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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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Amtrak Train Derails Onto Highway; Fatalities Reported
Amtrak Train Derails Onto Highway; Fatalities Reported

Some cars of an Amtrak train plunged onto an interstate highway south of Seattle Monday morning as the train derailed, causing an unknown number of fatalities and injuries, authorities said. The derailed train...

Prominent US Judge Retires Amid Sex Misconduct Accusations
Prominent US Judge Retires Amid Sex Misconduct Accusations

A prominent U.S. appeals court judge announced his retirement Monday days after women alleged he subjected them to inappropriate sexual conduct or comments.

CHP Continues Hunt For Freeway Arsonist in San Jose
CHP Continues Hunt For Freeway Arsonist in San Jose

The hunt continues for an arsonist who authorities believe has started more than 20 fires in the South Bay and appeared to have struck again early Sunday morning.

Bay Area Revelations: Cannabis Rush Full Episode
Bay Area Revelations: Cannabis Rush Full Episode

In this episode, we take a look at the evolution and history of pot culture in the Bay Area.

Power Outage at Atlanta Airport Affects Bay Area Flights
Power Outage at Atlanta Airport Affects Bay Area Flights

A power outage at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest hub in the world, triggered delays and cancellations across the country, including those that affected hundreds of passengers...

Residents Frustrated by Commuters Cutting Through Community
Residents Frustrated by Commuters Cutting Through Community

Residents in one Alameda County community are prodding county officials to come up with a fix to a traffic headache that they say is clogging up their neighborhood during the morning and evening commutes.