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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.

Friday, Oct 16, 2015

White Buck Stuns Residents in Denton Neighborhood

White Buck Stuns Residents in Denton Neighborhood

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

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Africanized Bees Terrorize North TX Neighborhood

Africanized Bees Terrorize North TX Neighborhood

Tens of thousands of Africanized, or so-called "killer" bees, were living underneath the roof of a North Texas family's home.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Africanized Bees Terrorize Bedford Neighborhood

Africanized Bees Terrorize Bedford Neighborhood

Tens of thousands of Africanized or so called "killer" bees were living underneath the roof of a North Texas family's home.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Efforts to Control CWD Impacting Deer Ranchers

Efforts to Control CWD Impacting Deer Ranchers

There is a battle brewing between deer breeders and the state that could affect Texas’ $2.2 billion hunting industry.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

Kayaker Snags Owl While Fishing

Kayaker Snags Owl While Fishing

A Texas fisherman had an unexpected catch when an owl swooped down, snatched a lure and got caught on the hook.

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

Red Tide Algae Bloom at South Padre Island Beach

Red Tide Algae Bloom at South Padre Island Beach

Experts say the algae bloom known at red tide has showed up in high concentrations on the beach at South Padre Island.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

Texas Red Tide Canceling Some Cleanup Plans

Texas Red Tide Canceling Some Cleanup Plans

The algae bloom known as red tide has led to cancellation of some Texas beach cleanups.

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New Clues in Road Rage Crash that Killed Firefighter

New Clues in Road Rage Crash that Killed Firefighter

Police hope surveillance images from a business near the crash site will help them find the truck driver that struck Trevor Gage’s motorcycle Saturday.

Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

A Facebook user captures a nearly 6-minute video of a WWE-style fight at a Dallas taquería.

Matthew McConaughey to Teach at UT Austin

Matthew McConaughey to Teach at UT Austin

Texas-born Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is returning to his alma mater in the fall, but this time he'll be teaching his own class.

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

In an attempt to block the "Stop Trump" movement that aimed to upend the Republican National Convention, delegates began circulating a draft rule that would effectively lock-in Donald Trump as the GOP...

North Texas Olympic Hopeful Out of Competition

North Texas Olympic Hopeful Out of Competition

North Texas Olympic hopeful, gymnast Alyssa Baumann, will no longer be competing in the Women's U.S. Olympic Team Trials set to take place next week.

Bishop Arts Streetcar Expansion Almost Complete

Bishop Arts Streetcar Expansion Almost Complete

The Dallas streetcar expansion project is in its final stage, with dozens of workers laying down the last bit of track before dry-runs into Bishop Arts begin next month.