More than 8,000 people in San Francisco have been evicted from their homes over the past four years, but hundreds of those residents may have been wrongfully evicted, according to an analysis by the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More
Alameda County voting officials say vote counting machines at multiple polling places malfunctioned on Election Day, but they have a backup plan in place to get votes counted. Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation uncovers widespread use of unapproved airplane parts, some of which lead to fatal crashes. These parts are so ubiquitous in the industry and so easily available that The Unit was able to buy them over... Read More
A California senator called the payroll system at the state’s In Home Support Services “ridiculous” at a Tuesday hearing in Los Angeles City Hall. Read More
Soda industry representatives persuaded grocers to appear in ads that re-branded the proposed soda tax as a "grocery tax." Now, many of the grocers say they don't agree with the message in the ads. Read More
The number of guns stolen from gun shops in California nearly doubled between 2013 and 2015. Last year, more than 400 guns were reported stolen from California gun stores, according to ATF data. And those are just a fraction of all... Read More
Personal trainer David Wolfsmith was taken back to jail Thursday, after a judge granted a Santa Clara County prosecutor’s request to increase his bail. Wolfsmith now faces additional sexual assault related charges and more... Read More
A specific type of fishing gear, known as a drift gillnet, has helped fishermen catch swordfish since the 1970s. The nets, however, have historically reeled in more than just fish. As a result, some states have banned the use... Read More
Federal prosecutors charged 61 individuals and entities across the world Thursday in connection to a transnational call center operation that investigators say scammed United States residents out of millions. Read More
Three Napa wineries may finally get some of their wine back after James Allen Hall was arrested Friday in Wichita, Kansas. Hall faces charges of fraud and illegally purchasing, selling and distributing alcohol without a license. Read More
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