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Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

A 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts this could be the worst ever season for tick-borne illness due to a sharp rise in the tick population.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

Mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile virus in several North Texas Cities.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

A monster frog making the rounds on social media may not be as gross as it seems.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

A strange virus is attacking endangered sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast, leaving some unable to see and eat and putting them at risk of starving to death.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Strange Virus Threatens Texas Sea Turtles

Strange Virus Threatens Texas Sea Turtles

A strange virus is attacking endangered sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

A couple recently caught a largemouth bass weighing 10.802 pounds at Highview Marina in Ennis County using a McDonald's chicken nugget and a fishing rod. The fish, measuring 24.5 inches long, was released...

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Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland
Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland

Police say at least two people were killed after a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 635 in Garland Friday morning.

Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child
Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child

Dallas police say they arrested a 53-year-old Frisco photographer accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl during a photo shoot.

Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart
Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart

Police say they arrested a 52-year-old man driving an electronic shopping cart stolen from a Longview Walmart more than a mile away Wednesday.

Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing
Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing

Sure, ridesharing might be all the rage, but there are real costs you should consider the next time you’re heading to the airport…

Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources
Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.

Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault
Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault

Fort Worth police are asking for the public's help locating two people accused of sexually assaulting a woman Thursday.