<![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, 29 Aug 2015 16:37:58 -0700 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:37:58 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LAFD Pilot Laid to Rest in Service ]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:59:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/LAFD5.jpg
Family and friends gathered Saturday to honor a Los Angeles County firefighter pilot who died earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Dog Receovering After Being Stabbed Multiple Times]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:11:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dog93.JPG
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who stabbed an American Staffordshire Terrier Friday in Santa Paula.

Photo Credit: Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center ]]>
<![CDATA[Group Fight Turns Into Stabbing Near USC]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:00:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/usc_stabbing.PNG
At least one person was stabbed after a verbal argument turned into a fist fight near USC early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Watches Burglary on Cellphone]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:14:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cellphone_home_burglary.PNG
A homeowner witnessed an intruder burglarize his North Hollywood home from his cellphone while he was away at work.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Harassment of School Principal]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:35:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Elementary_Staff_Member_Anonymous_Writes_Racial_Epithets_About_Principle_1200x675_515445315562.jpg
Parents and community members were shocked to learn a school principal in Highland was the target of racial harassment.]]>
<![CDATA[Kershaw K's Cubs in Utley's Homecoming]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:19:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-28+at+9.26.40+PM.png
Clayton Kershaw struck out 14 and Chase Utley scored and knocked in a run in his Los Angeles homecoming as the Dodgers won their fourth straight game, 4-1 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night at Dodger...

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<![CDATA[Quakes Shake 10-Man Galaxy To Win Cali Clasico 1-0]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:16:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-28+at+10.58.23+PM.png
One goal was all the Quakes needed to dispatch of their rivals as Shea Salinas' headed in a rebound in the 19th minute and San Jose defeated the LA Galaxy 1-0 on Friday night.

Photo Credit: Twitter / @LAGalaxy]]>
<![CDATA[Two Arrested After Fontana Auto Shop Raid]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:03:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/08.28.15_Fontana-Nitrous-Raid.JPG
Loaded guns, cash, marijuana and nitrous oxide tanks were seized Friday night in a raid on a Fontana auto repair shop.]]>
<![CDATA[Caltrans Officials Pull Out of Golf Tournament After Audit]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:35:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/08.28.15_Golfing-Generic-lagenerics.JPG
Three high-ranking Caltrans executives said Friday they will pull out of a charity golf tournament scheduled for next week in Orange County, just a day after a state audit found a Caltrans engineer had...]]>
<![CDATA[Is Cellphone Insurance Worth the Price?]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:31:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-21-15-Broken-Cellphone.jpg
That moment when you see your precious cellphone or tablet fall to ground is enough to make anyone stress out — especially if it ends in a shattered screen. In that worst-case scenario, can cellphone insurance...]]>
<![CDATA[Vin Scully to Return to the Booth in 2016]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 04:47:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-08-28+at+7.49.21+PM.png
In a prepared video segment put on the jumbotrons at Dodger Stadium on Friday night, Magic Johnson and Jimmy Kimmel announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to call Dodgers games in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Mountain Lion Tranquilized After Auto Body Shop Visit]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:03:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/8-28-15-mountain+lion.jpg
A mountain lion was tranquilized after it hid under a truck at an auto body shop in Acton on Friday.

Photo Credit: Ed Frommer]]>
<![CDATA[Carson Gaining Support for NFL Football]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/04-24-2015-carson-nfl-stadium-4.jpg
City officials and other supporters gathered Friday in favor of a plan to secure an NFL stadium in Carson that could bring two new teams to the Southland.

Photo Credit: Manica Architecture]]>
<![CDATA[New Options As Drug-Resistant Lice Spread]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:50:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/091208lice.jpg
As children start school, it’s not just the homework that's a big worry. Head lice is also a big concern, especially after a recent study showed many states — including California — now has lice that has become...]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found in Car After Canyon Road Crash]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:35:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/08-28-2015-bmw-car-crash-malibu-canyon-1.JPG
The body of a man was found inside a vehicle that crashed Thursday night about 250 feet down the side of Malibu Canyon Road.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Heat Wave: What You Need to Know ]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:21:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/234*120/hot5.JPG
Residents were advised to take precautions Friday as temperatures are expected to peak, soaring into the 90s and triple-digits across the Southland.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Flies Drone Near LAPD Chopper in Hollywood]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:36:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/8-28-15-hollywood+drone.JPG
Los Angeles police took a man's drone Thursday night after he flew it during a "perimeter operation" in Hollywood and almost collided with an LAPD helicopter, police said.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA[Water Main Break Floods Streets in Reseda]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/reseda_water_main_break_082815.PNG
A water main break flooded streets in a neighborhood in Reseda early Friday morning.

Photo Credit: LoudLabs]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought in Road Rage Body Slam Caught on Video]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:10:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/08-28-2015-road-rage-koreatown-1.jpg
Authorities are searching for the man who slammed another man to ground, fracturing his skull, in a road rage attack that was caught on video.

Photo Credit: LAPD
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<![CDATA[Police Shoot Man Armed With Builder's Level]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:55:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/08-28-2015-van-nuys-shooting-police-lapd.jpg
Police fatally shot a man who allegedly assaulted one of the officers Thursday night in Van Nuys, according to the LAPD.

Photo Credit: Toni Guinyard, KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Burglar Assaults Elderly Woman in Torrance]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:44:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/torrance_burglary.PNG
An elderly woman was assaulted after a man broke into her home early Friday morning in Torrance, police said.

Photo Credit: LoudLabs]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Saws Tunnel Through Pet Store Into Bakery]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:27:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/bakery_thief.PNG
Business owners were on alert after a robber used a saw to cut a tunnel through a pet store next to a bakery in San Clemente.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Slaying of Mother of Two]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:15:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/8-27-15_Lajoya+McCoy.JPG
A former boyfriend of a 31-year-old Monrovia mother of two whose body was found in her car in June was arrested today on suspicion of murdering her.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspicious Package Shuts Down Ventura Boulevard Stretch]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:10:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/suspicious_package.PNG
A suspicious package shut down a stretch of Studio City on Thursday, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Officer to Get Medal of Valor]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:33:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/8-27-15-Pesquera.JPG
A San Bernardino police officer is receiving the medal of valor, the highest award given by Governor Jerry Brown's office.]]>
<![CDATA[Collision Shears Hydrant, Triggers Explosion]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:33:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*129/hydrant9.JPG
More than 50 people were without power for several hours Thursday after a car collision sheared a water hydrant and triggered an explosion in a busy Hollywood intersection.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Retiree Gives Lottery Ticket a Second Chance, Wins $3M]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:06:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/08-27-2015-lottery-scratchers-craver-carol.jpg
Carol Craver decided to give her nonwinning California Lottery ticket a second chance and it paid off

Photo Credit: CA Lottery]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Residents Brace Themselves for Heat Wave]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:34:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*121/weather60.JPG
Residents are bracing themselves for another heat wave hitting Southern California as heat alerts have been declared for several communities through at least Friday.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[One Killed in High Desert Plane Crash]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:25:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/08-27-2015-llano-plane-crash-2.JPG
One person was killed Thursday afternoon when a small plane crashed in the high desert north of Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Nonprofit CEO Hospitalized After Bison Attack on Catalina Island]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:01:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/545854839.jpg
The CEO of a nonprofit conservation group was recovering at a Southern California hospital after being attacked by a bison on Catalina Island.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl]]>
<![CDATA[Parole Considered for Charles Manson Follower Bruce Davis]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:00:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brucedavisbluebg.jpg
After 43 years in prison and 29 parole hearings, parole officials are again considering whether it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.]]>
<![CDATA[MAP: LA 2024 Olympics Venues]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:51:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/01-08-2015-olympics-1984-la-coliseum.jpg
If LA gets to hosts the 2024 Summer Olympics, where would the events be held?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[One Killed, 2 Injured in South LA Shooting]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:34:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/south_la_shooting_082515.PNG
One person was killed and two people were injured after a shooting in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA[Dancing Woman Taunts Officers After Pursuit]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:51:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/08-27-2015-chase-pursuit-dance-1.gif
A 25-year-old woman was arrested after breaking into a dance and taunting officers at the end of a pursuit Wednesday night near downtown Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: ANG]]>
<![CDATA[Man Forces Women Into "Bear Hug" Near Arcadia Schools]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:29:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/8-27-15-Arcadia-Sketch.jpg
Police on Thursday released a sketch of a person suspected of forcing two women into a "bear hug" and groping them near schools in Arcadia within a two-hour period.

Photo Credit: Arcadia Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Burglary Crime Wave Targets Stores that Sell Drones, GoPro Cameras]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:00:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/drones2.jpg
As drones for consumer and commercial use become increasingly popular, two stores that specialize in drones have been targeted six times by break-in burglaries the past year, two of them at a store in Studio...

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<![CDATA[Water Districts Cite Celebrities For Water Use]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/David+Hasselhoff.png
Deep in the worst drought in more than a century, citizens all across the state of California have been told if they waste water, they will be fined. But NBC4 has learned some celebrities in Southern California...]]>
<![CDATA[OC Elementary School Reopens After Asbestos Concerns]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:46:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150826-hope-view-elementary-asbestos.jpg
A Huntington Beach school has reopened after being closed for nearly a year due to asbestos concerns.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Water Districts Cite Celebs For Water Use in Drought]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:05:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kim+Kardashian+West.png
Deep in the worst drought in more than a century, citizens all across the state of California have been told if they waste water, they will be fined.]]>
<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Girl in Amber Alert Found Safe: Police]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:38:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/amber-alert-abduction-louai-issa.jpg
An Amber Alert issued for a 2-year-old girl believed to have been abducted from the Los Angeles area by her father was canceled Wednesday night after police found her safe, officials said.

Photo Credit: LAPD]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wanted in Separate LA Kidnapping Attempts]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:34:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150826-kidnapping-attempt.jpg
A man wanted in the attempted kidnapping of two children from an apartment courtyard west of downtown Los Angeles earlier this month may have tried again to abduct someone else, this time a woman walking down a...

Photo Credit: LAPD]]>
<![CDATA[Rapping Sex Assault Suspect Surrenders in SoCal]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:34:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/calderon+texada.jpg
An aspiring rapper who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a teen girl and disappeared from a Texas courtroom surrendered to a bondsman in Southern California.

Photo Credit: YouTube]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Couple Says Solar Panels Too Powerful]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:05:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/l_solar-panels-300.jpg
A retired couple hoped to save money by going solar, but after 11 months, their solar panels were never activated, and their bills were never lowered. The problem? The panels were creating too much­ power.

Photo Credit: Motech]]>
<![CDATA[Six-Month-Old Twin Girls Hear for the First Time]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:58:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/161*120/08.26.15_Twins-Hear-Hearaid.JPG
In an incredible moment, twin baby girls were able to hear the sounds of the world for the very first time Wednesday when hearing aids they received as a gift from an Orange County foundation were turned on.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Masked Men Tie Up Resident During Home Invasion]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:53:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/8-26-15+La+Canada+Flintridge+Home+Invasion+Robbery.JPG
Three masked men entered a home in Los Angeles County before tying up the sole occupant and leaving with an unknown amount of property, authorities said.

Photo Credit: RMG News]]>