News as seen on | NBC Bay Area
6 hours ago

World's Plastic Waste Could Bury Manhattan 2 Miles Deep

World's Plastic Waste Could Bury Manhattan 2 Miles Deep

Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study. Plastics...

4 hours ago

Top 10 Donald Trump Google Searches During His First 6 Months in Office

Top 10 Donald Trump Google Searches During His First 6 Months in Office

Google shared their top U.S. searches involving President Trump heading into his six-month anniversary in office. Can you guess the most-searched term or phrase?

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Actor Bill Murray Pays Visit to Paralyzed Cal Rugby Player

Actor Bill Murray Pays Visit to Paralyzed Cal Rugby Player

Actor and comedian Bill Murray made a surprise visit to an injured Cal rugby player last weekend.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Jeff’s Forecast: Warming Weekend & Detwiler Fire

Jeff’s Forecast: Warming Weekend & Detwiler Fire

Comfortable weather Thursday but hotter weather ahead this weekend. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks this and conditions at the Detwiler Fire in your Microclimate Forecast.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Four Inmates Overdose at Santa Clara County Main Jail: Sheriff's Office

Four Inmates Overdose at Santa Clara County Main Jail: Sheriff's Office

Four Santa Clara County Main Jail inmates were rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after an apparent drug overdose, Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Rich Glennon said. Jean Elle reports.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

San Jose Police Dog Bites Toddler as Cops Search for Wanted Felon

San Jose Police Dog Bites Toddler as Cops Search for Wanted Felon

A 22-month-old girl was bitten by a police dog inside her San Jose home last week as officers searched for a wanted felon. Ian Cull reports.

5 minutes ago

O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Set for Thursday

O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Set for Thursday

O.J. Simpson became a legend on the football field and a star on the big screen, but now he'll plead for release from a Nevada prison after more than eight years. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Wildfire in Mariposa County, Near Yosemite, Spreads to 75 Square Miles

Wildfire in Mariposa County, Near Yosemite, Spreads to 75 Square Miles

A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee tiny, Gold Rush-era towns, destroying 29 structures and wafting a smoky...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

'Disturbing Scene': Man Pushing Stroller Fatally Shot in Street Near Hayward: Sheriff's Office

'Disturbing Scene': Man Pushing Stroller Fatally Shot in Street Near Hayward: Sheriff's Office

A man pushing a stroller with a 3-month-old child in it was killed in a shooting in unincorporated Hayward Wednesday afternoon, an Alameda County sheriff's spokesman said. Sergio Quintana reports.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

UCSF Cancer Specialist Says McCain Has Tough Road Ahead

UCSF Cancer Specialist Says McCain Has Tough Road Ahead

While many who know Sen. John McCain are predicting he'll put up a strong fight against his brain cancer, Dr. Susan Chang, UCSF director of neuro oncology, says the type of tumor McCain has infiltrates...

Top Stories
OJ Simpson Faces High-Stakes Nevada Parole Hearing
OJ Simpson Faces High-Stakes Nevada Parole Hearing

OJ Simpson will appear Thursday before members of a the Nevada Parole Board, who will decide whether the NFL Hall of Fame football player should be released after serving nearly nine years of a 33-year sentence...

70,096-Acre Detwiler Fire Guts 45 Structures Near Yosemite
70,096-Acre Detwiler Fire Guts 45 Structures Near Yosemite

A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened...

Rape Reported at Stanford University Student Housing
Rape Reported at Stanford University Student Housing

Stanford University has issued an alert about a rape that reportedly took place at a student residence on campus.

Feet Jabbed Into Empty Row Make for In-Flight 'Nightmare'
Feet Jabbed Into Empty Row Make for In-Flight 'Nightmare'

A California woman thought she had hit the jackpot when she boarded a JetBlue plane for a short flight this week: she had an entire row to herself. "I left the armrests up so I could bask in the comfort of my...

Top 'Trump' Google Searches Reveal Country's Curiosities
Top 'Trump' Google Searches Reveal Country's Curiosities

A look at a person's search history can reveal their genuine curiosities. A country's search history has the power to unveil what's on the minds of an entire nation. Americans have a lot of questions about...

UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to ISIS, al-Qaeda
UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to ISIS, al-Qaeda

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaeda. The eight additions to the U.N.