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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

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

Homecoming Mums Becoming Even More Texas-Sized

Homecoming Mums Becoming Even More Texas-Sized

If you grew up in Texas or have kids who are in high school, you know about the homecoming mum.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 at 06:42 PM CDT

The Man Behind the Texas Rangers Jerseys

The Man Behind the Texas Rangers Jerseys

Aman Lee has been the Texas Rangers' go-to guy for their uniform needs. On Wednesday, he was busy putting the new post season patches on players' jerseys.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:58 PM CST

Women's Surf Club

Women's Surf Club

Every Wednesday a group of women hit the water to wake surf on Lake Lewisville. Book club is too boring for this bunch!

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 05:17 AM CST

Texas Connects Us: UTD Chess Team

Texas Connects Us: UTD Chess Team

One of the top chess teams in the country is from North Texas - The University of Dallas, to be exact. In March, the team brings their skills to the President's Cup.

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Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD
Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD

Reginald Gerard Kimbro now faces capital murder charges in the death of Megan Getrum, her body was found in Lake Ray Hubbard in April. He also is charged with killing Molly Matheson in Fort Worth.

Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes
Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes

Firefighters say a middle school in Mansfield was evacuated after a student's phone exploded Friday morning.

Gov. Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Nation's Lowest
Gov. Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Nation's Lowest

Gov. Greg Abbott has visited a gun range to sign a law reducing Texas' fees for licenses to carry handguns to the lowest in the nation.

Trump Pushes on Terror, Listens on Climate at G-7
Trump Pushes on Terror, Listens on Climate at G-7

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their...

Check Out American Airlines' New Lounge Coming to D/FW
Check Out American Airlines' New Lounge Coming to D/FW

Fort Worth-based American Airlines unveiled its new Flagship Lounge Thursday for business and first class passengers at JFK in New York.

Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit
Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit

High profile defense attorney Mark O'Mara will join Fort Worth mom, Jaqueline Craig, in a federal civil lawsuit, which names the city of Forth Worth and the Fort Worth Police Department.