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Monday, Sep 21, 2015
E-Cig Battery Explodes in Man’s Pocket

E-Cig Battery Explodes in Man’s Pocket

A North Texas man is worried people may be at risk after he was badly burned when his e-cigarette batteries exploded and caught fire in his pocket. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
North Texas Wedding Planner Faces Criminal Charges

North Texas Wedding Planner Faces Criminal Charges

A North Texas wedding planner's Thursday morning date at the Collin County Courthouse is one she neither planned for nor expected. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Tarrant County to Permanently Close Passport Offices

Tarrant County to Permanently Close Passport Offices

Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder is set to announce Friday that he will permanently close the county's six passport processing offices, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. Read More

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Monday, Sep 7, 2015
Soldiers Waited Days, Weeks for Counseling at Fort Hood

Soldiers Waited Days, Weeks for Counseling at Fort Hood

New Army records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates show active duty soldiers had to wait days or even weeks to see mental health counselors at Fort Hood. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 4, 2015
Couple Battles Insurance Company Over Spring Storm Damage

Couple Battles Insurance Company Over Spring Storm Damage

The storms last spring left behind a path of devastation that some homeowners are still struggling to sort out. One North Texas couple says they had premium coverage, but when they called their insurance company to file a... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 4, 2015
Dallas Man Falsely Accused in Series of Rapes Sues Police

Dallas Man Falsely Accused in Series of Rapes Sues Police

A man who was named by police in 2013 as a "person of interest" in a series of rapes that he did not commit filed a lawsuit against Dallas police on Friday. Read More

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
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.
By Scott Friedman Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
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
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
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

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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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