Brazos River

Quad copter prepared for takeoff in Parker County.
Bud Gillet - CBS11

Drones Help Parker County Scope Out Flood Damage

The drones can see buildings and dwellings that are impossible to view from the road.

54 mins ago

(credit: Bud Gillett/CBS 11 News)

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–3 hours ago

(credit: Tom Riehm/CBS 11 News)

Brazos River Expected To Rise 6-8 Inches

Homeowners in Parker County have been warned to evacuate after concerns that the Brazos River will crest and rise by several more feet on Thursday.

12 hours ago

Brazos River in Horseshoe Bend
Jeff Paul - CBS11

Not All Folks Evacuating In Horseshoe Bend

Given hours to grab their valuables and secure their homes, residents in Horseshoe Bend headed for higher ground Wednesday night.

20 hours ago

On Jan. 24, Weatherford homeowners met with the city to discuss a flood plan that would help avoid scenes like this.

Parker County Residents Asked To Evacuate Before 8 p.m.

Officials in Parker County are recommending that people evacuate because of the chances for a “record flood event” along the Brazos River.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2015

A conceptual rendering of Baylor's planned on-campus stadium. (Credit: Baylor University)

Man Dies In Baylor Stadium Construction Accident

A Baylor University stadium construction worker was killed and a co-worker was treated for hypothermia after an accident that plunged both into the Brazos River.

01/29/2014

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Best Rafting & Tubing Near DFW

DFW is crisscrossed with waterways just waiting for an onslaught of tubes, rafts, kayaks and even bikerafts. Here are some great places to jump in this summer.

07/20/2013

Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Hurt In Hill County Gas Explosion

One woman was seriously injured during a natural gas explosion in Hill County on Tuesday morning, near the town of Blum and close to the Brazos River.

02/12/2013

WACO, TX - DECEMBER 03:  Floyd Casey Stadium during a game between the Baylor Bears and the Texas Longhorns on December 3, 2011 in Waco, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Waco Leaders OK Funds For New Baylor Stadium

Waco leaders have cleared the way to help finance Baylor’s planned $250 million on-campus football stadium.

08/08/2012

WACO, TX - DECEMBER 03:  Floyd Casey Stadium during a game between the Baylor Bears and the Texas Longhorns on December 3, 2011 in Waco, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Baylor Regents OK $250 Million Football Stadium

Baylor hopes to have the 45,000-seat facility ready for the 2014 season. The Bears currently play at Floyd Casey Stadium, which was built in 1950 and has maintenance issues.

07/20/2012

A conceptual rendering of Baylor's planned on-campus stadium. (Credit: Baylor University)

Gift Will Help Baylor Build Bridge To Stadium

A prominent Texas lawyer alumnus has made a major donation to help build a bridge over the Brazos River to connect the Baylor University campus with a proposed football stadium.

05/18/2012

An airboat. (Getty Images)

Airboat Bill Sponsor Wants Veto From Perry

A State Representative is asking the governor to veto a bill he once sponsored. Senate Bill 408 would ban airboats on the John Graves Scenic Riverway which runs from Possum Kingdom Lake to Lake Granbury, the section of the Brazos River that runs through Palo Pinto and Parker Counties.

06/13/2011

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