Why Some Child Predators May Get Reduced Probation – And May Never Have To Complete TreatmentIt was intended to reduce the caseload for probation officers so they could focus on rehabilitating convicts, but some say the new law is letting child sex predators off early - in some cases before they complete rehabilitation.
Delayed Investigation Report, Denied Interview Requests Amid School False Positives & Quarantines Linked to CA COVID LabAfter months of denied requests for information and interviews from public health officials, CBS13 turned to the Governor for answers. His response indicated he may not be aware of what's been going on inside the state's $1.7 billion COVID testing lab.
Getting Answers: Who Can Penalize You For Not Getting Vaccinated?A recent CBS News Poll found four in ten Americans say they either don’t want the COVID-19 vaccine or aren’t sure if they're going to get it. But can they be required to get vaccinated?
Are False Positives or Sensitive Tests Responsible For School COVID Spikes? CBS13 Investigates - Troubled State LabAt least one school district has paused COVID testing after students got false-positive results from the state's troubled COVID-19 testing lab. Another says their positivity rate increased 1000% after switching to the state lab which has a 60% higher positivity rate than CA overall. Administrators are now calling for a state-wide moratorium on asymptomatic PCR testing for student athletes.
Delayed School COVID Results, Canceled Games and Contamination Concerns - More Trouble For CA COVID LabParents are demanding answers now a month after the state was supposed to release its investigation into its troubled COVID testing lab.
CBS13 Investigates: Should School Athletes Use Rapid COVID Tests Instead of State Lab PCR Test?Delayed COVID tests from the state lab forced some schools to cancel their football games Friday. Other teams decided to get rapid tests before the game and got to play. Now, two of those teams are quarantined because, when the state's results finally came in on Sunday, a player who had a negative rapid test Friday got a positive result from the state lab.
Abusive, Vindictive, Uncontrollable: Investigators Release Report On Allegations Against Retired Sacramento County CEO Nav GillAbusive, vindictive, retaliatory, uncontrollable – those are just a few of the words used to describe former Sacramento County CEO Navdeep Gill in a report released by investigators Friday.
Same COVID Test, Different Results: FDA Looking Into State Lab 'Test Result Concerns'Same COVID test, same measure of virus, several different results: Negative, Positive, Inconclusive. So, who is right? The FDA says it’s looking into “test result concerns” related to the PerkinElmer COVID test at the center of the state’s $1.7 billion dollar lab contract.
As Schools Work To Reopen, State Launches 'Safe Schools For All' HubLast month, the state published data that visually displayed the divide between schools that have returned to in-person learning and those that have not.
Vaccine Line Jumpers Gaming System To Get Their ShotWith limited vaccine supplies, we're hearing more stories of people gaming the system and jumping the vaccine line.
Canceled 2nd Vaccine Appointment? How Long Can You Wait — And Where Can You Get It?As Sutter Health cancels tens of thousands of appointments for second vaccine doses, many are wondering how long they can wait for a second dose and if they can get it somewhere else.
CBS13 Investigates Problems With 'My Turn' Vaccine Sign-Up ToolCounty health departments are reporting major problems with California's "My Turn" vaccine sign-up tool.
PerkinElmer Sues Whistleblower After Allegations About Troubled CA COVID Testing LabFollowing a CBS13 investigation into the state's COVID testing lab and its $1.7 billion contract with PerkinElmer, the company is now effectively suing one whistleblower and indicating it may sue others.
Regulators Find 'Significant Deficiencies' At CA COVID Testing Lab - Whistleblowers RespondState regulators found "significant deficiencies" at the state COVID testing lab that has also been the focus of a CBS13 whistleblower investigation.
‘Inconclusive’ COVID Results Should Be ‘Reported as Positive’ – CA Lab COVID Test No Longer FDA AuthorizedTens of thousands of inconclusive COVID test results from California’s billion-dollar lab should be reported as positive, according to the FDA. The $1.7 billion dollar state lab contract requires test be FDA authorized. It isn’t.