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NBC 5 Forecast: Weekend Thunderstorm Chances

NBC 5 Forecast: Weekend Thunderstorm Chances

Weekend rain chances, but definitely not a wash-out.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:09 PM CDT

US: Laptops in Checked Bags Pose Fire, Explosion Risk

US: Laptops in Checked Bags Pose Fire, Explosion Risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:31 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Misleads on High US Drug Costs

Fact Check: Trump Misleads on High US Drug Costs

It’s true, as President Donald Trump says, that branded prescription drugs are generally cheaper outside the U.S. But he distorts the facts when he says, “as usual, the world is taking advantage of us.” Prescr...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:54 AM CDT

5 Years Ago: Big Tex Destroyed by Fire

5 Years Ago: Big Tex Destroyed by Fire

It may seem hard to believe, but it's been five years since the iconic greeter of the State Fair of Texas, Big Tex, burned to the ground before a crowd of stunned fair goers.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:28 PM CDT

Mansfield Middle School Experiments With All-Boy Classes

Mansfield Middle School Experiments With All-Boy Classes

A Mansfield middle school is experimenting with a way to keep seventh-grade boys better focused – by keeping girls out of certain classes.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:38 PM CDT

SWA Uses 'Unmanned' Flight Crew on New 737 Max 8 Plane

SWA Uses 'Unmanned' Flight Crew on New 737 Max 8 Plane

Southwest Airlines recently rolled out its new and improved Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, and on Wednesday they had a very special flight. It was an all-female crew, from the pilots to the flight attendants, on a...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:51 PM CDT

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. As the measure's prospects...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

Military Dad Arrives Home Early, Surprises Sons

Military Dad Arrives Home Early, Surprises Sons

Two little boys in Fort Worth got a big surprise this week when their father, who is in the Navy, came home from deployment early.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:56 PM CDT

Dallas City Hall Gets Floating Pumpkin Makeover

Dallas City Hall Gets Floating Pumpkin Makeover

More than 200 floating pumpkins have transformed the fountain at City Hall Plaza into a big pumpkin patch Thursday. It's in time for Pumpkins on the Plaza, a free Halloween carnival sponsored by Dallas Park and...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:53 PM CDT

Bees Take Over Southlake Neighborhood Wall

Bees Take Over Southlake Neighborhood Wall

Crews will be removing a large bee hive that is inside a Southlake neighborhood wall.

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