<![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, 23 Apr 2014 15:07:19 -0500 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:07:19 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wise Co. Couple Gets $3 Million in Fracking Suit]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:03:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/9-20-2013-fracking.jpg
A Wise County couple has been awarded $3 million by a Dallas jury after suing a gas drilling company for contaminating its land.]]>
<![CDATA[Frisco Man Found Dead in Hawaii]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:16:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/254*120/Hanalei+Town+Kauai+%28www.gohawaii.com%29.jpg
The body of a Frisco man was found in Hawaii.]]>
<![CDATA[Toddler's Death Under Investigation in North Richland Hills]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:20:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police-generic-edit.jpg
North Richland Hills police are investigating the death of a toddler.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspicious Package in Irving]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:13:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Irving-Device-042314.jpg
Irving police are on the scene of a suspicious package outside a Michael's on Ben Branch Drive.

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<![CDATA[TCU WR Arrested on Drug Charge]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:49:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carter-inset.jpg
TCU WR Brandon Carter was arrested Tuesday for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.]]>
<![CDATA[City Hall Closer to Giving Raises to Council, Mayor]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:11:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DallasCityHall011513.jpg
The Dallas Charter Review Commission moved one step closer Tuesday night to recommending raises for the mayor and City Council members.]]>
<![CDATA[Senior Fatally Stabs Girlfriend After Wheelchair Argument]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:36:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/motorized-wheelchair-042314.jpg
Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair.]]>
<![CDATA[Devin Harris Needs Bigger Role in Game 2]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:37:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/485763845.jpg
If the Mavs are to beat the Spurs tonight, Devin Harris has to lead the way.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of Not Allowing Student to Read Bible]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/464314459.jpg
A Houston-area teacher is embroiled in controversy after allegedly telling an second grader she can't read the Bible during "read to myself" time.

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<![CDATA[Father Killed in Fatal North Dallas Shooting]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:19:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WEBGenericPolice.jpg
Dallas police are searching for more information after a man found shot and unconscious on a North Dallas street early Wednesday morning has died.]]>
<![CDATA[Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving with High Beams On ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:21:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Police-crime-scene-generic-.jpg
Dallas police are looking for a driver accused of shooting at another motorist because they were driving with their high beam lights on.]]>
<![CDATA[12 Cows Killed When Trailer Overturns on U.S. 287]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:08:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fwpd-287-cattle-wreck.jpg
A crash involving an overturned cattle truck and trailer shut down a freeway interchange ramp in Fort Worth Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Soldier Gets New Mortgage-Free Home]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:21:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/soldier-gets-new-home.jpg
Fairway Mortgage handed Sgt. James Saylor and his family the keys to a new mortgage-free home on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Collin County City Unveils “Tank” for SWAT Team]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:24:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wylie+tankzzzzz.jpg
The City of Wylie says its police department got the bargain of the century: about $650,000 in new equipment all for free.

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<![CDATA[Showdown Over Restaurant Plans at White Rock Lake Park]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/white-rock-lake.jpg
Dallas opponents hope to scare away the backers of a restaurant proposed at Dallas White Rock Lake Park.

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<![CDATA[Lewisville ISD Considers Stop Arm Cameras on Buses]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:23:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lewisville+ISD+Bus+042214.jpg
The Lewisville ISD is looking into the technology as bus drivers report large numbers of motorists ignoring the bus mounted stop signs.

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<![CDATA[Debate Over Weapons Heats Up in Arlington]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:28:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arl+imageee.jpg
Kory Watkins is a member of Open Carry Texas, a pro-gun rights group that often demonstrates with firearms in hand. Now, a microphone will be his weapon of choice, as he speaks out against what he calls...

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<![CDATA[M Streets Hit-And-Run Suspects Waive Extradition]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:53:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/M-Streets-Suspects-042214.jpg
The men Dallas police believe were in a stolen van that crashed into a mother and son, killing the teenager, have waived extradition.

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<![CDATA[Irving Police Officer Trains for Ironman Texas]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ironman+Texas+042214.jpg
Irving Police Officer Jeremy Johnston is also an Army veteran who lost three of his closest friends while serving his country. Now he's training for the Ironman Texas and raising money for his fallen...

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Bike Share Celebrates Successful First Year]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:24:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FW+Bike+Sharing+042214.jpg
Fort Worth's new bike sharing system is entering its second year with the goal of expanding earlier than expected.

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<![CDATA[Southlake Couple Injured in Greek Fireworks Incident]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Presmyk-Fireworks-042214.jpg
A former Southlake couple is recovering from injuries suffered in a fireworks accident in Greece over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Warmer Weather Coming]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:16:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wx+image+042214.jpg
Chief Meteorologist David Finfrock gives you the forecast for Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Memorial, Funeral Service Set for Dallas' William "Bill" Blair Jr.]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:53:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/041914+Elite+News+William+Blair.jpg
The memorial and funeral for William "Bill" Blair Jr, civil rights activist and founder of Dallas' Elite News, will be held later this week.]]>
<![CDATA[DFW on List of Cities With Greatest Home Price Recovery]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:50:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/for-sale-dallas-dmn.jpg
Dallas-Fort Worth is on the list of major U.S. housing markets where researchers say home prices are higher than they were before the recession.

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<![CDATA[One Dead in Single-Car Crash in Irving]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:27:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fatal-crash-irving-042214.jpg
One person has died in a single-vehicle crash that took place in Irving Tuesday morning, police say.

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<![CDATA[Navy Week Celebrated in Dallas, Fort Worth]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:02:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/navy-week-dfw-042214.jpg
The U.S. Navy will celebrate Navy Week in Dallas and Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Chili's Donating Portion of Tuesday Sales to Fort Hood Fund]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:14:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chilis-sign-storefront.jpg
More than 200 Chili's restaurants in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma will raise funds to support the victims of the most recent shooting at Fort Hood.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth to Pay $62,500 in Wrong House Demolition]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:53:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demolish-wrong-071613.jpg
The Fort Worth City Council has agreed to pay more than $62,000 to a homeowner whose house was mistakenly demolished last summer.

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