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Small plane crash causes brush fire near El Capitan Reservoir in Lakeside

Firefighters were responding to a small fire Saturday north of the El Capitan Reservoir in Lakeside after a small plane crashed.

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Fire crews battling 30-50 acre brush fire off SR-94 near Church Road

Cal Fire crews are battling a 30-50-acre brush fire south off State Route 94 near Church Road.

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Teenager suffers life-threatening injuries in Oceanside stabbing

OCEANSIDE (KUSI) — A stabbing incident in Oceanside early Saturday critically injured a teenager, while two others escaped with less-serious injuries. At 1:18 a.m., police responded to a radio call of a stabbing in the 400 block of San Luis Rey Drive, according to Lt. George Darrah of the Oceanside Police Department. Responding officers found three victims -- two 17-year-old boys and an 18-year-old man. All three were taken to a nearby hospital. One of the 17-year-old vic... More>>

Signature drive allowing San Diego State to buy SDCCU Stadium kicks off Video included

Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion are scheduled to begin seeking petition signatures Saturday.

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Red flag warning issued in parts of San Diego amid hot, windy weather conditions

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Saturday for parts of San Diego County, as well as much of Southern California, amid forecasts of hot, dry, windy weather.

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Golden Hill residents claim pop-up tents attracting more homeless to their neighborhood Video included

Just last week, the city opened a transitional camp in Golden Hill to provide a place for San Diego’s homeless to stay and already residents in the area are unhappy with their new neighbors.

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District Attorney: Three San Diego officer-involved shootings in last year were legally justified Video included

Three officer-involved shootings over the past year, including the killing of a man who opened fire at a pool party at a La Jolla apartment complex, were legally justified, District Attorney Summer Stephan announced Friday.

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Response team sent to Puerto Rico after hurricanes returns to San Diego Video included

Response team sent to Puerto Rico after hurricanes returns to San Diego Response team sent to Puerto Rico after hurricanes returns to San Diego

Six members of the DMAT San Diego CA-4 team returned to San Diego Friday from service in Puerto Rico in response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Signature gathering for SDSU West stadium initiative begins Saturday Video included

Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion are scheduled to begin seeking petition signatures Saturday.

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Cal Fire to increase staffing this weekend in anticipation of Santa Ana winds

With high temperatures, low humidity levels and Santa Ana winds in the forecast for San Diego County this weekend and early next week, Cal Fire announced Friday it would boost its staffing levels in preparation for "critical fire weather conditions.''

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Chula Vista man sentenced to 55 to life for Balboa Park rape

Ismael Hernandez, Jr. Ismael Hernandez, Jr.

A Chula Vista man who repeatedly raped a woman at knifepoint during a 2 1/2-hour ordeal near Balboa Park after trying to abduct another woman the same night was sentenced Friday.  

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Cloudy and drizzly conditions Friday before heat takes over Video included

Friday opened in some parts of San Diego with cloudy and drizzly weather, and was expected to stay cool for most of the day. 

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'Celebration of Life' held for local Las Vegas shooting victim Jennifer Irvine Video included

The life of a San Diego family law attorney, who was killed in the 1 October shooting in Las Vegas, was remembered Thursday evening in the Gaslamp.

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Encinitas flower grower fighting to switch to marijuana grower

Marijuana was supposed to be on the menu Wednesday night at the Encinitas City Council, but they decided to pass on a very important vote. 
After hearing 60 speakers, both for and against, the council decided to leave it to voters instead. 
The issue? A local flower farmer who wants to start growing cannabis to save the family farm. 
KUSI's Dan Plante was LIVE with the story. 
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Teatro Máscara Mágica honors KUSI's Michael McKinnon Sr.

At the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town Thursday night, Teatro Mascara Magica hosted the "Night of The Golden Mask" Award Dinner.

Chairman & CEO of McKinnon Broadcasting Company — Mike McKinnon Sr. — took home the Inaugural Golden Mask Award, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to bring theater arts to the community.

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ICE deports single mother of disabled child living in San Diego Video included

A single mother of three who says immigration authorities told her that if she checked in with them every year she could stay in the country was deported Thursday

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San Diego woman shot in head during deadly Las Vegas shooting to undergo second surgery

Tina Frost and Austin Hughes (Facebook) Tina Frost and Austin Hughes (Facebook)

A San Diego woman who was shot in the head during a deadly shooting on the Las Vegas Strip was scheduled for her second surgery Thursday.

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Faulty flu vaccinations given to 1,540 veterans and staff at San Diego VA hospital

A refrigerator malfunction at the San Diego VA hospital in La Jolla has resulted in up to 1,540 veterans and employees receiving flu shots that are now considered potentially ineffective. The San Diego VA says all veterans and staff will be notified to come back and get another flu shot...After more than 1500 people were given a potentially compromised vaccine.

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Temperatures drop before summer-like heat returns this weekend Video included

Cooler weather is expected Thursday throughout San Diego County as a low-pressure system moves into the region and a deep marine layer covers the coast.

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Great California ShakeOut drill to prepare San Diegans for major earthquake Video included

Nearly a million San Diegans will drop cover and hold in this year's Great California ShakeOut, a drill conducted across the state and world that practices readiness for a major earthquake. 

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La Jolla seeing increase in complaints concerning jet noise

If you live along our coastlines, you may have noticed the noise level is getting worse. 

Complaints about jet noise from planes taking off from Lindbergh Field are on the rise.

KUSI's John Soderman was LIVE with the story. 

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City sends bid to bring Amazon headquarters to San Diego Video included

San Diego's region-wide bid for Amazon's second headquarters was sent off Wednesday, one day before the online retailing giant's deadline

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Greater demand for Hepatitis A vaccine puts pressure on supplies Video included

While most of us think of the city streets as being the frontlines of the battle to contain Hepatitis A, health care providers in clinics and doctors' offices are also seeing the effects of the outbreak, with an increase in the demand for the vaccine.

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FBI names San Diego safest big city in United States: Chief Shelley Zimmerman

San Diego was the safest city in the United States last year in terms of murders, according to FBI statistics. 

Chief Shelley Zimmerman joined KUSI with more about the report. 

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Recovering from 2007 wildfires: San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

The 2007 California wildfire season saw more than 9,000 separate wildfires that charred more than 1 million acres of land.

It's been 10 years this week since the largest — the Witch Creek Fire — burned nearly 2,000 acres and took the lives of two people, injuring dozens including firefighters.

KUSI was joined by Chief Brian Fennessy, Chief Tony Mecham and Chief Brett Van Wey of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

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New agreement gives San Diego police officers 30 percent pay raise by 2020 Video included

A tentative contract designed to stem the flow of experienced officers from the San Diego Police Department to other law enforcement agencies includes raises of up to 30.6 percent for some personnel

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Section of La Jolla Shores boardwalk renamed to honor famed oceanographer Walter Munk Video included

Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk

A section of the La Jolla Shores boardwalk where famed oceanographer Walter Munk performed experiments as far back as the 1940s will be named in his honor Wednesday.

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16-year-old victim rescued in San Diego during nationwide crackdown on child sex trafficking

A newly concluded nationwide crackdown on child sex trafficking resulted in the rescue of a 16-year-old potential victim of the crime in San Diego

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10 years since 2007 wildfires: How far have we come? Video included

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the devastating 2007 wildfires and the massive fires in Northern California are a tragic reminder that it could happen here again.

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City leader wants to use Chargers Park as temporary homeless housing

The city of San Diego is cracking down on the homeless problem by building temporary shelters. Over the next month or so, more "tent cities" will be opening up all over town.

But one voice over at City Hall says enough is enough. He wants to use city-owned buildings. 

KUSI's Dan Plante has the story. 

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  • Sailors from around the world in San Diego for 'Extreme Racing Series'

    Sailors from around the world in San Diego for 'Extreme Racing Series'

    The "Extreme Sailing Series" will be taking place all weekend-- right off the shore of Harbor Island. This is the first time the "Global Racing Series" has come to the United States since 2011, when it was in Boston. Eight teams from around the world compete for the top spot. Their talents will be tested against the forecasted weather conditions

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    The "Extreme Sailing Series" will be taking place all weekend-- right off the shore of Harbor Island. This is the first time the "Global Racing Series" has come to the United States since 2011, when it was in Boston. Eight teams from around the world compete for the top spot. Their talents will be tested against the forecasted weather conditions

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  • Ballot initiative for SDSU West to begin collecting signatures

    Ballot initiative for SDSU West to begin collecting signatures

    Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion began seeking petition signatures Saturday.

    The Friends of SDSU have until the end of December to collect more than 71,646 valid signatures to qualify their SDSU West Campus Research Center, Stadium, and River Park Initiative for a ballot next year.

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    Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion began seeking petition signatures Saturday.

    The Friends of SDSU have until the end of December to collect more than 71,646 valid signatures to qualify their SDSU West Campus Research Center, Stadium, and River Park Initiative for a ballot next year.

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  • The Zoo Story

    The Zoo Story

    A park bench at the charming Pioneer Park in Mission Hills is the "Central Park" setting for San Diego Actors Theatre's (SDAT) upcoming site-specific production of The Zoo Story by four time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright, Edward Albee. Weekend performances run from October 28th through November 12th (Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. matinees). 

    More information: www.sdactorstheatre.net or (858) 268- 4494

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    A park bench at the charming Pioneer Park in Mission Hills is the "Central Park" setting for San Diego Actors Theatre's (SDAT) upcoming site-specific production of The Zoo Story by four time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright, Edward Albee. Weekend performances run from October 28th through November 12th (Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. matinees). 

    More information: www.sdactorstheatre.net or (858) 268- 4494

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  • San Diego State holds 21st annual war memorial ceremony

    San Diego State holds 21st annual war memorial ceremony

    San Diego State University held a wreath-laying ceremony to honor alumni killed while serving in the Military. The university held its 21st annual war memorial ceremony Friday at the SDSU War Memorial on Aztec Green.

    The annual tradition happens every year during Homecoming Week to honor the alumni who have died serving in the nation's military conflicts.

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    San Diego State University held a wreath-laying ceremony to honor alumni killed while serving in the Military. The university held its 21st annual war memorial ceremony Friday at the SDSU War Memorial on Aztec Green.

    The annual tradition happens every year during Homecoming Week to honor the alumni who have died serving in the nation's military conflicts.

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  • Annual gathering of Eagle Scouts Dinner honors Eagle Scouts of San Diego

    Annual gathering of Eagle Scouts Dinner honors Eagle Scouts of San Diego

    The annual gathering of the Eagle Scouts Dinner was held Thursday night at the Island Palms Hotel.

    An Eagle Scout is known as the highest award that a youth can earn as a Boy Scout and the annual dinner celebrates the outstanding accomplishment of current Eagle Scout members and also honors the new lifetime Eagle Scout members as well.

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    The annual gathering of the Eagle Scouts Dinner was held Thursday night at the Island Palms Hotel.

    An Eagle Scout is known as the highest award that a youth can earn as a Boy Scout and the annual dinner celebrates the outstanding accomplishment of current Eagle Scout members and also honors the new lifetime Eagle Scout members as well.

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  • International Horse Show returns to Del Mar

    International Horse Show returns to Del Mar

    Equestrians are preparing for the Del Mar International Horse Show, which runs through Oct. 29 at the Del Mar Horsepark. For more information on how to attend, visit here.

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    Equestrians are preparing for the Del Mar International Horse Show, which runs through Oct. 29 at the Del Mar Horsepark. For more information on how to attend, visit here.

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  • Turko Files: Hardcore Homeless! & A Smashing Success!

    Turko Files: Hardcore Homeless! & A Smashing Success!

    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Some business owners in Hillcrest contacted KUSI's Michael Turko about unsanitary conditions there. Turko says they want to be included in a new city program designed to stop the spread of hepatitis-A.

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    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Some business owners in Hillcrest contacted KUSI's Michael Turko about unsanitary conditions there. Turko says they want to be included in a new city program designed to stop the spread of hepatitis-A.

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  • Turko Files: Boltman, It Ain't Right! & A Real No-Brainer!

    Turko Files: Boltman, It Ain't Right! & A Real No-Brainer!

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - The Chargers unofficial mascot Boltman has been a San Diego legend since before Michael Turko joined KUSI at the end of the last century. But now Turko tells us the Boltman-era may be coming to an end and the Chargers just don't seem to care. Plus much better news on another front, a bittersweet victory as we get a dangerous traffic hazard corrected overnight.

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    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - The Chargers unofficial mascot Boltman has been a San Diego legend since before Michael Turko joined KUSI at the end of the last century. But now Turko tells us the Boltman-era may be coming to an end and the Chargers just don't seem to care. Plus much better news on another front, a bittersweet victory as we get a dangerous traffic hazard corrected overnight.

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  • Turko Files: Mortal Danger!

    Turko Files: Mortal Danger!

    Monday, September 25, 2017 - He called KUSI's Michael Turko when no one else responded to his plea for help. Turko says he's trying to get some action on what he calls a life threatening situation.More>>
    Monday, September 25, 2017 - He called KUSI's Michael Turko when no one else responded to his plea for help. Turko says he's trying to get some action on what he calls a life threatening situation.More>>
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