<![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-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 01:10:10 -0500Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:10:10 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dallas Concert Raised Money for Salvation Army]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082916_Most_Good_Concert_1200x675_753325123823.jpg
The Most Good Concert, sponsored by NBC 5, raised money for the Salvation Army.]]>
<![CDATA[What Juan Gabriel Meant to Texas Music Fans]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:39:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/juan-gabriel-disney.jpg
Telemundo 39 reporter Cynthia Cano talks about what the loss of Juan Gabriel means to music and the Mexican-American community in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Non-Profits are Major Part of Dallas' Loose Dog Solution]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:06:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082816+Loose+Dogs.jpg
The recommendations from a summer survey on Dallas' loose dogs by Boston Consulting Group are in and this week the Dallas City Council will talk about what to do next.

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<![CDATA[Teachers Upset By Frisco ISD Tax Vote]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:09:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frisco-isd-generic.jpg
Frisco ISD voters rejected a proposed 13-cent property tax increase that would have given pay raises to teachers and reduced class sizes.

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<![CDATA[Mansfield Revisits Civil Rights Struggle of 1956]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:05:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082816+Mansfield+1956+2016.jpg
This week, leaders across Tarrant County will mark 60 years of progress since a group of black students were turned away from the doors of then all-white Mansfield High School.

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<![CDATA[Rainbows Inside FW's Amon Carter Museum]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:41:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amon+Carter+reno.jpg
NBC 5 entertainment reporter Bobbie Wygant takes us inside the new exhibit creating rainbows inside one of Fort Worth's treasures.. the Amon Carter Museum.

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<![CDATA[UNT Students Head To Class with Campus Carry]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:28:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/082816+UNT+campus+carry.jpg
The University of North Texas will be among the local campuses returning to class for the first time Monday with the new state-wide campus carry law in effect.

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<![CDATA[Murder Warrant Issued for Dallas Pawn Shop Employee]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:31:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-pd-headquarters-generic-02.jpg
A murder warrant has been issued Sunday for a pawn shop employee who they say fatally shot a man on the street last week.

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<![CDATA[Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:06:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dottywoodson-johnnyarcher.jpg
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist Dotty Woodson talks about plants to add to your landscape that will do well in Texas' summer heat and not require a lot of water.

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<![CDATA[Denton Mosquito Spraying Deadline Approaches]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:58:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-594886094-news.jpg
Denton officials hope to begin spraying for mosquitoes Monday but must first get the sign off from affected residents.

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<![CDATA[Armed Man Hides in Smoothie King Ceiling, Fearing 'Cartel']]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:24:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/alliance_town_center.jpg
A man who holed himself up in the ceiling of a restaurant hiding from a cartel was taken into custody overnight Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother, Frisco ISD Player Enjoy Opening of The Star]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:31:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frisco_star_opens_10pm_8-27-16_1200x675_752885827831.jpg
Seeing the opening of Frisco ISD's new facility at The Star had extra special meaning for a student athlete and his mother who battled hardships just months ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney Discuss Tony Romo's Back Injury]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:08:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ap-cowboys-tony-romo.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney discuss the back injury that will force Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to miss part of the upcoming season.

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<![CDATA[Do the Cowboys Now Turn To Dak Prescott?]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:35:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-595693138.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney discuss rookie quarterback Dak Prescott's importance now that Tony Romo will miss time due to a back injury.

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<![CDATA[New Dallas Co. GOP Chair to Raise Funds for Trump]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:50:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Phillip+Huffines1.jpg
The new Dallas GOP chairman will support Donald Trump, and will fund raise for him.

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<![CDATA[FWISD High School Bands Battle]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fwisd_battle_of_the_bands_6pm_8-27-16_1200x675_752824387708.jpg
R.L Paschal HS's Panther Band battled the Arlington Heights HS Yellow Jackets in Fort Worth on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Rangers' Jeffress Still Out as MLB Looks at DWI Arrest]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:25:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress was away from the team for a second day Saturday as Major League Baseball looked into the pitcher's arrest on a drunken driving charge.

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<![CDATA[Denton To Spray for Zika Carrying Mosquitoes]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:57:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082716+Buena+Vista+Drive+Denton.jpg
The city began asking residents in a Southwest Denton neighborhood Saturday for permission to spray for mosquitoes on their properties after someone living near-by contracted the virus on a trip to another...
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<![CDATA[Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 01:13:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ap-cowboys-tony-romo.jpg
A Friday MRI revealed Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back.

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<![CDATA[Are Valet Stands to Blame for Bishop Arts Parking Woes?]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bishop+Arts+parking.jpg
The City of Dallas is working with business owners in the Bishop Arts District to find a solution to the parking problems in the popular area. One major step is moving a valet stand that uses public parking...

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<![CDATA[Doctors to Evaluate Head Injuries During Frisco ISD Games]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/helmet+safety.jpg
Neuropsychologists will stand on the sidelines of all Frisco Independent School District's home football games this season.

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<![CDATA[Crews at The Star Prepare for Frisco's Quadruple Header]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Star+in+Frisco.jpg
Crews at The Star in Frisco prepare for Saturday's Frisco ISD quadruple header.

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<![CDATA[FWPD Changes Fuel Reimbursement for Citizens on Patrol]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:04:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Citizens+on+Patrol+Folo.jpg
The Citizens on Patrol program puts hundreds more eyes and ears on the streets of Fort Worth, watching out for crime. But they're driving on their own dime. Now the city is changing how they're reimbursed and it...

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<![CDATA[New App Lets Patrons Report Problems at Bars, Restaurants ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TABC+Mobile+app.jpg
Law enforcement often says, if you see something say something. But how do you do that? The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has an app for that.

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<![CDATA[Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:34:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hope+Harrison.jpg
Hope Harrison, 2, is the epitome of her first name. Since she is usually smiling and giggling, it’s hard to believe that she was never expected to be born alive.

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<![CDATA[Happy National Dog Day]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*131/dfa06dd619a848668378906015582a91.jpg
NBC 5 viewers shared photos of their furry friends on #NationalDogDay.

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<![CDATA[New Report Details Dallas' Loose Dog Problem]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:39:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/loose+dogs.jpg
A new report on the Dallas stray dog problem says 8,700 canines wander the city's streets, 85 percent of them not spayed or neutered.

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<![CDATA[Newy Visits Pot Store Visited by Ezekiel Elliott]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:47:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/herban-legends-interview-visit-ns_1200x675_751972931857.jpg
NBC 5's Newy Scruggs, in Seattle to cover the Cowboys game against the Seahawks, visits the Herban Legends pot store visited the day before by running back Ezekiel Elliott.]]>
<![CDATA[8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twu-statement-rhabdo_1200x675_752051267761.jpg
Following an annual fitness test, eight volleyball players from Texas Woman's University were hospitalized last weekend for an rare, but serious, exercise-induced medical condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Unveils Gateway Park Improvements Saturday]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:51:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-tre-train-01.jpg
The City of Fort Worth will unveil changes made at the east side's Gateway Park on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:23:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-556640005.jpg
Smoke-Free Fort Worth is beginning their push for cleaner air in Cowtown.

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<![CDATA[Trinity Christian Football Faces New Challenges]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:01:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trinity-Christian-Academy.jpg
“Friday Night Lights” has a new meaning for students at Trinity Christian Academy. The football team has moved from 6-man to 11-man, opening them up to a brand new division.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Pitcher on Restricted List Following DWI Arrest]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RB Elliott Visits Marijuana Shop in Seattle: TMZ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-herban-legends.jpg
While in Seattle for a preseason game against the Seahawks, Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott stopped into a recreational marijuana shop, according to TMZ.

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<![CDATA[Work Begins on TEX Rail Project]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:32:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-tre-train-01.jpg
Crews broke ground on the 27-mile TEX Rail project Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[North Texas City Named Best for Families]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:11:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/190*120/b0acf4e731c14c7693731fd6ebf13485.jpg
Website NerdWallet has named the city of Wylie as the best small city in America for families.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Killed After Rollover Crash in Dallas Neighborhood]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:52:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SUV_Crash_Ciesco.jpg
Police said a woman has died after her vehicle crashed and flipped in a Dallas neighborhood Friday morning.
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