<![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 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:07:04 -0700 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:07:04 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:01:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-24-14_chp+pursuit+pit+maneuver.jpg
A high-speed pursuit ended early Friday when officers performed a pit maneuver on a small sedan attempting to flee in Huntington Park.

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<![CDATA[Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/10-24-2014-101-freeway-encino.jpg
Lanes were blocked on both sides of the 101 Freeway in the west San Fernando Valley Friday morning after a crash that left debris on the road.

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<![CDATA[Woman Driving at High Rate of Speed Killed in Crash]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:31:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Sunland+fatal+crash.PNG
A male driver has been detained for his possible involvement in a fatal single-vehicle crash early Friday morning, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity Following Possible Hazing]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:23:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/college+campus+generic.jpg
All fraternities and sororities at California State University, Northridge have been ordered to stop pledge activity following reports of a possible hazing incident, just seven weeks after a...]]>
<![CDATA[Drought's New Ally: Quagga Mussel]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:20:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/10-24_2014-mussel-drought.jpg
In the seven years since an invasive pest known as the quagga mussel infested the Colorado river system, water managers have been largely able to keep it from affecting water

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<![CDATA[Mourners Leave Items for Slain 9-Year-Old Girl]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/10-23-2014-Ximena-Meza-anaheim-girl-shot-3.jpg
Balloons, stuffed animals and other items were left outside the residences in memory of a 9-year-old girl who was shot to death while playing outside her Anaheim home.

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<![CDATA[Race for Calif. Education's Top Spot]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/10-20-2014-torlakson-tuck-education-election.jpg
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, an unlikely race is heating up — the one for the Calif. Department of Education’s top spot.

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<![CDATA[Catalytic Converter Thieves Target Silver Lake]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:10:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/10-23-catalyticconverters.JPG
A citywide rise in thefts of catalytic converters for scrap metal is particularly acute in the neighborhood of Silver Lake, according to Los Angeles police.]]>
<![CDATA[Menifee City Councilman Arrested in Corruption Probe]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Menifee City Councilman Thomas Fuhrman was arrested at a city park on Wednesday by DA's investigators and faces charges in connection with conflicts of interest involving a business he owns, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[LGBT Inmates Sue Over Alleged Jailhouse Mistreatment]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:15:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+prison+bars+jail.jpg
Fifteen former and current inmates at a San Bernardino County jail are suing the county and sheriff’s department over what they say is systematic discrimination and unequal treatment based on their...

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<![CDATA[Back-to-Back Quakes Strike Near Brea in Orange County]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:15:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-23-14-brea+quake.JPG
Two small earthquakes rattled Orange County Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA["Look at This Shiz": Gory Hospital Pic Draws Lawsuit]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:30:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/285*120/county+usc+medical+center.JPG
A woman who gouged her eyes out in a suicide attempt is suing LA County, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and others for a photo of her that made its way to a shock site.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Left For Boy Killed by Ice Cream Truck]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jamarion1.jpg
Flowers, balloons and candles were left by mourners at a curbside memorial on Thursday in memory of a 7-year-old boy fatally struck by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles.

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<![CDATA[Four Hurt in Residential Fire in Victorville]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:48:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Four people were airlifted to a hospital Thursday after they were burned in a garage fire in Victorville, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Decorative Contacts Can Cause Blindness: Officials]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:25:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP18289346253.jpg
Decorative contact lenses serve as the finishing touch to many Halloween costumes, but federal agencies warn that counterfeit products could result in serious injury and even permanent vision loss.

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<![CDATA["Horrible Scene": Boy Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:46:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_isaiah+dobine+upland+hit+and+run.jpg
An 11-year-old boy who was walking to an Upland school Thursday morning was killed in a hit-and-run.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest in Slayings of Father, 12-Year-Old son]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/photo199.JPG
Hemet Police are investigating a double homicide at a residence where two people were reported dead before midnight Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Kat Von D Tattoo Parlor Location Struck by Fire]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:59:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/KatVonD1.jpg
A two-alarm fire damaged a West Hollywood strip mall Thursday morning where celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has a tattoo parlor, according to an LA County Fire official.

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<![CDATA[$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/10-23-2014-Ximena-Meza-anaheim-girl-shot-3.jpg
A more than $50,000 reward was being offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was was playing with her friends in front of her family's Anaheim home when she was fatally shot.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After SWAT Responds to Homemade Cannon]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:48:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_+swat+homemade+cannon.jpg
A man who was allegedly firing a homemade cannon east of Palmdale in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County was taken into custody Thursday morning, SWAT officials said.

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<![CDATA[Mr. Incredible Slams Batgirl in Hollywood Blvd. Scuffle]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:12:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_hollywood+blvd+costume+superhero+fight.jpg
A violent encounter between costumed superhero characters ended with Mr. Incredible slamming Batgirl on the sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard in a fight caught on camera Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Assault Complaint Against Blake Griffin ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:09:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_griffin2.jpg
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip shouldn't...

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<![CDATA[Body Found in Glendora Street]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:53:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/10-23-2014-glendora-shooting-investigation.jpg
The discovery of a body early Thursday prompted a police investigation that closed exit ramps on both sides of the 210 Freeway.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Raping Girl He Met on Facebook]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:36:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Pedro+Cruz+Facebook+Sexual+Assault+suspect.PNG
A 21-year-old Hesperia man was arrested in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl who he met through Facebook.]]>
<![CDATA[Moon to "Take a Bite" Out of Sun During Partial Eclipse]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:08:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/10-23-2014-eclipse-griffith-sun.jpg
The moon and sun will join in a celestial dance that can be viewed at Griffith Observatory and UC Riverside.

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<![CDATA[Refueling Barge Takes on Water in Long Beach]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:18:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-23-2014-barge-long-beach-day.jpg
Firefighters responded late Wednesday to a refueling barge that was taking on water.

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<![CDATA[Body Found on 101 Freeway in Silver Lake ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:22:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/body+on+101+freeway.PNG
Lanes on the northbound 101 Freeway were shut down after the body of a man was discovered lying face down on the freeway early Thursday morning, the Calfiornia Highway Patrol said.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: HS Baseball Players Allegedly Attack Student]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:22:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/valencia+high+school+baseball+player+assault+video.PNG
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has launched an investigation after JV baseball players from Valencia High School were allegedly seen attacking a fellow student in a video posted on social media.]]>
<![CDATA[Detectives Asked to Follow-Up on Kings' Voynov Case]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-slava-voynov-la-kings.jpg
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has asked Redondo Beach police to further investigate Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov for domestic violence before prosecutors decide whether charges will...]]>
<![CDATA[Newsom, Critical of Lieutenant Governor Role, Seeks 2nd Term ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:53:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/lafile-lieutenant-governor-gavin-newsom.jpg
What is perhaps the most unique race this November election features Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the incumbent who has long expressed displeasure for the job he holds but wants to keep, and Republican...]]>
<![CDATA[Girls Claim Universal "Horror Nights" Verbal Abuse]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/verbalabuse.JPG
Two 13-year-old girls demanded Wednesday an apology from the Universal Studios Hollywood employee who they said verbally assaulted them by calling them "sluts," "hookers" or "whores" during "Halloween...]]>
<![CDATA[Crowd Attacks Ice Cream Truck Driver Who Struck Boy]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:30:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141022-ice-cream-truck-crash-south-la.jpg
An angry crowd attacked an ice cream truck driver who fatally struck a 7-year-old boy riding a bicycle in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[9-Year-Old Girl Gunned Down Outside Home]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:37:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/10-23-2014-girl-shot-anaheim.jpg
A 9-year-old girl was shot and killed in Anaheim Wednesday night as she was playing on a sidewalk in front of her home, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[LAUSD Won't Ask Miramonte Victims' Immigration Status]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:51:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/miramonteschoolbuilding8.JPG
Attorneys representing the Los Angeles Unified School district in the civil case revolving around victims of alleged sexual abuse at Miramonte Elementary School withdrew their request that the judge consider the...]]>
<![CDATA[LAPD Fires Detective in Racially Charged Recording]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:26:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lyga.JPG
An LAPD detective under fire after he was heard on a recording speaking vulgarly at the police academy and seemingly making light of a killing has been assigned to home, a department spokesman said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Grandson Pleads Not Guilty to Grandmother's Killing]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:39:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/121020-east-la-killing.jpg
A man accused of killing his grandmother pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Catholic School Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:19:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CatholicSexAssaultteacher.png
Police arrested a former Southern California Catholic school teacher on Wednesday on suspicion of felony child sexual assault.

Photo Credit: Culver City Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:14:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gabriel1.jpg
The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her then-boyfriend will plead guilty to murder and torture charges in the boy's death, sparing them the death penalty, two sources confirmed to NBC4 on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Doctor Stored $2M in Diet Pills, Narcotics: DA]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:50:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-22-14_Redondo+Beach+Gerard+Geoffrey+Goryl.JPG
A Southern California neurologist was arrested for the third time on Tuesday after the DEA and police say they found $2 million worth of powerful diet pills and narcotics in a Long Beach storage...]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Woman Named California Teacher of the Year]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/teachofyear2.png
At Manhattan Beach Middle School, a teacher’s efforts to instill a love of science in her students has earned her a top California educator award.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused in Sex Assault of Special Needs Student]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:18:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/10-22-14_Highland+High+School.JPG
A Southern California substitute high school teacher is facing felony charges over accusations he sexually assaulted a special needs student inside a classroom and car, authorities said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FARMERS+FIELD+-+INTERIOR+-+VIEW+OF+SEATING+BOWL.jpg
A survey sent to thousands of Los Angeles residents asks several questions designed to gauge interest in an NFL team and what kind of features recipients would like to see in a stadium if a team moves to...

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<![CDATA[One Killed in Fiery Wrong-Way Freeway Crash]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:22:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/highway-traffic-generic-09-.jpg
Lanes were closed early Wednesday on the northbound 15 Freeway in San Bernardino County after a crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Mountain Lions Spotted in Glendora]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/mountain+lion+glendora+big+dalton+canyon.PNG
A family of four mountain lions was spotted passing through Big Dalton Canyon in Glendora last week and it was all caught on camera.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Injured, Molasses Spills in East LA Interchange Crash]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:17:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/10-22-2014-east-la-crash-2shot.jpg
Injuries and a possible fatality were reported Wednesday morning after a crash that involved a big rig and at least three other vehicles at the busy East LA interchange

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Three Sought After Pickup Pursuit Reached 70 MPH]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:04:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-22-2014-gardena-seearch-pursuit.jpg
Officers searched Wednesday morning for at least three individuals after a brief high-speed chase that began after a burglary report and reached speeds of more than 70 mph.

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<![CDATA[Pit Bull Attack Leaves Woman Severely Injured]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:20:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IE+pit+bull+attack.PNG
A 61-year-old woman suffered severe injuries after being attacked by a pit bull while walking in her Riverside County neighborhood Monday evening, officials said.]]>