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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‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State:’ Trump Protest in Burlingame

‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State:’ Trump Protest in Burlingame

Dozens of anti-Trump protesters lined up in front of the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame on Friday ahead of hearing presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking at the California Republican Convention kickoff...

Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

New FAA e-mails show air traffic controllers, pilots and even FAA officials were more concerned about safety issues surrounding bright lights at Levi’s and Avaya sports stadiums than previously acknowledged.

Eldest Son Says Brother Innocent of Killing Parents

Eldest Son Says Brother Innocent of Killing Parents

The 22-year-old son held with no bail on suspicion of shooting his mother and father in San Jose told the The San Francisco Chronicle in a jailhouse interview that 17-year-old brother was not involved.

Milpitas Police Shoot Suspect During Traffic Stop

Milpitas Police Shoot Suspect During Traffic Stop

An officer-involved shooting in Milpitas injured a 27-year-old suspect from San Jose, which shut down a portion of Interstate Highway 680 early Friday morning, during some sort of traffic stop.

Pentagon: Afghan Hospital Attack 'Human Error'

Pentagon: Afghan Hospital Attack 'Human Error'

After a “thorough” investigation, the Pentagon concluded the attack on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan was caused by a combination of "unintentional human errors, process errors and technical...

SFPD Chief Orders Classes, Releases Texts

SFPD Chief Orders Classes, Releases Texts

San Francisco's police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, even as he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging...