DOWNTOWN (NEWS 8) - Construction workers are continuing repair work Wednesday morning on a natural gas line ruptured Tuesday night in the Downtown area.
Crews working in the area of 6th Avenue and C Street accidentally hit the underground line at around 11 p.m. Some nearby residents were evacuated from their homes, including residents of a 10-story building after the smell of natural gas was reported on all floors. Other nearby residents were told to shelter in place and seal their doors and windows tightly.
The MTS trolley lines in the immediate area were shut down as a result but have since resumed service Wednesday morning. Two MTS buses were sent to the location to provide shelter for evacuees.
Several nearby businesses were affected by the leak, including the House of Blues concert venue which had to evacuate staff and a guest band.
6th Avenue is shut down from B Street to Broadway and will remain closed for several hours.
A 5-year-old girl who was abducted from New York by her 32-year-old mother, who does not have custody of the child, was found safe Saturday in San Diego, police said.
A man died after his body caught fire, police said Saturday. At 11:30 p.m. Friday, police received a call regarding a person on fire in a field near 5200 Pacific Highway in Mission Bay Park, according to the San Diego Police Department.
Before Saturday, Marine veteran Joshua Ray, his wife and six children had just one vehicle to use for all of their family business, and Ray had to take the train from Oceanside to San Diego every day to get to work.
A sea of pink will travel through San Diego starting Friday for the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day. The 60 mile journey kicks off early Friday morning and ends Sunday evening at the final destination – the celebratory Closing Ceremony.
A man arrested on suspicion of committing a murder in Imperial Beach earlier this week remained jailed Saturday.
Spencer Abbott had two goals and two assists after missing two games and Eric Fehr scored twice in his debut with the San Diego Gulls in an 8-3 victory over the Tucson Roadrunners Friday night.
On Friday, a fourth woman came forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault by a San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hell's Bells" and "Back in Black," has died.
One person was killed Friday in a crash involving a motorcycle on northbound Interstate 5 in Carlsbad.
Covet Canyon, a paramilitary training camp in the East County, is in financial trouble after the owner defaulted on property payments. Owner Marc Halcon has 90 days to make good on the debt or the 160 acre property could fall into foreclosure and auction.