<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Breaking News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/breaking http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:37 -0500Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:37 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former Farmers Branch Officer Indicted in Fatal Shooting]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:56:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KEN-JOHNSON.jpg
A former Farmers Branch police officer who was off-duty when he says he shot and killed a teenage burglary suspect and wounded another boy in March has been indicted by a Dallas County grand jury.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Train Hits Truck Crossing Tracks in Dallas]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 22:34:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amtrak-dallas-crash.jpg
An Amtrak train collided with a box truck northwest of Downtown Dallas Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Duncanville Police Searching for Missing Man, 84]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:25:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/missing-juan-perez-duncanville.jpg
Duncanville police are looking for an 84-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease reported missing Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Missing Man, 78, Located: Dallas Police]]> Mon, 05 Sep 2016 19:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/found-jack-williams-090516.jpg
The Dallas Police Department said Monday night officers located a missing 78-year-old man.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Chief Brown Announces Retirement]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 04:24:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chief-david-brown.jpg
After more than three decades with the Dallas Police Department, Chief of Police David O. Brown announced his retirement Thursday, ending a six-year tenure.

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<![CDATA[Worker Dies After Falling into D/FW Airport Elevator Shaft]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:56:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-airport-police-vehicle-generic.jpg
A construction worker at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dies after being after falling down an elevator shaft Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Ruptured Gas Line Closes Marsh at Belt Line]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:20:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gas-break-addison.jpg
A broken gas line shut down the intersection of Belt Line Road and Marsh Lane Tuesday for about three hours Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Aledo Boy, 15, Dies After Being Rushed from School Monday]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:18:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trenton-Dardent-AHS.jpg
Students at Aledo High School are mourning a 15-year-old sophomore who died less than 24 hours after collapsing inside the school.

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<![CDATA[Armed Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:36:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/officer-involved-shooting-082416.jpg
Dallas police say a man was killed Wednesday after being shot by Dallas police following a traffic stop Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Hope Skull Composite Will Help Identify Murder Victim]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:35:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/missing-woman-clay-composite.jpg
Investigators working to identify skeletal remains found in Mansfield last summer hope a clay composite made using the victim's skull will help identify the unknown woman.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Motorcycle Cop Injured in Crash Along PGBT]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dpd-motorcycle-cop-crash.jpg
The northbound lanes of the President George Bush Turnpike were closed Wednesday morning after a Dallas police officer had to lay down his motorcycle to avoid a crash, police say.

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<![CDATA[Three Hospitalized After T Bus, Car Collide: MedStar]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 06:15:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chopper-enroute-061615.jpg
Three people were injured Friday morning when a car collided with a city bus in Fort Worth, officials say.
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<![CDATA[Small Fire Reported at Children's Medical Center Dallas]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:18:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cmc-dallas-fire-062316.jpg
A small fire was reported at Children's Medical Center of Dallas Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Garland House Fire Contained, Woman Taken to Hospital]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:33:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/another+garland+fire.jpg
Breaking news from NBC 5. Firefighters in Garland have contained a one-alarm fire on the 1200 block of Merrimac Trail.

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<![CDATA[Rock Hauler Overturns, Slows Traffic in NW Fort Worth]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:30:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rock-hauler-crash-02.jpg
A rock hauler overturned and partially fell from a highway bridge along Loop 820 Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Grand Jury No Bills Arlington Officer in Teen's Death]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 23:08:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/apd-christiantaylor.jpg
A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict former Arlington police officer Brad Miller in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Christian Taylor.

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<![CDATA[AG Paxton to Address ExxonMobil, Virgin Islands Lawsuit]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 13:29:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ken+Paxton.jpg
Attorney General Ken Paxton will hold a press conference Monday to discuss the state's request to put an end to an investigation launched against ExxonMobil by the Attorney General of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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<![CDATA[Two Guilty in Southlake Drug Cartel Murder]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 16:34:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ledezma-cepeda.jpg
A federal jury in Fort Worth on Friday found two men guilty in the 2013 murder of a drug cartel lawyer in Southlake.

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<![CDATA[Large Forklift Overturns, Killing Driver]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 11:04:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/forklift-overturned.jpg
The driver of a large forklift was killed Wednesday when the apparatus overturned, pinning him underneath, Rowlett police say.

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<![CDATA[Driver Swerves to Avoid Pallet, Killed in Crash: Police]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 16:32:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-fatal-crash-01.jpg
A driver in South Arlington died Monday after crashing into a tractor-trailer while trying to avoid debris in the roadway, police say.

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<![CDATA[Cartel Boss Who Ordered Southlake Murder Had High-Level Protection: Witness]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:12:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jesus-Gerardo-Ledezma-Campano.jpg
The drug cartel boss who ordered the murder of an attorney in Southlake three years ago once bragged that he was protected by the Mexican president, the U.S. government’s star witness testified in a federal...

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<![CDATA[Overturned Truck Closes EB I-635 at Forest Lane]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:14:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/635-closed-pallets.jpg
Two lanes of eastbound Interstate 635 west of Forest Lane remain closed to traffic Wednesday after a truck overturned and spilled a load of pallets or crates onto the roadway.

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<![CDATA[New Surveillance Video Released in Bevers Investigation]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/surveillance-video-missy-bevers.jpg
Midlothian police released surveillance video Friday afternoon showing a person of interest in the Missy Bevers case walking through a church Monday morning, shortly before the married mother of three was...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Fire Rescue Battles 2-Alarm Apartment Fire]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:54:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ivanhoe-apartments.jpg
A two-alarm apartment fire Thursday afternoon in northeast Dallas started when rice was accidentally left unattended.

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<![CDATA[Head Wound Killed Fitness Instructor, Truck Seized: Warrant]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:38:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/surveillance-video-missy-bevers.jpg
A search warrant released by the Midlothian Police Department Thursday indicates a fitness instructor killed inside a church Monday morning died of a head wound. Meanwhile, investigators have seized her...

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<![CDATA[Gear Collapses When Plane Lands at Addison Airport]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 11:35:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/addison-crash-040116.jpg
A pilot escaped injury after his experimental aircraft collapsed upon landing at Addison Airport Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Arrests Made; Child, 4, Dies After Beating: Police]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 22:48:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/phifer-quezada.jpg
A woman and her boyfriend have both been arrested, accused of felony injury to a child in connection with the death of the woman's 4-year-old daughter, Leiliana Wright.

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<![CDATA[Amber Alert Teen Found Safe, Stepfather in Custody]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amber-alert-alexis-berry-duane-jaso.jpg
A statewide Amber Alert issued for 15-year-old Alexis McKenzie Leigh Berry is over after she was found safe.

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<![CDATA[Farmers Branch Officer Resigns After Murder Arrest]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KEN-JOHNSON.jpg
A Farmers Branch police officer who was off-duty when he shot and killed a reported teenage burglary suspect and wounded another boy earlier this month has resigned from the department.

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<![CDATA[Grand Jury No-Bills Officer Who Fatally Shot UNT Student]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:22:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mcmillan-axe.jpg
A Denton County grand jury has no-billed a campus police officer who fatally shot a 21-year-old University of North Texas student holding a hatchet.

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<![CDATA[2-Month-Old Child's Death Was Flu Related: DCHHS]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:48:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/flu+generic+germs+generic.jpg
Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirms Thursday the death of 2-month-old child was flu-related.

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<![CDATA[Pianist's Wife Charged With Murder in Children's Deaths]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:40:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kholodenko-family.jpg
The wife of an internationally known pianist has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of the couple's children.

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<![CDATA[I-35W Reopens After Tour Bus Crash]]> Sat, 19 Mar 2016 16:01:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/197*120/image53.jpeg
The southbound lanes of Interstate 35W north of Downtown Fort Worth have reopened Saturday after a crash involving two tour buses.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Elementary Locked Down Lifted]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:11:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Arlington_Police_Generic.jpg
An Arlington elementary school is no longer on lock down due to police activity in the area.

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<![CDATA[Person Electrocuted Atop North Dallas Building: DFR]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 17:41:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfr-building-01.jpg
One person was electrocuted Friday while working atop an 8-story building in North Dallas, Dallas Fire-Rescue says.

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<![CDATA[Lock Down Lifted, Person Detained at NAS JRB]]> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 17:25:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nasjrb-main-gate.jpg
Officials at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth have detained one person and lifted a lockdown after a suspicious package was found near the base's main entrance Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Search for Critically Missing Teen]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:24:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Abigail-Leann-Abby-Rodriguez.jpg
Dallas police are searching for a teenage girl, missing since Friday.

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<![CDATA[Driver in 'Mamabear' Crash Guilty of Evading Arrest]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:01:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chase-021115-%2821%29.jpg
The driver confronted and subdued by the North Texas mother he crashed into during a police chase has been found not guilty of aggravated robbery and guilty of evading arrest.

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<![CDATA[Wind Gusts Made House Fire Fight Difficult in Plano]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:55:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Plano+house+fire.jpg
Whipping winds made it difficult to fight a large house fire in Plano Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting in Fort Worth]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:47:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-shooting-again.jpg
Fort Worth police and the Texas Rangers are investigating a deadly shooting Friday involving the North Texas Fugitive Task Force.

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<![CDATA[Third Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:38:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zika+virus2.jpg
The first locally transmitted case of Zika virus has been confirmed Tuesday in Dallas County. The patient was infected through sexual contact, not through a mosquito bite, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Resident Shoots, Kills Suspected Burglar: Police]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:51:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/dallas-freeport-shooting.JPG
A man armed with a shotgun was shot and killed Friday morning trying to burglarize an East Dallas home, police say.

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<![CDATA[Plano Remains ID'd as Christopher Tennyson: Police]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:33:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Plano_Missing_man.jpg
Human remains found along a Plano creek have been identified as 47-year-old Christopher David Tennyson, Plano police say.

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<![CDATA[Officers Kill Armed Robber Holding Hostage: Police]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:55:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cash-store-irving-shooting.jpg
Irving police shot and killed a suspected armed robber as he left an Irving cash advance store with a hostage Friday afternoon, Irving police say.

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<![CDATA[Survey Crew Finds Skeletal Remains in Frisco]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:19:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frisco-police-dfw-generic-0.jpg
Skeletal remains found Tuesday by a survey crew working in a heavily wooded area of Frisco have been sent to the Collin County Medical Examiner's Office for examination.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed After Amtrak Train Collides With 18-Wheeler]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 13:49:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/train-truck.jpg
Officials are investigating after an Amtrak train collided with an 18 wheeler in Dallas County, killing one person.

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