<![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 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:28:28 -0500 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:28:28 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ebola Patient Identified; Contacts Isolated]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:16:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Thomas-Eric-Duncan.jpg
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said five children who attend Dallas schools had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola and are being monitored.

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<![CDATA[Ebola Worries Could Keep Some Dallas Students Home]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:11:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kids-generic.jpg
The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told relatives he notified officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia.

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<![CDATA[Neighbors Who Live Near Ebola Patient Concerned]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:09:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas+Apartment+100114.jpg
The first patient to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States was picked up by paramedics at an apartment building in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Can Mosquitoes Carry Ebola? Questions Answered]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:31:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dr+Seema+Yasmin+100114.jpg
Dr. Seema Yasmin, medical expert with The Dallas Morning News, answers viewers questions about Ebola virus.

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<![CDATA[Missing Boater Found on Lake Lewisville]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:26:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lewisville+Lake.jpg
Crews have located the missing boater on Lake Lewisville.

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<![CDATA[CDC's Progess on Ebola in North Texas]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:53:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/176*120/0930ebola1.JPG.jpg
Now that the Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient in Dallas, a team from the Centers for Disease Control is in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer-Involved Shooting in Dallas]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:06:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_54084688.jpg
Breaking news from NBC 5. Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Slain SoCal Mayor's Brother Speaks]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:24:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/file-bell-gardens-mayor-daniel-crespo-wife-lyvette.jpg
The mayor of the Los Angeles-area city of Bell Gardens was fatally shot by his wife during a fight Tuesday, police said. According to investigators, Mayor Daniel Crespo punched the couple’s 19-year-old son when...

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<![CDATA[Huge Portrait on National Mall]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/215*120/20141001+Mall+Portrait.jpg
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid growing criticism of her agency, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday afternoon. High-ranking lawmakers from...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Mayor Blasts FAA]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:04:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FAA_fire_1.jpg
A fire at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in suburban Chicago that grounded flights at the region’s two main airports Friday morning has been extinguished and a man found in the basement with...
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<![CDATA[Hospitals Prepare for Possible Ebola Patients]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:21:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Isolation+100114.jpg
Contact tracing is the process used to find everyone who comes into direct contact with a sick Ebola patient. If the contact develops a fever or other Ebola symptoms within 21 days of the last day they came into...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:40:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/drag-city-hall.jpg
A central Florida man is accused of punching an 80-year-old man who asked him to stop cursing and talking about women's private parts at an Applebee's bar.

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<![CDATA[Kidnap Suspect Eyed in '03 Attack]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:05:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP702814643380.jpg
Jesse Matthew, the man linked to the abduction of a University of Virginia student as well as the death of another young woman, was investigated for a campus sex assault years

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<![CDATA[Local Liberians Turning to Faith as Ebola Reaches U.S.]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:23:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Pastor+Kortu.jpg
Bishop Nathan Kortu is from Liberia, he says the more severe the Ebola outbreak gets there, the more grief he sees at his Sunday services.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Pastor Reflects on Time in Liberia]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:24:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LIberia+Missionary+700114.jpg
The founder of a North Texas-based nonprofit that does mission work in Liberia tells NBC5 the United States and the West African nations dealing with Ebola are "worlds apart" in his observations when it comes to...

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<![CDATA[Culture Will Keep Ebola from Spreading Here: UNT Professor]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:44:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Liberia-ebola-girl.jpg
Thomas Eric Duncan has been identified as the Ebola patient in Dallas, NBC News' Pete Williams has confirmed.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Pastor Reflects on Time in Liberia]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:35:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LIberia+Missionary+700114.jpg
The founder of a North Texas-based nonprofit that does mission work in Liberia tells NBC5 the United States and the West African nations dealing with Ebola are "worlds apart" in his observations when it comes to...

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<![CDATA[Lockdown Lifted at NASJRB in FW]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:04:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NASJRB-Aerial.jpg
The lockdown at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth has been lifted.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Marine Missing in Persian Gulf]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:23:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uss-makin-island-0725.jpg
Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke at a Dallas hospital Wednesday, one day after a patient was diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus.

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<![CDATA["Contact Tracing" Explained: How to Stop Ebola From Spreading]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:09:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*147/contact-tracing-550.gif
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said five children who attend Dallas schools had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola and are being monitored.

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<![CDATA[Romo's Cap Inconsequential to Success]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:44:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456306356.jpg
The quarterback "fixed" the running back's cap on national TV, prompting a thousand curmudgeons to nod in approval.

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<![CDATA[Plano Launches Ebola Information Line]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:28:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PlanoLogo031313.jpg
A day after it was announced a man was being treated in Dallas for Ebola, the City of Plano launched an Ebola information line.

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<![CDATA[Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:05:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP645337997349.jpg
Confirmation that a patient at a Dallas hospital is being treated for Ebola after arriving in North Texas from West Africa has alarmed the local Liberian community.

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<![CDATA[What to Know: How Ebola Is Spread]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:29:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456202288.jpg
Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who was cured of Ebola after contracting the deadly virus while working with a charity in Liberia, is a witness at a senate health hearing this afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Schedule Change: DOOL to Air at 2:05 AM]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:39:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/days-of-our-lives-dool.jpg
NBC 5 will run the October 1 episode of Days of Our Lives at 2:05 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Madam Sentenced to Jail]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/219*120/040309+Madam+Kristin+Davis.jpg
The FDNY's annual calendar of firefighters has long been ogled over, but now there's a new pin-up in town -- and it features taxi drivers.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Becomes Ground Zero for Ebola in America: Editorial]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:14:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dr._Tom_Frieden_1200x675_335843395730.jpg
Dallas is now ground zero for Ebola in the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[Hospital Made Preps for Treating an Ebola Case]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:06:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456420436.jpg
When Ebola arrived, staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas were ready.

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<![CDATA[Ebola's Arrival in U.S. Was Inevitable: Experts]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:04:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456420462.jpg
While the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has sickened more than 6,000 people and killed 3,083, it was only a matter of time before the virus hit closer to home, experts said.

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<![CDATA[Survey: Distracted Teens in Danger on Road]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:28:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/teens-texting-study.jpg
A new survey from Safe Kids Worldwide indicates that the amount of attention teens pay to their mobile devices on the road is reaching dangerous levels.

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<![CDATA[City of Arlington Proposes Center Street Bridge]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:32:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/center-street-bridge.jpg
The City of Arlington is pushing to build a bridge that would extend Center Street farther south across Interstate 20.

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