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Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Texas Deer Season Opens Saturday

Texas Deer Season Opens Saturday

Despite unseasonably warm temperatures in the forecast for much of the state, a rather balmy start for this weekend's Texas deer season opener likely won't deter hunters from participating in this time-honored...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Progress Made Fighting Deadly Virus Threatening Sea Turtles

Progress Made Fighting Deadly Virus Threatening Sea Turtles

Researchers are making progress in the fight against a deadly virus now found on green sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Plague of Grackles Reminiscent of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

Plague of Grackles Reminiscent of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

Grackles are back in full force this fall, as tends to happen in Texas. And the people of Dallas-Fort Worth have noticed.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Volunteers Clear 40 Tons of Trash from Texas Beaches

Volunteers Clear 40 Tons of Trash from Texas Beaches

The most recent of the Texas General Land Office's thrice-yearly beach cleanups has cleared more than 40 tons of trash from 55 miles of Texas coastal beaches.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Rowlett Neighbors Feel Threatened By Backyard Bees

Rowlett Neighbors Feel Threatened By Backyard Bees

A hive of backyard bees were no worry for Nancy Savattere, until her dogs, friends and neighbors in Rowlett started getting stung.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf coast.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

The horse whisperers have come to Fort Worth to do what some would think is impossible: Transforming wild mustangs into trusted companions.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

State scientists say zebra mussels have been found at Lake Austin, the latest indication the invasive species is continuing to spread along Texas waterways.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Hunters, anglers, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says licenses for 2017-2018 go on sale Aug. 15.

Top Stories
Fmr. Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed in Crash
Fmr. Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed in Crash

Former Dallas Cowboys player Terry Glenn was killed in a car crash in Irving early Monday morning, officials say.

UNT Senior Found Fatally Shot in Small Denton County Town
UNT Senior Found Fatally Shot in Small Denton County Town

Corinth police are investigating the town's first murder in 17 years. Police identified the victim on Monday as 21-year-old Amanda Clairmont, a senior at the University of North Texas.

Sherin Mathews' Sister, 4, Placed in Family's Care: CPS
Sherin Mathews' Sister, 4, Placed in Family's Care: CPS

The biological daughter of Wesley and Sini Mathews is now with family in the Houston area, Texas Child Protective Services confirms to NBC 5.

Vote: Which Cowboys Thanksgiving Win Was the Best
Vote: Which Cowboys Thanksgiving Win Was the Best

Which game do you think is the best Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day win? Head to the Blue Star Blog at NBCDFW.com to vote.

Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger
Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner, calling it an "illegal" combination that harms consumers and stifles innovation, DOJ officials said. AT&T and Time Warner announced...

North Texas Woman Says Sen. Al Franken Grabbed Her in 2010
North Texas Woman Says Sen. Al Franken Grabbed Her in 2010

In tweets last week, a North Texas woman says U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) grabbed her while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.