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Fort Worth City Council Set to Vote on Proposed Smoking Ban

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:38


If the Fort Worth City Council passes a smoking ban, it could take effect at bars and bingo halls in 90 days.

North Texas District Closes Due to Flu Outbreak

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:26


Classes are cancelled in Sunnyvale ISD Tuesday and Wednesday as the district tries to stop the spread of the flu, which they say kept more than one in 10 elementary school students home Monday.

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Marine Veteran in Dress Blues Chases Shoplifting Suspect

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:25


Decked out in his dress blues, a Marine Corps veteran who was volunteering with Toys for Tots outside a Plano Walmart chased a suspected shoplifter through traffic.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

American Airlines Makes Contribution to Colonial Golf Tournament

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:00


American Airlines recently announced that it will help sponsor the Colonial Golf Tournament in Fort Worth.

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Neighbors Oppose Dallas Concrete Plant

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:53


Dallas residents in the Joppa neighborhood want concessions imposed by city officials before approval of a zoning request to allow a new concrete batch plant in their area. The proposal from Union Pacific...

Officers Dove on NYC Bombing Suspect After Explosion: Union

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:12


When the violent rumble of a crude explosive detonating sent hundreds of commuters running in a crowded tunnel near Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, four officers did what they were trained to do:...

Photo Credit: Provided by the Port Authority Police Department

Major Road Work in Denton to Cause More Delays

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:54


Construction is nothing new to Denton drivers. And they'll have more of it soon, due to a road project designed to increase capacity — and safety — along Interstate 35E and Loop 288.

After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:23


What started as an after-school activity for two Dallas sisters has grown to a global charity.

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Anonymous Live Kidney Donor Saves Woman's Life

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:21


Woman who donated a kidney to a stranger meets the recipient during a unique reunion at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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Agencies Warn of Phony Computer Tech Support Groups

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:44


The Better Business Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission say they've been studying phony computer tech support groups who take advantage of people.

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Mother Is Arrested For Injuring Son After 13 Surgeries

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:28


A Dallas woman claimed her 8-year-old son was so sick, she brought him to see doctors 323 times – even though it now appears he is not ill, prosecutors and child welfare workers said.

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How to Help Kids Who Are Being Bullied

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:25


After a video of a boy in Tennessee talking about how he is bullied at school went viral over the weekend, NBC 5 talked to Dr. Celia Heppner from Children's Health about ways you can help children who may...

Arlington Launches $3 On-Demand Ridesharing

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:01


Arlington is partnering with Via to launch new on-demand ridesharing service in the city as they move to discontinue the MetroArlingtonXpress bus service.

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Making Window Blinds Safer for Children

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:59


The Window Covering Manufacturers Association is currently working towards a safety standard for manufacturers to go cordless, or even have inaccessible cords. The standard should be finalized by the end...

Southlake Parks Board Member Accused of Child Sex Assault

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:46


A member of Southlake's Park and Recreation Board has been arrested on a charge of continuous sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, police say.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News/Southlake Police Department

Arlington Car Dealership Center of Fraud Investigation

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:36


An Arlington used car dealership is at the center of an odometer fraud investigation. A detective with the Arlington Police Department confirms to NBC 5 that scores of vehicles have been seized in the...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit

Fire Sends Large Plume of Smoke Into Sky Above West Dallas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:35


Dallas firefighters are battling a large fire at a scrap metal business Monday afternoon near the interchange of Interstate 30 and Loop 12.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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ACA Healthcare Marketplace Enrollment Closes Friday

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:58


Friday is the last day to enroll for subsidized private coverage in 39 states served by the federal HealthCare.gov website.

Photo Credit: Healthcare.gov

Candidates Up Against the Last Day to File Monday

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:12


Monday is the last day for candidates to file for next year's election.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Watch: Large Fire Threatens Collin County Neighborhood

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:06


A large fire is threatening a neighborhood in the Collin County town of Lucas.

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