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Monday, May 22, 2017
Navy Vet Fights Deportation to Stay in US With His Children

Navy Vet Fights Deportation to Stay in US With His Children

When you face criminal charges in court you get an attorney, even if you can't afford one. But that doesn't apply to immigration court and our Investigative Unit discovered that can make a huge difference. Read More

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Transgender Kids Could Seek Earlier Medical Intervention

Transgender Kids Could Seek Earlier Medical Intervention

A team of international doctors are working to rewrite the clinical guidelines for how and when to medically treat transgender children. Read More

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
California Company Sold Bogus Plane Parts Despite FAA Order

California Company Sold Bogus Plane Parts Despite FAA Order

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found thousands of instances where bogus and potentially dangerous airplane parts were surreptitiously installed on planes including major commercial airliners. Read More

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Firefighters Say Job Stress Causes Mental Health Issues

Firefighters Say Job Stress Causes Mental Health Issues

As part of a six-month investigation, NBC Bay Area surveyed hundreds of firefighters. Most say they don’t think there’s enough recognition about the importance of mental health. Many first responders are struggling to confront the... Read More

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Monday, May 15, 2017
Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Data from nine Bay Area counties revealed deaths from fentanyl from 2015 to 2016 rose 50 percent in San Francisco County, 66 percent in Contra Costa County and 600 percent in Alameda County. Senior investigative reporter Vicky... Read More

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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

If your doctor was disciplined for harming other patients, would you want to know? In California, the state Medical Board is responsible for protecting patients from dangerous doctors. More than 600 physicians and surgeons across... Read More

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

The list of strip club patrons claiming to have been ripped off at adult clubs is growing, NBC Bay Area has learned, but San Francisco authorities insist they simply don’t have enough evidence to bring any case in criminal Read More

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Nearly a Million Californians Exposed To Pesticide in Water

Nearly a Million Californians Exposed To Pesticide in Water

Up to one million Californians, mostly in the farming communities of the Central Valley, have dangerous levels of an unregulated chemical linked to cancer in their drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board Read More

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

An NBC Bay Area review of thousands of housing habitability complaints filed with the city of Oakland in 2016 revealed hundreds of health and safety violations. But Oakland code enforcement officers failed to follow up with 1 in 4... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Our country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. For a decade prescriptions for painkillers soared, creating a generation of people dependent on pills. While the nation scrambles to find replacements for pills, the NBC Bay Area... Read More

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