North Texas

North Texas Lake Openings & Access

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while most waterways are open, lake visitors will need to do their homework to find out if there is access to parks, boat ramps, marinas and recreational facilities.

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Spike In Accidental Child Drownings Seen As Epidemic

Halfway through the deadliest time of the year for drownings, at least 11 children have died in the region, and dozens more have been hospitalized.

07/02/2015

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Two Accused Of Illegal Dentistry In Dallas, Patient Injured

A man and woman living in North Texas have been accused of pretending to be dentists and leaving a woman severely hurt after pulling several teeth.

06/25/2015

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Fulhum Mineral Water

The bottled water industry serves up over 10 billion gallons annually. There is a new brand being bottled right there in North Texas and JD Ryan is Around Town with why this one is truly different.

06/25/2015

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2 Shot Dead In Palestine, Texas Home Saturday

A manhunt is underway after a suspected gunman left two dead in a home about 100 miles east of Dallas. The victims were identified Timothy Laban Owens, 39, and Ashley Quinn, 25. The Palestine Police Department says a third person at the home during the shootings called 9-1-1.

06/20/2015

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FBI, Garland Police Searching For Bank Robber

Garland police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a bank in broad daylight.

06/09/2015

President Barack Obama conducts a "Live from the White House" interview on trade and the economy with CBS 11 News anchor Karen Borta, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 3, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

President Obama Talks Trade With CBS11’s Karen Borta

CBS 11 News traveled to the White House to interview President Barack Obama about the proposed major trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Sun Returns To Texas, Revealing A Lack Of Preparedness

Flood damage across Texas shows a severe lack of preparedness — The federal warning system designed to anticipate such catastrophic events did not accurately assess the danger this May.

05/31/2015

Dallas, 5.30.15. Photo courtesy: Jeremy Cai.

Spring Storms Cause Millions In Texas Infrastructure Damage

A series of severe storms has caused at least $27 million of infrastructure damage in Texas — and that figure is only expected to rise. Roadways in 167 of the state’s 254 counties suffered some form of storm damage in May alone.

05/31/2015

Sylvan Ave Bridge, Dallas

Photo Courtesy: Jeremy Cai

North Texas Within 0.69″ Of Breaking Rainfall History

The Department of Transportation has brought in heavy-duty pumps to draw the water from the depression into the Trinity River. As of Saturday afternoon, North Texas is a mere .69″ away from becoming the wettest month in history.

05/30/2015

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Officials: Brazos River Flooding To Worsen

The National Weather Service River Forecasters are predicting a second and much higher crest of the Brazos River in Parker County.

05/29/2015

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Another Round Of Rain Brings More Serious Flooding In Texas

Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 20 people and left 14 missing.

05/29/2015

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