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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Fans of the outdoors have been waiting years, but the newest state park in North Texas is one step closer to reality. Plans for the new Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will be unveiled Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire ants, usually in hiding underground during the hot and dry summer months, are more active right now because of higher than usual rainfall.

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.

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Showers and Storms Sunday Morning
Showers and Storms Sunday Morning

Line of storms will move south into the northern portions of DFW next few hours. Frequent lightning, small hail, gusty winds & minor flooding possible with these storms.

Fort Worth Pool Season Kicks Off, Effort to Curb Drownings Continues
Fort Worth Pool Season Kicks Off, Effort to Curb Drownings Continues

Memorial Day weekend marks the opening weekend for pool season in Fort Worth and a renewed effort to curb alarming statistics when it comes to drownings.

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Branson
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Branson

A Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Oklahoma City was forced to make an emergency landing in Branson Saturday night.

UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'Full Tilt'
UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'Full Tilt'

The hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large, Britain's interior minister said Sunday. "The operation is still at full tilt,"...

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like
Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Life was hell in the White House. The aides and advisers who endured the last major independent investigation at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue say President Donald Trump and his team are not prepared for how...

Texas Connects Us: U2 Makes a Stop at Whataburger
Texas Connects Us: U2 Makes a Stop at Whataburger

It seems the popular band U2 loves Whataburger as much as any other Texan.