10 Water-Related Deaths In Texas During Fourth Of JulyTexas officials said that 10 people died in water-related incidents across the state during the extended Fourth of July weekend. Three of those deaths involved boating-related incidents.
Arlington Fire Received 550 Fireworks CallsEmergency calls, including several major car crash is the Fourth of July night take priority, meaning some fireworks calls have to be a delayed response.
Cops Called To Shut Down Slip-And-Slide, Take Ride InsteadAt a Fourth of July block party in North Carolina, one of the residents set up a giant slip-and-slide for the kids (and adults). But the fun seemed certain to stop when police showed up.
Search Continues For Gunmen That Robbed & Killed TeenPolice in Dallas are still looking for two suspects who robbed an 18-year-old man and killed him after he returned from watching the Kaboom Town fireworks show on Monday night.
Neighbors, Police Trying To Stop Celebratory GunfireDallas Police said in 2016, officers responded to 400 calls regarding random gunfire over the Independence Day holiday.
If Citizenship Required A Test, Would You Pass?America mints new citizens every minute, just by being born. But more than 750,000 more earned that right last year, becoming naturalized citizens.
Contingent Of First Responders Keeping July Fourth Event SafeA team of 14 first responders make up MedStar's special events crew.  They expect to stay busy through the evening as most of their calls will be for fatigue and heat-related issues.
Be Careful With FireworksSparklers account for half of all eye fireworks injures, especially in kids under 12.
Ken Foote's Summer Songs: "America" From Neil DiamondFor the 241st birthday of our great country, this song written and performed by Neil Diamond was a top 10 Billboard hit in the spring and summer of 1981.
Tips For A Safe Fourth Of July On The WaterHoliday weekends are perfect reminders for boaters -- and anyone else enjoying time by the water -- to be careful and take the proper steps to stay safe. That includes life vests for everybody.
Fort Worth Crews Start Weekend Of Illegal Fireworks CrackdownIn what's typically a busy weekend for authorities, Fort Worth police and firefighters are tracking down people illegally shooting fireworks throughout the city.
Fourth Of July Recipes: Set And Forget Hors d'oeuvresGet ready to wow the crowd this Fourth of July with these simple make ahead hors d'oeuvre. These wallet-friendly recipes are a great way to feed a big crowd with minimal effort. Chips and dip just took on a whole new meaning with our compilation of bold flavors and fresh ingredients.

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