<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:18:34 -0700 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:18:34 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Santa Clara Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:02:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/santaclara5.jpg
Santa Clara police arrested a person Thursday morning after a man was stabbed in his home.

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<![CDATA[4 Teens Arrested in Foster Farms Chicken Massacre: Police ]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:56:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chicken-slaying.jpg
Hundreds of chickens were killed after burglars broke into a Foster Farms facility in Caruthers, California, investigators said.

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<![CDATA[SJFD Response Times Not Meeting County Requirements: Report]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:28:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02-19-2014-sjfd-fire-truck.jpg
Some San Jose police officers are making a worried plea after one small emergency put a big strain on an overworked department.

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<![CDATA[Restraining Order Bans Trustee from Sunnyvale School]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1001-ChrisStampolis.jpg
Santa Clara County is looking into easing traffic congestion at known troubled spots and intersections with a new traffic study.

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<![CDATA[The Berkeley Free Speech Movement Part 2]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:50:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1001-FreeSpeech.jpg
NBC Bay Area Diane Dwyer provides the second segment of a four-part series on the Berkeley Free Speech Movement.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win, Advance to NLDS]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:29:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/456490100_8.jpg
The San Francisco Giants have advanced to the National League Division Series after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the Wild Card elimination game.

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<![CDATA[Single Incident Puts Big Strain on SJPD]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:57:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SJPD-BARRICADE-STAFFING-PKG---00000801.jpg
A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing charges in the U.S., authorities said Wednesday. The FBI and Mexico authorities...

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara Co. Looks to Alleviate Traffic Congestion]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:03:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-25-2014-generic-traffic-generic.jpg
Another string of gold-chain strong-arm robberies has hit Silicon Valley – this time in Santa Clara – where a suspect has been ripping off jewelry from the necks of women of Asian Indian Descent,...

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<![CDATA[Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:38:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/eucalyptus.jpg
As California's severe drought continues, state and local agencies are looking at budgeting water use by creating a daily water allocation for each household.

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<![CDATA[Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:36:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SJ-DEAD-FISH-RAW-DAMIAN---00002417.jpg
A Downer's Grove, Illinois, sperm bank is reportedly being sued by a white Ohio woman after she was impregnated from vials she says the company mistakenly sent her from a black donor.

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<![CDATA[SFFD Battalion Chiefs Turn Up Heat on Hayes-White]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:22:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chief-hayes-white1.jpg
A Houston woman is being accused of choking her 6-year-old son after she caught him drinking chocolate milk without permission, The Associated Press reported. Ruth Vasquez Rodriguez-Martinez remained...

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<![CDATA[Underground Comics Publisher Launches Kickstarter Campaign]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:44:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RonWeirdo.jpg
A Bay Area family is suing a teacher for allegedly slapping their third grader in the face.

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<![CDATA[Construction Continues at Apple's "Spaceship" Campus]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:05:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0-APPLE-SPACE-SHIP-CONSTRUCTION-CHOPPER---13353327.jpg
A Houston woman is being accused of choking her 6-year-old son after she caught him drinking chocolate milk without permission, The Associated Press reported. Ruth Vasquez Rodriguez-Martinez remained...

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<![CDATA[NL Wild Card: Giants vs. Pirates]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:52:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/456490080_8.jpg
Photo highlights from the National League Wild Card elimination game between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates

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<![CDATA[Report: Most Killed By SFPD Had Mental Illness]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:04:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown1.jpg
Schizophrenic and otherwise mentally-infirm people make up "over half" of those shot and killed by San Francisco police.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of Slapping Student Faces Lawsuit]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:35:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/patterson-elementary.jpg
A central Florida man is accused of punching an 80-year-old man who asked him to stop cursing and talking about women's private parts at an Applebee's bar.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Apologizes to LGBT Groups]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:40:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drag-city-hall.jpg
A central Florida man is accused of punching an 80-year-old man who asked him to stop cursing and talking about women's private parts at an Applebee's bar.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara County Launches Human Trafficking Task Force]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/santa-clara-sheriff-badge-star.jpg
A new human trafficking task force aims to give victims a way out and make sure criminals end up behind bars. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Sheriff: Burglar Rips Off Home with Toddler in Tow]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:30:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tot-n-robber.jpg
A 15-year-old boy is in stable condition but in a medically induced coma after being punched twice during a fight that broke out in the parking lot of Six Flags America over the

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<![CDATA[San Jose Office Rents Rising Faster Than Anywhere Else in U.S.]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:52:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/gutted+cubicle+walls+-+grey+carpet.jpg
State police say a New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants.

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<![CDATA[Field Hockey Woes Could Land UC Berkeley In Lawsuit]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:56:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/field+hockey_generic.jpg
Berkeley field hockey players are angry at the university for breaking a promise to give it an on-campus home while its longtime field was undergoing construction.]]>
<![CDATA[Techmanity Brings Tech Stars to San Jose]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:42:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-10-01-jared-leto.jpg
One of the biggest issues facing California today is the push to legalize recreational marijuana. At the forefront of that push is Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom.

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<![CDATA[Police: Robbers Targeting Women of Asian Indian Descent]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:36:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SUNNYVALE-CHAIN-SNATCHINGS-VO---00001908.jpg
A central Florida man is accused of punching an 80-year-old man who asked him to stop cursing and talking about women's private parts at an Applebee's bar.

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<![CDATA[Forest Areas Reopen, King Fire 94% Contained]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:47:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kingfire.jpg
Officials say another night of wet weather helped crews gain further advantage on a massive wildfire in Northern California.

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<![CDATA[60,000 Oakland Kids to Get Free Flu Vaccines]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:09:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Walmart+Flu+Shot+012214.jpg
An attorney for Bryan Stow, the gravely injured Giants fan who won a multimillion-dollar damage suit against the Dodgers, has sued the team again, claiming it is trying to recoup $3.4 million in...

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<![CDATA[SJ Police Substation Opens After 4 Years of Construction]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:10:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpd16.jpg
An attorney for Bryan Stow, the gravely injured Giants fan who won a multimillion-dollar damage suit against the Dodgers, has sued the team again, claiming it is trying to recoup $3.4 million in...

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<![CDATA[920 Chickens Killed in Break-In at Foster Farms: Police]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/AP500744556968.jpg
The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the man infected with Ebola to the hospital has been quarantined, according to the City of Dallas. The number of people in the DFR crew...

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<![CDATA[Minority Students Held Back in Math: Report]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:46:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/classroom5.jpg
Minority students in some San Mateo and Santa Clara County school districts were asked to repeat Algebra 1 when they entered high school even though the students passed the class in 8th grade, a report shows.]]>
<![CDATA[A's Can't Hold Lead, Eliminated from Playoffs]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:58:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/456429104_8.jpg
The San Francisco Giants may be in Pittsburgh for their winner-take-all Wild Card Game, but the lights will be on and fans will be rooting on the orange and black at AT&T Park Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[The Berkeley Free Speech Movement Part 1]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-08-2014-berkeley-campus.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Diane Dwyer reports in the first of a four-part series on the Free Speech Movement.

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<![CDATA[Rash of Burglaries, Break-Ins Hit Palo Alto]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:28:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0930-2014-PaloAltoBurglar.jpg
A recent review of Census numbers reveals that Silicon Valley's income gap is widening.

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<![CDATA[Woman's Throat Slashed in San Francisco Attack]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:54:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0930-2014-EarinaJones.jpg
A vehicle struck an 18-year-old woman near an elementary school in East San Jose Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

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<![CDATA[Steel From Old Bay Bridge to Be Recycled Into Art]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bay-bridge-arrt.jpg
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI and other charges early Tuesday morning, News4 has confirmed. Phelps was driving 84 mph inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95...

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<![CDATA[BART to Try Out More Late-Night Buses]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:18:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-185201292.jpg
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

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<![CDATA[AL Wild Card: A's vs. Royals]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:18:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/456419486_8.jpg
Photo highlights from the American League Wild Card postseason matchup between the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals.

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<![CDATA[Giants Hosting Wild Card Game Rally, Viewing Party]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:10:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/456296586.jpg
The Giants wrapped up an 88-74 regular season with a 9-3 victory over the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park.

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