<![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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:26:17 -0700 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:26:17 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[UC Berkeley Nepali Students Fundraise for Water Filters]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:56:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/water_napel_quake.jpg
The devastating earthquake in Nepal is affecting many people and students in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Is Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Worth the Cost?]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:07:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/main10.jpg
Private cord blood banks say your newborn’s umbilical cord blood is an insurance policy against future disease. A new push in California advocates parents to donate that cord blood instead.

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<![CDATA[Tornado Levels Ill. Suburb, 2 Dead]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:06:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fairdale+0410.jpg
A deadly and devastating tornado tore through a northwest Chicago suburb Thursday evening, killing at least two people and leaving behind a trail of damage across several counties.

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<![CDATA[Airport Shuttle Causes Crash, Kills Teen on 80 in Solano Co]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:06:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
An investigation is underway into what caused an Airport Super Shuttle to cause a deadly crash, killing a teenage girl.

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<![CDATA[Tesla, Elon Musk Twitter Accounts Hacked]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:13:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/06-05-2014-tesla-logo-emblem.jpg
The Twitter accounts for Tesla and its founder Elon Musk were hacked Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Rescued Baby's 25-Year Reunion]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:55:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dumpster-robin-barton-dads.jpg
Twenty-five years ago a California policeman saved a baby's life. This week, the same Santa Ana officer gave him his parents back. In 1989 Robin Barton was known as Baby "Adam," and he was barely breathing when...

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<![CDATA[9-Year-Old Attempts Aerial Record]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:42:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/182*120/042615+Guinness+Aerials+Record.JPG
A 9-year-old girl from Orange County was head over heels Saturday as she attempted to break a world record for most consecutive handless cartwheels.

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<![CDATA[Napa High School Girls' Soccer Coach Arrested]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:12:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vargs_julian_mugshot.jpg
A Napa High School girls' soccer coach has been arrested after police said he tried to have sex with one of his players.

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<![CDATA[Raw Video: Truck Goes Up in Flames]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:17:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bell-gardens-tanker-fire-710.gif
A tanker truck went up in flames Sunday on a Southern California freeway outside of Los Angeles, sending black plumes of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles and forcing a full closure in both...

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<![CDATA[Man Had 18 lbs of Pot at Airport]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:05:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/42615drugs.jpg
A leaky suitcase led to the arrest of a Bronx man who is accused of attempting to board a flight at New York's Laguardia Airport with several pounds of marijuana and a few ounces of crack cocaine in his...]]>
<![CDATA[College Network End Classes for 16K]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:06:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP726758529250.jpg
Roughly 16,000 students enrolled in a chain of troubled for-profit colleges are no longer able to take classes after the schools' parent company, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced Sunday it is ceasing all of...

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<![CDATA[Who Were the Americans Killed in the Everest Avalanche?]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:39:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Americans-Died-Avalanche.jpg
As the first group of survivors from Saturday’s earthquake-triggered avalanche on Mount Everest were flown to Nepal's capital, the U.S. State Department confirmed that three Americans were among the 17...

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<![CDATA[NY Daily News Truck Driver Dies]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:09:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/daily+news+driver+killed+crash.jpg
A 24-year-old driver for the Daily News was killed Sunday morning when his delivery truck collided with a green outer-borough taxi in Brooklyn, police said. The accident happened around 5:45 a.m.
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<![CDATA[New Jersey Woman Among Nepal Earthquake Victims]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:58:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/042615nepal.jpg
Marisa Eve Girawong, a physician's assistant from Edison, N.J., was among those killed in an avalanche at a Mount Everest base camp, according to a mountaineering company. Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering's...]]>
<![CDATA[Newborn's Remains Found in Ca. Yard]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:41:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/150425-infant-remains-westmont.jpg
The remains of a newborn were found in the backyard of a suburban Los Angeles home Saturday, sheriff's deputies said. The 1- to 3-days-old baby was apparently dismembered, deputies said.

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<![CDATA[NJ Football Star Shot, Killed]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:01:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jameer-Bullard.jpg
Ja'Meer Bullard, a star high school football player in the violence-torn city of Camden, New Jersey, was shot and killed overnight only a block away from his home, his family said. Bullard's family said he...

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<![CDATA[SJPD Officer Had Pot in Storage Locker: DA]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:36:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/06-04-2014-damian-sjpd.jpg
A San Jose police officer has been charged with possessing large amounts of marijuana after it was found in a storage unit he rented out, the Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Office said Friday.

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<![CDATA[NY Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:11:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/42515cops.jpg
A 24-year-old robbery suspect was fatally shot Saturday during a "violent physical struggle" with two detectives in a Manhattan apartment building, police said. The detectives caught up with the suspect in...]]>
<![CDATA[3 Sites are Frontrunners for New Palo Alto Police Station]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:54:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1128-2014-PaloAltoPD.jpg
Three city-owned parcels are the frontrunners for a new state-of-the-art cop shop in Palo Alto, according to a report.

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<![CDATA[Google Exec Killed in Everest Avalanche Triggered by Earthquake ]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:54:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP03050618355.jpg
Google executive Dan Fredinburg was confirmed dead in an avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal Saturday that claimed nearly 2,800 lives.

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<![CDATA[How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Nepal-Earthquake-25-April-2015-2.jpg
Survivors of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal and neighboring countries were still picking up the pieces Sunday after the disaster that left more than 3,600 people dead.

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<![CDATA[Twittersphere: NBC Bay Area, Telemundo Staff at Comcast Cares Day]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:54:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/CDdXi81UEAAEdS5.jpg+large.jpg
NBC Bay Area and Telemundo employees are rolling up their sleeves to volunteer and make a difference in the community.

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<![CDATA[Some Starbucks Offer Free Drinks During Glitch]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:46:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/tlmd_brightcove_2067658930001_4180567187001_sb.jpg
A nationwide outage of Starbucks' point-of-sale system got some customers a free jolt of espresso. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Clara Valley Water District Says Residents Conserving Less]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:47:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0916-2014-ChesbroReservoir.jpg
The boost South Bay reservoirs got earlier this year has dried up. And, apparently, so did some of the public's drive to conserve. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Thousands Lose Power in Tex. Storms]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:49:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/CDZ79QAUMAABKza.jpg
Strong thunderstorms packing powerful winds carved a trail of damage across North Texas on Friday evening, causing widespread power outages and grounding hundreds of flights at airports in the Dallas-Fort Worth...

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<![CDATA[Concerns Over Airbnb Rentals Turning Into Party Pads]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:48:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0424-2015-Airbnb.jpg
The Los Altos City Council in its next meeting plans to address reports of Airbnb rental homes turning into large party pads and disrupting neighborhoods.

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<![CDATA[472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:21:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/main11.jpg
NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit breaks down the bridge inspection data from the Department of Transportation and uncovers hundreds of well-used overpasses in need of major repairs.
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<![CDATA[Thousands of Gallons of Water Dumped in Palo Alto Storm Drains]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:22:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/water26.JPG
Folks in Palo Alto are watching thousands of gallons of water go right down the drain. Several construction sites in the city require removing water in order to build. But during a drought, that's raising...]]>
<![CDATA[Life Sentence for Men in Thrill Killing]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:34:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Galvez-Gomez-0424.jpg
Two men found guilty in the random 2011 thrill killing of a developmentally disabled man were sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday in a San Diego courtroom. Humberto Galvez, 22, and Juan Ignacio...

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