<![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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:49:19 -0700 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:49:19 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LAPD Fires Detective in Racially Charged Recording]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:48:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lyga.JPG
An LAPD detective under fire after he was heard on a recording speaking vulgarly at the police academy and seemingly making light of a killing has been assigned to home, a department spokesman said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Grandson Pleads Not Guilty to Grandmother's Killing]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:39:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/121020-east-la-killing.jpg
A man accused of killing his grandmother pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Catholic School Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:46:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CatholicSexAssaultteacher.png
Police arrested a former Southern California Catholic school teacher on Wednesday on suspicion of felony child sexual assault.

Photo Credit: Culver City Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:01:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gabriel1.jpg
The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her then-boyfriend will plead guilty to murder and torture charges in the boy's death, sparing them the death penalty, two sources confirmed to NBC4 on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Doctor Stored $2M in Diet Pills, Narcotics: DA]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:24:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-22-14_Redondo+Beach+Gerard+Geoffrey+Goryl.JPG
A Southern California neurologist was arrested for the third time on Tuesday after the DEA and police say they found $2 million worth of powerful diet pills and narcotics in a Long Beach storage...]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Woman Named California Teacher of the Year]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/teachofyear2.png
At Manhattan Beach Middle School, a teacher’s efforts to instill a love of science in her students has earned her a top California educator award.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused in Sex Assault of Special Needs Student]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/10-22-14_Highland+High+School.JPG
A Southern California substitute high school teacher is facing felony charges over accusations he sexually assaulted a special needs student inside a classroom and car, authorities said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FARMERS+FIELD+-+INTERIOR+-+VIEW+OF+SEATING+BOWL.jpg
A survey sent to thousands of Los Angeles residents asks several questions designed to gauge interest in an NFL team and what kind of features recipients would like to see in a stadium if a team moves to...

Photo Credit: AEG]]>
<![CDATA[One Killed in Fiery Wrong-Way Freeway Crash]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:22:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/highway-traffic-generic-09-.jpg
Lanes were closed early Wednesday on the northbound 15 Freeway in San Bernardino County after a crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Mountain Lions Spotted in Glendora]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/mountain+lion+glendora+big+dalton+canyon.PNG
A family of four mountain lions was spotted passing through Big Dalton Canyon in Glendora last week and it was all caught on camera.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Injured, Molasses Spills in East LA Interchange Crash]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:17:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/10-22-2014-east-la-crash-2shot.jpg
Injuries and a possible fatality were reported Wednesday morning after a crash that involved a big rig and at least three other vehicles at the busy East LA interchange

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Three Sought After Pickup Pursuit Reached 70 MPH]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:04:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-22-2014-gardena-seearch-pursuit.jpg
Officers searched Wednesday morning for at least three individuals after a brief high-speed chase that began after a burglary report and reached speeds of more than 70 mph.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Pit Bull Attack Leaves Woman Severely Injured]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:20:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IE+pit+bull+attack.PNG
A 61-year-old woman suffered severe injuries after being attacked by a pit bull while walking in her Riverside County neighborhood Monday evening, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cars Were "Side-by-Side" Before Fatal Shooting]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:57:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/south+el+monte+shooting+car.PNG
A man was shot and killed in South El Monte when a shooter allegedly pulled up to his car and opened gunfire Tuesday afternoon, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Edison Warns of Utility Bill Scam]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:13:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/customerscamsupdateresize_mid.jpg
SoCal Edison officials are warning of scammers calling customers and threatening to shut off their power if they don’t pay $500 in prepaid debit cards.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged in Crash That Killed Boy in OC]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:08:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141019-anaheim-fatal-dui-crash-gary-hunt.jpg
A man accused in a crash that killed a 10-year-old boy in Anaheim over the weekend was charged with gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI on Tuesday, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Indio Officers Face Charges in Use of Force Case]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:08:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
Two Indio police officers have been arrested in connection with a use of force incident after a concerned citizen provided authorities with a videotaped copy of the arrest, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Student Sex Charges]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:28:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-downey-high-school-vikings.jpg
A former Downey High School teacher and girls soccer coach pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of carrying on a sexual relationship with a student for more than half a year, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Sheriff's Deputy Pleads No Contest to Lewd Act With Teen]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:47:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/LASD+logo.JPG
A veteran Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Tuesday after being charged with child molestation involving a 15-year-old girl, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:58:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/224*120/10-21-14-breast+density+screening.JPG
Many doctors and patients alike will tell patients that diagnosing breast cancer early saves lives, and part of that is knowing enough to make informed decisions, including when a person has dense...]]>
<![CDATA[2015 Rose Queen Crowned]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:46:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141021-rose-parade-queen-madison-elaine-triplett.jpg
Madison Elaine Triplett was crowned the 2015 Rose Queen on Tuesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos Show Alleged Abuse of Bell Gardens Mayor's Wife]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:58:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-21-14-Lyvette+Crespo+Photo+Injuries.JPG
Photos and a voice mail recording obtained by NBC4 on Tuesday paint a dark picture in the marriage of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who was fatally shot by his wife during a confrontation last month.

Photo Credit: Lyvette Crespo/Eber Bayona]]>
<![CDATA[Mom's Grief Highlights Need for Teen Driver Safety Week]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:34:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-21-14-teen+driving+safety+week.JPG
Four years ago on Oct. 19, 16-year-old Conor Lynch was running after school, training with the Cross Country team at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks, when an 18-year-old woman ran him down on Woodman Avenue.

Photo Credit: Tommy Bravo]]>
<![CDATA[Gunman Opens Fire on Metro Bus in South LA]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:20:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141021-metro-bus-shooting-south-la.jpg
A gunman shot at a passenger on a bus in South Los Angeles on Tuesday, Metro officials said. No one was hurt.]]>
<![CDATA[Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:24:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+health+medical+doctor+01.jpg
With all the news and worry about Ebola, doctors say many people are ignoring a much greater health threat in the U.S. - the flu.]]>
<![CDATA[Shooting at Burbank RV Lot Was Domestic Violence: Police]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A man shot and wounded his wife before killing himself in an attempted murder-suicide during a case of domestic violence at a Burbank RV storage lot, police said Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Drought Spurs Pasadena to Tighten Water Restrictions]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:38:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP223500730484.jpg
Pasadena city officials are upping their efforts to stifle California's record drought by restricting property owners to water outdoors only one day a week starting next month.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA["Django" Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:55:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/actress+daniele+watts+detained+lapd.jpg
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas have each been charged with one count of lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in public moments before they were involved in...

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA["Gentle Giant": Former Harlem Globetrotter Goes Missing]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:49:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-rico-omarr-harris.jpg
A former member of the Harlem Globetrotters has gone missing after leaving Southern California on a road trip to Washington state, sheriff’s officials and family members said.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Fuel Station Awning Collapse]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:59:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-21-2014-fuel-gas-collapse-awning.jpg
Surveillance cameras captured a gas station awning collapse on video after a sheared hydrant sprayed water on top of the structure and caused it to buckle under the weight.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Shot During Altercation With Officer in Signal Hill]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:19:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/187062332.jpg
A woman was shot in an officer-involved incident in Signal Hill Tuesday morning.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[La Verne Student Reports Assault By Four Men: Police]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:56:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A female student at the University of La Verne reported she was assaulted by four men while walking on campus early Tuesday morning, according to an alert issued by the school.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged With Arson in OC Blaze]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:25:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/10-21-14_Santiago-Canyon-Arson.JPG
A man already in sheriff's custody to face a vandalism charge has been linked to an arson fire set across the street from Santiago Equestrian Center in Orange County during the late summer, the Orange...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sentenced to Prison in Death of Diving Partner]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:03:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+prison+bars+jail.jpg
A man who provided unsafe equipment and failed to train his scuba diving partner prior to a dive off the coast of Catalina Island last year was sentenced to four years in state prison Monday.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Gallery: Cell Phone Store Burglary]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:40:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/garden+grove+US+Bank+robbery+suspect.gif
Discarded boxes and other items were all that remained after three thieves broke into a Garden Grove cell phone store.

Photo Credit: Garden Grove Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Teachers Highlight Growing Class Size Concerns]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:12:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/lagenerics+classroom.jpg
Teachers at North Hollywood High School shared stories of overwhelming class sizes Tuesday morning to call attention to what their union has said is a harmful situation for students throughout Los...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Store Window, Cut Gate]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:11:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-21-2014-cell-phone-store-robbery-surveillance.jpg
Tens of thousands of dollars in electronics were stolen after three men broke into a cellphone store in Garden Grove early Tuesday morning, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[IE Man Accused of Sex Crimes Against a Child]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:19:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/agustin+gamez-lopez+arrest.PNG
A 37-year-old San Bernardino man was arrested last month for sex crimes against a child and authorities believe there may be additional victims out there.]]>
<![CDATA[Grandson Arrested in Stabbing Death of East LA Woman]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:38:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/121020-east-la-killing.jpg
A woman who suffered multiple stab wounds was found dead Monday when sheriffs deputies went to a home in East Los Angeles on a welfare check requested by a family member. Her grandson is in custody.]]>
<![CDATA[Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop 46. Co-Author]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:49:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-proposition-prop-46-bob-pack-carmen.jpg
The co-author of a California ballot proposition says he will continue to support the initiative despite receiving a death threat against his young daughter.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Tickets for All: AFI FEST]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/afihomesman123.jpg
Headline premieres, starry showings, and zero-dollar tickets mark the Hollywood-stravaganza's calendar.

Photo Credit: The Homesman]]>
<![CDATA[Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:21:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-pregerson1.jpg
A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.]]>
<![CDATA[MMA Fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller Pleads Not Guilty]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:15:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-9-14_Jason+Miller+Mugshot+MMA+Standoff.jpg
MMA fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller pleaded not guilty Monday to resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer during a three-hour SWAT standoff at his Mission Viejo home earlier this month, according to court...

Photo Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[LA Shoppers Not Sold on Apple Pay]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:19:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/516604997.jpg
Apple Pay failed to find immediate favor with LA shoppers when it launched Monday morning.

Photo Credit: Moment Editorial/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:23:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/10-17-2014-murrieta-mayor-book.jpg
Alan Long announced Monday that he will step down as mayor of Murrieta just days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in a crash that injured four high school students.

Photo Credit: Murrieta Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton in SoCal for Fundraiser]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:34:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP777843598857.jpg
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Southern California for a Monday night democratic fundraiser in Brentwood.

Photo Credit: AP]]>