<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2017http://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-usFri, 18 Aug 2017 11:54:34 -0500Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:54:34 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Plano Police Search for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:49:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/plano+crime.jpg
Police in Plano are asking for the public's help finding the driver and vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run last week.

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<![CDATA[Man Robs Arlington Store With Butcher Knife]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:56:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arl-butcher-knife.jpg
Arlington police say they need the public's help identifying a man who robbed a store with a butcher knife.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Forecast for Solar Eclipse]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:12:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ntx-eclipse-forecast-friday.png
NBC 5 Meteorologist Grant Johnston updates the forecast for Monday's solar eclipse.

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<![CDATA[Woman Attacked, Assaulted in Downtown Fort Worth]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-sexual-assault-081817.jpg
Fort Worth police are asking for help identifying a person of interest in an alleged sexual assault earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Search for Critical Missing 24-Year-Old Man]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lorenzo-reed.jpg
Dallas police ask for the public's help finding a critical missing 24-year-old man.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Woman Shares Story From Barcelona Attack]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:23:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barcelona-valerie-istre.jpg
A North Texas mother of three shares her story of being steps away from a deadly van attack while vacationing in Barcelona Thursday.

Photo Credit: Valerie Istre
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<![CDATA[$70.3M High School Stadium Tops Everything Else in the US]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:49:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/katy-legacy-stadium.jpg
The Katy Independent School District, outside Houston, unveiled the most expensive high school football stadium in the country

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<![CDATA[Crash Closes I-30 in Dallas Friday Morning]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:55:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/i-30-crash-wide.jpg
Authorities closed eastbound Interstate 30 in Dallas to investigate a deadly crash involving several vehicles Friday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Detained After Crashing SUV Into Dallas Bar]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:06:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/car-v-bar.jpg
Authorities say a woman was detained after she backed a vehicle into a bar in Dallas Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Critically Injured After Being Struck on I-20 in Dallas]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:44:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dal-pedestrian-struck-i20.jpg
Authorities say a man was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 20 in Dallas early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Perfect Back To School Sales for Last-Minute Shoppers]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:05:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120916+cash+money+generic.jpg
NBC 5's Samantha Chatman tracked down the best weekend deals in town for back-to-school shoppers.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Prepares for Rally Against Racism]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:44:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dal_Rally_Preview.jpg
Thousands from around the region are expected to converge on North Texas this weekend for the Dallas Against White Supremacy Rally.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dead, Woman Injured After Fire at FW Apartments]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:05:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw+apt+fire+081717.jpg
Authorities say a man is dead and a woman is injured after a fire at a Fort Worth apartment complex Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Teen Reported Missing in Trinity River in Fort Worth: Police]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trinity+river+search+081717.jpg
Emergency responders spent several hours searching for a teenager who reportedly went underwater in the Trinity River in Fort Worth and did not resurface Thursday evening.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Parents Lobby for Medical Marijuana]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:12:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Medical+cannabis.jpg
Mark and Christy Zartler are breaking the law, they say, to help give their daughter a better quality of life.

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<![CDATA[Barcelona Attack Hits Home for Some North Texans]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:56:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jennifer+Ellis.jpg
The terrorist attack on a popular tourism destination in Barcelona is hitting close to home for many North Texans.

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<![CDATA[Parts of Dallas North Tollway Closing for Construction: NTTA]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:59:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-dallas-north-tollway-sign-2011.jpg
For the second weekend in a row construction crews are set to close all lanes in both directions of the Dallas North Tollway in Plano.

Photo Credit: Catherine Ross, Plano Journalist]]>
<![CDATA[Plano Cuts Ties With Starfest Music Festival]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:56:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/star-fest-music.jpg
The city of Plano pulled the plug on Starfest Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Oak Point Park on Sept. 8-9.

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<![CDATA[Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Confederate Monuments]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:46:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Raw-TedCruz-081717_1200x675_1027041347553.jpg
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answered questions Thursday about Charlottesville and the future of Confederate monuments during a visit to North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Buy Eclipse Glasses From Approved Vendors to Stay Safe]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:08:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eclipse_glasses_photo_1200x675_1025480259597.jpg
Buyer beware: some counterfeit solar eclipse glasses may not offer you the protection you expect.]]>
<![CDATA[Inmates Train Dogs to Help Clear the Shelters]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:49:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-jail-dog-training.jpg
A group of dogs in the upcoming Clear the Shelters event will have some special training done at the Dallas County Jail.
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<![CDATA[New Photos, Video Released in Stockyards Hit-and-Run]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:07:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/stockyards-hit-and-run.jpg
New photos and video are helping Fort Worth police track down the driver wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in the Stockyards that left two women hospitalized Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Trustee Who Fought Confed. School Names Backs Monuments]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:30:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Monuments_Ron_Price_6p_81717.jpg
There are strong opinions in the emotional debate over Confederate monuments, and some people with reason to find them offensive do not want them destroyed.]]>
<![CDATA[Safety Concerns for Dallas Rally Against White Supremacy]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:53:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Deep_Ellum_Concerns_5p_81717.jpg
Thousands of people are expected at a Saturday evening Dallas rally sponsored by groups opposed to white supremacy, neo-nazism, neo-confederates and the alt-right.]]>
<![CDATA[Saginaw Shelter Partners With Assistance Animal Program]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:58:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CTS_Saginaw_Therapy_5p_81717.jpg
A small animal shelter in Saginaw had to get creative to find its pets forever homes by partnering with a pet assistance training program.]]>
<![CDATA[Petition Calls to Rename FW Park With Confederate Name]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:35:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jefferson-davis-park.jpg
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for the re-naming of Jefferson Davis Park in Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Texas' '100 Years' Plates Available Sept. 1]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:14:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-100-years-plate.jpg
Texas will issue special license plates to mark the 100th year license plates have been used in the state.

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<![CDATA[ID of Body Found in Five Mile Creek May Take Time]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:30:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/five-mile-creek.jpg
Investigators are still working to determine the identity of a person whose body was found in Five Mile Creek Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Steps for Overcoming 'Summer Brain Drain']]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:45:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bts-behavior-health-advice-raw_1200x675_1026712643659.jpg
Angeleena May, a Behavioral Health Care Manager with Children's Health, shares her tips and advice for combating what's called the "summer brain drain."]]>
<![CDATA[Libraries Flooded With Phone Calls For Eclipse Glasses]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:57:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/solar-eclipse-glasses.jpg
Libraries across the region have a limited amount of glasses provided by NASA that allow people to safely watch the eclipse.

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<![CDATA[Railroad Crossing Arms Confound Carrollton Drivers]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:06:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Carrollton+RR+crossing.jpg
A railroad crossing in Carrollton is causing big problems for some drivers.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Abbott Reflects on Legislature's Special Session]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:59:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gov_Abbott_Interview_5p_81717.jpg
Gov. Greg Abbott says the state of Texas is better off because of the special session that just concluded. Although just 10 of the 20 items he called a priority actually made it to his desk, Abbott...]]>
<![CDATA[North TX City Displays Memorial to Its Confederate Namesake]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:26:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cleburne+civil+war+statue.jpg
The city of Cleburne, Texas, is named after Confederate Gen. Patrick Cleburne. The city displays a statue of Cleburne that was built in 2015.

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<![CDATA[North Texas School District Re-Evaluating $350 Bus Fee]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:46:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lovejoy+isd+school+bus.jpg
Parents in the Lovejoy Independent School District are concerned about a proposed $350 fee for children to ride the school bus.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth's Las Vegas Trail Getting Task Force]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/las+vegas+trail.jpg
Fort Worth City Councilman Brian Byrd is creating a task force to address a host of problems along Las Vegas Trail, a mile-long stretch of road in West Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Rally Planned as Confederate Statue Debate Escalates]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:59:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Recut_KK_Dallas_Memorial.jpg
A rally is planned for Saturday evening in Dallas as the debate over what to do with Confederate monuments escalates across America.]]>
<![CDATA[Tarrant Addiction Experts, Sheriff Confront Opioid Epidemic]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:02:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tarrant_Co_Overdoses_6p_81617.jpg
After years of decline, deadly drug overdoses are once again on the rise, including right here in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Fashion You Need to See]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:22:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bts-fashion-lead.jpg
<![CDATA[The 'Gas Station Cowboy' Sings Outside Fuel City]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:46:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TXCU_Gas_Station_Cowboy_6p_81617.jpg
Fuel City has cheap gas, exotic animals and tasty tacos, but you may not know about its newest attraction.]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran's Flags Stolen, Crime Caught on Camera]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:14:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greenville+flag+thief.jpg
A thief made off with two flags that belong to a U.S. Army veteran, and it was caught on camera.

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