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 recruiting...

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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Gold Nugget Thieves Ram SUV Into Museum

Gold Nugget Thieves Ram SUV Into Museum

Three people wearing ski masks and armed with guns robbed San Francisco's Wells Fargo History Museum Tuesday morning after they rammed an SUV into the building and stole an undisclosed amount of gold nuggets.

Neighbor Hailed as Hero During Carport Fire

Neighbor Hailed as Hero During Carport Fire

A neighbor visiting a friend's baby at the hospital came home early Tuesday to find a carport on fire, and quickly alerted the residents inside a fourplex to get out to safety.

Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

The drivers of two cars that might have been racing in East San Jose were taken into custody Monday afternoon following a fatal collision with a female pedestrian who was pinned against a tree, San Jose...

CHP Officer Injured in Car Fire on Bay Bridge

CHP Officer Injured in Car Fire on Bay Bridge

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a car fire on a Treasure Island ramp on the Bay Bridge Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

Pilot Rescued by Cruise Ship After Ditching Plane Over Pacific

Pilot Rescued by Cruise Ship After Ditching Plane Over Pacific

The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran out of gas over the Pacific Ocean on his way to Hawaii, but he was able to ditch the plane in the water and then a cruise ship came to his rescue.

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities...