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Dec 23, 2015 Share
Water Supplies in Livermore Contaminated, Tests Reveal

Water Supplies in Livermore Contaminated, Tests Reveal

Some underground water supplies in Livermore show signs of contamination, according to a newly released report ordered by Alameda County. The findings come in the wake of a hazardous chemical leak at an oil field owned by... Read More

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Dec 22, 2015 Share
Government Grants Benefits to Widow After NBC Report

Government Grants Benefits to Widow After NBC Report

In this final chapter of a tragic story involving Larnie Macasieb, the government reversed its denial of her workers’ compensation claim after the death of her husband. After a year of fighting both the United States Postal Service... Read More

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Dec 17, 2015 Share
Medical ID Theft Suspect Accused of Betraying Brother

Medical ID Theft Suspect Accused of Betraying Brother

After an eight-month investigation prompted by an NBC Bay Area report, local authorities arrested and extradited Gary Wayne Bogle, charging him with 10 felony counts of false impersonation for using his brother's identity... Read More

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Dec 15, 2015 Share
Unruly Airline Passengers Rarely Face Criminal Charges

Unruly Airline Passengers Rarely Face Criminal Charges

Rowdy passengers can be a source of frustration for both travelers and airlines, causing delays, diversions, and drama. Disrupting a commercial flight is a serious crime, but as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered,... Read More

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Dec 16, 2015 Share
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

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Dec 16, 2015 Share
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

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Dec 14, 2015 Share
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

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Dec 8, 2015 Share
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

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Dec 3, 2015 Share
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

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Dec 2, 2015 Share
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

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