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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.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts this could be the worst ever season for tick-borne illness due to a sharp rise in the tick population.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

Mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile virus in several North Texas Cities.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

A monster frog making the rounds on social media may not be as gross as it seems.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

A strange virus is attacking endangered sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast, leaving some unable to see and eat and putting them at risk of starving to death.

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Garland PD: Suspects Arrested in Store Clerk Killing
Garland PD: Suspects Arrested in Store Clerk Killing

Garland police say two suspects have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk during a robbery attempt late Saturday.

'Don't Let Me Die': Dallas FD Capt. Recalls Italy HS Victim
'Don't Let Me Die': Dallas FD Capt. Recalls Italy HS Victim

The 15-year-old Italy High School student injured in a school shooting Monday is recovering at a Dallas hospital, and the first firefighter to reach her at the scene is sharing his story.

Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting
Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who opened fire inside a North Texas high school, wounding a classmate, has been charged as a juvenile with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Wylie Man Reported Missing, Police Ask for Public's Help
Wylie Man Reported Missing, Police Ask for Public's Help

Wylie police are investigating the disappearance of a man whose family says they haven't seen him for nearly a week.

Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe
Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible...

Help Prevent Dementia With Simple Lifestyle Changes
Help Prevent Dementia With Simple Lifestyle Changes

According to doctors, you can prevent the risk of getting dementia by making a few simple lifestyle changes. In fact, studies show these lifestyle changes can be more powerful than any medication.