"Frack Free Denton" at Denton City Hall, 5.31.15. CBS 11

Fate Of Denton’s Fracking Ban Still Undecided

City leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton’s fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.

06/03/2015

The flooded out Sandy Lake RV Resort in Carrollton. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Some Evacuated RV Residents Being Allowed Back In Park

Some residents of a North Texas RV park, who were forced to evacuate because of flooding along Lake Lewisville, are being allowed back in their homes.

CBSDFW.COM–06/01/2015

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Flooding Sparks Concerns About Zebra Mussels

Another problem from the record rains and lake flooding North Texans are seeing, is what experts believe will be a wide spread problem with zebra mussel infestation.

06/01/2015

Mosquito

Water From Rain & Flooding Means A Lot More Mosquitoes

While most North Texans are glad to see the rain gone and rejoicing at the sunshine, experts say the 2015 mosquito population will be one for the record books too.

CBSDFW.COM–06/01/2015

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Residents Relieved As Brazos River Crests In Parker County

Rivers in Parker County are over their banks and homeowners are bracing for the worst as more rain moves into North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

Denton-Fracking

Vantage Energy The First Company To Resume Fracking in Denton

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has resumed in the City of Denton. The natural gas drilling process is once again happening after a new state law made the city’s ban illegal.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

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High Water Concerns Closing Lake Boat Ramps & Campgrounds

Last year the drought left lake lovers disappointed. This year water fans are again disappointed but for exactly the opposite reason. Flooding is now standing in the way of people having a good time.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2015

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Texan Who Paid $350K Kills Endangered Black Rhino In Africa

A Texan who bid $350,000 to hunt a black rhinoceros in Africa in what was billed as a conservation fundraiser has killed one of the endangered animals.

05/21/2015

A woman tests the waves on the beach on the first day it was reopened to the public after being closed due to the oil spill July 25, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

U.S. Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Last 100 Years

A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked.

05/15/2015

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Crews In Granbury Working To Make Giant Sinkhole Bigger

Rain and storms over the weekend resulted in a giant sinkhole opening up in Granbury. As crews continue to work in the area their job now is to make the crater bigger!

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2015

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Texas No Longer In ‘Exceptional Drought’

The U.S. Drought Monitor indicated that Texas, for the first time since mid-2012, is no longer in the ‘exceptional drought’ category, the most dire of the five drought designations.

05/14/2015

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Possible Tap Water Taste & Odor Issues For Fort Worth Residents

Some residents in Fort Worth may notice a slight change in the taste and color of their tap water. This week the Tarrant Regional Water District changed the city’s water source.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2015

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Arlington, Chevy, EcoMedia Partner To Beautify Park

The Chevrolet EcoAd grant paid for green improvements around Randol Mill Park. Those involved hosted a dedication ceremony on May 7, 2011.

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