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Mar 24, 2014 Share
Navy to Test All Treasure Island Homes for Radiation

Navy to Test All Treasure Island Homes for Radiation

The Navy has agreed to test all of the homes on Treasure Island for radiation in reaction to public outcry over the safety of residents. This follows an NBC Bay Area investigation that exposed suspicions by neighbors that the Navy... Read More

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Mar 24, 2014 Share
The Tech That May Have Found the Missing Malaysian Jet

The Tech That May Have Found the Missing Malaysian Jet

British investigators used a new type of analysis to discover the missing flight's probable path. Read More

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Mar 18, 2014 Share
Oakland Housing Authority Travel Audited

Oakland Housing Authority Travel Audited

The Oakland Housing Authority has initiated an audit of its commissioners’ travel and expenditures, but some of the commissioners aren’t happy about it. Read More

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Apr 17, 2014 Share
How Transparent are Bay Area Police Departments?

How Transparent are Bay Area Police Departments?

We asked for response times to emergency calls for residential or business burglaries. Read More

Ski Safety
Mar 17, 2014 Share
Ski Resorts Underreporting Accidents

Ski Resorts Underreporting Accidents

Unlike accidents on our highways, waterways, and theme parks, there is no system for independently tracking accidents at ski resorts, despite the fact that in California, most resorts are on federal land. Read More

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Mar 12, 2014 Share
SJFD Calling for Changes Aimed at Preventing Cancer

SJFD Calling for Changes Aimed at Preventing Cancer

San Jose fire officials say they hope to start tracking cancer cases in firefighters after the Investigative Unit exposed that the SJFD has ignored concerns regarding one fire station’s reputation as “the cancer station.”... Read More

Investigations
Mar 12, 2014 Share
FAA Warning Could Provide Clues to Fate of Missing Plane

FAA Warning Could Provide Clues to Fate of Missing Plane

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit uncovers an FAA airworthiness directive issued last year warning airlines of a safety vulnerability on Boeing 777’s that experts say might provide clues to what happened on board Malaysia Airlines... Read More

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Mar 12, 2014 Share
The Companies Behind the Mission Bay Apartment Complex Project

The Companies Behind the Mission Bay Apartment Complex Project

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit looks into the owner and the builder of the MB 360 apartment complex. Read More

Investigations
Mar 12, 2014 Share
County to Audit San Jose Fire's Response Times

County to Audit San Jose Fire's Response Times

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors got the go-ahead from county attorneys to audit San Jose Fire Department’s management and response times and voted unanimously to do so; it comes after NBC Bay Area’s Investigative... Read More

Investigations
Mar 6, 2014 Share
NASA Admits to Price Perks for Google Execs

NASA Admits to Price Perks for Google Execs

NASA now acknowledges what NBC Bay Area's Investigative Team first uncovered last year--that the government agency has been effectively giving a price break on jet fuel to a private company. Read More

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”
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Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

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

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