<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Breaking News]]>Copyright 2017http://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-usMon, 20 Feb 2017 05:23:37 -0600Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:23:37 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Silver Alert: Missing Senior May Pose a Threat to Himself]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:17:22 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/earl-dee-elliott-inset.jpg
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Earl Dee Elliot, an 87-year-old white man diagnosed with a cognitive impairment who police believe poses a threat to his own health and safety.]]>
<![CDATA[Mesquite Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Apartment Fire]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:01:44 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/churchill-crossing-fire-02.jpg
Mesquite firefighters knocked down a 2-alarm fire at the Churchill Crossing Apartments on the 3700 block of Gus Thomasson Road late Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[3 in Custody After Burglary, Chase in Cedar Hill]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:20:20 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cedar-Hill-Police-Badge.jpg
Three people wanted in connection with a home burglary in Cedar Hill are in custody, police say.

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<![CDATA[2 Window Washers Rescued after Dangling 15 Stories]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 04:00:21 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/giphy3.gif
Firefighters with Dallas Fire-Rescue pulled two stranded window washers off a high-rise building in North Dallas Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Weatherford Cop Accidentally Shot by Backup During Struggle]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 18:56:17 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Weatherford-Police-Hospital-Shooting-123016.jpg
A Weatherford police officer is on administrative leave after shooting another officer and the man he was trying to arrest during a traffic stop Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured After Stabbing, Fire at NE Dallas Home]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:01:10 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fire-smoke-roadway.jpg
One person is dead and another is recovering after a stabbing and fire at a home in northeast Dallas Wednesday afternoon, police and fire officials say.
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<![CDATA[Cold Case Arrest Made in 1987 Murder of Weatherford Teen]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:31:54 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ricky-lee-adkins-mugshot-inset.jpg
Weatherford police announced Wednesday they've cracked a cold case murder investigation that's gone on for nearly three decades.

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<![CDATA[27 Homes Evacuated After Gas Line Ruptured in Southlake]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 04:24:24 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/atmos-gas-repair-southlake-121216.jpg
Repairs continued late Monday on a broken gas line in Southlake that forced an evacuation order for more than two dozen homes.

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<![CDATA[Iconic I-20 Texas Flag Installation Removed]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:01:18 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas+Flag+Removal++%282%29.jpg
TxDOT crews finished removing the colorful state of Texas outline on the Interstate 20 median in far southwest Dallas on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[First Local Zika Virus Case Reported in Texas]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:22:57 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-543392276-Mosquito.jpg
The first case of Zika virus likely to have been transmitted in Texas was reported in Cameron County in the Rio Grande Valley

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<![CDATA[Cessna Loses Power, Crashes, Two Injured: Officials]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:28:03 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bridgeport-plane-crash-tree.jpg
A single-engine Cessna 182 with two people on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Bridgeport Municipal Airport Wednesday morning, the FAA confirms.

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<![CDATA[Critical Missing Alert Canceled for Veteran Who Left Dallas Hospital]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:30:19 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edward-greer-found.jpg
A 45-year-old man who disappeared after leaving a Dallas VA medical center Thursday has been located safe.

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<![CDATA[Missing 6-Year-Old Found Alive]]> Sun, 09 Oct 2016 16:27:16 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/100916+Moya+Alas.jpg
The Fort Worth Police Department has confirmed missing 6-year-old has been found alive in a park near her home.

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<![CDATA[Child, 3, Shot Self in Arm in Fort Worth: Report]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:10:37 -0600 //media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/child-shot-self-gun-fort-worth.jpg
Fort Worth police are investigating a shooting after a report of a child accidentally shooting himself in the arm.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Farmers Branch Officer Indicted in Fatal Shooting]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 21:56:42 -0600 //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 21:34:03 -0600 //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 10:25:40 -0600 //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 18:48:43 -0600 //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 03:24:39 -0600 //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 07:56:01 -0600 //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 03:20:24 -0600 //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 22:18:53 -0600 //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 17:36:00 -0600 //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 15:35:13 -0600 //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 15:46:10 -0600 //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 05:15:00 -0600 //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 16:18:02 -0600 //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 16:33:03 -0600 //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 13:30:59 -0600 //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 22:08:52 -0600 //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 12:29:37 -0600 //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 15:34:36 -0600 //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 10:04:36 -0600 //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 15:32:23 -0600 //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 16:12:45 -0600 //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 11:14:20 -0600 //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 10:02:00 -0600 //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 20:54:00 -0600 //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 22:38:08 -0600 //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 10:35:17 -0600 //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 21:48:31 -0600 //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 17:14:52 -0600 //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 18:42:06 -0600 //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 19:22:07 -0600 //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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