Exposed: Some restaurants haven't been inspected in years

SEND TIPS 1-800-566-5865

Chief Brown Talks with NBC 5 Investigates - Part 1

Chief Brown Talks with NBC 5 Investigates - Part 1

Share

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.

Follow Us

About

An NBC 5 investigation found that more than 200 Dallas restaurants had not been inspected in at least two years.

Jun 25, 2012 Share
NBC 5 Investigates: Dallas Hires Even More Restaurant Inspectors

NBC 5 Investigates: Dallas Hires Even More Restaurant Inspectors

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.

Jun 25, 2012 Share
Dallas Debates Restaurant Inspection Measure

Dallas Debates Restaurant Inspection Measure

A City Council committee authorizes the writing of a measure that would require every restaurant worker to take a food-safety course. Read More

Mar 2, 2012 Share
241 Restaurants Inspected After NBC 5 Report

241 Restaurants Inspected After NBC 5 Report

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

Feb 29, 2012 Share
Dallas Promises Action on Restaurant Inspections

Dallas Promises Action on Restaurant Inspections

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.

Mar 26, 2012 Share
Dallas to Hire More Restaurant Inspectors

Dallas to Hire More Restaurant Inspectors

Prompted by an NBC 5 investigation, the city of Dallas will be hiring more restaurant inspectors. Read More

Apr 12, 2012 Share
Dallas Considers Training for Restaurant Workers

Dallas Considers Training for Restaurant Workers

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.

How We Did It

I appreciate your bringing it to our attention because that's absolutely critical that we have safe and healthy and clean restaurants. — Dallas Councilwoman Angela Hunt on NBC 5 Investigates probe into city restaurant inspections
Latest Tweets
Top Stories
  • Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

    Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas

    Flood waters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday when a squall line stalled over Dallas overnight Thursday, dropping record-setting rainfall and triggering a Flash Flood Emergency in North Texas.

  • Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

    Loop 12 Closed Near I-30 Due to Flooding

    Dallas city officials say a stretch of Loop 12 between Irving Boulevard and Interstate 30 will be closed for the next seven days due to flooding.

  • Grapevine Roads Closed, Lake Expected to Top Spillway

    Grapevine Roads Closed, Lake Expected to Top Spillway

    The City of Grapevine is closing several roads, parks and boat ramps over concerns Lake Grapevine will rise above the spillway.

  • Denton Co. Leaders Prepare for More Flooding

    Denton Co. Leaders Prepare for More Flooding

    Due to flooding and the potential for more flooding, Denton County leaders are urging residents to prepare for high water, especially those living near Lakes Lewisville, Ray Roberts and Grapevine.

  • Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

    Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert made regular bank withdrawals below a limit that would require reporting and then lied to federal officials when asked about those withdrawals, according to a federal indictment handed down Thursday. The Department of Justice and IRS allege Hastert, 73, withdrew $1.7 million from various banks between 2010 to 2014 and provided the funds to an unnamed person "to compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct." When questioned by the FBI last December, Hastert said he was keeping the cash for himself. If convicted, Hastert faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

  • TX Leg Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

    TX Leg Sends Open Carry Bill to Abbott

    Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation's second-most populous state.

What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather apps on your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out