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Preliminary ground water testing found that a hazardous chemical leak at a Livermore oil field "does not pose a threat to water supply wells or groundwater resources in the area," according to a newly released county report... Read More
Federal law and state law don’t always agree when it comes to the prosecution of child pornography. That conflict leaves some law enforcement officers violating their own laws. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has found... Read More
In the wake of an NBC Bay Area Investigation, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty and his staff are trying to determine whether a county health emergency should be declared in and around the site of a hazardous oil leak... Read More
E&B Natural Resources waited months to notify state and local regulators of a leak at its Livermore oil field, something the company is legally required to do. That leak could have potentially contaminated water supplies in... Read More
The gun stolen from an officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in San Francisco and allegedly used in the murder of Oakland muralist Antonio Ramos was just one of more than 144 firearms lost or stolen from ICE agents... Read More
Following an NBC Bay Area investigation revealing the Santa Clara Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) center fails to respond to all calls coming into its hotline, leaders of the agency updated the Finance and Government Operations... Read More
A three-month-long investigation by NBC Bay Area found several solutions to manage California’s drought, even without more rainfall, but experts say it’s a matter of putting those technologies to good use and streamlining... Read More
San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo used public money to pay for alcohol during meals and business trips, violating a policy expressly prohibiting the purchase of alcohol with the district’s... Read More
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee considered a proposal Thursday that would beef up a law addressing the troubling trend of guns being stolen from police officers and regular citizens left in in parked... Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation first exposed that the California National Guard has grossly failed to complete line of duty investigations by the military’s deadline. Now, testimony from current and former Guard members, and... Read More
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