<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Southern California News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:38:23 -0700 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:38:23 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Driver Suspected of DUI Crashes Into Bank]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:23:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/car+into+bank+la+habra.PNG
A New Yorker was sentenced Tuesday to two years behind bars for crashing a powerboat into a barge, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man. Jojo John's 19-foot Stingray crashed into a barge that...]]>
<![CDATA[LAPD Defends Detainment of "Django Unchained" Actress]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:24:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/actress+daniele+watts+detained+lapd.jpg
An attorney for a man claiming he was wrongfully arrested by UCLA police after a traffic stop is considering a lawsuit against the agency.

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<![CDATA[Metal Sheet Ignited 1,000-Acre Brush Fire: Authorities]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:10:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/firenight.JPG
Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted Sunday as more than 1,000 firefighters continued battling the Silverado Fire, which burned 1,600 acres of heavy brush in the unincorporated mountains of Orange County.]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Nap at the Gamble House]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:35:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/gamble-house-front123.jpg
Echo Park-based art innovators Machine Project land at the Pasadena landmark for two weeks of merriment.

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<![CDATA[Freak Storm Causes Flooding, Damage in IE]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:55:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/140916-ie-storm-elsinore-high.jpg
As some parts of Southern California baked in near-record temperatures, a storm blowing through the Inland Empire on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014 brought heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms to the region, causing...]]>
<![CDATA[Downpour Wreaks Havoc in Inland Empire]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:04:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/elsinoretrack.JPG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Kuehl, Shriver Debate]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:26:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/shriverkuehldebate1.JPG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Heat Blamed for Electrical Fire That Cut Power]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:25:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Police captured what they described as a “large and very aggressive” lizard roaming a Huntington Park neighborhood Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Crestline House Fire Reportedly Caused By Lightning Strike]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-genericsla-nbc4-logo.jpg
A lightning strike reportedly caused a fire at a home in Crestline Tuesday afternoon, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.]]>
<![CDATA[One Injured in Industrial Site Explosion]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:22:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/boyle+heights+explosion+industrial+site+sept16.jpg


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<![CDATA[Compton City Hall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:49:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-genericsla-nbc4-logo.jpg
Evacuations were ordered at Compton City Hall Tuesday morning after a reported bomb threat.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Boat Crashes Into Jetty]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/jetty+crash+boat+la+county+helicopter+landing.jpg
A small power boat crashed into the jetty in Marina Del Rey.

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<![CDATA[Men Attacked In Glendale After Altercation With Wrong-Way Driver]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:38:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/247*120/09-16-14_Glendale-Assault-Street.JPG
Police have released a sketch of a burglary suspect believed to be linked to multiple thefts in the Hollywood area this year. The man allegedly enters homes through open

Photo Credit: Pete Garrow]]>
<![CDATA[End to "Dangerously Hot Weather" in Sight]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:02:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/224*120/heat+water+hot+weather+generic.jpg
More than 10,000 Southern Californians were without power Tuesday night as a scorching heat wave fueled record-breaking energy demand, utility officials said.

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<![CDATA[Magnitude-2.4 Quake Reported Near SoCal Coast]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:24:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/earthquake+sept16+ci37268832_ciim.jpg
A magnitude-2.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning near the Southern California coast.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunbathing Woman Run Over by Lifeguard Truck]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:52:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/venice+beach+surf+lageneric.jpg
A swimmer in distress was rescued from heavy surf that slammed the Orange County coastal community of Seal Beach and flooded beachfront homes.

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<![CDATA[Thousands Without Power as Energy Demand Skyrockets]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:37:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-ladwp-power-outage-ladwp-2.jpg
As a sweltering heat wave has gripped Southern California for days, managers of the state's power grid said on Monday they had plenty of electricity available to handle anticipated peaks in power usage, but fear...]]>
<![CDATA[SPCALA Flies Chihuahuas Out of LAX]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:56:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/chihuahua.PNG
Police captured what they described as a “large and very aggressive” lizard roaming a Huntington Park neighborhood Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Homeless Man Allegedly Shot by Men on BMX Bikes]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:28:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/atwater+village+shooting+la+river+homeless+man.PNG
A man who shot at an ice cream truck and then barricaded himself inside a San Bernardino residence was taken into custody moments after a fire broke out at the home Sunday night, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, Parents Injured in Crash With Street Racing-SUV]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:29:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/costa+mesa+crash+placentia+and+wilson.PNG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Burglary Suspect Targets Homes With Open Windows]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:12:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/hollywood+burglary+suspect.PNG
As a sweltering heat wave has gripped Southern California for days, managers of the state's power grid said on Monday they had plenty of electricity available to handle anticipated peaks in power usage, but fear...]]>
<![CDATA[Autopsy Conducted on Body Found in Trunk]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:12:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140913-body-in-trunk-lexus-riverside.jpg
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<![CDATA[Police Seek Help Identifying Severely Burned Body ]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:12:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140914-chain-link-fence.jpg
During the rush of activity in the final moments of Natalie Packer's life, when doctors and other medical personnel tried unsuccessfully to revive her, her iPad disappeared from her hospital]]>
<![CDATA[Avoiding Scams by Bogus Repair Workers]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:30:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/airconditioner.JPG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Heat Wave Has Power Officials on High Alert]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:49:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/caliso.JPG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Lifeguards Back on Watch for Strong Rip Currents]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:14:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/wave+wedge+newport+beach+sept2014.jpg
How's your custard setting these days? Time to take that beauty wide.]]>
<![CDATA["Very Aggressive" Lizard Captured in Huntington Park]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:56:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140915-huntington-park-lizard.jpg


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<![CDATA[Local Police Agencies Suspended From Federal Program After Guns Go Missing]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:09:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/274*120/09-16-14_Missing-1033-Guns.JPG
Palo Alto police are looking for a fake cop who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and displayed either a stun gun or handgun from his car.]]>
<![CDATA[Simulating Surgery to Save Lives]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:50:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+health+medical+doctor+01.jpg
A 1921 Chrysler cameos in a luxe, Art-Deco-tastic take on Verdi's opulent opus.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Prompts Calls for Speed Bumps]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:21:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-genericsla-nbc4-logo-2.jpg
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Auto Inside the Opera: "La Traviata" Car Cameo]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:13:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/traviatacarcraigmathew.jpg
A 1921 Chrysler cameos in a luxe, Art-Deco-tastic take on Verdi's opulent opus.

Photo Credit: Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging ]]>
<![CDATA[Big Rig Crash Snarls Traffic on Orange County Freeway]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:53:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Transition Road Near LAX Shut Down Due to Fire]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:09:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A transition road near LAX was shut down on Monday due to a fire, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Heat Isn't Going Anywhere]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:33:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/heat+generic+sept+2014.jpg
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Detained For Bringing Gas Container With Ignition Device Onto Bus]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:06:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/lapd+cruiser.jpg
Police detained a man in Covina late Monday morning when he allegedly caused a disturbance on a bus with a container of gasoline that had an ignition device on it.

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<![CDATA[Man Claims to Have Explosives in Corvette]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:58:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/robot+corvette+bomb+squad+2.jpg
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Final 6 Dodgers Games to Appear on KDOC]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:38:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140913-dodgers-giants-greinke.jpg
Time Warner Cable announced Monday that it will broadcast the final six games of the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular season on station KDOC.

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<![CDATA[CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured in Century City Crash]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:34:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chp+motor+officer+century+city+crash.jpg
A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in Century City following a traffic collision with a FedEx van Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Cools Off With Pool Day in Sierra Madre]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:38:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/bear+thomas+see+sierra+madre.jpg
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday afternoon to escape Southern California's triple-digit temperatures.

Photo Credit: Thomas See, NBCUniversal]]>
<![CDATA[OC School Given "All Clear" After Bomb Scare]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:48:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web+pvc+pipe+oc+elementary+2.jpg
An Orange County elementary school was given the "all clear" after being evacuated when a custodian reported finding a PVC pipe inside a Ziploc bag on campus.]]>
<![CDATA[Vehicles Collide on LAX Runway]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:19:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/crash+lax+vehicle+runway.jpg


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<![CDATA[Pallet Fire Damages Dozens of Vehicles in Fontana]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:18:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fontana+pallet+fire+web.jpg
The small blaze temporarily shut down the transition from the 118 East to the 405 South Freeway.

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<![CDATA[Earthquake Reported Off Baja California]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:09:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/241*120/earthquake+baja+california+sept15.jpg
The 911 calls from the 6.0 earthquake that rocked Napa Valley last month have been released, adding testimony to the frantic moments during and after the temblor on August 24. The calls offer a personal look at...]]>
<![CDATA[Granada Hills Blaze Chars Brush Close to Homes ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:46:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/granada-fire.png
Crews were battling a large fire that broke out at a wooden pallet yard in Fontana on Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Fares Increase Starting Monday]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:54:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/metrofareincrease.PNG
Google is getting set to hit the roads with its first ever self-driving car without a backup driver.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Armed With AK-47 Sought in Compton]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:37:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140914-compton-dis.jpg
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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Fontana Pallet Yard]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:15:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
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