Dec 14, 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 29, 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.

Oct 20, 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 19, 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 28, 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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Live: Memorial Service For Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger

Live: Memorial Service For Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger

The procession and memorial service honoring Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger will be live-streamed on this page.

Big Turnout Best Way to Honor Sgt. Lunger: Police Chief

Big Turnout Best Way to Honor Sgt. Lunger: Police Chief

Hayward Police Chief Diane Urban said Wednesday that having a large turnout for the memorial service on Thursday for slain Sgt. Scott Lunger will be the best way for the community to honor him and support...

Teen in Court for 1st Time in Maddy Middleton Case

Teen in Court for 1st Time in Maddy Middleton Case

The Santa Cruz 15-year-old charged with murdering, kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl made his first court appearance on Thursday in a brief hearing, where he did not enter a plea.

SFPD: Suspect Dead, 2 Officers Injured After Altercation

SFPD: Suspect Dead, 2 Officers Injured After Altercation

One person is dead after allegedly fleeing a crash in San Francisco's Marina District and then getting into an altercation with police officers and injuring two of them early Thursday morning, police said.

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

The discovery of a piece of aircraft wing on an island in the Indian Ocean sparked an air, land and sea search, with investigators hoping to connect the debris to the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, NBC News...

Unprecedented Drone Used to Search for Missing Teacher

Unprecedented Drone Used to Search for Missing Teacher

Using an unprecedented search technique, the California National Guard has launched a drone to help look for a missing San Francisco teacher after he was last seen almost two weeks ago while riding a motorcycle...