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Monday, Sep 24, 2018
Demand for Luxury SUVs in China Drives Some Texans Into Debt

Demand for Luxury SUVs in China Drives Some Texans Into Debt

A booming demand for luxury cars in China serves as a warning to car buyers in America while forcing car dealers to investigate more thoroughly their own customers. Read More

Stranded Students, Late Buses Lead to Major Shakeup at DISD

Stranded Students, Late Buses Lead to Major Shakeup at DISD

Major problems with busing students to and from school have resulted in the firings of six transportation managers at the Dallas Independent School District, and the re-assignment of another manager, NBC 5 Investigates has... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 21, 2018
Departing DISD Official Accused of 'Employee Misconduct'

Departing DISD Official Accused of 'Employee Misconduct'

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the abrupt resignation of Israel Cordero, deputy superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District, came after he was accused of workplace misconduct. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018
Lawmakers Angered by Train Safety Delays

Lawmakers Angered by Train Safety Delays

Members of Congress today offered harsh words to commuter rail lines, like North Texas’ Trinity Railway Express, that are far behind schedule in implementing federally required safety equipment. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 7, 2018
We Are All Accountable for Missing TRE Deadline: DART Chair

We Are All Accountable for Missing TRE Deadline: DART Chair

The people who run the Trinity River Express, North Texas’ major commuter line, say it’s official – its trains will miss a federal deadline to have new safety equipment designed to save lives. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights Warned of Measles Exposure

Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights Warned of Measles Exposure

NBC 5 Investigates has learned passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights in Texas may have been exposed to measles in the last 16 days. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 24, 2018
HS Football Takes a Hit as Concerns Grow Over Safety

HS Football Takes a Hit as Concerns Grow Over Safety

As high school students prepare to suit up for another football season, new statistics show there has been a decline in player participation in Texas, despite strong growth in the state’s population. Read More

Fast Cars, Easy Money Fueled DCS Corruption

Fast Cars, Easy Money Fueled DCS Corruption

From fast cars to expensive art and wads of cash, court documents detail the items seized from the men who have pleaded guilty in the Dallas County Schools Corruption case. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
Where Did the Money Go? Property Seized in Dallas County Schools Scandal

Where Did the Money Go? Property Seized in Dallas County Schools Scandal

On Aug. 9, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox announced the guilty pleas of Force Multiplier Solutions owner Robert Leonard and Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway. Cox said between 2011 and...

Could Scandal Probe Widen? “Absolutely Yes,” Ex-FBI Agent Says

Could Scandal Probe Widen? “Absolutely Yes,” Ex-FBI Agent Says

Dwaine Caraway started the week as one of Dallas’ most powerful elected officials. He ended it as an admitted conspirator who will help the government further unravel a criminal enterprise that cost taxpayers millions of dollars... 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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