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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...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

A pair of swans and their growing family have captivated people in University Park.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Something Good: Agriculture Students Honored

Something Good: Agriculture Students Honored

Future Farmers of America students from areas around Burleson, Hillsboro and Stephenville were honored with the AgYouth Annual Banquet in Granbury on Monday.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Is Someone Stealing Geese from White Rock Lake?

Is Someone Stealing Geese from White Rock Lake?

People who live near White Rock Lake say someone is stealing their geese.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Some fans of fishing at the popular Rollover Pass cut in Texas have protested plans to fill the gap and build a park and pier.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

Police in South Texas say a recent close call should serve as a warning for residents to keep a watchful eye out for snakes.

Top Stories
Sherin Mathews' Sister to Remain in Foster Care
Sherin Mathews' Sister to Remain in Foster Care

While police wait for confirmation that a body found Sunday was a missing 3-year-old girl, a Dallas County judge has ordered that her sister remain in foster care for at least three more weeks.

Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews
Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews

Richardson Police on Monday were waiting for confirmation that a body found near the home of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews belonged to the child.

Early Voting Under Way; What's on Your Ballot?
Early Voting Under Way; What's on Your Ballot?

Early voting in the Nov. 7 election is underway and runs until Nov. 3. What will be on your ballot?

Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting of Garland Boy, 15
Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting of Garland Boy, 15

A North Texas teenager is facing a murder charge Monday after another teen was fatally shot in the head at a Garland park Friday.

Trump Couldn't Remember Fallen Soldier's Name: Widow
Trump Couldn't Remember Fallen Soldier's Name: Widow

The widow of a fallen soldier criticized President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name.

Radio Show Host Tom Joyner Announces Retirement
Radio Show Host Tom Joyner Announces Retirement

Tom Joyner, a popular radio show host on Magic 94.5 FM, has announced his show will end on its 25th anniversary in 2019.