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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Prominent Democratic Donor Charged Following Overdose Deaths

Prominent Democratic Donor Charged Following Overdose Deaths

Felony charges were filed Tuesday against prominent Democratic political activist and noted donor Ed Buck, who is accused of causing the drug overdose of a man inside his West Hollywood apartment last week, the Los Angeles... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 16, 2019
After Judge Signed Order, Why Wasn't Noah Cuatro Removed from Parents' Home?

After Judge Signed Order, Why Wasn't Noah Cuatro Removed from Parents' Home?

A judge signed an order to remove the boy from his parents' home, but it was never executed. Lolita Lopez reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2019.

Investigations
Monday, Sep 16, 2019
Judge's Noah Cuatro Removal Order Not Executed Before Death

Judge's Noah Cuatro Removal Order Not Executed Before Death

Months after the death of 4-year-old Noah Cuatro, there have been no charges filed and no determination about how the boy died, but answers over why a removal order that could have taken the boy out of his parents' home was... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Sep 13, 2019
Rescues of Hikers Jumps 40% Over Five Years

Rescues of Hikers Jumps 40% Over Five Years

The Los Angeles County Sheriff Search and Rescue had 723 missions in 2018, a 40% increase compared to five years ago, according to LASD data provided to the NBC4 I-Team. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019
More Patients Say They Feel Duped by Chiropractic Business

More Patients Say They Feel Duped by Chiropractic Business

Preying on poor health? That's what some consumers say a Southern California chiropractic company is doing, and now a doctor chimes in. This is a follow up to an Aug. 14, 2019, NBCLA I-Team investigation. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019
Man Rented $10,000-a-Month High Rise Using Stolen ID: Police

Man Rented $10,000-a-Month High Rise Using Stolen ID: Police

Los Angeles police detectives said Thursday their investigation into an alleged identity thief who worked as a surgical assistant inside prominent LA area hospitals was rapidly expanding, and the amount of money stolen in the case... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019
Burned Body of Slain Homeless Man Found in Shopping Cart at Lake Balboa Park

Burned Body of Slain Homeless Man Found in Shopping Cart at Lake Balboa Park

Detectives from the LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division are investigating the apparent murder of a homeless man, whose burned body was found Tuesday morning smoldering in a shopping cart along the bike path at Lake Balboa Park in Van... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
Surgical Assistant Suspected of ID Theft at SoCal Hospitals

Surgical Assistant Suspected of ID Theft at SoCal Hospitals

A man who worked as a surgical assistant has been arrested on suspicion of stealing identities, financial data, and money from employees and patients while working at several Los Angeles area hospitals, law enforcement sources told... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
Inside the Massive Tent That Might Be a Partial Solution to Homelessness in LA

Inside the Massive Tent That Might Be a Partial Solution to Homelessness in LA

You see them all over LA: the homeless pitching small camping tents on sidewalks, outside City Hall, under freeway overpasses and along riverbeds. But it's a different kind of tent that might be key to quickly, and cost... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 9, 2019
LA County Sheriff Beefs Up Mental Health Evaluation Teams

LA County Sheriff Beefs Up Mental Health Evaluation Teams

More than a dozen more Los Angeles County Sheriff Department Mental Evaluation teams, or MET teams, hit the streets of the county this week. Read More

Sex and Drugs at LA Libraries


An NBC4 undercover investigation exposes illegal activity at LA libraries.

Fake Reviews


If you rely on online reviews to pick restaurants, businesses and services, beware: the reviewers you're depending on may be fake.

LA's Nuclear Secret


Years of mishandling dangerous radioactive materials and chemicals has also left a toxic legacy for generations of people living near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

Top Investigations
  • An Old Pipe Caused a Massive Blast. Then Came the Acid Leak

    Thousands of pounds of deadly hydrofluoric acid escaped into the atmosphere following the massive June 21 blast at the now-shuttered gas refinery in South Philadelphia, according to a new federal report.

  • California Regulator Orders PG&E to Fix Power Shutoff Plan

    The head of California's Public Utilities Commission on Monday ordered PG&E to revamp its power shutdown program to avoid the kind of chaos and breakdowns that were evident in last week’s planned blackouts. The power shutdown...

  • Elder Abuse Cases Likely to Remain 'Open' Investigations

    Every year more than 9,000 cases of elder abuse are reported in San Diego County and data shows the crime is often underreported and difficult to fight in court, leaving a majority of cases "open" investigations. Experts...

  • ICE Agents Violate Rules That Protect Immigrant Vets

    Even though the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has policies in place that can protect immigrant U.S. veterans from deportation, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that ICE officials have not regularly...

  • Delta Employee Arrested in $250,000 Heist at JFK Airport

    A Delta Airlines employee has been arrested in connection with the case of $250,000 in cash that apparently vanished from John F. Kennedy Airport as it was being transferred onto one of the airline's flights en route to Florida, a...

  • Brain Exams Aim to Predict Violent Behavior, Stop Killers

    Cutting-edge research is revealing new ways to potentially prevent violent acts, including mass shootings, years before the thought of violence ever crosses the minds of murderers. A study of roughly 1,000 prisoners revealed...

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