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Life

North Texas mom creates Jewish answer to Elf on the Shelf

North Texas mom creates Jewish answer to Elf on the ShelfAbra Liberman-Garrett talks about how she came up with the idea for Maccabee on the Mantel.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Life

Mom gets surprise nomination for Christmas

Mom gets surprise nomination for ChristmasMichelle Stevens gets a surprise announcement from the people behind Santa's Sparkle, after dealing with an unthinkable loss.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

Cpl. Nick salutes local bus driver for commitment to kids

Cpl. Nick salutes local bus driver for commitment to kidsNews 8 Daybreak's Cpl. Nick Bristow thanks Duncanville ISD bus driver Donald Harris for going the extra mile for his students.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Pets

Tailwagger: Meet Bailey

Tailwagger: Meet BaileyBailey is a two-year-old female Terrier mix available for adoption at the SPCA of Texas
  • Pets
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Corporal Nick salutes one incredible mom

Corporal Nick salutes one incredible momCpl. Nick Bristow salutes Carolina Pena for being a local hero.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Ebola house decorator: We hope to create awareness

Ebola house decorator: We hope to create awarenessThe man behind a controversial Ebola-themed Halloween decoration says he's disappointed Doctors Without Borders doesn't want him to raise money on their behalf, but that he still hopes to raise "awareness" about the disease.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Life

Overcoming misconceptions about Down Syndrome

Overcoming misconceptions about Down SyndromeChannel 8's Marie Saavedra sat down with this year's Rockwall High School homecoming king, Andrew Sauerwein, to talk about overcoming misconceptions about Down Syndrome.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Entertainment

Hilton launches holiday event to help families in need

Hilton launches holiday event to help families in needThe Hilton is launching a toy drive to collect gifts for children of homeless North Texas families supported by Family Gateway, which provides help and care to homeless families.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Features

Air Force brother surprises sister on Thanksgiving

Air Force brother surprises sister on ThanksgivingIt's the kind of scene you want to watch over and over. Forney High School student Karlie Taylor was reunited with her brother, Johnathan, just in time for Thanksgiving.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Life

Behind the scenes for a morning at Alexa's house

Behind the scenes for a morning at Alexa's houseAs part of our Salute to the Busy Parent, we sent a camera to Alexa Conomos' house while she was at work to see how her husband, Bradley, handles getting the kids ready in the morning.
  • Life
  • 4 weeks ago
Life

Meteorologist Greg Fields opens up about life as a dad

Meteorologist Greg Fields opens up about life as a dadMeteorologist Greg Fields gives us a rare glimpse at his life outside the weather studio, where he works full-time as a busy dad.
  • Life
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Life

Daybreak kicks off 'Salute to the Busy Parent' week with in-studio breakfast

Daybreak kicks off 'Salute to the Busy Parent' week with in-studio breakfastWe invited three, real-life parents into the studio for a catered breakfast and an intimate conversation about life with kids.
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Life

New Daybreak reporter gets some unexpected dating advice

New Daybreak reporter gets some unexpected dating adviceDaybreak reporter Monica Hernandez has to think quickly when Ron asks her a personal question.
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Features

Tuskagee Airman celebrates 90th birthday

Tuskagee Airman celebrates 90th birthdayThe film "Red Tails" is a dramatic retelling of the story of the Tuskagee Airmen. But the struggle those fighter pilots went through to prove themselves in spite of racial discrimination is all true.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Sen. Davis on 15-point polling gap: We aren't losing momentum

Sen. Davis on 15-point polling gap: We aren't losing momentumSen. Wendy Davis sat down with News 8 Daybreak's Alexa Conomos to discuss a new poll on the governor's race.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Consumer

Ways to Save: Companies with the worst customer service

Ways to Save: Companies with the worst customer serviceYesterday we celebrate the companies with the best customer service. Today, it's the worst.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
NFL

Ron Corning makes good after losing bet on Cowboys

Ron Corning makes good after losing bet on CowboysDaybreak anchor Ron Corning has to hold up his end of the bargain after losing a football bet against Phoenix anchor Doug Meehan.
  • NFL
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Life

High school students show off monster moves to 'Thriller'

High school students show off monster moves to 'Thriller'Watch clips from Daybreak's special Halloween Party on the Plaza.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Weather

Mavs mascot takes over weather forecast

Mavs mascot takes over weather forecastChamp, the Dallas Mavericks mascot, helps News 8 Daybreak's Greg Fields with the weather forecast.
  • Weather
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Kid's Doctor

Doctor answers your questions about enterovirus D68

Doctor answers your questions about enterovirus D68News 8 Daybreak anchor Alexa Conomos asks Dr. Benjamin Lee of Children's Medical Center what parents should look out for when it comes to enterovirus D68.
  • Kid's Doctor
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Bug expert debunks myths about what to do in a bee attack

Bug expert debunks myths about what to do in a bee attackOur Alexa Conomos sits down with entomologist Michael Merchant to dispel some of the misconceptions about what to do in a bee attack.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Daybreak recipe: Easy Pumpkin Bread

Daybreak recipe: Easy Pumpkin BreadA seasonal favorite with the taste of autumn
  • Life
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

County Judge: Amber Vinson did nothing wrong

County Judge: Amber Vinson did nothing wrongCounty Judge Clay Jenkins reacts to the handling of a health care worker who took a commercial flight after treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Local

Yellow Cab's 'Curb' competes with Uber, Lyft

Yellow Cab's 'Curb' competes with Uber, LyftCompanies like Uber and Lyft are seeing a big increase in business. That means taxi companies like Yellow Cab are having to adapt, trying to get your dollar.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

'A Tuna Christmas' coming to Casa Manana

'A Tuna Christmas' coming to Casa MananaTo help us get into the holiday spirit, Brian Glenn got into character with the cast of "A Tuna Christmas."
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Features

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  • Features
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Daybreak team does 'The Carlton'

Daybreak team does 'The Carlton'In honor of this week's episode of "Dancing with Stars," the Daybreak team shows us how they do "The Carlton."
  • Entertainment
  • 2 months, 1 week ago