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One Hospitalized After Wreck in Downtown Amarillo

AMARILLO - A wreck in downtown Amarillo leaves one person with life-threatening injuries. Just before 9:50 p.m. this evening, officers responded to a wreck near 9th and Fillmore. Officials on scene told us a motorcycle was stopped at a light, and when the light changed a vehicle rear-ended the motor

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:50:07

Fuel Mix-Up Leads to Gas Pump Shutdown at Amarillo Walmart

Courtesy: MGN Online AMARILLO - A fuel mix-up leads to the shutdown of gas pumps at a local Walmart on Tuesday. According to a statement released by Walmart today, the fuel supplier mixed up the fuel in the diesel and unleaded tanks at the Arden Road and Coulter Street location in Amarillo. We are t

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:42:20

Death toll in Mexico's earthquake rises

(CNN) - A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region. "The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured," said President En

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:43:16

Santa Fe County voters turn down proposed sales tax increase

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Santa Fe County voters have soundly rejected a proposed sales tax increase that would have raised money for behavioral health services and public safety jobs. The proposal would have raised the gross receipts tax rate by one-sixteenth of 1-cent. Officials say it would have gene

KFDA - 2017-09-20 14:45:56

School board member denies role in embezzlement case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A member of the Albuquerque Public Schools education board is denying she had any role in the alleged embezzlement of hundreds of thousands of dollars from a troubled charter school she helped establish. In a statement released by her attorney, Analee Maestas said she had no

KFDA - 2017-09-20 18:10:18

Walmart releases statement after supplier mixes up fuel in Amarillo store

Walmart has released a statement after about 50 people were affected when a supplier mixed up fuel in the diesel and unleaded tanks at an Amarillo store. Early yesterday, our supplier mixed up the fuel in our diesel and unleaded tanks at Walmart #7349 in Amarillo, TX. We shut down the pumps as soon

KFDA - 2017-09-20 22:23:44

Surprise! Pumpkins Grow in Amarillo Man's Flower Bed

AMARILLO,TX - An Amarillo man said rotting pumpkin remnants he threw into his flower bed last Fall, have now taken over his garden. David Black said his old pumpkins were 'melting' away on his front porch, so he threw the rotting pieces into the flower bed in his front yard. "Then God graced us wi

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 02:34:33

More Construction for Downtown Amarillo

Courtesy: MGN Online / Daniel X. O'Neil / CC BY 2.0 AMARILLO - Beginning Thursday, September 21, the intersection of 10th Avenue and Buchanan Street in downtown Amarillo will be closed in conjunction with ongoing pavement milling and overlay operations. The Texas Department Of Transportation said

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:51:52

Amarillo Doctor Working With Woman During Their Breast Cancer Fight

AMARILLO - An Amarillo doctor is helping women recover after a breast cancer diagnosis. Not only is she working with patients, she is fighting for them. Doctor Elise Roe-May with Panhandle Plastic Surgery is making sure women are comfortable after facing a breast cancer diagnosis. "I did special tra

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:11:58

Congressman Mac Thornberry Tours Amarillo Military Entrance Processing Station

This morning at 10 he will be touring the Amarillo Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). After the tour, he plans to talk about other national security issues. This morning at 10 he will be touring the Amarillo Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). After the tour, he plans to talk abou

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:57:16

Beyond the Gray with Colorful Closets of Amarillo Fundraiser

Amarillo - Help kick off the 2017-2018 school year with Colorful Closets of Amarillo at their Beyond the Gray fundraiser event. It's today, September 21, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Happy State Building in Downtown Amarillo. That's at 701 S. Taylor, Amarillo, TX 79101. It's $10 for tic

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:48:06

Nicolette Perrone - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

A New Yorker turned Texan, Nicolette is excited to be a part of the NewsChannel 10 team. She graduated from St. John's University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Public Relations. Ever since Nicolette was little, she would use her Polaroid as a broadcasting tool to share the st

KFDA - 2017-09-20 19:54:12

Amarillo Little Theatre Presents Mary Poppins

Amarillo Little Theatre in collaboration with the ALT Academy proudly presents Disney and Cameron Mackinstosh's The Broadway Musical Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. Original Music & Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New Songs a

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:39:03

Wife turns in husband who admits drinking before deadly hit-and-run

TREVOR, WI (WITI/CNN) - A man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of biker Jackie Hutcheson Jr., after telling his wife he thought he hit a deer. Ryan Peterson, 39, admitted drinking before and after he hit what he thought was an animal on Sunday. His wife called police 16 hours after the col

KFDA - 2017-09-20 21:51:03

State police: Pickup sought in hit-and-run with school bus

MESILLA, N.M. (AP) - Authorities in southern New Mexico are looking for a pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash with a school bus in the Las Cruces area. The New Mexico State Police says there were no injuries in the crash in which the pickup rear-ended the school bus in Mesilla. The pickup is desc

KFDA - 2017-09-20 14:37:52

Kenya's Supreme Court involved in 'coup,' President says

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta publicly rebuked the country's Supreme Court on Thursday, saying its decision to annul the result of last month's election amounted to a "coup." "What happened in our country is nothing short of what Kenya has so successfully avoided over the pa

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:20:59

Missing/Endangered Child Alert: Jaime Smyley Overmyer

NEW MEXICO - The Union County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's assistance in locating, Jaime Smyley Overmyer, a two-year-old Hispanic male, three feet tall, weighing 40 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Jaime was last seen in Clayton, NM with his father, Levi Overmyer. Levi Overmyer

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:18:26

Melania Trump to tend the White House garden Friday

(CNN) - Melania Trump will, weather permitting, have her first event at the White House Kitchen Garden on Friday, eight months into her role as first lady. In October of last year, Michelle Obama quite literally cemented the garden's position as a fixture of her own tenure, holding a ceremony to unv

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:09:02

NFL responds to Jay Z Super Bowl rumors

The NFL is attempting to shoot down rumors that Jay Z turned the league down as a potential Super Bowl halftime performer. "No decisions have been made on the performer(s) and we are not going to speculate on particular artists," the NFL said in a statement on Wednesday. "Along with Pepsi, we know t

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:30:41

Demi Lovato is not revealing her sexuality

(CNN) - Demi Lovato is so "Confident" that she doesn't feel like she needs labels. The singer is pushing back on inquiries about her sexuality, tweeting she doesn't "owe anybody anything." In a recent interview with PrideSource.com, Lovato talked about her song "Cool for the Summer," which she said

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:03:22