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FW Officer Hailed As Hero After Rescuing Drowning Man

A Fort Worth police officer is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a downing man from a lake last week. A patrol car dash cam captured video of Officer Whitehead as she pulled the victim from Lake Como on the city’s southwest side.

07/07/2015

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Apartment Fire Victims Thank Police Officers Who Saved Them

“I am very, very grateful for what you did.” Those words from a North Texas mother as she thanked a pair of Arlington police officers who she says saved her family.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2015

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Officer Who Took Down Garland Shooting Suspects Called “Hero”

The shooting in Garland could have turned out so much worse if it weren’t for one officer.

CBSDFW.COM–05/04/2015

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Abandoned Dog Heroically Saves Puppies Lives

Someone thought so little of a South Dallas dog they abandoned him in a park to live in the wild.

03/13/2015

Grandmother Patricia Sanders saved a 2-year-old girl, after she was left in a hot car on a 100-degree day. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Hero Grandma Couldn’t Ignore Screams Of Toddler In Hot Car

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.

CBS 11–09/11/2014

Claire Sullivan, 6, is recognized for her bravery by the City of Arlington, after calling 911 to try and get help for her grandmother. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

6-Year-Old Texas Hero Honored For Placing Lifesaving 911 Call

Six-year-old Claire Sullivan’s grandmother was babysitting her at her Arlington apartment when a 20 minute, life-or-death drama began to unfold.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Searching For Hero

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a mystery man who helped rescue a woman from a burning building.

06/18/2014

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28 Must-Eat Sandwiches From Around The World

When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme, which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best and most representative national sandwiches.

03/20/2014

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Trending: Social Media Magic, Sherman’s Rant, BatKid’s Heroes

A look at the stories trending online for January 20, 2014.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Texan Among Carnegie Hero Medal Honorees

A Texan is among the heroes who were honored for risking their lives to save another person. The 21-year-old will be awarded a medal from The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

12/19/2012

DISD employee Larry Barlow receives the first ever Hero Award from the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. DA Craig Watkins presented. (credit: dallasisd.org)

DA’s Office Recognizes Local Man With Hero Award

A hero is someone admired for their achievements and noble qualities. Tuesday the district attorney’s office in Dallas County defined hero by presenting a special award to the man who saved a woman’s life, by simply stopping and helping.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: Homeless Man Saves Police Officer From Attack

A Dallas Police officer is recovering from serious injuries, after he was attacked by a man suspected of being on a drug-induced rampage.

CBS 11–10/23/2012

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