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DCS to Reconsider Former Superintendent's Retirement Deal
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DCS to Reconsider Former Superintendent's Retirement Deal

The new Dallas County Schools Board of Trustees president wants to nullify a retirement deal struck with the outgoing superintendent earlier this year. Read More

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DCS Board Member Larry Duncan Resigns

DCS Board Member Larry Duncan Resigns

Former Dallas County Schools Board President and current trustee Larry Duncan has resigned his board position more than three years before it was to expire. Read More

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Dallas Morning News Publishes Editorial on Dallas County Schools Vote

Dallas Morning News Publishes Editorial on Dallas County Schools Vote

The Dallas Morning News published an editorial Tuesday stating the paper's position on the future of Dallas County Schools. Read More

Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

A beautifully restored, bright yellow building in New Orleans connects two of the central characters in the financial demise of Dallas County Schools and raises significant ethical and legal questions over rules governing... Read More

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered new information about who's really paying for a controversial land deal at Dallas County Schools — and it's not just taxpayers. Read More

DCS Election Will Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1M

DCS Election Will Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1M

The election to determine the fate of Dallas County Schools will cost taxpayers almost $1 million. Read More

New Political Action Committee Campaigns for DCS Closure

New Political Action Committee Campaigns for DCS Closure

A political action committee has been formed that will urge Dallas County voters to vote no on Dallas County Schools in the November election. Read More

DCS Interim Superintendent Steps Down

DCS Interim Superintendent Steps Down

Dallas County Schools interim Superintendent Leatha Mullins stepped down Tuesday, nearly six months after taking over for Rick Sorrells who left the position in March under a cloud of controversy. Read More

Dallas County Schools Passes County Tax Increase

Dallas County Schools Passes County Tax Increase

Dallas County Schools passed a proposal to increase the county tax rate to the maximum allowed in 2017-2018. Read More

Will DCS Have Enough Bus Drivers for Back-to-School?

Will DCS Have Enough Bus Drivers for Back-to-School?

The first day of school will start today for the Dallas Independent School District, but getting students there may be a problem. Read More

Top Investigations
  • Sonoma Co. Toxic Clean Up May Not Finish Until Early 2018

    FEMA announced Thursday the North Bay Fires rank 4th on their list of disasters in terms of the amount of destruction and the number of lives taken in a single incident. The urban wildfires have killed at least 42 people and...

  • Emergency Alerts Unable to Reach Millions in Bay Area

    U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris delivered a scathing letter to the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday evening, criticizing the agency for its failure to develop an effective cell phone emergency alert...

  • Power Company Identifies 8 Electrical Failures in California Firestorm

    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials revealed Monday that they have officially notified California regulators of eight separate electric equipment failures in the recent North Bay firestorm – but declined to detail what triggered...

  • How to Scrutinize Fake Business Reviews Online

    More than 80 percent of people sometimes check reviews for businesses, but half wonder if they can be trusted, according to the Pew Research Center -- and they have good reason to, according to experts in online reviews.

  • Workers Continue to Harvest Grapes Despite Unhealthy Air

    The state’s worker safety agency issued a worker safety advisory late Friday after NBC Bay Area took video of workers harvesting grapes at The Robert Mondavi vineyard in the fire-torn Napa Valley, some without any protection...

  • Bosses Recorded, Shared Airport Worker Sex Videos: Lawsuit

    A female former security supervisor for the company that protects John F. Kennedy International Airport has filed a federal complaint alleging the outfit was "overrun with misogyny, racism and harassment.” LaDonna Powell...

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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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