<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Breaking News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/breaking http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usTue, 31 May 2016 18:54:00 -0500Tue, 31 May 2016 18:54:00 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![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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<![CDATA[Standoff Ends in Dallas With No Arrests, No Suspect]]> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-swat-standoff.jpg
After more than eight hours, a standoff outside a far North Dallas business is over.

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<![CDATA[Suspicious Person Carrying Camera, Not Weapon: UTA Police]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:41:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uta-arlington-fatigues-man-01.jpg
Students at the University of Texas at Arlington are resuming normal schedules after being asked to shelter in place Wednesday morning following an alert of an armed man in fatigues being spotted in the...

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<![CDATA[Irving Nimitz High School Evacuated Due to Electrical Fire]]> Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:09:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Nimitz-120215.jpg
Students at Irving's Nimitz High School were evacuated Wednesday due to an electrical fire near the cafeteria.

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<![CDATA[Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Addison]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:49:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/addison2.jpg
Evacuations are underway in Addison Monday afternoon due to a gas leak along Belt Line Road, fire officials confirm.

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<![CDATA[Unattended Bag Brings Big Response at D/FW Airport]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:17:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/commandpost-bus.jpg
Passengers inside Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's Terminal D were moved Friday after an unattended bag prompted a security response.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Greg Abbott Orders Texas to Refuse Syrian Refugees]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:38:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-abbott-syrian-refugees.jpg
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will not accept any Syrian refugees fleeing war-torn regions in the Middle East and Africa due to the recent terrorist attack in Paris.

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<![CDATA[Woman Charged in Death of Her Newborn Daughter]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:00:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ashley-blades-inset.jpg
A North Texas woman is in jail, charged with capital murder in the death of her newborn child, police say.

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<![CDATA[Broken Line Dumps 1.8M Gallons of Sewage Into Creek]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:26:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mansfield-sewer-line-repair-01.jpg
A sewer line break that's dumped an estimated 1.8 million gallons of raw sewage into a Mansfield creek is expected to close a stretch of road for up to two weeks while a repair is made, city officials say.

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<![CDATA[Authorities Locate Inmate Who Escaped From Hospital]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:32:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anna-cardella-motel.jpg
Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department locate an inmate Thursday who escaped custody while at Parkland Memorial Hospital Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Slain Teen Stabbed, Found Outside of Van: Court Documents]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:42:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zoe-hastings-inset-scene1.jpg
Zoe Hastings, the 18-year-old woman found dead of "homicidal violence" earlier this month, was stabbed to death and left near a Dallas creek, according to new information released in court documents Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Affidavit Reveals New Info in Zoe Hastings Murder Case]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:34:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Zoe_Hastings_Antonio_Lamar_Cochran.jpg
Investigators with the Dallas Police Department released new information Monday in the investigation into the murder of 18-year-old Zoe Hastings.
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<![CDATA[Wife of Slain White Rock Runner Killed Self: Police]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:29:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PattiandDavidStevens.JPG
The wife of a man who was killed at random while running around White Rock Lake two weeks ago took her own life Sunday, authorities said.

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