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Investigations
Friday, Aug 14, 2015
Woman Says Wal-Mart Wrecked Her SUV During Oil Change

Woman Says Wal-Mart Wrecked Her SUV During Oil Change

When a Midlothian grandmother took her SUV to Wal-Mart for an oil change, it came back wrecked. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 14, 2015
NBC 5 Helps Cancer-Stricken Grandma Get a Refund

NBC 5 Helps Cancer-Stricken Grandma Get a Refund

A couple plans a trip of a lifetime before finding out the wife has cancer and must get surgery -- NBC 5 helps them get a refund on non-refundable airline tickets. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015
TX Law Does Not Allow Most Crime Victims out of Lease

TX Law Does Not Allow Most Crime Victims out of Lease

As any crime victim will tell you, after something happens you don't feel safe. And for one North Texas woman, there is no escape. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
Jury Duty Scam Hits Dallas County

Jury Duty Scam Hits Dallas County

A jury duty scam that's been popping up around North Texas for at least a year has popped up in Dallas County. Read More

Wrong-Way Crashes
Monday, Aug 3, 2015
TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

The Texas Department of Transportation makes a major change to help prevent the hundreds of wrong-way crashes that continue to take place on Texas roads. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
Capitol Hill Takes Up Airport Security After DFW Breach

Capitol Hill Takes Up Airport Security After DFW Breach

Tough questions about airport security on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Just days after a security breach at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Peter Neffenger, the director of the Transportation Security Administration testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee.

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke"

Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke"

A day after the tragic death of a young giraffe, NBC 5 Investigates is looking into the safety record at the Dallas Zoo where officials say a fluke accident, not a zookeepers mistake, led to the death of the beloved creature. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
TSA Administrator Grilled Over D/FW Security Breach

TSA Administrator Grilled Over D/FW Security Breach

After a Garland man slipped past TSA agents and onto an American Airlines flight, the head of the TSA is wondering how such a serious breach could happen. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Plane Passengers Stretch Rules on 'Emotional Support' Animals

Plane Passengers Stretch Rules on 'Emotional Support' Animals

Flight attendants say misuse of "emotional support" animals is a growing problem on commercial flights. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jul 20, 2015
Who's Turning Down "Free Money" For Storm Shelters?

Who's Turning Down "Free Money" For Storm Shelters?

NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of North Texans have turned down free money that could help install storm shelter in their homes. 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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