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  • Exclusive: Sgt. Craig Johnson shares his story after being shot

    Exclusive: Sgt. Craig Johnson shares his story after being shot

    Monday, May 4 2015 10:34 PM EDT2015-05-05 02:34:26 GMT

    The retired Sheriff's Sergeant who was wounded during a shootout with a child molester in Lakeside two years ago broke his silence when he spoke exclusively to CBS News 8, and shared his story.

     

    The retired Sheriff's Sergeant who was wounded during a shootout with a child molester in Lakeside two years ago broke his silence when he spoke exclusively to CBS News 8, and shared his story.

     
  • Time Capsule: People will watch this story 100-years from now

    Time Capsule: People will watch this story 100-years from now

    As San Diego nears the end of the centennial celebration of the California-Panama Exposition, patrons of the Prado buried a time capsule in Balboa Park packed with artifacts from 2015. The box will be buried at the Old Globe Craig Noel Garden. Watch to see what KFMB-TV placed in the capsule.  
    As San Diego nears the end of the centennial celebration of the California-Panama Exposition, patrons of the Prado buried a time capsule in Balboa Park packed with artifacts from 2015. The box will be buried at the Old Globe Craig Noel Garden. Watch to see what KFMB-TV placed in the capsule.  
  • EXCLUSIVE: Bandmate describes fugitive's disturbing past

    EXCLUSIVE: Bandmate describes fugitive's disturbing past

    Tuesday, June 9 2015 8:39 PM EDT2015-06-10 00:39:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 10 2015 10:31 AM EDT2015-06-10 14:31:58 GMT
    On Tuesday, a former classmate who played in a heavy metal band with suspected killer Jeremy Green said he does not believe the fugitive will kill himself. 
    On Tuesday, a former classmate who played in a heavy metal band with suspected killer Jeremy Green said he does not believe the fugitive will kill himself. 
  • Infrared iPhone camera spots plumbing, heating & electrical problems

    Infrared iPhone camera spots plumbing, heating & electrical problems

    Monday, May 4 2015 2:18 PM EDT2015-05-04 18:18:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 5 2015 1:31 AM EDT2015-05-05 05:31:58 GMT
    From saving you a fortune to keeping your family safe, see how advanced thermal technology is changing the way we see the world. 
    From saving you a fortune to keeping your family safe, see how advanced thermal technology is changing the way we see the world.
     
  • Webcams exposed: Insecure devices stream private video online

    Webcams exposed: Insecure devices stream private video online

    Thursday, April 30 2015 7:35 PM EDT2015-04-30 23:35:23 GMT
    Saturday, May 2 2015 1:46 PM EDT2015-05-02 17:46:24 GMT
    You can't always be there, so you use cameras to keep an eye on your personal space. The truth is, someone else could be watching too. Marcella Lee shows you how your home or your business could be on the internet for anyone to see, and what you need to do to protect your privacy. 
    You can't always be there, so you use cameras to keep an eye on your personal space. The truth is, someone else could be watching too. Marcella Lee shows you how your home or your business could be on the internet for anyone to see, and what you need to do to protect your privacy. 
  • Toya Graham: Mother of the Year

    Toya Graham: Mother of the Year

    Wednesday, April 29 2015 9:53 PM EDT2015-04-30 01:53:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 29 2015 9:53 PM EDT2015-04-30 01:53:15 GMT
    Toya Graham is perhaps the most famous mother in America after millions saw her in a video chasing her son away from a riot with police in Baltimore. 
    Toya Graham is perhaps the most famous mother in America after millions saw her in a video chasing her son away from a riot with police in Baltimore. 
  • Emergency with 911: Most cell phone 911 calls do not show GPS location

    Emergency with 911: Most cell phone 911 calls do not show GPS location

    Thursday, April 23 2015 12:28 PM EDT2015-04-23 16:28:36 GMT
    Friday, April 24 2015 1:25 AM EDT2015-04-24 05:25:25 GMT
    We rely on 911 during emergencies but what if your call doesn't work? Carlo Cecchetto uncovers the serious system flaw that can keep help from getting to you fast. 
    We rely on 911 during emergencies but what if your call doesn't work? Carlo Cecchetto uncovers the serious system flaw that can keep help from getting to you fast. 
  • May flowers are months ahead of schedule

    May flowers are months ahead of schedule

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 10:11 PM EST2015-03-05 03:11:30 GMT
    Wednesday, March 4 2015 10:11 PM EST2015-03-05 03:11:31 GMT
    After days of rain in the county, San Diegans are able to enjoy sunshine and outdoor activities again. 
    After days of rain in the county, San Diegans are able to enjoy sunshine and outdoor activities again. 
  • SDPD spends $4,300 for DIRECTV in mayor's vehicle

    SDPD spends $4,300 for DIRECTV in mayor's vehicle

    Monday, February 23 2015 2:51 PM EST2015-02-23 19:51:46 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 4:53 PM EST2015-02-24 21:53:11 GMT
    The mobile satellite receiver on the roof of Mayor Faulconer's SUV cost the city $3,580 in addition to a city installation cost of $428.  Since June of 2014, the city has paid $31.47 per month for a DIRECTV package of 140 channels. 
    The mobile satellite receiver on the roof of Mayor Faulconer's SUV cost the city $3,580 in addition to a city installation cost of $428.  Since June of 2014, the city has paid $31.47 per month for a DIRECTV package of 140 channels. 
  • Little-known website is getting the job done

    Little-known website is getting the job done

    Thursday, January 29 2015 9:40 PM EST2015-01-30 02:40:56 GMT
    Friday, January 30 2015 10:51 AM EST2015-01-30 15:51:00 GMT
    Job seeking has gone high tech. Instead of going into businesses and asking for an application, the younger generation is applying for employment on their smart phones. Like with everything these days, there's an app for that. 
    Job seeking has gone high tech. Instead of going into businesses and asking for an application, the younger generation is applying for employment on their smart phones. Like with everything these days, there's an app for that. 
  • Creative ways to give money for Christmas

    Creative ways to give money for Christmas

    Wednesday, December 24 2014 8:47 PM EST2014-12-25 01:47:39 GMT
    Thursday, December 25 2014 1:46 PM EST2014-12-25 18:46:58 GMT
    It's Christmas Eve, and if you haven't yet finished your shopping yet, you're really running out of time. 
    It's Christmas Eve, and if you haven't yet finished your shopping yet, you're really running out of time. 
  • The special charm of a mountain Christmas

    The special charm of a mountain Christmas

    Wednesday, December 24 2014 8:50 PM EST2014-12-25 01:50:35 GMT
    Thursday, December 25 2014 1:46 PM EST2014-12-25 18:46:54 GMT
    For some people, crowded malls and holiday traffic can be just too much. 
    For some people, crowded malls and holiday traffic can be just too much. 
  • Mesmerizing waves up and down our coast

    Mesmerizing waves up and down our coast

    Tuesday, December 23 2014 8:43 PM EST2014-12-24 01:43:12 GMT
    Tuesday, December 23 2014 8:43 PM EST2014-12-24 01:43:14 GMT
    Mother Nature is once again creating some big waves, giving surfers an early Christmas gift. 
    Mother Nature is once again creating some big waves, giving surfers an early Christmas gift.  
  • Fans really taking a shine to California Chrome

    Fans really taking a shine to California Chrome

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:03 PM EST2014-11-27 02:03:34 GMT
    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:15 PM EST2014-11-27 02:15:09 GMT
    While there's no mistaking that California Chrome is horse racing royalty, his trainer never thought he'd ever get the chance to meet the Queen. 
    While there's no mistaking that California Chrome is horse racing royalty, his trainer never thought he'd ever get the chance to meet the Queen.  
  • Little dog teaching CBS News 8's Dominic Garcia some big lessons

    Little dog teaching CBS News 8's Dominic Garcia some big lessons

    Monday, November 24 2014 9:53 PM EST2014-11-25 02:53:00 GMT
    Monday, November 24 2014 10:41 PM EST2014-11-25 03:41:05 GMT
    Dogs are often referred to as "man's best friend," but a new addition to CBS News 8's Dominic Garcia's family is also proving to be a great teacher. 
    Dogs are often referred to as "man's best friend," but a new addition to CBS News 8's Dominic Garcia's family is also proving to be a great teacher. 
  • 3 arrested in marijuana grow operation bust

    3 arrested in marijuana grow operation bust

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 1:39 AM EDT2014-10-14 05:39:35 GMT
    Tuesday, October 14 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-10-14 14:47:00 GMT
    An elaborate marijuana grow operation is busted by the San Diego Police Department in a Sorrento Valley warehouse. 
    An elaborate marijuana grow operation is busted by the San Diego Police Department in a Sorrento Valley warehouse. 
  • Monterey Car Week gets Shawn's motor running

    Monterey Car Week gets Shawn's motor running

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:26:59 GMT
    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:27:01 GMT
    Monterey may be known for its beautiful coastline, but last week it was all about the cars. 
    Monterey may be known for its beautiful coastline, but last week it was all about the cars.  
  • Heavenly San Diego has a set of Commandments

    Heavenly San Diego has a set of Commandments

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:31:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:59:52 GMT
    It's called the Thrillist, a newsletter that's been around for nearly a decade, and has now grown to more than 10 million subscribers. As the name implies, they make lists, including a new one called "The 22 San Diego Commandments." 
    It's called the Thrillist, a newsletter that's been around for nearly a decade, and has now grown to more than 10 million subscribers. As the name implies, they make lists, including a new one called "The 22 San Diego Commandments."  
  • Vintage CBS News 8 moments with Robin Williams

    Vintage CBS News 8 moments with Robin Williams

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:10:39 GMT
    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:25:07 GMT
    Here at CBS News 8, we have our own memories of Robin Williams. 
    Here at CBS News 8, we have our own memories of Robin Williams. 
  • CBS News 8 studio unveiled: What it took to get our new look

    CBS News 8 studio unveiled: What it took to get our new look

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-08-07 01:05:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:22:55 GMT
    You may have noticed our set looks different. Our studio underwent a major renovation. 
    You may have noticed our set looks different. Our studio underwent a major renovation. 
  • Comic-Con 2014: The weirdest sights, and that's saying something

    Comic-Con 2014: The weirdest sights, and that's saying something

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:11:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:11:31 GMT
    One thing there is no shortage of this year at Comic-Con is creative costumes. 
    One thing there is no shortage of this year at Comic-Con is creative costumes. 
  • Who had the best hat at Del Mar?

    Who had the best hat at Del Mar?

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:23:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:28:18 GMT
    It was the 20th anniversary of the hat contest, and the participants really brought their A games. But the day wasn't without a few hiccups. 
    It was the 20th anniversary of the hat contest, and the participants really brought their A games. But the day wasn't without a few hiccups.  
  • Opening Day fashion

    Opening Day fashion

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:40:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:40:05 GMT
    It's one of San Diego's biggest fashion events of the season, and oh yeah, there's horse racing too. 
    It's one of San Diego's biggest fashion events of the season, and oh yeah, there's horse racing too. 
  • San Diego's undersea surprises

    San Diego's undersea surprises

    Monday, June 30 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-01 01:27:14 GMT
    Monday, June 30 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-01 01:27:14 GMT
    What a day to enjoy the beach. But the view from the shore is nothing like what can be seen underwater just a few yards out. 
    What a day to enjoy the beach. But the view from the shore is nothing like what can be seen underwater just a few yards out. 
  • Crazy stunt, crazy video of Lake Powell plunge

    Crazy stunt, crazy video of Lake Powell plunge

    Thursday, June 26 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-06-27 01:09:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 26 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-06-27 01:09:32 GMT
    Millions of people are watching a new YouTube video that might make you want to pack up your bags and head to the nearest lake. 
    Millions of people are watching a new YouTube video that might make you want to pack up your bags and head to the nearest lake. 
  • Carlo signs up for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

    Carlo signs up for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

    Friday, May 30 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-05-31 01:30:37 GMT
    Friday, May 30 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-05-31 01:30:37 GMT
    Runners will take over the streets of San Diego Sunday for the Rock 'n' Roll marathon. More than 30,000 people are expected to participate in the race and many roads will be closed downtown to accommodate them. 
    Runners will take over the streets of San Diego Sunday for the Rock 'n' Roll marathon. More than 30,000 people are expected to participate in the race and many roads will be closed downtown to accommodate them. 
  • The shores that scored: San Diego's best beaches

    The shores that scored: San Diego's best beaches

    Thursday, May 22 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-05-23 02:26:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 22 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-05-23 02:26:52 GMT
    The best and worst beaches in San Diego are being named in the Heal the Bay's beach report card. 
    The best and worst beaches in San Diego are being named in the Heal the Bay's beach report card.  
  • Cooking up a brilliant idea to save lives in Uganda

    Cooking up a brilliant idea to save lives in Uganda

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-05-22 01:11:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 21 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-05-22 01:11:36 GMT
    A local company has developed a new, low-cost stove that helps save both lives and the environment. 
    A local company has developed a new, low-cost stove that helps save both lives and the environment. 
  • Firefighters have new tool to save lives

    Firefighters have new tool to save lives

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-05-20 23:59:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 20 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-05-20 23:59:10 GMT
    For more than 30 years, local firefighters have been using the Jaws of Life to save lives at car accident scenes. Now they have a new tool that helps rescue teams get inside wrecked vehicles faster. 
    For more than 30 years, local firefighters have been using the Jaws of Life to save lives at car accident scenes. Now they have a new tool that helps rescue teams get inside wrecked vehicles faster. 
  • Amazing Video: San Diego, by seaplane

    Amazing Video: San Diego, by seaplane

    Monday, May 19 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-05-20 01:28:12 GMT
    Monday, May 19 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-05-20 01:28:12 GMT
    They are the stuff of exotic flights of fancy. 
    They are the stuff of exotic flights of fancy. 
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