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Jul 22, 2013 Share
Safety of Amusement Park Rides

Safety of Amusement Park Rides

NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit has been investigating the rules and regulations of amusement park safety after a woman fell from the Texas Giant roller coast at Six Flags Over Texas last week.

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Jul 16, 2013 Share
Legislature Ignores Pool Safety Recommendations

Legislature Ignores Pool Safety Recommendations

Forty-one Texas children have died so far this year after drowning, and nearly half those deaths occurred in a residential and apartment pool. Yet, NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit has learned that at the state level, Texas... Read More

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Jun 24, 2013 Share
Woman Indicted in Fake Check Scheme

Woman Indicted in Fake Check Scheme

A Collin County grand jury indicts a woman who claims to be the victim of a fake employer she says she found through a professional networking site. But police say she could be linked to a multistate fraud ring. Read More

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Jun 18, 2013 Share
Dating Service Delivers Duds, Not Dreams: Former Employee

Dating Service Delivers Duds, Not Dreams: Former Employee

A former employee of a local, high-priced dating service told NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit that some individuals with a criminal past are allowed to be members. Read More

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Jun 13, 2013 Share
Hasan Jail Costs Reach $540,000

Hasan Jail Costs Reach $540,000

Documents obtained by the NBC 5 Investigates team show the staggering cost of keeping the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage behind bars. Read More

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Jun 10, 2013 Share
Millions in Fund Denied to Volunteer Fire Departments

Millions in Fund Denied to Volunteer Fire Departments

The state legislature has approved more funding for volunteer fire departments, but far less than what’s sitting in the account is headed to firefighters. Read More

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Jun 4, 2013 Share
Safe Room Rebate Program Tapped Out

Safe Room Rebate Program Tapped Out

Starting June 5, some residents of Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties will be eligible for federal funds to help install tornado shelters in their homes. Read More

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May 28, 2013 Share
Buying, Selling Online? Get Shipping Protection

Buying, Selling Online? Get Shipping Protection

With millions of packages in transit, shipping protections matter for both buyers and sellers. Read More

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May 22, 2013 Share
FEMA Tornado Shelter Funding Heading to North Texas

FEMA Tornado Shelter Funding Heading to North Texas

Federal funding of $1.395 is approved to help subsidize storm shelters for some residents in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties. Read More

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May 21, 2013 Share
Airlines Issue Warning About Postcards Promising Free Travel

Airlines Issue Warning About Postcards Promising Free Travel

Postcards with American Airlines and Delta logos are enticing North Texans with offers of free vacations, but both airlines said they have nothing to do with the cards. The Texas Attorney General’s Office is investigating. Read More

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