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May 7, 2015 Share
Groups Sue to Stop Dumping of Fracking Waste Water

Groups Sue to Stop Dumping of Fracking Waste Water

Following NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit report that underground oil operations were re-injecting wastewater into clean aquifers, two environmental groups filed suit against the State of California to immediately stop the... Read More

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May 6, 2015 Share

"Made in USA" Doesn’t Guarantee Dog Treat Safety

Many dog owners might be wary of feeding their pets jerky treats made in China ever since the products were linked with the deaths and illnesses of thousands of pets. But the NBC4 I-Team in Los Angeles has learned that treats... Read More

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May 6, 2015 Share
Congressman Calls for Bridge Fixes

Congressman Calls for Bridge Fixes

A local congressman is pushing for emergency funding to fix Bay Area bridges just a week after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed hundreds of local bridges in disrepair. Read More

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May 5, 2015 Share
911 Responders Tied Up with Non-Emergency Calls

911 Responders Tied Up with Non-Emergency Calls

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovers non-emergency 911 calls to a building located on the same campus as a San Jose hospital. The clinic used emergency responders to transport patients across a parking lot, taking... Read More

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May 5, 2015 Share
SJ Cracks Down on Wage Theft

SJ Cracks Down on Wage Theft

Following multiple Investigative Unit reports on Bay Area companies not paying workers, the city of San Jose is taking action. Read More

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May 4, 2015 Share
Massive Backlog of Cases at SF Immigration Court

Massive Backlog of Cases at SF Immigration Court

A backlog of immigration cases in San Francisco has dramatically climbed, leaving thousands of immigrants in legal limbo. A San Francisco immigration judge says the system is “absolutely broken.” Read More

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May 1, 2015 Share
Sacramento Tries to Fix CA's Wage Theft Problem

Sacramento Tries to Fix CA's Wage Theft Problem

The Investigative Unit uncovers shortcomings in the system that’s supposed to hold businesses accountable for not paying workers. Wage theft in California adds up to over $250 million dollars in unpaid wages since 2010. Read More

Critical Delays: Broken USPS 911 Policy
Apr 28, 2015 Share
Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

The United States Postal Service is revising its national 911 policy after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed how an outdated emergency policy may have contributed to critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More

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Apr 24, 2015 Share
Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Worth the Cost?

Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Worth the Cost?

Private cord blood banks say your newborn’s umbilical cord blood is an insurance policy against future disease. A new push in California advocates parents to donate that cord blood instead. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More

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Apr 24, 2015 Share
472 Bay Area Bridges:

472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit breaks down the bridge inspection data from the Department of Transportation and uncovers hundreds of well-used overpasses in need of major repairs. Read More

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