<![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, 28 Mar 2015 10:46:51 -0700 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:46:51 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dodgers Host 20th Annual Job Fair ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:26:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_resume2.jpg
Thousands of job seekers are expected to flood Dodger Stadium Saturday during the 20th annual Dodger hosted Community Job Fair.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot Dead at House Party in South LA]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:03:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/3-28-2015-PartyShooting.JPG
A man was shot dead at house party in South Los Angeles early Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed in Crash on 10 Freeway]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:21:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/3-28-2015-FWFatal.jpg
A person was killed after being hit by a car on the 10 Freeway near downtown Los Angeles early Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Rapper Allegedly Beat Up, Robbed T-Shirt Touts in OC]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:42:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/3-28-2015-RapperArrest.JPG
A rapper was arrested after allegedly beating up some T-shirt touts and robbing them outside an Orange County concert venue.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Girl Violently Attacked by Skateboarders]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:25:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/3-27-15-Skateboard.JPG
Police are seeking a "large group" who used skateboards to attack a teen girl and her friends in a brutal assault caught on video.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Allegedly Wielding Knife Shot Dead By Police]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:37:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/lapd+cruiser.jpg
A woman allegedly wielding a knife was shot dead by police attending a domestic dispute.

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<![CDATA[Driver Surrenders After Police Pursuit]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:44:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/237*120/we+support+our+local+police+dept.jpg
Police were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Orange County freeways Friday afternoon, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Shooting Victim Crashes on Way to Hospital ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:00:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/3-28-2015-AlleyShooting.jpg
A woman was shot at a bowling alley in Torrance early Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Guard Arrested, Allegedly Sells Coke to Cops]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:19:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/3-28-2015-CocaineArrest.jpg
A security guard has been arrested for allegedly selling cocaine to undercover detectives.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Did Not Know About Missing Son's Parking Tickets]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:29:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/3-28-2015-MissingTickets.JPG
The parents of two missing SoCal residents are unhappy investigators did not know their missing vehicles had been given parking tickets.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach Issues First Water-Waster Fine]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:21:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP223500730484.jpg
A business that continually violated four landscape irrigation violations earned the Long Beach Water Department's first water fine this week, the utility said Friday.

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<![CDATA[QUIZ: Are You Doing Enough to Save Water?]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:04:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/drought-quiz-3-conserve-water-snowpack-snow-poll-neighbors.jpg
The drought that's plaguing the Golden State is into its fourth year. That's long enough for you to have soaked up plenty of knowledge about the river-wasting dry spell.

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<![CDATA[Actress Apologizes to Police After Profiling Claim]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:28:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/03-27-15_Racial-Profiling-Henson.JPG
A dashcam video released by the Glendale Police Department seems to contradict claims by "Empire" actress Taraji Henson that her son was racially profiled by police during a traffic stop in Glendale.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Glendale Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Students Suffer Minor Injuries in Fireworks Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:20:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ethan+Chase+Middle+School.jpeg
Five people were hospitalized after firefighters responded to a report of an explosion Friday at a Riverside County middle school.

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<![CDATA[ 3 Charged With Murder, Kidnap of Baby]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:59:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/eliza-de-la-cruz-bebe-asesinada-long-beach.jpg
Prosecutors filed charges Friday against three people accused of the January kidnapping and murder of a baby girl from Long Beach and the attempted murder of her mother, father and uncle.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother Dies, Child Remains Hospitalized After Fire]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:52:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/3-26-2015-LBFire.JPG
A mother hospitalized after a Long Beach apartment fire Thursday morning has died, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.

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<![CDATA[Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:40:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/LetterJacket.jpg
A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters.]]>
<![CDATA["Hero" Driver, Students Escape Burning Bus]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:32:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/03-27-2015-rsm-bus-fire.gif
A school bus driver helped students safely exit a burning bus Friday morning after a fire spread from its engine bay in front of an Orange County school.

Photo Credit: Daniel Grantham]]>
<![CDATA[Vehicle Crashes Into Building, Severs Gas Line]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:09:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stock-breaking-news-graphic-generic.jpg
A vehicle crashed into a South Los Angeles building, severing a gas line Friday morning, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Inland Empire]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:55:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*161/twentynine+palms+earthquake+did+you+feel+it.JPG
A magnitude-3.6 earthquake reportedly shook an area near Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County Friday morning.

Photo Credit: USGS]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Piano Sits Atop SoCal Mountain]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:44:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/piano-hike-topanga-santa-monica.gif
A working piano was discovered atop a two-mile hike in the Santa Monica Mountains

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV, Joel Cooke]]>
<![CDATA[Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Shakes Central CA]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:57:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/03-27-2015-coalinga-fresno-earthquake.JPG
A magnitude-4.1 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Fresno County.

Photo Credit: USGS]]>
<![CDATA[Music Video Crew Behind Mystery Piano]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:03:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/03-27-2015-piano-santa-monica-1.gif
The hills were alive with the sound of music Thursday after hikers in search of sweeping views of Southern California were surprised to find a piano on a lookout in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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<![CDATA[Swimmers Warned of Dangerous Surf as Heat Wave Grips SoCal]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:14:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/3-27-2015-BeachWarning.JPG
People hoping to take advantage of the heat wave gripping Southern California have been warned to take extra care at the beaches due to due to dangerous currents.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Crashes Off Freeway Into Motel]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:29:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/3-27-2015-MotelCrash.JPG
A driver was arrested after coming off the 5 Freeway and crashing into the back of a hotel early Friday.

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<![CDATA[$250K Ferrari Totaled in Hollywood Street Race]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:02:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/3-27-2015-FerrariCrash.JPG
A $250,000 Ferrari was wrecked after crashing into the side of an apartment building during an alleged Hollywood street race with a Porsche.

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<![CDATA[Woman Injured After Being Dragged by Car in Hit-Run]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:34:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A woman was hospitalized after being dragged along by a car in a hit-and-run.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Cab Driver Arrested After 4 Hour Pursuit]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:05:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/3-27-2015-PursuitCapture.JPG
Police are pursuing a stolen cab on Los Angeles County freeways.]]>
<![CDATA[Mattresses Donated to Domestic Violence Shelter]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:29:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DOMESTIC_VIOLENCE_DONATION-CROUCH_WEB_1200x675_418874947562.jpg
The Jenesse Center, a domestic violence shelter in Los Angeles, got a helping hand Thursday from one of the community's best known companies after Sit 'n Sleep donated 75 new Tempur-Pedic mattresses.]]>
<![CDATA[Attorney: Kidnapping "No Hoax"]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:55:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/huskinsmainphoto1.jpg
A Huntington Beach woman whose strange saga about being kidnapped for an $8,500 ransom that police called a hoax was "absolutely, unequivocally" a victim of kidnapping, her lawyer said Thursday.

Photo Credit: Photos courtesy of the Huskins family.]]>
<![CDATA[V. Stiviano Calls Shelly Sterling a "Bully" During Testimony]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:49:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/224*120/3-26-15_Sterling-Stiviano.JPG
Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling's alleged mistress took the stand Thursday in a lawsuit by Sterling's wife to try to recover millions of dollars in money and gifts she says her husband gave his mistress.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Suspected in Mother-in-Law's Slaying ID'd]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:08:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/3-25-15+Diamond+Bar+Fire.JPG
A 42-year-old woman was identified Thursday in the death of her mother-in-law.

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<![CDATA[Drivers Blame Toll Lanes for Bigger Backups]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:26:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/09-26-2014+lageneric+freeway+construction.jpg
The toll lanes that promised faster freeway rides through Downtown Los Angeles may actually be creating more traffic headaches.

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<![CDATA["Missing" Art Student Reveals Why She Hid]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:43:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/3-16-15-sahray+barber+photo.JPG
A San Bernardino woman who went missing for 10 days earlier this month broke her silence Thursday, issuing a lengthy written statement.

Photo Credit: Stephen Barber]]>
<![CDATA[Father of Ex-LAPD Officer Helped Son Escape: FBI]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:52:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/03-26-15_Solis-Mexico-Arrest.jpg
The father of ex-LAPD officer Henry Solis was arrested Thursday for allegedly helping his son evade authorities when he was wanted for the murder of a California man.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Federal Bureau of Investigations]]>
<![CDATA[How to Stay Safe From Rattlesnakes]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:10:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/494803367_RattleSnake.jpg
What should you do when you encounter a rattler to make sure you aren't one of the 800 people bitten in California each year?

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<![CDATA[Timeline: The Disappearance of Denise Huskins]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:46:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLMD-fraude-secuestro-denise-huskins.jpg
A look at the events surrounding the reported abduction of a Vallejo woman and the investigation that determined her disappearance was part of a hoax.

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<![CDATA[Boyfriend Drugged in Kidnap-Ransom: Attorney]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:38:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/huskinsmainphoto.jpg
An attorney for a man who reported that his girlfriend had been abducted for an $8,500 ransom, later determined by police to be a hoax, said his client has been subjected to "blatant lies" Thursday at a...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Huskins family]]>
<![CDATA[Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Reported Off Dana Point]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/03-26-2015-earthquake-dana-point.JPG
A magnitude-3.0 earthquake was reported late Thursday morning off the Southern California coast, according to the USGS.

Photo Credit: USGS
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<![CDATA[Sahray Barber Search Cost Thousands: PD Chief]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:49:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-sahray-astina-barber-missing-student.jpg
The search for a missing college student in San Bernardino was costly and based on false information given to investigators, the city's police chief said in a video posted online Thursday.

Photo Credit: Stephen Barber
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<![CDATA[1 Dead After Wilmington Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:38:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/03-26-2015-wilmington-shooting-ois.JPG
One person was killed Thursday morning after a report of a man armed with a knife led to an officer-involved shooting in the Wilmington area.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: California Bee Attacks]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:28:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/bee+attack+thur1.JPG
Bees are usually harmless, but in California they have been known to swarm people and animals, sending them to the hospital or even killing them]]>
<![CDATA[Dismal Snowpack in Sierras]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:30:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/03-26-2015-sierra-snowpack-drought-467199106_master-%289%29.jpg
Four years of no significant snowfall has left wide patches of bare ground in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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<![CDATA[Petition Backing NFL Stadium for Carson Delivered]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:22:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/3-26-2015-PetitionDelivery.JPG
A major step was taken towards getting an NFL stadium built in Carson after a petition was delivered to city hall.]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors Aren't Doing Enough About Drought: Poll]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:08:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generic-sprinklers.jpg
The majority of Californians say their neighbors are failing to do enough to respond to the state's severe drought, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute.
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<![CDATA[Crash Closes 57 Freeway, Driver Airlifted to Hospital]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:09:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/lapd+cruiser.jpg
A driver was airlifted to hospital after a crash that closed the 57 Freeway at Diamond Bar early Thursday.

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<![CDATA[$50K Reward in Hit-and-Run That Injured Senior]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:50:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/3-21-2015-HitRun.JPG
A $50,000 reward was announced Thursday for information about a hit-and-run driver who struck an 86-year-old woman last week near the University of Southern California campus.]]>