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
Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Dallas police are investigating the death of a five-month-old boy in Northeast Dallas Saturday morning.

Amber Alert Canceled, Kids Found Safe

Amber Alert Canceled, Kids Found Safe

The McKinney Police Department has canceled the Amber Alert Saturday afternoon for three children, Phillip Cole, Phalen Cole, Carnalita Singleton.

North Texas Storms Leave Damage, Flooding

North Texas Storms Leave Damage, Flooding

Strong thunderstorms left a trail of damage Friday evening across North Texas, causing widespread power outages in the Dallas area and knocking down trees in southern Tarrant County.

Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Two flooring businesses help customers who complain a carpet seller took their money but never delivered their carpet. Customers get unexpected gift after NBC 5 investigation.

Viewer Videos: North Texas Storms

Viewer Videos: North Texas Storms

NBC 5 viewers shared videos as storms rolled through their neighborhoods on April 24, 2015.

Blue Bell Embraced in Prayer Vigil

Blue Bell Embraced in Prayer Vigil

A community deeply affected by a massive recall of Blue Bell products is coming together for a special prayer vigil Saturday.