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Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019
FBI SAC Who Battled Corruption in Dallas Retiring

FBI SAC Who Battled Corruption in Dallas Retiring

Eric Jackson arrived in Dallas in March 2017 as the FBI's special agent in charge, two years later he is leaving but not before compiling a list of Dallas public officials who are now facing prison time. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Mar 1, 2019
In Latest Dallas City Hall Scandal Who is 'Council Person A'

In Latest Dallas City Hall Scandal Who is 'Council Person A'

In the most recent corruption case to rock Dallas City Hall, federal court records suggest the involvement of a major player who is easily recognized in another tax-stealing scandal in local government. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Mar 1, 2019
Former Dallas Councilwoman Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charge

Former Dallas Councilwoman Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charge

Former Dallas City Councilwoman Carolyn Davis has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
Roadside Gas Meters Spark Concerns of Leaks, Explosions

Roadside Gas Meters Spark Concerns of Leaks, Explosions

Gas meters found close to roads are damaged in crashes far more than one might expect, according to a joint investigation from NBC 5 Investigates and The Dallas Morning News. Read More

Dwaine Caraway to Face Sentencing in April

Dwaine Caraway to Face Sentencing in April

Former Dallas Mayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway will face sentencing in April. Caraway's attorney had asked a judge to push back the date, citing medical issues the attorney is dealing with and concerns that prosecutors will be... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019
Legal or Not Legal? CBD Dilemma Crosses State Lines

Legal or Not Legal? CBD Dilemma Crosses State Lines

When it comes to confusion over whether CBD is, or should be, legal, Texas is not alone. NBC 5 Investigates traveled to Indiana, which not long ago wrestled with the same questions and the fears associated with them. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019
CBD Oil Becomes Next 'Green Gold Rush', But What's In It?

CBD Oil Becomes Next 'Green Gold Rush', But What's In It?

In Kentucky, CBD has become a thriving industry, with regulations in place to weed out potentially harmful ingredients, like high levels of pesticide and lead. But with the rapid growth comes a warning about where CBD is processed... Read More

Sentencing Delayed for 2 Top Officials in DCS Scandal

Sentencing Delayed for 2 Top Officials in DCS Scandal

Two of the top officials who pleaded guilty in the Dallas County Schools bribery scandal may not be sentenced to prison until this summer. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Feb 8, 2019
District Warns of Criminal Charges for Students With CBD Oil

District Warns of Criminal Charges for Students With CBD Oil

The Mansfield Independent School District has issued a notice to parents, warning them that their kids could face felony charges for bringing CBD oil to school. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
Shop Owners React to CBD Debate

Shop Owners React to CBD Debate

As North Texans continue to question whether they can use, or continue to use, the popular CBD oil for their aches and pains, one shop owner has decided to take down the product, fearing the possibility of a police raid. 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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