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Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty

Jun. 13, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close ally of President Donald Trump after his wife, who worked...

The Latest: California hotel fined $1.6M for blocking beach

Jun. 13, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a fine against the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The California Coastal Commission has approved a $1.6 million fine against the operators of a posh Northern California hotel for failing to provide public access to its nearby beaches. The...

The Latest: Lawmaker: Politics behind push for guilty plea

Jun. 13, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter says political reasons prompted the Department of Justice to pressure his wife to plead guilty and testify against him in their corruption case. The GOP...

Women stuck in San Diego elevator freed after 3 hours

Jun. 13, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two women were trapped for about three hours in an elevator that dropped several floors in a downtown San Diego tower and became stuck. Firefighters tried several methods before they were able to get the elevator moving late Wednesday, fire Battalion Chief Dan Eddy told KNSD-TV . Both...

The Latest: 2 freed from stuck elevator in San Diego

Jun. 13, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on an elevator accident in San Diego (all times local): 6:50 A.M. San Diego firefighters have freed two women from an elevator that dropped several stories and became stuck between floors in a 34-story downtown building. The women were rescued late Wednesday after spending about...

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2

Jun. 13, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with the bases loaded for the final out of San Francisco's 4-2...

Los Angeles County deputy shot in off-duty attack dies

Jun. 13, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant died Wednesday, the sheriff announced. Joseph Gilbert Solano, who had been on life support, died Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff Alex Villanueva. Medical staff worked around the clock for two...

Giants activate catcher Buster Posey from injured list

Jun. 12, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants activated catcher Buster Posey off the 10-day injured list Wednesday before their game against the San Diego Padres. Posey missed eight games with a right hamstring injury sustained in Baltimore on June 1. The six-time All-Star also was out for six games in May...

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Jun. 12, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. It works this way: Workers at a restaurant...

Longoria rallies Giants past Padres with bat, glove

Jun. 12, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A timely hit by Evan Longoria and a gutsy decision by third base coach Ron Wotus provided just enough momentum for the San Francisco Giants to get past another round of missed opportunities at the plate. It also helped manager Bruce Bochy's club overcome a wacky play when the Giants...