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Monday, Aug 15, 2016
Hundreds of Whales Likely Killed off Coast Over Past Decade

Hundreds of Whales Likely Killed off Coast Over Past Decade

Some of the world’s most majestic and mysterious creatures are being killed in the Bay Area. Cargo ships and barges are striking whales, including several endangered species, at levels believed to be much higher than what... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 15, 2016
California Agency Isn't Following Fracking Law

California Agency Isn't Following Fracking Law

A state law requires the agency in charge of oil and gas oversight to post on its website wells that have been fracked within 60 days, but NBC Bay Area Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock discovered that’s not always... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 12, 2016
Injured SJ Firefighters Denied Workers' Comp Treatment

Injured SJ Firefighters Denied Workers' Comp Treatment

A San Jose fire captain nearly died after a building collapsed on him, but the workers’ compensation system denied the medical treatments his doctor says he needed. The Investigative Unit learned his injury was captured on camera. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 12, 2016
Major Earthquake Could Destroy East Bay's Water Supply

Major Earthquake Could Destroy East Bay's Water Supply

A massive quake on the Hayward Fault would leave many East Bay communities without water to fight dozens of natural-gas sparked fires that experts say will be inevitable in its wake, an NBC Bay Area News investigation has found. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
Many Bay Area Schools Have No Guidelines for Campus Cops

Many Bay Area Schools Have No Guidelines for Campus Cops

Most Bay Area students attend a school that’s regularly patrolled by a campus police officer, but an NBC Bay Area investigation found many schools fail to outline even the most basic roles and responsibilities of those officers. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
Lack of Water Freezes Development in East Palo Alto

Lack of Water Freezes Development in East Palo Alto

Lack of water has forced East Palo Alto to freeze proposed developments that would provide jobs and help its residents economically. Critics of the system that resulted in the water shortage say it’s not by accident. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
Critical Mental Health Issues Plaguing Student Athletes

Critical Mental Health Issues Plaguing Student Athletes

For college athletes, mental health challenges can have lifelong consequences. A recent survey of 21,000 NCAA athletes found an increase in students reporting mental health problems. But the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Tracking California's Guns

Tracking California's Guns

In California nearly 70,000 firearms went missing or were stolen between 2010 and late 2015. Thousands of those were used in crimes, including robberies and homicides. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Orinda Surveillance Cameras Violate Privacy, Critics Say

Orinda Surveillance Cameras Violate Privacy, Critics Say

Bay Area police departments use surveillance cameras to keep people safe. Access to security footage and photos is typically limited to law enforcement. But in Orinda, anyone can get their hands on millions of pictures of... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016
SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'

SF Tries to Justify Restaurant Inspection 'Loophole'

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found patrons across San Francisco are kept in the dark about potentially dangerous health violations at certain restaurants because of a decade-old policy within San Francisco’s Department... Read More

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