<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:47:14 -0700 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:47:14 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fugitive Caught After Pursuit]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:10:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/pursuit-suv-april17.jpg
Hours after a massive downtown Los Angeles manhunt and pursuit, a fugitive wanted by the FBI was caught miles away in the San Fernando Valley.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Skyrocket Across SoCal ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:23:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gas8.jpg
Gas prices in Southern California have reached their highest point since 2013]]>
<![CDATA[Above-Normal Temperatures Reduce CA Snowpack]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:22:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/drought-monitor-map-april17.gif
Temperatures 9 to 12 degrees above normal in California reduced an already low snowpack.]]>
<![CDATA[Cause of Fire Truck Crash Into Restaurant Probed]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:50:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/firetruckcrash1.JPG
Officials held a press conference to talk about the fire truck crash that injured 15 people when it slammed into a Monterey Park restaurant.

Photo Credit: NewsChopper4]]>
<![CDATA[Dramatic Photos of California's Drought]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:57:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*160/drought-uvas-reservoir.jpg
A historically dry winter combined with years of below-average rainfall to force California Gov. Jerry Brown in January 2014 to declare a drought emergency. From parched reservoirs to dry river beds, the effects...

Photo Credit: Stephanie Cantrell Metz via Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Murietta Man With Sock Fetish Arrested Again]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:08:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/garciasockfetishCROP.jpg
A Southern California man who police say has a fixation for socks worn by girls was re-arrested in connection with an attempted kidnap after having previously been arrested in connection with harassing...

Photo Credit: Murrieta PD]]>
<![CDATA[Kittens Survive Accidental Mailing]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:04:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cox+kittens+3.jpg
These two kittens are just a few weeks old, but they’ve already taken the trip of a lifetime. A worker at Cox Communications in San Diego County discovered the kittens inside a box of

Photo Credit: San Diego Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[FBI's Most Wanted Fugitive From SoCal]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:38:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/fbibishop.jpg
One of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives accused of the 38-year-old hammer slayings of his family of five has ties to Southern California.

Photo Credit: FBI]]>
<![CDATA[Scientists Worry Sea Lion Epidemic May Return]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:36:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sicksealion8.jpg
An increase in the number of stranded sea lion pups in Southern California has scientists and marine mammal experts asking the question, "Could it be happening again?"

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Courtroom Erupts After Conviction]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:41:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AlHimidi-Verdict-1.jpg
A broken family’s screams erupted in a San Diego courtroom after a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant who killed his wife. As the defendant cried out in Arabic "not guilty,"...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Hayward Bank Robber's T-Shirt: "I Have Issues"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:04:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-HAYWARD-BANK-ROBBERy-suspect.jpg
A man who robbed a bank in Hayward Tuesday was caught on surveillance camera wearing a t-shirt which proclaimed: "I have issues."

Photo Credit: Hayward Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Hours-Long Whittier Barricade Continues With Standoff]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:46:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/whittier2.JPG
A Whittier neighborhood remained on lockdown late Thursday as a SWAT standoff prompted by a possible hostage situation continued into the night.

Photo Credit: NewsChopper4]]>
<![CDATA[Two Overnight Arson Fires in South LA]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:37:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/burned+car1.JPG
Police are looking for two men suspected in a string of arson fires that occurred early Thursday morning in South LA.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Film Student Surprised With "Cash for Kindness"]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:19:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/ellen-cash-d1ZY39EG.jpg
A film student and aspiring actor was stunned to learn his act of kindness -- helping a stranger who had dropped an armful of items on a sidewalk -- would be rewarded with $1,000 in cash as part of a "Cash...

Photo Credit: The Ellen DeGeneres Show]]>
<![CDATA[911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Bus Crash]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:01:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/AP619076443222.jpg
The 911 calls released Thursday reveal audible cries of fear in the moments after the fiery Northern California bus crash that claimed 10 lives while en route to Humboldt State University last Thursday.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[1 Dead, 9 Hospitalized in Freeway Crash]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:58:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/van-crash-fontana-11.jpg
One person died and nine victims were hospitalized Thursday morning in a crash on a San Bernardino County freeway.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Laughs at Man Named Cocaine]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:41:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000012359097_1200x675_229639747887.jpg
Broward County, Fla. Judge John Hurley was surprised to hear that a man who appeared in a bond court to face charges of illegal possession of Xanax was named Edward Cocaine.]]>
<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:05:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/chelsea-clinton-pregnant.JPG
The Clintons are going to be grandparents! Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child later this year, she announced Thursday during an event in New York with her mother. Chelsea Clinton married Marc Mezvinsky...]]>
<![CDATA["Coward" Torched Elks Lodge, Official Says]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:14:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/san-pedro-elks-lodge-arson-investigators.jpg
Authorities were set to release new information Wednesday about a fire that ripped through a Southern California Elks Lodge.]]>
<![CDATA[No Bomb Threat in Exposition Park Area]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:27:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/web-expo-park.jpg
Authorities said a suspicious package in front of a post office in the Exposition Park area Thursday contained combustible Easter egg paraphernalia, but no bomb.]]>
<![CDATA[Sentences for City of Bell Officials]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:07:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/spaccia-sentence-bell.gif
After stealing millions in public funds from the City of Bell, officials are being given prison sentences for their crimes.]]>
<![CDATA[LAX Terminal Reopens After Bomb Threat Investigation]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:22:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/72351172_10.jpg
Part of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated Thursday morning for a bomb threat investigation.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Condom Shortage in Cuba]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:20:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WEB_CONDOMS_BY_MAIL.png
The latest food and product shortage to rock Cubans is being felt in the bedroom. Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The...]]>
<![CDATA[Student Threatens Teacher, School in Online Posts]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Marston-Middle-School-San-D.jpg
A 17-year-old San Diego student was arrested Wednesday for posting statements on social media websites in which he allegedly threatened to shoot a teacher and open fire on a school, the San Diego...

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Pastor Creates Potentially Life-Saving Device]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:04:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pastor-Swimming-Device-0417.jpg
After boy drowns in his swimming pool, a local pastor creates a device he says will help prevent drownings.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Gives Birth on San Diego Freeway]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:34:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/baby+born+on+freeway1.jpg
San Diego’s newest resident just couldn’t wait to be born.]]>
<![CDATA[Egg Sale Causes Ruckus, Fight at Chinatown Walgreens ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:59:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generic-eggs-food-generic.jpg
Police were called to a Chinatown Walgreens after women in their 80s were "fist-fighting" over eggs.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Griffith Park Mountain Lion "P-22" Found Sick]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:10:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/P22_Mange_Joanne_Medium.jpg
The 4-year-old mountain lion known as P-22 developed a sickness in late March that may have been caused by rat poisoning.

Photo Credit: National Park Service]]>
<![CDATA[15 Hurt When Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:55:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/firetruckcrash1.JPG
Monterey Park's fire chief said during a news conference on Thursday that he had never seen an accident the magnitude of Wednesday's crash that left 15 people hurt when two fire trucks plowed into a restaurant.

Photo Credit: NewsChopper4]]>
<![CDATA[Sidewalk Repairs Begin in South LA ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:37:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/damaged+sidewalk.JPG
Councilman Bernard Parks and the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative have teamed up to repair 130 of the worst sidewalks in his district.]]>
<![CDATA[Explosives Scare in Solvang]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:28:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/military+ordnance.jpg
The discovery of a potentially explosive military device forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes and businesses in a Southern California tourist town, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Marine Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspects Caught on Cam]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/hindi.jpg
Fremont police are looking for two men who they say robbed a retired U.S. Marine at gunpoint, took his wallet and later used his credit cards to make purchases at a 7-Eleven.

Photo Credit: 7-Eleven video surveillance via Fremont police]]>
<![CDATA[Jesus Drawing a Record in Chalk?]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:22:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chalk-jesus-03.jpg
A church in Texas is trying to set the world record for the largest chalk drawing with a massive drawing of Jesus that spans nearly 17,000 square feet. Volunteers taking part in the Easter activity began...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Hoppy Easter: Pasadena's Famous Bunny Museum]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/bunnymuseum123.jpg
The long-eared home-based favorite has over 30,000 rabbit items.

Photo Credit: The Bunny Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Drives Van Into River: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:05:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Delaware-River-Mom.jpg
A mother was arrested after she allegedly tried to kill her three children by driving into the Delaware River. Police say 49-year-old Joann Smith was driving her van in Florence Township, N.J around 6:30 p.m. on

Photo Credit: NBC10.com]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Truck Crashes Into Dumpling Restaurant]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:35:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/06-firetruck.JPG
The crash happened in Monterey Park on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Photo Credit: Gadi Schwartz/NBCLA]]>
<![CDATA[Latest Celeb Pics: Jon Hamm]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:15:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP864216398860.jpg
Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

Photo Credit: AP]]>