<![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-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 23:49:16 -0600Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:49:16 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Funeral Home Director Acquitted in Theft Trial]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:08:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dondre-Johnson-Family-Mortu.jpg
A former Fort Worth funeral home owner once handed the maximum jail sentence on two counts of felony theft will soon be freed.

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<![CDATA[North TX Woman Says Check Drawn Was Not From Her]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:09:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/checkbook+generic.jpg
This time of year when many of us are looking at our bank accounts pretty frequently. One North Texas woman says she's glad she did, after a check drawn on her account was from a company she had never heard of.

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<![CDATA[Southwest CEO Gary Kelly Says Travel Up Since Election]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:58:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gary+kelly+swa.jpg
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly says there has been an uptick in travel since the presidential election, and it may be more than just the holiday rush.

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<![CDATA[City Still Offering $3M for Southern Dallas Grocery Store]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:44:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/save+a+lot+dallas.jpg
Despite the promise of $3 million in funding, the city of Dallas is still looking for someone to build a grocery store in a southern Dallas food desert.

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<![CDATA[New Efforts to Find Three Girls Who Vanished in 1974]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:42:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw+cold+case+1974.jpg
It's one of Fort Worth's most notable missing person's cases: the Dec. 23, 1974, disappearance of three girls, ages 9 to 17.

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<![CDATA[Dog Says Goodbye to Dying Owner in Heartbreaking Video]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:11:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hospital-Generic-Stock.jpg
As a California man lay dying in a hospital bed last month, his family wanted to make sure his beloved dog had one last chance to say goodbye.Ryan Jessen, 33, had suffered a ventricular brain hemorrhage...

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<![CDATA[Ticket Prices Climb With Cowboys' Success]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:20:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-603006604.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have quickly become the hottest ticket in town. Prices are up and fans are willing to pay.

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<![CDATA[Recess Makes a Comeback at Many North Texas Schools]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:01:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/school+recess+generic.jpg
Recess is making a big comeback at some schools in North Texas.

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<![CDATA[UN Human Rights Office Ready to Take on Trump: Report]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:26:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/United-Nations-Human-Rights-AP.jpg
U.N. human rights officials, whose boss famously likened U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to ISIS, are reported to be gearing up for a four- or even eight-year battle with the new administration over Trump's...

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<![CDATA[Border Patrol Seizes 1,380 Pounds of Marijuana, Worth $1.1M]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:36:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/marijuana+grow+house.jpg
Border Patrol agents seized 1,380 pounds of marijuana valued at over $1 million after seeing several people load the drugs into a car near the Rio Grande in Los Indios, Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[New Bill Aimed at Harsher Cyberbullying Penalties]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:21:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas+Capitol+4+122115.jpg
State legislators will consider "David's Law," which would make cyberbullying a crime in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Your Cowboys Fan Photos - Gallery III]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:24:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*128/747a7382bd2644d8ba9c3b03cdd33c58.JPG.jpg
Your Dallas Cowboys fan photos.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Lawmaker Pushing Car Seat Safety Bill]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:03:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/car+seat+calor.jpg
For the second time, a North Texas lawmaker is trying to get a bill passed requiring-rear facing car seats for young children.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Names T.C. Broadnax Finalist for City Manager]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:44:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tc-broadnax-city-hall.jpg
Tacoma manager remains after Dallas interviews 5 manager candidates this week.

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<![CDATA[Mumps Cases Increase in Johnson County]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:09:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/keene+junior+high+school.jpg
The number of mumps cases in Johnson County has jumped to 37, and a dozen more are suspected. Nearly half are in the Keene Independent School District.

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<![CDATA[Flower Mound Baker Turns Cookies Into Art]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:26:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/llama6.jpg
Flower Mound baker Suzy Cravens wows judges with her creative cookies.

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<![CDATA[Help Gives 2 Homeless Families Their 'Home for the Holidays']]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:24:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/home+for+the+holidays.jpg
For the second year, NBC 5 has partnered with the Omni Dallas hotel, Soupmobile, Kroger and Matthews Southwest to provide a “Home for the Holidays.”

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<![CDATA[Gary Cogill Reviews 'Miss Sloane' and 'Nocturnal Animals']]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:15:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_864889729462.jpg
Two new thrillers take center stage in theaters this weekend: a political thriller starring Jessica Chastain and a crime thriller that takes place in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Mesquite Police Officer Indicted, Allegedly Injured Child]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:53:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mesquite-Officer-Arrested.jpg
A Mesquite police officer is on paid leave following an indictment alleging he injured a 14-year-old girl.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Construction Slows Highway Traffic This Weekend]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:57:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Traffic+Generic2.jpg
Construction projects in Tarrant and Dallas counties are expected to slow traffic this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Give Someone the Coat Off Your Back]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:52:36 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fernando-Coat.jpg
When Telemundo 39 reporter Fernando Mejia saw a homeless man walk into his live shot Thursday night, he just reacted. Now you can help too.

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<![CDATA[Mental Health a Priority This Legislative Session]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:32:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-legilature-generic-1.jpg
Texas state legislators head back to Austin next month, and House Speaker Joe Straus has said mental health will be a priority.

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<![CDATA[Santa Hospitalized After Fat-Shaming Scandal Goes Viral]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:17:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/santa-hat.jpg
A former Santa impersonator who made headlines after ruining a young boy's holiday outing has been hospitalized for a blood clot in his lung. In the midst of controvery and illness, the old Saint Nick has...

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<![CDATA[Missing Fort Worth Boy, 7, Found at School]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:55:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wiley-photo.jpg
Fort Worth police have located a missing 7-year-old boy.

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<![CDATA[Managing First Taste of Adult Life With College Academics]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:23:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*133/college-stress.jpg
As part of NBC 5’s week-long focus on mental health, we’re taking a look at the pressures and stresses of college life.

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<![CDATA[Trump to Attend 2 Official Balls on Inauguration Night]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:31:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16342061241865.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump will attend two official inaugural balls on the night of Jan. 20, as well as the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, the inauguration committee revealed Friday.

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<![CDATA[Winter Weather Wallops Northwest]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:44:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/winterweatherinthenorthwest.jpg
Snow blanketed parts across the U.S. on Friday as an Arctic chill and winter storm brought plunging temperatures and dangerous winter conditions, NBC News reported.In the Pacific Northwest, an advancing storm...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Picks Expected for Interior, Economic Council]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:23:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rodgers_cohn.jpg
Donald Trump has offered Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn the directorship of the National Economic Council and assistant to the president for economic policy, sources close to Cohn told NBC News.Trump...

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<![CDATA[North Texas Store Offers Profit to Mental Health]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:57:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/renew-resale.jpg
ReNew Resale is a secondhand store that offers second chances to families struggling with mental illness.

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<![CDATA[Braves and Rangers Complete Swap of 3 Young Pitchers]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rangers+12916.jpg
The Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves have completed a trade involving three young pitchers.]]>
<![CDATA[Expo Designed to Help Caregivers of Seniors]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:14:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-02.jpg
"She Ages Well" expo will help people who must help their parents with aging issues.

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<![CDATA[Americans Mixed on Trump's Effect on Their Wallets: Survey]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:54:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-521443096-1.jpg
A new survey shows that Americans are split on how they think President-elect Donald Trump’s economic policies will affect them, NBC News reports. Consumer finance firm Bankrate asked a thousand Americans...

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