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Rain Floods Overpopulated Kennels in Erath County

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:13


The Erath County Humane Society says they're in crisis mode after overnight rains flooded the kennels and left them uninhabitable.

Photo Credit: Erath County Humane Society

95 MPH Winds Reported in DeSoto, 30 Homes Damaged

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:46


Thirty homes in DeSoto were damaged in a storm Tuesday morning that had over 85 mph winds.

Back to the Future? Ski Ballet Gets Its Moment Online

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:38


If you thought curling was an amusing Olympic sport, you probably haven’t seen ski ballet. Ski ballet, a hybrid of figure skating and gymnastics, made its Olympic debut as a demonstration sport at the Calgary...

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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40th Anniversary of Cowtown Marathon

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:17


This weekend commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Cowtown marathon.

Caraway's Calls For NRA to Move Part of Traction

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:05


The Dallas Morning News Columnist James Ragland talks about how Dwaine Caraway's calls for the NRA to move their meeting from Dallas reflects larger traction of demand for change in gun laws following the school...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Weather Leads to Big Delays at D/FW

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:58


Weather is leading to delays of up to two hours at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Tuesday, the FAA says.

Photo Credit: Rick Steinocher

Rangers Spring Training, Winter Olympics Collide

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:34


While the start of Spring Training has baseball fans everywhere rejoicing, most of the world remains fixed on South Korea and the 2018 Winter Olympics. Rangers' outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who grew up just...

EB 635 Closed at Garland Road After Crash

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:29


The eastbound lanes of Interstate 635 are closed at Garland Road Tuesday morning while crews work to remove two 18-wheelers involved in a major crash.

Photo Credit: Garland police
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Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:43


After spending the weekend criticizing his political opponents in a tweetstorm, President Donald Trump went on the offense again Tuesday — this time denying a sexual assault claim and attacking the "fake...

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Bumpy Brick Roads in Fort Worth Could Get Upgrades

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:05


Brick roadways could soon get a bit smoother if Fort Worth City Council votes to approve $389,715 for brick pavement rehabilitation.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Storms Damage Homes in Dallas, Johnson Counties

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:26


Storms early Tuesday destroyed a home where two women were staying and they were hospitalized for their injuries. The storm caused damage to several other homes and buildings in Johnson County, as well as...

'They Will Have to Shoot Me': Fla. Teacher Recalls Guarding Students

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:17


Mary Trizzino, a 65-year-old math teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had been trained how to secure her classroom during an active shooter situation. But when a gunman actually opened fire in...

Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, File
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2 Hurt After Powerful Storms Damage NTX Homes

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:22


Two people were rescued from storm debris and hospitalized after strong storms destroyed several homes in Johnson County, between Godley and Joshua.

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National Love Your Pet Day - The Pets of NBC 5 Today

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:54


Pet lovers everywhere are celebrating their pets, including owners on the NBC 5 Today team.

By the Numbers: Canadian Figure Skaters Make Olympic History

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:46


Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skated into Olympic history, the Shib Sibs added to their medal count and Team USA advanced in men's hockey. Here are the Pyeongchang Games by the numbers.

Photo Credit: 2018 The Associated Press
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Is a Bed in a Box Right For You?

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:32


Americans spend roughly a third of their lives in bed, so why not make the best of that rest? Those so-called “beds-in-a-box” are becoming more and more popular. Sales have nearly quadrupled since 2015.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

DeSoto Superintendent 'Relieved of Duties'

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 04:55


DeSoto Independent School District Superintendent Dr. David Harris has been "relieved" of his duties, effective immediately.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

5 to Watch Tue: Skiing, Skating & the Return of Red Gerard

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:19


From Lindsey Vonn to figure skating's "Cinderella story," big air snowboarding and lots of ice hockey, there should be no shortage of must-see action on Day 11 of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hopes to Resume Classes Feb. 27

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:18


Authorities in Florida say Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the scene of last week's deadly shooting rampage, will remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The statement released by Broward County Public...

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Neighbors: Concrete Plant Operations Keeping Them Awake

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:12


The sounds of concrete being mixed and made in the overnight hours is keeping people in a McKinney neighborhood near Highway 5 and Stewart Road up at night. Their complaints to the city, they say, haven’t...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

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