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Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 06:36 PM CST

How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

According to Carfax, nearly half a million flood-damaged cars are back on the roads, and the likelihood of buying one of these vehicles in Texas is extremely high. NBC 5's Samantha Chatman responds.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 07:51 PM CST

How Retailers Grade You to Determine Customer Treatment

How Retailers Grade You to Determine Customer Treatment

It's a secret score that shadows your almost-every move as a consumer. it’s a number that can determine the prices you pay and the perks you receive, yet you, and the majority of consumers, will probably...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 06:02 AM CST

Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets That May Contain Rubber

Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets That May Contain Rubber

More than 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products are being recalled because they may be contaminated with rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday.

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 05:15 PM CST

Bill Could Protect Homeowners From Dishonest Roofers

Bill Could Protect Homeowners From Dishonest Roofers

We’ve heard from dozens of consumers who lost thousands to dishonest roofers with little to no recourse. But new protections could soon be on the way for homeowners.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:31 AM CST

Giant Sinkhole Causing Big Concerns For North Texas Family

Giant Sinkhole Causing Big Concerns For North Texas Family

A North Texas woman says there's a major safety hazard right in her own backyard -- a sinkhole.

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 06:17 PM CST

Local Roofer Sentenced to Prison after NBC 5 Responds Investigation

Local Roofer Sentenced to Prison after NBC 5 Responds Investigation

Patrick Will Jenkins of SOS Roofing and Construction has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for conning homeowners. This comes after a series of NBC 5 Responds reports by Samantha Chatman.

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 05:13 PM CST

Contractor Accused of Stealing and Misleading Customers

Contractor Accused of Stealing and Misleading Customers

A North Texas woman says a "carpet conman" is back to his old tricks: ripping off consumers. NBC 5 Responds investigates.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 05:10 PM CST

Tips to Save on Your Gym Membership

Tips to Save on Your Gym Membership

Every January, many people want to get in shape, lose weight or improve their health and look to enroll in a gym. It’s also when gyms offer deals on their membership plans. Consumer Reports has tips on how to...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 05:37 PM CST

Police Release New Video of Alleged 'Cowboys Ticket Scammer'

Police Release New Video of Alleged 'Cowboys Ticket Scammer'

Police are still looking for a man who tricked fans into buying fake Cowboys Playoffs tickets. NBC 5's Samantha Chatman has obtained new video from police that could bring them one step closer to catching the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:22 PM CST

Beware of Some Pop-Up Ads on Social Media

Beware of Some Pop-Up Ads on Social Media

A Fort Worth woman said she saw an ad on Instagram and thought the company was legitimate, but she ended up waiting weeks for fitness gear that never arrived.

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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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