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Veterans caught in benefits blunder

Veterans caught in benefits blunderThe VA is demanding thousands of dollars from elderly veterans
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Tech

Is your cell phone at risk?

Is your cell phone at risk?Devices called IMSI catchers can intercept voice and data communications. Byron Harris found some in North Texas.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Crossbow puts hunters at risk for injury

Crossbow puts hunters at risk for injuryNationwide, at least two dozen hunters claim serious thumb injuries from using products sold by Barnett Crossbows.
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  • 1 month ago
News 8 Investigates

No restrictions on explosive chemical

No restrictions on explosive chemicalTannerite is marketed as an explosive target practice indicator. But it contains the same chemical that triggered the deadly West, Texas explosion last year.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News 8 Investigates

Houston charity faces troubling allegations

Houston charity faces troubling allegationsThe motto for Houston non-profit Helping a Hero is "empowering wounded heroes one home at a time." But a group of wounded veterans say the charity is misleading and exploiting them. News 8's Brett Shipp investigates.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Dallas church volunteers serve refugees in Africa

Dallas church volunteers serve refugees in AfricaChurch volunteers from Fellowship Bible Church deal with sickness, war, in Africa through 'Empower Sudan.'
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Byron Harris: Still investigating after 40 years

Byron Harris: Still investigating after 40 years"Since TV years are like dog years, I've actually been here 280 years!"
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Education

Dallas ISD to address trustee's removal

Dallas ISD to address trustee's removalOne week ago, Dallas schools Superintendent Mike Miles ordered Trustee Bernadette Nutall to be removed from a campus. The school board was set to address that issue on Monday night.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Investor frustration peaking over stockbroker insurance

Investor frustration peaking over stockbroker insurance"I call Wall Street 'Fraud Street,'" said Boston University economist Lawrence Kaltikoff.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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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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  • 3 months 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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  • 3 months 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.
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  • 3 months, 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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  • 3 months, 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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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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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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  • 3 months, 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
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  • 3 months, 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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  • 3 months, 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."
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  • 3 months, 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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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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  • 3 months, 4 weeks 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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  • 3 months, 3 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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  • 3 months, 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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  • 4 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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  • 4 months, 2 weeks 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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