Dec 15, 2011

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

Some of the most hard-to-reach mentally ill only get treatment after doing damage to themselves or others. What if there were a way to force them into treatment before then? There is, except hardly anyone...

Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

Nov 1, 2011

PG&E Answers

PG&E Answers

4 months into his new job and charged with turning around the gas division of PG&E: that's what Executive Vice President of Gas Operations Nick Stavropoulos signed up for. He sits down for an exclusive one...

Oct 30, 2011

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

No city in the Bay Area has been hit harder by the bad economy than Vallejo. So, who's the guy getting credit for turning things around?

Oct 24, 2011

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

A Bay Area family is among dozens struggling to bring home their baby from Ethiopia. They say the U.S. government is to blame. Vicky Nguyen reports.

Nov 4, 2011

Don't Buy This Car

Don't Buy This Car

Unsafe cars are making their way back onto the road thanks to "curbstoners." NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas shows us who they are, how they work, and what to look out for.

Oct 20, 2011

Video: Taser Dangers

Video: Taser Dangers

More and more law enforcement agencies are signing up to use the "less than lethal" devices made by Taser International. But one Bay Area family received a 2.85 million dollar settlement with the company after a...

Oct 13, 2011

Letter Scams

Letter Scams

It appears to be a new twist on an old scam. Spam that used to show up in your inbox is now arriving in your mailbox. And scammers aren't just targeting your money, they're also making money by...

Oct 5, 2011

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

You probably get at least one a day--an email from a deal website offering you deep discounts on everything from dinner to drycleaning. But what happens when you don't get what you paid for? More customers...

Sep 29, 2011

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

It's electricity where it shouldn't be. Stray voltage can deliver a powerful, even deadly shock. It has been the cause of nearly 2 dozen deaths in the U.S. over the past few years.

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Caught on Cam: SF Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant

Caught on Cam: SF Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant

A San Francisco tour guide was caught on video as she went off on a racist rant about Chinatown as the sightseeing bus drove through the neighborhood, prompting an apology from the sightseeing company.

 Ex-SJPD Officer Says Mayor Reed Aide Told Him to "Lie"

Ex-SJPD Officer Says Mayor Reed Aide Told Him to "Lie"

More serious fallout from the allegations by a former San Jose police recruit: Now a former San Jose police officer tells NBC Bay Area he received a phone call over the weekend from Victor Ajlouny, a political...

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

As the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, continues to terrorize the Middle East, a California woman says she is facing backlash of their ruthless actions. That's because her name...

Armed Couple Robs Jeweler, Steals 25 Luxury Watches

Armed Couple Robs Jeweler, Steals 25 Luxury Watches

Palo Alto police are looking for a man and woman who robbed a jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, escaping with 25 high-end wristwatches.

"Bay Lights" Supporters Seek to Keep Bay Bridge Light Display

"Bay Lights" Supporters Seek to Keep Bay Bridge Light Display

It's going to take $4 million to keep a constantly changing light display on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge made up of 25,000 LED lights from ending its two-year run early next year.