<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sun, 24 May 2015 16:24:03 -0700 Sun, 24 May 2015 16:24:03 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[PHOTOS: Home Oil Explosion Rocks West Hills Home]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 15:29:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*213/honey+oil+explosion+drugs+west+hills.jpeg
A Los Angeles home went up in flames Saturday, May 23, 2015, injuring two people. Investigators later found evidence of marijuana and a butane honey oil manufacturing system in the rubble.

Photo Credit: LA Impact]]>
<![CDATA["MAINopoly" on Main Street Santa Monica]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:35:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mainopolysm12.jpg
The game-themed fundraiser features food, good times, and monocles.

Photo Credit: Mainopoly]]>
<![CDATA[Ducks Look to Focus on Positives After Game 4 ]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 14:53:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474569006.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks have now lost in two lengthy overtime games this series, but the team has plenty to be happy about after a solid Game 4 performance.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Deputies Follow Stolen Phone From Theme Park to Drug Lab]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 15:05:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park Friday but it kept updating its location, leading authorities to a significant drug bust and six arrests, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[More Oil-Soaked Animals Arrive at SeaWorld]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 12:09:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SeaWorld+Sea+Lion+Second+Oil.jpg
The four animals were sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara.

Photo Credit: Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Shark Spottings a Sign of Healthy Population: Expert]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 16:02:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150520-11pm-huntington-beach-sharks-v2_1200x675_448616515705.jpg
The sharks spotted so far have been juvenile sharks about five to seven feet long, experts said.]]>
<![CDATA[Beach Hazard: Rip Currents at SoCal Beaches]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 09:02:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rip+currents1.jpg
A strong swell brings a risk of rip currents to Los Angeles and Ventura County beaches through Memorial Day, the National Weather Service said Sunday.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Explosive Fire Breaks Out at West Hills Home]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:35:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150523-west-hills-house-fire.jpg
Police have detained two people hospitalized with burns after a fire broke out at a possible drug house in West Hills on Saturday night, officials said.

Photo Credit: Jacob Risher]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Wary After Coyote Attacks Girl]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:40:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150523-coyote-warning-irvine.jpg
Residents of an Irvine neighborhood where a 3-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote say the animals have become more aggressive.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[50-Year-Old Falls 60 Feet From Cliff in Ocean Beach]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 11:38:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Cliff-Danger-Sign-Sunset-Cl.jpg
She is suffering from serious injuries but is conscious and breathing.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 News]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wounded in Hollywood Officer-Involved Shooting]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 12:13:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hollywood+lapd+officer+involved+shooting.jpg
A man was taken to a hospital after being wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Hollywood early Sunday, said police, who closed part of Hollywood Boulevard for their investigation.

Photo Credit: Vanessa Ruiz]]>
<![CDATA[Man Attacked, Woman Threatened at Azusa Park]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:51:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150523-azusa-park-attack.jpg
Police were searching for two men who attacked a man and threatened to sexually assault the woman he was with at an Azusa park early Saturday morning.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Game 4: Ducks Lose to Blackhawks]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 21:17:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ducks-blackhawks-game-4.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks scored three goals in 37 seconds in the third period, but their comeback bid fell short as they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime of Game 4 Saturday night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 22:32:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+oil+spill.jpg
The sea lion sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara was being rescued and cared for by SeaWorld San Diego.

Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego
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<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Replace Cemetery's American Flags]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 18:32:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elsinore-veteran-cemetery-flag-memorial-day.jpg
A group of Girl Scouts may deserve a "Saving Memorial Day" badge after their quick thinking preserved a Southern California cemetery's tradition of honoring veterans.

Photo Credit: Tony Shin]]>
<![CDATA[Magnitude-3.3 Quake Shakes LA Area]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 10:41:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/baldwin+hills+culver+city+earthquake.JPG
A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Photo Credit: USGS]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Place Yasmani Grandal on Disabled List]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:26:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-473801740+%281%29.jpg
Dodgers Catcher Yasmani Grandal was placed on the 7-day concussion DL on Saturday a day after taking two shots off the head on Friday night's 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Youth Soccer Coach Threatens Parent]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:10:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/robert+riccuiti.jpg
A Long Island, New York, youth soccer coach was arrested after sending a profanity-laced email to a parent who was concerned about his 6-year-old son's playing time, police said.

Photo Credit: NCPD]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Kayaker's Body May Be Found]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 19:41:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/52315kayak.jpg
A body police discovered Saturday in the Hudson River appears to be the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, according to a forensic specialist close to the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Game 4 Preview: Keys to a Ducks Victory ]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:17:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/GettyImages-474310248.jpg
With a chance to grab a stranglehold on the Western Conference Final with a win, we have three keys to success for the Anaheim Ducks in Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Slow Chase Ends When Man Steps in Path of Car]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 00:16:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/5-22-15_Citizen_Arrest.JPG
A bizarre slow-speed chase of a man in a convertible Ford Mustang ended peacefully Friday when a man stepped into traffic and in front of the car and stopped it, forcing the driver to surrender.]]>
<![CDATA[Rescue Workers Try to Save Oil-Soaked Pelicans]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:52:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/228*120/5-22-15-Pelican.JPG
There's no guarantee they will survive, but this could be their only shot.]]>
<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 14:13:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elsinore-veteran-cemetery-flag-memorial-day.jpg
Southern California images in the news during 2015.

Photo Credit: Tony Shin]]>
<![CDATA[Soldier Father Surprises Daughter]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 21:14:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Soldier+Reunites+With+Daughter.jpg
Trent Shoemaker has served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years and has been deployed to Iraq and Bosnia. Due to his role as a Flight Operations Specialist based in Jacksonville, Florida, Shoemaker only gets...]]>
<![CDATA[Silfverberg, Fowler Key as Ducks Prepare for Game 4 ]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:19:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/470302712.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks could put the Chicago Blackhawks in a precarious situation with a Game 4 victory on Saturday night, and we have three key players to watch as the team tries for a 3-1 series lead.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Brush Fire in Angeles Nat'l Forest Spreads Up to 4 Acres]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 12:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fire_truck_generic_wavy.jpg
One person was burned in a brush fire burning in Angeles National Forest Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[No Injuries After Prius Plunges Into Pool: Police]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 21:21:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0522-2015-PriusPool.jpg
Police said no one was hurt when a Toyota Prius plowed down a driveway and through a fence before plunging into a pool on Thursday afternoon in Mill Valley.

Photo Credit: Mill Valley Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Car Fleeing Police Slams Into Vehicle, Injuring Its Driver]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 12:09:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/koreatown+lapd+pursuit+crash+injury.JPG
A driver suffered serious head injuries after a crash with a vehicle leading police on a pursuit through Los Angeles Saturday morning, officials said.

Photo Credit: Loudlabs]]>
<![CDATA[Several Great White Shark Sightings Prompt Advisory]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 23:24:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/200200395-001.jpg
After several great white shark sightings over the last week off the coasts of two Southern California beaches, officials issued a shark advisory for the area.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Disneyland's All-Night Anniversary]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:26:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/disneyland-60-birthday-goofy-mickey.jpg
Thousands flocked to the "Happiest Place on Earth" for its May 22, 2015, birthday bash.

Photo Credit: Adrian Arambulo]]>
<![CDATA[More Than 1 Involved in DC Murders]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 04:57:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
Three members of a D.C. family — and their housekeeper — were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain in their home last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Sleeping Cop Suspended Without Pay]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:17:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sleeping-cop-1.jpg
A Chicago police officer seen in a viral video apparently sleeping inside a squad car was suspended for five days without pay, a department spokesperson confirmed. "This incident is unacceptable and not...]]>
<![CDATA[Funeral for Dean in Amtrak Wreck]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 19:45:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/derrick+griffith+funeral.jpg
Friends, family and students packed into a Bronx church Friday evening to mourn the CUNY dean who was killed in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment. Outside the Community Protestant Church on Gun Hill...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Cops Escort Girls to Dance]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 00:50:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/daddy-daughter-dance.jpg
Many of the girls who attended the Chicago Police Department's first-ever "Daddy Daughter Dance" Friday night hail from neighborhoods where poverty and violence leave little for celebration.

Photo Credit: NBC Chicago]]>
<![CDATA[Coyote Attacks 3-Year-Old Girl]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:49:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5-22-15-Coyote.jpg
A 3-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote on Friday night in Irvine, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Convicted in '70 Murder Free]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/052215+prince+johnson.jpg
A man convicted in a fatal robbery of a ice cream truck driver in Coconut Grove, Florida, more than 40 years ago when he was just a teen is a free man. Prince Johnson has been in prison since he was 16...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Indicted in Mattress Murder]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hotel+garden+inn+death.jpg
A 31-year-old woman was indicted Friday on murder and robbery charges in the death of a 28-year-old man found bloodied and unconscious under a mattress at a midtown Manhattan hotel blocks from the Empire...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Trained to Interact With Vets]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:09:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vets+training+white+plains.jpg
Lives are being changed for returning combat veterans, thanks to one idea hatched by a former first responder six years ago in White Plains, New York. "Education has been my best weapon, I think, to help...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 11, Graduates From College]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 07:16:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TanishqAbraham.jpg
At age 11, Tanishq Abraham was the youngest this year to graduate from a Sacramento college with three degrees on Wednesday night, and possibly in the school's 60-year-history.

Photo Credit: KCRA]]>