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Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

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Documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates detail how the Texas National Guard has spent $62 million, and counting, on a mission to help secure the Texas/Mexico border. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 Share
Some Crossing Border Escape While Texas Guard Waits on Feds

Some Crossing Border Escape While Texas Guard Waits on Feds

Records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates suggest some illegal border crossers escape capture because of a lack of coordination between the Texas National Guard and the U.S. Border Patrol. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 Share
D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport leaders said Thursday they were confident the airport has enough police officers to protect the public, despite airport staffing documents describing police staffing “insufficient” to deal with threats. Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 Share
D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered staffing records at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that detail concerns about a shortage of uniformed officers to deter threats in the most public areas of the airport. Read More

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Monday, Mar 21, 2016 Share
Some Dallas Schools Skipped Security Drills

Some Dallas Schools Skipped Security Drills

Some schools in the Dallas Independent School District continue to skip security drills despite past promises to do better, district records show. Read More

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Friday, Mar 18, 2016 Share
OSHA Fines Fort Worth Zoo After Elephant Injures Zookeeper

OSHA Fines Fort Worth Zoo After Elephant Injures Zookeeper

The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the Fort Worth Zoo for failing to keep a zookeeper safe. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 Share
Zookeeper Injured by Elephant Calf at Fort Worth Zoo

Zookeeper Injured by Elephant Calf at Fort Worth Zoo

An elephant calf injured a Fort Worth zookeeper in September. The incident has never been made public until now. Read More

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Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 Share
Thousands of Flights Violate Love Field Noise Reduction Program

Thousands of Flights Violate Love Field Noise Reduction Program

An NBC 5 investigation found thousands of flights in violation of airport guidelines designed to reduce noise at Dallas Love Field. Read More

Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug
Monday, Feb 22, 2016 Share
Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been making headlines, but a woman recently bitten by a Kissing Bug spurs a warning for another tropical disease now being found in North Texas. Read More

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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 Share
DFW Leads Nation in Cargo Thefts: NBC 5 Investigates

DFW Leads Nation in Cargo Thefts: NBC 5 Investigates

Investigators agreed to give NBC 5 Investigates access to photos and videos showing the scale of these crimes and how they costly they can be. And why police in Texas are struggling to keep up. Read More

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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