<![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 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:19:46 -0800 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:19:46 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fire Rips Through 4 Acres of Pallets in IE]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:45:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/11-28-2014FontanaFire.JPG
A fire ripped through four acres of pallets in a commercial yard in Fontana Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Closures Guide]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:31:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Thanksgiving5.jpg
While many people will be staying at home to enjoying Thanksgiving with their families, there are plenty of people who will be going bargain hunting when stores open later in the day.

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<![CDATA[Two Stabbed in Family Thanksgiving Dispute in Anaheim]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:17:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_yellow_tape_shutterstock_227430652.jpg
At least two people were stabbed during a Thanksgiving family dispute in Anaheim.

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<![CDATA[Outrageous Black Friday Behavior]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:41:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/459667810.jpg
From door-busting stampedes to fanatic shoppers wielding pepper spray, Black Friday (now starting Thursday in some cities) is known to bring out some crazy behavior nationwide for the thrill of penny-pinching.

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<![CDATA[Resident Leaps From Burning Building in Orange]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:41:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/11-27-2014-OrangeAptFire.JPG
A resident leapt from a balcony to escape a fire at an apartment complex in Orange Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[PCH Slowly Reopens After Water Main Break Opens Sinkhole]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:51:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/11-27-14-pacific+coast+highway+water+main+break+sinkhole.JPG
A water main break that shot a geyser of water into the air opened a bathtub-size sinkhole on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu Thursday night, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Child Killed in Huntington Beach Car Crash]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:43:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/11-28-2014HBeachCrash.JPG
A child was killed and a mother was hurt in a car crash in Huntington Beach Thursday night, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving 2014]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:46:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/RH_WEB_SEG_1_1200x675_364612163878.jpg
Thanksgiving is about family, food and football. For the third straight year, Roggin’s Heroes Thanksgiving brought the three together for a new holiday tradition.]]>
<![CDATA[Pint-Size Activist Celebrates Immigration Reform on Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:08:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/11-27-14-jersey+vargas+thanksgiving.JPG
A pint-size activist who fought for immigration reform joined her family on Thanksgiving as they celebrated President Obama's unprecedented executive action meant to shield millions of immigrants from the threat...]]>
<![CDATA[Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding in Wrong Direction]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:16:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-police-scene-tape-car-bicycle-lane.jpg
A woman was killed Thursday night after riding her bicycle the wrong way on a Venice street, police said.

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<![CDATA[Hairdresser Gives Haircuts to Needy]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:59:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brunch+and+haircuts+3.jpg
Daniel Rita says learning how to cut hair helped him get his life back on track. He now wants to help others do the same.
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<![CDATA[Apple Security Guards Want Better Pay, Conditions]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:58:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/455724848.jpg
Apple security guards want better working conditions, which seems to mean better pay and full-time hours.

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<![CDATA[Marin County Rancher Sees Compost as Miracle Cure]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:57:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/John+Wick+.jpg
Marin County rancher John Wick has a keen interest in composting as a miracle cure for what he sees as solving the Earth’s climate woes.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Robber in A Devil Mask Strikes Twice]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:20:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_policegeneric2.jpg
An armed robber wearing a "red devil" mask struck twice in one night in Ventura, and police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending him.]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Released From Jail on Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:48:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141126-day-3-la-ferguson-protest-6th-and-hope-arrest.jpg
The 70 or so Ferguson demonstrators who remained jailed Thursday after the arrest of about 175 Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles were released by Thanksgiving dinner.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver Who Left Boy With Head Injuries]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/crime_generic.jpg
Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian in San Jacinto Wednesday evening, leaving the victim with serious head injuries.]]>
<![CDATA[Holidays Prone to Thievery: Safety Tips for the Shopping Season]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:58:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/452494215.jpg
The holidays are a perfect time for thieves, when people sometimes forget to lock their doors or capitalize on holiday distraction.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Injured Battling Apartment Building Blaze]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:02:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/11-27-2014-LongBeachFire.JPG
Firefighters took almost two hours to knock down a fierce fire at a Long Beach condominium complex Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:40:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-offroading-glamis.jpg
For thousands of people, Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without the desert dunes of Glamis.]]>
<![CDATA[Record Online Sales Expected on Thanksgiving Day]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:02:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Black-Friday-Toys-R-Us-2013.jpg
If you’re looking for a holiday bargain, help yourself to seconds of turkey or another slice of pumpkin pie and turn on your computer, according to one online shopping survey. Online prices are predicted to hit...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds Reach Out to Homeless At Thanksgiving Feast]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:45:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/11-28-14_Fred-Jordan-Mission-Thumbnail.JPG
As many people woke for Thanksgiving morning with their families in Los Angeles, hundreds of volunteers were already heading downtown to give a hand to others who may not have somewhere to go for the holiday.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke]]>
<![CDATA[Man Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run in Azusa]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:01:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Police-crime-scene-generic-.jpg
A man was seriously injured after being knocked down in a hit-and-run collision in Azusa early Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:52:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-14_Courtney-Lynn-Stewart.jpg
A Murrieta mother who allegedly starved and abused her twin 3-year-old sons leaving them severely malnourished, bruised and one with a fractured jaw has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Murrieta Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Tied Up, Held at Gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Robbery]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:22:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-14-Stanger+Manhattan+Beach+Robbery+Victim.JPG
A Manhattan Beach husband and wife were tied up and one was beaten while robbers ransacked their home early Wednesday, police said.

Photo Credit: Scott Spiro]]>
<![CDATA[Toddler Inspires Petition for Disney Characters With Disabilities]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:08:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/11-26-14-Disney-Princess-revised.JPG
A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with more than 75,000 signatures calling on Disney to create characters with Down syndrome and...

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Being Gunned Down in Long Beach]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Generic+Crime+Tape.jpg
A man died after being gunned down in Long Beach on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Hospitalized After House Explosion in Orange]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:13:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/11-27-2014-OrangeHouseExplosion.JPG
A man was badly burned in a house explosion in Orange Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Day 3: Ferguson Protesters Arrested in LA]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:57:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141126-day-3-la-ferguson-protest-6th-and-hope-arrest.jpg
Dozens of protesters were arrested in downtown Los Angeles during a third day of demonstrations on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, against a grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer...

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest 130 Ferguson Protesters]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:11:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/141126-day-3-la-ferguson-protest-6th-and-hope-arrest-2.jpg
Police arrested about 130 demonstrators Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles after an hours-long march for a third night to protest a Missouri fatal police shooting as the LAPD again declared a citywide...]]>
<![CDATA[20 Thieves in Chicago Robbery]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:23:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/smash+and+grab+garfield.jpg
A group of thieves made off with shoes and jeans after smashing a vehicle into a business in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said. Officers responded to a report of a burglar...
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<![CDATA[Man Arrested For Sex Act With Boy He Met on Grindr]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:31:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-14_Shane-Remollo-Fountain.jpg
A man was arrested for allegedly soliciting and engaging in a sex act with a minor after police found him inside a parked car at a Fountain Valley park with a boy he had met on the dating app Grindr, police said...

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<![CDATA[Nearly 200 Arrests in Protests]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:56:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web_arests_lapd_noon_1200x675_364094019613.jpg
Los Angeles' police chief discusses the latest round of arrests in connection with LA protests following a grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Missouri. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 news at Noon on...]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Block 101 Freeway Lanes]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:55:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/11-26-14_101-Freeway-Protesters.JPG
A small group of protesters blocked lanes of traffic on the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol said.

Photo Credit: Meghan Reyes]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Damages Rowland Heights Apartment]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:45:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-2014-fire-rowland-heights+%281%29.jpg
Fire damaged a Rowland Heights apartment from which at least three people escaped Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:41:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11-26-14-corey-king-mug.JPG
A 24-year-old Altadena man found guilty of a quadruple murder this week will again face the jury that convicted him, when they decide whether he will get the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

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<![CDATA[Internet Privacy: Online "Medical Detectives"]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:01:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/223*120/11-25-14-online+health+detectives+dr+bruce.JPG
Internet users who search for symptoms of various ailments should be aware of how to protect their privacy when looking for information.

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<![CDATA[Stepfather Killed Missing Mom: DA]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:13:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Stepfather-and-Padgett.jpg
The search for Jessica Padgett, a missing mother and newlywed from eastern Pennsylvania, came to a stunning end the day before Thanksgiving when investigators announced she'd been murdered by her stepfather.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Kills Suspect After Chase]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:22:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/Lewisvilel+crash.JPG
Police in Texas are investigating an officer involved shooting north of Dallas on Wednesday afternoon that left one man dead. Investigators said the shooting happened after a chase that started in Highland...]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Host Grizzlies Wednesday Night]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:35:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Carlos-Boozer-back.jpg
The LA Lakers start a three-game home stand on Wednesday night as the Memphis Grizzlies come to pay a visit on Thanksgiving eve.

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<![CDATA[LAX Busiest Airport in America for Thanksgiving ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:06:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-lax-los-angeles-international-airport-daytime.jpg
For the second Thanksgiving in a row, LAX is expected to be the busiest of the nation's airports as a brutal winter storm in the East Coast threatens travel plans.

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