NBC 5 Investigates

  • Investigations

    Sep 28, 2014

    Stop Arm Tickets Dismissed as Drivers Fight System

    Stop Arm Tickets Dismissed as Drivers Fight System

    NBC 5 Investigates found thousands of tickets issued for school bus stop arm violations in Dallas County are being dismissed while costs off the program have risen to $75 million.

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  • Investigations

    Sep 24, 2014

    Odometer Fraud Could Lead to Stiff Penalties

    Odometer Fraud Could Lead to Stiff Penalties

    NBC 5 investigates odometer fraud. Now one seller is facing a $52,000 fine while a division of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wants to change the law so it can take a tougher stance against some suspected violators.

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  • Investigations

    Sep 17, 2014

    Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

    Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

    Laundry detergent overload can lead to costly consequences. Experts say using too much detergent can do more harm than good.

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  • Investigations

    Sep 15, 2014

    Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

    Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

    Northwest High School is replacing 100 helmets after an NBC 5 investigation revealed some freshman and JV players were wearing helmets rated only 1-star in a Virginia Tech study.

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  • Investigations

    Sep 10, 2014

    Little-Known Law Protects Renters' Security Deposits

    Little-Known Law Protects Renters' Security Deposits

    A state law makes a landlord liable for three times the security deposit plus $100 and attorney’s fees if the landlord neither returns the tenant’s security deposit nor gives the tenant a written itemized list of damages within 30...

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  • Investigations

    Sep 9, 2014

    NBC 5 Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at FWISD

    NBC 5 Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at FWISD

    The Fort Worth Independent School District has pulled and is replacing football helmets after an NBC 5 Investigation raised questions about the safety of older helmets still being used at schools in North Texas.

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  • Investigations

    Sep 4, 2014

    Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at Local School

    Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at Local School

    A monthlong NBC 5 Investigation found some local high school football teams are using helmets that earned poor ratings in a groundbreaking helmet safety study at Virginia Tech University.

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  • Investigations

    Aug 28, 2014

    Report: Did Dallas Co. Fail to Notify People Exposed to HIV?

    Report: Did Dallas Co. Fail to Notify People Exposed to HIV?

    A state report obtained by NBC 5 Investigates questions whether the Dallas County Health Department failed to notify people who may have been exposed to HIV. Those concerns were identified by state officials who found Dallas County...

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  • Investigations

    Aug 25, 2014

    Number of Texas Parents Saying "No" to Vaccines Rising

    Number of Texas Parents Saying

    As kids head back to school, NBC 5 Investigates found three times as many parents are saying "no" to vaccines compared to just five years ago and in some parts of the metroplex, the rate is even higher.

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  • Investigations

    Jul 30, 2014

    Homeowner’s Foundation to be Repaired After Years of Denials

    Homeowner’s Foundation to be Repaired After Years of Denials

    A family in Anna will finally have their home’s foundation repaired after NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit began investigating their denied claims on their behalf.

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