| Aug 24, 2009
It was standing room only at the Dallas County Health Department where parents and kids waited patiently inside, after they waited patiently outside.
Kids wiled away the hours in line with stuffed toys and ice cream. Anjanette Conaway's kids were dressed...
| Jan 16, 2010
As pro-life and pro-choice advocates across the country prepare to mark the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, thousands gathered in Dallas today to protest abortion.
Cassandra Malone is one of the pro-life advocates who had an abortion years ago and now...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 10:33 AM
Dozens of schools, businesses and agencies are closed today.
Dallas ISD remains open, but all after-school activities -- including atheletics -- are cancelled for today.
Here is the latest list:
Aledo ISD: Closed.
Alvord ISD: Closed.
| Aug 26, 2009
Collin College is the most affordable community college in the state of Texas, now that school board members have voted to lower tuition.
It couldn't come at a better time, as a record number of students are beginning college.
When times get tough, more...
| Aug 27, 2009
Health officials are reporting the first H1N1, or Swine Flu, related death in Dallas County. The victim was a 52-year-old woman.
This news comes at a time when Health Departments across North Texas are urging people to get ready for a potential flu...
| Sep 8, 2009
It is payday for Texas exonerees that spent years behind bars for crimes they didn't commit. Many of the wrongly-convicted are in line to become instant millionaires, according to a new state law.
The compensation plan from the state would pays $80,000...
| Mar 3, 2010
After spending more than a decade in prison for a murder they didn't commit, Christopher Scott and Claude Simmons can now officially say they are exonerated.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Scott, 39, and Simmons, 54, were innocent in the death...
| Mar 11, 2010
It's that time of year again, when pesky mosquitoes start to wreak havoc on outdoor plans.
With all the wet weather North Texas has seen in recent weeks, creeks and other flood prone areas are about to see an abundance of nuisance mosquitoes.
| Mar 17, 2010
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Dallas-area travel firm and three of its principals with violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).
According to a lawsuit filed by the state, Royal Palms Travel Inc. and All Inclusive...
| Sep 14, 2009
Sixth-grader Cynthia Garcia had attended Price Elementary School since kindergarten. On Thursday, she went home with flu-like symptoms. By Saturday she was taken to the emergency room where she later died. School official Laura Jobe says counselors told...
| Sep 15, 2009
The Dallas County Jail has had no shortage of controversy. But today, some county commissioners say the population is reaching a critical mass.
Right now, the jail population is about 6,500. County commissioners say it could reach capacity with just...