<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 23 Jan 2017 13:01:07 -0800Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:01:07 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Crews Scour Alameda Creek for Missing Woman]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:17:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-23-17_Alameda_Creek.jpg
An 18-year-old Tracy woman is still missing after a vehicle went off the roadway and plunged into Alameda Creek, near Fremont, on Saturday, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office and the CHP on...

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<![CDATA[Third Storm Lashes Bay Area with Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:51:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ChuckCreek.jpg
A third system in a series of storms on Sunday battered the Bay Area with widespread rain, gusty winds and dangerous surf conditions.

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<![CDATA[Sunday's Forecast: Scattered Thunderstorms, Heavy Downpours]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:39:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-22-17_Rob_Noon_Weather.jpg
NBC Bay Area meteorologist Rob Mayeda previews what to expect as a new wave of wet weather barrels toward the Bay Area.]]>
<![CDATA[South Bay Snow! Powder Returns to Mt. Hamilton ]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:37:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MtHamiltonSnow.jpg
A winter wonderland on Monday graced South Bay hills yet again.

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<![CDATA[WHO on 'High-Alert' Over New Outbreaks of Bird Flu]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:31:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/influenza1.jpg
The World Health Organization is urging all countries to monitor avian influenza and to report any human cases that could indicate the beginning of a flu pandemic, Reuters reported.

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<![CDATA[A Sinkhole Named 'Steve:' CHP Names Big Hole on Highway 13]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:00:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-23-17_Highway_13_Sinkhole.jpg
It may not be the biggest sinkhole in the world.

But it’s possibly the only one with a name. At least a name conceived by the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[21-Year-Old Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:29:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-23-17_Vallejo_OIS.jpg
A 21-year-old man on Monday was shot and killed in Vallejo during an officer-involved shooting after a fight broke out outside of a house party, police said.

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<![CDATA[Waves Tear Off Stern From 'The Concrete Ship']]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:04:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cementship.jpg
The most famous concrete ship on the West Coast suffered yet another casualty over the weekend as explosive surf, brutal storms and record-setting waves lashed at its core.

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<![CDATA[Niners May Have Eyes on Kirk Cousins: Reports]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:22:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kirkkkkqcsns.jpg
Kyle Shanahan, expected to be the 49ers' next head coach, has a good history with Cousins, who could be a free agent -- or a trade target -- this offseason

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<![CDATA[Pope's Warning: Rising Populism Could Produce New Hitler]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:14:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pope+francis+GettyImages-457244520.png
Pope Francis has expressed concern over the growing populist movement in Europe, saying it could result in the rise of leaders like Germany's Adolf Hitler, NBC News reported. "In times of crisis, we lack...

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<![CDATA[Avalanche Falls on Two Cars, Closes Highway 89 ]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:10:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/avalanche2.jpg
An avalanche that hit two vehicles early Monday morning has forced the closure of Highway 89 between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows to be shut down.

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<![CDATA[Russia Moves to Decriminalize Some Domestic Violence]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:13:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/russia-dom-violence.jpg
In the days following international demonstrations for women’s rights, Russia looks to advance legislation that would decriminalize domestic violence, NBC News reported.The bill would remove criminal liability...

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<![CDATA[Osemele Helped Raiders Adopt a New Attitude in 2016]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:49:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Ossyguardd.jpg
Raiders' running game, especially, improved significantly with Osemele at left guard]]>
<![CDATA[Reversing Campaign Pledge, Trump Won't Release Taxes: Aide]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:05:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kellyanneeee.jpg
Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, said Sunday the president would not be releasing his tax returns, reversing months of repeated campaign-trail promises to do so after an audit is completed,...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: How Women Upstaged President Trump]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:33:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dc-womens-march.jpg
For President Trump, the inauguration should have been his Super Bowl – the kind of spectacle everybody talks about at work all day Monday and beyond.But for once Trump, the self-styled showman who upended...

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<![CDATA[Interstate 80 Through the Sierra Reopens After Heavy Snow]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:35:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/I+80+snow.jpg
Interstate 80, through the Sierra Nevada was mostly empty Sunday night, thanks to white-out conditions brought on by the latest storm. It reopened Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Guerneville Braces For More Flooding From Russian River]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:02:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/russian+flood.jpg
While the latest storm has prompted flood watches across the Bay Area for Monday, many eyes were on the Russian River in the North Bay, where residents in Guerneville still had canoes and supplies at the...

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<![CDATA[Massive Tree Falls, Crushes Unoccupied Cars in Lafayette]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:29:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tree-car2.jpg
A massive tree came down in Lafayette on Sunday afternoon, crushing several unoccupied cars in a parking lot, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Trump, Israeli PM Have ‘Very Warm’ Conversation]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:46:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TrumpIsraeliPM.jpg
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a "very warm" conversation with President Donald Trump on Sunday, NBC News reported. Netanyahu's office said the two leaders discussed Iran and the Palestinian...

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<![CDATA[Medical Emergency Causes Major BART Delay in SF]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:33:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart-generic.jpg
Emergency crews rescued a man on the BART tracks near the Powell Street station in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon; he was in stable condition and being evaluated at the scene, according to the San Francisco...

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<![CDATA[Woman, 18, Missing After Car Crashes Into Alameda Creek]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:21:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/niles-river-fatal2.jpg
An 18-year-old Tracy woman is still missing after a vehicle went off the roadway and plunged into Alameda Creek, near Fremont, on Saturday, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office and the CHP on...

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<![CDATA[Sunday's Forecast: Two Systems Dump Rain on Bay Area]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:27:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-22-17_Kari_930_2.jpg
NBC Bay Area meteorologist Kari Hall takes a look at Sunday's forecast, which includes two systems packed with rain and wind.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday's Forecast: Heavy Downpours Prompt Flood Warnings]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:16:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1-22-17_Kari.jpg
NBC Bay Area meteorologist Kari Hall takes a look at Sunday's forecast, which includes heavy downpours, gusty winds and flood concerns across the Bay Area.]]>
<![CDATA['Despicable': Ex-CIA Boss Rips Trump Speech at Memorial]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:40:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trumpattheciafeuerherd.jpg
Donald Trump traveled to CIA headquarters Saturday to offer reassurance to the workforce after he spent weeks criticizing American intelligence, but his unscripted, self-referential remarks before a wall...

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<![CDATA[Waves, Erosion Batter Coast, Ranger's House Teeters on Cliff]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:29:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stateranger.jpg
From uprooted trees to ferocious waves, the California coast over the weekend was pummeled by a string of storms. That includes a state park ranger's house which is teetering on the edge of a cliff in Half Moon...

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<![CDATA[Waterlogged Highway 37 Closed Yet Again]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:46:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Highway37Flooded2.jpg
Another round of rain on Sunday completely shut down Highway 37 in Novato between Highway 101 and Atherton Avenue, just days after that stretch of roadway re-opened following previous spells of flooding.

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<![CDATA[Mudslides, Fallen Trees Wreak Havoc on Highway 17]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:36:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Highway17Mudslide.JPG
A mudslide on Sunday morning in the Santa Cruz Mountains closed northbound lanes of Highway 17 for roughly two hours.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Surge in Second Half to Take Down Magic]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:06:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/StephCurryFile.jpg
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Orlando Magic 118-98.

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