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Thursday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Thursday, Jan 27, 2011

The Business of Quinceañeras

The Business of Quinceañeras

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

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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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Suspect in Deadly Shootings Near Dallas in Custody: Reports

Suspect in Deadly Shootings Near Dallas in Custody: Reports

The man suspected of killing two people and injuring another in North Texas overnight Sunday is in custody Tuesday near Austin, according to NBC affiliate KXAN.

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

A search warrant indicates that detectives found knives, guns and possible blood and bone evidence at the home of a man accused of killing and burning a Texas Woman's University student.

Bystanders Help Arrest Man Accused of Stealing Charity Jar

Bystanders Help Arrest Man Accused of Stealing Charity Jar

A Plano police detective is thanking two men who helped him arrest a theft suspect last week.

Trump Holds Fla. Rally After Combative Debate

Trump Holds Fla. Rally After Combative Debate

Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of criticism about his taxes, honesty and character in the...

Some Newly Registered Voters Motivated by Debate

Some Newly Registered Voters Motivated by Debate

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and a few new voters say they registered because of Monday night's presidential debate.

Juror Speaks Out, Judge to Decide Arochi's Punishment

Juror Speaks Out, Judge to Decide Arochi's Punishment

A judge in Collin County will choose the punishment for Enrique Arochi, the man jurors found guilty of kidnapping Christina Morris.