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
Texas AG Ken Paxton Surrenders, Indictments Unsealed

Texas AG Ken Paxton Surrenders, Indictments Unsealed

The state's top lawyer, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, surrendered to law enforcement at the Collin County Jail Monday morning after being indicted last week on three felonies.

TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

The Texas Department of Transportation makes a major change to help prevent the hundreds of deadly wrong-way crashes that continue to take place on Texas roads.

Woman, Child Dead After Loop 820 Crash

Woman, Child Dead After Loop 820 Crash

An 81-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl are dead and several others were injured after a crash Monday afternoon on Loop 820 in west Fort Worth, officials say.

American Airlines to No Longer Transport Big Game Trophies

American Airlines to No Longer Transport Big Game Trophies

American Airlines has said that it will no longer transport big game trophies, the latest carrier to announce such a policy since a popular lion named Cecil was killed by a recreational hunter in Zimbabwe.

Cecil Hunter's Helper Feels He Did Nothing Wrong

Cecil Hunter's Helper Feels He Did Nothing Wrong

The hunter accused of helping an American kill Cecil the lion told NBC News on Tuesday that he felt he did nothing wrong. Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer allegedly paid Theo Bronkhorst $50,000 to lure the lion...

Woman Convicted of Killing Infant Dies 2 Months After Plea

Woman Convicted of Killing Infant Dies 2 Months After Plea

A baby sitter who spent years on death row for an Austin-area infant's death dies less than two months after pleading guilty to murder.