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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bald Eagle Hit By Truck in Cleburne

Bald Eagle Hit By Truck in Cleburne

A bald eagle that was hit by a truck driver in Cleburne Wednesday morning is recovering.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

Prosper city officials are warning residents about snake sightings along a popular jogging trail.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Some turtles having a tough time crawling out of an updated North Texas pond can now use special exit ramps.

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.

Top Stories
Two Children Dead After Found in Hot Car in Parker County
Two Children Dead After Found in Hot Car in Parker County

The Parker County Sheriff's Department is investigating the deaths of two young children, a brother and sister, found inside a locked car outside their home Friday afternoon.

Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD
Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD

Reginald Gerard Kimbro now faces capital murder charges in the death of Megan Getrum, her body was found in Lake Ray Hubbard in April. He also is charged with killing Molly Matheson in Fort Worth.

TX AG's Office Will Not Allow DCS to Restructure Bond Debt
TX AG's Office Will Not Allow DCS to Restructure Bond Debt

The Texas Attorney General's Office has informed Dallas County Schools it will not be allowed to restructure its bond debt.

Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel: Report
Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel: Report

The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and...

George W. Bush and Bono Hang Out at the Crawford Ranch
George W. Bush and Bono Hang Out at the Crawford Ranch

Before he performs with his band Friday night in Arlington, the lead singer of U2 was busy visiting a former president earlier in the day.

Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes
Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes

Firefighters say a middle school in Mansfield was evacuated after a student's phone exploded Friday morning.