<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSat, 03 Dec 2016 13:57:07 -0800Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:57:07 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Shot After Stabbing K9, Taking Hostage in RSF]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:32:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rancho-Santa-Fe-Shooting-1203.jpg
A short standoff in Rancho Santa Fe early Saturday ended with a man being shot by deputies after he allegedly stabbed a K9 and took a woman hostage.

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<![CDATA[9 Killed, Dozens More Feared Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:31:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oakfire16.jpg
Fire officials say nine people were killed, and 25 others are unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a warehouse in Oakland late Friday night.The fire started on the 1300 block of 31st Avenue at about 11:24...

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Killed in Wrong-Way Crash With DUI Suspect]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:03:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SanYsidro-Deadly-Crash-1203.jpg
California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials said a motorcyclist “didn’t stand a chance” when he was hit by a suspected drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 5 in San Ysidro Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Woman Accused of Embezzling $500K Used it For Gambling]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:01:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sheila+Jo+Jackson+Suspect+12.1.16.jpg
Escondido Police have arrested a woman accused of embezzling $500,000 from her employer, on multiple felony charges.

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<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 1-4]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:46:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/December-Nights-2014_3.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.]]>
<![CDATA[Security, Parking Preps for December Nights]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:57:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/December-Nights-2014.jpg
As thousands of people file into Balboa Park this weekend for December Nights, parking for the large-scale event and security will likely be top of mind for many.

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<![CDATA[First Mandrill Baby Born at San Diego Zoo in 14 Years]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:43:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD+Zoo+Mandril+Baby+Ride.jpg
The San Diego Zoo welcomed the first Mandrill baby born in more than 14 years at the zoo.

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<![CDATA[Fire Rips Through Oakland Warehouse, Killing 9]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 12:38:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oaklandfireI.jpg
At least nine people were killed and 25 others are unaccounted for after a three-alarm fire erupted at a warehouse party in Oakland late Friday night, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA[Dozens Arraigned in Car Theft Undercover Operation]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:36:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/auto-theft-ring-arraignment.jpg
Dozens of people appeared before a San Diego judge Friday to face charges related to a massive car theft ring.
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<![CDATA[Toys For Tots: Where To Drop Your Donations Around San Diego]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:18:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/thumbnail_T4T16.jpg
Join the US Marines in their Toys for Tots Mission this holiday season!]]>
<![CDATA[Atty: Doc Pays 'Heavy Price' for Fake Prescriptions]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:19:37 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Naga-Thota-KNSD-0831.jpg
Naga Raja Thota, M.D., 62, pleaded guilty Wednesday to seven counts three months after he was arrested at the Pain Management Center in El Cajon.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Marine Osprey Makes Precautionary Emergency Landing]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:17:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Osprey-Mt-Laguna-1202.jpg
A U.S. Marine aircraft made a precautionary emergency landing east of San Diego, near Mount Laguna, on Thursday afternoon, military officials said.

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<![CDATA[Thumbs Up! Buzz Aldrin Gets Surprise Visit in Hospital]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:27:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/buzz+aldrin+astronauta.jpg
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who was medically evacuated from the South Pole earlier this week, is continuing to recover in a New Zealand hospital — and is in good spirits thanks to a visit from a friend, NBC...

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<![CDATA[NYC Man Steals Bus to Go for a Joyride (Again)]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:26:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mta+bus+ridership.jpg
Police arrested Ellias, 24, of Staten Island, for stealing an MTA bus from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George sometime between midnight and 3 a.m.Ellias was caught doing the same thing in June 2014...]]>
<![CDATA[Sandy Hook Group Begins Violence Warning-Signs Campaign ]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:09:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sandyhookmemorialIII.jpg
A group formed by families who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting has started a new public service campaign designed to teach people to recognize the warning signs of someone who may be...

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<![CDATA[Carjacking Victim Makes Toy Delivery on Time]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:14:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/12-01-16+Carjacking+Pursuit.JPG
A Bay Ho carjacking and high speed chase Thursday night came to an unusual and surprise end Thursday.

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<![CDATA[SDSO Doing Warrant Sweeps to Stop Holiday Crime]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:27:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Sheriff-generic-SDSO.jpg
A half dozen suspected crooks are off the streets in an effort to keep shoppers in the North County safe this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Sharp HealthCare and Nurses Reach Tentative Settlement]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:28:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sharp-Nurse-hospital-bed-senior.jpg
Check back for updates on this breaking news story.

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<![CDATA[Local Volunteer Medic Helping Injured Civilians in Mosul]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:32:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Derek+Coleman+Mosul.jpg
A San Diego man is helping save the lives of hundreds of civilians at the front lines in Mosul. But his contribution isn’t on the battlefield; it’s as one of the two volunteer medics.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:22:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/el-factor-palin.jpg
An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported.Former Republican vice presidential...

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<![CDATA[78 Dogs in El Cajon Hoarder House Were Rarely Let Outside]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:25:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/El-Cajon-Hoarding-Case-Dogs-120216.jpg
Investigators say the floor of an El Cajon home was completely covered in urine and inches of dog waste, and that the 78 dogs living inside were rarely let out by their owner and had no contact with the outside...]]>
<![CDATA[Professor Stabbed to Death at USC]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:04:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bosco-tjan-120216.png
A professor stabbed to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday was identified as psychology Professor Bosco Tjan, university officials said.Tjan was killed Friday...

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<![CDATA[Pet Parrot May Serve As Witness In Murder Case]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:45:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NC_murderparrot0603_1920x1080.jpg
In Michigan, one pet owner may rue the day she adopted her parrot. Glenna Duram is currently on trial, charged with murdering her 45-year-old husband Martin on May 12, 2015. Bud, her African grey parrot,...

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<![CDATA[December Santa Ana Brings Fire Weather, Wind Warnings]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:39:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Firefighter-generic-0214.jpg
A fire weather warning and a high wind warning were issued Friday for San Diego County and most of Southern California.

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<![CDATA[Mandrill Born at San Diego Zoo First Birth in 14 Years]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:39:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD+Zoo+Mandril+Baby+Ride.jpg


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<![CDATA[In 2015, Health Spending Surges in the U.S. ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/AP_16320836144895-doctor.jpg
In 2015, Americans spent $3.2 trillion on medical expenses, up by 5.8 percent since 2014, NBC News reported.Experts say there are also indications that health spending increased because people sought...

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<![CDATA[Worker Hit Gas Line, Causing Leak in Normal Heights]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:51:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdge+generic.JPG
A construction woker struck a steel pipeline in Normal Heights, causing a gas leak in the area on Friday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Send Catcher Norris to the Nationals]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:07:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/176*120/GettyImages-598760594.jpg
Padres send catcher Derek Norris to the Nationals in exchange for RHP Pedro Avila.

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<![CDATA[Trader Joe's Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:13:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/joes+hummus.jpg
Bakkavor Foods USA is recalling two kinds of Trader Joe's hummus over concerns about possible Listeria contamination, which can cause serious and sometimes deadly infections in young children and the...

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<![CDATA[78 Dogs Rescued from House in El Cajon]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:59:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/12-1-16-Rescued-El-Cajon-Dogs.JPG
Nearly 70 dogs were rescued from deplorable living conditions in a house in San Diego's East County.

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<![CDATA[Moose Wanders Onto Vermont Farm, Attempts to Befriend Cows]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:26:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/Vermont+Sharyn+Abbott.jpg
A farm in northern Vermont got quite a surprise this past weekend when a moose snuck into a cow pasture and appeared to try to befriend the animals there.Cattle ranchers Sharyn and Tim Abbott were returning to...

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist and Bicyclist Crash in Midway Area]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:27:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Midway-Crash-1202.JPG
Roadways in San Diego’s highly-congested Midway community were blocked off Friday after a motorcyclist collided with a pedestrian.

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<![CDATA[Carlsbad Shopping Center to Add 3 New Tenants]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:51:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Shoppes-Carlsbad-Rendering-1.jpg
A shopping center in San Diego’s North County will add three new tenants next year: two eateries and a fashion apparel store.

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<![CDATA[Holidays in Hillcrest: Sips, Snacks & Shopping]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:16:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TasteNTinis.jpg
San Diego’s hip Hillcrest neighborhood will celebrate the holidays Thursday with an event that highlights three components of the festive season: food, cocktails and a little shopping.

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<![CDATA[Toys for Tots Collects Presents for Underprivileged Children]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:24:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Toys+for+Tots+1202.jpg
San Diegans were invited to drop off new and unwrapped toys on Friday at iHeart Media and NBC 7’s offices in Kearny Mesa.

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<![CDATA['Changed My Life': Michaels Employee Thanks Donors After Viral Tirade]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:47:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/michaels+rant.png
Supporters have rallied around a Michaels store manager after video of an incident at a Chicago location the day before Thanksgiving went viral.The footage, which has been viewed more than 590,000 times as of...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Man With Hatchet Tries to Rob Mission Valley Store]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:59:37 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hatchet-Container-Store-Suspect-1202.jpg
Investigators released clear photos and surveillance video Friday of a man accused of attempting to rob a retail store in Mission Valley while wielding a hatchet.

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<![CDATA[Balboa Park to Host December Nights 2016]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:45:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/balboa+park+lights+1201+11.JPG
Thousands of San Diegans will gather in Balboa Park for the kick-off of the annual December Nights event, formerly known as Christmas on the Prado.

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<![CDATA['It's Fun to Shoot Some People': Mattis in 2005 Appearance]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:24:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mattis-Fun-to-Shoot-Some-People.jpg
In 2005, Mattis was chastised by his superiors for saying in a public speech in San Diego that it was "fun to shoot some people."

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Insider's Guide to New PB Tiki Spot]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:30:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/The-Grass-Skirt-Interior-EATER.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including an inside look at a brand-new tiki bar in Pacific Beach, and expansion news from a breakfast favorite.

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<![CDATA[South County Pushes Tax Incentive for Small Businesses]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:17:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Business-incentives-san-diego.jpg
A South Bay business owner explains how California Competes worked for him.

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