<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usMon, 05 Dec 2016 10:59:08 -0600Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:59:08 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Authorities Arrest Motorcyclist in Dallas After Chase]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:50:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-co-chase1.gif
Police say they arrested a motorcyclist who led them on a chase through Dallas County Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Abbott to Speak at Opening of Foster Treatment Center]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:38:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg+abbott+121015.jpg
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to speak at the opening of a treatment center for foster children in Dallas Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Something Good: School Collects Cans for Families]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:21:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/11-22-16-Canned-Foods-Generic.jpg
Students at L.D. Bell High School spent their weekend helping others by collecting canned goods as admission for its annual craft fair.

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<![CDATA[Free Coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in DFW]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:36:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd-dunkin-donuts-st.jpg+19+feb.jpg
All Dunkin' Donut shops are giving away free medium hot or ice coffees all day on Monday, Dec. 5.
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<![CDATA[Garland Schools See Benefits in Breakfast Program]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:27:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Garland-Breakfast-program.jpg
Garland ISD's Breakfast in the Classroom program is leading to better attendance records and fewer visits to the school nurse.

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<![CDATA[Woman Dies After Being Found Shot at Dallas Home]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:16:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kiest-fatal-shooting.jpg
Police say a woman died from a gunshot wound after officers found her at a home in Dallas early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Cleats for Causes Up for Auction]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:39:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-cause-cleats.jpg
The NFL allows players to show support for a charitable cause on their shoes in Week 13 with My Cause, My Cleats.

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<![CDATA[North Texas City Named Most Polluted in Texas]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:16:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sun_Heat_Generic_Hot_car.jpg
A state report found Denton is among the most polluted cities in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Wild Horses Relocated from Military Base to North Texas]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:54:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/feral-horses-graze-ts600.jpg
Hundreds of wild horses from a Louisiana military base are being relocated to North Texas in what is being called a lifesaving effort.

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<![CDATA[State Rep. Anchia Raises Concerns Over DPD Response Time]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:54:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic-Dallas-Police-car.jpg
The Dallas Police Department is investigating concerns about response time made by a lawmaker from Dallas.

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<![CDATA[FW Symphony Orchestra to Vote on Deal to End Strike]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:35:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fort+Worth+Symphony+Orchestra.jpg
This week, musicians with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will vote on a deal that would end their three month strike.

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<![CDATA[Christmas Comes Early for Collin County Homeless Kids]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:08:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Collin+Co+Christmas.jpg
A local real estate firm teamed up with City House and Samaritan Inn to surprise homeless youth with a VIP holiday party at Main Event in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Airlines Flight Diverted After Passenger Gives Birth ]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:50:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BABY+BORN+ON+FLIGHT+WITH+CREDIT+-+19-04-17-09_21695602.jpg
A Southwest Airlines flight from Philadelphia bound for Orlando, Florida, was diverted Sunday after a passenger gave birth on board.

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<![CDATA[Ethiopian Twins Fly To DFW For Life-Changing Surgery]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:59:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bogale+Brothers.jpg
Two brothers from Ethiopia traveled to Plano to receive free treatment for severe scoliosis.

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<![CDATA[Prominent Dallas Attorney Brian Loncar Found Dead]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:37:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brian-loncar.jpg
The Dallas Medical Examiner's Office confirmed late Sunday the death of Dallas attorney Brian Loncar. The cause of death has not been released.

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<![CDATA[Small Fire Causes North Dallas Apartment Evacuation]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:01:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120416+Meadowcrest+fire.jpg
Eight North Dallas apartment units were evacuated after a small kitchen fire early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Community Divided: DeSoto, Cedar Hill Clash in Playoffs]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:02:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/desoto+football.jpg
On Saturday night, DeSoto beat Cedar Hill 55-41 to advance in the Class 6A Division II state playoffs.

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<![CDATA[Angel Tree Recipient Pays It Forward]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:04:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/angel-tree.jpg
There is still time to adopt an angel from Angel Trees found at North Texas malls.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Police Recruiting Video Goes Viral]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:55:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fwpd-storm-trooper.jpg
The Fort Worth Police Department is trying to get the attention of new recruits with a video that has gone viral.

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<![CDATA[Tree Lighting Ceremony at Klyde Warren Park Despite Rain]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:06:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/6pm_Yeomans_Tree_lighting_1200x675_824159811967.jpg
Despite the rain, hundreds turned out for a tree lighting ceremony at Klyde Warren Park on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[FW Mayor Price To Attend Trump Inauguration]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:09:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/betsy-price-lsp.jpg
Fort Worth mayor Betsy Price will attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Santa Breaks Barriers at Mall of America]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:58:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/020316+Santa.jpg
The Mall of American in Minneapolis hired a Dallas man to play the roll of its first-ever black Santa Claus.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Road Rage Murder Remains Unsolved]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:50:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ken+woolsey.jpg
Nearly a decade later, Dallas police are still searching for answers in a road rage killing along a busy North Dallas road.

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<![CDATA[Flower Mound Boy Battles with Hoverboard Company for Refund]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:17:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jaxon+lane.jpg
A family in Flower Mound is fighting to receive a replacement hoverboard after purchasing a malfunctioning unit from a Flordia-based company.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 in Custody After Fight Erupts at Job Center: PD]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:34:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Harry+Anderson+Mug+Resized.jpg
A man is dead, and two others are hurt, after a fight at a job center in Garland early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Sketch Shows Man Who Stole Backhoe in Deadly Crash]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:01:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DPD+Sketch+of+Suspect+Resized.jpg
Dallas Police have released a sketch of the man suspected of stealing a backhoe, driving the wrong way down Stemmons Freeway and crashing into an SUV, killing the passenger and injuring the driver.

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<![CDATA[Rain Forces Cancellation of Weekend Holiday-Themed Events]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:18:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/generic+christmas+tree+lighting.jpg
Several holiday-themed events planned for the weekend were rescheduled due to rainy weather.

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<![CDATA[Cold, Rainy Night for High School Football Playoffs]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:55:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/band+cold+rainy.jpg
It was a cold and rainy night Friday, but that didn't keep fans away from the Texas high school football playoffs. Lancaster and Mesquite Poteet met on the field in Midlothian.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Forecast: Break in Rain Today]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:13:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/206*120/120416+Rain+Chances.jpg
Morning showers will be coming to an end. Most of Sunday will be dry, but cloudy and cool. After midnight, another round of rain will move in for Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran Explains What PTSD Looks Like to Him]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:47:55 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PTSD3.jpg
Jeremiah Dee served in the military for ten years, working as a mechanic on Black Hawk helicopters. When two of those helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq, Dee was called in to help take it apart.

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<![CDATA[Ridgmar Mall Hosts Santa's Special Workshop]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:04:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/santa_722x406_2168833182.jpg
Ridgmar Mall provided snacks, crafts and a chance to meet Santa Claus at Santa's Special Workshop Saturday.

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<![CDATA[More School Districts with Concerns About DCS Bus Service]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:35:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+county+schools+dcs+sign.jpg
A staff shake-up continues inside troubled bus agency Dallas County Schools after an NBC 5 Investigation revealed bus drivers going unpunished for hundreds of violations, including running through red lights.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Forecast: Rainy Weekend]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:48:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120316+AM+wx.jpg
The rain has arrived and will be quite steady today. Some breaks in the rain is expected later today before another round moves in late tonight and early Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Rain Cannot Drive Away TCU Faithful]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:07:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/8am_Scott_TCU_1200x675_823942211675.jpg
Saturday morning's rain did not drive away TCU football fans from cheering on the Horned Frogs as they battled Kansas State.]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics - December 4, 2016]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:53:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120416+3shot+Matt+Krause.jpg
Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News and NBC 5's Kristi Nelson talk with State Rep. Matt Krause about a possible ban on sanctuary communities in Texas. And Dallas mayor pro tem Erik Wilson talks about what...]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Connects Us: Lewisville School Food Pantry]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:57:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kraft+mac.jpg
Lewisville Harmon High School has a pantry where students whose families are struggling to afford a meal can find a snack, no questions asked.

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<![CDATA[Freeway Attack Victim Wants Suspect Caught]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:42:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Road-Rage-Shooting-120216.jpg
A recent Dallas Baptist University graduate was recovering Friday from wounds suffered in an I-20 freeway attack.

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<![CDATA[I-35E Reopened Near LBJ Freeway After Crash]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:33:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/530p+I35E+635.jpg
TxDOT crews reopen I-35E in Dallas county after wreck on Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[How To Pick & Care For Poinsettias]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:47:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120416+Poinsettia.jpg
Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson tells NBC 5's Johnny Archer how to pick and properly care for Poinsettias, a popular plant during the holidays.]]>