<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usFri, 24 Jun 2016 15:12:50 -0700Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:12:50 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Dies in Confrontation With Police at McDonald's]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:54:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/McDonalds+OIS+6.24.16.jpg
A man died after exchanging gunfire with police and shooting himself at a McDonald's in Burbank early Friday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Woman, 20, Dies After Electronic Music Fest in Las Vegas]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kaimuloa-GoFundMe.jpg
A 20-year-old woman from San Diego who attended a popular electronic music and arts festival in Las Vegas last weekend has died, her father confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Gay, Bisexual Men Warned of Meningococcal Outbreak]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:27:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Mengitis-GettyImages-166665957.jpg
State health officials have issued an advisory in Southern California following an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among gay and bisexual men.

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<![CDATA[Pot Shop Robbers Shoot Security Guard in the Face]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/SB+Pot+Shooting+6.24.16.JPG
A security guard is in critical condition after he was shot in the face by robbers at a marijuana dispensary in San Bernardino.

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<![CDATA[OC Pride: Celebrate in Santa Ana]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pridejune123.jpg
"Live Your Life!" is the 2016 theme of the weekend-long festivity.

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<![CDATA[Southern California Images in the News]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:12:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160623-ventura-oil-spill.jpg
Southern California images in the news during 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Video - Luke Walton: Brandon Ingram "Is the Player I Wanted"]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:47:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Brandon-Ingram-Lakers-draft-2016.jpg
Video of Luke Walton talking about Lakers' no. 2 pick Brandon Ingram shortly after the 2016 NBA Draft ecstatic

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<![CDATA[Evacuations Lifted in San Gabriel Complex Fires]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/San+Gabriel+Fires+AP.JPG
About 1,250 firefighters continued their efforts to extinguish the 5,235-acre San Gabriel Complex Fire, which was 30 percent contained, but all evacuations were being lifted Friday.

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<![CDATA[Brothers Convicted in Murder Plot to Collect $2.5M]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/crime+scene+tape1.jpg
A 37-year-old man and his younger brother have been convicted in a plot to collect on a $2.5 million insurance policy by killing the man's ex-boyfriend, prosecutors said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Gay Marriage Plaintiff Shames Senate GOP on SCOTUS Stance]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:42:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JimObergefell-AP_16175585049930.jpg
The lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case to legalize marriage equality nationwide is calling on Senate Republicans to “do their job” and hold a confirmation hearing for Judge Merrick Garland, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[DNA Evidence Links Man to 2012 Sex Assault]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:27:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/OC+Sex+Assault+6.24.jpg
A 26-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting an employee during a robbery at a Fountain Valley business four years ago was behind bars Friday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Trump Fined $10K for Missing Public Space Hearing in NYC]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:16:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-scotland.jpg
Donald Trump was fined $10,000 by New York City after his attorneys missed a hearing to determine if the company that manages his midtown tower violated an agreement with the city over a bench in the lobby.

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<![CDATA[Britain's Brexit: How Baby Boomers Defeated Millennials in Historic Vote]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:10:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-542742502.jpg
The United Kingdom's decision to sever itself from the European Union on Friday exposed something approaching an intergenerational war of ideas.While the "leave" campaign won the referendum with 51.9...

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<![CDATA[WADA Suspends Accreditation of Rio Olympic Lab]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:45:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/GettyImages-481591670.jpg
The World Anti-Doping Agency has stopped its accredited laboratory in Rio de Janeiro from conducting tests just weeks before the Olympic Games open in the city.WADA says the lab's accreditation has been...

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<![CDATA[Suspect Arrested in Shooting That Injured 2 Deputies]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:29:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06-24-2016-bellflower-shooting-dis-2.JPG
A suspect was arrested Friday morning after an overnight search for the gunman in a shooting that left two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies critically injured in Bellflower, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Search Underway in Canoga Park After Officer is Injured]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:38:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160624-canoga-park-search.jpg
Police were scouring a Canoga Park neighborhood for a man Friday morning following an incident in which an officer was injured, police said.

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<![CDATA[Vacation Rental Company Faces Lawsuit ]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:34:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/06-24-2016-vrbo-1.JPG
Some customers across the country are outraged, saying VRBO took their money for a service, then changed the terms.

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<![CDATA[Erskine Fire Destroys Kern County Homes]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:47:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/06-24-2016-fire-kern-county-erskine-4.jpg
A wildfire swept through a Kern County community Thursday June 23, 2016, leaving behind destruction. More than 100 buildings, including homes, were destroyed by the fast-moving fire near Lake Isabella.

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<![CDATA[Wildlife Near Us: Urban Nature Festival]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:22:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nhmurbansweet12345.jpg
Dig watching the birds, squirrels, and other animals of your neighborhood? This is your party.

Photo Credit: NHM]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Rolls Out Rainbow SUV to Support Orlando Victims]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:26:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Rainbow-NYPD-SUV-0623.jpg
The NYPD has rolled out a rainbow-colored SUV in support of the LGBTQ community and the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando last week.One of the department's patrol SUVs was re-outfitted with lights...

Photo Credit: Gay Officers Action League
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<![CDATA[Independence Vote 'Highly Likely': Scottish FM]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:14:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/AP_16144496448401.jpg
Scotland's government began moves Friday to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. after the "Brexit" vote, saying it was forced out of the European Union against its will.Scots voted by...

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<![CDATA[Los Angeles Kids Celebrate Olympic Day]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:20:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Olympic_Day_Coaching_for_Kids_1200x675_711479363645.jpg
Kids from various schools in the Los Angeles area celebrate Olympic Day, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with Olympic athletes. The kids got to try different Olympic sports.

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<![CDATA[$20,000 of Equipment Stolen From Youth Football League]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:15:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/footballbreakin.JPG
A Buena Park youth football program lost almost all of its footballs, fog machines and other equipment in a Wednesday break-in of its storage container.

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<![CDATA[US to Report 100 Civilians Killed in 500 Drone Strikes]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:32:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_143925783768.jpg
The Obama administration is poised to announce it believes around 100 civilians have died in nearly 500 U.S. drone strikes since 2009, U.S. officials tell NBC News.The number is a far lower estimate than those...

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<![CDATA[Desert Storm Memorial Planned in DC]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:15:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20160623+desert+storm+memorial.jpg
Nearly 700,000 U.S. troops served in Operation Desert Storm, and 25 years later, plans are underway to add a memorial on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall to honor their sacrifices.

Photo Credit: National Desert Storm War Memorial Association]]>
<![CDATA[Reward Offered in Case of 3 Dogs Poisoned in Chula Vista]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:36:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Poisoned+dog+0623.jpg
Three dogs in the Chula Vista area were poisoned and now Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,200 reward to track down the suspects.

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<![CDATA[Burglary Suspect Runs Right Out of His Shoes in Chase]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:08:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/air-jordans.jpg
A teen who literally ran right out of his Nike Air Jordans during a police pursuit was one of three juveniles recently arrested in a string of Union City burglaries, police said.

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<![CDATA[Crow Triggers Power Outage for Thousands in San Fernando Valley]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:11:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160623-sfv-power-outage.jpg
Thousands of people in the San Fernando Valley were without electricity Thursday after a crow flew into a circuit breaker and triggered a blackout, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said.

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<![CDATA[Up to 30,000 Gallons of Oil Spill From Pipeline in Ventura]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:17:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160623-ventura-oil-spill.jpg
Crews contained nearly 30,000 gallons of crude oil from spilling into the ocean Thursday after a pipeline burst in the Ventura area, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Wheels For Chad: San Jose Community Raises Money So Formerly Homeless Man Can Better Help Those Living On The Streets]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:49:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/wheels+for+chad+3.jpg
A specially equipped van that Chad Bojorquez could drive in his wheelchair would help him greatly in his role as project director for Downtown Streets Team.
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<![CDATA['No Fly, No Buy' Gun Measure Survives Senate]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:15:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GUNS_AP_16173672808809.jpg
A Republican-backed compromise amendment to prevent people on the "no fly list" from acquiring firearms survived an effort to kill the measure Thursday — but at the moment it likely lacks the votes to pass...

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<![CDATA[Car Plunges Into in Canyon in Tierrasanta]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:24:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TIERRASANTA_CAR_INTO_CANYON_raw_1_Tmp_1200x675_711661123692.jpg
Check back for updates on this breaking news story.]]>
<![CDATA[DA Considers Hidden Camera Charges Against Lifeguard]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:37:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lifeguard_Feed_1200x675_711002691666.jpg
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is expected to decide Friday whether to file charges against a 23-year-old Burbank city lifeguard accused of secretly videotaping people in a public pool locker...]]>