Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Aug 27, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 28, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 13, 2014

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says hunting and fishing licenses for the 2014-15 seasons will go on sale Friday.

Aug 7, 2014

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Central Texas police say a 26-year-old woman has died of injuries suffered days earlier when she jumped from an elevated platform into a part of the Comal River where tubing is popular.

Aug 7, 2014

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

A tick bite might make you a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat.

Aug 5, 2014

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Add an oyster shortage on the Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state's years-long drought.

Aug 5, 2014

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

A Texas fisherman has landed an 809-pound tiger shark in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.

Jul 1, 2014

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Newly expanded boating rules to fight the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species statewide are now in effect.

Jun 17, 2014

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Nearly 100 endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released on a South Texas beach to make their way into the Gulf of Mexico.

Jun 2, 2014

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Cities in the North Texas Municipal Water District are to be reminded that Stage 3 landscape watering restrictions are in place through Oct. 31.

Top Stories
Tornado Watch for Metroplex Until 11 P.M.

Tornado Watch for Metroplex Until 11 P.M.

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH for 23 North Texas counties, including Dallas, Hood, Tarrant, and Johnson Counties until 11 p.m. Sunday night.

Live Video From NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck

Live Video From NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck

Watch video streaming live from NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck.

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

A campus security guard is in custody for taking inappropriate pictures of a student in a restroom stall, police say.

Nepalese-Americans In DFW Rally To Help Homeland

Nepalese-Americans In DFW Rally To Help Homeland

From praying to blood drives to gathering supplies, immigrants from Nepal in DFW begin trying to help their homeland, ravaged by a massive earthquake.

Communities Clean Up After Weak Tornado; Winds

Communities Clean Up After Weak Tornado; Winds

A North Texas community is picking up the pieces after suffering a heavy blow in Friday's storms.

Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Infant Found Dead in Northeast Dallas: Police

Dallas police are investigating the death of a five-month-old boy in Northeast Dallas Saturday morning.