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4 charged in ‘virtual kidnappings’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants for ransom money under the guise that loved ones had been kidnapped, according to an […]

11/08/2013

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo shows Marine Capt. Pravin Rajan after his arrival at San Diego International Airport in San Diego following in a tour of duty Afghanistan. Rajan was part of a group of 13 Marines that got a heroes welcome at Chicago's International Airport four days into a journey back home by of a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and others who work at the airport. Rajan says the reception he and his comrades received on their way to San Diego was "incredibly touching." (AP Photo/Courtesy of Pravin .Rajan, Sandhya Rajan)

13 Marines get impromptu Chicago airport welcome

CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t matter that the 13 Marines on their way home from Afghanistan had been fighting in a war that no longer dominates the news or that they were stopping only for […]

11/06/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for his behavior in this frame from a video produced by the city of San Diego Thursday, July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/City of San Diego)

Filner casts short shadow in San Diego mayor race

SAN DIEGO (AP) – It took Democrats 20 years to recapture the mayor’s seat in San Diego and less than nine months for one of their own to be driven out. Bob Filner’s disgraced exit […]

11/03/2013

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Driver expects to fight Google Glass ticket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California woman cited for wearing Internet-connected eyeglasses while driving plans to contest the citation. Cecilia Abadie was pulled over for speeding Tuesday evening in San Diego, when a California […]

10/31/2013

Cross-border drug tunnel equipped with rail system

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tunnel designed to smuggle drugs from Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego is equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system, U.S. authorities said Thursday, making it one of the more […]

10/31/2013

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Divers work to clear debris off California coast

CHANNEL ISLANDS, Calif. (AP) – Volunteer divers have dredged up 900 pounds of debris, a half-dozen lobster traps and 1,400 feet of trap line in an effort to clean up the ocean around California’s Channel […]

10/27/2013

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El Cajon mayor to resign after immigrant remarks

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) – The mayor of a San Diego suburb has announced he will resign after making remarks that were widely criticized as insensitive to Iraqi immigrants. Mark Lewis said in a letter […]

10/26/2013

FDA approves more powerful, pure hydrocodone drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain. The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients […]

10/25/2013

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Boeing soars on strong demand for new planes

Boeing is riding a wave of demand for new fuel-efficient planes from airlines around the globe. Now the trick is to build them fast enough. With a backlog of orders worth $344 billion, Boeing has […]

10/23/2013

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Reddick hopes to play soon

PLAYA VISTA – With two consecutive practices since returning from a left quad contusion, Clippers guard J.J. Redick is nearing a return to game action. Redick, who until Monday had not practiced since Oct. 6, said […]

10/23/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Former San Diego mayor booked into jail, released

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery. San Diego County Sheriff’s Lt. Dave Schaller says Filner arrived just […]

10/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Bob Filner pleads guilty to 3 crimes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery. The plea came Tuesday in Superior Court, weeks after Filner was forced […]

10/15/2013

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