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Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

Collin Co. Animal Rehab Center Helps Injured Birds Heal

Collin Co. Animal Rehab Center Helps Injured Birds Heal

The folks at Collin County's Blackland Prairie Raptor Center know a lot about healing and letting go.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:12 PM CDT

Meet Frisco's Snow Cone Lady

Meet Frisco's Snow Cone Lady

There are lots of snow cone stands in North Texas, but few may pack as much flavor as The Snow Cone Lady in Frisco.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Fireworks Are the Nelson Family's Legacy

Fireworks Are the Nelson Family's Legacy

The Nelson family runs one of the largest fireworks stands in the state. What started as small fireworks stand, has exploded into the family's legacy. NBC 5 photojournalist Mike Richard introduces us to the...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:59 PM CDT

George the Rooster Rules the Roost at Dallas Hardware Store

George the Rooster Rules the Roost at Dallas Hardware Store

A hardware store in northeast Dallas has quite a following, but it's not because of their tools or home decor. It's all because of George the rooster.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 07:39 PM CDT

Messina Family Helps Fix Grapevine's 'Sole'

Messina Family Helps Fix Grapevine's 'Sole'

The Messina family has been fixing shoes in North Texas for well over 100 years.

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Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland
Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland

Police say at least two people were killed after a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 635 in Garland Friday morning.

Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child
Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child

Dallas police say they arrested a 53-year-old Frisco photographer accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl during a photo shoot.

Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart
Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart

Police say they arrested a 52-year-old man driving an electronic shopping cart stolen from a Longview Walmart more than a mile away Wednesday.

Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing
Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing

Sure, ridesharing might be all the rage, but there are real costs you should consider the next time you’re heading to the airport…

Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources
Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday....

Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault
Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault

Fort Worth police are asking for the public's help locating two people accused of sexually assaulting a woman Thursday.