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Friday, Feb 24, 2017
Child Abuse Council Launches Investigation Into Foster Care

Child Abuse Council Launches Investigation Into Foster Care

High turnover rates and a severe social worker shortage are at the center of a new investigation by the Santa Clara County Child Abuse Council looking into the Department of Family and Children’s Services which provides support to... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
Shooting of Retired Navy Veteran in His Own Home Questioned

Shooting of Retired Navy Veteran in His Own Home Questioned

NBC Bay Area’s Investigation raises questions about whether Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Deputies violated their own policies and procedures leading up to the shooting of Saratoga homeowner Eugene Craig in September, 2016 Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

A nearly two-year long NBC Bay Area investigation revealed schools call the police on black students and children with disabilities at disproportionately higher rates than their peers. Following the series of Investigative... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
New Cars in BART's 'Fleet of Future' Found to be Overweight

New Cars in BART's 'Fleet of Future' Found to be Overweight

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

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Friday, Feb 17, 2017
Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

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

Investigations
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
Policing the Schools

Policing the Schools

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

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
Research Labs Home to 100K Monkeys, Critics Call 'Barbaric'

Research Labs Home to 100K Monkeys, Critics Call 'Barbaric'

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

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Civil Rights Violations Found at School After Racist Threats

Civil Rights Violations Found at School After Racist Threats

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

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Companies Working on Tehama Site Have History of Violations

Companies Working on Tehama Site Have History of Violations

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

Investigations
Monday, Feb 13, 2017
Who’s Accountable for the California Housing Crisis

Who’s Accountable for the California Housing Crisis

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

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