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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...


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  • Oroville Dam Safety Prompts Lawsuit

    An NBC Bay Area investigation into the safety of the Oroville Dam has now prompted the City of Oroville itself to sue the state of California.

  • 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...

  • Millennium Tower Ordered to Adjust Handicapped Ramps

    The sinking and tilting Millennium Tower must adjust its now illegally steep handicapped access ramps within 30 days or face an abatement order issued by the city, NBC Bay Area has learned.

  • SF Firefighters Being Probed for Alleged Drunken Party

    NBC Bay Area has learned that San Franciscoc is investigating complaints of a drunken party at a San Francisco fire station that may have left the station’s only on-duty paramedic incapacitated.

  • 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...

  • Overview: NBC Bay Area’s Investigations Into Airports

    NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has been investigating safety issues involving close calls between airplanes since 2012. In 2014 our team found a rising number of aborted landings also known as “go arounds” at...

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