Getting gifts to kids who need them? Si se puede!

OAK CLIFF — Everyone deserves a gift on Christmas, and that’s exactly what plenty of youngsters in Oak Cliff got this week. Adan Gonzalez and his foundation, Puede Network, had their second annual Puede Angel Tree, where every kid in attendance got a gift that was donated by the community. Gonzalez was asking for a winter coat and some other toy or ball. “A soccer ball, jacket, pair of socks, whatever it could be to bring joy to some of […]

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Getting gifts to kids who need them? Si se puede!

OAK CLIFF — Everyone deserves a gift on Christmas, and that’s exactly what plenty of youngsters in Oak Cliff got this week. Adan Gonzalez and his foundation, Puede Network, had their second annual Puede Angel Tree, where every kid in attendance got a gift that was donated by the community. Gonzalez was asking for a winter coat and some other toy or ball. “A soccer ball, jacket, pair of socks, whatever it could be to bring joy to some of […]

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Christmas meals relieve one holiday season stressor for families

FRISCO — This time of year should be a joy, but for way too many of us, the holidays are more about heartache and hard times. “Very tough to the point that we have to cancel our holidays and come up with stories about why Santa couldn’t visit this year,” local mother Alma Davila-Loredo told NewsFix Saturday. No Santa. No gifts. No Christmas. The past few months haven’t offered much in the way of holiday spirit for the Davila-Loredo family. […]

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A Plano 8th grader get a big surprise birthday present after asking for them since 3rd grade: Braces!

PLANO, Tx. – Many middle schoolers ask for gadgets or technology for their birthdays, but Plano 8th grader, Aeva Leck, asked for a different type of metal. “Cause my teeth aren`t the straightest,” she says. “Aeva`s been asking for forever for braces,” says her mother Jessica Benenate, “and then I got braces, my dad helped me out cause I had other issues going on, and it just made me hurt even more cause I know how badly she doesn`t just […]

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Five local charities are receiving hundreds of donated bedroom sets from UT in time for the holidays!

DALLAS, Tx. – If you`ve been christmas shopping lately and looked for bedroom furniture, then you know that a quality set can be pricey. That`s why Dallas Life Executive Director, Bob Sweeney, says what happened this week was so special. “Families to Freedom, contacted us and Sarah said we have this donation of furniture. We`ve partnered with them, so we`re going to be able to see this furniture come in, revitalize the rooms and our dormitories,” says Sweeney. “So the […]

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Five local charities are receiving hundreds of donated bedroom sets from UT in time for the holidays!

DALLAS, Tx. – If you`ve been christmas shopping lately and looked for bedroom furniture, then you know that a quality set can be pricey. That`s why Dallas Life Executive Director, Bob Sweeney, says what happened this week was so special. “Families to Freedom, contacted us and Sarah said we have this donation of furniture. We`ve partnered with them, so we`re going to be able to see this furniture come in, revitalize the rooms and our dormitories,” says Sweeney. “So the […]

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Felons are giving back to the community by helping elderly put up their Christmas Lights!

GRAND PRAIRIE — This time of year can be wonderful – the trees, the decorations, the camaraderie, but there`s something extra special about those lights… “Rick always had them out the week before Thanksgiving or the week after Thanksgiving,” says Rhonda Ramsey. “I tried last year but I put them all out backwards and I couldn`t get them plugged in.” Rhonda says Rick, her childhood sweetheart and husband of more than 40 years, passed away three years ago from cancer. “He […]

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High Schooler’s heroic show of sportsmanship highlights Dallas Marathon

DALLAS — Rockwall’s Chandler Self was well on her way to a first BMW Dallas Marathon title. Her body had other plans. “My legs started to turn to jelly at Mile 24,” she said Sunday. “Then they really turned to jelly at mile 25.” When she turned onto the stretch for home, her body gave out. “This is not happening. She’s not gonna not finish,” Ariana Luterman remembered thinking at the time. Luterman, a 17-year-old senior from Greenhill School in […]

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Biting Back: Woman sues after K-9 mistakenly attacked her

ST. PAUL, MN- Desiree Collins was taking out the trash one Saturday morning, nothing seemed to warn her to what would happen next. The 52-year-old St. Paul woman was attacked by a police dog. In the video released by the St. Paul police department Collins can be heard asking “what did I do to him?” She had done nothing wrong, the dog mistook Collins for a male burglary suspect that had fled on foot. Collins suffered bites to her harm […]

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