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Pack of handsome wild dogs debuts at Bronx Zoo

Oct. 15, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A pack of handsome brothers is getting settled at New York's Bronx Zoo. The foxlike wild dogs — called dholes (dohlz) — were born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2016. The trio, named Roan, Apollo and Kito, have brownish-red coats dappled with white markings, and bushy...

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Oct. 15, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial. Hunter faced significant odds of winning the...

The Latest: Columbus statue defaced in Southern California

Oct. 14, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on Columbus statues defaced around the country (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A statue of Christopher Columbus in a Southern California park was found to be vandalized with red paint on the federal holiday honoring the 15th century Italian navigator. The San Diego...

Agnew's late TD pass helps San Diego St. beat Wyoming 26-22

Oct. 13, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Agnew threw two touchdown passes, including a 12-yarder to Daniel Bellinger with 2:09 to play, and San Diego State beat Wyoming 26-22 on Saturday night. Agnew completed 21 of 32 passes for 209 yards. Juwan Washington had 83 yards rushing and a score on 21 carries and added a 15-yard...

Agnew's late TD pass helps San Diego St. beat Wyoming 26-22

Oct. 13, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Agnew threw two touchdown passes, including a 12-yarder to Daniel Bellinger with 2:09 to play, and San Diego State beat Wyoming 26-22 on Saturday night. Agnew completed 21 of 32 passes for 209 yards. Juwan Washington had 83 yards rushing and a score on 21 carries and added a 15-yard...

California utility faces gripes over deliberate blackouts

Oct. 10, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even as the winds gusted dangerously as forecast, California's biggest utility faced hostility and second-guessing Thursday for shutting off electricity to millions of people to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized Pacific Gas & Electric and...

Caregiver arrested in connection with scalding bath death

Oct. 10, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former caregiver has been arrested in southern California in connection with the death of a disabled Boise man who was left in a scalding bath. The Boise Police Department says U.S. Marshals arrested 24-year-old Omar Hamadi in San Diego, California on Tuesday. Prosecutors charged...

The Latest: PG&E cuts power in San Francisco Bay Area

Oct. 10, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on power outages in California (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric has begun shutting off power to the San Francisco Bay area, adding more than 200,000 customers to a sweeping blackout that already has left a million people in the dark. The utility said...

Police identify man found dead in Mississippi hotel room

Oct. 9, 2019 4:33 AM EDT

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi have identified a man found dead in his hotel room, and are asking the public for help in solving the case. Pascagoula police officials said in a news release Tuesday that 63-year-old Manuel Flores of San Diego, California, was found dead by housekeeping staff...

Trial for US Rep. Duncan Hunter is delayed to Jan. 22

Oct. 7, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial date for Congressman Duncan Hunter on corruption charges has been delayed eight days to Jan. 22, closer to California's March 3 primary to decide if the Republican lawmaker will advance in his bid for a seventh term. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge...