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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Anyone with big plans to party on the lake in celebration of the Fourth should be aware of an invasive species that is taking over three more lakes in Texas.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

Feral Hogs Cause Damage in Flower Mound

Feral Hogs Cause Damage in Flower Mound

One Flower Mound property owner says wild hogs are causing a lot of damage, and he's worried the creatures could become more of a problem if they're left uncontrolled.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Gator Sightings Becoming More Common in North TX

Gator Sightings Becoming More Common in North TX

Gator sightings are common at Lake Worth and other areas across North Texas, but recent heavy rainfall and a growing population are leading to more people encountering the creatures.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

NTX Lake Hosts Global Cliff Diving Competition

NTX Lake Hosts Global Cliff Diving Competition

The third annual Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, a global high diving competition, will kick off their 2016 season right here in North Texas.

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.

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Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

A jogger carrying a concealed handgun shot a juvenile would-be robber before dawn Wednesday in southwest Arlington, police say.

Josh Hamilton Leaves Practice to Have Knee Evaluated

Josh Hamilton Leaves Practice to Have Knee Evaluated

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton leaves practice Wednesday after he "felt something" in his knee while running.

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Pop star Selena Gomez is selling her 10,000 square foot Fort Worth dream home.

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Some of the praying protesters said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a teepee — was part of the ceremony of leaving. As heavy rain turned to snow, some said they expected no trouble during the eviction, despite a heavy law enforcement presence. "People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive," said Nestor Silva, 37, of California. "I am not aware of any plans for belligerence."

Kansas State Trolls State of Texas With 'State Champs' Shirt

Kansas State Trolls State of Texas With 'State Champs' Shirt

Kansas State trolls the state of Texas with "state champs" T-shirt after beating all four Texas teams they played in football in 2016.

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

It's nearly March, which means Texas' annual bluebonnet/wildflower season is right around the corner.