The family of Chor Ng, the property owner of Oakland’s Ghost Ship, sounded tired and overwhelmed Saturday afternoon after learning early that morning about the fatal fire that killed at least 24 people. Read More
The scene of a late-night dance party in Oakland, that went up in flames Friday night, was already under investigation for structural problems before the fire claimed the lives of at least nine people overnight, according... Read More
Some survivors of last year’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino are fighting for care after the county’s workers’ compensation program denied medical and mental health treatments. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed... Read More
The popular home-sharing website Airbnb announced new enforcement measures on Thursday for some of its European users, which could impact consumers in the U.S., including those in the Bay Area. Airbnb promised to institute tighter... Read More
Injured on the job but denied care. That’s the reality for dozens of firefighters in San Jose. The Investigative Unit first uncovered this summer that the City had to step in when the company handling injury claims denied... Read More
San Francisco lawmakers voted on Tuesday to limit how often residents can rent out their homes on short-term rental websites like Airbnb or Home Away. Residents who would like to rent out their home to visitors on a short-term... Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned representatives from Airbnb and the city of San Francisco met privately in federal court Tuesday in hopes of settling a bitter lawsuit that has gone on for months. Read More
The Investigative Unit reviewed records from January 2015 to September 2016 and found more than 2,200 instances of a parolee disabling a GPS tracking device, and 500 parolees found guilty of doing it more than once. Read More
Employees raised their hands when they noticed something wasn’t right at Wells Fargo, and say the company fired them because of it. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has learned dozens of Wells Fargo employees filed retaliation... Read More
Four Bay Area Counties face lawsuits over phone fees charged to inmate families claiming the charges are "unfair and excessive." Research shows one in three families goes into debt to maintain contact with a loved one behind bars. Read More
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