<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:57:49 -0700Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:57:49 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wanted: Hundreds to Work Rams Games, Other Events]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:40:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/04-29-2016-rams-helmet-generic-1.jpg
The Los Angeles Rams are looking for a few good employees to work at sporting events and concerts.

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<![CDATA[Gunfire Breaks Out in San Bernardino Gang Operation]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:37:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/04-29-2016-san-bernardino-shooting-1.JPG
Three people were in custody after attackers opened fire on officers Thursday night in San Bernardino.

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<![CDATA[Little-Known Program Allows Tax Board to Intercept Refunds]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:15:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/04-28-2016-iteam-Parking-Tax-Refund-Photo-1.jpg
Expecting a tax refund? Cities like LA might try to nab it from you.

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<![CDATA[Shia LaBeouf Offers Soup to Victim]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:24:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shia-splitscreen-0427.jpg
A Brooklyn man who was randomly punched at a Manhattan subway station by an attacker who said it was “because you look exactly like Shia LaBeouf” received a message of sympathy and an offer of soup from...

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<![CDATA[Best Style Moves from the NFL Draft Red Carpet]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:07:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525682684-elliott.jpg
See all the best shots from the 2016 NFL Draft red carpet in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Family Suspects Foul Play in Case of Missing Teen Fishermen]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:56:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Austin-Stephanos-Perry-Cohen.jpg
The mother of a Florida teen who vanished months ago on a fishing trip with a friend now suspects foul play may have been a factor, according to a lawsuit filed in connection with the case.

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<![CDATA[Teens Honored After Returning $5K Found]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:03:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Industry+Hero+Teens+2+4.29.16.JPG
A group of teenagers are being hailed for their honesty after they returned an envelope with $5,000 cash found near a bank parking lot in Puente Hills.

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<![CDATA[Baby Born on Plane Named After Airline ]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:02:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/airplanebabyScreen-Shot-2016-04-29-at-9.05.jpg
A pregnant woman who unexpectedly went into labour and gave birth to a baby boy onboard a Jetstar Asia flight has named her son after the airline, NBC News reported.The baby, Saw Jet Star, was delivered safely...

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<![CDATA[Gas Explosion Rocks Western Pa.]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:51:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/Pa+Gas+Explosion.gif
The earth shook in western Pennsylvania Friday morning during an apparent gas-well explosion that injured one person and could be felt up to 6 miles away.The blast was reported around 8:30 a.m. Friday in Salem
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<![CDATA[Iconic Lanes: Highland Park Bowl Opens]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:56:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HighlandParkBowlphotoWonhoFrankLee.jpg
Did you hang out at Mr. T's Bowl & Nightclub back in the day? The venue has had a vintage-modern redo, courtesy of The 1933 Group.

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<![CDATA[Parents Reimbursed for Uniforms at LAUSD]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:28:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/classroomgenerics.jpg
A nearly two-year battle for reimbursement over drill team uniforms for students at Carson High School has ended, weeks after the NBC4 I-Team's report exposed the problem.]]>
<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-28-16-valley-pursuit-crash.jpg
Southern California images in the news during 2016.

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<![CDATA[Meet The LA Ram's Newest Star, Jared Goff ]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:21:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/177*120/Meet+Jared+Goff.png
Meet the Los Angeles Rams' No. 1 overall draft pick and LA's newest star, quarterback, Jared Goff.

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<![CDATA[Self-Taught Teen Pianist With 4 Fingers Performs at Carnegie Hall]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:23:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/darrius+carnegie+hall.jpg
A teenager with just four fingers gained so much attention online for his talent on the piano that he was invited by a renowned international pianist to play at Manhattan's iconic Carnegie Hall.

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<![CDATA[Trial Begins in Slaying of Mystery Woman]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:21:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/04.28.16_Jane-Doe-DNA-Murder-Trial1.JPG
A murder trial has begun for one of two brothers charged in the grisly 2009 slaying of a woman whose body was found dumped and burned in an Irvine parking lot - though the woman herself has yet to be...

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<![CDATA[American Sentenced to 10 Years Hard Labor in North Korea]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:29:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16120159325277.jpg
Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labor after a brief trial in Pyongyang.

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<![CDATA[Belgium Residents to Get Iodine Pills in Case of Nuclear Accident]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:17:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/AP_363723961631.jpg
Belgium will soon begin distributing iodine pills to its 11 million residents as part of a revised nuclear emergency plan triggered, NBC News reportedThe move, which has yet to be finalized by officials,...

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<![CDATA[Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:42:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51921649.jpg
Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock.Once...

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<![CDATA[FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:38:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ZikaBloodTest-GettyImages-508017592.jpg
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported.Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

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<![CDATA[Bridge-Running Dog Adopted]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:19:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BayBridgeDog.jpg
Ponch, the stray Chihuahua who captured hearts around the nation after he sprinted across the Bay Bridge early this month, has finally found a home. After being rescued by California Highway Patrol April...

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<![CDATA[Skid Row Drug Ring Bust Was Months in the Making]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:46:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160427-derrick-turner-skid-row-drugs.jpg
Los Angeles police and city leaders on Thursday said the arrests of more than two dozen alleged members of a drug ring that's plagued Skid Row for 30 years was the culmination of a months-long operation.

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<![CDATA[Rams Pick Jared Goff as NFL Draft's Top Pick]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:02:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/04-28-2016-jared-goff-1.jpg
Surprising almost no one, the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff with the no. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Goff is a 6-foot 4-inch quarterback who joins the NFL following his junior year at the...

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<![CDATA[Pursuit Ends in Fatal Crash in North Hollywood]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:02:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-28-16-valley-pursuit-crash.jpg
A suspected drunken driver was killed Thursday in a crash with a big rig while being pursued by officers in North Hollywood and police were investigating the possibly that the suspect shot himself, authorities...

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<![CDATA[The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:40:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/split2-cruz-boehner.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz personally told NBC News he had not met John Boehner, when he addressed comments made about him by the former House Speaker.But the two men do have a past: Ted Cruz was once Boehner’s...

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<![CDATA[Cub Reporter Broke 'Lucifer' Story]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:06:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/boehner-Ada_Throckmorton.jpg
Stanford Daily cub reporter Ada Statler-Throckmorton, 20, has spoken with big names and tackled weighty topics in the past.The student from Prairie City, Kansas, has done a Q&A with Whole Foods Market CEO John...

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<![CDATA[Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PEDs]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:35:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/Dee+Gordon+Suspended.png
Current Miami Marlins second baseman and former Dodger, Dee Gordon, was suspended by MLB 80 games for testing positive for PEDs minutes after scoring the winning run in Miami's 5-2 victory over Los Angeles.

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<![CDATA[Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DAWSON_GettyImages-521061462.jpg
Celebrity surrogates have been ubiquitous on the campaign trail this season, frequently been driving the 2016 news cycle — and in some cases, forcing their preferred candidates off message.In a crowded...

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<![CDATA[Maeda Suffers Loss as Marlins Sweep Dodgers]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:52:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/Maeda+First+Loss.png
Kenta Maeda suffered his first loss, Giancarlo Stanton hit another home run, and the Dodgers lost another game to the Marlins as they dropped their fourth in a row, 5-3, on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[250 Dogs Rescued From Meat Farm]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:58:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rescued+meat+farm+dogs.jpg
Until recently, Merle had never set a paw on solid ground, never felt the kind stroke of a human hand and never tasted a dog treat.The mild-mannered mastiff mix was bred to become a South Korean dinner...

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<![CDATA[Wild Turkey Tends Duck Eggs]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:17:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Talulah+nesting+2.jpg
Duck eggs are beginning to hatch at an Illinois suburban wildlife center after a wild turkey began sitting on the nest to take over for the mother, which was killed by a hawk. The eggs were brought to...

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<![CDATA[ISIS-Linked Hackers Target 3,000 New Yorkers: Officials]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:24:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_31488411400.jpg
ISIS-linked hackers have targeted about 3,000 ordinary New Yorkers in a cyberattack, posting their personal information online and announcing, "We want them #Dead," NBC New York has learned.One of the victims,...

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<![CDATA[4 Ga. Students Killed in Crash Identified]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:44:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
Four University of Georgia students killed in a car crash were honored at a vigil Thursday, NBC News reported.The students were driving northbound on Georgia State Route 15 near Watkinsville Wednesday...

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<![CDATA[Man Falsely Accused of Terrorism Wants Accusers Charged]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:17:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A Sikh man who said he was racially profiled wants law enforcement agencies to file criminal charges against the people who allegedly falsely accused him of a terrorist bomb threat, NBC News reported.Daljeet...

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<![CDATA[Casitas Fire Burns 40 Acres in Ventura County]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:52:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-28-16-VencoFire.JPG
Firefighters were working Thursday to put out a brush fire that threatened structures in Ventura County, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Syria Hospital Caring for Kids 'Destroyed' by Deadly Strike]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:19:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SYRIA_AP_16118593349575.jpg
The U.S. blamed the Syrian government Thursday for an airstrike on an Aleppo hospital that killed more than a dozen doctors and patients, NBC News reported. Two of the eight doctors working at the Al...

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<![CDATA[Unicorn Melt: Rainbow Grilled Cheese Hits LA]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:23:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/unicorngrilledcheese123.JPG
Chomp Eatery is now serving the Instagram sensation.

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