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Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
SF Man Gets Year in Prison for Selling Rare Rhino Horns

SF Man Gets Year in Prison for Selling Rare Rhino Horns

A San Francisco art dealer will have to spend over a year in prison after attempting to sell a pair of black rhinoceros horns to an undercover federal agent. Lumsden W. Quan, 47, was sentenced Wednesday in a Las Vegas federal... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
Mile High Club Proprietor: Sex on Plane Not a Nuisance

Mile High Club Proprietor: Sex on Plane Not a Nuisance

Phil Kessler owns and operates the Mile High Club, a website that allows airline passengers to brag about their sexual encounters on commercial flights. Kessler says his group has millions of members around the world and maintains... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Dec 14, 2015
Widow of Postal Worker Denied Death Benefits

Widow of Postal Worker Denied Death Benefits

First widow Larnie Macasieb endured the sudden death of her husband after he sustained a major injury at a postal processing facility. Twice the federal Office of Workers’ Compensation denied her benefits requests. The NBC Bay Area Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
E-Mails Reveal Why Oil Company Paid Extra Fines

E-Mails Reveal Why Oil Company Paid Extra Fines

An oil and gas production company opted to pay $4,351 in additional fines in order to avoid making a "formal" acknowledgement of its failure to report a hazardous chemical leak at one its oil fields in Livermore. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015
Calif. Needs to Speed Up Change to Address Drought: Official

Calif. Needs to Speed Up Change to Address Drought: Official

The Chairwoman of California’s Water Resources Control Board says more needs to be done to prepare the state for more severe, long-term droughts that could last 40 to 100 years. In a wide ranging and frank discussion Chairwoman... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015
Mass Shootings Small Fraction of All Gun Violence

Mass Shootings Small Fraction of All Gun Violence

Despite the alarming frequency of mass shootings in America, they account for just a small fraction of people killed by guns each year. According to FBI data, mass shootings are responsible for less than 5 percent of all gun deaths... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
Report: 1 in 4 U.S. Bridges Deficient in Some Way

Report: 1 in 4 U.S. Bridges Deficient in Some Way

Good, but not good enough. That’s the assessment announced Tuesday by U.S. Government Accountability Office about the state of the country’s bridges and highways. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
Preliminary Report: Oil Leak Poses No Threat to Drinking Water

Preliminary Report: Oil Leak Poses No Threat to Drinking Water

Preliminary ground water testing found that a hazardous chemical leak at a Livermore oil field "does not pose a threat to water supply wells or groundwater resources in the area," according to a newly released county report... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
Child Porn Statute Conflicts Leave Authorities Breaking Law

Child Porn Statute Conflicts Leave Authorities Breaking Law

Federal law and state law don’t always agree when it comes to the prosecution of child pornography. That conflict leaves some law enforcement officers violating their own laws. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has found... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

County Leaders 'Appalled' at Response to Livermore Oil Leak

In the wake of an NBC Bay Area Investigation, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty and his staff are trying to determine whether a county health emergency should be declared in and around the site of a hazardous oil leak... Read More

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