<![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 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:38:39 -0800 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:38:39 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Holiday Shoppers Warned of Fake Package Delivery Email Scam]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:19:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/12-22-14-Email_Scam.JPG
Consumer advocates are warning about a scam that's targeting online holiday shoppers in Southern California.]]>
<![CDATA[Getting Joy of Holiday Toys Without the Dangers]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:04:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/12-22-14-Toys.JPG
Many of us are still buying presents, especially for kids. But although many parents know toys can be dangerous, they don't realize many of the dangers are subtle.]]>
<![CDATA[Nearly 20,000 Without Power in San Bernardino Area]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:03:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/671313.jpg
Crews were working to restore power to nearly 20,000 Southern California Edison customers in the San Bernardino area on Monday afternoon, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Sick Boy Donates Toys to Hospital That Treats Him]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:05:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Casey+Abrams.JPG
Since he was born, 11-year-old Casey Abrams has been in and out of Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to treat a rare intestinal disease.

Photo Credit: Jorge Diaz]]>
<![CDATA[Man's Body Found on Venice Beach]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:50:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Breaking+News.gif
A body washed ashore Monday afternoon in Venice near Marina del Rey, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[LA County Reports Season's First Flu-Related Death]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:29:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/l_l_flu-shot.jpg
The first flu-related death of the season in Los Angeles County has been reported to health officials.

Photo Credit: Emma Lee | NewsWorks.org]]>
<![CDATA[Hit-and-Run Injures Baby, Kills Family Dog: Police]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:07:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/SUV+hit+and+run+family+victim.jpg
A man, woman and their baby were injured in a hit-and-run when they crossed a South Pasadena street on an evening walk Sunday, police said.

Photo Credit: Kristopher Li ]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Left at Grove Valet Placed in Home]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:25:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Audrey-missing.jpg
A toddler who was abandoned overnight at The Grove shopping center has been placed in a home while child protective services investigates why she was left there, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Los Angeles Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Med Student Says Patient's iPad Cover Behind "Mistake"]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:30:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/10-03-14_Virginia+Nguyen+UCLA+iPad.JPG
A medical student sentenced in connection with the case of an iPad that was taken from a dying patient at UCLA Medical Center said the device was removed by "mistake" because of a mixup involving its cover.]]>
<![CDATA[Husky Rescued From LA Canal Gets a Home]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:36:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/Rescued+Husky.JPG
A husky dog rescued with hamburger meat from a canal in Los Angeles, then captured in a garage, finally has a new home -- with a few new friends.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Eloise Rescue]]>
<![CDATA[2 Shot, Killed in Moreno Valley Neighborhood]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:44:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/12-22-2014-moreno-valley-homicide.jpg
Two shooting victims were found Sunday night at a Moreno Valley intersection after officers responded to a report of gunfire in a residential neighborhood.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[LAX Holiday Travel to Spike Monday, Tuesday]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:32:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-lax-los-angeles-international-airport-daytime.jpg
Nearly 3 million passengers are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport between Dec. 19 and Jan. 2.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA["Scary, Crazy" Winds Topple Tree Onto Car]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:41:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/12-22-2014-tree-car-chatsworth.jpg
A high-wind warning was in effect Sunday night through Monday morning for parts of Southern California as damaging winds whipped across the region.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Leak Closes Mulholland Highway Near Calabasas]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:57:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A stretch of Mulholland Highway in the mountains just south of Calabasas was shut down after a fallen tree caused a gas leak Sunday evening, fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-US Diplomat Urges Caution on Cuba]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:01:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLANCXTRACUBA122114_1200x675_375323715586.jpg
A former American diplomat who for years worked for the U.S. government while in Cuba issued a strong word of caution regarding the move toward normalization of relations between the two countries.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Crumble Against Kings]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:25:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-kings-12-21-2014.jpg
DeMarcus Cousins was in dominant form, as the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 on Dec. 21, 2014.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[San Diegans Charged in Shooting With Murrieta PD]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:51:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/murrieta+ois+suspects.jpg
Two San Diego men are behind bars after being involved in a shooting with Murrieta police.

Photo Credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Boy Wanted in Whittier Stabbing]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:19:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Whittier+stabbing.JPG
Whittier police are searching for a 16-year-old suspected of stabbing a man during an assault involving several people Saturday night.

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[OC Couple Missing Since Friday Found in Las Vegas]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:35:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/Tarantinos.jpg
An Orange County couple without cell phones was found Monday in Las Vegas after they were reported missing Friday, officials said.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Pickup Truck Driver Dies in Pomona Crash]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:33:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pomona+Fatal.JPG
A motorist was killed today as his speeding pickup truck crashed into a second pickup and then rolled on a freeway connector road in Pomona.

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[Arcadia Lotto Ticket Hits $24 Million Jackpot]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:54:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/175744273.jpg
A lotto ticket worth $24 million was sold in an Arcadia donut store Saturday night, the California Lottery said.

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LAPD Search for 2 Connected to Fatal Stabbing]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:43:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141221-arleta-neighbor-stabbing.jpg
A man was fatally stabbed after a dispute with a neighbor over loud driving noises in the San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Oil Slick Snarls 101 Freeway Traffic Near I-405]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:58:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Sig+Alert+101.JPG
A motorcycle crash left an oil slick on the 101 freeway in Sherman Oaks, necessitating its closure, a CHP spokesman said.

Photo Credit: Courtesy California Highway Patrol]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Reported at Hollywood School: LAFD]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:45:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/fire_engine_lafd_generic.jpg
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a burning bungalow at a school in Hollywood Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Father of Girl Left at Grove Comes Forward]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:41:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Audrey-missing.jpg
A toddler abandoned at The Grove Shopping Center Saturday was interview by child protective services Sunday, police said.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Los Angeles Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Cafecito: Becky G Dishes on Dating, J-Lo and Advice for Teens ]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:02:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CAFECITO_BECKY_WEB_1200x675_375599171742.jpg
On part two of our interview with 17-year old pop star, Becky G, spoke to host Feliciano Garcia about how she balances her personal life with stardom, what she qualities she looks for in a boyfiend and...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Saves 4-Year-Old Sister From Would-Be Kidnapper]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:39:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A 13-year-old boy rescued his little sister from an attempted kidnapping in Lancaster, sheriff’s deputies said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man's iPads Stolen By Prospective Craigslist Buyer]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:35:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ipad_air_2_sim.jpg
A Ventura business owner was dragged by a car for several feet after trying to reclaim two iPads stolen by a prospective buyer he met on Craigslist, police said Saturday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighters Battle Westwood Apartment Blaze]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:38:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/12-20-14_Westwood-Apartment-Fire.JPG
Firefighters responded to a blaze in a multi-story apartment building on Wilshire Boulevard around 8:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Arrested in Attempted Murder of Teen Girl]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:21:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/12-20-14_Palmdale-Teen-Shooting-Arrest.JPG
Two men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a teenage Palmdale girl, police said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Thieves Who Hit Glendale Bloomingdale's]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:34:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/12-20-14-Glendale-Bloomingdales-Theft.jpg
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating three women who stole nearly $12,000 in belts, scarves and other merchandise from a Glendale Bloomingdale's.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Glendale Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Hands Out Toys At Skid Row Mission]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:09:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Mission+Toy+Giveaway+122014.JPG
Christmas came early for thousands of improverished children Saturday, when Mr. and Mrs. Kris Kringle handed out thousands of presents for a long-standing holiday tradition.

Photo Credit: Beth Slepp-Paz]]>
<![CDATA[Balding Man in Hoodie Robs Bank: PD]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Seal-Beach-Chase-obbery-122014.jpg
A partially balding man robbed a Chase bank in Seal Beach of an undisclosed amount of money Saturday morning, police said.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Seal Beach Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Car Fire Snares Traffic on the 710 Freeway]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:04:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/710-crash1.jpg
A two-car wreck and car fire jammed the southbound 710 Freeway in Long Beach Saturday, officials said.

Photo Credit: Amy Palmer]]>
<![CDATA[Shoppers Flock to Stores on 'Super Saturday']]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:37:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gifts-holidays-wra%5B%5Bed.jpg
"Super Saturday" is considered one of the busiest days of the holiday season, with stores opening early, closing late and offering door-buster deals for shoppers.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Crashes Into Apartment Building in Brea]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:40:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/12-20-2014-BreaCrash.JPG
A woman allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and smashed into an apartment building in Brae early Saturday.

Photo Credit: Southern Counties News]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Hospitalized After Fight in Locker Room]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:40:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DOWNEY+HIGH+SCHOOL.PNG
A boy was hospitalized after a fight broke out in a school locker room.]]>
<![CDATA[Pet Food Reserves at SPCA LA Dangerously Low]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:11:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/12-20-2014-PetFoodShortage.JPG
Pet food reserves at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (SPCA LA) are dangerously low.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Gunned Down in South Los Angeles Dies]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:26:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shooting-generic.jpg
A man is critical after being gunned down in South Los Angeles early Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen IE Dog Gets New Look to Dye For]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:39:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/12-20-2014-DyedDog1.JPG
An Inland Empire dog owner has been reunited with her stolen pooch - but she is now a completely different color.]]>
<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant Misses, Lakers Lose to Thunder]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:10:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jeremy-Lin-Lakers-Thunder_12-19-14.jpg
Jeremy Lin said he would have liked to take the potential game winning shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but he said he understood why Kobe Bryant was allowed to take and miss the shot against the Oklahoma...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Backyard Mountain Lion]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:50:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/12-19-14-mountain+lion+sherry+kempster+newbury+park.JPG
Newbury Park resident Sherry Kempster captured images of a mountain lion as it walked along her backyard wall, a mountain view in the background.

Photo Credit: Sherry Kempster]]>
<![CDATA[Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:25:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/12-19-14-mountain+lion+sherry+kempster+newbury+park.JPG
A mountain lion creeping alongside a Ventura County woman's backyard wall forced road closures as wildlife officials tried to capture it.

Photo Credit: Sherry Kempster]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Whose Car Was Stolen Gets Early Christmas Gift]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:58:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/12-19-14-+car+donate+mom+america+delacruz.JPG
A Southern California mother whose car was stolen and never found got an early Christmas present when a tow company joined deputies for a parking lot surprise.]]>
<![CDATA[Customers Complain of DWP Grass Rebate Program]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:20:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/12-19-14_DWP-Rebate.JPG
Just months after the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power increased its rebate for replacing lawn with drought-friendly landscaping, some customers who've signed up say the program is slow to respond...]]>
<![CDATA[Purse-Snatchers Sought After Targeting Councilman's Grandma]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:12:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/12-19-14_LAPD-LoGrande-Buscaino-Theft.jpg
Police are asking for the public's help in locating two brazen purse-snatchers who targeted the 94-year-old grandmother of an LA City Councilman.

Photo Credit: LAPD]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Critically Hurt in Palmdale Shooting ]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:53:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A teenage girl was in critical condition Friday after being shot in Palmdale, officials said.]]>