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Sep 12, 2018

Courageous Kid: Emerson Sieling

Courageous Kid: Emerson Sieling

Emerson Sieling exudes joy, especially on race days when she gets to compete for Team Hoyt Texas. Together with her pushers, they have a moving message of inclusion.

Sep 12, 2018

Boston Marathon Bombing Inspires North Texas Runner

Boston Marathon Bombing Inspires North Texas Runner

Team Hoyt Texas founder, Sadie Briggs, explains how she was inspired to join Team Hoyt after she ran in the Boston Marathon the year of the bombings and the year after.

Sep 5, 2018

Courageous Kid: Chase Coolidge

Courageous Kid: Chase Coolidge

Chase Coolidge is a 12-year-old boy who is obsessed with golf. He swings his clubs every single day despite having a rare genetic condition called Trichothiodystrophy.

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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Second Dallas County Deputy Charged in Looting Investigation
Second Dallas County Deputy Charged in Looting Investigation

A deputy with the Dallas County Sheriff's Office is accused of looting a tornado-ravaged Home Depot store and returning the merchandise for credit used to then make purchases, the sheriff's department says.

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2nd Person in Connection to Teen's Death Arrested

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Richardson Police Investigating Possible Road Rage Shooting

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Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'
Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'

The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at...

North Texas Soldier Dies in Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
North Texas Soldier Dies in Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan

Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle of Fort Worth and Chief Warrant Officer Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr. of Hawaii were providing security for troops on the ground when the crash occurred, according to the...