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Best River Water Sports Near DFW

There might not be a lot of options for whitewater rafting near the DFW area, but there are some nice options for an afternoon of fun on the river. Here are the best choices.

07/13/2015

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Blind Gator Caught In Fort Worth’s Trinity River

The alligator captured in the Trinity River in east Fort Worth Thursday might have been invisible to people because it was too blind to hide.

07/10/2015

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Game Wardens Had Been Watching Fort Worth Alligator For A While

It was a quiet Friday morning along the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth. No kayakers and tubers yet after Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens pulled a 10-foot blind alligator from the river on Thursday.

CBS 11–07/10/2015

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Blind 10 Foot Long Gator Caught In Fort Worth

A 10 foot 2 inch long gator was pulled from the Trinity River just east of Downtown Fort Worth.

07/09/2015

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Fort Worth Fire: Missing Kayaker’s Body Found In Trinity River

A man’s body discovered in the Trinity River on Wednesday morning is that of Edgar Castro, a kayaker who was reported missing over the weekend.

07/01/2015

Fort Worth Fire Dept. search and recovery teams look for missing kayaker.
Mireya Villarreal - CBS11

Search Called Off For Missing Fort Worth Kayaker

By air and on the ground is how the Fort Worth Fire Department spent its last day searching for Edgar Castro.

06/29/2015

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Search Continues For Kayaker Missing On The Trinity River

For the third straight day, rescuers are heading out to the Trinity River to search for a missing kayaker. But over the last two days, swift water has made efforts difficult.

CBSDFW.COM–06/29/2015

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Fed-Ex Driver’s Body Found In Trinity River

The body of a Fed-Ex driver was recovered this afternoon from the Trinity River in Dallas.

06/27/2015

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Coppell Residents Wake Up To Denton Creek In Their Yards

Rain has died down in Texas — and yet flooding continued early Saturday. Hundreds of residents in Coppell woke up to see Denton Creek in their own front and back yards. The flooding is due to the fallout from Tropical Storm Bill — its rain caused Lake Grapevine to overflow into the creek at a rapid rate.

06/20/2015

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Coppell Residents Wake Up To Flooded Yards

Homeowners in Coppell are bracing for flooding on Friday, and the city’s emergency management office is meeting to discuss the next course of action.

06/19/2015

Lake Grapevine now at 562.00 ft. Still rising.
Jennifer Lindgren - CBS11

Floodwaters Creating Headaches For Drivers, Homeowners Along FM 2499

At the Marquis Apartments, complex management left a note with tenants of eminent flooding. Many chose to go ahead and pack up belongings and leave.

06/18/2015

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Lewisville Lake Docks Damaged By Storm

The worst of the rain is over for North Texas, but area lake levels may still go up as the water settles, and that could be bad news.

06/18/2015

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