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1 Dead, 9 Hospitalized in Freeway Crash

1 Dead, 9 Hospitalized in Freeway Crash

One person died and nine victims were hospitalized Thursday morning in a crash on a San Bernardino County freeway. Read »

2 hours ago
Two Overnight Arson Fires in South LA

Two Overnight Arson Fires in South LA

Police are looking for two men suspected in a string of arson fires that occurred early Thursday morning in South... Watch »

9 minutes ago
Russia, Ukraine Agree on Steps to Ease Crisis

Russia, Ukraine Agree on Steps to Ease Crisis

Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. and foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia and the European Union... Read »

3 hours ago
LA Film Student Surprised With

LA Film Student Surprised With "Cash for Kindness"

A film student and aspiring actor was stunned to learn his act of kindness -- helping a stranger who had dropped an... Watch »

25 minutes ago
911 Tapes of Fatal Bus Crash Expected to be Released

911 Tapes of Fatal Bus Crash Expected to be Released

California Highway Patrol officials on Thursday were expected to release recordings of 911 calls made in the... Read »

9 minutes ago
Above-Normal Temperatures Reduce CA Snowpack

Above-Normal Temperatures Reduce CA Snowpack

Temperatures 9 to 12 degrees above normal in California reduced an already low snowpack. Read »

4 hours ago

Dramatic Photos of California's Drought

A historically dry winter combined with years of below-average rainfall to force California Gov. Jerry Brown in... View »

6 hours ago
WATCH: Obama Says 8M Enrolled on Obamacare Sites

WATCH: Obama Says 8M Enrolled on Obamacare Sites

President Barack Obama said Thursday afternoon in a rare appearance at a White House press briefing that 8... Read »

3 minutes ago
Robber Who Was Homesick for Prison to Be Sentenced

Robber Who Was Homesick for Prison to Be Sentenced

Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing... Read »

48 minutes ago
WATCH: Hillary, Chelsea Clinton at Forum for Girls

WATCH: Hillary, Chelsea Clinton at Forum for Girls

Watch former secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton speak at "Girls: A No Ceilings... Read »

48 minutes ago
Girl Called Dad for Help After Mom Drove Kids Into River

Girl Called Dad for Help After Mom Drove Kids Into River

The husband of a New Jersey woman accused of driving their three children into a river says one of the teens called... Read »

34 minutes ago
Chocolate's Soaring Price Could Make It

Chocolate's Soaring Price Could Make It "Like Champagne"

A higher demand for Chocolate in emerging markets—like China—has led to a 10 percent increase in Cocoa prices... Read »

2 hours ago
Watch Live: NBC4 News at Noon

Watch Live: NBC4 News at Noon

Watch live streaming video of the NBC4 News every weekday. Read »

2 hours ago
Terror Trial Starts in NYC for Egyptian Imam

Terror Trial Starts in NYC for Egyptian Imam

The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the... Read »

2 hours ago

"Coward" Torched Elks Lodge, Official Says

Authorities were set to release new information Wednesday about a fire that ripped through a Southern California... Watch »

4 hours ago
Students on Sinking Ferry Send Desperate Texts

Students on Sinking Ferry Send Desperate Texts

Desperate text messages from high school students on board the sinking ferry off South Korea showed the terror on... Watch »

3 hours ago
South Korea Ferry Captain: I Am

South Korea Ferry Captain: I Am "Deeply Ashamed"

The captain of the ferry that capsized off of the coast of South Korea said that he was “deeply ashamed” Thursday as... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
No Bomb Threat in Exposition Park Area

No Bomb Threat in Exposition Park Area

Authorities said a suspicious package in front of a post office in the Exposition Park area Thursday contained... Read »

2 hours ago

Sentences for City of Bell Officials

After stealing millions in public funds from the City of Bell, officials are being given prison sentences for their... View »

3 hours ago
Reservoir to Get Drained After Teen Pees in Water

Reservoir to Get Drained After Teen Pees in Water

Portland, Ore., officials plan to drain 38 millions of gallons of treated drinking water from the Mount Tabor... Read »

4 hours ago
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