<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018https://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-usFri, 23 Mar 2018 13:43:05 -0700Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:43:05 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Felony Crime': SDUSD Addresses Surge in School Threats]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:17:36 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDUSD_Partners_with_Environmental_Agency.jpg
The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) has received more than 49 threats towards local schools in the weeks following a deadly shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida.
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<![CDATA[No Retrial for 15-Time Deportee Accused in DUI Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:04:15 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Constantino-Banda-Retrial-Dismissed-032318.jpg
After two mistrials, a San Diego judge ruled Friday there will be no retrial in a case involving a 15-time deportee accused in a DUI hit-and-run that seriously injured a boy on his way home from Disneyland with...

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<![CDATA['60s Activists Praise Today's 'Creative' Student Protesters]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:49:36 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tinker-gonzales.jpg
Students furious about school shootings in Parkland, Florida, and confronting the National Rifle Association and its political allies as they demand gun control laws with new urgency, are impressing an...

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<![CDATA[Threats at 2 Schools Likely Cases of 'Swatting': Deputies]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:05:37 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fallbrook-High-School-generic-2018.jpg
Unfounded threats of explosives allegedly placed at two high schools in San Diego’s North County Friday were likely cases of “swatting,” officials confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Teen Says Man Groped Her Inside Downtown Vista Panda Express]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:18:44 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/Panda+express+sex+assault+clip.jpg
A 14-year-old girl groped by a man as she waited in line at a Vista Panda Express bravely shared her story with NBC 7 Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Pizza Co. Heads to Mission Beach & La Mesa]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:50:52 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Surf-Rider-MissionBeach.jpg
An East Coast-style pizza company is planning its expansion into Mission Beach and La Mesa. Eater San Diego shares those tasty details, plus other top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene.

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<![CDATA[Spending Plan Protects Medical Marijuana Laws From Feds]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:41:05 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/nuevas-leyes-2018-015.jpg
The massive spending plan signed by President Donald Trump Friday includes language barring the Department of Justice from using federal funds to prosecute medical marijuana programs in states where they...

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<![CDATA[Your Corner: This Garden Grows More Than Vegetables]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:00:05 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Encanto_Youth_Garden_Provides_Escape_for_Teens.jpg
A quarter acre in Southeast San Diego is turning at risk youth into gardeners.]]>
<![CDATA[Up Against NRA’s Might, Students Fight to Change Gun Laws]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:47:13 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_18073602468778.jpg
Student Chris Grady was in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day a gunman killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida. On Saturday, less than two months later, Grady and his classmates will rally in Washington,...

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<![CDATA[Legal Pot Business Owners Ponder Possibility of Death Row]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:01:07 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AdobeStock_99027642_a.jpg
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions move to urge federal prosecutors to seek death for drug traffickers "dealing in extremely large quantities" this week has some in the legal cannabis community worried,...

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<![CDATA[Man Suspected in Spring Valley Mobile Home Arson]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:48:31 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Spring-Valley-Arson-0322.jpg
A man was detained Thursday night for allegedly intentionally setting fire to a mobile home in Spring Valley.

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<![CDATA[Marine Could Face Murder Charge in Fatal Stabbing of Fellow Recruit]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:53:56 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Child-on-Child_Sex_Assaults_at_Camp_Pendleton_Overlooke.jpg
A Camp Pendleton Marine stabbed his friend to death in January. One witness says it's a case of "dumb kids doing dumb things with knives."]]>
<![CDATA[Lawsuit: City Misused Taxpayer Funds for Smart Water Meters]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:55:47 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Water+Meter+Testing-11.jpg
Legal action demands Public Utilities Department repay millions of dollars to customers.]]>
<![CDATA[Zahau's Boyfriend Testifies in Wrongful Death Lawsuit]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:21:08 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Zahau_s_Boyfriend_Testifying_in_Wrongful_Death_Trial.jpg
Rebecca Zahau’s boyfriend at the time of her death is expected to take the stand Thursday to testify on behalf of his brother, the man Zahau’s family believes murdered her in 2011.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Deputy Accused of Lewd Acts on Child]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:54:22 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/SDSO-Sam-Knight-Arrest.jpg
A San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO) deputy was arrested this week for allegedly committing lewd acts on a child, officials confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Registration Opens for Controversial Girls Firefighting Camp]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:49:24 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Girls_Firefighter_Empowerment_Camp_Back_On_After_Controversy.jpg
A girls empowerment firefighters camp will return this month after recent controversy. NBC 7's Nicole Gomez Reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Toys R Us Liquidation Marks End of an Era for Shoppers]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:27:18 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Toys+R+Us+Liquidation+Sales.jpg
Friday marked the beginning of the end for toy seller Toys R Us as the toy retailer began liquidation sales on March 23 at hundreds of stores around the country.The going-out-of-business sales are the...

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<![CDATA[Teen Girl Shot Inside Md. School Has Died: Sheriff]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:22:17 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jaelynn+willey+web+thumb.jpg
The teenage girl who was shot in the halls of her Maryland high school has died, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announced Friday. Jaelynn Willey, 16, died at 11:34 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Flood Sacramento After Deadly Police Shooting]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:47:15 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sacramento-protest.jpg
Protesters decrying the death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark swarmed Sacramento Thursday, forming a human chain to block fans from attending a professional basketball game at the Golden 1 Center.

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<![CDATA[United Gives DC Woman $10K Voucher to Give Up Her Seat]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:48:30 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/United+Plane1.jpg
A D.C. woman will be flying for free for the next year after getting a $10,000 voucher from United Airlines. But she said the experience leading up to the voucher was not a pleasant one.Allison Preiss said she...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Man Thankful to Be Alive After Dramatic Flood Rescue]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:22:00 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santa_Clarita_Car_Stranded_Roadrunner_Rd__1200x675_1192598595686.jpg
A man thanked his lucky stars on Thursday after a good Samaritan pulled him out of his flipped SUV that was swept away in a rushing flood during a storm in Santa Clarita, California.The man tried to drive...]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: March 22-25]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:39:38 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carlsbad-Flower-Fields-March-2018-1.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City. TGI Weekend!

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<![CDATA[Malarkey Steps Down From Searsucker, Herringbone Group]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:00:27 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Brian_Malarkey_t670.jpg
Brian Malarkey resigned from the Hakkasan Group on March 21 to focus on his company Puffer Malarkey Restaurants.

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<![CDATA[Trump Has Mused About WH Without a Chief of Staff: Sources]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:55:46 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_18032100429751.jpg
President Donald Trump considered firing chief of staff John Kelly this month and not naming a successor, three sources familiar with his discussions told NBC News.The president has talked with close...

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<![CDATA[13-Year-Old Escondido Girl With Cancer Finds Prom Date ]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:53:40 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/172*120/ariana_camposJPG.JPG
Ariana Gonzalez Campos, 13, of Escondido, is excited. Next month, she gets to go to prom at the San Diego Natural History Museum.]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter Dies in Blaze at NYC Set of Ed Norton Film]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:33:52 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fdny+firefighter+michael+r+davidson2.jpg
A massive fire that sent flames leaping from a New York City apartment building where a star-studded movie was being filmed has killed an FDNY firefighter, according to officials.Michael R.

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Crashing Vehicle Inside Calif. Air Force Base]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:32:02 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WEBStillTravisAFB_2134970.JPEG
A man died after officials said he gained an unauthorized access to the Travis Air Force Base in Solano County, California, with a vehicle that crashed Wednesday evening.Travis Air Force Base first responders...

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<![CDATA[Strike Team Sent to Santa Barbara County to Help with Flooding]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:20:30 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/sd+fire+strike+team+march+22+2018.jpg
A strike team from northern San Diego was sent to the Santa Barbara area Thursday to help with the flooding from the latest rainstorm there.

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<![CDATA[‘High’ Tea Parties Come to Los Angeles]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:55:19 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2018-03-22+at+6.54.08+PM.png
Now that cannabis is legal in California, there is a demand for more diverse cannabis products. Some women are turning to cannabis tea to spice up parties but also to ease pain.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaaboo Announces 2018 Lineup]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:37:56 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/KAABOO2017_0917_193348-5636_ALIVECOVERAGE-ATW.jpg
Kaaboo Del Mar has announced the initial round of performers for its 2018 three-day festival, including the Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and Robert Plant.

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<![CDATA[Less-than Spectacular Spring Storm Makes Little Impact on SD]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:07:17 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rain-Radar-0322-10am.jpg
The subtropical storm that drenched the Los Angeles area and prompted evacuations in fire-ravaged communities this week brought nothing more than a few spotty showers to San Diego County.

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<![CDATA['Good Samaritan' Stabbed Prompting Hours-Long SWAT Standoff]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:55:56 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stabbing_in_Oceanside_Prompts_SWAT_Standoff.jpg
A man suspected of stabbing a good Samaritan several times, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, was taken into custody Thursday morning after an hours-long SWAT standoff at an Oceanside apartment...]]>
<![CDATA[6 More Flu Deaths Reported in San Diego]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:11:12 -0700 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Flu-Vaccine-generic-getty-images.jpg
Six more flu-related deaths were reported last week, bring the number of deaths this season to 308, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced this week.

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