<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:55:32 -0700 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:55:32 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[OC Preschool Shuttered After Safety, Health Violations]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:58:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/Orange+County+Crescent+Avenue+preschool+shuttered.jpg
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

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<![CDATA[Made in America Concertgoers Arrested]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:12:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140830-made-in-america-concert-downtown-los-angeles.jpg
More than two dozen arrests were made on the first night of the two-day Made in America music festival attended by thousands at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, police said.

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<![CDATA[SoCal High School Retires Controversial Arab Mascot]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:52:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/arab-mascot-update.jpg
Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.

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<![CDATA["AK-47 Bandit" Suspected in Nebraska Bank Robbery]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/ak47bandit.jpg
Two people are hospitalized in New York City with injuries from a lightning strike as heavy thunderstorms swept the tri-state, authorities said Sunday. The men were struck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx and were...]]>
<![CDATA[UberCHOPPER Takes Flight in LA]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:14:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/229*120/uberchopper123.jpg
For one day, Uber offered its car service users a chance to book a helicopter for $1,500.

Photo Credit: Uber]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Man Stabs Roommate 25 Times]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:42:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/samuel+dulavoix.jpg
The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose police confirmed. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said the 29-year-old was taken into custody...

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[3 Hurt by Lightning at NYC Beach]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:22:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lightning+strike+orchard+beach+clothing+shredded.jpg
Joan Rivers' daughter said Sunday that she and others are "keeping our fingers crossed," as the 81-year-old comedic legend remained hospitalized in Manhattan. The Mount Sinai Hospital said it had no updates...

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<![CDATA[Homeless Man Beaten to Death]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:09:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic_thumbnail.jpg
Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio. A boy, 6 or 7 years old, and girl, 10 or 11,...

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<![CDATA[Fatal Crash Shuts Down Lanes of 5 Freeway in Castaic]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:47:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*128/LAgenerics+CHP+California+Highway+Patrol.jpg
An armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Valletta Jr. told the The Providence Journal that the Garda truck was driving on...

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<![CDATA[No Stranded Boaters in Sinking Vessel Call]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:14:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A search for two stranded boaters off the coast of San Pedro was called off after initial reports were "found to be incorrect" and no patients were located Sunday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stabbed Outside 7-Eleven]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:10:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A 34-year-old man was shot and killed in front of a home in Whittier Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Staffers Blamed for Break-In at DeMaio Office: Source]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:32:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/demaio+campaign+office+vandalism.jpg
Two former staff members are being blamed for a May break-in at Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s San Diego campaign headquarters, a source close to the investigation told NBC 7.

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<![CDATA[Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:03:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/transfat.jpg
New video taken from cameras at the yard that houses the Napa Valley Wine Train shows how strong the quake was felt in the area.

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<![CDATA[Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/ezell+ford+funeral_.jpg
The officers involved in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man have been identified, Los Angeles police said Thursday.

Photo Credit: Reggie Kumar]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed in Whittier Shooting]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:40:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
A 34-year-old man was shot and killed in front of a home in Whittier Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
The pilot of a small airplane apparently lost consciousness while flying Saturday afternoon and flew into restricted airspace over Washington, D.C., before crashing into the Atlantic Ocean, federal...

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<![CDATA[LAPD Sergeants in Omar Abrego Case ID'd]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/lagenerics+lapd.jpg
Police Chief Charlie Beck asked community members for patience at a South Los Angeles church Tuesday night as tempers flared over two separate police killings of unarmed men.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Suspected DUI Driver Rear Ends CHP Motor Officer]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:47:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chp+motorcycle+crash.jpg
A California Highway Patrol officer on a motorcycle requested his own medical aid after a suspected DUI driver rammed into him on State Route 125 Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[UCSD Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:48:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hazmat+team+UCSD+0829.jpg
San Diego Fire-Rescue's Hazmat team has been called in to investigate an incident in the UC San Diego area.

Photo Credit: Nicole Gomez]]>
<![CDATA[Rescued Horse Gives Birth to Foal in County Care]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:48:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2014_0829+Baby+Horse2.jpg
When San Diego County Animal Services seized a variety of neglected animals last weekend, workers came away with 31 horses. Now, they have 32.

Photo Credit: Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[San Joaquin Valley Hit Hard by Drought]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:41:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/467472193.jpg
Daniel and Joanne Azarnoff had the quintessential, grassy green lawn outside their house in the San Francisco Bay area -- until this bone-dry summer. With water regulators' help, they ripped up turf and replaced...

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<![CDATA[4 Family Members Found Dead]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:44:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/elmhurst+2.jpg
A lone suspect may have been responsible for two back-to-back robberies at two different banks in the same San Diego shopping center Saturday, officials said. Police said an unknown man entered the North Island...]]>
<![CDATA[1 Man Robs 2 Banks Back-to-Back]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:27:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dual-Bank-Robbery.jpg
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while...

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<![CDATA[Man Allegedly Carjacked, Run Over and Stabbed]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:31:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/carjacking+stabbing.JPG
A high school in Whittier was locked down Wednesday after a student was stabbed, according to the Whittier Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[AM Forecast: Heat Continues]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:54:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/webweathertla_1200x675_323575363763.jpg
Temperatures were expected to reach the mid to upper 90s as summer heat continues around Southern California. NBC4's Elita Loresca has the forecast for Saturday, August 30, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Gorilla Crawling, Eating, Growing]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:26:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Joanne-Gorilla-Eating-1.jpg
Like an active, healthy toddler, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s baby gorilla is growing by leaps and bounds, now sitting and eating on her own.

Photo Credit: Tammy Spratt]]>
<![CDATA[Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:17:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/guy+dietz+33+blue+bg.jpg

Photo Credit: Torrance Police Department ]]>
<![CDATA[Battering Ram Used in Search of Elderly Couple's Home: Lawyers]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:43:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/siren3.jpg
An elderly South Los Angeles couple is demanding that the Los Angeles Police Department fix up their home after they say it was damaged by a battering ram during a raid last Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:25:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Renting-Bob-Hansen.jpg
Renters should have their own insurance and not rely on their landlord.

Photo Credit: Bob Hansen]]>
<![CDATA[Security Officers in Trolley Beating Video Fired ]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:25:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Raw_MTS_video_part_2_1200x675_321266243960.jpg
A teacher in California's Bay Area has been reprimanded after she reportedly tweeted that she wanted to stab some students and that her "trigger finger is itchy." The San Jose Mercury News reports...

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<![CDATA[Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:42:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/175*120/08-29-14_Fullerton_Assaults.JPG
A man was taken into custody by Long Beach police Wednesday in connection with a carjacking, pursuit and shooting involving officers.]]>
<![CDATA[Convict Charged in Mom, Kid Attack]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:45:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pedro+vargas+inset.jpg
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple said, The Associated Press reported.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:23:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP573502597763.jpg
Downtown Napa remained shuttered on Monday, one day after a 6.0 earthquake jolted the heart of California wine country, though power was restored to nearly all of those plunged into darkness by the...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Drowns in Apartment Swimming Pool]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:42:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/palm+west+village+apartments.PNG
An elderly mother and her elderly son were killed and six others were injured when a fire broke out in an Encino condo complex Thursday night, fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Stolen Vehicle Leads CHP on 35-Mile Pursuit]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:31:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/high+speed+pursuit.PNG
A manhunt came to an end Friday when police took a convicted sex offender into custody after he allegedly posed as an undercover police officer and forcibly raped a woman one day earlier, Torrance police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:41:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/rapper+nipsey+hussle+arrested.PNG
Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night concert in the Bay Area, police said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:36:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/detainee+death+healy+98.JPG
Border agents thwarted a human smuggling operation off the coast of San Diego County early Tuesday, arresting 20 people trying to enter the country illegally, authorities say.]]>