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Raw: Fmr. DCS Board President Arrives for Sentencing

Raw: Fmr. DCS Board President Arrives for Sentencing

Larry Duncan, the former board president of Dallas County Schools, is scheduled to learn his punishment Tuesday morning after pleading guilty to tax evasion in the Dallas County Schools criminal conspiracy.

Dwaine Caraway Blames Duncan in Sidebar Chat With NBC 5

Dwaine Caraway Blames Duncan in Sidebar Chat With NBC 5

After receiving more than 4 1/2 years in federal prison for public corruption, former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway pulled aside a member of NBC 5 Investigates Friday afternoon and placed much of the blame on someone else. Read More

Dwaine Caraway Sentenced to 4.6 Years Behind Bars, Fine

Dwaine Caraway Sentenced to 4.6 Years Behind Bars, Fine

The fall from power for Dwaine Caraway is complete after the former Dallas City Councilman and mayor pro tem was sentenced to 4.6 years behind bars Friday for his role in the $100 million criminal conspiracy that shut down... Read More

Dwaine Caraway Sentencing Set for Friday

Dwaine Caraway Sentencing Set for Friday

Sentencing will begin Friday for former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway who has pleaded guilty in one of the most public corruption cases in Dallas history. Read More

CBD Confusion
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019
'You Just Watch… More Hemp Grown Than We Could Ever Process'

'You Just Watch… More Hemp Grown Than We Could Ever Process'

NBC5 Investigates interviewed Texas AG commissioner Sid Miller exclusively, a day after state lawmakers heard testimony that overwhelmingly supported the passage of laws that would court CBD business to Texas. Read More

CBD Confusion
Monday, Apr 1, 2019
Texas Lawmakers Hear Overwhelming Support For CBD, Hemp Farming in the State

Texas Lawmakers Hear Overwhelming Support For CBD, Hemp Farming in the State

Texas lawmakers today heard testimony from a long list of people in support of a proposed bill that would clear the confusion over whether CBD is legal in the state. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019
DEA Agents Find Fentanyl in Suitcases at DFW Airport

DEA Agents Find Fentanyl in Suitcases at DFW Airport

Acting on a tip, DEA agents intercepted two suitcases at DFW Airport containing fentanyl – one of the most dangerous drugs in the world. Read More

Key Figure in DCS Corruption Case Returns to a Dallas Court

Key Figure in DCS Corruption Case Returns to a Dallas Court

The once-powerful businessman who helped steer a multi-million-dollar school bus scandal was back in a Dallas courtroom Friday, this time as a witness for his ex-wife. Read More

CBD Confusion
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
Hemp Industry Reacts to North Texas Police Action

Hemp Industry Reacts to North Texas Police Action

A major national hemp industry group is urging Texas law enforcement to back off on seizing CBD products in the wake of two recent police raids in North Texas. Read More

CBD Confusion
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
North Texas Stores Raided, CBD Products Seized

North Texas Stores Raided, CBD Products Seized

Duncanville police say they removed hundreds of pounds of CBD products from two stores, along with more than 30 pounds of what they described as marijuana, in what the stores’ owners described as a big misunderstanding. Read More

Top Investigations
  • Dispute Over Signed 'Hamilton' Poster Triggers Lawsuit

    A dispute over a signed poster from the cast of "Hamilton" has triggered a $1 million lawsuit against the Kennedy Center by one of its managers. The wildly popular musical performed at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

  • Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

    A Chicago-area college student has mounted a one-woman campaign to equip airliners with potentially life-saving drugs, after an episode where she says she became ill after ingesting a nut on a flight from Boston to Chicago. “My...

  • Calif. Utility Found 250K Problems During Camp Fire Inspections

    Pacific Gas and Electric officials announced Wednesday that crews found 1,200 critical threats and took more than 250,000 corrective actions in response to post-Camp Fire safety inspections, leading to the permanent shutdown of the...

  • Man in Times Square Gun Case Feared 'Looney Tunes' Label

    A man has been under investigation by the New York FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) because he allegedly discussed wanting to set off an explosive device in Times Square, three law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York...

  • Delta Employees Say New Uniforms Are Giving Them Rashes

    Delta Air Lines employees are speaking out after they say the company’s new uniforms have given some of them rashes and breathing problems. The airline unveiled its new line of uniforms for its employees last May.

  • Common Police Field Tests Can’t Distinguish Between CBD, Pot

    The popularity of CBD products is on the rise, with an increasing number of state legislatures following a federal move to legalize marijuana’s hemp cousin. But the News4 I-Team has learned the field tests commonly used by...

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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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