Electric Grid Foresees Record Power Usage, Tight Reserves This SummerThe operators of the electric distribution grid that serves most of Texas foresees record-breaking electric power usage this summer.
BMW Recalls 1.4M Vehicles Due To Risk Of Under-Hood FiresBMW is recalling more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood.
911 Calls On Nursing Home Dying: 'Oh My God, This Is Crazy'Newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives.
Ex-Prosecutors Unsure If Nursing Home Deaths Involved CrimesNine patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning, even though just across the street was a cool and fully functioning hospital.
Death Of 8 At Florida Nursing Home Sounds Alarms After IrmaHurricane-scarred Florida warily eyed the fate of its most vulnerable residents and emergency workers were urged to check on those in nursing homes after eight people died in a scorching facility that lost its air conditioning in the storm.
Fort Worth Officers Install AC Unit For Elderly ResidentA Fort Worth resident got to see a side of the police department that she will be forever grateful for, and it's something she will remember during the Texas heat.
Group Raises Money For AC Units For Seniors With Limited IncomeThe Dallas agency Senior Source initiated its "Beat the Heat" campaign by raising money to finance the purchase of air conditioning units for seniors with limited income.
U.S. Rep: Smuggler Semi Passed Checkpoint Before DiscoveryInvestigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling.
Death Toll Reaches 10 In Texas Immigrant-Smuggling CaseThe death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.
Social Media Photo Turns Attention To Fire Station Without ACThe City of Dallas is trying to make repairs after a social media photo showed the temperature inside one fire station at a sweltering 99 degrees.
Cool Move By Fort Worth OfficersWhen officers met 95-year-old Julius Hatley they noticed he didn't have air conditioning. They changed that pretty quickly.
Homeowners Handing Over Control Of Thermostat To Lower BillsCoServ Electric, which services most homes in Frisco as well as homes in parts of six North Texas counties, has started a new high-tech program aimed at lowering energy usage a peak times during the summer.