• July 23, 2014

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Members of First United Methodist Church in Waxahachie gathered tolietries and other requested items to send south to aid churches providing care for undocumented children and women. FUMC pastor Eric Douglas said the response is out of love and to help care for people in a desparate situation, no matter their reason for being in the U.S.

FUMC responds to humanitarian crisis

A truck and trailer filled with supplies will head to Fort Worth today to be transported to the Rio Grande Valley Food Bank in South Texas to help thousands of undocumented people.

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Maypearl K9 Unit

Through donations and hard work, Maypearl now has a top flight K9 unit to help in the fight against drugs in and around the community. Chief Kevin Coffey and K9 Officer Chr…

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  • Maypearl K9 Unit

    Maypearl K9 Unit

    Through donations and hard work, Maypearl now has a top flight K9 unit to help in the fight against drugs in and around the community. Chief Kevin Coffey and K9 Officer Christopher Amos talk about Silver's long road to Maypearl and how the new team will benefit the community.

  • Midlothian's New K9 Unit

    Midlothian's New K9 Unit

    Midlothian has acquired a new K9 unit consisting of handler, Cpl. Wesley Keeling, and Remi, a shelter dog who was two days away from being euthanized in south Texas.

  • Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals

    Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals

    After a few days of rain and cool weather, gliders in Midlothian finally got into the air Monday during competition in the Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals, which is scheduled to wrap up this Thursday.

  • Sand Pit Volleyball hits Waxahachie

    Sand Pit Volleyball hits Waxahachie

    The Sand Pit is a new volleyball venue in Waxahachie offering a family-friendly environment for both kids and adults. They offer league play throughout the warm seasons of the year, and are expanding to meet a growing demand.

  • Tractor Trailer Fire

    Tractor Trailer Fire

    The driver of a tractor-trailer truck escaped injury after his vehicle burst into flames. The truck was traveling on north on U.S. Highway 287 on Friday when the driver saw smoke in the cab. The fire took place on the shoulder of the northbound U.S. Highway 287 just before the Mueller, Inc. that is located at 2325 S. U.S. Highway 287 Bypass.

  • Meteor over Dallas/Fort Worth 7/12/14

    Meteor over Dallas/Fort Worth 7/12/14

    NOT FOR BROADCAST without prior permission.Just saw this meteor outside my home. Was coming right at us and had enough time to get out my phone to do a quick video. Had to been in the sky for about 15 seconds or more.Update 7/13: Think this was probably space junk. Was in the sky for a long time (15 seconds or more) and was glowing blue. If anyone can confirm, please let me know!

  • Meteor Franklin

    Meteor Franklin

    The meteor seen over Midlothian on July 12 was captured on video by New Mexico State University's All Sky Camera Network camera in Franklin.

  • Meteor in Lufkin

    Meteor in Lufkin

    The meteor that was seen over Midlothian on July 12 was captured on video by New Mexico State University's All Sky Camera Network camera in Lufkin.

  • Heavy Rainfall Potential For North Texas - July 16 Update

    Heavy Rainfall Potential For North Texas - July 16 Update

    Weather Briefing for North Texas, including small chance of severe weather, and the potential for heavy rainfall.

  • Junk in Trunk July 12

    Junk in Trunk July 12

    Shoppers were on the hunt on Saturday morning for deals and bargains as the browsed items for sale at Junk in the Trunk. The community wide garage sale hosted by the Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association has grown over the years bringing in visitors from around the Metroplex.

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