<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.com en-usMon, 22 Oct 2018 19:40:30 -0500Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:40:30 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Who Benefits from Record Mega Millions Jackpot?]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:31:43 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lottery+fever.jpg
You've probably heard by now that the Mega Millions jackpot is up to a whopping $1.6 billion - the largest in history. Aside from cash prizes, where does that money go? We break it down.

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<![CDATA[DeSoto ISD Investigating Claims of 'Unethical Practices']]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:26:05 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DeSoto+ISD+building+081518.jpg
Several high-ranking administrators have left the DeSoto school district in recent months as officials investigate whether some funneled money to themselves and favorite employees as well as other potential...

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<![CDATA[Mayor: Panther Island Needs Full Audit, Change in Focus]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:18:30 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TRINITY+RIVER+FW+PROJECT.jpg
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price on Monday suggested the mammoth Panther Island project needs to be scaled back and called for a comprehensive audit.

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<![CDATA[Cow on the Porch - October 22, 2018]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:14:12 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/cow18.JPG
A cow appeared to be over the rain when it decided to come up on the porch for snack in Cooper, Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Outages in Flower Mound Prompt Meetings, Frustration]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:18:52 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Power+lines+102218.jpg
Many Flower Mound residents are frustrated by what they say is an increase in power outages in some neighborhoods.

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<![CDATA[Strong Turnout For First Day of Early Voting]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:34:18 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/early-voting-dallas-county-oct22-2018.jpg
After a surge in voter registration in Texas, there was strong voter turnout in Dallas County Monday on the first day of early voting for the November 6th election.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Helps Local Grandmother With Oven Repair Refund]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:16:07 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/oven+repair.jpg
A woman in Richardson said an appliance repair company owes her nearly $400. When she couldn't get the business to respond, she called NBC 5 Responds.

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<![CDATA[Soldier Surprises Daughter After Year Deployment]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:43:39 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo000531.jpg
A father surprised his daughter at her school after being deployed for over a year.

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<![CDATA[DEA Offers Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:09:33 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic+pills.jpg
The Drug Enforcement Administration is once again providing the opportunity for the safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions pills or patches.

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<![CDATA[TCU Player Suspended After Arrest, Family Assault Allegation]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:16:23 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kavonte-turpin-mugshot.jpg
TCU wide receiver/kick returner KaVontae Turpin is suspended after being arrested Sunday, accused of assault with bodily injury to a family member, according to Tarrant County Jail records.

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<![CDATA[TDMN: Apartments in Dallas Try New Business Model]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:59:15 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas+apartment+construction.jpg
Dallas is one of the hottest and biggest apartment markets in the country. Property owners who don’t have residents are signing leases for entrepreneurs to work in the units. Reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs

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<![CDATA[How to Customize Alerts in the NBC DFW App]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:50:11 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/News-Alerts-Image.jpg
Our latest app update allows you to select the categories of news alerts you want to get from NBC DFW on your device.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 5 Forecast: Rain Returns Wednesday]]> https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rick-Mitchell-bio.jpg
Highs will be in the 60s for the next couple of days. The chance for rain goes back up on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Abbott Joins 'Get Out the Vote' Event in Irving Tuesday]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:53:43 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-abbott-entrevista-austin-t40-1.JPG
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) will take part in two Get Out The Vote events Tuesday in Irving and Belton.]]>
<![CDATA[Former DCS Board President Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:25:40 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/larry-duncan-dcs.jpg
Former Dallas County Schools Board President Larry Duncan has pleaded guilty to tax evasion, NBC 5 Investigates has learned.

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<![CDATA[What If We Run Out of Hurricane Names?]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:37:02 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1052290966.jpg
What happens when you run out of names?

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<![CDATA[The 2018 State Fair of Texas By the Numbers]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:27:29 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/big-tex-state-fair1.jpg
Despite a rainy three-week run, Big Tex welcomed more than 2 million visitors to the State Fair of Texas this year, slightly down from last year's 2.2 million.

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<![CDATA[Analyzing the Amari Cooper Trade]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:37:48 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy+and+JJT+102218.jpg
The Cowboys acquired Pro Bowl receiver Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders in a blockbuster deal Monday. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor explain why the trade...

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<![CDATA[Can You Trust Cowboys Coaches to Develop Cooper?]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:36:30 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Newy+and+JJT+102218.jpg
The Cowboys gave up a first-round pick to acquire wide receiver Amari Cooper. NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor discuss whether Dallas' coaching staff can get the...

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit Alleges Texts From O'Rourke Campaign Are Illegal]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:27:41 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/beto-texas-text1.jpg
The Beto O’Rourke campaign has been hit with a class action lawsuit, filed in North Texas, because of unwanted text messages sent to registered voters in the state.

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<![CDATA[Trial Focuses on Ex-Girlfriend in Murder of Popular Dentist]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:47:57 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kendra-hatcher-inset-kristopher-love.jpg
The capital murder trial is now underway for the man accused of killing a Dallas pediatric dentist three years ago.
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<![CDATA[Shooting at Club in Deep Ellum Leaves 2 Injured]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:09:50 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/raw_Deep_Ellum_Shooting.jpg
Two people were hospitalized after a shooting at the Curtain Club in Deep Ellum early Monday morning. About 12 shots were fired, police said. No other information was available.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump to Campaign With Cruz Monday in Houston]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:12:21 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Ted-Cruz-Getty-101518.jpg
President Donald Trump will campaign for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Monday at the Toyota Center in Houston. Trump's visit coincides with the first day of early voting in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Sessions, Allred Face Off in Last Debate Before Early Voting]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:05:25 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Debate+package+102118.jpg
The night before the first voters cast their ballots for the midterm election, two candidates in one of the closest races in Texas faced off.

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<![CDATA[Fletcher's Corny Dog Wins State Fair Bracket Challenge]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:02:15 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new-new-corny-dog_Cropped.jpg
The winner of the 2018 State Fair of Texas Fried Food Bracket Challenge is the Fletcher's Corny Dog!
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<![CDATA[Teen Accused of False Report About Lewisville Schools]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:07:18 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Garrison-Anthony-Ware-102118.jpg
A Lewisville teenager was arrested Saturday and charged with making a fake threat that sent Lewisville High School into a lockdown Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Martin Is First Ever Female to Score for Carroll Football]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:44:21 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Southlake-Carroll-Kicker-102118.jpg
Senior kicker Madison Martin tried out for and made the Southlake Carroll football team this summer, and in September kicked four extra points to become the first female to score in program history.

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<![CDATA[JJT: 10 Thoughts on the Cowboys Loss to Washington]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:12:04 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dak-Prescott-Getty-102118.jpg
The Cowboys' late rally fell short when kicker Brett Maher missed a 52-yard field goal attempt off the left upright as time expired. Here are NBC 5 Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor's 10 thoughts on...

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<![CDATA[Trader Joe's Recalling Salads, More Over Contamination Fears]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:48:00 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/trader-joes-salad-recall.jpg
Trader Joe's announced Sunday it was adding one type of burrito it sells in stores to a recall already affecting three types of salads. The grocer says the four products may have been contaminated with listeria...

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<![CDATA[Instant Analysis: Cowboys vs. Washington]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:51:35 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jason-Garrett-Getty-102118.jpg
Here's NBC 5 Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor's instant analysis of the Cowboys' 20-17 loss to Washington.

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<![CDATA[Prayer Vigil Held for Payton Summons; Mother Speaks Out]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:09:22 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Payton+Summons+vigil+102118.jpg
More than one hundred people gathered in Grand Prairie on Sunday evening to remember Payton Summons. While earlier in the day, Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas held a moment of prayer for Summons and her...

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<![CDATA[Three People Shot Inside Dallas Home, Shooter in Custody]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:54:03 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/208*120/Darlene+Shooting+1.PNG
Three people are in the hospital after a shooting at a home in Dallas overnight.]]>
<![CDATA[25-Year-Old Killed in Oak Cliff, Police Ask for Help]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:54:37 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_14.jpg
Police need help from the public after a 25-year-old was killed Saturday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Charged After Striking DPD Officer With Car]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:30:44 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police+understaffing.jpg
A driver faces a felony charge after his vehicle hit a Dallas officer who was working an accident on Interstate 20 early Sunday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA['Boss Women' Gather in Dallas to Celebrate Entrepreneurship ]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:51:34 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Boss+women+Amanda+Bayacal.jpg
Boss Women Who Brunch hosts its annual Boss Women of the Year event, which celebrates millennial women who are working towards cultivating their dream careers.

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<![CDATA[High-Quality Video Captures Richardson Arson Suspect]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:06:35 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Richardson+Arson+Suspects.jpg
The three suspects captured on surveillance video were present on the scene just prior to the start of the fire and investigators believe they likely reside somewhere in the North Texas region.

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<![CDATA[State Fair of Texas Extends Hours for Final Weekend]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:19:06 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PRINCIPAL-foto-de-feria-estatal-de-texas2.jpg
Officials at the State Fair of Texas said they have had lower attendance this year due to the wet weather.

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<![CDATA[Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson Tells Us How to Enjoy Fall]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:28:44 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/244*120/Fall+foliage.PNG
 Dotty is here with us once again to tell us about how to use common fall foliage to decorate. ]]>
<![CDATA[Is Washington Loss on Dak Prescott?]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:02:52 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pat_and_jacques_talk_about_dak_after_washington_loss.jpg
 The Cowboys' offense stumbled on the road once again in their 20-17 loss in Washington? NBC 5's Pat Doney and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor explain why quarterback Dak Prescott shouldn't take all the...]]>
<![CDATA[Will the Cowboys Trade for Big-Time Receiver?]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:12:02 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PAT_AND_JACQUES_TALK_POSSIBLE_COOPER_TRADE.jpg
The Cowboys offense sputters again in a 20-17 loss to the Washington Redskins.  Will this team make a trade to try to jumpstart their scoring? NBC 5’s Pat Doney and Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 5's Pet of the Week is Peanut and He's So Tiny]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:26:56 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/247*120/Pet+of+the+week+102118.PNG
Peanut will be up for adoption at the Humane Society's East Lancaster location in Fort Worth. They're open everyday from 12p.m. to 6 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Look into the State Fair 30 Years Ago]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:26:23 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/Video+Vault+102118.PNG
 We take a look at how much it cost to go to the State Fair of Texas in 1990. That's 30 years ago!]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington Police Confirms Identity of Man Found Shot]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 20:56:51 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Arlington_Police_Generic.jpg
Arlington Police have confirmed the identity of a man found wounded on the side of the road Friday around 11:41 p.m.

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