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. Interview from March 2013.
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.
Authorities say at least four people have been killed as a series of tornadoes left a trail of damage in three counties east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Saturday evening.
So far, the National Weather Service has confirmed four tornadoes in parts of Henderson, Van Zandt, and Rains counties.
Texas Sky Ranger tours areas of North Texas damaged by tornadoes on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Officials in Van Zandt County say they are in search and recovery mode after at least four tornadoes swept through the area east of Dallas Saturday night.
Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, aides said Sunday night. Details of the agreement were expected to be made public Sunday night, said aides to lawmakers involved in weeks of negotiations. The House and Senate had until midnight Friday to pass a measure to avert a government shutdown. The catchall spending bill would be the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to advance during President Donald Trump's short tenure in the White House. It denies Trump a win on his oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but gives him a $15 billion down payment on his request to strengthen the military.
At least four tornadoes tore across three counties on Saturday, April 29, 2017, leaving a trail of damage.