Arezow is thrilled to be back in North Texas after years away from family and friends. Her family is originally from Afghanistan, and escaped Kabul after the Russian invasion when Arezow was just 7 years old.
After years of living with extended family in Pakistan, and later in a refugee camp in Germany, Arezow moved to North Texas as a teenager. Although she did not speak English when she arrived, she gradually learned the language by studying voraciously and by watching American television!
Arezow soon grew to love her adopted home and graduated from high school in Plano. She went on to study journalism at the University of Texas in Austin and began her television news career in Corpus Christi, and later Austin.
In 2005, Arezow had the opportunity to spend a week in Afghanistan, embedded with soldiers deployed with the Texas Army National Guard. She filed an award-winning series of reports on the experience, as well as a half-hour special. It remains one of the most memorable assignments of her career.
It’s been a slow and painful recovery for Dallas firefighter Jeff Patterson, who was injured in May.
One man was killed and another critically injured in a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 360 early Friday morning.
North Texas Giving Day donations can make a huge impact all year long for hundreds of North Texas non-profit charities.
Cameras mounted on school buses are intended to keep kids safe by catching drivers who break the law. Many North Texas buses are equipped with them, yet some cities aren’t using them because it’s illegal.
Around Grand Prairie High School Lillian Skinner makes a point to say hello to everyone. Her laugh is infectious and her smile lights up a room. At the high school’s homecoming game, it was Lillian’s friends plotting a way to make her happy.
Mary Mills can easily point out the bed bugs on her covers. She and other elderly residents at the at Spring Garden Apartments in Springtown say they’ve been dealing with the pesky bed bugs for several weeks now.
It’s something Ed Rojas sees everyday in fact several times a day. In his North Fort Worth neighborhood he has captured cell phone video showing drivers breaking the law.
Patricia Sanders can’t get the cries out of her head. She can’t even stop thinking about a 2-year-old girl left alone in a hot car on Labor Day.
The small town of Cleburne is known for its charm and the railroad that runs through it. Soon the city will get a big boost in business. A Mexico-based food company is building a new plant in the city.
Kindergartners at Independence Elementary School in the Keller Independent School District are learning a valuable lesson. Their special education comes as North Texas braces for Enterovirus 68.
North Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
A Saginaw teenager has pleaded guilty to the sexual assault and suffocation of 6-year-old.