<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:13:46 -0700 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:13:46 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fire Damages Home of 10 Buddhist Relatives]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:08:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fire171.jpg
A one-alarm fire damaged the garage of a home where 10 people and three dogs live, and San Jose firefighters say the large family is lucky that everyone got out with no injuries.

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<![CDATA[Family of Pier 14 Shooting Victim to File Lawsuit ]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:25:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pier-14-shooting-victim2.jpg
The family of Pier 14 shooting victim Kate Steinle plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and The Bureau of Land Management holding them...

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<![CDATA[Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion During Holy Year]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:01:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485905526-pope-francis-austria.jpg
Pope Francis will allow priests to absolve women who have had abortions if they seek forgiveness during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year, the Vatican announced Tuesday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[LA on Verge of 2024 Olympics Bid]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:10:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/196*120/01-08-2015-olympics-los-angeles-coliseum-flag.jpg
Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games. With Boston bowing out earlier this year, the LA City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal...

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<![CDATA[Obama to Call for More Icebreakers to Catch Russia in Arctic]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:16:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_896302240165.jpg
President Barack Obama is set to on Tuesday that the United States buy or build more icebreakers for the Coast Guard in the Arctic Ocean, citing a growing gap with Russia in a quickly evolving region. As...

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<![CDATA[Serial Sniper? 4 Vehicles Shot Along Phoenix Interstate]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:58:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic21.jpg
Officials are investigating four separate shootings at cars over three days along I-10 in Arizona, NBC News reported. It was not immediately clear if the incidents were related.
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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Drop at Open After Bleak China Report]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:10:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_456651566735.jpg
U.S. stocks plunged at the opening bell Tuesday after more data in China pointed to a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, NBC News reported. Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 342 points...

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<![CDATA[6 Detained After Plane Diverted]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 04:41:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Southwest-Airlines-generic1.jpg
A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night after an altercation on the flight, officials said. Southwest Airlines said in a statement that “several...

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<![CDATA[Day Care Workers Force-Fed Tots]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:49:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/side+by+side+day+care+workers.jpg
Two day care teachers on Long Island were arrested after investigators say they force-fed, pushed and slammed children onto the floor, according to authorities. Kathleen Culver, 33, of Southampton, and...

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<![CDATA[Thai PM: Prime Suspect in Bangkok Shrine Bombing Arrested]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 04:07:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bangkok+Suspect.jpg
Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people. Prime Minister...

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<![CDATA[Yahoo Chief Mayer Says She's Pregnant With Twins]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_770174843123.jpg
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins. Mayer says on a posting on her blog that she and her husband are expecting the twin girls in December. "I have some exciting news to share - I'm...

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<![CDATA[SFPD investigates Sexual Assault Allegation Against Officer]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:26:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/policeinv.PNG
Two San Francisco Police Department officers are under investigation: One for sexual assault, the other for interfering with that investigation.]]>
<![CDATA[Georgia Cop, Homeowner Shot, Dog Killed After Police Respond to Wrong Home]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:45:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/4596346721.jpg
A metro Atlanta police officer was in critical condition after he, a homeowner and a dog were shot when police responded to a call at the wrong house, authorities said. Officers responded to a call for...

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<![CDATA[UN: Satellite Images Show Syria's Temple of Bel 'Destroyed']]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:23:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_578517027570.jpg
An ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra has been destroyed, a monitoring group with the United Nations said Monday after an explosion sparked speculation that ISIS had blown up the historic site, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[PG&E Fined for Safety Failures]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:03:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pge-metcalf-station.jpg
The CPUC fined PG&E $50,000 on Monday for failure to safely maintain Metcalf Substation in San Jose.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara County in Standoff With Construction Company]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:38:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/valley-medical-center-handa.jpg
Three days after NBC Bay Area broke the story about Santa Clara County being on the verge of firing one of the world’s biggest construction companies from a major hospital project, the county's executive...

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<![CDATA[7 Hours of Sleep Helps Prevent Colds, Study Finds]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:31:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sleep-GettyImages-547017105.jpg
If you're loading up on vitamin C and zinc to stave off the sniffles, you should try an earlier bedtime instead. People who regularly sleep six hours or less each night are four times more likely to get a...

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<![CDATA[Tech Migrates Back to South Bay]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:40:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P-SJ-TECH-MIGRATION-PKG---00001123.jpg
After a decade spent moving north to San Francisco, the tech industry is making its biggest move South since the days when chips ruled the industry.

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<![CDATA[Eatsa Promises Automated Fast Food]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:19:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/202*120/eatsa.PNG
Futuristic restaurant eatsa opened its doors in downtown San Francisco Friday, bringing customized quinoa bowls and a fully automated experience that promises blazing fast — and healthy — fast food.

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<![CDATA[Lombard St. Ambassador Program Aims to Make Area Safer]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:42:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lombard-street-2015.jpg
San Francisco's famous crooked street is getting even more crowded, but visitors to Lombard Street don’t seem to mind.

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<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Critical Mass Cyclists Attack Woman’s Zipcar With U-Lock]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:30:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/CRITICALMASS.jpg
A YouTube video showing a clash between Critical Mass cyclists and a Zipcar driver in San Francisco’s Marina District prompted harsh criticism for the popular cycling movement online as well as from city...

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<![CDATA[Highway 101 Reopens After Power Lines Fell]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:41:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+101+POWER+LINE+CLOSURE+SOTVO+-+000023141.jpg
Both directions of Highway 101 will be closed from Sunday at 9:30 p.m. to Monday at 4 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol.
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<![CDATA[Chris Brown Sued Over San Jose Concert Shooting]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479992216.jpg
One of the five people shot in January at a San Jose nightclub during a party hosted by Grammy-winner Chris Brown is filing suit against the singer and the venue.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Station Clerk Pistol Whipped: Police]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:03:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PLEASANT-HILL-SHOOTING-VO---00000610.jpg
Police are seeking a suspect who pistol-whipped a gas station clerk during a robbery in Pleasant Hill on Sunday evening.

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<![CDATA[6 San Quentin Prisoners Diagnosed with Legionnaires']]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:01:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+SAN+QUENTIN+LEGIONAIRRES+VO+-+00003006.jpg
Six inmates at San Quentin State Prison have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' Disease as of Sunday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Leaders to Debate Rent Control Proposal]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:36:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RENT-CONTROL-san-jose.jpg
Silicon Valley leaders are debating a plan to curb soaring rent prices as resident complain they are being priced out of their homes.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspicious Fire Cancels Class, Damages Sheriff Substation]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:19:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/loma+prieta+SCHOOL+FIRE+raw+-+14554021.jpg
Classes were canceled and a Santa Cruz County sheriff's substation was damaged in an early Monday morning fire that authorities are deeming as suspicious.

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<![CDATA[County to Consider Cooperating With ICE ]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:38:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-juan-francisco-lopez-sanchez-pier-14-edited.jpg
A Santa Clara County advisory committee began discussing whether to be more helpful to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and cooperate in a limited fashion.

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<![CDATA[SCOTUS to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:33:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gaymarriageflag.jpg
The U.S. Supreme Court this week faces the first religious objection to reach the justices since the decision declaring a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, NBC News reported. A county clerk in Kentucky...

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<![CDATA[Arrest in Case of Man Lit on Fire]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:25:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/man+on+fire+astoria.jpg
A 46-year-old woman angry over alleged infidelity has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting her boyfriend twice and then lighting him on fire, leaving his body to burn in the street over the weekend...

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<![CDATA[Big Rig Spills Diesel on 880, Into Creek: CHP]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:03:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SB+880+OAKLAND+SIGALERT+raw+-+17481012.jpg
A jack-knifed big rig spilled diesel onto to Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland on Monday, snarling the early morning commute.

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<![CDATA[Hot Wheels: Here Are the Cars Thieves Like the Most]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:22:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/honda+accord+stock+photo.JPG
Hondas were the most stolen vehicles across the United States last year, with Honda Accords topping the list and Honda Civics coming in second, according to the annual Hot Wheels report from the National...

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<![CDATA[Taliban's New Leader Dresses 'Neat', Is Good Listener: Bio]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:57:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Mullah_Akhtar+Mohammad+Mansoor.jpg
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor became Taliban's new chief last month after the announcement that longtime leader Mullah Omar had been dead for two years. The announcement sparked a leadership battle. While the

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<![CDATA[Nearly 90,000 Women Joined Ashley Madison Last Week]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:51:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484478072.jpg
Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for affair-seeking website Ashley Madison in the last week, parent company Avid Life Media said on Monday, even after a massive hack that leaked clients' information...

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