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Texas Lawmakers Have Tough Questions on Future of DCS

Texas Lawmakers Have Tough Questions on Future of DCS

Texas lawmakers have tough questions for Dallas County Schools on the heels of an exclusive NBC 5 investigation into land deals by the bus agency. Read More

Moody’s Downgrades DCS Bond Rating to 'Junk Bond' Status

Moody’s Downgrades DCS Bond Rating to 'Junk Bond' Status

Bond rating agency Moody’s has again downgraded the credit rating of Dallas County Schools, the financially troubled agency that runs the school buses in a dozen local communities. Read More

North Texas State Senators Working on DCS Compromise Bill

North Texas State Senators Working on DCS Compromise Bill

Two North Texas state senators are working on a compromise on a bill regarding Dallas County Schools. Read More

DISD Feud Grows with DCS as Legislators Consider Shutdown

DISD Feud Grows with DCS as Legislators Consider Shutdown

At a hearing Thursday in Austin state lawmakers continued to debate legislation that could bring an end to Dallas County Schools, the troubled bus agency serving 10 local communities. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
Dallas Shooting Suspect Was Leader in Black Nationalist Group

Dallas Shooting Suspect Was Leader in Black Nationalist Group

The suspect in the shooting of a Dallas paramedic was the national minister of defense for the New Black Panther Party and once served as the chairman of that organization.

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
FBI Confirms Investigation Into Gunman in Dallas Shooting

FBI Confirms Investigation Into Gunman in Dallas Shooting

The suspect in the shooting of a Dallas paramedic was the national minister of defense for the New Black Panther Party and once served as the chairman of that organization. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
NBC 5 Investigates: Injured Paramedic Not Wearing Body Armor

NBC 5 Investigates: Injured Paramedic Not Wearing Body Armor

This afternoon, the Dallas fire chief says the wounded paramedic was not wearing body armor and he didn’t have a vest with him in his vehicle. Read More

DCS Won't Share Results of Internal Investigation

DCS Won't Share Results of Internal Investigation

There are new questions about an internal investigation at Dallas County Schools. Read More

Auditor Hired By DCS Says Agency Has Financial Plan in Place

Auditor Hired By DCS Says Agency Has Financial Plan in Place

An auditor hired by Dallas County Schools says the agency appears to have a plan that can reel the troubled school bus agency back from the brink of financial collapse. Read More

Senate Ed. Committee Votes to Dissolve DCS

Senate Ed. Committee Votes to Dissolve DCS

A bill that would dissolve embattled bus agency Dallas County Schools is one step closer to passing. Read More

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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"

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