<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018 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-usThu, 15 Nov 2018 23:06:16 -0600Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:06:16 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tarrant County DA Indicts Mental Health Hospital]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:00:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sundance-psych-hospital.jpg
The Tarrant County District Attorney's Office is indicting Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System on nine criminal charges for alleged violations of the Texas Mental Health Code.

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<![CDATA[Pentagon Says It 'Failed' Its First, Massive Audit]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:31:27 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shanAP_18199606133606-%281%29.jpg
The Defense Department has failed an audit almost three decades in the making, the Pentagon's No. 2 official said Thursday. But the results were expected and showed what the agency already knew — that "more work...

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<![CDATA[Another North Texas Gymnast Accuses Nassar of Sexual Assault]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:51:53 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alyssa-Baumann-Getty-111518.jpg
North Texas gymnast Alyssa Baumann revealed Thursday she is a survivor of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar.

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<![CDATA[One Arrest Made in Fort Worth 'Offer Up' Murder of Mother of Five]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:53:28 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/fw+mom+killed.jpg
Fort Worth Police have finally made an arrest in the murder of a mother of five who went to buy a used video game system for her kids and wound up the victim of a deadly shooting.

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<![CDATA[Prosper Residents Hold Suicide Prevention Town Hall Meeting]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:30:37 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Prosper-Town-Hall-111518.jpg
Every 40 seconds, someone dies by suicide in the United States, according to the World Health Organization. Prosper ISD is dealing with the reality of that tragic statistic this school year as one of their...

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<![CDATA[Laura Bush Reveals New Holiday Exhibit at Bush Center]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:10:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bush-center-library-xmas-cu.jpg
The Christmas spirit has officially arrived at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and who better to give us a grand tour than the former First Lady, Laura Bush?

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<![CDATA[Mean Green Football Goes Prime Time]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:59:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/UNT+fans+tailgate+111518.jpg
UNT had some special offers for fans, trying to fill the stadium for Thursday night's home game. Need a note for your boss? No problem.

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<![CDATA[Sunny and mild.]]> https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rick-Mitchell-bio.jpg
Sunshine and milder weather for a few days.

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<![CDATA[GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith Calls Voter Suppression 'Great Idea']]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:46:13 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/HydeSmithVoterSuppression.jpg
A video surfaced Thursday of Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi saying it might be a "great idea" to make it harder for some people to vote, and her campaign quickly responded that she was...

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<![CDATA[Kris Richard Brings Swagger Back to Cowboys Defense]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:02:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kris+Richard+111518.jpg
Cowboys defensive backs coach Kris Richard has helped turned the Dallas defense into one of the best in the league against the pass. His success has led to speculation about his future as a potential NFL...

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<![CDATA[Big Win for Fort Worth's Lockheed Martin]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:50:30 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Lockheed+Martin+Sign.jpg
Fort Worth's Lockheed Martin has been awarded a new $22 billion contract for 255 new F-35 fighter jets.

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<![CDATA[SWA Teaches DFW Students STEM, All Things 'Airline']]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:05:50 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/swa-aviation-school-kids.jpg
Staff members at Southwest Airlines held class over the weekend for students from all over North Texas, teaching them about aviation.

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<![CDATA[Student Off-Campus Parking Safety Concerns at Kimball HS]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:34:09 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kimball+High+School+parking+111518.jpg
Big changes could be in store regarding how close to campuses Dallas high school students are allowed to park. A parking war is brewing between homeowners, the city of Dallas and teens across the school...

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<![CDATA[Cruz Returns to Nation's Capital, Ready to Start 2nd Term]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:35:57 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ted+Cruz+111518.jpg
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is back in Washington after the midterm elections, ready to begin his second term.

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<![CDATA[Kidd's Kids Leave for Trip of a Lifetime]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:48:21 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kidds+Kids+Board+Plane+111518.jpg
Thursday morning, 57 children boarded a plane for Disney World as part of the 2018 Kidd's Kids trip. The mission was the dream of former radio personality Kidd Kraddick, whose legacy lives on.

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<![CDATA[DFW Drivers Perform Poorly, Again, in 'Annual Best' Report]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:08:18 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/207*120/Dallas+crash1.JPG
Allstate Insurance has released its annual report ranking the best drivers in the country -- and once again several North Texas cities are near the bottom.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Killing Girlfriend During Argument]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:51:36 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Joshua+Potter+murder.jpg
A man was arrested after shooting and killing his girlfriend Thursday.

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<![CDATA[3 Charged in GoFundMe Scheme; 14,000 Donors to Be Refunded]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:48:16 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DAmico+Bobbitt+McClure+mugshots+tri.jpg
The New Jersey couple and a homeless veteran at the center of a long-running $400,000 GoFundMe controversy have been charged with conspiracy and theft by deception for an alleged scheme that "hoodwinked an awful...

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<![CDATA[Ross Perot Jr. Looks Toward DFW's Future]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:46:35 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Ross+Perot+Jr.jpg
Few people have made as big a mark on Dallas-Fort Worth as Ross Perot, Jr. As his most visible achievement to date continues to grow, Perot is looking to the future with other projects.

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<![CDATA[Here's What Congress' Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Do]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:49:36 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/TrumpCriminalJusticeReform.jpg
President Donald Trump’s support has put Congress within reach of passing the most sweeping set of changes to the federal criminal justice system since the 1990s, when fear of crime drove the enactment...

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<![CDATA[Guardsman at Texas Border Accused of Sexual Assault]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:28:28 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Luis+Carlos+Ontiveros.jpg
A Texas National Guard member serving at the U.S.-Mexico border is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel, authorities said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Man, Woman Allegedly Stole Items Using Empty Stroller]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:11:45 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Stroller+theft.jpg
Police are searching for a man and a woman after they allegedly stole items from a store by concealing them in an empty stroller.

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<![CDATA[Vander Esch Named Defensive Playor of the Week]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:22:30 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/leighton-vander-esch-locker-room.jpg
After what the Cowboys are calling a 19 tackle and one interception performance against the Eagles, Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch was named the NFC's Defensive Player of the Week.

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<![CDATA["Decatur Crater" Tree Grows, Warning Drivers of Pothole]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:13:00 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/pothole+tree.jpg
A woman from the Wise County town of Paradise became so annoyed with a large pothole in a Decatur road she took matters into her own hands.

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<![CDATA[Body Cam Video Shows Deputy Being Shot]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:45:19 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/body+cam+sheriff.jpg
Investigators are offering $10,000 for information on the person who shot a Parker County Sheriff's Deputy from an illegal deer blind Monday evening. Body camera footage was released Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[5 Years Later: Revisiting Batkid's Crime-Fighting Day in SF]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:50:04 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Batkid10.JPG
Five years after bringing swift justice to Gotham-themed San Francisco as Batkid, Miles Scott is enjoying a much more typical life for a 10-year-old boy.Back in 2013, the shy youngster and leukemia survivor...

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<![CDATA[2 Navy SEALs, 2 Marines Charged With Murdering Green Beret]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:05 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SSG-Melgar1.jpg
Two elite Navy SEALs and two Marine Raiders were charged with felony murder in the June 2017 strangulation death of U.S. Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, NBC News reports.The U.S.

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<![CDATA[DFW Firefighters to Summit Aconcagua for Grieving Kids]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:55:46 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/COLD+CLIMB+FOR+WARM+PLACE+2.jpg
Two North Texas firefighters are on a mission to conquer one of the world's highest and most unforgiving mountains -- all to help local kids who have their own personal mountains to climb.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC Universal's StormRanger Wins Tech, Engineering Emmy]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:19:56 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/texas-stormranger1.jpg
NBCUniversal has won an Emmy® Award for pioneering the development of StormRanger, or CazaTormentas, a first-of-its-kind mobile X-band weather radar truck for television weather forecasting and reporting.

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<![CDATA[How to Prepare for the YMCA 5K Turkey Trot]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:14:34 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/stretch+zone+one.JPG
Are you getting ready to run the YMCA Turkey Trot? Stretching is the key to injury prevention and to help us stay healthy, we have Becca Menhart, general manager of Stretch Zone Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks Nov. 15-17]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:58:43 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/199*120/christmas+thinsg+to+do+this+weekend.JPG
We're heading into the holiday season and Sarah Blaskovich from GuideLive and The Dallas Morning News is here with some events this weekend to get us into the holiday spirit: Chi Omega Christmas Market, holiday...

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<![CDATA[WH Weighs Extraditing Erdogan Foe to Appease Turkey: Sources]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:18:26 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_17316428097732.jpg
The White House is looking for ways to remove an enemy of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the U.S. in order to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two senior U.S. officials and two

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<![CDATA[Parker County Deputy Was Shot With Own Gun]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:51:06 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/parker-county-deputy-shot-search-2.jpg
A Parker County deputy was shot with his own gun on Monday and was not ambushed by an illegal hunter, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler says.

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<![CDATA[Donovan the Stubborn Horse Stands His Ground During SoCal Fire]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:11:37 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Horse_Rescue_Malibu_Woolsey_Fire_1200x675_1371420227685.jpg
Donovan tends to do things on his own terms.The white horse who lives on a Malibu ranch was rescued from a rough life of mistreatment about a dozen years ago in Sacramento, which explains why he's always been...

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<![CDATA[REI Co-op to Open First Store in Oklahoma]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:18:01 -0600 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/REI-GettyImages-536072329.jpg
REI plans to open its first store in Oklahoma next fall.

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