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Risky Crude Oil Rides the Rails in North Texas

Risky Crude Oil Rides the Rails in North Texas

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As many as four large Bakken crude oil shipments of a million gallons or more per week are going through Denton and Tarrant counties by train. Read More

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May 20, 2015 Share
Hundreds More Airport Badges Missing

Hundreds More Airport Badges Missing

New information in an ongoing NBC 5 investigation finds hundreds of additional airport security badges are missing. Read More

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May 19, 2015 Share
Little Known Costs of Your Pet's Microchip

Little Known Costs of Your Pet's Microchip

The major microchip companies have varying ongoing fees associated in addition to the initial registration fee. Consumers also fail to update contact information rendering the microchip useless. Read More

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May 19, 2015 Share
Palo Pinto Sheriff to Shut Down Planned Biker Rally

Palo Pinto Sheriff to Shut Down Planned Biker Rally

Law enforcement officers plan to close a road leading to a planned motorcycle club rally in Palo Pinto County this weekend "for public safety reasons," Sheriff Ira Mercer said Tuesday. Read More

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May 18, 2015 Share
Mantel Collapses Cause of Concern for Homeowners

Mantel Collapses Cause of Concern for Homeowners

Several Benbrook families are concerned after concrete mantels came crashing to the floor in two homes built by the same builder; one child injured. Read More

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May 14, 2015 Share
 NWS Fort Worth Understaffed in Storm Season

NWS Fort Worth Understaffed in Storm Season

NBC 5 Investigates recently discovered the National Weather Service office in Fort Worth is short-staffed this storm season. Read More

Calm Rooms
May 12, 2015 Share
TEA Reviews Calm Rooms After NBC 5 Investigation

TEA Reviews Calm Rooms After NBC 5 Investigation

NBC 5 Investigates has learned The Texas Education Agency is reviewing a 2012 recorded incident at a Plano elementary school where an 8-year-old autistic student was forcibly held in a so-called “calm room.” Read More

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May 11, 2015 Share
Free Apps Allow Consumers to Search Car Recall Info

Free Apps Allow Consumers to Search Car Recall Info

One in five vehicles in Texas has an open recall. New apps allow consumers easy access to that information at no cost. Read More

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May 8, 2015 Share
Consumer Calls Out Company's Customer Service

Consumer Calls Out Company's Customer Service

A customer who tries to cancel her decade-long Internet service provider says she’s stymied by bad customer service until she calls NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit. Read More

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May 8, 2015 Share
Warrants Issued for Fence Builder Over Dropped Jobs

Warrants Issued for Fence Builder Over Dropped Jobs

Lots of contractors ask for money upfront but be careful before you pay. One Cedar Hill man paid half up front for a fence that never happened. Read More

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Awards

2013

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

Use of Video
"Peter Hull"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, National

Emmy Award
General Assignment Report - No Time Limit
"Abusing The Badge"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Investigative Report - Series
"Driven to Distraction"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"Teaching Security"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"The $90,000,000 Test"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Health/Science - News Series
"Missed Opportunities"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Military - News Single Story/Feature
"Hasan Gets Paid"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Politics/Government - News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Feature News Report - Serious Feature
"Get Out Alive!"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

On-Camera Talent - Reporter - Consumer/Medical
"Deanna Dewberry"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

2012

Freedom of Information Award
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters

ΣΔΧ Award In Journalism

Investigative Reporting; Television
"Critical Delays: Dallas County's Response to the West Nile Epidemic"
Large Market (1-50) Society of Professional Journalists

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