SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego prosecutors say a man who called himself a naturopathic doctor and told patients he could cure cancer has been charged with practicing medicine without a license.
Kurt Donsbach, who treated Coretta Scott King before she died of ovarian cancer in 2006, was charged Thursday with 11 felony counts.
In 1997, Donsbach was sentenced in San Diego federal court to a year in prison for smuggling more than $250,000 worth of unapproved drugs into the United States from Mexico.
The charges filed Thursday include treating patients without a license, grand theft and supplying patients with drugs that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
If convicted, the 73-year-old faces up to six years in state prison.
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Search volunteers on Thursday went door-to-door in Scripps Ranch hoping to turn up any clues that may lead them to a man who went missing one week ago.
Extreme heat came to the deserts again Thursday, but temperatures in the rest of inland San Diego County were somewhat lower than they had been for the past few days.
Starting Thursday, Uber users in San Diego will be charged a fee if they keep their driver waiting more than two minutes.
The CBS News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Terrance Christopher Stahovich. 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 San Diego Zoo said Thursday that its collection of African penguins has begun moving to the Africa Rocks exhibit, which is scheduled to open to the public in phases beginning next week.
A Chula Vista man faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $10 million fine following his guilty plea Thursday to trying to smuggle cocaine and methamphetamine while employed as a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
Residents are concerned at a local dog park after at least one dog got sick and died after spending time there.
The San Diego Follies is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a show called the "Best of the Best."
A Lincoln Park resident was wounded outside his home Thursday in a shooting carried out by an unidentified assailant, San Diego police reported.
The "Black Knights'' of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 and the "Blue Hawks'' of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78 returned home to Naval Air Station North Island Thursday following a six-month deployment.