<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:06:07 -0800 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:06:07 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Friends Pay Tribute to Tree Trimmer’s Family at Fundraiser]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:32:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Luis-Hernandez-1125.jpg
Friends of an Escondido tree trimmer struck and killed by a car while pulling branches out of a roadway honored their friend in a generous way.

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<![CDATA[Freeze Watch, Frost Advisory in Effect for Parts of County]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:52:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Borrego-Palm-Canyon.jpg
Showers and chilly temperatures swept San Diego County amid the Thanksgiving Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Gets Underway]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:27:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WilliamPorter-AP_329640594936.jpg
The first of six trials of Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray begins on Monday. The trial for William Porter, who is charged with manslaughter and misconduct, could serve as...

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<![CDATA[Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After Hit-And-Run]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:50:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hit+and+run.PNG
A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Escondido Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Silver Strand Water Contact Closure Lifted ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:34:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/water.PNG
The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Silver Strand shoreline.

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<![CDATA[Chargers Ride Rivers to Road Win]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:02:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/GettyImages-499186382.jpg
The Bolts snapped their 6-game losing skid with a 31-25 win in Jacksonville thanks in large part to the feet of Philip Rivers.

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<![CDATA[Aztecs Fall To West Virginia In Las Vegas]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:47:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*124/GettyImages-499008378+%281%29.jpg
West Virginia defeated San Diego State 72-50 in the Intercontinental Tire Invitational Championship title game.

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<![CDATA[Three Suspects Arrested for Chula Vista Armed Robbery ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:28:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/robbery1.PNG
Three suspects are in custody after an armed robbery at a 7-11 in Chula Vista Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Another Wet, Snowy Storm Heads for Middle of U.S.]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 22:14:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/AP_487424761544.jpg
Another storm could mean more snow for areas recovering from a Thanksgiving weekend storm that’s blamed for 14 deaths so far. The new storm began sweeping east Sunday out of the Rocky Mountains, heading...

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<![CDATA[Tx. Crews Respond to Water Rescues]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:13:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Water_rescues_112915.jpg
Authorities across North Texas responded to dozens of high-water rescues as bands of torrential rain swept across the region through Thanksgiving weekend.
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<![CDATA[Bus Transporting Va. Students Overturns, 35 Injured]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:56:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CVBr4PPWsAEauo4.jpg.jpg
A bus full of college students overturned Sunday night in Virginia, injuring 35 people, one of them critically, authorities said. The nature of the critically wounded patient's injuries wasn't disclosed. None...

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<![CDATA[El Cajon Planning Commission Discusses Pot Dispensaries ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:02:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marijuana-AP_643728421445.jpg
The El Cajon planning commission will hold a hearing on Tuesday concerning marijuana dispensaries.

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<![CDATA[Man Hid Roommate's Body in Suitcase]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:57:57 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/midlothian+suitcase.jpg
A man faces criminal charges after police were tipped off to a "foul odor" coming from the basement of an apartment building in Midlothian, Illinois, only to discover his roommate's body hidden in storage...

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<![CDATA[Bats Tied To Poles With Chains]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:31:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bat6.jpg
San Francisco police are investigating why a set of spiked baseball bats were chained to telephone poles around San Francisco on Thanksgiving, which a spokesman said was "very strange." As many of 27 of...

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<![CDATA[Threat Cancels Ill. College Classes]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:40:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/u+of+c+hyde+park.jpg
Classes at University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus are canceled Monday after an unknown individual posted an online threat of gun violence, according to the University. President Robert Zimmer sent a letter to...]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed in Suspected DUI in Lakeside]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:29:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lakeside+ped.PNG
A pedestrian has been killed in a suspected DUI in Lakeside.

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<![CDATA[4 People Dead in Apparent Louisiana Murder-Suicide]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 16:40:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
Four people, including boys ages 2 and 4, were found dead Sunday morning inside a home in Marrero, Louisiana, authorities said. The bodies were discovered about 11 a.m. (noon ET) when an 18-year-old woman...

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<![CDATA[Weekly San Diego Sports Preview]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 16:31:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/GettyImages-499186382.jpg
Here's your San Diego sports preview for the week of November 30th-December 6th.

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<![CDATA[Victims of Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting Identified]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:34:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ColoradoVictimsSplitScreen.jpg
The two victims of an attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs were identified Sunday as an Army veteran and a lovable mother. Officials said Jennifer Markovsky, 36, and Ke'Arre Marcell...

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<![CDATA[Search Continues for Named Suspect in Teen's Killing]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:10:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Daniel-Flores-Anna-Hernandez.jpg
A juvenile has been arrested on suspicion of accessory to murder charges and another suspect is being sought in connection to the killing of a 14-year-old San Diego girl.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Airport Busy as Travelers Fly Home]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:07:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/airportholidaytravelsecuritylinepic-PIC_0.jpg
If you're one of the many heading home today after the Thanksgiving holiday, be ready for the crowds. The Sunday after Thanksgiving is supposed to be the second busiest travel day of the year.

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<![CDATA[Turkey Recovers Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Jet]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:42:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_252547677973.jpg
Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomts on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two...

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<![CDATA[Remembering Officer Garrett Swasey]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:49:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*164/TMD-Garrett-Swasey-policia-de-colorado-asesinado.JPG
The death of University of Colorado police officer Garrett Swasey is hitting hard for many not just in the world of law enforcement, but also competitive ice skating. Swasey grew up in Melrose, Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[Car Hits Storage Unit, Causes Possible Explosion]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 12:37:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
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<![CDATA[Rice Family Attorneys Want Own Experts to Testify]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:49:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/AP_534461744962.jpg
Upset over a series of experts' reports commissioned by Cleveland prosecutors that conclude the police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice was justified, attorneys for the boy's family released reports from...

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<![CDATA[Group Protests Officer Shooting of Lamontez Jones ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:55:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/protest1.PNG
A group gathered in downtown Saturday night to protest the shooting of Lamontez Jones, a 39-year-old black man killed by officers in the Gaslamp.

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<![CDATA[At Least Dozen Sickened by 'Spice' near Petco Park]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 12:38:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD+Spice+Calls+1128+2015.jpg
The reports come approximately a week after more than a dozen were treated and some taken to the hospital after consuming a batch of 'spice'.

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<![CDATA['Spice' Use Prevalent in San Diego: SD Fire Rescue ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:59:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bad+spice1.PNG
A community emergency erupted after a bad batch of the drug spice was distributed earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[Trump Stands by 9/11 Cheering Claims]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:22:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_429666502119.jpg
Despite a lack of evidence, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday kept pushing the claim that he saw cheering from Muslims in New Jersey on September 11, 2001. Appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press"...

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<![CDATA[Carson: Syrian Refugees Satisfied With Facilities in Jordan ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:05:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carson+Jordan+MTP.png
Fresh off of a visit to the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson came away thinking the United States needs to do more to support the country that is housing thousands...
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<![CDATA[Plains, Midwest Brace for Snow After Deadly Ice Storms ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 06:55:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/AP_487424761544.jpg
At least fourteen deaths have been blamed on a series of storms that brought freezing conditions across the nation's midsection since Thursday, and despite an increase in temperatures on Sunday, the relief...

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<![CDATA[Beloved Restaurant in Carlsbad Closing ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:01:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/armenian+cafe.JPG
When he was 21 Eddy Shakarjian’s family fled Lebanon during the war and now after 27 years in Carlsbad The Armenian Café is closing.

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<![CDATA[Crazy Eights: SDSU Beats Nevada for 8-0 MW Record]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:28:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Pumphrey.jpg
San Diego State won its 8th consecutive game by 14 points or more, capping off a perfect run through the Mountain West Conference with a 31-14 victory over Nevada.

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<![CDATA[Hood Sisters Help USD Go 6-0]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:12:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/MayaHood.jpeg
The USD women's basketball team topped Akron 86-65 Saturday to move to 6-0.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Who Fought to Live Looking for Adoptive Family ]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:51:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rocky1.PNG
Rocky Balboa has survived a hole in his skull, a heart murmur, serious intestinal complications, and now it’s been determined he’s deaf – hence the fighter’s name.

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<![CDATA[Ahead of Expected El Nino, Sandbags Handed Out]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 18:40:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sandbaggiveaway1128-PIC_0.jpg
As San Diego heads into what could be a wet winter, a lot of San Diego County residents may be unprepared for a strong El Nino.

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<![CDATA[Thanksgiving DUI Arrests Up, Fatalities Down Statewide]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:15:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dui+checkpoint2.JPG
Compared to this time last year DUI arrests were up but fatalities were down across the state over Thanksgiving weekend , according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Survivor: Colorado Gunman 'Was Aiming for My Head']]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:14:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_271813232552.jpg
A man who came face-to-face with a gunman at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic Friday said he felt "helpless" as he watched the shooter, who killed three people and injured nine others, NBC News reported. Ozy...

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<![CDATA[3 Men Who Burglarized Midtown Home Still Missing ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:37:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043315.jpg
Three suspects broke into a home in Midtown, north of Little Italy just before 10:30 Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Small Business Saturday Getting Big ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:11:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/small+business.PNG
As big as Black Friday is 'Small Business Saturday' has become a profitable day for local businesses as well.

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<![CDATA[Brothers Take Selfie With Rescued Bald Eagle]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 16:43:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/12274514_10153767094985948_8246360514611169966_n_188ad7ec63c97311a3ffd23d663cd64f.nbcnews-ux-320-320.jpg
Two Canadian brothers who rescued a bald eagle from a trap took the rare chance to snap a selfie with the stately creature before setting it free. Michael Fletcher, 29, said he was hunting with his brother...

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