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NBC 7 Investigates: Making A Difference For San Diego

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    NBC 7 Investigates is making a difference in San Diego: holding the powerful accountable, asking the tough questions and exposing the truth.

    In the past year, our team has been recognized by our peers and the local and national journalism community’s with many awards, including an Emmy for our investigative work and an Edward R. Murrow award.

    Our stories have shut down bad businesses, put criminals in prison and brought San Diegans justice.

    This year won't be any different. NBC 7 Investigates, the biggest investigative team in the county, is continuing to dig through information, fighting for answers to shine a light on issues that matter to you.

    Below you can view a series of videos highlighting NBC 7 Investigates’ recent stories. The videos aired in an NBC 7 Investigates special 30-minute show in January.

    The first video highlights NBC 7 Investigates' reports on a child's death at a local day care helped prompt state lawmakers to change the way parents can access information about day cares in California. It also helped lead to the arrest of a suspect in the case.

    Watch Part 1 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special below.

    NBC 7 Investigates: Day Care Death Leads to Arrest, Information ChangesNBC 7 Investigates: Day Care Death Leads to Arrest, Information Changes

    NBC 7 Investigates' reports on a child's death at a local day care helped prompt state lawmakers to change the way parents can access information about day cares in California. It also helped lead to the arrest of a suspect in the case. This is Part 1 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special.
    (Published Monday, Feb. 16, 2015)

    After NBC 7 Investigates informed a local school district that its teacher's aide was busted with drugs at the U.S.-Mexico border, congressional leaders and school officials are now calling for legislation requiring agencies to inform school districts if an employee is arrested for a federal crime.

    NBC 7 Investigates also exposes two frozen food companies that then promised to change their ways.

    Watch Part 2 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special below.

    NBC 7 Investigates: Drug-Carrying Teacher's Aide and Bad Meat DeliveriesNBC 7 Investigates: Drug-Carrying Teacher's Aide and Bad Meat Deliveries

    After NBC 7 Investigates informed a local school district that its teacher's aide was busted with drugs at the U.S.-Mexico border, congressional leaders and school officials are now calling for legislation that requires agencies to inform school districts if an employee is arrested for a federal crime. And NBC 7 Investigates expose two frozen food companies that then promised to change their ways. This is Part 2 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special.
    (Published Monday, Feb. 16, 2015)

    Local officials in the U.S. Navy are warning sailors not to visit local Romano's Jewelers stores after an NBC 7 Investigation dug into allegations the company targeted military members with misleading payment plans.

    Watch Part 3 and 4 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special below.

    NBC 7 Investigates: Military Warns of Jeweler After InvestigationNBC 7 Investigates: Military Warns of Jeweler After Investigation

    Local officials in the U.S. Navy warned sailors not to visit Romano's Jewelers after an NBC 7 Investigation dug into allegations that it targeted military members for misleading payment plans. This is Part 3 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special.
    (Published Monday, Feb. 16, 2015)

    NBC 7 Investigates: Dumped Pet Ashes and Dumpy Immigrant ShelterNBC 7 Investigates: Dumped Pet Ashes and Dumpy Immigrant Shelter

    The San Diego Pet Memorial Park vowed to make changes after NBC 7 Investigates revealed it was dumped pet ashes in a trash bin, not in the ocean like it claimed. And federal officials stopped dropping immigrants at a Santee shelter that NBC 7 showed was in deplorable conditions. This is Part 4 of the NBC 7 Investigates Special.
    (Published Monday, Feb. 16, 2015)

    A two-and-a-half-year NBC 7 Investigation tracked how a former San Ysidro School District superintendent became involved in a wide-reaching pay to play scheme with local contractors.

    In another story, the owner of a credit repair company was sentenced to prison, thanks to NBC 7 Investigates’s reporting and an undercover investigation showed a local doctor was still seeing patients despite a state order barring him from doing so.

    Watch the fifth and final part of the NBC 7 Investigates Special below.

    NBC 7 Investigates: Superintendent Pays to Play, Faulty Credit Repair NBC 7 Investigates: Superintendent Pays to Play, Faulty Credit Repair

    A two-and-a-half-year NBC 7 investigation tracked how the former San Ysidro School District superintendent became involved in a wide-reaching pay to play scheme with local contractors. In another story, the owner of a credit repair company was sentenced to prison, thanks to NBC 7's reporting. And an undercover investigation showed that a local doctor was still seeing patients despite a state order barring him from doing so. This is the fifth and final part of the NBC 7 Investigates Special.
    (Published Monday, Feb. 16, 2015)

    More stories are on the way. Stay tuned and be sure to contact us if you have other story tips. You can call us at (619) 578-0393 or send us an email: NBC7Investigates@nbcuni.com.

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