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Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 04:51 AM CDT

Police Identify Man Who Allegedly Sold Fake Cowboys Tickets

Police Identify Man Who Allegedly Sold Fake Cowboys Tickets

The Irving Police Department tells NBC 5 that they have issued an arrest warrant for the man who allegedly sold several fake Cowboys tickets to fans during the NFL Playoffs.

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 05:43 PM CDT

Beware of Social Security Administration Scam Calls

Beware of Social Security Administration Scam Calls

NBC 5 Responds is warning consumers to beware of a prevalent scheme known as the social security scam, which has cost people nearly $10 million.

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 09:10 PM CDT

US Gov't Investigating Kia, Hyundais After More Than 3,000 Reported Fires

US Gov't Investigating Kia, Hyundais After More Than 3,000 Reported Fires

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to open two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles after getting complaints of more than 3,100 fires and 103 injuries.

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 02:13 AM CDT

MoviePass Faces Legal Action After Customers Complain

MoviePass Faces Legal Action After Customers Complain

Embattled cinema subscription MoviePass faces a class action lawsuit in Northern California, on behalf of customers who say they didn't get what they paid for.

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 06:48 AM CDT

Home Security Tech Raises Privacy Concerns for Renters

Home Security Tech Raises Privacy Concerns for Renters

Keeping an eye on your home is more accessible and affordable than ever. But as smart devices grow in popularity, more people are raising concerns about privacy inside rental properties.

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 05:21 PM CDT

Drunk Driver Slams Into Home, Insurance Company Goes Silent

Drunk Driver Slams Into Home, Insurance Company Goes Silent

A drunk driver crashed into Richardson couple's home, destroying their fence in the process. When they couldn't get an insurance company to pay for the broken fence, they called NBC 5 Responds.

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 07:17 PM CDT

4 Steps to Take Before Hiring a Roofer After a Hail Storm

4 Steps to Take Before Hiring a Roofer After a Hail Storm

Homeowners in Collin County reported roof damage after Sunday night's hail storm. NBC 5 Responds shares tips to help consumers before they sign a roofing contract.

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 10:52 PM CDT

Another Viewer Speaks Out After Home Floods In Sewage Water

Another Viewer Speaks Out After Home Floods In Sewage Water

Another homeowner in Kennedale said his house was flooded with raw sewage. Now, one city council members believes enough is enough. NBC 5's Samantha Chatman reports.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:45 PM CDT

Homeowners Upset After HOA Installs License Plate Readers

Homeowners Upset After HOA Installs License Plate Readers

Residents in a North Texas neighborhood say their HOA has gone too far after it installed license plate cameras that store personal data. NBC 5's Samantha Chatman Responds to their concerns.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 05:41 PM CDT

Massive Sinkhole Finally Filled After NBC 5 Responds Report

Massive Sinkhole Finally Filled After NBC 5 Responds Report

A North Texas city stepped up after NBC 5 Responds exposed a massive sinkhole growing in an area with children living nearby.

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Meet The Team

Samantha Chatman joined the NBC 5 Responds team in August 2016 after serving the people of Louisville, Kentucky and southern Indiana as the Business Reporter at WDRB News. Samantha has covered major company acquisitions, business openings and economic opportunities as well as major breaking news events. Samantha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a minor in African-American Studies. She also has a certification in Public Relations from the university’s College of Media and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.



David Soltis is the award-winning photojournalist/editor for the NBC 5 Responds team. David is an NPPA award-winning photographer and was honored to be nominated for the 2015 Lone Star Emmy for Photographer - News. Before joining NBC DFW in April 2016, David worked in Houston, where he was picked to help launch KHOU-TV's consumer unit, "Watching Out for You." In 2015, several of his stories were awarded in the National Press Photographers Association's TV News Quarterly Clip Contest. David is a proud alumni of the University of Iowa Adler School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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