<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017https://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.comen-usSun, 17 Dec 2017 11:53:04 -0600Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:53:04 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Charged With Manslaughter in Crash That Killed Teen]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:36:01 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowan+b.jpg
Blake Cowan is charged with manslaughter, a felony, in an Arlington crash that claimed the life of 18-year-old Alexis Butler.

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<![CDATA[Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs: Reports]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:34:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pentagon-ext.jpg
The Pentagon said that it had a secret program that lasted for five years that investigated unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, according to multiple reports published Saturday.The below-the-radar program...

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Video Vault: Neiman Marcus Christmas Book]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:05:27 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NM+Camel.PNG
Every week we highlight video from KXAS' extensive video archive. We take a look back at gifts offered in the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book beginning in 1967. The Portal to Texas History - NBC 5 News...]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Plants to Brighten Your Holidays]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:27:23 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dotty.PNG
Texas AgriLife Specialist Dotty Woodson takes a look at plants you can find at your local garden center that will brighten your home this Christmas.]]>
<![CDATA[Lone Star Politics - Dec. 17, 2017]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:46:01 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NEW+013114+lone+star+politics.jpg
U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, joins Lone Star Politics to discuss defending his seat in the 2018 election. We go on the road with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, who is looking to unseat Sen.]]>
<![CDATA[Cycling Track in Frisco Going Away To Make Room for Growth]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:36:25 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/The+Superdrome+in+Frisco.jpg
Cyclists are fighting to save a historic sports venue in Frisco.

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<![CDATA[DPD Chief, Officers Make Special Delivery to Victim's Family]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:34:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/DPD+HALL+SANTA+COP.jpg
Hundreds of families in Dallas got quite the surprise Saturday when police showed up unexpectedly at their doors -- not to give them bad news, but to give them truckloads of toys.]]>
<![CDATA[Merry Meltdowns 2017]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:56:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/merry+meltdown+thumb.jpeg
<![CDATA[Dallas ISD: Gun Accidentally Goes Off in 3rd Grade Classroom]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:54:29 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Pease.jpg
Students at Dallas' Elisha M. Pease Elementary School went home Friday with letters informing parents that a gun accidentally fired in a third grade classroom the day before.

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<![CDATA[Half of Voters Prefer Democratic-Controlled Congress: Poll]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:31:52 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/atthepolls.jpg
Half of all registered voters say they prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, signaling a dangerous political environment for Republicans entering...

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<![CDATA[Cops Who Stopped Times Square Bombing Suspect Play Santa]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:10:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/THOMPSON+PORT+AUTHORITY+CHRISTMAS+TOY+GIVEAWAY+PKG+AND+RAW++-+12.jpg
Four police officers who are credited with stopping a suspected subway bomber in Times Square played a different kind of hero on Saturday -- by handing out Christmas presents to kids in Newark.]]>
<![CDATA[MSNBC's Matthews Reprimanded for Improper Comments in 1999]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:01:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-188142538.jpg
MSNBC host Chris Matthews was accused of inappropriate jokes and comments about a female employee in 1999 and the woman was paid separation compensation, a spokesperson for the cable network confirmed...

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<![CDATA[Former Home of Cowboys Star Deion Sanders Up for Auction]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:43:03 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/deion-sanders-house-montclair-+%2848%29.JPG
Ever dreamed of owning your own move-in ready mansion once owned by an NFL superstar? There's a place in Prosper that could be right for you. Deion Sanders' former home is on the auction block.

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<![CDATA[Rain Returns to North Texas Tonight]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:12:25 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rain-sat-pm-1216171.jpg
A big weekend for shopping and holiday events, but you should be prepared to have the umbrellas or rain coats ready.
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<![CDATA[Dallas County Reports First Flu Death of the Season]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:03:40 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/flu+generic+germs+generic.jpg
Dallas County health officials have confirmed the county's first flu-related death of the season Friday.

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<![CDATA['Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:28:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CDC+GettyImages-456691996.jpg
The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed...

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<![CDATA[Irving Carjacking Ends in Crash at Dallas Apartment Complex]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:12:17 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Carjacking_Ends_With_Crash_at_Apartment_Complex.jpg
Irving police are investigating a Friday night carjacking that ended in a crash at an Dallas apartment complex.]]>
<![CDATA[Frisco Shoplifting Ends in Hit & Run]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:04:20 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Cassandra+Timmons.jpg
Frisco police say they arrested a shoplifting suspect after a hit and run.

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<![CDATA[Battle Against California's Thomas Fire Estimated to Cost $110M]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:50:02 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Thomas-fire-utilities.jpg
The massive Thomas Fire exploded to 267,500 acres by Saturday evening after it scorched through Ventura and Santa Barbara County for a 12th day. Fire crews have been able to contain the monstrous blaze by...

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<![CDATA[What’s Next for Net Neutrality; When Will We See Change?]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:00:08 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-892296992.jpg
After years of playing what internet service providers have likened to "regulatory ping-pong" with net neutrality rules, the game is still far from finished, NBC News reported.The attorneys general of New York...

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<![CDATA[Route for Proposed Texas Bullet Train Taking Shape]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:16:07 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bullet-train.jpg
Officials announced a major new development Friday in the plan for high-speed rail in Texas.

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<![CDATA[Fake Fingerlings Are Popping Up at Online Stores]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:44:40 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/194*120/fingerling.JPG
The hot new toy is hard to find, so now fakes are popping up and you should beware.

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<![CDATA[Police, Bikers Cheer for Dallas Student Who Was Bullied]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:33:15 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bikers+against+bullies.JPG
Dallas Police Officer Lamar Glass went above and beyond when a mother in the neighborhood where he patrols asked for help for her bullied daughter.

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