<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usThu, 26 May 2016 01:54:36 -0700Thu, 26 May 2016 01:54:36 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Headless Torso Washes Up Near Bay Bridge]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:20:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/baybridge21.PNG
Oakland police believe that a headless, limbless torso found near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Wednesday afternoon has been in the water for at least a month and on the rocks for a couple of days...

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<![CDATA[One Dead, Another Injured in Marin County Shooting]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:58:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NOVATO+DOUBLE+SHOOTING+-+18320026.jpg
Two people were shot, one fatally, in Novato on Wednesday, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[Trump: I've Used 'Aliases' in Business to Save Money]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 01:25:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_GettyImages-534301596.jpg
Donald Trump told Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday night that he's used "aliases" throughout his career in real estate because "otherwise, they find out it's you, and they charge you more money.""Over the years, I've...

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<![CDATA[A's Thumped by Lind, Mariners]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:02:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*121/as-mariners-525.jpg
Adam Lind hit home runs in his first two at-bats and had a season-best six RBIs while the Seattle Mariners scored a season-high in runs in a 13-3 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Training Alligator Trapping]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:13:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/052516+gator+trapping.jpg
It's alligator mating season in Florida and with a desire to find a mate, they're turning up in odd places."We've found them in public bathrooms, called out to people's homes, in their pools, on their...

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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[Man Climbs Hollywood Sign]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 01:40:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hollywood-sign-climb-chopper.JPG
A man climbed the Hollywood Sign waving a flag that read, "I'm Back," prompting a multi-agency response, including a helicopter, on Wednesday.The man, revealed to be a self-proclaimed YouTube prankster...

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<![CDATA[Sharks Clinch First-Ever Trip to Stanley Cup Final]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 21:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-534362990_594_screen.jpg
The quarter-century wait is officially over. For the first time in the 25-year history of the franchise, the Sharks have moved on to the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Blues on Wednesday night at SAP Center...

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<![CDATA[Search for Missing Girl, Man Who May Have Shot Her]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 00:08:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2016-SolanoMissing.jpg
The Solano County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Vallejo man who might have shot a 15-year-old girl on a freeway overpass Wednesday morning, a sheriff's deputy said.

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<![CDATA[Bay Bridge Builder Blames Caltrans for Problems]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 19:12:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/177997903_8.jpg
The builder of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge now blames Caltrans for high profile troubles that have dogged the project since 2013 and claims the agency owes it $40 million as a result of bungling, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Power Outage Leaves Most of Downtown Seattle in the Dark]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/SeattlePowerOutage.jpg
More than half of downtown Seattle was left in the dark Wednesday because of an equipment failure, NBC News reported.The power outage forced employees in the city’s commercial district to stop working...

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<![CDATA[Dad Turns Himself in After Son Dies in Vallejo House Fire]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:52:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/2016-05-23-darrylone-shuemake.jpg
A father wanted in connection with a two-alarm Vallejo house fire that killed his 5-year-old son this weekend has turned himself in, police said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Mayors Seek State Funding for Freeway Cameras]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 00:04:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_789476113091.jpg
In the wake of yet another freeway shooting Tuesday night, mayors from five East Bay cities will meet Thursday to discuss asking Gov. Jerry Brown for state funding to install surveillance cameras on freeway...

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<![CDATA[Construction May Have Caused Deadly Amtrak Crash]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:56:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0524-2016-Amtrak.jpg
A day after an Amtrak train slammed into an SUV in San Leandro, killing a mother and daughter, investigators said construction may have been a factor in the crash.

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<![CDATA[Feeding Livestock Antibiotics May Worsen Climate Change]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:43:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Cattle-GettyImages-498450492.jpg
A link may have been discovered between antibiotics fed to livestock and global warming, according to a study published this week, NBC News reported. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder...

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<![CDATA[Convicted Killer Opts to Testify in Penalty Phase of His Trial]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:37:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-1-2013-Alaysha-Carradine-.jpg
Against the advice of his two attorneys, convicted double-murderer Darnell Williams will testify in the penalty phase of his trial, his attorneys said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Reports Sexual Abuse to SJ Police, DA Loses File]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:52:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2016-InvestVictimSilo.jpg
A stepfather accused of molesting his seven year old daughter until she was a teenager remained free for nearly two years until a phone call from the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit prompted an arrest,...

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<![CDATA[CA Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 21:31:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KAMALA+MESH.png
California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday, accusing the company of false advertising and knowingly concealing the risks associated with surgical mesh designed...

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<![CDATA[Giants Sweep Padres on Crawford's Walk-Off in 10th]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:37:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-534339262.jpg
Jake Peavy gave up one run in 6.2 innings Wednesday, but the Giants needed a walk-off hit in the 10th to stay perfect vs the Padres in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Hate Graffiti Found on High School Building]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:07:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/central-marin-police2.jpg
Central Marin police are investigating hate graffiti that was found on the side of a building at Sir Francis Drake High School last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Tough Response to Accidental Child Shootings in Detroit]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 15:46:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/guns-GettyImages-168998106.jpg
Detroit’s prosecutor wants firearm owners to secure their weapons, citing a wave of accidental shootings by children, NBC News reports.Eight children have killed or been seriously injured with unsecured...

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<![CDATA[Once Troubled Students Earn High School Diplomas]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 19:09:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjgrad.jpg
A group of South Bay students who were on the verge of dropping out as freshmen have defeated the odds and will graduate with a high school diploma this year.

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<![CDATA[Miss. Man Turns Himself In After Fatally Shooting Toddler Son]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:34:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DiataCrockettStLouis.jpg
A Missouri man accused of fatally shooting his 8-month-old son turned himself in Wednesday, according to police, NBC News reported.Diata Crockett was taken into police custody Wednesday, according to...

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Draymond Green Named to All-Defensive First Team]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:14:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/GettyImages-513263378.jpg
Golden State Warriors player Draymond Green was named All-Defensive First Team on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Rallies in Bay Area in Run-Up to California Primary]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:38:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/196*120/2016-05-25-hillary-clinton.jpg
With less than two weeks to go before the high-stakes California primary, Hillary Clinton is campaigning at full speed in the Bay Area, with two pit stops slated for Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Five-Alarm Fire Rips Through Santa Clara Mall]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:56:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CjVp-2hUUAAPoKN.jpg
A five-alarm fire ripped through a small Santa Clara strip mall early Wednesday, injuring no one, but leaving about 60 percent of the businesses damaged, the city's fire chief said.

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<![CDATA[Public Defender Summit Scrutinizes SFPD's Use-of-Force Policy]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 13:17:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A+SF+PUBLIC+DEFENDER+SUMMIT+VO+-+00002506.jpg
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Wednesday summed up his thoughts on his city police department’s use-of-force policies as being stuck in the 19th century.

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<![CDATA[5 SEAL Trainees Blacked Out in Training Exercises in 2016]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:07:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Seaman+James+Derek+Lovelace.jpg
A Navy SEAL student who died two weeks ago was the fifth trainee in four months to lose consciousness during a pool exercise in California, according to Navy injury data obtained by NBC News and The...

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<![CDATA[Student Locked in Fridge Speaks]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 21:01:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/teen+locked+in+fridge.jpg
A Manhattan high school student who was locked in a refrigerator by classmates told NBC 4 New York on Tuesday "I don't know who to watch my back from."The 16-year-old boy, who asked not to be identified,...

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<![CDATA[Thieves Steal 'Numerous' Guns in San Carlos]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 09:02:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WEB+GUNS+STEPH+2.jpg
San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for three unknown suspects who they say broke into a San Carlos gun store and made off with “numerous” weapons.

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<![CDATA[No 'Decision' or 'Timeline' Yet on Trump Endorsement: Ryan]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 11:30:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PaulRyan-AP_16140578310835.jpg
House Speaker Paul Ryan hasn’t made a decision about endorsing Donald Trump, NBC News reported. "I haven't made a decision," Ryan told reporters in an off-camera briefing Wednesday. "I don't have a timeline in

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<![CDATA[Survivor Recalls Texas Flood]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 02:49:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jonathan+mccomb.jpg
Memorial Day weekend marks the anniversary of historic flooding that swept across much of Texas, claiming lives and ravaging the region.One year later, Jonathan McComb still remembers with incredible precision...

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<![CDATA[Use of Drones Grows in Firefighting Efforts]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 15:32:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2016-05-25-drone.jpg
As firefighters braved the smoke and flames from the ground and rooftops, a small flying object soared above their heads Wednesday morning trying to assist their efforts after a five-alarm fire ripped through a...]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest in Case of Missing Fla. Vet]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 15:33:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/052516+tricia+todd+arrest+murder.jpg
The ex-husband of a missing Florida Air Force veteran has been arrested and charged with her murder, the Martin County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.Air Force airman Steven Williams, 30, is facing...

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