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.

Top Stories
Father Chases Hit-and-Run Driver After Violent Crash

Father Chases Hit-and-Run Driver After Violent Crash

A father of two flagged down a passing motorist and tried to chase down the hit-and-run driver who crashed into his family's sedan Monday night, injuring his two children.

Possible Child Predator Warning in Keller

Possible Child Predator Warning in Keller

Several neighborhoods around Keller are on alert after reports a stranger offered a young boy a ride in a pickup truck. It happened Friday around Willis Lane Elementary not far from past reported...

Dallas Firefighter Widow Still Seeking Closure, Changes

Dallas Firefighter Widow Still Seeking Closure, Changes

Seven months after Dallas firefighter Scott Tanksley was killed after falling from an icy overpass while helping a stranded driver, his widow is still waiting for the fatality investigation report.

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

A Fort Bliss soldier was charged with capital murder after he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter with a belt because she soiled her diaper, according to West Texas police.

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

Students in Highland Park can no longer read seven specific books -- at least not at school.

Texas City Adopts Stricter Tattoo Policy for Employees

Texas City Adopts Stricter Tattoo Policy for Employees

A San Antonio-area city has banned visible tattoos for municipal employees at work four months after an off-duty officer was killed outside his tattoo parlor.