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Investigations
Friday, Jan 6, 2017
Millennium Owners Allege City Helped Developer Commit Fraud

Millennium Owners Allege City Helped Developer Commit Fraud

Twenty owners of units in the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower high-rise allege in a lawsuit filed Friday that San Francisco public officials knew about the building’s troubles and its repeated failure to alert homeowners... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
AC Transit Buses Accused of Blowing Through Red Lights

AC Transit Buses Accused of Blowing Through Red Lights

NBC Bay Area obtained AC Transit’s complaint database and found hundreds of accusations from members of the public that bus drivers are blowing through red lights and stop signs. A Berkeley man, who has made repeated reports to AC... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
White House Responds to I-Unit Investigation on Campus Cops

White House Responds to I-Unit Investigation on Campus Cops

The Obama Administration is releasing new guidelines concerning the use of campus-based police officers.The push for national reform comes in the wake of a more than a year-long NBC Bay Area investigation. Bigad Shaban reports on a Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
No End in Sight for New, Sinking Mission Bay Community

No End in Sight for New, Sinking Mission Bay Community

The Millennium Tower may be San Francisco's most famous tilting and sinking structure, but it is not the city’s only sinking problem. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
SF Supes Will Subpoena UC Berkeley Professor on Millennium

SF Supes Will Subpoena UC Berkeley Professor on Millennium

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to subpoena a reluctant UC Berkeley structural engineering professor to testify early next year about his role in assessing the now sinking Millennium Tower’s... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
UC Berkeley Professor to Be Subpoenaed in Millennium Probe

UC Berkeley Professor to Be Subpoenaed in Millennium Probe

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ government oversight committee voted Thursday to issue a subpoena compelling a reluctant UC Berkeley structural engineering professor to explain how he vouched for the foundation of the... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Dec 9, 2016
We Investigate: San Francisco’s Aging Pipe Problems

We Investigate: San Francisco’s Aging Pipe Problems

A recent water main break in San Francisco on equipment dating back to 1895 caused flooding and water to seep into the Moscone Center and the unfinished MTA subway line, bringing attention once again to the city’s aging pipe... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Developer Insists Warehouses Can Be Converted Safely

Developer Insists Warehouses Can Be Converted Safely

While many point fingers at city officials for lack of inspection, Developer John Protopappas says warehouse owners need to step up and take responsibility for building safety. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Timeline: City Has Been Fighting Warehouse Owners for Years

Timeline: City Has Been Fighting Warehouse Owners for Years

The Investigative Unit compiled this interactive timeline documenting every known interaction city officials had with the Ng family leading up to the deadliest fire in Oakland’s history. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Violations Revealed at Warehouse Nicknamed 'Deathtrap'

Violations Revealed at Warehouse Nicknamed 'Deathtrap'

The fatal Oakland warehouse fire is stirring concern in Oakland’s art community about crackdown on alternative living spaces. The Investigative Unit has been reviewing records for warehouses in live/work spaces in Oakland... Read More

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