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The L.A. Public Library offers free internet at its 73 branches, but an NBC4 I-Team investigation finds many patrons use it to watch explicit porn, often with children nearby. Read More
The NBC4 I-Team has uncovered hundreds of disturbing incidents reported at Los Angeles city libraries, many that put the safety of employees and the public at risk. Read More
The Los Angeles Police Chief is adding more officers to patrol Los Angeles public libraries, in response to an NBC4 undercover investigation that exposed illegal activity at local libraries. Those crimes often occurred while... Read More
Both the Los Angeles City Council and the LA County board of supervisors took action Tuesday to make public libraries safer, in direct response to an NBC4 I-Team undercover investigation last week. Read More
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For the first time, the NBC4 I-Team investigates why it is legal for patrons are allowed to watch hardcore porn in public libraries. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.
NBC4 obtained three years of Metro reports that show bus operators were victims of assaults an average of 11 times per month. Their horror stories range from insults to physical attacks, placing drivers on the front lines.
NBC Bay Area has learned that authorities investigating the deadly Camp Fire have tied its origin to the failure of a single steel hook that held up a high voltage line on a nearly 100-year-old PG&E transmission tower. The fire began at the base of a transposition tower, which serves to redistribute the electricity on the system to balance the load and assure safety. The tower has two arms holding out the “jumper,” a part of the line that’s being shifted to another point at the top of the tower.
Reports of rodents in the West Wing, frigid temperatures at the Department of Veterans Affairs and a bathroom mishap by a Cabinet secretary have prompted repair requests in Washington, D.C. federal buildings in the past two years. The News4 I-Team obtained internal emails and logs of repair needs and maintenance orders at the White House, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters and Environmental Protection Agency headquarters.
From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of eyes and ears in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths. Five housekeepers at downtown Chicago hotels, who asked us to only use their first names and not reveal their workplace, sat down with NBC 5 Investigates and Telemundo Investiga.
Tamara Breeden spent 10 years captive in what came to be known as Philadelphia’s basement of horrors. Her body still bears the scars. Born developmentally disabled, Breeden was forced to urinate in a bucket and then empty it herself. She wore clothes found in trash cans and did not bathe regularly. She was pistol-whipped across the head more times than she could count. The now-36-year-old was one of several people trapped inside the Tacony basement dungeon.
A Washington, D.C., man suspected of being a white nationalist and befriending the Tree of Life synagogue gunman on a social media platform before the tragedy is under arrest for firearms charges in the District. Jeffrey Clark is charged with illegal possession of high-capacity firearms magazines and unlawful guns and is scheduled to appear in court Friday for a detention hearing.