Green Week - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Bringing Back the Bobwhite Quail

Bringing Back the Bobwhite Quail

Quail hunting is hobby for many North Texans, but the bird is becoming more difficult to find because of its declining population, but one man at the University of North Texas is trying to reverse the trend.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Big 3 Mull Permanent Water Restrictions

Big 3 Mull Permanent Water Restrictions

The mayors of North Texas' three largest cities mull making water restrictions permanent.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Fort Worth Asking Residents to Find, Fix Water Leaks

Fort Worth Asking Residents to Find, Fix Water Leaks

The city of Fort Worth is asking residents to check for and repair any water leaks found at their homes or businesses.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Details Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor
Olympic Gold Medalist Details Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor

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House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff
House Fire Kills Texas Woman and Her 5 Children: Sheriff

A woman and her five children were killed in a fire that quickly engulfed their Texas home, authorities said Wednesday.

Execution Stayed; Inmate Asked to Take Blame in Another Case
Execution Stayed; Inmate Asked to Take Blame in Another Case

A judge has halted the scheduled execution Wednesday of Houston's "Tourniquet Killer," Anthony Allen Shore, after he told officials about a scheme in which a fellow inmate asked him to confess to his crime.

US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'
US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'

Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack...

Semifinals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food
Semifinals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food

Corny dog or funnel cake ... fried nacho or turkey leg ... what is your favorite food at The State Fair of Texas. Vote here.