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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 at 01:15 PM CDT

Helping Hands After Deadly Tornadoes

Helping Hands After Deadly Tornadoes

A North Texas man is helping storm victims by cutting and removing downed trees.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:38 AM CST

The Buffalo Whisperer of Hunt County

The Buffalo Whisperer of Hunt County

Some families like dogs. Others prefer cats. But what about a buffalo?

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 10:40 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: The Man Behind the Music

Texas Connects Us: The Man Behind the Music

The man who co-owns the Dallas Wings (WNBA team) is a very accomplished music producer, songwriter and singer. But what does he know about basketball? His daughter loved to play -- and looking back on it, he...

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 10:48 PM CST

University Park Christmas Light Display Draws a Crowd

University Park Christmas Light Display Draws a Crowd

A University Park man's love of Christmas lights rivals Clark Griswald in 'Christmas Vacation.'

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:50 PM CST

'Lady Of The Lake' Origins in Dallas

'Lady Of The Lake' Origins in Dallas

The Lone Star State is full of old tales involving shadowy figures or strange, paranormal activity. And one of the most popular encounters involves Dallas' White Rock Lake.

Friday, Nov 20, 2015 at 10:39 PM CST

Young Athletes Overcome Odds to Inspire

Young Athletes Overcome Odds to Inspire

In a close football game, a good kicker can make all the difference. And for Paschal High School, that player happens to have bright pink fingernails.

Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 at 09:59 AM CST

D/FW Airport Has First-Class Fire Training Facilty

D/FW Airport Has First-Class Fire Training Facilty

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is home to an impressive training facility that helps firefighters from around the globe prepare for airplane emergencies.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:20 PM CST

Richland College Honors Veterans With Poppies

Richland College Honors Veterans With Poppies

Richland College made 5,171 poppies as part of a special Veterans Day tribute to honor the Texans who were killed in World War I.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:20 PM CST

Inside The Cowboy Church of Ellis County

Inside The Cowboy Church of Ellis County

The Cowboy Church of Ellis County is not a traditional church in a traditional setting, and that's just the way Pastor Chris Maddox wants it.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:18 PM CST

Is Snuffer's Really Haunted?

 Is Snuffer's Really Haunted?

NBC 5 explores the ghostly activity at Snuffer's on lower Greenville in Dallas.

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Dallas Police Search for Critical Missing 15-Year-Old Girl
Dallas Police Search for Critical Missing 15-Year-Old Girl

Dallas police ask for the public's help finding a critical missing 15-year-old girl.

Denton Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon for 5 Days
Denton Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon for 5 Days

A Denton woman survived in a remote area of Arizona for five days before her rescue on Friday.

Student Arrested During Cleburne H.S. Protest: Police
Student Arrested During Cleburne H.S. Protest: Police

Just days after a Cleburne High School football coach was banned from campus after submitting his resignation, students are rallying for his return, along with two other teachers who left.

North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans
North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans

NBC 5's Julie Fine is in Washington D.C. reaching out to North Texas delegation to find out how they plan to vote on the health care bill Thursday.

GOP Health Bill on the Brink Hours From House Showdown Vote
GOP Health Bill on the Brink Hours From House Showdown Vote

The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives, in the first major legislative test of his young presidency.

Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium
Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium

Texas Tech University says nobody was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon at the school's new sports performance center.