Texas Connects Us | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 06:47 PM CDT

Dallas Heritage Village Blacksmith

Dallas Heritage Village Blacksmith

Dallas Heritage Village is celebrating its 50th anniversary. And we look at one of the museum's most popular attractions: Fred Christen, the blacksmith.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:13 PM CDT

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Auditions

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Auditions

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders are known around the world. More than 500 women auditioned this month with hopes of making the 36-member squad for the 2016 season.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:43 PM CDT

Cleburne's First Female Firefighter

Cleburne's First Female Firefighter

Stephanie Pribble is the first female firefighter in the city of Cleburne, but her journey wasn't easy.

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 08:35 PM CDT

The Story Behind Dallas’ Sweet Georgia Brown

The Story Behind Dallas’ Sweet Georgia Brown

Good food can be found in many places across North Texas, but it's the story behind Sweet Georgia Brown in Dallas that caught our attention.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:56 PM CDT

Swing Dancing to Love in Dallas

Swing Dancing to Love in Dallas

Swing dancing on Wednesday nights has been a tradition at Sons of Hermann Hall for nearly two decades. And the same couple has been leading the way.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 07:18 PM CDT

The Caterpillar Invasion

The Caterpillar Invasion

This time of year caterpillars invade North Texas. Our wet winter and spring means even more caterpillars this year.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 03:55 PM CST

Students Research Forgotten All-Black Community

Students Research Forgotten All-Black Community

Richland College anthropology students study a cemetery in what was once known as Little Egypt in Dallas. The area is now referred to as Lake Highlands.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:33 PM CDT

Arcade Game Nostalgia in Richardson

Arcade Game Nostalgia in Richardson

Corey Hyden, a Dallas attorney, put his law work on hold to pursue his dream of opening the only video arcade in Richardson.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:38 PM CDT

Photos Capture Beauty of Dallas Skyline

Photos Capture Beauty of Dallas Skyline

Dallas native Joseph Haubert goes to great lengths to capture memorable photos of the Dallas skyline.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 06:49 PM CDT

Burgers With a Side of Snark

Burgers With a Side of Snark

At Harvey's Charcoal Hamburgers in Dallas, customers need to have thick skin. The owner is notorious for pulling pranks and calling people names. But did you know the guy known for being rude has a soft side,...

Top Stories
Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland
Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland

Police say at least two people were killed after a crash involving multiple vehicles on 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.

Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart
Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart

Police say they arrested a 52-year-old man driving an electronic shopping cart stolen from a Longview Walmart more than a mile away Wednesday.

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…

Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources
Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday....

Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault
Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault

Fort Worth police are asking for the public's help locating two people accused of sexually assaulting a woman Thursday.