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A grieving daughter, mourning the death of her mother, was shocked to learn Royal Caribbean charged $6,000 to her mother's credit card for medical care. The company do anything improper, but Taryn Smith would like to see more... Read More
California is facing a water crisis, and a strong El Nino isn't going to solve the problem. In search of solutions, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world, to Israel, a country that faced its... Read More
A mother is speaking out, saying she tried to warn Santa Clara County social workers that her daughter was being severely abused while in foster care. She says she took over 100 photos documenting the girl’s wounds during... Read More
When a 4-year-old girl in foster care was admitted to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center last year with wounds covering nearly every part of her body, doctors soon concluded she had been the victim of prolonged physical abuse. Read More
From airlines to pipelines, they’re workers on the front lines who speak up when systems break down. The government built a safety net for employees who get fired for raising red flags about safety issues or illegal activities. Read More
Darrell Whitman says he was fired for blowing the whistle on his employer because he was worried about public health and safety. The irony: Whitman investigated cases for OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program. Read More
They have earned medals and honors for their service to our country, but members of the California National Guard say the military has let them down. Testimony from current and former service members and records obtained by NBC Bay... Read More
A Bay Area school district recently referred more students to police than nearly every other district in the country. Read More
An NBC Bay Area investigation into Sysco Corporation and food safety has won a national News & Documentary Emmy Award. Read More
Having police on school campuses is supposed to keep kids safe, but some say students are actually being harmed when the line between criminal activity and childish misbehavior gets blurred. Read More
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