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Dallas County

Major trouble at Urban League of Greater Dallas

Major trouble at Urban League of Greater DallasUrban League of Greater Dallas risks losing its affiliation over internal management problems and financial troubles.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Outreach

Dallas bridge hosts early Easter celebration

Dallas bridge hosts early Easter celebrationOrganizers said the event helped citizens embrace diversity
  • Outreach
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Outreach

Dallas cops go bald, raise cash for cancer research

Dallas cops go bald, raise cash for cancer researchThe event raised money for St. Baldrick's Foundation
  • Outreach
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Dallas County

Urban League Dallas chapter faces ouster

Urban League Dallas chapter faces ousterThe National Urban League gave its Dallas affiliate a 72-hour deadline to resolve problems
  • Dallas County
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Local

TCU SAE member speaks about fraternity's coming changes

TCU SAE member speaks about fraternity's coming changes"We have to accept and acknowledge things like this still exist in the world," said Mitch Titsworth.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Outreach

Outpouring of love for autistic birthday boy

Outpouring of love for autistic birthday boyThousands of packages and cards from all over the world have poured in for 9 year old autistic birthday boy in N. Texas
  • Outreach
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Tarrant County

Olympic champion inspires area athletes

Olympic champion inspires area athletesAn estimated 300 young athletes took part in the clinic hosted by Sanya Richards-Ross
  • Tarrant County
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Dallas County

Dallas march aims at inspiring younger generation to vote

Dallas march aims at inspiring younger generation to voteState Sen. Royce West led the group of hundreds across the Continental Avenue bridge to commemorate Selma.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Tarrant County

Patrol decreases crime in Fort Worth homeless area

Patrol decreases crime in Fort Worth homeless areaPresbyterian Night Shelter says crime is down 31 percent since a grant allowed them to hire a patrol car
  • Tarrant County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Elementary school goes green for better health

Elementary school goes green for better health"As they grow fruits and vegetables, they'll choose fruits and vegetables"
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Bookworms

Changing young lives with 'a one-on-one connection'

Changing young lives with 'a one-on-one connection'Project Transformation helps develop character, reading skills and self-esteem
  • Bookworms
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Dallas County

'Civil rights matriarch' inspires Dallas discussion on racism

'Civil rights matriarch' inspires Dallas discussion on racismAt 103, civil rights advocate Amelia Boynton-Robinson's days of marching are over, but her message continues moving forward
  • Dallas County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
World

Spring break with no beach, no beer... just building

Spring break with no beach, no beer... just buildingThese Michigan students are among the first on an "alternative" spring break in Ciudad Juarez
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Tarrant County

Friends honor young mom by keeping the homeless warm

Friends honor young mom by keeping the homeless warmLindsay Gardner and her daughter Hailey died of hypothermia; now, friends are leaving warm items for the needy
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Tarrant County

Burleson women's shelter forced to relocate

Burleson women's shelter forced to relocateCrazy 8 Ministries is looking for funding to move its shelter elsewhere in Burleson
  • Tarrant County
  • 3 weeks ago
Dallas County

Vigil held for man shot to death at Dallas apartment complex

Vigil held for man shot to death at Dallas apartment complex"It saddens me to know that such violence exists right out your front door," one neighbor said.
  • Dallas County
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Denton County

Rare snow day brings dozens of sledders to Denton park

Rare snow day brings dozens of sledders to Denton parkFamilies brought laundry baskets, lunch trays, cardboard boxes, and traditional sleds to race down the hill.
  • Denton County
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Denton County

Denton Council member pushes for 20,000 free trees

Denton Council member pushes for 20,000 free treesThe city has a $2.5 million account that could be used for the ambitious project
  • Denton County
  • 4 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child: Garrett

Wednesday's Child: GarrettSeven-year-old Garrett is strong, even after suffering physical abuse and neglect
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 4 weeks ago
Tarrant County

Non-profit boosts families of seriously ill children

Non-profit boosts families of seriously ill childrenLogan Koiner of Fort Worth is an 8-year-old battling Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare blood cancer.
  • Tarrant County
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Denton County

Donuts delivered to strangers during severe weather

Donuts delivered to strangers during severe weatherFlower Mound resident does good deeds when the weather is bad
  • Denton County
  • 1 month ago
Tarrant County

Ash Wednesday outreach nets busy workers, backsliders

Ash Wednesday outreach nets busy workers, backslidersSome Fort Worth churches offered "Ashes to Go" for passers-by to get ritual ashes as part of their daily routine.
  • Tarrant County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dallas County

Breaking the barriers between police, community

Breaking the barriers between police, community"Everyone is uncomfortable talking about race," said Dallas police Chief David Brown.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dallas County

Dallas police program targets trust in community

Dallas police program targets trust in communityA new program called Operation Blue Shield hopes to help repair the trust relationships between community and police
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Collin County

Allen High raising funds for paralyzed middle schooler

Allen High raising funds for paralyzed middle schooler"We hope that he's excited and happy that there are people that really care about him"
  • Collin County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Dallas cultural center's archives to be preserved by UNT

Dallas cultural center's archives to be preserved by UNTThe Black Academy of Arts and Letters announced its archives will be preserved by University of North Texas Library.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Black students recognized for academic excellence

Black students recognized for academic excellenceTeams from schools across Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin competed in the "Jeopardy"-style tournament
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Features

BLOG: Café Momentum serves up second chances

BLOG: Café Momentum serves up second chancesOn Thursday night, I saw heroes in action
  • Features
  • 2 months ago
Features

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History MonthWFAA is proud to partner with The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce to celebrate positive African American influences.
  • Features
  • 2 months ago
Tarrant County

'Nuisance properties' are focus of Fort Worth crackdown

'Nuisance properties' are focus of Fort Worth crackdown"Vacant houses and rundown properties bring the drug element into the neighborhoods," said Fort Worth resident Vaughn Durham
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 months ago