Heat Wave 2011 - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Sunday, 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

Monday, 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.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Tough water restrictions could hit Dallas much sooner than expected.

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Water District Grapples With Mussels

Water District Grapples With Mussels

The NTMWD expects the severe drought to continue in 2012.

Saturday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

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Plumber Dies, Trapped Underneath Flower Mound Home
Plumber Dies, Trapped Underneath Flower Mound Home

A plumber working beneath a Flower Mound home died Thursday when part of the home's foundation is believed to have collapsed on top of him, trapping him beneath the home.

Child Dies After Being Hit in Family's Driveway
Child Dies After Being Hit in Family's Driveway

A 2-year-old boy died Thursday afternoon after being accidentally struck by his father's vehicle as he backed out of the driveway, police say.

Firefighter Charged in Crash That Killed Woman, Unborn Child
Firefighter Charged in Crash That Killed Woman, Unborn Child

A Dallas firefighter charged with one count of intoxication manslaughter after he was involved in an off-duty crash that killed a pregnant teenager and her unborn child has been released on bond.

Former Home of Cowboys Star Deion Sanders Up for Auction
Former Home of Cowboys Star Deion Sanders Up for Auction

Ever dreamed of owning your own move-in ready mansion once owned by an NFL superstar? There's a place in Prosper that could be right for you. Deion Sanders' former home is on the auction block.

FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps...

Dirk Says He May Return Next Season
Dirk Says He May Return Next Season

Losing is no fun for Dirk Nowitzki. But plenty of other things still are -- enough to maybe keep him in the game next season.