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Continuing Coverage of Tornado Outbreaks in North Texas

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 12:24 PM CST

Six Dead After Tornadoes; Missing People Found

Six Dead After Tornadoes; Missing People Found

Communities in North Texas are beginning the process of recovery after an outbreak of 16 tornadoes killed 6 people, injured up to 100 people, and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:05 AM CDT

Straight-Line Winds Caused Damage, Not Tornado

Straight-Line Winds Caused Damage, Not Tornado

Experts with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth have so far determined it was straight-line winds, not tornadoes, that caused the damage from Thursday’s storms.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:04 AM CDT

North Texas Volunteers Head to Tornado-Damaged Areas

North Texas Volunteers Head to Tornado-Damaged Areas

As families impacted by this weekend’s tornadoes pick up the pieces, volunteers from North Texas are headed that way to help.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:03 AM CDT

Three Confirmed Tornadoes Spawned Thursday

Three Confirmed Tornadoes Spawned Thursday

Severe thunderstorms are believed to have spawned three tornadoes in North Texas Thursday, while peppering Denton and Collin counties with hail as large as softballs.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:02 AM CDT

Hail, Tornadoes Cause $300M in Insured Losses

Hail, Tornadoes Cause $300M in Insured Losses

The Insurance Council of Texas estimates that last week's hailstorm and tornado outbreak caused about $300 million in insured losses.

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Fort Worth Gas Line Capped After Forcing Evacuations

Fort Worth Gas Line Capped After Forcing Evacuations

A Fort Worth gas line has been capped after a rupture Friday caused several blocks to be evacuated for several hours in the northeast part of downtown.

Track Coach Killed, 18 Students Hurt in East Texas Bus Crash

Track Coach Killed, 18 Students Hurt in East Texas Bus Crash

An East Texas track coach is one of two people killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a bus that also left at least 18 high schoolers injured Thursday night.

Tony Romo Likes Tweet About Heading to Houston

Tony Romo Likes Tweet About Heading to Houston

Newy tweeting isn't news, but what is interesting is who liked a tweet about Tony Romo heading to Houston.

Cold Case 2010: Was it Suicide or Murder?

Cold Case 2010: Was it Suicide or Murder?

A Texas family is seeking justice for the unexplained death of a mother. Janice Lee Willhelm was found lifeless with a .45 caliber bullet in her neck in 2010.

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode." Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP's No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place "for the foreseeable future."

Former DCS Superintendent Gets Generous Retirement Deal

Former DCS Superintendent Gets Generous Retirement Deal

Rick Sorrells, the former superintendent of Dallas County Schools, is being paid generously to leave the troubled school bus agency, according to documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates.

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