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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

Thousands Not Following FW Water Restrictions

Thousands Not Following FW Water Restrictions

Fort Worth is using less water, but a lot of people still aren't abiding by the restrictions.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011

ASPCA Offers $250,000 'Hay Bale-Out'

ASPCA Offers $250,000 'Hay Bale-Out'

The ASPCA is offering help feeding horses and donkeys after this year's severe drought.

Friday, Sep 30, 2011

Dry Decade Ahead for Texas?

Dry Decade Ahead for Texas?

A Texas A&M climatologist forecasts a dry decade for the Lone Star State.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011

It's Hot, Record Hot

It's Hot, Record Hot

Thursday was an unseasonable hot day, breaking the record set in 1953.

Monday, Sep 26, 2011

Group Wants Perry's Help in Hay Crisis

Group Wants Perry's Help in Hay Crisis

An online petition asks Gov. Rick Perry to use state resources to bring in hay from other states.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

Drought Cracks Community Center

Drought Cracks Community Center

The drought is shifting and cracking buildings across North Texas, including the Como Community Center.

Friday, Sep 23, 2011

Stage 3 Restrictions for Many on the Way

Stage 3 Restrictions for Many on the Way

More than 1 million North Texas water customers will be under Stage 3 water restrictions beginning Nov. 1.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

Garland Group Low on Energy Help Money

Garland Group Low on Energy Help Money

The Salvation Army in Garland says it doesn't have enough money to help people who need assistance with their electric bills.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011

No Season a Good Season for Allergies

No Season a Good Season for Allergies

Seasonal allergies are here.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011

Drought Dwindles Texas Pumpkin Supply

Drought Dwindles Texas Pumpkin Supply

Finding the perfect pumpkin this fall may be difficult because crops in Texas have been crippled by the drought.

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Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

For 22 years the city of Kaufman had only one unsolved murder. On Thursday police arrested Alvaro Iglesias Rodriquez in Wichita, Kansas, and charged him with murder.

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

The Texas Department of Transportation regrets allowing the popular Texas state symbol in the I-20 median in far southwest Dallas and refuses to install a rest area there because of safety concerns.

Jamaica, Haiti Brace for Deadly Hurricane Matthew

Jamaica, Haiti Brace for Deadly Hurricane Matthew

Matthew weakened slightly from a Category 5 to a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic early Saturday, as it roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of...

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

"Affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch will remain in jail after his request for a new judge was denied Thursday.

Two Men Shot, Killed in Oak Cliff, Third Injured

Two Men Shot, Killed in Oak Cliff, Third Injured

Three Latino men were shot Friday afternoon, two fatally, on the 700 block of North Lancaster in Oak Cliff, Dallas police say.