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Friday, Mar 4, 2016

Busy Weekend Ahead for Yard Work and Gardeners

Busy Weekend Ahead for Yard Work and Gardeners

Garden centers expect to be busy this weekend, as the warm winter and early spring are both good for business.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

Fall, Winter Rains Brighten Outlook for Texas Wildflowers

Fall, Winter Rains Brighten Outlook for Texas Wildflowers

Fans of Texas bluebonnets could soon be spotting some beautiful blooms in pastures and along highways.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Lake Grapevine Remains 14 Feet Above Normal

Lake Grapevine Remains 14 Feet Above Normal

Spring break outings at Lake Grapevine will have to wait until next year.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016

Warm February Opens Door for Gardening

Warm February Opens Door for Gardening

This winter is so warm in North Texas, some experts are encouraging people to get out their shovels and plant flowers early.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016

Warm February Means Early Start for Gardeners

Warm February Means Early Start for Gardeners

This winter is so warm in North Texas, some experts are encouraging people to get out their shovels and plant flowers early.

Monday, Jan 11, 2016

State Using Aircraft to Fight Rabies in Wild Animals

State Using Aircraft to Fight Rabies in Wild Animals

State health officials this week are starting another round of air drops over a 17-county area of Central and Southeast Texas to control rabies in wild animals.

Friday, Dec 18, 2015

Zebra Mussels Confirmed at Dean Gilbert Lake

Zebra Mussels Confirmed at Dean Gilbert Lake

Pesky zebra mussels have turned up at another North Texas lake.

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.

Top Stories
Authorities Arrest Motorcyclist in Dallas After Chase

Authorities Arrest Motorcyclist in Dallas After Chase

Police say they arrested a motorcyclist who led them on a chase through Dallas County Monday morning.

Prominent Dallas Attorney Brian Loncar Found Dead

Prominent Dallas Attorney Brian Loncar Found Dead

The Dallas Medical Examiner's Office confirmed late Sunday the death of Dallas attorney Brian Loncar. The cause of death has not been released.

Cowboys Clinch Playoff Berth, Get Flexed To SNF

Cowboys Clinch Playoff Berth, Get Flexed To SNF

The Cowboys clinch a playoff spot and get flex for NBC Sunday Night Dec. 18.

36 Dead in Oakland Warehouse Blaze; Recovery Stalled

36 Dead in Oakland Warehouse Blaze; Recovery Stalled

The death toll in Oakland's deadliest blaze has risen to 36 people, 11 of whom have been identified, authorities said Monday, though recovery efforts for more victims are suspended at the "Ghost Ship" warehouse...

Woman Dies After Being Found Shot at Dallas Home

Woman Dies After Being Found Shot at Dallas Home

Police say a woman died from a gunshot wound after officers found her at a home in Dallas early Monday morning.

Free Coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in DFW

Free Coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in DFW

All Dunkin' Donut shops are giving away free medium hot or ice coffees all day on Monday, Dec. 5.