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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

Cris and Misty Vento display pictures of their son Xander, who drown in a Fort Worth swimming pool. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Young Boy’s Hero Legacy Lives On

Cris and Misty Vento speak lovingly of all of their children. There’s eleven-year-old Jade, 8-year-old Brooklyn… and of course, Xander.

09/18/2012

Daniella Soto with her parents.  The bilingual 8-year old was honored for translating both sides of a 9-1-1 call while her dad suffered a heart attack. (credit: Denco Area 9-1-1 District)

8-Year-Old Calls 911, Saves Dad’s Life

A young Lewisville girl is being called a hero for her ability to stay calm and call for help while her dad suffered a heart attack.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

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North Texans Set Out To Bring Relative’s WWII Remains Home

More than 73,000 Americans who fought in WWII are still missing. Until recently, that number included a group of Marine aviators. CBS 11 takes a look at how a family from Lucas traveled to the South Pacific to help find the heroes and bring them home.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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2 Emergencies, 2 Child Heroes In Denton County

There are some kid heroes in Denton County. The youngsters may only be seven and nine years old but their quick thinking and fast action is an example of what it takes to save lives.

06/07/2012

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North Texas Shelter Dog Receives National Hero Dog Award

The honor may have been handed out from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles but the ‘top dog’ was from North Texas.

05/07/2012

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