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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Wise Co. K-9 Officer Killed, Suspect Shot Dead

Wise Co. K-9 Officer Killed, Suspect Shot Dead

Authorities say a suspect was shot and killed after he opened fire, killing a Wise County K-9 officer sent to apprehend him Wednesday afternoon.

Fort Worth Police Searching For Child Predator

Fort Worth Police Searching For Child Predator

Fort Worth police say a child predator is on the streets, and they want the public’s help to catch him.

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

A four-hour standoff ended with the arrest of a man with warrants for aggravated assault after an Irving pizzeria manager tipped police to his location Wednesday.

Texas Inmate Set to Die Thursday for 1996 Slaying

Texas Inmate Set to Die Thursday for 1996 Slaying

Attorneys for a twice-convicted murderer are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his upcoming execution in Texas, saying he's mentally impaired.

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver in Dallas

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver in Dallas

Dallas SWAT ended a standoff with a driver stopped on a felony warrant in Dallas Wednesday.

Rockets Send Mavs to 4th Straight Loss, 99-94

Rockets Send Mavs to 4th Straight Loss, 99-94

Josh Smith scored 18 points and James Harden added 17 as the Houston Rockets used a balanced scoring effort to outlast the Dallas Mavericks for a 99-94 on Wednesday night.