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Oct 24, 2017

Childhood Cancer Survivor Beat the Odds, Gives Back

Childhood Cancer Survivor Beat the Odds, Gives Back

A Richardson boy who beat cancer continues to beat the odds and is now giving back.

Oct 3, 2017

Boy Living With Type 1 Diabetes Excels on Baseball Diamond

Boy Living With Type 1 Diabetes Excels on Baseball Diamond

Colt Cotten is focused on the game of baseball, and not distracted about his life-threatening condition, Type 1 diabetes.

Sep 26, 2017

Daughter's Accomplishments Inspire Mom's Cancer Fight

Daughter's Accomplishments Inspire Mom's Cancer Fight

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Derr's parents weren't sure what the future would hold after she was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. But her strength is now inspiring her mother's battle against a rare form...

Sep 19, 2017

Boy Starts Inspirational Blog After Years in Silence

Boy Starts Inspirational Blog After Years in Silence

Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 10-year-old Ryan is unable to speak. After finding Soma Mukhopadhyay's Rapid Prompting Method, he is now able to communicate by pointing to a board of letters.

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Wesley Mathews Sentenced to Life for Daughter's Death
Wesley Mathews Sentenced to Life for Daughter's Death

After nearly three days of testimony a Dallas County jury sentenced 39-year-old Wesley Mathews to life behind bars for injury to a child by omission in the death of his 3-year-old daughter who he says died after...

6 New Alleged Victims of Dallas Senior Living Murder Suspect
6 New Alleged Victims of Dallas Senior Living Murder Suspect

A lawsuit filed in Dallas County claims there are at least six more victims of accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir.

Denton Girl Battling Cancer After Beating Rare Blood Disease
Denton Girl Battling Cancer After Beating Rare Blood Disease

An inspiring little girl from Denton, Hallie Barnard, beat the odds to find a bone marrow donor and cure a rare blood disease, only to find herself facing an even bigger hurdle.

Dallas' West End Neon Arches Get New Life
Dallas' West End Neon Arches Get New Life

Under Woodall Rogers in an often overlooked pocket of Dallas, an icon came back to life Wednesday night.

Democrats Rail Against Economy-for-the-Rich in First Debate
Democrats Rail Against Economy-for-the-Rich in First Debate

Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing...

Substitute Teacher Fired for Filming Porn Video in Classroom
Substitute Teacher Fired for Filming Porn Video in Classroom

A Texas school district has fired a substitute teacher after receiving a tip that she made pornographic videos that included footage recorded in a classroom.