Texan Among 20 Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Medal WinnersA North Texas Sheriff's Deputy who risked her life in floodwaters trying to save a grandmother from drowning is among 20 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.
Sprinkler Water Damages Thousands Of Books At Texas LibraryWorkers at a North Texas library estimate more than 3,000 books have water damage after a fire sprinkler mistakenly went off and flooded a n area on the first floor.
Eroding Dam System Threatens Northern California TownsA Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has always been central to the life of the towns around it. Now the lake that has brought them holiday fireworks and festivals could bring disaster.
Nearly 200,000 Remain Under Evacuation Near California DamNearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam.
Houston Flooding Causes Release Of 1M Gallons Of WastewaterFlooding in Houston that resulted from Wednesday's heavy rains has caused more than 1 million gallons of wastewater to be inadvertently released.
Rain Pounds Houston As Flooded Roadways Strand MotoristsEmergency crews have made dozens of high-water rescues as thunderstorms flood streets in the Houston area and batter other parts of south Texas.
North Texas Flood Victims Struggle Without Flood InsurancePrivate insurance companies rarely include flooding in standard policies, leaving homeowners to apply separately through FEMA.
Arlington Heights Neighborhood Hoping For Permanent Flooding FixHomeowners and the City of Fort Worth are working to address the chronic flooding in Arlington Heights.
Most Advanced Weather Satellite Ever Built Rockets Into SpaceThe most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives.
Fort Worth Officials Mull Plan To Buy Flood-Prone HomesThe City of Fort Worth on Tuesday will be discussing a plan that would put them in the home-buying business. The proposal is for the city to purchase at least a few dozen flood-prone houses in the Arlington Heights neighborhood.
Bridge Construction Project To Reduce Marsh To One LaneToday’s rain will likely only accentuate a problem in Farmers Branch that will soon have thousands of North Texas drivers facing traffic delays.
Fort Worth Considers Buying Flood-Prone HomesThe City of Fort Worth is looking into buying a number of homes that are prone to flooding. The idea is to turn those properties into green spaces, allowing water to flow through them without causing serious damage.

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