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...

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 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...

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.

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SJPD: 2 Men Wanted in Girl's Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

SJPD: 2 Men Wanted in Girl's Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

San Jose police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating two men who reportedly kidnapped a girl and sexually assaulted her before releasing her.

King Fire Arson Suspect Pleads "Not Guilty"

King Fire Arson Suspect Pleads "Not Guilty"

Wayne Allen Huntsman, the construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire in Northern California, pleaded not guilty to an arson charge Friday in El Dorado County Superior Court.

Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: PD

Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: PD

A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he picked up a steel gym bar at a Bally's Total Fitness, attacking another club member by striking him on the head "several times," before...

Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Request to Carry Guns Off Duty

Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Request to Carry Guns Off Duty

Santa Clara County Jail guards are now calling for the right to carry guns while off duty.

"All Clear" Given Following Bomb Threat at San Jose School

"All Clear" Given Following Bomb Threat at San Jose School

Andrew Hill High School in East San Jose was being evacuated and students escorted to another school as police investigated a bomb threat made by a man seeking ransom, a school district administrator...

California Adopts Olive-Oil Labeling Standards

California Adopts Olive-Oil Labeling Standards

The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the...