<![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, 29 Jul 2015 17:12:28 -0700 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:12:28 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Accused in Fatal Roommate Shooting Held on $1.5M Bail]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:36:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oside+arraign+pic-PIC_0.jpg
A slain Oceanside man and the roommate accused of killing him had been feuding for months about their apartment’s cleanliness, the victim's former foster mother told NBC 7 in an exclusive interview Monday.
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<![CDATA[Ohio Officer Faces Murder Charge in Driver's Killing]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:20:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ray-Tensing-mug.jpg
The white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot unarmed black man Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor announced Wednesday, saying the cop "purposely"...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Convention Bookings Reach 10-Year High]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:25:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/convention+center1.JPG
As a result of the convention center-related bookings, $1.9 billion will be pumped into the region’s economy, tourism officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[39-Story High-Rise Proposed for East Village]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:57:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/7th-Market-Ritz-Carlton-6.jpg
The Civic San Diego Board of Directors will meet Wednesday to discuss entering into negotiations with a developer on a proposed 39-story, mixed-use building and hotel in downtown’s East Village area.

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<![CDATA[Zoo Breaks Ground on New Exhibit]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:54:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Africa-Rock-Zoo-1.jpg
The San Diego Zoo broke ground Wednesday on a major, $68 million project: an 8-acre space that will be transformed into the new “Africa Rocks” exhibit with a habitat for African plant and animal species.

Photo Credit: Miller Hull/San Diego Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Charges in Maddy Middleton Death]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:53:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/T5A+VIGILIA+MADDY+SANTA+CRUZ+KATHERINE+VO+-+00002316.jpg
The Santa Cruz County District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl who vanished while riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday...

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<![CDATA[Detective: 'I'm a Better Man Now' Than Before Losing Leg]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:41:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdpd+Chappie+Hunter.jpg
A San Diego Police detective whose leg was amputated after a violent car crash in Alpine is back on the force.

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<![CDATA[Sig Alert Issued After Rollover Crash in Lakeside]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:13:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/i-8+lakeside+sig+alert+rollover+crash.jpg
One lane was blocked as crews worked and another was open to traffic.]]>
<![CDATA[FDA: San Diego Doctor Operating Illegally]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:54:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/butt+injection+material.PNG
On a variety of websites, Dr. Hettie Morgan offers hydrogel injections for "buttocks and breast enhancement,” something that is illegal, according to the FDA.

Photo Credit: Dr/ Hettie Morgan's Clinic on Facebook
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<![CDATA[Victim's Girlfriend Cries at 911 Tape in Bouncer Trial]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:08:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Belser-Girard-Oceanside-bouncer-trial.jpg
The victim's girlfriend recalled the moment she realized something was wrong.
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<![CDATA[Woman Stole $1800 in Beauty Supplies: SDPD]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:42:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ulta-Beauty-Supply-Pic.jpg
Using her purse, a woman was able to shoplift enough beauty supplies to total $1,800 according to San Diego Police.

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<![CDATA[New Donut-Ice Cream Hybrid Food Craze: Milky Buns]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:36:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/milkybun.jpg
There's a new food crazy that is kicking Cronuts to the curb: the Milky Bun. "When [customers] tried the Milky Bun for the first time, that's when the wild fire started," Scott Ngheim, co-found of Afters...

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<![CDATA[Dispatcher Who Hung Up on 911 Caller Before Friend Died Resigns]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/201*120/150728-jaydon-chavez-silver-plane-314p.jpeg
An Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher who allegedly hung up on a distressed 911 caller seeking help as her friend was dying from a gunshot wound has resigned, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Cecil the Lion's Death May Result in 10 Cubs Killed: Experts]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:59:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_463227356214.jpg
The American dentist who hunted and killed a well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe may have jeopardized the livelihood of 10 cubs in the animal's family, experts told NBC News. "Because lions have such...]]>
<![CDATA[Experts Say Dispatchers Need More Training]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:35:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-07-29-at-4.18.23-PM.jpg
An investigation into the Alburquerque dispatcher who allegedly hung up on a 911 caller has brought up the importance training practices when it comes to important emergency job. "You have to be the one...]]>
<![CDATA[SDCWA Not Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Lawsuit]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:53:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Coastkeeper-Suit.jpg
The non-profit organization claims SDCWA is breaking a law by not accounting for their greenhouse gas emissions.

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<![CDATA[Lifeguard Lying in Sand on Duty]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:02:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/217*120/gary+lifeguard+video.jpg
A Gary, Indiana lifeguard has been fired after she was caught on video lying in the shade while on duty over the weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[City Urged to Take Stadium EIR Seriously]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:56:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Aerial+Shot+Qualcomm+Statdium.jpg
Government agencies and environmental groups are reminding city planners to thoroughly study all possible impacts of a proposed new stadium for the San Diego Chargers in Mission Valley.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Surfers Come to Rescue in Indonesia ]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:16:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Indonesia+surfer+rescue+1.jpg
A group of surfers, six of them from San Diego, helped rescue surfers that had been stranded out at sea for at least five hours in Indonesia.]]>
<![CDATA[Proposed Sand Mine Draws Hundreds in Lakeside]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:05:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lakeside-el-monte-valley.jpg
Lakeside residents gathered Tuesday night to learn about a proposed 200-acre sand mine in the El Monte Valley.

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<![CDATA[Mom Cries "Tears of Joy" for Arrest in Son's 2007 Death]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:37:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Damon+Green.jpg
After eight years, San Diego police have solved a shooting at a City Heights doughnut shop that left one man dead.

Photo Credit: Green Family]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Needs 'Willing Partner' in NFL: Mayor]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:57:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stadium+scramble+generic+2015.jpg
City and county leaders updated the status of negotiations after a meeting with NFL officials.

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<![CDATA[Only 4 Northern White Rhinos Left]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:28:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_760306698482.jpg
One of the last five northern white rhinoceroses in the world has died. Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at the Dvůr Králové Zoo announced.]]>
<![CDATA[Del Mar Dining Near the Track]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Prep-Kitchen-FB.jpg
Each summer, Del Mar Racing season brings thousands of spectators to the seaside city and betting on horses can sure work up an appetite. Pre-race or post-race, there are plenty of Del Mar dining options...

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<![CDATA[2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:58:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/legionnaires+outbreak.jpg
Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air, have been reported in the Bronx over the last two weeks in what the Health Department...

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<![CDATA[Trump: I'd 'Love' to Pick Palin for Cabinet Spot]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/114965052_10.jpg
Donald Trump said he'd "love" to have former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin as a member of his cabinet if he is elected president. Asked on Sarah Palin's Mama Grizz Radio's "The Palin Update...

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<![CDATA[San Diego Ranked No. 8 City for Pizza]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:47:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Basic-Kitchen-Pizza-SD.jpg
Sure, Chicago has authentic deep-dish pizza and New York City has some very memorable pies, but San Diego is also a prime place for pizza, according to a new list delivered by TripAdvisor.

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<![CDATA[Taliban Chief Mullah Omar Is Dead: Afghan Official]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:07:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP120428025635.jpg
The Afghan government announced Wednesday that longtime Taliban leader Mullah Omar was dead. "I can confirm that Mullah Omar is dead," the spokesman for Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security Abdul...

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<![CDATA[Greenpeace Protesters Dangle From Portland Bridge]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:24:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/150729-portland-bridge-greenpeace-1045a_560147613e0dbba71fcb0de19ea27d4a.nbcnews-ux-760-520.jpg
At least a dozen climbers with Greenpeace were dangling from a Portland, Oregon, bridge on Wednesday morning — and threatened to do so for days — in protest of Shell's scheduled launch of a ship for Arctic...

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<![CDATA[Feared 'Symbol of Terror' Killed in Pakistan Ambush, Gunbattle]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:13:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_110715143258.jpg
One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamist militant leaders and 13 of his associates were gunned down during an assault on a police convoy that was transporting him from prison on Wednesday, The Associated...

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<![CDATA[Legoland Adding Ninja-Themed Attraction]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:53:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lego+movie+legoland.jpg
Legoland California Resort plans to add new theme area and ride based on the popular Lego Ninjago toys and cartoon series, with an expected debut in spring 2016.

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<![CDATA[Local Chefs Throw Down at “Shuck-A-Thon”]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:29:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oyster+generic.jpg
Some of San Diego’s most notable chefs will roll up their sleeves next week and showcase their oyster shucking skills for charity in an event dubbed the “Shuck-A-Thon.”]]>
<![CDATA[Kerry Testifies on Iran Deal at Senate Hearing]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jonh-kerry.jpg
Secretary of State John Kerry was back on the Hill on Wednesday testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen.]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed-Use Project Mulled in Encanto]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:52:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/encanto-development-0728.jpg
Civic San Diego is looking to create a mixed-use development on 8.5 acres at Hilltop Drive and Euclid Avenue. NBC 7's Mark Mullen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Air Balloon Makes Surprise Landing]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:28:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hot+air+balloon+generic.jpg
A hot air balloon made an unexpected landing in Rancho Santa Fe Tuesday evening, fire officials say.

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<![CDATA[Patriots Owner on Brady Decision]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:50:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461747308.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs...

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<![CDATA[Elderly Man Missing From Oceanside Home]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:54:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Nickolaos+Christidis.JPG
Oceanside police are asking agencies in California, Arizona and Nevada to be on the lookout for an elderly man who has been missing since last Thursday.

Photo Credit: Oceanside Police]]>
<![CDATA[Conan O'Brien Stole Jokes from Social Media: Lawsuit]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:55:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/072815-conan-obrien-lawsuit.jpg
When you post a joke to Twitter, do you own it? That's what one San Diegan will soon find out when he takes Conan O'Brien to court.

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<![CDATA[Body Found in Suitcase Wasn't Madeleine McCann: Police]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:14:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/missing+kid+1.jpg
Australian police have ruled out the possibility that a child's body found in a suitcase on the side of a highway is missing British girl Madeleine McCann, NBC News reported. South Australia Police had warned...

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