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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.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

The Dallas Arboretum is offering reduced admission rates during the month of August.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

A 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

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Watch Live: Update From NBC 5 Weather Experts
Watch Live: Update From NBC 5 Weather Experts

A cold front passing thru North Texas is expected to trigger severe weather late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

Storm Damage at Riverwind Casino in Norman Oklahoma
Storm Damage at Riverwind Casino in Norman Oklahoma

A storm system that pushed across Oklahoma, ripped a portion of the roof off the Riverwind Casino in Norman Oklahoma.

Former Presidents Come Together at Hurricane Aid Concert
Former Presidents Come Together at Hurricane Aid Concert

It’s not a scene we see often – all five living former U.S. Presidents putting politics aside to come together for one cause. In College Station, they used their presidential power to help the victims of...

Astros Beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, Reach World Series
Astros Beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, Reach World Series

Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7...

Suspect Identified in Stabbing of Farmers Branch Officer
Suspect Identified in Stabbing of Farmers Branch Officer

A Farmers Branch police officer is recovering after being stabbed early Saturday morning.

Finals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food
Finals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food

Corny dog or funnel cake ... fried nacho or turkey leg ... what is your favorite food at The State Fair of Texas. Vote here.