<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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, 01 Apr 2015 19:12:41 -0500 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:12:41 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Kidnapped Dallas Woman Left Notes for Police]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/judge+and+gavel.jpg
Authorities say two men were sentenced after kidnapping a woman who helped police find her by leaving notes between Dallas and Arkansas.

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<![CDATA[Man Exposes Self to Children in Trophy Club Park]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trophy+club+police.jpg
Two preteen girls say the man walked up to them on a trail in the Lakes of Trophy Club and exposed his genitals Tuesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Victim Speaks Out After Truck Crashes Into FW Store]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:42:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-store-crash-33115.jpg
A woman who was inside the Star Food Mart in Fort Worth as a truck came crashing through a wall Tuesday, killing one person and injuring seven others, is speaking out about the scary moment.

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<![CDATA[Allergy Sufferers Try New Methods to Beat Sniffles]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:48:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/allergies+pollen.jpg
The last three weeks have been difficult for people who deal with allergies in North Texas, and there is no sign of slowing down. It’s also a very busy time for allergists.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Hospital Reversing Effects of Heart Disease]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:23:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/exercise+heart+health.jpg
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer in the US, taking more than 375,000 lives each year. That’s a trend healthcare professionals would like to reverse – and...

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<![CDATA[Your Storm Videos - April 1, 2015]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:29:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/River-Kayaking.jpg
NBC 5 viewers shared video as storms bringing hail, heavy rain and wins came through North Texas on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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<![CDATA[Diplomat's Son Threatened Cop: MPD]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:43:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dube-screenshot-police-shooting-miami.jpg
The 15-year-old son of a prominent Canadian diplomat working in Miami has been arrested, according to a report in The Miami Herald, after authorities say he was involved in a drug deal that ended with his older...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Mandatory Water Restrictions]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:10:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/03-26-2015-sierra-snowpack-drought-467199106_master-%287%29.jpg
For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced...

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<![CDATA[Irving Father, Daughter Victims of Stolen Identity]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:45:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/social_media_debate_president.jpg
In a bizarre case of stolen identity, an impostor snatched photos of an Irving man and his daughter online, set up a phony Facebook page and conned about $4,000 from an Austrian woman.]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Photos: April 1, 2015]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:39:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/thumbnail-hail.jpg
NBC 5 viewers' storm photos taken on April 1, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Parker County]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:01:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/thumbnail+hail.jpg
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Parker County until 7:30 p.m. as a series of strong storms develop over North Texas.
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<![CDATA[Trooper Forced Into Couseling for Photo With Rapper]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:31:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/snoop-dps-instagram.jpg
Trooper Billy Spears got reprimanded by superiors for allowing rapper Snoop Dogg to take a picture with him during SXSW.
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<![CDATA[Service Member in Custody After Fort Hood Threat]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:17:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_fort_hood_tiroteo.jpg
A U.S. military official confirmed to NBC News that a service member is in custody after making a threatening phone call.

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<![CDATA[Couple Killed in Murder-Suicide by Chainsaw: ME]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:56:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/178*120/Lower+Moreland+Home.JPG
A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, man choked his estranged wife and used a chainsaw to kill her before ending his own life with the machine, the county coroner ruled Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Thunder Truck on Storm Patrol]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:08:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/022215+Rick+Texas+Thunder+Truck.jpg
Watch video streaming live from NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck.

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<![CDATA[Bratton Blasts Cop in Tirade Video]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:07:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uber+rant.jpg
The police officer seen on video apparently verbally abusing an Uber driver in an at-times xenophobic roadside tirade in the West Village earlier this week has been placed on modified duty and transferred...

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<![CDATA[PK Lake Recovering from 2010 Fish Kill]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:12:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pk-2010-fish-kill.jpg
About 100 members of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in Dallas for a convention did volunteer work in the city Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Fraternity Members Clean Up Dallas Neighborhood]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/omega-psi-phi-cleanup.jpg
Nearly 100 members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather in Dallas to help clean up a neighborhood Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Mother of 3 Dead as Driver Fleeing Wreck Crashes]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:22:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/starmart-zazueta-adams.jpg
One person was killed and seven others were injured Tuesday after a driver crashed a truck into a store in Fort Worth while fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crash, police say.

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<![CDATA[Authorities Investigate Fatal Shooting in Joshua]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:40:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/joshua-shooting.jpg
Johnson County authorities say the fatal shooting they're investigating is the first homicide in Joshua in more than a year.

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<![CDATA[Teen Must Get Chemo at Hospital]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:35:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cassandra+c+jackie+fortin+edit.jpg
A teenager taken into Connecticut state custody and forced to undergo chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma against her wishes hoped of leaving the hospital to finish her treatments, but that will not happen. ]]>
<![CDATA[2015 April Fools' Day Pranks: Selfie Car, Twelfie Stick and More]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/selfie+car.JPG
Celebrities and companies did not disappoint this April Fools’ Day. Some unique pranks surfaced this year that consumers may not have noticed. Here's a look at some of the most creative.
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<![CDATA[Ellis' Health More Important Than Mavs' Wins]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:04:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/487867567.jpg
They need their leading scorer in the playoffs more than they need him tonight in Oklahoma City.

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Connection with ATM Theft: Dallas Police]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:24:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/green-spot-atm.jpg
Police say they arrested two people in connection with 32nd attempted ATM theft in Dallas in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Farmersville Police Find Missing Man, 78]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:51:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/farmersville033115.jpg
Farmersville police discontinue a Silver Alert after finding a 78-year-old man who was missing since Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Oncor to Use Helicopters to Upgrade Grid]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:51:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2015-helicopter-pic-oncor-2.jpg
Oncor officials say they will use a helicopter to upgrade electric grids in several Dallas neighborhoods through the end of the year.

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<![CDATA[Parents Shocked Over Charge Against Day Care Teacher]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/alicia-carroll.jpg
Parents whose children attend a North Texas day care say they were shocked to learn a woman who works there is accused of leaving her daughter in a trash bin.

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<![CDATA[Sneakers Lead Arlington Police to Burglary Suspect]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:14:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/alvin-cook.jpg
Residents of a central Arlington neighborhood say they can sleep more soundly now that police have arrested a teen suspected of burglarizing them multiple times in recent weeks.

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<![CDATA[Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Arlington]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:44:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arl-airport.jpg
Breaking news from NBC 5. Officials say a small plane just made an emergency landing in Arlington.

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<![CDATA[Back-In or Pay Up on Denton's East Hickory Street]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:05:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BACK+IN+PARKING+SIGN.jpg
The new “back-in only” parking rules are in effect on the popular Denton streetscape and police say starting Monday they’ll start ticketing drivers who don’t comply.

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<![CDATA[Why Coffee is Good For You]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/COFFEE17.jpg
If you’re a coffee lover, you can perk up. Experts at Consumer Reports have reviewed the latest research and say drinking coffee has several health benefits.

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<![CDATA[Customers Say Carpet Seller Took Cash and Dashed]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:46:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/carpet+generic+flooring.jpg
Customers of a carpet seller complain he took their money and never installed their carpet. The seller is now facing a warrant for his arrest and a civil judgment.

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<![CDATA[Seasonal Allergies Spiking in North Texas Children]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/child+allergies+ear.jpg
Doctors at Children’s Health are seeing a seasonal spike in children who suffer from allergies.

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<![CDATA[Man Dies in Police Custody]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:28:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Phillip-White.jpg
Officials are investigating the death of a New Jersey man who died while in police custody Tuesday. The man, identified as Phillip White, was arrested at a home on the 100 block of Grape Street in Vineland, New...]]>