A team of international doctors are working to rewrite the clinical guidelines for how and when to medically treat transgender children. Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit found thousands of instances where bogus and potentially dangerous airplane parts were surreptitiously installed on planes including major commercial airliners. Read More
As part of a six-month investigation, NBC Bay Area surveyed hundreds of firefighters. Most say they don’t think there’s enough recognition about the importance of mental health. Many first responders are struggling to confront the... Read More
Data from nine Bay Area counties revealed deaths from fentanyl from 2015 to 2016 rose 50 percent in San Francisco County, 66 percent in Contra Costa County and 600 percent in Alameda County. Senior investigative reporter Vicky... Read More
If your doctor was disciplined for harming other patients, would you want to know? In California, the state Medical Board is responsible for protecting patients from dangerous doctors. More than 600 physicians and surgeons across... Read More
The list of strip club patrons claiming to have been ripped off at adult clubs is growing, NBC Bay Area has learned, but San Francisco authorities insist they simply don’t have enough evidence to bring any case in criminal Read More
Up to one million Californians, mostly in the farming communities of the Central Valley, have dangerous levels of an unregulated chemical linked to cancer in their drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board Read More
An NBC Bay Area review of thousands of housing habitability complaints filed with the city of Oakland in 2016 revealed hundreds of health and safety violations. But Oakland code enforcement officers failed to follow up with 1 in 4... Read More
Our country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. For a decade prescriptions for painkillers soared, creating a generation of people dependent on pills. While the nation scrambles to find replacements for pills, the NBC Bay Area... Read More
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit went undercover to expose a bizarre bazaar on 7th Street and Market in San Francisco where emboldened shoplifters sell stolen goods including food and medicine, even as plain clothes San... Read More
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Hundreds of thousands of firearms stolen from the homes and vehicles of legal owners are flowing each year into underground markets, and the numbers are rising. Those weapons often end up in the hands of people prohibited...
Amid reports of sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill, Congress’ Office of Compliance (OOC) released a report that shows 264 settlements over violations of workplace rights in the past 20 years, costing taxpayers millions...
Pacific Gas and Electric was forced to make “trade-off decisions” between keeping rates affordable for consumers and spending more money to cut its wildfire risk, one official said in a regulatory filing submitted two years before...
An NBC4 I-Team undercover investigation has exposed rampant illegal behavior at Los Angeles public libraries. For three months, I-Team hidden cameras captured scenes of drug use, lewd acts and other criminal activity at local...
He calls himself the “Chemistry Cowboy.” And he doesn’t attend parties for fun. He attends parties to show recreational drug users the alphabet soup of psychoactive chemicals often lacing their pills and powders. “No matter...
An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to threatening to assassinate President Barack Obama in 2016 violated his probation and went missing from authorities for days earlier this month, according to an arrest warrant reviewed by the News4...
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