<![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-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 12:09:54 -0500Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:09:54 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Weekend Traffic Outlook: Fair Park, I-35E Closures]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:26:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Samantha-Traffic-Web_093016_1200x675_776545347968.jpg
There are several construction closures this weekend across North Texas. In Dallas the new Interstate 30 eastbound ramp connecting to Interstate 35E northbound will open Saturday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas PD Will Soon Receive 14 New SUV's]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:10:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-police-generic722.jpg
More than a dozen Dallas Police Officers will soon receive new Chevrolet Tahoe work vehicles.]]>
<![CDATA[FAFSA Opens Application Process Early, Oct. 1]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fafsa.jpg
Applications for federal student aid are being accepted on Oct. 1.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas ISD Tests Water for Lead]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:53:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/South+Oak+Cliff+High+School+water+fountain.jpg
The Dallas Independent School District will test the water at all of its campuses Saturday for lead.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Closures and State Fair Travel]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:50:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/State-Fair-Green-Line.jpg
There are several construction closures this weekend across North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Enrique Arochi Sentenced to Life in Prison]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:51:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/enrique-arochi-sentencing-hearing.jpg
A judge in Collin County sentenced Enrique Arochi to life in prison morning for the aggravated kidnapping of Christina Morris.

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<![CDATA[LIVE: State Fair of Texas Kicks Off Friday]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:20:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/state-fair-big-tex-opening-day.jpg
The State Fair of Texas kicks off Friday by honoring the United States armed forces.

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<![CDATA[Backlash Over New Target Medicine Bottle]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:04:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Target+Store.png
For months, loyal Target pharmacy customers have been voicing their unhappiness regarding the new pill bottles.

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<![CDATA[Cedar Crest Reopens to Inspire Through Golf]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:58:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cedar+Crest.jpg
After spending the normally busy summer season closed, a Dallas golf course will reopen this weekend after receiving a nearly $1 million renovation.

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<![CDATA[Getting Deliveries Rolling for Haltom City Business]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:01:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/USPS-Deliveries-mailtruck.jpg
A small business in Haltom City reached out to NBC 5 Responds to get their mail deliveries rolling once again.]]>
<![CDATA[Fighting Disease With Innovation]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:01:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tony-Zarvous-ALS.jpg
A charity golf tournament scheduled Friday in Frisco will benefit research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.

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<![CDATA[State Fair of Texas Gets Classy With Frescoes]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:50:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sistine-Chapel-Replica_statefair.jpg
Replicas of Michelangelo's stunning Sistine Chapel frescoes are on display at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Overturned 18-Wheeler Closes I-35E Ramp to DNT]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/18-wheeler-crash-dallas-093016-updated.jpg
An overturned 18-wheeler has closed an exit ramp from Interstate 35 to the Dallas North Tollway Friday morning, authorities said.
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<![CDATA[Dallas Rapper Has 3 Years' Worth of Original Music Stolen]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:00:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tommy+simpson.jpg
Dallas rapper Tommy Simpson was on stage performing Wednesday night when someone was stealing his backpack, which had a hard drive full of original music.

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<![CDATA[Microblading, Tattooed Eyebrows, May Come With Health Risks]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:00:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/microblading+eyebrows.jpg
Microblading is one of the hottest beauty trends, but experts say the skyrocketing popularity of tattooed eyebrows has led to a surge in botched brows and health risks.

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<![CDATA[Texas Teenagers May Be Taught Police Stop Response]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:34:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/traffic+stop+generic.jpg
Teenagers in Texas may be required to learn how to interact with police during traffic stops.

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<![CDATA[Guardian Angels Consult on Cutting Deep Ellum Crime]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:44:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Deep+Ellum+Video+092416.jpg
Dallas Police released surveillance video of two men who investigators believe sexually assaulted a woman in Deep Ellum on Sept. 18. Extra officers are patrolling the neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[Current and Former Dallas Leaders Feud Over Deck Park]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:39:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/I-35+Deck+Park+092916.jpg
Current Dallas Council Member Carolyn King Arnold crashed a press conference staged by former Councilman Dwaine Caraway about a proposed deck park.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Conference Highlights Benefits Women Bring to Force]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:01:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Women+in+Law+Enforcement.jpg
Many police departments are working to draw in more women. Fort Worth is hosting a Women of Law Enforcement Conference through Friday.

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<![CDATA[A Drink A Day May Be Bad For Your Heart, Study Says]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:26:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Wine+pouring+into+glass.jpg
A new study by University of California, San Francisco researchers found that even moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increase the risk of irregular heartbeat.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Congressman Helps Save a Life at U.S. Capitol]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:00:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rep+michael+burgess1.jpg
Denton Congressman Michael Burgess and Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, who are both doctors, helped save the life of a man passed out in an elevator at the U.S. Capitol complex.

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<![CDATA[NTX Students Scramble After Beauty College Abruptly Closes]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:57:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/regency-closed.jpg
National beauty school Regency Beauty Institute announced the immediate closure all of its campuses Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Dallas PD Recruiters Hit the Road Hoping to Hire Hundreds]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:44:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+police+patch.jpg
Dallas Police are embarking on an aggressive recruiting blitz to hire new applicants from other states and bring nearly 450 new cadets to academy classes next year.

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<![CDATA[If Bryant Does Miss Time, Who Gets His Targets?]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:30:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-09-29-15h58m10s6.png
Terrance Williams and Brice Butler are expected to see a heavy workload if Dez Bryant misses time.]]>
<![CDATA[Draper James Fashion Line Debuts in North Texas]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Reese-Witherspoon-Draper-James-Highland-Park-Village.jpg
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon combined her star power and fashion sense to create her store, Draper James, which is opening its second location in Highland Park Village.

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<![CDATA[Stolen Credit Cards Used After Woman Attacked on Katy Trail]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:42:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/katy-trail-truck-two-men.jpg
Dallas police are looking for two men recorded on camera using a stolen credit card belonging to a woman attacked on the Katy Trail.

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<![CDATA[SMU Student Found Deceased in Barr Pool]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:41:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barr-pool.JPG
A Southern Methodist University student whose body was found in Barr Pool Thursday morning is believed to have died of natural causes.

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<![CDATA[Coppell Police Locate Critical Missing 83-Year-Old Man]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:27:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/luis-crump.jpg
Coppell police say they safely located an 83-year-old man Thursday who went missing Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Woman Released After Shooting Fiancé]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:07:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-fatal-shooting-092916.jpg
A woman was taken into custody Thursday morning after telling Arlington police she fatally shot her fiancé has been released, police say.

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<![CDATA[Do the State Fair of Texas on the Cheap]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:53:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/State+Fair+Security.jpg
Leaders at the State Fair of Texas are encouraging fair goers to save a little cash this year by planning ahead for their visit.

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<![CDATA[National Coffee Day Deals]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:50:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/coffee+11.jpg
Thursday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day, so we boiled down the best deals to keep you caffeinated.
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<![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:25:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[Southwest Airlines Flight Became Three-Day Ordeal]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:59:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swa+punta+cana+flight.jpg
Southwest Airlines apologized Wednesday after a flight to Atlanta from the Dominican Republic turned into a three-day ordeal for passengers.

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<![CDATA[RAW: Reese Witherspoon Talks New Store]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:32:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Reese-Witherspoon-Draper-James-Highland-Park-Village.jpg
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon spoke with NBC 5's Deborah Ferguson about the grand opening of her Draper James store in Highland Park Village Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder of a FW Police Officer]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:02:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Suspect+FWPD+murder.jpg
Police are searching for a man they say is responsible for the attempted murder of a Fort Worth police officer Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Black-eyed Pea Restaurants Temporarily Close]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:46:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/black-eyed-pea-sign2.jpg
At least two Black-eyed Pea restaurants have temporarily closed less than a year after the restaurants' ownership group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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<![CDATA[Longhorn Auction Returns to Fort Worth Stockyards]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:01:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw+longhorn+auction.jpg
The last time longhorns were auctioned at the Fort Worth Stockyards was 1993. This week, the longhorn auction is back with some elite animals up for sale.

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<![CDATA[Former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Director Dies at 73]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:17:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Suzanne-Mitchell-Cowboys.jpg
Suzanne Mitchell, the legendary director of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, died Tuesday at the age of 73.

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<![CDATA[Ray Rice in Dallas to Discuss Domestic Abuse]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ray+rice+dallas+forum.jpg
Former NFL star Ray Rice was in Dallas Wednesday discussing a topic that ended his career and nearly ruined his life: domestic violence.

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<![CDATA[Tougher Dallas Housing Code to Help Fight Slumlords]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:56:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/poor+housing+conditions.jpg
The Dallas City Council adopted tougher housing codes Wednesday in an effort to crack down on slumlords.

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<![CDATA[Food Bank Love Story]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:10:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/food-bank-love.jpg
A love story between two North Texas Food Bank volunteers is Thursday's Tell Me Something Good.]]>
<![CDATA[High School Football Player's Organs Save Six Lives]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:47:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/camron+matthwes+field+alto.jpg
Two Texas families, tied together by tragedy, met for the first time Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Tent City Near Fair Park To Be Shut Down]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:06:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tent+city+update.jpg
Work is underway to clear a large homeless encampment in Dallas known as "tent city," just days before the beginning of the State Fair of Texas.

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