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Investigations
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Records Reveal Confusion Over Holes Tied to Transbay Cracks

Records Reveal Confusion Over Holes Tied to Transbay Cracks

Back in 2015, contractors and engineers disagreed about the need for the weld access holes now suspected of causing giant cracks in critical support beams, Transbay documents reviewed by NBC Bay Area show. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Federal Government Joins Lawsuits Over Hunters Point Cleanup

Federal Government Joins Lawsuits Over Hunters Point Cleanup

New court documents unsealed late Thursday show the United States government has joined three lawsuits against Tetra Tech, the company hired to clean up radiation at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 1, 2018
Oil and Gas Money in 'Green' California Politics?

Oil and Gas Money in 'Green' California Politics?

You may not realize it when thinking about politics in environmentally conscious and “green” California but an 18 month long NBC Bay Area and Maplight investigation found the oil and gas industry paid $182 million to California... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
Sedative's Role in Two In-Custody Deaths in SF Questioned

Sedative's Role in Two In-Custody Deaths in SF Questioned

An NBC Bay Area investigation raises questions about the deaths of two men who were given Midazolam, a common sedative San Francisco medics now use on as many as 2,000 agitated patients a year. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
More Cracked Glass Found at SF's Millennium Tower

More Cracked Glass Found at SF's Millennium Tower

San Francisco building officials issued yet another violation Tuesday against the Millennium Tower after city-ordered inspection crews found another cracked window at the troubled high-rise. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
SJ Diocese Releases Names of Clergy Accused of Abuse

SJ Diocese Releases Names of Clergy Accused of Abuse

The Diocese of San Jose on Thursday released the names of its clergy who are "credibly accused" of child sex abuse. Read More

Investigations
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018
Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws

Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws

Children’s sports leagues across California are required, by law, to follow certain safety measures to guard against injuries resulting from concussions, however, an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed a widespread disparity... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
Accuser Speaks Out After San Jose Priest Denies Abuse Claims

Accuser Speaks Out After San Jose Priest Denies Abuse Claims

A man who says he was abused by a San Jose priest accused of sexual misconduct said he’s speaking out for the first time after the priest dismissed the abuse allegations on the news Thursday night as a “misunderstanding.” He’s now... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
PG&E Facing $5 Million in New Fines for Gas Violations

PG&E Facing $5 Million in New Fines for Gas Violations

Pacific Gas and Electric faces $5.05 million in state regulatory fines stemming from two separate incidents, one in Deer Park and the other in Yuba City, the Public Utilities Commission announced Tuesday. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Oct 15, 2018
Hunters Point Contamination, Cleanup and Development

Hunters Point Contamination, Cleanup and Development

Once home to the US Navy's largest applied nuclear testing lab, Hunters Point inches toward a radical transformation. But radioactive contamination, falsified data and a $27 billion class-action lawsuit loom. Read More

Top Investigations
  • Pepper Spray Use Is on the Rise in LA Juvenile Lockups

    The LA County Probation Department recorded 747 uses of pepper spray in 2017 at juvenile halls and camps, a jump of 154 percent over 2015 when the department used pepper spray 294 times, according to an analysis of department data....

  • LA Bus Driver Horror Stories: 'Most People Don't Have Any Idea'

    Retired Metro bus driver Jim Lucitt lost count of the assaults and insults he and other operators were subjected to during his 20 years on the job. The horror stories ranged from unruly behavior to attacks that posed serious...

  • Hook on PG&E Tower Eyed as Cause of Deadly Camp Fire

    NBC Bay Area has learned that authorities investigating the deadly Camp Fire have tied its origin to the failure of a single steel hook that held up a high voltage line on a nearly 100-year-old PG&E transmission tower.

  • Work Orders Reveal Mice in White House, Chilly Temps at VA

    Reports of rodents in the West Wing, frigid temperatures at the Department of Veterans Affairs and a bathroom mishap by a Cabinet secretary have prompted repair requests in Washington, D.C. federal buildings in the past two...

  • Secrets of the Trade: Chicago Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

    From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of eyes and ears in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths. Five housekeepers at downtown Chicago hotels, who asked us to only...