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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Sunday, 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

Monday, 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.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Tough water restrictions could hit Dallas much sooner than expected.

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Water District Grapples With Mussels

Water District Grapples With Mussels

The NTMWD expects the severe drought to continue in 2012.

Saturday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

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NBC 5 Forecast: Storms Friday, Nice Saturday
NBC 5 Forecast: Storms Friday, Nice Saturday

A line of storms in North Texas on Friday

Richardson Man Accused of Supporting ISIS, Lying to Feds
Richardson Man Accused of Supporting ISIS, Lying to Feds

A federal grand jury in Dallas returned an indictment Wednesday against a Richardson man charged with six counts of making false statements to federal agents investigating his alleged support of ISIS and terrorist activity.

Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS
Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS

The Weatherford Independent School District Board of Trustees votes to terminate the agreement with Dallas County Schools.

Stranded over Spring Break Near the Grand Canyon
Stranded over Spring Break Near the Grand Canyon

Amber Vanhecke was looking forward to an adventurous trip to the Grand Canyon over spring break, but things took a turn when she ended up lost, out of gas and no cell service.

White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote
White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.

Missing Fisherman's Body Found in Lake Ray Hubbard
Missing Fisherman's Body Found in Lake Ray Hubbard

The Dallas County Medical Examiner confirms Thursday morning that a body recovered on Lake Ray Hubbard Wednesday is a fisherman missing since last week.