<![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, 21 Aug 2014 11:32:16 -0500 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:32:16 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Gov. Perry Discusses Immigration in Washington]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:50:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rick-perry-heritage-01.jpg
Rick Perry’s criminal defense team tried to dispel Democrats’ claim that the governor vetoed funding for the Travis County District Attorney’s office because he was trying to stop CPRIT investigation.

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<![CDATA[Death of Connecticut Baby Left in Hot Car Ruled a Homicide]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:48:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ben+seitz+ridgefield.jpg
Of the 15 children who have died this year of heat stroke from being left in hot cars, six of those deaths happened last month. That’s only slightly lower than the nine deaths from last June, and advocates...]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Police Investigate Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:33:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DPD+Shooting+082114.jpg
Relatives of an unarmed man killed by a Dallas police officer Sunday are demanding answers about his death.

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<![CDATA[Box of Possible Ashes Found at Former FW Mortuary]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:15:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/funeral-home-ashes.jpg
One of the owners of a Fort Worth funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered this week turned himself into police early Saturday. The other was taken into custody.

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<![CDATA[Vandalism Has Lake Highlands Neighbors Upset]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:56:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lake+Highlands+pellet+shots.jpg
Dallas police are investigating several cases of vandalism in some Lake Highlands neighborhoods.

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<![CDATA[OC May Keep New Pools Empty]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:49:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/swimming+pool+-+orange+county.PNG
Some Orange County pool owners may not be able to fill their pools if a water-saving ordinance goes into effect. Officials say it takes 20,000 gallons of water to reach the top of most swimming]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Rally for Michael Brown in Dallas]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:36:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Michael+Brown+rally+Dallas.jpg
A new group calling itself the Huey P. Newton Gun Club launched armed self-defense patrols Wednesday with one stated purpose to protect Dallas neighbors from police.

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<![CDATA[Citizen Patrol Aims to Defend Against Police Shootings]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:29:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/self+defense.jpg
After 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead by police Aug. 9, multiple days of rioting and protests have erupted in Ferguson, Missouri. The FBI has opened an investigation into the shooting.

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<![CDATA[Sentence in Murder-for-Hire Case Likely Thursday]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:41:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nancy-frank-howard.jpg
After only two hours of deliberation, a Denton County jury on Tuesday unanimously found John Franklin Howard guilty of hiring someone to try and kill his wife in 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Cheers Mo'ne Davis at LLWS]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:56:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[Lake Worth PD Conducts Active Shooter Drill]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lake-worth-high-school.jpg
The Lake Worth Police Department held an active shooter drill at Lake Worth High School Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Steal from Home After Fatal Fire: Police]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:31:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FW+Fire+082014.jpg
A child has died from his injuries at a house fire in south Fort Worth, according to fire officials.

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<![CDATA[Officer Who Beat Woman Disciplined]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:16:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chp-officer-hitting-woman-10-freeway-video-youtube.jpg
A woman who was repeatedly punched in the head by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a Southern California freeway says she feared for her life. "He was trying to kill me, he was trying to...]]>
<![CDATA[Jury Begins to Deliberate in Tammy Lowe Case]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:15:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/raidy-lowe-insets.jpg
The jury began deliberations in the trial involving a teacher who allegedly ran a red light and killed a 6-year-old boy.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Still Without West Nile Positive Mosquitoes]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:29:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_mosquito_virus_nilo_los_angeles.jpg
The West Nile virus and mosquito seasons may run longer this year thanks to summer rains, but Fort Worth still hasn't had a positive mosquito trap. Scientists studying and collecting data say it's hard...]]>
<![CDATA[Special Ed Kids Had to Sort Trash]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trash-Bins-Hansen.jpg
Parents of special education students in a Southern California city say they were outraged to learn their children had been sorting trash as a school activity. The Press-Enterprise reported Wednesday that Jurupa...

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<![CDATA[Driver Killed in Frisco Crash]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:24:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/friscocrash121.jpg
One person has died following a crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[Aide's Elder Abuse Caught on Camera]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:36:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/health+care+aide+abuse.jpg
A prosecutor says a man took the law in his own hands after a wreck that killed his two sons.

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<![CDATA[2 Charged in School Shooting Plot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:59:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/editsouthpashighschools.jpg
Two teenage boys accused of planning a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School were determined to kill people on the campus, officials said Tuesday. School and police officials began investigating...

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<![CDATA[Lawyer: Sgt. Bergdahl Wants to Attend College]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:26:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP558299051787.jpg
The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.

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<![CDATA[DISD Convocation 2014 Focuses on Destination 2020]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:42:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mike-miles-disd-convocation.jpg
Dallas ISD employees prepare for the school year during the district’s convocation today.

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<![CDATA[Website Provides Detailed Recall Information]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:15:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WomanComputerPic_1200x675_300608067571.jpg
In a record year for vehicle recalls, the NHTSA offers a website that provides detailed recall and repair information.

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<![CDATA[Dallas, HUD Clash]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hud-vacant-building.jpg
The DMN's Rudy Bush discusses an ongoing dispute with the Federal Housing Department that would have cost taxpayers nearly $120 million.

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<![CDATA[Back-to-School Health]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:37:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/handsanitizer.jpg
Texas Healthcare Dr. Mark Hammonds discusses immunizations, preventing sickness and more.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Water Main Break]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:26:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington-water-main-break.jpg
Crews have trouble controlling a water main break near Lamar High School in Arlington.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Patient May Have Ebola Virus]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:48:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola.jpg
First-time parents Jenna Gassew and Dan Haley are making the most of Jenna's pregnancy. Just two months after the Pennsylvania pair found out they were expecting, doctors gave the young couple the news...

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<![CDATA[Experiment Tests America's Honesty]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:24:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Split-Skyline.jpg
See where Texas and its cities rank on the list of America's most honest.

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