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.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility in Garland Shooting

ISIS Claims Responsibility in Garland Shooting

The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for an attack at a center in Garland exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.

Tech Preventing Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes Slow to North Texas

Tech Preventing Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes Slow to North Texas

NBC 5 Investigates has learned at least 14 people have died and 171 have been injured since Jan. 1 in more than 260 wrong-way crashes in Texas. What is taking so long for life-saving technology to arrive...

Man Attacked Leaving Richardson Mosque: Police

Man Attacked Leaving Richardson Mosque: Police

Police say a man was attacked by two other men when he left prayer service at a Richardson mosque Monday night.

Texas Gunman Was Former Target of FBI Terror Probe

Texas Gunman Was Former Target of FBI Terror Probe

In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.

"Draw Muhammad" Contest Group Has Provocative History

"Draw Muhammad" Contest Group Has Provocative History

The group behind the provocative contest for cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad at a suburban Dallas venue attacked by two gunmen Sunday has a long history of courting controversy by targeting Muslims.

Garland ISD Considers Changing Arena Rental Policy

Garland ISD Considers Changing Arena Rental Policy

Garland ISD will consider changing their policy for renting the Curtis Culwell Center after two men opened fire outside the arena Sunday night.