<![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 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:15:51 -0500 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:15:51 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Children Released From Ebola Watch List Return to School]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:37:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ll-hotchkiss.jpg
North Texas school district officials want to ensure their students returning to class from the Ebola watch list aren't mistreated.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead After Vehicle Rolled in Grand Prairie]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:55:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gp-fatal-wreck.jpg
Grand Prairie police say one person is dead after a rollover wreck on Interstate 20 early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Frisco to Hold Town Hall Meeting]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:24:20 -0500
Frisco city representatives will hold a town hall meeting Monday evening to discuss a special election, bond package and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas State Fair Comes to a Close]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:27:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amanda-State_Fair_10p_1200x675_345049155992.jpg
NBC5's Amanda Guerra reports on the highlights of the 2014 Texas State Fair.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Judge Jenkins, Mayor Rawlings Update Ebola Situation]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:11:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/judge-clay-jenkins.jpg
Dozens of people were taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys 31, Giants 21: Whitt Watch Top 10]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:42:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457513380.jpg
The Cowboys are 6-1. I never expected to type that this season. And, admit it, you never thought you'd read it.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Cowboy Works Hand-in-Hand With Son at Florida State]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:50:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Watkins_Mario_Edwards_WEB_1200x675_344926275941.jpg
Former Cowboys cornerback Mario Edwards got his post-NFL dream job two years ago as the director of player development at Florida State -- his alma matter.]]>
<![CDATA[Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:29:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amber-Vinson-1200x675.jpg
The family of Ebola patient Amber Vinson released a statement Sunday, indicating the Dallas nurse had not been careless in the days preceding her diagnosis.

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<![CDATA[Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:24:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/141001-thomas-eric-duncan-cropped-02_38940a433d65a2b3f4b944bdd2a083bf.nbcnews-fp-320-240.jpg
The first group of people exposed to Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die from Ebola in the United States, will no longer be considered at risk for the Ebola virus at midnight on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Giroux Scores in OT to Lift Flyers Past Stars, 6-5]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:16:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456992834.jpg
Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux scored a power-play goal at 2:49 of overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-5 comeback victory over Ruff's Dallas Stars on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA["You Can't Be Afraid": Dallas Takes Ebola in Stride]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:56:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP705583008842.jpg
Nearly three weeks after Thomas Eric Duncan was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital with Ebola, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings was standing at the hospital’s entrance taping a promotion video for...

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<![CDATA[Gifts From Area Nurses Delivered to Presby Staff]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:31:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/randy_ebola__10pm_10_18_14_1200x675_344746563974.jpg
Health care providers from North Texas sent carloads of gifts to Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas staff Saturday, in an effort to show their support for the embattled nurses. NBC5's Randy Mac reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside High School Sports: Segment 2]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IHSS_101810_part_2_1200x675_344730179664.jpg
October 18, 2014: Highlights from John Tyler vs. Ennis, Mansfield Timberview vs. Waxahachie]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sick at DART Station Not on Ebola Watch List]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10182014-whiterock.jpg
A woman who is not on an Ebola virus watch list got sick at a DART station Saturday afternoon, prompting a quick closure of the station.]]>
<![CDATA[One Dead in Plano Attempted Murder-Suicide]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:00:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/policelights15.jpg
Police say a man attempted to kill a woman at a Plano apartment, then shot and killed himself late Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Presby Hospital Leader Addresses Ebola Care in Dallas]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:43:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/EBOLA_Presby_Latest_1200x675_337563715563.jpg
In an interview with NBC’s Kate Snow, Dr. Daniel Varga addressed concerns surrounding Thomas Eric Duncan’s Ebola diagnosis and opens up about two Texas Health Presbyterian nurses now battling the virus.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Nurses With Ebola On the Mend]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:30:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10P_EBOLA_PATIENT_UPDATES_101714_1200x675_344446531851.jpg
Dallas nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson are both on the mend from the Ebola virus, having been transferred to specialized hospitals. Pham is listed in fair condition, while Vinson's family has...]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas County HHS Can Test for Ebola Virus]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:45:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ebola-hospital-preps-getty.jpg
The Department of Defense late Friday approved a measure that allows Dallas County Health and Human Services to test for the Ebola virus.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Makes Big Recovery After Violent Car Crash]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:49:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bambi+Trotter+101714.jpg
Saturday will be a big day for Bambi Trotter of the Trophy Club: the day she’s welcomed home; less than three months after a major car crash changed her life.]]>
<![CDATA[Who Is Amber Vinson, 2nd Nurse With Ebola?]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amber-Vinson-1200x675.jpg
Here's what we know so far about Amber Joy Vinson, the second health worker to contract the virus, what will happen to people aboard flights she took while running a fever, and precautions being taken to monitor...

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<![CDATA[Schools Shut Down, Attendance Drops Over Ebola Fears]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:12:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/School+Cleaning+101714.jpg
Two schools in the Royse City School District where shut down Friday as crews conducted a thorough cleaning.

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<![CDATA[Change of Venue Denied in Eric Williams' Murder Trial]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ERic+Williams+091214.jpg
The defense for former JP Eric Williams says their client can't get a fair trial in Rockwall and wants to change the venue. Their request was denied.

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<![CDATA[FWPD Investigating Arrest of 2 TWU Basketball Players]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TWU+Mug+Shot.jpg
Fort Worth Police Department is investigating an incident involving two basketball players from Texas Wesleyan University.

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<![CDATA[Company Who Transported Ebola Patients Was Prepared ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:26:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amr-ambulance.jpg
Officials with American Medical Response, the company that transported two Dallas Ebola patients, say they were prepared to handle such situations.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured in Grand Prairie Wreck]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:26:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ambulance-generic-ambulance-stock.jpg
Grand Prairie police say they're investigating a Thursday night wreck on Interstate 20 that left one person dead.]]>