<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:33:33 -0700Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:33:33 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A Glimpse at What the Olympic Games Could Look Like in LA]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:49:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/7-30-16+LA+2024+released+rendering.JPG
Renderings of a modernized LA Memorial Coliseum and an aquatic center for the 2024 Olympic Games were released Saturday by the Los Angeles 2024 candidature committee.

Photo Credit: LA 2024
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<![CDATA[Woman Shot While Riding Bus in South LA]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:06:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/7-30-16+SLA+shooting+loud+labs.JPG
A woman was shot while riding a bus in South Los Angeles Saturday, after someone fired shots from outside, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Trump Questions Army Father's DNC Speech, Wife's Silence]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:57:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16211091225222.jpg
Donald Trump spoke out about the father of a Muslim-American war hero killed in Iraq, who issued a stirring reprimand of the Republican candidate in a speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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<![CDATA[Update on Deadly SDPD Shooting]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Zimmerman-Faulconer-0730.jpg
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Chief Shelley Zimmerman said the city stands behind the families of two police officers shot in the line of duty -- officers who are...

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<![CDATA[Kids Sell Lemonade for Grandma's Cancer Battle]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:37:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lemonadehust.jpg
After their car was stolen, Kimberly Hust couldn't get her mother to the hospital for much-needed cancer treatments. Now, Hust's children and nieces are trying to help, with a lemonade stand.

Photo Credit: Kimberly Hust]]>
<![CDATA[Historic Hollywood Apartments Spared From Redevelopment]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:44:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/villa+carlotta.jpg
The owner of Hollywood's historic Villa Carlotta was planning to convert the building into a boutique hotel. After opposition from a city councilman and the community, they've changed their minds.

Photo Credit: Reagan Marshall]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Who Plowed Into Home, Killing 1, Surrenders to Police]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/car-hits-homes-072716.JPG
A woman who allegedly ran off after smashing her car into a Harbor Gateway house where a prayer group had gathered, killing a 73-year-old woman and injuring others, surrendered to police, officials said Friday.

Photo Credit: On Scene]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Dodgers Awaken the Force on Star Wars Night]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:37:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/Dodgers+Star+Wars+Night.png
The force returned to Los Angeles on Friday night when the Dodgers held their annual "Star Wars Night" at Chavez Ravine.

Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Hit-and-Run]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:16:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/north-hills-073016.PNG
A driver who led police on a pursuit was arrested after a hit-and-run that killed a man early Saturday morning in North Hills, officials said.

Photo Credit: OnScene.TV]]>
<![CDATA[Slain Soldier's Dad: GOP Must Take 'Moral Stand' on Trump]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:48:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-584274482-construction.jpg
One of the standout speeches at the Democratic National Convention came not from the slew of politicians or celebrities but from the parents of a Muslim-American war hero who shared a stirring reprimand for GOP...

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<![CDATA[Long Beach Tradition: Dragon Boat Races]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:15:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/DragonBoatLBC13.jpg
Make for Marine Stadium for a full weekend of acrobatics, eats, and thrilling on-the-water showdowns.

Photo Credit: Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Struck By Train While Taking Photo]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:35:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-metro-gold-line-test-train.jpg
A woman was recovering Saturday morning after she was struck by a Metro Gold Line train when she got too close to the tracks in Boyle Heights because she was trying to take a photograph, according to...

Photo Credit: Steve Hymon/Metro]]>
<![CDATA[South El Monte Mayor Admits Bribery]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aguinagaagain.jpg
The mayor of South El Monte pleaded guilty to bribery Thursday as part of a plea agreement, according to a press release from the United States Attorney's Office.]]>
<![CDATA[US Open of Surfing]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:29:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*161/07-28-Surf-1.JPG
The US Open of Surfing is an annual Southern California summer smash as the world's best shredders compete in front of thousands of beachgoers.

Photo Credit: Larry Tenney]]>
<![CDATA[Local Deals for National Chicken Wing Day]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:18:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SD-County-Fair-2016+093.JPG
No matter how you like to eat your chicken wings, there are deals to munch on across Southern California.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[3 Partygoers Fatally Shot in Wash., Suspect Held]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:08:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-138143151-edited.jpg
A shooting at a house party in Mukilteo, Washington, left three people dead and a fourth injured, police and city officials said Saturday, NBC News reported. About 15 to 20 teens and young adults were inside a...

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<![CDATA[France Faces Questions Over Monitoring Extremists]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:48:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CHURCH_GettyImages-584529258.jpg
France is facing questions over its monitoring of extremists after both of the attackers who slit the throat of an elderly priest were known to authorities - including a teen who twice tried to wage jihad...

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<![CDATA[Koch Donor Retreat Convenes Under Trump's Shadow]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:05:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_118692503003.jpg
Wealthy Republican donors are descending on Colorado Springs, Colorado, this weekend to attend the Charles and David Koch bi-annual retreat where the cloud of Donald Trump hovers over the rich influencers,...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Man Rescued From Sewage Line]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:40:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/man+pulled+from+sewer.JPG
Neighbors in Philadelphia cheered as rescuers pulled a man out alive who'd purposely jumped into the sewer and then got sucked down Friday afternoon.The 46-year-old man removed a storm drain that covered...

Photo Credit: Special to NBC10
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<![CDATA[Olympian Sister Rivalry ]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:14:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/GettyImages-149815277.jpg
It may be typical for there to be a little sibling rivalry among brothers and sisters, but for fencing Olympians Kelley and Courtney Hurley, they might just be the closest sisters you’ve ever met.“There...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Collapse Turns Into Comeback in Epic Dodger Victory]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:36:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Joc+Pederson+5+RBI.png
Both teams batted around in a wild seventh inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers collapsed and then came back to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-7 on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine Contradicts Clinton on Abortion Funding]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:16:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kaineImages-583760378.jpg
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine seemingly contradicted the assertion, made by Hillary Clinton's campaign and his own spokesperson, that he would work with the nominee on restoring Medicaid funding...

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<![CDATA[Allred's Daughter Buys LA 'Murder House']]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 13:19:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4-4-16-Murde_House.jpg
A couple has bought a storied "murder house" that has been the subject of urban myth and a dark chapter in Los Angeles history for decades.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway]]>
<![CDATA[Anthropologists Investigate Human Remains Found in Backyard]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:24:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/HumanRemainsThumb2.JPG
Anthropologists were called in to help examine remains found in a yard at a home in Santa Ana on Friday.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Recovering After Swallowing Rubber Duckies]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:21:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dogswallowsduckies.jpg
Jade's owners took her to the vet after she started throwing up and wouldn't get better. It didn't take long for doctors to figure out the problem. Jade had swallowed three rubber duckies.

Photo Credit: KFOR]]>
<![CDATA[Kenta Maeda Impersonator Impresses Dodger Teammates]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:17:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kenta+Maeda+Impersonator.png
A Kenta Maeda impersonator stole the show on Japan Night at Dodger Stadium. See the hilarious video of the pitcher's doppleganger.

Photo Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Web's Beloved Dogs Meet at Facebook]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:11:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/facebookdogs_n.jpg
Two social media powerhouses joined together for a business lunch at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters on Thursday, no doubt striking a few business deals, comparing notes on the best brands of dog food,...

Photo Credit: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[New NASA Spaceship Coming to California]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:46:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dream+chaser.jpg
The newly-completed Dream Chaser is on its way to California for testing. It'll eventually be used to resupply the International Space Station, carrying both cargo and people.

Photo Credit: KUSA]]>
<![CDATA[Man Gets 35 Years to Life for 1998 Bludgeoning Deaths]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:02:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-genericsla-nbc4-logo-2.jpg
A man who ambushed his estranged wife and an off-duty sheriff's deputy and bashed their heads with a 15-pound block of concrete nearly 18 years ago in Norwalk was re-sentenced today to 35 years to life in state...]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors Begin Picking Up Pieces in Wake of Sand Fire]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:51:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160729-sand-fire-insurance.jpg
Lance Rodrigue surveys what was once his 11-bedroom ranch off of Sand Canyon Road.

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<![CDATA[Police: Spike Seen in Officer-Involved Shootings]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:40:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/String_of_Officer_Involved_Shooting_1200x675_735083075943.jpg
Police say there's a spike in officer-involved shootings. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, July 29, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Autism Speaks Co-Founder Dies]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:22:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_080508050566.jpg
The co-founder of Autism Speaks and wife of a former NBC CEO, Suzanne Wright, died Friday afternoon in her Fairfield, Connecticut, home, the organization's website said. "Suzanne sparked a global conversation...

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<![CDATA[Daredevil to Jump 25,000 Feet With No Parachute]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Daredevil_to_Jump_25000_Feet_With_No_Parachute_1200x675_735091267528.jpg
A 42-year-old skydiver aims to free fall from 25,000 feet onto a canopy in Simi Valley. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Shares Story of Surviving Being Shot]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:11:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Officer_Shares_Story_of_Surviving_Being_Shot_1200x675_735077955785.jpg
After getting shot in the face, Anaheim police Sgt. Kasey Geary says his memories can be cloudy, but one thing he does remember, is the moment - 16 years ago this month - when a man who he pulled over in...]]>
<![CDATA[Wisc. Teen Cut Victim's Throat in 'First Kill': Records]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:08:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A 14-year-old girl in Wisconsin has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly cutting another teen’s throat, NBC News reported. The attack happened in the town of New Richmond on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[LA Detectives Track Online Pimps ]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:52:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-29-16onlinetrafficking.jpg
Detectives made more arrests in the past week as part of an LA County undercover operation to stop online pimps trying to lure kids into prostitution and porn.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[NASA Tracks Wildfires Across the Globe]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:23:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*147/20160725-california.jpg
NASA is tracking wildfires globally, giving people a glimpse at how common and environmentally destabilizing wild fires can be.

Photo Credit: NASA]]>