<![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 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:05:54 -0800 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:05:54 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Child Thrown from Vehicle in Otay Mesa Crash]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:00:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/OtayMesa+Crash+Web+img-PIC_0.jpg
A woman inside her house ran out to find the boy crying, she said.]]>
<![CDATA[Exclusive: MTS Officers Refuse to Help on Video]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:36:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trolleygeneric_trolley_generic.jpg
Video shows several MTS officers were seen standing at a trolley stop downtown apparently next to a bleeding man.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Poway Company Creates Less Lethal Bullet]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:28:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdpd-badge_1200x675_402098243860.jpg
The device is designed to stop you, but not to kill you.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Can't Substantiate Allegation Against Bus Driver]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:00:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_bus_generic1.jpg
The investigation into allegations a local bus driver forced a special needs student to urinate on a school bus and then touched the student inappropriately cannot be substantiated, according to San Diego...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Hit By Car in Critical Condition: Police]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:10:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD-Golden-Spoon-Robbery.jpg
The woman suffered several broken bones and is in critical condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Cirque Du Soleil Dazzles at Valley View]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:17:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Varekai+0227.jpg
This weekend is your last chance to catch Cirque Du Soleil at Valley View Casino Center.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Swedish Teenager With Asperger's Missing in NYC]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:04:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/022815teen.JPG
A Swedish teenager with Asperger's syndrome has gone missing while vacationing with his father in New York, police said Saturday.

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[Brother's Surprise Reunion With Hero Soldier Sibling]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:10:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/170*120/2-28-2015-HeroReunion.JPG
A brother enjoyed a dream reunion with his soldier sibling as he picked up a commendation on his behalf Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Record-Breaking Bust: 15 Tons of Pot Seized]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:44:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/otay+mesa+record+breaking+seizure+%282%29.jpg
More than 15 tons of marijuana hidden in a mattress shipment was seized at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry — the largest narcotics bust in the history of that border crossing and the second largest seizure at...

Photo Credit: CBP]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Get to Know Matt Kemp]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:17:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEB_Get_To_Know_Matt_Kemp_NBC_RSH-MCDS_1200x675_405923395995.jpg
The first major move the Padres made in their whirlwind off-season was trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. The All-Star and MVP runner-up was not very well liked by Padres fans. But, he’s quickly winning]]>
<![CDATA[The Big Freeze: February 2015 by the Numbers]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:36:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP47401093417.jpg
February 2015 was brutal. The bone-numbing, punishing cold shattered records in the Northeast, making February the coldest month for some cities since reliable records were first kept.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Missing Hiker Suspended]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:52:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rory6P0227_1200x675_405758019626.jpg
The search for a hiker who disappeared after a hike in the Anza Borrego desert will be suspended Friday night due to weather, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department.]]>
<![CDATA[How a DHS Shutdown Would Affect San Diego]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:15:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/department+of+homeland+security+sign.jpg
While the political fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security is playing out in Washington, the dilemma is hitting very close to home for thousands of DHS employees in San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[Men Run Bleeding from 5-Car Pileup]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:01:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_line_generic722.jpg
Deputies and K-9 units are searching for two men seen running from the scene of a five-car pileup on State Route 76 in Pala.]]>
<![CDATA[Roof of Ice Rink Collapses]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:11:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/canton+fire+pic+2.jpg
A youth hockey team escaped without injury when the roof of the Metropolis Rink in Canton, Massachusetts, collapsed under the weight of snow Saturday morning, the town's police department confirmed.

Photo Credit: Canton Fire]]>
<![CDATA[Police Chief Booked on Solicitation]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:57:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/022715+stephen+johnson+mug.jpg
The now ex-police chief of a Miami suburb was arrested for soliciting a prostitute on Friday, officials said. Stephen Johnson, the police chief of Miami Gardens, was arrested and fired immediately, Mayor Oliver...

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Condor Breeding Season Starts With 2 Eggs]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:50:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Condor+Egg_002_Web.jpg
After the California condor came dangerously close to extinction 30 years ago, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has two new hopeful additions to the protected population.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors, Classmates Mourn Boy Killed by Car]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:59:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/angel+cruz.jpg
A sidewalk memorial grew Friday for a 7-year-old hit and killed by a car Thursday.

Photo Credit: GoFundMe.com
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<![CDATA[Government Workers Steal $2.4M in Gas: Audit]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:01:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/gas15.JPG
Federal workers, including two from Southern California, have illegally purchased more than $2.4 million worth of gasoline since 2010 by using taxpayer-funded government gas cards for their personal vehicles...]]>
<![CDATA[Rain, Snow Expected Over the Weekend]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:02:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+umbrella+rain+storm.jpg
San Diego is expecting another storm this weekend, and the San Diego County Water Authority and local lifeguard and fire rescue stations are offering tips to conserve water and keep homes and businesses safe.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Spring Training: Who Hits First?]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:45:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages_456113586.jpg
Manager Bud Black identifies specific options

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Oppose Charges Against 'Tiny Doo' Rapper]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:13:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Black+rally+0227-PIC_0.jpg
Community members on Friday rallied outside the downtown San Diego courthouse, calling for justice for several men charged with “criminal street gang” conspiracy charges.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Soar in California as Supply Shrinks]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:58:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6PM_SOT_GAS_PRICES_JUMP_KNSD5U87_1200x675_400141892002.jpg
Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.]]>
<![CDATA[Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:17:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WESLEYAN02232015.jpg
A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com]]>
<![CDATA[Fundraiser Held for Skateboarder Killed in Lakeside]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:33:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/daniel-donals-photo2.jpg
A young man in Lakeside who was killed after being hit by a truck while riding his skateboard is being honored by friends at a fundraiser Saturday, and the proceeds go to a scholarship to help other young...]]>
<![CDATA[Trees to Be Planted in Newborn's Memory]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:30:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/go-fund-me-2015.jpg
A San Diego-area man is helping to keep the memory of a child alive by planting trees in a storm-devastated area on the East Coast.]]>
<![CDATA[El Cajon Child Struck by Neighbor Dies ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:53:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/child+hit+in+el+cajon+0226.JPG
A 7-year-old boy died overnight, hours after he was hit by a car while crossing an El Cajon street.]]>
<![CDATA[ Woman, 91, Lands Her Dream Job in Silicon Valley]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:38:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-27+at+12.50.11+PM.jpg
Some land their dream job just weeks after graduation, but for Barbara Beskind, 91, it took several decades. Beskind finally fulfilled her longtime dream of becoming a tech designer when she was hired at a...]]>
<![CDATA[Appointments Required at Kearny Mesa Traffic Court]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:20:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/traffic-ticket-generic.jpg
If you plan to go the Kearny Mesa for a traffic court appearance, you’ll soon need to make an appointment first.]]>
<![CDATA[Detective's Crash, Wife in Traffic]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:31:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/nypd+detective+killed+wrong+way+crash.jpg
An NYPD detective on his way to work in Queens, New York, was killed in a wrong-way crash on a Westchester highway early Friday that backed up traffic for hours, and the 46-year-old officer's wife was tragically...]]>
<![CDATA[Soup to Ices: Stores Switch With the Season]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:52:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Vendome.jpg
When summertime comes around, lines form for ice cream and Italian ice. But when the air turns frigid thoughts turn to soup or porridge. Some stores in Brooklyn are following the seasons, switching their awnings...

Photo Credit: Noreen O'Donnell
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<![CDATA[Uber Breach May Affect 50K Drivers]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:54:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP943907754143.jpg
Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and hasn't received any reports...]]>
<![CDATA[Identity Thief Filled Out Tax Return Before Me, Victim Says]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:58:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/484588011.jpg
Virginia mom of three Brooke Taheri opted to spend her Valentine’s Day working on her taxes and didn't expect the holiday to get any less romantic. And then she discovered her identity had been stolen.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Scripps Unveils New State-of-the-Art Heart Center]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:27:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/prebys-heart-center.jpg
Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in the county, and Scripps Health has unveiled its new state-of-the-art hospital dedicated to treating the heart.

Photo Credit: Scripps Health]]>
<![CDATA[Salmon Season Looks Promising]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:37:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/chinook-better.jpg
State wildlife officials say Northern California fishermen could be treated to an abundant salmon season this fall, despite the lingering drought.

Photo Credit: California Department of Fish and Wildlife]]>
<![CDATA[PB AleHouse Crew to Help Open New Restaurant]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:16:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Backyard-Kitchen-and-Tap-PB.jpg
Backyard Kitchen and Tap opens in Pacific Beach with the help of staffers who lost their shifts in the PB AleHouse fire.

Photo Credit: Backyard Kitchen and Tap Facebook page]]>
<![CDATA[New Details About Who Put Boy's Body in Freezer ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:28:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/barona+swat.jpg
A newly obtained court document may shed light on why a woman has not been charged after her son was found dead in a freezer and her boyfriend shot to death.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Friend's Suicide]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:53:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Conrad+Roy+Michelle+Carter.jpg
A Massachusetts high school honor roll student accused of encouraging a friend to commit suicide has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Police and prosecutors say 18-year-old Michelle Carter,...

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<![CDATA[New San Ysidro Supe: District Not So Broke After All]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:09:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KNSD_CA_Schools_Money_Starved_012012_39_mezzn_722x406_2188947280.jpg
The new superintendent is projecting a positive certification from the San Diego County Office of Education after submitting a draft budget that projects $1.4 million reserves for the current and next two fiscal...]]>