Top 5 School Lunch TipsAs parents one of your biggest homework assignments of the new school year is packing your kids a lunch they will actually eat that won't take you all morning to fix.
Solar-Powered Crossing Signs Part Of $1M School Safety MakeoverA dozen schools in Fort Worth will have upgraded school zone safety signs to start the new school year in a program that could quickly grow to impact a large number of the 200,000 students in the city.
Frisco Mom Upset Distracted Teen Driver Not TicketedA Frisco mother says her family's brush with death should encourage stricter laws against distracted driving.
Rockwall Man Sentenced For Producing, Transporting Child PornChristian C. Winchel, 49, of Rockwall was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for multiple child pornography offenses involving prepubescent child pornography.
Advice For Telling Kids About Dallas AmbushThe ambush in Dallas was shown live on television and followed on social media, making it harder for kids to be shielded from the tragedy. So, how should parents address the topic with their children?
Recall: Children's Nightgowns Pose Burn RiskThe United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled five styles of children's nightgowns by Saro Trading that fail to meet federal flammability standards.
Parents Wonder How To Protect Kids Who Fly AloneExperts said that, before putting children on a plane alone, parents should teach them to immediately get help if another person makes them uncomfortable. Parents should also understand that flight attendants are not babysitters.
Can Google Glass Help Kids With Autism Read Faces?Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces. But now ,the 10-year-old boy is getting help from facial recognition software that runs on Google Glass.
Texas Slips To 43rd In Child Well-Being ReportA much-watched annual report shows Texas slipping two spots to 43rd in a national ranking of the top states to be a kid. That's worse than last year's 41st ranking. Texas has hovered around the bottom 10 in recent years.
Police Look For Man Who Stole SUV With 2 Kids InsidePolice are searching for a man who, they explained, stole an SUV with 7-year-old twin boys in the backseat. The vehicle crashed along Interstate-30 near Hampton Road. The suspect then jumped out of the vehicle and ran off.
Three Children Unharmed After Falling Into CreekThree elementary children tumbled into Harriet Creek as they tried to cross it on their way home this afternoon.
Watchdog Group Calls TV Content Ratings FlawedThe television content ratings system consistently fails to protect children from adult fare and must be overhauled, a watchdog group said Monday. A study faulted the 20-year-old system over how shows are rated.

More From CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Drip Pan: CBS Local App
Drip Pan: Weather App

Listen Live