<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:25:07 -0800 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:25:07 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bill Would Boost California Smoking Age From 18 to 21]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:23:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/generic+smoking+hand+cigarette.jpg
A Southern California lawmaker wants to increase the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21 in an effort to make it harder for teens to get their hands on cigarettes.

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<![CDATA[Men Accused in Fatal Pot Shop Robbery Bound for Trial]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:50:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/north+park+shooting+0425.JPG
Two men accused of robbing a North Park dispensary at gunpoint, resulting in the shooting death of an alleged accomplice will stand trial, a judge said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA["Our Silences" Unveiled in San Diego]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:11:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Our-Silences-0129_3.jpg
“Our Silences” is made up of 10 bronze figures weighing approximately a ton each.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 Jeff Herrera]]>
<![CDATA[Gunmen Who Took $500k in Jewelry Sought]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:23:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/del-cerro-robberies-all.jpg
Two men suspected of making off with $500,000 worth of jewelery during a December armed robbery are still being sought by local authorities.

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<![CDATA[SD's First Legal Pot Shop Wins Appeal]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:13:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pot+Appeal+Pic-PIC_0.jpg
A San Diego State University professor who obtained the first conditional use permit for the operation of a medical marijuana dispensary is cleared to move forward with the business, according to a report...]]>
<![CDATA["Revenge Porn" Site Immoral, Not Illegal: Defense]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:46:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Kevin+Bollaert+0116.JPG
A man accused of posting more than 10,000 sexually explicit photos of women to a website to extort them for money sat quietly in court Thursday morning, as he watched his defense attorney try to convince...]]>
<![CDATA[Facebook's 'N-Word' Policy Shocks Dad]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:15:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/facebook-generic.gif
A San Marcos father is upset about a post on his daughter's Facebook page. He says someone posted a derogatory term about African Americans but when he reported it to Facebook, administrators said there...]]>
<![CDATA[Alarm Triggered at Grant Hill Marijuana Dispensary]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20150129_062913.jpg
The dispensary at the corner of Market Street and 27th Street was damaged, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Deputy Dodges Exploding Ammo in Fire Rescue]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:41:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mobile_home_fire_pic_1200x675_390648899671.jpg
A San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy dodged exploding ammunition to rescue a man from a mobile home fire in Borrego Springs Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Group Protests SDPD's Use of Force, Race Relations]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:57:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Black+Coalition+pic-PIC_0.jpg
As the national conversation over police brutality wears on, a local group is zeroing in on how the San Diego Police Department handles issues of race and use of force.]]>
<![CDATA[Car2Go Upgrades, Expands]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:30:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/141701225.jpg
More than 30,000 San Diego members will have access to a new electric smart fleet

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<![CDATA[Pot Shop Permit Appeal to Be Heard]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:50:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Marijuana+Generic1.jpg
San Diego's City Planning Commission will meet to hear an appeal filed against the first permit issued for a legal medical marijuana dispensary. NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports.

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<![CDATA[St. Augustine Football Star's College Choice Is.... ]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:37:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/frank-Buncom-augustine.jpg
Buncom shocked his mother when he announced which college he’ll attend in the fall.

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<![CDATA[Break-In at Carlsbad Starbucks]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:28:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carlsbad-breakin-sign.jpg
Someone used a rock to break open the glass door and rob a San Diego-area Starbucks early Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Pediatric Nurse Guilty of Sex Acts with Newborn]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MICHAEL+WILLIAM+LUTTS+Booking+Photo.JPG
A pediatric nurse accused of performing sex acts on two infants and videotaping them has entered a guilty plea Thursday, the U.S. attorney said.

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<![CDATA[Changes to Military Retirement Benefits in the Works]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:08:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Military-tank-generic-soldi.jpg
For the first time in a quarter century, the military is likely changing retirement benefits, and new recommendations are going to Congress.]]>
<![CDATA[Julian Hard Cider Has No Rights to Name: Lawsuit ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:18:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/julian+hard+cider.JPG
A lawsuit filed against Julian Hard Cider claims the company has no right to its name because its drink is not made in the apple-picking town or with its most popular export.]]>
<![CDATA[Anti-SeaWorld Mural Pops Up on Sunset Boulevard]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:37:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/206*120/1-28-15-PETA+anti+seaworld+mural.JPG
A Los Angeles-based graffiti artist has transformed the boarded-up windows at PETA's Bob Barker Building on Sunset Boulevard into an anti-SeaWorld mural.

Photo Credit: PETA ]]>
<![CDATA[Super Bowl Teams Try To Get Back To Normal]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:30:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/163*120/462428204.jpg
Patriots, Seahawks return to the football field in Arizona

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<![CDATA[Defendant in Brother's Death Claims Self Defense]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:20:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/figueroa-clip-2%281%29_1-PIC_0.jpg
The man accused of stabbing his brother to death with a samurai sword and a barbeque fork claims he acted in self defense.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Con Gets 100 to Life in Homeless Mom's Murder]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:35:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jeffery_mccreary_san_marcos.jpg
An Escondido man convicted of the brutal, drug-fueled murder of a young mother was sentenced to 100 years to life in a Vista courtroom Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Reward Offered in Random Bandit Robbery Series]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0031.png
A group of unknown suspects are wanted for a series of seemingly random attacks on businesses throughout San Diego.

Photo Credit: San Diego Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Protests Against Immigration Policies Held Statewide]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:16:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/immigration6.jpg
Activists from the San Diego Dream Team and the Immigrant Youth Coalition are protesting what they call harmful and unfair actions taken by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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<![CDATA[Eleven More Flu Deaths Reported in San Diego]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:19:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Flu+Vaccine1.jpg
This time last year, the county had 17 reported deaths.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Crashes, Fatalities After Super Bowl Up]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:40:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DRUNK+DRIVING+GENERIC+RESIZED.jpg
Statistics show that there are 40 fatal and injury crashes on Super Bowl Sundays compared to 18 on comparable other Sundays.]]>
<![CDATA[Sixth, Seventh Reported Threat at San Ysidro HS]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:08:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-sirens.jpg
There was no lockdown in response to the threat.]]>
<![CDATA[Program to Upgrade Airport Taxis to Fuel-Efficient Models]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:51:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-cab.jpg
If the proposed program is successful, it could be expanded throughout the region.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Gregory Bull]]>
<![CDATA[Record Number of Criminals Exonerated]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:17:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Justin-Brooks-Professor.jpg
Professor Justin Brooks discusses the record high number of exonerations occurred last year in the United States.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Found in Dumpster Gets Second Chance]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:10:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hemingway-abandoned-dog2.jpg
A dog’s whimpering led to his rescue from a dumpster in Chula Vista.

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<![CDATA[Tiger Woods Explains Return To Phoenix Open]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:00:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/183*120/462348558.jpg
Most popular golfer on earth causes a stir at the TPC Scottsdale

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<![CDATA[Driver Crashes Through Border Crossing]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:53:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Border-crash-0128.jpg
The vehicle crashed into two other cars just north of the checkpoint.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Pediatric Heart Transplant Patient Heads Home]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:37:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PediatricHeart_WEB_IMG-PIC_01.jpg
The hospital and its surgeons say they performed the hospital's first pediatric heart transplant two weeks ago.]]>
<![CDATA[License Plate Readers Raise Privacy Concerns]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:14:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/license+plate+reader.PNG
License plate readers, a tool often touted by law enforcement, have raised privacy concerns by the ACLU over the federal government’s access to those plates’ numbers.

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<![CDATA[Grenade Discovered in San Diego Neighborhood]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:20:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD-Generic-1001.jpg
A bomb squad was called out to the Stockton area of San Diego after police discovered a grenade there.

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<![CDATA[Tourism Authority Visitors Center Losing its Lease; New Space Sought]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:12:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/5WFF.jpg
One of San Diego's warmest welcome mats for out-of-towners is about to be whisked away from waterfront.

Photo Credit: John Audley ]]>
<![CDATA[Doctor Admits to Being Drug Addict, Alcoholic]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:53:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dr+Bradley+Schnierow.JPG
A La Jolla doctor admitted he is a drug addict and alcoholic but pledged to complete a court-ordered drug-treatment program.]]>
<![CDATA[Are We Overusing CT Scans?]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:27:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ct+scan+generic.JPG
Consumer Reports says we are getting too many CT scans.]]>
<![CDATA[What Did We Really Learn From Super Bowl Media Day?]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:56:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Media+Day+Aerial+Picture.JPG
That members of NFL teams are determined not to let us learn anything of note about the game]]>
<![CDATA[SNF's Collinsworth Talks Chargers Stadium]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:54:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chris+collinsworth.JPG
NBC’s Sunday Night Football team weighs on the current state of the Chargers stadium.

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<![CDATA[Plane Makes Hard Landing at El Cajon Field]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:35:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Crash+landing+plane+0127-PIC_0.jpg
A single-engine plane had a hard landing at Gillespie Field in El Cajon on Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[USA Tourism Agency Shoots Promo Spots in SD]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:27:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brand_USA_SAFARI_PARK_Giraffes_t620.jpg
Qualcomm's board has awarded new compensation packages for key executives.

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<![CDATA[YMCA Opens in City Heights]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:42:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/YMCAribboncuttingWEBIMG1-PIC_0.jpg
The Copley-Price Family YMCA will serve the City Heights, Talmadge and Kensington communities.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 Staff]]>
<![CDATA[New Mental Health Law Passes First Hurdle]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:16:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dianne-Jacob-Dave-Roberts.jpg
The next step in the process is for the San Diego Health and Human Services Agency to assemble a multidisciplinary team.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found Guilty of Murdering Mother, 79]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:28:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ghazal+mansury+sentencing+0127.JPG
A jury has found a Serra Mesa woman guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her 79-year-old mother.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego One of Richest Cities in America]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:42:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Bay-Skyline-Garske.jpg
America’s Finest City is also one of America’s richest cities.]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian Dies in Escondido Crash]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:25:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Escondido-police-generic-11.jpg
A pedestrian hit by a truck early Saturday morning in Escondido has died, police said Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[$1K Reward for Information on Pharmacy Robbery]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:16:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CVS+Robbery+2.jpg
Officials believe the man robbed two local pharmacies with demand notes asking for oxycodone.]]>
<![CDATA[SD Company Gets Approval to Fly Drones Commercially]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:09:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/RC+Quadcopters+.jpg
The company is one of 16 in the U.S. approved by the FAA to fly drones for commercial use.

Photo Credit: Consumer Bob]]>