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Sep 18, 2013 Share
Reports Paint Alexis as Troubled

Reports Paint Alexis as Troubled

The NBC 5 Investigates team has obtained reports and interviews that shed light on Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis's final months. They paint a picture of a man struggling with his own thoughts and prone to angry outbursts.

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Sep 10, 2013 Share
Family Sues Over Fatal Fall From Texas Giant

Family Sues Over Fatal Fall From Texas Giant

The family of a woman who fell to her death from a ride at Six Flags Over Texas filed a lawsuit against company on Tuesday, the same day the amusement park announced that the roller coaster will reopen this... Read More

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Sep 9, 2013 Share
Wild Birds, Big Jets and Potential Trouble at  Love Field

Wild Birds, Big Jets and Potential Trouble at Love Field

Documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show the Federal Aviation Administration has raised concerns about large birds congregating in the approach areas to two main runways at Dallas Love Field. Read More

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Aug 20, 2013 Share
State Records for Amusement Ride Inspections Raise Questions

State Records for Amusement Ride Inspections Raise Questions

State records of Six Flags Over Texas ride inspections raise questions. NBC 5 Investigation calls into question the transparency of the state-required inspections. Read More

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Aug 13, 2013 Share
Map Provides New West Nile Virus, Mosquito Trap Information

Map Provides New West Nile Virus, Mosquito Trap Information

NBC 5 Investigates built an in-depth, online database designed to show by zip code how frequently the four largest counties in North Texas conduct mosquito trapping and testing for West Nile virus. Read More

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Aug 5, 2013 Share
Local Taxpayers Pick Up Tab for Hasan’s Chopper Security

Local Taxpayers Pick Up Tab for Hasan’s Chopper Security

For more than three years, the Army, through taxpayers, has funded setting up a special room, helicopter rides, security escorts and the salary of a man who has admitted to killing 13 people and wounding dozens of others in a mass... Read More

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Aug 5, 2013 Share
Accused Fort Hood Shooter Gets Daily Helicopter Rides

Accused Fort Hood Shooter Gets Daily Helicopter Rides

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan has been receiving extraordinary treatment in jail while those he’s accused of harming feel forgotten and mistreated by the U.S. Army. Read More

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Jul 24, 2013 Share
Lap Bar Struggle a Week Before Fatal Coaster Fall

Lap Bar Struggle a Week Before Fatal Coaster Fall

A North Texas woman says she refused to ride a Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster because she felt uncomfortable with the lap restraint system one week before another woman fell from the ride to her death. Read More

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Jul 23, 2013 Share
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Block Pay for Hasan

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Block Pay for Hasan

An NBC 5 investigation prompted action Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Three congressmen introduced a bill that would block the pay of soldiers who are accused of serious crimes. Read More

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Jul 22, 2013 Share
Safety of Amusement Park Rides

Safety of Amusement Park Rides

NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit has been investigating the rules and regulations of amusement park safety after a woman fell from the Texas Giant roller coast at Six Flags Over Texas last week.

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Awards

2013

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

Use of Video
"Peter Hull"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, National

Emmy Award
General Assignment Report - No Time Limit
"Abusing The Badge"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Investigative Report - Series
"Driven to Distraction"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"Teaching Security"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"The $90,000,000 Test"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Health/Science - News Series
"Missed Opportunities"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Military - News Single Story/Feature
"Hasan Gets Paid"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Politics/Government - News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Feature News Report - Serious Feature
"Get Out Alive!"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

On-Camera Talent - Reporter - Consumer/Medical
"Deanna Dewberry"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

2012

Freedom of Information Award
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters

ΣΔΧ Award In Journalism

Investigative Reporting; Television
"Critical Delays: Dallas County's Response to the West Nile Epidemic"
Large Market (1-50) Society of Professional Journalists

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