<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usWed, 28 Jun 2017 13:30:59 -0500Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:30:59 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Whataburger Isn't Closing, Officials Say it's a Hoax]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:20:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/whataburger1.jpg
Whataburger wants to set the record straight. They aren't going anywhere.

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<![CDATA[Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Sneaks Onto North Texas HS Field]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:25:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gronk-southlake-thumb.jpg
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski posts a video to social media Tuesday of himself sneaking onto Southlake Carroll's Dragon Stadium football field.

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<![CDATA[Retired LB From North Texas Considering Return to NFL]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:53:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-497290276.jpg
A 24-year-old All-Pro linebacker from North Texas is considering returning to the NFL after retiring in January due to a congenital neck condition.

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<![CDATA[Nearly 20K North Texas Construction Jobs Remain Unfilled]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:31:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/construction-generic1.jpg
As fast as North Texas is growing it might surprise you to know that the growth comes in spite of a significant skilled labor shortage in the local construction industry.

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<![CDATA[XTO Relocation Predicted to Balance FW Housing Market]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:52:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/xto.jpg
According to real estate agents, the relocation of 1,600 employees of XTO Energy in Fort Worth may help balance the housing market.

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<![CDATA[Man Wounded in Road Rage Shooting: NRH Police]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:16:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nrh-road-rage-shooting.jpg
Police say a 33-year-old man was wounded in a road rage shooting in North Richland Hills early Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Rudy Bush: Bond Pacakge Voting]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:58:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bush-bond.jpg
The Dallas Morning News city editor Rudy Bush joins NBC 5 to talk about the Dallas City Council voting Wednesday on whether to send a $1 billion bond package to voters in November.

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<![CDATA[Widow of Dallas Police Officer Files Lawsuit]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:09:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ahrens-Memorial.jpg
The widow of fallen Dallas Police Officer Lorne Ahrens is suing the "Assist The Officers" Foundation, claiming her family hasn't received any donations.]]>
<![CDATA[Court Date for Battle Over Billy Bob's Texas Delayed]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:40:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/billy+bobs+texas+honky+tonk.jpg
The legal equivalent of a barroom brawl among owners of Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth pits longtime friends and family members against each other.

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<![CDATA[UPS Driver Found Dead Outside Truck in Forney]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Forney-Police-Cars-090514.jpg
Forney police are looking for more information on the cause of a hit-and-run crash that killed a 53-year-old man.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Moves Forward to Alleviate School Crowding]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:09:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tanglewood+school.jpg
Fort Worth ISD school board will allow the superintendent to move forward on a new school property that would alleviate crowding at Tanglewood Elementary School.

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<![CDATA[Prized Saddles Stolen from Collin County Family Barn]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:45:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/stolen+saddles.jpg
Thieves targeted a Collin County family and stole two prized saddles from a barn just north of McKinney.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Approves $1.4 Million for Police Body Cameras]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:54:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/sjpd-bodycam-0329-2017.jpg
The City of Arlington has approved a $1.4 million deal to buy police body cameras.

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<![CDATA[Dallas County Juvenile Department Director Under Fire]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:11:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/juvenile+escape.jpg
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is calling for change in the juvenile corrections leadership after detainee escapes and allegations of sexual activity between detainees in confinement.

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<![CDATA[MegaFest Kicks Off in Dallas Wednesday]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:52:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mega+Fest+Dallas.jpg
100,000 people are expected at MegaFest, and organizers estimate a $30 million impact on Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Snapchat's New 'Snapmap' Feature Has Users on Edge]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Snapchat_Snap_Map_Raises_Privacy_Concerns.jpg
A new feature in the popular app Snapchat is raising privacy concerns.]]>
<![CDATA[American Airlines to Use 3-D Imaging at Security Checkpoints]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:56:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TSA+generic.JPG
New 3-D imaging could make getting through airport security less of a headache.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Appoints Task Force on Race and Culture]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:35:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fort-Worth-City-Logo-022112.jpg
Fort Worth city leaders have appointed a four-member task force to address simmering racial tensions that have festered since a controversial police arrest in December.

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<![CDATA['Affluenza Mom' May Have Probation Revoked]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:27:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tonya-couch-cdc2.jpg
The Tarrant County District Attorney filed a motion Tuesday to revoke bond for "Affluenza mom" Tonya Couch.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Officer Fired After Shooting Case Mistrial]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:59:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fwpd+officer+courtney+johnson1.jpg
The Fort Worth Police Department has dismissed an officer who shot Craigory Adams in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Bomb Hoax Prompts Evacuation at UT Dallas]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:06:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/utdallasthreat10.jpg
The University of Texas at Dallas ordered a campus-wide evacuation Tuesday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.

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<![CDATA[Commerce Texas Police Chief Resigns]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:18:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kerry-crews-commerce-tx-police-chief.jpg
The police chief in Commerce, Kerry Crews, resigned Monday night during a city council meeting.

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<![CDATA[Grease Fire Blamed for Blaze Along San Antonio River Walk]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/riverwalk+fire.jpg
Authorities say hundreds of shoppers and hotel guests were safely evacuated after a grease fire at a mall along the San Antonio River Walk poured thick smoke into the tourist area.

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<![CDATA[Teen Wanted by US Marshals for Capital Murder]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:22:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McIntyre-T.jpg
The U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force is asking for the public's assistance in capturing a "violent" fugitive.

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<![CDATA[Texas Has Most Cities in Allstate's Best Driver's Report]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:07:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/185*120/crash_generic_drunk_driving_generic.jpg
Texas is the state with the most cities in the top 10 list of Allstate's America's Best Drivers Report 2017.
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<![CDATA['Taco Bueno Tops Everyone': Taco Charlton]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:40:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/taco-taco.jpg
Dallas Cowboys rookie Taco Charlton agrees to partner with Taco Bueno, who he says "tops everyone," according to a report.

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<![CDATA[Commerce ISD Board Member Resigns Over Miss Black TX Arrest]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:28:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michael-beane.jpg
Commerce ISD School Board Member Michael Beane announced his immediate resignation Tuesday, citing the firestorm surrounding him and his involvement in the incident that led to the controversial arrest of...

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<![CDATA[Summer Days Get Hotter Even as Daylight Gets Shorter]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:46:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sun_Heat_Generic_Hot_car.jpg
The hottest weather is yet to come this summer, even long after the days of maximum solar radiation.

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<![CDATA[5-Vehicle Crash Causes Delays on Texas 190 in Garland]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:47:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garland-crash-062717.jpg
Police say a multi-vehicle crash caused delays on Texas 190 in Garland Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[18-Year-Old Man Arrested After Chase in Dallas County]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:16:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/reginald-sims.jpg
Police say they arrested an 18-year-old man after a chase in Dallas County early Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Could Workplace Air Conditioning be Sexist?]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:46:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/thermostat.gif
Though it may feel like a hot summer day outside, your work desk might be feeling more like an ice box. It's not unusual for there to be a difference of opinion on the temperature in an office, and apparently...

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<![CDATA[Clearing Up the Confusion Around 'Clean Eating']]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:24:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clean_Eating.jpg
There's a surplus of information on how to eat right. NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro breaks it all down to help you clean up your diet.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Ready to Yield to More Roundabouts]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:16:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Roundabouts.jpg
Within the past few years drivers in North Texas have come across more modern roundabouts being built around town.
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<![CDATA[Arlington Neighborhood Inundated By Hundreds of Egrets]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:49:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-egrets.jpg
A northwest Arlington neighborhood is inundated by a large flock of egrets that are not nearly as loud as they are foul-smelling.

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<![CDATA[Down 7 and Missing Francona, Indians Rally to Top Texas 15-9]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:58:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-801532006.jpg
Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 on Monday night after manager Terry...

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<![CDATA[Fourth of July Sales Worth Checking Out]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:48:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Outsmart_Your_Smart_Grill.jpg
NBC 5 Responds Samantha Chatman scoped out some of the hottest Fourth of July deals in-stores and online.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Districts Fight to Fund Libraries]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:39:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+city+council+logo.jpg
The new city of Dallas budget has money earmarked to build two public libraries.

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<![CDATA[Woman Struck By Vehicle While Trying to Cross FW Street]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:03:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-auto-ped-062717.jpg
Police say a 30-year-old woman was injured when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Fort Worth Monday night.

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<![CDATA[More Women Are Escaping to 'She Sheds']]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:11:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/winechoctaw.jpg
For years, men have found a place in their "man caves" where they can escape from the world. Now, women have their own answer: the "she shed."

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<![CDATA[Driver Injured After Crashing Into Two Light Poles: FWPD]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-car-v-pole.jpg
Police say a driver was injured after crashing into two light poles in Fort Worth Monday night.

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<![CDATA[DFW Attorneys Ready To Assist Those Affected By Travel Ban]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:35:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/travel+ban+image.jpg
Local lawyers will be among those watching what happens when the travel ban approved Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court takes effect.

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<![CDATA[Caring For Dementia Patients From All Backgrounds]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:49:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dementia+image.jpg
UTA researchers developed a culturally tailored training program, as historically, the African-American community has been underserved and undereducated about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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<![CDATA[Three Generations Work to Preserve Parker County Peaches ]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:47:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/parker+co+peaches.jpg
Three generations of the Hutton family work to preserve Parker County peaches.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Public Improvement Borrowing Plan Now $1 Billion]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:27:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+bond+program.jpg
The borrowing plan to tackle a backlog of Dallas public improvements is now at $1.025 billion for City Council review this week.

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<![CDATA[Free South Dallas Camp Facing Funding Shortage]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:43:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/summer+camp+three.jpg
A free South Dallas summer camp that keeps kids fed and off the streets is facing a major funding shortage.

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<![CDATA[My Plates Releases New UT Tower License Plates]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:38:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ut-my-plates.jpg
University of Texas fans have a new way to say "Hook 'Em Horns" on the road. My Plates is introducing a license plate that features the UT Tower.

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<![CDATA[Learning About Concussions at North Texas Football Clinic]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:27:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/concussion+clinic.jpg
A football clinic teaches young athletes how to play safely and protect themselves against head injury.

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