In Case You Missed It: San Diego Weekend News Digest for Saturday, Feb. 2

Five local news stories from the previous week

To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories in San Diego County, each Saturday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates.

1. Someone Wants to Save the Stadium

The stadium in Mission Valley wasn't good enough to keep a professional football team but now there's a local group who wants to save it for its historical significance. The Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) has listed the property on their most recent "Most Endangered List of Historic Resources," which is made up of nine San Diego sites the organization believes are threatened by development.

A historical preservation group wants the city to preserve what was once known as San Diego Stadium.

2. Plane Crash Survivor Waits 10 Hours for Rescue

When firefighters pulled a survivor from the wreckage of a small plane in Oceanside Tuesday, they learned the man had spent overnight injured and hoping to be rescued. The pilot of the single-engine Piper Cherokee Warrior died when the plane crashed into the side of a hill, approximately 10 to 20 feet from the top of the ridge. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed at 9 p.m. Monday about a half mile from the Oceanside Municipal Airport where it took off.

The NTSB investigation might reveal why it took so long for crews to find the wreck. NBC 7's Dave Summers has more.

3. San Diego Police Officer Accused of Assault, Domestic Violence

An officer with the San Diego Police Department is facing felony charges of assault with a firearm stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend, officials confirmed Wednesday. The police department said Officer Timothy Romberger – an 11-year veteran of the SDPD – was arrested on Jan. 23, one day after the department became aware of the alleged incident.

An officer with the San Diego Police Department has been suspended with pay as he faces charges of assault and domestic violence. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more.

4. Pipe Bursts, Floods San Marcos Church

Hours before the first in a series of winter storms arrived on Thursday, a pipe running beneath a church in San Marcos burst and flooded the building. 

The fire alarm was activated at the Palomar Korean Church on Bosstick Boulevard before 2 a.m. Inside, firefighters would fine ankle-deep water along with damage to the walls and a support pillar. 

The assistant pastor told NBC 7 the church would find a way to provide mass for its 300 parishioners. 

NBC 7's Artie Ojeda explains where the flood waters came from.

5. Records Detail Chula Vista Officer Had Sex Near Closed School, While On-Duty

NBC 7 Investigates obtained documents showing a Chula Vista police officer was forced to resign last year after having sex while on the clock. Officer Michael Ingley had consensual sex near a water tower next to Chula Vista Elementary School, which was closed at the time. Ingley was on-duty and in uniform when it took place. Police logs show Ingley notified dispatch that he would be on “extra patrol” in the area of the water tower, at the time of the incident.

NBC 7's Investigates reporter has the details from internal documents released by the department.
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