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The Santa Clara County DA’s Office is looking into claims that former San Jose High principal Cary Catching stole money intended for students. The move was prompted by an NBC Bay Area investigation that uncovered allegations... Read More
Following NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit report that underground oil operations were re-injecting wastewater into clean aquifers, two environmental groups filed suit against the State of California to immediately stop the... Read More
Many dog owners might be wary of feeding their pets jerky treats made in China ever since the products were linked with the deaths and illnesses of thousands of pets. But the NBC4 I-Team in Los Angeles has learned that treats... Read More
A local congressman is pushing for emergency funding to fix Bay Area bridges just a week after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed hundreds of local bridges in disrepair. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovers non-emergency 911 calls to a building located on the same campus as a San Jose hospital. The clinic used emergency responders to transport patients across a parking lot, taking... Read More
Following multiple Investigative Unit reports on Bay Area companies not paying workers, the city of San Jose is taking action. Read More
A backlog of immigration cases in San Francisco has dramatically climbed, leaving thousands of immigrants in legal limbo. A San Francisco immigration judge says the system is “absolutely broken.” Read More
The Investigative Unit uncovers shortcomings in the system that’s supposed to hold businesses accountable for not paying workers. Wage theft in California adds up to over $250 million dollars in unpaid wages since 2010. Read More
The United States Postal Service is revising its national 911 policy after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed how an outdated emergency policy may have contributed to critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More
Private cord blood banks say your newborn’s umbilical cord blood is an insurance policy against future disease. A new push in California advocates parents to donate that cord blood instead. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More
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