Most Bay Area students attend a school that’s regularly patrolled by a campus police officer, but an NBC Bay Area investigation found many schools fail to outline even the most basic roles and responsibilities of those officers. Read More
Lack of water has forced East Palo Alto to freeze proposed developments that would provide jobs and help its residents economically. Critics of the system that resulted in the water shortage say it’s not by accident. Read More
For college athletes, mental health challenges can have lifelong consequences. A recent survey of 21,000 NCAA athletes found an increase in students reporting mental health problems. But the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit... Read More
In California nearly 70,000 firearms went missing or were stolen between 2010 and late 2015. Thousands of those were used in crimes, including robberies and homicides. Read More
Bay Area police departments use surveillance cameras to keep people safe. Access to security footage and photos is typically limited to law enforcement. But in Orinda, anyone can get their hands on millions of pictures of... Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found patrons across San Francisco are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous health violations at certain restaurants because of a decade-old policy within San Francisco’s Department... Read More
A six-month investigation found nearly 70,000 guns were lost or stolen in California over the last half-decade and many of those same guns were later used to commit other crimes. That’s about 34 guns every day that are stolen from... Read More
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday proposed a fine against a government contractor after it found the company deliberately falsified soil samples at a superfund site in San Francisco that’s slated for... Read More
Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for what many describe... Read More
A California high court tells a South Bay pot shop it's time to pay up. This comes more than a year after an Investigative Unit series on Medimarts and other marijuana dispensaries in San Jose. Read More
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