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Monday, May 15, 2017
Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Data from nine Bay Area counties revealed deaths from fentanyl from 2015 to 2016 rose 50 percent in San Francisco County, 66 percent in Contra Costa County and 600 percent in Alameda County. Senior investigative reporter Vicky... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

If your doctor was disciplined for harming other patients, would you want to know? In California, the state Medical Board is responsible for protecting patients from dangerous doctors. More than 600 physicians and surgeons across... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

The list of strip club patrons claiming to have been ripped off at adult clubs is growing, NBC Bay Area has learned, but San Francisco authorities insist they simply don’t have enough evidence to bring any case in criminal Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Nearly a Million Californians Exposed To Pesticide in Water

Nearly a Million Californians Exposed To Pesticide in Water

Up to one million Californians, mostly in the farming communities of the Central Valley, have dangerous levels of an unregulated chemical linked to cancer in their drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

Oakland Landlords Routinely Ignore Deadlines to Fix Homes

An NBC Bay Area review of thousands of housing habitability complaints filed with the city of Oakland in 2016 revealed hundreds of health and safety violations. But Oakland code enforcement officers failed to follow up with 1 in 4... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Potential in Cannabis to Fight Opioid Epidemic: Researchers

Our country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. For a decade prescriptions for painkillers soared, creating a generation of people dependent on pills. While the nation scrambles to find replacements for pills, the NBC Bay Area... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Street Meat Sold in San Francisco Ends up in Restaurants

Street Meat Sold in San Francisco Ends up in Restaurants

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit went undercover to expose a bizarre bazaar on 7th Street and Market in San Francisco where emboldened shoplifters sell stolen goods including food and medicine, even as plain clothes San... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Veteran Loses Leg, Blames Bay Area Jail

Veteran Loses Leg, Blames Bay Area Jail

A 57-year-old veteran is suing Sonoma County for “negligence” after he says staff at the county jail delayed critical medical care, which left him nearly dead and wheelchair bound as an amputee. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
CA Levee Failure Could Contaminate Bay Area Drinking Water

CA Levee Failure Could Contaminate Bay Area Drinking Water

A five year survey released by the California Department of Water Resources reveals half of the levees that guard California cities from a major flood don’t meet modern standards, and if a levee were to break in the wrong place, it... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 1, 2017
BART Blames Regulators for Leaked Video in Worker Deaths

BART Blames Regulators for Leaked Video in Worker Deaths

Blaming state regulators for allegedly violating a court order, BART lawyers want a regulatory judge’s blessing to seek sanctions against the safety enforcement arm of the Public Utilities Commission that it believes provided... Read More

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