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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 05:05 PM PDT

Common Police Field Tests Can’t Distinguish Between CBD, Pot

Common Police Field Tests Can’t Distinguish Between CBD, Pot

The popularity of CBD products is on the rise, with an increasing number of state legislatures following a federal move to legalize marijuana’s hemp cousin. But the News4 I-Team has learned the field tests...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:15 AM PDT

Hackers Steal Millions in Bay Area by Targeting Cellphones

Hackers Steal Millions in Bay Area by Targeting Cellphones

A new wave of young hackers, some as young as 15-years-old, have ripped off more than 800 victims to the tune of $50 million since early 2018. Authorities say the Bay Area has been hit particularly hard. Senior...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 08:54 PM PDT

Mother's Dying Wish for 'Green' Burial in Connecticut Hits Red Tape

Mother's Dying Wish for 'Green' Burial in Connecticut Hits Red Tape

Before her death, Tessa Pascarella made clear to loved ones that she wanted a "green" burial. She envisioned her final resting place in a wooded area in the town of Sherman, but her family has since learned that...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:22 PM PDT

Porn Website Linked to Russian Arms Smugglers, Drug Cartel

Porn Website Linked to Russian Arms Smugglers, Drug Cartel

An NBC 7 investigation into a San Diego-based pornographic website accused of coercing female performers has revealed that the website's owners have ties to shell companies charged with laundering billions of...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11:44 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Parents Fear Kids at Risk From Dangerous Dust

Silicon Valley Parents Fear Kids at Risk From Dangerous Dust

An NBC Bay Area Investigation reveals the approval process to build a private school in Silicon Valley right next to a concrete plant was the result of an unfortunate chain of events, that included inaccurate...

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