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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.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Ranchers Try to Rebuild Beef Herds in North Texas

Ranchers Try to Rebuild Beef Herds in North Texas

Ranchers in Collin County will have the chance to replenish their herds at an auction on Friday. It was organized in response to declining cattle numbers due to drought.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Oyster Harvesting Closed Along Portions of TX Coast

Oyster Harvesting Closed Along Portions of TX Coast

Texas officials are closing most of the state's coastal waters to commercial and recreational oyster harvesting because of excessive rainfall and an algae bloom known as "red tide."

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

Tires Dumped at Dallas County Preserve

Tires Dumped at Dallas County Preserve

Officials with the Goat Island Preserve in Dallas County say tires being dumped in the woods has been a problem for decades.

Monday, Oct 19, 2015

Cannon, Lasers Await Migrating Grackles

Cannon, Lasers Await Migrating Grackles

It's that time of year again in North Texas, when large flocks of grackles cover trees and power lines at intersections and take flight with loud squawks and flapping wings.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

White Buck Spotted in Denton Neighborhood

White Buck Spotted in Denton Neighborhood

Several people on Denton's southwest side caught a rare sight Tuesday: a white deer with a full rack of antlers.

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Search Underway for Dad in Amber Alert Abduction

Search Underway for Dad in Amber Alert Abduction

According to Bexar County Sheriff, a 14-month-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert was found in Dallas.

Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

For 22 years the city of Kaufman had only one unsolved murder. On Thursday police arrested Alvaro Iglesias Rodriquez in Wichita, Kansas, and charged him with murder.

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Matthew weakened slightly from a Category 5 to a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic early Saturdayas it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica...

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

The Texas Department of Transportation regrets allowing the popular Texas state symbol in the I-20 median in far southwest Dallas and refuses to install a rest area there because of safety concerns.

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

"Affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch will remain in jail after his request for a new judge was denied Thursday.