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Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015

Endangered Ocelot in Texas Apparently Hit by Vehicle, Dies

Endangered Ocelot in Texas Apparently Hit by Vehicle, Dies

An endangered ocelot has been found dead near a South Texas road and game wardens believe the rare animal was hit by a vehicle.

Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

Endangered Bat, Cacti Subjects of New Federal Lawsuit

Endangered Bat, Cacti Subjects of New Federal Lawsuit

Agricultural groups in New Mexico and Texas want two cacti and a rare bat thrown off the federal endangered species list, according to a new lawsuit that says habitat requirements for each species add extra...

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Invasive Plant Turns Up in East Texas Waterway

Invasive Plant Turns Up in East Texas Waterway

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department confirms giant salvinia, an invasive plant that can clog motors and hamper fishing, at Lake Fork Reservoir.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

North Texas Veterans Help Others Through Farming

North Texas Veterans Help Others Through Farming

A group of North Texas veterans is working to help others who have served our country through agricultural therapy.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

Trash To Be Studied in Texas Coastal Areas

Trash To Be Studied in Texas Coastal Areas

Researchers are tracking and analyzing the trash that litters some Texas beaches.

Monday, Nov 9, 2015

Texas Game Wardens Devoting More Time to Poachers

Texas Game Wardens Devoting More Time to Poachers

The start of the deer rifle hunting season is a busy time for Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens as more of their time is being devoted to tracking and prosecuting poachers.

Sunday, Nov 8, 2015

State Asks Hunters to Screen Killed Deer

State Asks Hunters to Screen Killed Deer

State officials are asking hunters to provide samples of wild deer they kill to check for chronic wasting disease.

Friday, Nov 6, 2015

Deer Hunters Take Aim At Supply Stores

Deer Hunters Take Aim At Supply Stores

Deer hunting season kicks into full gear this weekend across North Texas.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

NWF Recommends Not Raking Leaves

NWF Recommends Not Raking Leaves

The National Wildlife Federation recommends that people stop raking their fall leaves, which are important habitats for critters.

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

Watch Your Step: Fire Ants Invading North Texas

Watch Your Step: Fire Ants Invading North Texas

Rain and cooler weather are forcing fire ants to rebuild mounds above ground.

Top Stories
Wrong Address Leads Arlington PD to Break Down Wrong Door

Wrong Address Leads Arlington PD to Break Down Wrong Door

Arlington Police are apologizing for an error that led officers to break into a family's south Arlington home while responding to a domestic disturbance. But a wrong address led police to the wrong home.

Infant Toy Building Sets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Infant Toy Building Sets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Manufacturer ALEX recalls 91,000 infant building toy sets due to a choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Former GPISD School Finance Official Accused of $600K Theft

Former GPISD School Finance Official Accused of $600K Theft

An ex-chief financial officer for a Dallas-area school district has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 from a vault.

Trump Suggests 'Softening' Immigration Stance in Texas

Trump Suggests 'Softening' Immigration Stance in Texas

Donald Trump is suggesting he could favor "softening" laws dealing with immigrants living in the United States illegally.

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': Dozens Dead in Italy Quake

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': Dozens Dead in Italy Quake

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes as residents slept and killing at least 38 people, NBC News reported. The strong tremor hit around 3:30 a.m.

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

The death of a Texas A&M student from Frisco found unconscious Saturday morning during a party at the Sigma Nu fraternity house is under investigation, College Station police say.