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Investigations
May 8, 2015 Share
Warrants Issued for Fence Builder Over Dropped Jobs

Warrants Issued for Fence Builder Over Dropped Jobs

Lots of contractors ask for money upfront but be careful before you pay. One Cedar Hill man paid half up front for a fence that never happened. Read More

Investigations
May 5, 2015 Share
Tax Withholding Allowances: What You Need to Know

Tax Withholding Allowances: What You Need to Know

Imagine getting a $16,000 check out of nowhere! That’s what happened to one Dallas father. Read More

Wrong-Way Crashes
May 4, 2015 Share
Tech Preventing Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes Slow to North Texas

Tech Preventing Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes Slow to North Texas

NBC 5 Investigates has learned at least 14 people have died and 171 have been injured since Jan. 1 in more than 260 wrong-way crashes in Texas. What is taking so long for life-saving technology to arrive on Texas roadways? Read More

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Apr 30, 2015 Share
Congressional Committee Orders Investigation of Army WTUs

Congressional Committee Orders Investigation of Army WTUs

The House Armed Services Committee is calling for a thorough investigation of alleged mistreatment of soldiers at the Army’s Warrior Transition Units (WTUs). Read More

Investigations
Apr 30, 2015 Share
Method of Choosing Electricity Plan in Texas Faulted

Method of Choosing Electricity Plan in Texas Faulted

With a month left of the Texas legislative session, a bill that would eliminate a minimum usage fee on many electric plans appears stalled as critics complain the state’s system of choosing an electricity provider has grown... Read More

Investigations
Apr 29, 2015 Share
Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

State health inspectors found crickets in a storage room, dirty mop buckets and mildew at Blue Bell’s sprawling plant in Brenham, according to records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

Investigations
Apr 27, 2015 Share
Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

Investigation Into $1,000 Cold Reveals Costly Mistake

A consumer with a bad cold gets a bill for more than $1,000 after being treated at a free-standing ER. She says she thought she was being treated at an urgent care clinic. Read More

Investigations
Apr 24, 2015 Share
Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Carpet Companies Help Victims of Carpet Con

Two flooring businesses help customers who complain a carpet seller took their money but never delivered their carpet. Customers get unexpected gift after NBC 5 investigation. Read More

Calm Rooms
Apr 23, 2015 Share
Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room

Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Plano ISD Calm Room

A five-month-long probe by NBC 5 Investigates has caught the Plano Independent School District and a teacher breaking state rules. Read More

Calm Rooms
Apr 22, 2015 Share
Plano ISD Changes Calm Room Policy

Plano ISD Changes Calm Room Policy

Two Plano Independent School District teachers have lost their jobs after an NBC 5 Investigation uncovered an incident involving a calm room inside a Plano ISD elementary school. Read More

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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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