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Two arrested after chase leads troopers into Potter County

Two people are behind bars after a high-speed pursuit in Potter County. According to Texas DPS, the chase began near Carson County on I-40. Troopers chased the gray Honda Civic to Masterson Road in Potter County. A male and female occupant were taken into custody. According to troopers, a small amou


City warns of scam using DFD number

The City of Dumas is warning residents to be certain who they are talking to before taking advantage of special offers. Most recently, the city received reports of calls being made from a phone number belonging to Dumas Fire Department. One local resident received such a call and, upon answering the


Roads Closed Due to #OldMuddyRD; Evacuation Ordered between FM 722 and FM 354

UPDATE: Texas A&M Forest Service is reporting the Channing Fire is now called the #OldMuddyRD fire. It is currently at 0-percent containment and has burned 1,000 acres. ORIGINAL: Hartley County Sheriff's Department is reporting two wildfires near north of Channing. FM 722 is closed after 12 power po


Public Payroll Profile: A different look at elected/public officials

Jim Ray Wildlife Biologist/Environmental Science Senior Specialist USDOE/NNSA Pantex Plant The Basics: Married, three children (all Eagle Scouts.) Dalhart native. Texas Tech/South Dakota State alum. Eighteen years as Wildlife Biologist/Scientist for managing operators of the USDOE/NNSA Pantex Plant

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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


Crews responding to fires along Dumas highway

Crews are currently responding fires along the Dumas Highway. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android Potter County Fire Chief Richard Lake says this is a major incident. Officials say one fire is near Dumas and another near Masterson. Texas A&M Forest Service is being c


Eagles, Sandies face off in early 3-5A unbeaten battle

It's very early in the District 3-5A baseball season, but the first "big" series of the season starts today at Canyon's Conner Park. In a matchup between teams who both won their first two district games last week, Amarillo High will visit Canyon today at 5 p.m. in what could be called the first mar


Teams look to carry positive momentum into 3-5A openers

While this might be the time to enjoy spring break for students around the Panhandle, many metro high school baseball players are getting down to the business of district play this week. Tascosa has already started District 2-6A play, and over the next two days, District 3-5A starts its schedule. Th


One woman dies after two vehicle crash in Moore County

On March 9, at 5:30 p.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety was sent to a two-vehicle crash on US-287 in Moore County. According to The Texa Department of Public Saftey, "Jarrod Hutchinson, 38, of Amarillo, was driving a 1999 Peterbilt truck tractor towing a semi-trailer north on US-287, approxim


Amarillo officials searching for man wanted for injury to a child and assault

Antonio Quinton Scott is wanted for injury to a child and assault (Source: Amarillo Crime Stoppers) AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo officials are asking for your help locating a man wanted for assault. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android Antonio Quinton Scott is want


Hutchinson County Sheriff Deputy Arrest Man for On-View Charge of Sexual Assault of a Child

Hutchinson County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a Sexual Assault of a Child in the Sanford Area. When arriving on scene, Deputies took Quaid Tannen Kirk into custody for the on-view charge. Deputies took Quaid to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office for further questioning. Quaid


Little Caesar's Love Kitchen Visits Amarillo Tomorrow

The Little Caesars Love Kitchen is a pizza kitchen on wheels that travels across the continental United States and Canada meeting the needs of the hungry, the homeless, and disaster survivors. The Little Caesars Love Kitchen has fed more than 2 million people in 48 states and four Canadian provinces


Canyon Police: Avoid Contact with Bats

Image Courtesy: MGN Online CANYON - The Canyon Police Department is reminding residents that with spring approaching also comes the annual migration of Mexican Free-tailed bats. Officials with CPS said it is important that precautions are taken when bats are found in our around residential property.


Suspect caught on camera breaking into Amarillo store

Police need your help identifying a suspect who was caught on camera breaking into an Amarillo store. Around 5:00 a.m. on February 24, surveillance video shows this suspect breaking into a store. Police say the suspect pulled up to the building in a rental van and proceeded to break into the store.


New Land Purchased for Fire Station #9

AMARILLO - They say it is an upgrade that is long overdue. After 60 years, one of the oldest fire stations in Amarillo is getting a new location and a brand new building. When you drive by the 2000 block of Paramount right now, it is a just plot of land, but in a few years, that is where the city's


Tucumcari man pleads guilty to sex charges

March 14, 2018 Thomas Garcia Anthony Groomas, right, enters four guilty pleas before 10th Judicial District Judge Albert J. Mitchell. TUCUMCARI - A Tucumcari man faces up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges of criminal sexual penetration involving two minors. Anthony Gro


FIRST ALERT DAY: Fire weather watch for Thursday

The March wind is back and will get stronger by Thursday. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android Temperatures are up a bit as well, with highs near 70 today. A strong low pressure system will move in tomorrow and crank the wind machine for our area. Winds from the SW wi


Tucumcari man accused of child porn hearing set for Wednesday

Anthony Groomas of Tucumcari, N.M. will have his court hearing Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in connection with a child pornography ring. (Photo: New Mexico Attorney General) Anthony Groomas of Tucumcari, N.M. will have his court hearing Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in connection with a child pornography ring. A


Texas Panhandle boy, 11, supported with Be A Friend letters

BUSHLAND, Texas (AP) - If the ruse of his grandmother driving him from their home in Hereford to Bushland to see the school for a possible transfer seemed a little sketchy to 11-year-old Marcus Escobedo, it sure seemed fishy when he was directed to take a hard right down a hallway to the junior high


March 14th, Evening Forecast

Good Evening and Happy Pi Day! As promised some more Spring Break like conditions are on the way! Breezy conditions from today are expected to ramp up overnight tonight and lead to a windy day tomorrow. Despite those windy conditions temperatures will rise into the 80's and be accompanied by plenty