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What Does a Vote 'For' or 'Against' DCS Mean?

What Does a Vote 'For' or 'Against' DCS Mean?

The future of Dallas County Schools is on the Nov. 7 ballot for Dallas County voters. Before casting your vote, know what a "for" or "against" vote means for the future of the school bus agency and taxpayers.

John Wiley Price Lends Voice to Save DCS Campaign

John Wiley Price Lends Voice to Save DCS Campaign

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price lends his voice in a new radio ad, asking voters to keep the embattled Dallas County Schools bus service running. Read More

DCS Defies AG Order; TX Sen. Asks 3 Board Members to Resign

DCS Defies AG Order; TX Sen. Asks 3 Board Members to Resign

Days away from an election that will determine the future of Dallas County Schools, a Texas Senator is calling for board members to resign. Read More

FBI Searches Home, Office of Man Connected to DCS Scandal

FBI Searches Home, Office of Man Connected to DCS Scandal

NBC 5 Investigates has learned the FBI executed two search warrants at the home and office of a man connected to a controversial Dallas County Schools business deal. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 23, 2017
Battle Over DCS' Future Heats Up in Early Voting

Battle Over DCS' Future Heats Up in Early Voting

The fight over the future of Dallas County Schools was apparent at polling locations during the first day of early voting Monday. Read More

DCS to Reconsider Former Superintendent's Retirement Deal

DCS to Reconsider Former Superintendent's Retirement Deal

The new Dallas County Schools Board of Trustees president wants to nullify a retirement deal struck with the outgoing superintendent earlier this year. Read More

DCS Board Member Larry Duncan Resigns

DCS Board Member Larry Duncan Resigns

Former Dallas County Schools Board President and current trustee Larry Duncan has resigned his board position more than three years before it was to expire. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Dallas Morning News Publishes Editorial on Dallas County Schools Vote

Dallas Morning News Publishes Editorial on Dallas County Schools Vote

The Dallas Morning News published an editorial Tuesday stating the paper's position on the future of Dallas County Schools. Read More

Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

A beautifully restored, bright yellow building in New Orleans connects two of the central characters in the financial demise of Dallas County Schools and raises significant ethical and legal questions over rules governing... Read More

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered new information about who's really paying for a controversial land deal at Dallas County Schools — and it's not just taxpayers. Read More

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Awards

2015

Lone Star Emmy Awards, Lone Star Chapter
Investigative Report Single Story: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Military: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Education/Schools: “The Texas High School Helmet Tracker”

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

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Fire in the Attic"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Multimedia Project,
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Best Investigation, Broadcast Large Market
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

Texas AP Broadcasters Award: Best Investigation
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

See all awards won by NBC 5 Investigates here.

 

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