<![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, 24 Apr 2014 01:13:26 -0700 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:13:26 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police: Girl’s Sexual Assault Claim “Unfounded” ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:06:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_131812412.jpg
Allegations that a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Chollas View have been “unfounded,” according to San Diego police.

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<![CDATA[USO Marks 37 Years in San Diego]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:49:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/uso+guys+hanging+out.jpg
The San Diego USO is getting ready to mark its 73rd year of serving members of the military and their families.]]>
<![CDATA[Debate over Minimum Wage Hike Rages On]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:20:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/minimum+wage+worker+ace.jpg
San Diego's lowest paid workers could get a 60 percent pay raise in just four years, to more than $13 an hour, if a new proposed ballot measure comes to pass.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Student Interest in STEM Down]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:39:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stem+students.jpg
As the need for skills in subjects like science and math grows, student interest and ability in these areas is at a low. That's according to a new study from U.S. News and World]]>
<![CDATA[Students Put Common Core to the Test]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:40:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Common-Core-Example.jpg
Over the past few weeks, California students have been taking a practice test that uses the Common Core curriculum. The new test will replace the STAR test next year. NBC 7 education reporter Rory Devine...

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<![CDATA[Dozens Pack Courtroom in Fatal DUI Case]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dui+victim+family.jpg
Families and friends of the victims killed in a crash in El Cajon over the Easter weekend faced the suspected DUI driver for the first time. Monica Lupercio and CJ Vargas were riding in a car with suspect Mario...]]>
<![CDATA[More SD Parents Opting Not to Vaccinate Kids]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:40:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/little+girl+vaccine.jpg
More San Diego parents are making the choice not to vaccinate their children, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA.)

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<![CDATA[Woman Sexually Assaulted While Pushing Baby Stroller ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:24:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/170863749.jpg
Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who reportedly sexually assaulted a woman on a Fallbrook jogging path.

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<![CDATA[Driver to Stand Trial for Killing Man on Walk Home from Church]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:50:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fatal-pedestrian-natl-city3.jpg
Tomas Mondares was a gentle, caring man who would not wish harm on the man who killed him, his grandson says.

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<![CDATA[Researchers Hope New, Tiny Pacemaker Makes Big Difference]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Nanostim-Quarter+Comparison+copy.jpg
A new medical advancement in wireless pacemakers was installed for the first time in Southern California into an 83-year-old patient at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Cop's Wife Curses After Hubby Held Over for Trial ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:30:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chris-Hays-3.jpg
A San Diego woman screamed and cursed after a judge ruled her husband, a former San Diego police officer, would stand trial on charges of sexual misconduct.

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<![CDATA[SDPD Officer Arrested in La Mesa]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:19:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gilbertlorenzosdpd.jpg
A San Diego police officer has been arrested for a domestic violence incident which occurred in La Mesa on Tuesday, police officials confirmed Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Santee Man Held in Nurse Stabbing]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:59:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/thomas-robert-fredette-nurse-stabbing.jpg
A Santee man was arrested for stabbing a nurse in a Los Angeles-area hospital.

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<![CDATA[Marine's Everest Summit on Hold]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:34:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pendleton+marine+mount+everest.jpg
A wounded warrior’s attempt to scale Mount Everest is in jeopardy after the mountain’s deadliest disaster threatens to end to this year’s climbing season.]]>
<![CDATA[Lab Finds "Game Changer" in Autism: UCSD]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:33:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Autism-Breakthrough-UCSD.jpg
Researchers say stem cells could lead them to the right drug to treat autism.

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<![CDATA[Little Italy Top City for Millennials: Forbes]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:42:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/cms11.jpg
Little Italy was just named one of the top neighborhoods to live as a Millennial.

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<![CDATA[City Approves $2M PLHS Ballfield Upgrade]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:34:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Point-Loma-Ball-Field-San-D.jpg
An agreement to pave the way for $2 million renovation of a baseball field in Point Loma got unanimous approval from the San Diego City Council Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Child Captures Hot Air Balloon Landing in Street]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:07:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balloon-Mishap-0423-Rancho2.jpg
A hot air balloon making an unscheduled landing was caught on video by a giggling little boy in the back of his mom's car.

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<![CDATA[2 Former Southwestern College Trustees Sentenced ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:56:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/yolanda+salcido.jpg
Two former Southwestern College trustees were sentenced today to probation, fines and community service, after a harsh scolding from a prosecutor in response to a letter by one of the defendants.]]>
<![CDATA[Casino Denies Digging Up Burial Grounds to Build]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:18:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jamul+casino+crosses.jpg
The latest skirmish in a long-running legal feud over an East County tribal casino project ended Tuesday in favor of tribal leaders.]]>
<![CDATA[High School Student Causes 7-Hour Standoff ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:47:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SWAT-Mira-Mesa-0423.jpg
A family fight between a San Diego couple and their 18-year-old daughter turned into a seven-hour SWAT standoff affecting an entire neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Killed, Burned Over Custody Fight: Cops]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:34:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kimberly-Hayes-Alpine.jpg
A woman whose burning body was discovered last month in Alpine may have been killed over custody of a baby, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.]]>
<![CDATA[Uncertainty Looms at Lincoln HS Amid Principal Controversy]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:56:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lincoln+high+school.jpg
The future of Lincoln High School remained up in the air Tuesday .]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego River Trail Bike Path Opens]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:48:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Bike-Path-Trail.jpg
A $2 million bike path along the San Diego River is now open.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Quality of Life Is on Rise: Survey]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:46:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+skyline+664.jpg
San Diego's quality of life is on the rise, according to a new survey.

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<![CDATA[Man's Body Found in East Village]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:45:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic.JPG
The discovery of a man’s body in San Diego’s East Village prompts an investigation.]]>
<![CDATA[AT&T Considers Super-Fast Internet in San Diego]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:35:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/laptop-telecommute-internet.jpg
The new Internet service offers speeds 100 times faster than broadband.

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<![CDATA[Accuser: Ex-Cop "Had All the Power" During Alleged Assault]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:21:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chris-Hays-Officer-SDPD2.jpg
A former San Diego police officer, accused of sexual misconduct by several women, faced three of his accusers in court Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Bank Bandit Wears Bronzer, Wig: Witnesses]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:24:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bank+robber+bronzer+wig.JPG
Suspects in area bank robberies - caught in the act on camera.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver ID'd in Fatal Suspected DUI Crash]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:32:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cab-Driver-Fatal-1.jpg
The California Highway Patrol has released the name of the alleged drunk driver who caused an Old Town crash that killed a cab driver.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Central Jail Escapee Captured ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:23:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/san+diego+central+jail.JPG
Officers announce the arrest of a man who had escaped while being transferred into the San Diego Central Jail.]]>
<![CDATA[Families Leave Big Easter Mess at Mission Bay Park]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:44:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4PM_PKG_MISSION_BAY_PAR_KNSD3TEH_1200x675_233443395871.jpg
Celebrations over Easter weekend left a lot to be cleaned up at Mission Bay Park. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala explains how the city is cleaning up after the holiday.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Company & White House Egg Roll]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:34:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/191*120/485902713.jpg
How a local company helped families participate in the annual tradition.

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<![CDATA[San Diego May Change "Edible" Marijuana Guidelines]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:56:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Edible-Marijuana-Pot-0422.jpg
After two deaths in Denver, Colorado have been linked to marijuana use, San Diego city officials are considering a change to edibles.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Kidnapped, Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint: SDPD]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:31:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sexual-Assault-Chollas-View.jpg
San Diego police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a child Monday in the Chollas View neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[Masked Man Kidnapped, Assaulted 12-Year-Old Girl: PD]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:04:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD-generic-cars-0226.jpg
Police are looking for the man they say kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in Chollas View Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Clothesline Project Breaks Silence on Military Sexual Trauma]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:21:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/clothesline+project+sexual+trauma.JPG
One out of five women and one out of 100 men have been a victim of sexual trauma in the military, according to Department of Vetereans Affairs, and victims who are part of the "Clothesline Project" say it...]]>
<![CDATA[SD Company Helps Secure Boston Marathon]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:48:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP453551512736.jpg
A huge concern in Boston Monday was security surrounding its marathon. NBC 7's Megan Tevrizian explains a San Diego company's role in making sure it all went smoothly.

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<![CDATA[Meb Keflezighi's SD Family Celebrates Boston Marathon Win]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:52:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marathon+winner+204.JPG
Meb Keflezighi’s family shares their excitement over his Boston Marathon win.

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<![CDATA[Shorthanded, Shortchanged: Will SDPD Officers Stay?]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:22:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_SDPD_COLD_CASE_050813_722x406_29467203736.jpg
San Diego's long-understaffed police department is now ticket for reinforcements and extra pay -- but it may take more than what's on the table to reverse and exodus of officers]]>
<![CDATA["Blackout Drunk" Defense Used in Architect Murder Trial]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:15:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/higinio+salgado.JPG
The defense for a man accused of drunkenly murdering a San Diego architect argued Monday that the defendant was not fully responsible for his actions because he was “blackout drunk.”]]>
<![CDATA[Destructive Pest Stopped at U.S.- Mexico Border]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:56:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Calcisuccinea-5433282-PPT.jpg
Border agents stop a box of Chinese cabbage carrying a tiny but formidable threat to California agriculture.

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<![CDATA[Series Preview: Padres vs. Brewers]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:55:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chase+headley.jpg
The San Diego Padres hit the road to play the league-leading Milwaukee Brewers in a three-game series starting Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Standoff Suspect Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:56:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/robert+deleon.jpg
A parolee fired a gun inside a La Mesa motel room Monday morning, just as U.S. Marshals were serving an arrest warrant, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Craft Beer Think Tank Formed]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:32:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/craftbeersd.jpg
The goal: to raise the profile of the local region’s burgeoning brewing industry.

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<![CDATA[Meb Keflezighi Wins Boston Marathon]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:56:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP326019165125.jpg
Meb Keflezighi, an Olympic marathon runner known to many San Diegans, won the Boston Marathon Monday with the second fastest time for an American man in the history of the event.

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