<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Southern California News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 28 Jun 2016 20:39:45 -0700Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:39:45 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dodgers Avoid Sweep With Comeback Win]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:17:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/Dodgers+avoid+sweep.png
The Los Angeles Dodgers overcame an early four-run deficit as they came-from-behind to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4, on Monday afternoon at PNC Park.

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<![CDATA[Hollywood Renters Pushed Out]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:42:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Hollywood_Renters_Pushed_Out_for_Condos_1200x675_714839619516.jpg
Renters are angry about being edged out of a Hollywood apartment building as the owner looks to turn the building into a boutique hotel. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News on June 28, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Kershaw Loses Second Game of Season]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:21:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/Kershaw+vs+Pirates.png
Clayton Kershaw struggled in the second inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-3, on Sunday for their third straight victory over the Boys in Blue.

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<![CDATA[Pirates Locked and Loaded against LA]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:55:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/McCutchen+Dodgers.png
Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates blasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Saturday night at PNC Park.

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<![CDATA[Whale Remains Entangled in Net]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:47:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Whale_Remains_Entangled_in_Net_1200x675_714842691574.jpg
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials were hoping that someone will again see a whale in Orange County who got tangled up in fishing gear so the agency can make another attempt to free]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2017 Announced]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:53:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/188*120/walkoffame-stars-051616.JPG
The late singer Selena Quintanilla, Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel, singer John Legend and actors Chris Pratt, Amy Adams and Hugh Laurie were among those announced Tuesday as the Hollywood...

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<![CDATA[Drowning Fears Prompt Safety Warnings in Orange County]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:45:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/drowningproventionoc.jpg
Foster Parnell paid tribute to Father's Day by visiting the beach where his 18-year-old son was swept away by high surf in Laguna Beach in February.

Photo Credit: Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention]]>
<![CDATA[Lawyer: LAUSD Playing 'Dirty' in Drowning Lawsuit]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:35:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/LAgenerics-school-pool.JPG
The family of a Los Angeles Unified School District special needs student who drowned while on a school field trip said the district is playing dirty and trying to move the upcoming trial out of LA County.

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<![CDATA[DA Urges Governor to Deny Parole to Former Manson Follower]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:40:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mkt-AP_247374227510.jpg
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is urging the governor to deny parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted of the 1969 killings of grocers Leno and Rosemary...

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<![CDATA[Officers Pursue Stolen Car on LA Freeways]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:04:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/6-28-16-pursuit-griffith-zoo.jpg
The driver of a reportedly stolen vehicle led Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit in the northern San Fernando Valley Tuesday afternoon before fleeing on foot into a neighborhood near Griffith Park.

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<![CDATA[Wildlife Activists Protest Torrance Coyote Trapping]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:25:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/coyote+trapping1.JPG
Holding signs reading "Torrance is Killing Coyote Pups" and "Shame on Torrance," animal rights activists and others picketed outside of a Southern California preserve on Tuesday, calling for Torrance city...

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<![CDATA[Pterosaurs Land at Natural History Museum Exhibit]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:24:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pterosaursnhm1345678.jpg
The winged reptiles of long ago are the focus of a soon-to-debut Natural History Museum exhibit.

Photo Credit: Roderick Mickens/NHM]]>
<![CDATA[Officers Grief-Stricken After K-9 Killed in Standoff]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:03:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160628-long-beach-k-9.jpg
A police K-9 was fatally shot and a man was killed during a standoff in Long Beach on Tuesday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Deputies in Shootout]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:38:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06-24-2016-bellflower-shooting-dis-2.JPG
A Burbank man accused of shooting two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies last week in Bellflower and then holding authorities at bay for nearly eight hours pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of...

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<![CDATA[CalFire Battles 290 Fires in Week]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:37:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/erskine2.jpg
CalFire firefighters have battled 290 fires in one week, 2017 in six months.

Photo Credit: CalFire/Daniel Berlant
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<![CDATA[Firefighters Battling Largest 2016 Wildfires in California ]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:54:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2016-CALI-FIRES-BORDER1.JPG


Photo Credit: CAL FIRE San Diego/Daniel Berlant]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Has New Gruesome Videos to Encourage Safety]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:07:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Metro+PSA.JPG
With new Metro stops opening around Los Angeles County this summer, transportation officials are hoping to educate riders about the potential hazards of not paying attention or not taking safety seriously.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of LA Metro
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<![CDATA[Dalí Sculptures on Display]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:56:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dali+Sculptures+in+Beverly+Hills.jpg
View monumental sculptures from the surrealist legend at Two Rodeo.

Photo Credit: Paiwei Wei]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:17:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/fatal_hnr_pico_rivera_062816.PNG
Investigators were searching for a hit-and-run driver early Tuesay morning after a woman was fatally struck by a vehicle in Pico Rivera, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Car Loses Control, Crashes Into Building]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/sla_building_crash.PNG
A man was injured after his car lost control and crashed into a building in South Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, police said.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA[4 Children, 2 Women Killed in Multi-Car Crash]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:05:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160618-deadly-gorman-crash.jpg
Four children and two women were killed when the minivan they were riding in was rear-ended by a big rig and burst into flames on the 5 Freeway in Gorman on Tuesday morning, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Put Out Blaze Close to Homes in Pomona]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:40:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/pomona_blaze_062716.PNG
Firefighters made quick work of a brush fire in Pomona Monday night.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed in Fiery Crash on 101 Freeway]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/101_fatal_crash_062816.PNG
At least two people were killed in a fiery collision involving a car and a big rig early Tuesday morning in Agoura Hills, authorities said.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA[Tanker Crash Kills 1 in Rosemead]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:47:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/tanker-crash-062716.JPG
Neighbors and distraught family members crowded onto the closest available sidewalk in the aftermath a deadly tanker crash Monday night in Rosemead.

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<![CDATA[Residents Still Can't Go Home After Maywood Fire]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:25:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/maywood-fire-magnesium.jpg
After an explosive fire at a metal recycling plant in Maywood forced more than 200 residents from their homes, emergency officials Tuesday opened an information center where residents could get answers...

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<![CDATA[Burglars May Be Targeting Gun Owners' Homes: Police]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:08:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/guns-redlands-062716.JPG
Many Americans buy guns to protect their families and homes from criminals, but Redlands police Monday were urging people to remember that the weapons themselves can put a residence on a burglar's radar.

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<![CDATA[Crackdown on Valets Who Hog Your Parking Spots]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:05:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/LAgenerics-Valet-Crackdown.jpg
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is vowing to get tough on valet parking companies operating illegally without permits and who are taking metered parking spots meant for the public rather than using lots...

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<![CDATA[Two Killed in Separate Oxnard Slayings]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:07:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Two_Killed_in_Separate_Oxnard_Slayings_1200x675_714001987660.jpg
Two men were killed in Oxnard in apparently unrelated shootings over the weekend. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on June 27, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Tom Kelly, Longtime USC Sportscaster, Dies at 88]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:09:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-usc-campus-generic.jpg
Longtime USC sportscaster Tom Kelly died Monday morning at his home in Encino, two days before his 89th birthday.

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<![CDATA[New Video of Fatal Woodland Hills Crash]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:20:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/crashhhhhh.JPG
New video showing the violent impact of a fiery Woodland Hills crash that left three dead was released by police Monday in an effort to track down two drivers.

Photo Credit: LAPD]]>
<![CDATA[Compton Toddler Killed by Pickup Truck]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:39:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generic-police-lights10.jpg
Authorities today were investigating the death of a 22-month-old girl who was run over by a pickup truck driven by her mother's boyfriend in Compton.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend SoCal Bear Attack Was First in the State This Year]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:40:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/171*120/Bear+attack+6.26.16.JPG
The Millard Campground near Altadena remained closed on Monday while authorities continued their efforts to find a bear who injured a camper over the weekend in the first such attack in the state.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department- Altadena Station
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<![CDATA[Eighteen-Foot Great White Spotted Near Catalina]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/06.27.16_Catalina-Great-White-Shark.jpg
Two boaters got quite a surprise Saturday when they saw what appeared to be an 18-foot-long great white shark attacking a seal carcass in the water nearby.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Captain Dave Mallard/"Cactus"]]>
<![CDATA[7 Children Removed From Cockroach-Infested Home]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:41:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Generic_Handcuffs_Chris_Caesar_NECN_12416.jpg
A 31-year-old mother faces child neglect charges after her seven children were found to be living among rats and an infestation of cockroaches at their high desert home, deputies said.]]>
<![CDATA[Some Evacuations Lifted in Deadly Erskine Fire]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:46:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/06-24-2016-erskine-fire-damage-1.JPG
Some residents will be allowed to return home Monday after a huge wildfire killed two people and destroyed 250 homes as it tore through mountain communities in Kern County, officials said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Unhealthful Air Quality Hits SoCal]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:30:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics_red-breaking-news.jpg
Air quality was projected to be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Pomona area and Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, prompting county health officials to issue a health warning for people with certain...]]>
<![CDATA['The Walking Dead' Attraction's Boot Camp]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:22:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TWDattractionWalkerBootcamp04.jpg
Attendees learn how to moan, shuffle under executive producer Greg Nicotero's tutelage.

Photo Credit: DAVID SPRAGUE]]>
<![CDATA[Beverly Hills: Free Dalí Exhibit]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:27:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dalisculpturesbevhills.jpg
Look for dramatic pieces from the surrealists around the Golden Triangle.

Photo Credit: Galerie Michael/The Stratton Institute]]>
<![CDATA[Earthquakes Condemn Derogatory Remark ]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:40:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-481518696.jpg
The San Jose Earthquakes issued a condemnation of the derogatory chant during the California Clasico match against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stanford Stadium Saturday night, where some could be heard making what...

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<![CDATA[Blaze Erupts at Flower Shop in Pico-Robertson Area]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:18:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Flower+Shop+Fire+6.27.16.JPG
A fire ripped through a flower shop in the Pico-Robertson area of Los Angeles early Monday morning, officials said.

Photo Credit: OnSceneTV]]>
<![CDATA[Paley Center: Shark Week Goes VR]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:50:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SharkWeekvrpaley.jpg
The free experience is on dry land, at the Beverly Hills television museum.

Photo Credit: Paley Center for Media]]>
<![CDATA[Fatal Crash Shuts Down 5 Fwy in Boyle Heights ]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:33:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5+fwy+closure+6.27.16.JPG
One person was killed when a car collided with a semi truck, shutting down all lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights during the Monday morning rush hour.

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<![CDATA[Westlake Neighbors Targeted by Mail Thieves]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:12:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Westlake+Mail+Theft.JPG
Residents of a Los Angeles apartment building say they are being targeted by mail thieves — including one occassion when mail was stolen while neighbors were away reporting prior thefts to police.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>