<![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 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:34:12 -0500 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:34:12 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Person of Interest Named in Fatal Hit-and-Run]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dagoberto-castanon-inset.jpg
The Dallas Police Department has named a person of interest in connection with the fatal hit-and-run of 13-year-old Ethan Vasquez.]]>
<![CDATA[Searching for Beeping Easter Eggs]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:50:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Beeping+Easter+Egg+041714.jpg
Easter egg hunts are a tradition this time of year even if the children are visually impaired, thanks to beeping Easter eggs at Flag Pole HIll in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Allergies Hitting North Texans Hard This Spring]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:13:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Allergies+041714.jpg
North Texas is one of the worst places for allergies and the area is living up to that billing this spring.

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<![CDATA[West Plano Intersection Under Scrutiny]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:02:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Plano+Intersection+041714.jpg
The intersection at the corner of Ohio Drive and Quincy Lane that West Plano residents describe as "dangerous" is under city scrutiny.

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<![CDATA[Judge Laughs at Man Named Cocaine]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:41:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000012359097_1200x675_229639747887.jpg
Broward County, Fla. Judge John Hurley was surprised to hear that a man who appeared in a bond court to face charges of illegal possession of Xanax was named Edward Cocaine.]]>
<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:44:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/198*120/chelsea-clinton-pregnant.JPG
The Clintons are going to be grandparents! Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child later this year, she announced Thursday during an event in New York with her mother. Chelsea Clinton married Marc Mezvinsky...]]>
<![CDATA[AT&T Phone Problems Today? You're Not Alone]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:25:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/cell-phone-+shutterstock_114560812.jpg
An NBC 5 viewer asked us what was going on with AT&T in the Dallas area Thursday, AT&T says it was a 45 minute outage, but it's over.

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<![CDATA[Paris Police Search for Missing Man]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Troy-Gray.jpg
The Paris Police Department needs the public's help finding a missing man after his car was found burned along a country road.

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<![CDATA[Injured Soldier from Fort Hood Speaks ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:48:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Patrick-Miller.jpg
An Army Major is out of the hospital two weeks after a shooting rampage at Fort Hood left him injured.]]>
<![CDATA[Cougar Dies at Wylie Sanctuary]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:54:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/InSync+Raven.jpg
In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie announced the death of Raven, a cougar, earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[West Mayor Moved to Tears by Emotional Song]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:28:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/donna-beckham-sings.jpg
During a live on-air performance, West Mayor Tommy Muska became emotional after hearing the song "Still Around West" performed live for the first time.]]>
<![CDATA[Cool Thursdays Concert Series at Dallas Arboretum ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:11:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gardens1.jpg
Cool Thursdays Concert Series has begun at the Dallas Arboretum and will continue each week during the Spring and Fall.]]>
<![CDATA[Forte's Tenor Returns to Fort Worth for Opera Festival]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:19:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sean-panikkar-interview.jpg
Operatic tenor Sean Panikkar, of America's Got Talent fame and the group Forte, returns to Fort Worth this week for the 2014 Opera Festival.

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<![CDATA[West Memorial to be Held Thursday Night]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:16:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/west-high-school-sign.jpg
Preparations are in the final stages for the 1 year anniversary of the deadly explosion that killed 15 and injured hundreds in the small town of West.]]>
<![CDATA[Set-Up for West Memorial Underway]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:12:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/west-road-sign-sky.jpg
Setup is underway at the West Rodeo Grounds for Thursday night's memorial service. The service marks the first year since an explosion in West killed 15, including 12 first responders.

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<![CDATA[Sniffing, Sneezing May Also Be Food Allergy]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:04:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/allergens-season.jpg
Are you sneezing, sniffling or itching more than usual? Those symptoms may be related to food allergies and not seasonal allergies.]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs Will Lose to Spurs in 5: Whitt]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:55:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mavs-spurs-012513.jpg
After a long, 49-win season, the Mavs must now face a Spurs' team they desperately tried to avoid.

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<![CDATA[Police: Bank Customer Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eugene+akin.jpg
An Arlington man was arrested Wednesday in Fort Worth after a bank teller reported that he exposed himself while making a deposit.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakewood Brewing Company Signs Distribution Deal with Andrews]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:39:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lakewood-brewing-dmn.jpg
Lakewood Brewing Co., one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in North Texas, has signed a deal with Andrews Distributing Co. to broaden the availability of the company’s popular brews.

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<![CDATA[Condom Shortage in Cuba]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:20:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WEB_CONDOMS_BY_MAIL.png
The latest food and product shortage to rock Cubans is being felt in the bedroom. Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The...]]>
<![CDATA[First Monarchs Spotted in Dallas Area; What to Plant for Them]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:39:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Monarch+UGC+111213.JPG
Birds and butterflies must be as confounded as we humans about the change of seasons and when spring has arrived for real.

Photo Credit: Scott Quillin]]>
<![CDATA[Report: OU LB, Skyline Grad Accused of Sexual Assault]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:15:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460219353.jpg
Oklahoma starting linebacker Frank Shannon is accused of sexually assaulting a female student in his off-campus apartment, according to a report by The Oklahoman.

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<![CDATA[Early-Morning Fire Ravages Home in Dallas]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfr-carpenter-avenue-fire.jpg
Dallas firefighters brought down a house fire on the 2800 block of Carpenter Avenue Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Mom Drives Van Into River: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:05:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Delaware-River-Mom.jpg
A mother was arrested after she allegedly tried to kill her three children by driving into the Delaware River. Police say 49-year-old Joann Smith was driving her van in Florence Township, N.J around 6:30 p.m. on

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<![CDATA[Mayor Emotional After Hearing Song About West]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:07:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mayor-muska-Donna-Beckham.jpg
Donna Beckham sings "Still Around West," a song penned by West resident Jenipher Janek whose home was destroyed in the blast. Mayor Tommy Muska, upon hearing the song for the first time, became emotional...]]>