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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...

California prosecutor joins suit against 'ghost gun' sellers

Oct. 13, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Attorney General Rob Bonta is joining a lawsuit targeting three online sellers of “ghost guns,” the untraceable firearms made from build-it-yourself kits that he said can be assembled in minutes and are increasingly being used in violent crimes. ...

Pilot in deadly California crash repeatedly warned to climb

Oct. 13, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

The air traffic controller repeated the warnings to the pilot more than a half-dozen times. Stop drifting, keep on course and a chilling, urgent plea: “Low altitude alert, climb immediately, climb the airplane.” Instead, the twin-engine plane plowed into a San Diego...

'Climb the airplane,' pilot told before California crash

Oct. 12, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

SANTEE, Calif. (AP) — Before a twin-engine plane nose-dived into a San Diego suburb, an increasingly concerned air traffic controller told the pilot more than a half-dozen times that he needed to gain altitude, a recording that will be among the evidence examined by federal investigators...

US Navy helicopter, human remains recovered off California

Oct. 12, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The remains of five people and the wreckage of a U.S. Navy helicopter that crashed in the Pacific Ocean off California have been recovered, the Navy said in a statement Tuesday. The MH-60S helicopter, its two pilots and three other sailors were lost in...