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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 24, 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 17, 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.

Nov 11, 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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Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Dallas police say an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man after witnessing an incident between people in the vehicle that man was traveling in and a vehicle in which another man was found dead.

Students Returning to School After Gas Leak

Students Returning to School After Gas Leak

Students and faculty are being evacuated from Dowell Middle School in McKinney due to a gas leak.

Parents Sue Day Care Accused of Duct Taping Child

Parents Sue Day Care Accused of Duct Taping Child

A Parker County day care accused of using duct tape to restrain two young boys in June is now being sued by one of the boys' parents.

In Wake of Ferguson, Dallas Police Try to Build Trust

In Wake of Ferguson, Dallas Police Try to Build Trust

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust.

"Overwhelmed by Emotion": Freed American Hostage Speaks

"Overwhelmed by Emotion": Freed American Hostage Speaks

Freed American hostage Peter Theo Curtis said Wednesday he's "overwhelmed by emotion" after learning that hundreds of people worked to secure his release. "In the days following my release on Sunday, I...

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old female relative.