<![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 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:22:38 -0700 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:22:38 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:45:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/ezell+ford+funeral_.jpg
The officers involved in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man have been identified, Los Angeles police said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed in Whittier Shooting]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:40:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A 34-year-old man was shot and killed in front of a home in Whittier Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
The pilot of a small airplane apparently lost consciousness while flying Saturday afternoon and flew into restricted airspace over Washington, D.C. before crashing into the Atlantic Ocean, federal...

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<![CDATA[1 Man Robs 2 Banks Back-to-Back]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:27:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dual-Bank-Robbery.jpg
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while...

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<![CDATA[Man Allegedly Carjacked, Run Over and Stabbed]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:31:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/carjacking+stabbing.JPG
A high school in Whittier was locked down Wednesday after a student was stabbed, according to the Whittier Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[AM Forecast: Heat Continues]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:54:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/webweathertla_1200x675_323575363763.jpg
Temperatures were expected to reach the mid to upper 90s as summer heat continues around Southern California. NBC4's Elita Loresca has the forecast for Saturday, August 30, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Gorilla Crawling, Eating, Growing]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:26:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Joanne-Gorilla-Eating-1.jpg
Like an active, healthy toddler, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s baby gorilla is growing by leaps and bounds, now sitting and eating on her own.

Photo Credit: Tammy Spratt]]>
<![CDATA[Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:17:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/guy+dietz+33+blue+bg.jpg

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<![CDATA[Battering Ram Used in Search of Elderly Couple's Home: Lawyers]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:43:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
An elderly South Los Angeles couple is demanding that the Los Angeles Police Department fix up their home after they say it was damaged by a battering ram during a raid last Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:25:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Renting-Bob-Hansen.jpg
Renters should have their own insurance and not rely on their landlord.

Photo Credit: Bob Hansen]]>
<![CDATA[Security Officers in Trolley Beating Video Fired ]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:25:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Raw_MTS_video_part_2_1200x675_321266243960.jpg
A teacher in California's Bay Area has been reprimanded after she reportedly tweeted that she wanted to stab some students and that her "trigger finger is itchy." The San Jose Mercury News reports...

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<![CDATA[Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:42:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/175*120/08-29-14_Fullerton_Assaults.JPG
A man was taken into custody by Long Beach police Wednesday in connection with a carjacking, pursuit and shooting involving officers.]]>
<![CDATA[Convict Charged in Mom, Kid Attack]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:45:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pedro+vargas+inset.jpg
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple said, The Associated Press reported.

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<![CDATA[Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:23:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP573502597763.jpg
Downtown Napa remained shuttered on Monday, one day after a 6.0 earthquake jolted the heart of California wine country, though power was restored to nearly all of those plunged into darkness by the...

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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Drowns in Apartment Swimming Pool]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:42:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/palm+west+village+apartments.PNG
An elderly mother and her elderly son were killed and six others were injured when a fire broke out in an Encino condo complex Thursday night, fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Stolen Vehicle Leads CHP on 35-Mile Pursuit]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:31:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/high+speed+pursuit.PNG
A manhunt came to an end Friday when police took a convicted sex offender into custody after he allegedly posed as an undercover police officer and forcibly raped a woman one day earlier, Torrance police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:41:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/rapper+nipsey+hussle+arrested.PNG
Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night concert in the Bay Area, police said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:36:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/detainee+death+healy+98.JPG
Border agents thwarted a human smuggling operation off the coast of San Diego County early Tuesday, arresting 20 people trying to enter the country illegally, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:31:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/rosatojr1.jpg
An 18-year-old Oakland man is due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer at an airborne California Highway Patrol helicopter in June.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Video at Napa Train Yard Shows Violent Shaking from Quake]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:27:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0829-2014-NapaTrain.jpg
Napa city leaders are hoping swarms of tourists will flock to wine country for the holiday Labor Day weekend – and spend money that was lost this week after Sunday’s earthquake.

Photo Credit: Napa Valley Wine Train]]>
<![CDATA[NorCal's Best Pot Smuggled Out of State: Report]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:26:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Medical-Cannabis-Marijuana-.jpg
The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season for violating the league's policies on substance abuse and personal...]]>
<![CDATA[$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:28:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/AP167577978467.jpg
Says jury that convicted him "should be euthanized."

<![CDATA[Woman in Golf Cart Killed on Private School Campus]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:15:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/El-Cajon-Golf-Cart_1.jpg
A woman was killed in a collision between a golf cart and a pickup truck on the campus of a private school in El Cajon.]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Nurse Showed Baby's Room]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:22:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Michael-Lutts-Folo-crop.jpg
The 2-month-old son of a U.S. Navy sailor had 29 bone fractures and other life threatening injuries and his father is being held on $500,000 bond after being charged with assaulting the

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run Has Expired License: Clerk]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:22:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oceanside+marine+hit+and+run+crash+082814.jpg
A longtime friend of a San Diego nurse accused of molesting a 2-month-old foster child said she visited the suspect at his home before the graphic allegations came to light and he even showed her the nursery he...

Photo Credit: Artie Ojeda]]>
<![CDATA[1-Day Sentence for Deadly Crash]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:09:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Wood-Steffey-0829.jpg
An attorney for actor and comedian Tracy Morgan says he's having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left one person dead. His attorney told the Star-Ledger that it might...

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<![CDATA[Taxi Hits, Kills Woman in NYC]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:40:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shane+kennedy.jpg
Police in Westchester and Secret Service were investigating a report of a "potentially suspicious person and vehicle" near where President Obama visited Friday for a set of fundraising events, authorities

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Discover Burning Body in Thousand Oaks]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:12:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/thousand+oaks+body+burned+39.JPG
Firefighters in Thousand Oaks discovered a body outside of a house after responding to a small fire, a spokesman said.]]>
<![CDATA[Fetus Found at High School: Police]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:04:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/woodrow.JPG
A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of...

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<![CDATA[LAPD Investigating USC Football Player]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/USC+Josh+Shaw.jpg
USC's football coach addressed questions Tuesday regarding a player who is sidelined indefinitely after suffering ankle sprains he says occurred jumping from a second-floor balcony to rescue his nephew from...

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<![CDATA[Secret Service: Man May Pose Threat]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:38:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/obama+westchester+aug+28.jpg
Authorities are investigating after they say a human fetus was found in a girls restroom Friday afternoon at Woodrow Wilson High School in East Dallas. A staff member made the discovery, officials said,...]]>
<![CDATA[Mother and Son Killed in Encino Condo Fire]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:45:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/encino+fire1.JPG
A man vacationing from Chicago was in grave condition Thursday night after being pulled from high surf by friends at Venice Beach and resuscitated by lifeguards, according to the Los Angeles County...]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:10:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/deflated+rubber+duck.PNG
The six-story tall floating rubber duckie drawing crowds from all over SoCal to the Port of LA in San Pedro has been moved to the World Cruise Terminal because it’s too popular, an event organizer said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Officers ID'd in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Man]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ezell+ford+lapd+ois+victim.PNG
A man vacationing from Chicago was in grave condition Thursday night after being pulled from high surf by friends at Venice Beach and resuscitated by lifeguards, according to the Los Angeles County...]]>
<![CDATA[High Surf Slams Southern California]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:14:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/surf+waves+seal+beach+aug27+6.jpg
A storm surge generates high surf and leads to flooding in Southern California coastal communities.]]>
<![CDATA[Threat to Obama: Person in Custody]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:20:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP995664873180.jpg
Hamden, Connecticut, police say that a vehicle believed to be driven by a suspicious person who may have threatened President Barack Obama has been located and a person involved was taken into custody...

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<![CDATA[Gang Ties in Abduction, Murder Case]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:14:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Schuylkill+River+Abduction+Police+Search.JPG
Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.

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<![CDATA[1 Giraffe Survives Twin Birth]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:13:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/giraffe+calf+31.jpg
A 58-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi SUV as she tried to cross a Manhattan street Friday afternoon, police say. Police say the 30-year-old taxi driver was making a left turn around 2]]>