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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
High Water Closes Many Boat Ramps

High Water Closes Many Boat Ramps

A higher than normal rainfall this spring means many boat ramps at North Texas lakes will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend.

TX Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

TX Senate Approves Open Carry of Handguns

Texas Republicans pushing to pass the two major firearms bills of the legislative session have stumbled amid efforts to restrict police powers over people carrying handguns.

Dallas Security Guard Tackles Man in ATM Theft Attempt

Dallas Security Guard Tackles Man in ATM Theft Attempt

Dallas police are looking for a masked suspect behind an attempted ATM theft. And if it weren't for the quick action of a security guard, a second man would've gotten away.

Sadie's Story: Parents Shine Light on Suicide, Social Media

Sadie's Story: Parents Shine Light on Suicide, Social Media

For David and Norma Walker, of Garland, Christmas 2014 started early in the morning just like it does for so many other families.

Mom Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

Mom Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.

Fracking to Resume in Denton After New State Law

Fracking to Resume in Denton After New State Law

A North Texas city whose fracking ban prompted lawmakers to limit such local power says a driller has revealed, a day after Gov. Greg Abbott signed those limits into law, that it will frack new wells in...