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Friday, Jun 9, 2017
Deportation Threat Sparks SFPD Accountability Complaint

Deportation Threat Sparks SFPD Accountability Complaint

Civil rights advocates are calling for swift sanctions against a San Francisco police officer after an NBC Bay Area hidden camera investigation showed the officer threatening to deport a group of Hispanic and Asian men. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jun 5, 2017
Criminal Charges Filed in Ghost Ship Fire

Criminal Charges Filed in Ghost Ship Fire

The Alameda County District Attorney filed criminal charges on Monday against Derick Ion Almena, the landlord of the Oakland warehouse space known as the Ghost Ship, and Max Cardin Harris, a tenant who lived there. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jun 2, 2017
SFPD Officer Caught on Camera Making Deportation Threats

SFPD Officer Caught on Camera Making Deportation Threats

The San Francisco Police Department confirmed it launched an investigation after NBC Bay Area cameras recorded an officer telling a group of minorities, “Wait ‘til we get INS [federal immigration agents] involved in here…... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Jun 2, 2017
Peabody Awards Honor Beyoncé, Louis C.K. and NBC Bay Area

Peabody Awards Honor Beyoncé, Louis C.K. and NBC Bay Area

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit joins the likes of Beyoncé, Louis C.K. and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as one of this year’s 30 Peabody Award honorees. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 29, 2017
PG&E's Response to Larkin Street Fire Lax: Recordings

PG&E's Response to Larkin Street Fire Lax: Recordings

Dispatch recordings from last month’s Pacific Gas and Electric substation explosion and fire show a 25-minute delay in PG&E’s reporting of the incident and another lengthy delay when the utility had no supervisor at the scene... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Fine Dust Linked to Asthma, Cancer and Heart Attacks

Fine Dust Linked to Asthma, Cancer and Heart Attacks

San Francisco’s political and spiritual leaders recently hailed the city’s newest tallest building, the 61-story Salesforce tower, as the centerpiece of its ongoing building boom. But residents who live three miles away are left to... Read More

Investigations
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

Investigations
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

Investigations
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

Investigations
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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