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
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
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
This animated map shows the spread of the ride-sharing service Uber across the United States since it was founded in 2010. Read More
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
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
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
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.
The Investigative Unit looks at the numbers around FedEx driver safety. Read More
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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