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Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 Share
Soldier: Treatment at WTUs Improved After NBC 5 Investigation

Soldier: Treatment at WTUs Improved After NBC 5 Investigation

A Fort Hood soldier says treatment at the Warrior Transition Unit improved following an NBC 5 investigation. Meanwhile, an Army memo shows dignity and respect complaints were up in 2014 Army-wide.
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Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 Share
Playing Hooky No Longer a Crime in Texas

Playing Hooky No Longer a Crime in Texas

Starting Tuesday, skipping school is no longer a crime in Texas. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 31, 2015 Share
Wal-Mart, North Texas Woman Settle Over Wrecked SUV

Wal-Mart, North Texas Woman Settle Over Wrecked SUV

A Midlothian grandmother can't believe her good fortune almost three weeks after her SUV was totaled at Wal-Mart. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 31, 2015 Share
Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

As Blue Bell begins its much-anticipated return to store shelves, the company acknowledges the exact source of the listeria that led to the total recall has never been identified. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 Share
Wal-Mart Offers Woman $3,200 After Totaling Her Car

Wal-Mart Offers Woman $3,200 After Totaling Her Car

Wal-Mart's insurance company has offered a settlement to a North Texas grandmother after she took her SUV to Wal-Mart for a routine oil change and returned to find it had been totaled. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 Share
Few North Texas School Districts Have CO Detectors

Few North Texas School Districts Have CO Detectors

Months after a carbon monoxide leak sickened children at a Dallas elementary school, many school districts still don't have CO detectors, according to a survey by NBC 5. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 Share
Buyer Beware: Flooded Vehicles on the Market

Buyer Beware: Flooded Vehicles on the Market

Recent flooding in North Texas and across the country continues to haunt used car buyers. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 24, 2015 Share
Where is Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk?

Where is Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk?

As the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk grew on Monday, Hawk's mother said she is simply taking a break after working a lot. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 Share
Experts Warn Children Could Be Vulnerable for ID Theft

Experts Warn Children Could Be Vulnerable for ID Theft

As you prepare to send your kids back to school, experts warn you need to think about more than supplies, clothes and bus schedules. You also need to think about identity theft. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 Share
Pilots Encounter Drones 3 Times This Month in North Texas

Pilots Encounter Drones 3 Times This Month in North Texas

Pilots have reported three close calls with drones in the skies over North Texas this month as the number of incidents is skyrocketing across the country. 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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