The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has obtained video that appears to show a Lyft driver punching a pedestrian. The video comes to light just weeks after a driver for Uber Technologies, another app-based car service, was involved... Read More
During the past year, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has produced more than 150 investigations that have changed laws, exposed safety issues and questioned decisions from top government officials.
A judge won’t allow San Jose to implement pension cuts approved by voters. Last year, an NBC Bay Area investigative series examined the numbers behind the city’s retirement costs. Read More
Nearly four years after accusing the city of San Jose of illegally diverting funds, a highly critical FAA draft audit remains unfinished. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski follows a paper trail that exposes... Read More
Sky high salaries paid by for your tax dollars. The Investigative Unit reviewed the salaries of more than 500,000 local and county workers statewide to show you who’s earning big bucks in salary, overtime and bonuses. Read More
Tuesday morning’s fire at Sims Metal Management in Redwood City is the company’s second fire in five weeks. During a rare tour of the facility, NBC Bay Area questioned general manager Jim Banigan about the regulation of... Read More
State toxics regulators addressed problems with their office of permitting on Monday—10 months after the Investigative Unit first raised questions about the way the department grants permits to hazardous waste facilities. Read More
A health physicist with extensive experience working on radioactive cleanup sites speaks out for the first time and warns that residents and the environment may be at risk on Treasure Island. Read More
PG&E crews discovered the source of the leak in the elbow of a 4-inch diameter steel pipe. Now, two significant questions remain unanswered: What caused the crack and what ignited the gas? Read More
The Investigative Unit Reporter Jenna Susko exposed major problems with Santa Clara County's restaurant inspection system. She reports on the next steps an advisory group is making to address the problem.
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|2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
|2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
Best Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"
|2012 Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award
Excellence in Journalism
"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
|2012 IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Award Finalist
Broadcast/video - medium market
"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
|2013 Norcal Emmy Awards
Investigative Report - "Behind the Gates of the Guard"
Feature News Report-Serious Series - "Free Rides & Coming Soon the VTA Story"
Health/Science/Environment-Feature/Segment - "Fracking in California"
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