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Dallas ISD Board Votes Down Proposal to Put DCS On Notice

Dallas ISD Board Votes Down Proposal to Put DCS On Notice

The Dallas ISD School Board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Wednesday night designed to send a message to their school bus contractor, Dallas County Schools (DCS). Read More

Bus Contractor DCS Says It Welcomes DISD Review

Bus Contractor DCS Says It Welcomes DISD Review

The bus contractor for the Dallas County Independent School District says the district is welcome to consider other bus companies. Read More

DCS Taking Tougher Action After Reckless Driving Complaints

DCS Taking Tougher Action After Reckless Driving Complaints

Dallas County Schools says it's taking tougher action to deal with school bus drivers who have racked up multiple complaints for reckless driving and speeding. Read More

Richardson ISD Concerned about Late DCS Buses

Richardson ISD Concerned about Late DCS Buses

The Richardson Independent School District is joining a growing list of local school districts filing complaints against bus provider Dallas County Schools over students being late for class. Read More

More School Districts with Concerns About DCS Bus Service

More School Districts with Concerns About DCS Bus Service

A staff shake-up continues inside troubled bus agency Dallas County Schools after an NBC 5 Investigation revealed bus drivers going unpunished for hundreds of violations, including running through red lights. Read More

Dallas ISD School Board Researching Other Bus Options

Dallas ISD School Board Researching Other Bus Options

Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees members debated Thursday about what to do about troubled bus contractor, Dallas County Schools. Read More

Coppell ISD Says Dallas County Schools Too Cheap to Dump

Coppell ISD Says Dallas County Schools Too Cheap to Dump

Despite complaints, crashes and traffic violations, some suburban school districts continue to support the company providing busing services to many North Texas school districts. Read More

School Bus Drivers Still Behind the Wheel Despite Complaints

School Bus Drivers Still Behind the Wheel Despite Complaints

Records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show some bus drivers for Dallas County Schools remain employed after receiving at least a dozen or more complaints of reckless driving or speeding in less than two years. Read More

Airport Security
Monday, Nov 21, 2016
Some TSA PreCheck Passengers Not as 'Trusted'

Some TSA PreCheck Passengers Not as 'Trusted'

An NBC 5 investigation found some people allowed to use airport PreCheck lanes may not be quite as trusted as others. Read More

Dallas ISD to Consider Options if DCS Fails to Improve

Dallas ISD to Consider Options if DCS Fails to Improve

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa spoke in a rare one-on-one interview with NBC 5 Investigates Thursday about the issues they’ve been having with Dallas County Schools. 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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