The High Five

Most weekdays, the KERA staff takes a look at five stories that have North Texas talking -- newsy, buzzy tidbits that bring you up to speed on what's happening.  

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

Five stories that have North Texas talking: record-setting rain for Texas; a shark fin ban is in the works; Jordan Spieth is at the Byron Nelson; and more.

Wikipedia/20th Century Fox/eBay

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas honors John Wayne; updates on the flooding in Houston and Austin; White House contenders are coming to Texas; and more.

Texas Department of Transportation / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Central Texas hit hard by flooding; storms hit North Texas, too; a Dallas high school recalls yearbooks; and more.

Courtney Collins / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Memorial Day weekend forecast calls for rain; rising lake levels could pose problems for boaters; expect more folks on the road and in the skies this weekend; and more.

Waco Police Department / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: an AK-47 assault-style rifle was found at the Waco shootout scene; 10 tornadoes raced through North Texas Tuesday night; Plano’s parks are tops in Texas; and more.

Waco Police Department/Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: North Texas ties to the Waco shootout; tornadoes hit parts of Dallas-Fort Worth Tuesday night; a Blue Bell lawsuit; and more.

Ken Wolter/Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: UT football could play in Mexico City by 2020; Gov. Abbott signs the “Denton Fracking Bill;” more on the Waco biker gang shootout; and more.

Courtney Collins / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: rain keeps falling; a shootout in Waco left nine members of biker gangs dead; a 16-year-old graduates from Texas A&M; and more.

Jimmy Emerson / flickr.com/photos/auvet/

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas is a good place to start a career; the Van tornado caused $40 million in damage; Mama the elephant has died at the Dallas Zoo; and more.

Cross B Rodeo Company and Boys Ranch / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: cowboys rescue horses from flooding; exploring Blue Bell’s woes; is Texas bike-friendly?; and more.

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