<![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-usSat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:32 -0500Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:32 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:43:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ap-cowboys-tony-romo.jpg
A Friday MRI revealed Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back.

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<![CDATA[Denton Resident Tests Positive for Zika Virus]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Denton+Zika+Flyer.jpg
The city began asking residents in a Southwest Denton neighborhood Saturday for permission to spray for mosquitoes on their properties after someone living near-by contracted the virus on a trip to another...

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:53:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SteveBannon-AP_16233666241411.jpg
The ex-wife of Steve Bannon claims he made anti-Semitic comments when the couple fought over which private school to send their daughters to nearly a decade ago, NBC News reported. The allegations were made in

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<![CDATA[Rangers' Jeffress Still Out as MLB Looks at DWI Arrest]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:25:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress was away from the team for a second day Saturday as Major League Baseball looked into the pitcher's arrest on a drunken driving charge.

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<![CDATA[$3M Seized in Smuggling Bust]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:26:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Escondido+cash+bust+2+0826.JPG
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized more than $3 million in cash on Tuesday in what is the largest cash smuggling bust in San Diego County history. CBP agents began following a Kia Forte on...

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<![CDATA[Man Gets Wish to Go to College ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:09:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/189*120/8-27-16+Sikorra+cal+Lutheran.JPG
A 21-year-old man with a rare neurological disease will live out his dream of experiencing college life this year.Ben Sikorra of Westlake Village has juvenile Batten disease, an incurable neurological...

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<![CDATA[New App Lets Patrons Report Problems at Bars, Restaurants ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TABC+Mobile+app.jpg
Law enforcement often says, if you see something say something. But how do you do that? The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has an app for that.

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<![CDATA[Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:34:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hope+Harrison.jpg
Hope Harrison, 2, is the epitome of her first name. Since she is usually smiling and giggling, it’s hard to believe that she was never expected to be born alive.

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<![CDATA[1st Funerals for Italy Quake Victims; Death Toll Rises ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:31:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ItalyFuneralsQuake-AP_16240397542183.jpg
The death toll in Italy’s earthquake rose to 291 Saturday as the country began a national day of mourning and prepared for a mass state funeral for some of the victims, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Trump: NBA Star's Cousin's Death is Why Blacks Will Vote for Me]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:21:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Aldridge0825.JPG
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to comment on the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge on Chicago's South Side Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA['I'm So Lucky': Homeowner Thankful Following Harrowing Louisiana Flooding]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:01:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lafayette+Flooding+the+Kims.jpg
Kyung Kim sat for three days in the dark as 2 feet of water invaded her home.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Receives 1st Classified Security Briefing as Nominee]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:05:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation...

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<![CDATA[49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493261784.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the playing of the national anthem before his team’s preseason game Friday against Green Bay. After the game, he told NFL Media in an exclusive...

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<![CDATA[Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:47:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-594886094-news.jpg
President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk.

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<![CDATA[Boaters Rescued After Writing 'SOS' in Sand]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:01:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/USNavy3_opt.jpg
A pair of mariners stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island for a week were rescued by a U.S. Navy air crew on Friday after writing "SOS" in the sand, NBC News reported.The boaters were marooned on an island...

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<![CDATA[Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:27:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bearinnjpoolweb.jpg
A New Jersey family was stunned to find a 300-pound black bear wading in their backyard pool Friday afternoon. The bear was spotted by the family taking a dip at about 3 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Are Valet Stands to Blame for Bishop Arts Parking Woes?]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bishop+Arts+parking.jpg
The City of Dallas is working with business owners in the Bishop Arts District to find a solution to the parking problems in the popular area. One major step is moving a valet stand that uses public parking...

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<![CDATA[Doctors to Evaluate Head Injuries During Frisco ISD Games]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/helmet+safety.jpg
Neuropsychologists will stand on the sidelines of all Frisco Independent School District's home football games this season.

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<![CDATA[FWPD Changes Fuel Reimbursement for Citizens on Patrol]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:04:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Citizens+on+Patrol+Folo.jpg
The Citizens on Patrol program puts hundreds more eyes and ears on the streets of Fort Worth, watching out for crime. But they're driving on their own dime. Now the city is changing how they're reimbursed and it...

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<![CDATA[8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/twu-statement-rhabdo_1200x675_752051267761.jpg
Following an annual fitness test, eight volleyball players from Texas Woman's University were hospitalized last weekend for an rare, but serious, exercise-induced medical condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Kerry: US, Russia 'Close' on Syria Agreement]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:30:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kerry-Lavrov-Syria-Talks-AP_897609403882.jpg
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. and Russia are close to a deal that could end the fighting in Syria, NBC News reported."Today I can say we achieved clarity on the path forward,"...

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<![CDATA[Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:23:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-556640005.jpg
Smoke-Free Fort Worth is beginning their push for cleaner air in Cowtown.

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<![CDATA[Happy National Dog Day]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*131/dfa06dd619a848668378906015582a91.jpg
NBC 5 viewers shared photos of their furry friends on #NationalDogDay.

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<![CDATA[Crews at The Star Prepare for Frisco's Quadruple Header]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:33:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Star+in+Frisco.jpg
Crews at The Star in Frisco prepare for Saturday's Frisco ISD quadruple header.

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign CEO Under Scrutiny for 1996 Charge]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:23:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16233666241411-stephen-bannon-trump-campaign.jpg
Stephen Bannon's appointment as chief executive of Donald Trump's campaign has drawn scrutiny to his personal history, including a 1996 arrest in a domestic-violence case that was ultimately dismissed, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Dwyane Wade Cousin Fatally Shot]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:36:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Aldridge0825.JPG
A woman was shot to death while pushing a child in a stroller on Chicago's South Side, police said Friday, and family identified the victim as a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. The 32-year-old woman, whom family

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<![CDATA[New Dallas Co. GOP Chair to Raise Funds for Trump]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:50:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Phillip+Huffines1.jpg
The new Dallas GOP chairman will support Donald Trump, and will fund raise for him.

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<![CDATA[Rangers Pitcher on Restricted List Following DWI Arrest]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jeffress-mug.jpg
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning, according to Dallas County Jail booking records.

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<![CDATA[Trump Doctor Wrote Health Letter in Just 5 Minutes]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/harold-bornstein-trump-doctor.jpg
Donald Trump's personal physician said he wrote a letter declaring the Republican nominee would be the healthiest president in history in just five minutes while a limo sent by the candidate waited outside...

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<![CDATA[Newy Visits Pot Store Visited by Ezekiel Elliott]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:47:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/herban-legends-interview-visit-ns_1200x675_751972931857.jpg
NBC 5's Newy Scruggs, in Seattle to cover the Cowboys game against the Seahawks, visits the Herban Legends pot store visited the day before by running back Ezekiel Elliott.]]>
<![CDATA[New Report Details Dallas' Loose Dog Problem]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:39:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/loose+dogs.jpg
A new report on the Dallas stray dog problem says 8,700 canines wander the city's streets, 85 percent of them not spayed or neutered.

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