Apr 12, 2012

Austin Passes Disposable Bag Ban

Austin Passes Disposable Bag Ban

The Austin City Council has approved a ban on disposable plastic and paper bags at checkout counters for retailers.

Feb 27, 2012

Carrollton Powers Up With Stimulus Money

Carrollton Powers Up With Stimulus Money

The city of Carrollton is installing two solar power systems at a cost of more than $512,000.

Feb 27, 2012

From Trash to Home, Sweet Home

From Trash to Home, Sweet Home

A Wylie man has invented a machine that turns polluting materials such as plastic bags and Styrofoam into building blocks.

Feb 15, 2012

Austin Sinkhole Could Help With Runoff Study

Austin Sinkhole Could Help With Runoff Study

A Central Texas sinkhole that's grown to about 20-feet deep has offered researchers a way to study runoff into the Edwards Aquifer.

Jan 17, 2012

Texas Power Grid to Get $9B in Improvements

Texas Power Grid to Get $9B in Improvements

ERCOT to add power generation, transmission lines to ease strain on power grid.

Jan 11, 2012

Pilot Recycling Program Begins Soon in Arlington

Pilot Recycling Program Begins Soon in Arlington

3,000 households in Arlington will soon begin using 65-gallon carts for recycling material instead of the current 22-gallon bins.

Jan 10, 2012

Texas Senate Mulls Drought Impact on Power Supply

Texas Senate Mulls Drought Impact on Power Supply

A Texas Senate committee will examine how current and future drought conditions might hurt the state's capacity to generate electricity and could leave some areas without enough power.

Dec 30, 2011

Stage Four Water Restrictions TBD

Stage Four Water Restrictions TBD

The North Texas Municipal Water District will meet to discuss implementing stage four water restrictions April 1, 2012.

Nov 29, 2011

Dallas Water Restrictions Go To Stage 1 Dec. 12

Dallas Water Restrictions Go To Stage 1 Dec. 12

With the drought predicted to last through next summer, the city is trying to save as much water as possible.

Nov 18, 2011

Energy Audits Saving Homeowners Money

Energy Audits Saving Homeowners Money

Denton Municipal Electric examines homes and finds small ways to make them more energy efficient.

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Friends Pray for Fort Worth Doctor Diagnosed with Ebola

Friends Pray for Fort Worth Doctor Diagnosed with Ebola

Colleagues of Dr. Kent Brantly describe him as a good person and great doctor. Brantly is being treated for Ebola. He was diagnosed after going to Liberia to help contain an outbreak there.

Woman Killed In Arlington Domestic Shooting

Woman Killed In Arlington Domestic Shooting

Arlington police respond to an attempted murder-suicide outside of a business along Abram Street. A woman is dead. Police say the male shooter tried to killed himself but was unsuccessful.

Newy Goes One On One With Jerry Jones

Newy Goes One On One With Jerry Jones

NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs goes one on one with Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones in Oxnard, California.

Dallas' Cathedral of Hope Marks Milestone

Dallas' Cathedral of Hope Marks Milestone

The Cathedral of Hope, the largest gay/lesbian friendly church in the country, turned 44 years old this Sunday. The Dallas church started in 1970 with 12 people. It now has 4000 members.

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon. "It was like a

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

A 13-count indictment released Friday says longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price took $950,000 in bribes in the form of cash, cars and property and that he and his associates committed mail...