<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usTue, 25 Oct 2016 21:54:44 -0500Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:54:44 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dallas Exit Ramp Shut Down Due to Fiery Crash]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:31:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/fire.gif
A busy Dallas exit ramp is shut down after a crash engulfed an 18-wheeler in flames Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Tarrant Co. Electronic Voting Equipment Operating Properly]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:06:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic+voting.jpg
Despite the rumors of problems with the electronic voting equipment, Tarrant County officials say everything is working fine.

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<![CDATA[Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:20:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/AP_16294614271549.jpg
In 1973, New York City school teacher Annette Gandy Fortt was looking for a decent place to live. A listing for an apartment in a building owned by Donald Trump's father, Fred, caught her eye — but she says the...

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<![CDATA[Mansfield Boys Prove Football is About More Than Winning]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:46:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tyler+Newlin+Cade+Gordon.jpg
A 12-year-old Mansfield boy in a wheelchair joined a football team and scored a touchdown with the help of his best friend.

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<![CDATA[Escaped Dallas County Inmate Arrested in San Antonio]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:34:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edgar-jaquez-moreno1.JPG
A Dallas County inmate who escaped custody last week has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in San Antonio, officials say.

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<![CDATA[DART Board OK's Plans for Dallas Subway, Cotton Belt Lines]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:46:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dart-expansion.jpg
DART board members approved a proposal Tuesday to build two lines that have been the center of years of discussion.

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<![CDATA[Crews Wheel Entire Restaurant Across Fort Worth]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:25:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/salsa-limon-two.jpg
Salsa Limón, a Fort Worth staple since 1947, is being moved from its location near Texas Christian University to a new spot at The Trinity River District.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Teen Asks Whataburger to Homecoming]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:14:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/194*120/whataburger-homecoming.jpg
A Texas high school freshman had a unique date to Homecoming this year.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Discontinued After Man Found Safe: Plano Police]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:51:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gott-plano.jpg
A Silver Alert has been canceled after a man reported missing Tuesday in Plano was found safe, police say.

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Would 'Love' to Fight Biden]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:43:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump+biden+split.jpg
If Vice President Biden was serious about taking Trump "behind the gym," it sounds like Donald Trump is in.Rounding out a full day of rallies in Florida Tuesday night, the Republican presidential nominee...]]>
<![CDATA[New Grocery Store Relieves Southern Dallas Food Desert]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:39:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/grocery+fruits.jpg
In the Highland Hills neighborhood of Oak Cliff, families have been without a grocery store for nearly a decade, but relief is on the way.

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<![CDATA[Supporters: Obamacare 'A Good Start' Despite Sharp Rate Hike]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:47:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/191*120/obama-cumple-10.jpg
Obamacare rate increases are giving some people sticker shock. Despite that, those who support the Affordable Care Act call it a "good start" to get more Americans covered by health insurance.

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<![CDATA[Trump's Health Care Plan Would Repeal Obamacare]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/download+%281%29.jpg
Donald Trump says Obamacare has resulted in runaway costs, websites that don't work, higher premiums, less competition and fewer choices.

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<![CDATA[Garland ISD Board Reconsiders Delaying $27M Swim Center]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:46:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/natatorium1.jpg
Garland ISD board members will reconsider delaying construction on a planned indoor swim center Tuesday evening after pushback from parents and voters.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Gang Members Indicted in Child Sex Trafficking]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:38:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gavel-generic-stock.jpg
Six people, most with ties to a Fort Worth street gang, have been charged with conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, sex trafficking of children and sex trafficking through force.

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<![CDATA[Breast Cancer Awareness in American Indian Population]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:22:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mammogram3.jpg
Ongoing initiative educates American Indians on importance of breast cancer screening.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 to Debut Big S-Band Radar Nov. 14]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:00:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/s-band-radar-nbc5.jpg
NBC 5 will debut the first S-band radar owned and operated by a TV station in Texas on Nov. 14, bringing viewers more accurate weather information faster than ever before.

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<![CDATA[DOJ Overhauls Garner Probe: Report]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:30:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/452538752-eric-garner-memorial.jpg
The Justice Department has overhauled the New York-based team probing the death of Eric Garner over a difference in opinion between officials in the city and in Washington on whether civil rights charges should...

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<![CDATA[GOP Fractured as Clinton Maintains Solid Lead: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:16:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls as the election enters its final two weeks, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party...

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<![CDATA[Teacher Arrested for Fort Worth Couple's Murder: FWPD]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:45:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/heath-fw-1024.jpg
A man is in custody after two of his neighbors were found fatally shot early Sunday morning, police say.

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<![CDATA[Yoga Pants Parade Protests Op-Ed in Rhode Island]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:40:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_yogapants102a_1920x1080.jpg
Hundreds of people took to the streets in Barrington, Rhode Island this weekend to protest an op-ed written in the local newspaper that many found offensive. The letter, written by Alan Sorrentino, critiques...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Brags of Endorsements That Never Happened]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:15:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16299001639237.jpg
Donald Trump on Monday told News4Jax that the United States military "conceptually" endorsed him and that "virtually every police department" supports his bid for the presidency.

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<![CDATA[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:48:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617720724.jpg
On Monday it was Sen. Elizabeth Warren's turn to join her fellow Democrats in cranking up the heat on Republican members of the Senate, who have become targets in the closing days of the campaign.Addressing an...

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<![CDATA[Traffic Experts Suggest 'Last Minute Merge']]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:07:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/zipper-merge.jpg
A growing number of transportation specialists say the "Zipper Merge" may be a remedy to road rage in construction zones.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured in Crash Involving DART Train]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:47:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fatal-dart-crash.jpg
Authorities say one person is dead and another injured after a driver tried to outrun a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train late Monday night.

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<![CDATA[City of Dallas to Close Interstate 30 Tent City Tuesday]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:36:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-tent-city.jpg
City workers will install fencing and no trespassing signs under Interstate 30 in Dallas as Tuesday is the deadline to move out of a homeless camp.

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<![CDATA[Plano Police Locate Missing 69-Year-Old Man]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:49:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/joseph-bellino.jpg
Police said they safely located a 69-year-old man who went missing in Plano.

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