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

Feb 24, 2011

Inside the Dallas Diablos

Inside the Dallas Diablos

Have you ever seen a rugby game? It's wildly popular game in other parts of the world and is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Photojournalist Linda Angelle has revealing look at...

Feb 23, 2011

Three Churches Preach Acceptance

Three Churches Preach Acceptance

There's a church in Oak Cliff that houses three different congregations, each has a different religious tradition, but they share a belief that churches should be open to anyone and everyone.

Feb 23, 2011

Honoring the Legacy of Marlon Riggs

Honoring the Legacy of Marlon Riggs

A new organization and film festival are the legacy of a Fort Worth-born filmmaker. The goal is to share stories of people who are both black and gay. More: -born filmmaker. The goal is to share stories of people who are both black and gay. More: Fahari Arts Institute: Marlon Riggs Film Festival>A new organization and film festival are...

Feb 23, 2011

Jesse Garcia is Making His Mark

Jesse Garcia is Making His Mark

Jesse Garcia is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated to bringing the gay and Latino communities together. More: is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated to bringing the gay and Latino communities together. More: JesseGarcia.org>Jesse Garcia is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated...

Jan 27, 2011

The Business of Quinceañeras

The Business of Quinceañeras

From crowns to gowns and decorations to confections, quinceañeras are big business.

Jan 13, 2011

Cowboys of Color Rodeo Raises Money for Museum

Cowboys of Color Rodeo Raises Money for Museum

The Cowboys of Color Invitational Rodeo will take place during the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, it raises money for a local museum that spotlights the forgotten men and women of The Old West.

Jul 23, 2010

Veteran Families Find Home Away From Home

Veteran Families Find Home Away From Home

The Fisher House provides a home away from home for families of wounded veterans. More Info: Fisher House

Oct 28, 2010

Quinceañera: Rite of Passage

Quinceañera: Rite of Passage

Every year thousands of teenage girls celebrate their quinceañera, a celebration of their 15th birthday.

Oct 28, 2010

Mums a Homecoming Tradition

Mums a Homecoming Tradition

Homecoming mums have become tradition in Texas, and the bigger the better. For one family it's a business that keeps the tradition alive.

Oct 28, 2010

The Art of the Custom Saddle

The Art of the Custom Saddle

M.L. Leddy's in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made saddle, each one is handmade from start to finish. More:'s in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made saddle, each one is handmade from start to finish. More:Leddys.com>M.L. Leddy's in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made...

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Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

Flood waters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday when a squall line stalled over Dallas overnight Thursday, dropping record-setting rainfall and triggering a Flash Flood Emergency in North...

Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

Dallas city officials say a stretch of Loop 12 between Irving Boulevard and Interstate 30 will be closed for the next seven days due to flooding.

Grapevine Roads Closed, Lake Expected to Top Spillway

Grapevine Roads Closed, Lake Expected to Top Spillway

The City of Grapevine is closing several roads, parks and boat ramps over concerns Lake Grapevine will rise above the spillway.

Denton Co. Leaders Prepare for More Flooding

Denton Co. Leaders Prepare for More Flooding

Due to flooding and the potential for more flooding, Denton County leaders are urging residents to prepare for high water, especially those living near Lakes Lewisville, Ray Roberts and Grapevine.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert made regular bank withdrawals below a limit that would require reporting and then lied to federal officials when asked about those withdrawals, according to a...

TX Leg Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

TX Leg Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation's second-most populous state.