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Car Lands on Mercedes-Benz at Dealership After Crash Off Freeway — A driver who crashed off a Southern California freeway Thursday morning and onto a car in the lot of a Mercedes-Benz dealership was arrested after running from the scene, according to authorities. The crash occurred off the eastbound 101 Freeway in the Calabasas area.

Kings' Slava Voynov Faces Felony Charges in Domestic Violence Case — Suspended Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov was charged Thursday with felony domestic violence about one month after the 24-year-old defenseman's arrest. Voynov was charged with corporal injury to a spouse. The charge includes an allegation of causing great bodily injury.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @NBCLA: LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony in connection with alleged attack on wife. Updates:

Suspected Gas Explosion Kills 1, Hurts 2 in San Bernardino County — A suspected gas explosion at a San Bernardino County home has killed one person and critically injured two others, fire officials said.

Wrong Dog Impounded for Attacking Child: Animal Services — A 6-year-old dog named Dexter thought to have mauled a toddler was returned to his owners on Wednesday after an investigation revealed Dexter was not responsible for the attack, according to the Riverside County Department of Animal Services.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @NBCLA: Officials say 6-year-old Lab mix was wrongly impounded after toddler was attacked at a park

Nov 19, 2014

RT @patrickarmijo: They got the wrong dog! Dexter goes home after witness not certain he attacked boy @nbcla…

Nov 19, 2014

They got the wrong dog! Dexter goes home after witness not certain he attacked boy @nbcla…

Nov 19, 2014

whew MT @NBCLA: Dog released after officials say he wasn't responsible for boy's mauling

Quake Shake Test Handles Portion of Demo of Red-Tagged El Centro Building — It's one thing to build a model building and test its quake resistance on a laboratory shake table. It's quite another to do the experiment in the field and shake an actual building in the real world to the point of partial collapse.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @NBCLA: California earthquake researchers shake building to brink of collapse

LA Auto Show | NBC Southern California — Updates and images from the LA Auto Show
Nov 19, 2014

RT @NBCLA: When it comes to latest and greatest in cars, there's nothing like LA Auto Show. @JohnNBCLA reports.

Last Surviving Child of Knott's Berry Farm Founders Dies at 92 — Marion Genevieve Knott, daughter of Knott's Berry Farm founders Walter and Cordelia Knott, has died at the age of 92, the park announced Wednesday. The youngest of four siblings, Knott's contributions to the park included beloved children's area Camp Snoopy and the expansion of Knott's Berry Farm in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Nov 19, 2014

RT @NBCLA: Marion Knott, the mind behind Knott's Berry Farm's Camp Snoopy, dies at age 92

Nordstrom Closed on Thanksgiving to "Celebrate One Holiday at a Time" — If you're in the habit of shopping for the holidays early and want to get a head start this year on Thanksgiving Day, don't bother stopping at Nordstrom. It'll be closed. The leading fashion retailer announced its doors will close Thursday, Nov. 28.
Nov 20, 2014

A+ for @Nordstrom. Retailer says it will close on Thanksgiving to celebrate one holiday at a time.

Elderly Man Who Went Missing at LAX is Reunited With Family — An elderly man who went missing after jetting into LAX has been reunited with his family. Walter Wenko, 70, had disappeared after arriving back home in Los Angeles on Monday after flying in from Cambodia, where he had retired after working as an immigration attorney.

Mark Cuban Hopes Lakers "Suck Forever" — What does Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban think about the struggling Los Angeles Lakers franchise? He wants it to stay that way - forever. In a radio interview with NBC4's Fred Roggin on The Beast 980, Cuban shared his thoughts about several topics in the world of sports, including the competitive balance in the NBA.

Car Slams Through Bank, Nearly Missing Mom, Toddler Son — A good Samaritan was credited with helping pull a mother and her 2-year-old son from debris after a car slammed through a bank they were in. The driver may have been under the influence of prescription medication when he crashed Tuesday into a wall of a Wells Fargo in the 100 block of West Foothill Boulevard in Rialto, police said.
Nov 19, 2014

Car Slams Through Bank.. driver says he's sorry and it was an accident…

Vacuum Truck Explodes in Santa Paula — Several people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a vacuum truck exploded in Santa Paula, spraying a combustible white liquid several hundred feet. Two drivers were in the truck when it exploded around 6:30 a.m. at the Santa Clara Waste Water Company at 1141 Cummings Road, spraying what at first was believed to be sewage.
Nov 18, 2014

RT @NBCLA: UPDATE: 12 hospital workers in contact with substance from truck explosion now being treated for respiratory issues

Long Beach Council to Consider Compulsory Dog Neutering — Long Beach dog owners could be forced to spay or neuter their pets if the city council gives the go-ahead to a proposed ordinance Tuesday. The request by Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, as well as councilwomen Suzie Price and Stacy Mungo, asks for a draft law within 90 days.

Manhattan Beach school closed over online threat — A Manhattan Beach school will be closed Tuesday after an online threat was made against it. Mira Costa High School was placed on lockdown Monday after a student discovered the message on anonymous social media website Yik Yak, which said, "If you go to Costa you should watch out very closely at school today."

DA Won't File Charges Against USC Football Player Josh Shaw — The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office confirmed Monday it would not file domestic violence charges against USC football player Josh Shaw citing "insufficient evidence." Shaw, a USC Trojans co-captain, had been the subject of a domestic violence investigation by Los Angeles police after admitting to lying about how he hurt both of his ankles.
Nov 17, 2014

The DA won't file charges against USC star Josh Shaw, who made up a fake heroic explanation for his broken ankles.…

Falling Through the Cracks: LA Refuses to Pay Claims for Injuries Suffered on City's Broken Sidewalks — Some of LA's sidewalks are in such dangerous condition that pedestrians have suffered broken noses, shattered kneecaps, and bloodied faces. Even though the city is often legally responsible, it usually shirks accountability and refuses to pay claims, an NBC4 I-Team investigation has found.
Nov 18, 2014

How the city ignores fixing bad sidewalks and ignores YOU if you get injured on one. Our latest I-Team report:…

Settlement Talks, Jury Selection Continues in Miramonte Case — A court-ordered, mandatory settlement conference in the child sexual abuse case against the second-largest school district in the country ended with frustrated attorneys leaving Los Angeles Superior Court without a resolution. LA Superior Court Judge John Shepard Wiley ordered both sides back to the bargaining table for a second day, saying as far as he was concerned they were still under the jurisdiction of the Settlement Court.