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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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May 21, 2013 Share
U.S. Rep. Wants Combat Benefits for Fort Hood Victims

U.S. Rep. Wants Combat Benefits for Fort Hood Victims

U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) says he wants to examine military pay rules after seeing NBC 5’s exclusive report that accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan has received nearly $280,000 in salary since the shooting. Read More

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May 20, 2013 Share
Awaiting Trial, Maj. Nidal Hasan Paid $278,000

Awaiting Trial, Maj. Nidal Hasan Paid $278,000

The Department of Defense confirms to NBC 5 Investigates that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan has been paid more than $278,000 since the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 dead and 32 injured. Read More

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May 17, 2013 Share
Drug Cartels Move High-Level Operations into DFW

Drug Cartels Move High-Level Operations into DFW

Federal investigators with the Drug Enforcement Agency say drug cartels are using North Texas neighborhoods as a distribution hub for illegal drugs sent all over the country. Read More

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May 13, 2013 Share
Millions of Dollars Not Reaching Volunteer Fire Departments

Millions of Dollars Not Reaching Volunteer Fire Departments

NBC 5 has learned that millions of dollars collected for volunteer fire departments across the state is being diverted to other needs or sitting unused. Read More

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May 9, 2013 Share
DMV: Car Dealer Cleared in Case of Missing Parts

DMV: Car Dealer Cleared in Case of Missing Parts

A state vehicle inspection station is still under investigation, but a used car dealership has been cleared in a case where a customer says she bought a used car that should have never passed inspection and now is in need... Read More

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May 7, 2013 Share
No-Show Dresses Dash Prom Dreams

No-Show Dresses Dash Prom Dreams

No-show and knockoff prom gowns bought online send girls scrambling to find last-minute replacements for their dream dresses. Read More

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May 6, 2013 Share
Car Window Glass Could Change Escape Plan

Car Window Glass Could Change Escape Plan

Experts say it's a good idea to know what type of glass your car windows are made of because it can affect your escape plan if the vehicle is in a water-related accident. Read More

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Apr 30, 2013 Share
Woman Says Matchmaking Service a Disaster

Woman Says Matchmaking Service a Disaster

A Fort Worth woman says she received only bad dates after spending $2,200 on a matchmaking service and was offered a conditional refund if she didn’t speak negatively about the company. Read More

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Apr 29, 2013 Share
Airport Workers Caught Abusing Security Badges

Airport Workers Caught Abusing Security Badges

An exclusive NBC 5 investigation uncovered police reports showing airline employees and workers at DFW Airport abusing their security badges and using them to help family and friends skip security checkpoints. 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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