<![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 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:45:11 -0800 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:45:11 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[House Fire Displaces Family on Thanksgiving ]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:50:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/south+la+fire.JPG
A family of of four was displaced on Thanksgiving morning after suspected arson destroyed their home in a fire in South Los Angeles, police said.

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<![CDATA[Arrest in Chicago Boy's Killing]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:14:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tyshawn+lee2.jpg
Chicago police say an arrest has been made in the murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Corey Morgan, who was questioned as a "person of interest" in the case last week, was arrested and in police custody...]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Presses Case for Dignified Housing in Visit to Nairobi Slum]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:36:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PopeNairobi-AP_120869002272.jpg
Pope Francis visited a slum in Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday, calling for adequate and dignified housing for society’s most marginal, The Associated Press reported. Kangemi is one of 11 slums in Nairobi and...

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<![CDATA[West Point Bans Cadet Pillow Fights After 30 Injured]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:05:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WestPoint-AP_161758363204.jpg
Pillow fights involving cadets will now be banned at West Point, U.S. Military Academy officials said. The move comes after a bloody fight left 30 injured this summer. On Aug.

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson to Visit Syrian Refugees in Jordan]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:18:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Carson-AP_843823648598.jpg
Ben Carson will visit Syrian refugees in Jordan on Friday, campaign officials said Thursday. Officials confirmed the trip on Thursday night, after the New York Times first reported that the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Man Sought in Attempted Sexual Assault of Woman]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:19:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-15-Highland_Park_Assault.JPG
Police were searching for a man who attacked a woman on a street in Highland Park and tried to sexually assault her, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Strip, Hide in Pool: PD]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:51:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SAN+LEANDRO+VERIZON+ROBBERY+VSV+%28WED%29+-+00000418.jpg
San Leandro police arrested two men on suspicious of stealing iPads and then jumping into a popular Oakland, California, recreational pool - in only their boxers - to try to avoid capture. But residents nearby...

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<![CDATA[Black Friday March Scheduled]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:27:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chicago-protests-sm.jpg
Protesters are expected to descend on Michigan Avenue Black Friday, planning to march up the major shopping strip in Chicago in response to the release of the dash-cam video showing the fatal shooting of Laquan...

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<![CDATA[Niger Says Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 18 in Border Village]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:24:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Niger+map.png
Boko Haram militants killed 18 people in an attack on a village in the Niger's southern border area of Diffa on the Nigerian border on Thursday, the country’s government said. The gunmen arrived in the village...

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<![CDATA[Germany to Support Campaign Against ISIS After French Appeal]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:29:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MerkelHollande-AP_993382740121.jpg
Germany will deploy military personnel and hardware in the fight against ISIS militants in Syria, according to Reuters. The country agreed after a direct appeal from France to do more in the fight against...

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<![CDATA[Online Sales Surge, but Thousands Lining Up for Black Friday]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:28:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BlackFridayMacys-AP_931186516506.jpg
Thousands of shoppers are still choosing to line up in the stores to make sure they got the best deals. The tradition of getting there early was still going strong, according to NBC News. Hundreds lined...

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<![CDATA[Ice Storm, Flooding Risk Threatens Holiday Weekend]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:29:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Weather-AP_487424761544.jpg
A blast of cold air was threatening to whip up a Black Friday ice storm across the center of the country, forecasters said. Ice-storm warnings and other watches and advisories covered a 900-mile stretch...

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving 2015]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:40:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/roggins+heroes+logo+challenge.jpg
Thanksgiving is all about family, food and football.]]>
<![CDATA[LA County Sheriff's Deputy's Vehicle Strikes Bicyclist]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:43:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dedputy_Strikes_Biciyclist_1200x675_575013443950.jpg
A bicyclist was hospitalized with cuts and bruises after he was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy's vehicle in Carson Thursday, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Mali Arrests Two Suspects Linked to Hotel Attack: Ministry]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:24:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MaliAttacks-AP_457868932560.jpg
Two people suspected of links to an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital that killed 20 people were arrested, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday. The two have not yet been identified.

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<![CDATA[Family Thanksgiving Dinner Interrupted by Fire]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:09:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A family Thanksgiving dinner was interrupted Thursday night when a fire broke out at a Long Beach home, but everyone made it out safely and the flames were quickly snuffed out by firefighters.]]>
<![CDATA[Wayward Squirrel Triggers Power Outage]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:38:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
A wayward squirrel made contact with a circuit breaker and triggered a power outage that affected 9,900 customers in the Marina del Rey and Westchester communities, utility officials said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Volunteers Prepare Thanksgiving Meals Across Southland]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:52:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/meals3.jpg
Thanksgiving will be marked by large gatherings across the Southland to feed the homeless, homebound seniors and those in need.

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<![CDATA[Trump Slammed After He Appears to Mock Disabled Reporter]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:59:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_608044254548.jpg
Donald Trump has come under fire again. The New York Times has slammed the Republican presidential candidate after he appeared to mock a reporter with a congenital joint condition that limits movement in...

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<![CDATA[Man Found Shot to Death on Riverside Street]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:20:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Riverside+body.JPG
Homicide detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man in Riverside Thursday.

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<![CDATA[#WhyImThankful 2015]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:20:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Thanks+4.jpg
The NBC4 news team shares why they are thankful this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Best of 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:43:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_797372372594-parade.jpg
Millions of people attended the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on Nov. 26, 2015, in New York City. Floats graced the skies and musical and theatrical performances entertained on street level.

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<![CDATA[NBC4 Viewer Donates $10K After Girl's Wheelchair Stolen]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 07:31:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/nolegs-112515.PNG
After a 4-year-old California girl named Milagros, or "miracle" in Spanish, who was born without legs had her wheelchair stolen days before Thanksgiving, an NBC4 viewer came to the rescue, donating $10,000 for a...

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<![CDATA[Rubber Tube Connected to Natural Gas Found Rigged Into Garden Grove Building]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:02:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/gasrubberhose-112515.PNG
When the Garden Grove Police Department was called out to investigate a natural gas leak, no one could have predicted officers would find an intentionally-broken gas line with a two-inch rubber hose attached to...

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<![CDATA[Hollande Calls for 'Grand Coalition' Against ISIS]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:47:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_967237575586.jpg
Speaking in Russia on Thursday, French President Francois Hollande called for world powers to create a "grand coalition" to defeat ISIS militants who control swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq, Reuters...

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<![CDATA[4 New Dash-Cam Videos Released of Laquan McDonald Shooting]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:33:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Laquan+McDonald+New+Dash+Cam.jpg
The City of Chicago released four new police dash-cam videos Wednesday showing the moments before the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The videos were released in response to a request by NBC...]]>
<![CDATA[Sex Offender Got Past TSA With Woman's Boarding Pass: Police]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 07:33:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/151126-michael-reith-salata-reithjpo-623a_68b8db40842c95990b737234790812b7.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
A registered sex offender passed through a TSA checkpoint earlier this month using a boarding pass that he stole from a female passenger, officials said. Michael Reith Salata, 61, was arrested at Salt...

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<![CDATA[Baby Kissed by Pope Sees Brain Tumor Shrink: Family]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:29:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pope16.jpg
Gianna had undergone eight surgeries and numerous chemotherapy treatments on her brain tumor at Philadelphia Children's Hospital in her 15 months of life before she met Pope Francis in September.

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<![CDATA[Armed Man Barricades Family, Shoots Self in Home]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:10:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/santa_monica_barricade_112615.PNG
An armed man shot himself after barricading himself inside his home with his wife and two children Wednesday night in Santa Monica.

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<![CDATA[Yazidi Refugees Grateful for Escaping ISIS]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:02:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/151125-lincoln-nebraska-jsw-01-1002a-1.jpg
Many Yazidi exiles now living in the U.S. will be giving thanks this Thanksgiving for their deliverance from ISIS and their new life in America. "It's horrible. A lot of the girls from my mother's side...

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<![CDATA[Gaps in Airport Security Highlighted in New Video]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:45:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tsa-generic-464375288.jpg
President Obama said Wednesday that the government is taking "every possible step" to keep Americans safe from terrorism — but new video is raising questions about whether that's the case at the nation's...

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<![CDATA[Family Wants Justice for Man Killed in Front of Son]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:48:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/father_gunned_down_cold_case_112515.PNG
A family is seeking answers four years after their father was gunned down in South Los Angeles in front of his 5-year-old son.

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<![CDATA[Cemetery Sued Over Handling of Woman's Remains]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:08:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grave_lawsuit_112515.PNG
A family is suing a cemetery in Simi Valley for allegedly burying their loved one's body in the wrong grave site.

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<![CDATA[Here's How Astronauts Spend Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 02:20:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SpaceThanksgiving-GettyImages-493963640.jpg
NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren gave their thanks and previewed their “traditional” Thanksgiving meal in a video from the International Space Station, NBC News reported. The two astronauts...

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<![CDATA[Burglar Crawls into Family's Room]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:42:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/creepy+burglar1.JPG
A burglar quietly crawled his way into a Queens, New York, bedroom where a man and his wife and kids were sleeping and managed to pick up a smartphone from the dresser before the victim awoke, prompting...]]>
<![CDATA[Outlet Store Bargains May Be Cheaper Quality]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:02:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/121711+shopping+mall+generic.jpg
Millions of shoppers will descend on outlet stores over the next few days to search for designer brand names at bargain prices. But are you really getting the high-end quality those fancy labels suggest?

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<![CDATA[First Grader Starts Collection for the Homeless]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:26:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*213/IMG_00663.JPG
Maya Aguilar, 6, donated almost 2,000 socks and 70 blankets Tuesday to the Mercy House through "The Cozy Collection," a donation effort aimed to help keep the homeless warm during the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Family in Crash Speaks Out After Car Plows Into Restaurant]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:49:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/carintorest-112415.PNG
The daughter of the couple in the crash, who amazingly were not seriously hurt, spoke to NBC4 after a car plowed into a Inland Empire pizza restaurant Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Fishermen Plucked From Chilly Ocean Clung to Faith]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:44:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-25-2015-boat-rescue-2.JPG
Lifeguards pulled four people from the chilly Pacific Ocean off the Southern California coast on Wednesday after their boat capsized.

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<![CDATA[Church Criticized for Offering Shelter to Syrian Refugees]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:40:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/church_refugee_backlash_112415.PNG
The minister of an Inland Empire church said it has received backlash after the church announced last week it would take in for Syrian refugees.

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<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Top 12 Holiday Toys]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:40:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Toys-SplitScreen.jpg
Lightsabers, talking plush toys and robots make up this year's lineup of hot toys every kid would love to get for the holidays. Click through to see the top 12 toys dominating store shelves and kids' wish lists...

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<![CDATA[Penn State Could Face Claims From More Alleged Sandusky Victims]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sanduksy-AP_874373053477.jpg
Penn State could face more claims from six or more alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky, according to documents published by the university. The university has previously disclosed in legal filings that it...

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<![CDATA[Myanmar's Suu Kyi Blames Lack of Safety for Deadly Mine Landslide]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:06:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MyanmarLandslide-AP_320156078163.jpg
Accidents such as the landslide that killed more than 100 people in Myanmar are caused by a disregard for the rule of law, according to Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. "As far as we understand, it was...

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