Most talked about NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth stories

Pool Time: Dallas Man Grateful He Took Plunge

nbcdfw.com — Temperatures were below freezing Thanksgiving Day last year, but they were soon to be above average for Danny Doyle. He was home in Dallas, in bed and watching the news on NBC 5. "You guys made an announcement about a turkey swim at SMU," recalled 46-year-old Doyle.

Holiday Shopping Secrets Could Save Time and Money

nbcdfw.com — There are 27 shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas day. And while there are great bargains Black Friday weekend, other deals may be worth the wait. The NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Team combed through Thanksgiving and Black Friday ads, and we talked to experts to come up with shopping secrets to save you time and money.

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Texas Congressman Frustrated by WTU Complaints Highlighted in NBC 5 Investigation

nbcdfw.com — An NBC 5 Investigation found hundreds of injured soldiers have complained of mistreatment, harassment and verbal abuse inside the Army's Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) that were designed to help active duty soldiers heal. Republican Congressman Michael Burgess says he's frustrated to see the hundreds active soldiers complain of harassment and abuse at the Army's WTU.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Congressman frustrated to see hundreds of soldiers complain of harassment, abuse at Army's Warrior Transition Unit: on.nbcdfw.com/hAV2a90

Whole Foods Recalls Vegan Pumpkin Pies

nbcdfw.com — Whole Foods Markets is recalling vegan pumpkin pies produced and sold in its Southwest region because they contained undeclared walnuts.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Whole Foods Markets is recalling vegan pumpkin pies produced and sold in its stores in Texas: on.nbcdfw.com/ReUWEtg

Protesters Block I-35E in Downtown Dallas

nbcdfw.com — Dozens of people protesting the decision by a grand jury in Missouri not to indict a police officer involved in a deadly shooting walked onto Interstate 35E in Downtown Dallas on Tuesday. The group stood on the southbound I-35E overpass above Dealey Plaza at about 9:30 p.m. as cars attempted to pass by.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Live Video: Protesters block I-35E in Downtown Dallas in response to #Ferguson grand jury case on.nbcdfw.com/p8dPpI0 pic.twitter.com/qlJGK6G5UI

Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Update: I-35E blocked by protesters near Dealey Plaza in Downtown Dallas: on.nbcdfw.com/9tbcbOE #Ferguson

Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Live Video: I-35 is set to reopen any moment, and we're continuing to follow the protesters in Downtown Dallas: on.nbcdfw.com/FfBSyXE

Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Dallas PD apparently arresting protesters who refused to leave I-35E (Image via @AmesChopper5) on.nbcdfw.com/xcXG5nj pic.twitter.com/TegiKUAPbK

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Police Investigating Crash in Lewisville

nbcdfw.com — Live video from Chopper 5 will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black -- this is normal and the video should return soon. Lewisville police are investigating crash that happened right before 1 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. From Chopper 5 you can see several vehicles involved in the wreck.

18-Wheeler Wreck Blocks Westbound I-635

nbcdfw.com — A wreck involving an 18-wheeler is slowing traffic for commuters near the Galleria Dallas Wednesday morning. Police said three lanes of westbound Interstate 635 are closed near the Dallas North Tollway. Authorities said the truck's fuel tank ruptured and spilled fuel onto the road. Hazmat crews headed to the wreck to clean the spill.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: #BREAKING 3 lanes of westbound I-635 are closed near Dallas North Tollway after an 18-wheeler wreck, police say on.nbcdfw.com/TFF3bGv

Ohio Bridal Shop Denies Amber Vinson Refund

nbcdfw.com — A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store claims the reimbursements aren't feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business. Amber Vinson's Dallas attorney asked that Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal refund $480 in dress payments by several of Vinson's bridesmaids, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.
Nov 25, 2014

Ohio Bridal Shop Denies Amber Vinson Refund | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth nbcdfw.com/news/local/Ohi… via @nbcdfw

Police Pursuit Ends in Dallas Multi-Vehicle Crash

nbcdfw.com — A police pursuit that began Tuesday in Mesquite ended at an East Dallas neighborhood in a violent crash involving at least seven vehicles.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: Police pursuit ends in violent crash involving at least 7 vehicles tonight in East Dallas: on.nbcdfw.com/g9leY8u Latest on NBC 5 News at 10

Houston-Area Family Rescues Dog with Jug on Head

nbcdfw.com — A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued -- and freed from his headpiece. A Houston-area family says they saw the dog around the property for weeks. The jug, which was open on both ends, was part of a pet feeder in Audra Bohannon's barn.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @NBCDFW: A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued -- and freed from his headpiece: on.nbcdfw.com/3FvTbO4

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Injured Soldiers Question Training of WTU Leaders

nbcdfw.com — NBC 5 Investigates found hundreds of injured soldiers complain of harassment and verbal abuse inside the Army's Warrior Transition Unit's (WTUs) that were designed to help active duty soldiers heal. See more on this story here. Now, more questions have surfaced about how the Army chooses WTU commanders and how much training they're receiving to care for injured soldiers.

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises: Hundreds of Soldiers Allege Mistreatment at Army Warrior Transition Units

nbcdfw.com — NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of America's active duty soldiers have complained about harassment, verbal abuse and mistreatment at the Army's Warrior Transition Units that were designed to help the injured heal.
Nov 24, 2014

Great piece from @NBCDFWScott in #Dallas - Hundreds of Soldiers Allege Mistreatment at Army Warrior Transition Units bit.ly/11QKZGt

Nov 24, 2014

#InjuredHeroes NBC5 Investigates joins @dallasnews to investigate alleged mistreatment by Army Commanders on.nbcdfw.com/p0luemH

Nov 24, 2014

Hundreds of Soldiers Allege Mistreatment at Army Warrior Transition Units | NBC 5 nbcdfw.com/investigations… @nbcdfw @dallasnews

Fort Worth Transit Ending Free Rides for Homeless

nbcdfw.com — The Fort Worth Transportation Authority said it's planning to end free and reduced-cost bus rides for the homeless in October 2015. Last year, the transit agency spent about $300,000 on the Fare Aid program, providing the free and marked-down bus passes to about 140 are agencies, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.