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Fine Dust Linked to Asthma, Cancer and Heart Attacks

Fine Dust Linked to Asthma, Cancer and Heart Attacks

San Francisco’s political and spiritual leaders recently hailed the city’s newest tallest building, the 61-story Salesforce tower, as the centerpiece of its ongoing building boom. But residents who live three miles away are left to... Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

NBC Bay Area I-Unit Wins Coveted Peabody Award

An NBC Bay Area investigative series into the misuse of school officers is being honored with a prestigious Peabody Award. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 22, 2017
Navy Vet Fights Deportation to Stay in US With His Children

Navy Vet Fights Deportation to Stay in US With His Children

When you face criminal charges in court you get an attorney, even if you can't afford one. But that doesn't apply to immigration court and our Investigative Unit discovered that can make a huge difference. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Transgender Kids Could Seek Earlier Medical Intervention

Transgender Kids Could Seek Earlier Medical Intervention

A team of international doctors are working to rewrite the clinical guidelines for how and when to medically treat transgender children. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
California Company Sold Bogus Plane Parts Despite FAA Order

California Company Sold Bogus Plane Parts Despite FAA Order

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found thousands of instances where bogus and potentially dangerous airplane parts were surreptitiously installed on planes including major commercial airliners. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world to investigate solutions to California’s water crisis. Sr. Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock found that in Israel they faced a similar crisis eight years ago,... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Firefighters Say Job Stress Causes Mental Health Issues

Firefighters Say Job Stress Causes Mental Health Issues

As part of a six-month investigation, NBC Bay Area surveyed hundreds of firefighters. Most say they don’t think there’s enough recognition about the importance of mental health. Many first responders are struggling to confront the... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 15, 2017
Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Fentanyl Linked to At Least 130 Bay Area Deaths Since 2015

Data from nine Bay Area counties revealed deaths from fentanyl from 2015 to 2016 rose 50 percent in San Francisco County, 66 percent in Contra Costa County and 600 percent in Alameda County. Senior investigative reporter Vicky... Read More

Investigations
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

Doctors on Probation Not Required to Disclose Deadly Errors

If your doctor was disciplined for harming other patients, would you want to know? In California, the state Medical Board is responsible for protecting patients from dangerous doctors. More than 600 physicians and surgeons across... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

Prosecutors Say They’ve 'Hit a Wall' in Strip Club Probe

The list of strip club patrons claiming to have been ripped off at adult clubs is growing, NBC Bay Area has learned, but San Francisco authorities insist they simply don’t have enough evidence to bring any case in criminal Read More

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