<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usThu, 26 May 2016 13:25:19 -0500Thu, 26 May 2016 13:25:19 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Baylor to Fire Head Football Coach Art Briles]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 13:07:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5004464621.jpg
Sources say Baylor officials are expected to announce the firing of head football coach Art Briles Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Friend Requests Sent From Fitness Instructor Imposter]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 07:34:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/missy-bevers.JPG
Friends of Midlothian fitness instructor Missy Bevers, killed in a North Texas church in April, tell police they have received friend requests on Facebook from someone claiming to be Bevers.

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<![CDATA[Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:42:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Trump-GettyImages-533099798.jpg
Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Speaks at Union Conference]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:55:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sanders_Clinton_Rally_in_SoCal_1200x675_693009987665.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a UFCW conference in Las Vegas.
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<![CDATA[Trump Speaks at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in ND]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:07:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_GettyImages-534301596.jpg
Donald Trump speaks to the media and then delivers remarks at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference at the Bismarck Event Center in North Dakota.

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<![CDATA[Shipwreck From 1800s Uncovered in Boston]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:53:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-05-26-07h07m11s25-cp.jpg
A construction site in Boston has led to the discovery of a nearly 200-year-old shipwreck.The remains of a wooden vessel from the mid- to late-19th century were discovered Wednesday by construction crews...

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<![CDATA[Video of 'Little Person' Riding Motorcyle Goes Viral]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:11:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/burleson-moto.jpg
A video of a North Texas man diagnosed with a form of dwarfism riding a motorcycle has gone viral for the wrong reasons.]]>
<![CDATA[Miss. to Join States Suing Over Transgender Bathroom Policy]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 11:46:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/208*120/AP_16138695426221.jpg
Mississippi plans to join 11 other states that filed a lawsuit Wednesday to block the Obama administration's transgender bathroom policy at public schools, Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Transgender Veteran Sues Barber for Refusing to Cut Hair]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:51:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Controversy_Over_Barbershop_Refusal_to_Serve_Transgender_Patron_1200x675_641098307722.jpg
Two months after a Southern California barber cited scripture as a reason for denying a haircut to a transgender Army veteran, Kendall Oliver has filed suit, alleging a violation of civil rights.Oliver,...]]>
<![CDATA[4 Airmen Rescued After Fighter Jets Collide]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:53:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/F-18-Jet-AP_120213164755.jpg
Four airmen have been rescued after two F-18 fighter jets collided off the North Carolina coast Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.Three of the four airmen involved were uninjured.

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<![CDATA[High School Seniors Beat Odds, Graduate With Honors]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:47:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/disd-grads.jpg
South Oak Cliff High School seniors Landon Finely and Martina Zuniga are two exceptional graduates who have overcome huge obstacles with the support of their fathers.

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<![CDATA[Shields Elementary School Rebuilds After Tornado Damage ]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:15:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shields-elem-risd-repair.jpg
Red Oak ISD says the damaged Shields Elementary should be repaired for the next school year and classes running in the repaired building August 15th

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<![CDATA[Man Sentenced for Machete Murder]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 10:21:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brian-Brimager-Yvonne-Baldelli.jpg
A retired U.S. Marine who pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body with a machete will spend 26 years in prison, a judge ruled Wednesday.Brian Brimager, formerly based at Camp...

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<![CDATA[Obama: Trump Candidacy Has 'Rattled' World Leaders]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 06:35:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/OBAMA_AP_16147347596862.jpg
President Barack Obama said world leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have a good reason to feel that way, NBC News reported. Speaking at a news conference while at the G7 meeting in Japan, Obama...

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<![CDATA[How to Amend a Tax Return]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:49:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/irs-building1.jpg
You are experiencing sweet satisfaction knowing that your taxes were filed on time. That is, until you realize that you took a deduction when you did not qualify for it, or forgot to claim an important...

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<![CDATA[North Texas Veterans Want to Turn Dallas Parking Lot Into Urban Garden]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 11:38:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/farm11.jpg
Dallas city leaders look Wednesday at turning over a barren parking lot near Deep Ellum to a group of veterans turned farmers.

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<![CDATA[Argument Over Parked Car Leads to Threat, SWAT Standoff]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:00:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/standoff-ends.jpg
Dallas police say they arrested two people after a standoff at a Dallas home that started with an argument about a parked car.

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<![CDATA[Dean & DeLuca Expected to Proceed Despite Weather]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dean-deluca-wx.jpg
Despite a threat of storms looming Thursday, Round 1 of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Fort Worth’s Colonial Country Club is expected to proceed as planned.

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<![CDATA[Man Rescued From Subway Tracks]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:26:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/subway+heroes+nicholas+buxton+luis+figueroa.jpg
A 19-year-old leaped into action when a man fell onto the subway tracks as a train was approaching in lower Manhattan, jumping down to move him out of the way before barely escaping the oncoming train.

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<![CDATA[Fake Perfume Bust Finds Ingredients Linked to Cancer, Organ Damage]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:54:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/perfume-arrests-0525.jpg
Federal agents seized cases of fake perfume – some of which contained ingredients linked to cancer and organ damage – and made five arrests in a counterfeiting bust Wednesday morning, authorities said.Homeland...

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About Family, Faith and Football]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:05:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-and-family.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, graciously granted NBC 5's Meredith Land with unprecedented access to their lives, in their home with their children.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Man Fights to Stop Robocalls]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 07:54:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/responds-robocalls.jpg
A Fort Worth man complains he gets as many as six robocalls a day, so he reached out to NBC5 Responds for ways to get some peace and quiet.

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<![CDATA[Man, 57, Fatally Shot Inside Home: Dallas Police]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:50:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/palm-oak-shooting.jpg
Dallas police say a 57-year-old man was fatally shot inside a home in the southeast part of the city overnight.

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<![CDATA[Trump: I've Used 'Aliases' in Business to Save Money]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 06:06:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_GettyImages-534301596.jpg
Donald Trump told Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday night that he's used "aliases" throughout his career in real estate because "otherwise, they find out it's you, and they charge you more money.""Over the years, I've...

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<![CDATA[Most Military Suicide Attempts Come Before Combat: Study]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SPEC_OPS_GettyImages-86382134.jpg
Most suicide attempts in the American Armed forces come from those who haven't been deployed, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's JAMA Psychiatry.The period...

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<![CDATA[Training Alligator Trapping]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:59:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/052516+gator+trapping.jpg
It's alligator mating season in Florida and with a desire to find a mate, they're turning up in odd places."We've found them in public bathrooms, called out to people's homes, in their pools, on their...

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<![CDATA[Man Climbs Hollywood Sign]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:17:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hollywood-sign-climb-chopper.JPG
A man climbed the Hollywood Sign while waving a flag that read, "I'm Back," prompting a multi-agency response, including a helicopter, on Wednesday.The man, revealed to be a self-proclaimed YouTube prankster...

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<![CDATA[Alligator Found Near Dallas Middle School, Released]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:55:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gator-school.jpg
Authorities say they found a 6-foot alligator outside Steam Middle School in Dallas early Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Baby in Back Seat During High-Speed Police Chase]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 20:49:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Carrollton+chase.jpg
Carrollton police released dashboard camera and body camera video of a weekend police chase that ended with the arrest of a Plano man.

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<![CDATA[Ron Kirk Bridge Divides Dallas City Leaders]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:57:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ron+kirk+bridge+dallas.jpg
The Continental Viaduct hike and bike path over the Trinity River was renamed the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge Wednesday, but it came with bumps in the road at City Hall.

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<![CDATA[Man Wants Six Flags to Reconsider Disability Policy]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:14:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/six+flags4.jpg
A North Texas man says after decades of going on rides at Six Flags Over Texas, he was told on his last visit to get off a ride because of his disability. Now he wants the park to reconsider its policy.

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<![CDATA[Telemedicine Puts Doctor's Visit in Palm of Your Hand]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:51:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/teladoc+lewisville.jpg
Telemedicine involves a health care provider’s medical care delivered to patients remotely. The nation's largest telemedicine company, Teladoc, is located in Lewisville and takes NBC 5 on a tour of its...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Leaders Examine Red-Light Camera Program]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:41:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SM+RED+LIGHT+CAMERA.jpg
Is it time to kill the red-light cameras in Dallas? One Dallas city council member says it is.]]>
<![CDATA[Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gator+released+into+Trinity+River.jpg
How did a big, healthy six-foot-long gator end up near the front doorsteps of a Dallas middle school?

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<![CDATA[Citizens Help Arlington Officer Arrest Aggressive Suspect]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:23:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arlington+taser+052516.jpg
An Arlington police officer is feeling grateful for his training and for some alert citizens who rushed to help him. The officer had to chase and then take down an aggressive man who was threatening drivers.

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<![CDATA[Bill Murray Tees Off With Jordan Spieth at Colonial Pro-Am]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 15:50:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bill-murray-pro-am.jpg
Jordan Spieth and Bill Murray teed off Wednesday in the Dean and Deluca Pro-Am at The Colonial.

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<![CDATA[ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday is Memorial Day Weekend]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 19:14:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-energy-star-01.jpg
If you're in the market for a new appliance, you could save money if you buy during Memorial Day weekend.

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