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.
Severe weather attacked North Texas on Tuesday night. Bridgeport was among the places that woke up early Wednesday morning with extensive damage to homes.
Storm damage is hard to miss in Mineral Wells, after a tornado passed right through the heart of downtown on Tuesday night.
The Allen ISD is just days away from opening its newly repaired Eagle Stadium. The concern has been whether or not the stadium would be fixed in time for graduation on June 5.
A deadly shootout at a popular Waco restaurant on Sunday left at least nine people dead and another 18 people injured, and police fear that there could be more bloodshed.
The floodgates were fully opened at Lake Ray Roberts on Thursday night but, with more storms on the way, Denton County homeowners living downstream are feeling nervous.
From same-sex marriage, to schools, to the money that goes into your pocket — it was a busy night on Thursday at the State Capitol in Austin.
A family from North Texas is seeking justice after their dog was beaten to death on Monday. Now, the young boy responsible for the brutal attack will face charges.
A Marine from Arlington who was feared missing in Nepal is safe, according to his brother.
Homeowners in Denton County have been warned to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday after possible flooding along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River.
Storms claimed the life of at least one person in Navarro County on Sunday. Heavy rain led to flash flooding in the Corsicana area, and the victim’s vehicle became stuck when a creek overflowed onto the nearby roadway.
Flooding from Thursday night’s storms presented a huge problem for one North Texas school district. Officials with the Era ISD were forced to cancel all classes on Friday.
High waters forced the evacuation of several homes in Sanger on Thursday night as nearly six inches of rain fell in the area.