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The Robotix joined CBS 11 News in the studio for a special live performance on August 3, 2012. (credit: Robotix)

The Robotix Rocking DFW At Young Age

Many kids want to be rock stars when they grow up, but the Robotix decided not to wait. The oldest member of this five-child group is just 13 years old.



Drought Turned Texas Trees Into Safety Hazards

Last year’s drought has killed millions of trees throughout Texas, turning many of them into safety hazards.


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Texas Trees Killed By More Than Drought

A forestry expert said that the 2011 Texas drought weakened trees, but was likely not why millions of them died. Environmental factors already stressed the trees that did not survive.


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2 Texas Men Killed When Lightning Strikes Tree

Two men have been killed and a third injured after they were struck by lightning during a thunderstorm in Houston.


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Dirt Crime: Police On The Lookout For Plant Thieves

Some thefts in a North Texas city have police truly digging for clues. Police in one North Texas city say someone has been stealing ornamental grasses and flowers from the city’s plant beds.


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Tree Trimmer Dies In Power Line Electrocution

A tree trimmer in Fort Worth was killed Monday morning. The man was apparently working at a home on Warren Lane when he was electrocuted.


One of the many trees damaged after a tornado touched down in Arlington. (credit: om Pennington/Getty Images)

North Texas City Offers Free Trees To Tornado Victims

There’s no question the tornadoes that tore across North Texas the first week of April left a path of destruction. Now, one North Texas city is lending a helping hand to residents that lost so much.


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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?


Kendrick Lamar. (Photo courtesy of Top Dawg Ent.)

Kendrick Lamar Captivates A Young, Packed Trees

On Thursday, Compton-based rapper Kendrick Lamar brought his socially conscious brand of hip-hop to a nearly-full Trees in Deep Ellum.


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Grand Prairie Neighbors Pay More For Falling Trees

Homeowners say they were assured that the woods behind them were protected and that no construction would ever disturb their beautiful scenery. However, just before Christmas, their beloved trees started coming down.


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Drought Killed 500 Million Texas Trees In 2011

State foresters say we lost nearly 10 percent of the tree population.


The sun shines through an oak tree. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Dead Trees Will Mar Texas Landscape For Years

The effects of the severe drought in Texas are being seen in widespread damage to trees in the state.