<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.com en-usSat, 20 Oct 2018 14:29:03 -0700Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:29:03 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Plane's Safe Landing on I-8 Called a 'Miracle']]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:33:44 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Plane_Makes_Emergency_Landing_on_I-8.jpg
A single-engine airplane made an emergency landing onto a busy Southern California highway Friday avoided crashing into any vehicles.
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<![CDATA[Should the Coronado Bridge Toll be Reinstated?]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:28:59 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/coronado_bridge_sunrise_1_1200x675_1283302979776.jpg
While the idea of reinstating a toll on the Coronado Bridge is picking up steam in community social media circles, candidates for the island’s City Council say it’s an idea about as farfetched as the bridge...]]>
<![CDATA['Wishing Well Bandit' Charged in Killing of East Village Man]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:59:37 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kevin+Cartwright+mugshot+Virginia.jpg
The man charged in the killing of an East Village business owner was once known as the "Wishing Well Bandit" for his role in a series of brutal beatings on elderly victims.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Lion Dies in Fight with Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:20:56 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/Lion+Nyack2.jpg
A lion on loan from the San Diego Zoo died in a fight with another lion at the Indianapolis Zoo on Monday, zoo officials said.

Photo Credit: Jackie Curts/Indianapolis Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Gun Buyback Program Honors Victims of Gun Violence]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:44:37 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GUNS-GENERIC.jpg
For the past 10 years, the United African American Ministerial Action Council has hosted a gun buyback program in Encanto in honor of two teens who were killed as a result of gun violence.

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<![CDATA[Red Flag Warning Issued for San Diego County]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:12:38 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Red-Flag-Warning-Cal-Fire-Map-101918.jpg
Strong winds and low humidity have created dangerous fire conditions Friday, the National Weather Service reports.

Photo Credit: Cal Fire
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<![CDATA[Elderly Man Becomes First Confirmed West Nile Case This Year]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:06:43 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mosquito-west-nile-zika-virus.jpg
A nonagenarian from La Jolla became the first confirmed case of West Nile in San Diego County this year, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Friday.

Photo Credit: Alice Barr]]>
<![CDATA['Hollow Words': Victim's Sons Reject Killer's Apology]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:05:20 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fred-Griffith-Sons.jpg
A San Diego man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the 2017 collision that killed a tow truck driver who was working on the side of the highway.

Photo Credit: NBC 7
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<![CDATA[Sleeping Driver Hits Row of Parked Cars in Kensington]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:14:41 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/KENSINGTON+CAR+VS+PARKED+CARs.jpg
A driver fell asleep behind the wheel in Kensington Friday night, causing a chain reaction of collisions that damaged several vehicles.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple's Love Stronger Than Ever As They Fight Husband's ALS]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:38:02 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/bp+agent+ALS.jpg
A local Border Patrol agent is faced with a life ending disease, but he and his wife are not giving up hope. It’s a love story that you won’t be forgetting about anytime soon.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Navy Commander Sentenced for Role in Bribery Scandal]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:22:44 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic-gavel.jpg
A Former United States Navy Commander who pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges in January was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison and will pay more than $31,000 in fines and restitution.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Police Searching for Suspect in Fatal Midway Shooting]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:31:46 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Joe+Bennette+Conway.jpg
San Diego police are asking for help locating the suspect in Tuesday night's fatal shooting in the Midway District.

Photo Credit: SDPD]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested During Earl McNeil Protest Sues National City]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:11:52 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Earl_McNeil_council_protest_social_1200x675_1284762179994.jpg
A community organizer suing National City claims she was handcuffed, forcefully dragged through the council chambers, and abused in custody because she’s black.]]>
<![CDATA[Meningitis Vaccine 'Do-Over' Suggested for Some SDSU Students]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:00:40 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Meningitis_Outbreak_at_San_Diego_State.jpg
Weeks after students were vaccinated, the pharmacy suggests the vaccine was not stored at an optimal temperature.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Pinned Under Vehicle in Lincoln Park]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:01:33 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lincoln-Park-Woman-Pinned.jpg
The woman was struck while crossing the highway ramp in the crosswalk, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Photo Credit: SkyRanger 7]]>
<![CDATA[Eater San Diego: Made-to-Order Donuts and More Ramen ]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:45:59 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/donutseater.JPG
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look at a fresh doughnut shop in Encinitas and Mira Mesa's new ramen spot.
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<![CDATA[Migrants Storm Through Guatemala Border to Mexico]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:17:02 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+MIGRANTS+AT+MEXICO+BORDER+101918.00_00_38_06.Still005THUMB.jpg
Thousands of migrants from Central America gathered at the Guatemala-Mexico border Friday. After several broke the Guatemalan fence, the migrants rushed through the entry way to attempt to enter Mexico.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Captures Incredible Landing of Plane on SoCal Freeway]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:48:12 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_AIRPLANE_FREEWAY_101918_2-153997697402000002.jpg
A San Diego-area couple was heading to a routine medical appointment when they captured video of a small plane landing right in front them on Interstate 8 in El Cajon. CHP officers say it's a miracle no one was...]]>
<![CDATA[Paul Manafort, in Wheelchair, Learns Sentencing Date]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:08:04 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Manafort181019_wheelschair.jpg
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort rolled into a Virginia federal court Friday in a wheelchair and wearing a green prison uniform instead of his signature tailored suit.The judge scheduled Manafort...]]>
<![CDATA[Home Intruder Sexually Assaulted Child in Lemon Grove: SDSO]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:41:43 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+sex+assault+suspect+sketch.jpg
Sheriff's deputies are asking for help identifying a man accused of entering a Lemon Grove family's home and sexually assaulting a child.]]>
<![CDATA[Russian Woman Charged With Interfering in 2018 Election]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:52:05 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AdobeStock_101979815.jpg
U.S. prosecutors have charged a Russian woman who works for an oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin with attempting to meddle in the 2018 midterm elections, authorities said Friday.The charges...

Photo Credit: SkyLine]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 8, on Pulling Sword From Lake: 'I Felt Like a Warrior']]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:31:16 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dykbild-1200x675-Swedish-Sword.jpg
A figure emerges from a glistening Swedish lake holding a mysterious sword, crusted over and worn by time.No, this is not the opening scene from a new “Thor” movie. Nor is it an excerpt from a Nordic...

Photo Credit: Jönköping County Museum]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Police Ask for Help Tracing Man's Last Moments Alive]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:44:58 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Abdelkader-Elshayeb.jpg
Investigators have released his identity but they still know little about what led to his death.

Photo Credit: San Diego Police]]>
<![CDATA[For Candidates Propelled by Trump in Primary, General Looms]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:44:42 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GOP-gub-split.jpg
In a video advertisement for his Florida gubernatorial campaign, Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis urged his toddler-aged daughter to "build the wall" with colorful toy blocks. DeSantis, who faced off against...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA['Severe' Turbulence Injures 15 on Flight to Argentina]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:32:56 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/101918+Aerolineas+Argentinas+FL.jpg
At least 15 people were injured due to "severe intense turbulence" on an Aerolíneas Argentinas flight Thursday from Miami to Buenos Aires, the airline said in a statement.Aerolineas described the injuries...

Photo Credit: Aerolíneas Argentinas
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<![CDATA[OC Sheriff Defends Deputy's Actions in Dashcam Video]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:29:57 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dashcam_Video_Shows_Deputies_Repeatedly_Punching_a_Man.jpg
Dashcam video shows an Orange County sheriff’s deputy repeatedly punching a man in the face and then dragging him to the ground, but the sheriff’s department says the force used was appropriate.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[State, Feds Could Do More to Prevent Wildfires: Residents]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:56:59 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/West_Fire_-_Brush_Burning_on_the_Side_of_the_Road_1200x675_1271687747813.jpg
Some residents in Alpine feel state and federal authorities could be a doing a better job clearing forests of brush in order to prevent future wildfires.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher's Pet: Poodle Protects Teacher in Scripps Ranch Classroom]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:35:29 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/quincy+beisel.png
A poodle trained to detect when his owner is about to have a medical emergency is the undisputed "teacher's pet" at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Scripps Ranch.]]>