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9-Year-Old Boy Remains Hospitalized Following Paradise Hills Murder-Suicide

Nov. 18
By City News Service

A man who killed his estranged wife and three of his four children in Paradise Hills before turning the gun on himself sent his former romantic partner a picture of a handgun with the message "It's sure happening" about two weeks before the shooting rampage, according to court documents obtained Monday.

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San Diego Council To Hear City Staff's Concerns Over Mission Valley Stadium Offer

Nov. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The city attorney’s office and independent budget analyst raised concerns about the offer last week. Their concerns included the offer only including inflation for a portion of the property and the requirement that the city set aside $10 million for infrastructure surrounding the stadium site.

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San Diego Adult Website Owner Charged With Child Sex Trafficking

Nov. 18
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The new charges come amid the ongoing civil fraud trial against GirlsDoPorn.com owner Michael Pratt. The civil trial is expected to wrap up this week.

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UN Expert: 100,000 Kids In Migration-Related Detention In US

Nov. 18
By Associated Press

Human rights lawyer Manfred Nowak said Monday the U.S. is holding “far more” than are other countries for which he has reliable figures.

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speak...

California Democrats Still Waiting For The Full Iowa Treatment From Presidential Candidates

Nov. 18
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

The state moved its primary up from June to March, with backers hoping for more sway in presidential primaries. But to some of the people who attended this weekend’s California Democratic Party convention in Long Beach, the jury’s still out.

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Horse Injured at Del Mar Euthanized After Developing Acute Hoof Inflammation

Nov. 18
By City News Service

Princess Dorian suffered a leg fracture at Del Mar on Nov. 10, the same day 3-year-old gelding Ghost Street and 3-year-old colt Prayer Warrior suffered catastrophic injuries at the track.

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In A Revived Arizona River, A Wildlife Oasis Is Remade

Nov. 18
Ariana Brocious/Arizona Public Media

Much of the Santa Cruz River is a dry, desert wash, only flowing after heavy monsoon rains. As Tucson Water hydrologist Dick Thompson and I walk along the river south of Starr Pass Boulevard, he points out how brown the vegetation looks.

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Police Search For Suspects In Fresno Shooting, 4 Killed

Nov. 18
By Associated Press

Police in the central California city of Fresno were searching Monday for suspects and trying to determine a motive for the killing of four people at a backyard party and the wounding of six as dozens were watching football on TV.

The San Diego Central Jail on Front Street, Aug...

Connection Between Meth Use, Mental Illness Found Among San Diego Arrestees

Nov. 18
By Tarryn Mento

A new analysis from the San Diego Association of Governments found adult arrestees who had used meth in their lifetime were more likely to have a mental health condition that those who had never used the drug.

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Humane Society Draws Controversy By Sending Cats Back To The Streets

Nov. 18
By Claire Trageser

Since taking over animal control services for San Diego and several other cities last year, the San Diego Humane Society has allowed more than 1,200 stray cats to be released back to the streets.

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