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Stories for September 11, 2012
September 11 was a day of reflection and remembrance on college campuses around San Diego.
The state Department of Fish and Game confirmed today that "Meatball,'' a 400-pound black bear captured in Los Angeles County and being cared for in the San Diego County foothills community of Alpine, will not be moved to Colorado.
Police will not reopen their investigation into the death of a 6-year-old boy at his father's Coronado vacation estate 14 months ago -- a fatality officially deemed an accident -- despite purported evidence that the boy was the victim of homicide, authorities announced today.
City firefighters reacted with "shock'' today to an early-morning act of vandalism that damaged a 9/11 memorial outside a Pacific Beach firehouse on the 11th anniversary of the catastrophic East Coast terror strikes.
California Governor Jerry Brown today signed legislation that would impose a one percent tax on lumber products and limit legal damages landowners pay for starting wildfires.
The California State Controller’s Office reports August revenues are $434 million dollars above projections. That’s a big improvement from last month.
A North County man reels in a first place tuna challenge win.
Ratepayer advocates are concerned about proposed changes to a fund that would pay to decommission the San Onofre nuclear power plant at the end of its life.
On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke out against the ex-Navy SEAL who wrote a book about taking down the man who was responsible for the terrorist attacks.
A death this morning at Marine Memorial Golf Course on Camp Pendleton was an apparent suicide, according to base officials.
A suicide prevention expert at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic has released a list of ways he believes the military can combat the epidemic of suicide within its ranks.
In the fourth season, Doc Martin continues to deal with the strange cases and stranger personalities of Portwenn. He deals with the mysterious illnesses and odd events that plague the town, including the strange death of a local sheep farmer, a paranoid and constipated school headmaster, a visitor with a rare genetic disease, and the unexpected pregnancy of a person very close to the good doctor.
More than 60,000 people in San Diego county are dealing with Alzheimer's disease. We look at support and resources available for families as a caregiver conference is held this weekend.
The owners of U-T San Diego announced today that they are purchasing the North County Times.
Five U.S. Marines killed themselves in August, according to the Marine and Family Programs Suicide Prevention Program Update. The report finds at least 39 Marines have committed suicide so far in 2012 - seven more than the total number of Marine suicides in 2011.
Guitar teacher, Marlene Hutchinson explains her simple method of guitar playing that has helped thousands of busy adults learn to play in just one day. She discuss chords, music theory, strumming techniques, tempo and timing. She also demonstrates how to properly tune your guitar.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will consider today supporting federal legislation to tighten scrutiny on foreign nationals who attempt to receive flight training in the United States.
Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremony, but also a sense that it's time to move forward after a decade of remembrance.
The Sailors and Marines who make up the crew of the USS New York - a ship built with salvaged steel from the World Trade Center - talk about what it's like to work aboard a ship named in honor of the 9/11 victims.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and local colleges will hold events today to observe the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
U-T San Diego is inviting political candidates into its offices this week to offer tips on how to get their message across. But the invitations are not quite the same for all candidates.
The California Legislature passes a bill allowing San Diego to boost the number of acres that are off-limits to developers.
Most American adults still have visceral memories from the morning of September 11, 2001. But for most San Diego school children, the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. are something they hear about in history class.