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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.

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.

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WATCH LIVE: Little Elm Detective Jerry Walker's Procession

WATCH LIVE: Little Elm Detective Jerry Walker's Procession

Thousands of people gathered to honor the life and legacy of fallen Little Elm Detective Jerry Walker Monday afternoon during his funeral procession.

Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Fort Worth police say a man walked out of a music store with a guitar hidden in his pants.

North Texas' Spring Tornado Outlook

North Texas' Spring Tornado Outlook

It is too soon to tell, but 2017 could be an active severe weather year for North Texas.

Trump Moves to Pull US Out of TPP Trade Deal

Trump Moves to Pull US Out of TPP Trade Deal

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, fulfilling a campaign promise as he began his first full week in office.

Gov. Abbott Warns Travis Co Sheriff Over 'Sanctuary Cities'

Gov. Abbott Warns Travis Co Sheriff Over 'Sanctuary Cities'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is threatening to cut funding to one of the state's largest counties over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies that President Donald Trump has also condemned.

Plane Lands on Road Near Denton Airport: Firefighters

Plane Lands on Road Near Denton Airport: Firefighters

A plane successfully landed on a roadway near an airport, according to Denton Fire Department officials.