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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:27 AM PST

Super-Soaking Storms Cut Severe Drought to 4 Percent

Super-Soaking Storms Cut Severe Drought to 4 Percent

More than 80 percent of California is no longer in drought after a series of winter storms, including last week's hourslong soaker in Southern California.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:59 PM PST

Map: Schools At Greatest Risk For Lead In Water

Map: Schools At Greatest Risk For Lead In Water

School districts across the county are requesting water testing after dangerous levels of lead were discovered at a San Ysidro elementary school. Health experts say the schools most likely to have unsafe levels...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:46 PM PST

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

A cab driver was arrested Wednesday in San Diego after he allegedly assaulted a transit officer with his taxi, hitting the officer and dragging him down the street in downtown’s Marina area.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 09:08 AM PST

Crews Working to Rescue Horses Stranded in SJ Floodwaters

Crews Working to Rescue Horses Stranded in SJ Floodwaters

Huge efforts have been underway all Wednesday to try and figure out how to rescue horses stranded in San Jose floodwaters.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:50 AM PST

Missing Boater Found at San Diego Hospital

Missing Boater Found at San Diego Hospital

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews in San Diego ended the search for a missing boater after he was found at a local hospital.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:42 AM PST

California Man Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Buy Drug Planes

California Man Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Buy Drug Planes

Hector Hernandez entered pleas Tuesday in San Diego to federal conspiracy charges.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:13 AM PST

Woman, Gun Instructor Accused in Murder-for-Hire Case

Woman, Gun Instructor Accused in Murder-for-Hire Case

A Carlsbad man who survived a shooting testified about a contentious custody fight and a mysterious phone call from a man with a deep voice promising documents he “would want to see.”

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:23 PM PST

West 2017 Conference Brings Navy, Defense Industry Together

West 2017 Conference Brings Navy, Defense Industry Together

One conference attendee, a retired Air Force colonel now working in the private industry, says that President Trump's presidency is good for the industry, and that he understand defense's role in the GDP. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:37 PM PST

Stolen Purple Heart Returned to Vietnam War Veteran

Stolen Purple Heart Returned to Vietnam War Veteran

A Purple Heart and 23 military medals that were stolen from a Northern California man during the Lake Oroville evacuations were found and returned to him Sunday. The Yuba City police chief personally returned the medals to Mike Pomeroy, a Vietnam War veteran, less than 24 hours after the department called for the community's help in finding the suspected burglars' pickup truck. Read more on KCRA.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 05:21 PM PST

Surveillance Video Shows Thieves Stealing Cancer Wigs

Surveillance Video Shows Thieves Stealing Cancer Wigs

Burglars stole wigs custom made for cancer patients from a San Diego salon. In addition to the wigs, thousands of dollars worth of hair equipment was taken from La Jolla Hair Clinic on Friars Road. The...

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