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Man at Texas Chick-fil-A Pays $1K to Treat Diners

nbcdfw.com — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. KRBC, the NBC affiliate in Abilene, reports that on Monday at 7 p.m. a man handed over the cash at a Chick-fil-A in Abilene.
Sep 17, 2014

Generosity and kindness - encouraging to see RT @ChickfilA: This takes #PayItForward to another level. Thanks, John! bit.ly/1u1MRHy

Sep 17, 2014

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Mesquite Pee Wee Football Trailer Stolen

nbcdfw.com — Police have recovered a trailer full of equipment belonging to the Mesquite Pee Wee Football Organization after it was stolen from the football coordinator's driveway. Rachael Carpenter said someone drove off with the truck and trailer of equipment that was parked in her driveway early Wednesday morning.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Police recover trailer full of equipment belonging to the Mesquite Pee Wee Football Organization @BiancaNBC5 reports: on.nbcdfw.com/3z8d8kU

Man Meets River Oaks Officers Who Saved Him

nbcdfw.com — Things could be much worse for a disabled man trapped inside his burning home in River Oaks Wednesday if it wasn't for three quick thinking River Oaks police officers. "They're heroes," John Sauer said through tears during a hospital interview. "I thank them, the fire was right at my feet.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @BenRussellNBC5: "Fire was at my feet. I could feel it when they got to me" - Man meets his rescuers on.nbcdfw.com/t7G54LK @NBCDFW pic.twitter.com/jcAwy7gLMJ

Teen Killer Not Competent For Trial: Attorney

nbcdfw.com — A Parker County teenager, who confessed to killing his mother and sister nearly two years ago, may not be competent to stand trial. Court documents filed in 415th District Court reveal that Jake Evans' attorneys want the court to determine if he is competent to stand trial and notified the court and prosecutors that attorneys will present evidence of Evans' insanity when the crimes took place.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: A Parker County teenager, who confessed to killing his mother and sister, may not be competent to stand trial: on.nbcdfw.com/qYUlb7h

Mark Cuban Assists, Scores in National Magazine

nbcdfw.com — Mark Cuban isn't good and sitting still. Or going stagnant. Or being quiet. Even though the Mavs are weeks from training camp, their owner is generating headlines. This time Cuban sat down for an in-depth interview with Men's Health magazine.

Dallas Man Charged With Killing 2, Including Wife

nbcdfw.com — A Dallas man initially charged in the fatal shooting of a passenger in his car has now been accused of killing his wife. Dallas County jail records show Ranji Charles was being held without bond Wednesday on a capital murder charge in the June 29 slaying of his spouse.
Sep 17, 2014

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Texas Man Held for Alleged Attempt to Swim to N. Korea

nbcdfw.com — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river to rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday. The man was apprehended Tuesday night while lying on a bank of the Han River in a restricted military area near the border, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to office policy.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: S. Korean guards arrested a Texas man they say attempted to swim across a river to N. Korea to meet Kim Jong Un on.nbcdfw.com/UnXahA1