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According to the Triple-A Texas Weekend Gas Watch, drivers in Amarillo are paying an average of $2.49 for a gallon of regular unleaded, down 10 cents from last week.
Satewide, prices dropped 8 cents a gallon to an average of $2.60. Triple-A Texas projects 3.6 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period which runs through Sunday. That’s a 5.2% increase in travel volume from last year and the highest volume for the holiday since 2007.
A crash on McCormick left one person dead Thursday morning.
Around 3, Mayola Raquel Dominguez Inman, 19, was travelling east in her 2000 Saturn SL1 when she drove off the north side of the road and struck a culvert running underneath a private drive at 6700 McCormick. Inman was wearing her seatbelt but was killed on impact.
Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for help with their crime of the week.
The Super 8 on I-40 east was robbed at gunpoint early last Friday morning by two men. Video of the two suspects can be seen on their website at amapolice.org. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or submit a tip online. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered if your tip leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property.
The Special Crimes Unit of the Amarillo Police Department, in a press conference Tuesday, announced a man wanted for aggregated assault causing serious bodily injury.
The incident happened the evening of October 16th, resulting in the death of Michael Todd Williams from pneumonia as a complication of blunt force trauma to the upper body. Anthony Campbell, 37, is the suspect named and reportedly frequently stays in motels along Amarillo Boulevard and is believed to still be in the Amarillo area.
APD asks anyone with information on Campbell to call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.
The Amarillo Police Department has announced a suspect in relation to a homicide that happened over the weekend.
On Sunday evening, APD was dispatched to 1621 N. Garfield where a man had been stabbed in the head who later died at a local hospital. Jose Miguel Hernandez, 21, is wanted out of Potter County with a murder warrant. He is currently at large and reportedly does not have access to a vehicle so is likely still in the Amarillo area.
APD is asking anyone with information on the location of Hernandez to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Police say that if you come into contact with Hernandez to call 911 immediately.
The Amarillo Police Department's Special Crimes Unit held a press conference Tuesday where they announced the suspect's name in connection with the homicide that happened outside of the Paradise Club at 714 N. Fillmore this last Sunday morning.
APD says that the autopsy on Eric Ontario Smith Jr. indicates that he died from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. Tyrone Dawayne Black, 22, is wanted out of Potter County for a murder warrant. Black also goes by the nickname "K.R." He is considered armed and dangerous.
APD is asking for you to call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 if you know of his whereabouts but say that if you come into contact with him to immediately call 911.
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