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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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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Doctors Recommend PTSD Screening for Civilians

Doctors Recommend PTSD Screening for Civilians

Experts say an investment in PTSD screening and treatment will pay off in the prevention of future violence so that civilians caught in the trauma—won’t repeat it. Read More

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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Bay Area Trauma Centers

Bay Area Trauma Centers

A growing body of research shows that victims of violent crime are suffering from PTSD similarly to the way soldiers do in combat. Read More

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Feb 27, 2014 Share
Workers Say Hunters Point Dirt Needs Radiation Screening

Workers Say Hunters Point Dirt Needs Radiation Screening

Multiple sources tell the Investigative Unit soil is not being screened for radiological contamination, putting public safety at risk. They say dirt that could be contaminated is heading to Bay Area landfills not intended to accept... Read More

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Feb 26, 2014 Share
Could Gun Tracing Reduce Violent Crime in Oakland?

Could Gun Tracing Reduce Violent Crime in Oakland?

The Investigative Unit reviewed Oakland police data showing every time a gun was confiscated; city leaders say the rate of guns involving crimes far outpaces any other Bay Area city and they need innovative tools to reduce... Read More

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Feb 24, 2014 Share
San Francisco Real Estate Broker Surrenders License

San Francisco Real Estate Broker Surrenders License

Investors accuse him of bilking them out of more than $15-million. California Bureau of Real Estate says Broker committed “severe” acts. Read More

The Crash of Asiana Flight 214
Feb 25, 2014 Share
Asiana Fined For Not Helping SFO Crash Victims' Families

Asiana Fined For Not Helping SFO Crash Victims' Families

The U.S. Department of Transportation said on Tuesday that they have slapped Asiana Airlines with a $500,000 fine for failing to help family members of passengers on a flight that crashed last year at San Read More

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Feb 23, 2014 Share
Phishers Target Online Vacation Renters

Phishers Target Online Vacation Renters

An East Bay property owner warns of fraudsters intercepting communication with prospective renters of high-end vacation homes. Investigative reporter Elyce Kirchner navigates the online vacation rental marketplace in a story... Read More

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Feb 21, 2014 Share
Housing Authority Travel Records Show Double-Dipping

Housing Authority Travel Records Show Double-Dipping

Travel documents examined by the Investigative Unit show some commissioners from a Bay Area housing authority double-dipping, misusing travel funds and some trips with no explanation. Read More

Investigations
Feb 21, 2014 Share
Police Arrest Family of Credit Card Thieves

Police Arrest Family of Credit Card Thieves

The group stole credit card information skimmed from gas station pumps. 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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2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner

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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