<![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-usSat, 22 Oct 2016 07:05:48 -0500Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:05:48 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Construction Site Litters Entire Block with Styrofoam]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:00:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/styrofoam+pieces.jpg
If a good first impression means everything, then a new Dallas grocery store is off to a rocky start with its neighbors.

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<![CDATA[Decatur Honors a High School Football Tradition]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:43:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/coy+oneal+decatur.jpg
In Decatur, a Friday night tradition has stayed the same for nearly 70 years.

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<![CDATA[Internet Outage Hits Ticket Sales for Dallas Music Venues]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:35:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/digital+concert+ticket.jpg
The widespread internet outage on Friday impacted concert sales for some Deep Ellum music venues.

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<![CDATA[Early Voting Begins Monday, Locations Listed Here]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:52:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Florida-registro-de-votantes-elecciones-presidenciales-2016.jpg
Early voting in Texas runs Oct. 24 - Nov. 4 for the November General Election.

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<![CDATA[Eight Arrested in Rockwall Online Child Solicitation Sting]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rockwall+sting+1021.jpg
Eight men are charged with online solicitation of a minor after an undercover sting by the Texas Attorney General's Office and the Rockwall County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[Plano Man Fights Off Bobcat During Dog Walk]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:55:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bcat-attack.jpg
A Plano man says he fought off a bobcat during a dog walk Monday night.

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<![CDATA[One Person Shot in Southeast Dallas Neighborhood]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:57:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic-Dallas-Police-car.jpg
Police are investigating a shooting in far southeast Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Student One of 10 in the World to Ace AP Exam ]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:48:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/COLLEGE-BOARD-AP-EXAM.jpg
A Fort Worth high school senior is one of ten students in the world to make a perfect score on a very difficult exam.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaufman County Athletes Tested For Heart Health]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:56:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ecg+heart+test.jpg
Student athletes in Kaufman County to receive free heart health screening in an effort to prevent sudden cardiac deaths.

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<![CDATA[A Taste of India Finds a Home in Plano]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:38:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fabindia+india+clothing.jpg
India is thousands of miles from Plano but explosive growth in North Texas is bringing very distinct cultures together. The proof is at the corner of Coit Road and Spring Creek Parkway.

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<![CDATA[Police Say Masked Robber Stole Money From a Plano Bank]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:01:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/Money_generic.jpg
Plano police said they’re searching for a masked robber who pulled out a firearm and demanded money from a bank.]]>
<![CDATA[Parkland Hospital Garage Sale Thrills Customers]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:56:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Parkland.jpg
Dallas County’s Parkland Hospital is staging a garage sale this weekend to sell surplus equipment and furnishings from the old hospital after moving into a new one nine months ago.

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<![CDATA[Church Thefts Caught on Camera]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:54:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/church+safety.jpg
Church leaders are on alert after a series of break-ins. The criminals are going for the high price-tag items like televisions and sound equipment.

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<![CDATA[Selena Inducted into Texas Women's Hall of Fame]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:59:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Selena+Texas+Womens+Hall+of+Fame.jpg
Selena Quintanilla, often called the Queen of Tejano music, was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame in Denton on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Officer Injured During Disturbance Call: Dallas Police]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:33:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/West_Dallas_Police_Generic_Shooting.png
Dallas police say an officer was struck by a man reportedly causing a disturbance at a business Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[UNT Police Issue Warning After 2 Students Robbed]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:23:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UNT+Campus+carry.jpg
Police in Denton issue a warning to the UNT community after two students were robbed near campus early Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Weatherford Haunted House Has Biblical Twist]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:00:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/apocalypse-experience.jpg
The Apocalypse Experience in Weatherford is taking the concept of haunted houses and adding a Biblical message to it.

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<![CDATA[Amarillo Man Rides to DFW on Horseback for Homeless]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:07:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/horseback-homeless.jpg
Kitt Rudd is traveling 350 miles from Amarillo to North Texas on horseback to raise awareness about homelessness state-wide.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Again Discusses Possible Rail Line to Love Field]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:04:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DART+generic.jpg
The City of Dallas is revisiting the feasibility of bringing light rail directly to Dallas Love Field.

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<![CDATA[Pizza Hut Contest Will Pay Winner to Attend Sporting Events]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:45:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pizza-hut-101012.jpg
Plano-based Pizza Hut announces a contest that will pay the winner eat pizza and watch sports.

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<![CDATA[Victim Finds Pictures Taken With Stolen Phones: Arlington PD]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:21:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-cell-robbery.jpg
Arlington police say they need the public's help finding a cell phone thief who went on a selfie spree.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Search for 2 Men Involved in Assault, Robbery]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:58:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ledbetter-robberies.jpg
Police said they need help finding two men involved in an assault and a robbery at a Dallas convenience store Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Fort Hood Soldier Killed in Action in Afghanistan]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:13:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SGT20Riney.jpg
The Department of Defense said a Fort Hood soldier, Sgt. Douglas J. Riney, has died after encountering hostile forces in Kabul, Afghanistan.]]>
<![CDATA[TABC Sting Targets Underage Alcohol Sales in North Texas]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:07:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic_Beer_Victory_Beer_Generic_Beer_Bottles.jpg
A Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission undercover sting Thursday afternoon targeted underage alcohol sales in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas' First 'Brain Gym' Teaching Meditation Techniques]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:03:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/meditation3.jpg
There’s a new business in Dallas that’s considered a “brain gym,” it’s a peaceful space that’s focused on improving your brain by using meditation.

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<![CDATA[Safety Concerns Along Growing Highway 380]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:38:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/380+safety.jpg
Residents east of Denton say the 380 corridor is still growing fast, now the highway itself needs to catch up.

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<![CDATA[King of Thailand Remembered for North Texas Ties]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:01:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/buddhist+vigil+dallas.jpg
Mourners will fill temples in North Texas for a month to honor Thailand's longtime king who died Oct. 13.

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<![CDATA[Texas Live! Entertainment Site to Begin Construction]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:44:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/218*120/TX+live.jpg
Arlington is making its push to be known as a “sports-anchored destination,” and that first stop includes the construction of Texas Live!

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<![CDATA[Small Dallas Arts Groups Seek Funding from Bond Referendum]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:40:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/winspear-opera-house.jpg
Smaller Dallas Arts groups have a big wish list after watching AT&T Performing Arts Center get big cash.

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<![CDATA[Keeping the Election Secure, Efficient in Collin County]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:43:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-voting-station-voter.jpg
Fast-growing Collin County is gearing up for the November 8 election.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Fight Rise in Crime in West Oak Cliff]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:28:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/dallas+police+car+lights.JPG
Police are ramping up efforts to keep a Dallas neighborhood safe after three police-involved shootings in just weeks.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Woman Dances Through Chemo in Viral Video]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:25:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/chemo-dance-101916.PNG
A Dallas woman is not letting cancer and chemo get her down. Ana-Alecia Ayala, who’s battling a rare form of uterine sarcoma, has joined the viral dance craze — and has a heartwarming message to share.

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<![CDATA[Woman Convicted in $1.2M Identity Theft, Tax Scam]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:16:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jail-Generic-Photo.jpg
Prosecutors say a Texas woman has been convicted in a $1.2 million tax scam using stolen identities to get refunds and then buying and shipping used cars to Nigeria.]]>
<![CDATA[American Airlines Captain Previews Sky Ball]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:20:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/skyball-aa.jpg
American Airlines Capt. Jim Palmersheim joins NBC 5 live in studio to preview the events leading up to the airline's Sky Ball fundraiser Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Driver Shot, Deputy's Foot Run Over in South Dallas]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:17:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michael-wayne-morgan.jpg
A Dallas County sheriff's deputy shot a man when the man ran over his foot during a traffic stop Wednesday in South Dallas, officials say.

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