<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:28:45 -0600 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:28:45 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Morris Left Garage in Friend's Trunk: Police]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:31:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TLMD-desaparece-joven.jpg
An arrest warrant released by the Plano Police Department said DNA evidence indicates a missing 23-year-old Plano woman last seen entering a parking garage at The Shops at Legacy left the garage in the trunk of...

<![CDATA[Woman Caught on Camera Stealing Packages in Jail]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:40:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Priscilla+Castaneda.jpg
The woman who was spotted at least twice on surveillance video snatching gifts in North Dallas around Midway and Walnut Hill has been caught.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:49:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP684603546762.jpg
President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

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<![CDATA[2 Burleson Officers Injured in Shootout]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:32:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/burleson-scene-burl-star.jpg
Two Burleson police officers are recovering Friday after being shot while pursuing a bank robbery suspect.

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<![CDATA[Teen Who Attended Elem. Fondled 3rd Grader: Police]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:52:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LUGO-Ricardo.JPG
Officials with the Hurst Police Department have charged a teen who posed as a sixth grader and attended an elementary school with indecency with a child.

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<![CDATA[Caramel Apples Linked to Texas Listeria Death ]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:26:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/155224562.jpg
Christopher Braden, an epidemiologist at the CDC, said the agency is still trying to determine which brands are involved and how caramel apples may have become infected.

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<![CDATA[Lewisville FD Rallies for Injured Firefighter]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:06:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lv-ff.jpg
Injuries will force Andy Allison to retire at age 31 this month; 2 years after nearly being electrocuted on a house fire call. Now his fellow firefighters are fighting for him and his family.

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<![CDATA["I Can't Breathe" Trademarked?]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:20:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/460014244.jpg
A Chicago area woman has filed an application to trademark Eric Garner’s dying words, “I can’t breathe.” Catherine Crump, 57, submitted her request to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Dec.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Only Picks Female Reporters]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:46:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP536550772061.jpg
There was a lot said at President Barack Obama’s annual year-end press conference, but it was who he spoke to during the conference that had people talking. The President took questions from reporters at the end...

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<![CDATA[Anti-Cop Graffiti Hits Philly]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:02:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cop+Lives+Dont+Matter+Graffiti.jpg
Anti-police sentiment has materialized in the form of graffiti along a busy avenue in West Philadelphia. Three messages were scribbled in spray paint on a fence, bar and abandoned church.

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<![CDATA[3 Die in Crash En Route to Funeral]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:27:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ROLLOVER_121914_1239_1_1200x675_375195715768.jpg
An SUV full of people on their way to a funeral Friday rolled over on Interstate 15 in the San Diego area, leaving three dead and another three injured. The 2001 Ford Expedition was headed south when it flipped...
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<![CDATA[Gilmer Tops West Orange-Stark for 4A D-II Title]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:43:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Generic+Footballs+on+Grass.jpg
Blake Lynch scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Gilmer overcame an 18-point deficit to beat West Orange-Stark 35-25 for the Class 4A Division II state championship Friday.

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<![CDATA[Suspected Killer Captured by Fort Worth Police]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:52:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/madewell-crash.jpg
A massive manhunt for Kristun Madewell ended Friday morning when a Fort Worth police officer crashed into his vehicle.

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<![CDATA[A 13th Earthquake Reported in Irving]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:00:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/irving-earthquake-generic1.jpg
The latest quake struck 3 miles Northeast of Irving and 5 miles South of Farmers Branch at 10:38 a.m.
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<![CDATA[Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead in Ct.]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:35:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Great+Meadow+Road+in+Rocky+Hill+1200.jpg
A $5,000 reward is being offered to help find the person who shot a bald eagle, after the bird — a national symbol — was found dead along a road in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. The state Department of Energy...]]>
<![CDATA[Son Who Killed Politician Gets Life]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:47:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/121914+jason+beckman.jpg
Jason Beckman was sentenced to life behind bars Friday for the 2009 shooting death of his father, South Miami Commissioner Jay Beckman. Judge Rodney Smith said Beckman will serve a mandatory minimum of 25 years...

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<![CDATA[Police: 3 Arrested in Killing of Dallas Mother]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:38:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/irma-martinez.jpg
Dallas police say they arrested three men Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman waiting for her son Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Reward Offered After Dog Injured]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:41:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/dog+hook+121814.PNG
A dog is recovering after he was discovered with a horrific injury: a hiking carabiner hooked straight through his hind leg. Ziggs, a one-year-old pitbull, was discovered roaming through Miami's Little...]]>
<![CDATA[Pilot Killed in Seagoville Plane Crash ]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:11:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/plane+crash10.jpg
The pilot of a small plane was killed Thursday night when his single-engine aircraft crashed in Seagoville while descending to land at Mesquite Metro Airport.

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<![CDATA[Irving Police Charge Woman, 55, in Fatal Stabbing]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:49:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eileen-frances-north.jpg
Irving police say they arrested a 55-year-old woman they suspect of fatally stabbing a 60-year-old woman Dec. 3.

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<![CDATA[4th Victim Dies After DUI Crash]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:27:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/12-19-2014-gaza-redondo-beach-crash.jpg
A fourth victim, identified as a 6-year-old boy, has died after a DUI suspect struck a group of people in a crowded crosswalk as they left a children's Christmas show Wednesday night at a Southern California...

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<![CDATA[Friend Defends DUI Crash Driver]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:20:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/12-18-2014-redondo-beach-dui-margo-bronstein.jpg
A friend of the woman accused of killing three people in a crash outside a church in Redondo Beach, California, has said she is not someone who would drink and drive. Margo Bronstein, 56, has been booked...

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<![CDATA[Outrage Over Paramedic's Photo]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:21:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/226*120/IG+Paramedic+Post.JPG
Mayor Michael Nutter and Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer condemned a Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic for a photograph shared on Instagram that depicted two black men pointing guns at a white police...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Who Beat Cancer Donates Toys to Hospital]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:56:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/westyn-bates.jpg
A five-year-old boy who beat cancer is giving back to other children by donating toys to young patients at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Lowest in Five Years]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:38:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gas18.JPG
North Texas drivers are filling up at the tank as gas prices continue to drop.

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<![CDATA[Blaze Over NoCal Refinery "Normal"]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:13:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/chevronmain.JPG
Fire officials and Chevron said the large dramatic flames seen over the Richmond Chevron refinery in Northern California Thursday were a result of "normal flaring." But that didn't do much to comfort people...

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<![CDATA[American Airlines Flight Diverted to Lubbock]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:48:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/american-airlines-plane_448x336.jpg
An American Airlines plane en route to DFW Airport was diverted to Lubbock Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Experts: WWIII Looks Like Sony Hack]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:03:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/N6P-SONY-KOREA-HACK-PKG---03282609.jpg
The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a damaging cyber attack might look like. Now we know: a Hollywood studio left paralyzed, and...

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<![CDATA[Manhunt Continues for Suspected Killer]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:41:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/manhunt-scene.jpg
Authorities say nearly 100 officers are searching for a man suspected of murder who is believed to be hiding in a Crowley neighborhood.
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<![CDATA[Woman Caught on Camera Stealing Packages ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:04:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000047.jpg
Dallas police are hoping someone recognizes a woman caught on camera stealing packages right off front porches.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Give Gift Cards for Safe Prosper Drivers]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:23:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/prosper2.jpg
Police in Prosper are passing out small tokens of thanks to safe drivers by rewarding them with $10 gift cards.

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<![CDATA[Independent Investigation Expected in Thanksgiving Tower Fire]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:46:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/thanksgiving+tower+victims.jpg
Families of two of the three men killed in a fire underground at Thanksgiving Tower in downtown Dallas have turned to Dallas Attorney Domingo Garcia for help.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Funeral Home Owes Back Taxes, Received Taxpayer Grants]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:27:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/funeral+home.jpg
An Oak Cliff funeral home that received $115,000 in taxpayer grants two years ago is accused of not paying its taxes.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Rapper Arrested in Sting]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:51:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shmurda+walk+copy.jpg
The up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda was part of a gang that sold drugs, dealt guns and committed violent crimes, the NYPD chief said Thursday at a news conference...
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<![CDATA[Arson Sparked Downtown LA Inferno]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:54:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/downtown-la-structure-fire.jpg
Last week's massive downtown LA fire at an apartment complex that was under construction was an act of arson, authorities said Thursday. The fire on Dec. 8 at 900 West Temple Street destroyed a seven-story...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Threatens Kids With Gun: Cops]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:49:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barnegat+rifle+pointed.jpg
A 35-year-old woman has been accused of pointing a rifle at several children after getting into an argument with them outside of her New Jersey home Wednesday afternoon, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Arlington Bar Shooting]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:46:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edington-scott.jpg
Arlington police have made an arrest in a bar shooting that left three people hospitalized early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Teen Mugged Do-Gooder, 99: PD]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:34:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Windsor+Senior+Center+1200.jpg
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy accused of knocking a 99-year-old woman to the ground and stealing her purse while she was delivering homemade Christmas cookies to a senior center in Windsor.

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<![CDATA[Gas in DFW Falls Below $2 For First Time in Years]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:49:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gas+Prices+dip+below+2+dollars.jpg
It’s a sight that many of us thought we’d never see again. Gas stations across the Metroplex are now selling regular unleaded for less than $2 a gallon.]]>