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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

South Texas Man Cited for Hunting Rattlesnakes

South Texas Man Cited for Hunting Rattlesnakes

Texas Game Wardens in far south Texas cited a man they said repeatedly hunts for rattlesnakes.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Father, Son Cited in Game Warden's Driveway

Father, Son Cited in Game Warden's Driveway

A North Texas game warden did not have to go very far to issue a hunting citation. An Ellis County game warden was called by a ranch manager who said two people were shooting into his pasture from a county...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

New Hunting Regulations Released for 2018-19

New Hunting Regulations Released for 2018-19

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new hunting regulations for 2018-19 including changes to dove, deer and turkey seasons.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

Fish Lengths, Limits Changed for 2018-19 Season

Fish Lengths, Limits Changed for 2018-19 Season

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new fishing regulations for 2018-19 for largemouth bass and king mackerel.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Texas Expands CWD Containment Zone

Texas Expands CWD Containment Zone

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is expanding the state's chronic wasting disease (CWD) Panhandle Containment Zone the disease was discovered earlier this year in a white-tailed deer killed on the road.

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Gators Spotted at Lake Ray Hubbard? Experts Not Surprised

Gators Spotted at Lake Ray Hubbard? Experts Not Surprised

Over the weekend, social media chatter revolved around reported sightings of three alligators at Lake Ray Hubbard near the Rowlett Road bridge.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Fecal Bacteria at Texas Beaches? Check Here to See

Fecal Bacteria at Texas Beaches? Check Here to See

If you're heading to a Texas beach for spring break, you may want to check the bacteria levels at your favorite spot.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Fecal Bacteria at Texas Beaches? Check Here to See

Fecal Bacteria at Texas Beaches? Check Here to See

If you're heading to a Texas beach for spring break, you may want to check the bacteria levels at your favorite spot.

Friday, Mar 2, 2018

New Campaign Encourages Texans To Be Untamed

New Campaign Encourages Texans To Be Untamed

A new campaign from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation proudly embraces the wild spirit of the Lone Star State. The We Will Not Be Tamed campaign encourages Texans to "get involved in conserving the...

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Spring in Texas Means Snakes Ending Hibernation

Spring in Texas Means Snakes Ending Hibernation

Spring-like temperatures in areas of Texas mean snakes are coming out of winter hibernation, increasing the likelihood of people and pets getting bit, Texas A&M University experts say.

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Girl Tells Bus Driver She Was Assaulted Walking to School
Girl Tells Bus Driver She Was Assaulted Walking to School

A 13-year-old girl says a man physically assaulted her as she walked to school Thursday morning.

TxDOT Waiving $1.3 Billion in Late Toll Fees: Report
TxDOT Waiving $1.3 Billion in Late Toll Fees: Report

The Texas Department of Transportation says it's waiving $1.3 billion in late fees for drivers who failed to pay their bills on time, a report says.

Dallas Teacher Accused of Relationship With Student, 17
Dallas Teacher Accused of Relationship With Student, 17

A Dallas teacher is under arrest Thursday, accused of having an improper relationship with a student.

Celina Firefighter on Flight 1380: God Called Me to Move
Celina Firefighter on Flight 1380: God Called Me to Move

After an engine blew on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas, a North Texas firefighter says he jumped into action because of his training and his faith.

Men Arrested at Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives
Men Arrested at Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives

Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte...

Wife, Husband Reunited After Saying 'Goodbye' on Flight 1380
Wife, Husband Reunited After Saying 'Goodbye' on Flight 1380

During those terrifying moments in the sky on the Southwest flight, some of the passengers aboard were able to get messages to their family and friends on the ground. The Southwest flight was equipped with WIFI,...