<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usFri, 01 Jul 2016 14:42:41 -0500Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:42:41 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former Cowboy Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Sexual Assault]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:40:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN-Spillman.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman was convicted of sexual assaulting a female at the Gaylor Texan hotel in Grapevine, where the Cowboys were staying the night before a 2014 game.

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<![CDATA[DNT Closing Multiple Ramps Next Week]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:39:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/191*120/road_work_ahead.jpg
The Dallas North Tollway is closing its I-635 ramp Saturday morning from 12 to 8 a.m. for maintenance.

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<![CDATA["Library Cat" May Be Kicked Out in City Council Decision]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:57:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/browser-library-cat.jpg
One happy cat in White Settlement urges kids to read, shares his love of books with residents, and naps on the chairs of the White Settlement Public Library, according to residents.

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<![CDATA[How Facebook Changes Impact News You Receive from NBC DFW]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:38:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbcdfw-fb-page.JPG
Facebook announced it would be changing its news feed algorithm and putting higher priority on posts from friends and family on Wednesday. The change may result in Facebook users seeing fewer posts from...

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<![CDATA[FWPD Need Help Identifying Bank Robber]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:51:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-suspects.jpg
The Fort Worth Police Department is asking for help locating a bank robber.

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<![CDATA[Roller Coaster Stuck on Tracks at Six Flags Over Texas]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:23:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/stuck-roller-coaster.jpg
About a dozen people were on a roller coaster that became stuck on the tracks at Six Flags Over Texas Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Searching For Smiling Man Using a Stolen Credit Card]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:10:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/smiling+robbery+2.jpg
A suspected Carrollton crook is all smiles in a photo that may be evidence for theft.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Hospitalized After T Bus, Car Collide: MedStar]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:26:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chopper-enroute-061615.jpg
Three people were injured Friday morning when a car collided with a city bus in Fort Worth, officials say.
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<![CDATA[J. C. Penney Moving Texas Jobs to India]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:59:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
J.C. Penney is opening an IT office in Bangalore, India, where workers will focus on analytics and innovation.

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<![CDATA[Man Found Dead on Oak Cliff Street, Blood Trail Leads to House]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:11:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/puppy-dead-man-found.jpg
Residents of an Oak Cliff neighborhood made a gruesome discovery early Friday morning. The body of a man was lying in the middle of their street. Now Dallas Police are trying to piece together what happened...

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<![CDATA[Mavs' Top Free Agent Target Agrees to Re-Sign With Heat]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:37:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-502108788.jpg
The Dallas Mavericks' top free agent target, center Hassan Whiteside, announces on Snapchat his return to the Miami Heat Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured in Motorcycle Crashes on NW Loop 820]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:20:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fatal-moto-ax2.jpg
Fort Worth police say they found one motorcyclist dead and another injured after crashes on Northwest Loop 820 early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[D/FW Airport Approves TEX Rail Station at Terminal B]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:11:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tex+Rail+Project+map.jpg
In a big boost to a long awaited commuter line, Fort Worth Transit Authority's TEX Rail commuter line will end at DFW Airport's Terminal B.

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<![CDATA[Hometown Hopefuls: The ‘Throw Princess’ from Azle]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:36:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000164.jpg
Shelbi Vaughan calls herself the “Throw Princess.” The self-described girly girl won’t step into the throwing ring unless her hair, nails and makeup are perfect. And don’t forget the big pink bow.]]>
<![CDATA[Authorities Looking For Illegally Sold Fireworks During Holiday Weekend]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:57:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/fireworksOC.jpg
Fireworks stands across North Texas are packed with customers, but not everyone is buying fireworks to shoot them off.

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<![CDATA[Transgender Woman Who Retired from Military Applauds Policy Change]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:06:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000335.jpg
Debbie Grabowski was closeted about being transgender during her entire 20-plus year military career. She says "it's about time" about the Pentagon's transgender policy change.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:23:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sexual+assualt+suspect.jpg
A Dallas man is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in 2010.]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Nav System Helps MedStar Beat the Clock]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:07:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000240.jpg
A sophisticated traffic navigation system helps MedStar crews beat the clock when seconds count.]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Blames Jerry Jones for McClain Suspension]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:49:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NS-RM-DC-SP_1200x675_716392003828.jpg
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<![CDATA[Firestone 600 Resumes At TMS August 27]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:40:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Eddie_Gossage_on_IndyCar_Rainout_1200x675_704144451536.jpg
Fans were left hanging after the weather forced officials to postpone the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in June, but they'll get their reward August 27.]]>
<![CDATA[Drill in Fort Worth Simulates School Shooting]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:53:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Childrens+Drill.jpg
Staffers at Cook Children’s Medical Center conducted a drill Thursday that simulated a mass shooting at a middle school, and 32 teenage volunteers played the victims.]]>
<![CDATA[Multi Millionaire Made Overnight With Winning Lotto Ticket]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:55:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_201601062056210000.jpg
A Grand Prairie resident is suddenly a multi-millionaire.

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<![CDATA[Baylor Releases Former Commit Brandon Bowen]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:27:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/455343686.jpg
After weeks of controversy Baylor has released another 2016 commit from his National Letter of Intent.]]>
<![CDATA[Council Member Stalls New Homes for Dallas Inner City Lots]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:47:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vacant+lots.jpg
Builders were ready to put up new homes on nearly two dozen vacant lots owned by the City of Dallas. But now those 23 are stalled as 34 others move forward because one Dallas City Council Member said ‘wait.’

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<![CDATA[Olympic Day Opens in Dallas]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Olympic+Day+in+Dallas.jpg
Thousands of fans are expected to attend Olympic Day in Dallas on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Marshall Grain, Longtime Staple in East FW, Moving North ]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:02:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Marshall+Grain+Closing+in+Fort+Worth.jpg
A longtime Fort Worth business is moving on. The Marshall Grain and Feed store has been around for 70 years in East Fort Worth, but the owner now says crime and panhandling is forcing a move.]]>
<![CDATA[New Clues in Road Rage Crash that Killed Firefighter]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:26:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trevor-gage-locker.jpg
Police hope surveillance images from a business near the crash site will help them find the truck driver that struck Trevor Gage’s motorcycle Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Bishop Arts Streetcar Expansion Almost Complete]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:13:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TROLLEY8.jpg
The Dallas streetcar expansion project is in its final stage, with dozens of workers laying down the last bit of track before dry-runs into Bishop Arts begin next month.

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<![CDATA[Trevone Boykin Pleads No Contest]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:39:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trevone-Boykin-arrestado.jpg
Trevone Boykin pleads no contest to resisting arrest over an incident that happened while he was still a member of TCU's football team.

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<![CDATA[Matthew McConaughey to Teach at UT Austin]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:27:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/tlmd_28777738jpg_bim.jpg
Texas-born Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is returning to his alma mater in the fall, but this time he'll be teaching his own class.

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<![CDATA[Frisco Mom Advocates For Body Image Acceptance]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:42:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brynne.jpg
When Brynne Huffman, 39, of Frisco, stopped by her local UPS store last week, she thought she was dropping off a package, not becoming a torch-bearer for body image acceptance.

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<![CDATA[Celebrating July 4th with the Music of America]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:00:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Fort_Worth_Symphony_Orchestra_1_JulienLambert_photo.com-HR3.jpg
Friends and families will gather together to honor this nation’s Independence Day with food, fireworks, and the music that uniquely represents America’s history and culture.
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<![CDATA[Greenville Police Investigating Double Shooting]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:58:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greenville-police-generic.jpg
One person is dead and another is injured in a double shooting in Greenville, police say.
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<![CDATA[North Texas Olympic Hopeful Out of Competition]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:05:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/IMG_10242.JPG
North Texas Olympic hopeful, gymnast Alyssa Baumann, will no longer be competing in the Women's U.S. Olympic Team Trials set to take place next week.

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<![CDATA[TCU Lands One of Nation's Top 2017 Recruits]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:28:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/Nembhard-IHHS.jpg
4-star recruit, R.J. Nembhard is staying in Texas to play his college basketball

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<![CDATA[What You're Doing for Independence Day]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:20:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kaboom_Town_Fireworks.gif
We've collected where you can see the "rockets' red glare" in North Texas this Fourth of July.

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<![CDATA[The RoughRiders' Lazy River is Officially Open for Laziness]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:40:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-06-30-15h00m26s87.png
The Frisco RoughRiders opened a one-of-a-kind lazy river at Dr. Pepper Ballpark]]>
<![CDATA[Drowning Prevention During Holiday Weekend]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:46:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Generic-pool1.jpg
Safety experts warn parents of drowning prevention during Fourth of July weekend.

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<![CDATA[Young Fencer Gets Olympic Opportunity of a Lifetime]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:32:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-06-30-14h26m47s123.png
One of American fencing's promising young stars will spend most of August in Rio at the Olympics, but she won't be competing.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys McClain Suspended 10 Games for Substance Violation]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:52:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McClain.png
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain will miss the first 10 games of the season for once again violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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<![CDATA[Hurst Police Arrest Man in Connection With Tanker Explosion]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:40:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arturo-areguin.jpg
Hurst police say they arrested a 23-year-old man Thursday for not stopping to render aid in a crash where a man died in tanker truck explosion in December.

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