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Investigation Into SF's 'Diseased Streets'  Goes Viral

Investigation Into SF's 'Diseased Streets' Goes Viral

NBC Bay Area's Investigation shows that San Francisco's streets are not just dirty - they're dangerous. A leading infectious disease expert lists the host of illnesses that can be spread through used needles and feces. Some can be Read More

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Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018
Kicked Out: Investigation into Wrongful Evictions

Kicked Out: Investigation into Wrongful Evictions

Hundreds of San Francisco residents may have been wrongfully evicted from their homes, according to an NBC Bay Area investigation. The series of reports prompted government hearings, new laws, and one of the city’s largest housing... Read More

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Monday, Feb 19, 2018
Smuggler Says Tough CA Gun Laws Make for Lucrative Business

Smuggler Says Tough CA Gun Laws Make for Lucrative Business

Despite some of the toughest gun laws in the country, a former gun smuggler tells NBC Bay Area that illegal firearms will continue to flow into the state as long as guns can be purchased with relative ease in other parts of... Read More

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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018
San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles

San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed a section of downtown San Francisco to determine the amount of feces, hypodermic needles, and garbage littering the heart of the city. The results reveal a disgusting and potentially... Read More

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Friday, Feb 16, 2018
Lack of Oversight Puts Oakland Tenants at Risk of Eviction

Lack of Oversight Puts Oakland Tenants at Risk of Eviction

A lack of oversight may be allowing some Oakland landlords to exploit the city’s eviction laws, and tenants’ rights advocates warn the city’s most vulnerable residents, including low-income families and the elderly, are often prime... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

We Investigate: Surviving the Drought

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit traveled halfway around the world to investigate solutions to California’s water crisis. Sr. Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock found that in Israel they faced a similar crisis eight years ago,... Read More

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Friday, Feb 16, 2018
99 Bay Area School Districts Say They Conduct Active Shooter Drills

99 Bay Area School Districts Say They Conduct Active Shooter Drills

Ninety-nine schools districts in the Bay Area conduct active shooter drills, according to data collected by the California Bureau of State Audits. Read More

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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Fire Scientists: Wildfires Don’t Have to Destroy Homes

Fire Scientists: Wildfires Don’t Have to Destroy Homes

A wildfire sweeps through a California community, burning trees and vegetation, but leaves the majority of homes fully intact. That’s the scenario researchers are working to create for neighborhoods at risk, following the... Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
New BART Riders Ask for Upgraded Parking Machines

New BART Riders Ask for Upgraded Parking Machines

Parking at BART can be a pain. Longtime riders know the rules, but what about first time customers? New commuters in the East Bay say they got ticketed even after they paid for parking; BART’s parking machines let them pay... Read More

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Monday, Feb 12, 2018
Criminal Case Backlog a Problem in Some Bay Area Courts

Criminal Case Backlog a Problem in Some Bay Area Courts

An NBC Bay Area analysis of state court disposition data shows thousands of felony criminal cases have been delayed for years, and sometimes even decades, in jurisdictions around California. Read More

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