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Police: Legalizing CBD May Bring More Problems, Confusion

Police: Legalizing CBD May Bring More Problems, Confusion

As lawmakers move closer to legalizing CBD oil in Texas, NBC 5 Investigates has learned that confusion may linger on what's legal and what's not, because law enforcement officials don't have the tools needed to tell the difference... Read More

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Traveling Grandmother Jailed for CBD Oil Talks About Ordeal

Traveling Grandmother Jailed for CBD Oil Talks About Ordeal

Police officers slapped handcuffs on 71-year-old Lena Bartula at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport after they found CBD oil in her travel bag. Now she's talking about her two nights in jail. Read More

Dissolution Committee Abolished, Chapter Closes on DCS

Dissolution Committee Abolished, Chapter Closes on DCS

Texas legislators passed SB2018 this week, the final chapter in shutting down Dallas County Schools. Read More

Robert Leonard Sentenced to Prison in DCS Bribery Scandal

Robert Leonard Sentenced to Prison in DCS Bribery Scandal

Robert Leonard, a central player in what federal prosecutors say may be "the largest domestic public corruption case in history," has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in the Dallas County Schools school... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
JPS Hit by 'So Many Elevators Down' Before Nurse's Injury

JPS Hit by 'So Many Elevators Down' Before Nurse's Injury

Internal emails between JPS and the company hired to maintain its elevators, thyssenkrupp, show that Elevator 29 was just one of many with lingering problems, long before a nurse was hurt on Jan. 20. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Lt. Gov. Patrick Wants Texas CBD To Be ‘The Real Deal’: Sen.

Lt. Gov. Patrick Wants Texas CBD To Be ‘The Real Deal’: Sen.

At a Senate Committee hearing in Austin Tuesday, a state senator offered some insight into a lingering question at the capitol: What does Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) think about efforts to legalize CBD oil? Read More

Former Dallas Councilman Dwaine Caraway Reports to Prison

Former Dallas Councilman Dwaine Caraway Reports to Prison

Former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway is scheduled to report to federal prison Tuesday morning. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019
CBD Arrests Flying High at DFW Airport

CBD Arrests Flying High at DFW Airport

As Texas legislators work towards possibly making CBD legal in the state, confiscation of the oil by federal officers has "skyrocketed" this year at DFW Airport, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Apr 22, 2019
Bill Legalizing CBD Passes House, Heads to Senate

Bill Legalizing CBD Passes House, Heads to Senate

CBD oil is a step closer to being legalized in Texas after legislators in the House voted on Tuesday to allow people to buy it without fear of being arrested. The bill cleared the House with no one opposing it, paving the way for... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
ICYMI: NBC 5 Investigates Legality of CBD Oil

ICYMI: NBC 5 Investigates Legality of CBD Oil

If you've been out at all recently, you've likely seen the newest health craze -- CBD oil. But is it legal in Texas? Well, that depends on who you ask. NBC 5 Investigates takes a look at the issue. 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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