<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas-Fort Worth News]]>Copyright 2018https://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.comen-usWed, 17 Jan 2018 01:12:02 -0600Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:12:02 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Grapevine Man Living Dream to Volunteer at Winter Olympics]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:07:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-633855276.jpg
We're less than 3 and a half weeks away from the Winter Olympics, airing on NBC 5 – and a Grapevine man is living his dream!]]>
<![CDATA[Cold Weather has Outdoor Workers Wishing for Summer]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:47:56 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Valet_Drivers_10pm_01162018.jpg
The cold snap in North Texas has people that are forced to work outdoors wishing for summer.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Departments Prepare for Cold Weather]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:22:21 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Frisco_FD_Water_10p_01162018.jpg
Fire Departments are also preparing for the cold weather Wednesday morning by making sure trucks and hoses are properly drained.]]>
<![CDATA[Flu Outbreak Forces School District to Cancel Class for a Week]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:40:10 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bonham+ISD+Closed.jpg
A flu outbreak forced Bonham I.S.D. to close its campuses for a week.

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<![CDATA[HPV Leads To Increase In Head And Neck Cancer In Men]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:40:56 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/HPV+Men.jpg
The number of head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus is on the rise. A solution to the epidemic is available, but doctors say it isn't being utilized enough.

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<![CDATA[ERCOT Warns of Peak Usage on Wednesday Morning]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:41:37 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/power+lines+generic.jpg
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is warning about high demand for energy usage between 7 and 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Dallas County Judge on Health Director's Termination]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:24:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/clay+jenkins.png
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins spoke out on camera for the first time on Tuesday since Zachary Thompson, the head of Health and Human Services, was fired amid sexual harassment accusations.

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<![CDATA[Buc-ee's Rated Best Gas Station in the Country]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:37:58 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/215*120/bucees1.jpg
Texas-based Buc-ee's - the place with the clean bathrooms, friendly employees and a plethora of food choices - has been ranked number one in the "Top Ten Gas Stations in The U.S."

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<![CDATA[Pair Arrested In Wise County With 677 Pounds Of Marijuana]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:11:41 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wise+co+pic.jpg
A man and woman traveling from California were arrested Sunday in Wise County after being caught with more than $2 million dollars in marijuana, said Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin.

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<![CDATA[Denton's New Convention Center Creating a Buzz]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:36:10 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/denton+convention+center.png
Denton's new convention center is creating a buzz for businesses in the North Texas Community.

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<![CDATA[How To See The Dentist Without Insurance]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:35:38 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dental+insurance.jpg
With the rising cost of health care, many people may find themselves skipping dental visits - especially seniors. And Medicare doesn’t cover routine dental services. However, Consumer Reports says there are...

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<![CDATA[German Grocer Lidl Expanding in Texas]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:22:53 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lidl_to_Texas.jpg
German grocer Lidl is expanding in North Texas.  According to The Dallas Morning News, the grocery plans 15 locations in North Texas. When they open a new location, they bring a fight -- and...]]>
<![CDATA[After Hawaii Error, Emergency Alert System Explored]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:19:35 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NA32S_HAWAII_FALSE_INBOUND_MISSILE_ALERT_1200x675_1136463427729.jpg
After a mistake caused chaos in the state of Hawaii over the weekend, NBC's Jeff Rossen takes a look inside the Emergency Alert System that notifies American's during time of trouble.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas County Hires Firm to Investigate Harassment Claim]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:14:08 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN_On_Zach_Thompson.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' James Ragland talks about the investigation into former DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson and what it means for the county.]]>
<![CDATA[Gov. Abbott Reveals Plan to Rein In Property Taxes]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:26:27 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Gov.+Greg+Abbott.jpg
Though the next legislative session won't take place until 2019, Gov. Greg Abbott Tuesday released details of a "proposal to rein in skyrocketing property taxes in the Lone Star State and provide greater...

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<![CDATA[Is the Drew Pearson Curse Over in Minnesota?]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:46:49 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2010-09-09-16h50m39s24.png
Drew Pearson has an appreciation for the misery Vikings fans have endured - he should since he has an iconic hand in their suffering.

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<![CDATA[Fire Destroys Dallas Condo, 20 Lose Homes]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:47:22 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wintree-condos-fire-residents-search.jpg
The American Red Cross is assisting 20 people left out in the cold in Dallas Tuesday after a large 3-alarm fire consumed their homes late Monday night.

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<![CDATA[3 Men Steal Over $3,000 in Perfume: Police]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:03:30 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw-perfume.png
Fort Worth police are searching for three men who are suspected of stealing $3,300 in fragrances in two incidents that police say happened within a week.

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<![CDATA[Texas SkyRanger Flies Over Snowy East Texas]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:44:29 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chopper_Canton_Snow_1200x675_1138019395931.jpg
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<![CDATA[1 Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting in Bedford]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:59:06 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police+lights25.jpg
One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting early Tuesday in Bedford.]]>
<![CDATA[Raw Video: Sky Ranger Over Traffic on I45]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:43:54 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/skyranger_Over45_1200x675_1137916995674.jpg
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<![CDATA[TX Thunder Truck Surveys Winter Weather]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:36:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/winter-weather-ntx-ttt.jpg
Watch video streaming live from NBC 5's Texas Thunder Truck surveying winter weather in North Texas online at NBCDFW.com.

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<![CDATA[Your Photos: Ice, Light Snow in North Texas Jan. 16]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:49:33 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/snow-gallery-180116.jpg
NBC 5 viewers shared photos of ice and snow on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at iSee@nbcdfw.com

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed on I35E in Denton: Police]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:03:21 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dentoncrash_1200x675_1137861699931.jpg
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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed on I35E in Denton: Police]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:04:12 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/225*120/dentonpedcrash.PNG
Police are investigating why a pedestrian, who was struck and killed, was in the roadway of Interstate 35E in Denton Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Check Flight Status Here]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:44:47 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/american-and-southwest.jpg
The winter storm moving across Texas could have an impact on flights on Tuesday. Track your flights online at nbcdfw.com.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Recounts Path to Legal Status Amid DACA Uncertainty]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:45:13 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/DACA+teacher.png
With a looming deadline to avoid a government shutdown, Democrats say they will not approve a spending deal unless it includes a fix for DACA.

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<![CDATA[Teen Meets Nurses Who Helped Save Him 17 Years Ago]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:18:29 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/hospital+reunion.png
Caleb Johnson, of Utah, flew to McKinney Sunday to meet the medical team who treated him 17 years ago at Medical City McKinney.

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<![CDATA[Police Chase Ends With Crash in Dallas]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:46:19 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/dallas+walnut+hill+crash.jpg
Texas State Troopers, Dallas sheriff's deputies and Dallas police investigated a major crash that happened after a police chase Monday.

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<![CDATA[CVS Pharmacy to End Touch Ups of Its Beauty Images]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:34:01 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cvs-photos-altered_720.jpg
CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health Corp., wants to end touch-ups of its beauty images in its marketing campaigns by the end of 2020.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Police Investigate Woman's Murder]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:32:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-police-lights23.jpg
Fort Worth police are investigating the murder of a woman in her home on the city’s southwest side.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Connects Us: Sunshine Dry Cleaners]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:47:09 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TXCU+DRY+CLEANERS.jpg
The Sunshine Dry cleaners, on Maple Avenue in Dallas, first opened it's doors nearly 77 years ago.

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<![CDATA[Workers In Demand As Unemployment Rate Remains Low]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:35:34 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/working+at+a+deli.jpg
Even as Amazon is looking for hire 2,500 people for a new fulfillment center in Coppell, other North Texas companies are going the extra mile to keep the workers they have, and find new ones.

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<![CDATA[Democrats Bash President Trump at Fort Worth MLK Parade]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:30:28 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FW+MLK+Day+Parade.jpg
Speaking at Fort Worth’s Martin Luther King parade, two leading Democrats suggested President Trump is fueling racial tensions and making it feel like “midnight in America.”

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<![CDATA['Guns Up' Signal Gets TX Tech Student in Trouble With TSA]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:46:22 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/durkin.png
A Texas Tech sophomore learned the hard way that sometimes she may have to contain her school spirit.

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<![CDATA[School Closings, Delays Due to Winter Weather]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:51:44 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Snow-Flurries-Generic.jpg
NBCDFW offers automated closings and delays for schools, businesses and churches.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Pre-Treating Roads for Snow, Ice in North Texas]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:25:08 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/carrollton+winter+roads.JPG
Crews across North Texas have been busy preparing highways and roads for winter weather.

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<![CDATA[North Texans Salute MLK With Peace Marches, Music, Speeches]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:30:13 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/172*120/MLK+PARADE+FW.JPG
Thousands of Texans have saluted the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music and speeches honoring the slain civil rights leader.

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<![CDATA[Shooting at Garland Home Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:52:27 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-police-lights23.jpg
Garland police found two people shot at a home early Monday, one of whom later died at the hospital, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Katie Uhlaender Joins Team USA in Pyeongchang]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:42:16 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Katie+Uhlaender+072615.jpg
Texas' own Katie Uhlaender will once again join Team USA for the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month.

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<![CDATA[Job Fairs Hit DFW: How to Get the Job and Keep it]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:10:23 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/six-flags-amazon-generic.jpg
According to experts at Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, social skills are key to landing a job.

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<![CDATA[Texas Athletes in Pyeongchang Winter Olympics]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:50:39 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Olympics_Sam_McGuffie_Bobsled.jpg
Two Texans will join the U.S. Olympic men's bobsled team in Pyeongchang, South Korea.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Displaced After Fort Worth House Fire]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:48:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/Screen+Shot+2018-01-15+at+1.33.44+AM.png
A Fort Worth family is displaced after a fire tore through their home Sunday night, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Fiery Crash Closes I-30 in Rowlett]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:18:58 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rowlett-dalrock-metro1.jpg
A fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers closed Interstate 30 in Rowlett Monday morning, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Research: DFW Business Owners Experiencing 30% Hike in Rent]]> Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:11:40 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rent+rates.jpg
Recent research finds businesses in Dallas-Fort Worth are facing as much as a 30% increase in rental prices.

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<![CDATA[MedStar Ambulance Involved in Crash With Semi-Truck]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:18:31 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/medstar_flu_creativity.gif
MedStar Ambulance Service confirms that one of their units was involved in a crash Sunday night with a semi-truck. Minor injuries were reported.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Police Officer & Dart Officer Injured in Downtown Dallas]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:49:42 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dallas-police-car-generic-01.jpg
A Dallas police officer and a DART officer have both been injured after a foot chase with a suspect in downtown Dallas.

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<![CDATA[JPS Hospital to Open Outpatient Flu Clinic]]> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:20:23 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Flu_Concerns_for_Our_Area.jpg
JPS Hospital in Fort Worth will open a new outpatient flu clinic for those who don't require emergency care on Monday.]]>