Amarillo

Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governors Tour “Pink Slime” Facility As Plant Closures Continue

With a growing media storm surrounding “pink slime,” the closing of three production plants, including one in Texas, has been changed from “temporary” to “indefinite.” To show their support for the product Governor Perry has joined leaders from other states to tour a Beef Products plant in Nebraska.

03/29/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Suspends Captain Who Disrupted Flight Over Texas

A JetBlue captain who yelled about a bomb and urged passengers to pray on Flight 191 as it traveled over Texas has been suspended, the airline said Wednesday.

03/28/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Passengers Recount Pilot’s Outburst

“Nobody knew what to do because he is the captain of the plane,” said passenger Don Davis. “You’re not just going to jump up and attack the captain.”

03/28/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Amarillo After Captain Disrupts Flight

One witness says he started running up and down the aisle screaming.

03/27/2012

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of In-Flight Disturbance Competent

A Florida man accused of interfering with a flight crew aboard a Southwest Airlines flight last fall has been ruled competent to stand trial.

03/15/2012

John and Wanda Casias, longtime missionaries in Mexico from Lewisville, were found shot in their home on Feb. 1, 2012 outside of Monterrey, Mex. (Credit: casias.org)

Funeral Set For Lewisville Missionaries Killed In Mexico

Funeral services for an American missionary couple slain in Mexico are set for Wednesday morning at their home church in Lewisville.

02/08/2012

10 Inches Of Snow Buries Parts Of Texas Panhandle

Travelers in the Texas Panhandle were urged to stay off ice-packed roads Tuesday after 10 inches of snow covered parts of the region.

12/20/2011

Pantex Amarillo

Workers Discover Extinct Pig During Excavation

Construction workers excavating the site of a new facility at the Pantex Plant recently turned up something unexpected: a prehistoric pig.

11/05/2011

(credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Unruly Passenger Sends LA-To-KC Flight To Amarillo

A man was arrested Tuesday after his unruly behavior aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Kansas City compelled the flight crew to make an emergency landing in the Panhandle.

10/18/2011

A firefighter attacks a wildfire near Canyon, Texas (Credit: KFDA-TV)

12 Homes Destroyed In Fires Near Amarillo

Two wildfires have destroyed at least 12 homes on the outskirts of the Panhandle city of Amarillo, Texas Forest Service officials said Monday.

05/30/2011

A man watches as smoke from a wildfire rises into the sky. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Texas Wildfires Burn Nearly 191,000 Acres

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires so far this year have burned nearly 191,000 acres statewide.

03/03/2011

A man watches as smoke from a wildfire rises into the sky. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Stunned Texans Find Homes Destroyed By Wildfires

As Regina Newby approached the kennel where her dogs had been staying, she realized that the building was burning.

03/01/2011

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