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Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 06:40 PM CDT

Willie Nelson Inspired Artist in Communist-Controlled Nation

Willie Nelson Inspired Artist in Communist-Controlled Nation

Tucked behind stores at the northwest corner of Preston Road and Royal Lane in Dallas, you'll find an unexpected mural with an unexpected story.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

Collin Co. Animal Rehab Center Helps Injured Birds Heal

Collin Co. Animal Rehab Center Helps Injured Birds Heal

The folks at Collin County's Blackland Prairie Raptor Center know a lot about healing and letting go.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:12 PM CDT

Meet Frisco's Snow Cone Lady

Meet Frisco's Snow Cone Lady

There are lots of snow cone stands in North Texas, but few may pack as much flavor as The Snow Cone Lady in Frisco.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Fireworks Are the Nelson Family's Legacy

Fireworks Are the Nelson Family's Legacy

The Nelson family runs one of the largest fireworks stands in the state. What started as small fireworks stand, has exploded into the family's legacy. NBC 5 photojournalist Mike Richard introduces us to the...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:59 PM CDT

George the Rooster Rules the Roost at Dallas Hardware Store

George the Rooster Rules the Roost at Dallas Hardware Store

A hardware store in northeast Dallas has quite a following, but it's not because of their tools or home decor. It's all because of George the rooster.

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Two Arrested in Fort Worth Sexual Assault, Robbery: Police
Two Arrested in Fort Worth Sexual Assault, Robbery: Police

Fort Worth police have arrested two people they believe are responsible for a violent robbery and sexual assault.

Man Arrested after SWAT Standoff Involving Children
Man Arrested after SWAT Standoff Involving Children

A man was arrested after a standoff with police that started when the man fired a shot at his wife.

Trump Helps Commission $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier
Trump Helps Commission $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier

President Donald Trump helped commission the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday and declared that the most advanced aircraft carrier to join the Navy will cause America's enemies to "shake with fear" whenever...

Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing
Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing

Sure, ridesharing might be all the rage, but there are real costs you should consider the next time you’re heading to the airport…

Woman, 23, Charged in Double Fatal Garland Crash
Woman, 23, Charged in Double Fatal Garland Crash

A 23-year-old woman is facing two counts of intoxication manslaughter after two people were killed, including a good Samaritan, along Interstate 635 in Garland Friday morning.

Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child
Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child

Dallas police say they arrested a 53-year-old Frisco photographer accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl during a photo shoot.