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 former special needs instructor in Mansfield was sentenced Tuesday to 60 years in prison after he admitted sexually abusing young boys and recording the assaults.
Police say a fatal rollover crash shut down Interstate 30 near Texas 360 in Arlington Tuesday morning.
Arlington city council members will vote Tuesday night on the proposed tax plan to fund half of the $1 billion dollar, brand new baseball stadium announced last week.
Across the Dallas-Fort Worth area, NBC 5 Investigates found places where concrete bridge supports sit in the open, unprotected, even though state and federal guidelines suggest guardrails should be installed to reduce the risk of a deadly crash.
Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable to stop his advances.
District Judge Elizabeth McHugh ruled that prosecutors had sufficient evidence to bring Cosby to trial, and she set his arraignment for July 20, at which time the TV star will enter a plea and a trial date will be set.
Cosby, 78, could get 10 years in prison if convicted.
"Mr. Cosby, good luck to you, sir," the judge said.
"Thank you," he replied.
Voters in many North Texas communities are heading to the polls Tuesday to help decide the winners in several runoff elections.