<![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-usWed, 24 May 2017 18:48:51 -0500Wed, 24 May 2017 18:48:51 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LIVE NOW: Big Buses, Bigger Problems]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:46:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20011283-FSFin-Big-Buses-Bigger-Problems-v2.jpg
As Dallas County Schools began to sink into financial trouble, the agency sold taxpayer-owned land in order to get fast cash, NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered.

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<![CDATA[DCS Legislation Will Bring Chaos, Cost Increases: Mullins]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:52:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Leatha+Mullins.jpg
Dallas County Schools Interim Superintendent Leatha Mullins says if proposed legislation to dissolve the agency passes it will create chaos for the families of 76,000 students who depend on them each day to get...

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<![CDATA[Family Behind the Iconic El Fenix Mexican Restaurant]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:39:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/El-Fenix-flagship-091313.jpg
The El Fenix Mexican restaurant in Dallas started with humble roots and blossomed into a history-making business.

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<![CDATA[Mistrial in Fort Worth Police Officer Shooting Trial]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fwpd+officer+courtney+johnson1.jpg
The trial of a Fort Worth police officer accused of shooting a man while on duty has been declared a mistrial.

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<![CDATA[McKinney Councilman Accused of Violating Tree Ordinance]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:23:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mckinney+water+tower1.jpg
McKinney City Councilman Don Day faces a $44,000 fine because the city says he improperly cut down 18 "quality" trees.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Kicks Panhandling Program to The Curb]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+panhandling1.jpg
Dallas city leaders Wednesday rejected a program intended to provide alternatives to panhandling by arranging day labor and other services for homeless people.

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<![CDATA[FWPD Officer Injured in Rear-End Collision Near Stockyards]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 16:09:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fort+worth+police+car+closeup.jpg
Fort Worth police say an officer was injured in a chain-reaction collision Wednesday while working at the scene of a previous crash.

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<![CDATA[New Obesity Treatment Now in North Texas]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:43:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/weight+loss+tube.jpg
A new weight loss treatment available for obese patients in North Texas flushes out food within minutes of a meal.

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<![CDATA[DPD: Social Media May Be Fueling Gang Related Shootings]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:34:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gang+shootings.jpg
The Dallas Police Department says social media may be fueling gang activity on the streets.

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<![CDATA[Make Money By Renting Out Your Newly Purchased Belongings]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/make+money+renting.jpg
If you have your eye on a new car or maybe a pricey new handbag and can't quite afford it, there's an app for that. There are multiple services out there that let you buy items new and make money off of it,...

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<![CDATA[Big Warm-up Coming]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 15:55:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/David-Finfrock-bio.jpg
Cool Wednesday, but a big warm-up for the end of the week.

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<![CDATA[Iris van Herpen Exhibit Comes to the Dallas Museum of Art]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:27:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Iris+van+Herpen+Transforming+Fashion_Dallas+Museum+of+Art+%286%29_May+2017_photo+cred.+Courtesy+of+Dallas+Museum+of+Art.JPG
Dallas loves fashion and innovation, making the city the perfect summer home for Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, the haute couture touring exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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<![CDATA[Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 12:25:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/603142230-trump-international-hotel-DC.jpg
Just before taking office, President Donald Trump promised to donate all profits earned from foreign governments back to the U.S. Treasury.But MSNBC has learned the Trump Organization is not tracking...

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<![CDATA[Social Worker Helps Weatherford Student Succeed ]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:26:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ali+English.jpg
Wednesday is the last day of the school year for Weatherford ISD students, and graduation is all that separates seniors at Weatherford High School from reality. Ali English, 18, got a glimpse of that real world,...

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<![CDATA[Families Fear Fallout from Health Care Changes]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 16:08:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alba_Somoza.jpg
Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate...

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<![CDATA[Sales Tax Holiday is Memorial Day Weekend]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 12:11:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-energy-star-01.jpg
If you're in the market for a new appliance or water efficient products, you could save money if you buy during Memorial Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[Man Dies in Fall From High Five: Dallas Police]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:54:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/635-disabled-crash2.jpg
Dallas police say a man is dead after falling from an overpass at the High Five interchange early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[TX Senate Revives Full Bathroom Bill With Late-Night Move]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:10:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas+state+capitol.jpg
Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender "bathroom bill."

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<![CDATA[Ariana Grande Fans Suffer 'Same Injuries' as Syrian Kids]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 14:53:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/manchestersuicide_1200x675.jpg
After a brutal suicide bombing that left 22 dead and dozens injured Monday night by the entrance of a Manchester arena in the U.K., a local doctor came face to face with injuries that reminded him of his time as...

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<![CDATA[Trump Praises Philippine Leader for Drug Crackdown: Report]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trump-duterte-split.jpg
When President Donald Trump called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in April, he said Duterte is doing "a great job" handling his nation's drug problems, which have been widely condemned as a bloody...

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Striking Train During Chase in Garland]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 05:03:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garland-crash-train.jpg
Police say they arrested a man who crashed into a train during a chase in Garland Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[More Than 25K Graco Car Seats Recalled]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:34:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Graco+My+Raide+Recall+Products.jpg
Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the child restraints may tear during a crash.

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<![CDATA[Scammer Uses Fake 'Movie Money' to Dupe Maryland Student]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 10:15:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052317+prop+movie+money.jpg
A Maryland college student thought a man she met online paid her $450 cash for her old iPhone -- but he actually gave her an envelope full of fake "movie money" used in film shoots.The 18-year-old no...

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<![CDATA[Homeless Men Rushed to Help Manchester Attack Victims]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 07:02:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/concertblastfeuerherd.jpg
Crowdfunding campaigns have been launched to help two homeless men who reportedly rushed to help victims in the moments after a blast from a suicide bomber killed 22 at an Ariana Grande concert in England Monday...

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<![CDATA[Big Night for Boys & Girls Club Seniors]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 06:57:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/boys-girls-club.jpg
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas awarded $120,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors moving on to the next step in their careers.

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<![CDATA[Plaque at Park in Southlake Vandalized With Racist Remarks]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 04:41:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/southlake-plaque.jpg
Police in Southlake are investigating after a plaque at Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Park was vandalized with racist remarks.

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<![CDATA[Abortion Protests, Debate Come to Frisco ISD High School]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 06:54:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/abortion-libery-high-school.jpg
If you're driving by Liberty High School in Frisco, you might have seen a group of people with signs reading "Abolish Abortion" or "Stop Murdering."

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<![CDATA['Feed Oak Cliff' Fights for Grocery Store in South Dallas]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:38:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/oak-cliff-food-desert.jpg
Anga Sanders, founder of "Feed Oak Cliff," is on a mission to bring fresh food and produce to her community.

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