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FBI, Texas Rangers Investigating DCS' Finances

FBI, Texas Rangers Investigating DCS' Finances

The Texas Rangers and the FBI are conducting separate investigations into the financial crisis at school bus agency Dallas County Schools. Read More

Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Calling for Vote on DCS' Future

Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Calling for Vote on DCS' Future

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday signed legislation giving Dallas County voters a say in the future of beleaguered school bus agency Dallas County Schools. Read More

Moody's Says 'High Probability' DCS Will Be Shut Down

Moody's Says 'High Probability' DCS Will Be Shut Down

A report released Friday from the credit rating agency Moody's predicts that troubled school bus agency Dallas County Schools will be dissolved. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
New FBI Dallas Leader Working to Build Community Bonds

New FBI Dallas Leader Working to Build Community Bonds

Dallas' FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Jackson wants your help and says we all have a role to play in keeping our community safe. Read More

DCS Considers Trimming Incentives to Help Balance Budget

DCS Considers Trimming Incentives to Help Balance Budget

The financial woes continue to pile up at Dallas County Schools – the taxpayer-funded transportation agency at the center of NBC 5's ongoing investigation, "Big Buses, Bigger Problems." Read More

DCS Confirms It Has Defaulted on Millions in Debt Payments

DCS Confirms It Has Defaulted on Millions in Debt Payments

Dallas County Schools has filed paperwork confirming it has defaulted on millions of dollars in debt payments that were due this week. Read More

DCS on the Brink of Default; Credit Rating Dropped Again

DCS on the Brink of Default; Credit Rating Dropped Again

Dallas County Schools may be on the brink of defaulting on millions of dollars of debt payments due June 1. Read More

TX AG's Office Will Not Allow DCS to Restructure Bond Debt

TX AG's Office Will Not Allow DCS to Restructure Bond Debt

The Texas Attorney General's Office has informed Dallas County Schools it will not be allowed to restructure its bond debt. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The Land Deal (Full Show)

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The Land Deal (Full Show)

NBC 5 produced a special 30-minute, in-depth investigative report revealing the latest developments in the ongoing investigation into Dallas County Schools, the taxpayer-funded agency responsible for the daily transportation of 75,000 North Texas students. NBC 5 anchors Brian Curtis and Meredith Land and Senior Investigative Reporter Scott Friedman explained the latest findings. Watch the entire NBC 5 Investigates' special report, "Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The $25 Million DCS Land Deal."

Investigations
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The Land Deal (Part 1)

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The Land Deal (Part 1)

NBC 5 produced a special 30-minute, in-depth investigative report revealing the latest developments in the ongoing investigation into Dallas County Schools, the taxpayer-funded agency responsible for the daily transportation of 75,000 North Texas students.  NBC 5 anchors Brian Curtis and Meredith Land and Senior Investigative Reporter Scott Friedman explained the latest findings. The first of three parts of NBC 5 Investigates' special report, "Big Buses, Bigger Problems: The $25 Million DCS Land Deal."

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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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