<![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-usSun, 22 Oct 2017 05:26:18 -0500Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:26:18 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Live Radar: Storms Moving Across North Texas]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:14:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1240-new-radar.jpg
A cold front passing thru North Texas is expected to trigger severe weather late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.
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<![CDATA[Police Arrest Man After Stabbing of Off-Duty Officer]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:27:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/donald+ramel+james+white1.jpg
A Farmers Branch police officer is recovering after being stabbed early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[15-Year-Old Dies in Garland Park Shooting]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:33:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/garland+embree+park+metro.jpg
A 15-year-old has died following injuries in a shooting Friday evening at a park in Garland.

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About the State Fair of Texas - Sunday]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:00:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/camaro-at-fair.jpg
It's the FINAL day of the 2017 State Fair of Texas and NBCDFW.com has 5 things you need to know before heading to the fair.

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<![CDATA[Astros Beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, Reach World Series]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:59:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-864833540.jpg
Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7...

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<![CDATA[Former Presidents Come Together at Hurricane Aid Concert]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:44:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/concert.png
It’s not a scene we see often – all five living former U.S. Presidents putting politics aside to come together for one cause. In College Station, they used their presidential power to help the victims of...

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<![CDATA[Storm Damage at Riverwind Casino in Norman Oklahoma]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:56:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new-casino-damage.jpg
A storm system that pushed across Oklahoma, ripped a portion of the roof off the Riverwind Casino in Norman Oklahoma.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Employers Looking to Hire More Than 2,000 People]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:38:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/hand+shake1.jpg
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has teamed up with Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas and the Dallas County Community College District to host a "You're Hired Job Fest."

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<![CDATA[Volunteers From Lockheed Martin Plant Flowers Along Trinity Trail]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:44:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Be_The_Difference_Day__6p_102117.jpg
Volunteers from Lockheed Martin spent Saturday morning planting 5,000 daffodils along the Trinity Trail in Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[2-Alarm Fire at Plano Hotel]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:46:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/planohotelfire.jpg
The Plano Fire Department responded to a two-alarm fire on Friday night on the 8400 block of Parkwood Boulevard.]]>
<![CDATA[Blind and Visually Impaired Athletes Compete in North Texas]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:33:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/goal+ball.jpg
19th Annual Sports Extravaganza for blind and visually impaired athletes is in Grand Prairie this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Study Names Surprising Fast-Food Chain Most Popular in Texas]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:27:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fast-food-map.jpg
A surprising fast-food chain is tops in Texas, according to a study performed by Business Insider and Foursquare.
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<![CDATA[Richardson Church Plants Garden to Help Feed Hungry]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:30:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Community_garden_6p_102117.jpg
Volunteers met at the First Baptist Church in Richardson today to build gardening beds and plant foods that will help feed the hungry.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Custodian of Record for the JFK Investigation Speaks]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:09:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_630726098.jpg
A former custodian of record for the JFK assassination investigation says the soon-to-be-released classified records will not reveal any bombshell new conclusions.

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<![CDATA[Vacant Apartment Complex Burns in Dallas]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 23:25:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/DFR-Apartment-Fire.jpg
A vacant apartment building was heavily damaged in an overnight fire Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Duplex Building Fire Under Investigation ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlingtonduplexfire.JPG
The Arlington Fire Department is investigating a the cause of a fire at a duplex building on the 700 block of Greenridge Drive early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arriving Home Gunned Down in Yard; Reward Offered]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jocelyn-Sarabia-Marlon.jpg
Garland police are looking for a gray or silver sedan after a young woman was shot and killed in front of her parent's home as she arrived home from her job at a convenience store early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Abortion Center 'Doll' Meant to Scare, Chase Away Protesters]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:48:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sw-women-protester.jpg
A representative for 40 Days for Life says the suspicious object left outside a Dallas abortion clinic Friday was meant to disrupt their prayer service.

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<![CDATA[How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future ]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 02:13:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tesla_pic.jpg
The destruction of Puerto Rico's power grid has brought new focus on the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and how the electricity system could be rebuilt in a more resilient way that takes advantage...

Photo Credit: Rauluy Santos
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<![CDATA[Petition to Stop Potential Lake Corridor Grows Strength in Collin County]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:28:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/lake+corridor.png
Homeowners around Lake Lavon are petitioning a potential Lake Corridor, which is one of several options Collin County leaders will soon consider ahead of an expected population boom.

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<![CDATA[Sessions Urges Crime-Fighting Partnerships in Philly Speech]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:27:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/854197924-jeff-sessions-campus-free-speech.jpg
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is addressing police chiefs from across the country and world on the opening weekend of the Major Cities Police Chiefs Association in Philadelphia.His speech, expected to...

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<![CDATA[Mother of Abused Child Wants Online Database of Convicted Abusers]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:59:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DAYCARE+ABUSE1.jpg
Delia Pasley's daughter was abused by an employee at a daycare. The woman was convicted and jailed, but Pasley said that isn't enough.

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<![CDATA[UNT Working to Retain More Black Male Students]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:42:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/UNT.png
The University of North Texas is taking on a troubling statistic. The school found that it is retaining just over 73 percent of its African American male students. But several campus groups are trying to make a...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds March for "Day of the Girl"]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/being+a+girl.png
Young girls marched through downtown Fort Worth Friday to celebrate Day of the Girl. Their walk was organized to empower young women and show them that their voices should be heard.

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About the State Fair of Texas - Saturday]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:58:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/b430505bbbd8435ea7a76a90548a659f.jpg
It's Day 23 at the 2017 State Fair of Texas and NBCDFW.com has 5 things you need to know before heading to the fair.

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<![CDATA[Contractor Hired to Paint Home as Part of Fake Check Scheme]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:40:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/fake+check.png
NBC 5 Responds tells you what warning signs to look for when dealing with someone with bizarre financial requests.

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<![CDATA[TXCU: North Texas High School Student Develops New App]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:00:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TXCU_Kid_Develops_App_6p_102017.jpg
A high school Sophomore in Dallas has developed an app that is currently available for download in the app store.]]>
<![CDATA[FWISD Superintendent Talks About Bond Package]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:35:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Early_Voting_Starts_Monday_5p_102017.jpg
Tarrant County voters will decide on the biggest bond package in the county’s history this November, which goes toward Fort Worth ISD.  Hear from Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Dr.]]>
<![CDATA[Let Wayne But It: Active Bright Coconut Charcoal Powder]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:53:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/teeth+white.png
Consumer Reporter Wayne Carter takes your suggestions for products to buy to see how they work.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Crash FW Celebration of Human Relations Panel]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:33:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/FW+PROTESTERS.jpg
Fort Worth celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Human Relations Commission on Friday at an event that drew protests highlighting the city’s ongoing racial tensions.

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<![CDATA[New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:34:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10-20-2017-rover-360-mars20171019.jpg
Now everyone can get a taste of what scientists see on the red planet.NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience that be accessed with...

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL
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