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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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Wrong-Way Crash Leaves 2 Dead in Grapevine

Wrong-Way Crash Leaves 2 Dead in Grapevine

Grapevine police are investigating an early-morning wrong way crash that killed two people on eastbound Texas Highway 114 near Texas 26.

Teen's Kidnapping A Hoax: Police

Teen's Kidnapping A Hoax: Police

A Glenn Heights teen faces charges for allegedly faking her own kidnapping, police say.

Legendary 'News' Sportswriter Blackie Sherrod Dies at 96

Legendary 'News' Sportswriter Blackie Sherrod Dies at 96

Legendary Texas sportswriter Blackie Sherrod died Thursday afternoon at age 96.

Arlington Wal-Mart Evacuated Over 'Suspicious Activity'

Arlington Wal-Mart Evacuated Over 'Suspicious Activity'

Nothing hazardous was found Thursday morning after police investigated reports of suspicious activity near several trash cans outside a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Southwest Arlington.

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

The brother of one of the San Bernardino terror attack shooters was among three people arrested Thursday morning after warrants were served in a Southern California marriage fraud investigation.

Van Zandt County Jail Escapee Captured

Van Zandt County Jail Escapee Captured

A search is underway in Van Zandt County for an escaped inmate who's considered "armed and dangerous," the sheriff's office said Wednesday.