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TX Sen. Wants Action Over Fatal Crashes, Missing Guardrails

TX Sen. Wants Action Over Fatal Crashes, Missing Guardrails

A Texas state senator is calling for action after an NBC 5 investigation discovered deadly crashes happening in places where TxDOT says guardrails should be present. Read More

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Investigations
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016
State Senators Question Pricey School Bus Camera Program

State Senators Question Pricey School Bus Camera Program

Some Texas state senators have tough questions for the man in charge of Dallas County Schools. At issue? How the district spent millions of your money on a pricey school bus camera program. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 1, 2016
Soldiers Question Army's Handling of Dallas Attack Gunman

Soldiers Question Army's Handling of Dallas Attack Gunman

Two Army soldiers who served with the gunman who attacked police officers in downtown Dallas believe the Army should investigate the bizarre incident that resulted in Johnson's removal from combat. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Dallas Gunman Hid Women's Underwear, Explosive in Barracks

Dallas Gunman Hid Women's Underwear, Explosive in Barracks

The U.S. Army released a report Friday evening detailing a 2014 investigation into Micah Xavier Johnson, the gunman who attacked Dallas Police on July 7, killing five officers. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
Paramedics Consider Wearing Body Armor During Mass Shootings

Paramedics Consider Wearing Body Armor During Mass Shootings

The night of the shooting, 12 Dallas police and Dart Police officers where shot. Ten of them were transported in police cars and only two of them went to the hospital by ambulance. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 15, 2016
Huey Newton Gun Club Says Dallas Gunman Not a Member

Huey Newton Gun Club Says Dallas Gunman Not a Member

In an interview with NBC 5 Investigates, the head of Dallas' Huey P. Newton Gun Club says the gunman who ambushed and killed five Dallas police officers following a peaceful protest was not a member of their group despite... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
El Centro Police Chief Describes Gun Battle Inside College

El Centro Police Chief Describes Gun Battle Inside College

El Centro's Police Chief Joseph Hannigan says his officers continued to fight despite their injuries. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jul 11, 2016
New Information on Explosives Found in Gunman's Home

New Information on Explosives Found in Gunman's Home

At a news conference Monday, Dallas Police Chief David Brown described what he called a large stockpile of bomb making materials found during a search of Micah Xavier Johnson's home. Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016
New Details on How Gunman Planned, Trained for Attack

New Details on How Gunman Planned, Trained for Attack

A law enforcement source tells NBC 5 Investigates, during Thursday’s standoff, Johnson shared police conspiracy theories and said he wanted nothing to do with white officers. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 8, 2016
Lone Gunman Laughed, Sang During Standoff: Sources

Lone Gunman Laughed, Sang During Standoff: Sources

A North Texas Army veteran has been identified as a gunman responsible for the deadly sniper attacks that killed five police officers and injured seven others after a protest in Dallas, according to authorities. 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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