Tips For Staying Safe While Hiking In The Texas HeatThere's nothing like a walk in the great outdoors to clear your head. But, in the Texas heat, hiking can be very dangerous. There are some tips that you can follow to stay safe.
Texas Game Wardens Stressing Lake Safety This SummerIf the Fourth of July holiday takes you out on the water, know that Texas game wardens will be there too, watching over the lakes and making sure that people are being safe.
Texas Authorities Wrestle Alligator In Walmart Parking LotAuthorities in Aransas Pass, located along the Texas coast near Corpus Christi, had to get hands-on with an alligator early Thursday morning in the parking lot of a Walmart store.
Flamingo From Kansas Zoo Missing Since 2005 Spotted In TexasA flamingo that escaped from a Kansas zoo over a decade ago has been spotted hundreds of miles away in Texas.
Emergency Personnel Rescue Teen From Cave In TexasEmergency personnel have safely rescued an 18-year-old girl who was trapped for about 10 hours in a Texas cave during a high school field trip.
Fisherman Snags Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead SharkA 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.
10 Water-Related Deaths In Texas During Fourth Of JulyTexas officials said that 10 people died in water-related incidents across the state during the extended Fourth of July weekend. Three of those deaths involved boating-related incidents.
Battleship Texas Leaks Fixed, Retired Ship Reopens SaturdayLeaks have been fixed on the retired Battleship Texas and the historic site reopens Saturday after nearly a week closed for repairs.
'Red Tide' Algae Shows Up Along Texas CoastExperts said that the algae bloom known as 'red tide' has been found along parts of South Texas. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department confirmed 'red tide' in areas of the Rio Grande Valley and near Corpus Christi.
Video Shows SMU Officer Swept Away By FloodWhile the search effort has been scaled back, crews will continue on Wednesday to look for an SMU police officer who was swept away by rushing waters more than two weeks ago.
Texas Steps Up Anti-Zebra Mussels Effort Going Into SummerThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Friday launched a boater awareness campaign called "Clean, Drain and Dry." The effort is part of an outdoors festival this weekend at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
Cockfighting Operation Busted In Johnson County; 9 People ArrestedNine people were arrested in Johnson County and charged with cock fighting, being spectators at a cock fight and for possession of cock fighting paraphernalia.
Pesky Plants Found In Another East Texas WaterwayThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said that an invasive plant that can clog boat motors and block sunlight from reaching lakes has turned up in another East Texas waterway.
Central Texas Park Reopens After WildfireA state park has reopened following a wildfire that burned seven square miles before being contained.
Central Texas Wildfire Destroys At Least 9 HomesAt least nine homes have been destroyed by a Central Texas wildfire that has grown to more than 3 square miles.