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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Fort Worth Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting
Fort Worth Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting

The Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson early Saturday morning resigned Monday morning, shortly before he was to be fired.

Fitzgerald Files Motion for Jury Hearing, Wants Job Back
Fitzgerald Files Motion for Jury Hearing, Wants Job Back

Stephen Kennedy, the attorney representing fired Fort Worth Chief of Police Joel Fitzgerald, said they filed a motion Monday asking for his whistleblower lawsuit to be heard by a jury as early as this December.

Tracking an Opportunity for Strong Storms
Tracking an Opportunity for Strong Storms

More whipsaw weather is ahead this week as temperatures are set to swing widely. This weather change will also bring with it a chance of strong thunderstorms.

Trial to Begin for Man Accused of Beating Transgender Woman
Trial to Begin for Man Accused of Beating Transgender Woman

The trial for the man accused of beating Muhlaysia Booker at an apartment complex is set to start this week. The beating, which was captured on video, took place in April, a month before her death.

Trump's Ex-Advisor on Russia Testifies in Impeachment Probe
Trump's Ex-Advisor on Russia Testifies in Impeachment Probe

Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part of the...

Fort Worth Police Shooting: What the Body Cam Shows
Fort Worth Police Shooting: What the Body Cam Shows

The same day a Fort Worth Police officer fired into a home during a well-being check on Saturday, police released one minute and 16 seconds of the officer’s body camera footage.