<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 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 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:02:54 -0700 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:02:54 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SJPD: 2 Men Wanted in Girl's Kidnapping, Sexual Assault]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:59:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/assault-sketch.jpg
Wayne Allen Huntsman, the construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire in Northern California, pleaded not guilty to an arson charge Friday in El Dorado County Superior Court.

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<![CDATA[Navy Sailor Awarded Silver Star]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:52:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kong-Silver-Star.jpg
A Navy hospital corpsman who faced heavy fire to save an injured Marine was presented with the military’s third highest decoration for valor, the Silver Star, at Camp Pendleton

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<![CDATA[Insect in School Lunch Investigated]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:03:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wrom+school+lunch.jpg
A police officer stationed on a New York City highway saved a driver who started to slow down when she began choking on a piece of candy, the NYPD says, and the rescue was captured on the officer's dash cam. The]]>
<![CDATA[Mars Chocolate Issues Recall Over Undeclared Peanut Butter]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:44:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/452614600.jpg
Miami-Dade Police arrested 30-year-old Marvin Rivera-Montalvo in the death of 51-year-old Yolanda Samaniego whose body was found burned and decapitated in a field Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Cop Saves Choking Driver: NYPD]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:19:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nypd+officer+saves+choking+driver.jpg
A 79-year-old ice cream shop owner was crushed to death when a security gate fell on him as he went to open his Bronx store Friday morning, police say. Alfred Thiebaud, of Yonkers, was opening his...]]>
<![CDATA[Gunman Says Hello, Shoots 4: Cops]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:55:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jackson+heights+shooting+sept+19.jpg
The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Woman Leads Fight Against Fraud]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:51:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-IngridRobinson.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang shows how a Bay Area woman is leading the charge to fight a scheme that has bilked Americans out of millions of dollars.

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<![CDATA[Residents Brace for "Piercing" Noise from Rave]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:40:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/0919-2014-rave.jpg
Wayne Allen Huntsman, the construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire in Northern California, pleaded not guilty to an arson charge Friday in El Dorado County Superior Court.

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<![CDATA["If He's Guilty, He's Guilty": Father of Suspect in Gym Killing]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:26:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/osaka-front.jpg
Some Bay Area drag queens say they are "disappointed" with the lack of progress made at Wednesday's meeting with Facebook over concerns raised about the social networking site's "real names" policy.

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<![CDATA[Parking Fight Leads to Standoff]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/meriden+condo+complex.jpg
A northern New Jersey high school teacher has been charged with having sex with three 15-year-old male students, authorities say. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Thursday that...

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<![CDATA[4 Charged in Murder of Boy, 9]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:55:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/antonio_smith_8-21.jpg
In his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "got it wrong" when handling the Ray Rice controversy...

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<![CDATA[Woman Sits in Redwood City Oak Tree]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:21:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RWC+TREE+SITTER+RAW+ROJAS+1515+PDT+-+23423605.jpg
Grumpy Cat will be voiced by Aubrey Plaza in her upcoming Lifetime TV movie, "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever," E! news can confirm.

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<![CDATA["All Clear" Given Following Bomb Threat at San Jose School]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HIGH-SCHOOL-BOMB-THREAT-RAW-EDWIN-1500-PDT---17304423.jpg
Officials are investigating after a dog was found floating in a canal with a chain and cinder block around its neck on Long Island. There was no sign of trauma on the dog, the SPCA

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<![CDATA["Throw Away" Puppy Rescued from Recycling Plant "Very Happy"]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:54:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-Gem1.jpg
Puppy is expected to survive

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Request to Carry Guns Off Duty]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/210*120/0919-2014-sheriff.jpg
Andrew Hill High School in East San Jose was being evacuated and students escorted to another school as police investigated a bomb threat made by a man seeking ransom, a school district administrator...

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<![CDATA[Will GGB Suicide Barrier Reduce Bay Area Jumping Suicides?]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:41:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ggb-suicide.jpg
A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he picked up a steel gym bar at a Bally's Total Fitness, attacking another club member by striking him on the head "several times," before...

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<![CDATA[Cop Car Slams Into Dunkin' Donuts]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/cop+car+into+dunkin+donuts+berlin.jpg
Police are looking for the operators of two drones that flew dangerously close to planes preparing to land at LaGuardia Airport in July, according to a published report. Pilots spotted the drones above downtown...

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<![CDATA[The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:16:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-Kinder.jpg
Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong...

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<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of 5 Sex Assaults]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:16:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/teacher+arrest1.jpg
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" is a soothing sound to Yankee fans, accustomed to hearing it over the Yankee Stadium speakers when the Bombers win a home game. But another signature Sinatra song may soon...

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<![CDATA[California's Richest Man Stepping Down as Oracle CEO]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:13:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/larry-ellison.jpg
A San Diego couple say they’ve endured “the life or death Amazing Race” to escape Hurricane Odile's massive devastation in Cabo San Lucas this week. Craig and Jill Newell thought they would be traveling...

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<![CDATA[King Fire Arson Suspect "Respected Nature More Than People"]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:34:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Allen-Huntsman.jpg
The King Fire was still raging out of control in Pollock Pines, 60 miles east of Sacramento, on Wednesday evening, as more than 2,500 firefighters battled the blaze, which grew by thousands of acres...

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<![CDATA[Russian Firm Buys American Brewery Pabst ]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:40:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/getty-PBR.jpg
A Florida man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself, The Associated Press

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<![CDATA[Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:34:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/208*120/iphone16.jpg
With the release of the iPhone 6 and a slew of other new phones now on the market, we've developed this guide to help you determine which phone is right for you. All you have to do is answer a few...

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<![CDATA[Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:57:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP13080214223.jpg
An Oakland dance group shared the stage with rap superstar Snoop Dogg during a halftime performance at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

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<![CDATA[Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:12:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Yelp-Reviews-0520.jpg
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on Thursday night provided no comment when NBC Bay Area asked for a reaction to a new report released by San Jose police.

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<![CDATA[Sacramento River Cats Ink Deal for Giants' Minor League Team]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:43:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/455345110.jpg
A Silicon Valley icon -- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison -- is stepping down, effective immediately, the Redwood Shores company announced on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Doctors Say Not to Worry After Enterovirus Confirmed in California]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:34:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_enterovirus_3.JPG
A rare virus that has sickened dozens of children across the country has been reported in San Diego, health officials confirmed Thursday. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Bar Patrons Keep Tabs on Scotland Vote]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:29:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455653722.jpg
A Silicon Valley icon -- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison -- is stepping down, effective immediately, the Redwood Shores company announced on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Fire Station Damaged in BB Gun Vandalism]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:23:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0918-2014-SJFD-window.jpg
A San Jose neighborhood is on alert after neighbors reported packages left on doorsteps have been stolen -- sometimes minutes after being delivered.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged with Arson in King Fire: Sheriff]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:07:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Allen-Huntsman.jpg
As flu season approaches, health officials released data showing that fewer than 40 percent of health adults get vaccinated. Rates are highest for children younger than five and adults older than 65.

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<![CDATA[Enterovirus Reported in San Diego]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:55:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/flu_generic.jpg
A 26-year-old newlywed who was run over by an LA County lifeguard truck earlier this week suffered lacerations to her liver and fractures to her pelvic area, her attorney said

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<![CDATA[SF Supe Tells World He Takes Anti-HIV Drug]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:58:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/scottwiener.jpg
A man who police said was beaten and left for dead in San Francisco's Castro District was taken off of life support Wednesday afternoon.

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