Meals On Wheels Kicks Off Seniors In Summer Supply DriveThanks to Meals On Wheels, senior citizens in Tarrant County are getting some help in preparation for what will no doubt be another grueling Texas summer.
Electric Grid Foresees Record Power Usage, Tight Reserves This SummerThe operators of the electric distribution grid that serves most of Texas foresees record-breaking electric power usage this summer.
Air Conditioner Repairmen In Hot Demand Amid Heat WaveHealth officials say most heat-related deaths involve people with non-functioning air conditioners. Take a look at the hectic work necessary to keep people cool.
Residents Heated Over Long Wait Times For AC RepairsAir conditioners are running on over drive as the summer days of triple heat continue. And despite most repairs starting at $300-$500, the high price tag doesn’t buy a quick repair either.
Families At Mesquite Apartment Complex Finally Get A/C BackFamilies paying rent at a Mesquite apartment community are finally getting what they pay for -- air conditioning. Most residents at the Hillcrest Apartments agree the last week has been miserable.
Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas HeatCBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.
Tips For Keeping The House CoolYou may not be able to control the weather, but you can moderate its impact upon your home.
BBB: Triple-Digit Temps Mean More A/C Repair ScamsWith triple-digit heat in the forecast for at least the next few days North Texans are truly appreciating air conditioning, but with the hot weather comes an increase in a/c repair rip-offs.
Texas Prisons Face More Lawsuits Over No A/CAn advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.
Copper Thieves Target Elementary SchoolsCopper thieves are creating more than a nuisance for the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District.
Suspected School Copper Thieves ArrestedDuncanville police say they have caught the men responsible for stealing copper from several locations throughout the city, including eight school buildings.
Air Conditioning Repairman Burned While Working On RoofAn air conditioning repairman remained hospitalized Friday afternoon after getting burned while working on the roof of a Fort Worth food market.
Dallas Apartment Tenants Coping Without A/CKeeping healthy and safe in the North Texas heat can be challenging. But imagine trying to do it without air conditioning. More than 300 tenants at one North Texas apartment complex are facing that challenge.
A/C Coolant Cost Triples In The Past 6 MonthsThe price to stay cool just went through the roof. But it’s not the energy bill, it’s the coolant used in air conditioning units: The cost of freon has tripled in the past six months.
Family Files Suit Over Texas Inmates & Air ConditioningA North Texas family has filed a federal lawsuit against the state, after a man died in a prison that didn’t have air conditioning. Larry Gene McCollum suffered heat stroke last summer, while serving time at the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas.