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Dallas County Schools Closes Down, FBI Probe, Debts Linger

Dallas County Schools Closes Down, FBI Probe, Debts Linger

It’s been around for 170 years, the last two cloaked in controversy, but Tuesday spelled the end for Dallas County Schools. Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Racketeering in Downfall of DCS

Lawsuit Alleges Racketeering in Downfall of DCS

The committee picked to shut down Dallas County Schools has filed a lawsuit against the people and companies it says led to the bus agency's demise, alleging they "collectively conspired to create an illegal enterprise in exchange... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jul 27, 2018
Flawed Engine Blade Found at Other Carriers, Southwest Says

Flawed Engine Blade Found at Other Carriers, Southwest Says

A few flawed engine blades have been found on planes from several airlines, with inspections underway in hopes of preventing another disaster like the one that occurred on a Southwest Airlines flight in April. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018
TRE Risks Shutdown, Behind on New Safety System

TRE Risks Shutdown, Behind on New Safety System

The Trinity Railway Express is behind schedule to install "positive train control" safety equipment, which is required by the Federal Railroad Administration. In fact, the TRE is so far behind, it is in danger of missing a December... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jul 12, 2018
Temperatures Rise in Ambulances, Leaving People in the Heat

Temperatures Rise in Ambulances, Leaving People in the Heat

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that half the front-line fleet of more than 40 ambulances at the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department have air conditioners that don't work properly. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jun 28, 2018
New Safety Technology Delayed on North Texas Commuter Line

New Safety Technology Delayed on North Texas Commuter Line

Federal transportation authorities have expressed frustration over a delay in installing new safety measures on a commuter railway that thousands of North Texans use each day. Read More

Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug
Thursday, Jun 28, 2018
Kissing Bugs Attack Central Texas Woman: Report

Kissing Bugs Attack Central Texas Woman: Report

A Central Texas woman was treated for multiple bug bites she believes came from kissing bugs, which are known to carry a deadly parasite, a recent report says. Read More

Behind the Cameras: The Fall of Dallas County Schools

Behind the Cameras: The Fall of Dallas County Schools

In this one hour special, learn how money that was supposed to keep children safe wound up in the pockets of a public official and cost hundreds of people their jobs. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Texas-Mexico Border – Trust Between Guard, Patrol Grows

Texas-Mexico Border – Trust Between Guard, Patrol Grows

National Guard troops are once again on duty in South Texas, working to help the understaffed U.S. Border Patrol who is promising better results in the partnership compared to years past. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Texas-Mexico Border – 'The Last Stand'

Texas-Mexico Border – 'The Last Stand'

Over the past year, about 40 percent of undocumented immigrants caught crossing the United States' southern border were apprehended along a 300-mile stretch of the Rio Grande Valley. After President Trump dispatched the National... 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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