Fisherman Snags Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead SharkA 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.
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.
Battleship Texas Leaks Fixed, Retired Ship Reopens SaturdayLeaks have been fixed on the retired Battleship Texas and the historic site reopens Saturday after nearly a week closed for repairs.
'Red Tide' Algae Shows Up Along Texas CoastExperts said that the algae bloom known as 'red tide' has been found along parts of South Texas. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department confirmed 'red tide' in areas of the Rio Grande Valley and near Corpus Christi.
Video Shows SMU Officer Swept Away By FloodWhile the search effort has been scaled back, crews will continue on Wednesday to look for an SMU police officer who was swept away by rushing waters more than two weeks ago.
Texas Steps Up Anti-Zebra Mussels Effort Going Into SummerThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Friday launched a boater awareness campaign called "Clean, Drain and Dry." The effort is part of an outdoors festival this weekend at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
Cockfighting Operation Busted In Johnson County; 9 People ArrestedNine people were arrested in Johnson County and charged with cock fighting, being spectators at a cock fight and for possession of cock fighting paraphernalia.
Pesky Plants Found In Another East Texas WaterwayThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said that an invasive plant that can clog boat motors and block sunlight from reaching lakes has turned up in another East Texas waterway.
Central Texas Park Reopens After WildfireA state park has reopened following a wildfire that burned seven square miles before being contained.
Central Texas Wildfire Destroys At Least 9 HomesAt least nine homes have been destroyed by a Central Texas wildfire that has grown to more than 3 square miles.
Plan To Save Monarch Butterfly PopulationLaura Bush joined state and federal officials in announcing a plan to help the monarch butterfly population.
Not Rabbit, Not Duck, But Texas Dove Season OpensDon't be surprised if you hear the sound of shotgun fire for the next couple of months. It's that time of year again -- dove season!