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Investigations
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Government Probe Calls for Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

Government Probe Calls for Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

A new government investigation confirms a report by NBC 5 Investigates that some former airport employees still had access to secure areas. Read More

Bus Operation in Ticket Scandal Hires New Financial Chief

Bus Operation in Ticket Scandal Hires New Financial Chief

Dallas County Schools announced Tuesday it has hired a new interim chief financial officer as the operation attempts to regain public trust in the wake of a school bus driver ticket scandal. Read More

Senator Wants Scandal Ridden School Bus Operation Shut Down

Senator Wants Scandal Ridden School Bus Operation Shut Down

Texas Senator Don Huffines says enough is enough after an NBC 5 investigation found Dallas ISD used taxpayer money to pay school bus red light tickets. Read More

Class Action Suit Aims to Stop School Bus Stop Arm Camera Tickets

Class Action Suit Aims to Stop School Bus Stop Arm Camera Tickets

A week after NBC 5 Investigates revealed hundreds of Dallas school bus drivers ran red lights with no punishments, the company operating the buses now faces a new lawsuit. Read More

Dallas Co. Bus Drivers' Union to Fight Suspensions, Firings

Dallas Co. Bus Drivers' Union to Fight Suspensions, Firings

A union representing many Dallas County Schools bus drivers says it will challenge the firings of 13 drivers and the suspensions of 229 drivers who racked up hundreds of tickets for running red lights. Read More

School Officials: Bus Driver Red Light Videos 'Unacceptable'

School Officials: Bus Driver Red Light Videos 'Unacceptable'

Local school districts expressed shock and disappointment after an NBC 5 investigation revealed hundreds of school bus drivers racked up tickets for running red lights and other school buses' stop arms. Read More

Dallas School Bus Drivers Fired After NBC 5 Investigation

Dallas School Bus Drivers Fired After NBC 5 Investigation

An NBC 5 investigation found bus drivers for Dallas County Schools breaking the law by running red lights hundreds of times across North Texas. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 3, 2016
New Alert Urges More Zika Testing Along Texas-Mexico Border

New Alert Urges More Zika Testing Along Texas-Mexico Border

The Texas Department of State Health Services issued an alert to doctors Monday, urging more Zika virus testing along the Texas-Mexico border and Gulf Coast. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016
TSA Releases More Airport K-9 Numbers After Investigation

TSA Releases More Airport K-9 Numbers After Investigation

The TSA released new numbers Thursday showing 38 explosive detection K-9 teams at U.S. airports have failed certification tests this year. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
Some K-9 Teams Failed Tests at D/FW, Love Airports

Some K-9 Teams Failed Tests at D/FW, Love Airports

Several K-9 teams at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport have failed important certification tests that check how accurately they can detect explosives. 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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