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Capitol Hill Takes Up Airport Security After DFW Breach

Capitol Hill Takes Up Airport Security After DFW Breach

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Tough questions about airport security on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Just days after a security breach at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Peter Neffenger, the director of the Transportation Security Administration testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee.

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Jul 29, 2015 Share
Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke

Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke"

A day after the tragic death of a young giraffe, NBC 5 Investigates is looking into the safety record at the Dallas Zoo where officials say a fluke accident, not a zookeepers mistake, led to the death of the beloved creature. Read More

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Jul 29, 2015 Share
TSA Administrator Grilled Over D/FW Security Breach

TSA Administrator Grilled Over D/FW Security Breach

After a Garland man slipped past TSA agents and onto an American Airlines flight, the head of the TSA is wondering how such a serious breach could happen. Read More

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Jul 28, 2015 Share
Plane Passengers Stretch Rules on 'Emotional Support' Animals

Plane Passengers Stretch Rules on 'Emotional Support' Animals

Flight attendants say misuse of "emotional support" animals is a growing problem on commercial flights. Read More

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Jul 20, 2015 Share
Who's Turning Down

Who's Turning Down "Free Money" For Storm Shelters?

NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of North Texans have turned down free money that could help install storm shelter in their homes. Read More

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Jul 17, 2015 Share
Paxton Investigation Enters Key Stage

Paxton Investigation Enters Key Stage

Attorney General Ken Paxton, the top law enforcer in Texas, has become the focus of a criminal investigation into his own alleged wrongdoing, and two special prosecutors have said they could ask a Collin County grand jury to indict... Read More

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Jul 15, 2015 Share
TSA Making Changes After Hundreds of Airport IDs Go Missing

TSA Making Changes After Hundreds of Airport IDs Go Missing

The Transportation Security Administration is making changes and addressing problems highlighted in an NBC 5 investigation that found hundreds of airport security badges, known as Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA)... Read More

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Jul 14, 2015 Share
Tarrant Co. Refuses to Release Records in Passport Probe

Tarrant Co. Refuses to Release Records in Passport Probe

Tarrant County on Tuesday declined to release records in the State Department’s investigation of the county’s passport offices and an assistant district attorney said it is believed the probe involves the firing of a passport... Read More

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Jul 10, 2015 Share
North TX Man Billed $1,436 in Tolls for Car He Sold

North TX Man Billed $1,436 in Tolls for Car He Sold

A North Texas man is fighting the North Texas Tollway Authority over $1,436 in tolls for a car he insists he no longer owns. Read More

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Jul 8, 2015 Share
State Dept. Confirms Tarrant Co. Passport Case

State Dept. Confirms Tarrant Co. Passport Case

The U.S. Department of State on Wednesday confirmed it is investigating Tarrant County’s passport office and had ordered the county to stop taking passport applications but would say little else. Read More

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Awards

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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