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 Racing Commission Suspends Operations

Texas Racing Commission Suspends Operations

The Texas Racing Commission has suspended operations -- meaning horse and dog racing tracks cannot take bets -- amid legislative funding squabbles.

Lockdown Lifted at Arlington's Moore Elementary

Lockdown Lifted at Arlington's Moore Elementary

Arlington ISD officials confirm that a school in the district was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon.

Missing Radioactive Package Found

Missing Radioactive Package Found

Texas A&M University has located a box containing radioactive research material after the FedEx package was missing since last month.

Playing Hooky No Longer a Crime in Texas

Playing Hooky No Longer a Crime in Texas

Starting Tuesday, skipping school is no longer a crime in Texas.

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot in Chicago Suburb

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot in Chicago Suburb

Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passengers Became Disorderly

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passengers Became Disorderly

Southwest Airlines says a Chicago-bound flight has been diverted to Texas after a group of passengers became disorderly.