<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:05:15 -0500 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:05:15 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Woman Appeals Ruling on Texas Affirmative Action]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:37:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/071114gavel.jpg
Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Responds to Raiders-to-San Antonio Report]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:54:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has always considered the city of San Antonio, Texas, part of the Dallas Cowboys fan base.

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<![CDATA[Roanoke Restaurant Reopens After Fire]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:49:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Roanoke+restaurant+fire.jpg
A fire Saturday afternoon at Reno Red's Frontier Cooking burned part of the bar area and left owners scrambling to reopen what they could.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Flood Plain Transformed Into Park]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:39:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clarence+Foster+Park+arlington.jpg
An area once devastated by flooding is now a source of pride for one Arlington neighborhood. The city is nearly finished with work on a space near Rush Creek, which it’s transforming into a park.

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<![CDATA[Cyclospora Cases Continue to Rise in North Texas]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:12:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cyclospora1.jpg
The number of cyclospora cases continues to rise across North Texas and the rest of the state.

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<![CDATA['Gone with the Wind' Museum Opens in Cleburne]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:04:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/tlmd_17160049.jpg
Vicky Rogers was in high school when she first read Margaret Mitchell's tale of the Civil War South, "Gone with the Wind." It changed her life forever.

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<![CDATA[Border Patrol Rescues 2 Men from Texas Heat]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:49:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_border_patrol_agente_fronte.png
The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents have rescued two men near the Texas border who were in danger because of extreme heat.]]>
<![CDATA[Tarleton State Dedicates Season to Team 'Momma']]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Momma+Cheryl.jpg
The Tarleton State Texans are mourning the loss of the team's director of operations for the past 14 years.

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<![CDATA[Craigslist Robbery Suspect Shot By Fort Worth Police]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:54:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/236*120/ftworth1.JPG
A suspect accused of robbing buyers he met through Craigslist ads was shot by Fort Worth police Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Hot Car Danger]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:13:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hot+car+cr.jpg
44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car has happened to parents from all walks of life—a CEO of a hospital, a vice principal, a preacher and...

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<![CDATA[Teen Invents Hot Car Safety Device]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Hot+Seat.jpg
A teenager in New Mexico hopes her new invention will help save lives and stop people from leaving children in hot cars.]]>
<![CDATA[Controversial Uptown Sam's Club Gets Boost Forward]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Controversial_Uptown_Sam_s_Club_Gets_Boost_Forward_1200x675_313314883589.jpg
The controversial development of a new Sam's Club in the uptown neighborhood of Dallas got a big push forward. On Monday, a judge denied a neighborhood association request to temporarily block the project in the...]]>
<![CDATA[Allen Pushes to Expedite Stadium Repairs]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:37:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Allen+football+stadium.jpg
The Allen Independent School District is taking steps to make sure its cracking football stadium gets fixed as soon as possible.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Zoo Wants a Dollar Day Do-Over]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:30:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-zoo-071912.jpg
The Dallas Zoo is calling a do-over.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs' Re-Shaped Roster Looks Improved, on Paper]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:02:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/469080943.jpg
The Mavs pushed the Spurs to a Game 7, then totally changed their team.

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<![CDATA[Man Intentionally Slams Car Into Home, Pins Wife: Police]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:56:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scottey-davis-inset.jpg
A woman has been hospitalized after her husband intentionally drove his car into their house early Tuesday morning, trapping her in the rubble inside, police say.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Falls, Injures Back Fighting Church Fire]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:59:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/st-paul-church-fire.jpg
A firefighter suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning while battling a 2-alarm fire at a church in St. Paul. A food pantry on church property also sustained smoke damage.

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<![CDATA[Man Gunned Down in Dallas Apartment Complex]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/huttig-shooting-fatal.jpg
One person was shot and killed at the Buena Vista Apartments on Altoona Drive in Oak Cliff overnight Monday.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed During Armed Robbery in Dallas]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:09:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dpd-cruiser-generic722.jpg
A Dallas man was shot and killed during an armed robbery late Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[John Wiley Price Back on the Job After Indictment]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:07:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/John-Wiley-Price3.jpg
Veteran Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was back at his county office Monday after being arrested Friday and pleading not guilty to federal corruption charges.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Skate Park Vandalized, Closed Several Weeks]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:20:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/skate+park+vandalism.jpg
A brand-new, $1 million skate park in Arlington will be closed for at least two weeks while crews work to remove graffiti left there over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Lewisville Changing Garbage Collection Format]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:12:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lewisville+trash.jpg
Starting Aug. 4, the city of Lewisville will move to a once-per-week garbage collection with larger recycling bins.

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<![CDATA[Pieces of Plane Fall From Sky, Hit House]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:16:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ponder+house.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration has identified the mystery metal that fell from the sky and onto a Denton County home with the family inside.

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<![CDATA[Large Fire Burns Frisco Field]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:02:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000026.jpg
A large grass fire has been extinguished in Frisco, but not before it burned much of an open field Monday evening.

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<![CDATA[Puppy Has Surgery After Thrown from Car]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:48:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/puppy18.jpg
Days after surgery to repair broken bones in both of her hind legs, a Kaufman County dog named Charlee is recovering well, according to her veterinarian.

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<![CDATA[Large Fire Spreads Through Frisco Field]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:31:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000026.jpg
Firefighters are working to extinguish a large grass fire Monday evening Frisco. The fire was reported near SH 121 and Coit Road.

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<![CDATA[Flood Disaster Drill Held at Lewisville Lake]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:05:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lewisville+Lake.jpg
Emergency management teams ran a mock disaster drill Monday morning to prepare for flooding and dam failure scenarios on North Texas lakes.

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<![CDATA[Community Leaders Show Support for Immigrant Kids]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:03:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Immigration+kids+press+conf.jpg
Several community and religious leaders spoke Monday in support for the immigrant children who are expected in Dallas County in August.

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<![CDATA[Collin County Debates Border Crisis Issues]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:17:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000110.jpg
Dozens of Collin County citizens took center stage at Commissioner's Court on Monday, voicing their opinions about immigration and the housing of undocumented children.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Man Suspected of Mailing Hoax Letters: Feds]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:38:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hung+Truong.jpg
A North Texas man is accused of sending hundreds of envelopes containing white powder, according to the United States attorney's office.

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<![CDATA[American Airlines Adds Route to Haiti North Coast]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:18:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-american-airlines-07.jpg
American Airlines is adding flights from Miami to a second city in Haiti.

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<![CDATA[2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Arlington]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:52:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/230*120/arl-fire.jpg
Firefighters battled a 2-alarm fire at an apartment complex Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Reward Offered After Historic Cemetery Vandalized]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:33:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Princeton+Cemetery+vandalized+image+two.jpg
Princeton police are offering a $500 cash reward for tips that'll help catch the people responsible for a rash of vandalism at the city's cemetery this weekend.

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