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Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Wrong Pipes Installed at BART Berryessa Station

Wrong Pipes Installed at BART Berryessa Station

The Valley Transportation Authority is overseeing the BART extension from the East Bay to San Jose but the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned about an underground mistake. Crews installed 1400 feet of cast iron pipe... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015
Emails Show PG&E Tried to Control CPUC Commissioner, Critics Say

Emails Show PG&E Tried to Control CPUC Commissioner, Critics Say

California Public Utilities Commissioner Mike Florio has apologized for becoming too cozy with PG&E. But new internal PG&E emails obtained by the Investigative Unit show Florio has been tangled in the company’s web for years. These Read More

Michael Peevey's Legacy
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

Colleagues compared Michael Peevey to President Franklin Roosevelt and the Pope in their farewell addresses to the longest serving president in CPUC history. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski continues his series... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Sex Abuse, Drugs Plague Some Group Homes for Kids

Sex Abuse, Drugs Plague Some Group Homes for Kids

Some of the most vulnerable children in California have been forced into living conditions that threaten their health and safety. An NBC Bay Area investigation reveals dreadful violations at some of California’s group homes, which... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Increased Levels of Chemicals in EPA Building

Increased Levels of Chemicals in EPA Building

The latest indoor air quality tests at the EPA headquarters in San Francisco show the levels of two potentially dangerous chemicals, formaldehyde and caprolactam, are going higher on some floors, not lower. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Feb 29, 2016
Eating Disorders in College Sports Ignored at Universities

Eating Disorders in College Sports Ignored at Universities

For many young athletes, making it onto a college sports team is a dream come true. But medical experts caution that student-athletes are among those most likely to develop bone fractures and organ failures associated with... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Feb 26, 2016
Enhancements Leave Thousands With Extra-Long Sentences

Enhancements Leave Thousands With Extra-Long Sentences

An investigation into California’s criminal sentencing structure by NBC Bay Area discovered tens of thousands of convicted criminals serving time in prison longer than the sentence for their original, underlying crime, all because... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Bay Area Women Call for Ban of Transvaginal Mesh

Bay Area Women Call for Ban of Transvaginal Mesh

Transvaginal mesh, also known as TVM, pelvic mesh, or a bladder sling, is a medical device that’s been sold to millions of women for years, and resulted in thousands of complaints about severe health problems. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Problems Existed Prior to Inmate's Jail Death

Problems Existed Prior to Inmate's Jail Death

A four-month-long investigation by NBC Bay Area has uncovered a troubling history of complaints of abuse, fear, intimidation and lack of accountability at Santa Clara County's jails. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Audit: State Bar Failed to Protect Public From Some Bad Lawyers

Audit: State Bar Failed to Protect Public From Some Bad Lawyers

The California State Bar is supposed to protect consumers, but a recent state audit found the agency put people at "significant risk" after failing to keep watch over attorneys across California. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter... Read More

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