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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.

Dec 20, 2014

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum, Brother Joseph, God's Wonder, and Shady Eden are among the newest members of a national registry of grand, gnarly live oaks -- evergreen oaks found around the South and in California.

Dec 5, 2014

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

A Central Texas game warden cuts two deer lose whose antlers became tangled in rope around a clothesline pole.

Nov 13, 2014

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Norm Lavelle loves the deer that he feeds -- even the big buck that could have killed him.

Nov 6, 2014

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

A couple of bald eagles came back home to Seagoville only to find their nest had been relocated while they were gone for the summer. The birds initially built their home on a transmission tower that was...

Nov 3, 2014

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

NBC 5 meteorologists are calling for rain Tuesday and that's good news for Eagle Mountain Lake and other North Texas lakes experiencing dangerously low water levels.

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Enhanced Risk for Severe Storms Sunday

Enhanced Risk for Severe Storms Sunday

There will be a slight risk for a few severe storms this afternoon through midnight.

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

A campus security guard is in custody for taking inappropriate pictures of a student in a restroom stall, police say.

Nepalese-Americans In DFW Rally To Help Homeland

Nepalese-Americans In DFW Rally To Help Homeland

From praying to blood drives to gathering supplies, immigrants from Nepal in DFW begin trying to help their homeland, ravaged by a massive earthquake.

Communities Clean Up After Weak Tornado; Winds

Communities Clean Up After Weak Tornado; Winds

A North Texas community is picking up the pieces after suffering a heavy blow in Friday's storms.

Who Were the Americans Killed in the Everest Avalanche?

Who Were the Americans Killed in the Everest Avalanche?

As the first group of survivors from Saturday’s earthquake-triggered avalanche on Mount Everest were flown to Nepal's capital, the U.S. State Department confirmed that three Americans were among the 17...

Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Dallas police are investigating the death of a five-month-old boy in Northeast Dallas Saturday morning.