<![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 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:10:43 -0700 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:10:43 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hundreds Come Out to Honor Late Owner of Hodad's ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:46:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Mike+Hardin+of+Hodads.jpg
Hardin – also known as the “unofficial mayor of Ocean Beach” – died of natural causes last month.]]>
<![CDATA[New Trails Open at Black Mountain Ranch]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trails_6_1200x675_419591747692.jpg
More than 1,200 hours were spent building the trails by community members.]]>
<![CDATA[Springtime Activities in Sunny San Diego]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:14:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carlsbad-Flower-Fields.jpg
Fields of flowers, the San Diego Padres and pretty much perfect weather could only mean one thing: it’s springtime in San Diego. Here are some ways to celebrate the season and frolic in America’s Finest City.

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<![CDATA[City Doesn't Have to Clean Odorous Rocks: Judge]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:05:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/la+jolla+cove+bird+poop+rocks.JPG
A judge will not force the city of San Diego to clean up sea lion and bird excrement that has fouled the rocks and caused a caustic smell at the La Jolla Cove.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Easter Dining Guide]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:16:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/bloody+mary+0505.jpg
Grab the family, the pastel attire and maybe even the Easter Bunny: fabulous feasts for the holiday are just around the corner and we have your guide to the best bites in town. Spring into these San Diego dining

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<![CDATA[Train Derailment Wreckage Cleared]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:05:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/150328-6pm-metro-train-crash_1200x675_419651651872.jpg
The wreckage from the crash in Southern California between a metro train and a car, which left one person in grave condition Saturday, has been cleared. The collision occurred when the train hit a car that...]]>
<![CDATA[10 in Hospital, SoCal Train Crash]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:37:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/03-28-15+Train+Crash+LA+Times+Photo+%284%29.JPG
At least 21 people were injured and 10 sent to the hospital after a Metro train derailed when it crashed into a car near the University of Southern California Saturday, according to officials from the Los...

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<![CDATA[Officer Driving Police Cruiser While Intoxicated: Police]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:54:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB+darryl+cathey+police+officer+dui.jpg
The officer was driving a marked police car with three flat tires and bent rims, said Lt. John Stanford.]]>
<![CDATA[Planners Seek Community Input for Planning East Village Park]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:44:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Artie6P0328-2_1200x675_419642435585.jpg
During the meeting Saturday, planners showed images of fountains, cafes, and open plazas.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Stabbed Mom to Death: Police]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:59:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia+Ambulance+Generic+Medic+15.JPG
A teen, who neighbors say suffered years of abuse, killed his mother and put his grandmother in the hospital in a stabbing attack in their feces-covered Bridesburg home Friday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Police Demonstrate Use of Force Scenarios ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:52:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rascon6P0328_1200x675_419641923649.jpg
Just this month in San Diego County, there have been three officer-involved shootings, and in one case an officer shot a dog. So how do officers make those split-second decisions? NBC 7's Matt Rascon reports. ]]>
<![CDATA[Two New Trails Open at Black Mountain ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:43:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trails_2_1200x675_419590211830.jpg
Hikers visiting the Black Mountain Ranch Open Space Park will have two new trails to pick starting Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Killed in Crash With Big Rig]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fatal-Motorcycle-Fallbrook.jpg
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a big rig in Fallbrook Friday night, officials said.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Man Dies at Electronic Music Festival]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:48:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beyond+wonderland+electronic+music+festival.JPG
A San Diego man died at an electronic music festival northwest of San Bernardino.

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<![CDATA[Concealed Weapons Permits Hotly Debated]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:55:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GUNLAWPKG11P0327_1200x675_419459139886.jpg
In 2014, a three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a more generalized issuance of criteria for concealed weapons permits. Now, a judge has decided the case will be reheard...]]>
<![CDATA[Brady Aiken Has Tommy John Surgery]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:54:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/aiken+2.jpg
Cathedral Catholic product needed elbow reconstruction]]>
<![CDATA[Tsunami Warning System Improvements]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:18:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Tsunami-Warning.jpg
It’s hard to forget the dramatic video out of Japan showing a massive tsunami engulfing its coastline. In 2011, after that tsunami, San Diego experienced tsunami warnings. Today, that system has improved.

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<![CDATA[Hiker Injured in Cowles Mountain Fall]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:11:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDFR-Cowles.jpg
A hiker was injured on Cowles Mountain Saturday morning after falling 30 to 45 feet down an embankment, officials said.

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<![CDATA[19th Annual Rolando Street Fair]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:47:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rolando-Street-Fair.jpg
Live music, food and crafts will take center stage Sunday at the Rolando Street Fair.

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<![CDATA[Celebration of Life for Late Hodad's Owner]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:12:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hodad_9_1200x675_419590211713.jpg
Hundreds came out to honor the owner of the iconic Ocean Beach burger joint.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Rebuild After NYC Blast]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:56:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/467637062_FireNY.jpg
Some of them had only moments to get out. The residents of the area surrounding the East Village explosion that destroyed three buildings this week ran for their lives. Now they're working to pick up the pieces....

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<![CDATA[NYC Building Blast Search Continues]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:31:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/east+village+fire+explosion.jpg
Emergency workers continued searching Saturday for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings while investigators piece together what...]]>
<![CDATA[School Assistant Had "Mental Meltdown": Sister]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:57:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Linda+Lira+1.jpg
The woman suspected of barricading 14 students into a classroom and fighting staff was experiencing a mental breakdown, her sister told NBC 7 Friday.

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<![CDATA[Multi-Car Crash Injures 7 on I-15]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:53:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/i-15+multi+car+crash.JPG
Seven people, including three children, were injured in a multi-car crash on northbound Interstate 15 in Rancho Peñasquitos Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Shot at Spring Break Party: Cops]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:23:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/panama+city+mug+032815.jpg
Seven people were shot early Saturday morning at a house party in Panama City Beach, Florida, according to police. Gunshots rang out at the party around 1 a.m. Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen told NBC...

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<![CDATA[Rabid Bat Found at San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/bat0327.jpg
A rabid bat was discovered at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and county health officials are looking for anyone who may have had contact with it.

Photo Credit: San Diego Health and Human Services]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Events for Mar. 26-29]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:42:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Crew-Classic1.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? You're in luck.
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<![CDATA[Deputy Shoots Man With Shotgun in Encinitas]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:16:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Encinitas-OIS-2.JPG
A deputy was involved in a shooting in Encinitas Friday morning, officials said.

Photo Credit: Megan Tevrizian]]>
<![CDATA[Driver, 33, Killed in Rollover Crash]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:10:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Esco-Fatal-Crash-0327.jpg
A 33-year-old man died Thursday night from critical injuries suffered in a rollover crash in Escondido, police confirmed.

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<![CDATA[DUI Suspect Passes Out at Wheel on Freeway]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:56:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DUI-CHP-Window-Smash.jpg
A suspected drunk driver passed out behind the wheel of her car in the middle of a San Diego freeway Friday morning prompting an officer to smash in her window to stop the car from rolling into traffic.

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<![CDATA[Students Suffer Minor Injuries in Fireworks Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:20:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ethan+Chase+Middle+School.jpeg
Five people were hospitalized after firefighters responded to a report of an explosion Friday at a Riverside County middle school.

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<![CDATA[Body of Missing Student Found at Lake Murray]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:03:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lake+Murray+sonar+pic-PIC_0.jpg
Search teams are using unmanned controlled sonar devices as they continue to look for a San Diego State student who disappeared at Lake Murray in La Mesa on Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Vigils Held for Slain Calif. Cop]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:39:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0327-2015-SJPD-vigil.jpg
Residents of the Bay Area held vigils Friday night for San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson, who died in a shootout that also claimed the life of a suspect, Scott Dunham. Dunham, who authorities said killed...

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<![CDATA[Cops Chase "Support Police" Car]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:44:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/237*120/we+support+our+local+police+dept.jpg
A man driving a car with "We Support Our Local Police" scrawled on the back windshield led police on a dramatic car chase through city streets and down the wrong side of freeways near Disneyland before...

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<![CDATA[200 People Involved in Navy Bribery Scandal: Feds]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:00:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP536829132571.jpg
The international bribery scandal that reached the upper echelons of the U.S. Navy now encompasses some 200 subjects, federal prosecutors said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Taraji Henson Apologizes]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:28:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/197*120/03-27-15_Racial-Profiling-Henson.JPG
After Glendale, California, police released a dashcam video that appeared to contradict claims by "Empire" star Taraji Henson that her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop, the actress apologized...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Glendale Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Boston Police Officer, Suspect Shot]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/John+Moynihan.jpg
A Boston Police officer honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings is listed in critical condition after he was shot in the face following a traffic stop in the city's Roxbury...

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<![CDATA[Barbie Costume-Clad Bathroom Assailant Sentenced]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:43:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gregory-Phillip-Schwartz-Sentencing.jpg
A San Diego man accused of attacking a woman in the bathroom of a Big Lots store while wearing a pink Barbie tutu costume will be sentenced for the crime Friday.

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<![CDATA["Hero" School Bus Driver]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:32:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/03-27-2015-rsm-bus-fire.gif
A school bus driver helped about 35 students safely exit a burning bus Friday morning in front of an Orange County, California, school after flames spread from its engine area.

Photo Credit: Daniel Grantham]]>
<![CDATA[Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:40:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/LetterJacket.jpg
A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters.]]>
<![CDATA[Assistant Barricaded Students, Took Off Clothes]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:27:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+academy.JPG
An after-school assistant in California was arrested after some bizarre behavior, including barricading several students into a classroom, taking off her clothes and upending desks, according San Diego...

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