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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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Nov 14, 2013 Share
Councilman to SJPD: Explain the Gang Crime Stats

Councilman to SJPD: Explain the Gang Crime Stats

A San Jose councilmember is making a request for the upcoming council agenda before the end of the year: Make San Jose Police Department explain their crime statistics. It comes after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed... Read More

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Nov 13, 2013 Share
Bay Area Air Quality District Under Fire

Bay Area Air Quality District Under Fire

Critics blame the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for using outdated standards to assess toxic harm from industrial fires, following the fire at Sims Metal Management's Redwood City metal shredding facility. Read More

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Nov 12, 2013 Share
Mountain View Residents Meet with EPA About Toxic Plume

Mountain View Residents Meet with EPA About Toxic Plume

What caused a spike in the readings of toxic chemicals in Mountain View? The Environmental Protection Agency is telling residents what – if anything – they’ve found. Read More

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Nov 11, 2013 Share
San Jose Fire Department to Investigate Cancer Station

San Jose Fire Department to Investigate Cancer Station

The acting San Jose Fire Chief agreed to start examining cancer cases after firefighters who worked at “the cancer station” raised concerns to the Investigative Unit. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski reports in a... Read More

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Nov 7, 2013 Share
San Jose Police Admit Crime Statistics Are Inaccurate

San Jose Police Admit Crime Statistics Are Inaccurate

After an NBC Bay Area investigation, San Jose police admit they could have done a better job on how they reported gang crime statistics to the public. Jenna Susko reports.

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Nov 6, 2013 Share
SJPD Gang Stats Misleading

SJPD Gang Stats Misleading

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposes the San Jose Police Department playing a numbers game when it comes to gang crime statistics. Read More

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Nov 5, 2013 Share
FAA Unveils Stricter Training Standards for Pilots

FAA Unveils Stricter Training Standards for Pilots

The FAA announces new requirements for pilots who fly commercial airplanes: including tougher training and enhanced monitoring. The FAA’s announcement follows an in-depth investigation by NBC Bay Area which exposed foreign... Read More

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Nov 4, 2013 Share
Do Foreign Pilots Get Enough Training in the Cockpit?

Do Foreign Pilots Get Enough Training in the Cockpit?

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit travels to international flight schools in the Bay Area and across the country. Former instructors question whether the in- flight training is enough for these young pilots before they get... Read More

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Oct 31, 2013 Share
Illegal Pot Growers Leave Nat'l Parks Trashed, Animals Dead

Illegal Pot Growers Leave Nat'l Parks Trashed, Animals Dead

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit reports on the environmental impacts of highly toxic pesticides illegally used by marijuana growers on or near National Parks and on tribal land that’s killing rare species, trashing forests... Read More

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2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
 

2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner
Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

 
2013 Mark Twain Award Winner
Best Investigative Reporting 
"Children in the Fields"
 
2012 Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award
Excellence in Journalism
"Guessing Pensions: San Jose's Fuzzy Math"
 
2012 IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Award Finalist
Broadcast/video - medium market
"Behind the Gates of the Guard"
 
2013 Norcal Emmy Awards
Investigative Report - "Behind the Gates of the Guard"
Feature News Report-Serious Series - "Free Rides & Coming Soon the VTA Story"
Health/Science/Environment-Feature/Segment - "Fracking in California"
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