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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Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

They were in the right place at the right time. Good Samaritans on Wednesday rushed to save an elderly man who swerved off the road and ended up in a canal in Antioch.

South Bay Water Restrictions Set to Take Effect

South Bay Water Restrictions Set to Take Effect

Starting on June 15, San Jose residents should anticipate some possible changes on their water bill.

Super Bowl 50 Practice Facilities, Team Hotels Revealed

Super Bowl 50 Practice Facilities, Team Hotels Revealed

We don't know which teams will be playing in Super Bowl 50, but we now know where they'll be practicing when they get to the Bay Area for the Feb. 7, 2016, game.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

Suspect in "Mrs. Doubtfire" Home Fire Pleads Guilty to Arson

Suspect in "Mrs. Doubtfire" Home Fire Pleads Guilty to Arson

A woman charged with setting fire to a house featured in the popular ``Mrs. Doubtfire'' movie has pleaded guilty to arson. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop an attempted murder charge stemming from...

Marin County Sheriff's Office Identifies Murder Suspect

Marin County Sheriff's Office Identifies Murder Suspect

The Marin County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in a shooting murder in Marin City this month as 34-year-old Joseph Montgomery.