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Pets on Planes
Nov 27, 2013 Share
Records Show Sysco Drivers Dangerously Over Hours

Records Show Sysco Drivers Dangerously Over Hours

The Investigative Unit exposes hundreds of violations at Sysco Foods for big rig drivers logging too many hours behind the wheel on Bay Area roads. Vicky Nguyen reports November 27th, 2013. Read More

Pets on Planes
Nov 27, 2013 Share
Timeline: NBC Bay Area Investigation Into Sysco Corporation and Food Safety

Timeline: NBC Bay Area Investigation Into Sysco Corporation and Food Safety

Below is a timeline of events, detailing NBC Bay Area’s investigation into Sysco Corporation and its food distribution practices. Read More

Investigations
Nov 25, 2013 Share
Insurance Companies Expanding Medical Tourism Coverage

Insurance Companies Expanding Medical Tourism Coverage

Once considered a fringe option reserved for the most desperate patients, medical tourism is gaining mainstream acceptance, transforming into a billion-dollar industry attracting both patients and healthcare providers alike. Read More

Investigations
Nov 22, 2013 Share
FAA Report: Pilots Addicted to Automation

FAA Report: Pilots Addicted to Automation

An FAA report, just made public, says an over-reliance on automated systems by pilots in the cockpits of commercial airlines have led to accidents and incidents in our skies Read More

Investigations
Nov 21, 2013 Share
Violence from Pot Farms on Public Land

Violence from Pot Farms on Public Land

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit continues its reporting on the effects of illegal pot farms at National Parks and on tribal land: this time, exposing the violence and resulting fear. Read More

Pets on Planes
Nov 20, 2013 Share
Without NDA, United Refuses to Pay Pet Owner's Vet Bill

Without NDA, United Refuses to Pay Pet Owner's Vet Bill

A pet owner says that her dog almost died in United Airlines' care during a cross-country move, and afterward, the airline refused to pay her veterinary bill unless she agreed to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Read More

Investigations
Nov 18, 2013 Share
State Computers: Cyber Breaches Cost Millions

State Computers: Cyber Breaches Cost Millions

Using the State of California’s own security data, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit uncovers the number of cyber attacks against government computers every day. Those computers contain millions of Californians’... Read More

Investigations
Nov 15, 2013 Share
SJPD Chief Apologizes for Gang-Crime Stats

SJPD Chief Apologizes for Gang-Crime Stats

“I apologize.” That’s what San Jose’s chief of police said Friday after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed the department playing a numbers game with crime statistics, misleading the public about a decline in gang-related... Read More

Investigations
Nov 14, 2013 Share
Schools Delay or Deny Services for Vulnerable Students

Schools Delay or Deny Services for Vulnerable Students

The Investigative Unit exposes strategies used by some districts to delay or deny public education to some students; NBC Bay Area calculates how much the Bay Area's biggest school districts pay outside lawyers to fight Read More

Investigations
Nov 15, 2013 Share
SPOTLIGHT: Bird Strike Investigations

SPOTLIGHT: Bird Strike Investigations

A jet was forced to make an emergency landing at the San Jose airport Friday because of a bird strike. The incident puts the spotlight on previous reports we've conducted into the threat that birds pose to airplanes. Read More

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Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
 

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Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

 
2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
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"Children in the Fields"
 
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"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
 
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"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
 
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