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Teen Reports Sexual Abuse to SJ Police, DA Loses File

Teen Reports Sexual Abuse to SJ Police, DA Loses File

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A stepfather accused of molesting his seven year old daughter until she was a teenager remained free for nearly two years until a phone call from the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit prompted an arrest, an apology, and a stunning... Read More

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Share
CA Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh

CA Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh

California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday, accusing the company of false advertising and knowingly concealing the risks associated with surgical mesh designed to treat health... Read More

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Share
Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

A doctor diagnosed Mario Guzman with the flu and also treated him for what was thought to be a sprained ankle, but those symptoms were related to a common bacterial infection. By the time Guzman went to the ER he was in septic... Read More

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Monday, May 23, 2016 Share
Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officers

Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officers

An NBC Bay Area investigation discovered pay outs on 45 different lawsuits filed against the State of California involving 51 CHP officers, 35 of whom were still on the payroll through 2015 Read More

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Friday, May 20, 2016 Share
Illegal Short-Term Rentals Can be Nightmare for Neighbors

Illegal Short-Term Rentals Can be Nightmare for Neighbors

An NBC Bay Area investigation into the illegal use of short-term rental platforms In San Francisco found dozens of ads for hostel-like accommodations on websites such as Airbnb, VRBO and Craigslist. Many appeared to be in violation Read More

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Wednesday, 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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Thursday, May 19, 2016 Share
Thousands Violate SF Housing Laws Using Airbnb, Few Face Penalties

Thousands Violate SF Housing Laws Using Airbnb, Few Face Penalties

With rent prices soaring, more and more San Francisco residents are looking to earn some extra cash by renting out their homes to tourists through websites like Airbnb and Craigslist. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 Share
EPA Sets New Health Advisory for Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

EPA Sets New Health Advisory for Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency has established a new lifetime health advisory for toxic chemicals in drinking water. The chemicals are perfluorinated compounds called PFOA and PFOS, which are linked to cancer. Read More

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Share
Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in Water

Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in Water

Firefighters keep life-saving fire foam on standby at airports in case there’s a crash. For decades, the Army, Navy and Air Force trained with foam at military bases across the country. But now the government is concerned... Read More

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Monday, May 16, 2016 Share
'Loophole' Allows SF Restaurants to Hide Past Health Violations

'Loophole' Allows SF Restaurants to Hide Past Health Violations

San Francisco diners can log onto the city’s website to check inspection records for restaurants across the city, but the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit discovered a “loophole” that allows some restaurants to wipe away their dirty... Read More

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