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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Suspect Vehicle in Amber Alert Spotted in Central California

Suspect Vehicle in Amber Alert Spotted in Central California

Authorities say a suspect tied to an Amber Alert issued Thursday for a 15-year-old girl who may have been assaulted and abducted in Northern California is involved in a pursuit and possible shoot out in San Luis...

Deputies Accused of Beating Suspect Plead Not Guilty

Deputies Accused of Beating Suspect Plead Not Guilty

Stanislav Petrov repeatedly apologized and pleaded for help as two sheriff’s deputies delivered at least 30 baton blows on him that a use of force expert deemed “grossly excessive,” according affidavit...

Hillary Clinton Rally in SJ Draws Supporters, Protesters

Hillary Clinton Rally in SJ Draws Supporters, Protesters

Hillary Clinton's supporters flocked to San Jose Thursday morning, long before the Democratic presidential frontrunner's address, while a small group of protestors took up their post outside the venue.

Novato Shooting: Raid Executed at Home; One Person Detained

Novato Shooting: Raid Executed at Home; One Person Detained

Marin County sheriff's deputies, Novato police and search-and-rescue teams executed a raid Thursday afternoon in connection with a shooting that killed one student and injured another.

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

Teen Reports Sexual Abuse to SJ Police, DA Loses File

Teen Reports Sexual Abuse to SJ Police, DA Loses File

A stepfather accused of molesting his seven year old daughter until she was a teenager remained free for nearly two years until a phone call from the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit prompted an arrest,...