New Report Looks At Military Veterans, PTSD & Capital PunishmentA day before Veterans Day, a new report suggests military veterans on death row haven't received enough consideration for mental illnesses as a result of their combat experiences.
North Texas Researchers Making Headway On PTSD TreatmentA staggering one in six soldiers, who've served since 2001, may have post-traumatic stress disorder. The report underscores why doctors need every treatment option available some Dallas researchers think they' can help.
Death Penalty Still An Option For Chris Kyle's Accused KillerChris Kyle's accused killer appeared in court today for pre-trial motions. His lawyers unsuccessfully argued to have the death penalty removed as an option in this case.
Experts: N. Texas Not Prepared To Help Influx Of Military VetsShortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.
Army Releases New Reforms For Treating PTSDThe Army has ordered nearly 50 reforms for diagnosing and treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress and other behavioral health issues.
Companions For Heroes Comes To North TexasPlano resident and military veteran Jason Allen says a dog helped cure his post-traumatic stress disorder. He wants to help other vets find the same relief.
Family Remembers Local Marine's PTSD StruggleThe memories of the battles he fought in Iraq came home, to Fairview, with Corporal Gregory Schneider. It was the long, confidential conversations he had with his father that helped Schneider rise above the darkness that overwhelmed him after his return.
Pets2Vets Changing Lives Of North Texas Veterans North Texas Marine Jason Allen doesn’t go far without Sarge. When the 33-year-old from Kemp is hurting he turns to his faithful buddy and it's all thanks to an organization that matches veterans with shelter dogs and cats.
Female Veterans: Invisible Heroes?Amber Wilson slowly takes out the coloring books and the crayons. It's one of her favorite things to do with her 3-year-old son Jacolby.