Spotlight - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Shining the spotlight on North Texas people or places making a difference in the community

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Lorraine Miller broke barriers in Washington as the Clerk for the US House of Representatives. She is now running one of the most powerful civil rights groups in the world.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

The Pike Park Recreation Center turns 100 this weekend and there's a renewed effort to restore the Dallas landmark.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

The Pike Park Recreation Center in Uptown Dallas will celebrate its 100 anniversary this weekend. For decades, it was the heart of the Little Mexico neighborhood.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Dr. Catalina Esperanza Garcia was one of the first Hispanic women to graduate from the UT-Southwestern Medical School. She's grown to love the community where she learned about acceptance.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Telemundo 39 Chief Meteorologist Nestor Flecha is an experienced meteorologist and proud native of Puerto Rico.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Wooden watches made by Daniel Schemel are a fusion of art, fashion, culture and nature, and are a product whose origins are tied to North Texas.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Raul Magdaleno came to Dallas from Mexico in the 1980's. He nearly followed his father and brothers to prison. Instead, he earned multiple degrees and a chance to help children like him.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is located at 1020 East Humbolt Street in Fort Worth.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

After three years, program to digitize black gospel music continues at Baylor University.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey hosts weekday show on relationships. He also works to help young men with their lives with an annual mentoring camp. The Dallas date is June 11-16.

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Live Video: Ice Storm Warning, Heavy Rain
Live Video: Ice Storm Warning, Heavy Rain

Flooding concerns continue as waves of heavy rain move through North Texas, and a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect northwest of DFW as temperatures tumble.

Rescuers Search for Car Reportedly Seen Plunging Into River
Rescuers Search for Car Reportedly Seen Plunging Into River

Dive teams are searching in the water.

5 to Watch Wednesday: No Bigger Day for Team USA
5 to Watch Wednesday: No Bigger Day for Team USA

These Winter Olympics haven’t always been kind to Americans, but there might be no bigger day for Team USA at the Pyeongchang Games than the one that finally sees Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn share...

Evangelist Billy Graham, 'America's Pastor,' Dies at 99
Evangelist Billy Graham, 'America's Pastor,' Dies at 99

Billy Graham, one of the nation’s most powerful preachers who helped usher evangelical Christianity into the American mainstream through televised sermons, best-selling books, political appearances and...

After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing
After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing

The long, long wait is over. Team USA ended their 42-year Olympic medal drought in cross-country skiing Wednesday and they made American cross-country history in the process. Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall...

Texas DMV Investigating Arlington-Based Moving Company
Texas DMV Investigating Arlington-Based Moving Company

The Texas DMV has received 136 complaints on an Arlington-based moving company. The business is accused of ripping customers off, keeping items and overcharging.