San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane speaks exclusively to the Investigative Unit about a tense December 2012 meeting between city leaders and Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey. City leaders said Peevey’s behavior reached a... Read More
Sysco Corporation announced sweeping changes to its operations tonight that will improve food safety for millions of people who eat food provided by the world’s largest food distributor. Read More
Metal shredder residue would be the single biggest hazardous waste stream in the state—if the state’s toxics regulators classified all of it that way. Why the Department of Toxic Substances Control has failed to do so is... Read More
San Francisco 49ers' All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith and his former teammate, Delanie Walker, are facing another lawsuit stemming from a 2012 house party that Smith hosted at his San Jose home. The plaintiff in the lawsuit,... Read More
A man who was shot at a party hosted San Francisco 49ers All-Pro Linebacker Aldon Smith last year filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the NFL star and his former teammate. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposes millions of dollars in unpaid parking tickets in the Bay Area and goes undercover to track down the top offenders. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit explores how automation can sometimes lead pilots into a “trap,” where they can be misled into thinking the airplane will do one thing, but because of the specific mode of automation, it doesn’t... Read More
Have pilots become over-reliant on computers in cockpits? The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit travels to the University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory, where a NASA-funded $1.2 million research project is currently under... Read More
Firefighters are often the first on scene to an emergency, but for shooting and stabbing calls a paramedic response can mean the difference between life and death. Sources and data reviews by the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More
Deborah Raphael sits down with NBC Bay Area for the first time since Investigative Unit reports prompted state senate and ethics investigations Read More
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|2013 NorCal Society of Professional Journalists Award
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"
|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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