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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AA Flight to DFW Lands With Cracked Windshield

AA Flight to DFW Lands With Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Monday immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Dallas police have arrested and charged a family member with capital murder in connection with the death of a young girl whose body was found inside a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

Mourners Attend Vigil for Oak Cliff Crash Victims

Mourners Attend Vigil for Oak Cliff Crash Victims

Friends and family gathered to remember six young people killed in a Dallas car crash. The wreck happened Sunday night along Bonnie View Road in Oak Cliff.

Hackers Target McKinney Blogger

Hackers Target McKinney Blogger

A McKinney mom and blogger had a busy Labor Day changing passwords and warding off fraud after hackers appeared to target her email account.

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has two cracked small bones in his back.

Texas Gubernatorial Race Two Months from Vote

Texas Gubernatorial Race Two Months from Vote

With about two months until Election Day, the race to become the next governor of Texas is heating up.