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World-renowned horse veterinarian joins Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine as associate dean

Renowned horse expert and veterinarian Britt Conklin has been hired as the new Associate Dean for Clinical Programs.

Lubbock police asking for public help to return woman’s ashes to family

First case of coronavirus identified in Texas, group returning from China quarantined in San Antonio

Fire truck struck by vehicle while working a crash scene in Texas

Amber Alert over: Boys ages 2 and 7 found, police say

Neal McCoy band’s tour bus goes up in flames

17-year-old arrested, suspected in Odessa murder

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Father, son create Baby Yoda snow sculpture

East Texans gather to celebrate former Chiefs RB

Texas man wanted for child trafficking

Mayor Ginger Nelson taking time off after cancer diagnosis

It’s official! City of Whitehouse declares Feb. 2 as ‘Patrick Mahomes Day’

McDonald’s Amarillo employee gifted brand new car for exceeding goals

Police report details incident in Amarillo with suspect nearly 9 years before Odessa mass shooting

A police report obtained by NewsChannel 10 from the Amarillo Police Department details an incident with the suspect in the Odessa and Midland mass shooting that happened eight years before.

NFL Insider Peter King: Admiration for Mahomes

Mahomes and the Chiefs are in Miami for the big game and we have you covered.

Test results show Texas A&M student does not have coronavirus

The Brazos County Health District has received the results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the suspected case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Results negative for Baylor student tested for Coronavirus

Test results were negative for Novel Coronavirus for the Baylor student whose samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) last week.

Tapeworm removed from Texas man’s brain

Texas A&M student at center of Coronavirus investigation

  Father says toddler, teen shot by police while executing search warrant

Xcel Energy prepares for possible weather-related outages

Dallas Mavericks to hold Texas Tech College Night against Jarrett Culver and the Timberwolves

Texas to carry out nation’s first execution of 2020 for domestic violence slaying in Collin County

Suspect strikes NM deputy in stolen vehicle, deputy fires back

On January 8, a Lea County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a car with a Texas license plate that was reported stolen. The vehicle attempted to flee the scene striking the Deputy's unit head on. The driver of the vehicle was not located and has not been identified at this time

Gov. Greg Abbott, a Catholic, draws criticism over new refugee ban from Texas’ Catholic bishops

It’s not the first time Abbott has disagreed with the religious groups over state policy. He was also criticized in 2015 after he made Senate Bill 4, an omnibus, state-based immigration enforcement bill, a legislative priority.

Houston Astros fire manager and general manager

Houston Astros fire manager and general manager

Gov Abbott honors Texas church hero today

Governor Greg Abbott will present the Governor’s Medal of Courage to West Freeway Church of Christ hero Jack Wilson on Monday, January 13, 2020.

Abbott tells Trump administration Texas won’t participate in refugee resettlement

The state of Texas will not accept refugees after Gov. Greg Abbott informed the U.S. State Department it will not participate in refugee resettlement this fiscal year. This story from the Texas Tribune.

Texas health officials warn consumers of mercury in skin cream from Mexico

A Texas woman was hospitalized after a pharmacy in Mexico mixed face cream for her, apparently adding mercury to a name brand product.

Texas revoked a Fort Worth man’s anti-Trump license plate. See what other vanity plates were rejected.

Fort Worth resident Jerry Balkenbush was fed up after the presidential impeachment hearings and wanted to send a message about his disgust for President Donald Trump.

  Texan arrested in cyber-stalking probe; female real estate agents targeted across the U.S.

A Lubbock man has been arrested and charged with cyber-stalking female real estate agents in the Waco area. He is also accused of threatening to sexually assault their children, according to officials with the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office.

Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney to participate in domestic terrorism task force roundtable In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott will hold a roundtable discussion with the Domestic Terrorism Task Force on Tuesday, January 7 at the Texas State Capitol

Texas judge tells Fort Worth hospital it can remove baby from life support

A judge ruled in favor Thursday of allowing a Fort Worth hospital to remove an infant from life support, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Western Swing and Psychedelic “Godfather of West Texas Music,” Tommy Hancock, passes away at 90

The renowned fiddle-player, songwriter and an inspiration to decades of west Texas artists, passed away Wednesday evening at 90 years-old.

Julián Castro drops out of presidential race

Julián Castro has ended his bid for the Democratic nomination for president.

5 Arrested in death of Midland teen Robert Duncan

Midland County Sheriff’s Deputies say five have been arrested in connection to the death of 17-year-old Robert Duncan, who was reported missing Monday.

Midland authorities find body of missing teen

The Midland Police Department and the Midland County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help with finding 17-year-old Robert Duncan.

Trooper seizes over 100 pounds of marijuana, arrest 1 near Conway

Wednesday about 2:59 p.m., a trooper stopped a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling east on Interstate 40 near Conway for a traffic violation.

Missing New Mexico man found safe

UPDATE: New Mexico State Police report that Matthew E. Mock has been found and is safe.

Texas House committee adopts report saying Dennis Bonnen “likely violated” the law during meeting with hardline activist

The House General Investigating Committee on Friday unanimously adopted a report from its legal advisers that said House Speaker Dennis Bonnen “likely violated” state law during a June meeting with a fellow member and a hardline conservative activist — but the committee took no other action and said

1 adult, 2 children dead after early morning fire at Friona apartment complex

Three people have died after a fire at an apartment complex in Friona early this morning.

Court documents: Man arrested in Amarillo admitted to selling $4.5 million worth of meth this year

A man who was arrested in Amarillo admitted to selling around $4.5 million worth of meth this year, according to court documents.

After 40 years on Texas death row, court tosses Cesar Fierro’s sentence for faulty jury instructions

After Cesar Fierro spent 40 years on death row, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals tossed his sentence Wednesday.

Midland County officials just found a missing ballot box. It may change the result of a $569 million bond election.

A proposal for a $569 million bond to build two new high school buildings in Midland failed by 25 votes in the November election, a margin slim enough it set off calls for a recount. But last week, a Midland elections staffer found a box on the bottom of a shelf in the office containing 836 ballots.

18 people arrested in Amarillo on sex trafficking related charges

18 people have been arrested in Amarillo on charges related to sex trafficking and human exploitation.

Dallas 4-year-old with heart disease has wish fulfilled by Santa

Santa helps 4-year-old Make-A-Wish kid build his first snowman.

First Lady Cecilia Abbott And Faith Leaders Announce GRACE Initiative To Combat Human Trafficking

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott hosted a listening session with faith leaders from across the state to discuss strategies to end child exploitation and sex trafficking in Texas.

Six Texas children have died from flu-related causes this season

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed that six children have died in Texas of flu-related causes since the flu season started at the end of September.

Authorities arrest man wanted in Texas sergeant’s death

Authorities say the man wanted in the death of a Houston-area police sergeant who was hit by a vehicle during a traffic stop has been arrested after a nearly two-day search

Texas executed Travis Runnels for a prison murder. His lawyers said false testimony put him on death row.

Texas officials didn't dispute that prosecutors introduced false testimony at Travis Runnels’ 2005 capital murder trial in Amarillo. Instead, they argued the state should still execute him even if they did.

  New TABC permit allows third party delivery of alcoholic beverages to Texas customers

Texans now have another way to order drinks for the holiday season. A new permit allows delivery drivers to bring alcohol orders directly to your door.

  Largest industrial hemp processing facility in the U.S. to be built in Shallowater

Lubbock County, the newest location for Largest Industrial Hemp Processing Facility in the United States.

DPS: Body found in median on Hwy. 87 is missing California man

On Dec. 8, around 7:45 a.m. Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety received a call about a body in the median of Hwy. 87, just south of the Lynn/Lubbock County line.

Ronny Jackson, former White House doctor and Trump VA nominee, running for Texas congressional seat

Ronny Jackson, a Levelland-native and the former White House doctor and President Donald Trump's onetime nominee to be secretary of veterans affairs, is running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Clarendon. This from the Texas Tribune

More than 3,000 pounds of marijuana found in U-Haul during traffic stop on I-40

A Florida man is in jail after DPS officials say a trooper found more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana inside a U-Haul during a traffic stop on I-40.

Lubbock attorney enters District 84 race on Democratic ticket

Lubbock Attorney, John Gibson, has launched a campaign on the Democratic ticket for the Texas House District 84 seat. That seat is currently held by Rep. John Frullo and up for re-election in 2020.

Fatal single vehicle rollover on US 285 north of Carlsbad

Fatal crash on US Highway 285 at about mile post 45 north of Carlsbad.

Amherst mayor re-appointed to Commission on State Emergency Communications

Gov. Greg Abbott has re-appointed Amherst Mayor Clinton Sawyer to the Commission on State Emergency Communications. This puts him in charge of administering the state 9-1-1 service and poison control programs.

Governor Abbott appoints Lubbock woman as one of four to Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board

Governor Abbott appoints Lubbock woman as one of four to Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board

Big Spring man arrested for Thanksgiving Day shooting

Big Spring police have arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting on Thanksgiving Day.

Police asking for help after 7 people were shot early Friday morning at an Amarillo club

About 2:43 a.m. this morning, Amarillo police were called out to the Hogg Penn, a club, located at 2650 Dumas Dr. on a shooting.

2nd pediatric flu death reported in Texas

The Wichita County Public Health District has seen a reported case of an influenza-associated pediatric death in Wichita County.

April the giraffe’s last baby is headed to Texas zoo

The last offspring of April the Giraffe is heading to Texas from his birthplace in upstate New York

Border agents seize 154 pounds of bologna at Texas crossing

No baloney: U.S. border agents seized more than 150 pounds of the humble lunch meat bologna from a driver entering the country from Mexico

Gov. Greg Abbott orders state agencies to reduce licensing regulations, cut fees

Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered state agencies to review and overhaul their licensing requirements, with an eye toward providing Texans “the opportunity to earn a living free from unnecessary state intrusion.”

Texas court stops Rodney Reed’s execution to further review claims of innocence

Texas’ highest criminal court Friday afternoon halted Rodney Reed’s execution and sent his case back to the trial court to further review his claims of suppressed evidence, false testimony and, biggest of all, that he is innocent of the murder that landed him on death row more than 20 years ago.

Border wall fundraiser claims new construction in Texas

Claims that a private group has started building its own border wall in South Texas are being questioned by some longtime residents worried that the construction could cause flooding and violate treaty obligations between the U.S. and Mexico

State Rep. Poncho Nevárez caught on tape at airport dropping envelope containing cocaine, DPS affidavit says

About two months before Democrat state Rep. Poncho Nevárez announced he was retiring from the Texas House, he was caught on surveillance footage dropping an envelope stuffed with cocaine as he was leaving the Austin airport, according to an affidavit filed by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Texas Game Warden captures turtle on the run

A game warden in Schleicher County was able to return a pet to its owner after receiving a call about a "big turtle" in the middle of the highway.

Historic building in downtown Amarillo catches fire during demolition

An historic building in downtown Amarillo that is in the process of being demolished is on fire.

2 Ruidoso men charged with child solicitation

Two Ruidoso men were arrested this week on suspicion of child solicitation by the Ruidoso Police Department, according to RuidosoNews.com.

WATCH LIVE: Texas House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety to host hearing

Live coverage of the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety’s hearing at Odessa College begins at approximately 9 a.m.

Governor Abbott appoints Lubbock attorney Larry Doss to Seventh Court of Appeals

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lubbock attorney Lawrence M. “Larry” Doss to the Seventh Court of Appeals.

Texas lawmakers ask Gov. Greg Abbott to stop execution of Rodney Reed, whose guilt is widely doubted

As the execution date nears for a Texas man whose guilt has long been shrouded in doubt, all eyes are shifting from the courts to the governor’s mansion.

AMBER ALERT: 2-year-old from San Antonio found safe

Emergency officials have found a 2-year-old San Antonio girl who went missing after being abducted Monday night.

Texas’ constitutional amendment election is Tuesday. Here’s what voters will decide

Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state's tax code.

Lawyer: Accused Texas school shooter found incompetent

An attorney says a teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school last year has been declared incompetent to stand trial by three experts.

Proposition 10 would send police dogs home with their handlers

When Jim Skinner served in the Air Force nearly 40 years ago, he extended his tour in the Philippines several times because he wanted to stay with his best friend, Jessie, knowing the two wouldn't have much time together after his service.

Texas voters evenly split on impeachment of Donald Trump, UT/TT Poll finds

Texas registered voters are evenly divided — and strongly partisan — about whether Trump ought to be removed from office before the end of his term, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Early voting in Texas’ constitutional amendment election ends Nov. 1. Here’s what voters will decide

Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state's tax code.

50 year lease in Fort Worth may mean AQHA is leaving Amarillo

The Fort Worth city council approved a lease Tuesday that could take the international headquarters of the American Quarter Horse Association and Museum from Amarillo to Fort Worth.