Plano Takes Aim At Swamp Rat InfestationPlano is spending millions to help rid parks of large aquatic rodents.
Pesky Plants Found In Another East Texas WaterwayThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said that an invasive plant that can clog boat motors and block sunlight from reaching lakes has turned up in another East Texas waterway.
Texans Will Be A Part Of Audubon Society's Annual Christmas Bird CountMore than 72,000 volunteers in more than 2,400 locations, including dozens across Texas, are expected to participate in the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count.
Car Crash With Cow Almost Kills North Texas VeteranA veteran who survived a tour in Afghanistan and another in Iraq almost died after a freak accident with a cow on a North Texas highway.
Whale With Stomach Problem Dies At SeaWorldA female beluga whale with apparent stomach trouble has died at SeaWorld in San Antonio. A park statement said that the whale, named Stella, died Friday while being treated for gastrointestinal problems.
Petite Texas Woman Takes Down 800-Pound GatorShoppers at a strip mall in Sugar Land got more than they bargained for when they saw a 12-foot alligator in the parking lot. Authorities called in the professionals, and they got Christy Krobroth, a petite dental hygienist.
Polarized Politics Dictated Obama Keystone CallPresident Obama is now being praised to the skies by environmentalists and most Democrats, and denounced in apocalyptic terms by Republicans and the business community.
Dolphin Reproduction Hurt By BP Oil SpillDolphins living in a bay polluted by BP's 2010 oil spill have had a very difficult time giving birth.
RRC Says Weak Link Between Wells & QuakesTwo wastewater wells connected to a swarm of earthquakes will not have any changes to their permits.
Heavy October Rains Lessen Drought Conditions In TexasNew data shows heavy rains this month across much of Texas have significantly improved drought conditions in the state.
Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas WildfiresLarger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used.
Fewer Burn Bans After Texas RainThe number of Texas counties banning outdoor burning has dropped after a weekend of heavy rain.