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Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS

NBC 5 Investigates Dallas County Schools, the busing agency for the Dallas Independent School District and 10 other school districts in North Texas

Coppell ISD Parents Frustrated Over Late School Buses

Coppell ISD Parents Frustrated Over Late School Buses

Coppell ISD parents are fed up with late school buses. They're hoping the district will consider a different transportation vendor. Read More

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
GAO: Army Needs to Do Better Job Caring for Injured Soldiers

GAO: Army Needs to Do Better Job Caring for Injured Soldiers

A report from the investigative arm of Congress found the U.S. Army needs to do a better job of caring for injured soldiers. Read More

Late School Buses: Lousy Service Complaints Against DCS

Late School Buses: Lousy Service Complaints Against DCS

There are new troubles for Dallas County Schools, the school bus agency at the center of an NBC 5 investigation that found hundreds of bus drivers running red lights. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
DEA Arrests 3 Thursday in Multiple Fentanyl Raids

DEA Arrests 3 Thursday in Multiple Fentanyl Raids

Agents from the Dallas division of the Drug Enforcement Administration raided two locations in Lubbock Thursday morning targeting the dangerous opioid fentanyl. Read More

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

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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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