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Low water levels in a lake-bed. (credit: Remy Gabalda/AFP/GettyImages)

North Texans Could Face Winter Watering Restrictions

Most people associate the implementation of watering restrictions with the summer months, but the orders can be put in place any time drought is problem – and North Texas is having that problem now.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2012

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Boat Operator Missing At Eagle Mountain Lake

Authorities have searched a North Texas lake for a boat operator missing since his 26-foot cabin cruiser was hit by a large wave and sank.

10/16/2012

Mayor Betsy Price's helmet after she fell off her bike. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Mayor Price Returns To City Hall After Bike Accident

Clutching her cracked helmet and her arm in a sling, Mayor Betsy Price walked back into City Hall for work Wednesday for the first time since breaking her collarbone during a bike accident.

06/20/2012

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Tarrant Regional Water District Lifts Usage Restrictions

The district that supplies water to 98 percent of Tarrant County is lifting Stage 1 restrictions on its wholesale customers, prompting the cities of Fort Worth and Southlake to nix all limitations on Friday.

05/03/2012

Tony Weathers, 30, died trying to cross the Trinity River during the 15th 'Original Mud Run' event in Fort Worth on April 14, 2012. This is him at the starting line.(Credit: Weathers Family)

Were Safety Measures In Place For Original Mud Run?

Richard Moore is athletic, in shape, and no stranger to challenging races. He and his wife had no fears of entering the Original Mud Run Saturday in Fort Worth. Then he saw the river crossing.

04/17/2012

Tony Weathers, XX, died trying to cross the Trinity River during the 15th 'Original Mud Run' event in Fort Worth on April 14, 2012. (Credit: Texas DPS)

Safety Claims Debated After Mud Run Participant Dies

Organizers of the adventure race where a competitor died this weekend defended their safety measures Monday while participants reported chaos along the stretch where the 30-year-old man died.

04/16/2012

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 North Texas Mayors Want Permanent Water Restrictions By Summer

By summer, the mayors of Arlington, Fort Worth, Dallas and Irving want a permanent water conservation plan in place in their respective cities.

04/11/2012

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North Texas Mayors Urge Permanent Water Limits

The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are considering making watering restrictions permanent as part of a conservation plan.

04/03/2012

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Unearthed Slave Remains To Be Moved To Corsicana Cemetery

Remains unearthed by recent drought conditions around Richland Chambers Lake in Navarro County will soon have a new resting place.

12/09/2011

Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Movement Of Supposed Slave Cemetery Taking Racial Tone

The ugly process of racial segregation was supposed to have been laid to rest more than fifty years ago, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Yet just this week, in a North Texas courtroom, officials argued over whether to relocate the bones of 25 men, women and children all believed to be slaves who died over a century ago in a predominantly white cemetery.

12/07/2011

Cows graze in the south end of Lake Benbrook on September 20, 2011. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Fracking Further Draining Drought-Stricken Lake Benbrook

The expectation among marina owners is that the docks are going to sit on water, and that they won’t have to mow their boat slips. But at Lake Benbrook, where water levels remain at record lows, business owners and lake visitors are wondering where it all went.

09/20/2011

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Restrictions Drop Water Use In Tarrant County

Tarrant County officials say water usage has dropped 8.5 percent — more than their goal — since restrictions went into place August 29.

09/11/2011

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