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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Lake Businesses Brace for Uncertain Season

Lake Businesses Brace for Uncertain Season

Some workers making a living off of North Texas lakes fear this summer season could quickly become a repeat of last year if rainy forecasts come true.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Lake and Boating Safety for Memorial Day Weekend

Lake and Boating Safety for Memorial Day Weekend

Stay safe while on the water this Memorial Day Weekend, with these safety tips.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Beatrix the Falcon Still Not Cleared To Fly

Beatrix the Falcon Still Not Cleared To Fly

More than two months after she arrived, a rare Peregrine falcon remains at the Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Hutchins.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Trail Could Bridge North, South Dallas Divide

Trail Could Bridge North, South Dallas Divide

For years southern Dallas residents have been waiting for the city to fulfill its promise to bring more hiking and biking trails to the area. The Trinity Forest Spine Trail could be the answer.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bald Eagle Hit By Truck in Cleburne

Bald Eagle Hit By Truck in Cleburne

A bald eagle that was hit by a truck driver in Cleburne Wednesday morning is recovering.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

Prosper city officials are warning residents about snake sightings along a popular jogging trail.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Some turtles having a tough time crawling out of an updated North Texas pond can now use special exit ramps.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

State Tree of Texas in Trouble in McKinney

State Tree of Texas in Trouble in McKinney

A developer wants to rip out hundreds of pecan trees in McKinney to make room for a subdivision.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

State Tree of Texas in Danger in McKinney

State Tree of Texas in Danger in McKinney

A developer wants to rip out hundreds of pecan trees in McKinney to make room for a subdivision.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

TX Weather Leads to Feral Hog Population Boom

TX Weather Leads to Feral Hog Population Boom

The number of feral hogs in North Texas may be about to explode.

Top Stories
Two Investigators Injured after Wise County Pursuit, Crash

Two Investigators Injured after Wise County Pursuit, Crash

Two Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators were injured following a pursuit Thursday morning, The Wise County Messenger reports.

DROP Payments Halted by Dallas Fire and Pension Plan

DROP Payments Halted by Dallas Fire and Pension Plan

Deferred Retirement Option Program lump sum payments are halted by the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Thursday due to a cash shortage and a run on funds.

Fort Worth ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

Fort Worth ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

A child was hurt in a crash involving a Fort Worth Independent School District school bus Thursday morning, authorities said.

Trump Expected to Tap Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

Trump Expected to Tap Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick fast-food executive Andy Puzder as labor secretary, a source told NBC News Thursday and other media has reported. Puzder is the chief executive of CKE...

Cowboys Fan's Tattoo Portends Super Bowl LI Win

Cowboys Fan's Tattoo Portends Super Bowl LI Win

A die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan in Florida is going all in on his favorite team, proclaiming a Super Bowl LI title is not only within reach — it's guaranteed.

Firefighters Battle Fire at Denton Hair Salon

Firefighters Battle Fire at Denton Hair Salon

Firefighters battled a fully-involved structure fire at a Denton hair salon Thursday morning.