Shining the spotlight on North Texas people or places making a difference in the community

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
Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

One year after Kidd Kraddick’s death, his radio co-hosts sat down with NBC 5’s Meredith Land and The Dallas Morning News’ Alan Peppard to talk about life without Kidd and the show’s success without...

Collin Co. Commissioner Proposes Blocking Immigrant Kids

Collin Co. Commissioner Proposes Blocking Immigrant Kids

A Collin County Commissioner proposes blocking the undocumented immigrant kids Dallas County Commissioners have agreed to welcome.

Court Records Unlock Funeral Home Horrors

Court Records Unlock Funeral Home Horrors

Officials have released disturbing details about the conditions of eight decaying bodies found inside a Fort Worth funeral home earlier this month.

Bees Sting Texas Man About 1,000 Times

Bees Sting Texas Man About 1,000 Times

A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.

4 Texas Cops Disciplined After Hazing

4 Texas Cops Disciplined After Hazing

One Houston-area police officer has lost his job and three others were disciplined after a new member of a tactical team was shot with a bean bag round.

Health Experts Look for Cyclospora Cause

Health Experts Look for Cyclospora Cause

As the number of cases of cyclosporiasis grow in North Texas, health officials are working to find the cause.