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  • Lawyer for woman accused in husband's murder claims self-defense

    Lawyer for woman accused in husband's murder claims self-defense

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:11:01 GMT
    A mother of three murdered her schoolteacher-husband in their Carlsbad home and waited a day and a half before turning herself in, a prosecutor said Monday, but a defense attorney said his client shot her spouse in self-defense because she couldn't take his abuse anymore. 
    A mother of three murdered her schoolteacher-husband in their Carlsbad home and waited a day and a half before turning herself in, a prosecutor said Monday, but a defense attorney said his client shot her spouse in self-defense because she couldn't take his abuse anymore. 
  • Navy's newest amphibious assault ship arrives in San Diego

    Navy's newest amphibious assault ship arrives in San Diego

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:10:25 GMT
    The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, the USS America, arrived at its home port of San Diego Monday. 
    The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, the USS America, arrived at its home port of San Diego Monday. 
  • Daniya the dog out of hospital, recovering at foster home

    Daniya the dog out of hospital, recovering at foster home

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:35:48 GMT
    A dog that arrived in San Diego with a group of shelter dogs from Mississippi last month needed surgery. 
    A dog that arrived in San Diego with a group of shelter dogs from Mississippi last month needed surgery. 
  • County supervisor fights drought with fake grass

    County supervisor fights drought with fake grass

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:02 GMT
    County Supervisor Dave Roberts is doing what he can to save water during the historic drought by replacing his lawn with artificial turf. 
    County Supervisor Dave Roberts is doing what he can to save water during the historic drought by replacing his lawn with artificial turf. 
  • South Bay gets spooked

    South Bay gets spooked

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:33 GMT
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house. 
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house.
     
  • Hundreds flee 2 California wildfires; homes burn

    Hundreds flee 2 California wildfires; homes burn

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:13:22 GMT
    Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort that destroyed nearly two-dozen structures, officials said Monday. 
    Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort that destroyed nearly two-dozen structures, officials said Monday. 
  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:58 GMT
    Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group. 
    Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group. 
  • Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

    Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:13:50 GMT
    Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and big box stores, leaving entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. 
    Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and big box stores, leaving entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. 
  • Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed

    Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed

    Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates. 
    Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates. 
  • Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee

    Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:23:56 GMT
    San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will be out for an undetermined amount of time. 
    San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will be out for an undetermined amount of time. 
  • Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

    Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:25:21 GMT
    Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child" after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. 
    Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child" after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. 
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  • South Bay gets spooked

    South Bay gets spooked

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:33 GMT
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house. 
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house.
     
  • Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:09:20 GMT
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
  • Daniya the dog out of hospital, recovering at foster home

    Daniya the dog out of hospital, recovering at foster home

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:35:48 GMT
    A dog that arrived in San Diego with a group of shelter dogs from Mississippi last month needed surgery. 
    A dog that arrived in San Diego with a group of shelter dogs from Mississippi last month needed surgery. 
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  • Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:09:20 GMT
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
  • Second suspect in North Park attacks sought

    Second suspect in North Park attacks sought

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:18:15 GMT
    A 23-year-old man arrested this week on suspicion of carrying out a spree of sexual assaults in North Park over the last three months has been cleared of involvement in one of the crimes, authorities announced Friday. 
    A 23-year-old man arrested this week on suspicion of carrying out a spree of sexual assaults in North Park over the last three months has been cleared of involvement in one of the crimes, authorities announced Friday. 
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Teen accomplice in crime spree pleads guilty

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Teen accomplice in crime spree pleads guilty

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:26 AM EDT2014-09-12 06:26:56 GMT
    A young woman who took part in a series of armed holdups and assaults with her 40-year-old husband, who died in a Halloween night gun battle with San Diego police, pleaded guilty Thursday to carjacking and assault with a semiautomatic weapon on a peace officer. 
    A young woman who took part in a series of armed holdups and assaults with her 40-year-old husband, who died in a Halloween night gun battle with San Diego police, pleaded guilty Thursday to carjacking and assault with a semiautomatic weapon on a peace officer. 
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  • South Bay gets spooked

    South Bay gets spooked

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:33 GMT
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house. 
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house.
     
  • Time is up today

    Time is up today

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:29:40 GMT
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
  • Poway's power breakfast

    Poway's power breakfast

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:42:18 GMT
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
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  • New "smart oven" heating up the high-tech kitchen

    New "smart oven" heating up the high-tech kitchen

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-12 01:08:01 GMT
    A new oven is heating up the competition when it comes to luxury kitchen appliances. 
    A new oven is heating up the competition when it comes to luxury kitchen appliances. 
  • Papa's favorite poison

    Papa's favorite poison

    Straight up, over ice, or frozen, daiquiris are just as good now as when Hemingway drank them. Of course, like many classics, the daiquiri is easy to make and easy to get wrong. 
    Straight up, over ice, or frozen, daiquiris are just as good now as when Hemingway drank them. Of course, like many classics, the daiquiri is easy to make and easy to get wrong. 
  • Poway's power breakfast

    Poway's power breakfast

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:42:18 GMT
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
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