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.
A 71-year-old man walking home from church was killed in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in Arlington, police say.
A Mesquite man is in custody following a fatal shooting at a residence before dawn on Thanksgiving Day.
Greenberg Smoked Turkey in Tyler is a holiday tradition for many families, especially in Texas. The company will ship 200,000 turkeys all over the country before the end of the year.
For at least the 15th time this month, the Federal Aviation Administration reports a laser strike Wednesday on an aircraft above North Texas.
President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."
In his weekly radio address broadcast Thursday, Obama noted his commitment to accept an additional 10,000 Syrian refugees this year and argued that the policy is in keeping with U.S. tradition.
"Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims," he said, "men and women who want nothing more than the chance for a safer, better future for themselves and their families. What makes America America is that we offer that chance."
He said he has been "touched by the generosity of Americans who've written me letters and emails in recent weeks, offering to open their homes to refugees fleeing the brutality of ISIL (Islamic State group)."
In a recent national interview, Tarek El Moussa, host of the HGTV show 'Flip or Flop,' said it was an email from Denton Regional nurse Ryan Read that lead him to find out he had cancer.