Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Aug 4, 2011

Heat Resources and Information

Heat Resources and Information

Beat the heat with these resource highlighting utility issues and other essential information.

Aug 8, 2011
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By Elvira Sakmari

Dog Days of Summer 2011 - Gallery VII

MoshPix: Check out photos of North Texas pets beating the heat. See Full Gallery

Apr 26, 2012

Carrollton Saves Water With Landscaping

Carrollton Saves Water With Landscaping

The city of Carrollton is building two water conservation gardens to show how landscaping can save water.

Apr 2, 2012

State, Local Officials Encourage Water Conservation

State, Local Officials Encourage Water Conservation

Even with the recent rain, the state says 25 percent of our water needs will be met by conserving water.

Mar 29, 2012

NTMWD Eases Stage 3 Water Restrictions

NTMWD Eases Stage 3 Water Restrictions

The NTMWD downgrades its enhanced Stage 3 water restrictions to regular Stage 3, which allows more-frequent outdoor watering.

Apr 12, 2012

NTMWD Water Restrictions to Remain

NTMWD Water Restrictions to Remain

Despite the recent rain and rising lake levels, the water district still faces a lack of supply because of the zebra mussels in Lake Texoma.

Feb 15, 2012

Texas Drought Kills 5.6 Million Trees

Texas Drought Kills 5.6 Million Trees

Experts say the 2011 Texas drought has killed about 5.6 million trees in urban areas.

Feb 2, 2012

Map Indicates DFW Out of Drought -- For Now

Map Indicates DFW Out of Drought -- For Now

A weekly analysis indicates North Texas is out of drought, but water districts in North Texas say that they are still under drought conditions.

Jan 26, 2012

No New NTMWD Water Restrictions

No New NTMWD Water Restrictions

After the recent wet weather, the North Texas Municipal Water District is hoping for more rainfall to keep reservoirs on the rise.

Dec 30, 2011

NTMWD to Consider Stage 4 Water Restrictions

NTMWD to Consider Stage 4 Water Restrictions

The North Texas Municipal Water District will meet in late January to decide if it should implement Stage 4 water restrictions.

Top Stories
Errors Led to Dallas Firefighter’s Death: Reports

Errors Led to Dallas Firefighter’s Death: Reports

A combination of deficiencies contributed the death of Dallas Firefighter Stanley Wilson last year according to reports from the State Fire Marshal and Dallas Fire Rescue obtained Thursday by NBC 5.

Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Former Texas Rangers skipper Ron Washington said he resigned as the manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was unfaithful to his wife.

Abbott, Davis to Debate Friday in Rio Grande Valley

Abbott, Davis to Debate Friday in Rio Grande Valley

Despite a 3-to-1 edge in campaign cash and polling leads over his Democratic opponent, Greg Abbott is courting Republican-snubbing Hispanic voters with efforts reminiscent of former President George

Arlington Firefighter Returns Home From Afghanistan

Arlington Firefighter Returns Home From Afghanistan

An Arlington firefighter, who is also a U.S. Army Guard Reserve specialist, returned home Thursday after being deployed to Afghanistan.

Police Standoff Ends Peacefully in Grand Prairie

Police Standoff Ends Peacefully in Grand Prairie

A police standoff in Grand Prairie ended peacefully Thursday after four hours of police negotiating with a suspect. The man involved has been identified as Jose Silva, 33, of Grand Prairie.

Highland Village Toils with Crash-Prone Intersection

Highland Village Toils with Crash-Prone Intersection

After 16 accidents since 2010, the City of Highland Village is asking TXDot for a permanent fix at FM 2499 and Barton Creek.