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  • WFAA TV
Past:
  • KHOU
  • NBC Charlotte

Recent articles by Byron:

Meet Dallas' Gutsy Girls, the organization breaking down barriers by making skate parks more welcoming places for girls

Eight girls showed up to the first Gutsy Girls clinic during the pandemic. The next month, attendance doubled. Now, as many as 50 girls show up to each event. → Read More

How the 'Downtown SOBs' turned this Dallas area into a thriving neighborhood

Steve Shepherd, Oliver Roberts and Bill McKnight moved into the area in 2005, and have raised money for people and charities, and started a residents council. → Read More

'They’ve infiltrated our neighborhood': Dozens speak out about short term rentals at Dallas City Council meeting

The item is expected to go to committee for recommendation on May 17, and before the full council on June 9. → Read More

Urban farm and community center take root at repurposed Dallas church

The Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space in far east Dallas grows crops, community on former church property. → Read More

House of Blues is home to new Uptown Church in Dallas

Statues of Jake and Elwood Blues stand at the top of the stairs as worshippers enter The Music Hall, where services take place. → Read More

Dallas student uses Instagram to recruit fellow high schoolers as election clerks

Since 2012, high school students over 16 have been eligible to work at the polls in Dallas County. → Read More

For these two women, ride-hailing service Alto is a lifesaver

With Alto, drivers are paid a guaranteed base income plus incentives: they get health insurance, a predictable work week and paid-for vehicle costs. → Read More

How a Dallas grandmother discovered a $65,000 yarn heist

You might remember Amy Glover from a couple months ago, when she caught a Craigslist scammer. Now she's back at it. → Read More

CART is doing what DART can’t

“Our goal is to connect folks to livable wage jobs,” Corbins said. → Read More

How to be a bad axe: Craze or not, axe throwing finds a following in Dallas

“It’s different," on customer said. "You can hang out here, and it’s a lot better than bowling or a movie." → Read More

What's the reality of teen pregnancy? A North Texas film contest wants you to know

The winners get cash prizes. The audience gets increased knowledge about the complex social, economic and developmental web entrapping teens who have children. → Read More

Frisco to downtown Dallas in 8 minutes? That's the promise of Bell's Uber of the sky

Ten years from now, you may be as comfortable with flying to your job from say, Frisco, to downtown Dallas, as you are with commuting by car now. → Read More

How a Dallas woman went True Detective on an attempted Craigslist scammer

Amy Glover was just trying to sell a couple lamps on Craigslist. She nearly ended up getting scammed out of hundreds of dollars. → Read More

If you think Texas cowboys are tough, meet one from the Australian Outback

Here, men like Grant Miles, who oversees the care of 2,300 cattle on this "station," are called stockmen. But if toughness, self-sufficiency and grit are the definition of a cowboy, Miles is that and more. → Read More

What's a Viet Cong grass hut doing south of Fort Worth? Veterans want you to know why

A mock-up of the Viet Cong prison camp is there to tell the story what began on the night of Jan. 5, 1968, when Frank Anton, Robert Lewis and James Pfister flew their Huey gunship into enemy fire in Vietnam. → Read More

A shower on the street: How 16 minutes 'can turn a life around'

In the last year, he's turned up the faucet. Streetside Showers 2.0 has three stalls, including an easy access ramp for people with mobility problems can shower seated if they have to. → Read More

What this new non-profit is doing could cut Dallas poverty by half

"Poverty-wise, Dallas looks more like a TV dinner than a melting pot," says Alan Cohen, the head of a brand-new non-profit which has the goal of reducing poverty in the city by half in the next twenty years. The Child Poverty Action Lab, CPAL, was unveiled by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings this week. → Read More

At new flight center, Bell shows off the V280 Valor and more

The core of Bell's comeback is the V280 Valor, a next generation tiltrotor aircraft, meant to replace the thousands of Blackhawks that are now the Army's assault helicopter. → Read More

Is White Rock lake a liquid landfill?

Dallas' most prominent water feature hasn't been dredged since 1998, according to the city. → Read More

'Immersive, interactive pop-up museum': Psychedelic Robot to open in Dallas

"It's almost Woodstock for millennials." → Read More