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  1. Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder chargeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | NBC29

    Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case. A jury can still conclude that simply handling a semi-automatic pistol in a crowded tourist area was so reckless that he's guilty of second-degree murder rather than a less severe manslaughter allegation, legal experts said.

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  2. Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NBC29

    A San Francisco judge is set to hear evidence in a shooting at a city pier that became a flash... SAN FRANCISCO - The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say show the killing was an accident. But San Francisco police inspector John Evans testified the bullet traveled in a straight line, suggesting Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez was pointing the gun in the direction of Kate Steinle, 32. The competing versions of the same event emerged Wednesday during the second day of a preliminary hearing held to determine if there's enough evidence for Lopez-Sanchez to stand trial on murder charges.

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  3. Ballistic expert testifies in San Francisco pier murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NBC29

    A San Francisco judge is set to hear evidence in a shooting at a city pier that became a flash... SAN FRANCISCO - The bullet that killed a young San Francisco woman may have ricocheted before striking her in the back while she was sightseeing with her father along the city's popular waterfront, a ballistic expert testified Wednesday. The testimony could prove important after Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez admitted to firing the fatal shot, but said it was an accident.

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  4. Investigator says suspect admitted to San Francisco shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC29

    The murder suspect at the center of a national immigration debate admitted to shooting and killing a young San Francisco woman out for an evening stroll with her father, a homicide investigator testified Tuesday. But it still remains unclear whether Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez purposely or accidentally fired the shot that fatally struck Kate Steinle in the back as she walked along the city's scenic waterfront in the early evening of July 1. The second day of a preliminary hearing to determine if there's enough evidence to schedule a murder trial continues Wednesday after three police detectives testified Tuesday.

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  5. Maryland moves last inmates from decrepit Baltimore jailRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC29

    The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many blazes burning unchecked in the region. Firefighters in Washington state kept a wary eye Tuesday on rising temperatures and winds that threatened to expand what's already the largest wildfire on record in the state.

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  6. Police: Tourists took photos of San Francisco murder suspectRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC29

    Police investigators testified Tuesday that tourists captured photographs of a murder suspect moments before and after he is alleged to have randomly shot to death a young woman on a waterfront pier. Neither photo shown in court clearly showed the face of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a Mexican national who was in the country illegally.

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  7. AP Interview: US eyes migration, poverty as pope trip themesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC29

    Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings. Far away from California's coast, where the Pacific Ocean currents swirl, the blue of the sea was replaced by fishing nets, buckets, buoys, laundry baskets and unidentifiable pieces of plastic that floated past the... A small winged bug is drawing concern in some high-desert communities on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada.

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  8. Hearing set for immigrant charged in San Francisco slayingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | NBC29

    The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many blazes burning unchecked in the region. The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many blazes burning unchecked in the region.

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  9. Poll: Low marks for grading teachers based on kids' testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    HOLD FOR RELEASE 7 P.M. EDT SUNDAY, AUG. 23 Graphic shows results of Gallup poll on education; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on standardized tests, according to a survey.

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  10. Police: Trooper shot, critically injured during traffic stopRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    The massive cloud of smoke is expected to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday, but as air quality improves fire behavior could become more erratic and intense, fire officials said. The massive cloud of smoke began to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday.

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  11. Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    The prosecutor who gained national attention as a key player in the unsuccessful case against Casey Anthony says he committed no crime on the cheating website, Ashley Madison, and will not resign his post. The prosecutor is drawn time and again to the parking lot where flowers and candles now mark where he tried to save a social worker's life.

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  12. 25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    Former President Jimmy Carter taught two Sunday School classes on Sunday in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, three days after receiving radiation treatment for cancer. The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy, ask God for strength.

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  13. Travers next race for Triple Crown winner American PharoahRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings. Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings.

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  14. Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    A juror who heard evidence in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer said he challenged his colleagues to determine what an unarmed black man did to lead the defendant to fatally shoot him. A juror who heard evidence in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer said he challenged his colleagues to determine what an unarmed black man did to lead the defendant to fatally shoot him.

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  15. Boaters mapping Pacific garbage to arrive in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NBC29

    Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings. Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean will return to San Francisco and share preliminary findings.

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  16. Short, sharp earthquake jolts San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | NBC29

    Three years ago, California voters passed a proposition to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools.

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  17. Damages in Colorado mine spill will take years to tabulateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | NBC29

    A spill containing lead and arsenic from the abandoned Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colo., leaked into ... . Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy takes questions from members of the media at a news conference on the recent Colorado mine spill after speaking at a Resources for the Future policy leadership forum,... .

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  18. Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | NBC29

    San Francisco... . In this Thursday, July 30, 2015, photo, Mohammed Nuru, director of San Francisco Public Works, demonstrates how water bounces off a wall covered with repellant paint outside a Mission District transit station in San Francisco.

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  19. Residents evacuate after new wildfire erupts near blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | NBC29

    Wildfire crews battling a rapidly growing fire on the Arizona-California bor... . In this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 photo, smoke billows over Topock Marsh in the Mohave Valley south of Bullhead City, Ariz.

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  20. The Latest: Residents say California wildfire spread fastRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | NBC29

    A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional. A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional.

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