<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Southern California News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sat, 30 May 2015 07:44:51 -0700 Sat, 30 May 2015 07:44:51 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fatal Crash Shuts Freeway Ramp in Boyle Heights]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 07:39:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/5-30-15-5+freeway+fatal+crash+boyle+heights.JPG
A man died Saturday morning when he lost control of his SUV and became wedged underneath a freeway ramp in Boyle Heights, officials said.

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<![CDATA[3.8-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Indio]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 22:47:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*122/120608+Generic+Earthquake.jpg
A preliminary 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck near the Palm Springs area Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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<![CDATA[Gun Range Next to School Raises Parents' Ire]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 23:15:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/5-29-15-Bullets.JPG
Parents are up in arms over bullet fragments that litter a school playground in Redondo Beach from a neighboring open-air police shooting range and have filed a lawsuit.]]>
<![CDATA[Priest Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Woman]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 00:17:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/05.29.15_Marcelo-De-Jesumaria.JPG
A Catholic priest was found guilty Friday in federal court of sexually assaulting a woman aboard a flight from Philadelphia to LAX.]]>
<![CDATA[Student Calls School's "Battle of Sexes" Sexist]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 23:37:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-29-15_Battle_Sexes.jpg
Some say "The Battle of Sexes," a tradition that pits boys against girls at a high school in Whittier, got out of hand.]]>
<![CDATA[Rebate Mistake Could Cost Customers Thousands]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 17:08:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/drought-lawn-sprinkler-2015.jpg
A warning to LADWP consumers eager to earn a rebate for replacing their grass with drought-friendly landscaping: application mistakes could cost you thousands of dollars.]]>
<![CDATA[Vroom Vroom: Zipcars For Rent at Metro Lines in LA ]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 19:55:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/11-18-14_Zipcar.JPG
A new way to get around town involving a partnership between the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Zipcar was announced Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Angry At Flier Singling Out Minorities]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 18:14:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/05-29-15_Toscana-Flier-Controversy.jpg
Controversy is shaking up an Irvine apartment complex after a flier appeared in community elevators specifically asking African-American residents to speak quietly and to turn down music levels at night.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Found Locked in Room, Used Bucket As Toilet: DA]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 22:31:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web_lancaster_jane_6p_1200x675_454320707906.jpg
A mother and father pleaded not guilty to child abuse and false imprisonment charges Thursday partially stemming from allegations they forced one of their children to use a bucket as a toilet while locked in...]]>
<![CDATA[OC Health Fair Offers Free Care, Even for the Insured]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 14:22:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/dentist+doctor+medical+anaheim+health+fair.JPG
People of all ages, with all kinds of health needs, came to an Orange County convention center Friday as the Anaheim Free Health Fair kicked off for the ninth year Friday.

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<![CDATA[Police Stepping Up Patrols After Attempted Kidnapping]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 22:29:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/van052915.PNG
A boy is recuperating and a South Bay police department on alert after men in a van tried to kidnap him Thursday. "The g

Photo Credit: Palos Verdes Estates Police]]>
<![CDATA[Arson Suspect Arrested in Fatal West Hollywood Fire]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 12:56:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/05-29-2015-fire-west-hollywood-1.JPG
A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and arson Thursday in connection with a fatal fire at an abandoned building last week in West Hollywood.

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<![CDATA[Bear Sighting in Pasadena Neighborhood]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 15:33:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_PASADENA_TEEN_ATTACKED-_LOPEZ_1200x675_441832515660.jpg
A bear sighting in a Pasadena neighborhood Friday prompted authorities to advise residents to stay inside while they worked to clear "the scene."]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Having Sex With Temecula Teen]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 10:04:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/handcuffs5.jpg
A San Diego man was arrested Wednesday, accused of having a sexual relationship with a Temecula teenager.

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<![CDATA[Vet Dies After Drop From County Fair Attraction]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 14:48:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/5-29-15+Navy+Death+San+Bernardino+Fair+FreeDrop+USA.JPG
A Navy veteran died several hours after a mishap on a platform dive attraction making its debut at a Southern California fair Thursday night, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Traffic Headaches]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 08:23:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/05-29-2015-freeway-10-mid-city.JPG
Southern California is known for its traffic and congestion. Here are some snapshots to prove it.

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<![CDATA[Truck Slams Through 10 Freeway Divider]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:38:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/05-29-2015-freeway-10-mid-city.JPG
Traffic backed up during the morning commute Friday after a dump truck slammed through a freeway divider in the Mid-City area.

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<![CDATA[South Bay Beaches Reopen]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 00:21:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/05-28-2015-beach-oil-tar-cleanup.JPG
South Bay beaches were reopened Friday after being closed for more than two days because mysterious globs of a tar-like substance, enough to fill a large dump truck, had washed ashore earlier in the week.

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<![CDATA[Carjacked BMW Crashed Into Tree ]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 05:13:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/failll.PNG
After carjacking a brand-new BMW with paper license plates, the suspects slammed the car into a tree in Pasadena.

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<![CDATA[Assailants Tried to Pull Boy Into Van: Police]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:53:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/05-29-2015-van-kidnap-attempt-rancho-palos-verdes.JPG
A man driving what was described as a 1980s-style van tried to kidnap an 11-year-old boy as he was walking to his home from a school bus stop in Palos Verdes Estates, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Man Barricaded in Panorama City Home ]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 18:47:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SDPD-generic-night-2015.jpg
A man barricaded in a Panorama City home Thursday after police responded to reports of a woman screaming near the area, Los Angeles police officer Jack Richter said.

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<![CDATA[Bill Robles Reveals the Confidential Courtroom]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 18:56:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*172/5-28-15-Bill-Robles-camerondiaz+copy.jpg
Courtroom sketch articles Bill Robles is behind pictures of history when courtrooms go confidential. "When the cameras aren't allowed, we're king," he says, as he adds color to what's supposed to be a...

Photo Credit: Bill Robles]]>
<![CDATA[Bill Robles: Painting Pictures of a Murder Case]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:51:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/169*120/5-28-15-Bill-Robles-manson9.jpg
Just before Charles Manson was set to go on trial for multiple murders in 1970, a young up-and-coming artist was looking for a job.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Hurt in West LA Bank Robbery]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 00:06:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/05.28.15_OneWest-Bank-Robbery.JPG
Police are looking for three men who injured three people in a violent takeover bank robbery in West Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.

Photo Credit: Sean Browning]]>
<![CDATA[Family Grieving Daughter Finds Solace in Community]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 22:04:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-28-15+Dana+Housley.JPG
A family's bereavement has turned to gratitude and thankfulness toward the thousands of people who supported them in the final days of their daughter's life. Larry and Julieta Housely loved their daughter...

Photo Credit: Courtesy: Housley Family]]>
<![CDATA[New Credit Card Warning: Don't Give Up Your Code]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:54:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/credit+cards+generic.jpg
The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers of a new scam targeting credit card holders' security codes.

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<![CDATA[OC Triplets Headed to College Together ... at MIT]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 08:21:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/goul-triplets-MIT-college-accepted.jpg
A set of triplets from the same Orange County school was admitted together to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Sage Hill School]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Sunrises and Sunsets]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 13:38:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/05-28-2015-sunrise-sunset-seal-beach-scott-jones-2.jpg
Images of sunrises and sunsets from across the Southland. Send your image to isee@nbcla.com.

Photo Credit: Scott Jones]]>
<![CDATA[Multiple People Being Treated for Injuries in Monterey Park Fire]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 13:38:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stock-breaking-news-graphic-generic.jpg
A fire at a Monterey Park business left multiple people being treated for injuries, fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Defense For Ex-LAPD Officer Presents Case]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 13:12:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/224*120/incustody+1.jpg
After five days of prosecution witnesses, the defense for a former Los Angeles Police Department officer is getting to present evidence in the case. Mary O'Callaghan is charged with assault under the color...]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Recovers at SeaWorld After Harpoon Attack]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:04:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP403435300886_SeaLionHarpooned.jpg
An impaled sea lion is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued off the Southern California coast. Officials say it appears that someone stabbed the 600 pound creature with a homemade spear.

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Not Guilty to Arson in Da Vinci Fire]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 22:49:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-28-15+DTLA+Arson+Suspect.JPG
A man accused of setting fire to an under-construction apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles, causing tens of millions of dollars in damage, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to arson charges.

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<![CDATA[Beach Tar Ball Cleanup to Continue Into Weekend]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:16:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/05-28-2015-beach-oil-tar-cleanup-2.JPG
Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches remained closed Thursday after tar-like globs ranging from the size of golf balls to footballs began washing ashore.

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<![CDATA[Charges Filed Against Man Beaten in Horse Pursuit]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:41:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-9-15+Horse+Pursuit+Beating+Sheriff+Apple+Valley+7.JPG
The Southern California man who was beaten by sheriff's deputies at the end of a horseback pursuit filmed exclusively by NBC4 has been charged with multiple counts in connection with the pursuit.]]>
<![CDATA[IE Woman Allegedly Beaten to Death by Transient Son]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 10:11:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A transient was arrested on suspicion of beating his mother to death in Rancho Cucamonga Wednesday, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Students Advance to Spelling Bee Semis]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:23:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/05-28-2015-spelling-bee-ca-cooper-jenna.jpg
Two Southern California students will be among 49 spellers competing in Thursday's semifinals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.

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<![CDATA[Parents Fear Deadly Accident Near LA School]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:23:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_CHILDREN_SIDEWALK_SAFETY-_BALDONADO_1200x675_452809795863.jpg
Parents fear a deadly accident could take place along a sidewalk where children walk to school in an affluent area of Los Angeles.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Injured After OC Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:59:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/suspected+gang+member+orange+police+shooting.JPG
Two people, including an alleged gang member, were sent to the hospital following an officer-involved shooting in Orange County Thursday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA[Petroleum Glob Cleanup on Beaches]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 06:33:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/05-28-2015-beach-oil-tar-cleanup-2.JPG
Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches were closed after small globs of what officials called a petroleum product began washing ashore.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Man Hospitalized After Police Shooting]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 03:50:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/5-28-2015-OIS.JPG
Officers gunned down a man described as drunk and acting violently in Long Beach Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Boys Shot Through Bedroom Window, 1 Hurt by Glass]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 20:59:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/5-28-2015-BedroomShooting1.JPG
Two boys were hit by gunfire through a bedroom window in Azusa late Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Baby Dies After Being Hit By Van in Pomona]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 01:45:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/5-28-2015-BabyDeath.JPG
A baby boy died after being hit by a minivan in Pomona Wednesday.

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[Beverly Grove Residents Face Eviction]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 23:45:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150527-beverly-grove-neighborhood.jpg
A California law called the Ellis Act ostensibly allows landlords to "go out of business" and evict tenants in rent-controlled properties.

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<![CDATA[Uribe and Callaspo Discuss Trade]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 03:48:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-05-27+at+8.51.58+PM.png
Juan Uribe and Alberto Callaspo discuss the trade between the Dodgers and Braves that had the players walking 130 feet into opposing locker rooms.

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<![CDATA[Teen Softball Player Dies Following Collapse]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:59:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/5-26-15+Dana+Housley.JPG
A teenage softball player who was fighting for her life after collapsing at a game has died, her team tweeted Wednesday night.

Photo Credit: Courtesy: CalThunder]]>
<![CDATA[Father, 3-Year-Old Son Found Dead in OC Home: Deputies]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 09:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150527-trabuco-canyon-standoff.jpg
A 41-year-old man who was locked in a standoff with SWAT officers was found shot to death – as well as his 3-year-old son – when officers made their way inside the Orange County home Wednesday night, officials...

Photo Credit: KNBC/OnScene TV]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbor Gets Cellphone Video After Car Break-In]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:13:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/05.27.15_Murrieta-Car-Thief-BreakIn.JPG
A quick-thinking neighbor caught a man breaking into cars along his Riverside County street, and was able to give investigators a good look at the suspect.]]>