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Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Video of 2013 Fatal BART Accident Reveals Safety Lapses

Video of 2013 Fatal BART Accident Reveals Safety Lapses

BART’s in-cab surveillance video of the 2013 accident that left two track workers dead shows that the inexperienced operator was left largely unattended by his trainer who was preoccupied in the passenger compartment, chatting... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
State Seeks Hefty Fine For BART in Deaths of Two Workers

State Seeks Hefty Fine For BART in Deaths of Two Workers

State regulators want to fine the transit agency for alleged safety lapses in the deaths of two track workers hit by a train during a strike in 2013. NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit obtained BART’s own surveillance video of the accident that shows how the rookie operator tried but failed to sound the horn before hitting the workers. Jaxon Van Derbeken reports.

Investigations
Friday, Apr 7, 2017
Perk for Piedmont Residents Causing Injuries on the Job

Perk for Piedmont Residents Causing Injuries on the Job

A garbage war is brewing in the East Bay. Sanitation workers running routes in Piedmont say their pleas to fix unsafe conditions have gone unanswered for years. They turned to the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit to expose... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Justice for Sexually Abused Girl After DA Lost Her File

Justice for Sexually Abused Girl After DA Lost Her File

Justice was delayed but not denied for a young woman who suffered from years of sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather starting when she was just 7 years old. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Apr 3, 2017
SF Considers New Eviction Laws Following NBC Investigation

SF Considers New Eviction Laws Following NBC Investigation

Two separate pieces of legislation, scheduled to be introduced during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, call for major changes to the city’s housing laws that would impact renters and landlords citywide. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"

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

Investigations
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
70% of IRS Phone Tax Scams Involve iTunes Cards: Feds

70% of IRS Phone Tax Scams Involve iTunes Cards: Feds

As the April 18 filing deadline quickly approaches, many tax payers are looking forward to the end of tax season. But for state and federal investigators, tax fraud has quickly grown into a year-round problem with consequences for... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
Tesla Factory Workers Threaten to Shred Coworker into Pieces

Tesla Factory Workers Threaten to Shred Coworker into Pieces

An East Bay man says his employer, Tesla, failed to take action after learning that factory workers at the company’s Fremont manufacturing plant made a threatening video at work. He says the video is proof of the harassment... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years

San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years

Plans to better protect San Jose neighborhoods from flooding date back nearly 20 years and have cost tax payers millions of dollars, but not a single project has been constructed. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
Oakland Hired Pricey PR Agency after Deadly Warehouse Fire

Oakland Hired Pricey PR Agency after Deadly Warehouse Fire

The City of Oakland hired a public relations firm, in a deal worth up to $90,000, to serve as official media consultants and spokespeople following the city’s deadly warehouse fire. Read More

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