Steve is an Emmy Award winning journalist. He has been recognized nationally for his coverage of Public Education and his reports from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina garnered the “Best News Story” Katie Award from the Press Club of Dallas.
Steve was the only broadcast journalist embedded with the 56th Brigade of the Texas National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also traveled with a group of Dallas physicians to Haiti in early 2010 to report on the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.
He may be most noted for his coverage of the Dallas Independent School District. His daily reports provide solid information regarding the academic and educational landscape of North Texas.
Steve’s career path includes work in Portland, Fresno, Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls. As a general assignment reporter, Steve has taken more in-depth looks into issues such as child neglect, race relations, domestic abuse and crime.
Steve has also received professional recognition from The National Association of Black Journalists, The Institute for Educational Inquiry, The Poynter Institute, and The University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
The Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program partners selected students with firms for real day-to-day job experience.
Adrian Breedlove, 25, was re-booked into the Dallas County Jail, pending the completion of a hearing regarding his original bond.
Dallas ISD voters must approve a tax hike to finance the raises. Dallas ISD Trustees are expected to convene in August to approve a Tax Referendum Election.
A police chase that started in Grand Prairie on Friday morning ended with the suspect being caught in Corinth, and a dog being reunited with her owner.
The Irving Police Department released a body camera recording from a veteran officer, in hopes the images will lead drivers to use caution and safety when driving near police traffic stops.
The start of school is still more than one month away, but some important positions need to be filled.
With the crowds that fill the bars and eateries along Commerce, Elm, Main and Good Latimer Streets, violent assaults, gunfire and property crimes have also arrived.
The holiday shutdown is a one-day action, aimed at avoiding massive overcrowding of the park.
The companies are offering jobs that typically place workers in outdoor conditions. Hence the name – “Some Like It Hot” Job Fair.
Buses arriving from Brownsville and Laredo Wednesday included adult passengers wearing something you can’t see— ankle straps that monitor their movement.
Tuesday in Dallas, school children walked through a long-held exhibition, gazing at photographs of men and women who were the descendants of those slaves freed 153 years ago.
According to police reports, a driver exchanged words with William Booker. As Booker rode away, the suspect followed.
The Greenville Avenue Church of Christ has a 40-year history in Richardson.
As more and more people move to North Texas, access to affordable housing gets tougher and tougher.
Quintin Alonzo wrapped his arms around an aunt, then his mother. He whispered “I love you Mom.”
McKinney Mayor George Fuller accused a Dallas-based community activist of using political extortion rhetoric and threats and cancelled a planned meeting.
For years now, Mayor Mike Rawlings’ ‘Grow South Initiative’ worked to re-energize the city’s south side.
Mohammed Odeh’s journey put him on a path traveled by no student of Mesquite’s Poteet High School until now.
“They are learning a lot. My daughter Alexa is learning all the letters, numbers. She’s starting to write sentences,” parent Icela Gudino said.
Dallas ISD partnered with Herrera, along with representatives from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI to emphasize a “See Say Do Something” campaign for students.
The Trinity Forest Golf Club is preparing for its big debut Thursday.
Texas Senator John Cornyn says he has a smart crime plan that starts with support programs for prisoners.
A violent crime alert for visitors to and those who live in the Oak Lawn – Cedars area.
A young Dallas military veteran says men in security uniforms beat him, used racial slurs and attacked him for no reason.
A Mansfield ISD teacher filed a federal discrimination suit against the school district Tuesday.
Danielle Petters uses pride, recognition and positive reinforcement to inspire students and teachers.
Federal authorities say dozens of people associated with white supremacist gangs in Texas have been arrested on charges of drug trafficking and kidnapping.
A proper memorial will be built in the heart of downtown for a man who was lynched in 1910.
The city says it does not know what to do with the monument once it is removed from the site.
The civil attorney for a 20-year old woman says the Dallas Police Department has interviewed his client in the gathering of evidence against R&B singer R Kelly.
Dallas police added a little extra street safety attention in southwest Oak Cliff. They’re working to slow down drivers and catch potential street racers.
Leaders have come up with a potential solution through a community development program in South Dallas.
“For every dollar a white person earns in Dallas, blacks earn 54 cents,” according to a newly released report about income in Dallas County. “Hispanics earn 58 cents.”
We get two perspectives on whether or not Dr. Martin Luther King’s call for racial equality is being met.
In November, the drinking water exceeded the maximum contaminate level for chlorite. The level was deemed a health concern, although not an immediate risk.
Jada German, Eleni Loving and Luke Qualls have danced their way into the prestigious Julliard School in New York.
The Secretary of State office has asked Erica Jackson to provide a response to the complaint within ten days.
Two schools are likely to close and students will have to move to other campuses.
The recommendation sets in motion an expected political battle centered around a 113-year-old monument — The Confederate War Memorial.