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Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

Ex-DCS Super’s Vacation Pad Raises Questions

A beautifully restored, bright yellow building in New Orleans connects two of the central characters in the financial demise of Dallas County Schools and raises significant ethical and legal questions over rules governing... Read More

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

Dallas ISD Stuck With Tab in Dallas County Schools Land Deal

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered new information about who's really paying for a controversial land deal at Dallas County Schools — and it's not just taxpayers. Read More

DCS Election Will Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1M

DCS Election Will Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1M

The election to determine the fate of Dallas County Schools will cost taxpayers almost $1 million. Read More

New Political Action Committee Campaigns for DCS Closure

New Political Action Committee Campaigns for DCS Closure

A political action committee has been formed that will urge Dallas County voters to vote no on Dallas County Schools in the November election. Read More

DCS Interim Superintendent Steps Down

DCS Interim Superintendent Steps Down

Dallas County Schools interim Superintendent Leatha Mullins stepped down Tuesday, nearly six months after taking over for Rick Sorrells who left the position in March under a cloud of controversy. Read More

Dallas County Schools Passes County Tax Increase

Dallas County Schools Passes County Tax Increase

Dallas County Schools passed a proposal to increase the county tax rate to the maximum allowed in 2017-2018. Read More

Will DCS Have Enough Bus Drivers for Back-to-School?

Will DCS Have Enough Bus Drivers for Back-to-School?

The first day of school will start today for the Dallas Independent School District, but getting students there may be a problem. Read More

DCS Could Still End Up Bankrupt After Surviving Election

DCS Could Still End Up Bankrupt After Surviving Election

The financial ratings agency Moody’s said in a report Friday that Dallas County Schools could still end up in bankruptcy, even if it survives a November election vote that could shut the agency down. Read More

DCS Short Hundreds of Bus Drivers Just Weeks Before School

DCS Short Hundreds of Bus Drivers Just Weeks Before School

Dallas ISD leaders want to know if the Dallas County Schools bus agency has enough drivers to be able to get kids to school on time this year. Read More

New Records Show DCS Bus Drivers Still Running Red Lights

New Records Show DCS Bus Drivers Still Running Red Lights

More Dallas County Schools bus drivers have been ticketed for driving dangerously, new records show. 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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