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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Price of opioid addiction recovery prescriptions becoming more of a burden

PLANO – “Four months ago I was homeless, you know, and I wanted to die, and I just didn`t have the courage to kill myself,” says recovering alcoholic and opioid addict, Francene Fegely. She says she’s been in and out of rehab and detox programs since she was in her teens. “Opioids, heroin and stuff like that and it was a instant feel good thing that I don`t know that took over and everything.” She says she over dosed three […]

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Price of opioid addiction recovery prescriptions becoming more of a burden

PLANO – “Four months ago I was homeless, you know, and I wanted to die, and I just didn`t have the courage to kill myself,” says recovering alcoholic and opioid addict, Francene Fegely. She says she’s been in and out of rehab and detox programs since she was in her teens. “Opioids, heroin and stuff like that and it was a instant feel good thing that I don`t know that took over and everything.” She says she over dosed three […]

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Fairview community remembers ‘The Big Guy’ Santa

FAIRVIEW, Tx. – Santa always looks a little different in decorations and movies, but in the eyes of many North Texans, the Fairview Town Center Santa affectionately known as ‘The Big Guy’ was thee big guy to visit come Christmas time. A tradition to get your photo taken with him and, years later, you’d do the same thing your your kids. Sadly, The Big Guy’s sleigh came to an abrupt halt this year after he passed away. “It was devastating,” says […]

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A DFW hospital patient claims she had a brutal and illegal arrest while getting treated

DALLAS — A DFW woman is still facing criminal trespass charges after allegedly waking up November 17 to hospital police officers pulling her from her hospital bed, “throw her to the ground,” according to her attorney,  arrest her, and take her to jail. Law enforcement confirms she was taken to the infirmary. “Hand cuffed with the gown thrown on, I was pretty much nude from behind, and a lady intake says I don`t know what she’s done but she deserves […]

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Mothers of Children with Brain Cancer Talk About the Need to Raise Funds

NORTH TEXAS – You may remember sweet and spunky five-year-old Layla who had her celebration of life over the weekend after she died from medulloblastoma – a form of brain cancer considered rare – but all too familiar to these five DFW women. ‘They come and they show you this golf ball-sized tumor,” says Sara. Sara was mom to Layla, who died last month. “It took a very long time for us to get the official diagnosis of the brain […]

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