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Temporary bridge at Joe Pool Lake.
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Rain Is Killing Business On The Lakes

Workers build a floating bridge across what was once a parking lot. Still, the popular Oasis restaurant on Joe Pool Lake is closed.

05/22/2015

Temporary bridge being built at Joe Pool Lake.
Andrea Lucia - CBS11

Bridge To Businesses A No-Go So Far At Joe Pool Lake

The owner of the Lynn Creek Marina was hoping to have it built by now, but the Grand Prairie Fire Department stepped in Thursday night insisting he’ll need a permit.

05/21/2015

The Trinity River water level higher than normal, but nowhere near highest its been.

Lakes, Rivers May Be Higher Than Usual But Nothing Wrong With It

The Army Corps Of Engineers says its flood control system is working as designed.

05/18/2015

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Six Feet Of Flood Water Flounders Grand Prairie Business

Cleanup continues as a severe weekend storm overflowed lakes, damaged structures, and turned roads into rivers. Dallasites were taking pictures of the spillway at White Rock Lake as if it’s Niagara Falls.

05/17/2015

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Lakes Benefit From Spring Rain

There has been a good amount of rain in North Texas so far this spring. And while that might have caused some headaches for some people, things are looking good for anyone who is planning a trip to area lakes.

04/24/2015

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1 Dead After Watercraft Accident On Joe Pool Lake

One person is dead after a personal watercraft accident on Joe Pool Lake. There were four friends, on two separate jet skis, when one ‘t-boned’ the other. The impact killed one of the drivers – a 42-year-old man.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

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Swimmer Drowns At Joe Pool Lake

A Desoto resident drowned at Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie Saturday.

05/11/2014

Riders enjoy an attraction at Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park in Dallas. (credit: Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park via Facebook)

5 Reasons To Visit DFW For Spring Break

Spring break is upon us. However, overcrowded beaches are not for everyone. DFW has plenty of exciting springtime options that can be memorable for everyone in the family.

03/08/2014

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

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Another Texas Lake

A pesky problem is spreading into more Texas lakes. Invasive zebra mussels first showed up in 2009 at Lake Texoma. Now, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department confirm they have spread to Belton Lake.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Family Hopeful As Son Recovers From Brain Injury Following Accident On Lake

Two Tarrant County educators are facing a touch test in the coming weeks. Their son is recovering from a traumatic brain injury that happened during a boating accident.

09/10/2013

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Rescuers Recover Body Of North Texas Drowning Victim

It’s been a deadly weekend on area lakes. Two people drowned in Lake Worth. Officials have confirmed that one person drowned in Lake Lewisville and the search continues for another man missing there.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

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No Charges Expected After Boat Crash

No charges planned A 12-year-old boy was critically injured following a boat crash on Joe Pool Lake.

06/09/2013

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