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Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Lorraine Miller broke barriers in Washington as the Clerk for the US House of Representatives. She is now running one of the most powerful civil rights groups in the world.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

The Pike Park Recreation Center turns 100 this weekend and there's a renewed effort to restore the Dallas landmark.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

The Pike Park Recreation Center in Uptown Dallas will celebrate its 100 anniversary this weekend. For decades, it was the heart of the Little Mexico neighborhood.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Dr. Catalina Esperanza Garcia was one of the first Hispanic women to graduate from the UT-Southwestern Medical School. She's grown to love the community where she learned about acceptance.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Telemundo 39 Chief Meteorologist Nestor Flecha is an experienced meteorologist and proud native of Puerto Rico.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Wooden watches made by Daniel Schemel are a fusion of art, fashion, culture and nature, and are a product whose origins are tied to North Texas.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Raul Magdaleno came to Dallas from Mexico in the 1980's. He nearly followed his father and brothers to prison. Instead, he earned multiple degrees and a chance to help children like him.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is located at 1020 East Humbolt Street in Fort Worth.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

After three years, program to digitize black gospel music continues at Baylor University.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey hosts weekday show on relationships. He also works to help young men with their lives with an annual mentoring camp. The Dallas date is June 11-16.

Top Stories
Former Teacher Gets 60 Years for Sexually Abusing Boys

Former Teacher Gets 60 Years for Sexually Abusing Boys

A former special needs instructor in Mansfield was sentenced Tuesday to 60 years in prison after he admitted sexually abusing young boys and recording the assaults.

Runoff Elections Underway Tuesday in North Texas

Runoff Elections Underway Tuesday in North Texas

Voters in many North Texas communities are heading to the polls Tuesday to help decide the winners in several runoff elections.

TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

NBC 5 Investigates found 11 locations where an unprotected bridge post is just a few feet beyond where state and federal guidelines would recommend guardrails. At one of those locations, a DART bus driver died.

Dallas-Based AT&T Crossing the High-Speed Internet Divide

Dallas-Based AT&T Crossing the High-Speed Internet Divide

Dallas based AT&T announced Tuesday it will expand high speed GigaPower service to unserved areas of southern Dallas in the next year.

DOJ to Seek Death Penalty in Charleston Church Shooting

DOJ to Seek Death Penalty in Charleston Church Shooting

The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against accused church shooter Dylann Roof, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Tuesday. Lynch said in a statement that her department came...

Arlington PD Saves Gotham, First Riders At Six Flags Expansion

Arlington PD Saves Gotham, First Riders At Six Flags Expansion

Officers of the Arlington Police Department saved the city of Gotham Tuesday when they were the first riders on one of three villainous rides in the Six Flags Over Texas park expansion.