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Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
Istanbul Attack Highlights Concerns About "Soft Targets"

Istanbul Attack Highlights Concerns About "Soft Targets"

An apparent terror attack that killed dozens of people Tuesday at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul highlights a growing safety concern for airports around the world. Read More

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Thursday, Jun 2, 2016
TX Lawmakers Want More Help From Feds at Border

TX Lawmakers Want More Help From Feds at Border

Some Texas lawmakers said they’ll push for more help from federal agencies after an NBC 5 investigation uncovered records showing the Border Patrol is sometimes too slow to respond. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

NBC 5 Investigates found 11 locations where an unprotected bridge post is just a few feet beyond where state and federal guidelines would recommend guardrails. At one of those locations, a DART bus driver died. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 23, 2016
TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Highway Hazard

TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Highway Hazard

Across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, NBC 5 Investigates found places where concrete bridge supports sit in the open, unprotected, even though state and federal guidelines suggest guardrails should be installed to reduce the risk of a... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Could New Door Hinges Save Lives in a Fire?

Could New Door Hinges Save Lives in a Fire?

Firefighters in Fort Worth are helping test a door hinge designed to automatically close a door in a fire. Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Sep 13, 2015
DFW HS Concussion Numbers Much Higher Than UIL State Sample

DFW HS Concussion Numbers Much Higher Than UIL State Sample

An NBC 5 investigation discovered how many student athletes have had concussions in North Texas, even though the state isn’t keeping a complete count. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jan 11, 2016
UIL Working on New System to Track Concussions

UIL Working on New System to Track Concussions

Local school district uses data to reduce concussions in high school football. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Dallas County Emergency Responders' Gas Cards Cut-Off

Dallas County Emergency Responders' Gas Cards Cut-Off

The people who run Dallas County learned the hard way what most people know -- if you don't pay your credit card bills, they'll get cut off. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 12, 2016
New Lifesaving Message From Nation's Top Fire Safety Groups

New Lifesaving Message From Nation's Top Fire Safety Groups

After an NBC 5 investigation, the National Fire Protection Association is adding an important safety message to educational materials that could save lives. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

Millions of Border Money Spent on Rental Cars, Office Supplies

Documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates detail how the Texas National Guard has spent $62 million, and counting, on a mission to help secure the Texas/Mexico border. 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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