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Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease

Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug and Chagas Disease

State health officials tell NBC 5 Investigates The Kissing Bug has infected at least a dozen Texans with a parasite that causes Chagas disease, a disease typically found in the tropics. Read More

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Nov 17, 2015
Hundreds of Texas Dogs Infected With Deadly Parasite

Hundreds of Texas Dogs Infected With Deadly Parasite

An NBC 5 investigation found hundreds of dogs in Texas are infected with the deadly parasite that causes Chagas disease. Read More

Nov 23, 2015
Only New Donors Tested for Chagas Disease

Only New Donors Tested for Chagas Disease

An NBC 5 investigation is raising new questions about the safety of the donated blood supply in Texas. Read More

Nov 24, 2015
Identifying Kissing Bugs From Similar Bugs

Identifying Kissing Bugs From Similar Bugs

Following NBC 5 Investigates' recent series of reports on Hidden Threat: The Kissing Bug, researchers at Texas A&M University in College Station have been inundated with hundreds of photographs and samples of bugs needing... Read More

Feb 22, 2016
Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

Kissing Bug Victim Reminds North Texans Threat is Here

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been making headlines, but a woman recently bitten by a Kissing Bug spurs a warning for another tropical disease now being found in North Texas. 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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