<![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 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:46 -0500 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:46 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ I-35E Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Crash]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:49:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/overturned-18wheeler-091714.jpg
A UPS tractor-trailer overturned Wednesday morning, blocking two lanes of Interstate 35E in Lewisville for several hours.

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<![CDATA[Accused Killer Now Charged With Killing Wife]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:30:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mercedes-shooting.jpg
Dallas police have arrested a man accused of killing a passenger in his vehicle while stopped at a gas station, fleeing and then shooting himself.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Co. Reports 7th West Nile Case of 2014]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/westnilevirus.jpg
The Denton County Health Department reported its first two human cases of the West Nile virus in 2014 on Friday, in addition to its first case of Chikungunya.

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<![CDATA[Mark Cuban Assists, Scores in National Magazine]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:44:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_markcuban111.jpg
Even in the offseason the Mavs restless, innovative owner keeps his name and his team in the headlines.

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<![CDATA[Tarrant County College Opens $20M Aviation Facility]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:04:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dreamliner+Cockpit+Close.jpg
Tarrant County College unveils a new $20 million aviation facility Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[University Park Hold Public Meeting in Wake of Rape]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:06:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UP+Meeting+091714.JPG
University Park police released a sketch Monday of a man who reportedly assaulted a Southern Methodist University student earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Mavs' Rivals: Ranked 1 to 29]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:47:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/487543599.jpg
After a summer of seismic shifts, the landscape of the Mavs' biggest rivals has also been altered.

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<![CDATA[ County & Feds, Don’t Enable Slumlord’s Activities: DMN]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:44:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN+Slumlord.jpg
Douglas T. “Chase” Fonteno, the self-described "real estate cat burglar," has filed adverse possession claims to acquire and sell scores of southern Dallas residential properties without the real...

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<![CDATA[Wildfire Devastates Calif. Town]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:50:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/catholicchurch.JPG
Facebook leaders met on Wednesday with a group of Bay Area drag queens to address concerns the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence raised about the site's "real names" policy. The meeting came after the Sisters and...

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<![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer, Train, Collide in Carrollton]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_1318124122.jpg
One person was injured Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer reportedly collided with a train in Carrollton.

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<![CDATA[Man Meets Officers Who Saved Him]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/900-blk-churchill-road.jpg
River Oaks police officers jumped into action early Wednesday morning and saved a disabled man's life.

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<![CDATA[High School Athletes Stand Against Domestic Violence]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:26:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/domestic-violence-pledge.jpg
Football players at Dallas' Adamson High School are pledging to take a stand against domestic violence.

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<![CDATA[Continental Recalls 8,070 Motorcycle Tires]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:56:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/161616958.jpg
Nearly 20 years after the premiere of the classic sitcom "Friends," fans of the show will be able to grab a cup of coffee at Central Perk and plop on the orange couch where Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler,...

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<![CDATA[Plano Student Competes in 'America's Got Talent' Finale]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:38:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WOGA+AGT+watch+party.jpg
Gymnasts at the World Olympics Gymnastics Academy in Plano gathered to watch their fellow athlete, Axle Osborne, compete in the finals of 'America's Got Talent' on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Black Ground Pepper Recall]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:34:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pepper3.jpg
Check your spice rack - a brand of black ground pepper has been recalled.

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<![CDATA[Okla. Becomes Latest State to Report Enterovirus]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:05:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Enterovirus.jpg
A mysterious virus spreading through the Midwest has North Texas parents questioning their child’s symptoms.

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<![CDATA[Texas Police K-9 Found Dead in Patrol Car]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:18:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/K-9+Baron.jpg
A chilling profile, developed by Pennsylvania state police hunting for the gunman who opened fire on two of their own outside the Blooming Grove barracks late Friday, was released to the public Monday in...

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<![CDATA[Nonprofit's Plans to Help Frisco Teens on Hold]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/City+House++Group+Home.jpg
A legal dispute between a Frisco HOA and a nonprofit aiming to house and help homeless young adults is keeping City House from opening up a new program at home in the Plantation Resort

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<![CDATA[Hunters Lead Residents to Fire Off Concerns]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:49:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fort+Worth+field.jpg
Dove season is in full swing and some north Fort Worth residents are worried about hearing gunshots.

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<![CDATA[I-35E Reopens in Lancaster After Fiery Crash]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:16:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/truck-fire-091614-01.jpg
All lanes of Interstate 35E near Belt Line Road have reopened in Lancaster after a tractor-trailer crash and fire earlier Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Couple Escapes Hurricane Odile]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:07:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jeremy+and+Sommer+Clayman+Euless.jpg
Flash flood watches were issued for five states as Tropical Storm Odile eyed the Southwest on Tuesday after slamming into Mexico's Baja California peninsula, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Beware BPA-Tainted Receipts]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BPA+Receipts.jpg
Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipts the gas pump spits out, and even baggage claim checks—if they’re printed on thermal paper, they probably contain bisphenol A, known as BPA.

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<![CDATA[Texas Ranked No. 27 in Rudest Drivers Survey]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:00:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Road-Rage4.jpg
Consumer insurance site Insure.com came out with a list of the the rudest drivers in America and Texas is in the middle of the pack.

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<![CDATA[Another Dallas Home Falls to "Operation Crackdown" ]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:39:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/236*120/house32.jpg
More than 30 Dallas homes will be demolished to the ground by the end of the September as part of a blitz effort called "Operation Crackdown."

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<![CDATA[Friend Shares Homecoming Crown After Classmate's Prank]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:57:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000118.jpg
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised

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<![CDATA[Man Pickpockets Woman on NYC Subway]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/165*120/times+square+pickpocket.JPG
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from his home, it's mysteriously turned up in Florida. A few days ago, the dog's owner, Giuseppe DiBella, received an email from an animal shelter...]]>