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
Heavy Rain, Flooding Reported in North Texas

Heavy Rain, Flooding Reported in North Texas

Rain moved across North Texas once again on Saturday morning flooding roads and adding to the already rising lake and creek levels.

Car Drives Off Heliport at Dallas Convention Center

Car Drives Off Heliport at Dallas Convention Center

One person is in critical condition after an overnight crash.

NBC 5 Forecast: Flood Threat Continues

NBC 5 Forecast: Flood Threat Continues

Storms move through the Metroplex this morning and there may still be a few lingering showers & storms this afternoon.

Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

Dallas city officials say a stretch of Loop 12 between Irving Boulevard and Interstate 30 will be closed for the next several days due to flooding.

Protesters Face Off at Phoenix "Draw Muhammad" Contest

Protesters Face Off at Phoenix "Draw Muhammad" Contest

About 500 people, many of them carrying guns and cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, rallied outside a Phoenix mosque Friday, where they were met by hundreds of counter protesters railing against what they called...

Snake Bites Increasing with More North Texas Rain

Snake Bites Increasing with More North Texas Rain

North Texas doctors say with all the rain and flooding forcing wild animals out of their natural habitats, they are seeing a spike in snake bites this spring.