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  • Fundraiser for NFL player fighting lymphoma

    Fundraiser for NFL player fighting lymphoma

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:35:35 GMT
    The Chick-Fil-A in Encinitas is hosting a fundraiser Wednesday night benefitting the American Cancer Society in the name of an NFL player who grew up in Carlsbad. 
    The Chick-Fil-A in Encinitas is hosting a fundraiser Wednesday night benefitting the American Cancer Society in the name of an NFL player who grew up in Carlsbad. 
  • Freed sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Freed sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:06:59 GMT
    A previously paroled sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba resident in her home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of assault with intent to commit a sex offense and hot prowl residential burglary. 
    A previously paroled sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba resident in her home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of assault with intent to commit a sex offense and hot prowl residential burglary. 
  • Man saved by anti-heroin drug

    Man saved by anti-heroin drug

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:25:43 GMT
    An El Cajon man's life was saved Wednesday after a sheriff's deputy administered a drug to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose. 
    An El Cajon man's life was saved Wednesday after a sheriff's deputy administered a drug to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose. 
  • VA nurses join together to advocate for change

    VA nurses join together to advocate for change

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:06:11 GMT
    Nurses from the VA Medical Center in La Jolla issued a call to action Wednesday to improve patient care at the facility. 
    Nurses from the VA Medical Center in La Jolla issued a call to action Wednesday to improve patient care at the facility. 
  • San Diego County heats up

    San Diego County heats up

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:25:27 GMT
    A heat advisory has been issued starting Thursday morning through Friday for our local mountains and deserts. 
    A heat advisory has been issued starting Thursday morning through Friday for our local mountains and deserts. 
  • Do dogs get jealous?

    Do dogs get jealous?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:05:24 GMT
    Call it the green-eyed monster. A new study being done at UC San Diego suggests that jealous isn't just a human emotion – it extends to our four-legged friends as well. 
    Call it the green-eyed monster. A new study being done at UC San Diego suggests that jealous isn't just a human emotion – it extends to our four-legged friends as well. 
  • Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

    Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:05:02 GMT
    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. 
    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. 
  • 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:04:40 GMT
    Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. 
    Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. 
  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:04:07 GMT
    The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. 
    The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. 
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:03:44 GMT
    An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board. 
    An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board. 
  • Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

    Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:03:20 GMT
    For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. 
    For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. 
  • Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine, suspended 25 games

    Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine, suspended 25 games

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:02:54 GMT
    San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing positive for an amphetamine.Maybin said in a statement distributed through the Major League Baseball Players Association the failed test was the result of a change in the medication he was using to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. 
    San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing positive for an amphetamine.Maybin said in a statement distributed through the Major League Baseball Players Association the failed test was the result of a change in the medication he was using to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. 
  • CBS 8 POLL

  • How often do you go to Comic-Con?

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

    Every year.
    5%
    63 votes
    Most years.
    1%
    20 votes
    Some years.
    6%
    80 votes
    Never.
    88%
    1180 votes
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  • Police update neighbors about North Park attacks

    Police update neighbors about North Park attacks

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:47:06 GMT
    San Diego police assure North Park residents their community is a safe place to live and they are doing everything they can to catch the predators attacking women 
    San Diego police assure North Park residents their community is a safe place to live and they are doing everything they can to catch the predators attacking women 
  • City wasting water while telling us to conserve?

    City wasting water while telling us to conserve?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:07:29 GMT
    While the San Diego City Council may be preaching water conservation, some city work crews may not be heeding the word. 
    While the San Diego City Council may be preaching water conservation, some city work crews may not be heeding the word. 
  • Freed sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Freed sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:06:59 GMT
    A previously paroled sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba resident in her home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of assault with intent to commit a sex offense and hot prowl residential burglary. 
    A previously paroled sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba resident in her home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of assault with intent to commit a sex offense and hot prowl residential burglary. 
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  • Police update neighbors about North Park attacks

    Police update neighbors about North Park attacks

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:47:06 GMT
    San Diego police assure North Park residents their community is a safe place to live and they are doing everything they can to catch the predators attacking women 
    San Diego police assure North Park residents their community is a safe place to live and they are doing everything they can to catch the predators attacking women 
  • Do dogs get jealous?

    Do dogs get jealous?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:05:24 GMT
    Call it the green-eyed monster. A new study being done at UC San Diego suggests that jealous isn't just a human emotion – it extends to our four-legged friends as well. 
    Call it the green-eyed monster. A new study being done at UC San Diego suggests that jealous isn't just a human emotion – it extends to our four-legged friends as well. 
  • Keeping your yard intact during the drought

    Keeping your yard intact during the drought

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:53:54 GMT
    Is your lawn turning brown? Is your water bill too high? No doubt, you're like many Californians contending with the drought. 
    Is your lawn turning brown? Is your water bill too high? No doubt, you're like many Californians contending with the drought. 
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  • Sky high dreams

    Sky high dreams

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:13:00 GMT
    Nicole Ahsinger has a little more bounce to the ounce than the average 16-year-old. In fact, she's been jumpy in a Poway gym for quite a few years.    
    Nicole Ahsinger has a little more bounce to the ounce than the average 16-year-old. In fact, she's been jumpy in a Poway gym for quite a few years.   
     
  • An "oh my gosh" mish mosh

    An "oh my gosh" mish mosh

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:23:36 GMT
    Take two of San Diego's favorite desserts and smash them up together and what have you got? The answer: one amazing summertime treat. 
    Take two of San Diego's favorite desserts and smash them up together and what have you got? The answer: one amazing summertime treat. 
  • Act II: Cheaply chic

    Act II: Cheaply chic

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:41:52 GMT
    In La Mesa Village, they are the first family of re-purposed fashion. 
    In La Mesa Village, they are the first family of re-purposed fashion. 
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