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Search Fails to Find All the Cameras That Brought Down DCS

Search Fails to Find All the Cameras That Brought Down DCS

As a committee works to shut down the Dallas County Schools agency, officials hit a new roadblock with the failure to locate some of the surveillance cameras that were the root of DCS' financial collapse. Read More

Dallas Officials Meet to Address Funding for Crossing Guards

Dallas Officials Meet to Address Funding for Crossing Guards

State, city, county and school officials met Monday to discuss plans to fund crossing guards currently employed by Dallas County Schools after voters dissolved the transportation agency. Read More

Feds Allege $3M in Bribes, Kickbacks Paid to Top DCS Official

Feds Allege $3M in Bribes, Kickbacks Paid to Top DCS Official

Federal prosecutors have filed charges in a months-long investigation into huge financial losses at Dallas County Schools, the troubled busing agency voters elected to shut down earlier this year. Read More

DCS Asked Vendor to Donate to Superintendent's Charity

DCS Asked Vendor to Donate to Superintendent's Charity

An assistant superintendent at Dallas County Schools asked a vendor last year to make large donations to a Dallas charity group which, at the time, was led by DCS superintendent Rick Sorrells, NBC 5 has learned. Read More

Vendor Emails Describe Gifts for Ex-President of DCS

Vendor Emails Describe Gifts for Ex-President of DCS

Emails obtained by NBC 5 Investigates reveal gifts provided by bus camera vendor Force Multiplier Solutions to Larry Duncan when he was board president at Dallas County Schools. Read More

Report: Ex-DCS Leaders Fail to Participate in Internal Audit

Report: Ex-DCS Leaders Fail to Participate in Internal Audit

NBC 5 Investigates has obtained a copy of a new critical report probing the financial mess at Dallas County Schools. Read More

Councilman Silent on His Role at Embattled School Bus Agency

Councilman Silent on His Role at Embattled School Bus Agency

When Omar Narvaez was elected last summer to the Dallas City Council, questions followed about his role as a board member for the embattled Dallas County Schools agency. Read More

Report Suggests 'Criminal Conduct' With Past DCS Leadership

Report Suggests 'Criminal Conduct' With Past DCS Leadership

A critical analysis, withheld for months by the former administrators of the Dallas County Schools bus agency, suggests crimes were committed in a deal that cost taxpayers millions of dollars. Read More

DCS Hires Dissolution CEO, Drivers Express Worry

DCS Hires Dissolution CEO, Drivers Express Worry

A state-appointed dissolution committee hired a CEO for Dallas County Schools Wednesday who assured employees that they would find a way to keep the agency running until next year. Read More

Troubled Bus Agency DCS Begins Process of Shutting Down

Troubled Bus Agency DCS Begins Process of Shutting Down

In an emotional exchange of goodbyes, board members for Dallas County Schools held their last meeting Tuesday, ending more than a century of existence for an agency that bused kids to schools in North Texas. 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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