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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Wine Country Fires: A Timeline of Fire Dispatch Calls

Wine Country Fires: A Timeline of Fire Dispatch Calls

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit dug through fire dispatch records in search of clues about what caused the fires that broke out in Sonoma and Napa counties on Sunday, Oct. 8. The recordings reveal numerous reports of downed... Read More

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Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
Woman Says Massage Therapist Battered Her, Kept Practicing

Woman Says Massage Therapist Battered Her, Kept Practicing

A Greenbrae woman says her massage therapist touched her inappropriately, and despite her complaints to the California Massage Therapy council, he remained certified and working for two years before another woman’s complaint led to... Read More

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017
Judge Finds 'Egregious' Safety Lapses in BART Worker Deaths

Judge Finds 'Egregious' Safety Lapses in BART Worker Deaths

A state regulatory judge wants BART fined and put on safety probation for “serious and egregious” safety lapses in the deaths of two track workers in Walnut Creek back in October 2013. Read More

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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Thousands of Sharks Dead in San Francisco Bay, Brains Eaten

Thousands of Sharks Dead in San Francisco Bay, Brains Eaten

As many as 2,000 sharks have mysteriously died in the San Francisco Bay and scientists believe whatever killed them is now spreading to other marine life. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says determining the cause is... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Labor Department Orders Wells Fargo to Rehire Whistleblower

Labor Department Orders Wells Fargo to Rehire Whistleblower

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday demanded the ouster the top Wells Fargo executive a year after revelations surfaced that Wells Fargo employees fraudulently opened millions of bank accounts to meet sales goals. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
Records Raise Safety Questions Surrounding Oroville Dam

Records Raise Safety Questions Surrounding Oroville Dam

A six-month investigation by NBC Bay Area that reviewed two decades’ worth of safety documents uncovers questions about the dam’s safety beyond the spillway that failed in February Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 29, 2017
How Often Are Tasers Used By Officers?

How Often Are Tasers Used By Officers?

The use of Tasers by law enforcement has both harsh critics and staunch supporters. But how often are Tasers used and what's the likelihood of the situation turning deadly? NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Bigad Shaban reports in a video that first aired on Sept. 29, 2017.

Investigations
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
An Inside Look at the Antifa Movement

An Inside Look at the Antifa Movement

NBC Bay Area speaks to activists with Antifa, the “anti-fascist” political movement mobilizing across America to investigate their sometimes violent tactics and question their mission. Senior investigative reporter Vicky Nguyen... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 25, 2017
SF Leads Nation in US Immigration Court Calendar Delays

SF Leads Nation in US Immigration Court Calendar Delays

Those waiting to have their asylum cases heard find the reality that there currently aren’t enough judges and staff to handle the demand leaving some applicants forced to wait for years while their witnesses and key evidence... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Emails Show PG&E Urged to Tell San Bruno to 'Take a Hike'

Emails Show PG&E Urged to Tell San Bruno to 'Take a Hike'

NBC Bay Area has learned that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has turned over emails showing that one commissioner urged the utility to balk during secret settlement talks over the San Bruno pipeline blast. Read More

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  • 350 Firearms Lost or Stolen From DC-Area Police Since 2011

    350 Firearms Lost or Stolen From DC-Area Police Since 2011

    More than 350 firearms have been lost or stolen from local and federal police agencies headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area since 2011, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team.

  • Gun Theft From Legal Owners Is on the Rise, Fueling Violence

    Gun Theft From Legal Owners Is on the Rise, Fueling Violence

    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...

  • 264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

    264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

    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...

  • PG&E Risk Assessment at Issue in North Bay Wildfires

    PG&E Risk Assessment at Issue in North Bay Wildfires

    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...

  • Sex, Drugs Rampant at Some of LA's Public Libraries

    Sex, Drugs Rampant at Some of LA's Public Libraries

    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...

  • Hidden Cam Shows Club Drugs Laced With Mystery Chemicals

    Hidden Cam Shows Club Drugs Laced With Mystery Chemicals

    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...

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