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A federal lawmaker is adding some muscle to a debate about pay-per-view boxing. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed that small businesses are getting clobbered by six-figure lawsuits. Read More
For the 25 million licensed motorists in California, finding an honest mechanic is essential. Fraudulent repairs can create both financial hardships and serious safety hazards. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered... Read More
There still isn’t enough cooperation between federal, local and state law enforcement agencies in advance of Super Bowl 50, former secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge told NBC Bay Area. In a far ranging interview at... Read More
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Thursday charged two San Jose marijuana dispensary executives with illegal pot sales, tax evasion and insurance fraud, and netted a third man during their investigation. Read More
Lightweight versus heavyweight. That’s how some small business owners describe the battle against a Campbell company involved in the boxing business. They say they are being punished not in the ring—but in court—for something they... Read More
The family of a Florida defense contractor killed in a November terror attack while training security forces in Jordan is suing Twitter, claiming the company has knowingly allowed terrorist groups such as ISIS to use its social... Read More
Fire officials have increased the number of firefighters and trucks on duty at San Jose Mineta International Airport five months after an NBC Bay Area investigation found the airport had fewer firefighters on duty per shift... Read More
A former employee has filed a lawsuit against Fremont based Identiv, claiming her boss Jason Hart, then CEO and current president, instructed her to use company money to pay for his personal expenses. Read More
Some underground water supplies in Livermore show signs of contamination, according to a newly released report ordered by Alameda County. The findings come in the wake of a hazardous chemical leak at an oil field owned by... Read More
In this final chapter of a tragic story involving Larnie Macasieb, the government reversed its denial of her workers’ compensation claim after the death of her husband. After a year of fighting both the United States Postal Service... Read More
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