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Outfielder Jeff Francoeur Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Player Falls Victim To Deaf Teammate Prank

For an entire month, baseball player Jeff Francoeur is convinced by teammates that Jorge Reyes is deaf. He’s not. Watch the prank unfold here.

04/15/2014

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Dallas Police Investigating Sex Assault Of Deaf Teenager

Dallas Police are investigating a reported sexual assault in which a teenaged deaf girl is the alleged victim.

03/12/2014

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North Texas Toddler Hears for the First Time

Like most toddlers, Kendall Johnson squeals, gurgles and fusses—but, she’s making happy noises that she can’t hear. The 9-month old Plano girl was born deaf.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

Derrick Coleman of the Seattle Seahawks carries the ball as outside linebacker David Hawthorne of the New Orleans Saints defends during a game at CenturyLink Field on December 2, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Deaf NFL Player Didn’t Quit

Seahawks player Derrick Coleman has been deaf since he was a child, but that did not stop him from playing football. Check out his story in a Duracell commercial.

01/15/2014

The AT&T logo is seen. (credit: Etienne Franchi/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Sues AT&T Over Internet Calls

The Justice Department has sued AT&T, alleging they improperly billed the government for services that are designed for use by the deaf.

03/23/2012

Picture of Burleson wife and mother, Sarah Churman, after she heard her voice for the first time. (credit: YouTube)

North Texas Woman Reacts To Hearing Voice For 1st Time

Most people don’t like the odd, out of place, sound of their own voice when they hear it. When North Texan Sarah Churman first heard her voice the sound gave way to a raw, tearful flood of emotion.

10/07/2011

Stephen Brodie is fitted for a new hearing aid from the Starkey Foundation. (credit: WCCO)

Wrongly Convicted Dallas Man Gets Help Hearing

A wrongly convicted Dallas man flew to Minneapolis to seek help reclaiming some of his hearing.

12/02/2010

Man Freed as Assault Conviction Is Set Aside

Through a sign-language interpreter at the Dallas County Jail, Stephen Brodie cops to all sorts of crimes save the one that put him behind bars for 10 years: sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl.

10/14/2010