<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usThu, 05 May 2016 07:32:14 -0700Thu, 05 May 2016 07:32:14 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Teen Driver Slams Into Alameda Police Cruiser]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 07:33:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STRINGER+ALAMEDA+PD+CRASH+PART+2+-+00004114.jpg
Alameda police said an unknown number of suspects were taken into custody on Wednesday after a Toyota crashed into a police cruiser.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Shooting at East Bay McDonald's]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 20:03:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NU+N5P+ANTIOCH+MCDONALDS+SHOOTING+VO+-+00000821.jpg
A frightening scene unfolded at an Antioch McDonald's Wednesday morning when an employee, who police believe was not the intended target, was shot.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump ]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 03:45:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CLINTON_AP_367442082209.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him...

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<![CDATA[No, Cinco de Mayo is Not Mexico's Independence Day]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 07:28:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/472092370_Dancers.jpg
Thursday marks the 154th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a holiday synonymous with margaritas and cervezas (beer) that many would be surprised to learn is a bigger deal in the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Apple Reports Problem With App Store]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 07:20:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/183*120/GettyImages-128349521.jpg
Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were being affected by a problem on its App Store, CNBC reported. The service had not been "working as expected" since 5 a.m., Apple said on its system status

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<![CDATA[Car Crashes at Cable Car Turnaround, Eggs Found]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 07:20:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STRINGER+SF+EGG+CHASE+-+00000217.jpg
The California Highway Patrol chased four 20-something people in San Francisco Wednesday night, and their car ended up crashing into the end of the cable car turnaround at Powell and Market streets.

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<![CDATA[Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final Mass]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:05:45 -0700 http://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[Texas Murder-Suicide IDs Released]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 05:42:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/knight-transportation-houston.jpg
Officials have identified the man who shot and killed a former co-worker before turning the gun on himself two weeks after he was fired from a transportation center in Harris County, Texas.Marion Guy Williams,...

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<![CDATA[#RapedAtSpelman Tweets Spark Gang-Rape Probe]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 05:25:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-482158506.jpg
An anonymous Twitter account claiming to detail a gang rape has prompted an investigation at two elite Atlanta Universities and triggered a social media firestorm, NBC News reported.The owner of the...

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<![CDATA[Sailor Rescued After 2 Months Adrift Ate Seagulls to Survive]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 05:59:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2016-05-05-at-7.04.38-AM.jpg
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a Colombian sailor who spent two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean and survived by eating seagulls, NBC News reported.During his time at sea, the sailor witnessed the death...

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<![CDATA[Deer's Head in the Light Globe]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 05:29:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/deer+in+light.jpg
It gives new meaning to "deer in the headlights."A New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officer rescued a deer after the critter got its head stuck in a light globe on Long...

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<![CDATA[Lead Found in Boston Schools' Water]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 06:20:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/water+fountain+generic+4.jpg
Lead has been found in the drinking water of several public schools in Boston, officials confirmed Wednesday.Water fountains installed at six schools were prematurely activated before testing had been...

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<![CDATA[Twin Brothers Wanted for Alleged BB Gun Attacks]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 23:26:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0504-2016-BBgunSuspect.jpg
The search is on for twin brothers accused of terrorizing the East Bay with a BB gun.

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<![CDATA[New Wheels May Cut BART's Noise By Half]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 23:32:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0504-2016-BARTWheels.jpg
After decades of earsplitting howling and screeching endured by riders and neighbors, BART officials say a redesigned wheel will finally cut the noise down – by as much as one half its current level.

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<![CDATA[District Did Nothing to Prevent 'Catfishing' Teacher: Parent]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 23:24:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0427-2016-DouglasLe.jpg
A parent claims the Gilroy Unified School District put students in danger because it did not act on her complaint about a teacher accused of having illegal relationships with minors online.

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<![CDATA[High End Carmakers Developing SUVs]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 01:32:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BENTLEY_GettyImages-512134280.jpg
The 2017 Bentley Bentayga will be the most expensive SUV in the U.S. with a base price of $229,000, NBC News reported. It's being billed as "the fastest, most powerful, most luxurious, most exclusive SUV...

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<![CDATA[Man Guilty of Murdering Va. Student]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 01:31:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Steven+Vander+Briel+and+Grace+Mann.jpg
A jury found Steven Briel guilty of first-degree murder, strangulation and abduction in the death of a University of Mary Washington student last year.Grace Mann, 20, was killed April 17, 2015, at the...]]>
<![CDATA[Kasich, Cruz Out: Will California Voters Follow the Leader? ]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 23:27:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+TRUMP+IMPACT+ON+CA+PKG+-+00003307.jpg
After John Kasich suspended his campaign Wednesday and Ted Cruz bowing out the night before, Donald Trump officially became the last man standing in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.

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<![CDATA[New Robot Surgeon Works on Its Own]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 18:50:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/160504-robot-surgery-mn-1506_64766b4b95b687114fdd1811d9967469.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
A new type of robot can perform tricky surgery as well as — and in some cases better than — human surgeons, NBC News reported. Researchers with Children’s National Medical Center in Washington said the...

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<![CDATA[Infected Mosquitoes Can't Transmit Zika Virus: Study]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 17:22:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Zika-GettyImages-506977656%281%29.jpg
Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, according to Brazilian researchers, NBC News reported.Mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria have been...

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<![CDATA[Ice Scooper, Fake Gun Used in ATM Robbery at Peninsula Donut Shop]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 17:04:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+BURLINGAME+DONUT+SHOP+ROBBERY+VO+-+000013051.jpg
Three men skipped their breakfast and decided instead to steal an ATM from a Peninsula donut shop early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Flint Official Takes Deal, Pledges to Cooperate in Probe]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 17:01:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/FLINT_AP_16103603277244.jpg
A Flint municipal official struck a deal with prosecutors Wednesday, pledging cooperation in exchange for reduced charges as authorities continue investigating lead contamination of the impoverished Michigan...

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<![CDATA[British Airways Debuts San Jose to London Flight]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 18:32:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/british.jpg
The first nonstop flight from Silicon Valley to London was set to depart Wednesday night, marking the debut of a key daily connection for the tech industry.

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<![CDATA[San Jose High School's Accreditation Under Review]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 20:00:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0504-2016-LeighHigh.jpg
One of California's top schools in the South Bay is under close examination by education officials.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in Killing of 11-Year-Old Girl in NM]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 16:29:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TomBegaye-AP_61100808711.jpg
A man accused of kidnapping and killing an 11-year-old girl from Navajo Nation land in New Mexico on Monday intended to sexually assault her, according to court documents, NBC News reported.Tom Begaye, 27, of...

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<![CDATA[What Trump Should Consider in a Running Mate]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 15:25:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16125071253980.jpg
Donald Trump says he will go by the playbook when choosing a running mate, which is an unconventional move that’s unexpected for him, NBC News reports. There is a range of criteria — and names — that...

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<![CDATA[Medical Errors No. 3 Cause of Death in US: Experts]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 15:16:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SurgicalInstruments-GettyImages-511163598.jpg
Two medical experts said Wednesday that medical mistakes — from surgical disasters to accidental drug overdoses — are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., NBC News reported.Dr.

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<![CDATA[Police Release Suspect Sketch in 2013 Berkeley Hills Slaying]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 15:01:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A+GRIZZLY+PEAK+REWARD+VO+-+00000012.jpg
The UC Berkeley Police Department on Wednesday released a sketch of a suspect in a three-year-old Berkeley hills homicide case in which a 21-year-old Fremont man was fatally shot after trying to break up...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Hosting Low Dollar Fundraiser in SF]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 16:31:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-526926306.jpg
Hillary Clinton is headed back to the Bay Area on Friday evening for a low dollar fundraising event.

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<![CDATA[Clinton May Need to be Deposed: Judge]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 14:06:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ClintonAbedin-AP_11061119061.jpg
A federal judge said it "may be necessary" to depose Hillary Clinton about her personal e-mail server, in a freedom-of-information lawsuit over the employment of aide Huma Abedin, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 13:22:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_351548094733.jpg
Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

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