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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

A photo of the VMB-423 Seahorse Marine squadron. (credit: Kim Anderson/Niece of Lt. Walter Vincent)

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

Bedford mother Stephanie Hines (L) and Tarrant County 9-1-1 District Dispatcher A. J. Meyer. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Mom Honored For Saving Autistic Boy On Highway

The quick action of a Bedford mother helped save the life of an 11-year-old boy and Tuesday she was honored by professional rescuers.

04/17/2012

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Off-Duty Officer Called Hero For Efforts During Tornado

An officer with the Dallas Police Department is being called a hero after getting dozens of people out of harm’s way during Tuesday’s storms.

04/05/2012

Fort Worth heroes LaDarian Martin (L) and his brother LaDarius Martin (R). (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

City Council Honors Young Boys For “Selfless Act Of Heroism”

Two young brothers in Fort Worth had a choice between wrong and right… they chose the latter. The boys told police of a burglary and even turned in hush money given to them by the thieves. Tuesday, their heroism was recognized.

03/20/2012

In Case You Missed it… Wednesday, August 11th

Here’s what you missed Wednesday on the Jay Mcfarland show.

08/11/2010

KRLD Community Hero

This week’s KRLD Community Hero is a woman who devotes alot of her time, teaching kids about environmental awareness.

07/16/2010

Heroic Neighbor Saves Man From Burning Trailer

A heroic neighbor is credited with saving a man from a burning trailer home

07/15/2010

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