<![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-usTue, 31 May 2016 00:51:39 -0700Tue, 31 May 2016 00:51:39 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Plane Goes Missing After Departing From Catalina Island]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:08:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/missing+pilot.JPG
A single-engine Cessna 172 went missing after departing from Catalina Island airport over the weekend, launching a coordinated multiagency search Monday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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<![CDATA[Vandalized Veterans Mural Will Need to Be Redone]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 17:25:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160530-venice-mural-vandalized.jpg
A mural in Venice honoring veterans of the Vietnam War will need to be redone due to the extent of the graffiti damage it sustained last week, according to a city official, who also said a reward totaling...

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<![CDATA[9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 21:36:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TWISTER_AP_16147814352305.jpg
Funnel clouds and twisters swept through Nebraska and Colorado on Monday as several other states in the country's mid-section — including flood-battered Texas — prepared for potentially powerful wind gusts, hail...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Attends Warriors Game]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 23:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-535938760_594_screen.jpg
Dub Nation meet Bernie Sanders.The Democratic presidential hopeful wore a yellow Golden State Warriors hat prior to addressing supporters at a rally late Monday at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza."Thank...

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<![CDATA[Man Seen With Gun in Santa Ana Barricade]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 22:12:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/snata-ana-barricade.JPG
Neighbors were being evacuated after a man was seen with a gun in a barricade in a Santa Ana home Monday night, police confirmed.

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<![CDATA[More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:10:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/violence.png
Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend. By Monday evening, at least 63 people had been shot across the city...

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<![CDATA[Man Killed, Left Lying in Road in Hit-and-Run]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 18:16:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/ventura-hit-run-fatal-053116.JPG
After a man was struck and killed in the roadway in the middle of the night in Ventura, police were searching for the driver Monday.

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<![CDATA[Group Walks for Veteran Suicide Awareness]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 20:00:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/ll-vet-walk.JPG
A group of people Monday finished a 40-mile march from Pomona to Riverside to raise awareness about veterans and suicide.

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<![CDATA[Witness: Driver 'Was Drowning' in Hydrant Crash]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 10:31:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/geyser-crash-053016_5.jpg
Passersby say they felt they had to rescue a driver trapped Sunday inside a car by water falling from 17-story high water geyser in downtown San Diego.
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<![CDATA[Police Search for Man Accused of Shooting Pregnant Woman]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 16:08:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/carjack-pregnant-shot-sb.jpg
An attempted murder suspect was on the run Monday after police said he shot a pregnant woman in a car and attempted to carjack a driver at a gas station minutes later, according to the San Bernardino Police...

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<![CDATA[Protesters Interrupt Sanders Rally]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 23:26:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0530-2016-BernieProtest.jpg
Animal rights protesters jumped barricades and interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally late Monday in Oakland.The Democratic presidential hopeful was addressing supporters at Frank Ogawa Plaza at City Hall when at...

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<![CDATA[Driver Throws Objects Out Window During Chase]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 14:19:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160530-memorial-day-chase-275px-gif.gif
Authorities arrested the driver of a stolen SUV who crisscrossed multiple cities in Los Angeles County at high speeds — and at one point threw stacks of what appeared to be paper out of the window.

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<![CDATA[Fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted List Captured]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 17:52:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/knbc-fbi-most-wanted-philip-policarpio.jpg
A convicted felon on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn baby in Los Angeles last month has been captured, according to FBI officials.

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<![CDATA[Free Day at LACMA on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 09:07:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/lacmabrogan12.jpg
Music and performance from Bali and Java are part of the day, too.

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<![CDATA[Memorial Wall at Long Beach Park Unveiled ]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 11:05:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LB+Wall_2+05.27.16.JPG
A memorial wall that lists the names of nearly 7,000 military service members killed in action since the 9/11 attacks was set to be unveiled in Long Beach Memorial Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day: Find Events Around SoCal]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 07:11:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CarnationFlowerDropPS.jpg
A parade and a flower drop are two of the ways to observe the meaning-filled occasion.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Disappoint on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 17:30:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Dodgers+Memorial+Day.png
The Los Angeles Dodgers managed only one hit on Memorial Day as they lost the opener to the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Monday at Wrigley Field.

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<![CDATA[Driver Surrenders After Fatal Hit-Run in Van Nuys]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 07:07:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Van+Nuys+hit+run+05.30.16.JPG
A 57-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in Van Nuys Sunday night, police said.

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<![CDATA[Opening: Blue Star Museum Deal]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 15:26:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bluestarmuseums123456789.jpg
Hundreds of institutions around the country will waive admission for military families.

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<![CDATA[Shoplifter Shot Stealing Crab Legs]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 15:51:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/crime+scene+tape+3.jpg
A man who was attempting to steal crab legs from a grocery store was shot by an off-duty D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer working as security for the store, according to a police report.The officer,...]]>
<![CDATA[Stretch of Newport Beach Closed After Shark Attack]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 08:14:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/corona-del-mar-shark-052916.JPG
A stretch of the shoreline at Corona del Mar State Beach in Southern California remained closed Monday after a swimmer was bitten in a shark attack, lifeguards and city officials said.

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<![CDATA[Veterans Rally to Clean Defaced Vietnam Veteran Mural]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 21:23:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/vets-mural-052916.JPG
Word of a vandalized Vietnam memorial in Venice, California, inspired scores of veterans — some from as far as Arizona — to clean up the spray-painted mess ahead of Memorial Day.

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<![CDATA[Entertainment Executive Inspires Teens to Give Back]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Life+Connected+05.29.16.JPG
An entertainment industry executive is inspiring students in a Latino working-class suburb of El Monte to succeed in life without forgetting to give back.

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<![CDATA[Residents Honor the Fallen with Memorial Day Tributes]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 12:37:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/LB+memorial+3+05.30.16.JPG
Residents honored fallen veterans with Memorial Day tributes across the Southland.

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<![CDATA[Holder Says Snowden 'Performed a Public Service']]> Mon, 30 May 2016 10:33:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-465224972holder7615.jpg
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by leaking National Security Agency documents but should still be punished, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Transgender Man Beaten to Death]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 09:55:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
A 38-year-old transgender man died after he was attacked at a homeless encampment in Burlington, Vermont, in what police are calling a possible "bias incident."Amos Beede, of Milton, suffered facial fractures,...

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Security Breach at German Airport]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 05:52:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Airport-GettyImages-106444351.jpg
Flights were halted and a German airport terminal was evacuated Monday after a person allegedly entered a restricted area without going through security, NBC News reported.Five flights were affected by...

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<![CDATA[Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 15:25:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCFlooding.jpg
Five people were killed and at least three others were reported missing after heavy rain hammered the Plains states, triggering flooding over the holiday weekend, NBC News reported. Four bodies were discovered

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<![CDATA[Women Credited With Thwarting Happy Hour Date Rape]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:50:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/date-rape-thwart.JPG
Three women went viral on social media being called "heroes" after stopping an attempted date rape drugging at a high-end Santa Monica restaurant, they said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Body Found Near 605 Freeway in Irwindale]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 19:53:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/irwindalebody-052916.JPG
Detective were investigating the discovery of human remains underneath a 605 Freeway overpass in Irwindale Sunday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in Hit-Run Crash That Killed OC Teacher]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 12:07:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/OC+Hit-Run+Woman+05.29.jpg
A woman accused in a hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana last month that left a 26-year-old band teacher dead has been taken into custody, police said on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Gonzalez Saves Roberts, Dodgers, in Win over Mets]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 21:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/Gonzalez+Wins+It.png
Clayton Kershaw struck out 10, and Adrian Gonzalez knocked in the game-winning RBIs in the 9th as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 4-2, taking two-of-three in the series at Citi Field.

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<![CDATA[Officers Take Down Driver in Stolen Mercedes Pursuit]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 14:25:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/san-gabriel-pursuit-takedown.JPG
Police pursued a stolen Mercedes-Benz in the San Gabriel area Sunday evening before tackling the driver.

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<![CDATA[ Libertarian Party Chairman Hopeful Strips on Stage, Live TV]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 19:46:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LibertarianConvention-AP_428138676168.jpg
A candidate for chairman for the Libertarian Party stripped his clothes on live TV before dropping out of the race on Sunday, NBC News reported. James Weeks was supporting the vice presidential campaign...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Corliss Flies Through Target on China's Great Wall]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 18:44:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JebCorliss-GettyImages-501529908.jpg
Daredevil Jeb Corliss ripped through a target on China’s Great Wall on Sunday, NBC News reported. The 40-year old's stunt included skydiving from a helicopter dressed in a wingsuit. Corliss said he wanted to

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