<![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 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:47:41 -0500 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:47:41 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:38:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/798393511.jpg
Dallas County Voter Registration Day kicks off Tuesday morning with 17 locations where people can go to sign up.

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<![CDATA[Mars Chocolate Issues Recall Over Undeclared Peanut Butter]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452614600.jpg
Miami-Dade Police arrested 30-year-old Marvin Rivera-Montalvo in the death of 51-year-old Yolanda Samaniego whose body was found burned and decapitated in a field Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Rescued Plano Dog Adopted as Service Animal]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:49:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Missy+rescue+dog.jpg
This weekend, a Marine from Houston was reunited with the dog he served with in Afghanistan.

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<![CDATA[Money Magazine: McKinney "Best Place to Live"]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:51:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/168*120/wyw-mckinney+horse.jpg
Three DFW-area communities are in the top 25 of CNN Money's Best Places to Live 2010 list of America's best small cities.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Musician Competes on 'The Voice']]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:50:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Luke+Wade.jpg
A North Texan's star is on the rise after his breakout performance on the season premiere of The Voice. Luke Wade's strong vocals captured the attention of all four coaches, but he could only choose

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<![CDATA[Dallas Firefighter Widow Still Seeking Closure, Changes]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:40:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tanksley+Dallas+firefighter.jpg
A Dallas firefighter killed last week after he was struck by a vehicle has been buried in a ceremony that drew hundreds of firefighters from across the state.

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<![CDATA[Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:54:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ByJFQEcIIAAWHzZ.jpg
A judge denies Eric Williams' attorneys' request to delay his trial for murder, saying the defense had enough time to prepare.

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<![CDATA[Possible Child Predator Warning in Keller]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:09:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Keller-Police-Car-092214.jpg
Several neighborhoods around Keller are on alert after reports a stranger offered a young boy a ride in a pickup truck. It happened Friday around Willis Lane Elementary not far from past reported...

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<![CDATA[Fifth Generation Texan Helps Shape Dallas]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:03:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/091214+Veronica+Torres1.jpg
Oak Cliff native Adan Gonzalez is a Georgetown student, White House intern, collegiate boxing champ and founder of a nonprofit to give disadvantaged youth from Dallas a chance to go to college.

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<![CDATA[Police Blotter: Sept. 22, 2014]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:38:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gp-chase-arrest.jpg
Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Sept. 22, 2014.

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<![CDATA[7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:55:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ho1.jpg
Students in Highland Park can no longer read seven specific books -- at least not at school.]]>
<![CDATA[Fighting Illegal Convenience Fees in Texas]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:51:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tarjetascreditojpg_bim.jpg
Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber with The Dallas Morning News talks about ways consumers can fight illegal convenience fees.

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<![CDATA[9th Annual Prosecution Summit Kicks Off in Dallas]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:47:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/watkins-prosecutors-summit.jpg
The 9th Annual Prosecution Summit has gathered nearly 200 prosecutors from 10 different countries to help them find more effective and efficient ways to do their jobs.

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<![CDATA[J.C. Penney Plans to Add 35,000 Seasonal Workers]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:07:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_jcpenney1jpg_bim.jpg
Plano-based J.C. Penney is gearing up for the holiday shopping season.

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<![CDATA[Dirkumentary: Nowitzki a Movie Star]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:39:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455553754.jpg
The Mavs' giant German is now the subject of a two-hour documentary in his homeland.

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<![CDATA[Pertussis Scare at North Texas Middle School]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:02:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/whooping-cough1.jpg
A North Texas school is on high alert Monday morning after a student was diagnosed with pertussis.]]>
<![CDATA[129-Year-Old Building Demolished in Downtown Dallas]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:00:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Demo-092114.jpg
More than 30 Dallas homes will be demolished to the ground by the end of the September as part of a blitz effort called "Operation Crackdown."

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<![CDATA[Man Shot, Body Found Near Wrecked Pickup: FWPD]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:25:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FW-Body-Found-092114.jpg
The Travis County sheriff says dive teams have recovered the body of a deputy whose patrol car was swept away by floodwaters as she checked roadways during heavy rains this week.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds Turn Out for Dallas Pride Parade]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:27:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Pride-Parade-092114.jpg
The streets of Uptown Dallas were packed with people celebrating Dallas Pride during the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade.

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<![CDATA[North Texans Close Summer at Area Lakes]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:46:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Summers-End-092114.jpg
As summer comes to a close, North Texans spent the last full day of summer at area lakes soaking up the sun.

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<![CDATA[Missing 75-Year-Old Dallas Man Found]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:32:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Theodore+Moore+Silver+Alert+092114.jpg
The Dallas Police Department has discontinued a Silver Alert for Theodore Moore, man missing since 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Fifth Year for Operation Comeback]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:17:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Operation-Comeback-092014.jpg
Volunteers went door-to-door looking for students who haven't shown up to school. It's the 5th year for Operation Comeback.

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<![CDATA[Teen Escapes Serious Injury; Car Crashes Into Home]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:42:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Car+Into+FW+Home+092014.jpg
A woman injured in a gas explosion in Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed eight people earlier this year has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the city. Kadeisha Joseph, 20 says she was getting ready...

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth PD Cancels Silver Alert for 79-Year-Old Man]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:06:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Applewhite-and-Car-092014.jpg
Fort Worth Police canceled a Silver Alert for a man missing since 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Duncanville Man Killed in Overnight Crash]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:52:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Overnight-Crash-092014.jpg
A Duncanville man was killed in a crash in southwest Dallas early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[West Nile Detected Near Lewisville Retirement Community]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:46:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mosquitos.jpg
See which cities are ground spraying for mosquitoes and when.]]>