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A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Residents Protest Gas Compressor Station

More than 100 residents voiced concerns to Chesapeake Energy officials about their plan to build the region’s largest gas compressor station close to their northeast Fort Worth neighborhoods.

11/01/2011

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Reclaimed Water Flowing Freely For North Texans

At Texas Star Golf Course in Euless, every putt is rolling true on bright greens. In the middle of water restrictions, the course has found a way to keep conditions perfect.

09/09/2011

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Trinity River Water Being Taken For Gas Wells

On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.

08/26/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipes Pulling Water From Trinity River For Fracking

While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

08/24/2011

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Good Samaritan Fights Current To Save Drowning Boy

The family of a Fort Worth mother is still trying to come to grips after she drowned trying to save her 8-year-old son. It happened Wednesday evening at Trinity River Park, near Interstate-30 and university Drive in Fort Worth.

08/18/2011

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Mom Drowns While Trying To Save Son In Trinity River

A family trying to enjoy the cool waters of the Trinity River in Fort Worth is now devastated after a drowning on Wednesday night.

08/17/2011

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Warrant Issued For Texan Who Bagged Big Gator

An 880-pound alligator that was a Dallas lawyer’s prize catch last month is now evidence in an investigation that has resulted in four warrants.

07/21/2011

Florida Scales Back Everglades Sugar Land Deal

Dallas Lawyer Bags 880-Pound Alligator

On the stagnant waters of the Trinity River about two hours downstream from Dallas in Leon County, he and a guide found a 14-foot-long, 880-pound bull gator sunning himself on the river bank.

06/24/2011

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Trinity River Project ‘Paddling’ Ahead

It’s arguably part of the biggest waterpark in Texas: the Texas Parks and Wildlife “Paddling Trails,” which has more than 3,700 miles of rivers and streams, along with 3,300 miles of shoreline on the Gulf Coast. And now, it’s open to more of the public in North Texas.

05/10/2011

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Ex-Boyfriend’s Phone Call Led Family To Irving Woman’s Body

A body has been found in south Dallas County as family and friends searched for a missing Irving woman.

04/25/2011

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, designed by famed Spanish architect Santiago Calitrava.

Dallas Moves Forward With Cheaper Calatrava Bridge Plan

On Wednesday, the City Council approved giving Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava $10.7 million to redesign portions of his second “signature” bridge crossing the Trinity River into downtown to cut costs on the final project.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2011

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge behind the La Bajada neighborhood in Southwest Dallas.

Southwest Dallas Neighborhood Fighting For Rezoning

A group of activists in the La Bajada neighborhood combed their streets Saturday morning, making detailed measurements of the community in hopes of gaining a restriction that will block nearby future development before it begins.

01/22/2011

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