<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-storieshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.pngNBC Bay Areahttp://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:45:12 -0700Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:45:12 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Monterey County Fire Enlists Help from Bay Area Fire Crews]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:32:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/soberanesfire.jpg
The Soberanes fire burning in Monterey County has enlisted the help of Bay Area fire crews.

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<![CDATA[Crews Battle 'Unprecedented' SoCal Wildfire, Thousands Displaced]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:47:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/07-25-2016-sand-fire-5.jpg
Thousands of residents remained displaced Monday morning as the Sand Fire continued to burn in California's Santa Clarita Valley."This fire, what we've seen in 72 hours, is almost unprecedented," said...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Stabbing Homicide in San Jose]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:03:47 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/sanjosehomicide1.JPG
San Jose police officials are investigating a Sunday morning stabbing that left one man dead.

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<![CDATA[Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final Mass]]>Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:05:45 -0700http://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[Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:31:13 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton7.jpg
It's Hillary Clinton's turn.The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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<![CDATA[Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release]]>Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:37:50 -0700http://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[NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Help Clear the Shelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:57:16 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CoE3he5VYAADkty.jpg
NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 have teamed up with more than 45 animal shelters in the Bay Area, and kicked off the second annual Clear the Shelters event.

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<![CDATA[Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen]]>Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:52:11 -0700http://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[Ambassador Stevens' Mom to GOP: Stop Exploiting His Name]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:43:33 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-543417512.jpg
The mother of the U.S. ambassador killed in the 2012 attack in Benghazi has asked that Donald Trump and the Republican Party to stop the "opportunistic and cynical" use of her son's name and death."As...

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<![CDATA[Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Peace Talks Re-Open in Cairo]]>Mon, 11 Aug 2014 03:12:21 -0700http://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[Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using App]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:47:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Continua_la_oposicion_ante_la_llegada_de_UBER.jpg
A Redwood City-based Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home Friday evening from Palo Alto is banned from using Uber, Uber officials...]]>
<![CDATA[Pleasanton Residents Unhappy About Tennis Court Plans]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:30:19 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pls-park.jpg
As workers in Pleasanton on Sunday prepared to remove trees and grass at a community park to make room for tennis courts, residents showed up by the dozens to voice their frustrations with the city.

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<![CDATA[Good Samaritan's Quick Thinking May Have Saved Man's Life]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:18:39 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rwc-pinned2.jpg
A good Samaritan may have saved the life of a man who became pinned underneath an SUV after a crash in Redwood City on Saturday night, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Missing Jet Families Seek $5M Reward for Answers]]>Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:09:13 -0700http://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[Lightning Strikes Transit Station]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:00:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/blue+line+collapse+0724.jpg
Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train service resumed Monday morning after crews worked through the night to repair the damage from a steel canopy that came crashing down during Sunday’s storms.Shortly...
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<![CDATA[28 Injured in Pa. Crash]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:01:17 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tractor-Trailer-Bus-Collide.jpg
Over two dozen people were hurt during a crash involving a jeep, SEPTA bus and tractor trailer in Delaware Count, Pennsylvania, Sunday afternoon.According to preliminary reports, the Route 113 bus was...
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<![CDATA[Brush Fire, Downed Power Lines Shut Down Highway 4]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:29:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hw4-fire2.jpg
All eastbound lanes of Highway 4 near Rodeo were shut down for nearly 2 hours Sunday afternoon as fire crews battled a brush fire and downed power lines, the California Highway Patrol said.

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<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:57:35 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[12 Injured, Bomber Killed Outside German Music Festival]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:06:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GERMANY_GettyImages-579698962.jpg
A Syrian man blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, killing himself and injuring 12 others on Sunday during an outdoor festival, police confirmed to NBC News. The three-day open-air festival was taking place in...

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<![CDATA[Trump Aide Dismisses Russian Link to DNC Email Leak]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:17:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
A top Donald Trump campaign adviser dismissed allegations that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak, NBC News reported. Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said it showed how “desperate” Hillary...

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<![CDATA[Rare Wolverine Sighting in Sierra Nevada]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:46:24 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wolverine41.jpg
Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scurrying in the snow, scaling a tree and chewing on bait.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Dies in Hot Car in Dallas]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:48:47 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0721416+Hot+car.jpg
Dallas Fire-Rescue tells NBCDFW that a child was left in a hot vehicle on Sunday afternoon. Dallas Police later confirmed the child died and they are investigating the cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Munich Gunman Planned Attack: Police]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:50:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Munich-AP_16206400473478.jpg
The 18-year-old gunman behind the shooting at the Munich shopping mall on Friday spent at least a year planning the attack, and visited the site of a 2009 school massacre, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Millennials Less Likely to Support Gun Control: Poll]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:02:11 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GunControl-AP_16183685320961.jpg
Recent polling shows millennials are less likely than those over 30 to support strict gun laws, NBC News reported.A Gallup poll from October 2015 found that 50 percent of 18-29-year-olds support stricter...

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<![CDATA[Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign as DNC Chair]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:03:28 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16148564916949-debbie-wasserman-schultz.jpg
Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention. DNC Vice Chair Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair through the election.The announcement...

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<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:39:07 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-468907398.jpg
Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News.Bloomberg is making the endorsement...

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<![CDATA[Syrian Migrant Kills Woman With Machete in Germany]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:20:08 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Syrian+Machete+Attacker+Germany.png
A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others outside a bus station in Germany Sunday before being arrested, NBC News reported.The 21-year-old asylum seeker, who was known to police,...

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<![CDATA[Man Shoots at Oakland Officer After Collision, Then Flees]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:32:55 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11P+OAKLAND+OIS+VO+-+000008021.jpg
An Oakland police officer was injured Saturday night after a gunman shot at her while she was in her car, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:00:23 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_16140607364144.jpg
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, which begins July 25 in Philadelphia, we present a wrap-up of some of the more egregious falsehoods from Hillary Clinton, who is set to accept her party’s...

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<![CDATA[Mom of Slain NY Escort Found Dead]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:55:41 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sdfdsfsdfsdffffffffff.jpg
The mother of a New Jersey escort whose 2010 disappearance led to the discovery of 10 butchered bodies on a Long Island beach has been killed, and her other daughter has been charged in the slaying.The...

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<![CDATA[Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic' ]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:07:12 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trump+on+RNC+Speech.png
Donald Trump pushed back against critics who called his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd he offered an optimistic message because "we're going...

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<![CDATA[DNC CFO Apologizes for Email Questioning Sanders' Religion]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:07:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bernie+sanders+anuncios+democrata.jpg
The chief financial officer of the Democratic National Committee apologized Saturday for the "insensitive" contents of an email leaked by the website WikiLeaks, which appears to refer to Bernie Sanders but does...

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<![CDATA['No Indications' Munich Shooting Was Linked to ISIS: Police]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:33:32 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Munich-Shooting-GettyImages-579198418.jpg
Police said there were “no indications” the teenage gunman who killed nine people and then himself at a mall in Munich, Germany, had any links to terror groups including ISIS, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Man Completes Walk Across US]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:39:30 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Ben+Davis.jpg
A man who walked for five months from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean finished his trek Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts.Ben Davis started his walk as a personal goal but along the way became...

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