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President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. More>>

  • Sexual assault at off-campus party near SDSU

    Sexual assault at off-campus party near SDSU

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:46:37 GMT
    Police Monday were seeking a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at an early-morning, off-campus party near San Diego State University. 
    Police Monday were seeking a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at an early-morning, off-campus party near San Diego State University. 
  • Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

    Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:24:51 GMT
    Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. 
    Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. 
  • 72 arrested for DUI over Labor Day weekend

    72 arrested for DUI over Labor Day weekend

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:02:35 GMT
    With the Labor Day weekend winding down, the California Highway Patrol reported arrests for suspicion of driving under the influence were up, but that fatalities were down countywide this year compared to last. 
    With the Labor Day weekend winding down, the California Highway Patrol reported arrests for suspicion of driving under the influence were up, but that fatalities were down countywide this year compared to last. 
  • Driver pulled from sinking car after crash

    Driver pulled from sinking car after crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:51:35 GMT
    Police Monday were investigating the early-morning sinking of an SUV near the San Diego Yacht Club at 1011 Anchorage Lane that may have been a failed suicide attempt. 
    Police Monday were investigating the early-morning sinking of an SUV near the San Diego Yacht Club at 1011 Anchorage Lane that may have been a failed suicide attempt. 
  • Armed robbery at Sports Arena Burger King

    Armed robbery at Sports Arena Burger King

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:44:39 GMT
    Two masked gunmen held up a San Diego Burger King restaurant at closing time early Monday morning, getting away with an undetermined amount of money, a police officer said. 
    Two masked gunmen held up a San Diego Burger King restaurant at closing time early Monday morning, getting away with an undetermined amount of money, a police officer said. 
  • Los Angeles deputy injured in rollover crash

    Los Angeles deputy injured in rollover crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:22:02 GMT
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale. 
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale. 
  • Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:37:01 GMT
    All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said. 
    All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said. 
  • Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

    Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:36:48 GMT
    The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel. 
    The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel. 
  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:36:12 GMT
    The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk. 
    The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk. 
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:35:42 GMT
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. 
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. 
  • Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

    Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:35:23 GMT
    Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. 
    Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. 
  • Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

    Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:29:08 GMT
    Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year. 
    Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year. 
  • CBS 8 POLL

  • Your Labor Day weekend travel plans:

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Staying home.
    94%
    1279 votes
    Headed out of town.
    6%
    80 votes
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  • Seeking a sandy canvas

    Seeking a sandy canvas

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:04:49 GMT
    World-class sand sculptors will be displaying their masterpieces this weekend at the B Street Pier. 
    World-class sand sculptors will be displaying their masterpieces this weekend at the B Street Pier. 
  • Carlsbad's shakers and bakers

    Carlsbad's shakers and bakers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:45:14 GMT
    In Carlsbad Village, locals are shopping to the beat of a different drum, which is music to the ears of local cash registers. 
    In Carlsbad Village, locals are shopping to the beat of a different drum, which is music to the ears of local cash registers. 
  • Napizza: A healthy slice of gourmet pizza

    Napizza: A healthy slice of gourmet pizza

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:35:23 GMT
    It's midday at Napizza in 4S Ranch. Here, two gentleman from Verona and two folks from Ramona are sampling some authentic downtown Roman-style pie. 
    It's midday at Napizza in 4S Ranch. Here, two gentleman from Verona and two folks from Ramona are sampling some authentic downtown Roman-style pie. 
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