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Grass Fire Engulfs Homes in Ellis County; Burn Ban Issued

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 16:34


At least three structures were damaged as a grass fire spread Tuesday afternoon in Ellis County.

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Dallas County Reports 3 More Flu Deaths Tuesday

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 16:04


Dallas County health officials confirmed three additional flu-related deaths Tuesday, raising the toll to 52 this season in Dallas County and 88 for all of North Texas.

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Church Gunman Pursuer Invited as Guest to State of the Union

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 15:26


One of the men who pursued the gunman after last year's deadly Texas church shooting will be a guest Tuesday at President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.

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Man in Fort Worth Viral Video Goes to Trial for Assault Citation

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 13:20


A North Texas case that made international headlines is back in the news. The neighbor of Jacqueline Craig—the Fort Worth mother whose arrest sparked outrage and elevated racial tensions across the community—was...

Gas Leak, Fire Reported Near AT&T Stadium

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 13:09


A gas leak that caught fire near AT&T Stadium in Arlington Tuesday morning is expected to keep a major roadway closed for several hours into the afternoon.

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4 New Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Collin County

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:53


The Collin County Health Department confirms Tuesday four additional flu-related deaths have been reported in the county.

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1 Hospitalized After Shooting in Dallas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:45


One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning following a shooting in Dallas, police say.

Will Trump's Speech Tackle the Russia Probe Head On?

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:29


President Donald Trump could make a case to the American people and Congress that it's time to close the Russia probe. Perhaps he'll ignore the issue. Presidents have addressed - or notably avoided - their...

Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty, Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty

Petition Seeks to Expand Food Stamp Benefits for Pet Food

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:38


A Mississippi man is petitioning the federal government to allow recipients of food stamps to use their benefits to purchase pet food.Edward B. Johnston Jr., 59, launched a Care2.com petition asking the

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Crews Battle Large Fire in Lewisville

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:26


Authorities in Denton County battled a large fire at a Lewisville apartment complex Tuesday morning.

Richard Engel Shares Heartbreaking Story of Son's Medical Journey

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:16


NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was with U.S. troops when his toddler's doctor told him the results of a genetic scan."'We found something. It’s very, very severe.

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Fire Watches, Warnings in Effect

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:11


Many counties in North Texas have fire weather warnings or watches in effect Tuesday as gusty winds and very low humidity are expected through the area.

Shooting in Fort Worth Leaves 1 Dead

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:26


A male was fatally shot in a Fort Worth neighborhood Tuesday morning, police say.

Mom's 911 Emergency Is No Food to Feed Her Kids

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:17


A desperate mother’s unusual 911 call led to a huge helping hand from a dispatcher and police in Camden County.The Camden, New Jersey mother of four called 911 back on Jan. 22.

D/FW Makes Top 10 List of TSA Gun Discoveries

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:17


The Transportation Security Administration says a record number of guns were found in carry-on bags at U.S. security checkpoints last year, and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport ranks near the top of...

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Nearly 80 Undocumented Immigrants Discovered Near Laredo

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:44


Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants, including 13 children traveling alone, were found inside a trailer of a big rig near Laredo, Texas, authorities said.

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Eggs, Chairs Fly During Massive Brawl at NJ Denny's

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:28


Police are looking for the brawlers involved in a wild melee in a New Jersey Denny's over the weekend that sent chairs crashing into plates of pancakes and diners ducking for cover. It's not clear what spurred

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Dow Drops 300 in a Second Day Sell-Off

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:04


U.S. stocks plunged Tuesday morning as the first major sell-off of the new year intensified for a second day.The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 300 points with UnitedHealth as the biggest decliner, CNBC...

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Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:43


Although her solar panels successfully sustained Hurricane María’s winds, Madeline Batista couldn’t turn on her lights, her refrigerator or other appliances that needed electricity.

Photo Credit: Photo by Leonardo Fabrizi Ríos Center for Investigative Journalism
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More Than 50,000 US Bridges Deemed 'Structurally Deficient'

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:02


Tens of thousands of bridges across the United States — enough to nearly stretch from New York City to Miami if laid end to end — have been deemed "structurally deficient," according to a new report.NBC...

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