Oak Cliff works brings job training to the community

DALLAS – If you’re looking for the land of opportunity, you might want to start in Oak Cliff. The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce launched a program called “Oak Cliff Works,” that offers job training and guidance to people living in under-served communities, putting them on the path to success. “This program, Oak Cliff Works, is designed to take those individuals who currently live, work, and play here and give them an opportunity to have a career,” said Chamber of […]

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15-year-old boy’s organ donation saves 9-year-old girl’s life

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – A Missouri couple is raising awareness about organ donation after their 15-year-old son saved a little girl’s life. Bret and Eula Motelet said they’re able to better cope with the loss of their son because his heart beats on in someone else. “Just a real joy. I called him my sunshine. He was always happy,” Eula Motelet told WDAF. Brian Motelet’s mother said he was the perfect baby. Then he came down with the flu when he […]

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UT Chancellor, Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as “one of the finest public servants I have ever known.” In an op-ed published by the Washington Post, McRaven, a former Navy SEAL who led US Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014, not […]

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Mother says daughter denied lunch because she was 15 cents short

ORANGE CITY, Fla. — A mother told WKMG her daughter was denied lunch at a high school in Florida because she was short 15 cents. Kimberly Aiken says her daughter, a sophomore at University High School in Orange City, tried to buy lunch on her first day of school and was told her account balance was short 15 cents. The student is registered for the school’s free and reduced-cost lunch program, but it “hasn’t taken effect yet,” according to WKMG. When the […]

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Witness saves baby from hot car as couple allegedly overdoses in Ohio parking lot

CANTON, Ohio – Officials say a baby was rescued from a hot car while two adults allegedly overdosed in a Canton, Ohio parking lot. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of two people lying in a parking lot on Whipple Avenue from a possible overdose on August 10, according to WJW. Officials said the first officers at the scene saw 29-year-old Cody Powell lying on his back.  He reportedly was turning blue and appeared to not be breathing. They […]

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Fort Worth man pays big money for billboard to bring smiles

DALLAS — The only thing more ridiculous than a new billboard in Fort Worth, is the man pictured on it. Okay, his dog, Big Juicy, is pretty ridiculous too. “If you`re going to be in Texas, especially if you`re from Fort Worth, you got to do it big,” says Eric Love. Alright, there`s something even more outrageous… the price Love paid for the billboard. “At the end of the day, you can`t put a price on passion and love,” says […]

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Southwest Airlines allows miniature horses on planes? Yep!

DALLAS — Giddy up, y’all! Look out all you frequent fliers, Southwest Airlines has something they’d like to say. The company announced starting September 17, there will be new restrictions put in place for emotional support animals. Now, passengers will only be allowed to bring dogs or cats as emotional support animals. But hold your horses when it comes to trained service animals. Miniature horses have been added to the list, too. This may sound a bit far fetched, but […]

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Texas police boosting drunk-driving prevention efforts as Labor Day parties near

DALLAS — We all know drinking and driving is bad, yet people still do it all the time, especially during holiday weekends. Police departments across Texas are stepping up their prevention programs with Labor Day coming up. “This is kind of the last big hurrah for the summer,” says Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Lonny Haschel.  “We want to remind them it’s important to plan while they can, before they take that first sip.” Part of TxDOT’s “Plan While […]

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Caught on video: Officers in Red Oak save infant from choking

RED OAK — In a world full of negative stigma against cops, here is a positive story for you. Two officers from the Red Oak Police Department are being honored for saving the life of a baby boy. “Is like something is like right there, but I can’t see he is doing it again,” you can hear the mom say in the video. Officer Michael Fitzgerald arrived first at the scene of the incident where the breathing infant appeared to […]

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Man throws 2-year-old son into creek while fleeing officer, police say

STRASBURG, Va. – A Virginia man has been arrested after police say he threw his 2-year-old son over an embankment into a creek while fleeing from police. Strasburg Police said that 28-year-old Kyle Steven Sunday was spotted Monday evening driving a car stolen from his child’s mother. The incident started when an officer observed a man, later identified as Sunday, driving with a toddler on his lap in the area of North Massanutten and Thompson Streets, according to police. The […]

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