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Year in Review: Top Stories and Events of 2017

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    Stories That Gripped North Texas in 2017

    As the year draws to a close, NBC 5 looks back at the stories that gripped North Texas in 2017. (Published Friday, Dec. 29, 2017)

    NBC 5 takes a look back at the events and stories that had a major impact on North Texas in 2017. Choose from the galleries below to explore a variety of news-making subjects from the past year.

    Lone Star NYE Closes Out 2017

    AT&T Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower, a 360-degree panoramic fireworks spectacular, closes out 2017 and rings in the new year, Jan. 1, 2018.

    Lone Star NYE Fireworks SpectacularLone Star NYE Fireworks Spectacular


    Texas Sky Ranger: An Aerial Look Back at 2017

    A collection of the biggest stories from 2017. Starting from the month of January and ending in December in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Thanks to the pilots and mechanics that keep Texas Sky Ranger in the air and our team of photojournalists, led by Ames Meyer, for the amazing visuals.

    Texas Sky Ranger: An Aerial Look Back at 2017Texas Sky Ranger: An Aerial Look Back at 2017

    A collection of the biggest stories from 2017. Starting from the month of January and ending in December in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Thanks to the pilots and mechanics that keep Texas Sky Ranger in the air and our team of photojournalists, led by Ames Meyer, for the amazing visuals.

    (Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)


    Top 10 News Stories of 2017

    Here are the Top 10 News stories from 2017, based on traffic data from NBCDFW.com.

    Top 10 News Stories of 2017Top 10 News Stories of 2017


    Top 10 Sports Stories of 2017

    A presidential photobomb and a $10 million donation are among the top sports stories of 2017.

    Top 10 Sports Stories of 2017Top 10 Sports Stories of 2017


    Top 10 Weather Stories of 2017

    Hurricane Harvey and the outbreaks of tornadoes in North and East Texas were among the top weather stories of 2017.

    Top 10 Weather Stories of 2017Top 10 Weather Stories of 2017


    2017 in Photos: Attacks, Protests, Tragedies and Hope

    Nationwide political protests, global movements for social change and the rise of a businessman-turned-president defined much of 2017.

    2017 in Photos: Attacks, Protests, Tragedies and Hope2017 in Photos: Attacks, Protests, Tragedies and Hope


    Top 5 Texas News Stories of 2017

    The tragic mass shooting at a small South Texas church, which left 26 people dead, was the most read Texas news story of 2017.

    Top 5 Texas News Stories of 2017Top 5 Texas News Stories of 2017


    Top 5 Health Stories of 2017

    A Dallas man with a new tattoo who died after swimming in the Gulf of Mexico and an innovative way to protect premature babies were among the most read health stories of 2017.

    Top 5 Health Stories of 2017Top 5 Health Stories of 2017


    Top 10 Entertainment Stories of 2017

    Red carpet fashion at the Golden Globe Awards and H-E-B named among America's favorite grocery brands were two of the top entertainment stories of 2017 on NBCDFW.com.

    Top 10 Entertainment Stories of 2017Top 10 Entertainment Stories of 2017


    Top 10 Real Estate Stories of 2017

    A Fort Worth castle and a sprawling ranch are just two of the most popular real estate stories of 2017.

    Top 10 Real Estate Stories of 2017Top 10 Real Estate Stories of 2017


    In Memoriam: Influential People We've Lost This Year

    Take a look back at the people we've lost in 2017, including politicians, artists and other public figures.

    In Memoriam: Influential People We've Lost in 2017In Memoriam: Influential People We've Lost in 2017


    Top 5 Cowboys Stories of 2017

    Romo's future and Zeke's off the field troubles dominated coverage of the Dallas Cowboys in 2017.

    Top 5 Cowboys Stories of 2017Top 5 Cowboys Stories of 2017


    Top 5 Rangers Stories of 2017

    Yu Darvish is traded and a contract extension that included two horses topped reader lists in 2017.

    Top 5 Rangers Stories of 2017Top 5 Rangers Stories of 2017


    Top 5 Mavs Stories of 2017

    Dirk set a major milestone and then received one of the most interesting/bizarre gifts in the mail.

    Top 5 Mavs Stories of 2017Top 5 Mavs Stories of 2017


    Top 5 Stars Stories of 2017

    One coach is out, another is in, and the team trolled the NFL Chargers.

    Top 5 Stars Stories of 2017Top 5 Stars Stories of 2017


    2017 TMS Year in Photos

    Recap the motorsports season at Texas Motor Speedway. The track played host to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Verizon IndyCar Series, Robby Gordon Stadium SUPER Trucks and the American Sprint Car Series.

    TMS's 2017 'Year in Photos'TMS's 2017 'Year in Photos'