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Apr 29, 2015 Share
Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

State health inspectors found crickets in a storage room, dirty mop buckets and mildew at Blue Bell’s sprawling plant in Brenham, according to records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

Investigations
Apr 27, 2015 Share
Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

A consumer with a bad cold gets a bill for more than $1,000 after being treated at a free-standing ER. She says she thought she was being treated at an urgent care clinic. Read More

Investigations
Apr 24, 2015 Share
Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Two flooring businesses help customers who complain a carpet seller took their money but never delivered their carpet. Customers get unexpected gift after NBC 5 investigation. Read More

Calm Rooms
Apr 23, 2015 Share
Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room

Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room

A five-month-long probe by NBC 5 Investigates has caught the Plano Independent School District and a teacher breaking state rules. Read More

Calm Rooms
Apr 22, 2015 Share
Plano ISD Changes Calm Room Policy

Plano ISD Changes Calm Room Policy

Two Plano Independent School District teachers have lost their jobs after an NBC 5 Investigation uncovered an incident involving a calm room inside a Plano ISD elementary school. Read More

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Apr 21, 2015 Share
Army Closing 10 WTUs; Three in Texas Will Stay Open

Army Closing 10 WTUs; Three in Texas Will Stay Open

The Army plans to close 10 Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) by next summer, but three locations in Texas will stay open. Read More

Investigations
Apr 15, 2015 Share
Tax Day Trouble in North Texas

Tax Day Trouble in North Texas

Many North Texas taxpayers who looked to the IRS for help with their returns were woefully disappointed. Read More

Investigations
Apr 14, 2015 Share
Ex-Terminix Employee Sentenced to 20 Years

Ex-Terminix Employee Sentenced to 20 Years

A former Terminix employee who pleaded guilty to stealing expensive jewelry from customers’ homes over at least four years has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Read More

Investigations
Apr 13, 2015 Share
Argyle Building Collapse Captured on Video

Argyle Building Collapse Captured on Video

The collapse of an indoor activity center under construction in Argyle was captured by four surveillance cameras. Read More

Investigations
Apr 9, 2015 Share
Fort Hood Victims Receive Purple Hearts

Fort Hood Victims Receive Purple Hearts

A top Army commander says he hopes that Purple Hearts awarded to dozens of survivors and relatives of soldiers who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting gives them closure. The ceremony Friday took place on the sprawling Texas... Read More

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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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