<![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 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:35:42 -0500 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:35:42 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[MedStar: Girl, 10, Struck By Vehicle in Fort Worth]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:39:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/medstar-ambulances.jpg
MedStar officials say they transported a 10-year-old girl to a nearby hospital after she was struck by a vehicle in Fort Worth Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[MedStar: Vehicle Strikes Man, Pregnant Woman]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:08:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/medstar+generic1.jpg
Three people, including a pregnant woman, were injured when a driver struck two pedestrians in Fort Worth Thursday morning, MedStar officials say.

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<![CDATA[Light Pole on Oak Lawn Avenue Snaps after Being Hit]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:29:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lightpole-down.jpg
A driver remains uninjured after striking a construction sign and a light pole.

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<![CDATA[Fire Causes Wall of Garland Home to Collapse]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:18:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garland-fire-department-generic.jpg
Investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that hit a vacant home Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Officers Locate Suspects in Robbery Through iPhone]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:06:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/State+Thomas+robbery.jpg
Dallas police have arrested both suspects in a midday armed robbery in the State Thomas area of Dallas. Police found the suspects through fingerprints on the victim's iPhone.

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<![CDATA[Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:31:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/land-rawlings-jenkins-ints.JPG
In an exclusive interview Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins grade their performance managing the Ebola threat while discussing the tense moments that took place behind closed doors...

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<![CDATA[Frisco to Consider Changing Closing Times]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:35:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Beer-Tap-Generic.jpg
Frisco law currently forces bars to close at midnight, but voters next will will consider extending last call to 2 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington School Bans Controversial Football T-Shirt]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:10:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Martin+football+t-shirt.jpg
The Arlington Independent School District has banned a high school football team T-shirt after Arlington Martin High School's newspaper editorial staff questioned whether the message was a rape innuendo.

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<![CDATA[Computer Hackers Attack Cleburne After Dog Shooting]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:12:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cleburne+TX+city+hall.jpg
The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on the city of Cleburne that shut down the city’s website and appears to be motivated by a police officer’s controversial shooting of a dog, the mayor said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Texting 911 Now Available in North Texas Communities]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:32:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Woman+texting+gener+text+message+texting+hands.jpg
People in several North Texas communities can now send a text message to 911 in case of an emergency if a phone call is not an option.

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<![CDATA[The Good News and Bad News About Lower Gas Prices]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:15:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/web_gas_prices.jpg
The good news is gas prices are down in North Texas. But there's bad news that comes with it.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington ISD Fire Academy Grads Hired as Firefighters]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arl+firefighter+program.jpg
Four recent high school graduates in Arlington are now protecting their hometown as members of the city’s fire department. They’re the first hires from a special fire academy for high school students.

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<![CDATA[TWU Nursing Students Learning From Ebola Crisis]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:26:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/teaching+ebola+at+TWU.jpg
Nursing students at Texas Woman’s University say they’re more driven to their future profession after watching the Ebola situation in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Negative Stigma Towards People Exposed to Ebola]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:57:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/6PW_VO_EBOLA_MEETING_KNSD4HOQ_1200x675_313738307967.jpg
Some people who've been exposed to the Ebola virus are facing resistance and the stigma that goes along with the virus, even though they don't have it.]]>
<![CDATA[Abbott, Davis Encourage Early Voting]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:29:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/247*120/tlmd_wendy_davis_abbott.jpg
Attorney General Greg Abbott and State Senator Wendy Davis were both in the Metroplex on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Negative Stigma Linked to Ebola Virus]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:26:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/6PW_VO_EBOLA_MEETING_KNSD4HOQ_1200x675_313738307967.jpg
Community leaders try to dispel negative stigma associated with ties to Ebola]]>
<![CDATA[Allen Police Warn of Another Potential Predator]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:17:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swing2.jpg
One day after arresting a man in connection with a series of indecent exposures on city trails, Allen police say a similar report was made – this time involving children. Police say this report is unrelated...

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<![CDATA[Indictment Returned Against FW Vet]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:36:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doc-tierce-and-sid.jpeg
A Tarrant County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Fort Worth vet accused of keeping a family pet secretly alive in a cage to serve as a donor for blood transfusions.]]>
<![CDATA[The Dallas Zoo Welcomes a Baby Giraffe]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/New+Baby+Giraffe+at+Dallas+Zoon.jpg
The 6-foot-tall, 120-pound, baby boy was born Oct. 26, 2014.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Rudy Bush on Troubling Dallas ISD Audit]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:17:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN_-_Dallas_ISD_11a_102914_1200x675_349451843716.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Rudy Bush discusses the troubling findings after a recent internal audit of the Dallas Independent School District.]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween a "No Refusal" Weekend in Tarrant County]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:14:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dwi-test722.jpg
Law enforcement will use search warrants to draw blood from motorists who refuse a breath test after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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