Exposed: Some restaurants haven't been inspected in years
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NBC 5 Investigates' Scott Friedman sat down with Dallas Police Chief David Brown to talk about his department's policies on the use of police computers while driving.
A Dallas City Council committee agreed Monday to hire even more restaurant inspections after an NBC 5 Investigates report showed some restaurants had gone years between inspections. City leaders also gave a green light to a plan that could impact every restaurant in Dallas.
A City Council committee authorizes the writing of a measure that would require every restaurant worker to take a food-safety course. Read More
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
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.
The judge presiding over the case of Attorney General Ken Paxton says he ordered the Collin County Sheriff’s office to take Paxton’s mugshot without a white towel around his neck to ensure his right to a fair trial.
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office says a major crash has closed westbound Interstate 30 in Dallas.
Breaking news from NBC 5. Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire at a storage facility in Lewisville.
Fort Worth police are searching for the man who forced customers to the ground at gunpoint while robbing a Metro PCS store on Friday.
On the day that Sandra Bland’s family filed a federal lawsuit over what officials say was her suicide in a Texas jail, a report released Tuesday shows the number of suicides continuing to rise in local jails.
The report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, “Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000 - 2013,” found that the number of suicides in local jails increased from 300 in 2012 to 327 in 2013.
Suicide was the leading cause of deaths in local jails, up 12 percent since 2009 and accounting for 34 percent of deaths in 2013.
The report also found that overall the number of inmates who died in local jails and state prisons rose for the third straight year — 4,446 in 2013, up 131 deaths from the year before. The total was the highest number reported since 2007.
A Springtown man is facing a felony charge of injury to a child after officials say he pushed a toddler's face into her own vomit and slapped her neck in the bath.