<![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 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:30:44 -0700 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:30:44 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Decomposing Woman, Man Found in Hacienda Heights]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:17:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/haciendaheights-100715.PNG
A man and woman were found dead in a Hacienda Heights home Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Rocket Lights Up Early Morning Sky]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:50:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-08-2015-rocket-launch-vandenberg.JPG
An Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload was scheduled for launch Thursday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Southern California coast.

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<![CDATA[Controversial 'Kanye Western' Frat Party at UCLA]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:15:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/frat-100715.PNG
African Americans excited to attend UCLA during welcome week got a rude surprise when a fraternity hosted a party called "Kanye Western" where students dressed up in do-rags and made a "mockery of Black...

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<![CDATA[Oregon Shooting Hero Chris Mintz Leaves Hospital]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:04:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mintz2.jpeg
A victim of the deadly shooting at an Oregon college who has been hailed as a hero for trying to save other students during the rampage has been released from hospital. Chris Mintz, 30, left Mercy Medical Center...]]>
<![CDATA[October Heat Wave to Bring Triple-Digit Temperatures]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:15:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-08-2015-sunrise-downey.JPG
The October heat wave will come to an end by the start of next week, but not before some areas reach triple-digit temperatures.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:36:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-7-15-Small_Plane_Crash.JPG
Southern California images in the news during 2015.]]>
<![CDATA['Let's Goat Cubs': Pittsburgh Building Owners Respond to Cubs Prank]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:56:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/258*120/cubs+prank+thumb.jpg
Looks like the owners of the Pittsburgh building that was pranked by a Cubs fan Wednesday have a sense of humor. After Chicago fan Steve Mpistolarides walked into an office building across the street from...

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<![CDATA[Senate Democrats to Unveil Sweeping Gun Control Legislation]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:17:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479720394.jpg
Senate Democrats on Thursday will unveil plans for gun control reforms that include closing background check loopholes, expanding the background check database, and tightening regulations on illegal gun...

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<![CDATA[33 Still Missing in Deadly U.S. Attack on Hospital]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:29:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_941775298085.jpg
Thirty-three people remain unaccounted for five days after the deadly U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital, the charity's representative in Afghanistan said Thursday, NBC News reported. Speaking to...

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<![CDATA[Activists to Protest SeaWorld's Proposed Expansion]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:37:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/shamu_sea+world.jpg
Hundreds of animal rights activists are expected to protest SeaWorld's proposal to build larger tanks for its killer whales at a meeting in Long Beach Thursday.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Sunrises and Sunsets]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:18:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/10-08-2015-sunrise-carl-hall.jpg
Images of sunrises and sunsets from across the Southland. Send your image to isee@nbcla.com.

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<![CDATA[LAPD Remembers Martin Milner of 'Adam-12']]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:28:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140804510-Martin-Milner.jpg
The actor, who passed away in September, played a LAPD officer on the popular classic television series.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Fan Spells Out Playoff Prank]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:16:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/258*120/cubs+prank+thumb.jpg
A Chicago Cubs fan may have just pulled off the best prank ever. Hours before the Cubs were set to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game at PNC Park Wednesday night, a display of...

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty to Wife's Slaying]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:02:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tressa+and+jeremy+green.JPG
A San Diego man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting and killing his wife outside their marriage counselor’s office in Scripps Ranch. The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Jeremy Green, 40...

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<![CDATA[Special Needs Student Hurt]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:18:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Girl-in-Wheelchair-Injury.jpg
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, teacher is facing disciplinary action after a special needs student was badly injured, causing outrage on social media. The 15-year-old girl, who has cerebral palsy and uses...]]>
<![CDATA[Belarusian Writer Wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:39:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_253502912008.jpg
Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called "a monument to suffering and courage." NBC News reported. The 67-year-old writer

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<![CDATA[Dash Cam Captures Tanker Explosion]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:56:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/nj+turnpike+fire.JPG
A pile of mattresses on top of a cargo van sprang loose onto the New Jersey Turnpike Wednesday afternoon, forcing a tanker truck driver to swerve so suddenly that his truck flipped over a guardrail and instantly...]]>
<![CDATA[Indiana University Suspends Frat Over Alleged Hazing]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:07:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_080222027833.jpg
Indiana University has suspended fraternity Alpha Tau Omega for allegedly performing a hazing ceremony, the university said late Wednesday. A university spokesperson did not provide specifics, but told...

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<![CDATA[Carry Guns at All Times: Jerusalem Mayor]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:58:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_148546668860.jpg
Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat urged gun owners to carry weapons at all times on Thursday, NBC News reported. Attacks and unrest continued in Israel and the West Bank. Nearly 40 people were wounded in clashes...

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<![CDATA[Murdoch Apologizes for 'Real Black President' Tweet]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:04:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_508647646484.jpg
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has apologized for comments he made suggesting President Barack Obama is not a "real black president,” NBC News reported. The 84-year-old tweeted late Wednesday that Republican...

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<![CDATA[Woman Sickened By Salmonella Outbreak Speaks Out]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:44:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Woman_With_Salmonella_Poisoning_Speaks_1200x675_540618819610.jpg
A Studio City woman said she is still recovering a month after getting salmonella poisoning at the popular West Hollywood restaurant Fig & Olive, and wants to let others know how she found out she was infected.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in LAPD Social Media Threat Posts Bail]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:23:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/lapd_social_media_threat.PNG
A 90s rapper trying to make a comeback by allegedly posting a social media video brandishing a gun near a LAPD patrol car was released on bond overnight.]]>
<![CDATA[Parents Face Babysitter in Court]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:22:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/shakenbaby-100615.PNG
The parents of a baby suffering life-altering disabilities filed a suit against their sitter, claiming she shook the baby.

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<![CDATA[Pilot Injured When Small Plane Lands in Yard]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:36:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/10-7-15-Small_Plane_Crash.JPG
A pilot was hospitalized Wednesday when his single-engine plane made a hard landing in a backyard in Compton, fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[$500,000 Stolen in Armored Car Heist Found Buried in Yard]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 20:08:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-07-2015-fbi-cash-armored-car.JPG
The cash was found during a search for money stolen in a 2014 heist that involved two armored car drivers.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed by Stray Bullet Was Father of Two]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 20:34:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/knbc-eduardo-rebolledo.jpg
An innocent man who was killed by a stray bullet when he was caught in the crossfire of a car-to-car shooting in Canoga Park was identified by family and friends Wednesday as Eduardo Rebolledo, a 38-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Corona Neighborhood Sprayed in Battle Against West Nile]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:41:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/151007-corona-west-nile-spraying.jpg
A Corona neighborhood was sprayed for mosquitoes early Wednesday as the number of confirmed West Nile virus cases in Riverside County rose to 65 - the highest amount in more than a decade, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Oh, Baby! Newborns Who Couldn't Wait for Hospital]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:12:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-07-2015-sanchez-fullerton-baby.jpg
When babies can't wait to be born, mothers have no choice but to go into labor in unexpected places - a car wash, a courthouse and the side of a freeway are just some of the places in SoCal where babies...

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<![CDATA[Signs Deter Homeless Camping in Pacific Palisades]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:21:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/palisades-fire-may-4.jpg
At the suggestion of the Task Force on Homelessness in the community of Pacific Palisades, the city of Los Angeles has posted new "Restricted Entry" signs at access points to undeveloped hillside areas zoned for...]]>
<![CDATA[Fiat Chrysler Avoids Strike With New Tentative Contract]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:56:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_183303870867.jpg
Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, tThe Associated Press reported. The new agreement means the automaker has avoided a strike at its U.S.

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<![CDATA[Senator Harry Reid Suing Exercise Equipment Company]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 03:59:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_384039853854.jpg
Sen. Harry Reid, who used a flexible exercise band that caused him to suffer face, rib and eye injuries, is suing the company that markets the product. The Senate minority leader from Nevada is seeking...

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<![CDATA[Teen Rolled Out of Kidnapper's Car]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:23:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+attempted+abduction+1200.jpg
Bridgeport, Connecticut, police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman suspected of trying to abduct a 17-year-old girl and assaulting her before the victim ultimately rolled out of the car, police...

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<![CDATA[High-Speed Pursuit Driver Taken Into Custody]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/pursuit1010615.PNG
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<![CDATA[House Fire Kills Dogs, Injure Firefighters in Orange County]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 22:01:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/OC_House_Fire_Kills_Four_Dogs_Injures_Firefighters_1200x675_540694083826.jpg
A house fire broke out Wednesday , killing four pets and injuring two firefighters, the Orange County Fire Authority said.]]>
<![CDATA[Journalist Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:03:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Gavel+Stock.jpg
A well-known social media journalist was found guilty Wednesday of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website and alter a story.

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