<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.com en-usWed, 16 Jan 2019 20:17:28 -0600Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:17:28 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Brace for a Blast of Arctic Air This Weekend]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:43:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/artic_outbreak.png
A blast of cold arctic air is plunging south in the coming days. It will arrive here in North Texas this weekend, making it the coldest of the season so far.

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<![CDATA[Police Responding to Shooting Near Cityplace DART Station]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:08:38 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PRINCIPAL-foto-de-shooting-at-DART-station-dallas.jpg
Police are currently responding to a shooting near the Cityplace/Uptown DART station.

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<![CDATA[Atmos Energy Asks City of Dallas to Approve Rate Increase]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:21:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Atmos+Worker1.jpg
Atmos Energy had to replace miles of metal piping after multiple safety issues in Dallas last year, now they need help paying for it.

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<![CDATA[Faster Timeline for Lights in Dark Freeway Construction Zones]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:28:42 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FREEWAY+LIGHTS1.jpg
State Transportation officials have a faster timeline to restore lighting on Dallas area freeway construction zones.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Feds: People Should Know Their Neighbors Are Being Hurt]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:39:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DFW+Fed+Workers+Protest.jpg
Federal workers from across North Texas joined Transportation Security Officers to rally against the partial government shutdown at DFW International Airport.

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<![CDATA[Business Offers Work For Furloughed Federal Employees]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:55:36 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Peek+Floor+Co.jpg
Peek Floor Co. is offering temporary work for furloughed federal employees.

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<![CDATA[Thief Takes Off With Batch of Girl Scout Cookies]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:05:15 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Girl+Scout+robbery.jpg
As a first time Girl Scout went door-to-door selling this year's batch of cookies, someone spotted her wagon loaded with $250 worth of cookies, and stole them all!

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<![CDATA[Developers Discuss Plans for 15,000 Home Development in Denton]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:49:31 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DENTON+WEST+SIDE+DEVELOPMENT.jpg
Two major developers are asking the city of Denton to create a special tax district, to pay for infrastructure tied to Master Planned Communities, which would bring a combined 15,000 homes.

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<![CDATA[More Delays for Margaret McDermott Pedestrian Bridge]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:50:34 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/i30+bridge+walkway.jpg
It could be three more years before the Margaret McDermott pedestrian bridge across the Trinity River is open. The bridge was substantially completed in 2017 and was to open that year, but problems with support...

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<![CDATA[Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:08:20 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lyonsAP_19011006135970.jpg
When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck.Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s...

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<![CDATA[Elem. School Janitor Charged With Indecency With a Child]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:20:15 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lewis-wayne-rawlings-mugshot.jpg
A janitor at a Kennedale elementary school is accused of indecency with a child after a faculty member reported seeing improper contact with a student.

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<![CDATA[Police Release New Video of Alleged 'Cowboys Ticket Scammer']]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:37:13 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ticket+scam+folo.jpg
Police are still looking for a man who tricked fans into buying fake Cowboys Playoffs tickets. NBC 5's Samantha Chatman has obtained new video from police that could bring them one step closer to catching...

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<![CDATA[7 Women Say Plano Healer Committed Sex Assault]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:07:54 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/michael-solberg-mugshot.jpg
A Plano healer arrested this month on a sexual assault charge stands accused by several women of molesting them under the guise of medical treatment — allegations that span a decade.

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<![CDATA[Researchers Put Alzheimer's Blood Test To The Test]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:31:52 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/identifying+alzheimers.jpg
Scientists in Fort Worth are testing a new blood screening tool that detects Alzheimer’s disease earlier, easier and cheaper.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed in Fort Worth Park Identified]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:54:38 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-fw-police.jpg
The man fatally shot in Fort Worth's Titus Paulsel Park has been identified.

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<![CDATA[Cold, Clear Skies for Sunday's Super Lunar Eclipse]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:40:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Super+Wolf+blood+moon.jpg
If you thought last January's Super Blue Blood Moon was fun, the countdown is on for the next lunar spectacular. On Jan. 20, skywatchers will be treated to a Super Wolf Blood Moon!
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<![CDATA[Credit Card Skimmer Found in McKinney Gas Pump]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:52:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/221*120/credit+card+skimmer+mckinney.JPG
Investigators discovered a sophisticated credit card skimming device from a gas pump at a McKinney Valero this week.

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<![CDATA[Frisco Family Faces Uncertain Future in Government Shutdown]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:41:08 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ruiz+Family+Government+Shutdown+011519.jpg
A Collin County man is among the roughly 800,000 federal government employees feeling the pinch of the partial government shutdown.

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<![CDATA[Local North Texas Families Affected By Shutdown]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:22:27 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/195*120/govt+shutdown+local+family.JPG
As the government shutdown continues, Reporter Courtney Gilmore spoke to three local employees who rely on the federal government.They tell her that every day they call their local and state representatives...]]>
<![CDATA[TDMN: Health Care Jobs Could Be Sent Abroad]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:01:52 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/health-care-generic.jpg
Health care has been one of the strongest sectors in Dallas Fort-Worth and one reason is because health care is a high-touch, face-to-face business. But now, that work could be sent overseas.]]>
<![CDATA[Lineup Revealed for Arlington Comedy and Music Festival]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:28:58 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ATT-Stadium-chopper.jpg
The lineup for Arlington's 2019 music and comedy festival was released Wednesday. Tickets are now on sale for the event which takes place May 10 to 12 at AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Mother Saves Children Moments Before SUV Bursts Into Flames]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:58:52 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/234*120/car+catches+fire+houston.JPG
A Houston family is counting their blessings after a woman and her two children narrowly escaped disaster when their vehicle burst into flames. The woman had just backed her Lexus SUV into the driveway of...

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<![CDATA[New Tool for Perfect Teeth]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:21:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gps-dentistry.jpg
The Guide X System is helping periodontists replace teeth and make them look as good as new.]]>
<![CDATA[#KekeStrong: School Supports Girl With Heart Condition]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:26:46 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/205*120/keke+strong.JPG
A young Texas girl is proving just how strong she is at 10 years old. Keke Devroe is fighting a life-threatening condition and her entire school is cheering her on with shirts that say "Keke Strong."...

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<![CDATA[Arrest Warrant Issued for Missing Dallas Priest]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:38:06 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/edmundo-paredes-headshot.jpg
Dallas police have issued a warrant for a priest accused of sexual abuse who hasn't been seen for months, the Dallas County Sheriff's Department confirmed Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:41:09 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-669022980.jpg
Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, said Tuesday she would return to teaching art at a northern Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars its employees from engaging in or condoning...

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<![CDATA[January's Excellent Educator: Laura Hunter]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:52:43 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ExcellentEducator011619_2019-01-16-07-49-09.jpg
Former students and colleagues nominated Harmony School of Nature's Laura Hunter as an Excellent Educator.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Feels Strain From Government Shutdown]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:22:47 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TSA+checkpoint+010619.jpg
Federal employees will gather Wednesday for a "Rally to End the Shutdown" at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

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<![CDATA[Construction Halts for FW Stock Show, Businesses Rejoice]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:38:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dh_lc+Stock+Show+Construction_2019-01-16-04-41-21.jpg
For the duration of the Stock Show and Rodeo, the contractor will stop street construction on Montgomery Street between Camp Bowie and Interstate 30.

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<![CDATA[How an Idea to Pay for Wedding Turned Into Small Business]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:23:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/am+p-side+hustle+wednes_KXASK2C7_2019-01-16-05-12-08.jpg
All week we’ve been showcasing North Texans with side hustles. They’ve got full times jobs, but they’re pursuing a passion on the side to make some extra cash.

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<![CDATA[5 FW Officers Fired, 2 Suspended, After Man Dies in Custody]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:45:20 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Christopher+Lowe+mugshot+011419.jpg
Five Fort Worth police officers were fired Tuesday for failing to call an ambulance for a man who died in custody six months ago.

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<![CDATA[Chef Dead, 2 Others Hurt in Hammer Attack at NYC Restaurant]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:11:09 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hammer+attack+bk+1+15.jpg
A chef at a Brooklyn restaurant died after a man with a hammer burst into the business and attacked him and two others in what police say was a random attack. The hammer-wielding man burst into Seaport Buffet...

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<![CDATA[Police Pursuit of Minivan Ends at Dallas 7-Eleven]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:20:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/arrest+gif.gif
A chase that led police through three cities ended when authorities stopped pursuing a blue minivan, and finally arrested the driver when he stopped in the parking lot of Dallas 7-Eleven.
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