NBC5 Forecast: Strong cold front slices through North Texas tonight

NBC5 Forecast: Strong cold front slices through North Texas tonight

From NBC5 meteorologist Brian James – A strong cold front will move through North Texas late tonight with gusty north winds, a shot of cooler air, and some rain & storms. The rain will only be around for Sunday morning. The sky will begin clearing out in the afternoon and the wind will gradually decrease, but most of the day will be windy and cool. The new work and school week will begin with a…

Read More

Texas lawmakers, businesses react to roll back of Obamacare birth control mandate

Texas lawmakers, businesses react to roll back of Obamacare birth control mandate

After the Trump administration dialed back a controversial mandate in the Affordable Care Act that required companies to cover birth control in their health plans, Texas lawmakers had strong reactions and businesses are seeking clarity on what it all means. In Washington, the responses came along party lines, with Republicans praising the ban as a victory and Democrats lamenting the consequences for women dependent on company-provided birth control. Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted his support for…

Read More

North Dallas Texas Puts You Close To The Action

North Dallas Texas Puts You Close To The Action

If you’re looking for a new place to live that has plenty to do and lots of jobs to help you pay for it, then North Dallas in Texas is someplace that you might want to consider relocating to. This is true whether you’re already in the Lone Star State or looking for new horizons from one of the other states of the Union. The entire economy of Texas is booming. That’s driven partly by…

Read More

Will North Texas quakes grow bigger and more dangerous?

Will North Texas quakes grow bigger and more dangerous?

Slowly but surely, seismic researchers are strengthening their conclusion that the swarm of North Texas earthquakes in recent years have been human-induced. Texas Railroad Commission, are you listening? Research has long established a probable link between tremors and pressure from wastewater injection disposal wells used in oil and gas operations. However, new research from an SMU-led study team, including experts from the University of Texas and the Geological Survey, adds a chilling caution. The Johnson…

Read More

North Texas Students Trek South To Help Another Football Team

North Texas Students Trek South To Help Another Football Team

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – It was their first game and Rockport-Fulton High School was not even playing on their own field. Hurricane Harvey left the towns of Rockport and Fulton along with their high school devastated. “The damage was bad, really bad in some places,” said Justin Bogaards, a wide receiver for the Rockport-Fulton Pirates. “Some people don’t even have homes anymore.” Rockport-Fulton has not won a game this season. Rockport-Fulton High School football game (Jeff…

Read More

Three North Texas Heart Walks raise more than $6 million

Three North Texas Heart Walks raise more than $6 million

North Texas tallied $6.3 million for the American Heart Association at its three Heart Walks held Sept. 9 in Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties. The Dallas Heart Walk is the big daddy, reaping $5.2 million of the total. Gross proceeds are expected to rise because participants typically submit donations through November, a spokeswoman said. The American Heart Association, which is based in Dallas, paid it forward by sending $100,000 to the Salvation Army to help…

Read More

How Dallas is making a big play for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

How Dallas is making a big play for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

more Amazon.com Amazon.com’s campus in Seattle has offices, restaurants, cafes and other services to… more Amazon.com The Seattle-based online… Dallas-Fort Worth leaders are stepping up in a big way in hopes of luring Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed $5 billion second North American headquarters to the region. The Seattle-based online retail giant announced Thursday it would begin a national real estate search for a major North American city to house its second corporate headquarters, and executives are…

Read More

Baby’s middle name ‘Dallas’ after Houston family finds refuge in North Texas

Baby’s middle name ‘Dallas’ after Houston family finds refuge in North Texas

DALLAS – She came to Dallas from nearly 300 miles away, contractions in the car, and a drive out of the deluge into the shelter of an unfamiliar metropolis. Jessica Braddock was pregnant as Tropical Storm Harvey headed towards Baytown, her home with her boyfriend and son, a child less than a year old. But out of endless wreckage wrought by furious floodwaters, joy emerged for Jessica’s family Thursday, with the birth of her new…

Read More

Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

The potential effects of Hurricane Harvey. Sometime late Friday or very early Saturday, a massive weather system named Harvey, possibly a tropical storm but more likely a hurricane, is going to hit southeast Texas. While it appears North Texas will avoid the brunt of the winds, rainfall and flooding expected, Harvey is still going to have a big effect on the weekend. Here’s what you need to know as Harvey comes knocking. The state of…

Read More

NASA power player will become new UNT boss

NASA power player will become new UNT boss

This time, it really is rocket science: Thursday, University of North Texas regents are expected to select a longtime NASA leader to help launch the system into a new era of research and exploration. Lesa Roe will be announced as the sole finalist for the position of chancellor. Roe, who is currently acting as NASA’s second in command, will replace longtime leader Lee Jackson, who is retiring after 15 years. Roe, 54, will be the…

Read More
1 2 3 5