shooting

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:30:00 EDT

Amarillo Police are investigating an overnight shooting.

This Week in the Panhandle

Fri, 5 Aug 2016 08:14:00 EDT

Check out some area events going on around the Texas Panhandle for you and your family to enjoy.

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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:35:00 EDT

The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion in reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure and community development grants.

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USC student's vicious attack outside Five Points bar captured on Snapchat

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:54:00 EDT

A University of South Carolina student wants action after he says he was viciously attacked outside a Five Points bar St. Patrick's Day weekend.

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Movie studios look to young, diverse audiences for growth

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:05:00 EDT

The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences.

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Club operator denies security bypass allowed before shooting

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:05:00 EDT

A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting is describing a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were crawling over one another to reach the exits.

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Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:34:00 EDT

Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app.

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Giraffe watch: Everything is good with April

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:11:00 EST

April's pregnancy continues, but keepers promise we are "getting there."

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Screams alert residents to fire that killed 3 in Oakland

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:43:00 EDT

Firefighters battled an early morning apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif.

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Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:53:00 EDT

Cincinnati police are searching for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured.

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