<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usTue, 25 Oct 2016 06:51:25 -0700Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:51:25 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[One Dead After Speeding Car Slams Into Cruisers]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:24:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-25-16-opd-officers-deadly-crash4.jpg
One person died early Tuesday morning in Oakland after a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed slammed into four other vehicles – including two police cruisers.

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<![CDATA[Award-Winning Filmmaker Arrested in SF Homicide: Police]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:36:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1024-2016-SFHomicide.jpg
An award-winning filmmaker has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in San Francisco, sources tell NBC Bay Area's Jaxon Van Derbeken.

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<![CDATA[GOP Fractured as Clinton Maintains Solid Lead: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:08:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls as the election enters its final two weeks, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party...

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<![CDATA[San Jose Police Open Fire on SUV That Twice Rammed Officers]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:16:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-25-16+sjpd+ois+bullet+holes.jpg
San Jose police officers opened fire early Tuesday on a suspect after a man in a stolen Isuzu SUV twice rammed an officer in a squad car near the Kellogg Co. plant.

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<![CDATA[Yoga Pants Parade Protests Op-Ed in Rhode Island]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:40:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_yogapants102a_1920x1080.jpg
Hundreds of people took to the streets in Barrington, Rhode Island this weekend to protest an op-ed written in the local newspaper that many found offensive. The letter, written by Alan Sorrentino, critiques...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Brags of Endorsements That Never Happened]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:26:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16299001639237.jpg
Donald Trump on Monday told News4Jax that the United States military "conceptually" endorsed him and that "virtually every police department" supports his bid for the presidency.

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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[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:48:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617720724.jpg
On Monday it was Sen. Elizabeth Warren's turn to join her fellow Democrats in cranking up the heat on Republican members of the Senate, who have become targets in the closing days of the campaign.Addressing an...

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<![CDATA[Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:37:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459432416.jpg
The prosecutor overseeing the Ferguson grand jury hearing the Michael Brown case took the rare step of recording and documenting the proceedings, but that doesn't mean they will be released to the public...

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<![CDATA[Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:52:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP185958732321.jpg
Two former Taliban commanders told NBC News on Thursday that Bowe Bergdahl was walking alone and cursing his countrymen when the Taliban found and captured him in Afghanistan in 2009.

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<![CDATA[Boys Survive Leap From NJ Bridge]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:14:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NJ+FATHER+JUMPS+WITH+BOYS.jpg
Two boys are recovering from serious injuries they sustained when their father grabbed them and lept from a highway bridge into an embankment following a domestic dispute with his wife, New Jersey State...

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<![CDATA[Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Peace Talks Re-Open in Cairo]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 03:12:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP654242583915.jpg
Israeli and Palestinian delegations in Cairo have accepted an Egyptian proposal for a 72-hour cease-fire to the war in Gaza, even as Israeli and Hamas continued to fire rockets early in the day, officials...

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<![CDATA[4 Killed on Rapids Ride at Australian Theme Park ]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:15:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AUSTRALIA_AP_16299280497285.jpg
Two men and two women were killed riding a river rapids ride at Dreamworld, Australia's largest theme park, on Tuesday, NBC News reported. A "malfunction" ejected two victims from their raft and caused...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Woman Leads Boycott of Trump Products]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:43:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ivanka3.jpg
A Bay Area media marketing specialist is leading a campaign to boycott Ivanka Trump's clothing line and other Trump products.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Plans Another Round of Layoffs, About 300: Report]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:03:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-30-2013-twitter-generic.jpg
Twitter is planning another round of layoffs within the next week, according to a report from Bloomberg Technology, which cited sources familiar with the matter.

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<![CDATA[Rolling Stone Source Says She Believed Rape Was True]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:43:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STONE_AP_16288536784677.jpg
The woman known only as "Jackie" who's at the center of a discredited Rolling Stone article said in a taped deposition that she told the truth about being gang raped at the University of Virginia — as she...

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<![CDATA[Missing Jet Families Seek $5M Reward for Answers]]> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:09:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP7372611894241.jpg
Relatives of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia jet said Sunday that they are seeking to raise $5 million for a reward and private investigation leading to discovery of what happened to the plane and the 239...

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<![CDATA[East Palo Alto Landlords Who Bullied Tenants Face Charges]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:37:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/epa-landlord.jpg
An East Palo Alto landlord and his son destroyed or damaged tenants' personal property in a plot to persuade residents to move out of the rent-controlled apartment complex so the landlord could raise the rent to...

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<![CDATA[Parents, Doctors Question Safety of Sedation Dentistry]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:09:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1024-2016-DentalAnesthesia.jpg
After a child's death in 2015, the state Legislature ordered the Dental Board of California to study the safety of dentists giving kids anesthesia. Changes are coming -- but opinions differ.

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<![CDATA[Workers Accuse Humane Society of Understaffing, Animal Abuse]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/humane-society.jpg
Workers at the Peninsula Humane Society in San Mateo have accused the agency of understaffing and what amounts to animal abuse and cruelty after several kittens and a dog died while in its care.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Braces for Several Storms]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:57:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1024-2016-BerkeleyTree.jpg
The Bay Area is bracing for several storms set to hit the region this week.

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<![CDATA[UC Berkeley Interfraternity Council Announce New Party Rules]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:30:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1024-2016-CalParty.jpg
The Interfraternity Council at UC Berkeley are setting new guidelines after lifting a party ban that was voluntarily in effect over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Rain Returns to Bay Area]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:41:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/011016+rain+weather+generic.jpg
A strong storm is possible on Thursday in the Bay Area in the second of two rain systems forecasted for the week, National Weather Service officials said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[AMC Theatres to Host Election Night Viewing Parties]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:31:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/Clinton-Trump-Debate-Caras.JPG
You’ll be able to watch the drama of Election Night with popcorn, candy and dozens of like-minded strangers.

<![CDATA[49ers QB Kaepernick Wears Shirt to Honor Black Panther Party]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:06:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kap-smile.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick paid tribute to the Black Panthers following Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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<![CDATA[Madera Police Ride-Along Gets Wild With Shootout]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:59:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/maderapolice.jpg
A police ride-along in Central California was anything but routine.

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Confirms Outage; Shoppers Stymied]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:05:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/whole-foods-market2.jpg
First Twitter goes down; now Whole Foods. How will hip young techies survive?Not quite a complete shutdown, but Whole Foods shoppers have been texting and tweeting about register shutdowns at stores in several...

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<![CDATA[Men Toting Clown Masks, Gun Spotted at San Francisco Mall]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:43:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/clownfile.jpg
Three men clutching two clown masks and a gun were spotted by a security guard at the Westfield San Francisco Centre Sunday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Deer Spotted Inside New Jersey High School]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:18:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000019501200_1200x675_792481347628.jpg
This wasn't on the lesson plan for some high school students in New Jersey. A deer was spotted running around the lobby at Ramapo Indian Hills High School in Franklin Lakes. Surveillance video shows the deer run...]]>
<![CDATA[Bicyclist Seriously Injured After South Bay Hit-and-Run]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:33:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/websunnyvalebikecrash1.jpg
A bicyclist who suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run collision in Sunnyvale on Monday morning is in critical condition, a city Department of Public Safety spokesman said.

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<![CDATA[Texas Cop Saves Deer Tied to Tree]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:40:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000019501196_1200x675_792480835558.jpg
A deer tied to a tree was rescued by a police officer outside of Houston. On Sunday, Officer Zieschang received a very strange call. It seems a young buck was tied to a tree in the backyard of a home under...]]>
<![CDATA[Dublin Makes Nextdoor's Top 10 Halloween Candy Cities List]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:18:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Nextdoor-Treat-map-infographic.jpg
If you’re plotting your route to get the most loot on the scariest night of the year, be sure to check out Dublin. The city is on Nextdoor’s list of top 10 cities for trick-or-treating in the country.]]>
<![CDATA[SF Robbery Suspects Steal Man's Camera, Drag Him on Asphalt]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:42:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PadillaJacobo.jpg
San Francisco police are searching for four robbery suspects who are accused of stealing a man's camera and dragging him on the ground during their escape.

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<![CDATA[Home Alone Intruder]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:42:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-24-16-home-alone-intruder.jpg
A boy in Michigan was home alone when an intruder came in and the story has a happy ending. Jason Colthorp reports.

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<![CDATA[Video: Tesla Relases Video of Driverless Cars]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:04:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000019500180_1200x675_792431683747.jpg
Tesla has made a big announcement about the future of driverless cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says all new Tesla vehicles will now come with hardware to make them fully self-driving.]]>
<![CDATA[Locker Key from the Titanic Sells at Auction for $104K]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:16:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-24-16-titanic-key-auctioned.jpg
A corroded iron key to a locker on the Titanic has sold for $104,000 at auction The key belonged to Sidney Sedunary, a 23-year-old ship's steward. He was one of the 1,500 people who died when the...

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<![CDATA[Students Beaten in Philly U. Mob]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:33:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Rowdy-Juveniles-New-Lead.jpg
Four juveniles were arrested in a series of flash mob attacks on Temple University's campus this weekend that left students and police officers hurt, police and university officials said.Groups of young...]]>
<![CDATA[2017 Putin Calendar Released in Russia]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:58:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-24-16-putin-calendar.jpg
A calendar featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin has been released in Russia. The 2017 calendar, called "The Whole Year With the Russian President", depicts Putin engaged in various activities, including...

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<![CDATA[Surfers Take Advantage of High Waves as Typhoon Haima Hits Hong Kong]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:33:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000019500161_1200x675_792438339662.jpg
Hong Kong issued a number eight typhoon warning, the third highest, early this Friday morning with the approach of typhoon Haima. Hong Kong shut all but essential services and the government also advised people...]]>