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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:52 AM CST

The Hottest Toys to Keep Kids Active

The Hottest Toys to Keep Kids Active

Every year, NBC 5 teams up with toy expert Laurie Schacht to find out which toys are likely to fly off the shelves during the holiday season. This time we're looking at toys to keep kids active.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 05:37 PM CST

Travelers Say Greyhound Lost Luggage, Couldn't Recover Bags

Travelers Say Greyhound Lost Luggage, Couldn't Recover Bags

Two North Texans reached out to NBC 5 Responds after they said Greyhound misplaced their bags and couldn't provide any answers.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 08:41 PM CST

Local Hospital Charges $13,000 Worth of Bills to Wrong Patient

Local Hospital Charges $13,000 Worth of Bills to Wrong Patient

A DeSoto woman called NBC 5 after receiving $13,000 worth of hospital bills that she said had nothing to do with her.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 09:14 AM CST

Feds Expand Beef Recall as Salmonella Outbreak Broadens to 246 Cases in 26 States

Feds Expand Beef Recall as Salmonella Outbreak Broadens to 246 Cases in 26 States

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:36 PM CST

The Hottest Toys for Tweens & Teens

The Hottest Toys for Tweens & Teens

Every year, NBC 5 teams up with toy expert Laurie Schacht to find out which toys are likely to fly off the shelves during the holiday season. This time we're looking at toys for every budget.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 06:58 AM CST

Shipping Solutions to Prevent Porch Pirates

Shipping Solutions to Prevent Porch Pirates

The Christmas shopping season is prime time for porch pirates to purloin your packages.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 05:16 PM CST

Haltom City Agrees to Test Water Meters After Uproar

Haltom City Agrees to Test Water Meters After Uproar

Residents in Haltom City say their water bills have soared and that the city's new smart water meters are to blame. NBC 5 Responds has been investigating the issue for months, and now, Haltom City is taking...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 05:00 PM CST

Cyber Monday Deals Worth Checking Out

Cyber Monday Deals Worth Checking Out

Cyber Monday is arguably the biggest online shopping day of the year. If you were stuck at work and aren't sure where to start, NBC 5's Samantha Chatman has spent the day tracking the best deals.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 07:11 AM CST

Cyber Monday to Set New Records

Cyber Monday to Set New Records

Cyber Monday 2018 is expected to once again surpass Black Friday in-store sales and set the record for the largest online sales day in history.

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 06:49 PM CST

Ways to Shop Smarter on Black Friday

Ways to Shop Smarter on Black Friday

Shoppers hit the Galleria Dallas on Black Friday looking for the best deals. NBC 5 Responds Samantha Chatman has some ways to make sure you are responsible and save money while shopping for your favorite items....

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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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