<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego News]]> Copyright 2014 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, 17 Apr 2014 20:55:59 -0700 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:55:59 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[San Diego Opera Board President Resigns]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:49:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/karen+cohn.JPG
As the battle to keep the San Diego Opera open rages on, NBC 7 has learned that the president of its board of directors has resigned.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Goes Unconscious in Police Custody]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:18:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/handcuffs12.jpg
A man suspected of drug possession lost consciousness while being arrested by police, and he has yet to regain consciousness.

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<![CDATA[Padres Waste Kennedy's Strong Start]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:29:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/168*120/485393353.jpg
Offense Disappears In 3-1 Loss

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<![CDATA[Can “Boomer”, SDUSD Save Game Over $2M PLHS Ballfield Upgrade? ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:24:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/baseball+base.jpg
A modern-day "Field of Dreams" is being planned for youth and adult baseball teams in Point Loma -- with help from a big-name retired major leaguer.]]>
<![CDATA[2014 Padres Photos]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:57:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/seth+smith.jpg
Relive all the great moments from the San Diego Padres' 2014 in photos.

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<![CDATA[Family with 18 Special Needs Kids Gets Huge Gift]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:26:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hauer+special+needs+van.JPG
A couple with 18 children were surprised with a gift that they say will change their lives: a handicap-accessible van.]]>
<![CDATA[Man, 22, Arrested for Girlfriend’s Murder]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:41:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jail-generic.gif
A man has been arrested for the murder of a woman found dead inside her apartment in Bay Terraces earlier this week, the San Diego Police Department confirmed. That man is the victim’s longtime boyfriend.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Dead, Sig Alert Issued in Fallbrook Crash]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
The California Highway Patrol was dealing with two separate crashes not far from each other in Fallbrook, one which left a person dead.

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<![CDATA[Gas Prices Skyrocket Across SoCal ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:28:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gas+pump+generic1.jpg
Gas prices in Southern California have reached their highest point since 2013]]>
<![CDATA[BP: Man Swung 45-Inch Stake at Agent]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:09:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BP-Weapon-0417.jpg
Two illegal immigrants were arrested in south San Diego after one of the men allegedly used a 45-inch stake as a weapon against a U.S. Border Patrol agent, officials said.

Photo Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection]]>
<![CDATA[Tractor Trailer Loses Load, Pipes Block Roadway]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/78+pipes.jpg
A truck carrying large pipes lost its load Thursday afternoon near Ramona, causing traffic problems.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Gets 30 Years for OB Sex Assaults]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:57:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PBAssault_0327.jpg
A man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Ocean Beach was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Days-Old Kittens Shipped by Accident]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:04:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cox+kittens+3.jpg
These two kittens are just a few weeks old, but they’ve already taken the trip of a lifetime.

Photo Credit: San Diego Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[4th Naval Officer Charged in Navy Bribery Scandal]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:07:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gavel12.jpg
A fourth U.S. Navy official has been implicated in connection with a far-reaching bribery scandal.]]>
<![CDATA[Chargers Preseason Schedule Finalized]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:53:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*138/Bolts+Preseason.jpg
Dates And Times Released

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<![CDATA[Kittens Accidentally Shipped to San Diego ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:33:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cox+kittens+3.jpg
These two kittens are just a few weeks old, but they’ve already taken the trip of a lifetime.

Photo Credit: San Diego Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[8 Accused of Stealing $1.5M in Unclaimed Property]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:21:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/prison+bars_722_406.jpg
A group of people are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars of unclaimed property from Californians, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office.]]>
<![CDATA[GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: Courtroom Chaos after Verdict Read]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/alhimidi+courtroom+chaos.jpg
WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE After Kassim Al-Himidi was found guilty of killing his wife, screaming broke out in the courtroom. Al-Himidi’s son defended his father’s innocence while the victim’s mother praised...]]>
<![CDATA[Vietnam-Era Swift Boat Ready for Riders]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:26:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Swift-boat-0417.jpg
San Diego’s Maritime Museum unveiled the results of a two-year labor of love that took hundreds of volunteer hours to complete.]]>
<![CDATA[E-Cigarettes Banned at Petco Park]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:23:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ecigarette+woman+smoking.jpg
A hazy area of ballpark rules is getting cleared up. On Thursday, Petco Park officials said that smoking electronic cigarettes is not allowed inside the park.

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<![CDATA[Southwestern College Completion Rate Drops]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:56:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/college+campus+generic.jpg
Completion rates at Southwestern College, a community college in Chula Vista, have dropped below the statewide average and come in well below other community colleges in the region.]]>
<![CDATA[Bishop Suffers Stroke in Diocese Office]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:43:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bishop_flores.jpg
The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego has suffered a stroke, church officials confirmed Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Craft Beer and Music Merge for Festival]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:25:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/craftbeersd.jpg
What’s better than a bunch of craft beer at an outdoor festival on a sunny San Diego day? Sippin’ on suds while listening to live music and supporting an important organization.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Criminal Charges Filed in Tree Trimming Death]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:25:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TreeTrimming-PIC_11122.jpg
Three men face criminal charges in a fatal tree trimming investigation.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Students Return to Class Following Online Threats]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:58:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/computer-keyboard-generic-0.jpg
Students were back in class Thursday after a 17-year-old was arrested Wednesday for making online threats to two different schools: Marston Middle School in Clairemont and Charter School of San Diego in...]]>
<![CDATA[Foodie Fodder: Taste of Hillcrest]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:14:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HillcrestSignGarske1.jpg
Foodies, prepare your bellies: the 14th annual Taste of Hillcrest is happening this Saturday, and things are bound to get delicious.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Above-Normal Temperatures Reduce CA Snowpack]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:16:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/221*120/drought-monitor-map-april17.gif
Temperatures 9 to 12 degrees above normal in California reduced an already low snowpack.]]>
<![CDATA[I-5 Corridor Trolley Extension Stirs up Controversy]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:49:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trolley-generic-0417.jpg
A trolley extension project that would bridge downtown San Diego and University City has prompted some controversy with residents near La Jolla.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Warships Return from Deployment]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:44:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/uss+spruance+returns.jpg
USS Cowpens and USS Spruance will return to Naval Base San Diego Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Companies to Bid on Airfield Work]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:11:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/runway-generic.jpg
Orders issued to six companies could collectively be worth up to $99 million.

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<![CDATA[School Resumes After Student's Arrest]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marston-Middle-School-San-D.jpg
NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports on the threat involving Marsten Middle School and the Charter School of San Diego in Point Loma.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Pastor Creates Potentially Life-Saving Device]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:04:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pastor-Swimming-Device-0417.jpg
After boy drowns in his swimming pool, a local pastor creates a device he says will help prevent drownings.]]>
<![CDATA[Top Threat to Campo Border Agents in Custody ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4-16-14-US-Mexico-Law-Enfor.jpg
A drug cartel leader considered to be the highest threat for border agents in the Campo area is in custody.

Photo Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Border Patrol Agent Injured in Crash]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Border-Patrol-Rollover-Cras.jpg
A U.S. Border Patrol agent was recovering after his vehicle crashed and flipped in Otay Mesa Wednesday.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 ]]>
<![CDATA[15 Pounds of Cocaine Stashed in Woman's Gas Tank]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:17:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BB-Coke1.jpg
Images of smuggling attempts at their finest.

Photo Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection]]>
<![CDATA[DA: Husband Stabbed Wife 30 Times in Violent Murder]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:57:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Zurita-0416.jpg
A prosecutor revealed details of a brutal murder Wednesday involving a man accused of stabbing his estranged wife more than 30 times as she ran for her life in a Carlsbad parking lot.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Program Helps Military Kids with Autism]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:20:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/military+autism+kids1.jpg
One of every 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, and the rate is even higher among military kids.]]>
<![CDATA[Border Patrol Car Involved in Rollover Crash]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:07:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_54084688.jpg
A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle was involved in a rollover crash in south San Diego Wednesday night, officials confirmed.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed in Kearny Mesa Crash]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:54:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kearny+mesa+fatal+chopper.jpg
One person was killed during rush hour Wednesday night in Kearny Mesa, according to fire officials.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Dismissal Bill Gains Support]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:52:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6PW_PKG_TEACHERS_DISMIS_KNSD3S8W_1200x675_228826691640.jpg
A law that would make it easier to fire teachers in California has been a contentious issue for years, but now even the teacher’s union is giving the new law the thumbs up. NBC 7’s Rory Devine reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Steal Alcohol, Lotto Tickets from 7-Eleven]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:12:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Teenage-Thieves-Vista.jpg
Authorities in San Diego’s North County are searching for three teenagers accused of ransacking a 7-Eleven store and stealing thousands of dollars worth of alcohol, cigarettes and lottery tickets from...

Photo Credit: San Diego County Crime Stoppers]]>
<![CDATA[Student Threatens Teacher, School in Online Posts]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marston-Middle-School-San-D.jpg
A 17-year-old San Diego student was arrested Wednesday for posting statements on social media websites in which he allegedly threatened to shoot a teacher and open fire on a school, the San Diego...

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Men Wrestle Woman to Ground in Robbery]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:30:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Progressive-Robbery.jpg
Police are searching for two men accused of breaking into an insurance office last month and wrestling a female employee to the ground during the robbery.

Photo Credit: SDPD]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Born on San Diego Freeway]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:13:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/baby+born+on+freeway1.jpg
It’s something an Encinitas couple never expected: Giving birth to their first child on the side of the road.]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Refund? Treat Yourself to a Magnificent Meal]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/waiter+2+generic.jpg
Got a little extra cash by way of a tax refund? Time to treat yourself to a fancy feast at one of these luxurious, local restaurants.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Screams Erupt as Guilty Verdict Is Read in Murder Trial]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:41:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AlHimidi-Verdict-1.jpg
A broken family’s screams erupted in a San Diego courtroom after a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant who killed his wife.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit and Run]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:50:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stockmeyer+morrison.jpg
A man charged with driving drunk and killing a Ph.D. student in a hit and run in Del Mar last month has pleaded guilty, court officials confirmed Wednesday.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Charter School Parents Protest New Bill]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:55:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ab1531.jpg
Charter school parents and leaders are pushing state lawmakers to stop bill 1531 from going forward. Under the new bill, the school district would have the final say on a charter school’s board members.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Gives Birth on San Diego Freeway]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:34:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/baby+born+on+freeway1.jpg
San Diego’s newest resident just couldn’t wait to be born.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Reported at Beachfront Property]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:09:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mission+beach+fire+boardwalk.jpg
San Diego firefighters battled a fire at an oceanfront condominium complex in Mission Beach Wednesday morning.]]>