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Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
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

Investigations
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
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

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015
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

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
Tarrant County Ordered to Stop Issuing Passports

Tarrant County Ordered to Stop Issuing Passports

In a highly unusual move, the U.S. State Department has ordered Tarrant County to indefinitely stop issuing passports. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jul 6, 2015
'Garden of Eden' Owner Sues City of Arlington

'Garden of Eden' Owner Sues City of Arlington

The owner of the so-called "Garden of Eden" is suing the city of Arlington over a 2013 police raid aimed at finding drugs, but no drugs were found. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jul 2, 2015
911 Callers Waited While DPD Officers Studied

911 Callers Waited While DPD Officers Studied

Three on-duty police officers studied for a promotion test for three hours while nearby crime victims waited as long as 63 minutes for help to arrive. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015
Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Dozens of North Texas taxpayers have told NBC 5 they’ve received threatening phone calls from people who claim to be from the IRS. NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Investigator Deanna Dewberry dissects one such call and tells you... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jun 29, 2015
Lawmakers Act to Help Tax ID Theft Victims

Lawmakers Act to Help Tax ID Theft Victims

More and more people are becoming victims of one particular form of identity theft. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015
Staffing at NWS Offices Puts People at Risk: Former Official

Staffing at NWS Offices Puts People at Risk: Former Official

A former official with the National Weather Service says forecast offices across the country are so short staffed they’re putting the public at risk. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015
NBC 5 Wins 3 National Murrow Awards for Investigative Journalism

NBC 5 Wins 3 National Murrow Awards for Investigative Journalism

The RTNDA has awarded NBC 5 three national Edward R. Murrow Awards for investigative journalism -- the most of any large market television station this year 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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