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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

Investigations
Friday, Jul 17, 2015
Paxton Investigation Enters Key Stage

Paxton Investigation Enters Key Stage

Attorney General Ken Paxton, the top law enforcer in Texas, has become the focus of a criminal investigation into his own alleged wrongdoing, and two special prosecutors have said they could ask a Collin County grand jury to indict... Read More

Airport Security
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015
TSA Making Changes After Hundreds of Airport IDs Go Missing

TSA Making Changes After Hundreds of Airport IDs Go Missing

The Transportation Security Administration is making changes and addressing problems highlighted in an NBC 5 investigation that found hundreds of airport security badges, known as Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA)... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
Tarrant Co. Refuses to Release Records in Passport Probe

Tarrant Co. Refuses to Release Records in Passport Probe

Tarrant County on Tuesday declined to release records in the State Department’s investigation of the county’s passport offices and an assistant district attorney said it is believed the probe involves the firing of a passport... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
North TX Man Billed $1,436 in Tolls for Car He Sold

North TX Man Billed $1,436 in Tolls for Car He Sold

A North Texas man is fighting the North Texas Tollway Authority over $1,436 in tolls for a car he insists he no longer owns. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015
State Dept. Confirms Tarrant Co. Passport Case

State Dept. Confirms Tarrant Co. Passport Case

The U.S. Department of State on Wednesday confirmed it is investigating Tarrant County’s passport office and had ordered the county to stop taking passport applications but would say little else. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
Tarrant County Ordered to Stop Issuing Passports

Tarrant County Ordered to Stop Issuing Passports

In a highly unusual move, the U.S. State Department has ordered Tarrant County to indefinitely stop issuing passports. 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"

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