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Investigations
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 Share
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 Share
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

Investigations
Friday, Mar 18, 2016 Share
OSHA Fines Fort Worth Zoo After Elephant Injures Zookeeper

OSHA Fines Fort Worth Zoo After Elephant Injures Zookeeper

The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the Fort Worth Zoo for failing to keep a zookeeper safe. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 Share
Zookeeper Injured by Elephant Calf at Fort Worth Zoo

Zookeeper Injured by Elephant Calf at Fort Worth Zoo

An elephant calf injured a Fort Worth zookeeper in September. The incident has never been made public until now. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 Share
Thousands of Flights Violate Love Field Noise Reduction Program

Thousands of Flights Violate Love Field Noise Reduction Program

An NBC 5 investigation found thousands of flights in violation of airport guidelines designed to reduce noise at Dallas Love Field. Read More

Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug
Monday, Feb 22, 2016 Share
Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been making headlines, but a woman recently bitten by a Kissing Bug spurs a warning for another tropical disease now being found in North Texas. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 Share
DFW Leads Nation in Cargo Thefts: NBC 5 Investigates

DFW Leads Nation in Cargo Thefts: NBC 5 Investigates

Investigators agreed to give NBC 5 Investigates access to photos and videos showing the scale of these crimes and how they costly they can be. And why police in Texas are struggling to keep up. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Feb 5, 2016 Share
D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

One day after an NBC 5 investigation found cars abandoned in front of D/FW Airport terminals, the team went back to and saw police right away -- even catching one driver on camera who left his car empty right in front of the... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 Share
Abandoned Cars at D/FW Airport Could Pose Security Threat

Abandoned Cars at D/FW Airport Could Pose Security Threat

NBC 5 Investigates went undercover and caught drivers leaving cars abandoned right in front of airport terminals at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport -- and sometimes police don’t seem to respond to stop it. Read More

Airport Security
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 Share
Homeland Security Investigating Missing Airport ID Badges

Homeland Security Investigating Missing Airport ID Badges

An NBC 5 investigation prompted Homeland Security to test 24 of the largest U.S. airports to see enough is being done to minimize risks about missing identification badges. 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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