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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Bay Area Trauma Centers

Bay Area Trauma Centers

A growing body of research shows that victims of violent crime are suffering from PTSD similarly to the way soldiers do in combat. Read More

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Mar 3, 2014 Share
Military Women: We Got Fired for Being Raped

Military Women: We Got Fired for Being Raped

Military women around the nation speak out about the retaliation they experienced after being raped--following an NBC Bay Area investigation highlighting the sexual assault and subsequent termination of a member of the... Read More

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Feb 27, 2014 Share
Workers Say Hunters Point Dirt Needs Radiation Screening

Workers Say Hunters Point Dirt Needs Radiation Screening

Multiple sources tell the Investigative Unit soil is not being screened for radiological contamination, putting public safety at risk. They say dirt that could be contaminated is heading to Bay Area landfills not intended to accept... Read More

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Feb 26, 2014 Share
Could Gun Tracing Reduce Violent Crime in Oakland?

Could Gun Tracing Reduce Violent Crime in Oakland?

The Investigative Unit reviewed Oakland police data showing every time a gun was confiscated; city leaders say the rate of guns involving crimes far outpaces any other Bay Area city and they need innovative tools to reduce... Read More

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Feb 24, 2014 Share
San Francisco Real Estate Broker Surrenders License

San Francisco Real Estate Broker Surrenders License

Investors accuse him of bilking them out of more than $15-million. California Bureau of Real Estate says Broker committed “severe” acts. Read More

The Crash of Asiana Flight 214
Feb 25, 2014 Share
Asiana Fined For Not Helping SFO Crash Victims' Families

Asiana Fined For Not Helping SFO Crash Victims' Families

The U.S. Department of Transportation said on Tuesday that they have slapped Asiana Airlines with a $500,000 fine for failing to help family members of passengers on a flight that crashed last year at San Read More

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Feb 23, 2014 Share
Phishers Target Online Vacation Renters

Phishers Target Online Vacation Renters

An East Bay property owner warns of fraudsters intercepting communication with prospective renters of high-end vacation homes. Investigative reporter Elyce Kirchner navigates the online vacation rental marketplace in a story... Read More

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Feb 21, 2014 Share
Housing Authority Travel Records Show Double-Dipping

Housing Authority Travel Records Show Double-Dipping

Travel documents examined by the Investigative Unit show some commissioners from a Bay Area housing authority double-dipping, misusing travel funds and some trips with no explanation. Read More

Investigations
Feb 21, 2014 Share
Police Arrest Family of Credit Card Thieves

Police Arrest Family of Credit Card Thieves

The group stole credit card information skimmed from gas station pumps. Read More

Investigations
Feb 19, 2014 Share
California Leads in ADA Lawsuits

California Leads in ADA Lawsuits

The Investigative Unit reviewed more than 10,000 federal ADA lawsuits filed since 2005 in the five states with the highest disabled populations. More lawsuits have been filed in California than Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas and New... Read More

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2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
 

2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner
Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

 
2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
Best Investigative Reporting 
"Children in the Fields"
 
2012 Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award
Excellence in Journalism
"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
 
2012 IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Award Finalist
Broadcast/video - medium market
"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
 
2013 Norcal Emmy Awards
Investigative Report - "Behind the Gates of the Guard"
Feature News Report-Serious Series - "Free Rides & Coming Soon the VTA Story"
Health/Science/Environment-Feature/Segment - "Fracking in California"
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