It's fireworks season, but keep in mind they are illegal in a lot of Texas cities and towns. Every year there are thousands of injuries due to fireworks. Wednesday members of the Fort Worth Fire Department stopped by CBS 11 News to show us just how devastating those injuries can be.
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Fort Worth First Responders Fireworks Injury DemonstrationIt's fireworks season, but keep in mind they are illegal in a lot of Texas cities and towns. Every year there are thousands of injuries due to fireworks. Wednesday members of the Fort Worth Fire Department stopped by CBS 11 News to show us just how devastating those injuries can be.
Keeping Kids, Pets Safe From Toxic PlantsI hike or stroll could end up as a medical emergency if your little ones ingest the wrong kind of plant.
Woman NASCAR Driver Talks Of Balancing Family And CareerAngela Ruch shared her story with CBS 11's Gilma Avalos.
Babies To Adults - It's Never To Early Or Late To Learn Water SafetyA study by Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine shows formal swim lessons are associated with an 88% reduction in the risk of drowning, in kids one to four years old.
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7 FWISD Schools Chosen For Safe Routes To School ProjectsNew sidewalks and crosswalks are just some of the improvements coming to more than half dozen FWISD elementary schools.
Daddy-Daughter Dance Photo Of 5-Year-Old With Daddy and Step Daddy Goes ViralIn addition to co-parenting, the two men have developed what 'Bonus Dad' calls “the best friendship and bond that anybody could ask for” and this year he was thinking things should be different for their little girl.
A Pre-K Of A Different Kind In MansfieldIt’s billed as a pre-K like you've never seen before. The Mansfield Independent School District is taking school beyond the four walls of a classroom at a new campus for four-year-old’s.
Hundreds Of Sexual Abuse Cases Reported At U.S. Children's CampsCBS News has identified hundreds of reports of sexual abuse that occurred at children's camps in Texas and across the United States.
Psychologist: Don't Shy Away From Conversations With Children About Random ViolenceExperts said before talking to kids, parents should get a handled on their own feelings first.
Renewed Debate Over Spanking ChildrenExperts say what we now know about a child's brain demands we parent differently.
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Weather 101: Grossology ExhibitYou may be embarrassed to talk about it but the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is giving you a chance to learn more about gross things.
Fort Worth ISD Starts School Year With New AcademyIn the Fort Worth Independent School District, what's old is new again. The new I. M. Terrell Academy for STEM and Visual and Performing Arts is considered a gem for the district.
First School Bell Rings For Most North Texas StudentsIt’s the day many families have been waiting for or dreading. Hundreds of thousands of North Texas kids are heading back to class this morning. It’s the first day of school for students in Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Arlington, Grand Prairie and Birdville just to name a few.
School Bus Drivers Making "Dry Runs" Before Students Head Back To ClassSome of the biggest school districts in the metroplex are going back to school on Monday -- including Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving and Richardson. This morning some students in Fort Worth are already riding the bus, as drivers leave the bus depot to practice their routes.
With The Start Of School DISD Prepares To Feed 150,000Four days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals.
Focus On Nutrition As Students In The DISD Head Back To ClassFour days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals. CBS 11 News went to the Marisa Luna kitchen for Dallas Independent School District Food and Child Nutrition Services to get a look at how the district is preparing to feed some 150,000 students.
Dallas Families Get Ready For Classes At The Mayor's Back To School FairFamilies in Dallas are getting ready for the first day of classes at the Mayor's Back To School Fair. Families started lining up as early as 3 a.m. to take advantage of the free event, but the fair officially begins at 8:00 a.m.
New Initiative Makes Gaming Enjoyable For Kids With AutismNew Initiative Makes Gaming Enjoyable For Kids With Autism
DeVos Says School Safety Panel Will Not Look At Role Of GunsThe federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday.
Parents Remain Cautious After FWISD Student Attacked Near Bus StopParents in one Fort Worth neighborhood are watching very closely as their children head to school this week.
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Florida Shooting Puts Parents In Tough Spot… Again — DraftThere are no words that can really make sense of what's happened in Florida. So what do parents say to their kids? It is a tough assignment, while managing fears of their own.