North Texas Recording More Snake Bites As Temperatures SoarWith the temporary weather cool down you may be spending more time outdoors, but medical experts warn there are more venomous creatures slithering around.
Summer Means Snakes In North TexasIn one week, four children have been treated for snake bites at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Texas Man Who Decapitated ItA South Texas man nearly died after he bent down to collect the snake he had decapitated moments earlier in his yard and the severed head bit him on the hand.
Five-Year-Old Bitten By Snake Remains HospitalizedA five-year-old girl remains hospitalized after being bitten by a snake over the weekend.
New Drug Could Slow Down Rattlesnake Bite's Deadly SymptomsAs soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. It's a race against time to get to a hospital, the only place that readily offers anti-venom.
Snake Emerges From Car's Hood While Man Is DrivingA man got an unexpected surprise after a 6-foot-long snake popped out of the hood of his car while he was driving along a busy highway.
Tough Texas Woman Fights Off Snakes With Her Bare HandsRemember the movie, "Snakes on a Plane?" Well, now there are snakes in the kitchen. Only this is a true story in West Texas.
Southeast Wildlife Officials Releasing Fake Snakes To Raise AwarenessFlorida wildlife officials are releasing fake snakes around state landmarks to raise awareness about nonnative species. Here in Texas, residents in Carson County are seeing an alarming abundance of rattlesnakes this year.
Death Of Texas Teenager Found With Cobra Bites Ruled SuicideThe death of a Texas teenager found in a parking lot with multiple cobra bites has been ruled a suicide. An autopsy report says the 18-year-old had "multiple separate bites" on each arm when he was found suffering from cardiac arrest.
Rattlesnakes Have Panhandle Officials WorriedAn increase to the rattlesnake population has Carson County residents watching where they walk.
Budget Cuts May Close Two Texas Poison Control CentersThe poison center in Dallas is one of six across Texas, supported entirely by state and federal funds. Texas lawmakers are considering whether to shut down two of the centers.