<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usThu, 14 Dec 2017 21:08:45 -0800Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:08:45 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man's Arm Severed in Freight Train Collision]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:21:23 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Man-Arm-Amputation-Train.jpg
A man’s arm was severed by a freight train in downtown San Diego Thursday, police and sheriff’s deputies confirmed.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Locate School Bus Reported Stolen from Tierrasanta Preschool]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:25:39 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2017-12-14-11h19m23s937.png
A school bus that was reported stolen from a Tierrasanta preschool was found Thursday parked on a street, police confirmed.]]>
<![CDATA[El Cajon Restaurant Fire]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:20:39 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/El-Cajon-Panda-Express.jpg
Firefighters were called to a fire at an El Cajon restaurant Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[UC San Diego Gets Record Number of Applicants]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:21:29 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/UCSD_generic_pic_1200x675_545570883683.jpg
It was a record high for the University of California at San Diego this year as 116,452 freshmen and transfer students applied for fall 2018.]]>
<![CDATA[Incredible Holiday Lights in San Diego Neighborhoods]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:27:17 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Starlight-Circle-4.jpg
'Tis the season for twinkling lights and festive decorations. In San Diego County, there are many neighborhoods that take the spirit of the season up a notch, creating holiday light displays for all to enjoy.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske
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<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 14-17]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:27:02 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Christmas-Ornaments-Generic.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City. TGI Weekend!

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[$8K Rolex Snatched From Horton Plaza Jewelry Clerk]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:30:41 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ezgif.com-optimize3.gif
A brazen robbery of an $8,000 watch, caught on surveillance video, is the last straw for owners of a Horton Plaza jewelry store.]]>
<![CDATA["Grinch Bandits" Spark Multi-Agency Investigation After 8 Confirmed Robberies ]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:00:03 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_2.jpg
Two men, known as the "Grinch Bandits," have at least three agencies working together to find them, and NBC 7 learned Thursday they are now responsible for 8 robberies around the county.
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<![CDATA[San Diego Firefighter Killed in Battle Against Thomas Fire]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:02:25 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/201*120/firefighter+killed+cory+iverson+2.jpg
A San Diego County firefighter was killed in the Thomas Fire as it continued to scorch areas in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, reaching 242,000 acres Thursday.

Photo Credit: Cal Fire Engineer Cory Iverson with wife Ashley and their two-year-old daughter.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Oct. 2016 Killing of Victim in Linda Vista]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:00:58 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Handcuffs-generic-custody.jpg
San Diego police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the killing of a victim gunned down on the streets of Linda Vista more than a year ago.

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<![CDATA[Solar Panels Project Planned for SeaWorld’s Aquatica]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:26:37 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/searworldwp2.jpg
SeaWorld San Diego announced plans Thursday to install elevated solar panels at its Aquatica waterpark in Chula Vista.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of SeaWorld San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[2 Santee Homes Evacuated as Trees Burn Nearby]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:19:51 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/SanteeTreeFire.jpg
Residents were evacuated from their Santee homes Thursday as a fire scorched trees separating their properties.]]>
<![CDATA[Chula Vista Girls Say Man Exposes Himself From Pickup Truck]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:32:11 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Chula-Vista-Police-Generic1.jpg
The man has not physically approached the girls but in one incident, he’s believed to have yelled “Hey!” to get the victim’s attention, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego County Firefighter Dies Battling Thomas Fire]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:51:04 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/AP_17341704277367.jpg
A San Diego firefighter was killed battling the massive Thomas Fire as it continued to scorch parts of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, reaching 242,000 acres Thursday.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Tax Overhaul: Heavy Local Impact]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:25:34 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/236*120/11-10-2017-us-capital.JPG
Four "high-tax" states -- California, New York, New Jersey and Maryland -- will feel most of the financial brunt.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen, Classmates Explode With Joy Over Harvard Acceptance]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:31:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ayrton+Little.jpg
A video of a 16-year-old boy and his classmates erupting in joy when they learn he was accepted to Harvard University is drawing millions of views online.Ayrton Little posted the clip on Twitter Tuesday with a...

Photo Credit: Brittany Haviland]]>
<![CDATA[Camp Pendleton-Based U.S. Marines Fight Lilac Fire]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:19:45 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Marine_Helicopters_Used_in_Fighting_Lilac_Fire.jpg
When there is fire danger, the military and CalFire work together to have equipment and crews ready.]]>
<![CDATA[1 in 4 California Youth is Gender Nonconformist: Study]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:41:35 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0804-2017-AllGenderBathrrom.jpg
One in four children in California defy the dominant cultural and societal stereotypes of his or her gender to peers, according to a study released this week.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Bodies Are Piling Up at Tijuana Morgue, Health Officials Threaten Closure ]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:29:46 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mexico-tijuana-semefo.jpg
The Office of Environmental Protection found freezers were insufficient or not working and the fluids of the corpses are stored longer than necessary.

Photo Credit: Semefo de Tijuana / Archivo]]>
<![CDATA[New Fire Resources Planned for San Diego County ]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:50:21 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdfd-generic-firefighters.jpg
City and county officials announced two new projects designed to help local firefighters.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Father of Four Killed in Clairemont Plane Crash]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:43:11 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/plane+crash+second+victim.jpg
A veterinarian and father of four was identified Wednesday as the second victim killed when a small plane crash-landed into the backyard of a Clairemont home, igniting both the plane and home in flames.]]>
<![CDATA['Balls of Ice' Crash Through Roof of SoCal Home]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:51:17 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/218*120/121317-ie-ice-plane-crashes-through-home-web-3.JPG
A San Bernardino couple had a frighteningly close call when large "balls of ice" fell from the sky and crashed into their bedroom on Sunday.Eighty-two-year-old Claudell Curry and his wife were watching...]]>
<![CDATA[1 Killed in Crash on Interstate 5 in Del Mar]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:36:26 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1-5+del+mar+crash.PNG
One person died and a SigAlert was issued in a collision on southbound Interstate 5 at Via de la Valle.]]>
<![CDATA[Training Center Worker Trampled by Horses During Lilac Fire]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:02:24 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Les-Baker-GoFundMe.jpg
A worker at the San Luis Rey Training center in San Diego’s North County was trampled by several horses as he tried to extinguish flames raging through a stable during the height of last week’s Lilac Fire.

Photo Credit: GoFundMe]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrests in Killing of Man Found in Barrel in Marina]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:03:22 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10-12-17+Chula+Vista+Body+Found+in+Barrel.JPG
Police have identified the badly decomposed human remains found inside a plastic drum floating in Chula Vista's marina.

Photo Credit: OnScene.TV]]>
<![CDATA[MTS Gives Bikes to 100+ First-Graders in Logan Heights]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:17:05 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MTS-Holiday-Bikes.jpg
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) rolled out a big surprise for first-graders at a school in Logan Heights Wednesday: brand-new bikes, just in time for Christmas.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Nikki Haley: Evidence Shows Iran Is Arming Rebels in Yemen]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:01:43 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_17348658859428.jpg
The Trump administration said Thursday that Iran is violating United Nations resolutions, revealing what the U.S. said was proof Iran was arming Houthi rebels in Yemen, NBC News reported.Ambassador to the U.N....

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Cliff Owen]]>
<![CDATA[GRAPHIC: Where Net Neutrality's End Could Be Felt the Most]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:27:36 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/net-neutral-maps-th.jpg
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to end net neutrality rules, which that have prevented internet service providers from playing favorites with websites.The change won't affect everyone...
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<![CDATA[Vigil Set for Granite Hills HS Senior Killed in Crash]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:47:52 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alpine-Collision-Fatal-121217_school.jpg
Friends, students, teachers and loved ones will gather Friday night to remember a promising Granite Hills High School senior killed in a crash on his way home from a sports banquet.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 ]]>
<![CDATA[Pardee Homes Development Opens in Santee]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:57:13 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santee-Pardee-Development.jpg
A new development by Pardee Homes – the Weston in Santee – was scheduled to open for home sales Dec. 12.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Pardee Homes
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<![CDATA[Opinion: Another Christmas Without Vicki After Sandy Hook]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:16:40 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carlee-soto.jpg
Carlee Soto's sister Victoria Soto was shot and killed while shielding her students from gunfire during the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook School in December 2012. She wrote this essay for NBC News' THINK...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Santee Parks May Become Smoke Free]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:20:57 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santee_Park_May_Become_Smoke_Free.jpg
NBC 7's Gaby Rodriguez reports on the proposal to ban smoking in parks within the city of Santee.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Black Women Voters Stepped Up for Doug Jones]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:14:28 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/voter-doug-jonnes.jpg
#BlackWomen trended on Twitter as many hailed African American women for playing a major role in driving Democrat Doug Jones' projected victory against Roy Moore in deep-red Alabama.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/John Bazemore
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