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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

KFDA - 2018-03-18 23:35:15

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

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-19 02:27:41

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

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

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-19 03:35:44

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

KFDA - 2018-03-18 23:47:11

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

KFDA - 2018-03-18 20:59:03

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

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-19 19:59:11

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


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


Amarillo Officer Shoots Dog Attacking Man

Just after 11 a.m., the Amarillo Emergency Communications Center received a call from a male in the 3900 block of Linda Drive, who was being attacked by a dog in his front yard. Officers in the area observed the male in his yard attempting to fight off a large breed dog with a stick. The officers g


Man arrested after knife-point robbery attempt

Justin Bryson, a 29-year-old man was arrested following a knife-point robbery attempt Thursday evening, according to the Amarillo Police Department. Bryson was booked into the Potter County jail on charges of aggravated robbery; possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 3; and possession o


Amarillo Police Arrest Knifepoint Robbery Suspect

On Thursday evening, Amarillo Police responded to an aggravated robbery involving a knife in the 2400 block of Hobbs. The male victim was out walking and was approached by two male subjects. They had attempted to rob him at knifepoint and when he challenged them, they ran off. Dispatch was able to


Two Local Doctors Cited by Texas Medical Board

AMARILLO - The Texas Medical Board has cited two Amarillo doctors. The first is Dr. Jeffrey Cone who has voluntarily surrendered his license. Dr. Cone cited medical issues as a reason he can no longer continue his medical practice. He had previously had his license suspended following his arrest aft


90 days in, a new restaurant gives back

Reginald Jones' North Heights Discount & Cafe has barely been open three months but he felt compelled to show the community that supports him reciprocal gratitude. "The good Lord has done a lot of this and we're proud. I appreciate (our customers). They have made this place," he said. "This place ha


Expect more delays on I-27

Motorists driving on Interstate 27 will need to prepare for an even slower commute beginning this week. Beginning Monday, southbound traffic on I-27 will be detoured to the existing northbound bridge as the southbound bridge is removed and rebuilt, according to the Texas Department of Transportatio

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

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


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


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


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


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