Cars in BART'S so-called "fleet of the future" are as much as a ton overweight, NBC Bay Area has learned, and the transit agency has hired outside engineers to inspect 30 key aerial structures to assure they can handle the load. Read More
It’s been done for two decades but after the release of a new report, controversy is building. Should farmers irrigate crops with waste water from oil extraction? Even with recent rains, the demand for water sources is high. About Read More
Across America, hundreds of thousands of school children are suspended, expelled or arrested each year. An NBC investigation shows that black students with disabilities are arrested, suspended or expelled far more often than other... Read More
At research facilities across the country, scientists say testing and experiments involving non-human primates are essential to human health. Animal rights advocates, however, argue the science is outdated, barbaric and deadly. Read More
Evan Mack says his classmates took his dignity, then his school failed to act. He says he was subjected to a long pattern of harassment because of the color of his skin. Mack’s parents say the district hasn’t met its expectations... Read More
Records from the Office of Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, from the U.S. Department of Labor reveal two companies working on the 41 Tehama St. construction site have a history of violations. Read More
From Bay Area tech workers living in tiny offices to families squeezing into illegally converted garages, the lack of affordable housing has prompted an unknown number of people into potentially unsafe living conditions. Read More
Hundreds of U.S. Military veterans have had their families torn apart by a policy that targets non-citizens. NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit focuses on one family and a decade-long fight to be together. Read More
Records dating back more than ten years show the state and federal government were warned about problems at the Oroville Spillway, and the latest dam inspection report filed last September raises similar issues. Read More
As the immigration debate plays out in the United States, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit finds one group trapped in a legal quandary by U.S. policy dating back to the Clinton Administration. After they fought in Iraq... Read More
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