<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usFri, 26 May 2017 08:28:24 -0700Fri, 26 May 2017 08:28:24 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Person Shot in Leg During Interrupted Burglary in Gilroy: PD]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 07:16:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-26-17-swat-team-gilroy.jpg
Police surrounded a Gilroy house for several hours early Friday after a man interrupted a burglary in another neighborhood and was shot in the leg, police said.

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<![CDATA[Heading to Ocean Beach? Beware of Rip Currents]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 07:42:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N530A+OCEAN+BEACH+WAVE+CONCERNS+VO+-+00003513.jpg
It promises to be a busy holiday weekend at Bay Area beaches, but one of San Francisco's most popular spots poses hidden dangers.

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<![CDATA[Cal Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Dismissed]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:40:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wentworth-0524.jpg
Assistant Professor Blake Wentworth on Wednesday was fired from his position at the University of California, Berkeley for allegedly sexually harassing four students, adding to the growing list of faculty...]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbor Caught Pulling Plug on Bounce House During Party]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 07:36:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/florida-bounce-house.jpg
Police released footage outside a Port St. Lucie home showing a man walk into the backyard and unplugging the attraction before walking back across the street.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Stabbed to Death in SF's Bernal Heights Park: PD]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:42:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-25-17-SF-HOMICIDE-PARK-COPS.jpg
A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found stabbed to death in a San Francisco park early Thursday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Bans Same-Flavored Scoops in Australia]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 05:37:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/I+Dough+I+Dough+Ben+and+Jerrys.jpg
Vermont- based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's is banning same-flavored scoops in Australian until the country legalizes same-sex marriage.

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<![CDATA[Egypt Attack: Coptic Christians Killed on Bus to Monastery]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 05:29:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16346381723425_opt.jpg
Gunmen opened fire on a bus headed for a monastery carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt south of Cairo Friday, authorities said.At least 24 people were killed and 27 wounded, a spokesman for Egypt's health...

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<![CDATA[Family of 3-Year-Old Killed in Alleged DUI Crash Speaks Out]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:52:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dui+crash-0525.jpg
The family of a 3-year-old boy killed in a crash involving an alleged drunk driver is raising concerns about the way the case has been handled so far.

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<![CDATA[Police Release Images of Suspects in Stabbing of SJSU Player]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:34:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjsu+stabbing-0525.jpg
Police released descriptions and surveillance footage Thursday of two men who allegedly stabbed a San Jose State University football player early Sunday morning in downtown San Jose.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Considers Near $1M Payment For Teen in Sex Scandal]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:43:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/9-14-16-jasmine-abuslin.jpg
Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker is recommending that the City Council pay nearly $1 million to settle a claim filed by a teenage woman at the heart of a sexual misconduct scandal, a spokesman for...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Soccer Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting Girl, 11]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:47:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/juarez-0525.jpg
A former Union City soccer coach was arrested Thursday on suspicion of molesting an 11-year-old girl, police said.

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<![CDATA[More Legal Maneuvering in Mavericks Surf Saga]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:20:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mavericks-02-01-17.jpg
The messy legal situation that wiped out this year's Mavericks surf contest is getting even more complicated.

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<![CDATA[Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 22:40:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giGettyImages-687778650.jpg
Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana's special congressional election late Thursday barely a day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following accusations that he body-slammed a reporter, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 15:51:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jared-kushner.jpg
Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News.Investigators believe Kushner has...

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<![CDATA[End in Sight for Repairs to Santa Cruz Mountains Highway]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 21:10:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hwy+35+repair-0525.jpg
The repair work to a collapsed section of Highway 35 in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been a massive undertaking for Caltrans, but there is finally a target date for completion.

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<![CDATA[Ex-UCSF Doctor Pleads Not Guilty in Bogus Prescriptions Case]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:04:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pill+doctor-0525.jpg
A former UCSF gastroenterologist pleaded not guilty Thursday to fraud and other charges based on allegations that he illegally obtained thousands of doses of Ritalin, an attention deficit disorder drug...

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<![CDATA[Stanford Trauma Team Provides Training for Students]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 21:35:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2017-TraumaTraining.jpg
Redwood City students on Thursday got a crash course in what to do following a terror attack from some of the best doctors in the nation.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Brazen Robbery of Display MacBooks at Walnut Creek Apple Store]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 06:16:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-mac-generic.jpg
An Apple Store in Walnut Creek was hit Thursday by robbers who made off with several laptops.

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<![CDATA[Missing SF Man Case: Person of Interest's Car Found at SFO]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:38:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missing+sf-0524.jpg
In the case of a missing husband and father in San Francisco, police said Thursday they found a vehicle at San Francisco International Airport connected with the person of interest.

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<![CDATA[Family Seeks Closure, Answers in Case of Missing Teen]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 18:23:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0527-2016-PearlPinson.jpg
A vigil was held Thursday to remind people a Vallejo teen is still missing a year after she was kidnapped.]]>
<![CDATA[Wildlife Workers Save Pelican With CPR-Like Procedure]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 21:17:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pelican+saved-0525.jpg
A juvenile California brown pelican is alive today thanks to the quick thinking and ingenuity of Bay Area wildlife workers.

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<![CDATA[Man Aims to Convert Winery Estate Into Weed Destination]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 14:36:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2017-michaelsaloon2.jpg
The sprawling 80-acre Fetzer family winery estate will soon become a one-stop processing center for numerous cannabis farmers in Trinity, Mendocino and Humboldt counties.

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<![CDATA[As Told in Gifs: How to Train Your Dog to Surf]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 17:26:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giphy4.gif
Here are tips you can use to get your dog stoked for surfing as well as have a safe ride on the waves.

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<![CDATA[4-Alarm Fire Prompts Evacuations in Downtown Stockton]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:39:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2017-StocktonFire2.jpg
A woman was hurt and five homes were damaged late Thursday by a large fire in downtown Stockton, according to NBC-affiliate KCRA.

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<![CDATA[World Surf Dog Competition Returns to the Bay Area]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 15:12:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giphy4.gif
The World Surf Dog Competition announced its return to the Bay Area for another day of dogs hanging ten.

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<![CDATA[Hey, Bay Area Commuters: FasTrak May Owe You Money]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:18:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1122-2016-FasTrak.jpg
Heads up FasTrak users: the Bay Area Toll Authority may owe you money.

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<![CDATA[The Bay Area's Famous 'Flintstones' House is Finally Sold]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:44:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/flintstonehouse.jpg
Hillsborough's most recognizable piece of real estate has finally been sold, according to the San Jose Mercury News.]]>
<![CDATA[Nurse Was Raped, Beaten During Hostage Standoff at Ill. Hospital: Suit]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 15:02:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hospital+bed+delnor.JPG
An Illinois nurse taken hostage at a Kane County hospital was raped and tortured at gunpoint before she saved staff and patients from the gunman, attorneys and a new lawsuit claim.The lawsuit, filed on behalf...

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<![CDATA[Joe Lieberman Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:05:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/53089455.jpg
Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman has withdrawn his name from the running for FBI director.The confirmation comes after reports that President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as...

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<![CDATA[Man Dressed as Creepy Machete-Wielding Clown Scares Drivers]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:47:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5252017clownimage.jpg
A menacing clown clutching a machete over his head on Wednesday terrified drivers on Highway 101 in Monterey County.

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<![CDATA[FedEx Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Laptop, Cash, iPad Theft]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:18:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-24-17-fedex-suspect-arrested-kevin+baker.jpg
A convicted felon, who worked as a contract driver for FedEx, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to burglarizing three unlocked San Mateo County homes, and making off with laptops, iPads and cash, according to the...

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<![CDATA[Netflix to Hold Bay Area Casting Call For '13 Reasons Why']]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:26:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/NETFLIX4.jpg
Netflix’s controversial hit show “13 Reasons Why” is gearing up for its much-anticipated second season, and Bay Area natives are invited to take part in its production.

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<![CDATA[Boy Skips Birthday Gifts to Raise Funds for Meals on Wheels]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:28:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Marcus6.jpg
If you ask kids what they want for their birthdays, requests for toys, stuffed animals, a bike, or the even latest craze, Fidget Spinners, are par for the course.But not Marcus Yakaitas.

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<![CDATA[Miss Black Texas: I Was Arrested Over 'Color of My Skin']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 21:32:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carmen-ponder-cuffs.jpg
The winner of Miss Black Texas 2016 says she was harassed and berated by a North Texas police chief who called her a "black b----," and then was unlawfully detained and arrested.

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