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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.
A math teacher at an El Cajon high school was placed on paid administrative leave last week following “serious allegations of misconduct,” Grossmont Union High School District authorities said in a release sent out Tuesday.
Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.
Deryck Bacon, a Marine veteran killed by a hit and run driver in Hillcrest, was laid to rest with military honors at Miramar National Cemetery on Tuesday.
SDG&E crews are working to repair a broken gas line in La Mesa which has prompted the evacuation of some homes.
For many people, pets are members of the family. So, when they get sick you want to do whatever you can to care for them, including taking time off work. In some cases, that's not an option. But as News 8’s Shannon Handy shows us, that’s starting to change.
A man accused of killing his estranged wife and her sister, whose bodies were found miles apart in Escondido, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to special circumstance murder charges that could lead to the death penalty if he's convicted.
A recycling center in Logan Heights has become the end of the road for what appears to be hundreds of dockless bikes.
As the Holy Fire continues to wreak havoc on parts of Riverside and Orange counties, animal shelters in the impacted areas are making room for lost pets. To accommodate an influx of displaced dogs, some of the canines who were already in those shelters have been transferred to San Diego.