<![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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:21:25 -0500 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:21:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Puppy Tossed From Vehicle To Get Second Chance]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:40:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/puppy18.jpg
A 7-week-old puppy, now named Charlee, will get undergo surgery Friday to hopefully give her a second chance at a good life.

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<![CDATA[Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:48:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kidd+Kraddick+in+the+morning+team.jpg
One year after Kidd Kraddick’s death, his radio co-hosts sat down with NBC 5’s Meredith Land and The Dallas Morning News’ Alan Peppard to talk about life without Kidd and the show’s success without...

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<![CDATA[Hospital Shooting Suspect "Abusive"]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:37:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/191*120/RICHARD+PLOTTS.JPG
He's been called abusive by his ex-wife and crazy by his neighbors, and he's even served time for a Delaware bank robbery. But the latest crime Richard Plotts, 49, of Upper Darby, is accused of committing...

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<![CDATA[Residents Report Alligator in Lake Lewisville]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:38:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lewisville+gator.jpg
Multiple neighbors on the Hickory Creek side of Lake Lewisville say they have spotted a 4-to-6-foot alligator along the shallows, and they're not okay with it.]]>
<![CDATA[Collin Co. Commissioner Proposes Blocking Immigrant Kids]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:28:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Immigrant-Children-03.jpg
A Collin County Commissioner proposes blocking the undocumented immigrant kids Dallas County Commissioners have agreed to welcome.

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<![CDATA[Cook Children's Doctors Urge Swimming Safety]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:31:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pool16.jpg
Cook Children's Medical Center is hoping the recent deaths of three toddlers will spark other parents and caregivers to add extra layers of safety to make sure other families don't face tragedy.

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<![CDATA[Man Mistakenly Shot at in Dorner Manhunt to Get $1.8M]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:34:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Perdue+Still.jpg
A Southern California man mistakenly shot at by police officers during the manhunt for a murderous ex-LAPD officer on a rampage last year will receive $1.8 million in a settlement with the city of Torrance. None]]>
<![CDATA[Work Continues for Border Patrol Agents]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:40:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Border+crossing.jpg
On a hot summer day in July, the border between Texas and Mexico is as dangerous as ever. Still, it's heavily trafficked by illegal migrants.

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<![CDATA[Suspects Sought in Series of Bank Robberies]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:26:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas+PD+robbery+surv.jpg
The FBI needs the public's help finding several men believed to be responsible for eight similar robberies in the metroplex over the past year.

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<![CDATA[Sick Boy Becomes Cop for a Day]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:35:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Adam-Broderson.jpg
One suburban Chicago police department had a new top cop on Wednesday. Adam Broderson -- a 7-year-old boy with a heart defect -- was named sergeant by the Buffalo Grove Police Department for a day, and got...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Hanged Dog, Set House Fire: PD]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fire-Generic.jpg
A New Jersey man allegedly involved in a domestic dispute hanged his family dog before setting fire to his home, police say. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 29-year-old Janrv Bacolod is accused of using...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Takes 40 Minutes a Day ]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:57:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/177*120/113888441-the-facebook-website-is-displayed-on-a-gettyimages.jpg
How much time is spent checking Facebook? According to the social media giant, the average American now spends 40 minutes a day checking their Facebook feed.

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<![CDATA[Researchers: Beware of Itchy Moles]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:46:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap2011070517h49m00s146_722x406_2042816754.jpg
People with moles that are itchy or painful may want to ask a doctor about the possibility of cancer.]]>
<![CDATA[Hoops with Grand Prairie Cops at YMCA ]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:30:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/High+School+Basketball+Hoop+Generic.jpg
The police chief in Grand Prairie is hoping some one-on-one time with kids, will keep them out of trouble--or two-on-two and three-on-three.]]>
<![CDATA[Intruder Who Claimed Pregnancy ID'd]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LB+Intruder+Female+Solo+2.jpg
Police on Thursday identified a suspected burglar who told a homeowner she was pregnant before he fatally shot her outside his home in Long Beach. Tom Greer appeared to have no regret when he told...

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<![CDATA[Mysterious Dolls Left on Doorsteps]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:35:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/209*120/San+Clemente+doll+4+%282%29.jpg
Somebody is leaving china dolls on the doorsteps of Southern California homes — dolls, the families say, that each bear a striking and creepy resemblance to their young daughters.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texas Heat Prompts Emergency Calls ]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:23:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Made-in-America-Water-Man-Cool.jpg
The National Weather Service canceled a heat advisory for North Texas on Thursday, but MedStar says it still responded to more than five heat-related emergency calls.

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<![CDATA[Health Experts Look for Cyclospora Cause]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:12:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/82256656.jpg
As the number of cases of cyclosporiasis grow in North Texas, health officials are working to find the cause.

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<![CDATA[Doctor: Accused Wylie Teen "Had Second Thoughts"]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ivan-Mejia-photos.jpg
Closing arguments will begin Friday in a Collin County certification hearing focusing on whether a then-16-year-old boy should be treated as an adult in the murder of his Wylie East High School classmate,...

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<![CDATA[Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant Counties]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Washing+produce.jpg
The number of cases of cyclosporiasis are contining to climb in Dallas and Tarrant counties.

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<![CDATA[Teen Wanted for Felony Vandalism in Arlington]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:58:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/apd-trevor-zane-collinsworth.jpg
Arlington police are asking for help in locating a teen wanted for defacing a church and a school.

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<![CDATA[Yankees Top Texas 4-2 in Series Finale]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:16:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rangers072414.jpg
The New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.

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<![CDATA[2 Guilty in Fatal Nightclub Beating]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:43:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/01-santaana.jpg
Two women were convicted of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the beating death of a 23-year-old woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub. Vanesa Tapia Zavala, 26, and Candace Marie Brito, 27, were also found guilty...]]>
<![CDATA[Constables Patrol, Capture Along Border]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:32:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/border2.jpg
On a hot summer day in July, the border between Texas and Mexico is as dangerous as ever. Still, it's heavily trafficked by illegal migrants.

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<![CDATA[Patient Kills Case Worker: DA]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:38:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/226*120/mercy+fitzgerald+hospital+shooting+33.JPG
A female case worker was killed and a doctor shot when a psychiatric patient opened fire on them in a wellness center on the campus of a Delaware County, Pennsylvania,]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Speaking on Economy in LA]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:28:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/lax+obama+af+1.jpg
President Barack Obama focused on the economy, jobs and growing the middle class during a speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on Thursday as he wrapped up a 24-hour visit to Los Angeles. While speaking

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