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Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Audit: State Bar Failed to Protect Public From Some Bad Lawyers

Audit: State Bar Failed to Protect Public From Some Bad Lawyers

The California State Bar is supposed to protect consumers, but a recent state audit found the agency put people at "significant risk" after failing to keep watch over attorneys across California. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter... Read More

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Monday, Feb 22, 2016
San Francisco EPA Workers Claim Office Is a 'Sick Building'

San Francisco EPA Workers Claim Office Is a 'Sick Building'

The Environmental Protection Agency's mission is to protect human health and the environment, but nearly 100 of its own employees based in the Bay Area believe they're getting sick just by going to work. Read More

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Oakland Gun Violence Victims Suffer Continuous PTSD

Oakland Gun Violence Victims Suffer Continuous PTSD

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is usually associated with soldiers returning home from war. But experts in psychological trauma say they now see the condition in residents of Oakland and other American cities with high rates of gun... Read More

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Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Guards Hired to Protect Teens Accused of Crimes

Guards Hired to Protect Teens Accused of Crimes

As part of an effort to prevent teens from taking their own lives, the city of Palo Alto spent more than $700,000 on a four year contract with Val Security to hire guards to patrol the rail tracks. The city affirms that the guards’ Read More

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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
How Often Body Cams Record During Use-of-Force Incidents

How Often Body Cams Record During Use-of-Force Incidents

At least 10 Bay Area police departments equip their officers with body worn cameras, but some agencies don't track how often those cameras are turned on when an officer uses force. NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Vicky... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

A federal lawmaker is adding some muscle to a debate about pay-per-view boxing. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed that small businesses are getting clobbered by six-figure lawsuits. Read More

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Friday, Feb 5, 2016
Auto Shop 'Cover-Up' Leaves Family Dealing With Damages

Auto Shop 'Cover-Up' Leaves Family Dealing With Damages

For the 25 million licensed motorists in California, finding an honest mechanic is essential. Fraudulent repairs can create both financial hardships and serious safety hazards. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
Tom Ridge: More Cooperation Needed for Super Bowl Security

Tom Ridge: More Cooperation Needed for Super Bowl Security

There still isn’t enough cooperation between federal, local and state law enforcement agencies in advance of Super Bowl 50, former secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge told NBC Bay Area. In a far ranging interview at... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
DA Charges San Jose Pot Execs With Tax, Insurance Fraud

DA Charges San Jose Pot Execs With Tax, Insurance Fraud

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Thursday charged two San Jose marijuana dispensary executives with illegal pot sales, tax evasion and insurance fraud, and netted a third man during their investigation. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016
Bar Owners Claim They're Targets of PPV Boxing Scheme

Bar Owners Claim They're Targets of PPV Boxing Scheme

Lightweight versus heavyweight. That’s how some small business owners describe the battle against a Campbell company involved in the boxing business. They say they are being punished not in the ring—but in court—for something they... Read More

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