<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/the-scene/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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:15:58 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:15:58 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Two Arlington Teams Earn National Titles]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:41:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Goodman-Step-Team-041514.jpg
The step team at Goodman Elementary School in Arlington and the Bowie High School “Souljahs” both won national titles.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Music Festival During Final Four Weekend]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:46:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/music-fest1.jpg
NBC 5's Kristi Nelson provides you with everything you need to know before heading out to the weekend-long music festival at Dallas' Reunion Park.

Photo Credit: Reginald Hardwick]]>
<![CDATA[Five Booker T. Washington Students Headed to Julliard]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:25:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Julliard.jpg
Four dancers and one theater student chosen to attend the prestigious school for the arts in New York in the fall.

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<![CDATA[How to Prepare for St. Patrick's Parade]]> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:10:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GreenvilleParade031612_722x406_2211010417.jpg
Check out how to prepare for the 35th annual Dallas St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday, March 15, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Are These the 5 Worst Christmas Songs?]]> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:30:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kid-yelling-with-headphones.jpg
Holiday music is flowing on the airwaves, including these five terrible tunes that simply make us want to have a horrid holiday.]]>
<![CDATA[Two North Texas Schools Finalists in "Smash" Contest]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:58:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SmashHS032513.jpg
The NBC show “Smash” is helping to improve school theaters across the nation. It’s part of a contest and two North Texas schools are finalists.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Blooms Returns to the Arboretum]]> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 15:41:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DallasBlooms030113.jpg
The Dallas Arboretum preps its blossoms for the 29th annual Dallas Blooms floral festival that kicks off on Saturday.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Museum of Art Free Admission, Membership]]> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:16:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-museum-of-art-2012-722.jpg
The Dallas Museum of Art is free starting Jan. 21.]]>
<![CDATA[Mothers Inspire Hathaway in Les Misérables]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:35:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap2012121709h14m19s210.jpg
Bobbie Wygant talks with Anne Hathaway, who is playing Fantine in the big-screen adaptation of Les Misérables.]]>
<![CDATA[Kimbell Exhibit Blends Past and Present]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:28:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kimbell40thanniversary.jpg
Kimbell's 40 year retrospective exhibit features new app for visitors.]]>
<![CDATA[Time To Help Angels Running Out]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 00:56:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/northparkangeltree.jpg
NBC 5 Salvation Army Angel Tree gifts must be returned by December 10.]]>
<![CDATA[Plano Christmas Parade Draws Thousands]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:02:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/girl+plano+2012+parade.jpg
Tens of thousands of people attended the annual Christmas Parade the Early Lions Club puts on in Plano.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[23,000+ Runners Take Part In 2012 Dallas Marathon]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 01:30:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012dallasmarathon.jpg
More than 23,000 runners took part in the 2012 Metro PCS Dallas Marathon. The winner was Vladmir Saronov of Russia.]]>
<![CDATA[Marathon Is Opportunity for W. Dallas Businesses]]> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 11:53:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallasskyline120712.jpg
The marathon's new route crosses the Trinity River into the West Dallas loop and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Adventure Show Holds DFW Casting Call]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:07:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bear-grylls-adventure.jpg
Feeling adventurous? A new reality show to air on NBC is looking for outgoing people.]]>
<![CDATA[Mary J. Blige Cancels Dallas Concert, Again]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:21:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/maryjblige2.jpg
Mary J. Blige fans will be sad to hear the singer has canceled her Sunday concert and won't be rescheduling this time.

Photo Credit: FilmMagic]]>
<![CDATA[Rockwall Tops Fastest-Growing Retail Market List]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rowlettretail120412.jpg
Out of the 50 largest counties in Texas, Rockwall County is the fastest growing retail market, according to the Texas Retail Survey.]]>
<![CDATA[Perot Museum Hopes To Educate, Fill A Need]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2012-12-01-13h54m18s140.jpg
Dallas' Perot Museum opens to oohs and ahhs Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Perot Nature and Science Museum Opens Today]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/perotmuseumdallas.jpg
Dallas's newest museum, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, opens Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Snowball Express Arrives in North Texas]]> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:03:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SnowballExpress.jpg
Hundreds of families of fallen military heroes arrived in North Texas on Friday for a weekend full of events as their sacrifice is honored.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[White House Holiday Decorations ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:14:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Michelle-Obama-Christmas.jpg
With the holiday season just around the corner, Christmas trees and piles of present decorate the White House. Take a look at some of its best decorations.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Auction of Rare Handbags Draws Fashionistas]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/purseauction112812.jpg
An upcoming accessories auction in Dallas features rare designer bags, including a Hermes diamond Birkin handbag.]]>
<![CDATA[Shoot Better Holiday Lights Photos]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:02:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/ed49ea10db8c4743be1c23c7552aed58.JPG.jpg
Feel like your holiday light photos aren't shining as brightly as you'd hoped? Check these tricks for making those lights look clearer.]]>
<![CDATA[Vanity Plates to Be Auctioned in Houston]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/my-plates-colleges.jpg
First there was FERRARI, followed FT WORTH and T-DALLAS -- next up is HOUSTON.

Photo Credit: MyPlates.com]]>
<![CDATA[A Light Show to the Beat of Christmas]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:02:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/christmas-lights-112712.jpg
A Flower Mound man has synchronized his display of 10,000 lights to five different Christmas songs.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Boosts McKinney Salsa Shop]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/151066003.jpg
One McKinney small-business owner says his online orders doubled this year on Cyber Monday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[New Era Begins West of Hunt Hill Bridge]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hunt+hill+bridge+biz.jpg
Babb Brothers BBQ and Blues sits at the base of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in West Dallas and is part of a major revitalization project called Trinity Groves.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Southfork Ranch Visitors Mourn Larry Hagman's Passing]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JREwing+bedroom.jpg
"Dallas" star Larry Hagman is being remembered by fans and officials across North Texas.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Retailers Ready for "Small Business Saturday"]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10psmallbizfri.jpg
Small business owners are hoping you don’t forget the little guy this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Lighting Up Sundance Square]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:02:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012+ftwtree.jpg
Sundance Square brightens up for the holidays with the Parade of Lights.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[Goodwill Stores Hold Black Friday Sales]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/goodwillshopper.jpg
Some North Texans are getting an additional discount on some already bargain prices and the money they're spending is helping the community.]]>
<![CDATA[McKinney Celebrates "Small Buisness Saturday"]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012+mckinney+shopping.jpg
In advance of "Small Business Saturday", mom and pop retailers in McKinney's historic downtown square a feeling a big boost from the city's traditional "Dickens of a Christmas" festival.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[No Sleep, No Problem for Black Friday Shoppers]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/black29.jpg
Who needs sleep when you can practically hear the sales calling from your nearby shopping mall?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[President Bush Turnpike May Boost Holiday Sales]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/firewheelpgbturnpike.jpg
Retailers say the President George Bush Turnpike Eastern Extension has given shoppers more access to deals since opening.]]>
<![CDATA[Skipping Thanksgiving Tradition For Sales]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:00:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bestbuyfridayshoppers.jpg
Many North Texans take the feast on the road as they wait for stores to open for Black Friday weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Done With Black Friday Before Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:03:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amazonboxes112112.jpg
A North Texas woman has found a way to skip the Black Friday frenzy -- but still take advantage of deep discounts.]]>
<![CDATA[4,000 Runners Support Special Needs Leagues]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012+friscoturkeytrot.jpg
With more than double the participation of last Thanksgiving, the North Texas Turkey Trot in Frisco is gaining momentum supporting kids with special needs.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[SMU Hosts JFK Programs on 50th Anniversary of Assassination]]> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 09:58:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jfk4.jpg
SMU is partnering with the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the Sixth Floor Museum to host a yearlong series of public programs.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Runners Up Early For Turkey Trot]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:16:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012ftwturkeytrot.jpg
15,000 runners in the Fort Worth Turkey Trot. 90-year-old Alma Hentz is among them.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday: Good for Buzz, Not for Predicting Sales]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:39:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/93446410_10.jpg
Retailers invest a lot of hope in Black Friday because it can be used to build momentum for the six-week holiday shopping season, their most profitable time of year. But Black Friday isn’t the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Experience the Dallas Zoo For Just a Buck ]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 17:37:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-zoo-722.jpg
For a little extra cash, you can even feed the giraffe, take the monorail safari tour or hop up and take a camel ride.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Guide: How to Get the Best Deals]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:47:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/black+friday+target.jpg
Black Friday — it's the mother of all shopping days. A day when millions of people wielding billions of dollars scratch and claw for the biggest bargains. So what's the best plan of attack?

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Black Women Opting for Natural Look]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 10:00:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NaturalHair111912.jpg
Many women are choosing to style their hair naturally instead of chemically straighten it.]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Tree Lights Up Downtown Dallas]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 00:31:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2012dallasxmastree.jpg
The Downtown Dallas Christmas tree lights were turned on, and Santa made a special appearance at a holiday event on Saturday night.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>