Investigating cruise crimes at sea
The Contact 5 Investigators discovered some crimes are going unreported to the public.
Cases highlight problem in med spa industry
Med spas are a hybrid between a doctor’s office and a day spa. As med spas grow in popularity, area police are seeing more patients…
State surprised by water investigation
State officials reached out to the Contact 5 Investigators after our first of its kind testing on Treasure Coast water.
Indian River Lagoon water, soil tested
Commonly used herbicides were discovered in sediment and water during first of its kind testing
C5 Investigates: Stealing tax refunds
What you need to know before filing your taxes this year.
Investigation: Stealing your tax refund
The Contact 5 Investigators uncover a big scheme targeting more people in South Florida than anywhere else, Friday night at 11.
Investigation: Your private info accessed
The Contact 5 Investigators uncovered dozens of government workers caught abusing a statewide computer system to look up private information.
SA urged to reopen 6 yr old deputy case
The families of two Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies killed on duty 6 years ago are now taking to social media to get the case reopened.…
PBSO tragedy: should case be reopened?
It was a horrific tragedy. Two Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies dead, struck and killed by another while on duty.
SAO, mom of PBSO deputy to meet
Next Tuesday, the Palm Beach County State Attorney's office will be meeting with the mother of a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy killed in…
6 yrs later, new documents shed light
A court battle between NewsChannel 5 and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office ends with the release of new information about one of the…
Cashing in on speeding tickets
A local man is outrage over a recent speeding ticket. But it's what our Contact 5 investigators found out after we started digging,…
"One Ring" phone scam getting worse
John Matarese warns about the "One-Ring" scam
The hidden fees with low cost airlines
John Matarese shows one downside of flying a discount airline
Auto insurers may now begin tracking you
John Matarese reports on the next "big brother" gadget from insurers
Chipotle free meal coupon: Real or hoax?
John Matarese checks into a viral coupon for free Chipotle burritos
Child struck by vehicle in suburban Lantana
The 5-year-old child was struck in the 6400 block of Hog Cay Trail around 7:22 p.m. He was taken to Bethesda Hospital East for treatment of…
Haynie wins in Boca Raton
Haynie wins in Boca Raton and change in charter wins in Riviera Beach
Thieves target traffic cameras for copper
Copper has always been a target for thieves, and now they're stealing the precious metal from devices that watches over drivers while…
165 oak trees could be axed in West Boca
Palm Beach County engineers say roots are growing into walking path, causing a hazard.
Woman locked out of apartment she still rents
A West Palm Beach woman says she was evicted without notice after the property she lived in was sold at a tax sale. The Consumer Watchdog…
Debate over cash vs credit prices
Palm Beach County Commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to regulate how gas prices are advertised. But a potential deal…
Will your insurance company pay after disaster?
Will your insurance company pay the claim when disaster strikes? the Consumer Watchdog shows you how to research your carrier.
Restaurants with unpaid fines & expired license
A Consumer Watchdog investigation gets action. We reveal restaurants who are open for business with an expired food license.