<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usTue, 24 May 2016 09:22:08 -0500Tue, 24 May 2016 09:22:08 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-30: Arlington Police]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:46:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arl-fatal-crash.jpg
Police say eastbound Interstate 30 is shut down near Texas 360 in Arlington due to a fatal crash Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by Truck: Dallas Police]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:02:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wheelchair-fatally-struck.jpg
Police say a 59-year-old man in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Dallas Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth to Consider Adding LED Street Lights]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:16:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FWledLights.jpg
The City of Fort Worth is preparing to study the financial feasibility of replacing older lights with LEDs on city highways and major arteries.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Arrested in Fiery Crash: Dallas Police]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 09:13:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mockingbird-fiery-crash.jpg
Police say they arrested one person in connection with a fiery hit-and-run crash that left one person in Dallas Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Council to Vote on $1B Proposed Ballpark Tuesday]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:07:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new-rangers-ballpark-rendering.jpg
Arlington city council members will vote Tuesday night on the proposed tax plan to fund half of the $1 billion dollar, brand new baseball stadium announced last week.

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<![CDATA[TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Highway Hazard]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/highway+bridge+irving.jpg
Across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, NBC 5 Investigates found places where concrete bridge supports sit in the open, unprotected, even though state and federal guidelines suggest guardrails should be installed to...

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<![CDATA[Ira Tobolowsky Was Murdered: Dallas Police]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:24:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tobolowsky-fire051616.jpg
Several Dallas police sources tell NBC 5 Dallas attorney Ira Tobolowsky was murdered at his North Dallas home.

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<![CDATA[Man Convicted of Fatally Shooting Iraqi Man in Dallas]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 01:59:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nykerion-nealon-AP_843560315899.jpg
An 18-year-old man has been convicted of killing of an Iraqi man taking photos of his first snowfall in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Deceased Man Found Near Marijuana Grow ]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:27:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/182*120/GettyImages-523570904.jpg
A deceased man was found on May 23 on the property of a marijuana grow house according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About Football, Family]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 04:37:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony+romo+candice+romo.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is opening up about his injuries, his family and his season ahead. Romo and his wife, Candice Romo, speak exclusively with NBC 5's Meredith Land.

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<![CDATA[Dogs Attack Dallas Police Officers Responding to Dog Attack]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:50:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+dog+attack+police.jpg
Dogs attacked two Dallas police officers Monday who were called by a man who had been bitten by the dogs, police said.

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<![CDATA[Texas Ranks Second in Registered Drone Users: FAA]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 20:30:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/drone-generic-silhouette.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration has released a database revealing the number of registered drone operators in each community, and Texas ranks second behind only California in the number of drone operators.

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<![CDATA[DPD Chief Defends Crime-Fighting Strategy]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:47:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas+Police+Car+010714.jpg
With murders, robberies and violent assaults all up in Dallas compared to last year, Police Chief David Brown talks about his crime-fighting strategy.

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<![CDATA[Strokes Affecting More Young People, Study Shows]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:42:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/young+stroke+patient.jpg
A new warning about the rise in strokes for a surprising age group.

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<![CDATA[Lightning Suspected in Three House Fires]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:08:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/0b1e8d50bcca40419cdccb46e60334ca.jpg
Fire investigators believe lightning is the cause of three Frisco house fires May 23.

Photo Credit: Matt Mildren]]>
<![CDATA[NTX Teens are Army's First Female Infantry Recruits in Texas]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:40:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sparkman+army+recruit.jpg
Shelby Sparkman and Hannah Carpenter, both 17, are the first women in Texas to enlist in the U.S. Army's infantry.

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<![CDATA[Heart Transplant Patient Fights for Airline Refund]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:10:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-ticket-refund.jpg
A North Texas man developed a life-threatening heart condition after buying non-refundable airline tickets. NBC5 Responds helped him get a refund.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Discontinued After Man Found Safe: Irving PD]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 16:46:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Irving+Jenkins+1.jpg
Irving police are asking for help in locating 81-year-old Everett Lee Jenkins, who has not been seen since Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[UNT Athletic Director Rick Villarreal Steps Down]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:38:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rick_Villarreal_UNT.jpg
Rick Villarreal is stepping down from his role as athletic director at The University of North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Chesapeake, Total, Settle Gas Royalty Lawsuits for $52M]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 23:03:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/SoCalOilDrilling.jpg
Two energy companies on Monday announced they would pay $52.5 million to settle lawsuits filed by 13,000 property owners who claimed they were cheated out of natural gas royalties.

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<![CDATA[Organization Ranks North Texas Schools]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:05:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/high_school_student_generic.jpg
Children at risk, a non-profit organization aimed at improving the quality of life for children, ranks schools in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Driver Killed in Crash Over Lake Grapevine Dam]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:02:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/AERIALS-FairwayDr+-+Copy.JPG
A pickup truck driver was killed after he lost control and crashed on Fairway Drive in Grapevine Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Mega Gas Station Buc-ee's Opens First DFW Location]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:58:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/buc-ees1.jpg
Buc-ee’s, the mega gas station with dozens of locations throughout Texas, has opened its first in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Brings 'City Hall on Wheels' To Neighborhoods]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:46:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-cityhall-truck.jpg
The City of Dallas will offer new tools for residents to use to connect with city leaders.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Wants Tougher Ozone Improvement Plan]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:20:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallsa-clean-air.jpg
The City of Dallas may pass a resolution urging state environmental leaders to create a tougher ozone reduction plan for DFW.

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<![CDATA[Grand Prairie Mom's Chewbacca Mask Video Goes Viral]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:43:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chewbacca-mask.jpg
A North Texas mom's Facebook live video of herself laughing when putting on a Chewbacca mask went viral during the weekend.
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<![CDATA[Dallas Diocese Ordains Four New Priests]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 01:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052316_New_Priests_1200x675_690789955624.jpg
The Dallas Diocese ordained four new priests over the weekend. Father Paul Bechter led mass at Saint Ann's Parish in Coppell for the first time on Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Stabbed at High School Graduation]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 05:29:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052216+Dallas+Lutheran+School.jpg
A 17-year-old male is accused of stabbing a 19-year-old woman at a high school graduation. The woman was not a student at the school.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Find Two Boys Safe]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 05:38:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Aden+Bronston.jpg
Police in Southeast Dallas are searching for a pair of brothers who ran away from home on Sunday morning.

Photo Credit: Dallas Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics: May 22, 2016]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 16:33:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
Rep. Pete Sessions (R) 32nd Congressional District talks about his new health care bill. And Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins talks about new help for homeowners struggling with property tax increases.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Council to Vote on Settling Chesapeake Lawsuit]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 05:20:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gas-well-chesapeake722.jpg
The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday will vote on settling a lawsuit in which it claimed Chesapeake Energy Corporation cheated taxpayers out of millions of dollars in royalties for natural gas it drilled under...

Photo Credit: Chesapeake Energy]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Try Out for Texas Wesleyan Football Team]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 05:33:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052216+Texas+Wesleyan+Tryouts.jpg
More than 200 players showed up to tryout for 75 spots on Texas Wesleyan University first football team since 1941.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Plano Man Reels in Shark Off Texas Coast]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:59:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052216+Shark+Plano+man.jpg
With his cameras rolling, adventure fisherman George Saber reeled in a shark. The deep sea encounter took place a mile and half off the Corpus Christi coast.

Photo Credit: George Saber]]>
<![CDATA[Denton Private School May Move Years After Fire]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 22:19:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Selwyn+Fire+Damage.jpg
An anonymous donor is offering to help give the Denton private school a future at a new location after years of struggling to recover from a fire on their current campus.

Photo Credit: Brian Scott, NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Country Star Joins Fans for Boot Camp]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:17:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/THOMAS+RHETT+BOOT+CAMP.jpg
So what does a country do just hours before taking the stage in DFW? If you're Thomas Rhett, you ask fans to join you at a local gym for an intense workout.]]>
<![CDATA[Tips for Succulents]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:11:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-05-22-07h55m51s7.png
Texas Agrilife Program Specialist Dotty Woodson shares easy tips for watering and caring for popular succulent plants. (Published May 22, 2016)]]>
<![CDATA[Guard Killed in Dallas Club Shooting: Police]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:19:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Club_1919_Shooting_Dallas.png
A security guard was killed and another person sent to the hospital after a double shooting outside a Dallas nightclub, police said.

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<![CDATA[Dallas PD Changing Forest Audelia Neighborhood]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 23:38:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052116+Forest+Audelia.jpg
A few hundred people attended a festival Saturday in what's considered one of the most violent neighborhoods in Dallas.

Photo Credit: Meredith Yeomans, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Irving Star Welcomed Home at Wings Home Opener]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:59:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052116+Dallas+Wings+UTA.jpg
The Dallas Wings tipped off their inaugural season at College Park Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington.

Photo Credit: John Thompson, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Injured Officer Thanks Fort Worth Community]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 22:48:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052116+Matt+Pearce.jpg
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Fort Worth Saturday during the second annual Main Street Backs the Blue. Injured officer Matt Pearce was on hand to thank the community that rallied behind him...

Photo Credit: Noah Bullard, NBC 5 News]]>