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Government Probe Calls for Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

Government Probe Calls for Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

A new government investigation confirms a report by NBC 5 Investigates that some former airport employees still had access to secure areas. Read More

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Sep 15, 2016
TSA Releases More Airport K-9 Numbers After Investigation

TSA Releases More Airport K-9 Numbers After Investigation

The TSA released new numbers Thursday showing 38 explosive detection K-9 teams at U.S. airports have failed certification tests this year. Read More

Sep 14, 2016
Some K-9 Teams Failed Tests at D/FW, Love Airports

Some K-9 Teams Failed Tests at D/FW, Love Airports

Several K-9 teams at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport have failed important certification tests that check how accurately they can detect explosives. Read More

Apr 7, 2016
D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport Leaders Defend Security Strategy

D/FW Airport leaders said Thursday they were confident the airport has enough police officers to protect the public, despite airport staffing documents describing police staffing “insufficient” to deal with threats. Read More

Apr 6, 2016
D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

D/FW Airport Police Staffing 'Insufficient' Based on Threats

NBC 5 Investigates has uncovered staffing records at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that detail concerns about a shortage of uniformed officers to deter threats in the most public areas of the airport. Read More

Feb 5, 2016
D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

One day after an NBC 5 investigation found cars abandoned in front of D/FW Airport terminals, the team went back to and saw police right away -- even catching one driver on camera who left his car empty right in front of the... Read More

Feb 4, 2016
Abandoned Cars at D/FW Airport Could Pose Security Threat

Abandoned Cars at D/FW Airport Could Pose Security Threat

NBC 5 Investigates went undercover and caught drivers leaving cars abandoned right in front of airport terminals at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport -- and sometimes police don’t seem to respond to stop it. Read More

Feb 4, 2016
Homeland Security Investigating Missing Airport ID Badges

Homeland Security Investigating Missing Airport ID Badges

An NBC 5 investigation prompted Homeland Security to test 24 of the largest U.S. airports to see enough is being done to minimize risks about missing identification badges. Read More

Dec 21, 2015
Airline Employees Warned of More Security Screening

Airline Employees Warned of More Security Screening

Travelers flying this holiday week aren't the only ones who will face tighter security. Read More

Dec 9, 2015
Senate Bill on Missing Airport IDs Notes NBC 5 Investigation

Senate Bill on Missing Airport IDs Notes NBC 5 Investigation

There is new information in an exclusive NBC 5 Investigation that revealed hundreds of airport IDs are missing at America's airports. Read More

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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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