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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

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
Some Crossing Border Escape While Texas Guard Waits on Feds

Some Crossing Border Escape While Texas Guard Waits on Feds

Records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates suggest some illegal border crossers escape capture because of a lack of coordination between the Texas National Guard and the U.S. Border Patrol. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport leaders said Thursday they were confident the airport has enough police officers to protect the public, despite airport staffing documents describing police staffing “insufficient” to deal with threats. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered staffing records at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that detail concerns about a shortage of uniformed officers to deter threats in the most public areas of the airport. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Mar 21, 2016
Some Dallas Schools Skipped Security Drills

Some Dallas Schools Skipped Security Drills

Some schools in the Dallas Independent School District continue to skip security drills despite past promises to do better, district records show. 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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