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 is...

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 on...

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. The Power Survey Company came...

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Ferguson-Related Protests Continue in Oakland, SF

Ferguson-Related Protests Continue in Oakland, SF

Oakland police said Tuesday that 39 people have been arrested for a variety of crimes during a protest on Monday night following a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren...

Environmental Group Plans to Sue SJ Over Sewage Spills

Environmental Group Plans to Sue SJ Over Sewage Spills

Environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper plans to sue the City of San Jose for violating the Clean Water Act by not controlling its trash and sewage.

Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

The union representing postal workers questions USPS after an NBC Bay Area Investigation uncovered an emergency policy that prevents most employees from dialing 911.

"Sanctuary" for Immigrants Comes Back to the Bay Area

"Sanctuary" for Immigrants Comes Back to the Bay Area

A movement first started in nearly fifty years ago in Berkeley, Oakland and Tucson has caught fire again, spreading nationwide, to provide refuge or “Sanctuary” to undocumented immigrants.

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Communities braced for new protests after violence and acts of civil disobedience broke out in several U.S. cities overnight following a grand jury decision against charging a white police officer, Darren...

Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"

Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"

The window washer who fell about 11 stories in San Francisco last week is a "stubborn, strong man," who is "fighting for his life," according to his family.