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Ten service members became U.S. citizens in naturalization ceremony aboard USS Rafael Peralta Video included

A naturalization ceremony was held Naval Air Station North Island aboard the USS Rafael Peralta Thursday for ten service members.

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Special Report: The push for Sgt. Rafael Peralta to be awarded the Medal of Honor Video included

Efforts have been renewed to award a marine sergeant the congressional Medal of Honor as the Navy prepares to commission a ship named in his honor.

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Former tennis coach pleads not guilty to molesting two nine-year-old girls Video included

The father of Davis Cup champion and one-time Wimbledon finalist Mark Philippoussis pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sexually assaulted two 9-year-old girls he taught while working as a private tennis instructor in northern San Diego County.

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Iranian rescue dog to arrive in Encinitas after being shot and abandoned Video included

A rescued Iranian dog who was shot and abandoned is scheduled to arrive in Encinitas Thursday and is expected to be up for adoption in the next few weeks.

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Beach Blaster ride at Belmont Park closed in wake of fatal Ohio State Fair accident Video included

The Beach Blaster ride at Belmont Park in San Diego and five similar attractions statewide were voluntarily shut down by operators Thursday in the wake of a fatal accident at the Ohio State Fair, the California Department of Industrial Relations announced Thursday.

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Firefighters battle several obstacles to rescue worker trapped in palm tree Video included

Firefighters worked to rescue a man who became trapped in a palm tree near the Rancho Bernardo Country Club Thursday morning. 

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State prosecutor, son of Watergate figure arrested on child porn charges in San Diego

 A state deputy attorney general, who is also the son of a Watergate figure, is facing a child pornography charge in San Diego federal court.  

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Mayors meet in San Diego, Tijuana as NAFTA is renegotiated Video included

Mayor’s from cities on both sides of the United States/Mexico border met Thursday to strengthen ties between the San Diego and Tijuana.

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US Department of State warns travelers of tainted alcohol in Mexico Video included

The U.S. Department of State updated its Safety and Security information page specific to Mexico on Wednesday alerting travelers of possible tainted or counterfeit alcohol.

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Warmer, drier conditions temporarily return to San Diego County Video included

A period of warm, dry weather will continue Thursday throughout San Diego County, though rain and thunderstorms could return to the mountains and deserts over the weekend.

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USS Rafael Peralta: Celebrating the ship and the hero behind the name Video included

The naval destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta, is every bit of a die-hard defender of our nation just as the man whose name adorns its sides. 

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President Trump says transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in US Military Video included

President Donald Trump says he is banning transgender people from serving in the United States military.

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How Marines prepare to become F-18 pilots at MCAS Miramar Video included

Becoming a pilot in the military is no small feat and the Marine Corps has their own training program at MCAS Miramar in San Diego to help future aviators. 

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SANDAG prepares for traffic increases due to nearly 50 construction projects in ‘Golden Circle’ Video included

City and county officials gathered Wednesday to discuss a series of infrastructure projects that will be taking place in the University City area in the coming years. 

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Police investigate reports of kidnapping in Logan Heights

Police Wednesday were searching for an Acura possibly involved in a child abduction in Logan Heights, based on a 911 caller who reported that a man and woman drove off with a 10-year-old girl in the trunk of the car.

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Third suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting outside La Mesa Burlington Coat Factory Video included

A La Mesa homicide suspect is in custody Wednesday, and San Diego police are investigating the circumstances of his arrest after a La Mesa police detective fired several shots when he came face-to-face with the alleged killer in Talmadge Park.

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San Ysidro athletic field receives $1.7 million worth of improvements Video included

City officials Wednesday unveiled $1.7 million in improvements to Larsen Athletic Field in San Ysidro. 

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SDSU reopens negotiations with city over Qualcomm Stadium site Video included

San Diego State University officials have reopened discussions with the mayor's office and members of the City Council over the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley, a school spokeswoman said Tuesday. 

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Parents of terminally ill baby give up fight to bring son to US

The parents of a terminally ill baby in the United Kingdom have dropped their legal bid to bring him to the United States for experimental treatment.  

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Humidity begins to move out of San Diego County Video included

After a bout of cooler but more humid temperatures, San Diego County will begin to see warmer and drier weather starting Wednesday. 

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Discussion continues on the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site Video included

There is a struggle for power going on between republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer and his four City Council allies against the democrat majority over whether the Qualcomm site can be considered a surplus property.

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More than 40,000 customers lose power in central San Diego Video included

More than 42,000 San Diego Gas & Electric customers were without power Monday afternoon.  

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Fact-checking website 'Snopes' in legal battle to stay in business Video included

There is plenty of misinformation in the digital age so how can readers really know if something posted online is true? 

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park artificially inseminates rhino in attempt to save species Video included

On July 6, researchers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park made their first attempt to artificially inseminate 9-year-old Amani. On July 6, researchers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park made their first attempt to artificially inseminate 9-year-old Amani.

Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research announced today that they've made their first attempt to artificially inseminate a southern white rhinoceros, in an attempt to save the critically endangered northern white rhino.  

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Bill Cosby assault accuser jailed in San Diego on suspicion of drug possession

Suicide rates in San Diego jails highest in California jail system (BBC) Suicide rates in San Diego jails highest in California jail system (BBC)

A 27-year-old model who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her when she was 18 remained jailed in San Diego today on suspicion of bringing drugs and alcohol into a San Diego County jail. 

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City Council proclaims today 'Sgt. Peralta Day' after Marine hero Video included

Sgt. Rafael Peralta was killed in action in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. Sgt. Rafael Peralta was killed in action in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004.

A Marine hero and a renowned scientist are scheduled to be honored by the San Diego City Council Tuesday.  

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Comic-Con 2017 is over and the cleanup has begun

The streets of downtown San Diego look a little different now that one of the city's biggest conventions is over. The Downtown Partnership Clean and Safe program cleared the streets of about 29 tons of trash. 

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San Diego Comic-Con round up from spokesperson David Glanzer Video included

San Diego Comic Con is over but some investigations are underway into incidents that occurred at the event. Spokesman David Glanzer addresses the issues and celebrates the successes of Comic-Con 2017, and what is to come in years ahead.  More>>

Two attacks on women in Pacific Beach leave residents cautious Video included

When it comes to summer party town, Pacific Beach is at the top of the list. From the beach to the boardwalk and to the bars, there’s always something going on somewhere.

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President Trump delivers forceful message to GOP senators ahead of health care vote Video included

President Donald Trump made a public push Monday to convince United States senators to advance the GOP health care bill. 

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City Council passes steps to increase housing options in San Diego Video included

The City Council Monday approved a series of steps intended to alleviate the critical affordable housing shortage in San Diego, including easing regulations on construction of auxiliary units or "granny flats."  

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SoccerCity investors urge MLS to delay new franchise announcements until after vote Video included

The group behind the stalled SoccerCity remake of the Qualcomm Stadium property in Mission Valley announced today that they'll try to get Major League Soccer to delay announcement of its expansion franchises until after San Diegans can vote on the project next year. 

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Daughter kills herself in Mission Valley office after learning of mother's murder Video included

Maria Kelly, 66, and her daughter Crystal Vasquez, 34 Maria Kelly, 66, and her daughter Crystal Vasquez, 34

Authorities released the names Monday of a mother and daughter from Chula Vista who died in shootings in Mission Valley over the weekend — one killed by an unknown assailant, and the other by her own hand after learning of the older woman's slaying. 

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'WalletHub' ranks San Diego as fourth-best city to live

San Diego is the fourth-best large city in the U.S. in which to live, according to rankings released today by the personal finance website WalletHub. 

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Comic-Con annual blood drive collects highest amount of blood in years Video included

 More than 1,800 units of blood were collected during the four days of Comic-Con International, the San Diego Blood Bank announced Monday. 

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San Diego police capture escaped domestic violence suspect from harbor Video included

Police officers in downtown San Diego are searching for a suspect who escaped from the central police station Sunday while being processed for a domestic violence arrest, police said.

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Firefighters continue to slow down 255 acre 'Lost Fire' in Warner Springs

A vegetation fire near Warner Springs that spread quickly Saturday has slowed considerably Sunday and is 20 percent contained, though some residents in the area are under an evacuation warning, authorities said.

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Wilson Cruz cast on 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Wilson Cruz has been cast as Dr. Hugh Culber, medical officer of the Starship Discovery and love interest of the starship's science officer (Anthony Rapp), on "Star Trek: Discovery,'' it was announced at Comic-Con Saturday.

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Motorcyclist killed in a single-vehicle crash

A motorcyclist was killed today in a single-vehicle traffic crash in unincorporated San Diego County, near El Cajon. 

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Georgia Congressman leads march through Comic-Con

Georgia Congressman John Lewis led a march around Comic-Con, Saturday.  

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Tribute to Carrie Fisher rounds out last day at Comic-Con

A tribute to the late "Star Wars'' actress Carrie Fisher will highlight the final day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. 

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Firefighters battling fast growing Lost Fire near Warner Springs Video included

Firefighters are currently battling a small vegetation fire at Lost Valley Road near Warner Springs.

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Advisory issued after shark sighting at Silver Stand State Beach Video included

Warning issued for swimmers at Silver Strand after reports of great white shark sighting Warning issued for swimmers at Silver Strand after reports of great white shark sighting

 An advisory has been issued after a shark sighting at Silver Strand State Beach Saturday.

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First woman enlists to become Navy SEAL

A woman enlists with hopes of becoming the first female Navy SEAL.  

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Politicians set to hold panel at Comic-Con

Politicians will join celebrities at Comic-Con International Sunday in San Diego as the annual celebration of the popular arts enters its third day at the convention center. 

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Getting paid to go to Comic-Con: A look at who's working the convention

While it's clear that fans have a blast at Comic-Con, what about the people who get hired to work the event?

If someone said they'd pay you to go to Comic-Con, would you take the offer? Many people do and in many cases, what they do scarcely seems like work at all.

KUSI's Sasha Foo has the story. 

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State assemblymember working hard to repeal governor's gas tax

A Republican State Assemblymember is working hard to repeal Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial gas tax.

Travis Allen spoke with KUSI about his ballot initiative to repeal the gas tax and explained where the money would really end up should the gas tax go into effect. 

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Broken fire hydrant floods Mission Valley apartment complex Video included

An overflow of water from a broken fire hydrant has caused flooding at an apartment complex in the 900 block of Camino de la Reina, just west of Mission Center Road in Mission Valley, according to police. 

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30th annual 'Stand Down' event for homelessness begins Video included

The 30th annual Stand Down for homeless veterans is scheduled to begin today at San Diego High School. 

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City pushing homeless population out of sight from Comic-Con visitors

Just a short distance from the bright lights and glamor of Comic-Con, there is a very different picture that's dark and depressing.

Every time there's a big event in San Diego, the light also shines on the homeless. If you've been down there lately, you may have noticed a huge increase in the population.

City leaders keep saying it's a big priority.

But as KUSI's Dan Plante shows us, it's only getting worse. 

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Dave's World of Wonder: History of Comic-Con

Dave's World of Wonder: History of Comic-Con Dave's World of Wonder: History of Comic-Con

Comic-Con International is the event of the summer, bringing hundreds of thousands of fans to San Diego every year. But where did it all begin? KUSI's Dave Scott explains the history of Comic-Con in this World Of Wonder. More>>

Comic-Con annual blood drive returns for 41st year

The Comic-Con Blood Drive returns to Comic-Con for its 41st year.

Make an appointment:

  • Thursday, July 20 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Friday, July 21 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Saturday, July 22 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) 
  • Sunday, July 23 (10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Donors will receive a Guardians of the Galaxy T-shirt, courtesy of Mad Engine as a token of appreciation.  

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Driver who killed teenage boy in Tierrasanta hit-and-run sentenced to 4 years in state prison Video included

A 20-year-old woman who had been drinking when she struck and killed a teenage boy in Tierrasanta, then fled the scene, has been sentenced to four years in state prison.

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The most anticipated panels coming to Comic-Con 2017

The casts and creators of Netflix's "Stranger Things,'' HBO's "Game of Thrones'' and AMC's "The Walking Dead'' are among the headline appearances at this year's Comic-Con International, which will run from Thursday, July 20, to Sunday, July 23, at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Superfans gather for Preview Night before Comic-Con officially begins

Comic-Con unofficially opened its doors Wednesday night, but it still attracted tens of thousands of people.

It was Preview Night, allowing people to get a taste of what's to come Thursday.

KUSI's Ashlie Rodriquez was LIVE with all the details. 

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Keeping things safe during Comic-Con 2017

With an estimated crowd of over 100,000 people pouring into the downtown and Gaslamp area, safety is a top priority.

While most just want to have a good time, it only takes one or two to create problems and that's what police and security are watching out for.

KUSI's John Soderman was LIVE at the Gaslamp with more. 

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Del Mar Opens with festivities throughout weekend

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San Diego’s most beloved time of year, summer racing at Del Mar, is back, bringing race fans flocking to the iconic seaside oval for the best of Thoroughbred racing.

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Local comic creator to help Navy servicemembers with donations at Comic-Con Video included

Anne Elizabeth is a local comic book artist and former Navy SEAL wife who has had comics featured on the The Big Bang Theory nine times.

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  • Over 100 junior lifeguards learn how to scuba dive

    Over 100 junior lifeguards learn how to scuba dive

    More than 100 San Diego junior lifeguards spent some time away from the beach to learn in a different kind of water environment. 

    They participated in a special scuba diving session lead by a professional team of divers. The unique two day session was held at the UCSD pool.  It's a unique experience for junior lifeguards in that no other junior lifeguard program in the state offers the scuba experience.
     

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    More than 100 San Diego junior lifeguards spent some time away from the beach to learn in a different kind of water environment. 

    They participated in a special scuba diving session lead by a professional team of divers. The unique two day session was held at the UCSD pool.  It's a unique experience for junior lifeguards in that no other junior lifeguard program in the state offers the scuba experience.
     

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  • Turko Files: No Sense At All, It Ain't Right!

    Turko Files: No Sense At All, It Ain't Right!

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 - KUSI's Michael Turko has a story tonight that may leave you a little confused. Turko says even city engineers are scratching their heads trying to figure-out how to install curb ramps at a very unusual intersection. More>>
    Thursday, July 20, 2017 - KUSI's Michael Turko has a story tonight that may leave you a little confused. Turko says even city engineers are scratching their heads trying to figure-out how to install curb ramps at a very unusual intersection. More>>
  • Turko Files: Holding the Bag!

    Turko Files: Holding the Bag!

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - He called KUSI's Michael Turko when he got stuck with a huge bill for a solar power system that never got finished. Turko says it was paid for with a government backed loan that gets rolled into his property taxes.

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    Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - He called KUSI's Michael Turko when he got stuck with a huge bill for a solar power system that never got finished. Turko says it was paid for with a government backed loan that gets rolled into his property taxes.

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  • Turko Files: She Makes Teeth! & Right Around the Corner!

    Turko Files: She Makes Teeth! & Right Around the Corner!

    Monday, July 17, 2017 - When it comes to solving problems, KUSI's Michael Turko is a real pro. But Turko says he can't do it without the help of KUSI viewers. More>>
    Monday, July 17, 2017 - When it comes to solving problems, KUSI's Michael Turko is a real pro. But Turko says he can't do it without the help of KUSI viewers. More>>
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  • San Diego People: The San Diego Zoo

    San Diego People: The San Diego Zoo

    The San Diego Zoo and Safari Park are not only places for families to come together and marvel at animals from around the world, it is also an important source of conservation and research for these animals. This week's special edition of San Diego People takes a closer look at the history of the zoo and all the hard work that goes into making it the best experience for not only visitors, but also the animals that inhabit the zoo. More>>
    The San Diego Zoo and Safari Park are not only places for families to come together and marvel at animals from around the world, it is also an important source of conservation and research for these animals. This week's special edition of San Diego People takes a closer look at the history of the zoo and all the hard work that goes into making it the best experience for not only visitors, but also the animals that inhabit the zoo. More>>
  • San Diego People: Summer need for donations

    San Diego People: Summer need for donations

    While kids might take a break this summer from school, organizations that help feed them year round don’t. President of the San Diego Food Bank James Floros, the leading resource for hunger relief in San Diego County, discusses why the need this summer is even greater. More>>
    While kids might take a break this summer from school, organizations that help feed them year round don’t. President of the San Diego Food Bank James Floros, the leading resource for hunger relief in San Diego County, discusses why the need this summer is even greater. More>>
  • San Diego People: Exploring President Trump's Strategies

    San Diego People: Exploring President Trump's Strategies

    This week's San Diego People explores the strategies of President Donald Trump. Congressman Darrell Issa provides an in-depth analysis of these strategies and what needs to be done for the new GOP health care bill to pass and more.

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    This week's San Diego People explores the strategies of President Donald Trump. Congressman Darrell Issa provides an in-depth analysis of these strategies and what needs to be done for the new GOP health care bill to pass and more.

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