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“You can’t report the news from your desk. Go scuff up your shoes and shake some hands. Along the way you might tell some incredible stories.”
General assignment reporter Chris Gros joins the News 8 team from KPNX ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona where he reported on a wide range of stories from exposing an attack on a high school wrestler to featuring a blind father that sold mops and brooms to support his family.
Before joining ABC15, Chris worked at WCTV, the CBS affiliate in Tallahassee, Florida. He reported on the aftermath of the 2014 Florida State University Library shooting. Chris also uncovered an issue with the city’s lack of funding for basic infrastructure, like sidewalks. His enterprising style, earned him the AP Award for “Best Mobile Journalist” in 2015.
Chris earned his bachelor's degree in Radio/Television at the University of Central Florida. Go Knights!
When he’s not knocking on doors and chasing leads, you can find Chris spending time with his wife, golfing with friends and conquering one fish taco at a time.
Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres' history when center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
A fifth-grade teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary School in the San Diego Unified School District has been arrested for allegedly distributing pornographic images of young girls, including a toddler, authorities announced Friday.
A tragic car crash left a Mount Carmel High School student paralyzed from the chest down, and now, the community is rallying to support him.
New surveillance video shows what happened moments before a car plunged into a sinkhole in East County Monday night.
The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped three- tenths of a percent to 3.2 percent in March as the region continued to add jobs following the holiday season, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department.
San Diego County is generally safer than the U.S. as a whole, though elder abuse and several types of violent crime are on the rise locally, according to a report released Friday,
Described as “Etsy comes to life,” the popular urban-style handmade market is feminine and fun, hosting vendors who make their products by hand. This will be the 24th Queen Bee Market since its creation in 2010.
Described as “Etsy comes to life,” the popular urban-style handmade market is feminine and fun, hosting vendors who make their products by hand. This will be the 24th Queen Bee Market since its creation in 2010. News 8's Ashley Jacobs takes you inside Bing Crosby Hall for a sneak peek at what artisans are showcasing.