Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Dec 29, 2011

Ranchers Tricked by Bad Hay

Ranchers Tricked by Bad Hay

The need for hay is creating an easy target for people who want to cash in on the hot commodity.

Dec 19, 2011

Estimated 500M Trees Killed in Drought

Estimated 500M Trees Killed in Drought

Preliminary estimates from the Texas Forest Service show the year-long drought in Texas may have claimed as many as 500 million trees.

Dec 7, 2011

Drought Persists Despite Cold, Wet Weather

Drought Persists Despite Cold, Wet Weather

Dry brush creates a perfect fuel for wildfires, and officials are urging people to get rid of it now.

Dec 4, 2011

Texas Town to Run Out of Water by Tuesday

Texas Town to Run Out of Water by Tuesday

Emergency measures to help keep water flowing in Groesbeck

Nov 28, 2011

NTMWD Speeds Up Pipeline Project

NTMWD Speeds Up Pipeline Project

A $270 million water pipeline is in the works to transport water from Lake Texoma directly to a Lake Lavon treatment plant.

Nov 11, 2011

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Tough water restrictions could hit Dallas much sooner than expected.

Nov 7, 2011

Water District Grapples With Mussels

Water District Grapples With Mussels

The NTMWD expects the severe drought to continue in 2012.

Oct 29, 2011

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Begin Tuesday

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Begin Tuesday

Stage 3 restrictions go into effect Tuesday for all NTMWD cities.

Oct 21, 2011

Good Time for Fall Planting

Good Time for Fall Planting

The cooler fall weather is driving people outdoors to spruce up their yards.

Oct 18, 2011

NTMWD Imposes Stage 3 Water Restrictions, Again

NTMWD Imposes Stage 3 Water Restrictions, Again

The North Texas Municipal Water District is moving to Stage 3 water restrictions again, and members are on notice, a 30 percent rate increase may be necessary in 2012.

Top Stories
Court: Teen Must Turn Over "Affluenza" Records

Court: Teen Must Turn Over "Affluenza" Records

A state appeals court has ruled that attorneys for a North Texas teen who killed four people in a drunken crash must turn over records of the psychiatrist who testified the teen suffered from "affluenza."

Plano Student Competes in 'America's Got Talent' Finale

Plano Student Competes in 'America's Got Talent' Finale

Gymnasts at the World Olympics Gymnastics Academy in Plano gathered to watch their fellow athlete, Axle Osborne, compete in the finals of 'America's Got Talent' on NBC.

Grand Prairie Homecoming Queen Shares Her Crown

Grand Prairie Homecoming Queen Shares Her Crown

A group of friends at Grand Prairie High School vowed to make up for their classmates' cruel prank by awarding the homecoming crown to a deserving senior.

Texas Police K-9 Found Dead in Patrol Car

Texas Police K-9 Found Dead in Patrol Car

A Texas police department is mourning a devastating loss after a K-9 was found dead in the back of a patrol car last Friday.

"Just Watched Everything Burn": Calif. Town Ravaged by Blaze

"Just Watched Everything Burn": Calif. Town Ravaged by Blaze

They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was

Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

An 18-year-old pizza store employee in Texas has been charged with a felony after police say he rubbed his genitals on food he was preparing for a customer.