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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Hazmat Crews Respond to Explosion in Sunnyvale

Hazmat Crews Respond to Explosion in Sunnyvale

Hazmat crews are responding to an explosion in a building in Sunnyvale Thursday afternoon which resulted in two minor injuries.

Dogs Were "Poisoned": Dog Owner Sues Purina

Dogs Were "Poisoned": Dog Owner Sues Purina

A Discovery Bay man has sued Nestle Purina PetCare Company alleging the dog food contains propylene glycol, which it says is an animal toxin used in automobile antifreeze, and mycotoxins, a group of toxins...

Officer Hits Homeless Muni Rider With Baton

Officer Hits Homeless Muni Rider With Baton

A San Francisco police officer was caught on Muni video striking a homeless man with a baton and pepper spraying him after the 36-year-old rider wouldn’t get off the bus at the end of the line.

SJSU Transfer Student Policy Change Could Change

SJSU Transfer Student Policy Change Could Change

Students aiming to transfer to San Jose State in 2016 would receive higher admissions rankings if they have finished their preparatory courses for their major as opposed to being considered simply on good...

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Speaks Out

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Speaks Out

Six months after the death of her father, beloved comedian Robin Williams, Zelda Williams is "taking it one step at a time."

USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

The United States Postal Service changed its 911 policy at the Oakland mail processing facility after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed the rules that may have caused critical delays in a life and death...