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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
SF Ignored 'Extreme Heat' Plan During Record Heat Wave

SF Ignored 'Extreme Heat' Plan During Record Heat Wave

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has been examining what led to the near complete 911 meltdown San Francisco experience in the Labor Day heat wave. Further investigation reveals the city ignored its own decade-old plan on how to... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Vallejo Woman Arrested in Connection to Child's Death

Vallejo Woman Arrested in Connection to Child's Death

A suspect at the center of a child homicide investigation turned herself in Monday evening, nearly a month after the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office filed felony child abuse charges against her with a special allegation... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Suspect Connected to 2011 Child Death Appears in Court

Suspect Connected to 2011 Child Death Appears in Court

A suspect at the center of a child homicide investigation dating back to 2011 made her initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon in a courtroom packed with friends and family members. Holli Barlow, 29, faces a felony child abuse... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Trans Kids Now Able to Begin Altering Bodies at Younger Ages

Trans Kids Now Able to Begin Altering Bodies at Younger Ages

New clinical guidelines, released Wednesday, are expected to reshape medical care for transgender children. The recommendations, written by an international medical team, ease previous restrictions so that children under 16... Read More

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Friday, Sep 8, 2017
Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Billion Dollar Fire

Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Billion Dollar Fire

Even after a disastrous wildfire that destroyed more than 500 homes and 70,000 acres, critics say PG&E insists on cutting costs - and increasing risk. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 8, 2017
Did Cutting Corners on Cutting Trees Trigger Butte Fire?

Did Cutting Corners on Cutting Trees Trigger Butte Fire?

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. managers earned bigger bonuses after shifting resources away from rural tree safety efforts before the deadly Butte fire, an NBC Bay Area investigation has found. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
What Happened to Eden Lynch?

What Happened to Eden Lynch?

Nearly six years after the mysterious death of 3-year-old Eden Lynch, Eden’s mother and maternal grandparents contacted the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit, frustrated her last known caretaker never faced criminal charges. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 1, 2017
PG&E Faces Possible Fine, Lost Revenue in Excess of $97M

PG&E Faces Possible Fine, Lost Revenue in Excess of $97M

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. would have to pay nearly $100 million under a regulatory judge’s proposed punishment issued Friday. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Fire Departments Commit to Improving Mental Health Services

Fire Departments Commit to Improving Mental Health Services

As the months go by since 36 partygoers died in Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse fire, the horrors of that night still haunt many of the firefighters who answered the call. While the International Association of Fire Fighters... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
East Bay Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Court

East Bay Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Court

A young East Bay man facing a terrorism-related charge in federal court pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in front of a crowded courtroom full of family and friends. Amer Alhaggagi, 22, is accused of supporting ISIS but... Read More

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  • Sonoma Co. Toxic Clean Up May Not Finish Until Early 2018

    Sonoma Co. Toxic Clean Up May Not Finish Until Early 2018

    FEMA announced Thursday the North Bay Fires rank 4th on their list of disasters in terms of the amount of destruction and the number of lives taken in a single incident. The urban wildfires have killed at least 42 people and...

  • Emergency Alerts Unable to Reach Millions in Bay Area

    Emergency Alerts Unable to Reach Millions in Bay Area

    U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris delivered a scathing letter to the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday, criticizing the agency for its failure to develop an effective cell phone emergency alert system.

  • PG&E Identifies 8 Electrical Failures in North Bay Firestorm

    PG&E Identifies 8 Electrical Failures in North Bay Firestorm

    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials revealed Monday that they have officially notified state regulators of eight separate electric equipment failures in the recent North Bay firestorm – but declined to detail what triggered...

  • How to Scrutinize Fake Business Reviews Online

    How to Scrutinize Fake Business Reviews Online

    More than 80 percent of people sometimes check reviews for businesses, but half wonder if they can be trusted, according to the Pew Research Center -- and they have good reason to, according to experts in online reviews.

  • Workers Continue to Harvest Grapes Despite Unhealthy Air

    Workers Continue to Harvest Grapes Despite Unhealthy Air

    The state’s worker safety agency issued a worker safety advisory late Friday after NBC Bay Area took video of workers harvesting grapes at The Robert Mondavi vineyard in the fire-torn Napa Valley, some without any protection...

  • Bosses Recorded, Shared Airport Worker Sex Videos: Lawsuit

    Bosses Recorded, Shared Airport Worker Sex Videos: Lawsuit

    A female former security supervisor for the company that protects John F. Kennedy International Airport has filed a federal complaint alleging the outfit was "overrun with misogyny, racism and harassment.” LaDonna Powell...

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