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Southwest Investigating Twitter Threats Targeting Flights

nbcsandiego.com — Several bomb threats targeting Southwest Airlines flights popped up on Twitter on Monday afternoon, including one targeting a San Diego-based flight. Southwest Airlines officials are investigating the threats. No flight disruptions have been announced. One user tweeted to Southwest Airlines a threat on a flight from San Diego to Dallas.

City OKs $160M Layaway Deal to Lease, Buy Civic Center Plaza

nbcsandiego.com — San Diego taxpayers could always use a good deal when it comes to government office space. But will a deal put together by the mayor's staff and authorized Monday by the San Diego City Council prove to be a long-term bargain?
Jan 26, 2015

SD locks in lease-buy deal for Civc Ctr Plaza: $160M over 20 yrs. w/holding co. fronting $44M for purchase. bit.ly/1DcQFqE #NBC7

Mom Says She Drowned Boy to Save Him From Pedophiliac Dad

nbcsandiego.com — An Oceanside mother said she tried to drown her 21-month-old son three times, succeeding on the third attempt, to save him from his allegedly pedophiliac father, according to a police recording played in court Monday. "I killed my baby, Anthony," Veronica Rivas is heard saying. "Why?
Jan 26, 2015

Mom says she drowned 21-month-old son to save him from pedophiliac father. nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Ver…

Protest in Mexico Shuts Down One Lane at Border Crossing

nbcsandiego.com — A protest on the Mexico side of the border has led to the closure of the southbound State Route 905 commercial truck lane at the border crossing. The California Highway Patrol closed the commercial truck lane at the Otay Mesa Border Crossing Monday.

FAA: Embarcadero Ferris Wheel May Be Hazard to Air Traffic

nbcsandiego.com — A report released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration states that the giant Ferris wheel proposed along the Embarcadero could be a hazard to flights in and out of San Diego. In a memo to San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the FAA shared its initial findings of the Discovery Point Ferris Wheel project.

DA Opposes Release of McStay Case Warrants

nbcsandiego.com — Prosecutors in San Bernardino are opposing the public release of court records that would reveal important new details about the investigation and arrest of the man accused of the 2010 murders of the McStay family in Fallbrook.

California Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

nbcsandiego.com — Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show. The issue has taken new prominence as California deals with an outbreak of measles that originated at Disneyland last month, sickening 78 people.

Couple Accuses San Diego Dentist of Fraudulent Billing

nbcsandiego.com — A San Diego couple is headed back to court over the billing practices of a local dentist office, which NBC 7 Investigates discovered has 19 complaints and an F-rating with the Better Business Bureau. Nancy and Peter Chen said they had their first interaction with All Smile Dental in Torrey Hills when Dr. Christine Chen made a full upper denture for Peter in 2010.

San Diego County's Search Warrants in McStay Case Unsealed

nbcsandiego.com — A San Diego judge unsealed four search warrants Friday about the early stages of the McStay murder case. Joseph and Summer McStay, and their two children were first reported as missing persons in San Diego County. NBC 7 is trying to reveal more details about the killings of the couple and their two children, Gianni and Joseph Mateo, ages 4 and 3 respectively.
Jan 26, 2015

San Diego County's Search Warrants in McStay Case Unsealed | NBC 7 San Diego nbcsandiego.com/news/local/McS… via @nbcsandiego

Jan 23, 2015

RT @nbcsandiego: Update: Warrants unsealed in McStay case contradict SDSO statements about its investigation on.nbc7.com/lPC73Fe

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More Than 300 South Bay Residents Without Power

nbcsandiego.com — More than 300 residents are without electricity following a power outage in the South Bay. The power went off in the Rancho Del Rey, Eastlake and Otay Reservoir communities Friday night. Initially, over 4,000 residents in those communities, as well as in Chula Vista, were left in the dark around 10 p.m.
Jan 24, 2015

RT @nbcsandiego: 300+ still without power in Rancho Del Rey, Eastlake and Otay Reservoir. SDG&E says power will be around 11 a.m.: http://t…

California Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

nbcsandiego.com — Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show. The issue has taken new prominence as California deals with an outbreak of measles that originated at Disneyland last month, sickening 78 people.
Jan 24, 2015

California law makes it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their kids. bit.ly/1EDTVMN

Renewable Energy Grid: Will Utilities Opt Out?

nbcsandiego.com — San Diego's energy grid is being targeted by environmental activists who want to offer customers a menu of renewable sources. That grid is mostly fossil-fueled. Is San Diego Gas & Electric Co., its owner/operator, committed to "going green"? State and local government agencies are noticing a climate of economic and political infighting over initiatives to address climate change.
Jan 24, 2015

Will currents of consumer choice in renewables spark greater greening of power grids? Are utilities all in? bit.ly/1uqwZuf #NBC7

San Diego Rapper Headed to Trial on Gang Conspiracy Charges

nbcsandiego.com — Trial is set to begin in the case against a group of active gang members accused of criminal conspiracy related to two dozen local shootings. But not before language changes were made and ten defendants entered their final plea Friday.