<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usThu, 17 Aug 2017 16:39:56 -0500Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:39:56 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Inmates Train Dogs to Help Clear the Shelters]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:37:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-jail-dog-training.jpg
A group of dogs in the upcoming Clear the Shelters event will have some special training done at the Dallas County Jail.
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<![CDATA[Buy Eclipse Glasses From Approved Vendors to Stay Safe]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:15:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eclipse_glasses_photo_1200x675_1025480259597.jpg
Buyer beware: some counterfeit solar eclipse glasses may not offer you the protection you expect.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas' '100 Years' Plates Available Sept. 1]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:14:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-100-years-plate.jpg
Texas will issue special license plates to mark the 100th year license plates have been used in the state.

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<![CDATA[Trump Cites 'Pants on Fire' Claim in Barcelona Response]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:03:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-genpershing-split.jpg
After a van plowed through pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 people, President Donald Trump tweeted a reference to a discredited story about Gen. John Pershing halting Muslim attacks...

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<![CDATA[ID of Body Found in Five Mile Creek May Take Time]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:30:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/five-mile-creek.jpg
Investigators are still working to determine the identity of a person whose body was found in Five Mile Creek Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Back to School Fashion You Need to See]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:22:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bts-fashion-lead.jpg
<![CDATA[Man Who Burned Retina During Eclipse Warns Others]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:11:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_eclipserisk0817_1500x845.jpg
An Oregon man who burned his retina while looking at a partial solar eclipse more than 50 years ago has some words of advice for people tempted to look at the sun without using protective glasses: Don’t...

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<![CDATA[Why Cat Memes Flooded Twitter After the Barcelona Attack]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:11:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_17229609068919.jpg
Authorities in Barcelona turned to social media in the wake of a terrorist attack in the northeastern Spanish city to request residents refrain from sharing images of the wounded out of respect for their...

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<![CDATA[Barcelona Attack: District Typically Packed With Tourists ]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:53:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lasramblastourists_1200x675.jpg
The Barcelona district where a vehicle fatally struck and injured dozens Thursday, La Ramblas, is always crowded with tourists from all across the world. Ramblas, which derives from the Arabic word for...

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<![CDATA[Railroad Crossing Arms Confound Carrollton Drivers]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:06:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Carrollton+RR+crossing.jpg
A railroad crossing in Carrollton is causing big problems for some drivers.

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<![CDATA[North Texas School District Re-Evaluating $350 Bus Fee]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:46:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lovejoy+isd+school+bus.jpg
Parents in the Lovejoy Independent School District are concerned about a proposed $350 fee for children to ride the school bus.

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<![CDATA[Who Are the Fascist-Fighting Coalition 'Antifa'?]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/antifaactivistsfeuerherd.jpg
During a combative press conference Tuesday, President Donald Trump dubbed the anti-racist protest groups the "alt-left" and blamed "both sides" for the violent clashes that resulted one death, and injured more...

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<![CDATA[Steps for Overcoming 'Summer Brain Drain']]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:45:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bts-behavior-health-advice-raw_1200x675_1026712643659.jpg
Angeleena May, a Behavioral Health Care Manager with Children's Health, shares her tips and advice for combating what's called the "summer brain drain."]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Photographer Hit in Groin After Ceremonial 1st Pitch]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:52:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-520535618.jpg
The ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park missed its target Wednesday night and gave a nearby photographer something to remember.Red Sox fan Jordan Leandre’s pitch went off course and struck photographer Tony...

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<![CDATA[Anti-Hate Groups Seize on Virginia as Teachable Moment]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:11:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/confederatebattleflagfeuerherd.jpg
Anti-hate groups in the United States are giving guidance on what individuals can do to combat hate-inspired violence in the wake of a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.To...

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<![CDATA['The Moment I Hoped Would Never Come': Oakland Nurse Says Goodbye to Daughters, US]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:46:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/0816-2017-MariaSanchez.jpg
It has been an emotional journey this week for the family of Oakland nurse Maria Mendoza Sanchez and her husband Eusebio, whose battle to legally remain with their children in the United States ended with...

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<![CDATA[Libraries Flooded With Phone Calls For Eclipse Glasses]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:57:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/solar-eclipse-glasses.jpg
Libraries across the region have a limited amount of glasses provided by NASA that allow people to safely watch the eclipse.

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<![CDATA[Veteran's Flags Stolen, Crime Caught on Camera]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:14:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greenville+flag+thief.jpg
A thief made off with two flags that belong to a U.S. Army veteran, and it was caught on camera.

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Talks About Vandalism of Home, Charlottesville]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:41:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/081717+ben+carson+interview.jpg
The only African-American member of President Donald Trump's cabinet says his home in Northern Virginia was recently the target of anti-Trump vandals.Ben Carson, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing

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<![CDATA[Scattered Storms in DFW]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:11:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/david-finfrock-2017.jpg
Scattered thunderstorms through Friday.
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<![CDATA[North TX City Displays Memorial to Its Confederate Namesake]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:26:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cleburne+civil+war+statue.jpg
The city of Cleburne, Texas, is named after Confederate Gen. Patrick Cleburne. The city displays a statue of Cleburne that was built in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth's Las Vegas Trail Getting Task Force]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/las+vegas+trail.jpg
Fort Worth City Councilman Brian Byrd is creating a task force to address a host of problems along Las Vegas Trail, a mile-long stretch of road in West Fort Worth.

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