<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usMon, 29 May 2017 12:08:21 -0700Mon, 29 May 2017 12:08:21 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[7 Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day Around SoCal]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 11:34:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-166777804.jpg
From a music festival to a half marathon, we rounded up seven ceremonies and events where you can honor fallen U.S. troops around Southern California this Memorial Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[Veteran's Service Dog Denied Entrance Into Store]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 20:28:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_servicedog0526_1920x1080.jpg
An Iraq War veteran is speaking out after a Rockford business made him leave because of his service dog. That veteran caught the incident on camera.

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<![CDATA[Boy Thrown From Water Slide at New Calif. Water Park]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 10:21:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-27-17_The_Wave_Slide.jpg
A highly anticipated water park opening in Dublin, California, took a frightening turn Saturday when a boy was flung from the bottom of a three-story slide before skidding across the concrete.The 10-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Tiger Woods Arrested on DUI Charges in South Florida]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 11:21:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/052917+Tiger+Woods+DUI+Arrest.jpg
Star golfer Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on charges of driving under the influence in Jupiter, near his South Florida home, sheriff's deputies said.

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<![CDATA[The Blame Game Is Upping Health Insurance Costs: Analysis]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 10:01:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20170519+Capitol1.jpg
While the Senate inches toward agreeing on a health care bill, insurers are growing increasingly rattled by congressional inaction and threats of sabotage from the White House, and customers could soon be paying...

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<![CDATA[LACMA: Free to Visit on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 07:35:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CTTClacmacarolhighsmith.jpg
Make for the Miracle Mile for lamp photos, painting love, and Ethopian-inspired jazz, all courtesy of Target.

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<![CDATA[Parachute Malfunction Kills Navy SEAL and Leap Frogs Member]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 06:40:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/leap+frogs.PNG
A Navy SEAL and member of the Navy’s elite parachute team, the Leap Frogs, based in San Diego, was killed Sunday after a parachute malfunction during an aerial demonstration at Liberty State Park in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Great White Australian Scare: 'There's a Shark in Me Boat!']]> Mon, 29 May 2017 04:34:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/great-white-shark-boat-australia.jpg
The water Terry Selwood was fishing Saturday was calm, until a great white shark jumped straight into his boat — leaving him stunned and bloodied, but otherwise okay, NBC News reported.The 73-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports: Source]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 06:37:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17023542554197.jpg
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is being told to "lay low" in the aftermath of the reports that he sought to set up a secret back-channel with Russia, a White House official told NBC News.The official...

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<![CDATA[Search Called Off for Boater Who Jumped in Delta to Save Hat]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 22:56:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-27-17_Helo_Antioch_Search.jpg
Searchers on Sunday returned to the Delta to search for a man who went missing after jumping into the water to retrieve his hat, according to officials.

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<![CDATA[Iconic Golden Gate Bridge Immortalized Through Photographs]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 22:35:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GGBTrumb.jpg

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<![CDATA[6 Things You May Not Know About Memorial Day]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 10:50:34 -0700
On May 5, 1868, he issued General Orders No. 11, designating May 30 as Decoration Day "for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion."


On May 5, 1868, he issued General Orders No. 11, designating May 30 as Decoration Day "for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion."


Every year on the last Monday of May, Americans gather to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to their country. What began as informal commemorations of those killed in the...

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<![CDATA[Man With Ax Shot, Killed by Police in San Jose]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 23:30:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-28-17_SJPD_Officer_Shooting.jpg
A 35-year-old ax-wielding man with a history of mental illness was shot and killed by a police officer in a downtown San Jose apartment early Sunday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[In Little Saigon, Connections to Vietnam Run Deep]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 23:55:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/170528-lc-little-saigon.JPG
In Little Saigon, the connections to Vietnam run deep, from faith to folklore.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco's Tallest Residence Seeks $42 Million]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:18:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*121/818Penthouse-2017-05-28_9-40-38.jpg
The tallest residence west of the Mississippi River is being offered on the market for a whopping $42 million and is giving future residents a 360-degree perspective of San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[Beer Brawl Brewing Between Breweries ]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 22:53:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/beer+war.PNG
There's a beer battle brewing in San Diego over craft beer.

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<![CDATA[2017 California Wildfires in Photos]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 20:11:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/05-01-2017-wildfire-jameson.JPG
The hot, dry and windy months of late spring and summer bring the threat of wildfires to California. Take a look at some of the fires this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Intelligence Leaks ‘Darn Close to Treason': DHS Sec. Kelly]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 02:56:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/john-kelly3.jpg
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday condemned intelligence leaks after the Manchester attack as "darn close to treason," NBC News reported."I believe when you leak the kind...

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<![CDATA[Protesters Gather Outside 'Alt-Right' Leader's Va. Office]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 19:19:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20170528+Richard+Spencer+Protest.jpg
A group of protesters gathered Sunday outside the offices of Richard Spencer, the white nationalist who is credited with coining the term "alt-right."Protesters have convened outside Spencer's Virginia offices...

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<![CDATA[Biden Slams Democrats for Silence on Middle-Class Struggles]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 16:46:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17148774142321.jpg
Former Vice President Joe Biden questioned Democrats' strategy for representing the middle-class, suggesting Sunday that they "haven't spoken enough to the fears and aspirations to the people we come from," NBC...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Sweep Cubs Behind Home Run Barrage]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 17:47:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/Dodgers+Sweep+Cubs.png
Cody Bellinger, Austin Barnes and Yasiel Puig all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep over the reigning World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, with a 9-4 victory on Sunday afternoon...

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<![CDATA[Navy Parachutist Dies in Fleet Week Crash: Officials]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 06:17:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/balderdashnyc-parachute-1-c.jpg
A Navy parachutist in Jersey City's Fleet Week crashed into the water and died on Sunday, officials said. The member of the Navy Leap Frogs suffered a malfunction with his parachute and it failed to open...

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<![CDATA[Shark Sightings Close San Clemente Beaches Again]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:05:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/San-Clemente-Shark-Sighting-Sign-0522.jpg
Two miles of water along San Clemente's coastline have been closed after people spotted sharks off State Beach.

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<![CDATA[Brush Fire in Brentwood Sparked by Weed Whacker]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 23:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/AP_17149011586232.jpg
An accidental brush fire in Mandeville Canyon that has charred at least 55 acres was 80 percent contained late Sunday, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Injury Updates]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 13:33:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/JT+injured+hamstring.png
Injury updates for the Los Angeles Dodgers as of the week of May 28, 2017. Updates include: Justin Turner, Joc Pederson, Rob Segedin and more.

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<![CDATA[Bikers Rumble Into DC for 30th Year for Memorial Day]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 13:14:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rolling+thunder.jpg
For the 30th year, the annual Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" rumbled into Washington with hundreds of thousands of bikers. The official events started Friday evening, with the "Blessing of the Bikes"...

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<![CDATA[U-Haul Issues Propane Cylinder Recall]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 21:07:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/propane2.jpg
A refillable one-pound propane gas cylinder sold by U-Haul is being recalled.

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<![CDATA[Mother Bear Nurses Cubs in Monrovia Driveway]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 14:13:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/161*120/5-27-17+Mother+bear+and+babies.jpg
A Monrovia resident captured moments of what appears to be a mother bear nursing her cubs in a home's driveway Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Chris Cornell Funeral: Rock Royalty Pay Final Respects]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 18:31:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chris-cornell-funeral.jpg
Numerous members of rock royalty and the Hollywood A list joined mourners at Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell's memorial service in Hollywood on Friday.

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<![CDATA[National Park Splendor: What You'll See in California]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 06:25:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/04-17-2017-nps-california.jpg
California is full of places to celebrate the stunning scenery, wildlife and history preserved by the National Park Service during Memorial Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[Teen Shot in the Neck in South Los Angeles]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 14:32:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SLA+TEEN+SHOT.JPG
A girl who was shot in the neck did not realize she had been shot before she called for help, police said.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Portland Stabbing Suspect Moments After the Incident]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 14:15:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-05-28-at-10.31.09-AM.jpg
Cellphone footage shows the moments after Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, allegedly stabbed and killed two men and injured one other aboard a train in Portland, Oregon, on May 26, 2017.

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<![CDATA[Man Stabbed in Violent North Hills Confrontation]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 17:53:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/north+hills.JPG
A homeless man minding his own business was stabbed multiple times during a violent confrontation, police said.

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<![CDATA[North Korea’s Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 03:33:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/182*120/norcorea-atentado-015.jpg
North Korean media claimed on Saturday that the country had tested a "a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon," NBC News reported.The country's state-run KCNA said that Kim Jong Un watched the test and that...

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