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News 8 Investigates

Paris turns blind eye to questionable spending

Paris turns blind eye to questionable spendingReports of questionable spending and even possible fraud have been swirling in Paris, Texas
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  • 1 month ago
News 8 Investigates

Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of him

Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of himThe DISD investigator fired for allegedly violating district policy says he wasn't violating laws
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  • 1 month ago
News 8 Investigates

Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?

Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?The PEBC collects about $1.25 million a year in taxes from Paris residents. Questions about the way it is spent loom.
  • News 8 Investigates
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Enrollment tumbles at Prime Prep Academy

Enrollment tumbles at Prime Prep AcademyThe charter school's board on Wednesday learned that staffing and budgets have been cut to reflect a smaller student body
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

DISD fires top internal investigator after he files complaint with state

DISD fires top internal investigator after he files complaint with stateDISD fires its top internal investigator hours after news broke he had filed a complaint with the state.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

City admits mistake in harming Trinity land

City admits mistake in harming Trinity landFriday, officials personally escorted upset environmentalists into the Trinity Forest to give them a look at the mistake.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dallas County

Watkins: 'Nothing hidden' in $60,000 crash settlement

Watkins: 'Nothing hidden' in $60,000 crash settlementThe Dallas County DA defended a secret payment to settle a car accident he caused last year
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Scrap tires add to West Nile threat, air pollution

Scrap tires add to West Nile threat, air pollutionRecords show 15 million discarded tires have piled up across Texas posing both health and environmental hazards.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Dallas County

Dallas DA used forfeiture fund to pay legal bills

Dallas DA used forfeiture fund to pay legal billsA former federal prosecutor says Craig Watkins' use of forfeiture funds for a personal attorney "pushes the envelope."
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

FBI chief: Agents on lookout for terrorist threats, but lawfully

FBI chief: Agents on lookout for terrorist threats, but lawfullyFBI Director James Comey, speaking in Dallas Monday, said that Islamic terrorism is a grave threat to the U.S., but stressed that his agents will not violate the Constitution tracking plots.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News 8 Investigates

Troubled for-profit school's TV ads keep running, at taxpayer expense

Troubled for-profit school's TV ads keep running, at taxpayer expenseThe Department of Education is trying to close down Everest Colleges for regulatory violations. But taxpayers are paying for Everest's TV commercials to attract new students.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Three Everest College campuses to remain open for a while longer

Three Everest College campuses to remain open for a while longerEverest College is going out of business after its losing a fight with the federal government over the quality of its education and running out of money. But three North Texas campuses will be allowed to remain open until students graduate.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Feds put the squeeze on Everest College

Feds put the squeeze on Everest College In 2010, News 8 reported extensive fabrication of job records of former students at for profit Everest College, a unit of Corinthian colleges. Now, the federal government is cutting back on Corinthians loans and grants, and its future is in doubt.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

False job records at for-profit Arlington career school

False job records at for-profit Arlington career schoolEverest College makes lots of money. A News 8 investigation finds the Arlington campus of the trade school made up hundreds of jobs.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News 8 Investigates

Everest College: Too big to fail?

Everest College: Too big to fail?Everest College is the biggest asset of one of the four largest for-profit educational conglomerates in the country. It's in trouble with the Department of Education and is trying to sell 85 campuses. Yet it's allowed to enroll new students. Why?
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

National hip implant trial begins in Dallas

National hip implant trial begins in DallasPlaintiffs claim the DePuy Pinnacle hip was not properly tested before being marketed to orthopedic surgeons
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

The Hip Generation: No guarantees despite failures and recalls

The Hip Generation: No guarantees despite failures and recallsHundreds of thousands of artificial hips are implanted annually. Some fail, but no manufacturer of the joint replacement devices offers a warranty. So who pays when something goes wrong?
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
News 8 Investigates

The Hip Generation: Recalls, redoes agony for some with new joints

The Hip Generation: Recalls, redoes agony for some with new jointsYour car may be a lemon. But is your artificial hip? So many Americans have artificial hips that we could be called the hip generation. But Americans may know more about their automobiles than what’s inside their bodies. And as many as a million
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Questions cloud circumstances surrounding exoneree’s 2012 death

Questions cloud circumstances surrounding exoneree’s 2012 deathJames Woodard was wrongly imprisoned, then released in 2008 after 27 years behind bars. Four years later, Woodard was found dead in a Dallas County Jail cell. Now there are questions about the roles of the people who helped set him free.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Welcome to his nightmare: Flaming well water

Welcome to his nightmare: Flaming well waterParker County homeowner Steve Lipsky — accused of conspiring against a powerful gas exploration company — is speaking out. He wants the public to hear his story about what he says is contaminating his water supply.
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  • 2 months ago
News 8 Investigates

Scientists: Tests prove fracking to blame for flaming Parker County wells

Scientists: Tests prove fracking to blame for flaming Parker County wellsWhile Barnett Shale gas producers deny any connection to their operations, two scientists are disputing that. They say test results just released by state regulators provide solid evidence linking fracking and groundwater contamination.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

EPA: Flammable Parker County water poses no threat

EPA: Flammable Parker County water poses no threatRemember the flaming water wells in Parker County? In 2010, the EPA sounded the alarm and blamed a nearby gas well. Now, regulators are backing off, claiming no threat exists, leaving residents and fracking opponents nationwide outraged.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
News 8 Investigates

Water contamination in Parker County exceeds explosive limits

Water contamination in Parker County exceeds explosive limitsRemember the images of Parker County residents whose water wells catch on fire. Now they say their problem has gone from bad to explosive. They also say they have the test results to back it up.
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  • 1 year ago
News 8 Investigates

Records show drilling operation violated law while water wells contaminated

Records show drilling operation violated law while water wells contaminatedA News 8 investigation has obtained records showing a drilling operation was in violation of state law at the same time area land owners say their water wells were suddenly contaminated with natural gas.
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  • 1 year, 3 months ago
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Denticaid – Medicaid dental abuse in Texas

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Unfair Game – Breaking the rules in HS Sports

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