Most talked about NBC 7 San Diego stories

Deadly SDSU Meningitis Strain Killed Others — A deadly form of meningitis that quickly claimed the life of a San Diego State University freshman is the same strain that infected students at multiple colleges throughout the country. Sara Stelzer, who was taken off life support over the weekend, contracted Type B meningoccal meningitis.

Highway Guardrail Maker Trinity Industries Defrauded Federal Government, Jury Finds — A company manufacturing guardrails lining highways in California and across the country defrauded the federal government, according to a jury verdict out of a federal whistleblower case in Texas. Trinity Industries, a highway manufacturing heavyweight based in Texas, has been accused in lawsuits and complaints across the country for making a change to a widely used version of its guardrail end terminals, the ET-Plus.
Oct 21, 2014

Federal gov. asking #Trinity to re-test guardrails after jury finds company defrauded government & tax payers

SeaWorld Animals Seen With Scars, Lesions: PETA — A new complaint against SeaWorld San Diego alleges keeping dolphins, whales and walruses in captivity is causing psychological and physical harm, including skin lesions, scars and abnormal behavior. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed the complaint Monday with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees and annually inspects SeaWorld parks.
Oct 21, 2014

SeaWorld #SanDiego animals spotted with scars and lesions, PETA claims.

Rabid Bat May Have Infected Children: Health Officials — San Diego County health officials are trying to find children or adults who may have handled a rabid bat outside a San Marcos restaurant over the weekend. Five children discovered the bat Saturday morning in the outdoor courtyard near Pizza Nova, located at 141 North Twin Oaks Valley Road, according to the county's Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).
Oct 21, 2014

Rabid bat may have infected 5 kids, county health officials warn.

Harvard Student in Mexico Expected Back in U.S. Tuesday — A Harvard University student stranded in Mexico is expected to return to the U.S. sometime Tuesday, his attorney's office confirmed to NBC 7. Dario Guerrero Meneses, 21, was granted a humanitarian visa last week and was set to pick up his permit at the U.S. consulate in Tijuana Tuesday morning.