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Apr 28, 2014
Police Transparency: How Does California Stack Up?

Police Transparency: How Does California Stack Up?

In California, a state law called POBOR prevents many records of police internal investigations from being made public. Most states have a version of POBOR, but many make records more open. Here's how California stacks up. Read More

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Apr 25, 2014 Share
Legislation Tackles Sex Assault in CA Nat'l Guard

Legislation Tackles Sex Assault in CA Nat'l Guard

Sen. Alex Padilla's bill would require military rape cases to be investigated by outside law enforcement, not the military chain of command. The legislation sailed through the Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday. This follows the Read More

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Apr 24, 2014 Share
Is Uber Keeping Riders Safe?

Is Uber Keeping Riders Safe?

Uber’s policies can leave drivers and passengers in the lurch if there are accidents. And despite administering background checks, Uber still employs drivers with criminal records that include burglary, domestic assault and... Read More

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Apr 24, 2014
Uber's Growth Across The Nation

Uber's Growth Across The Nation

This animated map shows the spread of the ride-sharing service Uber across the United States since it was founded in 2010. Read More

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Apr 23, 2014 Share
Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

The San Mateo County Transit District, CEO Mike Scanlon, and a supervisor have been named as defendants in a federal whistleblower lawsuit. Former senior accountant Ling La says transit district managers subjected her to harassment... Read More

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Apr 21, 2014 Share
Health Insurance Complaints Skyrocket in CA

Health Insurance Complaints Skyrocket in CA

Having trouble reaching your health insurance company? You're not alone. State regulators say in January alone, they've seen a 53% jump in complaints, in part because of the influx of calls about Covered California. Read More

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Apr 17, 2014 Share
SJPD Fails to Produce Burglary Response Times

SJPD Fails to Produce Burglary Response Times

During the past decade burglaries rose by 50 percent in San Jose, but how long on average does it take police to respond to burglary 911 calls? The Investigative Unit found that the public won’t know because SJPD doesn’t track it... Read More

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Apr 14, 2014 Share
Arrest Might Have Implications on Aldon Smith's Future

Arrest Might Have Implications on Aldon Smith's Future

Aldon Smith's arrest could have major implications for his playing career. He's already been in trouble with the law. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski explains Smith's future as a result of the false report of bomb threat arrest.

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Apr 11, 2014 Share
FedEx Cited More Than 600 Times for Dangerous Driving

FedEx Cited More Than 600 Times for Dangerous Driving

The Investigative Unit looks at the numbers around FedEx driver safety. Read More

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Apr 11, 2014 Share
An End to Utility Funded Travel for CPUC President?

An End to Utility Funded Travel for CPUC President?

Following an NBC Bay Area investigation that exposed CPUC president Michael Peevey accepted thousands of dollars in free travel from special interest groups, Sen. Jerry Hill introduces a bill to prevent public officials... Read More

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