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    TGI Weekend! It's a weekend for doing something you have never tried before, like night fishing on Santee Lake or catching a comedy show Downtown. Of course, San Diego staples like one of the largest beer festivals on the West Coast or taking in a concert at the San Diego County Fair are always options. Plus, it’s Father’s Day! There are plenty of ways to celebrate the father or father-figure in your life. Get up. Get out. Play!  

    Thursday, June 14
    2018 San Diego County Fair: 'How Sweet It Is'
    Opens at 11 a.m. (Weekdays) and 10 a.m. (Weekends), Del Mar Fairgrounds
    Oh, how sweet it is! The San Diego County Fair returns on June 1 with a candy theme sure to give even the biggest sweet tooth a sugar rush. The fair is bringing back the popular Summer Concert Series, the annual International Beer Festival, an array of livestock, stomach-churning fair rides, and of course the outrageous and mouthwatering food treats it’s known for. The fair runs through the Fourth of July but is closed Monday and Tuesdays (Except July 2-3). Times vary by date and tickets cost $19 for adults and $12 for kids, or guests can get a "Best Pass Ever'" season pass for $28. For those who can’t wait to indulge in all the San Diego County Fair has to offer, the wait is over! Be sure to check out NBC 7’s San Diego County Fair Guide before heading out for transportation tips, our selection of top events and more. Make sure to stop by the NBC 7/T20 booth every Saturday to say hello to the team!

    Epic Tales From Ancient India
    12 p.m., San Diego Museum of Art
    The San Diego Museum of Art’s newest exhibit will showcase more than 90 works of South Asian paintings. The artwork, curated by Edwin Binney III, an heir to the Crayola fortune, spans from the 16th through the 19th centuries and features tales of love, the seasons and music. There will also be an interactive space with hands-on workshops, live musical and dance performances, daily storytelling and more while the exhibit is on display through Sept. 3 A $15 ticket gets non-member guests into the museum.

     

    Night Fishing
    5 to 11:30 p.m., Santee Lakes
    Santee Lakes’ seasonal night fishing is back. Adults and kids can enjoy a serene evening as they try to hook catfish and bluegill, which along the shoreline of Santee Lake. A fishing permit from Santee Lakes Recreational Preserve’s general store is required and costs $6 for adults and $3 for kids.

    Thursday Family Fun Night
    6 to 8 p.m., The San Diego Botanical Garden
    During the summer months, The San Diego Botanical Garden hosts a family-friendly show in their sprawling Eden in Encinitas. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a performance of kid-friendly songs by a variety of artists. This week, Twinkle and Friends will fill the gardens with educational pop songs in both English and Spanish that will get kids grooving. It is free to attend the concert with an admission ticket to the botanical garden, which is $14 for adults and $8 for children.

    Santee Summer Concert Series: The Cat-illacs
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Town Center Community Park East
    Rock out to The Cat-illacs, a local classic rock group, as they take the stage for Santee’s Summer Concert Series. Bring a blanket and grab a bite from one of the evening’s featured food trucks like Chubby’s, featuring burgers, burritos and carne asada, The Wrap Shack, offering a variety of wraps and smoothies, and more. The band will cover hits from the 50s to the 90s at this free family-friendly event.

    'The Squirrels'
    8 p.m., The La Jolla Playhouse
    The audience may not expect it but this R-rated comedy about furry nut-harboring squirrels will feel particularly relevant to an audience in 2018 as it touches on current themes like income inequality, race and leadership. "The Squirrels," which runs through July 8 at the La Jolla Playhouse, was written by Robert Askins ("Hand to God") and showcases the delightful drama between a group of rich squirrels and a group of outcast squirrels during the important winter season. Tickets to the comedy, directed by Tony Award-winning director Christopher Ashley ("Come From Away,") start at $46.

    Grunion Run
    10:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m., Various San Diego County Beaches
    It’s a spectacle to behold when thousands of grunion, slim silver fish, come out of the water and onto the shoreline to spawn. To see the natural event that happens only a handful of days throughout the year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife recommends heading to a San Diego County beach with a flashlight during specified hours found here through Saturday. Grunion sightings may occur at: Oceanside Pier View North Beach, Oceanside Harbor Beach, Del Mar Beach, La Jolla Shores, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Coronado and Coronado Shores Beach and Imperial Beach but sightings are not guaranteed. 

    Friday, June 15

    San Diego International Beer Festival
    Times Vary (through Sunday), Del Mar Fairgrounds
    Nearly 200 breweries from around the world show off their creations at one of the largest beer festivals in California. Guests can expect to find suds from their favorite beer-makers and rare finds from unexpected locales. The San Diego International Beer Festival provides unlimited tastes of brew from established and up-and-coming breweries. Guests can purchase a $60 ticket to one of five four-hour sessions throughout the weekend. A VIP ticket for $50 more gets all this, plus an extra 30 minutes of tasting, access to a VIP lounge area, and food stations hand-picked to match brews from the festival. Both tickets come with admission to the San Diego County Fair.

    Food Truck Fridays
    4 to 8:30 p.m., Balboa Park

    Delectable treats will once again flood historic Balboa Park every Friday night this summer for the popular Food Truck Fridays series. A lineup of about a dozen food trucks will rotate each week through September 28 at Plaza de Panama ready to feed hungry guests as a variety of live music, like Mariachi and orchestral sounds, waft through the air. Some of the dining possibilities include  Bosnian Grill, Monster Crafts, Pierogi Truck, Super Q and Yo Yo Bento, Beachin’ Boba, Devil Dogs BBQ, Sushi Uno and more. Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in front of the Botanical Building as they eat, or enjoy craft beer, wine and cocktails inside nearby restaurants. Booths will be set up with activities for kids and Balboa Park will introduce a "living room" area filled with giant lawn games. Surrounding museums will extend hours to accommodate guests and the San Diego Museum of Art will offer $5 admission after 5 p.m.

    Hops on the Harbor
    7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Flagship Cruises & Events
    Since the brewery opened nearly a quarter-century ago, Pizza Port Brewing has expanded to several beachside towns across the county. Now, the craft brew specialists are taking to the sea for a partnership with Flagship Cruises' Hops on the Harbor. This month, four 6-ounce samples of Pizza Port Brewings suds will accompany a dinner menu and cruise around San Diego Bay. The menu features: Pizza Port’s Grandview Golden Ale alongside garlic beer-steamed mussels and clams and the brewery’s Chronic Amber Ale paired with baby back ribs and a dill potato salad, just to name a few. The dinner cruise boards at 7 p.m. from 990 North Harbor Dr. and sails past the San Diego skyline, USS Midway, Star of India and other Maritime Museum ships and the Coronado Bay Bridge. Tickets cost $74.50 for adults and $44.70 for children ages 4 to 12; kids 3 and under are free. Reservations are recommended. 

    Summer Movies in the Park
    Times Vary, Locations Vary
    Across the county this summer, cities are taking part in movie screenings at their local outdoor parks. Almost every day of the week, San Diegans can find a different free outdoor movie screening thanks to the county-wide initiative. The full calendar of screenings for the summer can be found here. Bring a picnic, chairs and a blanket to enjoy the movie of your choice starting at sunset. 

    2018 San Diego County Fair Summer Concert Series: Little Big Town
    7:30 p.m., Del Mar Fairgrounds
    A sweet lineup of artists is hitting the San Diego County Fair’s main stage, the Corona Grandstand, for their annual summer concert series. More than a dozen musicians, comedians and entertainers are scheduled for the concert series during the fair’s run through July 4. This week, the Grammy-award winning country music group Little Big Town, will perform chart-topping hits from their nearly two-decade career. Tickets start at $27 or $15 with fair admission.

    Whitney Cummings
    7:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), The American Comedy Co.
    Comedian Whitney Cummings is bringing her tour to San Diego for two nights. Cummings is the co-creator of "2 Broke Girls." She was recently seen in “The Ridiculous Six” and has appeared in multiple comedy specials as well as having three of her own. Get a taste of her witty comedy at one of her four San Diego performance with a $35 ticket. 

    'A Thousand Splendid Suns'
    8 p.m. (through June 17), Old Globe Theatre
    Set in war-torn Kabul during the 1990s, "A Thousand Splendid Suns" tells the story of three generations of Afghan women who work together to seek a better future for themselves in a tyrannical society. It's the last weekend to see the play at the Old Globe Theatre. It was adapted by playwright Ursula Rani from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner," and features music composed by David Coulter. Tickets start at $39.

    Saturday, June 9

    Little Italy Mercato
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Little Italy
    Every Saturday, more than 200 tents line the streets of Little Italy, spanning five blocks and showcasing an array of farm fresh produce, meats, flowers and artisan craft goods from local vendors. The Mercato has moved back to its original location along W. Date Street from Front Street to Kettner Boulevard. Grab a crepe as you stroll, or sit in the Piazza Famiglia while enjoying music from local artists. This has been a neighborhood tradition for years and has become one of the biggest farmers markets in San Diego.

    Yoga in the City
    9 a.m., Pantoja Park
    Yogis, bring your mat to Pantoja Park this Saturday for a free teacher-led yoga session presented by Downtown San Diego Partnerships. All levels and ages are welcome but participants are asked to register in advance here.

    Taste of Gaslamp
    1 to 4 p.m., Gaslamp Quarter
    Sample culinary delights from two dozen downtown San Diego restaurants during this year’s annual Taste of Gaslamp. The culinary tour allows guests to nibble on bites from popular restaurants like Cafe Sevilla, Havana 1920, Barleymash, Suckerfree Southern and more as they take a self-guided walking tour through the Gaslamp Quarter. Stop at the beer garden featuring different brews from Karl Strauss brewery to mingle with fellow foodies. Twenty-four tastes are included with a $35 ticket or, for a $65 VIP ticket get 30 samples and specialty cocktails at each location, plus an exclusive rooftop bar reception. 

    Hillcrest Classic Car Show 
    1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Pride Park
    San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood has a new monthly tradition — the Classic Car Show. On the third Saturday of every month at least 20 car collectors bring classic models to Pride Plaza. Talk to car experts and other fans at this free event. It’s the perfect pit stop before dinner at one of Hillcrest’s many restaurants. 

     

    Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra
    7:30 p.m., Balboa Theatre
    The Mainly Mozart Festival is in its 30th year of bringing some of the classical composer’s greatest works to concert halls across San Diego County. Cellist Johannes Moser will join the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra on stage at the Balboa Theatre to perform the works of Mozart and other renowned composers. Tickets start at $30. 

    Movies on the Beach: 'The Lion King'
    7 p.m., Hotel Del Coronado 
    Hakuna Matata — it means no worries while you're watching a movie this summer at a theater on the beach. For $20, moviegoers will get a lawn chair to place in the sand at Del Beach where “The Lion King,” the classic Disney tale about a lion cub who must reconcile with his past in order to lead his pride, will screen this Saturday at 8 p.m. A different movie screens at the Hotel Del Coronado’s outdoor theater every Saturday through Sept. 1.

    Sunday, June 17

    Nighttime Zoo at the San Diego Zoo 
    9 a.m. to 8 p.m., San Diego Zoo
    The San Diego Zoo comes to life at night during the summer. Upbeat music will course through the park and entertainers, like twirling acrobats and stilt-walkers, will hold special evening performances for Nighttime Zoo. Keepers will share stories about the animals they care for and there will be special animal encounters for guests. Nighttime Zoo runs through Sept. 3 and is included with a general admission ticket.

    Guided Nature Walk
    9:30 a.m., Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center
    Join a trail guide from Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) on this free, 1.5-hour nature walk and learn about the plants, animals, geology, history and ecology of the park. The walk begins at the Visitor Center and will head out to one of three scenic trails: The Oak Grove Loop, The Visitor Center Loop, or The Riverside Grinding Rocks. These walks are typically held at MTRP every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Wear close-toed shoes and sunscreen, and bring water.

    Father’s Day Sail
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maritime Museum San Diego
    Treat dad to a sail aboard a replica of the ships used during the California Gold Rush this Father’s Day. The Californian, a replica cutter and the state’s official tall ship, will take passengers on a 3-hour voyage for $70 and $48 for children. Before the sail at noon, bratwursts, chips and cold beer will be served.

    Hoppy Father’s Day 
    11 a.m., Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
    Make a reservation to Stone Brewing World & Gardens for a special beer tasting session for dad on Father’s Day. The restaurant will have a chef-created specialty menu featuring a pretzel bread salad, a half-rack of chipotle-glazed pork ribs, and a hop-infused pound cake with berries for dessert. Plus, Stone will select a lineup of IPAs perfect for celebrating dad.

    Father’s Day Concert and BBQ 
    11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Hotel Del Coronado
    Gary Sinise is bringing the Lt. Dan Band, named after the actor’s character in the Oscar-winning film "Forest Gump," to Coronado for a special Father’s Day celebration in support of military servicemembers and veterans on Coronado. Guests can enjoy BBQ and the beach before the main event begins at 5 p.m. with a spectacular skydiving show. Then, guests can listen to Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band perform hits from Bruno Mars, The Police, Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson and more. Anyone can attend the event for $75 but military personnel and veterans can get up to two tickets for $35 with military identification. Part of the proceeds benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation.

    Father’s Day Beatles Brunch 
    12 to 5 p.m., Quartyard
    "Come. Together" to celebrate dad this Father’s Day at the Quartyard’s event perfect for music-loving dads. The Baja Bugs, a group of four musicians, has an extensive knowledge of The Beatles catalog and will perform the iconic 60s bands’ hits at the Quartyard as guests sip onsuds. This event is free before 5 p.m. and $5 after.

    Sunday Organ Concert
    2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Spreckels Organ Pavilion at Balboa Park
    Enjoy a free, hour-long organ concert Sunday at Balboa Park’s famed Spreckels Organ Pavilion. At the keys, the audience will find Raul Prieto Ramirez, the city’s newest San Diego Civic Organist and Artistic Director of the Spreckels Organ Society. Prieto Ramirez hails from Spain and, as he told NBC 7, hopes to keep the program interesting – from Bach to Queen – at the historic Spreckels Organ.

    Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego
    Times and locations vary

    Looking to save some cash, but still enjoy the city? In San Diego, there are still plenty of activities to enjoy for free or on the cheap. Go for a hike at Torrey Pines State Park or Cowles Mountain, stroll Balboa Park, try a new craft brewery, admire the murals of Chicano Park or read a book at a downtown park. Get out there and explore America’s Finest City.



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    Over a four-month span, Former NFL Player Kellen Winslow Jr. raped or attempted to rape at least four women over the age of 50, according to court documents detailing charges against him. 

    Winslow, 34, was first arrested on June 7 after a report of a possible burglary in Park Encinitas, a senior community located on North El Camino Real, east of Interstate 5 and north of Encinitas Boulevard. At the time, he faced first-degree burglary charges.

    On Thursday, he was arrested for a second time at his Encinitas home after a warrant was issued and faced additional sexual assault, kidnapping and sodomy charges from incidents dating back to March 17, according to the complaint. 

    He was scheduled to appear in court on Friday. 

    Court documents revealed Winslow had entered the senior community on June 7 with the intent to rape an 86-year-old woman.

    The complaint alleges Winslow also raped a 54-year-old woman and a 59-year-old woman on March 17 and May 13, respectively.

    He had attempted to rape a 71-year-old woman and burglarized her property on June 1 and had indecently exposed himself in public on May 24, the DA's office said. 

    SDSO Lt. Michael Blevins said the incidents happened in the Encinitas area but did not give specifics. 

    On the day Winslow was first arrested, the person who reported the incident to SDSO tried confronting the man — later identified as Winslow — because the person did not recognize him. The man said he confronted Winslow and Winslow said he was looking for a red dog named Clifford.

    The person, who did not want to be identified, took photos of Winslow's SUV  that helped San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO) deputies track Winslow down and arrest him a few blocks away.

    The SDSO told the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday that Winslow has given inconsistent and varied statements relating to his presence in the mobile home.

    Winslow's publicist Denise White says he was at the park to look for a home for his mother-in-law and that his wife attends church with the elderly couple that lives in the mobile home where he was seen. She says nothing was touched.

    White released a statement from defense attorney Harvey A. Steinberg saying Winslow looks forward to being vindicated.

    Winslow spent five hours in a north San Diego County jail before posting bail. When he walked out of the jail, he nodded to a photographer who was waiting at the top of the steps but did not say anything about the charges. 

    Winslow grew up in San Diego and graduated from Scripps Ranch High School before playing his college football at the University of Miami.

    His NFL career started with the Cleveland Browns in 2004 and included stints with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots and New York Jets.


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    Those pesky pirates – always so politically incorrect. Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride reopened on June 8 after the newest “refurbishment” that removed the bride auction scene from the ride and replaced it with a regular auction scene – and the ride’s first female pirate who espouses that pirates really just want to drink.

    The scene had a banner that read, “Take a wench for a bride” complete with crying women tied together by ropes. Now, the brazen Redd proclaims, “It’s the rum they want. Drink up me hearties, yo ho!”


    And while the latest change in Pirates is just the most recent towards the politically correct, the ride still has plenty of not-so-kid-friendly moments, including public drunkenness, gun fighting and even torture (when a man who refuses to say where Captain Jack Sparrow is gets repeatedly dunked in a well.)

    Several years ago a section of the ride that showed male pirates chasing women in a circle was changed to show the women chasing the men.

    There are arguments that the Pirates ride shouldn’t be changed because pirates weren’t politically correct, but the reality is that the Disneyland ride was never focused on historical accuracy.

    Some Disney traditionalists don’t like older rides being changed, but that’s always been the way Disneyland has operated. Walt Disney called it “plussing,” rides were always meant to be changed and updated to stay relevant. (It’s hard to miss the Captain Jack Sparrow additions that joined the ride after the movies’ success).

    The small change is unlikely to affect the more than 50-year success of the swashbuckling boat ride, and with Star Wars Land opening in the park next summer, even more tourists should be filing through to see Redd’s auction.

    Pirates of the Caribbean had been closed since April.




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    Redd the pirate is the newest addition to the classic Pirates of the Caribbean ride, which opened at Disneyland in 1967. The ride has undergone several transformations since then.Redd the pirate is the newest addition to the classic Pirates of the Caribbean ride, which opened at Disneyland in 1967. The ride has undergone several transformations since then.

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    An attempted burglary suspect injured his leg when he scaled down to the 12th floor of an apartment building downtown and tried to kick in a window, San Diego police confirmed.

    The 39-year-old suspect scaled down from a common area above and sliced his Achilles tendon while kicking in the window.

    He never made it into the home on 7th and Ash Street.

    The man was taken to the hospital.




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    A body was Saturday evening found inside a home in City Heights, police said.

    The body was found around 5:15 p.m. inside the home on the 3600 block of 45th Street, about a block from Rosa Parks Elementary School, according to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD).

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.



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    A jewelry store near Hazard Center was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening, police said.

    The armed robbery took place around 7:15 p.m. in the parking lot of the Robbins Brothers on the 7700 block of Friars Road, according to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD). 

    It was unclear if anyone was hurt or if anything was stolen.

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.



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    Plaza Bonita was briefly locked down Saturday night after a disturbance broke out, police said.

    Around 8:45 p.m. officers responded to a disturbance inside the mall, National Police Department said.

    Police found the group responsible and escorted them out of the indoor mall.

    As a precaution, Plaza Bonita was placed under a lockdown, police said. The mall closed shortly after.

    There were no reported injuries.


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    The New York attorney general’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the Donald J. Trump Foundation is essentially a civil complaint, and while most would prefer being sued than being prosecuted, a civil action has the potential to do more damage than an indictment for the presidency, NBC News reported.

    It remains an open question about whether a president is immune from indictment, arrest or prosecution while in office, but there is less debate about presidential immunity from civil suit. This mean’s the president is most likely less immune to a state attorney general’s petition that is civil in nature than he would be if the same attorney general tried to prosecute him.

    If forced to defend himself against the petition, Trump will be forced to come up with answers for very serious allegations about his charitable organization.



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    In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is accompanied by, from left, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump, during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel- Old Post Office in Washington.In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is accompanied by, from left, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump, during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel- Old Post Office in Washington.

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    Here’s a look at what is going on in San Diego sports for the week of June 18th-24th.

    PADRES: After more than a week on the road, the Friars are back home but only for two days. Monday is an off day before the Oakland A’s head to Petco Park Tuesday and Wednesday for interleague play. Thursday-Sunday the Padres are in San Francisco to face the Giants.

    LEGION: The San Diego Legion wraps up regular season play Saturday when the Glendale Raptors head the Torero Stadium. The match starts at 7:30 p.m.



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    Shortstop Freddy Galvis #13 of the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)Shortstop Freddy Galvis #13 of the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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    The battle for Puerto Rico's future is underway in a crowded courthouse where teachers, parents and students are fighting to keep their schools open, NBC News reported.

    Nearly 300 are slated to close after Hurricane Maria plunged the island into a devastating economic crisis nine months ago that deeply cut into school enrollment.

    "Where there is no school there is no community," said educator Providencia Figueroa, who is working with one of Puerto Rico's teachers unions. "The community is dead."

    There are other concerns on the island, where most of the power service is finally has power back after what Gov. Ricardo Roselló said was "the most devastating event in the history of Puerto Rico": It's hurricane season again and the grid isn't ready for another storm and Maria's true death toll is still a mystery.



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    This May 2, 2018, file photo shows a person marching to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts in the El Condado tourist zone in San Juan, Puerto Rico.This May 2, 2018, file photo shows a person marching to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts in the El Condado tourist zone in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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    First lady Melania Trump waded into the fierce debate around family separation on the border on Sunday, saying she "hates" to see it done and pushing for bipartisan cooperation to end the practice, NBC News reported.

    "Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform," her spokeswoman said in a statement. "She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart."

    Trump has repeatedly blamed Democrats for opposition to his immigration reform proposal, falsely crediting an anti-trafficking law that passed unanimously in 2008 under President George W. Bush.

    But the Trump administration implemented the "zero tolerance" policy under which it's separated families at the border, and there is no law that requires family separation.



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    In this June 6, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds during a speaks to employees by President Donald Trump at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters in Washington.In this June 6, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds during a speaks to employees by President Donald Trump at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters in Washington.

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    An apparent victim of a hit-and-run was found lying in the road in Chula Vista early Sunday morning.

    A driver saw the 23-year-old man on Buena Vista Way near H Street around 4 a.m.

    Chula Vista police attempted life-saving efforts, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

    There aren’t any homes or businesses near the scene, so it’s unclear if anyone witnessed the incident.

    Chula Vista police say that it appears the victim was riding a skateboard when he was hit by a car.

    The road had to be closed for several hours as police tried to piece together the clues, and it has since reopened.

    Police have not released the identity of the victim, and there is no description of a car that may have hit him.

    The Chula Vista Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating.


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    High Levels of carbon monoxide were found at a Starbucks and Golden Bagel in the 2700 block of Fletcher Parkway around 8 a.m. Sunday morning.

    Heartland Fire, La Mesa Police Department, San Diego County Hazmat and San Diego Fire-Rescue all responded to the scene after more than one carbon monoxide alarm went off and people called 911. 

    The Starbucks, Golden Bagel and other nearby businesses were evacuated, and one Starbucks employee was taken to the hospital. 

    Units are trying to ventilate the businesses and locate the source. 

    No other information was immediately available. Check back on this breaking story for updates. 




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    Authorities said five undocumented immigrants are dead following a chase involving Border Patrol agents Sunday afternoon.

    Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said the crash happened off Highway 85 in Big Wells at about noon. Boyd said agents were chasing the SUV when it lost control and overturned. The vehicle was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour when it crashed.

    Fourteen people were inside, including the driver and passenger. Twelve immigrants were ejected and four died at the scene when the car crashed and rolled over, according to Boyd. A fifth person later died at the hospital. A total of 9 people were transported to the hospital, including five who went to San Antonio Military Medical Center and the rest going to local hospitals. The driver, who is believed to be a United States citizen, was among those transported.

    Boyd credited "good police work" for the reason why deputies started pursuing the vehicle.

    A border patrol agent observed three vehicles traveling one behind the other on FM 2664 and suspected a smuggling attempt was happening, the agency said in a statement. The agent was able to stop one of the vehicle and called out a description of the other two. A second border patrol agent was able to pull over the second vehicle but the third refused to stop. The agency said multiple arrest were made in both vehicles.

    The passenger, also believed to be a U.S. citizen, is currently in custody.

    Boyd said there needs to be a wall built because this is a "real problem" in the area.

    The incident is under investigation by the US Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety, Dimmit County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Professional Responsibility, Border Patrol said in a statement.

    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.



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    Authorities said five undocumented immigrants are dead following a chase involving Border Patrol agents.Authorities said five undocumented immigrants are dead following a chase involving Border Patrol agents.

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    Democrat Beto O'Rourke led protestors in a Father's Day march to the new "tent city" that will house migrant children separated from their parents upon arrival in the United States.

     

     



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    Celebrations broke out all over San Diego on Sunday, from downtown to Tijuana, as Mexico delivered a major upset in its first match of the 2018 World Cup, beating Germany 1-0.

    Mexico became the first non-European team to shut out Germany in the World Cup since 2002 and the celebrations lasted throughout the day.

    In National City, so many people were celebrating in the streets police had to shut down parts of Highland Avenue.

    Mexico fans packed El Chingon in downtown San Diego before 8 a.m. hoping for the best but also being realistic in the national team’s first game against Germany, the defending World Cup champions.

    "Hoping for a tie, came out with a win, I loved it," Raul Cadena said. "We weren't the underdog today. We were at the same level they were. We've always been at the same level as anyone in the world. We always got caught slipping."

    But Sunday Mexico did not slip, scoring in the first half and beating Germany.

    “They played really well,” Juan Ortiz said. “It was a good game — it was intense. When they scored that goal, I felt like I scored that goal, that's how good I felt."

    And fans are feeling good about Mexico's start, which gives the team an easier time in group play to advance to the knock out stage.

    "I think they'll be pumped. This got them going,” Alexandra Pissel said. “The start of the World Cup and I think they'll keep going. They're going to keep doing good."



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    Control of the San Diego Union-Tribune will officially change hands Monday when biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong takes ownership of the 150-year-old newspaper.

    Soon-Shiong bought the Union-Tribune along with the Los Angeles Times and some community papers from Chicago-based Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, on Feb. 7 for a reported $500 million.

    In a letter published Sunday in the U-T as well as the L.A. Times, the 65-year-old physician, who dedicated most of his fortune to fighting cancer, said he will protect independent journalism and fight fake news as if it were cancer.

    “I believe that fake news is the cancer of our times and social media the vehicles for metastasis,” he wrote. “Institutions like the Union-Tribune and the Times are more vital than ever.”

    Soon-Shiong told the U-T he does not intend to make any changes to the leadership of newspaper. He will take on the role of executive chairman while Jeff Light will remain as editor and publisher.

    He also said he does not plan to lay off any of the 275 staff at the newspaper, which has shrunk dramatically in the past decade.

    Though, Soon-Shiong said the paper will need to run as a business because of the “disruptions” of the digital age but he is committed to investing in the publication’s future and “never losing sight of the needs and interests of our readers.”

    “While ad-supported print publications will continue to feel the pressures occasioned by the digital era, we are confident that our print products will remain viable and vital,” he wrote.

    While most people view the newspaper business as a dying industry, Soon-Shiong said he bought the U-T and the L.A. Times because he wants “to preserve the integrity, honesty and fairness” he and his family have observed as avid readers of the Times.

    He and his family want the newspapers he bought “to serve as beacons of truth, hope and inspiration binding our communities.”

    “We view the publications we acquired as a quasi-public trust,” he wrote.

    He will be the U-T’s fifth owner in the past 10 years. The paper was owned by the Copley family for 81 years before it was sold to Platinum Equity in 2009.  The Beverly Hills investment firm turned around and sold it to local real estate tycoon Douglas Manchester two years later.

    In 2015, Manchester sold the publication to then-Tribune Publishing, which later became Tronc.



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    Over 1,000 people joined U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, to march on a site just off the bank of the Rio Grande that was chosen to hold a federal "tent city" that will house migrant children separated from their parents upon arrival in the United States. 

    The Department of Health and Human Services is building the 450-bed tent city at the Tornillo port of entry to house overflow from the Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" policy, sources have told NBC News. Migrant children began arriving at the facility on Friday.

    Protestors came from as far as Alexandria, Virginia, Sunday in support of O’Rourke and his efforts to pressure the administration to reunite migrant children with their families. They chanted “families, united” and “say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here!”

    “It forces us to act and places the pressure on those in positions of public trust and power to do the right thing,” O’Rourke said.

    O’Rourke led a one-mile march from the farmlands of Tornillo to the port of entry that abuts the Rio Grande, which separates the U.S. from Mexico. Protesters used signs to shield themselves from the sun and cool off from the 90-degree weather.

    For an hour, faith leaders and immigrant advocates called on the United States government to reunite migrant children with their families. Customs and Border Protection officials watched the march from their facilities at the port of entry.

    Faith leaders and immigrant advocates were asked to say a few words about the importance of speaking out against the Trump administration’s policy.

    Melissa Lopez, executive director of the Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services in El Paso, called the Trump administration’s policies an “assault” on immigrant communities nationwide. 

    “They will continue to attack our immigrant brothers and sisters unless we continue to raise our voices and make sure the administration knows that we will not stand for them to continue to punish and criminalize immigrants,” she said.

    O’Rourke was joined by several local public officials and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass.

    “We recognize that universal truth, that humanity does not come with citizenship or a green card,” Kennedy said.

    On Saturday, children could be seen through the fence separating the U.S. and Mexico playing soccer in the encampment. They were taken back into large white tents after a rainstorm came into the area.

    There are plans to house an estimated 360 children at the encampment in Tornillo and 4,000 may be kept there in the near future, according to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, who represents the area. 

    David Stout, an El Paso county commissioner, said he joined the march because the El Paso community would not accept the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from their parents.

    “It’s ridiculous what’s going on in this country,” he said. “What they’re doing to these children is inhumane.

    Dominga Lopez, a Tornillo resident, said she was shocked to see children were brought to her hometown and none of her neighbors knew. She called on President Trump to think about how he would feel if his son was taken from him. 

    “I cannot believe (the First Lady) would not speak up and make him do something that is right,” she said. “This is very wrong. And I don’t care what they say. They have misquoted the Bible and are hurting the children.”



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    U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso led a march in Tornillo, Texas. Over 1,000 protested the decision by President Donald Trump’s administration to separate migrant children from the parents at the border.U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso led a march in Tornillo, Texas. Over 1,000 protested the decision by President Donald Trump’s administration to separate migrant children from the parents at the border.

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    A man was shot multiple times Sunday morning in an Oceanside parking lot, police said.

    Just before 4:30 a.m., police received a call regarding multiple shots being fired in the parking lot of a Stater Bros. Markets in the 3700 block of Mission Avenue, Oceanside police Sgt. Greg Stahley said.

    Responding officers found a man with three gunshots wounds, one in each leg and one on the right arm, he said.

    No suspect information was available because "the victim is being less than forthcoming" and extremely uncooperative, Stahley said.

    The man was transported to the hospital for his non-life-threatening injuries.

    It was unclear if the shooting was gang-related, Stahley said.


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    Officials are looking for a man who was seen keying a San Miguel Fire Engine in Spring Valley on Sunday.

    In the video sent to NBC 7 by the San Miguel Fire Department, the man was walking down the sidewalk nonchalantly keying the fire engine that was parked on the street.

    The man seen in the video was white with a buzz cut, wearing grey shorts, a black T-shirt with white markings and sunglasses.

    The incident happened just before 10 a.m. at the corner of South Barcelona Street and Campo Road while the crew was on a meal break, Battalion Chief Andy Lawler said.

    The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO) was called and a report was filed, he said.

    Deputies are investigating the incident, the sheriff’s department said.

    Anyone with information about the incident was urged to contact San Diego Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 or visit sdcrimestoppers.org.


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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other top Democratic members of Congress will be in San Diego on Monday to visit the detention center housing migrant children separated from their families or who arrived unaccompanied to the United States.

    Pelosi will join San Diego Rep. Juan Vargas and other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to see first-hand the effects of the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance policy enacted by Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this year.

    One of the shelters for migrant children is located in a nondescript building in El Cajon. Department of Health and Human Services officials said most of the children in that facility are unaccompanied minors and only 10 percent were separated from their parents.

    The trip comes as a debate rages on in Washington and across the country over the administration’s strict enforcement of the existing policy to prosecute those entering the country illegally on top of the usual immigration proceedings.

    The policy has separated nearly 2,000 children from their parents in six weeks. President Donald Trump has falsely been putting the blame for children separation on Democrats.

    “I hate the children being taken away,” Trump told reporters at an impromptu press conference on Friday. “The Democrats have to change their law — that’s their law.”

    In fact, there is no law requiring families to be separated at the border. While there are laws against "improper entry" as well as a decree that limits the amount of time migrant children may be held in a detention facility, none of those laws require children to be taken away from their parents.

    Pelosi said this policy was “an act of the administration.”

    “They have been planning this for a while,” she told reporters on Thursday during her weekly press conference. She said if the president was serious about not taking children away, his administration can put a stop to it without the need for Congress to act.

    “This could have been something taken up under suspension in a minute if there was a real sincere effort,” Pelosi said. “You don't even need to do it.  It's executive action by the Attorney General.  It can be changed just like that.  Just like that.”



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    In this May 6, 2018, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, speaks during the Polk County Democrats Spring Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa.In this May 6, 2018, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, speaks during the Polk County Democrats Spring Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa.

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    Photos released by the United States Customs and Border Protection agency show children using foil-like sheets as blankets as well as cage-like structures inside of a South Texas Border Patrol immigration processing center. The McAllen facility, known as Ursula, has separate wings for unaccompanied children, adults who are by themselves, and mothers and fathers who are accompanied by children.From Ursula, children will be sent to separate facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services while their parents are sent to a detention center to await prosecution before a federal judge, NBC News reported. No one is supposed to be kept at such facilities for more than 72 hours, but a backlog at HHS centers for children is forcing minors to stay past that limit. Reporters were allowed to visit the facility this weekend in response to criticism of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, which separates children from their parents, because the adults have been referred to the Department of Homeland Security for prosecution, NBC News reported.

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    The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a person found floating in a pond in Pauma Valley.

    Deputies were called to the address for an organic farm on Old Cole Grade Road just after midnight.

    The owners of Fairfield Farms grow blueberries and avocados on the ranch with the help of pickers who live on the property, according to the company’s website. 

    The San Diego County Medical Examiner was on the scene to determine whether foul play was involved.

    The property is located less than 2 miles southwest of where State Route 76 meets Cole Grade Road in the North County area of San Diego County. 




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    A man was stabbed in a fight just before last call Monday in the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego police said.

    One man punched another man to the ground and then walked away near the corner of 4th and Market Street at approximately 1:15 a.m., police said.

    The man who threw the punch was followed by three men and was stabbed once in the back, police said.

    The stabbing victim, identified as a 36-year-old man, walked into a bar for help. The bouncer inside the bar called 911.

    Emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the stabbing victim to a nearby hospital. He’s expected to survive, police said.

    The stabbing suspects were last seen walking east on Market Street. Two of the men were wearing black shirts and a third man was wearing a navy blue shirt. 

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.



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