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Inspection Records at Six Flags Raise Questions

Inspection Records at Six Flags Raise Questions

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Inspection records for amusement rides at Six Flags over Texas raise questions about transparency and the laws that govern inspections. One year after the death of a park patron, legislators have done nothing to change the process... Read More

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Jul 10, 2014 Share
 Texas Giant Test Seat Delivered, Not Used Until After Fatality

Texas Giant Test Seat Delivered, Not Used Until After Fatality

Lawyer for the family of the woman who died last year on the Texas Giant say Six Over Texas had a test seat in its possession for years before the fatal accident. Six Flags says ride operators ensure safety. Read More

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Jul 9, 2014 Share
Wedding Planner Woes

Wedding Planner Woes

Two brides say their wedding planner took their money and didn't deliver. NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit finds out why and has the questions to ask before you hire a planner. Read More

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Jul 2, 2014 Share
Diabetic Alert Dogs: Expensive Pet or Service Dog?

Diabetic Alert Dogs: Expensive Pet or Service Dog?

Several North Texas families say the service dogs they got from an out-of-state nonprofit are nothing more than expensive house pets. Read More

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Jun 30, 2014 Share
Dallas Co. Health Addresses Federal Probe

Dallas Co. Health Addresses Federal Probe

Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zach Thompson held a news conference Monday morning, refuting previous reports that his department was under federal investigation. Read More

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Jun 11, 2014 Share
Updated: Dallas County Health Department's Use of Ryan White/AIDS Funds

Updated: Dallas County Health Department's Use of Ryan White/AIDS Funds

On June 12, NBC 5 Investigates learned of a federal investigation into the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department's use of Ryan White Funds. On June 30 a federal agency admitted its information was in error. Read More

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Jun 10, 2014 Share
Dallas Co. Health Director Dodges Questions Amid Investigation

Dallas Co. Health Director Dodges Questions Amid Investigation

Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson refused to answer questions about a criminal investigation into his department one day after NBC 5 Investigates revealed Dallas County Health and Human Services had... Read More

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Dallas Co. Health Dept Investigated Over False Records

Dallas Co. Health Dept Investigated Over False Records

The Dallas County District Attorney's Office has launched a criminal investigation in a case that raises questions about an office that handles some of the most sensitive information imaginable — the identities of people... Read More

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Jun 5, 2014 Share
George Strait Fans Duped Into Buying Fake Tickets

George Strait Fans Duped Into Buying Fake Tickets

Experts say beware of fake tickets for George’s Strait’s farewell show, one of the hottest concerts of the year. Read More

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May 29, 2014 Share
Academy Investigation Casts Doubt on Sheriff’s Statements

Academy Investigation Casts Doubt on Sheriff’s Statements

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement has found nothing to support Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez’s claim that test scores at the department’s training academy were poor due to cadets purposefully failing an state exam. Read More

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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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