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More School Districts with Concerns About DCS Bus Service

More School Districts with Concerns About DCS Bus Service

A staff shake-up continues inside troubled bus agency Dallas County Schools after an NBC 5 Investigation revealed bus drivers going unpunished for hundreds of violations, including running through red lights. Read More

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Dallas ISD School Board Researching Other Bus Options

Dallas ISD School Board Researching Other Bus Options

Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees members debated Thursday about what to do about troubled bus contractor, Dallas County Schools. Read More

Coppell ISD Says Dallas County Schools Too Cheap to Dump

Coppell ISD Says Dallas County Schools Too Cheap to Dump

Despite complaints, crashes and traffic violations, some suburban school districts continue to support the company providing busing services to many North Texas school districts. Read More

School Bus Drivers Still Behind the Wheel Despite Complaints

School Bus Drivers Still Behind the Wheel Despite Complaints

Records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show some bus drivers for Dallas County Schools remain employed after receiving at least a dozen or more complaints of reckless driving or speeding in less than two years. Read More

Airport Security
Monday, Nov 21, 2016
Some TSA PreCheck Passengers Not as 'Trusted'

Some TSA PreCheck Passengers Not as 'Trusted'

An NBC 5 investigation found some people allowed to use airport PreCheck lanes may not be quite as trusted as others. Read More

Dallas ISD to Consider Options if DCS Fails to Improve

Dallas ISD to Consider Options if DCS Fails to Improve

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa spoke in a rare one-on-one interview with NBC 5 Investigates Thursday about the issues they’ve been having with Dallas County Schools. Read More

DCS Buses So Late, Some Dallas Kids Miss Breakfast

DCS Buses So Late, Some Dallas Kids Miss Breakfast

Parents in Dallas and some local suburbs are fed up with Dallas County Schools buses running late or not showing up at all. An NBC 5 investigation found the problems are bigger than just students missing class. Read More

DCS Bus Driver Arrest Exposes Background Check 'Failures'

DCS Bus Driver Arrest Exposes Background Check 'Failures'

NBC 5 Investigates has learned a Dallas County Schools bus driver stopped for speeding in a school bus, while driving through a school zone, was arrested on outstanding warrants. Read More

DCS Bus Crashes Up 103 Percent in One Year

DCS Bus Crashes Up 103 Percent in One Year

New records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show a 103-percent increase in crashes reported to the state involving buses with Dallas County Schools in just one year. Read More

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating Dallas County Schools

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating Dallas County Schools

NBC 5 Investigates Dallas County Schools, the busing agency for the Dallas Independent School District and 10 other school districts in North Texas

Awards

2015

Lone Star Emmy Awards, Lone Star Chapter
Investigative Report Single Story: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Military: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Education/Schools: “The Texas High School Helmet Tracker”

The RTDNA Gannett Foundation
Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Fire in the Attic"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Multimedia Project,
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Best Investigation, Broadcast Large Market
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

Texas AP Broadcasters Award: Best Investigation
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

See all awards won by NBC 5 Investigates here.

 

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