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Bell 525 Crash Safety Recommendation Report

An accident involving an Amarillo built 525 helicopter leads to some safety recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board. Those recommendations include guidance on recording devices, like cockpit audio and image recorders used during experimental test flights. They also recommend pr

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-18 04:29:31

Animal Dumped Outside Shelter Wednesday Morning

AMARILLO - Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare said a citizen failed an animal who was wrongly disposed of this morning. An animal was dumped on the sidewalk outside of the organization. They said in a statement on Facebook it appears the animal suffered trauma wounds which may have led to its de

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-18 03:38:31

Man Working to Visit All 411 National Parks

FRITCH - Mikah Meyer quit his job to try and become the youngest man to visit all 411 national parks. Meyer said he is doing it to honor his father who passed from cancer. Today, he is in Fritch at the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. "I was 19-years-old when my father passed away at the

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-18 01:05:32

An Amarillo Dreamer: An Undocumented Immigrant Shares His Story

AMARILLO - There are almost 800,000 dreamers in the United States. Julio Salazar is one of them. The 24-year-old immigrated to the U.S. with his parents when he was just four years old. Amarillo is the only home he has ever known, but in 15 months when his DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Ar

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-18 00:21:49

Whataburger Teaming Up with Children's Miracle Network of Amarillo

Whataburger has started to fundraise for Children's Miracle Network of Amarillo! Stop by today, donate $1 to help local sick or injured kids, and receive a coupon for a free Whataburger with purchase. All six stores in Amarillo are participating. Don't miss this easy and rewarding opportunity to he

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-17 16:59:18

2018 Grand National Pigeon Show coming to Amarillo

The 2018 Grand National Pigeon Show begins tomorrow right here in Amarillo. Taking place at the Amarillo Civic Center, over 4,500 pigeons from all over the country will be on display. Judging begins Thursday afternoon, and the show runs until Saturday. The show includes an awards banquet and a para

KFDA - 2018-01-17 19:47:06

Amarillo VA has highest opioid prescribing rate in Texas, working to cut back

Amarillo's opioid prescription rate is now 37 percent lower than it was in 2012, according to Central Texas VA's recent report. "Treatment is shared jointly between the patient and the provider, and then they come together on what is the best treatment for the type of pain the veteran has," said Ch

KFDA - 2018-01-17 21:59:19

Amarillo police looking for suspects in knife point robberies

Amarillo police are asking for help identifying the suspects involved in three knife point robberies throughout the area. These robberies occurred at 900 Southwest 10th Avenue on January 1, 211 South Western on January 7, and 3522 River Road on January 15. In each instance, the suspect wears similar

KFDA - 2018-01-16 22:27:01

83-year-old woman found dead Wednesday after wandering from home in freezing temperatures

An 83-year-old woman was found deceased Wednesday after wandering away from her home and succumbing to cold temperatures. Betty Freeman was reported missing about 10:30 a.m. in the 19000 block of County Road 4118, north of Lindale. She last was seen about 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Smith Count

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 21:49:00

Tyler PD responding to multiple wrecks on icy roadways, advises caution

The Tyler Police Department is responding to multiple wrecks involving icy roadways and asking drivers to be cautious today while traveling in the snow. The department in advising drivers to reduce their speed on all roads, especially when crossing bridges or traveling on outlining roadways, due a m

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 11:58:00

Overton police responding to rollover wreck on Hwy 323, traffic blocked

Overton police are responding to a rollover wreck. Officials say the wreck occurred just before 11 a.m. A pickup truck on Highway 323 lost control and drove up underneath an overpass and rolled sideways. Overton police are on scene right now. It's unknown at this time if anyone was injured. Traffic

KLTV - 2018-01-17 17:53:23

Missing Smith Co. elderly woman found, condition unknown

Sgt. Coslin with the Smith County Sheriff's Office confirmed with CBS19 that the elderly woman reported missing Tuesday has been found in Lindale, but are not yet releasing her condition. Authorities say she lived alone and had possible dementia. She was reported missing Tuesday by her caregiver. We

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-17 19:49:24

Winter storm Inga brings snow, icy road conditions across East Texas

Cars and trucks slid around the roads in Tyler on Tuesday morning after an inch of snow melted and then re-froze, turning usually busy streets into dangerous sheets of ice. The National Weather Service said Tuesday morning about 1 inch of snow fell over Tyler and most of Smith County on Monday night

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

Swift response to icy roads

TYLER, TX - It's only been one day since the roads were covered in snow and ice. The city, TxDOT, and first responders working tirelessly the last 24 hours and beyond to keep the wheels rolling. It's time to give them some credit. The city saying they started preparing as soon as there was the po

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-18 05:27:34

Crews responding to fire at Trinity Industries near Longview

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - Crews are responding to a fire at Trinity Industries' rail plant off U.S. 80 east of Longview. Authorities say the fire happened near shift change and that no one was in the area of the blast. No injuries have been reported. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All righ

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-18 01:29:48

Snow days will have little impact on Tyler students returning to class on Thursday

Class is back in session on Thursday and will likely have little impact on Tyler area students. Tyler ISD officials said they do not expect students to have to make up the snow days at the end of the year and that any spring Measures of Academic Progress testing students missed this week can easily

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 18:29:00

Police officers describe crime scene in 1977 murder

William Claybourne "Clay" Taylor, accused of shooting and killing Walter H. Scott and shooting then-Williston Mayor Eugene T. Bailey, who survived, in 1977, is on trial on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated battery. On Jan. 8, 1977, Florida Highway Patrol troopers, local police officers a

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-17 18:49:21

Community news and events for Jan. 18 and beyond

RSVP by Monday The Racial Harmony and Cultural Awareness Task Force will host "REACH Across the Table," a gathering of community members, at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Silver Springs State Park, 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd. The theme is "trust." Free admission and parking, with light meal. Registration req

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-18 07:01:00

Belleview opts into Molly's Law

Molly's Law, which established a list of convicted animal abusers in Marion County, is named for the dog who was stabbed and beaten in 2014 by a man later found guilty of felony cruelty to animals and sentenced to two years in prison. Belleview City Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance Tues

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-17 22:01:14

Hernando County shelters prepare for freezing temperatures

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. - Downtown Brooksville is chilly and getting much colder. While most can go inside to get warm, that wasn't an option for Barbara. "I was in the woods for probably about six months," she said. Not that long ago, she was homeless. And when it got cold, it was miserable. "It's just b

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-01-17 22:42:25