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
DART Train Pins Man Who Fell from Platform

DART Train Pins Man Who Fell from Platform

An adult male was pinned beneath a DART train at the White Rock Station after falling from the platform Thursday night.

Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Ron Washington Resigned Over Infidelity

Former Texas Rangers skipper Ron Washington said he resigned as the manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was unfaithful to his wife.

Errors Led to Dallas Firefighter’s Death: Reports

Errors Led to Dallas Firefighter’s Death: Reports

A combination of deficiencies contributed the death of Dallas Firefighter Stanley Wilson last year according to reports from the State Fire Marshal and Dallas Fire Rescue obtained Thursday by NBC 5.

Council Member Investigated for Possible 911 Abuse

Council Member Investigated for Possible 911 Abuse

The Balch Springs Police Department is investigating a council member for what the department believes is an abuse of the 911 system.

Vigil Held for Missing Woman Christina Morris

Vigil Held for Missing Woman Christina Morris

Nearly 200 people, including family, friends and strangers gathered Thursday night, lit candles and prayed for the safe return of Christina Morris.

Convicted Fla. Felon Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Self

Convicted Fla. Felon Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Self

A Florida man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself, The Associated Press