<![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 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:49 -0500 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:49 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[World's Largest Passenger Jet Arrives at D/FW]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:11:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/a380-8.jpg
Starting Monday, the Airbus A380 — the largest passenger jet in the world — will begin scheduled service at DFW. Australia's Qantas Airways will fly the A380 between DFW and Sydney. Dubai's Emirates will fly the

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Health Officials Address Dallas Ebola Case]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas+Health+Presbyterian+Hospital+daytime+wide.jpg
National and local health officials addressed reporters Tuesday after test results confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States.

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<![CDATA[DFW Liberian Community Reacts to Local Ebola Patient]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:22:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DFW+Liberian+Church.jpg
The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread....

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<![CDATA[Ebola Ambulance Crew Quarantined]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Fire-Rescue-Vehicle.jpg
The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the infected man to the hospital has been quarantined according to the City of Dallas.

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<![CDATA[What to Know: How Ebola Is Spread]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:57:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456202288.jpg
Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who was cured of Ebola after contracting the deadly virus while working with a charity in Liberia, is a witness at a senate health hearing this afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Keller "Black Widow" Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:35:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michele-williams-court.jpg
A Tarrant County jury has convicted a Keller woman of murder in the death of her husband in October 2011.

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<![CDATA[First U.S. Ebola Case Confirmed in Dallas]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:08:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ebola-dallas.jpg
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI and other charges early Tuesday morning, News4 has confirmed. Phelps was driving 84 mph inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95...

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<![CDATA[Hispanic Heritage Month: Engineering Mentors]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:42:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mentors.jpg
NBC 5 is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month and share important and courageous profiles of Latinos living in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Accused White House Intruder From Texas Indicted]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:37:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP183397360031.jpg
The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents...

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<![CDATA[Crash Closes NB U.S. 75 in Melissa]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/melissa-ax.jpg
Northbound U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa was closed Tuesday afternoon due to a major crash.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin on Ebola]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:59:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dr-seema-yasmin.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' public health expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses what a positive Ebola virus test would mean for North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Nowitzki Bubbles With Optimism for Upcoming Season]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:22:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dirk-media-day-interview.jpg
Prone to pessimism, Dirk can't hide his enthusiasm as camp tips off.

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<![CDATA[Police: Woman Says Brother Claimed He Exhumed Father]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/empty+casket.jpg
More than 200 skeletal remains in a forgotten cemetery unearthed six years ago during a museum expansion project in Waco are still awaiting reburial.

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<![CDATA[Boy Losing His Vision Travels to See Northern Lights]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:45:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Northern+Lights+09302014.jpg
Twenty styles of children's sunglasses have been recalled for containing high levels of lead.

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<![CDATA[Delta Set to Leave Dallas Love Field Airport]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:25:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452532224.jpg
The pilot of a small plane escaped injury and avoided hitting any cars after making an emergency landing on a highway in northeast Missouri.

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<![CDATA[Security Guard Gunned Down in Robbery Attempt: Police]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:30:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Security+Gaurd+09302014.jpg
Austin police are searching for a group of men blamed for at least eight armed robberies.

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<![CDATA[Football Player Loses Father to Domestic Violence]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:54:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Domestic+Violence+Vow+091714.jpg
Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor has been arrested in Michigan on domestic assault charges, according to East Lansing Police. The police department said in a release Thursday that the 25-year-old Taylor...

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<![CDATA[North Texas Keeps Close Watch on Enterovirus]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:06:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_enterovirus_d68.jpg
Denton County Health Department has confirmed a pediatric case of enterovirus-D68, making it the first case of the illness for the county.

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<![CDATA[Poor Fire Suppression Installations Put DFW Businesses at Risk]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:42:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000039.jpg
Fire investigators at local departments across Dallas-Fort Worth are working together to try to stop an unlicensed equipment installer who they say is putting people at risk at restaurants and other...

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<![CDATA[Spooked Steer Escapes State Fair Cattle Barn]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:56:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000120.jpg
A steer weighing approximately 1,000 pounds escaped its handlers at the State Fair of Texas on Monday and ran about a quarter-mile before it was corralled in the Midway area.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Pursue Stolen Ambulance]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ambulance-chase.jpg
Police officers from multiple agencies pursued a stolen CareFlite ambulance through the Mid-Cities Monday evening.

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<![CDATA[American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at DFW ]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:16:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/199*120/aa-el.jpg
An American Airplanes plane made an emergency landing Monday at DFW International Airport, after circling over North Texas for nearly two hours.]]>
<![CDATA[Second Texas Gubernatorial Debate Set for Tuesday]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:55:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/davis-abbott.jpg
Attorney General Greg Abbott and State Senator Wendy Davis will meet in Dallas for the second and final gubernatorial debate. KERA, NBC 5, The Dallas Morning News and Telemundo 39 are sponsoring the debate.]]>