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Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015
Car Burglaries Hit Epidemic Levels Across Bay Area

Car Burglaries Hit Epidemic Levels Across Bay Area

Car burglaries have hit epidemic levels across the Bay Area, with these crimes doubling over the last six months. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit looks at how recent changes to laws may make it more appealing for criminals... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 9, 2015
Nearly 1,000 Red Light Tickets Thrown Out

Nearly 1,000 Red Light Tickets Thrown Out

The San Mateo Police Department throws out nearly 1,000 red light tickets, totaling more than $500,000 after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered the city did not follow new state regulations for red light cameras at... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Nov 6, 2015
Eye Doctors Rank High in Medicare Reimbursements

Eye Doctors Rank High in Medicare Reimbursements

Medicare reimburses doctors different rates versus other kinds of insurance and until recently, it wasn't clear how much taxpayers were paying for various procedures. Now that the federal government has made Medicare reimbursement... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015
Woman Dies During Cruise Vacation; Family Billed $6,000

Woman Dies During Cruise Vacation; Family Billed $6,000

A grieving daughter, mourning the death of her mother, was shocked to learn Royal Caribbean charged $6,000 to her mother's credit card for medical care. The company do anything improper, but Taryn Smith would like to see more... Read More

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Monday, Nov 2, 2015
Solutions to CA's Water Crisis From Half a World Away

Solutions to CA's Water Crisis From Half a World Away

California is facing a water crisis, and a strong El Nino isn't going to solve the problem. In search of solutions, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world, to Israel, a country that faced its... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Oct 30, 2015
Mother of Abused Toddler Says She Warned Foster Agency

Mother of Abused Toddler Says She Warned Foster Agency

A mother is speaking out, saying she tried to warn Santa Clara County social workers that her daughter was being severely abused while in foster care. She says she took over 100 photos documenting the girl’s wounds during... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015
Near Death of Foster Child Sheds Light on Flawed System

Near Death of Foster Child Sheds Light on Flawed System

When a 4-year-old girl in foster care was admitted to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center last year with wounds covering nearly every part of her body, doctors soon concluded she had been the victim of prolonged physical abuse. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 12, 2015
OSHA Dismisses Majority of Whistleblower Cases

OSHA Dismisses Majority of Whistleblower Cases

From airlines to pipelines, they’re workers on the front lines who speak up when systems break down. The government built a safety net for employees who get fired for raising red flags about safety issues or illegal activities. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 12, 2015
Whistleblower Investigator Fired From Own Agency

Whistleblower Investigator Fired From Own Agency

Darrell Whitman says he was fired for blowing the whistle on his employer because he was worried about public health and safety. The irony: Whitman investigated cases for OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 5, 2015
CA National Guard Fails to Meet Deadlines on Benefits Requests

CA National Guard Fails to Meet Deadlines on Benefits Requests

They have earned medals and honors for their service to our country, but members of the California National Guard say the military has let them down. Testimony from current and former service members and records obtained by NBC Bay... Read More

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