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Parents Defend Gunman at Earle Cabell Federal Building

Parents Defend Gunman at Earle Cabell Federal Building

The grieving parents of the gunman at the Earle Cabell Federal Building in Dallas said they feel their son intentionally missed easy human targets when he sprayed bullets into the building. Read More

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CBD Confusion
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
Digest: NBC 5 Investigates Legality of CBD Oil

Digest: 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

Investigations
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
CBD Confusion May Continue After Hemp Bill Becomes Law in Texas

CBD Confusion May Continue After Hemp Bill Becomes Law in Texas

Monday night, Governor Greg Abbott cleared up some of that confusion by quietly signing House Bill 1325 into law. It legalizes hemp farming and the sale and possession of hemp-derived CBD oil containing less than .3% of THC,... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jun 10, 2019
Sunday’s Deadly Winds Could Exceed Initial Estimates When Crane Collapses

Sunday’s Deadly Winds Could Exceed Initial Estimates When Crane Collapses

The violent winds that are believed to be the cause of a deadly crane collapse near downtown Dallas may have been stronger than initially thought, NBC5 Investigates has learned. Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Jun 9, 2019
Questions Abound: What Caused Collapse of Crane in Dallas?

Questions Abound: What Caused Collapse of Crane in Dallas?

A safety expert tells NBC 5 Investigates that the investigation surrounding the collapse of a crane near downtown Dallas would likely focus on Sunday's extreme weather and how the crane was supported. Read More

Even After Stealing From Public, Officials Keep Pensions

Even After Stealing From Public, Officials Keep Pensions

Rick Sorrells is a disgraced former school administrator, an admitted criminal, a soon-to-be resident of the federal prison system and, despite all of that, he is eligible to receive his full state pension. Read More

CBD Confusion
Friday, May 31, 2019
FDA Holds CBD Hearing as Fans, Sellers Await Legal Clarity

FDA Holds CBD Hearing as Fans, Sellers Await Legal Clarity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about cannabis compounds such as CBD, which is already available in candy, syrups, oils, drinks, skin patches and dog food. Read More

CBD Confusion
Thursday, May 23, 2019
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

CBD Confusion
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

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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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