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Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls "BS" on Politicians' Gun Stance

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:55


Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sophomore Emma Gonzales had a message for Donald Trump and for other politicians on their failure to enact sensible gun laws: "BS." Gonzales was one of several survivors...

Man Drives into 40 Foot Hole, Rescued by Firefighters

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:00


A man had to be rescued by firefighters after he drove into a fenced off utility hole in an Irving street.

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WATCH: 'Mr. GS' Goes for 3rd Giant Slalom Gold

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:23


There’s a reason they call Ted Ligety Mr. GS. He’s a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the giant slalom, and he’s won three world titles. If he’s going to wind up on the podium in Pyeongchang, this is the event...

Photo Credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
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Groups to Rally for Gun Control in Wake of Deadly Fla. Shooting

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:00


In the aftermath of the deadly Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, a gun control rally will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday outside of the Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.The protest, which aims...

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Teacher With Gun Could Have Stopped Fla. Shooter: Student

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:34


After a gunman stormed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida Wednesday and killed 17 people, a student who survived the massacre said suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz could have been stopped if...

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Pyeongchang by the Numbers: Chen Wows, a Snowboarder Stuns

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:28


Figure skater Nathan Chen finally demonstrated the brilliance his fans were waiting to see, Alpine skiing witnessed a stunning upset and South Koreans added to their gold medals.

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Mexican Officials' Helicopter Crashes; Kills 2 on Ground

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 07:10


Officials from the Mexican government and the state of Oaxaca were traveling to Pinotepa Nacional, the epicenter of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Mexico City and six other states, when their...

Photo Credit: Protección Civil de Oaxaca

Katie Uhlaender Emotional After Runs 1-2

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:53


NBC 5's Brian Curtis caught up with Katie Uhlaender after runs 1-2 in women's skeleton. Uhlaender was emotional after finishing 12th, going into the final two runs.

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FWPD Mental Health Unit Works to Prevent Next Mass Tragedy

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:49


A new unit from the Fort Worth Police Department is working to identify potential threats, to get those with mental illness the help they need and to help prevent the next mass tragedy.

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5 to Watch Saturday: Skeleton, Lots of Skiing Events and Speedskating

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:20


So far in these Pyeongchang Olympics, the United States snowboarders have led the way, netting four of America’s five gold medals. On Sunday, the skiers will try to catch up. Two events could provide a...
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Brian Curtis Makes a New Friend in Pyeongchang

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:26


I made a new friend at the Winter Olympics today, and I want you to meet him. His name is Ben Shapiro, and his story of survival is incredible.

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Dallas County Records 2 More Flu Deaths

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:18


Dallas County health officials confirmed two additional deaths Friday from flu-related illnesses.

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Mueller Names Social Media Accounts in Indictment

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:31


The comprehensive campaign detailed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the 37-page indictment revealed the extensive efforts made by 13 Russians and three Russian entities to undermine the U.S.

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Trump Meets With Injured Victims From Parkland Shooting

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:05


President Donald Trump on Friday met with injured victims and first responders following the Parkland shooting tragedy.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Fla. Shooting Suspect to Offer Guilty Plea to Avoid Death Penalty

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:37


Accused Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz will offer to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty and a lengthy trial, his defense attorneys said Friday.

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‘Information Warfare’: How Russians Interfered in 2016 Elect

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:30


The 13 Russians and three Russian entities mentioned in the indictment revealed Friday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller detailed the alleged strategies used for identity theft, Hillary Clinton impersonators and...

Photo Credit: AP/Gerald Herbert

Indictments Make TX Connections to Alleged Russian Meddling

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:30


A federal grand jury's indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian companies for alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election mentions several Texas connections.

'Black Panther' Draws Crowds, Hope on Opening Weekend

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:42


On its official opening day in North Texas, the Marvel film 'Black Panther' was booked back-to-back at theaters all over DFW, and tickets were still scarce.

Photo Credit: Bob Levey/Getty images for IMAX

Customers and Employees Remember Slain Plano Store Owner

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:42


Customers and store employees turned out Friday to remember Ahmed Omar, a convenience store owners who was killed on Valentine's Day. His killer has not been caught.

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