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
Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Austin police say a shooter targeted several downtown buildings, including the police department headquarters, forcing multiple evacuations Friday morning.

Turkey Crashes Into Man's Windshield on Thanksgiving

Turkey Crashes Into Man's Windshield on Thanksgiving

A Lubbock man says a turkey crashed through the windshield of his wrecker Thursday morning.

Police Warn NTX Shoppers About Holiday Thieves

Police Warn NTX Shoppers About Holiday Thieves

Police are warning, with eager shoppers looking for deals, so are thieves looking to steal wallet and purses.

Dallas Highway Reopen After Deadly Crash

Dallas Highway Reopen After Deadly Crash

Police are investigating a deadly accident that shut down part of a Dallas highway Thursday night.

Police: Burglar Left Keys Inside Neighbor's House

Police: Burglar Left Keys Inside Neighbor's House

San Antonio police say a man who may have stolen his neighbor's Sony PlayStation 3 gaming system left his keys inside the neighbor's house.

1 Found Dead in Fort Worth Apartment Fire

1 Found Dead in Fort Worth Apartment Fire

Emergency responders say they found a person dead inside a Fort Worth apartment after a fire Friday morning.