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 severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of North Texas as a strong storm pushes through Parker County and into Tarrant County Wednesday.
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A North Texas sheriff, his chief deputy and two other deputies have been accused of tampering with records and computers after a state investigation of alleged licensing irregularities.
A U.S. military official confirmed to NBC News that a service member is in custody after making a threatening phone call.
For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The unprecedented move follows the lowest snowpack ever recorded. Snowpack in the Sierra mountain range melts during spring and provides water for an estimated 25 million Californians. "Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of snow. This historic drought demands unprecedented action," Brown said Wednesday. "Therefore, I’m issuing an executive order mandating substantial water reductions across our state. As Californians, we must pull together and save water in every way possible."
Authorities say two men were sentenced after kidnapping a woman who helped police find her by leaving notes between Dallas and Arkansas.