<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:15:04 -0800 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:15:04 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Murder Arrest After Woman is Run Over]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:13:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/2-27-2015-HawthorneFatal.JPG
A man was arrested for murder after allegedly running a woman over in Hawthorne late Thursday.

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[So-Called "Tip Jar Bandit" Sentenced in Separate Theft Case]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:23:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/2-26-15-jessica+shub+surveillance+image.JPG
A 20-year-old woman thought to be behind a series of local tip jar heists has pleaded no contest to felony grand theft for stealing money from a Jamba Juice cash register, the Los Angeles County District...

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<![CDATA[Dogs Poisoned by Purina: Lawsuit]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:38:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/EllaRemo.JPG
It started with a phone call from his wife: We’re out of dog food. So Frank Lucido of Discovery Bay went to the store and bought a bag of Purina’s Beneful kibble style dog foods around Christmas.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Frank Lucido
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<![CDATA[Lights Dedicated to 101-Year-Old Hit-and-Run Victim]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:15:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/2-27-2015-SafetyDedication.JPG
New crosswalk lights were dedicated Thursday to a 101-year-old man who was killed at near a school in Boyle Heights.]]>
<![CDATA[Victim's 911 Call Helped Catch "Vicious Killer"]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:32:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Capture56.JPG
The final phone call of a woman killed after a robbery attempt last year helped investigators piece together what happened on the night she was shot by a man police described as a "vicious killer."

Photo Credit: Deshawnda Sanchez's Facebook page]]>
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<![CDATA[Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:07:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP861620179640.jpg
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

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<![CDATA[Fire Guts Tractor, Trailers After Explosion at IE Truck Yard]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:06:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/2-27-2015-TruckYardFire.JPG
Fire gutted a tractor-trailer and two trailers after an explosion at a truck yard in Fontana late Thursday.

Photo Credit: LoudLabs]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed, Woman Injured in Baldwin Park Stabbing]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:51:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/2-27-2015-BaldwinStab.JPG
A man was stabbed to death and a teenage woman injured during a possible lovers' quarrel in Baldwin Park Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[AA Named in Lawsuit After Passenger Dies]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:38:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aa+suit.jpg
A passenger on an American Airlines flight died after she had trouble breathing and was forced to give up her oxygen, according to a lawsuit.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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<![CDATA[Maid Burned, Beaten in Home: NYPD]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:57:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/maid+beaten+bayside+queens.jpg
A Queens couple allegedly kidnapped and tortured their housekeeper inside their home when they thought she was stealing from them, then drove to her home and ransacked the place while holding her at knifepoint...]]>
<![CDATA[C-17 Production to End This Summer in Long Beach]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:11:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/2-26-15-C17.JPG
Boeing workers such as Patrick Gandall, a structural mechanic, knew this day would come. Yet, it is here and his emotions have managed to catch him off guard.]]>
<![CDATA[Armed With Video, Man Wins $70K After Santa Monica Arrest]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:29:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/02-26-15_Santa-Monica-Lawsuit-Recording.JPG
A Santa Monica man won a $70,000 judgment from the city after videotaping an encounter with a police officer.]]>
<![CDATA[LA Makes New "Dangerous Dog" Directive]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:59:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/2-26-15_Jack_Hinton1.JPG
In the wake of an I-Team report, the city will now immediately impound any dog that seriously injures a person or kills another pet, in an attempt to protect the public from dangerous dogs.]]>
<![CDATA['Yellow Fever' Mosquito Found in Chula Vista]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:26:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Yellow+Fever+Mosquito.jpg
Another “yellow fever mosquito” has been found in Chula Vista, near the place where the potentially dangerous mosquitoes were found last October.

Photo Credit: County News Center]]>
<![CDATA[Cruise Nightmare for Southern California Couple]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:19:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/2-26-15-socal+cruise+couple.JPG
What was supposed to be a romantic 34th anniversary cruise for a Tarzana couple has turned into a nightmare of sunken dreams and lost cash.

Photo Credit: James Wulff]]>
<![CDATA[SeaWorld Attendance and Revenue Continues to Decline]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:41:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP120317138978.jpg
Attendance and revenue at SeaWorld continued to decline in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to an earnings report from SeaWorld Entertainment.

<![CDATA[Tour Van, Car Crash in Beverly Hills]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:33:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/02-26-15_Beverly-Tour-Crash.JPG
A tour van was involved in a crash in Beverly Hills Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Photo Credit: Meghan Reyes]]>
<![CDATA[HS Basketball Coach Accused of Sex With Students]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:20:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/dwayne-jordan-richardson-villa-park.jpg
A 19-year-old girls basketball coach accused of having sex with two minors at Orange County high schools was arrested Wednesday, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Lori Bentley/Suspect photo courtesy OC Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[4 in Forty: Dog's New Prosthetics, Spring Training, More]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:29:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/abudesdog2.PNG
Today in LA's morning Thursday newscast featured top stories such as: Abused dog rescued from trash piles gets new legs after amputation, a driver dies after slamming into an Inglewood church, Dodgers and Angels...]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Chewed Off Paw to Free Himself: Prosecutors]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:07:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/177*120/11-14-14_Rocky-Amputation.JPG
A flea-ridden, year-old dog was allegedly so neglected in an Orange County backyard that he had to chew off part of one leg to free himself from being entangled, said prosecutors who are accusing the dog's owner...

Photo Credit: Sean Browning]]>
<![CDATA[George Harrison Tree: The Grand Re-Planting]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:08:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ghtreeagp1.jpg
The first Griffith Park pine was felled by beetles; fans gathered to welcome tree #2.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Road Rage Karma? Video Convicts Man]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:17:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Road-Rage-conviction-3.jpg
A San Diego man was convicted Wednesday of a violent road rage attack in part because of video he recorded on his own cell phone. Jurors convicted Thomas Sikes, 56, of assault causing great bodily injury...
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<![CDATA[Family Sues Scope Maker After UCLA "Superbug" Outbreak]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:25:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-ronald-reagan-ucla-medical-center.jpg
The family of a woman who believes she died in connection to the UCLA "superbug" outbreak has sued a medical device company for wrongful death.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:02:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Consumer-Reports-Pods.jpg
Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo counties) is set to introduce the tougher laws surrounding the packaging of liquid laundry detergent pods after a child ended up in intensive care...]]>
<![CDATA[Drug Dealer Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Fox Exec]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:36:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Gavin+Smith+and+John+Creech.jpg
A convicted drug dealer accused of killing a Fox film executive in 2012 pleaded not guilty to murder charges in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, officials said.

Photo Credit: CA DMV/Bill Robles]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought in Deadly Street Race]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:44:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/182*120/2-26-2015-ChatsworthFatal.JPG
Police sought the public's help on Thursday to find a 21-year-old man who authorities say was street-racing a Ford Mustang when he lost control and smashed into a group of spectators on the sidewalk, killing two...

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[LA's Speeding Ticket Hotspots]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:20:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/2-25-15-speed+zone+speeding+lapd+tickets.JPG
Where are you most likely to get pulled over? The NBC4 I-Team uncovers the top places where LAPD officers write speeding tickets.
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<![CDATA[Toddler Found on Street at Early Hours Back With Mom]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:29:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/172*120/2-26-2015-LostToddler.JPG
A toddler found walking the streets near a busy intersection in South Los Angeles early Thursday has been reunited with his mother.

Photo Credit: OnScene.tv]]>
<![CDATA[Top News Photos of the Week]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:13:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bratton-islamic-state-presser-AP_617894346352.jpg
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<![CDATA[Support Staff Overhear a Lot: Study]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:55:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/janitor_generic_getty.jpg
In the office, knowledge is power. A new survey suggests that many company employees' jobs could be on the line, all because members of the support staff have overheard some incriminating conversations.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in Hate Crime Misidentified as Suspect, Charges Dropped: NYPD]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:57:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/145th+street+station.jpg
A New York City Department of Social Services worker who had been charged with assault as a hate crime after law enforcement sources said she allegedly grabbed a woman by the hair at a Manhattan subway station...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Boyfriend "On the Hook" in Deadly '94 Stabbing: Prosecutors]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:48:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/torrez1.JPG
Though fingerprint and DNA evidence doesn't link him to the scene, prosecutors asked a jury to convict Sam Lopez for the murder of his former girlfriend in closing arguments over the 21-year-old alleged...

Photo Credit: File photo]]>
<![CDATA[Warriors' Curry Talks Hoops, Malaria, Cauliflower]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:18:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Stephen-meets-Bo-and-Sunny-at-the-White-House.jpg
Golden State Warriors Guard Stephen Curry is at the White House, talking about hoops, malaria and cauliflower.

Photo Credit: Nothing But Nets
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<![CDATA[Dead Dogs Facebook Photo Probed]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:16:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dogs+Killed+022515.jpg
A North Texas volunteer firefighter is under criminal investigation after authorities say he posted a picture of two dead dogs on Facebook along with a message to his neighbors that he had warned them to...

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[No Charges "at This Time" in Metrolink Crash]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:00:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-jose-alejandro-sanchez-ramirez.jpg
The driver whose truck was struck by a commuter train after he left it at a Southern California rail crossing, resulting in a crash that injured nearly 30 people, will not face charges at this time, according to...

Photo Credit: Oxnard Police Department]]>