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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
In-Home Health Care Workers Struggle to Get Paid in Timely Manner

In-Home Health Care Workers Struggle to Get Paid in Timely Manner

Tens of thousands of mistakes delay payment, and in some cases, prevent payment of wages to hundreds of health workers employed through California’s In-Home Support Services (IHSS) system. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
NBC Bay Area Investigation Sparks Consumer Protection Bill

NBC Bay Area Investigation Sparks Consumer Protection Bill

California lawmakers are calling for more oversight of the auto repair industry after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed how lax enforcement leaves California motorists unprotected. AB 1174 aims to more clearly outline the... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 9, 2016
Video Shows Hotel Staff Accepting Cash Kickbacks from Cab Drivers

Video Shows Hotel Staff Accepting Cash Kickbacks from Cab Drivers

Taxi drivers say they’re forced to pay high-priced, illegal kickbacks to valets and lobby staff at San Francisco International Airport hotels or face losing business to drivers who do pay up. Read More

Investigations
Friday, May 6, 2016
Homecare Lacking for Sick Kids

Homecare Lacking for Sick Kids

Medical advancements are making it easier for medically fragile children to leave the hospital. But coming home is proving more difficult than their families have ever imagined. The Investigative Unit examines the lack of critical... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Mountain bikers on Mount Tamalpais want more access to the Easy Grade trail, but new data shows when there's bad behavior, visitors can't expect much enforcement from California State Parks. Senior Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Palo Alto Security Guards Still Absent from Posts

Palo Alto Security Guards Still Absent from Posts

Palo Alto residents are demanding action from city leaders to increase oversight of a program intended to protect teens. In March, the Investigative Unit 's cameras recorded security guards hired to stand watch for at risk... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 2, 2016
Man’s Death Reveals Drivers in Danger at Railroad Crossings

Man’s Death Reveals Drivers in Danger at Railroad Crossings

After the tragic death of Don Williams at a Gilroy railroad crossing, the Investigative Unit has learned massive maintenance of way vehicles on the nation’s railroads do not always trigger the crossing gates and signal lights,... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 29, 2016
'Tech Buses' Commit Hundreds of Violations on SF Roadways

'Tech Buses' Commit Hundreds of Violations on SF Roadways

An employee perk at some of the world’s most well-known tech companies is being blamed for slowing down San Francisco commuters, while also potentially putting them at risk of injury along the city's roadways. The NBC Bay Area... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

New FAA e-mails show air traffic controllers, pilots and even FAA officials were more concerned about safety issues surrounding bright lights at Levi’s and Avaya sports stadiums than previously acknowledged. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
OPD Turns On Body Cameras 95 Percent of the Time

OPD Turns On Body Cameras 95 Percent of the Time

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent sits down with NBC Bay Area Senior Investigative Reporter Vicky Nguyen to discuss his department’s body camera program. This comes after an earlier report looked at how often officers turn on... Read More

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