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Investigations
May 19, 2015 Share
Palo Pinto Sheriff to Shut Down Planned Biker Rally

Palo Pinto Sheriff to Shut Down Planned Biker Rally

Law enforcement officers plan to close a road leading to a planned motorcycle club rally in Palo Pinto County this weekend "for public safety reasons," Sheriff Ira Mercer said Tuesday. Read More

Investigations
May 18, 2015 Share
Mantel Collapses Cause of Concern for Homeowners

Mantel Collapses Cause of Concern for Homeowners

Several Benbrook families are concerned after concrete mantels came crashing to the floor in two homes built by the same builder; one child injured. Read More

Investigations
May 14, 2015 Share
 NWS Fort Worth Understaffed in Storm Season

NWS Fort Worth Understaffed in Storm Season

NBC 5 Investigates recently discovered the National Weather Service office in Fort Worth is short-staffed this storm season. Read More

Calm Rooms
May 12, 2015 Share
TEA Reviews Calm Rooms After NBC 5 Investigation

TEA Reviews Calm Rooms After NBC 5 Investigation

NBC 5 Investigates has learned The Texas Education Agency is reviewing a 2012 recorded incident at a Plano elementary school where an 8-year-old autistic student was forcibly held in a so-called “calm room.” Read More

Investigations
May 11, 2015 Share
Free Apps Allow Consumers to Search Car Recall Info

Free Apps Allow Consumers to Search Car Recall Info

One in five vehicles in Texas has an open recall. New apps allow consumers easy access to that information at no cost. Read More

Investigations
May 8, 2015 Share
Consumer Calls Out Company's Customer Service

Consumer Calls Out Company's Customer Service

A customer who tries to cancel her decade-long Internet service provider says she’s stymied by bad customer service until she calls NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit. 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

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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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