<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:15:47 -0700 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:15:47 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Urban Outfitters in New York Ends On-Call Shifts]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:33:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535061255.jpg
Urban Outfitters agreed to end on-call shifts following an inquiry into 13 retailers by New York state's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. On-call shifts require workers to be available for shifts that could...

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<![CDATA[Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final Mass]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490326864.jpg
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims gathered in the heart of Philadelphia to watch as Pope Francis culminates his historic visit to the United States by celebrating Mass and talking once again about the importance...

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<![CDATA[FBI: Dozens in the U.S. Secretly Chat With ISIS]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:15:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/AP_37800338517.jpg
Dozens of people in the U.S. are engaged in conversations with overseas supporters of ISIS that the FBI cannot monitor, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Chicago Schools CEO Indicted]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:45:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Emanuel+and+ByrdBennet.jpg
Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was criminally charged Thursday for allegedly using her position to award lucrative no-bid contracts to her former employer in exchange for bribes...

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Recall Roquefort Cheese]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:00:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/roquefort-papillon.jpg
Whole Foods is issuing a nationwide recall of a brand of Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese due to the potential for listeria contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

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<![CDATA[GOP, Dems React to McCarthy Announcement]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:37:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_689482047515.jpg
In a stunning move that came as a surprise to many in the Republican party, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy took his name off the running for House Speaker. McCarthy announced his decision moments...

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<![CDATA[Handgun Recovered After Hiker's Death: Sheriff]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:30:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FairfaxSuspects.jpg
The Marin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said detectives had recovered the weapon used to kill a popular tantra teacher, shot to death this week while hiking with his Doberman pinscher in Fairfax.

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<![CDATA[Police Unable to Find Suspect Who Escaped SJ Bail Bondsman]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:25:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1007-2015-SJSuspect.jpg
A suspect who escaped from a bail bondsman and took off running in San Jose remains on the loose after police were unable to find him late Wednesday.

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<![CDATA['Let's Goat Cubs': Pittsburgh Building Owners Respond to Cubs Prank]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:56:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/258*120/cubs+prank+thumb.jpg
Looks like the owners of the Pittsburgh building that was pranked by a Cubs fan Wednesday have a sense of humor. After Chicago fan Steve Mpistolarides walked into an office building across the street from...

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<![CDATA[Senate Democrats Unveil Sweeping Gun Control Legislation]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:09:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479720394.jpg
Senate Democrats unveiled plans on Thursday for gun control reforms that include closing background check loopholes, expanding the background check database, and tightening regulations on illegal gun purchases...

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<![CDATA[Caltrain Strikes SUV, Woman Walks Away Unharmed]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:24:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STR+CALTRAIN+ACCIDENT+-+WE+DID+BUY+-+00013606.jpg
A Caltrain collided into a car stuck on the tracks, the sixth time since the start of September.

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<![CDATA[33 Still Missing in Deadly U.S. Attack on Hospital]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:29:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_941775298085.jpg
Thirty-three people remain unaccounted for five days after the deadly U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital, the charity's representative in Afghanistan said Thursday, NBC News reported. Speaking to...

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<![CDATA[West Oakland Churches Responds to Noise Complaints]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:33:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/234*120/church.PNG
African American churches are under fire in one West Oakland neighborhood after complaints of worshipers being too loud.]]>
<![CDATA[80-Year-Old Arrested on Child Porn Charge: PD]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:01:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Prendergastcrop.jpg
Camera store employees noticed a memory card full of child pornography this week and called Campbell police, leading them to the arrest of an 80-year-old man who they say owned the photographs.

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<![CDATA[‘I Am So, So Sad’: Wife of Tantra Instructor on Murder]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 17:22:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SteveLokitaCarter.jpg
The Marin County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that three suspects have been nabbed in connection with the fatal shooting of Steve Carter on Monday while he hiked with his Doberman pincsher in Fairfax.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Fan Spells Out Playoff Prank]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:16:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/258*120/cubs+prank+thumb.jpg
A Chicago Cubs fan may have just pulled off the best prank ever. Hours before the Cubs were set to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game at PNC Park Wednesday night, a display of...

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty to Wife's Slaying]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:02:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tressa+and+jeremy+green.JPG
A San Diego man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting and killing his wife outside their marriage counselor’s office in Scripps Ranch. The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Jeremy Green, 40...

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<![CDATA[Special Needs Student Hurt]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:18:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Girl-in-Wheelchair-Injury.jpg
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, teacher is facing disciplinary action after a special needs student was badly injured, causing outrage on social media. The 15-year-old girl, who has cerebral palsy and uses...]]>
<![CDATA[Oregon Shooting Hero Chris Mintz Leaves Hospital]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:04:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mintz2.jpeg
A victim of the deadly shooting at an Oregon college who has been hailed as a hero for trying to save other students during the rampage has been released from hospital. Chris Mintz, 30, left Mercy Medical Center...]]>
<![CDATA[UCLA Frat Slammed for 'Kanye Western' Party]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:08:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/frat-100715.PNG
UCLA students excited to attend welcome week got a surprise when a fraternity allegedly hosted a party called "Kanye Western" where students dressed up in do-rags and made a "mockery of black culture," students...

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<![CDATA[Belarusian Writer Wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:39:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_253502912008.jpg
Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called "a monument to suffering and courage." NBC News reported. The 67-year-old writer

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<![CDATA[Dash Cam Captures Tanker Explosion]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:18:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/nj+turnpike+fire.JPG
A pile of mattresses on top of a cargo van sprang loose onto the New Jersey Turnpike Wednesday afternoon, forcing a tanker truck driver to swerve so suddenly that his truck flipped over a guardrail and instantly...]]>
<![CDATA[Indiana University Suspends Frat Over Alleged Hazing]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:07:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_080222027833.jpg
Indiana University has suspended fraternity Alpha Tau Omega for allegedly performing a hazing ceremony, the university said late Wednesday. A university spokesperson did not provide specifics, but told...

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<![CDATA[Carry Guns at All Times: Jerusalem Mayor]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:58:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_148546668860.jpg
Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat urged gun owners to carry weapons at all times on Thursday, NBC News reported. Attacks and unrest continued in Israel and the West Bank. Nearly 40 people were wounded in clashes...

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<![CDATA[Murdoch Apologizes for 'Real Black President' Tweet]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:04:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_508647646484.jpg
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has apologized for comments he made suggesting President Barack Obama is not a "real black president,” NBC News reported. The 84-year-old tweeted late Wednesday that Republican...

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<![CDATA[Fiat Chrysler Avoids Strike With New Tentative Contract]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:56:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_183303870867.jpg
Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, tThe Associated Press reported. The new agreement means the automaker has avoided a strike at its U.S.

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<![CDATA[Senator Harry Reid Suing Exercise Equipment Company]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:59:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_384039853854.jpg
Sen. Harry Reid, who used a flexible exercise band that caused him to suffer face, rib and eye injuries, is suing the company that markets the product. The Senate minority leader from Nevada is seeking...

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<![CDATA[Long-Standing SF Car Wash Faces Possible Demolition ]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:12:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/car+wash1.jpg
Divisadero Touchless Car Wash in San Francisco, which garnered headlines when it began charging double for cars returning from Burning Man, could be closing soon in order to make room for a residential...

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