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.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 9-year-old girl missing in Benbrook after she was last seen Friday afternoon, police said. Police have issued an arrest warrant for the girl's uncle in connection with her kidnapping.
Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes and killed at least eight people in Oklahoma and Texas. More than 1,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed in Texas, and thousands of residents are displaced. Meanwhile, more than 80,000 people were without power in Houston, where an announcer at the Houston Rockets game asked fans not to leave because of severe weather on Monday, NBC News reported.
Days of heavy rainfall triggered more flash flooding in Austin forcing evacuations and rescues as rising water threatened homes.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in an additional 24 Texas counties Monday, due to recent damage from thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding.
The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature.
Another round of strong spring storms pushed through Dallas-Fort Worth Monday afternoon, dropping more rain onto already saturated ground and swollen creeks and rivers.