Conservative Education Groups Team Up To Form 'Texas Aspires'Two conservative advocacy groups are teaming up to form a new non-profit that will push for improving public education in Texas through initiatives like expanding online learning and charter schools.
Dallas Man Facing 20 Years In Prison For Wire Fraud From Non-ProfitKevin Kenard Howard of Dallas pled guilty today to one count of wire fraud stemming from his work with another man and a non-profit company.
After Disasters, Dallas Non-Profit Helps Communities RegrowStorms and natural disasters can be merciless in Texas. For communities hit hard, that can also mean the loss of greenery that makes them beautiful. Now, a Dallas non-profit is helping.
It Takes A Village: Austin Community For Homeless May Offer Dallas A Template For ChangeWith a homeless population that is much higher both numbers-wise and percentage-wise than Dallas', Austin has been searching for viable options for decades.
Battle Between HOA & House For Homeless Teens EndsThe battle between a homeowner's association and a residence for homeless youth appears to be coming to an end.
Non-Profit Opening Race Conversations One Dinner At A TimeIn a recent poll, blacks were nearly twice as likely as whites to say important issues raised about race warrant further discussion. A local non-profit is already encouraging those conversations.
Dallas Shelters For Immigrant Children Could Be Open This MonthDallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.
Relay Marchers Set Out To "Reclaim" Memorial DayAt Arlington National Cemetery and across the U.S. on this Memorial Day, Americans paused to remember the high price of freedom. Some 30,000 people participated in a relay called "Carry the Load".
Developments In CBS 11 I-Team Charity Bingo InvestigationOn Monday, the CBS 11 I-Team confirmed the Director of Charity Bingo, Sandra Joseph, resigned from her post. Her resignation was submitted two days after the I-Team’s initial investigation into charity bingo in Texas.
I-Team Uncovers Charity Bingo Doesn’t Always Benefit CharitiesSome charity organizations across Texas have been pushed to the brink of bankruptcy after getting involved with bingo. The Lottery Commission runs charity bingo. But some non-profit groups believe the state isn't doing enough to protect the groups.
Special Olympics Fort Worth Area Spring Games Today the Fort Worth Area Special Olympics Spring Games kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington. More than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities are expected to compete.
Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of FundsAn agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall.