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Attorney General Ken Paxton to Be Arraigned Thursday

nbcdfw.com — Attorney General Ken Paxton will be arraigned in Fort Worth Thursday. Paxton is set to appear in front of Tarrant County Judge George Gallagher at 10 a.m. The judge denied Paxton's request to skip his arraignment. Paxton has been indicted on three charges.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @NBCDFW: Attorney General Ken Paxton will be arraigned in Fort Worth Thursday: on.nbcdfw.com/YO6ReFx

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Teen Killed, Another Saved from Burning SUV in Plano

nbcdfw.com — A teen was killed and another saved from a burning vehicle that crashed in Plano early Sunday. The driver of a 2002 Chevy Tahoe was traveling northbound on Preston Road in the right lane when Plano police said he lost control and struck a traffic signal pole and caught fire at Tennyson Parkway.
Jul 27, 2015

Vigil planned tonight for Plano teen killed in crash. "He was just destined for great things," father says. nbcdfw.com/news/local/1-D…

Plano Police Hunt for Burglars Who Busted in Back Door

nbcdfw.com — Police are investigating a burglary in a Plano neighborhood. Officer said it happened Friday evening in the 4000 block of Wind Dance Circle. A pair of suspected burglars on seen on surveillance camera forcing their way in the back door of the home.

North Texas Clerks Prepare for Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

nbcdfw.com — With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected as early as Thursday, county clerks in North Texas are making early preparations for the possibility of issuing marriage licenses. In Dallas County, hours will be extended at the downtown county clerk's office, and there will be extra staff on hand if the court decides states cannot ban same-sex marriage.

Major Traffic Delays Due to FM 2499 Closure

nbcdfw.com — Anyone who was close to Lakeside Parkway and Texas State 121 in Flower Mound spent time in traffic Friday. Farm-to-Market Road 2499 between Grapevine and Flower Mound remains closed to traffic in both directions from Lakeside Parkway to Grapevine Mills Boulevard due to high water in Denton Creek.
Jun 19, 2015

Dallas area's flood woes persist @NBCDFW: "Major traffic delays due to FM 2499 closure: on.nbcdfw.com/91bmyaq pic.twitter.com/00IcyV6uwn

One-on-One With Governor Greg Abbott

nbcdfw.com — It has been six months since Gov. Greg Abbott took office, and now he is discussing the successes and failures of the recently ended legislative session. "It was exactly what I though it would be, and I am very excited about the results," said Abbott. He added, "We needed to secure the border.

Texas First Lady Surveys Van Tornado Damage

nbcdfw.com — Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott traveled to Van on Wednesday to be briefed on tornado recovery efforts. "I have to tell you when I drove up here, it's overwhelming, the devastation," said Abbott. "I cannot even imagine this being your community and to see the devastation."

Senate Passes Sales Tax-Free Weekend for Gun Purchases

nbcdfw.com — The Texas Senate has approved a plan that would allow shoppers to buy guns, ammunition and hunting supplies without having to pay sales taxes during the last weekend in August. The state already designates annual sales tax-free weekends for the purchase of some school supplies and energy-efficient appliances. Sen.

Retired Officer Joins Push to Decriminalize Marijuana in Texas

May 12, 2015

RT @NBCDFW: Legalizing marijuana in TX might be a longshot, but a bill moving through the state legislature has an unlikely ally: on.nbcdfw.com/1RlOCA8

Stolen Corvette Returned After 42 Years

nbcdfw.com — We all love a good love story and this, between a man and a car he shared with his wife, has an improbably happy ending 42 years in the making. Paul Jones saved up his money in college and bought the beautiful '67 Corvette Stingray.
May 08, 2015

RT @Deanna_Dewberry: Such an awesome story at 5 by @JulieFineNBC5 on a man whose stolen corvette was returned after 40 years! nbcdfw.com/news/local/Sto…

May 08, 2015

Such an awesome story at 5 by @JulieFineNBC5 on a man whose stolen corvette was returned after 40 years! nbcdfw.com/news/local/Sto…

May 08, 2015

RT @Deanna_Dewberry: Such an awesome story at 5 by @JulieFineNBC5 on a man whose stolen corvette was returned after 40 years! nbcdfw.com/news/local/Sto…

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Aug 28, 2015

10 years since Katrina. Still hard to believe . Spent 4 of the best years of my life in New Orleans . It truly is an amazing city

Aug 27, 2015

Any day around @PhilArcher_KPRC is a great one! Come back and see us soon

Aug 27, 2015

At 4- why Attorney General Ken Paxton wants court proceedings moved back to Collin County @NBCDFW

Aug 27, 2015

RT @ScottGordonNBC5: Confusion on Ken Paxton's legal team after his lead attorney Joe Kendell abruptly quit today. @NBCDFW


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