<![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-usSun, 23 Apr 2017 20:55:45 -0700Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:55:45 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[1992 LA Riots: Death, Destruction, Defiance]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:03:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_92050101716-2.jpg
Twenty-five years later, we take a look back at the LA Riots.

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<![CDATA[Preliminary Magnitude-3.6 Quake Rattles Santa Barbara Area]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:12:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/montecito-quake.JPG
A preliminary magnitude-3.6 earthquake shook the Montecito area Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.]]>
<![CDATA[Gobert's Return Ignites Utah in Game 4]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:48:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/AP_17113861802007.jpg
Rudy Gobert had 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Utah Jazz evened their best-of-seven series with the Los Angeles Clippers at two games apiece after a 105-98 victory in Game 4 on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Blessing Box: Give What You Can, Take What You Need]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:41:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-23-17-Miranda+Williams+Blessings+Box+Santee.JPG
Give what you can and take what you need. That's the message behind a new “blessings box” in Santee.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbor Determined to Fund Funeral for Gay DC Veteran]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:25:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DC+Veteran.jpg
A D.C. woman is determined to honor her long-time neighbor and friend. News4’s Jackie Bensen reports plans to give the veteran, a longtime fixture in D.C.'s gay community, a proper burial.]]>
<![CDATA[Trapped Puppy Rescued From Beneath Storage Container]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:23:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/coronotrappedpuppy.JPG
A Corona Fire Department rescue team stepped in to help a trapped puppy Sunday after his owner reported that the dog had been missing for hours.

Photo Credit: Corona Fire Department
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<![CDATA[Teachers Warm Hearts With Beanies for Cancer Patients]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:35:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/lcbeanies.JPG
Every Monday afternoon inside a classroom at Castle Rock Elementary School in Diamond Bar, you'll find a group of teachers gathered for a very special kind of after-school program.

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<![CDATA[Video Captures Feasting Killer Whales off California's Central Coast]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:42:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-23-17_Monterey_Killer_Whale_Drone.JPG
A rare sighting in the animal kingdom continues to mesmerize marine biologists and whale watchers in the Monterey Bay, off of California's central coast.For the fourth day in a row, whale watchers on Sunday...

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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<![CDATA[Dodgers Salvage Series With D-Backs]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:56:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/Dodgers+salvage+series+with+AZ.png
The Dodgers scored six runs in the top of the fifth inning before they recorded a single out and they came back to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-2, on Sunday afternoon at Chase Field.

Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Obama to Make 1st Post-Presidency Appearance at U of Chicago]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:14:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631440478.png
Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first public appearance since leaving the White House on Monday, with plans to hold a conversation at the University of Chicago.Obama will discuss...

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<![CDATA[Trafficking Survivor Speaks on Nearly Being Sold to Cartel]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:06:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sex+trafficking.PNG
In his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said drug cartels and street gangs are one of the main factors to blame for human trafficking.

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<![CDATA[Family Who Lost Son in 2015 Fire Finally Return Home]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:32:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mount+hope+family.PNG
A Mount Hope family struck by tragedy got a chance at a fresh start Saturday.

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<![CDATA['We're Helping My Sister Feel Better': Walk For Wishes]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:36:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WalkForWishesWeb_1200x675_927453763781.jpg
The Walk for Wishes event helps benefit Make-A-Wish San Diego, an which grants wishes to children in San Diego with life-threatening medical conditions.
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<![CDATA['A Terrible, Sad Time': 3 Kids, 2 Adults Die in NYC Fire: Officials]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:18:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fdny-queens-fire-crop.jpg
A fire at a house in Queens, New York, killed five people on Sunday, including three children, officials said. The youngest victim was about 2 years old. The house was reported on fire shortly after 2:30 p.m....

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<![CDATA[Indoor Playground Kids Concepts USA 'Total Loss' After Fire]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:10:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/torrance-fire-dept-kids.JPG
An indoor playground for kids in Torrance went up in a major fire Sunday, and part of its roof collapsed during the three-alarm blaze.

Photo Credit: Torrance Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Peek Inside LA's Museum of Ice Cream Pop-Up]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:02:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/museumoficecream_1322323.jpg
The swirly NYC phenom lands in the Arts District, for five weeks only, beginning on April 22.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Dramatic Photos of the 1992 LA Riots]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:27:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-la-riots-gallery-thumbnail1.jpg
More than 60 people were killed, more than 12,000 others were arrested and $1 billion in property damage was recorded during the five days of rioting.

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<![CDATA[Then and Now: Compare Scenes From the LA Riots]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:32:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-la-riots-sliders-then-and-now-thumbnail.jpg
Compare scenes from the 1992 Los Angeles riots and today.

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<![CDATA[From the Archives: LA Riots on TV]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:34:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-la-riots-tv-coverage.jpg
Twenty-five years later, watch NBC4 coverage of the riots that shook the city after the verdict for officers accused of beating Rodney King.

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<![CDATA[1992 LA Riots: What's Changed 25 Years Later?]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:37:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/AP_92050111867.jpg
On April 29, 1992, rioters took to the streets of Los Angeles, lighting fires, looting stores and causing mayhem after a jury acquitted four white Los Angeles Police Department officers of the videotaped beating...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/David Longstreath]]>
<![CDATA[4-Year-Old Dies From Suspected Opioid Overdose]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:21:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_opioiddeath0421_1920x1080.jpg
The death of a 4-year-old Milwaukee, Wisconsin boy is now being investigated as a drug overdose, and two people have been arrested. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is awaiting toxicology results...

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<![CDATA[Dapper Day: Spring Style Look Back]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dd16_ls_4.jpg
The dress-up day at Disneyland is here, and the parasols and bow ties will be out in fashionable force.

Photo Credit: Laurie Scavo]]>
<![CDATA[Pug Reunited With Chula Vista Family]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:13:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Teddy+Bear+Pug+kidnapped.JPG
The pug named “Teddy Bear” escaped from the Willer’s home on Easter Sunday. Hours later, someone sent them a picture of Teddy Bear asking for a $400 ransom.]]>
<![CDATA[Festivalgoers Flock to Indio for Coachella Weekend Two]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:39:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-671335776.jpg
Over a hundred thousand festivalgoers headed to Indio, California for the second weekend of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

Photo Credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Woman Inhales Nitrous Oxide in Front of Police]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:04:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-22-17_Arrest_Armed_Woman_Santa_Rosa.jpg
An armed woman sitting in a car on Saturday inhaled nitrous oxide from a whipping cream container in front of police before being arrested for having a gun and ammunition inside her vehicle, Santa Rosa...

Photo Credit: Santa Rosa Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Stars Flash Dance Moves at Children's Hospital Proms]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:20:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SF49ersPromChildrensHospital_1.png
Prom is a life event that many young hospital patients typically miss out on, but some professional football players in the Bay Area partnered with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital to change that Friday...

Photo Credit: San Francisco 49ers]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena Cop Helps At-Risk Youth Realize They Are Not Alone]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:09:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/heroespasadena.JPG
Pasadena Police Officer Roxanne Haines is using her skills from the streets to help young people stay on the right track. As Director of the Pasadena Police Activities league, or PAL, Haines has seen her...

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<![CDATA[Man Bites San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:24:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-23-17-Vista+Deputy+Injured+Casey+Clason+7-11+Surveillance.JPG
A San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy was bitten by a man suspected of being under the influence of drugs in Vista early Sunday morning, officials confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Pelosi: Border Wall Is ‘Immoral, Expensive, Unwise’]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:07:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pelosibudgetfeuerherd.jpg
A deal to fund the federal government this week won't necessarily include all the funds needed for a border wall, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said there will be "enough to get going"...

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<![CDATA[Hawthorne Hit-and-Run Driver Sought]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:29:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/hawthornehitrun-onscene.JPG
A man was found in the street in Hawthorne after he was struck by a car, whose driver took off and left him without stopping to help early Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Most Americans Think Trump Off to Fair-Poor Start: Poll]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:21:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-642088032.jpg
About two-thirds of Americans give President Donald Trump poor or middling marks for his first 100 days in office, including a plurality who say he's off to a "poor start," according to results from a new...

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<![CDATA[NBC4 Takes Part in Comcast Cares Day]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:14:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NBC4_Takes_Part_in_Comcast_Cares_Day_1200x675_927553091680.jpg
Employees of Comcast NBCUniversal helped out in communities across the country on Comcast Cares Day. Members of the NBC4 team volunteered to help clean up the LA River and paint the walls of North Hollywood High...]]>
<![CDATA[Diamondbacks Blow Out Dodgers...Again]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:02:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Maeda+4+homers.png
Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Slain Teacher Karen Smith Laid to Rest]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:00:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/teacher-killed-sanbernardino1-41017.jpg
Family and friends said goodbye to the San Bernardino school teacher killed by her estranged husband. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Photo Credit: San Bernardino Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Body Camera Shows Officer Dragged]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:27:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_cophit0421_1920x1080.jpg
Body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged by a driver attempting to flee a traffic stop.

Photo Credit: WESH-TV]]>