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.

Top Stories
Girl, 8, Pulled From Apartment Pool in FW

Girl, 8, Pulled From Apartment Pool in FW

Breaking news from NBC 5. Fort Worth fire officials are investigating after an 8-year-old girl was pulled from a swimming pool.

Man Arrested for Sex-Trafficking: Plano Police

Man Arrested for Sex-Trafficking: Plano Police

A Plano man is in jail, accused of luring a teenage away from her family with plans to train her as a prostitute.

Hot Cabin Temperatures Ignite Debate Within AA

Hot Cabin Temperatures Ignite Debate Within AA

An internal debate is being discussed at American Airlines on a topic some say is putting passengers’ comfort and health on the line: how hot is too hot?

64-Year-Old Woman Knocked Down For Wallet

64-Year-Old Woman Knocked Down For Wallet

Police are searching for a man seen on video knocking down a 64-year-old woman for her wallet.

Caught on Camera: Woman Stealing Package

Caught on Camera: Woman Stealing Package

Corinth Police say they’ve already gotten several leads but are looking for more as they try to track down a suspect caught stealing from a front door.

Suspect Arrested in Death of Woman Found in Burned Car

Suspect Arrested in Death of Woman Found in Burned Car

Dallas police say they arrested a man Wednesday suspected of killing a 20-year-old woman and setting her body on fire to conceal the crime.