NBC 5 Investigates

  • Investigations

    Monday, May 23, 2016

    TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Highway Hazard

    TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Highway Hazard

    Across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, NBC 5 Investigates found places where concrete bridge supports sit in the open, unprotected, even though state and federal guidelines suggest guardrails should be installed to reduce the risk of a...

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Could New Door Hinges Save Lives in a Fire?

    Could New Door Hinges Save Lives in a Fire?

    Firefighters in Fort Worth are helping test a door hinge designed to automatically close a door in a fire.

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  • Investigations

    Sunday, Sep 13, 2015

    DFW HS Concussion Numbers Much Higher Than UIL State Sample

    DFW HS Concussion Numbers Much Higher Than UIL State Sample

    An NBC 5 investigation discovered how many student athletes have had concussions in North Texas, even though the state isn’t keeping a complete count.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Jan 11, 2016

    UIL Working on New System to Track Concussions

    UIL Working on New System to Track Concussions

    Local school district uses data to reduce concussions in high school football.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Dallas County Emergency Responders' Gas Cards Cut-Off

    Dallas County Emergency Responders' Gas Cards Cut-Off

    The people who run Dallas County learned the hard way what most people know -- if you don't pay your credit card bills, they'll get cut off.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    New Lifesaving Message From Nation's Top Fire Safety Groups

    New Lifesaving Message From Nation's Top Fire Safety Groups

    After an NBC 5 investigation, the National Fire Protection Association is adding an important safety message to educational materials that could save lives.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

    Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

    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.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    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.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

    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.

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