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The Oklahoma 9-year-old who "channeled his inner superhero" during tornado inspiring others "Jesus was with me. He led me there." 8H ago
Possible strong to severe storms Wednesday in North Texas Large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado are all possible. 17M ago
Weather Alert issued for North Texas Wednesday Severe weather is possible Wednesday afternoon and evening. 7H ago
Stars fall to Avalanche in overtime, 4-3 Stars goalie Jake Oettinger stopped 22 shots, ending his six-game streak of allowing two goals or less. 1H ago
Stormy Daniels testifies at Trump trial about alleged sexual encounter Stormy Daniels was called to the witness stand to testify at former President Donald Trump's trial in New York on Tuesday. 10H ago
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Homeowners hit with big bills for panels they say they didn't buy A Garland woman was surprised when she received a $97,000 bill for solar panels she doesn't have. 8H ago
Philips settles sleep apnea device lawsuits for $1.1 billion In a statement, Philips said it does not admit any wrongdoing but chose to settle "to end the uncertainty associated with litigation in the U.S." Apr 30
How AI is revolutionizing Internet fraud and romance scams A scammer a North Texas woman met on Instagram claimed to be a German cardiologist, and for months, the two messaged back and forth, building what she thought was a true relationship. Apr 27
Many Texas police officers lack pursuit training after academy Texas police departments have the discretion to determine the frequency and extent of additional driving training for their officers. While some require driving training yearly or every other year, others do not. Apr 16
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Stormy Daniels testifies at Trump trial about alleged sexual encounter Stormy Daniels was called to the witness stand to testify at former President Donald Trump's trial in New York on Tuesday. 10H ago
While illegal crossings drop along border, migrants in Mexico grow desperate Tens of thousands of migrants are estimated to be waiting in Mexico, in places like Ciudad Juárez where shelter space is limited and the conditions are sometimes dire. 10H ago
Judge indefinitely delays Trump classified documents trial The start date for former President Trump's classified documents trial was originally scheduled for May 20. 13H ago
TikTok sues Biden administration to block new law that could lead to U.S. ban The lawsuit claims that the measure, signed into law by President Biden, is unconstitutional. 13H ago
Social Security projected to cut benefits in 2035 barring a fix Without a major change, Social Security may be forced to cut benefits in 2035, a year later than previously forecast. 20H ago
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North Texas drivers express concerns over self-driving 18-wheelers Self-driving 18-wheelers have longtime truckers worried about their livelihood and others concerned that the technology needs more testing to make sure the public is safe. Apr 5
New CosMc's location now open in Far North Dallas McDonald's concept restaurant CosMc's has taken its drink-focused menu to Dallas for its second-ever location. Mar 27
Dairy Queen again marks start of spring with free vanilla cones With the country on the cusp of greeting the return of spring, a warm-weather treat is once again available for free for a limited time only. Mar 19
North Texas family out $20,000 after falling victim to gift card scam Kelli and Michael Regan were looking for a new dog. The breeder they found online asked them to pay with gift cards. Mar 8
Target launches new paid membership program in a bid to drive increased sales Target, looking for ways to add sales, is relaunching its Target Circle loyalty program including a new paid membership with unlimited free same-day delivery in as little as an hour for orders over $35. Mar 5
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Steward Health Care files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Steward Health Care, the struggling hospital group that owns hospitals in Massachusetts, Texas, Florida and other states, announced Monday that it is filing for bankruptcy. 21H ago
CDC says bird flu viruses "pose pandemic potential," cites major knowledge gaps The Texas dairy worker infected by H5N1 "did not disclose the name of their workplace," frustrating investigators. May 3
New initiative launches in Texas to help save the lives of moms A North Texas mother partnered with the Texas Health Resources Foundation to provide a potentially life-saving tool to at-risk pregnant and postpartum moms. May 2
Cats died after drinking raw milk from bird flu-infected cows Cat deaths and neurological disease are "widely reported" around farms where the H5N1 bird flu virus was detected, health officials say. Apr 30
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Dallas employment attorney says the noncompete ban will make it through legal challenges Within hours of the vote, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced it would sue to block the ban. Dallas employment attorney Rogge Dunn predicts employees will ultimately win this battle. Apr 24
Medical provider leaving Texas over AG investigation into gender affirming care for minors Texas law SB 14 prohibits drug and surgical "gender transition" interventions for minors. Apr 23
Samsung gets $6.4B in federal funds to make computer chips in Texas The projects are expected to create at least 17,000 construction jobs and 4,500 manufacturing jobs. Apr 15
99 Cents Only closing all stores nationwide, including over 40 in Texas After more than 40 years in business, 99 Cents Only Stores, a discount chain, announced on Thursday that it will close all 371 of its locations and cease operations. Apr 4
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Stars fall to Avalanche in overtime, 4-3 Stars goalie Jake Oettinger stopped 22 shots, ending his six-game streak of allowing two goals or less. 1H ago
Mavericks lose Game 1 to OKC Thunder, 117-95 Game 2 will be Thursday night in Oklahoma City. 5H ago
Corey Seager hits a 3-run homer in the 8th inning to rally the Rangers past the A's 4-2 Corey Seager hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 4-2. 23H ago
Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd signs multi-year contract extension The announcement comes a day before the Mavericks face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Semifinals. May 6
Dallas Stars take Game 7 over the defending champion Vegas Golden Knights, 2-1 The Dallas Stars take the series 4-3 with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the defending champion Vegas Golden Knights. May 5
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'Bob Hearts Abishola' series finale to air on May 6 'Bob Hearts Abishola', the acclaimed comedy, is signing off after its fifth season on CBS. May 6
Bernard Hill, actor known for "Titanic" and "Lord of the Rings," dead at 79 Bernard Hill died Sunday at 79. The actor was known for his roles in "Lord of the Rings" and "Titanic." May 5
More than a decade after a stroke, Randy Travis sings again, courtesy of AI "Sunday Morning" has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the country singer's first post-stroke song, "Where That Came From," which blends art with artificial intelligence in a recording that captures Travis' country heart. May 5
1st wrongful-death trial in Travis Scott concert deaths has been delayed The start of the first civil trial stemming from the deadly crowd surge at the 2021 Astroworld festival in Texas has been delayed. May 3
William and Kate share photo of Princess Charlotte on her 9th birthday "Happy 9th Birthday, Princess Charlotte!" the Prince and Princess of Wales said in a social media post with a new photo of their daughter taken by Kate. May 2
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Latest Videos Strong to severe storms possible Wednesday in North Texas A few isolated strong to severe storms are possible, mainly along and east of I-35 late Wednesday afternoon into the evening. Large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado are all possible. Highs will be in the low 90s. 1H ago 01:55
Mavs fans flock to OKC for Game 1 Texas versus Oklahoma, Mavs versus Thunder, an interstate rivalry in the Western Conference semifinals. 8H ago 01:14
North Texas student starts bookclub for fellow athletes A book club at a North Texas high school is helping athletes write new chapters in their lives. 8H ago 04:16
More severe weather possible Wednesday in North Texas Severe weather is possible Wednesday afternoon and evening in North Texas. 8H ago 02:24
UT Dallas Jewish students struck by fear, hundreds of protesters flood downtown streets Some Jewish students at the University of Texas at Dallas said walking on campus is a stroll into antisemitic verbal attacks and even getting spit on. Disagreement, they said, doesn't have to compel this behavior. 8H ago 01:07
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Tornado destroys Texas home, storm chaser saves family of 4: PHOTOS A storm chaser not only captured a massive tornado touching down in Hawley, Texas on Thursday but ended up rescuing a family of four whose home was destroyed by it. May 3 8 photos
Painting for peace: Texas artist joins Israel–Hamas war protests Dallas artist Roberto Marquez traveled to the Rafah Crossing in Egypt, the U.S. capital and will attend this weekend's statewide protest in Austin. Nov 14, 2023 8 photos
Went And Took It: Texas Rangers 2023 World Series victory parade On Friday, hundreds of thousands of fans gathered outside and all around Globe Life Field in Arlington to celebrate the Texas Rangers historical World Series win! Nov 4, 2023 45 photos
Sweeter than candy: NICU babies too cute to spook! Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at several Texas Health hospitals were dressed in creative costumes for Halloween. Oct 31, 2023 29 photos
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