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Thousands Angered by DISD Bus Service

Thousands Angered by DISD Bus Service

Since the beginning of the school year, thousands of parents have complained to the Dallas Independent School District about late school buses, dropped bus routes and, among other things, a customer service system that fails... Read More

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Friday, Sep 28, 2018
Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

As unwanted calls continue to proliferate, many mobile phone users have simply stopped answering the phone. But new technology is on the horizon that could sharply cut the number of scam and spam calls we all receive... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
Information Sharing Needed to Combat Illegal Export of SUVs

Information Sharing Needed to Combat Illegal Export of SUVs

An investigative arm for the insurance industry says an improved system for sharing information is needed to combat the illegal exportation of luxury vehicles to China. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 24, 2018
Demand for Luxury SUVs in China Drives Some Texans Into Debt

Demand for Luxury SUVs in China Drives Some Texans Into Debt

A booming demand for luxury cars in China serves as a warning to car buyers in America while forcing car dealers to investigate more thoroughly their own customers. Read More

Stranded Students, Late Buses Lead to Major Shakeup at DISD

Stranded Students, Late Buses Lead to Major Shakeup at DISD

Major problems with busing students to and from school have resulted in the firings of six transportation managers at the Dallas Independent School District, and the re-assignment of another manager, NBC 5 Investigates has... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 21, 2018
Departing DISD Official Accused of 'Employee Misconduct'

Departing DISD Official Accused of 'Employee Misconduct'

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the abrupt resignation of Israel Cordero, deputy superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District, came after he was accused of workplace misconduct. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018
Lawmakers Angered by Train Safety Delays

Lawmakers Angered by Train Safety Delays

Members of Congress today offered harsh words to commuter rail lines, like North Texas’ Trinity Railway Express, that are far behind schedule in implementing federally required safety equipment. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 7, 2018
We Are All Accountable for Missing TRE Deadline: DART Chair

We Are All Accountable for Missing TRE Deadline: DART Chair

The people who run the Trinity River Express, North Texas’ major commuter line, say it’s official – its trains will miss a federal deadline to have new safety equipment designed to save lives. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights Warned of Measles Exposure

Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights Warned of Measles Exposure

NBC 5 Investigates has learned passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights in Texas may have been exposed to measles in the last 16 days. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 24, 2018
HS Football Takes a Hit as Concerns Grow Over Safety

HS Football Takes a Hit as Concerns Grow Over Safety

As high school students prepare to suit up for another football season, new statistics show there has been a decline in player participation in Texas, despite strong growth in the state’s population. Read More

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Awards

2017 Peabody Award
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Taxpayers Taken for a Ride

2017 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Award
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Taxpayers Taken for a Ride

2017 National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting - Large Market Television
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS

2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting - Large Market Television
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series - Large Market Television
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage - Large Market Television
"Fire in the Attic"

2015 The RTDNA Gannett Foundation
Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism
“Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

2014 National Sigma Delta Chi Award - SPJ
Investigative Reporting - Large Market Station
“Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

2013 National News and Documentary Emmy Award
Outstanding Regional News Story - Investigative Reporting
"Driven to Distraction"

2012 National Sigma Delta Chi Award - SPJ
Investigative Reporting - Large Market Station
"Critical Delays: Dallas County's Response to the West Nile Epidemic"

See all awards won by NBC 5 Investigates here.

 

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