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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Audit Finds LA County Leaves Children at Risk for Months

Audit Finds LA County Leaves Children at Risk for Months

Los Angeles County's child welfare agency leaves some youngsters in unsafe and abusive situations for months because social workers fail to consistently and quickly complete abuse and neglect investigations, according to a... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Panel Wants Explanation of Closed Misconduct Investigations

Panel Wants Explanation of Closed Misconduct Investigations

The Los Angeles County's Civilian Oversight Commission said Tuesday it would request a more formal explanation and documents from Sheriff Alex Villanueva on why dozens of internal affairs cases into allegations of deputy misconduct... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Is a Business Peeking in On Your Credit Without You Knowing?

Is a Business Peeking in On Your Credit Without You Knowing?

Some businesses may be running credit checks on you without you ever knowing or approving it. That's what happened to Richard Glassman, and he found out a medical business ran a "sort inquiry" on his credit. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 20, 2019
Rotting Trash Piles Sky-High in LA, Attracting Rats and Raising Concerns of a New Epidemic

Rotting Trash Piles Sky-High in LA, Attracting Rats and Raising Concerns of a New Epidemic

Rat-infested piles of rotting garbage left uncollected by the city of Los Angeles, even after promises to clean it up, are fueling concerns about a new epidemic after last year's record number of flea-borne typhus cases. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Homemade 'Ghost Guns' New Danger Lurking on SoCal Streets

Homemade 'Ghost Guns' New Danger Lurking on SoCal Streets

There's a hidden danger on the streets of Southern California that's skyrocketing in popularity among criminals — homemade ghost guns. They're untraceable. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Electric Car Proposal Would Raise Fees to $1K a Year

Electric Car Proposal Would Raise Fees to $1K a Year

You may be wanting to drive green, but the cost to operate an electric vehicle in Illinois could get a lot more expensive. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Risks of Buying a Used Car and What the Dealership Isn't Telling You

Risks of Buying a Used Car and What the Dealership Isn't Telling You

You can save a chunk of money buying a used car used instead of brand-new one. But the NBC4 I-Team learned you could also be buying one that has serious safety issues: ones the dealer knows about, but just isn't fixing. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 13, 2019
From Heroin to Fentanyl, Mother Describes Addiction

From Heroin to Fentanyl, Mother Describes Addiction

This is what drug addiction did for Nicole Norwood. She lost her savings and her apartment. She lost custody of her 5-year-old son and she nearly lost her life. She bottomed out sleeping in her car, landing on Skid Row. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Lawsuit Alleges Vaping Company Targets Teens

Lawsuit Alleges Vaping Company Targets Teens

A new lawsuit filed Wednesday against Juul accuses the vaping company of targeting teens and misrepresenting the potency of the nicotine inside its devices. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
How to Get the Most Cash for Your Old Clothes

How to Get the Most Cash for Your Old Clothes

If you've been avoiding a full-scale closet clean-out, here's some extra motivation -- you might be sitting on a gold mine of unused stuff. 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
  • Dispute Over Signed 'Hamilton' Poster Triggers Lawsuit

    A dispute over a signed poster from the cast of "Hamilton" has triggered a $1 million lawsuit against the Kennedy Center by one of its managers. The wildly popular musical performed at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

  • Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

    A Chicago-area college student has mounted a one-woman campaign to equip airliners with potentially life-saving drugs, after an episode where she says she became ill after ingesting a nut on a flight from Boston to Chicago. “My...

  • Calif. Utility Found 250K Problems During Camp Fire Inspections

    Pacific Gas and Electric officials announced Wednesday that crews found 1,200 critical threats and took more than 250,000 corrective actions in response to post-Camp Fire safety inspections, leading to the permanent shutdown of the...

  • Man in Times Square Gun Case Feared 'Looney Tunes' Label

    A man has been under investigation by the New York FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) because he allegedly discussed wanting to set off an explosive device in Times Square, three law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York...

  • Delta Employees Say New Uniforms Are Giving Them Rashes

    Delta Air Lines employees are speaking out after they say the company’s new uniforms have given some of them rashes and breathing problems. The airline unveiled its new line of uniforms for its employees last May.

  • 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 commonly used by...

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