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How Often Body Cams Record During Use-of-Force Incidents

How Often Body Cams Record During Use-of-Force Incidents

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At least 10 Bay Area police departments equip their officers with body worn cameras, but some agencies don't track how often those cameras are turned on when an officer uses force. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More

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Nov 25, 2015
We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world to investigate solutions to California’s water crisis. Sr. Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock found that in Israel they faced a similar crisis eight years ago,... Read More

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Feb 9, 2016 Share
Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

A federal lawmaker is adding some muscle to a debate about pay-per-view boxing. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed that small businesses are getting clobbered by six-figure lawsuits. Read More

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Feb 5, 2016 Share
Auto Shop 'Cover-Up' Leaves Family Dealing With Damages

Auto Shop 'Cover-Up' Leaves Family Dealing With Damages

For the 25 million licensed motorists in California, finding an honest mechanic is essential. Fraudulent repairs can create both financial hardships and serious safety hazards. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered... Read More

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Feb 4, 2016 Share
Tom Ridge: More Cooperation Needed for Super Bowl Security

Tom Ridge: More Cooperation Needed for Super Bowl Security

There still isn’t enough cooperation between federal, local and state law enforcement agencies in advance of Super Bowl 50, former secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge told NBC Bay Area. In a far ranging interview at... Read More

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DA Charges San Jose Pot Execs With Tax, Insurance Fraud

DA Charges San Jose Pot Execs With Tax, Insurance Fraud

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Thursday charged two San Jose marijuana dispensary executives with illegal pot sales, tax evasion and insurance fraud, and netted a third man during their investigation. Read More

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Jan 21, 2016 Share
Bar Owners Claim They're Targets of PPV Boxing Scheme

Bar Owners Claim They're Targets of PPV Boxing Scheme

Lightweight versus heavyweight. That’s how some small business owners describe the battle against a Campbell company involved in the boxing business. They say they are being punished not in the ring—but in court—for something they... Read More

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Jan 13, 2016 Share
Suit: Twitter 'Knowingly' Let Terrorists Use Social Network

Suit: Twitter 'Knowingly' Let Terrorists Use Social Network

The family of a Florida defense contractor killed in a November terror attack while training security forces in Jordan is suing Twitter, claiming the company has knowingly allowed terrorist groups such as ISIS to use its social... Read More

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Jan 8, 2016 Share
Critics: SJC Lacks Enough Fire Personnel

Critics: SJC Lacks Enough Fire Personnel

Fire officials have increased the number of firefighters and trucks on duty at San Jose Mineta International Airport five months after an NBC Bay Area investigation found the airport had fewer firefighters on duty per shift... Read More

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Jan 7, 2016 Share
Tech Worker Claims She Was Fired for Raising Red Flag

Tech Worker Claims She Was Fired for Raising Red Flag

A former employee has filed a lawsuit against Fremont based Identiv, claiming her boss Jason Hart, then CEO and current president, instructed her to use company money to pay for his personal expenses. Read More

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