<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 14:03:46 -0700Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:03:46 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Vandal With Ax Breaks Trump's Walk of Fame Star to Pieces]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:02:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-25-2016-trump-star-hollywood-2.JPG
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in pieces Wednesday morning after it was destroyed overnight by a man with an ax and sledgehammer.

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<![CDATA[Take a Spooky Studio Tour (by Night)]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:01:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Horizontal+1_HVwb.jpg
Eye a Gremlin or two, "The Exorcist" door, and more at Warner Bros. Studio.

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<![CDATA[Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in AutoZone Crash]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:25:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/10-25-2016-autozon-crash.JPG
A driver really got into the zone, AutoZone, Wednesday morning when he crashed a Honda sedan through the auto parts store in Covina.

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<![CDATA[Deputies Surprise Special-Needs Students With Pumpkin Patch ]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:19:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/161025-pumpkin-surprise-01.JPG

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<![CDATA[Polls: Clinton Leads in New Hampshire; Tied in Nevada ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:01:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/split-clintontrump-april16.jpg
Democrat Hillary Clinton has jumped out to a nine-point lead in the battleground state of New Hampshire, while she’s tied with Republican Donald Trump in Nevada, according to two new NBC News/Wall Street...

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<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: Brutus]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:59:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/10-27-2016-brutus-pet-week-1.jpg
Brutus is the pet of the week for Thursday Oct. 27, 2016.

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<![CDATA[HIV Epidemic Started Spreading in NY in 1970s: Study]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:54:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-587169665.jpg
A new genetic study confirms theories that the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS started in New York around 1970, and it also clears the name of a gay flight attendant long vilified as being "Patient...

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<![CDATA[Armed Robbers Caught on Camera in 2 Hemet Robberies]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:48:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/10-2016+Hemet+suspect+1.jpg
A Hemet business owner is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men wanted in connection with two armed robberies in Hemet earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[October Weather: Lightning, Rain and Rainbows]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:40:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/ee1c0a3b04fc412a8c0d6e032f23c1c3.JPG.jpg
October brings rain, wind and storms to Southern California, but also some beautiful sunsets and rainbows. Check out some viewer weather images.

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<![CDATA[FDA Steps Up Warnings About Testosterone Use]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:38:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16159721727583-fda-generic.jpg
The FDA announced Tuesday that it is increasing warnings against testosterone and other steroids, NBC News reported.It has been found that these drugs can be easily abused, according to the FDA, in addition to...

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<![CDATA[Man Whose Harrowing Jumps Went Viral Arrested]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:57:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/youtube-jumper-anthony-booth-armer-8booth.jpg
A man whose viral YouTube videos captured his harrowing jumps from high places into bodies of water is in hot water as he faces trespassing charges, officials said.

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<![CDATA[10 Freeway Reopens After Closure Due to Bridge Damage]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:47:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-26-2016-bridge-damage-1.JPG
A damaged bridge led authorities to close part of the 10 Freeway Wednesday morning in San Bernardino County.

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<![CDATA[UN Refugee Agency: 2016 Now Deadliest Year in Mediterranean]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:43:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16256493965569.jpg
The U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday that at least 3,800 migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year in an attempt to reach Europe,, making 2016 the deadliest year on record.The Geneva-based...

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<![CDATA[SUV Driver 'Intentionally' Strikes Woman: Deputies]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:48:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/10-26-16+Woman+Run+down.JPG
A sport utility vehicle driver intentionally ran over another woman early Wednesday morning in East Los Angeles, according to sheriff's deputies.

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<![CDATA[Otters, Bears, Giraffes Enjoy Halloween Treat at Oregon Zoo ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:08:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2016-10-26+at+9.01.12+AM.png
Animals at the Oregon Zoo have been getting Halloween-themed treats, like stuffed jack-o-lanterns and pumpkins that keep the critters happy mentally and physically.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Rescued After Boat Capsizes Off Oxnard Coast]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:22:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/boat-rescue-102616.PNG
A family was rescued after their boat capsized off the Oxnard coast early Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA['Fergus' Training to Become Burn Center Therapy Dog]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:15:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/fergus-upate-102616.PNG
Remember Fergus, the resilient golden retriever who captured the hearts of many after he suffered third-degree burns from an acid attack last year?

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<![CDATA['Attack on Women' Ad Criticized]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:47:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/petit+super+pac+ad+trump.jpg
Dr. William Petit blasted a political ad Wednesday that urged voters to "Stop Donald Trump and Republican William Petit's attack on women and families."Petit is the GOP candidate vying for Connecticut's State...

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<![CDATA[Harvard on Team's Reported Scouting]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:58:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HarvardCampus.jpg
Recruits for Harvard’s 2012 women’s soccer team were reportedly assessed by a member of the 2012 men’s soccer team based on their sexual appeal. A nine-page document that the Harvard Crimson reported was...

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<![CDATA[Feds Concerned About Risk of Violence as Election Nears]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:56:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trumpviolence.jpg
Federal and state law enforcement officials have expressed concerns about violence breaking out in the final two weeks of the long and bitter presidential campaign, and well beyond that if Donald Trump loses and...

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<![CDATA[Our Sci-Fi City: A Celebration]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/la1234567GettyImages-52975515-horz.jpg
Celebrate LA's robust science fiction cred at a two-day event.

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<![CDATA[2 Mich. Brothers Arrested in Tunisia in Terrorism Probe]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:29:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Screen-Shot-2016-10-26-at-11.20.19-AM.jpg
Tunisian authorities arrested two American brothers on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organization, two local sources told NBC News.A senior police official said the brothers, both aged in their...

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<![CDATA[Battle for ISIS Capital to Begin Within Weeks: Carter]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:14:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CARTER_AP_16300358922173.jpg
An offensive against ISIS in Syria to retake Raqqa is set to begin within weeks, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told NBC News in an exclusive interview in Paris where he has been meeting with his counterparts from...

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<![CDATA[NYC Bridge Protest Shuts Traffic]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:46:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/GWB+Bridge+Protest.png
The inbound upper level of the George Washington Bridge was closed by an immigrant rights protest on Wednesday morning, snarling traffic on one of the region's most important crossings at the height of...

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<![CDATA[Bears Predict World Series Winner]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:43:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bears_Predict_World_Series_Winner_1200x675_793544259654.jpg
Grizzly bears at the Cleveland Zoo have predicted the winner of the World Series. Two grizzly bears were presented with two pumpkins coated in jam. One pumpkin for the Cleveland Indians, the other for the...

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<![CDATA[Russia Unveils RS-28 Sarmat 'Satan 2' Nuclear Missile]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:24:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/104045887-Capture.530x298.JPG
Russia has released the first image of its newest thermonuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile, NBC News reported.The RS-28 Sarmat, also known as “Satan 2,” has the capability to wipe out a landmass...

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<![CDATA[Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:27:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617989488.jpg
In 1973, New York City school teacher Annette Gandy Fortt was looking for a decent place to live. A listing for an apartment in a building owned by Donald Trump's father, Fred, caught her eye — but she says the...

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