<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - News as seen on ]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:56 -0700 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:56 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[BART's Transbay Tube Shutdown as Crews Work on Repairs]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:42:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart-tunnel-transbay.jpg BART officials are offering a temporary bus service during the Transbay Tube shutdown this weekend, Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[BART Offers Bus Service During Transbay Tube Shutdown]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:23:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012510249_1200x675_495124035945.jpg BART officials are offering a temporary bus service during the Transbay Tube shutdown. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Sacramento County Grass Fire Destroys 8 Homes, Displaces Residents]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:53:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012510323_1200x675_495090755918.jpg Clean up has started after a fast-moving grass fire ripped through part of a mobile home community on Thursday. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Warm and Humid Weekend]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:30:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fri_am_1200x675_495085123521.jpg Meteorologist Kari Hall has details on a muggy weekend.]]> <![CDATA[New CPUC President Calls Position "Most Frustrating Job" He's Ever Had]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:42:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/194*120/main20.jpg The California Public Utilities Commission remains under multiple criminal investigations. Digging out from scandal, controversy and the loss of credibility is the job of new commission president, Michael Picker. In his first in-depth television interview, Picker sat down with NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski reports in a story that aired on July 30, 2015.]]> <![CDATA[Redwood City Suspends Invocations at City Council Meetings]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:30:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2015-Invocation.jpg Redwood City has temporarily suspended invocations at city council meetings. Jean Elle reports.]]> <![CDATA[8 Homes Destroyed After Grass Fire Rips Through Mobile Home Park in Sacramento County]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:22:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2015-ShermanFire.jpg A fast-moving grass fire ripped through a Sacramento County mobile home park Thursday afternoon, destroying eight homes and prompting evacuations in the area. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Teen in Court for 1st Time in Maddy Middleton Case]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:23:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/santa-cruz-perp-walk-raw---00001913.jpg The Santa Cruz 15-year-old charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and raping an 8-year-old girl made his first court appearance on Thursday in a brief hearing. Peggy Bunker reports.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley College Students Aim To Help The Most People, Not Make The Most Money, With Their Tech Inventions]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:09:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/frugal+labs+2.jpg The mission of Santa Clara University's Frugal Innovation Lab is to create technology that will help the world's poor live a better life.]]> <![CDATA[Family to Pay Price for Trying to Sue Ammo Dealers]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:16:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2015-Lawsuit.jpg The family of an Aurora, Colorado shooting victim was ordered to pay $200,000 in court fees for the ammo dealers they tried to sue, a ruling that has sparked moral outrage. But how are the fees that high for a case that never went to court? And why weren't they given that day in court to begin with? Sam Brock talks to the experts.

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<![CDATA[Teachers Can't Afford to Live in Bay Area: Report]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:56:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/classroom5.jpg Rising housing costs in California have made it unaffordable for teachers to buy homes, especially in the Bay Area, a new report concludes. Christie Smith reports.]]> <![CDATA[SJ Burglary Victims Lost Nearly $80M in 2014: DOJ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:45:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj-burglary.jpg Burglars and thieves took nearly $80 million in cash and goods from people in SJ last year, according to data NBC Bay Area has obtained from the California Department of Justice. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[SFPD: Suspect Dead, 2 Officers Injured After Altercation]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:48:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STR+SF+IN+CUSTODY+DEATH+1+-+WE+DID+BUY+-+00014629.jpg One person is dead after allegedly fleeing a crash in San Francisco's Marina District and then getting into an altercation with police officers and injuring two of them early Thursday morning, police said. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[3-Alarm Fire Prompts Evacuations in Sacramento County]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:26:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2015-ShermanFire.jpg A three-alarm grass fire has prompted evacuations at a mobile-home park in Sacramento County.

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<![CDATA[Family, Friends, Colleagues Remember Sgt. Scott Lunger]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/justin-green-lunger-partner.jpg Family members and fellow officers spoke at an emotional funeral ceremony this morning for Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger, who was slain during a traffic stop last week. Jodi Hernandez and Chuck Coppola report.

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<![CDATA[Teen in Court for 1st Time in Maddy Middleton Case]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:35:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/T48+SANTA+CRUZ+GIRL+VO+SOTVO+-+20022027.jpg The Santa Cruz 15-year-old charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and raping an 8-year-old girl made his first court appearance on Thursday in a brief hearing. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[RAW: Aerial View of Motorcade for Slain Hayward Sergeant]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:09:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012498736_1200x675_494349891765.jpg The NBC Bay Area chopper flew over Oracle Arena on Thursday, July 30, 2015 before the funeral of Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger.]]> <![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: Teen Charged in Maddy Middleton Murder Makes First Court Appearance]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:16:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012498675_1200x675_494332995617.jpg The Santa Cruz 15-year-old charged as an adult in the killing an 8-year-old girl made his first court appearance on Thursday in a brief hearing.]]> <![CDATA[Memorial for Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger: Officer's Sister Sings "The Star-Spangled Banner"]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:04:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sierra-lunger.jpg Slain Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger's sister, Sierra Lunger, performs "The Star-Spangled Banner" at her brother's memorial service in Oakland, Thursday, July 30, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Slain Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger's Partner, Officer Justin Green, Speaks at Memorial]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:08:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/justin-green-lunger-partner.jpg The partner of slain Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger, Officer Justin Green, speaks at Lunger's memorial service in Oakland, Thursday, July 30, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Preparing for Procession, Funeral for Slain Hayward Police Sergeant]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:50:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012495804_1200x675_494189123664.jpg The Bay Area began preparing for the procession and funeral of slain Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger. Kris Sanchez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Three Suspicious Fires Along Highway 24 in Lafayette: Contra Costa County Fire]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:52:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012495801_1200x675_494188099711.jpg Overnight, ten fire crews were called out to put out three small fires along Highway 24, in Lafayette, along the stretch of Oak Hill Road west to El Nido Ranch Road. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Still warm today]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:30:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/thur_am_1200x675_494144579815.jpg Meteorologist Kari Hall previews the weekend after scorching temperatures this week.]]> <![CDATA[USOC Exploring Possible LA-San Francisco Joint Olympics Bid]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:40:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012489612_1200x675_493983811513.jpg With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, LA is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area cooperation. Ian Cull reports.]]> <![CDATA[USOC Exploring Possible Los Angeles-San Francisco Joint Olympics Bid]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:40:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/larry+baer+interview+-+10334211.jpg With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area cooperation. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Big Turnout Best Way to Honor Sgt. Lunger: Hayward Police Chief]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:37:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/T5A+HAYWARD+LUNGER+VIEWING+VO+-+00000000.jpg Hayward Police Chief Diane Urban said that having a large turnout for the memorial service on Thursday for slain Sgt. Scott Lunger will be the best way for the community to honor him and support her department. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[SF Bicyclists Protest Police Enforcement]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:35:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2015-SFBicycle.jpg San Francisco bicyclists are planning to slow traffic by stopping at every stop sign on the Wiggle, a popular bike route between Golden Gate Park and Market streets. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:25:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012489599_1200x675_493977667967.jpg With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area cooperation. Ian Cull reports.]]> <![CDATA[Teen Charged as Adult in Death of 8-Year-Old Maddy Middleton]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:30:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Adrian-Jerry-Gonzalez.jpg The Santa Cruz County District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl who vanished while riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday afternoon. Kim Yonenaka reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Bicyclists Protest Police]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:53:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2015-Bicyclist.jpg San Francisco bicyclists are planning to slow traffic by stopping at every stop sign on the Wiggle, a popular bike route between Golden Gate Park and Market streets. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Kris Sanchez]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:59:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kris-Sanchez-0715.jpg

Kris Sanchez anchors the weekend editions of Today in the Bay, NBC Bay Area’s morning news program.

Prior to joining the NBC Bay Area family, Kris anchored newscasts in El Paso, Texas, Grand Junction, Colorado, Fresno and Los Angeles.

Kris also worked for Channel One news, a current events network for middle and high school students across the nation. As a correspondent, she covered the 2000 presidential campaign and traveled to Central America for the handover of the Panama Canal and to cover humanitarian work. Kris was honored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for her feature, “Cesar Chavez, A Legacy of Hope.”

Kris graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Journalism and Spanish language. As a journalist, Kris takes pleasure in being a life-long learner. She especially enjoys telling the stories of the diverse Bay Area community.

Off camera, Kris makes a lot of cupcakes and blanket forts with her two rowdy little girls. She and her husband enjoy cooking together and spending time with family, friends and their bulldog Mexi.

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<![CDATA[SJPD Staffing Issues Takes Toll on Sex Assault Unit]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:33:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/sjpg.jpg The San Jose Police Department's staffing issues are now taking a toll on its sexual assault unit. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Dangerous Heat Hits Bay Area]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:44:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sun_Trees_Heat_Generic.jpg Triple-digit temps hit the Bay Area Wednesday as part of a July heat wave. Christie Smith and Jeff Ranieri report.

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<![CDATA[SF Bicyclists Protest Police Enforcement]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:37:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2015-Bicyclist.jpg San Francisco bicyclists are planning to slow traffic by stopping at every stop sign on the Wiggle, a popular bike route between Golden Gate Park and Market streets. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Violent Weekend Prompts SJPD to Seek Help From Other Agencies]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:32:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpd-generic.jpg A violent weekend that included two homicides has prompted San Jose police to ask for help from other agencies. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Wragg Fire Grows to 7,100 Acres, 80% Contained]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:27:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WRAGGFIRE.jpg The Wragg Fire in Solano and Napa counties spread to 7,100 acres by Wednesday morning and was 80 percent contained, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Teen Charged as Adult in Death of 8-Year-Old Maddy Middleton]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:29:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Adrian-Jerry-Gonzalez.jpg The Santa Cruz County District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl who vanished while riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday afternoon. Michelle Roberts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Maddy Middleton Murder: Santa Cruz DA Announces Charges vs. Teen Suspect]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:39:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012484373_1200x675_493579843682.jpg The Santa Cruz District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Cruz 15-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Death of Maddy Middleton]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:19:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Adrian-Jerry-Gonzalez.jpg The Santa Cruz District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday afternoon. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Public Viewing and Service for Slain Hayward Sergeant]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:35:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012480759_1200x675_493447235883.jpg A public viewing and service are being held Wednesday and Thursday for slain Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger. Kris Sanchez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Cruz DA to Address Maddy Middleton's Death]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:53:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012480763_1200x675_493449283783.jpg The Santa Cruz District Attorney on Wednesday is holding a news conference to address the death of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton. Jeffrey Rosell will make an announcement at 11 a.m. on the Santa Cruz County courthouse steps. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Vegetation Fire Burns off Highway 24 Near Lafayette]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:08:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012480220_1200x675_493346371806.jpg A grass fire broke out early Wednesday along Highway 24 in Lafayette, just before the morning commute. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Dangerous heat today]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wed_am_1200x675_493324867640.jpg Hot weather peaks today. Meteorologist Kari Hall has details in the forecast.]]> <![CDATA['This Is A Tremendous Loss': Friends, Family Mourn Loss of San Jose Hockey Player]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:27:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2015-Kiehl.jpg Family and friends are mourning the death of a 19-year-old hockey player who was gunned down near his San Jose home. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Flare-Up of Wragg Fire in Solano Co. Grows to 400 Acres]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:25:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2015-WraggFlareUp.jpg The flare-up Tuesday afternoon of the Wragg Fire in Wildhorse Canyon in Solano County has now reached 400 acres and an evacuation center has been established in Vacaville, Cal Fire officials said. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Vigil Held for 8-Year-Old Maddy Middleton Killed in Santa Cruz]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:22:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2015-MaddyVigil.jpg Several hundred people came together late Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to remember an 8-year-old girl killed in Santa Cruz. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Artist Builds Macabre Chapel in Petaluma Warehouse]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:10:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2015-PetalumaChapel.jpg Artist builds chapel inside Petaluma warehouse for the BurningMan Arts festival in Nevada. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[Conference at NASA Ames Talks Drone Safety, Privacy Risks]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:39:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drone-generic-carlsbad-0926.jpg A conference on how to manage drones was held Tuesday at the NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Swimmers Attempt First Of Their Kind San Francisco-To-Farallon Islands Swims]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:38:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/farallon+swim+2.jpg Simon Dominguez and Kim Chambers are members of Night Train Swimmers, a group of long-distance swimmers who dream up epic swims to challenge themselves and raise money for charity.]]> <![CDATA[Flare-Up of Wragg Fire Reported in Solano County Grows to 400 Acres]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:45:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wraggfiremain.jpg A flare-up of the Wragg Fire in Solano County has promoted new mandatory evacuations and road closures Tuesday afternoon, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]>