<![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 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:58:49 -0700 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:58:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:11:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/soda+fountain.jpg
Consumption of soda, energy beverages, and other sugary drinks may be linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Circulation.

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<![CDATA[World Cup Semifinals Viewing Parties in LA]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:27:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Womens-World-Cup-US-China-26-June-2015-Carli-Lloyd.jpg
Team USA faces top-ranked Germany in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup Tuesday, and while the two teams compete in Montreal to move on to the finals, Los Angeles fans can watch at a number of viewing...

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<![CDATA[Man Gunned Down in Azusa Drive-By Shooting]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:03:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A man was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Azusa late Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Tourist's Selfie Atop Bridge]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:11:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+bridge+selfie.jpg
An Instagram selfie showing a tourist posing atop the Brooklyn Bridge has renewed concerns about bridge security in New York City as the July 4th holiday approaches. David Karnauch took the photo after...

Photo Credit: David Karnauch
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<![CDATA[Richard Matt's Paintings to Guard Gene Palmer]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:30:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150701-richard-matt-painting1-jpo-331a.JPG
Richard Matt — who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York with another inmate and was shot dead Friday after three weeks on the run — was also a noted prison painter.

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<![CDATA[Friend Fears For LA Man Who Went Missing on Road Trip]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:15:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/7-1-2015-MissingMan.jpg
A man fears his best friend may have died on a road trip to Seattle after he failed to show up at an acquaintance's house or get in touch for two weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Jim Carrey Calls Calif. Gov. 'Fascist' Over Vaccines]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:31:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_170468991560.jpg
Actor Jim Carrey turned to Twitter to air his frustrations over California's strict new vaccination law on Tuesday, calling Gov. Jerry Brown a "corporate fascist".
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<![CDATA[Blaze Tears Through IE Home, Latest in String of Fires]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:44:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/7-1-2015-HouseFire.jpg
Firefighters battled a blaze that tore through a home in San Bernardino early Wednesday, the latest in a string of fires to hit a small area in the city over the 24 hours.]]>
<![CDATA[Group to Burn American Flag in NY]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:50:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/american+flag6.jpg
Hundreds of activists plan to set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park Wednesday, claiming the flag is a symbol of oppression. A group called Disarm NYPD will lead the protest at Fort Greene Park at 7:30...]]>
<![CDATA[Life of Bernard Parks Celebrated in Documentary]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:39:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/genericsla+Bernard+Parks.jpg
The life of outgoing Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks was celebrated in a documentary that premiered in Baldwin Hills on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Store Clerk Beaten During Robbery]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:48:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150627-store-clerk-beaten-robbery.jpg
Police were searching for two men who beat a convenience store clerk during an early morning robbery in Fontana that was caught on surveillance video.

Photo Credit: Fontana Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Tick Tock: 24-Hour Movie Returns to LACMA]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:42:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ChristianMarclayTheClock2010.jpg
Artist Christian Marclay's time-centered cinematic treat stays for a longer run.

Photo Credit: Christian Marclay]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Beating, Robbery of Deaf Man]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:01:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-coffee-shop-beating-deaf-man.jpg
Two men have been arrested in the beating and robbery of a deaf man outside a Riverside coffee shop last month, police said Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:11:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>
<![CDATA[Attack of the Leap Second: Sites Crash Tuesday]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:44:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
Amazon Web Services (AWS), which provides the Internet infrastructure for major sites like Instagram and Pinterest — and the main Amazon page — crashed for nearly an hour Tuesday, taking several major sites down...

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<![CDATA['This Has to Stop': White House Heckler Explains Why She Did It]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:31:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/6-30-15-Jennicet+Gutierrez.JPG
An immigration activist and member of the LGBTQ community is back home in Los Angeles after her trip to the White House last week where she was escorted off the property for heckling President Barack Obama.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Allegedly Impersonating Firefighter]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:13:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06.30.15_David-Battle-Impersonator.jpg
Deputies arrested a San Bernardino man allegedly posing as a firefighter in Big Bear.]]>
<![CDATA[Monsoon Thunderstorms Bring Hail, Rain to SoCal]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:51:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150630-lightning-strikes-722.gif
Monsoonal storms moved across Southern California Tuesday afternoon, bringing thunderstorms, dangerous lightning and hail.

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<![CDATA[Enrolling Children in Day Camp Can Reap Tax Benefits]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:09:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/summer+camp+background+check.JPG
Parents can earn big tax credits for sending children to summer day camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Employees to Get Paid Sick Leave Under California Law]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:23:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sick-Flu_generic.jpg
AB 1522, or the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014, ensures that California employees who work at least 30 days a year will be able to take at least three days of paid leave a year after a 90...]]>
<![CDATA[Auctioned: Marilyn Monroe's Grave Marker]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:18:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/marilyngravemarkerjuliens.jpg
The bronze piece, which formerly marked her grave site in Westwood, goes for $200,000.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Who Beat Woman Feeding Stray Cats Sentenced ]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/06.30.15_Stray-Cat-Sentencing.JPG
A Los Angeles firefighter was sentenced to six months in jail on Tuesday after he was found guilty of beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in September 2013.]]>
<![CDATA[Three-County Freeway Pursuit Tops 100 MPH]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:25:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06-30-2015-pursuit-suv-volvo-orange-la-san-diego.jpg
Officers pursued a sport utility vehicle driver who reached speeds well above 100 mph on at least four different freeways Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles and Orange counties before he surrendered in San...

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<![CDATA[Misty Copeland Named 1st Black Female Principal at ABT]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:34:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/misty-GettyImages-456402098.jpg
Misty Copeland has been named a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, the first black woman to achieve that status in the company's history.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Crimes Caught on Camera]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:41:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/6-29-15-seal+beach+gas+station+attack.JPG
A collection of images reveal caught-on-camera crimes across Southern California.

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<![CDATA[Warm Fourth of July Weekend Ahead]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:29:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/american-flag3.jpg
Fourth of July revelers have a warm and sunny Independence Day weekend ahead after a cool-down compared to earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[Heartbroken Family Mourns Girl, 10, Who Died on First Day of Summer Camp]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:40:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/girl+dies+summer+camp.jpg
The heartbroken family of a 10-year-old girl who died after collapsing on a soccer field Monday during her first day of summer camp in Queens remembered their child as a great friend and sister with a bright...

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<![CDATA[Cyclist Shot to Death in Commerce]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:19:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/6-30-2015-CommerceFatal.JPG
A cyclist initially believed to have died in a hit-and-run crash was found to have actually been shot to death in Commerce early Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Walmart Apologizes for Making ISIS Flag Cake]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Generic1.jpg
A Louisiana man said he got Walmart to bake him a cake featuring the flag of the Islamic State after the store refused to make him a cake decorated with the Confederate battle flag and the caption, “Heritage not...]]>
<![CDATA[Attacking Humans Not Part of Sharks' Migration Habits: Study]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:08:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shark+study.jpg
The sight of tiger sharks off the coast of South Florida can cause panic, but discoveries in a five-year research study into migration patterns show they travel 5,000 miles in sophisticated, predictable patterns...

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