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Dallas, TX, United States

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North Texas restaurants dealing with low staff, supplies during omicron surge

Restaurants are still feeling the pain from staffing and product shortages during this ongoing COVID-19 surge. One Fort Worth restaurant owner says he had to close down right before New Year’s Eve because he didn't have staff. He’s still struggling to find ingredients for certain menu items and supplies. → Read More

Denton County ERs experiencing up to 10-hour wait times

Denton County's public health director is reporting ER wait times at its hospitals can be as long as 10 hours or more. That's because they're being flooded by COVID patients. In short, it means there aren’t enough hospital beds for patients in the emergency room, leaving them in a waiting room for long periods of time. → Read More

Groups working to help homeless in North Texas out of freezing temperatures

Several shelters across the Metroplex are opening their doors with the freezing temperatures Thursday night → Read More

Lights at Interlochen gets people into the Christmas spirit in Arlington

It’s no secret that when it comes to Christmas lights, Arlington homeowners don’t like to hold back. → Read More

Vigil held for motorcyclist hurt in crash with Prosper mayor

Family, friends and fellow motorcycle riders gathered around the Christmas tree at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in McKinney to pray for 72-year-old Rodney Carver. He’s currently in a medically induced coma with multiple fractures and a brain bleed after his motorcycle crashed into the back of a pickup truck driven by Prosper Mayor James Ray Smith. → Read More

Parents blast Little Elm ISD administrators over handling of chaotic protest

District staff heard from dozens of speakers who addressed what they called the administration’s lack of preparation and poor handling of the situation on Nov. 19. “You allowed our children to be tased, manhandled, arrested and jailed,” one parent said. "They are traumatized." → Read More

Enchant Christmas back open this year in Dallas

After taking a year off, Enchant Christmas is back at a new location. It's now in Dallas. → Read More

Tailgating begins early at AT&T Stadium ahead of Thanksgiving Cowboys-Raiders game

The party started early this year for some Cowboys fans tailgating outside AT&T Stadium Wednesday. Fans are hoping to spend Thanksgiving watching the Cowboys win. There was also a party and a toy drive underway at Texas Live as fans look to give back before the game. → Read More

Tarrant Area Food Bank prepared to feed needy families ahead of Thanksgiving

Food banks across the country are reporting shortages ahead of the holiday season partially because of higher prices and supply chain problems. But the Tarrant Area Food Bank says it planned ahead and is ready to serve North Texans — at least through Thanksgiving. → Read More

American Airlines pilots union rejects extra pay incentive for upcoming holidays

In an effort to make sure holiday flights are staffed, American Airlines offered extra pay for flight attendants and pilots who work the holidays. But the pilots turned it down. → Read More

Fort Worth ISD recognizes teacher for her approach to Native American history

For more than 20 years, Pamela Bennett has been a fixture at Edward Briscoe Elementary School in Fort Worth. Her role working with students and parents as a family communications specialist is somewhat non-traditional. So this school year, she's teaching her students about traditions most of them have never heard of. → Read More

Fort Worth ISD's $1.2 billion Proposition A too close to call until absentee ballots are counted

The district's Proposition A called for more than $1 billion to improve and build schools. → Read More

Saginaw PD: Homeowner fatally shoots man knocking on door

Investigators say a 21-year-old Saginaw man had gone to three or four homes, knocking on the front doors. One homeowner answered the door and told him to go away. Police say the homeowner shot him after he rushed toward the homeowner. But the man's mother says her son suffered from a medical condition and had likely wandered out of his home and needed help. → Read More

11-year-old killed after being hit by car while crossing Fort Worth freeway

Fort Worth police say an 11-year-old boy was killed Wednesday after he and two others tried to cross Loop 820. → Read More

Colleyville woman awarded for saving toddler from drowning

A mother is filled with gratitude for the good Samaritan and first responders who revived her 2-year-old son after falling into a pond. Body camera video from North Richland Hills motorcycle officers captured the scary moments after the good Samaritan pulled the boy from the pond and began CPR. → Read More

Southwest Airlines apologizes for recent cancellations of thousands of flights

Southwest Airlines said its "deeply sorry" for cancelling thousands of flights this past weekend. → Read More

North Texas businesses affected by supply, labor shortages

In a pre-pandemic world, Dallas-based chef Meika Johnson was thriving preparing meals for private businesses. But in recent months, she's struggled to find both food and equipment. Now, she's forced to shut down her business, saying she’s spent more searching for products and less time actually making a profit. → Read More

4 men accused of recruiting teens to sell drugs, guns at North Texas high schools

Irving police said a group of men used social media to recruit teens into selling drugs for them. → Read More

North Texas aviator Wally Funk to fly aboard Blue Origin with Jeff Bezos

The dream of space flight is something Wally Funk has been holding onto for more than 50 years. The one-time female astronaut candidate from the 1960s will also be aboard Bezos's New Shepard spacecraft. And at 82, she’s set to become the oldest person to ever do so. → Read More

Arlington launches website for firework complaints ahead of July Fourth weekend

Setting off fireworks within city limits is illegal in Arlington. Yet, the city still receives an average of 1,000 calls a day during the Fourth of July weekend, tying up emergency phone lines. This year, they’re hoping their new website cuts that number down dramatically. → Read More