<![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 Thu, 28 May 2015 03:35:20 -0700 Thu, 28 May 2015 03:35:20 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ex-HS Custodian Admits to Sexting Teen]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:41:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/elias+morales.JPG
A former substitute custodian in the Grossmont Union High School District pleaded guilty Wednesday to texting a teenage girl to meet him for sex.]]>
<![CDATA[Pink Car Turns Heads in Scripps Ranch]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:42:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pink+car+SL+web+3.jpg
A pink car parked on the side of a road in Scripps Ranch is turning heads.

Photo Credit: Steven Luke
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<![CDATA[Woman's Death in Santee Motel Ruled a Homicide]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:41:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santee-Motel-0525.JPG
A woman’s death inside a Santee motel Monday has been ruled a homicide, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office.

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<![CDATA[Fla. Resident Arrested for Escondido School Threat]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 16:05:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/computer+generic1.jpg
The original threats were made on Jan. 16 when an anonymous person threatened to shoot mass casualties.

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<![CDATA[Rolling Stones to Play Secret Show at Belly Up]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 16:52:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/The+Rolling+Stones+AM+%2810+of+41%29.jpg
On Wednesday, the Rolling Stones will be paying a visit to the Belly Up to play for a few hundred lucky fans.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Cocos Fire Arsonist Gets Community Service]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:35:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CocosFire_May2015.jpg
The now 14-year-old girl intentionally set two fires near her home back in May 2014.

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<![CDATA[Fingers Point at City Pipes for Water Wasting]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:18:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/city+leaking+pipes.JPG
While the city is out cracking down on water wasters, some people say the the policing should start at the source.]]>
<![CDATA[Deported Chaplain's Family Asks BP for Leniency]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:27:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Enrique+cervantes.JPG
A National City family handed their case over to the U.S. Border Patrol Wednesday, asking that a deported chaplain and business owner be let back into the country.]]>
<![CDATA[SD Medical Device Company Ordered to Pay $2.8 Million]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:05:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NUVASIVE.jpg
An appeals court upheld a multi-million dollar jury verdict against NuVasive, Inc., a San Diego-based medical device company that’s a world-leader in surgical devices and procedures for spine surgery, last...
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<![CDATA[County Wants Dave Roberts' Baseball Cards Back From Ex-Employee]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:17:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dave+roberts+baseball+cards1.JPG
The County of San Diego is asking a former employee of Supervisor Dave Roberts to return the personalized baseball cards with the supervisor’s face on them to the county.

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<![CDATA[Smoke Pours From Embarcadero Restaurant]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:51:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fire+fish+market.JPG
Heavy black smoke started pouring from the Fish Market Wednesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Idaho Man Survives Lightning Strike]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 18:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/72814+Lightning.jpg
A man escaped a brush with death in Idaho over Memorial Day weekend when he was hit by a bolt of lightning.

Photo Credit: Joey]]>
<![CDATA[Man With Screwdriver Shot, Killed by Deputy]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:27:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/deputy+involved+shooting+alpine.JPG
A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man with a screwdriver in Alpine, officials said Wednesday.
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<![CDATA[SeaWorld San Diego Treats Animals Affected by Oil Spill]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 17:02:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/seaworld+refugio+spill+san+diego.jpg
Sea lions and elephant seals sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara are being rescued and cared for by SeaWorld San Diego.

Photo Credit: David Koontz/SeaWorld San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Hostages Rescued at Gas Station]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 23:31:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ANTIOCH-HOSTAGE-CHOPPER-PART-2---02063110.jpg
SWAT teams officers handcuffed a suspect outside a Bay Area gas station Wednesday after he reportedly took two hostages. Police said officers pursued the suspect's vehicle to a shut-down highway off-ramp, where...

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<![CDATA[New Details in Oceanside Murder-Suicide]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:45:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oceanside+murder+suicide+kirsten+jelinski.JPG
New details were released Wednesday in the shooting death of a young woman known by many in the North County softball community.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor, Chargers Chairman to Begin Stadium Negotiations]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:26:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stadium-proposal-051815.jpg
Negotiations on the plan to build a new Chargers stadium in San Diego will begin next week between the San Diego Mayor and the Chargers Chairman, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Police Make Arrest in LA Fire]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 18:49:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP298796397152.jpg
Police have made an arrest in a suspected December 2014 arson that torched an under-construction apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles, law enforcement sources confirmed to NBC Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Horton Plaza Park Contractor Has Expired License]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 16:30:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/horton+plaza+park+wall.jpg
State records show the contracting license for Echo Pacific Construction expired.

Photo Credit: Gene Cubbison]]>
<![CDATA[Phone Thieves Target Students in Chula Vista]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:44:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cell+Phone+Generic.jpg
Three young students were targeted by thieves while walking in the Chula Vista area Tuesday and in one case, the suspects flashed a replica firearm during the confrontation, officials said.

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<![CDATA[93-Year-Old Robbed at Knifepoint After Home Invasion]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 14:55:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/point+loma+home+invasion+robbery+web.jpg
Officers said the 93-year-old tried to put up a fight.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Robbed at in Point Loma Home Invasion]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 06:54:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD-generic-night-2015.jpg
NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports from the home on Garrison Street where two women were robbed by suspects armed with a knife.

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<![CDATA[Latest Drought Victim: Beach Showers]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 06:41:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beach-Showers-Drought.jpg
One California city has decided to turn off popular showers along its beaches in an effort to conserve water in the statewide drought.]]>
<![CDATA[Methadone Found at Crash That Killed Toddler: ME]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 03:56:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carly+ramirez.jpg
Bottles of methadone were found in the car that crashed into an El Cajon power pole last month, killing a 3-year-old girl, a San Diego County Medical Examiner’s report reveals.

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<![CDATA[Father of 7 Killed in Shooting Was Community Hero: Family ]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 22:10:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/joel+branch+2.jpg
A father of seven shot to death at a Memorial Day gathering was looked up to as a man who turned his life around and helped others do the same, his family told NBC 7 Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Local Student Competes in Nat’l Spelling Bee]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 16:02:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oone-Flood-Spelling-Bee.jpg
A San Diego middle school student says she’s feeling confident as she competes against hundreds of other young word wizards this week in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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<![CDATA[Photo of Cops, Black Man Sparks Ire]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:46:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cops+antler+photo+with+blur.jpg
A photo of two white Chicago police officers posing with rifles as they stand over a black man lying on his stomach with deer antlers on his head has sparked outrage. The photo, showing Officers Timothy...

Photo Credit: Chicago Sun-Times]]>
<![CDATA[Sat. Weddings Return to Clerk’s Office in Kearny Mesa]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:38:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wedding-generic2edit.jpg
Wedding bells will ring once more on Saturdays at the San Diego County Clerk’s office in Kearny Mesa now that weekend marriage services have returned after a six-year hiatus.

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<![CDATA[Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:52:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/27167011.jpg
The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet...

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<![CDATA[Ellen Seeks Local Singles for TV Dating Show]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 10:29:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/217*120/date-generic-couple.jpg
TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is launching a new reality TV dating show and she’s looking to cast singles out of San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Lucky Day! $2,000 Tip on $93 Bill]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 10:12:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20150526+Big+Tip.jpg
The staff at one D.C. restaurant received a big surprise this weekend -- a $2,000 tip on a $93 bill. A customer at Blue 44 in Chevy Chase visited the restaurant on Monday to pick up a few quarts of gumbo,...]]>
<![CDATA[Airline Calls in the Pizza Guy]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:31:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Delta+Plane+Pizza+Philly+Knoxville+Atlanta+Pizza+Delta.jpg
Call in the pizza guy! That’s what the crew of a Delta flight from Philadelphia did after the Atlanta-bound aircraft landed in Knoxville, Tennessee instead Tuesday afternoon. Bad weather in Atlanta caused...

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<![CDATA[Author of "To Die For" Appeals for Pamela Smart's Release]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:56:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SmartAndCamerasCropped.jpg
The author of “To Die For,” a novel inspired by Pamela Smart and the murder of her husband by her teenage lover, is asking the governor of New Hampshire to consider parole for the former school media...

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<![CDATA[Class: It's "Absurd" HS Won't Let Top Student Speak]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 10:08:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Scripps-Ranch-Bromars.jpg
A plan is in place to make sure the class valedictorian gets to speak at their graduation ceremony next month.]]>
<![CDATA[2015 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Road Closures]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:41:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rocknroll_145692181.jpg
This Sunday, the streets of San Diego will be filled with runners, walkers and spectators as more than 30,000 people take part in the lively, music-filled 2015 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

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<![CDATA[Rick Santorum Announces 2nd White House Run]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:40:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rick-Santorum-27-May-2015.jpg
Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on...

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<![CDATA[Kitten Escapes Hawk Attack]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:12:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/5-26-15-Kitten+Hawk+Rescue.jpg
A little white kitten narrowly missed having to dig into her nine lives on Tuesday after escaping the mouth of a hawk in a Southern California neighborhood. "I couldn't believe what I was seeing," said...

Photo Credit: Riverside County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Girl Safe, Uncle Killed ]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:37:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/caitlyn-uncle.jpg
A missing 9-year-old Benbrook, Texas, girl abducted by her uncle is safe in Bossier City, Louisiana, Benbrook police say, after her uncle was killed in a struggle with an FBI Task Force officer Tuesday...

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<![CDATA[Deepak Chopra at Corporate Wellness Symposium]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:12:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Deepak-Chopra-Getty.jpg
Deepak Chopra, the well-known alternative medicine practitioner, is launching the 2015 Corporate Wellness Symposium, a day-long seminar for HR executives and wellness practitioners in Carlsbad on May 27 at...

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<![CDATA[Victim Knocked Out, Robbed of $1]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:05:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Southeast+DC+Stron-Arm+Robbery+051725.jpg
D.C. police are looking for a man who knocked a 63-year-old man out with one punch in an apparent robbery May 17 in Southeast. About 5:45 p.m. that Sunday, a man in a red shirt exchanged words with the victim in...

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