<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:12:47 -0500 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:12:47 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DFW Doctors: Get Your Flu Shots Now!]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:09:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Flu_Vaccines_Shot_Generic.jpg
Don’t let the warm weather fool you – flu season is right around the corner.

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<![CDATA[Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:27:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trumpsanders.jpg
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump — the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively — have seen their support...

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<![CDATA[Texans Await Return of Blue Bell ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:17:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Blue_Bell_Sun_10p_083015_1200x675_516169283756.jpg
Stores in Houston have blocked off freezers and space for customers wanting to buy Blue Bell ice cream early Monday morning. NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez reports from Houston.]]>
<![CDATA[Erika Remnants Threaten Florida as Hawaii Braces for Ignacio]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:22:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/erika-lluvias.jpg
The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika pushed toward Florida Sunday night, threatening to bring strong winds and heavy rain to the region, NBC News reported. Though the storm weakened after wreaking havoc on the...

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<![CDATA[Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:40:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-486005752.jpg
The Chicago Cubs were on a four game losing streak, but their best pitcher was at his best Sunday as Jake Arrieta pitched a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The no-hitter is the first in Arrieta’s...

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<![CDATA[Prisoner Escapes NY Hospital: Cops]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:56:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/escaoed+prisoner+hospital.jpg
Police in New York are looking for a woman wearing a hospital gown who escaped custody Sunday night after being taken to a Manhattan hospital complaining of a medical issue. Christine Figueredo slipped out...]]>
<![CDATA[P.F. Chang Murder Suspect 'Snapped']]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:38:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Jaquan+Huston.jpg
Heartbreak surrounds the P.F. Chang's in Peabody, Massachusetts, after one kitchen worker was stabbed to death Saturday evening, allegedly at the hands of another. On Saturday evening, 38-year-old Elivelton...

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<![CDATA[New Film Chronicles Legendary NTX Football Team]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:18:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Carter_high_football_movie.png
One of the most infamous teams in Texas history is coming to the big screen.]]>
<![CDATA[Emaciated Horse Rescued With 3-Foot-Long Hooves]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/f_horse_neglect_150828.nbcnews-fp-1280-700.jpg
Three neglected and emaciated horses were discovered earlier this month with over-grown hooves after Maryland officials called animal welfare workers to check on the horses, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Critics Scrutinize Texas' Unusual Dropout Rates]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:41:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-89018487+%281%29.jpg
The head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school graduation rate as inflated and unsound, questioning a statistic that is a point of pride for state officials.

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<![CDATA[Carrot Cake Wins 'Best Taste' at State Fair Contest]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:21:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/181*120/1440968294-Screen-Shot-2015-08-30-at-4.00.53-PM.png
Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly bested seven other concoctions to win the top prize in the State Fair's 11th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards food competition.

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<![CDATA[Family Marks 1 Year After Christina Morris' Disappearance]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:28:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/christina+morris+sign+031015.jpg
Even a year after Christina Morris' disappearance, her mother, Jonni McElroy, continues to search every weekend.

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<![CDATA[1 Injured After Shots Fired in Robbery]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:33:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/West_Dallas_Police_Generic_Shooting.png
Dallas police are searching for two men and a woman involved in a robbery that left a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Dog Shot in Head Recovering Days Later]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:37:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas_Dog_Shot.png
A dog in Dallas was shot in the head on Monday, but somehow survived without any major injuries. A local rescue group is footing the bill to help her recover.

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<![CDATA[Memorial Service Held for Slain Roanoke TV Journalists]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:38:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_141218438885.jpg
A memorial service was held at a Virginia church for two journalists who were slain on live TV this week. WDBJ7, the station where Alison Parker and Adam Ward worked, said the interfaith service was being held...

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<![CDATA[Security Guard Fatally Shoots Wife in Tower Lobby: DPD]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:14:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_generic_dallas_police_car1.jpg
Dallas police say a man is in custody after fatally shooting his wife just after midnight Sunday morning at the Bank of America tower in Oak Cliff.]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Francis Decries Crimes Against Refugees]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:42:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485905526-pope-francis-austria.jpg
Pope Francis asked the faithful Sunday to work together to prevent crimes against people who are forced to flee their home countries in search of a better life, NBC News reported. The pontiff made his...

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<![CDATA[Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:34:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/goforth-harriscounty.jpg
A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the "execution-style" shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, authorities announced Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon

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<![CDATA[Texas Thunder Truck Tracks #DFWFlooding]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:59:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Texas+THunder+Truck+New+Image+Storms.jpg
Watch video streaming live from NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck.

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<![CDATA[Scholarships Memorialize Reporter Slain in Virginia]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:45:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/184*120/matan-reporteros_3.jpg
The family of Alison Parker, the TV reporter shot to death during a live report Wednesday morning in Virginia, is asking that people donate to memorial scholarship funds and charities in her name to honor...

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<![CDATA[Huge Fire at Saudi Oil Workers' Compound Kills 7]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:05:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/AP859656548979.jpg
Seven people were killed and more than 200 injured in a giant fire that tore through an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia Sunday, The Associated Press reported. Officials said that residents of...

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<![CDATA[Obama Heads to Alaska for Historic Climate Change Tour]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_586127782641.jpg
President Barack Obama heads to Alaska Monday for a historic Arctic tour aimed at drawing attention to climate change, NBC News reported. The three-day tour will include trips to a receding glacier and...

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<![CDATA[3 Adults Killed, Child Wounded in Tennessee Home Shooting]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:07:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/187062332.jpg
Two men and a woman were found shot to death inside a home in eastern Tennessee Saturday night, according to the local sheriff's office, NBC News reported. A child was also found inside the home with gunshot...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Texas Deputy ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:33:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/policia-asesinado-texas.jpg
Hundreds gathered at a vigil Saturday to mourn the loss of the sheriff’s deputy ambushed at a Texas gas station while filling up his patrol car the previous evening, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Organizers Prep for Freedom Run ]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:41:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Freedom_Run_2015_Dallas.jpg
Organizers are preparing for the 15th Freedom Run 5K in Dallas, benefiting first responders and their families during times of crisis.

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<![CDATA[P.F. Chang's Worker Fatally Stabbed]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PF+Chang+Best+082915.JPG
One P.F. Chang's kitchen worker was stabbed to death Saturday, allegedly by another, at the restaurant in Peabody, Massachusetts. Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said 53-year-old Jaquan Huston...

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<![CDATA[Close Encounter With Hammerhead]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:37:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hammerhead-shark-la-jolla.gif
A group of kayakers captured their close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast on Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches. Their incredible video shows the 8-...
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<![CDATA[First Look at Dallas City Water Parks]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:30:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/167*120/NM_25POOLOPENING_2662488.jpg
Now, finally, we have some idea where the city could sink those water parks.

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<![CDATA[Calif. Hiker Found Alive After Missing for More Than a Week]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:26:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Missing_Hiker.jpg
A 62-year-old woman who vanished while hiking in California was found alive Saturday — more than a week after she was separated from the group she was traveling with, police said, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Man Exposes Himself to Student: Police]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:22:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police+lights+generic+crop.jpg
Fort Worth police are searching for a man they say flashed a student Thursday at a Keller school.

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<![CDATA[10 Years Later, Thousands Still Live With Katrina Damage]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:48:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/jerry-reed-backyard-nola.jpg
Pulling up to Jerry Reed's house in St. Roch neighborhood is like stepping back in time to August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina ripped through the area, devastating everything in its path.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed, 1 Injured in Irving Shooting: Police]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:37:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Irving_Victims.jpg
One person is dead and another is injured after a double shooting Saturday afternoon in southwest Irving.

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