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Pair indicted in hostage-taking death of San Diego teen

Oct. 18, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two Mexican nationals have been indicted on drug-trafficking and hostage-taking charges in connection with the killing of a San Diego teenager in Mexico. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old victim, identified in court papers only by his initials, stole...

Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aid

Oct. 17, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with a new pool. An hour's drive to the north, the iconic bridge to the Oceanside pier is deteriorating because the city...

Basilashvili, Norrie reach Indian Wells final without Top 25

Oct. 16, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili beat American Taylor Fritz 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final against Cameron Norrie at the BNP Paribas Open, which will crown its first men’s winner ranked outside the Top 25 since 2010. Norrie of Britain beat...

No. 24 San Diego St. outlasts San Jose St. 19-13 in 2 OTs

Oct. 16, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State needed a spark on offense and Lucas Johnson delivered. Johnson threw TD passes to Jesse Matthews in both overtime periods for his only completions of the game as No. 24 San Diego State finally got going offensively after a rough...

Giants' special season comes to abrupt end against Dodgers

Oct. 15, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Only the San Francisco Giants themselves envisioned a season with success quite like this. They were all but an afterthought given the defending World Series champion Dodgers and San Diego Padres had been heavy favorites to win the NL West out of...

4 hospitalized with burns in Northern California plane crash

Oct. 14, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four people are in critical condition with burns after they were pulled from an airplane that went down Thursday afternoon near a private airstrip in Sacramento County, fire officials said. The plane landed between trees in the large front yard...

Man pleads guilty in San Diego assault rifle bistro shooting

Oct. 14, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who unleashed a hail of gunfire from an assault rifle at a San Diego restaurant in 2019 pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that will send him to prison for decades. Stefano Parker, 32, entered pleas to five charges of assault with a semiautomatic...

Undefeated No. 24 Aztecs look for revenge against Spartans

Oct. 14, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

No. 24 San Diego State (5-0, 1-1 MWC) at San Jose State (3-3, 1-1), Friday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: San Diego State by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: San Diego State leads 22-20-2. ...

No. 24 San Diego St. seeks revenge at San Jose St.

Oct. 14, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Even as San Diego State rolled to its second 5-0 start in 47 years, the Aztecs had something else on their mind. The home loss more than 11 months ago to San Jose State still stings for the 24th-ranked Aztecs (5-0, 1-0 Mountain West) headed into...

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

Oct. 13, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Beleaguered business owners and families separated by COVID-19 restrictions rejoiced Wednesday after the U.S. said it will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze. Travel across land borders from Canada and...