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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

What Could Laura's Law Have Done?

Some of the most hard-to-reach mentally ill only get treatment after doing damage to themselves or others. What if there were a way to force them into treatment before then? There is, except hardly anyone...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

The Truth About BPA*

The Truth About BPA*

*As best we can figure it out.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011

PG&E Answers

PG&E Answers

4 months into his new job and charged with turning around the gas division of PG&E: that's what Executive Vice President of Gas Operations Nick Stavropoulos signed up for. He sits down for an exclusive one...

Saturday, Oct 29, 2011

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

City In Trouble? Call This Guy

No city in the Bay Area has been hit harder by the bad economy than Vallejo. So, who's the guy getting credit for turning things around?

Monday, Oct 24, 2011

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

Adoption Delays for Bay Area Family

A Bay Area family is among dozens struggling to bring home their baby from Ethiopia. They say the U.S. government is to blame. Vicky Nguyen reports.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

Don't Buy This Car

Don't Buy This Car

Unsafe cars are making their way back onto the road thanks to "curbstoners." NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas shows us who they are, how they work, and what to look out for.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011

Video: Taser Dangers

Video: Taser Dangers

More and more law enforcement agencies are signing up to use the "less than lethal" devices made by Taser International. But one Bay Area family received a 2.85 million dollar settlement with the company after a...

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

Letter Scams

Letter Scams

It appears to be a new twist on an old scam. Spam that used to show up in your inbox is now arriving in your mailbox. And scammers aren't just targeting your money, they're also making money by recruiting...

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

Daily Deal Sites: The Downside

You probably get at least one a day--an email from a deal website offering you deep discounts on everything from dinner to drycleaning. But what happens when you don't get what you paid for? More customers...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

Stray Voltage, What You Need to Know

It's electricity where it shouldn't be. Stray voltage can deliver a powerful, even deadly shock. It has been the cause of nearly 2 dozen deaths in the U.S. over the past few years.

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San Jose Native Missing Near Yosemite Found Dead
San Jose Native Missing Near Yosemite Found Dead

A San Jose native who was last seen near Yosemite National Park in late July has been found dead, according to a family member.

Utah Firefighter Died After Fire Retardant Drop
Utah Firefighter Died After Fire Retardant Drop

A firefighter died last week from falling tree debris after thousands of gallons of retardant were dropped on the area where he was helping battle California's largest-ever wildfire, according to a preliminary...

Muni Officials Say Service is Normal on First Day of School
Muni Officials Say Service is Normal on First Day of School

A San Francisco Municipal Railway spokesman said bus service is operating on schedule Monday on the first day of the new school year after the city's school district warned that bus driver shortages could cause...

Search Continues for Mollie Tibbetts 1 Month Later
Search Continues for Mollie Tibbetts 1 Month Later

It has been a month since Mollie Tibbetts, an Iowa woman who grew up in Oakland, went missing without a trace.

Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources
Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing other financial crimes, two...

Bay Bridge Sideshow Brings Traffic to a Halt
Bay Bridge Sideshow Brings Traffic to a Halt

Multiple drivers brought traffic on the Bay Bridge to a halt Sunday morning as they did donuts on the top deck of the bridge near Treasure Island, according to the California Highway Patrol.