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  • Gunman robs adult bookstore

    SAN DIEGO – Police are searching for the gunman who robbed an adult bookstore in the Hillcrest over the weekend. The robbery took place about 1:50 a.m. at the Romantix bookstore at 1407 University Ave, according to San Diego police Sgt. Brad O’Donnell. The man entered the bookstore, walked up to the clerk, pulled out a silver handgun and demanded money, police said. The clerk then handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, O’Donnell said. After the clerk handed over […]

  • Quarantined nurse: ‘My basic human rights’ violated

    NEW JERSEY (CNN) – Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, went on CNN on Sunday and criticized the “knee-jerk reaction by politicians” to Ebola, saying “to quarantine someone without a better plan in place, without more forethought, is just preposterous.” Hickox, an epidemiologist who was working to help treat Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has tested negative twice for Ebola and does not have symptoms, she said. “This is an extreme that is really unacceptable, […]

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    Apartment fire leaves 50 residents stranded

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Up to 50 residents of an Oceanside apartment complex were in need of temporary housing Saturday following a two-alarm fire that destroyed one unit and damaged several others. No one was hurt in the fire at the Oceana Apartment Homes complex, 180 Canyon Drive, which apparently broke out in an upstairs unit’s kitchen shortly after 2 p.m. Friday. It spread to adjacent dwellings through common attic space, Oceanside Fire Department Battalion Chief Bill Kogerman said. Police and […]

  • Human remains discovered in search for missing UVA student

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CNN) — The University of Virginia student who went missing last month — found human remains Saturday in Albemarle County, police said Saturday. Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department members aiding in the search made the discovery “sometime before noon (on) an abandoned property” in southern Albemarle County, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo. Shortly thereafter, a Charlottesville detective relayed the news to Graham’s parents. “These are human remains and forensic tests need to be conducted to determine the identification […]

  • Olympic champion Steve Scott announces his battle with prostate cancer

    San Marcos, Calif. – Three-time Olympian and Cal State San Marcos cross-country and track coach Steve Scott announced that he is undergoing proton therapy to treat prostate cancer — his second go-round with cancer. The 58-year-old USA Track and Field Hall of Famer, who ran 136 under four minute miles in his career, made the announcement during the “Cougar Challenge” cross country meet at CSUSM’s Mangrum Track. Scott chose to treat his “intermediate-risk” tumor with proton therapy– a form of […]

  • Teen arrested in fatal Escondido shooting

    ESCONDIDO, Calif. – A 16-year-old gang member is behind bars in connection with a shooting in Escondido last month that left a 19-year-old man dead. The suspect, whose name was withheld because of his age, allegedly opened fire on Leonel Garcia Jr. as he walked home from school near West 15th Avenue and Orange Street around 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, according to Escondido police and the county Medical Examiner’s Office. Garcia was struck once in his abdomen and was […]

  • Rescue efforts continue for missing 75-old-year woman in Julian

    JULIAN, Calif. – Search-and-rescue teams fanned out around the Pinezanita RV Park and Campground in Julian in hopes of locating a 75-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing in the area one week ago. Sally Estabrook apparently wandered away from the 26.5-acre campground in the 4400 block of state Route 79, north of Harrison Park Road, while her husband was showering around 4 p.m. on Oct. 4, according to a sheriff’s department statement. She was reported missing by her […]

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    Police investigate armed motel robbery in La Mesa

    LA MESA, Calif. – Police are searching for the man who displayed a gun to hold up a motel next to Interstate 8 in La Mesa. The suspect approached an employee at the Motel 6 at 7621 Alvarado Road shortly after 9 p.m. Friday, pulled a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money, according to La Mesa police Sgt. Katy Lynch. The robber ran off with an undisclosed amount and headed east on Alvarado Road, Lynch said. A subsequent search of […]

  • Ebola screenings begin at JFK

    (CNN) — Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola began Saturday for some travelers to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport but an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that nothing can “get the risk to zero.” Four other airports will add the screenings next Thursday, according to the CDC. This won’t be a mass event, with long lines of travelers waiting for screening. Only about 150 travelers a day will receive the […]