<![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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:28:18 -0800 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:28:18 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SJ Considers Allowing Boars to be Trapped, Killed]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:53:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wild-pig-file.jpg
They are known for descending on lawns and destroying them, but should wild boars be trapped and killed in the South Bay?

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<![CDATA[Police: Robber Threatens Drug Stores With Bomb]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:41:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/pharmacy_robberies.jpg
Bay Area police are investigating several drug store robberies in which they say a man demanding oxycodone tells pharmacists he has a bomb.

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<![CDATA[Rocket Launcher Near Calif. Freeway]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:29:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Rocket+Launcher1.jpg
A military rocket launcher was discovered on the side of the I-15 Freeway outside of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, officials said. Rocket launchers are illegal to own, though some are occasionally found...

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<![CDATA[Los Angeles Man Claims to Have Met Zodiac Killer]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:56:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A-ZODIAC-KILLER-VO---14204600.jpg
A Los Angeles man said he met the Zodiac Killer back in the 1970s, and he wants San Francisco police to re-examine evidence that emerged in 2014.

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<![CDATA["Charlie Hebdo" Hits US Newsstands]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:08:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Charlie+Hebdo+North+Park.jpg
The magazine at the center of the terror attacks in France two weeks ago is being sold in the United States, including at a newsstand in San Diego. A new shipment of 20,000 to the United States follows...]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Attend HempCon in San Jose]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:18:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hempcon_san_jose_convention.jpg
Thousands of people poured into the San Jose Convention Center Saturday to experience HempCon, one of the biggest medical marijuana conventions.

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<![CDATA[Arrest in School Scissors Stabbing]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:53:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/1-23-15-David+Wark+Griffith+Middle+School+scissors+stabbing.JPG
Authorities arrested a 13-year-old boy on Saturday morning in connection with the stabbing death of a boy outside an East Los Angeles middle school, officials said. LA County Sheriff's deputies arrested the boy...

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<![CDATA[New Steve Jobs Movie Filming in Berkeley]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:31:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/berkeley_jobs_filming.jpg
The city of Berkeley is going Hollywood, as a new movie about Steve Jobs is being filmed along College Avenue, near Ashby Avenue.

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<![CDATA[Reports of Explosion in Sunnyvale Near Burglary Investigation]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:35:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/210*120/police+siren.JPG
Police in Sunnyvale responded to a possible explosion near downtown and an unrelated burglary in progress.

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<![CDATA[Julia Roberts to Adapt Batkid Documentary into Feature Film]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:39:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/batkid-poster-crop.png
Actress Julia Roberts and her production company have closed a deal to adapt the Batkid documentary into a feature-film.

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<![CDATA[Morgan Hill Elementary School Vandalized]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:28:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vandalism_elementary_school.jpg
Administrators at Morgan Hill's Paradise Valley Elementary School said teenagers are to blame for racist words and images.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Great Ernie Banks Dies at 83]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:06:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ErnieBanks2014.jpg
Ernie Banks, the Chicago Cubs great who was affectionately known as "Mr. Cub" and was the face of the franchise for decades, has passed away at the age of 83. Banks was the first African-American to don a...

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<![CDATA[Patriots Face a Test in Seahawks' Read-Option]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:19:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/russwillsea.jpg
Wilson led all quarterbacks in rushing in 2014 and averaged 7.2 yards per carry

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<![CDATA[Starving Pup Found in Suitcase: PD]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:44:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pit+bull+found+suitcase.jpg
A malnourished puppy was found inside a suitcase in a Bronx housing development, and police are looking for the person who put him there. A passerby at the Melrose Housing Development at 700 Morris Ave.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Firefighter Rescues NY Neighbor]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:39:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/farmingville+fire+neighbor+rescue.jpg
A disabled Long Island woman who couldn't move from her bed when a fire broke out in her home was saved by a neighbor who happened to be stepping out for dinner. Andy Carbone was leaving his Farmingville...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Stabbed to Death With Scissors]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:51:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/1-23-15-David+Wark+Griffith+Middle+School+stabbing+5.JPG
A 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed with a pair of scissors on the campus of a Southern California middle school Friday afternoon, LAUSD officials said. An attacker stabbed the boy with scissors just after...

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<![CDATA[McDonnell’s Law License Suspended]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:10:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/454631202.jpg
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended former Gov. Bob McDonnell's license to practice law, citing his felony public corruption convictions. The bar said Friday that the suspension takes effect...

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<![CDATA[Madoff Defends Late Sons in Email]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:16:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_bernard_madoff_st.jpg
In an email sent to NBC News Friday, Bernie Madoff, the man behind one of the most infamous Ponzi schemes in American history, discussed the pain of losing his two sons and refuted claims that they knowingly...

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<![CDATA[NFL Patriots Probe ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:05:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/super-bowl-footballs-AP339355819322.jpg
The New England Patriots used footballs that were under-inflated in the first half of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, evidence so far in the National Football League's...

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<![CDATA[Livermore Churches Vandalized Repeatedly]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:14:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LIVERMORE-CHURCH-VANDALISM-RAW-CASE-2045-PST---06123320.jpg
Police are doing extra patrols around two churches in Livermore after they were each hit by vandals.

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<![CDATA[Skymall Fans Unsettled By Bankruptcy ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:43:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/skymall1.jpg
Skymall, the in-flight catalog that sells an array of quirky gadgets and goods, may soon be grounded. The parent company that owns the business filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, The Wall Street...

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<![CDATA[Deadly Crash Shuts Down I-580 in San Leandro ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:07:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/580-scene.jpg
The California Highway Patrol was diverting traffic off of Interstate Highway 580 Friday morning following a fatal crash in San Leandro on the approach into Castro Valley.

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<![CDATA[Seven Bay Area Eateries Make Yelp's Best of USA]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:54:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/generic-dining.jpg
A San Francisco coffee house and a Sunset District convenience store are some of the top places to eat in America, according to Yelp. Also making the top 20: a Thai restaurant in Vacaville.]]>
<![CDATA[Serra HS Football Program Placed on Probation]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:34:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2-brady-stadium.jpg
Serra High School, the alma mater of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, is now banned from postseason play.

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<![CDATA[Biden: Community College Plan a "Gigantic Opportunity"]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:42:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_joe_biden_vice_president_487211325.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden visited Los Angeles Friday to talk about helping more Americans go to college.

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