<![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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:48:47 -0800 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:48:47 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LAPD Prepares for Ferguson Reaction Amid Calls for Calm]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:29:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/Capture42.JPG
With a decision looming in the controversial grand jury investigation into Michael Brown's shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department is preparing in case demonstrations are in LA when the decision is...

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<![CDATA[Christian Mingle Rapist Hacked, Stalked Me: Woman]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:12:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Liberty6p1121_1200x675_362071107928.jpg
The Del Mar man serving a 37-year prison sentence for raping two women he met online targeted others through hacking and stalking that made one alleged victim feel "endangered," she told NBC 7.
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<![CDATA[Marion Barry Dies at 78]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:33:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20141123+Barry.jpg
Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics for more than 40 years, has died at age 78, his spokeswoman confirmed. Barry had been hospitalized Thursday after complaining of a urinary tract infection and died at about...

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<![CDATA[One Critical After Car Plunges 300ft Down Malibu Hill]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:43:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/11-22-2014-MalibuHillCrash.JPG
One person was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after a car plunged 300 feet down the side of a hill in Malibu early Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Stranger's Photo Washed Up in Sandy]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:59:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sandy+wedding+photo+copy.jpg
When Hurricane Sandy hit Massapequa two years ago, so much was lost but at least one special thing survived all the destruction. Inside a pile of debris on her front lawn, homeowner Leah Welsh found a vintage...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Running to Honor Navy Seals]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:18:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/christina+runs+america+3+hashtap.jpg
A California woman has been on the road for over four months, running across more than a dozen states and covering 2,700 miles in honor of the Navy Seals. Christina Lee hopes her journey from New York to the Bay...
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<![CDATA[Southern California November Weather Images]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:23:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/531d80b2dfbb42a7ac38ca50e7108154.jpg
A fall storm moved through Southern California Nov. 21, 2014

Photo Credit: Derek Hindigian]]>
<![CDATA[3 Deputies Sickened at Drug Lab]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:59:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141122-deputies-sickened-palmdale.jpg
Four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, were hospitalized Saturday night after being sickened by a chemical at a drug lab on the outskirts of Palmdale, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:59:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141122-ucla-bruins-usc-trojans-victory-bell-november-22.jpg
The No. 11 UCLA Bruins beat the No. 24 USC Trojans 38-20 at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night, extending the Bruins’ winning streak in the Los Angeles rivalry to three.

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<![CDATA[Baby Accidentally Shot by Dad]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:59:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/112214babyshot.jpg
A 9-month-old girl was accidentally shot by her father Saturday in their East New York home, police said. Her parents flagged down a police patrol car and officers escorted the parents and child to a local...]]>
<![CDATA[Jogging Mom Was Stabbed: Official]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:19:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Melissa+Millan+Iron+Horse+Boulevard+in+Simsbury+daylight.jpg
Police have increased patrols in Simsbury, Connecticut after the death of a woman found injured on the side of the road Thursday was ruled a homicide. The state's medical examiner ruled the cause of death...
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<![CDATA[Man Killed While Hunting ]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:47:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/West-Windsor-Hunting-Accide.jpg
A man was shot and killed during a hunting trip with his father in West Windsor, New Jersey, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Cafecito: Rosie Perez on Importance of Art in Schools]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:17:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/11-22-14-rosie-pic.JPG
Actor, activist and the first Latina co-host of "The View" Rosie Perez joins host Feliciano Garcia to talk about the challenges she faced through her youth and why she fights to keep the arts in underserved...]]>
<![CDATA[Escaped Sheep Struck by Hit-Run Driver]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:37:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141122-escaped-bighorn-sheep-los-feliz.jpg
A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in a Los Feliz neighborhood Saturday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Tried to Stop Motorcyclist Killed in Crash: PD]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:53:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1870623321.jpg
A Burbank police officer attempted to stop a motorcycle driving erratically on Alameda Avenue Sunday morning, but the driver did not respond to the officer’s sirens and was found dead shortly after, according to...

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<![CDATA[Naked Man Arrested at Airport]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:42:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Logan+Women%27s+Room.jpg
A Boston man has been arrested after police say he ran naked from a women's restroom at Logan International Airport and attacked an 84-year-old man. According to police, 26-year-old Cameron Shenk went into...]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach's First Latino PD Chief Sworn In]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:18:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-11-14_Robert-Luna-Long-Beach.jpg
Long Beach has its first Latino police chief as Robert Luna was sworn into the post Saturday.

Photo Credit: John Cádiz Klemack]]>
<![CDATA[SWAT Arrests Man in Domestic Dispute]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:14:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/11-22-14-SWAT.JPG
SWAT officers arrested a man, reportedly wearing a bulletproof vest and gas mask, who allegedly threatened to harm his wife and deputies Friday, according to a press release from the Riverside County Sheriff’s...]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Arrested After Sex Attack]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:00:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/112214teacher.jpg
A New Jersey substitute teacher has been arrested after sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in her car, prosecutors say. Linda Hardan, 21, was arrested Friday on charges of criminal sexual contact...

Photo Credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Water Main Breaks ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:39:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/09-08-14_Encino-Flooding04.JPG
Photos of water main breaks across Southern California.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Ana Police Investigating Toddler's Death]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:51:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043312.jpg
A two-year-old toddler died in Santa Ana Saturday morning, according to the Santa Ana Police Department. Refresh this page for updates on this developing story.

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<![CDATA[Why Children Should Help Plan Family Vacations]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:13:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/balboa+park+vacation+planning.jpg
Why kids will be more engaged and happier on family vacations if they help plan the trip.

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<![CDATA[Man Posed as HS Student to Sexually Assault Teen: PD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:53:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/john+mark+andres+molina.JPG
A man with San Diego ties was arrested this week after police say he pretended to be a high school student to assault a teenager.

Photo Credit: Milpitas Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Deep Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:26:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/deep-sea-anglerfish.jpg
Deep sea creature with horrible features is videotaped for the first time this week.

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Research Institute]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Who Fell Off Bodega Bay Cliff Awakens From Coma]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:38:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/1110-2014-CliffRescue.jpg
After nearly 10 days, a 4-year-old boy who fell off a cliff in Bodega Bay has woken up from his coma.

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<![CDATA[UVa. Suspends Frats]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:10:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP136880906224.jpg
Four people were arrested at the University of Virginia Saturday at a protest in response to the university's temporary suspension of all fraternities and associated social activities. About 200 people protested

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<![CDATA[Man Gets Death Penalty in Murder of Ex-Girlfriend]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:58:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/11-21-14-tyrone-harts-mug.JPG
A man who shot his former girlfriend and lit her on fire in front of her children was sentenced to death Friday, prosecutors said.

Photo Credit: Moreno Valley Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Family of Man Shot by NYPD Rallies]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pink-Houses-Accidental-Shooting-NY-Gurley-Inset.jpg
The family of a man who authorities say was accidentally shot by police as he walked in a dimly lit stairwell at a Brooklyn housing project appeared at a rally to protest his death on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Stranger's Photo Washed Up in Sandy]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:09:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sandy+wedding+photo+copy.jpg
A vintage wedding photograph that washed up in front of a Long Island woman's house after Hurricane Sandy is being reunited with its owner. Leah Welsh said that after appearing on NBC 4 New York and elsewhere to...]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Marine Confesses to Killing Wife]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:37:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/caleb-crew-andrea.jpg
A former Marine who pled guilty to strangling his wife and dumping her body in a river, confessed to the murder in a chilling recorded interview with two detectives. For the first time outside the courtroom...]]>
<![CDATA[Pomona Street Flooded, Driver Shears Hydrant]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:49:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/11-22-2014-PomonaShear.JPG
A street in Pomona was flooded after a hit-and-run driver sheared a fire hydrant early Saturday]]>
<![CDATA["Child Services Take Newborn" From IE Fire Mother]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:13:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-20-2014-fire-san-bernardino-fatal.jpg
A woman whose two children died in an apartment fire in San Bernardino this week has allegedly had her newborn child taken from her by child protection services.

Photo Credit: Toni Guinyard, KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Nerve Freezing Procedure Offers Alternative Pain Relief]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:20:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+health+medical+doctor+01.jpg
New nerve-freezing procedure offers an alternative for long-term pain relief.]]>
<![CDATA[Upland Woman, 80, Killed While Crossing Street]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:02:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/11-22-2014-UplandFatal2.JPG
An 80-year-old woman died after being hit by a Jeep as she crossed a road in Upland with the aid of her walker on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Daughter Convicted of Killing Her Elderly Father]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:35:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A woman has been convicted of killing her 90-year-old father and hiding his body in the backyard of their Bellflower home.]]>
<![CDATA[Soda Ads Target Minority Children: Study]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:12:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/11-21-14-soda-shakira.JPG
Soda ads increasingly target Latino and African-American children, a new study said.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom-and-Pop Store Clerk Shot in Robbery]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:31:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/11-21-Video_Store_Clerk_Shot.JPG
Two men held up a Pasadena video store and shot the clerk after a struggle before disappearing, police said.

Photo Credit: Robert Kovacik/NBCLA]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Deals Debunked]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:51:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Black-Friday-Kmart-1.jpg
Black Friday isn't the best day for sales after all.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Family 1st in U.S. to Buy Back Foreclosed Home: ACCE]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:16:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/11-21-14-azusa-buyback.JPG
Millions of people who lost their homes to foreclosure have a long way to go in getting them back, but they can look to one family in Azusa for a glimmer of hope.

Photo Credit: Ernesto Torres]]>
<![CDATA[Three Dead, Three Hurt After Jeep "Runs Red Light"]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:00:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-21-14_Lancaster_Crash.JPG
Three people died and three others were injured when a Jeep Cherokee crashed after allegedly running a red light at more than 80 mph in Lancaster on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Immigration Advocates Encourage Asian Communities to Embrace Reform]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:37:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/11-21-14-immigration-API.JPG
While many prepare to take advantage of the new temporary relief immigration program announced by President Obama Thursday, many in the Asian Pacific Islander community are still scared to come out of the...

Photo Credit: Beth Slepp-Paz]]>
<![CDATA[Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:38:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SF-WINDOW-WASHER-CHOPPER-RAW-SD---14451915.jpg
A window washer fell about 11 stories from the top of Sterling Bank in San Francisco Friday, landing on a car. The window washer was taken to the hospital. Police said the worker's condition appeared "critical,"...

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<![CDATA["My Faith in God is Strong": Pastor Cleared of Rape]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:06:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-21-14_Pastor.JPG
A rape charge against a 41-year-old pastor from a Southern California church has been dropped, prosecutors said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Brothers Arrested in Chuck E. Cheese Shooting]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:11:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/233*120/Chuck-E-Cheese1.JPG
Two brothers have been arrested in connection with a September shooting at a Pico Rivera Chuck E. Cheese restaurant, sheriff’s officials said Friday.]]>