17 Year Old Young Lady Facing Murder Charge In Drive By Shooting Death

The Amarillo Police Department has made an arrest in the drive-by shooting death of 18-year-old Chloe Vivens. Police say they obtained a murder warrant on June 4th and arrested 17-year-old Arrington Grace Sleeper. Sleeper is facing murder charges after Vivens was shot in a drive-by shooting near South Florida Street...
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Strong to severe storms possible tonight

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible this evening into the overnight hours. The big question tonight is “will storms develop?”. We have a strong CAP in place (prevents storms from developing), and models are struggling with storm development. However, dew points across the entire region are in the mid-to-upper 60s and low 70s, which is supplying a lot of moisture for storms.

Teenage girl arrested, accused of May 30 murder in Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Amarillo police have arrested a suspect in the May 30 slaying of Chloe Vivens in Amarillo's San Jacinto neighborhood. Police said 17-year-old Arrington Grace Sleeper was arrested on June 4. Vivens was shot in an apparent drive-by shooting on May 30 near the 800 block of...
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Heat victims evacuated from Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 'some by flight-medics'

Several visitors to Palo Duro Canyon State Park had to be evacuated due to heat-related illness on Saturday. The Randall County Sheriff's Office posted a local alert for Randall County at 3 p.m. on Facebook, asking residents to "Please avoid #Lighthouse Trail At Palo Duro Canyon State Park at this time! Randall County Fire Department is currently evacuating multiple #heatexhaustion injuries from the area, some by flight-medics."
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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Amarillo

(AMARILLO, TX) Gas prices vary across in the Amarillo area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.47 per gallon. Sam's Club at 2201 Ross-Osage Dr was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.48 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Interstate Car Care at 1700 S Nelson St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.95.
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'The real danger': WT students looking into Palo Duro Canyon hot spots

CANYON — Students from West Texas A&M University are taking the lead in a summer-long study of extreme heat in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Heat-related illness among hikers and other visitors is a common experience each summer in the canyon, where temperatures can soar more than 12 degrees higher than in Amarillo or Canyon.
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Saturday sun alert in Amarillo — 3 ways to take advantage of it

(AMARILLO, TX) The forecast is calling for sun today in Amarillo. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.