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Human Bones Found on DFW Airport Property Identified

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:40


Skeletal remains found in January on DFW Airport property have been identified as a 48-year-old man, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office.

Photo Credit: Frank Heinz, NBC 5 News

Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County, 1st in Years

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:00


Health officials in Tarrant County say a person has tested positive for measles — the first case in the county in four years.

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Dollar General Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Over Health Risk

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:21


Kingston Pharma is recalling bottles of children's cough syrup sold at Dollar General stores nationwide over concerns that the medicine could make babies sick.The Food and Drug Administration announced...

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Run With Pups: Dallas Animal Services Launch New Program

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:29


Looking for a way to volunteer and exercise all at the same time? Dallas Animal Services is looking for volunteers who can take a shelter dog on a run.

Photo Credit: Dallas Animal Services

Students Reading to Help Others Have Food to Eat

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:25


Some second graders in Garland have read thousands of books in the past few months — all with a very specific goal in mind: helping others.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Cancer Fighter Sadie Keller Meets Vice President Pence

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:59


Sadie Keller, who beat leukemia two years ago and now fights for other children with cancer, met with Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday. The Trump administration has pledged to step up childhood cancer...

Young US Citizen Detained at Border Gave 'Inconsistent Info,' CBP Says

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:46


U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are defending the decision to detain a 9-year-old girl for more than 30 hours as they worked to verify her identification.Thelma Galaxia said her friend, Michelle...
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NB Lanes of Dallas North Tollway Closed After Crash

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:01


A crash has closed northbound lanes of the Dallas North Tollway at Windhaven Parkway in Plano Thursday morning, officials said.

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'Big Breakfast' to Help Serve, Mentor Dallas Students

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:56


In December 2017, a Dallas middle school put out a call for ‘volunteer Dads’ to help mentor young students in need of guidance as part of a Breakfast with Dads event. The goal was to get 50.

Photo Credit: Dallas ISD

3 Arrested After Chase in Fort Worth: PD

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:41


A chase ended in the arrest of three people suspected of aggravated robberies Wednesday night in Fort Worth, police said.

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3 Tarrant Co. Cities Find Solution for Tricky Intersection

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:30


Traffic at the intersection of Heritage Avenue and Cheek Sparger Road has increased exponentially. It is the point where Bedford, Colleyville and Euless meet and no one city controls the entire intersection.

Photo Credit: NBC 5
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TMSG: 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur Runs Online Business

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:25


A 3rd grader at South Ridge Elementary School in the Lewisville Independent School District is already an entrepreneur. Erin Malone runs Essentials From Erin, an online accessories business.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:43


Technology that could silence illegal scam and spam robocallers has passed a major test, and is now just months away from arriving on your phone.On Wednesday, AT&T and Comcast announced they had completed the...

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Cal Football Players, Coaches Accused of Sexual Harassment

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:32


A former UC Berkeley student is accusing members of the university’s football team and coaching staff of sexual harassment.Paige Cornelius posted the detailed accusations on her Facebook page Wednesday, saying...

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Porch Pirates 'Tailgate' Food Delivery Services to Steal Packages

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:28


As food delivery services grow more popular across North Texas, a Dallas man is warning others after he said it played a role in recent porch thefts.

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Talk About a BIG Surprise... A Steer Walks Into a Pet Store

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:17


Workers at a Petco store in Atascocita Texas got quite the surprise when an African Watusi Steer walked right through the front door.  The rancher, who owns Oliver the steer, simply wanted to test...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

In Tarrant County's 'Vet Pod,' Veterans Serve Their Time

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:35


A special section of the Tarrant County Jail known as the “vet pod” holds a unique group of inmates – veterans who once served their country and are now serving their time.

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Much Needed Addition Coming to Fort Worth's Las Vegas Trail

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:16


An under served portion of far west Fort Worth is getting a much needed addition. The area known as the Las Vegas Trail was introduced to it's new community center today. That center will be located in what...

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Texas House Votes to Rename Part of North Central Expressway in Richardson

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:27


The Texas House on Wednesday gave initial approval for naming the part of the North Central Expressway that runs through Richardson after officer David Sherrard, who last year became the police department's...

Man Sentenced to Life After Continuous Sexual Abuse of Child

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:19


A Royce City man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child last month.

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