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2 cars catch fire at Carmel Mountain gas station Video included

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San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire at a gas station in Carmel Mountain.

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Broken water hydrant floods Mission Valley apartment complex Video included

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A vehicle knocked over a fire hydrant at a large Mission Valley apartment complex Friday, causing a several-story-high geyser that flooded residences and garages on the property and displaced more than two dozen residents.

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Student vets at Ashford University to lose G.I. Bill benefits Video included

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Thousands of veterans attending Ashford University will soon lose their G.I. Bill benefits.

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Comic-Con 2017: Fans packing 'Hall H' Friday for premiere events Video included

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Fresh off setting record ratings for HBO in its seventh season premiere last weekend, "Game of Thrones'' cast members will appear Friday at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.    

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Spicer abruptly resigns as Trump press secretary

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned his position Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV. He said Trump's White House "could benefit from a clean slate."

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Comic-Con 2017: Related stories, links & videos

Comic-Con International 2017 kicks off on Thursday, July 20th and will run through Sunday, July 23rd. View related stories and videos from the annual local event.

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  • Reports: USS Fitzgerald crew didn't take action in time to avoid fatal collision

    Reports: USS Fitzgerald crew didn't take action in time to avoid fatal collision

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:44:50 GMT

    The crew of the USS Fitzgerald failed to take action in time to avoid a collision with a container ship that killed seven sailors, including two from San Diego County, according to multiple reports released Friday.

     

    The crew of the USS Fitzgerald failed to take action in time to avoid a collision with a container ship that killed seven sailors, including two from San Diego County, according to multiple reports released Friday.

     
  • Mother convicted of shaking infant to death

    Mother convicted of shaking infant to death

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:17:46 GMT

    A mother of six from City Heights was convicted Friday of beating, kicking and shaking her 9-month-old son in 2013, resulting in his death.

     

    A mother of six from City Heights was convicted Friday of beating, kicking and shaking her 9-month-old son in 2013, resulting in his death.

     
  • 'Stand Down' for homeless veterans kicks off

    'Stand Down' for homeless veterans kicks off

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:05:50 GMT

    The 30th annual Stand Down for homeless veterans began Friday at San Diego High School. About 1,000 former military members and their families will receive various services from volunteers through Sunday.

     

    The 30th annual Stand Down for homeless veterans began Friday at San Diego High School. About 1,000 former military members and their families will receive various services from volunteers through Sunday.

     
  • Police search for two suspects in deadly shooting in La Mesa

    Police search for two suspects in deadly shooting in La Mesa

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:16:19 GMT

    Authorities sought Friday two people who were seen running off after a man was shot to death during an argument in a department store parking lot in La Mesa.

     

    Authorities sought Friday two people who were seen running off after a man was shot to death during an argument in a department store parking lot in La Mesa.

     
  • Woman who killed teen in Tierrasanta hit-and-run sentenced to four years

    Woman who killed teen in Tierrasanta hit-and-run sentenced to four years

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:19:25 GMT

    A 20-year-old woman who had consumed alcohol before she struck and killed a teenage boy in Tierrasanta, then fled the scene, was sentenced Thursday to four years in state prison.

     

    A 20-year-old woman who had consumed alcohol before she struck and killed a teenage boy in Tierrasanta, then fled the scene, was sentenced Thursday to four years in state prison.

     
  • Did Issa push city of Vista to quash the protests?

    Did Issa push city of Vista to quash the protests?

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:17:08 GMT

    Protesters gathering outside Representative Darrell Issa's office in Vista has become a weekly occurrence. But News 8 has obtained copies of a message left by the local congressman asking the City of Vista to take action against the demonstrators.

     

    Protesters gathering outside Representative Darrell Issa's office in Vista has become a weekly occurrence. But News 8 has obtained copies of a message left by the local congressman asking the City of Vista to take action against the demonstrators.

     
  • Stunt woman, inventor show off Iron Man flight technology

    Stunt woman, inventor show off Iron Man flight technology

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:51:03 GMT

    She's a tough stuntwoman and he's a real-life Iron Man. And they're hoping to take your breath away at a fun and free event Thursday night.  

     

    She's a tough stuntwoman and he's a real-life Iron Man. And they're hoping to take your breath away at a fun and free event Thursday night.  

     
  • Man accused of attacking El Cajon police officer pleads not guilty

    Man accused of attacking El Cajon police officer pleads not guilty

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:32:32 GMT

    The man accused of attacking a police officer at a fast-food restaurant in El Cajon, beating him into unconsciousness before being arrested during a combative face- off with other officers in the middle of an adjacent street, pleaded not guilty Thursday.

     

    The man accused of attacking a police officer at a fast-food restaurant in El Cajon, beating him into unconsciousness before being arrested during a combative face- off with other officers in the middle of an adjacent street, pleaded not guilty Thursday.

     
  • How to be an ape with "War of the Planet of The Apes" star

    How to be an ape with "War of the Planet of The Apes" star

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:13:23 GMT

    You must be an ape, not act like one, to capture the beast’s essence for a motion capture film. “War for the Planet of the Apes” star Aleks Paunovic accomplished that by attending Ape Camp, a rigorous, demanding course that prepared him for his role as Winter.

     

    You must be an ape, not act like one, to capture the beast’s essence for a motion capture film. “War for the Planet of the Apes” star Aleks Paunovic accomplished that by attending Ape Camp, a rigorous, demanding course that prepared him for his role as Winter.

     
  • Avant Guard Costume Gala celebrates fashion as art

    Avant Guard Costume Gala celebrates fashion as art

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:13:38 GMT

    Sometimes fashion is functional and other times it’s a work of art. On Saturday, the Avant Guard Costume Gala is featuring some of the most amazing pieces of art fashion for all to see.

     

    Sometimes fashion is functional and other times it’s a work of art. On Saturday, the Avant Guard Costume Gala is featuring some of the most amazing pieces of art fashion for all to see.

     
  • Sen. Toni Atkins, Stand Down fighting for vets

    Sen. Toni Atkins, Stand Down fighting for vets

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:56:58 GMT

    From legal and medical help, to a shave or a pair of socks, Stand Down for homeless veterans is giving our heroes the assistance they need. Stand Down started nearly 30 years ago in San Diego and is now a nationwide campaign.

     

    From legal and medical help, to a shave or a pair of socks, Stand Down for homeless veterans is giving our heroes the assistance they need. Stand Down started nearly 30 years ago in San Diego and is now a nationwide campaign.

     
  • Stars join Morning Extra after sci-fi series "Medinah" debuts at Comic-Con

    Stars join Morning Extra after sci-fi series "Medinah" debuts at Comic-Con

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:02:42 GMT
    SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Comic-Con fans were treated to the premiere of the first international sci-fi television series made in the Middle East on Thursday. “Medinah” takes place in part in a near-future Qatar where a sulfur dioxide missile meant to detonate in the stratosphere crashes on earth and sends the characters into an alternate universe. Stars of the show, Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge joined News 8 Morning Extra for some background on t... 
    SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Comic-Con fans were treated to the premiere of the first international sci-fi television series made in the Middle East on Thursday. “Medinah” takes place in part in a near-future Qatar where a sulfur dioxide missile meant to detonate in the stratosphere crashes on earth and sends the characters into an alternate universe. Stars of the show, Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge joined News 8 Morning Extra for some background on t... 
  • San Diego sightseers get up close with great white shark

    San Diego sightseers get up close with great white shark

    The water off our coastline is teeming with life and that includes one of the fiercest predators in the ocean - the great white shark. Some boaters got an up-close look at one of the sharks off Mission Bay. News 8's Marcella Lee reports on the incredible video.

     

    The water off our coastline is teeming with life and that includes one of the fiercest predators in the ocean - the great white shark. Some boaters got an up-close look at one of the sharks off Mission Bay. News 8's Marcella Lee reports on the incredible video.

     
  • Detwiler Fire: More local firefighters stepping up to front lines

    Detwiler Fire: More local firefighters stepping up to front lines

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:18:17 GMT

    Some San Diego-area firefighters were in Mariposa County Thursday helping to battle a wildfire that has burned more than 70,000 acres and destroyed 29 structures over the last few days.    

     

    Some San Diego-area firefighters were in Mariposa County Thursday helping to battle a wildfire that has burned more than 70,000 acres and destroyed 29 structures over the last few days.    

     
  • US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

    US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:49:14 GMT

    American citizens will be barred from traveling to North Korea next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

     

    American citizens will be barred from traveling to North Korea next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

     
  • 2 dead, 500 hurt as deadly quake rattles Greece, Turkey

    2 dead, 500 hurt as deadly quake rattles Greece, Turkey

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:47:21 GMT

    A powerful earthquake shook beach resorts Friday in Greece and Turkey, killing two tourists crushed when a building collapsed on a bar in the Greek island of Kos and injuring nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region.

     

    A powerful earthquake shook beach resorts Friday in Greece and Turkey, killing two tourists crushed when a building collapsed on a bar in the Greek island of Kos and injuring nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region.

     
  • Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

    Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:02:05 GMT

    A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

     

    A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

     
  • Chief: Australian woman shot by cop 'did not have to die'

    Chief: Australian woman shot by cop 'did not have to die'

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:20:51 GMT

    An Australian woman should not have been shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call and the officer's actions "go against who we are in the department," the city's police chief said.

     

    An Australian woman should not have been shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call and the officer's actions "go against who we are in the department," the city's police chief said.

     
  • O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

    O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:09:35 GMT

    Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat.

     

    Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat.

     
  • Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

    Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:38:50 GMT

    Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexed his GOP colleagues, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said in a statement Wednesday.

     

    Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexed his GOP colleagues, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said in a statement Wednesday.

     
  • Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

    Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:46:25 GMT

    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.

     

    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.

     
  • Croatian soccer club to play in empty stadium as punishment for fans' racist chants

    Croatian soccer club to play in empty stadium as punishment for fans' racist chants

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:34:22 GMT

    UEFA has ordered Hajduk Split to play its next Europa League home game in an empty stadium as punishment for racist chants by fans.

     

    UEFA has ordered Hajduk Split to play its next Europa League home game in an empty stadium as punishment for racist chants by fans.

     
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  • Comic-Con 2017: Fans packing 'Hall H' Friday for premiere events

    Comic-Con 2017: Fans packing 'Hall H' Friday for premiere events

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:05:09 GMT

    Fresh off setting record ratings for HBO in its seventh season premiere last weekend, "Game of Thrones'' cast members will appear Friday at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.    

     

    Fresh off setting record ratings for HBO in its seventh season premiere last weekend, "Game of Thrones'' cast members will appear Friday at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.    

     
  • 2 cars catch fire at Carmel Mountain gas station

    2 cars catch fire at Carmel Mountain gas station

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:55:19 GMT

    San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire at a gas station in Carmel Mountain.

     

    San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire at a gas station in Carmel Mountain.

     
  • Broken water hydrant floods Mission Valley apartment complex

    Broken water hydrant floods Mission Valley apartment complex

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:45:08 GMT

    A vehicle knocked over a fire hydrant at a large Mission Valley apartment complex Friday, causing a several-story-high geyser that flooded residences and garages on the property and displaced more than two dozen residents.

     

    A vehicle knocked over a fire hydrant at a large Mission Valley apartment complex Friday, causing a several-story-high geyser that flooded residences and garages on the property and displaced more than two dozen residents.

     
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  • Ink Movement: Shark tattoos raise awareness

    Ink Movement: Shark tattoos raise awareness

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:22:29 GMT

    While most people are glued to their televisions for the popular "Shark Week" others are making a difference off our coast.  Particularly a local tattoo artist, Kyle Walker, who uses his profits to raise money for shark finning prevention and awareness. 

     

    While most people are glued to their televisions for the popular "Shark Week" others are making a difference off our coast.  Particularly a local tattoo artist, Kyle Walker, who uses his profits to raise money for shark finning prevention and awareness. 

     
  • Race day hair, fashion and beauty tips in Del Mar

    Race day hair, fashion and beauty tips in Del Mar

    Monday, July 17 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-17 20:56:24 GMT

    More than 42,000 people showed up to Del Mar's opening day last year.  Just imagine navigating such a huge crowd for hours on end, sounds like you'd be in need of some serious spa time afterward.

     

    More than 42,000 people showed up to Del Mar's opening day last year.  Just imagine navigating such a huge crowd for hours on end, sounds like you'd be in need of some serious spa time afterward.

     
  • Zoo Day: It's a pig, wolf and cheetah-dog team

    Zoo Day: It's a pig, wolf and cheetah-dog team

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:32:37 GMT

    On Zoo Day the animals usually come to us, but Friday we went to them. News 8's Ashley Jacobs is at the San Diego Zoo with a pig, a wolf, and a cheetah-dog team!

     

    On Zoo Day the animals usually come to us, but Friday we went to them. News 8's Ashley Jacobs is at the San Diego Zoo with a pig, a wolf, and a cheetah-dog team!

     
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  • CrimeFighters Alert: Eddie Candelario Torres

    CrimeFighters Alert: Eddie Candelario Torres

    The News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Eddie Candelario Torres. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     

    The News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Eddie Candelario Torres. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     
  • CrimeFighters Alert: Manhunt Jeffrey Vaudevillian la

    CrimeFighters Alert: Manhunt Jeffrey Vaudevillian la

    The News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Jeffrey Vaatausilia la. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     

    The News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Jeffrey Vaatausilia la. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     
  • CrimeFighters Alert: Manhunt Michael Anthony Medrano

    CrimeFighters Alert: Manhunt Michael Anthony Medrano

    The CBS News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Michael Anthony Medrano. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     

    The CBS News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Michael Anthony Medrano. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.

     
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