The San Francisco Police Department confirmed it launched an investigation after NBC Bay Area cameras recorded an officer telling a group of minorities, “Wait ‘til we get INS [federal immigration agents] involved in here…... Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit joins the likes of Beyoncé, Louis C.K. and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as one of this year’s 30 Peabody Award honorees. Read More
Dispatch recordings from last month’s Pacific Gas and Electric substation explosion and fire show a 25-minute delay in PG&E’s reporting of the incident and another lengthy delay when the utility had no supervisor at the scene... Read More
San Francisco’s political and spiritual leaders recently hailed the city’s newest tallest building, the 61-story Salesforce tower, as the centerpiece of its ongoing building boom. But residents who live three miles away are left to... Read More
When you face criminal charges in court you get an attorney, even if you can't afford one. But that doesn't apply to immigration court and our Investigative Unit discovered that can make a huge difference. Read More
A team of international doctors are working to rewrite the clinical guidelines for how and when to medically treat transgender children. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found thousands of instances where bogus and potentially dangerous airplane parts were surreptitiously installed on planes including major commercial airliners. Read More
As part of a six-month investigation, NBC Bay Area surveyed hundreds of firefighters. Most say they don’t think there’s enough recognition about the importance of mental health. Many first responders are struggling to confront the... Read More
Data from nine Bay Area counties revealed deaths from fentanyl from 2015 to 2016 rose 50 percent in San Francisco County, 66 percent in Contra Costa County and 600 percent in Alameda County. Senior investigative reporter Vicky... Read More
If your doctor was disciplined for harming other patients, would you want to know? In California, the state Medical Board is responsible for protecting patients from dangerous doctors. More than 600 physicians and surgeons across... Read More
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FEMA announced Thursday the North Bay Fires rank 4th on their list of disasters in terms of the amount of destruction and the number of lives taken in a single incident. The urban wildfires have killed at least 42 people and...
U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris delivered a scathing letter to the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday, criticizing the agency for its failure to develop an effective cell phone emergency alert system.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials revealed Monday that they have officially notified state regulators of eight separate electric equipment failures in the recent North Bay firestorm – but declined to detail what triggered...
More than 80 percent of people sometimes check reviews for businesses, but half wonder if they can be trusted, according to the Pew Research Center -- and they have good reason to, according to experts in online reviews.
The state’s worker safety agency issued a worker safety advisory late Friday after NBC Bay Area took video of workers harvesting grapes at The Robert Mondavi vineyard in the fire-torn Napa Valley, some without any protection...
A female former security supervisor for the company that protects John F. Kennedy International Airport has filed a federal complaint alleging the outfit was "overrun with misogyny, racism and harassment.” LaDonna Powell...
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