<![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 Sun, 03 May 2015 10:59:11 -0700 Sun, 03 May 2015 10:59:11 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[High Surf to Buffet SoCal Coast Thru Tuesday]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 10:32:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/high+surf+warning+socal+beaches.JPG
A strong swell moved onto the Southern California coast Sunday, expected to bring high surf to the area through Tuesday, forecasters said.

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<![CDATA[2 Critically Injured in NoHo Drive-By Shooting]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 10:10:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-generic-ambulance-gurney.jpg
Two men were in critical condition after they were shot in the head in a North Hollywood drive-by shooting Saturday night, police said.

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<![CDATA[LA Area Shakes in M3.9 Earthquake]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 09:22:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/la-sunday-earthquake-usgs-shake.jpg
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area early Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Photo Credit: USGS]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot During Police Altercation]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 00:34:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/05.02.15_Bernardino-Police-Shooting1.JPG
A man was shot and wounded during an altercation with police in San Bernardino Saturday, officials said.
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<![CDATA[Missing Loyola Marymount Student Found Safe]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 01:32:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-2-2015-Missing.jpg
A missing Loyola Marymount University freshman who was reported missing Friday night after an argument with his father was found safe Saturday night, a school spokeswoman said.]]>
<![CDATA[Asian Pacific American Heritage Month]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 21:25:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_HERITAGE_SPECIAL_FINAL__BALDONADO_1200x675_438441027703.jpg
NBC4's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Special]]>
<![CDATA[Man Angry Over Court Case Vandalizes Courthouse]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 17:26:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/050215+Courthouse+Vandalism+Arrest.JPG
A man broke more than two dozen windows at a Los Angeles courthouse Saturday because he was angry over a pending court case, officials said.

Photo Credit: Alhambra Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Animal Lovers Flock to Pet Adoption Event]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 15:14:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/la+adopt+dog+cat+rescue.JPG
Thousands of people looking for their new friend or companion filled Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits Saturday as part of the No Kill LA adoption weekend.

Photo Credit: Beth Slepp-Paz]]>
<![CDATA[Telephone Extortionist Targets LA Businesses]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 16:15:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Woman+on+Phone+Generic+Telephone+Customer+Service.jpg
Huntington Park police are warning local residents of a caller claiming to be a gang member attempting to extort money from businesses.

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<![CDATA[Tax Scam Callers Bait Ventura County City]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 13:03:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Money_Hand_Money_Generic.jpg
A person or people claiming to work for the U.S. Treasury Department have called dozens of residents of a Ventura County city threatening them with arrest if they don't pay supposed tax debts, police said.

Photo Credit: File photo (AP)]]>
<![CDATA[Wreck Closes Malibu Road Near Pepperdine]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 11:45:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/road_closed_generic_2.jpg
A motorcycle and vehicle crashed in Malibu Saturday, closing an important artery to Pepperdine University on a high-traffic day, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Student Missing After Argument With Dad]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 09:36:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-2-2015-Missing.jpg
Police are searching for a Loyola Marymount University student who disappeared following an argument with his father, leaving his essentials in his dorm room.]]>
<![CDATA[Kung Fu Coach Molested Students: Police]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 05:42:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/5-2-2015-KungFu.JPG
An El Monte Kung Fu coach has been arrested after allegedly molesting three of his underage students.]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Dies After Pursuit Crash in OC]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 14:11:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/050215+Orange+Crash+Fatal.JPG
A motorcyclist was killed after crashing during a police pursuit in Orange County early Saturday.

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Girl Comes Face-to-Face With Intruder]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 01:01:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/05.02.15_Garden-Grove-Intruder.JPG
A teen girl woke up to find a home intruder in her bedroom, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Teens Killed in Car Crash Mourned]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 01:32:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/05-01-2015-crash-long-beach-bridge.JPG
With balloons, flowers and heavy hearts, mourners on Friday remembered three teenage friends who were killed when the car they were in careened off a street and crashed down an embankment near the LA River...

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<![CDATA[$75 Lotto Winner Really Wins $75K]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 10:18:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/050115+Lotto+Ticket1.jpg
A man walked away from a Los Angeles-area gas station with a $75 win after playing a lottery scratcher -- but he should have left with a much heftier $75,000 amount and now the search is on to find the...

Photo Credit: David Gregory/Palmdale Chevron Station]]>
<![CDATA[Purse Snatchers Targeting Women in Panorama City]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 23:32:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/282*120/5-1-15-Ford.JPG
Detectives on Friday were asking for the public's help to identify a man and a woman believed to have committed a series of street robberies targeting women walking alone in Panorama City.]]>
<![CDATA[Testimony Begins in Case of Venice Boardwalk Killing]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 21:16:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/050115_Venice_Boardwalk_Crash_NBC4_News_at_5pm_web_1200x675_438071363513.jpg
Witness testimony began Friday in the case of Nathan Louis Campbell, accused of killing one person and injuring 17 when he drove his car on the Venice Beach Boardwalk]]>
<![CDATA[Man Survives Being Dragged 250 Feet Across Pavement]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 19:00:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-1-15+Santa+Ana+Bike+Crash.PNG
A man dragged 250 feet across the pavement by a truck in Orange County Friday is now fighting for his life.

Photo Credit: Courtesy: OCFA]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Destroys Garage, RV in East LA ]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 01:57:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/5-1-15-Fire.JPG
Fire tore through a garage and RV in Lincoln Heights Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Father, Infant Killed After Walking Into Freeway Traffic]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 16:41:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/05-01-15_Beaumont-Infant-Fatal.JPG
A Beaumont man took his infant son during a fight with the child’s mother and then walked into oncoming freeway traffic while holding the little boy in Beaumont, investigators said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with NBC4]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 16:15:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web_AP+GRAHPICCapture.png
NBC4 Southern California is proud to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May with “Life Connected Special in Celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month,” which will air May 2, 2015 at 8:30 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA["I Feel Uncared About": Fight to Reach Venice Beach]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 16:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/venice+zipline.JPG
As a popular tourist destination in Southern California, beaches are supposed to be accessible to everyone. But the I-Team has discovered that in Venice, that isn't the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in McDonald's Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 19:02:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/5-1-15-Taylor+Kirby+bg.jpg
A 24-year-old man surrendered to police after surveillance video showed him allegedly reversing his car in a McDonald's parking lot and striking an elderly woman before driving away, police said Friday.

Photo Credit: Huntington Beach Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[OCDA: Unilever Settles in Deceptive Container Suit]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 14:55:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/unilever-171699190.jpg
Axe hair product containers with false bottoms falsely advertised how much product was inside, according to Orange County, Calif., prosecutors.

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<![CDATA[Man Sentenced For 1994 Stabbing Murder of Ex-Girlfriend]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 21:22:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/torrez1.JPG
A convicted killer was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison in an Orange County courtroom Friday morning for murdering his college girlfriend more than 20 years ago.

Photo Credit: File photo]]>
<![CDATA[In LA, Japan Prime Minister Met With WWII Protests]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 12:04:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/la+protest+japan+prime+minister.JPG
Seeking acknowledgement of a World War II atrocity, hundreds of protesters rallied in downtown Los Angeles Friday while Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in the city on a trade mission.

Photo Credit: Scott Spiro]]>
<![CDATA[Petition: Judge's Rape Case Ruling "Unacceptable"]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 14:45:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/Orange-County-Judge-M-Marc-Kelly-OCR.jpg
Orange County residents have joined the fight against a Superior Court judge by saying his decision to lighten the sentence for a convicted child rapist shows a "callous disregard for the victims of a crime."

Photo Credit: H. Lorren Au Jr, Orange County Register]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighters Douse Blaze in WeHo]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:26:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/west+hollywood+fire+construction+site.JPG
An under-construction apartment building in West Hollywood caught fire Friday morning, firefighters said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Skydiver Incident in Riverside County ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:53:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
Paramedics were assessing a skydiver in Riverside County Friday morning, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[May Day Marches in Los Angeles]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 07:07:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/5-1-15+OCCUPY+MAY+DAY+2.PNG
Activists and marchers take to the streets of Los Angeles during May Day events.

Photo Credit: Fabian Rodriguez]]>
<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 05:16:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/seismo2.JPG
Southern California images in the news during 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Refinery Explosion Causes Gas Price Hike: Analysts]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 06:45:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/5-1-2015-GasSpike.JPG
The ExxonMobil Refinery explosion in Torrance has been blamed as the cause of the latest spike in gasoline prices in Southern California.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Killed in Crash Off LA River Bridge]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 13:58:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/05-01-2015-crash-long-beach-bridge.JPG
A car crashed off a bridge and into a rocky embankment next to the Los Angeles River in Long Beach early Friday, killing two men and a woman, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Erin Brockovich Announces Black Tap Water Lawsuit]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 06:26:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/5-1-2015-Brockovic.JPG
Erin Brockovich is to file a class-action lawsuit over black water coming from taps in Gardena.]]>
<![CDATA[Attacker Stabs Man Waiting for Brother at LAX]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 13:15:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/05-01-2015-lax-knife-attack.JPG
A man waiting to pick up a family member at Los Angeles International Airport was slashed on the face and bitten on the shoulder by an attacker early Friday, according to authorities.

Photo Credit: LLN]]>
<![CDATA[USC Student Accuses Uber Driver of Rape]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:37:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/uber-safety.jpg
A University of Southern California student has accused an Uber driver of raping her after driving her home from a party.]]>
<![CDATA[Clippers Survive in San Antonio, Force Game 7]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:23:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Blake-Griffin-Clippers-Spurs-Game-six-471743822.jpg
With their backs against the wall, Clippers get a gritty 102-96 win in San Antonio.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Granddad Beaten With Bat in Race Attack Dies: Cops]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 02:48:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BAT_BEATING_GADI_11_1200x675_437435971635.jpg
A man beaten with a baseball bat in an unprovoked attack while he was on his way home from a grocery store has died and his attacker faces attempted murder and hate crime charges, police said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Pay-to-Stay Jail Programs Offer Upgraded Cells]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 01:04:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+prison+bars+jail.jpg
In some SoCal cities, for the right price, jails can be decidedly more comfortable than for most of the general prison population, to the outrage of crime victims and their families.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Ducks Roast Flames 6-1]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:52:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/471743258.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks beat the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, 6-1.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Breast Pump Bandit Caught on Camera]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 06:28:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-30-15+Breast+Pump+Bandit.PNG
A man suspected of swiping breast pumps from several Target stores allegedly got into a fight with an employee as he tried to leave a store with the lactation devices in hand.

Photo Credit: Courtesy: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department]]>