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13 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

One person dead in fiery crash

One person was killed and another was hospitalized on Sunday after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 27 near Happy.

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Related Topix: Happy, TX, Amarillo, TX

17 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

Wanted fugitive arrested during traffic stop

On July 20, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Amarillo police officers stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the 4600 block of S. Crockett.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Amarillo.com

Seminar pulls veil off payday loan biz

Payday and auto title loans are big business in Amarillo, and city leaders will hear from two experts and the public on Monday about possibly regulating the lenders.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Texas, Armstrong County, TX, Carson County, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Amarillo.com

APD: Fugitive of the Week wanted for indecency with a child

Amarillo police are asking citizens for information that will help them locate Christopher Stephen Beck, 35, a fugitive from Randall County, wanted since July 2 for indecency with a child.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Self defense law may benefit resident in Colonies apartment shooting

The Castle doctrine may be on one Amarillo resident's side after shooting a man who broke into his apartment during a party and assaulted him at the Colonies apartments on Hillside.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Amarillo, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Amarillo.com

NWS: Showers and thunderstorms continue through Thursday

Thunderstorms and showers are expected to return to the area Tuesday meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Amarillo said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Amarillo, TX, Natural Disasters, Flood, Potter County, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Amarillo.com

17-year-old killed in July 4th rollover identified

Officials said the driver of a 2000 GMC Jimmy, Ryan Wayne Johnson, 17, was killed after the vehicle rolled and pinned him in the wreckage.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Canyon, TX

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Amarillo.com

Nancy Tanner creates judicial transition team

The apparent next Potter County judge announced Friday she has formed a transition team to smooth and speed her move into the office Jan. 1. Nancy Tanner, who won the Republican primary and doesn't face a Democrat in the Nov. 4 election, said she wants to start leading as soon as she takes office, so she appointed seven people to the team.

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Related Topix: Potter County, TX, Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

APD Investigating Early Morning Auto Burglaries

Amarillo Police responded to a call early Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of SE 38th on someone prowling around the area.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Amarillo.com

Animal Control changes name, procedures

The city of Amarillo has a new name and new objectives for its animal control department after controversy arose surrounding the department's euthanasia practices, according to a city news release issued Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Teenager killed in Fourth of July crash

The Randall County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 11:00 p.m. Friday night in the 13900 block of Johns Way Blvd. in the River Falls addition in eastern Randall County.

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Amarillo.com

17-year-old killed in rollover

Officials said a 17-year-old was killed Friday in a one-vehicle accident south of Amarillo in the 13900 block of Johns Way Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Pronews 7 Investigates: Moving forward at Animal Control

Right now, the city of Amarillo is conducting its own internal investigation into Animal Control following a no-bill from a Randall County Grand Jury.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Fireworks remain a concern in nearby counties

This year Randall and Potter County have no restrictions on aerial fireworks, meaning independent sellers are stocking up, and say they've seen more business this year than in years past.

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Related Topix: Potter County, TX

Amarillo.com

Man arrested for copper theft at Xcel substation

Police arrested a man near an Xcel Energy substation Sunday after responding to a theft-in-progress call in Amarillo.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Amarillo.com

Celebrate 4th of July safely

Friday is Independence Day, and people all over the Texas Panhandle are gearing up to take advantage of recent rains, seizing the opportunity to set off fireworks and celebrate the nation's birthday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Panhandle, TX, Potter County, TX, Weather, Hutchinson County, TX

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Amarillo.com

Grand jury no bills threats tied to animal control probe

A Randall County grand jury today no-billed several misdemeanor terroristic threat cases that sprang from a more than two-month investigation into allegations that workers improperly euthanized pets at the Amarillo Animal Control Shelter.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Amarillo surgeon in Sonnier murder-for-hire plot makes court appearance

A 50-year-old Amarillo plastic surgeon accused of hiring out the killing of a romantic rival in 2012 was in court Friday for a third evidentiary hearing in his capital murder case.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Lubbock County, TX

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Amarillo.com

Interim Animal Control director: Shelter changes effective

All Amarillo Animal Control Department officers now share the burden of euthanizing animals at the city's shelter as part of several changes made to address immediate concerns raised by police and grand jury investigations into allegations of animal abuse, interim Director Scott McDonald said.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Animal Rights, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Panhandle, TX

Amarillo.com

Man arrested after discharging firearm

Police were dispatched to a home in the 7600 block of Continental Parkway after the resident's wife reported a physical dispute with her husband, according to Amarillo Police Department.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

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