<![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 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:36:14 -0700 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:36:14 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former San Diego County Sheriff Dies]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:58:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/175*120/zaaef16659fe26cba8825758c0016714f.jpg
The man who served for 14 years as the Sheriff of San Diego County has died, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO) confirmed Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Smugglers Tried to Sell Nuclear Material to ISIS: AP ]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 04:00:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP1748184606701.jpg
In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to...

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<![CDATA[Many of State's Top Water Guzzlers Live in SD]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:54:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/drought-generic-april-13_3.jpg
Some of the top guzzlers of California’s sparse water supply live in San Diego County.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Path of Traffic]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:29:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/El-Cajon-Ped-1006.jpg
A pedestrian was hit by a car and critically injured Monday night in El Cajon after apparently stepping into the path of oncoming traffic, police said.

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<![CDATA[Wine Bar, More Merchants Join Liberty Public Market]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:18:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Liberty+Public+Market+Preview+045.JPG
Another round of unique merchants – plus a restaurant, wine bar and beer shop – have been chosen to join San Diego’s new, large-scale public marketplace set to open this fall at Liberty Station.

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<![CDATA[Closing Arguments in Retrial of Wife Who Killed Husband]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:06:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Julie-Harper-Final-Testimony-1001.jpg
Closing arguments we delivered Tuesday in the retrial of a Carlsbad woman who killed her husband at their home three years ago while their children were in another room watching cartoons.

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<![CDATA[Oregon Campus Shuts Down Over 'Potential Threat' on Note ]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 04:08:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Police+Tape4.jpg
The discovery of a handwritten note found in a woman’s washroom led to the shutdown of Southern Oregon University’s main campus on Wednesday, NBC News reported. The school canceled classes on...

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<![CDATA[Transgender Woman Killed ]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:39:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kiesha-Jenkins-New.jpg
Police are investigating the murder of a transgender woman overnight in Philadelphia. Police say 22-year-old Kiesha Jenkins, of North Philadelphia, was dropped off on the 1300 block of Wingohocking Street...

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<![CDATA[Woman Punched by Officer in Custody]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:39:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/N5P_VO_CHP_URBAN_BACKLASH_for_web_1200x675_301698115995.jpg
The woman who was videotaped by a passing motorist being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer as she wandered along the side of the Santa Monica Freeway in Los Angeles was detained on Tuesday in...]]>
<![CDATA[Stricter Rules Coming for Disabled Placard Abuse]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:53:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2+-+Paula+puts+up+the+placard+parking+cheaters.JPG
Under a new ordinance, parking enforcement officers, as well as police officers, will be able to cite those misusing disabled parking placards.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother of Oregon College Shooter Wrote About Guns, Autism]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:53:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_421806666571.jpg
The mother of the Oregon college shooter wrote that she was a gun enthusiast in online postings years ago, NBC News reported. "I keep all my mags full. I keep two full mags in my Glock case.

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<![CDATA[6,000 Federal Prisoners to Be Granted Early Release: Report]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:48:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ObamaPrison1.jpg
The Justice Department will grant early releases to about 6,000 federal inmates within weeks, according to a report published Tuesday, NBC News reported. The inmates will be freed between October 30 and...

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit Filed by Woman Hit by Branch Dismissed: City]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:10:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/treefallsvictimpic-PIC_0.jpg
A San Diego judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a woman injured when a eucalyptus branch fell on her.

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<![CDATA[John Kerry Stops in Haiti to Discuss Election Preparations]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:37:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KerryHaitiElections.jpg
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Haiti's capital on Tuesday to discuss preparations for the country's upcoming elections and encourage people to refrain from disrupting balloting after a messy...

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested After Mall Incident Involving Gun]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:53:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
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<![CDATA[Human Ancestor Naledi Was Handy With Tools: Scientists]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:24:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_146703177011.jpg
Homo naledi, the ancient human ancestor whose fossils have been retrieved from a South African cave, may have been handy with tools and walked much like a person, according to scientists who examined its...

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<![CDATA[Norwegian Airline CEO Hints to $69 Flights From U.S to Europe]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:03:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NorwegianCEO.jpg
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday,...

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<![CDATA[Timeline: Chargers' Hunt for New Stadium]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:17:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/207*120/06-17-2015-chargers-stadium-qualcomm-1.jpg
The Chargers' journey to find a new stadium

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<![CDATA[Missing Cargo Ship: Who Are the Americans Aboard?]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:19:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/missing-cargo-ship-splitscreen.jpg
Family members of the 28 Americans aboard a container ship believed to have sunk when Hurricane Joaquin swept the Bahamas are sharing the stories of their missing loved ones. El Faro's American crew members...

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<![CDATA[4 New Tenants at Westfield Mission Valley]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:40:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tender-Greens-Facebook.jpg
Mall operator Westfield Corp. recently announced four new tenants at its Westfield Mission Valley retail center, including the newly opened Yard House restaurant.

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<![CDATA[2 ATMs Damaged in Same Shopping Center]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:27:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ATM-Robbery-100615_4.jpg
Robbers targeted two ATMS in two different businesses.

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<![CDATA[55K Residents Susceptible to Flooding During El Nino: Study]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:19:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/el+nino+flooding+map+1006+NUSIPR.jpg
The upcoming El Nino will dump heavy rains on Southern California and bring an especially wet winter to the region.

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<![CDATA[20-Foot Python Attacks Pet Shop Owner]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:20:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/snakestore.jpg
A 20-foot python turned on a north Kentucky pet store owner "like lightning" on Monday, biting him in the arm and wrapping itself around his body while a customer screamed in terror, NBC News reported. Then...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago's Top Cop Addresses Critics, Says He'll Stay on the Job]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:36:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/190*120/168171599%281%29.jpg
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy faced tough questions at a City Council budget hearing Tuesday afternoon, one day after several city aldermen publicly called for his firing following another violent...

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<![CDATA[Grant Funding Will Fund Comprehensive Tree Inventory]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:54:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+park+generic.JPG
A nearly $1 million grant will held San Diego officials create a more comprehensive inventory of trees across the county.]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Slams Into Truck's Rear, Dies ]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:05:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chp-generic-night.jpg
A motorcyclist died Tuesday morning after he slammed into the rear of a pickup truck on State Route 78, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Manny Pacquiao Announces 2016 Senate Run in Philippines]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:25:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MannySenate.jpg
Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao announced Monday he will run for Senate in the Philippines in 2016, NBC News reported. Pacquiao, who is currently a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, confirmed his...

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<![CDATA[Toddler Contracts E. Coli and Dies]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:59:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/guay.jpg
The father of a toddler who contracted E. coli at the Oxford County Fair in Maine says his son has died. Jon Guay told The Sun Journal of Lewiston that his 20-month-old son Colton may have contracted Hemolytic...

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<![CDATA[Father Makes Final Effort to Cross Border, Reunite With Family]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:03:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rafael_gaytan_pic_1200x675_539640387691.jpg
Rafael Gaytan, a Mexican national, lived in Florida with his family for more than 10 years as an undocumented immigrant.
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<![CDATA[Couple on Romantic Midnight Sail Needs Rescue]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:02:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/coronado-rescue-sailboat-1006.jpg
An anniversary sail near Coronado ended when one couple’s rented vessel struck a sandbar.]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Patches in San Diego]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:17:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pumpkins-generic.jpg
With October in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about picking that perfect pumpkin. In San Diego, there are plenty of patches where families can feel festive this fall in the all-important search...

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<![CDATA[Student Charged Over Mac and Cheese]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:25:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Luke+Gatti+mug+shot.jpg
A University of Connecticut student was arrested Sunday night after allegedly drinking at an on-campus dining area and scuffling with management over mac and cheese in an encounter that was captured on camera. A

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<![CDATA[New FDA Anti-Smoking Ads Target Black and Latino Youth]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:52:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/FDAKids.jpg
The Food and Drug Administration, never known for its cachet with the youth of America, is reaching out with a new hip-hop themed anti-smoking campaign, NBC News reported. Featuring YouTube videos of...

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<![CDATA[Snakes, Tarantula Discovered During House Fire ]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:31:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/college+area+fire.jpeg
A house fire became more dangerous for firefighters when they discovered poisonous snakes inside.

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<![CDATA[S.C. Flood Death Toll Climbs, Dam Breaks Feared]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:36:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_454516223767.jpg
The deadly, record-smashing rainfall that soaked South Carolina may have finally passed, but the threat was far from over Tuesday, NBC News reported. Three more deaths were announced Tuesday afternoon...

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