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Iraqi immigrant found guilty to murder, son launches into frenzy Video included

Drama inside and outside an El Cajon courtroom Thursday. It happens after a jury convicts a local Iraqi immigrant of murder in connection with the beating to death of his wife. But it's what happens after the verdict is read that causes courtroom deputies to spring to action. KUSI's John Soderman has the story. More>>

Saving the San Diego Opera: the final curtain hasn't fallen Video included

The San Diego Opera may have a chance at another act. The opera is supposed to close in just two weeks, but Thursday night brought a big change in leadership igniting hope that the opera might survive. KUSI's Sasha Foo has the latest development in the saga. More>>

Economic impact of Navy's Spawar program Video included

One of San Diego's hidden assets is virtually unknown to most San Diegans, yet it will bring nearly $3 billion into the region this year. Spawar is a branch of the Navy, but civilians make up half of the workforce. An economic report released Thursday measures its value to San Diego. KUSI's Steve Bosh has the important details. More>>

Two Naval ship homecomings after six months deployment Video included

We had two ship homecomings at Naval Base San Diego Thursday. KUSI's Ed Lenderman was at the pier for the arrival of the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance. More>>

Possible peace deal in the works for Ukraine Video included

More violence in Ukraine, but there are signs that a peace deal may be in the works. After meeting with U.S. And European representatives, Russian officials said they don't want to send troops to Ukraine and signed off on an agreement that calls for de-escalation. More>>

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

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Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and... More>>

SeaWorld study found young orcas learn new calls from diversity

A SeaWorld study released this week found that juvenile killer whales can learn new calls if placed with other orcas from different areas. More>>

District Attorney candidate campaign ad incites opposition

District Attorney candidate Robert Brewer released a campaign video Thursday, touting an endorsement from Father Joe Carroll, and campaign staffers for incumbent Bonnie Dumanis immediately disputed Brewer's credentials mentioned in the ad. More>>

Gang member found guilty after beating SDSU-area student

A man was convicted this week of robbery and premeditated attempted murder for a crime spree with a fellow gang member that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in the College area of San Diego. More>>

Another Naval officer charged in bribery case

A federal criminal complaint unsealed in San Diego this week charges a fourth Navy officer with accepting cash, luxury travel and consumer electronics from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified and internal U.S. maritime military information. More>>

SANDAG study reports less theft, violent crime in San Diego

The number of vehicles stolen in the San Diego region hit a 30-year low last year, the San Diego Association of Governments reported this week. More>>

Annual count revealed less homeless in San Diego than 2013

Fewer people were living on the streets of San Diego County this past winter, according to the results of an annual one-day count released this week. More>>

Ocean Beach kidnapping rapist scheduled for sentencing

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women in Ocean Beach over a seven-month period is scheduled to be sentenced this week. More>>

Iraqi immigrant convicted of first-degree murder in killing of wife

An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of beating his wife to death in their El Cajon home after she asked for a divorce. Jurors deliberated about a day and a half before finding Kassim Alhimidi, 49, guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 32-year-old Shaima Alawadi, a mother of five. More>>

Two US Navy ships return from deployment Video included

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens and the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance returned to Naval Base San Diego Thursday from separate deployments to the Western Pacific.
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Two meetings scheduled on future of SD Opera Video included

Two meetings on the future of the San Diego Opera are scheduled to take place Thursday afternoon. The company's Board of Directors is scheduled to meet at a La Jolla hotel. Supporters of keeping the embattled opera afloat will gather in a public meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the Copper Room of the City Hall complex in downtown San Diego. More>>

San Diego bike-share: Bumps in the road Video included

"The bikes will roll this summer" - that's the promise about a city-wide bike-share program. But some see it as a threat because programs around the country are struggling and taxpayers are footing the bill. KUSI's Jon Du Pre has a special report on what could go wrong with rental bikes on San Diego streets. More>>

New website publicizes the 'captured and convicted'

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis joined us on Good Morning San Diego Thursday to talk about a new website that shows the named and faces of those convicted of often violent crimes and fled to other countries before being extradited.  According to Dumanis, the website's aim is to let potential criminals know "you can run, but you can't hide." More>>

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  • Broken Promises!

    Broken Promises!

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - A South Bay mom called KUSI's Michael Turko when she got nowhere with the developer who built her neighborhood. Turko says that developer promised a brand new park for localMore>>
    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - A South Bay mom called KUSI's Michael Turko when she got nowhere with the developer who built her neighborhood. Turko says that developer promised a brand new park for localMore>>
  • One Excuse After Another, It Ain't Right! & Case Closed!

    One Excuse After Another, It Ain't Right! & Case Closed!

    Monday, April 14, 2014 - When KUSI's Michael Turko first started looking into the city's utility undergrounding program, he was told it would take 50 years to get the job done city-wide. That was almostMore>>
    Monday, April 14, 2014 - When KUSI's Michael Turko first started looking into the city's utility undergrounding program, he was told it would take 50 years to get the job done city-wide. That was almostMore>>
  • CALTRANS Does Nothing!

    CALTRANS Does Nothing!

    Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - KUSI's Michael Turko has been trying to get CALTRANS to fix a deadly stretch of highway that's claiming new victims every few months. Tonight Turko interviews the parents of aMore>>
    Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - KUSI's Michael Turko has been trying to get CALTRANS to fix a deadly stretch of highway that's claiming new victims every few months. Tonight Turko interviews the parents of aMore>>
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  • Food Truck Thursday - "New York on Rye"

    Food Truck Thursday - "New York on Rye"

    It is Food Truck Thursday and New York On Rye aand stopped by the Studio to share some of their wonderful food offerings.  As Rich and Jay, owners of the truck say, "Just because it is food truck doesn't mean it can'tMore>>
    It is Food Truck Thursday and New York On Rye aand stopped by the Studio to share some of their wonderful food offerings.  As Rich and Jay, owners of the truck say, "Just because it is food truck doesn't mean it can't be gourmet."  Check out what they cook up and how they make sure it is healthy for customers to enjoy.More>>
  • MCASD'S Biennial Art Auction 2014

    MCASD'S Biennial Art Auction 2014

    Kathryn Kanjo, Chief Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and Gretchen McCourt, Executive VP of Cinema Programming of Arclight Cinemas talk about the special event they have going on tonightMore>>
    Kathryn Kanjo, Chief Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and Gretchen McCourt, Executive VP of Cinema Programming of Arclight Cinemas talk about the special event they have going on tonight to learn how to collect art.  Then they share the next event when they are going to have an Art Auction.More>>
  • Valley View Casino's 13th Birthday Celebration

    Valley View Casino's 13th Birthday Celebration

    Valley View Casino is Celebrating it's 13th Birthday with a Huge Celebration.  There will be so many fun events planned and Freebies to boot.  Tune in to hear about all the events and how you can be apart of the Celebration.More>>
    Valley View Casino is Celebrating it's 13th Birthday with a Huge Celebration.  There will be so many fun events planned and Freebies to boot.  Tune in to hear about all the events and how you can be apart of the Celebration.More>>
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