<![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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:16:09 -0700 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:16:09 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[La Verne Student Reports Assault By Four Men: Police]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:56:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A female student at the University of La Verne reported she was assaulted by four men while walking on campus early Tuesday morning, according to an alert issued by the school.]]>
<![CDATA["Django" Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:14:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/actress+daniele+watts+detained+lapd.jpg
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas have each been charged with one count of lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in public moments before they were involved in...

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<![CDATA["We Are Broken in Sorrow": Chaplain at Pilot Funeral]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:45:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/firefuneral.jpg
Almost 700 mourners came to say goodbye to a longtime pilot who died this month fighting the Dog Rock Fire in Yosemite when his air tanker crashed into a mountainside.

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<![CDATA["Gentle Giant": Former Harlem Globetrotter Goes Missing]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:49:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-rico-omarr-harris.jpg
A former member of the Harlem Globetrotters has gone missing after leaving Southern California on a road trip to Washington state, sheriff’s officials and family members said.

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<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Fuel Station Awning Collapse]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:00:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-21-2014-fuel-gas-collapse-awning.jpg
Surveillance cameras captured a gas station awning collapse on video after a sheared hydrant sprayed water on top of the structure and caused it to buckle under the weight.

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<![CDATA[Man Sentenced to Prison in Death of Diving Partner]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:03:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+prison+bars+jail.jpg
A man who provided unsafe equipment and failed to train his scuba diving partner prior to a dive off the coast of Catalina Island last year was sentenced to four years in state prison Monday.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Crimes Caught on Camera]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:26:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/10-21-2014-cell-phone-store-robbery-surveillance-1.jpg
A collection of images reveal caught-on-camera crimes across Southern California.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With Arson in OC Blaze]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:25:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/10-21-14_Santiago-Canyon-Arson.JPG
A man already in sheriff's custody to face a vandalism charge has been linked to an arson fire set across the street from Santiago Equestrian Center in Orange County during the late summer, the Orange...]]>
<![CDATA[Vets Test Nina Pham's Dog for Ebola Virus]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:37:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bentley-Thumb-102114.jpg
A team of specially-trained veterinarians started testing Ebola patient Nina Pham's dog, Bentley, for the virus.

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<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Store Window, Cut Gate]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:04:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-21-2014-cell-phone-store-robbery-surveillance.jpg
Tens of thousands of dollars in electronics were stolen after three men broke into a cell phone store in Garden Grove early Tuesday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA[Woman Shot During Altercation With Officer in Signal Hill]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:13:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/187062332.jpg
A woman was shot in an officer-involved incident in Signal Hill Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA["Don't Touch My Girlfriend" ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:54:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/obama-vote-girlfriend-1.jpg
While taking part in Early Voting in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama was interrupted at his electronic polling station by a man with a lighthearted
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<![CDATA[Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor Is "Cold Blooded Killer"]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:53:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/Capture8.JPG
The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who authorities say shot Crespo multiple times, was sued by her brother-in-law for the mayor's wrongful death.

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<![CDATA[Grandson Arrested in Stabbing Death of East LA Woman]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:38:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/121020-east-la-killing.jpg
A woman who suffered multiple stab wounds was found dead Monday when sheriffs deputies went to a home in East Los Angeles on a welfare check requested by a family member. Her grandson is in custody.]]>
<![CDATA[Gallery: Cell Phone Store Burglary]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:40:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/garden+grove+US+Bank+robbery+suspect.gif
Discarded boxes and other items were all that remained after three thieves broke into a Garden Grove cell phone store.

Photo Credit: Garden Grove Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Extradited on Terror Charge]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:12:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/terror+suspect+extradite.jpg
Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British man charged with conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon, is being flown to New York from London Tuesday by U.S. officials after nine years of...

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<![CDATA[Teachers Protest Increasing Class Sizes At LA Schools]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:33:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/lagenerics+classroom.jpg
Teachers at North Hollywood High School will share stories of overwhelming class sizes Tuesday morning to call attention to what their union has said is a harmful situation for students throughout Los...

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<![CDATA[CDC Unveils New Ebola Gear Guidelines]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:55:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP377346880200.jpg
Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to...

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<![CDATA[SDSU Student With Meningitis Off Life Support]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:15:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SDSU-Sara-Stelzer-1017.jpg
A San Diego State University student who contracted meningococcal meningitis has been taken off life support, university officials said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[IE Man Accused of Sex Crimes Against a Child]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:19:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/agustin+gamez-lopez+arrest.PNG
A 37-year-old San Bernardino man was arrested last month for sex crimes against a child and authorities believe there may be additional victims out there.]]>
<![CDATA["Heartbroken": 7 Bodies Found]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:30:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Afrika-Hardy.jpg
One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...
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<![CDATA[Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop 46. Co-Author]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:49:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-proposition-prop-46-bob-pack-carmen.jpg
The co-author of a California ballot proposition says he will continue to support the initiative despite receiving a death threat against his young daughter.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Tickets for All: AFI FEST]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/afihomesman123.jpg
Headline premieres, starry showings, and zero-dollar tickets mark the Hollywood-stravaganza's calendar.

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<![CDATA[Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:21:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-pregerson1.jpg
A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.]]>
<![CDATA[CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:37:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/10-20-14_Abdullah+Abdullatif+Alkadi.JPG
A man was charged with capital murder Monday after answering a Cal State Northridge student’s ad for a $36,500 Audi, stabbing the student and later dumping his body along a freeway, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said...

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<![CDATA[Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:23:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/10-17-2014-murrieta-mayor-book.jpg
Alan Long announced Monday that he will step down as mayor of Murrieta just days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in a crash that injured four high school students.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed, Woman Wounded in Burbank Shooting]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:59:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A man was killed and a woman injured Monday in a shooting at a storage facility in Burbank.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Shoppers Not Sold on Apple Pay]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:19:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/516604997.jpg
Apple Pay failed to find immediate favor with LA shoppers when it launched Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Detail NH Festival Chaos]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:11:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Keene+State+incident+1.jpg
Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more]]>
<![CDATA[One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:34:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/10-20-2014-plane-big-bear.jpg
The pilot of an unidentified plane was killed in a crash near a Big Bear campsite Monday.

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<![CDATA["Saved My Life": Trusty Lab Serves Diabetic Football Kicker]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:28:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-20-14_astro+service+dog+challenge+spotlight.jpg
Pacing the sidelines of Upland High School’s football field, Astro keeps a close eye on kicker Luke Van Ginkel.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cole-edmonson-presby-crop.jpg
Top nurses at the Dallas hospital where two nurses fell ill treating the nation's first Ebola patient spoke out for the first time Monday, affirming their pride in their hospital amid scrutiny and vowing...]]>
<![CDATA[DTLA Street Reopens After Bomb Squad Investigation]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:30:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Figueroa Street between 2nd and 3rd streets in downtown Los Angeles was shut down Monday morning as the bomb squad investigated a suspicious package.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Sunrises and Sunsets]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:45:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/1728588d346f4f9fac7009b3f8376693.jpg
Images of sunrises and sunsets from across the Southland. Send your image to isee@nbcla.com.

Photo Credit: Kathleen Wilhelm]]>
<![CDATA[MMA Fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller Pleads Not Guilty]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:15:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-9-14_Jason+Miller+Mugshot+MMA+Standoff.jpg
MMA fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller pleaded not guilty Monday to resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer during a three-hour SWAT standoff at his Mission Viejo home earlier this month, according to court...

Photo Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton in SoCal for Fundraiser]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:34:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP777843598857.jpg
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Southern California for a Monday night democratic fundraiser in Brentwood.

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<![CDATA[First Day for Cortines' Return as LAUSD Superintendent ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:55:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-lausd-superintendent-ramon-cortines.jpg
LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines began his first day on the job early Monday after being appointed for the third time as head of the school district.]]>
<![CDATA[Cortines Shares Thoughts on Leading LAUSD Again]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:06:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-lausd-superintendent-ramon-cortines.jpg
For the first time after being named interim superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Ramon Cortines is opening up about how he plans to lead the nation's second-largest school district.]]>
<![CDATA[43 Removed From Ebola Watch List]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:39:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/judge-clay-jenkins.jpg
Dallas officials asks the public to to treat the 48 people, including five children, removed from the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday with "dignity and respect."

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<![CDATA[CA Voter Registration Now Offered in 10 Languages]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:15:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/votehere.jpg
Californians voting in the Nov. 4 election will have eight new languages to choose from when registering online.

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<![CDATA[Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:58:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/451542370.jpg
Monica Lewisnky joined Twitter on Monday, posting the hashtag: #HereWeGo under the Twitter handle @MonicaLewinsky.

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