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The National Weather Service canceled a heat advisory for North Texas on Thursday, but MedStar says it still responded to more than five heat-related emergency calls.Photo Credit: Getty Images Read More...
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Dallas/Ft. Worth News
Cook Children's Medical Center is hoping the recent deaths of three toddlers will spark other parents and caregivers to add extra layers of safety to make sure other families don't face tragedy.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News Read More...
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Dallas/Ft. Worth News
Multiple neighbors on the Hickory Creek side of Lake Lewisville say they have spotted a 4-to-6-foot alligator along the shallows, and they're not okay with it. Read More...
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Dallas/Ft. Worth News
As the number of cases of cyclosporiasis grow in North Texas, health officials are working to find the cause.Photo Credit: Getty Images Read More...
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Dallas/Ft. Worth News
On a hot summer day in July, the border between Texas and Mexico is as dangerous as ever. Still, it's heavily trafficked by illegal migrants.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News Read More...
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Dallas/Ft. Worth News

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DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- A psychiatrist who was grazed by gunfire from a patient at a suburban Philadelphia hospital Thursday helped stop the gunman by apparently using his own weapon to shoot and wound him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.... Read More...
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FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.... Read More...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.... Read More...
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CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) -- Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popular campground, ripping awnings from trailers and flipping RVs on their sides.... Read More...
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PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) -- A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off American Samoa.... Read More...
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