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  1. No charges against Amarillo police officer in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A police officer in the Texas Panhandle will not face charges in the fatal shooting of an assault suspect who authorities say came out of a hotel room and refused to drop a gun. Potter County District Attorney Randall Sims on Wednesday announced a grand jury declined to indict the Amarillo police officer in the July 25 death.

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  2. Dan Pope, Lubbock's mayor, speaks about a seven-city coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Dan Pope, mayor of Lubbock, has decided once again to put together a coalition of mayors from the Panhandle, South Plains and West Texas as a strategic lobbying effort to get the attention of state and national legislators. The seven-city coalition includes Pope; Brenda Gunter, mayor of San Angelo; Larry McLellan, mayor of Big Spring; Jerry Morales, mayor of Midland; Ginger Nelson, mayor of Amarillo; David Turner, mayor of Odessa and Anthony Williams, mayor of Abilene.

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  3. Amarillo police fatally shoot wanted man at Hereford homeRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Officers in the Texas Panhandle trying to serve warrants for assault have fatally shot the suspect after police say he displayed a gun. Amarillo police on Thursday said 35-year-old Jonathan Joey Mendoza died at the scene.

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  4. Man federally charged in teen's kidnappingRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A man has been arrested after authorities said he abducted a 15-year-old girl in the Texas Panhandle and drove her to New Mexico, where he tried to force himself on her at a gas station. A federal indictment filed Thursday charges Royce Wade Lander with kidnapping.

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  5. Dr. Gregg Veneklasen, a veterinarian based in Canyon, shows horses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Veterinarian Gregg Veneklasen loves what he calls "this part of the world." He loves the natural beauty of the Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the country, only minutes from his home.

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  6. Source: LPD FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A historic artifact left Lubbock on Saturday, on the final leg of its long journey to Amarillo. This piece of the USS Arizona left Hawaii last Friday.

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  7. Texas A&M University Chancellor John SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Texas Tech University issued an official response on Friday, defending the need for a veterinary school after pointed commentary from Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp. We remain focused on our mission to meet the documented growing and unmet need for veterinarians in the agricultural communities across our state.

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  8. Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San AntonioRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The remains of eight U.S. military veterans that for years had been stored in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles from the Potter County courthouse in Amarillo.

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  9. Texas Panhandle wildfire burns more than 60,000 acresRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Firefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 60,000 acres . The Texas A&M Forest Service reports nearly 300 firefighters are at the blaze that began last week east of Wayside, about 40 miles southeast of Amarillo and not far from Palo Duro Canyon.

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  10. Oklahoma wildfires kill 2; threat nears historic levelRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. Weather service meteorologist Doug Speheger said Tuesday's forecast represents the most potential for the spread of wildfires in the past 10 years of a database that considers a variety of factors.

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  11. Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas facing tornado and wildfire threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the most active months in the U.S. for tornadoes.

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  12. Cooler temps and a chance for rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    It's been 99 days of no rain and if the rain is delayed until after midnight on Friday, it will be an even 100 days. For Amarillo, it's now 125 days of no rain and still counting, but with the chances of rain in the Panhandle Friday night.

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  13. Amarillo man, 39, gets life in federal prison in drugs caseRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A 39-year-old Texas Panhandle man must serve life in federal prison for what prosecutors say was his involvement in drug trafficking even while in custody. Prosecutors say Moises Jimenez of Amarillo was sentenced Monday.

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  14. Source: KFDARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Panhandle continues to have the highest risk for skin cancer in the nation per capita, but a new screening program is helping catch the signs early on. Physicians at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are using tele-medicine to virtually detect skin cancer and other abnormalities in patients.

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  15. Former Texas Congressman says he was abused at boys ranchRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A former Texas Congressman has said he was among the teens who were abused at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle, just days after allegations of abuse at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch first surfaced. Former Texas Congressman Bill Sarpalius told the Amarillo Globe-News in a report published Saturday that he was sexually abused when he lived at the ranch in the 1960s.

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  16. Former Texas boys ranch residents say they suffered abuseRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The head of a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle has issued an apology after several former residents say they were abused by staffers there from the 1950s until at least the 1990s. Former residents told The Guardian , a British newspaper, about abuse they suffered at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.

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  17. Officials with the TTUHSC help with its medication clean out eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is hosting a medication clean out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion at 3601 4th St. The event is a way for locals around the area to clean out their medicine cabinets of any unused, expired or unnecessary medications, according to an HSC news release. Officials at the event will be able to dispose of the medications properly.

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