<![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, 31 Aug 2015 04:26:54 -0700 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:26:54 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Beaches Reopen After Close Shark Encounter on Video]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hammerhead-shark-la-jolla.gif
A group of kayakers captured their exciting close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches.
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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Felony Sex Crimes Against Multiple Children]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:57:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/richard+sears+perris+station+riverside+photo.jpg
Perris Station detectives in Riverside County began investigating when they received reports of multiple child molestations.

Photo Credit: Perris Station in Riverside]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:27:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trumpsanders.jpg
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump — the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively — have seen their support...

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<![CDATA[Man Found Unconscious in SDPD Patrol Car Dies: SDPD]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:45:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/central+jail+death+investigation+stringer.jpg
Officials say the incident happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[SDPD Helicopter Pilots Earn Award for Use of Cameras]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:24:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ABLE-Generic.jpg
The San Diego Police Department's Airborne Law Enforcement Unit (ABLE) is being nationally recognized by FLIR, the company that makes the 380 HD cameras mounted on SDPD helicopters.]]>
<![CDATA[Little Local Gives Tips to Beat the Heat]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:51:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Little-Weather-Expert-KNSD.jpg
NBC 7's Omari Fleming, reporting from Santee Lakes, speaks to a little local who knows a thing or two about how to beat the heat amid San Diego's very hot late-August weather. Tip: "Be Cool.

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<![CDATA[Mother Drowns Twin Sons in Bathtub: Police]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:54:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mireya_Lopez.jpg
A 22-year-old mother intentionally drowned her twin toddlers in a bathtub Sunday, according to police in Arizona, NBC News reported. Mireya Alejandra Lopez also allegedly told investigators that she attempted...

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<![CDATA[Self-Help Pioneer Dr. Wayne Dyer Dies at 75: Family]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:10:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-84218602_opt.jpg
Self-help guru Dr. Wayne Dyer died Saturday at the age of 75, his family and publisher said on Sunday. The cause of death was not immediately reported. The media sensation was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic...

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<![CDATA[Mother of Accused Texas Deputy Killer Gives Alibi]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:02:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/policia-asesinado-texas.jpg
The mother of the suspect in the execution-style killing of Texas sheriff's deputy Darren H. Goforth said her son cannot be the gunman because he was out shopping with her at the time of the shooting. Before...

Photo Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[Planes Clip Wings in Minor Incident at Oakland Airport]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:02:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_185887181_police_lights_generic1.jpg
Two Southwest Airlines planes clipped wings Sunday at Oakland International Airport, according to the airport spokesperson. No injuries have been reported. An Instagram photo taken by passenger Manas...

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<![CDATA[El Cajon Appoints New Police Chief]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:41:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/el+cajon+police+chief.JPG
El Cajon just appointed a new police chief.

Photo Credit: El Cajon Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Chula Vista Fatal Rollover Crash ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:49:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fatal+crash2.JPG
Police have closed the 400 block of C Street in Chula Vista after a fatal rollover crash Sunday night according to the Chula Vista Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Woman Jumps Out of Window to Escape Fire]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:58:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fire+truck+generic.jpg
A woman is recovering at UCSD Medical Center after a fire started in the kitchen of her mobile home.]]>
<![CDATA[Erika Remnants Threaten Fla.; Hawaii Preps for Ignacio]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:57:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/erika-lluvias.jpg
The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika continued to push toward Florida Monday, threatening to bring strong winds and heavy rain to the region, NBC News reported. Though the storm weakened after wreaking havoc on...

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<![CDATA[San Diegans Organize For Million Man March Anniversary]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:05:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/million+man.JPG
San Diego organizers are hoping to send people to the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington DC this October.

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<![CDATA[Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:40:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-486005752.jpg
The Chicago Cubs were on a four game losing streak, but their best pitcher was at his best Sunday as Jake Arrieta pitched a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The no-hitter is the first in Arrieta’s...

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<![CDATA[Prisoner Escapes NY Hospital: Cops]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:03:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/escaped+prisoner+tiffany+neumann.jpg
Police in New York are looking for a woman wearing a hospital gown who escaped custody Sunday night after being taken to a Manhattan hospital complaining of a medical issue. Christine Figueredo slipped out...]]>
<![CDATA[Calexico Border Patrol Catch Fugitive]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:50:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Border-Patrol-Generic.jpg
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers caught a fugitive wanted for sexual assault at the Calexico downtown port of entry Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[P.F. Chang Murder Suspect 'Snapped']]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:38:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Jaquan+Huston.jpg
Heartbreak surrounds the P.F. Chang's in Peabody, Massachusetts, after one kitchen worker was stabbed to death Saturday evening, allegedly at the hands of another. On Saturday evening, 38-year-old Elivelton...

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<![CDATA[Lifeguards Call Off Search for Missing Swimmer ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:58:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/missing+swimmer2.JPG
Lifeguards have temporarily called off the search for a missing swimmer in Ocean Beach.

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<![CDATA[ Legislation Would Close Wage Theft Loopholes ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/wage+theft.JPG
New legislation, backed by California State Assembly Speaker and former San Diego City Councilwoman Toni Atkins, would seek ways to close loopholes that allow businesses to get away with wage theft.

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<![CDATA[Chargers Make Roster Cuts, Release 11]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:55:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/204*120/151117628.jpg
The Chargers have until Tuesday to get their roster down to 75 players.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot Twice in Leg by Suspect: SDPD]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:21:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdpd+generic1.jpg
The circumstances of the shooting were unclear.

Photo Credit: Steven Luke]]>
<![CDATA[Emaciated Horse Rescued With 3-Foot-Long Hooves]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:06:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/f_horse_neglect_150828.nbcnews-fp-1280-700.jpg
Three neglected and emaciated horses were discovered earlier this month with over-grown hooves after Maryland officials called animal welfare workers to check on the horses, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Full Hazmat Response for Drug Bust in Lakside ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:25:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/drug+bust2.JPG
At least one person has been detained in a drug bust in Lakeside.

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<![CDATA[Second Hammerhead Sighting in Two Days Prompts Advisory]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:02:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/la+jolla+shores+shark+advisory.jpg
The stretch of shoreline between La Jolla Cove and Scripps Pier reopened Sunday morning with a shark advisory -- only to close later.

Photo Credit: Twitter user Noah: @262sd]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:37:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hammerhead-shark-la-jolla.gif
A group of kayakers captured their exciting close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches.
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<![CDATA[Gas Leaks Prompts Some Evacuations in Clairemont]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
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<![CDATA[Closer Look: Deadly DUIs in San Diego]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:36:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/01-dui.jpg
Over the past three months, NBC 7 has reported on four suspected DUI crashes in San Diego County that resulted in deaths – from a devoted rancher killed in a head-on hit-and-run, to a mother of three killed...

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<![CDATA[Rat Droppings, Urine Found at Chuck E. Cheese's]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:08:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chuck-E-Cheese-Droppings.jpg
San Diego County health officials say they will conduct a follow-up inspection of the Chuck E. Cheese’s Grossmont Center location after “fresh and old droppings” from rats were found under storage racks and the...

Photo Credit: Colleen Adams]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian Hit, Badly Injured by Car]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:42:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ped-Ax-El-Cajonblvd-0829.jpg
A 59-year-old man walking near City Heights Saturday was seriously injured when a car accidentally hit him, sending him flying into the air, according to one witness.

Photo Credit: Erica Simpson]]>
<![CDATA[Air Force Contractor Pays $945,000 in Back Wages ]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:29:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/paycheck1200.jpg
Investigators from the Department of Labor ordered a San Diego air force contractor to pay $945,000 in back wages to 901 employees across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Firefighters Injured Fighting I-8 Blaze]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:32:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alpine-Drop-Heidi-Hopp.jpg
A brush fire sparked in Alpine Saturday morning near the Viejas Casino & Resort, leaving three firefighters with heat-related injuries, officials confirmed.

Photo Credit: Heidi Hopp
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<![CDATA[Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Texas Deputy ]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:33:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/policia-asesinado-texas.jpg
Hundreds gathered at a vigil Saturday to mourn the loss of the sheriff’s deputy ambushed at a Texas gas station while filling up his patrol car the previous evening, NBC News reported.

Photo Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Francis Decries Crimes Against Refugees]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:42:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485905526-pope-francis-austria.jpg
Pope Francis asked the faithful Sunday to work together to prevent crimes against people who are forced to flee their home countries in search of a better life, NBC News reported. The pontiff made his...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Hiker Found Alive After Missing for More Than a Week]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:26:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Missing_Hiker.jpg
A 62-year-old woman who vanished while hiking in California was found alive Saturday — more than a week after she was separated from the group she was traveling with, police said, NBC News reported.

Photo Credit: Fresno County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Scholarships Memorialize Reporter Slain in Virginia]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:03:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/184*120/matan-reporteros_3.jpg
The family of Alison Parker, the TV reporter shot to death during a live report Wednesday morning in Virginia, is asking that people donate to memorial scholarship funds and charities in her name to honor...

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<![CDATA[Huge Fire at Saudi Oil Workers' Compound Kills 7]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:05:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/AP859656548979.jpg
Seven people were killed and more than 200 injured in a giant fire that tore through an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia Sunday, The Associated Press reported. Officials said that residents of...

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<![CDATA[Obama Heads to Alaska for Historic Climate Change Tour]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:38:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_586127782641.jpg
President Barack Obama heads to Alaska Monday for a historic Arctic tour aimed at drawing attention to climate change, NBC News reported. The three-day tour will include trips to a receding glacier and...

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<![CDATA[Memorial Service Held for Slain Roanoke TV Journalists]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:38:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_141218438885.jpg
A memorial service was held at a Virginia church for two journalists who were slain on live TV this week. WDBJ7, the station where Alison Parker and Adam Ward worked, said the interfaith service was being held...

Photo Credit: WDBJ-TV via AP]]>
<![CDATA[3 Adults Killed, Child Wounded in Tennessee Home Shooting]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:07:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/187062332.jpg
Two men and a woman were found shot to death inside a home in eastern Tennessee Saturday night, according to the local sheriff's office, NBC News reported. A child was also found inside the home with gunshot...

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<![CDATA[Gordon’s Outing Lacks Signature Play vs Seahawks]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:33:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Melvin+Gordon+Chargers+Preseason.jpg
Patience Is A Virtue With Chargers Rookie Melvin Gordon]]>