<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usWed, 22 Nov 2017 14:36:55 -0800Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:36:55 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Missing Pieces: Tracing Stolen Guns in California]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:29:59 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missingpieces-poster.jpg
A year-long investigation by more than a dozen NBC television stations that teamed with the nonprofit journalism organization “The Trace” identified 23,145 stolen firearms recovered by police nationwide between...
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<![CDATA[Motorist OK After Slamming Into Train in San Leandro]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:21:38 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Railroad3.JPG
It's a "miracle" that the driver of a car who drove around lowered railroad crossing arms, slamming into an Amtrak train, flying into the air and hitting another car, walked away from the crash in San Leandro on...

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<![CDATA[Texas Congressman Apologizes for Explicit Photo Posted Online]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:29:13 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gopTXCongressBarton_1200x675.jpg
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX 6th District), 68, apologized a day before Thanksgiving for a sexually explicit photo of him being shared on social media.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Students Discuss Alleged Misconduct at Presentation High]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:39:35 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1122-2017-PresentationHigh.jpg
Two former Presentation High students on Wednesday addressed allegations of sexual misconduct by teachers at the prestigious all-girls Catholic school in San Jose.

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<![CDATA[UC Berkeley Professor Warns of Killer Robots in Viral Video]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:53:24 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/killer+robots.jpg
A viral video that warns of killer robots — aka “slaughterbots” — taking control of the earth added fuel to an ongoing debate about the dangers of autonomous weapons.

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<![CDATA[Philly Mayor Calls Trump 'Bully' and 'Punk,' Questions Upbringing]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:52:22 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kenney1.JPG
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney unleashed an insult-laden tirade against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, denouncing the Trump administration's decision to end protections for Haitians and other immigrants...

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<![CDATA[Teen Fetching Ball in SF Stabbed by Man With Scissors: PD]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:24:52 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-475371683.jpg
A 45-year-old man on Tuesday stabbed a teenage boy who was trying to retrieve a ball that landed where the man was sitting, according to San Francisco police.

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<![CDATA[Drone Gives Eerie View of Abandoned NYC Tuberculosis Hospital]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:09:15 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/abandoned+hospital+7.JPG
A New York photographer captured this incredible aerial footage of the overgrown, long-shuttered Seaview Hospital and New York City Farm Colony on Staten Island. Matt Chirico traveled to the eerie complex...]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Caught Window Shopping at Lake Tahoe Strip Mall]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:47:57 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LakeTahoeBears.JPG
Looks like a trio of bears in Tahoe City couldn't quite wait until the end of the week to try to take advantage of Black Friday deals.

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<![CDATA[350 Firearms Lost or Stolen From DC-Area Police Since 2011]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:48:31 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missing+pieces+police+car.jpg
More than 350 firearms have been lost or stolen from local and federal police agencies headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area since 2011, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team.

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<![CDATA[Secret Conyers Settlement Raises New Questions in Congress]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:33:24 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/130535025-John-Conyers-Congress.jpg
The spotlight was already on a lack of accountability in how Congress handles sexual harassment claims when a newly reported accusation against Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., raised more questions Tuesday, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Home Values in San Jose Jump 12.3 Percent: Report]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:41:32 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ForSale1.jpg
Home values are once again on the rise across the country, and San Jose is leading the way, according to a report released on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Fire Norton, But Will That Make Defense Any Better?]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:16:17 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Nortongone.jpg
Some see the move by Jack Del Rio as a "scapegoat" situation

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<![CDATA[Niners Still Taking Their Time With Garoppolo]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:38:24 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/JimieGGG.jpg
Lynch says he liked what he saw from Beathard in victory over Giants before the bye week

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<![CDATA[Timeline of Kate Steinle Murder Trial]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:51:22 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Kate-Steinle-Portrait-001.PNG
The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm over immigration.
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<![CDATA[Man Formerly Held Captive in N. Korea Dies in Calif. ]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:11:03 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Mission-Bay-Park-Field-1117.jpg
A man held captive in a North Korean prison in 2010 and freed with the help of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter died in San Diego over the weekend after being found ablaze in a field.Aijalon M.

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<![CDATA[Jury Starts Deliberation on Kate Steinle Shooting Trial]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:55:57 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kate-steinle-images1.jpg
Jurors on Tuesday started weighing the fate of an undocumented Mexican immigrant who allegedly shot a woman on a San Francisco pier in a killing that stirred up fierce national debate on immigration.
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<![CDATA[For Sale: Lee Harvey Oswald's Original Grave Marker]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:28:31 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/oswald+headstone.JPG
A Dallas bar owner is trying to figure out what to do with Lee Harvey Oswald's original grave marker, 54 years after Oswald assassinated President John F. Kennedy in Dallas."It's in excellent condition," said...

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<![CDATA[SJSU Officer Attacked, 3 Suspects Taken Into Custody]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:34:25 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SJSU+Officer+Attack.JPG
A San Jose State University police officer on Tuesday was injured after being attacked by three suspects who have since been taken into custody, a university official said.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Aims to Shutter Two Pot-Selling Churches]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:18:41 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpotchurch1121_849784.JPG
Praying and pot? That's seems to be what two churches in San Jose are preaching. They say cannabis puts them closer to God. Now, the city is trying to shut them down.

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<![CDATA[Escaped Inmate Captured in Stockton, Other Still At Large]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:41:51 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/escaped+inmates-1106.jpg
A chase and shootout involving California Highway Patrol officers and two suspects in Stockton late Tuesday resulted in the arrest of one of two Santa Clara County escaped inmates, according to the CHP.

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<![CDATA[South Bay Teacher Accused of Inappropriately Touching Girl]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:14:59 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1121-2017-ChadZitzner.jpg
A San Jose Unified School District teacher accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl at a summer camp was arrested Tuesday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[Bishop O'Dowd Boasts Arguably Best Backcourt in Bay Area History]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:23:49 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bishop_ODowd_Boasts_Arguably_Best_Backcourt_in_Bay_Area_Hist.jpg
Best friends Naseem Gaskin and Elijah Hardy of Bishop O'Dowd recently signed their national letter of intents together. Gaskin is bound for Utah and Hardy for Washington. Colin Resch has more on what the dynamic...

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<![CDATA[Remains of 2 Victims Found at Site of Pa. Senior Center Fire]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:29:16 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/20171120+Senior+Home+Inferno1.jpg
The remains of two victims have been recovered from a burned out senior living community in West Chester Tuesday, five days after a massive fire broke out, officials said.Special agents with the the Bureau of...

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<![CDATA[Dramatic Video Shows N. Korean Soldier’s Sprint to Freedom]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:13:56 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+NK+DEFECTOR+THUMB.jpg
A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Transgender Advocates Memorialize Lost Lives in Concord]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:15:41 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Anti_Transgender_Policy_Protest_Takes_Place_in_the_Castro.jpg
In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Bay Area LGBTQ advocates on Monday held a vigil in to honor the record number of transgender people who were killed in the last year.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Fire Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr.]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:08:13 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nortAP_17281759369890.jpg
Ken Norton Jr.'s time with the Raiders is up.

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<![CDATA[Trump Administration Turns Back on NorCal Fire Victims]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:03:31 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trump_Administration_Turns_Back_on_NorCal_Fire_Victims.jpg
The Trump Administration is turning its back on a request to help Northern California fire victims. The White House's supplemental disaster funding request to Congress does not include a dime for California's...]]>
<![CDATA[For Raiders, Being 'Close' Won't Cut it Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:29:41 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jackandcarrrrr.jpg
If Raiders don't win five of their remaining six games, they'll likely miss the playoffs]]>