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Lost Texas Dog Found 1,100 Miles Away In Indiana

nbcdfw.com — A dog that vanished from his Galveston yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away. Sixty-nine-year-old JoeAnn Navarro of Galveston says her two pit bulls apparently were stolen from her backyard in May.

Honoring Gay Marriages In Texas Could Cost Your Salary

nbcdfw.com — A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials. In Georgia, where lawmakers are considering a bill that critics fear could allow businesses to discriminate against gay customers, the former head of the country's largest Protestant denomination recently urged lawmakers to rein in "erotic liberty."
Jan 24, 2015

Texas lawmaker wants to strip the salaries of gov’t officials who issue or honor same-sex marriage licenses: nbcdfw.com/news/local/Hon…

Two-Alarm Fire Reported at Dallas Apartment Complex

nbcdfw.com — Dallas Fire Rescue crews are battling a two-alarm fire Friday evening at a south Oak Cliff apartment complex.
Jan 23, 2015

Two-Alarm Fire Reported at Dallas Apartment Complex | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth nbcdfw.com/news/local/Two…

Woman, 82, Mugged Outside North Dallas Grocery Store

nbcdfw.com — Dallas police are searching for suspects after two women were mugged in Dallas. Ann Etgen Atkinson, 82, stopped at the Tom Thumb on Northwest Highway and Central Expressway to pick up a few things Thursday afternoon. Atkinson said she purposely parked far away from the store to get some exercise.
Jan 23, 2015

UPDATE: Dallas police believe man who mugged 82yr old woman also targeted 3 other women this week nbcdfw.com/news/local/Wom…

Man Sells 'World's Largest BBQ Pit' on eBay

nbcdfw.com — They say everything is bigger in Texas, so, naturally, the proclaimed "world's largest barbecue pit" is being sold on eBay by a Brenham man. Terry Folsom listed "Undisputable Cuz," the 40-ton, 76-foot barbecue pit, on eBay for $350,000.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tops for Firearms Found by TSA in 2014

nbcdfw.com — The Transportation Security Administration found more firearms at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport's travel checkpoints than any other airport in the country according to the Department of Homeland Security. In 2014, the TSA screened more than 650 million passengers, and more than 2,200 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags.

Abraham Lincoln's Hair Up for Auction

nbcdfw.com — A lock of President Abraham Lincoln's hair will be for sale starting at $10,000 this weekend in Dallas. Greg Dow is selling his father's collection of Lincoln memorabilia at an auction Saturday. Among the items available is a fragment of an 1862 letter written by Lincoln that's addressed to a Baltimore, Maryland, attorney.
Jan 23, 2015

Got an extra $10,000 lying around? RT @NECN: Abraham Lincoln's hair up for auction. trib.al/4MKmhcc

Dozens of Dogs Possibly Stolen Out of Wise County

nbcdfw.com — People in Wise County are concerned after dozens of dogs began mysteriously disappearing from their owners recently. "I'm horrified," said Robin Lewis. That's the feeling Lewis and her family have felt since she lost her black lab named Jack from their Decatur home in December.
Jan 24, 2015

Dozens of Dogs Possibly Stolen Out of Wise County | NBC4 Washington nbcwashington.com/news/national-… via @nbcwashington

Jan 23, 2015

WTH? 40+ dogs apparently stolen from Texas county homes since November. bit.ly/1wtszm5

Prisoner Sues NFL Over Bryant Non-Catch

nbcdfw.com — Many Cowboys fans are having a hard time coping with the team's playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers, but one fan in particular is doing something about it. Dez Bryant's catch at the Green Bay 1 yard line on fourth down late in the fourth quarter put the Cowboys in position to take the lead in a game that sent the winner to the NFC Championship Game.
Jan 23, 2015

Best Story >> Inmate Pledges to Sue NFL for $88 Billion for "Gross Stupidity" After Cowboys' "Stolen" Victory nbcdfw.com/blogs/blue-sta…

Photographer Who Charged Extra for Album "Cover" Says She Did Nothing Wrong

nbcdfw.com — The Dallas wedding photographer who charged a newlywed couple for an album "cover" that was not mentioned in the original contract said she has done nothing "illegal, immoral, or unethical" and defended herself in a posting on her website Tuesday.
Jan 23, 2015

RT @NBCDFW: Photographer who charged extra for album "cover" says she did nothing wrong: on.nbcdfw.com/1Y1WhGw

Jan 22, 2015

RT @NBCDFW: Photographer who charged extra for album "cover" says she did nothing wrong: on.nbcdfw.com/1Y1WhGw

2 Nabbed in iPad Theft When Selfies Appear on Owner's iCloud

nbcdfw.com — Two men arrested in Houston are accused of stealing an iPad and using it to take selfies that they unknowingly uploaded to the owner's iCloud account. The men appeared in the photos displaying money they are also accused of taking from the victim. Investigators arrested the pair on theft charges late Wednesday.
Jan 23, 2015

2 men accused of stealing iPad unknowingly uploaded selfies to owner's iCloud. #Classic bit.ly/1CrerRu pic.twitter.com/FqH4zaz5mK

Jan 22, 2015

RT @kellygoffLA: Guy gets stuff stolen. Thieves take selfies. Selfies sync to victim's iCloud account. Oops. 4.nbcla.com/1BNpJ3o pic.twitter.com/GVrm7gnI6b

Jan 22, 2015

RT @NBCPhiladelphia: Robbers take incriminating #Selfie chewing on stolen cash... how cops found the pics --> on.nbc10.com/iV2e26x http:/…

NBC 5/KXAS-TV Hires Kris Gutierrez to Co-anchor NBC 5 News at 5 p.m.

nbcdfw.com — NBC 5 / KXAS-TV announced today that Kris Gutierrez will be joining the station to co-anchor NBC 5 News at 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning March 2015. Gutierrez will join co-anchor Deanna Dewberry and also report high-profile stories from the field.