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Amarillo Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Amarillo Police and Special Crimes continue to investigate a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday Night. Officers with Amarillo Police were called out around 10:20 p.m. to the 4400 block of Mesa for an aggravated assault. When officers arrived they found a man dead from a gunshot wound to the upper

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-21 15:26:05

Letter: There is a storm coming in Amarillo

Concerning City of Amarillo's lawsuit against the owner of the property that serves as the location of "Tent City," I observed some have centered on Amarillo City Council's laxity to back the owner from an attack on the homeless. Still others remark that the homeless, with hurting hearts, enjoy bask

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:16:25

Police investigate suspicious death in southwest Amarillo

Amarillo police are investigating a suspicious death in the Ridgecrest neighborhood. At 10:21 p.m. Tuesday, officers were sent to the 4400 block of Mesa Circle to investigate a possible assault. Officers found the body of a male with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Anyone with information is aske

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 16:39:12

2 injured during overnight shooting in southwest Amarillo

Authorities say 24 cartridges were recovered from a southwest Amarillo neighborhood following "some type of altercation" between a group of people. The Amarillo Police Department said officers were dispatched to a parking lot at 5807 SW 45th following a report of an aggravated assault, but further d

KFDA - 2018-03-21 18:29:51

Randall County Wanted Wednesday - Payton Lee Cowdrey

Payton Lee Cowdrey aka Payton Lee Whitson Payton Lee Cowdrey is wanted for a Felony Probation Violation for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Cowdrey, who also goes by Payton Lee Whitson, is 5'7", weighs 150lbs, has blue eyes and blonde hair, which may be died brown or red. Information on this W

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:12:12

AGN Editorial: Amarillo shows reality of legal marijuana

The Amarillo-area is sometimes a forgotten part of Texas - politically and geographically. However, when it comes to marijuana legalization, the smoke signals in the Texas Panhandle are an indication of how the Lone Star State feels on the issue. Let us put it this way, we don't see the state of Tex

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:09:43

Bushland's Lytal no-hits Pampa; Canyon rolls

Bushland stayed undefeated in district with an 11-0 run-rule win against Pampa on Tuesday night at Lady Falcons Field. Starting pitcher Halle Lytal was dominant in the circle and at the plate. In the circle, the sophomore threw a no-hitter, only walking two batters, with three strikeouts over the fi

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 04:05:46

Amarillo Teen Drowns in Corpus Christi

Image Courtesy: MGN Online CORPUS CHRISTI (KRIS) - A teen from Amarillo drowned last week in Corpus Christi. According to the Nueces County Medical Examiner, the 14-year-old girl drowned near Packery Channel on Friday. Police say she was missing for several minutes before being spotted unconscious i

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-20 01:30:54

Henry: Bring on the red-light cameras in Amarillo

Despite the fact I got nailed twice by a City of Amarillo red-light camera shortly after the program was implemented in 2007, I think the program has been a success. (I got my car's picture taken twice at the same intersection. Some people have to learn the hard way.) And I predict red-light cameras

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-20 20:16:21

WT president skips travel, throws pizza party

West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler planned to go to South Dakota for the men's basketball team's Elite Eight game - but he decided to spend the travel budget on a big, pizza party in Canyon instead. "By the time we bought the tickets and hotels and all that, it was going to be $2,500

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 12:27:34

AGN Editorial: Get ready - water use restrictions are coming

It is now official, at least as far as we are concerned. It is still about three months until the official start of summer, but for all practical purposes, it is time to consider that summer has arrived in Amarillo. And the city of Canyon has provided one of the first examples. Canyon is already loo

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:12:20

Cabins on the rim of Palo Duro Canyon offer relaxing escape

Doves Rest Cabins on the west rim of Palo Duro Canyon State Park began as one personal home turned rental property in 2015 and grew into a full-fledged business. "It's the new trend in travel where people can come out, be by themselves, bring their own groceries, cook for themselves and there are n


Amarillo City Council Votes to Bring Back HOPE Program

AMARILLO - The Amarillo City Council voted to bring back the HOPE program to help the city's homeless population. HOPE stands for Homeless Outreach Program of Encouragement. The program began last year as a pilot program that aims to help those who are homeless get into a stable life and access supp

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:22:27

Fire threatens area near hospital district

Amarillo fire crews spent Sunday evening monitoring a grass fire that threatened the possibility of evacuations in the city's hospital district. The Amarillo Fire Department said the blaze was contained around 9 p.m., and and no evacuation measures would be taken."We have a grass fire that started a


Several Weekend Fires Scorch Texas Panhandle

Teague Owings Several fires burned throughout the Texas Panhandle this weekend, on a Sunday that was windy even by West Texas standards. One fire near the northwest loop of Amarillo ultimately burned 400 acres of grassland before being conquered by firefighters from Potter County Fire, the Texas A&M


APD Investigating Sunday Night Robbery in South Amarillo

Image Courtesy: MGN Online AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department said they are investigating a late night robbery in south Amarillo. Officials said just after 11 p.m. on March 18, APD officers were dispatched to Sakura at 4000 South Soncy Road on a robbery. According to officials, a man wearing


Multi-car pileup causes delays, detours on I-27

A traffic accident is diverting traffic on Interstate 27 northbound. A multi-car pileup is diverting northbound traffic to the frontage road at Sundown Lane. According to reports, at least six vehicles are involved. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android The conditions


Crews battle grass fire in Potter County

Crews are responding to a grass fire near Hastings and Broadway. Potter County Fire Rescue is currently working the fire. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android We've received reports that forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters are currently attempt


Plainview visits Caprock in key District 3-5A contest

For the first time this season, district action will be in full swing for all of the softball teams across the Texas Panhandle. A very competitive District 3-5A highlights a busy Tuesday afternoon across the area when Plainview visits Caprock for outright possession of second place. The Lady Longhor

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-20 12:50:54

Wildfires Scorch Over 5,000 Acres, 8 Structures in Panhandle

AMARILLO, TX-- After being placed under a Red Flag Warning, multiple wildfires have burned over 5,000 acres in and around the Amarillo area according to MyHighPlains.com. One fire is burning near Southwest 9th Ave. in the shadow of the Amarillo Medical complex. It is reported to be 85% contained and