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May 1, 2015 Share
Sacramento Tries to Fix CA's Wage Theft Problem

Sacramento Tries to Fix CA's Wage Theft Problem

The Investigative Unit uncovers shortcomings in the system that’s supposed to hold businesses accountable for not paying workers. Wage theft in California adds up to over $250 million dollars in unpaid wages since 2010. Read More

Critical Delays: Broken USPS 911 Policy
Apr 28, 2015 Share
Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

The United States Postal Service is revising its national 911 policy after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed how an outdated emergency policy may have contributed to critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More

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Apr 24, 2015 Share
Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Worth the Cost?

Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Worth the Cost?

Private cord blood banks say your newborn’s umbilical cord blood is an insurance policy against future disease. A new push in California advocates parents to donate that cord blood instead. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More

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Apr 24, 2015 Share
472 Bay Area Bridges:

472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit breaks down the bridge inspection data from the Department of Transportation and uncovers hundreds of well-used overpasses in need of major repairs. Read More

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Apr 23, 2015 Share
Bay Area's 150-Year-Old Water Pipe Problem

Bay Area's 150-Year-Old Water Pipe Problem

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit maps out water pipe breaks and leaks across the Bay Area and shows that some pipes have outlived those who installed them. Read More

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Apr 23, 2015 Share
Map: Water Main Leaks in the Bay Area

Map: Water Main Leaks in the Bay Area

Are there hundred-year-old pipes in your neighborhood? Read More

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Apr 23, 2015 Share
These Cities Have the Most Leaky Pipes in the Bay

These Cities Have the Most Leaky Pipes in the Bay

The Investigative Unit requested five years of leak data from major water agencies all over the Bay Read More

Investigations
Apr 9, 2015 Share
SJ Mayor Turns Up The Heat On Dispensaries

SJ Mayor Turns Up The Heat On Dispensaries

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is trying to shut down two South Bay pot dispensaries that haven't paid the city's Medical Marijuana Tax. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski reports. Read More

Investigations
Mar 31, 2015 Share
Millions of Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft

Millions of Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft

This new form of identity theft is more lucrative than credit card theft and poses a health risk too. Read More

Investigations
Mar 20, 2015 Share
PG&E Upgrades Security at Substation

PG&E Upgrades Security at Substation

An attack on a South Bay electrical substation moved San Jose into the national spotlight. The still unanswered question—was the attack a trial run by potential terrorists? After nearly two years, PG&E has made significant... Read More

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