Stories for September 28, 2012
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a woman in a South Bay neighborhood this afternoon.
Introduced by George Clooney, and traveling with intrepid reporter Nicholas Kristof and celebrity advocates (America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde), "Half The Sky" presents women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable -- and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation.
Multiple terms of life in prison without parole were handed down today for two members of a Mexican kidnap-murder crew who took part in the 2007 strangulation deaths of two men whose bodies were dissolved in acid in San Ysidro.
KPBS 89.5 FM has added five new programs to the weekend schedule and is reshuffling existing programs to make room for these fresh new offerings from NPR, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), and others.
A killer whale at San Diego's SeaWorld is recovering after he was injured during a night performance. SeaWorld says 11-year-old Nakai was treated for a lower jaw injury that he suffered last week when he came into contact with the pool.
A man accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies who went to his Lakeside apartment to investigate allegations that he abused one of his girlfriend's daughters pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempted murder of a peace officer.
Law enforcement agencies are looking at the rising crime rate in many San Diego cities and asking if it has to do with the influx of state prisoners to county jurisdiction under realignment. They gathered to take stock last night.