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FWPD Seizes Hundreds of Machines in Game Room Crackdown

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 22:58


Fort Worth police are cracking down on illegal game rooms, and they're ramping up their efforts after robbers opened fire in a game room last week, injuring one person.

Photo Credit: Alice Barr, NBC 5 News

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 22:40


The White House has shown support Monday towards efforts to improve background checks for gun purchases since the gun debate was sparked after the deadly Florida high school shooting that left 17 students...

Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, File

Early Voting Gets Underway for March 6 Primary Election

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:28


Early voting begins Tuesday for the Texas primary elections, including several high-profile local and statewide races.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Irving PD Listens to Barbers to Improve Community Relations

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:40


Four times a year, the Irving Police Department holds a roundtable with local barbers, using their access to a community at times left out of the policing discussion, to improve community-police relations.

1 Dead in Denton Police Officer-Involved Shooting: PD

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


Breaking news from NBC 5. Denton police say a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Monday evening.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Bones Found Off Cape Cod May Belong to Legendary Pirate Black Sam Bellamy

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:16


An investigative team conducting DNA analysis on recently-discovered human remains believes they could belong to a legendary pirate captain.The bones were found aboard the historic Whydah Gally, a pirate ship...

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston

Black Travel Guide Was Powerful Tool for Women Entrepreneurs

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:55


Alberta Ellis ran a hotel in the 1950s that served African Americans who had nowhere else to go. She knew what it was like to be turned away because of the color of your skin.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Calvin/NBC
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Several Days of Rain Ahead for North Texas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:50


Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are in the forecast for the next several days in North Texas.
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Savior to the Rescue for Irving Slave Cemetery

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:41


Volunteers have fought for decades to maintain an Irving slave cemetery and were thrilled to learn that shipping company FedEx has adopted it.

UNT Staffer Under Fire for 'Reverse Racism' Comment

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


An employee at the University of North Texas raised eyebrows with her response to a student petition to name a campus building after a woman or person of color.

Fatal Crash Closes Ramp to 121/360 in Grapevine

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:15


Breaking news from NBC 5.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Infant Brains May Hold Key to Diagnosing Autism Early

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:10


Early diagnosis is essential when it comes to autism. Researchers say studying babies’ brains may be a critical part of unlocking some of the mystery behind the condition. It could help researchers...

One-on-One: Valdez Hopes Experience Trumps Fundraising

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:04


In a one-on-one interview, gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez (D) acknowledges her campaign has taken a little time to get going but says there is "excitement and energy" everywhere she goes.

UNT Cheerleader Warns Young Athletes to Get Heart Screenings

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:04


A routine checkup led to an eye-opening diagnosis of a rare heart defect for a University of North Texas cheerleader. 20-year-old Skyler Sanders was diagnosed with Atrial Septic Defect (ASD) while she was still...

Federal Prison Guards Sound Alarm on Understaffing

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:57


Understaffing is such a problem at the Federal Medical Center, Carswell, in Fort Worth that doctors and teachers are being pulled from their jobs to fill guard posts, union leaders say.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

10 Winter Olympics Moments You Should Never Try at Home

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:52


The Winter Olympics is full of moments that one should really not try at home.
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The Origins of the Winter Olympics' Craziest Sports

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:54


The Winter Olympics are undeniably cool, but some of the sports can seem absolutely crazy, making you wonder whose bright idea it was to first hurtle down a nearly mile-long tube of ice (bobsled, skeleton, luge)...

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Grapevine La Madeleine Wallet Theft

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:26


A man was caught stealing credit cards to make fraud purchases on Friday around noon at La Madeleine in Grapevine.

Financial Benefits of Getting Married

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:14


Consumer Reports looks at what you need to know financially before tying the knot.

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Planting Indoor Tomatoes Pre-Spring

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:03


Texas Plant Guy Daniel Cunningham is here with his tips on planting tomato seeds just in time for spring.

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