<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Southern California News]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:43:47 -0800 Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:43:47 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[One Killed, Three Injured in Shooting]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:43:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Crime+scene+tape+generic.jpg
One man was dead and three others were hurt, including a girl under the age of 18, in a shooting in unincorporated Los Angeles, the LA County Sheriff's Department said.

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<![CDATA[Officer Involved Shooting Reported in Boyle Heights]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:15:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/ois-boyle-020616.JPG
An officer-involved shooting was reported in Boyle Heights Saturday night, authorities confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Student-Filled Bus Catches Fire on Freeway, All Escape Safely ]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:56:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/busfire-020616.jpg
A bus headed from Fullerton to Los Angeles caught on fire Saturday morning on the 710 freeway, carrying 40 high-school students who were able to get out safely.

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<![CDATA[Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Motorcyclist Dead]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:48:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/inglewood-hitrun-0020616.JPG
Police were asking for the public's help in finding the driver who fled a fatal hit-and-run crash east of Inglewood Friday that left a 30-year-old motorcyclist dead at the scene

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<![CDATA[Explosions Reported in Large Anaheim Fire]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:18:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/fire-anaheim-020616.JPG
Firefighters were battling a large blaze amid reports of explosions in Anaheim, officials said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Elite Universities Seek 'Warrior-Scholars']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:38:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/02-06-2016-healy-warrior-project-university.JPG
USC will be among a dozen prestigious universities taking part this summer in the "Warrior-Scholar" Project, which seeks to prepare enlisted veterans of the armed services for transitioning to a bachelor's...

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<![CDATA[Family Escapes Fire at San Bernardino County Home]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:35:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/02-06-2016-trona-fire.jpg
A family of six and two dogs escaped a burning home Saturday morning in northern San Bernardino County.

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<![CDATA[Chinese New Year: Celebrations Around SoCal]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:35:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/shutterstock18313213.jpg
The Golden Dragon Parade's still on the horizon, but you can welcome Chinese New Year around SoCal.

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<![CDATA[Stretch of the 101 Freeway Closes for 40 Hours ]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:57:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/02-06-2016-bridge-sixth-street-4.JPG
Starting Friday night, a 2.5-mile stretch of the 101 Freeway near downtown Los Angeles will close as crews demolish the historic Sixth Street Bridge.

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<![CDATA[Two Sought in Hollywood Hills Home Invasion Assault]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:15:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/robbery_hollywood_hills.jpg
Police were searching for two men who broke into a home in the Hollywood Hills early Saturday morning and assaulted a man inside the residence, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[6th Street Bridge Demolition 'Ahead of Schedule']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:14:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/02-06-2016-bridge-sixth-street-5.JPG
Work on the 6th Street bridge began late Friday and was ahead of schedule Saturday as drivers found ways around the site near downtown Los Angeles.

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<![CDATA[Alleged Gas Thief Targets Business in Corona]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:47:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2-5-16-Siphon.JPG
Police are searching for a man caught on camera allegedly siphoning gas from vehicles that belong to a company in Corona.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Killed in South LA, Family Begs for Answers]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:32:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/latorria_westbrook1.PNG
Latorria Westbrook was 26 years old when she was gunned down on the streets in South LA on July 19, 2013. Los Angeles Police Detectives in South Bureau Criminal Gang Homicide Division say they have had a...

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<![CDATA[Attorney Surprises 26 Kindergartners With College Tuition]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:14:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/02-06-2016-martin-burbank.JPG
Rio Vista Elementary School kindergartners get the gift of a lifetime: A free college education from a man who almost bought a luxury boat instead.

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<![CDATA[#Slowjam 'Bringing Down the Sixth Street Bridge']]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:38:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/245*120/slow-jam-garcetti.PNG
Backed by smooth sax and soulful riffs, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti got his groove on in a public service announcement advising LA motorists "who are always on the move" of the weekend #Slowjam slowdown...

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<![CDATA[Assault Reported on UC Riverside Campus]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:41:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/ucr+riverside+campus.jpg
UC Riverside police plan to beef up patrols after a woman reported being assaulted in a drainage canal on campus this week.

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<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Death of Woman Found in Apartment Wall]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:55:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Raven-Joy-Campbell-restos-humanos-cadaver-lomita-california.jpg
An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a woman found buried inside the wall of a Lomita apartment last summer, investigators said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Washington Murder Suspect at-Large in LA, FBI Says]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:46:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-robert-deshawn-grotte.jpg
The FBI was asking for the public’s help in finding an "armed and dangerous" man who fled to Los Angeles from Washington, where he is wanted for murder.

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<![CDATA[Judge Allows Cameras in Officer Murder Trial]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:07:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/11-19-2015-Ricardo-Galvez-downey-police.jpg
Two men and a teenager accused in the fatal shooting of a police officer in a botched robbery appeared Friday in court, where a judge ruled that television cameras will be allowed at their trials.

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<![CDATA[Jordan Clarkson: Skills Challenge]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:52:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jordan-Clarkson-NBA-skills-challenge.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will take part in the NBA All-Star Skills Challenge during 2016 NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto

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<![CDATA[New: 'The Floating Library' in Echo Park Lake]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:53:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/booksshutter123-horz.jpg
Hop a pedal boat and go peruse art books in the middle of the lake.

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<![CDATA[2.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Rancho Palos Verdes Area]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:24:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/quake43.jpg
A magnitude-2.7 earthquake rattled the Rancho Palos Verdes area Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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<![CDATA[Man Sentenced to Death in Northridge Killings]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:14:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ka+Pasasouk.jpg
A man convicted of gunning down four people outside a Northridge boarding home three years ago was sentenced Friday to death, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Pat Haden to Step Down as USC Athletic Director]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:44:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Pat+Haden+Collapses+on+sideline.png
Pat Haden will retire as the University of Southern California's athletic director, the school announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Doctor Gets 30 Years to Life in Overdose Deaths]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:02:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_120316045075.jpg
A former Rowland Heights doctor convicted last fall of second-degree murder for the drug overdose deaths of three of her patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in state prison.

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<![CDATA[Anonymous Art Event: Petals to Fall Downtown]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:12:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/petalGettyImages-492850731.jpg
The artists behind the Griffith Park Teahouse will shower an alley with flowers.

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<![CDATA[End of a Landmark: Sixth Street Bridge ]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:37:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-27-2016-sixth-street-bridge-workers-2.jpg
The Sixth Street bridge, built in 1932, has been featured in TV and film shoots, and many commutes through downtown Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: Toni Guinyard, KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Officials Urge Drivers to Use Detours for '101 SlowJam' ]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:40:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-27-2016-sixth-street-bridge-pm-1+%282%29.jpg
With demolition beginning Saturday on the Sixth Street Viaduct, drivers will need to take detours around a 2.5-mile stretch of the 101 Freeway near Boyle Heights and downtown Los Angeles that will be closed for...]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Leak Might Be Capped Next Week]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:42:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Porter-Ranch-AP_51068591634.jpg
A state official outlined a plan Thursday to cap the massive Los Angeles-area gas leak by the end of next week.

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<![CDATA[Girl Scout Cookies Aided in Pursuit Arrest: Police]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:19:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/joseph_kopff.jpg
A discarded box of Girl Scout cookies was credited with helping police in Hemet arrest a man suspected of evading police during a pursuit on Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Hemet Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Valuable Lessons Learned From Cajon Pass Inferno]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:52:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/7-17-15+Cajon+Fire+38.JPG
Firefighters and officers say they learned important lessons for emergency response from last summer's inferno in the Cajon Pass.

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<![CDATA[Neon Museum: Grand Opening Peek]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:28:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/monaopening2016.jpg
Look upon the luminescent treasures on view at the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale.

Photo Credit: MONA]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Dead on Freeway in Suspected Hit and Run]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:19:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Deadly_Hit_and_Run_Shuts_Down_Freeway_1200x675_616670275712.jpg
Police were searching for the driver who fatally struck a 50-year-old man on the freeway in a suspected hit-and-run collision on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Some Celebrities Demanding Gun Reform Star In Violent Films]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:08:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-157554504.jpg
Hollywood isn't shy about using its voice, especially after mass shootings in Isla Vista and San Bernardino — but there is another side of Hollywood that makes reckless gun violence a big attraction at...

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<![CDATA[Fuel Tanker Overturns on 10 Fwy, Shuts Down Lanes]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:17:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160204-tanker-crash-fontana.jpg
A stretch of the westbound 10 Freeway in Fontana was shut down Thursday afternoon after a fuel tanker overturned and leaked gas on lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Limited Cell Service for Metro Passengers Begins in March]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:48:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/metro+la.jpg
At the end of March, Metro passengers riding the Metro Red and Purple lines can text, call and use the Internet during a portion of their underground commutes.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Sex Assault of UCLA Student: Police]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:18:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-mug-kvon-harris-ucla-assault.jpg
An arrest has been made in the case of a UCLA student who reported to police that she was sexually assaulted by a man who walked her home after a house party near campus a week ago, police said.

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<![CDATA[4 Girls Sexually Battered on Way to School]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 01:15:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/2-4-16-Composit_Sketch.JPG
Police were warning children and parents to be on the lookout for a man who sexually battered four female students walking to school in Riverside on Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Pursuit Driver, Passenger Surrender in Middle of Intersection]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:39:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/03-04-2016-pursuit-hollywood-1.JPG
A pursuit on streets and freeways northeast of downtown Los Angeles ended Thursday afternoon with a brief standoff at an East Hollywood intersection.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Worker Serenades Riders for 17 Years]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:19:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kpcc-anthony-bryant-amtrak.jpg
A beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean isn't the only treat that awaits passengers onboard Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner.

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<![CDATA[Two Wounded in Willowbrook Strip Mall Shooting]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:11:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/160204-willowbrook-shooting.jpg
Two people were wounded when gunfire broke out at a Willowbrook strip mall Thursday morning, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: Coco]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:28:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/02-04-2016-COCO-pet-1.jpg
Coco is the Pet of the Week for Feb. 4, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Reserve Officer Awarded for 50 Years of Service]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:37:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/richard_dewberry_awarded.JPG
For 50 years, Richard Dewberry dutifully carried out a variety of assignments after being appointed a San Bernardino Reserve Police Officer in 1965, including patrol, prisoner transport, traffic and...

Photo Credit: San Bernardino Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Murders Stemmed From 'Hatred Between Gangs': LAPD Chief]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:35:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/monecito+heights.JPG
Two teen girls whose bodies were found in a Montecito Heights park last year had been bludgeoned and one of them had been shot by two suspects who they knew in a targeted attack involving gangs, Los Angeles...]]>
<![CDATA[Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:56:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/firstfridays0293929323.jpg
DJs, scientists, partiers, and big dino bones converge in one fab monthly confab.

Photo Credit: NHM]]>