<![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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:03:32 -0500 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:03:32 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Phony Phone Calls Threaten North Texans]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:55:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/phone-call.jpg
North Texans continue to receive calls from phony law enforcement officials asking for money.

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<![CDATA[Strong Reaction to Mansfield ISD Discipline Room]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:01:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Isolation-Room---Perry-Elem.jpg
The report of a special needs Mansfield school student repeatedly detained in a closet-like room for discipline has sparked strong reaction.

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<![CDATA[FW & Tarrant County Slightly Adjust WNV Plan]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:02:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WNV-Trap-041514.jpg
The West Nile Virus has yet to show up in North Texas, but cities and counties are already watching for the mosquito borne disease.

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<![CDATA[Crash Closes NB I-35W at Yucca/Northside]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:20:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic+Police+Lights+bar.jpg
Northbound traffic along Interstate 35W north of Downtown Fort Worth came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon due to a crash near Yucca Avenue/Northside Drive.

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<![CDATA[2016 RNC Bid Brings GOP to Dallas Next Week]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:03:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-dallas-skyline.jpg
GOP officials will soon get their first boots-on-the-ground look at Dallas’ bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington Water Gives $20 Credit for Paying With Smartphone]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:17:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-check-me.jpg
The Arlington Water Department is offering customers a $20 credit if they use a smartphone app to pay their next bill.

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<![CDATA[Bomb Threat Over at Highland Park HS]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:18:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hp-hs-aerial-02.jpg
Officials with the Highland Park Independent School District confirm a bomb threat was received at the high school Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:16:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP13062509029.jpg
Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced she will have "routine" surgery to correct an issue with her neck.

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<![CDATA[Remains of Woman Found in Trash in Corpus Christi]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:11:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic+Police+Lights+bar.jpg
Corpus Christi police are investigating after the remains of a 41-year-old woman were discovered when a trash truck dumped its contents at a garbage collection business.

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<![CDATA[Trial Continues for Father Who Created Active Shooter Drill]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:37:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gun-free-zone-school-sign.jpg
The trial of a Celina father who allegedly threatened workers at his child's elementary school went into its second day on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[New Photos: Formerly Conjoined Twins to Leave Hospital]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ezell-Twins-041514.jpg
The conjoined twins who were separated at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas are expected to be released from the hospital this week.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Parents Enroll Kids in Dallas ISD Pre-K]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN-Lara-Solt-pre-K-registration.jpg
Thousands of parents answered Dallas ISD’s call last week to enroll their children in prekindergarten classes.

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<![CDATA[Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash With Stolen Van]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:03:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/M+Streets+Crash+041514.jpg
A teenager was killed and his mother was critically injured in a crash involving the driver of a stolen minivan fleeing the Highland Park police Tuesday morning, officers say.

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<![CDATA[States Reform Use of Student Seclusion]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:26:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scream+room+with+desk_fixed.jpg
On its face, the idea of forcing an emotionally unstable child alone into a small room is disturbing; no good teacher wants to do it. And yet it happens, thousands of times a year, all over the country.

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<![CDATA[Weather Causes Lufthansa A380 to Divert to DFW Airport]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:26:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/91d9e88f-28b8-4bed-907d-510b34b16039.JPG
A Lufthansa A380 plane en route from Frankfurt to Houston was diverted to DFW Airport for the third time in a year on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Witnesses Sought After Object Hits Driver in the Face]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:29:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/driver-hit-in-face-fort-worth.jpg
Fort Worth police are looking for witnesses to a Friday crash where an object pierced a car's windshield and hit the driver in the face.

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<![CDATA[AA Pilot Under Investigation for Bringing Gun to DFW Airport]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:27:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DFWairport.jpg
An American Airlines pilot is under investigation after TSA agents discovered a gun in his luggage as he was about to board a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Mexico.

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<![CDATA[Church Trip Canceled, Travel Agent Declares Bankruptcy]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:20:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/church-group-trip-canceled.jpg
Members of a Granbury church who booked a group trip to the Vatican to see Pope John Paul II canonized later this month say their pilgrimage was canceled and about $70,000 of their money is gone.

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<![CDATA[North Texas "Scream" Room Sparks Investigation]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:41:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mansfiel-ISD-Scream-Room.jpg
An investigation and school staff retraining have been ordered after a parent complained about her 7-year-old child's repeated confinement in a closet-like room at his Mansfield Independent School...

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<![CDATA[Flower Mound Teen Burned Saving Others Returns Home]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:24:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Andrew+Walling+041414.jpg
Andrew Walling is finally back home after spending more than a week in the hospital being treated for burns he suffered in an explosion during a hunting trip.

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<![CDATA[US Airways Apologizes for Tweeting Shocking Photo ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:35:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120913+american+airlines+us+airways+merger.jpg
US Airways, is apologizing for sending out a graphic photo Monday.

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<![CDATA[Pace of John Wiley Price Investigation Hard to Understand]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:21:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/John-Wiley-Price-01.jpg
it's been three years since FBI agents raided County Commissioner John Wiley Price's home and office -- so what is going on with the criminal investigation?

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<![CDATA[Bluebonnets in Bloom - Gallery II]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:07:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/226*120/0b692f76f02b4ce8a75e812e33f8c966.jpg
NBC 5 viewers share their photos of bluebonnets in bloom in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Freeze Warning in Effect Until Tuesday Morning]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:56:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/forecast-lows.jpg
A cold front has brought snow to the Texas Panhandle, hail to the central part of the state and forecasts for freezing conditions accompanied by strong winds to North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Flight Diverted After Man Attempts Mid-Air Exit]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swa-mdw-smf-passenger-11.jpg
Pilot put plane down at Eppley Airfield in Omaha because of an "unruly" passenger.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Who Posed as Active Shooter at Son's School in Court]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:21:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police_generic2.jpg
Jury selection is underway for a Collin County man who allegedly pretended to be a gunman at his own child’s school.

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<![CDATA[Dutch Girl Arrested for American Airlines "Terror Tweet"]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:56:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/American_Airlines_generic.jpg
Police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, confirmed to NBC News that a 14-year-old girl has been arrested in the Netherlands for allegedly writing a message on Twitter that threatened American Airlines.

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<![CDATA[Hobbyist Distillers Aim to Legalize Homemade Liquor]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:40:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BearMain-DMN-041414.jpg
The movement to legalize marijuana dominates headlines these days, but another group is laboring in relative obscurity to legalize its chosen intoxicant: homemade liquor.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs Back Where They Belong: In the NBA Playoffs]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:46:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/484500619.jpg
Spring has sprung and the Dallas Mavericks are back in the playoffs. Life makes sense again.

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