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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

Judge Approves Dallas County Schools' Payment Plan

Judge Approves Dallas County Schools' Payment Plan

Embattled Dallas County Schools received some good news Tuesday - court approval of DCS' plan to pay off more than $100 million in debt. Read More

Dallas ISD Leader Building System to Replace DCS

Dallas ISD Leader Building System to Replace DCS

The new executive director of transportation at the Dallas Independent School District is putting into place a new plan for bus services. Read More

DCS Plans to Sue for Lost Tax Dollars

DCS Plans to Sue for Lost Tax Dollars

There’s a new plan to recover money for taxpayers in the wake of the scandal at Dallas County Schools. Read More

Feds Expand Investigation of Dallas County Schools

Feds Expand Investigation of Dallas County Schools

Another federal agency has joined the FBI in investigating the financial disaster at Dallas County Schools, with the focus being on whether investors were misled into believing they could profit from buying DCS bonds. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Southwest Mechanics Critiqued for Finding Safety Issues: FAA

Southwest Mechanics Critiqued for Finding Safety Issues: FAA

Months before an airborne accident claimed the life of a Southwest Airlines passenger, the Federal Aviation Administration found that distrust between managers and mechanics at Southwest’s Dallas maintenance base was so bad,... Read More

Top Investigations
  • Dispute Over Signed 'Hamilton' Poster Triggers Lawsuit

    A dispute over a signed poster from the cast of "Hamilton" has triggered a $1 million lawsuit against the Kennedy Center by one of its managers. The wildly popular musical performed at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

  • Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

    A Chicago-area college student has mounted a one-woman campaign to equip airliners with potentially life-saving drugs, after an episode where she says she became ill after ingesting a nut on a flight from Boston to Chicago. “My...

  • Calif. Utility Found 250K Problems During Camp Fire Inspections

    Pacific Gas and Electric officials announced Wednesday that crews found 1,200 critical threats and took more than 250,000 corrective actions in response to post-Camp Fire safety inspections, leading to the permanent shutdown of the...

  • Man in Times Square Gun Case Feared 'Looney Tunes' Label

    A man has been under investigation by the New York FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) because he allegedly discussed wanting to set off an explosive device in Times Square, three law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York...

  • Delta Employees Say New Uniforms Are Giving Them Rashes

    Delta Air Lines employees are speaking out after they say the company’s new uniforms have given some of them rashes and breathing problems. The airline unveiled its new line of uniforms for its employees last May.

  • Common Police Field Tests Can’t Distinguish Between CBD, Pot

    The popularity of CBD products is on the rise, with an increasing number of state legislatures following a federal move to legalize marijuana’s hemp cousin. But the News4 I-Team has learned the field tests commonly used by...

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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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