Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Mar 6, 2015

North Texas Thaws After Snow and Ice Storm

North Texas Thaws After Snow and Ice Storm

The big thaw is just about complete in North Texas after a record-setting snow storm, leaving many to wonder if they can revive their battered plants.

Feb 25, 2015

Texas Seeks Input on Bass License Plate

Texas Seeks Input on Bass License Plate

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is asking for the public's help choosing a new license plate to honor bass conservation.

Feb 19, 2015

Rattlesnake Bite Claims Okla. Marine's Leg

Rattlesnake Bite Claims Okla. Marine's Leg

Friends rush Oklahoma Marine to hospital after rattlesnake bite that cost him his leg.

Feb 11, 2015

2 Charged After Deer Slain Within New Braunfels City Limits

2 Charged After Deer Slain Within New Braunfels City Limits

Police investigating reports of gunfire near downtown New Braunfels have arrested two men who had three dead deer in their truck.

Jan 29, 2015

US Senate Rejects Amendment on Lesser Prairie Chicken

US Senate Rejects Amendment on Lesser Prairie Chicken

The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act.

Jan 15, 2015

Skunks Now Target of Texas' Rabies Vaccine Air Drops

Skunks Now Target of Texas' Rabies Vaccine Air Drops

Skunks are now the main target in a vaccine bait air-drop program credited with eliminating rabies strains that infect coyotes and gray foxes in Texas, state health officials said Thursday.

Dec 28, 2014

Water Conservation Important to Texas This Year

Water Conservation Important to Texas This Year

Texas Agrilife Program Specialist Dotty Woodson discusses why one New Year's resolution we should all consider is saving water by using water as efficiently as possible.

Dec 24, 2014

Waco Completes Chisholm Trail Sculpture

Waco Completes Chisholm Trail Sculpture

Waco workers have installed the final pieces of a bronze tribute to cowboys and cattle, completing an eight-year, $1.65 million project.

Dec 23, 2014

TPWD Unveils New $5M Helicopter

TPWD Unveils New $5M Helicopter

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has a new $5 million high-tech helicopter with better capabilities to transport personnel and search dogs.

Dec 22, 2014

State Parks Draw New Year's Hikers, Visitors

State Parks Draw New Year's Hikers, Visitors

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials expect hundreds of New Year's Day hikers at state parks as a healthy way to start the new year.

Top Stories
3 Shot Inside Mexican Restaurant: Dallas Police

3 Shot Inside Mexican Restaurant: Dallas Police

Dallas police investigate the shooting of three people at the Las Hamacas restaurant early Wednesday morning.

Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty, to Testify Against JWP

Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty, to Testify Against JWP

A co-defendant in the FBI investigation into Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with prosecutors, NBC 5 Investigates has learned.

Hood Co. to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Hood Co. to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

The Hood County Clerk's Office will soon begin to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and comply with the recent Supreme Court ruling, according to a statement issued Tuesday night.

First 2015 North Texas West Nile Case Confirmed

First 2015 North Texas West Nile Case Confirmed

The state health department confirms the year's first North Texas human case of West Nile virus Tuesday night.

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

The convicted murderer who made headlines for his big escape from an upstate New York prison with a fellow inmate was also, apparently, a noted prison artist. Richard Matt was shot dead last week after he...

Flooding Closes Roads Near Lewisville Lake

Flooding Closes Roads Near Lewisville Lake

Rainfall from scattered storms Tuesday led to flooding and road closures near Lewisville Lake.