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Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

Tuesday, 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...

Saturday, 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?

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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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Car Believed to be Missing Driver's Found in Alameda Creek

Car Believed to be Missing Driver's Found in Alameda Creek

Rescue crews on Monday believe they found the car belonging to an 18-year-old Tracy woman who went missing over the weekend after her car veered from the roadway and crashed into the Alameda Creek near Fremont.

Two People Found Dead in Berkeley Home; Area Evacuated

Two People Found Dead in Berkeley Home; Area Evacuated

Two people were found dead inside a Berkeley residence Monday in what police are calling a suspicious circumstance.

Defense Team For Derick Almena: Fire Started Next Door

Defense Team For Derick Almena: Fire Started Next Door

The defense team for Derick Ion Almena — the founder of the Ghost Ship collective — announced Monday that the fire which killed 36 people inside the Oakland warehouse — did not start there, but instead at...

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

A medium-firm mattress can be the key to managing your lower back pain. Here are five tips to a better upgrade.

Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director

Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director

Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence — traditionally a nonpartisan issue — has been thrust into the political arena.

911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

911 Ambulance Response Meltdown Alarms SF Officials

NBC Bay Area’s investigative unit has uncovered a near complete 911 ambulance response meltdown in San Francisco that left at least five people with no ambulances to immediately take them to the hospital.