<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2016 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, 12 Feb 2016 01:53:32 -0800 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:53:32 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Family Pleads for Help to Solve Man's Slaying]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:54:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Family_Seeks_Justice_for_Slain_Man_1200x675_621546051854.jpg
Carl Betts grew up in South LA, went to school in South LA, eventually moved away from South LA but ultimately, Carl was killed in South LA.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: 117th Golden Dragon Parade]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:21:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldendragonlaGettyImages-903449.jpg
Welcome the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown. Plus: LA Marathon, Valentine's Day, Presidents Day, Queen Mary ScotsFestival

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<![CDATA[Diplomats Aim for Temporary Syria Truce in a Week]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:50:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KerrySyria-AP_839717129155.jpg
Major world powers reached an agreement on a cease-fire to end the conflict in Syria, NBC News reported. The deal, announced in Munich, calls for a nationwide cease-fire, expansion of humanitarian aid...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Debate]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:04:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MILWAUK_GettyImages-509655360.jpg
During Thursday's Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton appeared to try and douse the "Berning" passion of Bernie Sander' supporters with a cool dose of reality, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Hyde Park Family Seeks Justice in 21 Year Old's Death]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:24:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/2-11_Gerrik+THomas.PNG
A month after Gerrik Thomas was killed, his family still seeks justice in his unsolved murder case.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:18:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/02.09.16_Newspaper-Box-Homeless-Struck02.JPG
Southern California images in the news during 2016.

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<![CDATA[Pope Francis to Meet Patriarch Kirill: What You Need to Know]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:36:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_25845449496-pope.jpg
The pope and the patriarch are meeting for the first time today in Cuba and the event will mark a slight closing of Christianity's most enduring divisions The Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches have been at...

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<![CDATA[79-Year-Old Man Rescues Girl from Freeway Overpass]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:17:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/freeway_overpass_rescue.PNG
When 79-year-old Andre Mary heard the cries of a young woman near a freeway overpass while he was out with his wife, he wasted no time leaping into action on Wednesday to save the girl.

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<![CDATA[Uber Agrees to Pay $28.5M to Settle Lawsuits]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:42:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Uber-GettyImages-499837184.jpg
Uber said Thursday it agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the service misrepresented its safety practices and its fees, Reuters reported. The two cases, filed in a...

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<![CDATA[Quick-less Kings Lose to Islanders]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:04:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/Enroth+Islanders.png
New York scored three goals in the first 14 minutes and the Islanders defeated the short-handed Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.

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<![CDATA[Pictures and Information Could Fall Into Wrong Hands]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:31:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Apple-Iphone-AP_130974735694.jpg
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is among the celebrities who made unwanted headlines when hackers leaked their personal photos onto the Internet.

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<![CDATA[Machete-Wielding Man Hurts 4 at Ohio Restaurant, Killed By Police]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:12:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MACHETE_AP_162209299981.jpg
A machete-wielding attacker slashed four people seemingly at random inside a Columbus, Ohio, restaurant Thursday and the suspect was later shot dead by police, authorities said. "There was no rhyme or reason as...

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<![CDATA[Body of Student Found in College Dorm Room]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:41:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Whittier police were investigating the death of a 20- year-old female student whose body was found today in her dorm room at Whittier College.]]>
<![CDATA[Roots of Gravitational Wave Discovery Grew From Caltech Lab]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:45:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Scientific_Discovery_Detects_Gravitational_Waves_1200x675_621416003867.jpg
A laser interferometer device built on the Caltech campus became the prototype for the massive twin observatories credited with finding, for the first time, evidence of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein...]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Hospital 'Victim of Cyber Attack']]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:34:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/2-11-16-Hollywood_Hospital.JPG
A Southern California hospital was a victim of a cyber attack, interfering with day-to-day operations, the hospital's president and CEO said.

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<![CDATA[Apparent Skull Found in NYC Park ]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:24:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bones+found+queens+park.jpg
Authorities are investigating after workers found what appeared to be a human skull inside a black garbage bag in a New York City park Thursday. Workers were cleaning Peters Field Park near 183rd Place...

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<![CDATA[12 Victims in Child Porn Case]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:15:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Judge+Sylvania+Woods+Elementary+School.jpg
The number of children victimized by a school volunteer and youth choir director who police say forced children to perform sex acts on camera has climbed to 12. Prince George's County Public School officials...

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<![CDATA[Former Boston Mayor Hits Building]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:35:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/carcrash31.jpg
Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn was hospitalized after crashing his car into his neighbor's home in South Boston. Flynn, 76, says he passed out while driving and sustained a concussion in the crash. "Thank...

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<![CDATA[Congress Hoping for Legislation to Fight Zika]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:35:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ZikaVaccine-AP_277080321305.jpg
Congressional leaders hope to move on legislation to increase funding to fight the Zika virus, NBC News reported. President Obama requested $1.8 billion from Congress on Monday to speed up research on...

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<![CDATA[Community Rallies to Stop Violence After Baby's Death]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:36:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/baby-autumn-compton-021016.jpg
When 1-year-old Autumn Johnson was shot Tuesday night, Cynthia Nunn not only went into mourning but went into action. It's part of her organization, the Sylvia Nunn Angels' mission in the heart of Compton.

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<![CDATA[Opening Statements in Decade-Long Abduction Case]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:08:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/garcia+abduction+kidnap+belll+gardens.jpg
A lawyer says a man charged with kidnapping and raping his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter, whom he later fathered a child with, didn't abduct the girl but helped her run away from an unhappy home life as she...]]>
<![CDATA[John Lewis Questions Sanders' Civil Rights History]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:52:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JohnLewis-AP_845681499037.jpg
Rep. John Lewis said Thursday he never saw Sen. Bernie Sanders during the most tumultuous years of the civil rights movement, NBC News reported. "I never saw him. I never met him," the Georgia congressman said....

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<![CDATA[Apparent Road Rage Leads to Attack on SoCal Fwy]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:07:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Traffic-lagenerics.png
A man is expected to face charges after he was allegedly involved in an apparent road rage attack caught on camera in the middle of a freeway near Glendale.

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<![CDATA[Reports of Green-Blue Light Across SoCal Sky]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:40:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/green+light+021116.JPG
Reports of a mysterious greenish-blue light streaking across the sky poured in from all over Southern California Thursday morning, prompting a slew of questions on social media.

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<![CDATA[Wife of Accused Georgia Hot-Car Dad Files for Divorce]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:22:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LeanneHarris-AP_252271481856.jpg
The wife of the Atlanta-area man charged with killing their toddler by locking him in an SUV has filed for divorce, NBC News reported. Leanna Harris submitted paperwork, saying the 10 year marriage was...

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<![CDATA[Teen Wanted in Baseball Bat Attack Surrenders]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:32:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/02.11.16_Samuel-Alvarez-SantaAna1.JPG
The man wanted in connection with the baseball bat beating of a 72-year-old man in Santa Ana has surrendered, police said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[43 Percent of Americans Are Still Renting Homes]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:13:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ForRent-GettyImages-450103914.jpg
The number of renters across the United States grew to just over 43 percent between 2006 and 2014, according to a new report by real estate site Trulia.com. According to the survey, half of households in...

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<![CDATA[Free: Bacon Cupcake Valentine's Giveaway]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:23:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/baccupcakes-horz.jpg
Mark the sweetest holiday with a semi-savory treat, at The Oinkster.

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<![CDATA[Porter Ranch Gas Leak Stopped]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:25:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Porter_Ranch_Gas_Leak_Fix_1200x675_617127491990.jpg
The gas well above Porter Ranch that has been leaking since October has been temporarily capped, Southern California Gas Company said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Birds Shot Through Neck With Blow Darts: Police]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:27:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Projectile+Birds+21116.jpg
Police in Newport Beach are asking for the public's help to find those responsible of wounding several birds with what authorities believe to be blow darts.

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<![CDATA[4 Remaining Oregon Occupiers Surrender]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:55:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/AP_706528614943.jpg
The four remaining occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday morning after hours of tense negotiations, bringing an end to the weekslong protest over land rights and personal liberties. Federal...

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Girl Shot While Walking to School in Chicago]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:20:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/16yo+shot+maragos+int.jpg
A 16-year-old girl was shot Thursday morning while walking to school in Chicago, police said. Authorities believe the girl was not the intended target and may have been struck by a stray bullet.
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<![CDATA['Broken' Fitbit Reveals Pregnancy]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fitbit-baby-0211.jpg
A Brooklyn man learned a surprising bit of data while trying to troubleshoot what he thought was a problem with his wife’s Fitbit: they were going to be pregnant. David Trinidad said he and his wife, Ivonne...

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<![CDATA[Breathing Problems Reported After Flight Diverts to LAX]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:17:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160211-flight-diverted-to-lax.jpg
Eight people aboard an American Airlines flight that was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday morning complained of breathing problems after landing, but they were all expected to be...

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<![CDATA[Babysitter Leaves Toddler in Hot Car: Police]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:07:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Generic_Handcuffs_Chris_Caesar_NECN_12416.jpg
A babysitter faces child cruelty charges for leaving a toddler alone inside a parked car with interior temperatures of nearly 100 degrees, El Segundo police said.]]>
<![CDATA[New Whole Foods Stores May Include Tattoo Parlors]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:46:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WholeFoods-AP_826610878819.jpg
Whole Foods is going beyond the traditional grocery store experience in an attempt to reach a newer, younger customer-base. The Austin-based company said its new venture, 365 by Whole Foods Market, will...

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