After an NBC 5 investigation found that more than 200 Dallas restaurants had not been inspected in at least two years, Dallas has inspected all of the establishments on the list. Read More
Dallas restaurants are supposed to be inspected twice per year, but NBC 5 has learned that only about 20 percent got two inspections last year. This story was published February 29, 2012 - 12:22 a.m.
Prompted by an NBC 5 investigation, the city of Dallas will be hiring more restaurant inspectors. Read More
A Dallas city council committee puts together a plan to step up restaurant inspections after an NBC 5 investigation revealed hundreds of restaurants had not been inspected in the last two years. This story was published March 27, 2012 - 2:24 p.m.
Dallas is debating sweeping changes in the wake of an NBC 5 investigation into restaurant inspections that found kitchens that had not been checked in years. A plan to require a training course for every restaurant worker in the city is among the ideas.
We filed open records requests with the City of Dallas and the City of Ft. Worth, asking for lists that would show us when each restaurant was last inspected. In Dallas, we found 241 had not been inspected at all since 2009. As a result of our investigation, Dallas stepped up plans to hire more inspectors. The city is also considering hiring a private contractor to increase the number of inspections. And, the Dallas City Council is now talking about a plan to require every restaurant worker who handles food to complete a safety training program. Another meeting on the issue will be held in June.
Firefighters from across the area and the state are expected to attend a funeral this weekend for a veteran Dallas firefighter killed while battling a fire at a Dallas condo complex.
The family of a man killed in a drunken-driving crash last Memorial Day weekend gathered in Dallas on Friday to remember him.
A Cleburne-based group has gathered 70,000 flags to place on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day.
Hundreds of Dallas Independent School District teachers will be fired along with the two principals after a school board vote late Thursday night.
Last week's tornado isn't keeping Ennis from dancing. The 47th annual National Polka Festival begins Friday night.
Three months after Fort Worth's famous pianist, Van Cliburn, lost his battle with cancer his international piano competition returns with 30 new competitors.