Toy Companies Breaking Barriers To Be More InclusiveToy companies are working harder to think outside of their usual box, offering more inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.
Toy Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 FinalistsThe Fisher-Price Little People and the Care Bears will square off against Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots and Transformers for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The new class will be announced on November 10.
Disney Pulls Plug On "Disney Infinity" Video GamesDisney said Tuesday that it was shutting down its "Disney Infinity" line of video games, explaining that the changing market is too risky. CEO Bob Iger told analysts that the risks "caught up with us."
Barbie Will Now Be Curvy, Tall Or PetiteBarbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel said that it will start selling Barbie in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite. She'll also come in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles.
Disney Promises More "Star Wars" Toys With ReyWhere's Rey? Disney said that it is working hard to get more of the new "Star Wars" heroine into stores following a social media firestorm over the lack of Rey in a new "Star Wars" merchandise.
Welcome To Texas: The Cowboy Santas ProgramIt's the season of giving and there is a group in Fort Worth that does that as well as anyone. In our Welcome to Texas report, we highlight the Cowboy Santas Program that thanks to you is a non-profit that gets bigger and better ever every year.
The Christmas ShoppeThere are a lot of stores that gear up for Christmas. JD Ryan is Around Town with a shop in Southlake that keeps the Christmas spirit going all year long.
Top 5 Things NOT To Buy On Black Friday“There are some amazing deals on Black Friday," said Ben Glaser with the comparison shopping website, DealNews.com. "But the bottom line is do your research and have a budget.”
'Poo-Dough' And Dinosaur Claws Among Items On Annual List Of Dangerous ToysA consumer watchdog group says two toys sold at your local Walmart, Toys R Us, Kohl's and Kmart are among the worst toys for Christmas this year.
Puppet, Twister, Super Soaker Named To Toy Hall Of FameTwister, the parlor game once too hot for the Sears catalog, was inducted Thursday into the National Toy Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 also includes the puppet and the Super Soaker.
Students At North Texas Pre-School Beta Test Hot Holiday ToysThey may not even be old enough to recite the alphabet yet, but a group of pre-school aged children in Keller have become sought after experts for toy testing.
Spinning Top, Puppet Among 12 Toy Hall Of Fame FinalistsThe spinning top, coloring book, Wiffle Ball and puppet are vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The simple classics are among 12 finalists for this year's class announced Monday.