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
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States Postal Service is revising its national 911 policy after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed how an outdated emergency policy may have contributed to critical delays in a life and death situation.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
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
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
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
Are there hundred-year-old pipes in your neighborhood? Read More
The Investigative Unit requested five years of leak data from major water agencies all over the Bay Read More
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
This new form of identity theft is more lucrative than credit card theft and poses a health risk too. Read More
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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