<![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-usSat, 27 Aug 2016 23:53:47 -0700Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:53:47 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bullet Deflects Off Officer's Badge in Pursuit Shooting]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:27:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/cajon-crash-pursuit082616.png
An officer was struck in the badge by a bullet fired during a pursuit that began in a Southern California beach community and ended 80 miles away with a fiery, fatal crash in the Cajon Pass northeast of...

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<![CDATA[Los Angeles Celebrates 235th Birthday]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:37:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/8-27-16+LA+birthday.JPG
To celebrate Los Angeles' 235th birthday Saturday, hundreds of people walked and biked the route from San Gabriel Mission to downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the city and its birthplace early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:53:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SteveBannon-AP_16233666241411.jpg
The ex-wife of Steve Bannon claims he made anti-Semitic comments when the couple fought over which private school to send their daughters to nearly a decade ago, NBC News reported. The allegations were made in

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<![CDATA[Ohio Man Jumps to Death After 13 Year Prison Sentencing]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:05:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Police+Tape4.jpg
An Ohio man convicted of attempted murder escaped from a courthouse guard and jumped to his death shortly after being sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday, authorities said.Jason Binkiewiz, 42, was...

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<![CDATA[Landscaping Project Forces Families to Visit From a Distance]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:39:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/160827-cemetery-landscaping.JPG
Some families are angered over a new landscaping project at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery that they said they were not told about.

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<![CDATA[Dramatic Images: Deadly Quake Rocks Central Italy]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:04:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16238629738584.jpg
Searchers scrambled to rescue people in central Italy where a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesday, collapsing homes as residents slept and killing dozens.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 2 Others Shot in San Bernardino]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:08:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160827-san-bernardino-homicide.JPG
One person is dead and two others are injured after a triple shooting in San Bernardino on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Russian Doping Whistleblowers Fear for Their Lives]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:27:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Yuliya-Stepanova-AP_423217940800.jpg
A Russian couple who blew the whistle on their country's athlete doping program is in fear for their lives after a cyber attack. Yuliya Stepanova, an 800-meter runner, and husband Vitaly, a former doping officer...

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<![CDATA[Yellowstone Park Worker Dies in Fall From Cliff]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:00:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Grand-Canyon-Wyoming-Yelloswtone-AP_090902062612.jpg
A National Park Service employee fell to her death from a cliff in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, park officials said Friday.A helicopter search and rescue crew found the body of Estefania Liset...

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<![CDATA[Deputy Fired After Leaving K-9 in Patrol Car for 36 Hours]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_k9diesa0826_1920x10801.jpg
An Oklahoma deputy is fired after leaving his K-9 in the police cruiser for at least 36 hours.

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<![CDATA[Players, Coaches React to Kaepernick Anthem Controversy]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:24:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/usa-colin-kaepernick-49ers.jpg
Players and coaches react to 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem. Kate Larsen reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

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<![CDATA[World's Biggest Trump Sign?]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:48:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Worlds_Biggest_Trump_Sign_1200x675_752856643892.jpg
A Pennsylvania man mowed a 100-foot wide Trump sign into a field to show his support for the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.]]>
<![CDATA[Passenger Jet Engine Suffers Major Malfunction]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:04:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Southwest-AP_475065173223.jpg
A major engine malfunction on a Southwest flight from New Orleans to Orlando forced the plane to divert, causing some passengers to fear they were under attack, NBC News reported. Southwest Flight 3472 with 99

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<![CDATA[Siege of Syrian City Daraya Ends, 3,200 Evacuated]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:32:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DarayaEvacuation-AP_16239564925076.jpg
More than 3,000 people were evacuated from Syria’s Damascus suburb of Daraya Saturday, following a deal to end a four-year siege, according to a human rights group, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[This Time Dodgers Hang on to Defeat Cubs ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:40:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Seager+homer.png
Corey Seager broke the all-time single season home run record by a shortstop and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the best team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[$3M Seized in Smuggling Bust]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:31:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Escondido+cash+bust+2+0826.JPG
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized more than $3 million in cash on Tuesday in what is the largest cash smuggling bust in San Diego County history. CBP agents began following a Kia Forte on...

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<![CDATA[Man With Disease Gets His Wish to Experience College]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/8-27-16+Sikorra+cal+Lutheran.JPG
Some lucky college students will have the opportunity to meet a new student on campus this year—a 21-year-old man with a rare neurological disease, who is living his dream of experiencing college life.

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<![CDATA[1st Funerals for Italy Quake Victims, Death Toll Rises ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:19:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ItalyFuneralsQuake-AP_16240397542183.jpg
The death toll in Italy’s earthquake rose to 291 Saturday as the country began a national day of mourning and prepared for a mass state funeral for some of the victims, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Dog Rescued From Storm Drain Where it Hid From Coyote ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:45:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/8-27-16-Sparky-firefighter.jpg
A dog named Sparky had to be rescued from a storm drain where it took shelter from a coyote Saturday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Trump: NBA Star's Cousin's Death is Why Blacks Will Vote for Me]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:02:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DonaldTrump-AP_16217005627600.jpg
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to comment on the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge on Chicago's South Side Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA['I'm So Lucky': Homeowner Thankful Following Harrowing Louisiana Flooding]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:01:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lafayette+Flooding+the+Kims.jpg
Kyung Kim sat for three days in the dark as 2 feet of water invaded her home.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Receives 1st Classified Security Briefing as Nominee]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:05:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation...

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<![CDATA[49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:54:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493261784.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the playing of the national anthem before his team’s preseason game Friday against Green Bay. After the game, he told NFL Media in an exclusive...

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<![CDATA[Brick Fest Live: Pasadena LEGO Party]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:26:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/legoGettyImages-459643764.jpg
Click with other fans and find inspiration over this mega two-day gathering.

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<![CDATA[Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 06:47:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-594886094-news.jpg
President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk.

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<![CDATA[Tire Thefts Spike in Harbor Area]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:04:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/wheel-spike.PNG
There were nearly a dozen tire thefts in the Harbor area within the past month, prompting warnings among drivers. Hetty Chang reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Bear Spotted in Malibu Near Santa Monica Mountains]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:21:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/229*120/black-bear-082716.PNG
The Santa Monica Mountains are a known home to plenty of wildlife, but this summer, someone new has moved into Malibu.

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<![CDATA[Boaters Rescued After Writing 'SOS' in Sand]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:01:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/USNavy3_opt.jpg
A pair of mariners stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island for a week were rescued by a U.S. Navy air crew on Friday after writing "SOS" in the sand, NBC News reported.The boaters were marooned on an island...

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<![CDATA[Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:27:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bearinnjpoolweb.jpg
A New Jersey family was stunned to find a 300-pound black bear wading in their backyard pool Friday afternoon. The bear was spotted by the family taking a dip at about 3 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Man Fatally Shot by FBI Agent in Compton]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:05:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/man-shot-fbi082616.PNG
A family is seeking answers and justice after a 32-year-old man was fatally shot by an FBI agent Thursday night at his mother's home in Compton.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Claw Past Dodgers in Extra Innings]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:12:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/Cubs+Claw+Past+Dodgers.png
Kris Bryant belted two home runs, including the game-winner in the top of the tenth inning and the Chicago Cubs clawed from behind to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4, on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Evacuations Ordered Due to Refinery Chemical Release]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:33:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/08-26-2016-refinery-carson-1.JPG
Evacuations were ordered and streets near the Tesoro Refinery in Carson were closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities described as an "incident" at the site.

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<![CDATA[Authorities Cancel High-Speed Chase Along San Fernando Valley]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 04:08:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/8-26-16-Pursuit.JPG
A driver in a pursuit along the 118 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley drove to speeds so dangerously high that authorities had to cancel the chase Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Kerry: US, Russia 'Close' on Syria Agreement]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:30:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kerry-Lavrov-Syria-Talks-AP_897609403882.jpg
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. and Russia are close to a deal that could end the fighting in Syria, NBC News reported."Today I can say we achieved clarity on the path forward,"...

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