<![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, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:17 -0700 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:17 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mother Fatally Stabbed Over Parking Spot: Police]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:58:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_handcuffs11.jpg
A 43-year-old mother was fatally stabbed in front of her adult children in a fight over a parking space at a popular Whittier swap meet last Friday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Parents Demand Crossing Guards After Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:05:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-24-14_upland+cross+guard+hit+and+run.jpg
Parents in Upland were demanding safer routes for their children the day after an 11-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run while walking to school.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Sunrises and Sunsets]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:45:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/1728588d346f4f9fac7009b3f8376693.jpg
Images of sunrises and sunsets from across the Southland. Send your image to isee@nbcla.com.

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<![CDATA[Body Is Missing U.Va. Student: Cops]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:29:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hannah+graham+triple+photo.jpg
The remains found Saturday are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday. The suspect in her disappearance, Jesse
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<![CDATA[NY, NJ to Quarantine Travelers at Risk for Ebola ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:31:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_newark_hospital_ebola_st.jpg
Anyone flying into John F. Kennedy or Newark Liberty International Airport after having contact with Ebola-infected patients in one of three West African nations battling the potentially deadly virus will face a...]]>
<![CDATA[Three Officers Shot, One Civilian Shot in Northern CA: CHP]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:32:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Three officers have been shot in Sacramento and Placer counties by a man and woman who are heavily armed, according to the CHP.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Masked Male in Attempted Sex Assault]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/simivalleypolicejpg.jpg
Simi Valley police were asking for the public’s help in finding a masked male who attempted to sexually assault a woman at her home Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:05:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/college+campus+generic.jpg
All fraternities and sororities at California State University, Northridge have been ordered to stop pledge activity following reports of a possible hazing incident, just seven weeks after a...]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/10-24-2014-101-freeway-encino.jpg
Lanes were blocked on both sides of the 101 Freeway in the west San Fernando Valley Friday morning after a crash that left debris on the road.

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<![CDATA[Map: Where NYC Ebola Patient Went]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:45:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ebola+map.jpg
Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited...
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<![CDATA[Despite Strict Protocol, Risks Remain for Ebola Doctors: Group]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:25:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_newark_hospital_ebola_st.jpg
The medical and humanitarian organization that employed the New York doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus said that the risk for staff returning from the front lines in West Africa can't be completely...]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Nurse Pham Ebola-Free]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:47:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP570888027428.jpg
Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Texas, was discharged from the hospital Friday, now free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House later...

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<![CDATA[Relatives Jump Off Roof of Burning Home, Family Dog Dies]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:42:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/milpitas+fire.jpg
Family members jumped off the roof Friday morning after a two-alarm fire ripped through their Milpitas home.

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<![CDATA[High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:19:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-24-14_chp+pursuit+pit+maneuver.jpg
A high-speed pursuit ended early Friday when officers performed a pit maneuver on a small sedan attempting to flee in Huntington Park.

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<![CDATA[Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:23:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/motorcycle_generic.jpg
The controversial act of lane splitting – when a motorcycle rides between cars in traffic – is safer than many think, a new study finds.

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<![CDATA[Driver Speeding "In and Out of Traffic" Before Fatal Crash]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:13:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/10-24-2014-sunland-crash.jpg
A driver was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder Friday after he and another driver were seen weaving "in and out of traffic" before a fatal crash.

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<![CDATA[Back-to-Back Quakes Strike Near Brea in Orange County]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:15:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/10-23-14-brea+quake.JPG
Two small earthquakes rattled Orange County Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Catalytic Converter Thieves Target Silver Lake]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:10:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/10-23-catalyticconverters.JPG
A citywide rise in thefts of catalytic converters for scrap metal is particularly acute in the neighborhood of Silver Lake, according to Los Angeles police.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Left For Boy Killed by Ice Cream Truck]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jamarion1.jpg
Flowers, balloons and candles were left by mourners at a curbside memorial on Thursday in memory of a 7-year-old boy fatally struck by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: Family Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Decorative Contacts Can Cause Blindness: Officials]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:25:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP18289346253.jpg
Decorative contact lenses serve as the finishing touch to many Halloween costumes, but federal agencies warn that counterfeit products could result in serious injury and even permanent vision loss.

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<![CDATA[Is Photo Math App Bad News for Teachers? ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:57:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/photo+math+app.JPG
An app called Photo Math boasts the ability to solve math problems with the click of a smartphone camera, prompting a new round of an old debate: how much should students use technology in the classroom? ]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Hits Woman, Child in Wheelchair]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:56:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SDPD-generic-cars-0226.jpg
A driver running a red light hit a wheelchair carrying a woman and a girl, sending the child to the hospital Thursday evening, San Diego Police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Found Dead at Shelter: Cops]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:55:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic.JPG
A 4-year-old girl was found dead at a New York City homeless shelter and authorities are classifying her death as "suspicious," police say. Police found the child, identified as Linayjah Meraldo,...

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<![CDATA[Man Fires 28 Times on Neighborhood]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:42:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/225*120/Assault+Rifle+Alton+Street+Shooting.JPG
A Northeast Philadelphia man fired an assault rifle at his neighbor more than two dozen times after an argument spiraled out of control Thursday night. "The shooter fired multiple shots, unloaded his...

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<![CDATA[Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:54:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/182*120/ebola+clothes1.jpg
New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States — and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West...]]>
<![CDATA[Drought's New Ally: Quagga Mussel]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:20:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/10-24_2014-mussel-drought.jpg
In the seven years since an invasive pest known as the quagga mussel infested the Colorado river system, water managers have been largely able to keep it from affecting water

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<![CDATA[Suspects ID'd in Teen's Brutal Murder 30 Years Ago]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:03:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/claire-hough-murder-1984_5.jpg
Thirty years after a teenager’s body was found on the sand at Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego homicide investigators say they have identified two suspects in her killing, one of whom was a San Diego...
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<![CDATA[Mourners Leave Items for Slain 9-Year-Old Girl]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/10-23-2014-Ximena-Meza-anaheim-girl-shot-3.jpg
Balloons, stuffed animals and other items were left outside the residences in memory of a 9-year-old girl who was shot to death while playing outside her Anaheim home.

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<![CDATA[Race for Calif. Education's Top Spot]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/10-20-2014-torlakson-tuck-education-election.jpg
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, an unlikely race is heating up — the one for the Calif. Department of Education’s top spot.

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<![CDATA[Menifee City Councilman Arrested in Corruption Probe]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Menifee City Councilman Thomas Fuhrman was arrested at a city park on Wednesday by DA's investigators and faces charges in connection with conflicts of interest involving a business he owns, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/190*120/10-23-2014-Ximena-Meza-anaheim-girl-shot-3.jpg
A more than $50,000 reward was being offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was was playing with her friends in front of her family's Anaheim home when she was fatally shot.

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<![CDATA["Look at This Shiz": Gory Hospital Pic Draws Lawsuit]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:30:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/285*120/county+usc+medical+center.JPG
A woman who gouged her eyes out in a suicide attempt is suing LA County, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and others for a photo of her that made its way to a shock site.]]>
<![CDATA[Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-EFI.jpg
A California based tech company has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21...

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<![CDATA[Four Hurt in Residential Fire in Victorville]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:48:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-1-a-breaking-news-la-generic-graphic-april2014.gif
Four people were airlifted to a hospital Thursday after they were burned in a garage fire in Victorville, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[LGBT Inmates Sue Over Alleged Jailhouse Mistreatment]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:15:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/LAgenerics+prison+bars+jail.jpg
Fifteen former and current inmates at a San Bernardino County jail are suing the county and sheriff’s department over what they say is systematic discrimination and unequal treatment based on their...

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<![CDATA[Arrest in Slayings of Father, 12-Year-Old son]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/photo199.JPG
Hemet Police are investigating a double homicide at a residence where two people were reported dead before midnight Wednesday night.

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