<![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 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:24:04 -0800 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:24:04 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[VA Finds New Partnership to Better Aid Homeless Vets]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:14:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/west+la+va.JPG
Plaintiffs seeking aid and shelter for homeless veterans had argued leases of VA property for non-healthcare purposes compromised its responsibilities to focus on veterans. A judge found some leases to...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found Stabbed to Death Near LAPD Station]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:49:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1-28-15-lapd+pacoima+woman+stabbed.JPG
A woman was stabbed, dumped out of a car and found dead in a Pacoima parking lot Wednesday night across the road from an LAPD station, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Happy 30th: Charity Anthem "We Are the World" ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:59:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/79532615_10.jpg
The Grammy Museum in Hollywood held a 30th anniversary celebration highlighting the song "We are the World" and USA for Africa on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[PETA Building Dons Anti-SeaWorld Mural]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:19:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/1-28-15-SeaWorld-PETA-Mural1.jpg
A Los Angeles-based graffiti artist has transformed the boarded-up windows at PETA's Bob Barker Building on Sunset Boulevard into an anti-SeaWorld mural.

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<![CDATA[Anti-SeaWorld Mural Pops Up on Sunset Boulevard]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:37:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/1-28-15-PETA+anti+seaworld+mural.JPG
A Los Angeles-based graffiti artist has transformed the boarded-up windows at PETA's Bob Barker Building on Sunset Boulevard into an anti-SeaWorld mural.

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<![CDATA[CA Declares E-Cigarettes Public Health Threat]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:01:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/454246108.jpg
A new report from the California Department of Public Health is calling e-cigarettes a significant public health concern and encouraging all Californians to avoid using the devices.

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<![CDATA[Royal Rendezvous: Two Historic Ships Say Hello]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:05:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/royalrendezvousqmqe.jpg
Cunard's Queen Elizabeth will visit her "aunt" The Queen Mary, with pomp and bagpipes.

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Has Surgery, Season Over]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:14:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-shoulder-injury.jpg
After undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season.

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<![CDATA[Driver Turns Self In After Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:16:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1-28-15-hyde-park-hit-and-run-reanna-goss-crop.jpg
A driver who allegedly struck a teenager as she walked across a Los Angeles street surrendered to police Wednesday, hours after the girl died in a hospital, officials said.

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<![CDATA[CSULB Confirms One Case of Measles]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/measles-vaccine-0123.jpg
A California State University, Long Beach student has been diagnosed with measles, the latest case in an outbreak that has affected dozens in the state, the university confirmed Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[2nd Teen Arrested in Stabbing of Boy at Middle School]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:55:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/1-28-15-east+la+stabbing+victim+steven+cruz.JPG
Deputies arrested a second teenager in connection with the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy outside an East LA middle school, officials said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Magnitude-5.7 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:48:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/01-28-2015-earthquake-ferndale-2.JPG
Shaking from the offshore quake was reported in several coastal Humboldt County communities.

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<![CDATA[Arsonist Sought in Fire That Hurt Woman, Dog]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:16:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/1-28-15-Arsonist.JPG
Firefighters are looking for a man seen in surveillance video torching a Yorba Linda house and causing a blaze that hurt a 20-year-old woman and her dog who were inside.]]>
<![CDATA[#GoodellMustGo Ad Blitz Ahead of Super Bowl]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:47:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP44881110909.jpg
Ads addressing domestic violence and the NFL's handling of the issue will be rolled out before and during the Super Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Twin Brothers Charged in Stabbing Death of Seamstress]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:31:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/12-23-14_Rivas.JPG
Twin 18-year-old brothers were charged with capital murder in the fatal purse-snatch stabbing of a 62-year-old woman who was on her way home from a Christmas grocery shopping trip.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Ordered to Stand Trial Over Fatal Redondo Beach Crash]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:06:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/168*120/1-28-2015-RedondoTrial.JPG
A woman accused of killing four people after allegedly driving her car through a group of pedestrians crossing a street after a Christmas concert in Redondo Beach has been ordered to stand trial.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest "a Relief" for Mother of Road Rage Victim]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:23:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/01-28-2015-lakes-jerry-jurupa-valley-road-rage.JPG
The mother of a disabled man who was fatally beaten in a road rage confrontation at a Riverside County intersection said she is relieved the suspect is "off the street."

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<![CDATA[Driver Crashes New Lamborghini Into Telephone Pole]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:22:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/1-28-2015-Lambo.JPG
A driver crashed his new $400,000 Lamborghini Murcielago into a telephone pole in Los Angeles early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Children Rescued From Fire, 24 Forced From Home]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:05:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/1-28-2015-ElMonteFire.JPG
More than twenty people have been displaced and a woman injured after a fire gutted a home and a garage in El Monte early Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[One Killed in Pasadena Park Shooting]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:04:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-28-2015-pasadena-police-park-shooting.jpg
A man died after being gunned down at a Pasadena park late Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Teen Critical After Hit and Run in Los Angeles]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:59:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A teenager is in a critical condition after a hit and run in Los Angeles Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Vandals Shoot Out Windows of Vehicles in Beach Cities]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:22:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/1-28-2015-VandalsShooting.JPG
Residents and business were counting the cost after vandals shot the windows and windshields of more than 20 vehicles while driving through South Bay beach cities.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Extremely Critical After South LA Shooting]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:48:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLMD-yellow-tape-crime-scene-crimen-shutterstock-56280433.jpg
A man was hospitalized in an extremely critical condition after being gunned down in South Los Angeles late Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Families Worry Over Black Tap Water]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:42:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150127-gardena-black-tap-water.jpg
Families in a Southern California neighborhood worried by black and foul-smelling water pouring from their faucets, toilets and showers say their water company is not doing enough to fix the problem.]]>
<![CDATA[Crossing Guard Struck, Killed by Car]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:12:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150127-crossing-guard-killed-monterey-park.jpg
Residents of a Monterey Park neighborhood mourned the loss of a beloved school crossing guard who was struck and killed by a car Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Trucker Recovers From 6-Week-Long Coma ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:08:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-oregon-mike-mccaul-truck-driver-coma.jpg
Doctors say an Oregon man who was "in a total coma" for six weeks has made a miraculous recovery.]]>
<![CDATA[Systems Go for Launch of Orbiting Observatory]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:52:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-nasa-jpl-smap-satellite.jpg
Data needed to solve some of the mysteries of global climate change may best be gleaned from space, scientists believe. Thursday morning, after years of planning and preparation, the SMAP mission to measure...

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<![CDATA[California Measles Outbreak Grows]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:33:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/new+measles+photo.jpg
The number of reported measles cases in California has grown to at least 73, with 50 of them linked to the Disney theme park outbreak, health officials said.

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<![CDATA[Textbook Prices Trigger Serious Sticker Shock]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:09:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/1-27-15_Textbooks.JPG
Soaring textbook prices trigger back-to-school sticker shock for thousands of Southern California college students.]]>
<![CDATA[Mr. Incredible Gets Probation in Batgirl Body Slam]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:47:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_hollywood+blvd+costume+superhero+fight.jpg
A man who dresses as Mr. Incredible, the patriarch from the hit animated movie, was convicted of battery for beating a woman dressed as Batgirl on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in October, the Los Angeles...

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<![CDATA[Father Charged With Murder, Sex Abuse of Infant]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:50:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150123-newhall-baby-found-dead-matthew-warner-ellorah-rose.jpg
A Newhall man was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing and killing his 19-day-old daughter, whose body was found in the cab of a pickup truck, prosecutors said.

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<![CDATA[K-9 Returns to Duty After Gunshot Wound]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:35:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/12.1.14-reiko.JPG
A Southern California police dog who was shot while protecting his handler in November is back on the job — with a bulletproof vest in tow.

Photo Credit: West Covina Police Department ]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Day Gifts Stolen From Front Porch]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:30:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/1-27-2015-Valentine%27sThief.JPG
A family has been left broken hearted after hundreds of dollars worth of Valentines Day gifts were stolen from their front porch in Ventura County.]]>
<![CDATA[Guard Attacked With Pipe During Macy's Burglary]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:20:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/1-27-2015-EagleRock.JPG
A thief attacked a security guard with a metal pipe during a botched burglary attempt at a Los Angeles shopping mall early Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Students Return to School After Asbestos Scare]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:42:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-27-2015-school-asbestos-students-huntington-beach.jpg
Students returned to a Huntington Beach school after three months away due to asbestos cleanup at the campus.

Photo Credit: Toni Guinyard, KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Clerk Chases Armed Robber Out of Murrieta Store]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 03:06:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/1-27-2015-Robbery.JPG
A store clerk chased an armed robber out of a store in Murrieta on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Critical After Car Crashes Into Bushes]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:57:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A woman is in critical condition after a car crashed in Irvine late Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles County ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:54:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/1-27-2015-Quake.JPG
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook Los Angeles County early Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Storm Causes Damage Across SoCal]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:13:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/wet_road.jpg
The light rain that fell across Los Angeles County on Monday increased the number of traffic collisions by 51 percent, according to California Highway Patrol statistics.

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<![CDATA[Sheriff's Detective Shoots, Kills Dog in Lawndale]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:29:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*128/LAgenerics+Los+Angeles+County+Sheriff%27s+badge.jpg
A Los Angeles County sheriff's detective shot and killed a dog after the animal attacked him in Lawndale Monday night, according to officials.

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<![CDATA[Smoke From Fire Drives Familes Out of Neighborhood]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:04:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150126-mulch-fire-smoke-ontario.jpg
A stubborn mulch fire that broke out in Ontario over the weekend continued to smolder Monday, sending a thick blanket of smoke into the air that posed a health hazard for nearby residents, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Classic Burger Made Anew: Cassell's New Digs]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:07:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cassellsRyanTanaka2014.jpg
The old-school meat-and-patty has a tony new home and fresh extras.

Photo Credit: Ryan Tanaka]]>
<![CDATA[New Warning About IRS Phone Scam]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:04:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/01-27-2015-irs-phone-scam.JPG
As tax time revs up, the government is issuing a new warning about an IRS scam targeting Southern Californians.

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<![CDATA[Fugitive Taken Into Custody in Pico Rivera]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:34:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Federal agents took a fugitive into custody in Pico Rivera on Monday, ending a lockdown at nearby South Ranchito Elementary School, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[No Charges for Man Who Fatally Shot Burglar: DA]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:51:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/long+beach+homeowner+4.JPG
Prosecutors have declined to charge an 80-year-old California man in the killing of a burglar who falsely claimed she was pregnant.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Talk Nick Young Benching]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:25:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Nick-Young-benched.jpg
Nick Young played less than nine minutes against the Houston Rockets, and Lakers coach Byron Scott explained why at Monday's practice

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<![CDATA[Blanket Protected Sleeping Boy Struck by Bullet]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:40:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-26-2015-dylan-hernandez-palmdale-shooting.JPG
A 3-year-old boy returned home Monday morning from a hospital after he was treated for a gunshot wound suffered when a bullet fired from outside his home struck him in the lower back.

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<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant to Undergo Shoulder Surgery]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:27:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-torn-rotator-cuff.jpg
Kobe Bryant is set to have surgery on his torn rotator cuff, the Los Angeles Lakers said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Beck Urges Waze to Disable Cop Tracking Feature]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:13:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1-26-15_Waze.JPG
Using last month's assassination of two New York police officers as an example of the danger to law enforcement, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck urged Google CEO Larry Page, owner of the popular traffic...]]>