Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still RunningSeven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn't slowed down.
Is Money Raised By Bay Area Charity Really Going To Help Homeless Veterans?You may have seen them outside your local grocery store: men and women raising money for disabled and homeless veterans. An American flag and an ammo box are their trademarks.
Richmond Makes New Push To Stop Crude-By-Rail Deliveries Amid Concerns Over DerailmentsOfficials in Richmond are making a new push to stop trains carrying cargo that they say is a disaster waiting to happen.
More Bay Area Police Departments Interested In Getting ‘Stingray’ Cellphone Surveillance DeviceIt's called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don't even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.
Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical TestingIt's biotech's dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won't survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
Protesters Against Fracked Oil Deliveries Chain Themselves At Richmond YardA dramatic showdown at a rail yard in Richmond on Thursday as protesters locked themselves to a gate to disrupt operations at the facility.
Jury Orders Recology To Pay $1.3 Million To Ratepayers After Whistleblower Brings LawsuitA verdict has been reached this week in a fraud case against San Francisco's garbage company, and both sides said they've won. A whistleblower brought a lawsuit against Recology, in a story that KPIX 5 first reported earlier this year.
Auctioneer 1st Man Charged Under California Law To Protect Horses From Slaughter They were called Lacey and Squirt, two professional rodeo horses and beloved pets. But they ended up sold for meat on someone's dinner plate overseas. In a landmark case, a suspect has been charged with delivering at least one of them to slaughter.
Veterans Returning Home From Iraq, Afghanistan Point To Open Air Burn Pits As New 'Agent Orange'Hundreds of veterans coming back from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are falling ill and many are dying of what’s being called the new "Agent Orange": open air burn pits.
After KPIX 5 Exposes ‘Ghost Voting’ In California State Assembly, Members Continue PracticeOne vote per person: That's the way it's supposed to work. Yet last year, KPIX 5 showed you members of our State Assembly casting votes for other lawmakers. It's called “ghost voting.” The practice is against the rules, but it’s still going on.
Women From China, Taiwan Pay $30,000 To Give Birth In Bay Area, Get U.S. Citizenship For ChildA growing number of women from China and Taiwan are coming to the Bay Area to have their babies and get U.S. Citizenship for their children. So-called “maternity homes” have popped up in Foster City, Fremont, and San Jose.
Black Workers From Bay Area Shipyard Allegedly Called ‘Aunt Jemima,’ N-Word Refuse Cash Settlement Requiring SilenceA San Francisco shipyard that gets big defense contracts with the Navy is now under fire for alleged racial harassment and discrimination.
Lawsuit Filed Over Fracked Oil Trains In The Bay Area After KPIX 5 ReportTwo weeks ago, KPIX 5 discovered trains carrying explosive fracked crude oil have been rolling into the Bay Area under everyone's radar. On Thursday, four environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over it, calling the crude by rail terminal illegal.
USDA Inspectors’ Role In Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall QuestionedNew questions are being raised about the role of federal inspectors in the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Sonoma County slaughterhouse. With USDA inspectors on site, how could a year’s worth of beef have been contaminated?
California May Not Be Prepared For Disasters Involving Fracked Oil TrainsAfter KPIX 5 uncovered trains carrying fracked oil are rolling into the Bay Area, state officials are worried that they are not prepared enough if something goes wrong.