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Medical marijuana regulation debate continues in San Diego

San Diego City Council members called Wednesday for a study on how, or whether, to regulate medical marijuana that comes in edible or concentrated forms. Read More »

Student arrested for making online threats

A 17-year-old boy who attends a Point Loma charter school was arrested Wednesday for allegedly making online threats to harm a teacher at that campus and carry out a shooting at a Clairemont Mesa intermediary school, authorities reported. Read More »

6 confirmed dead, many more missing from sinking South Korean ferry

Six people are now confirmed dead, but there are fears that many more victims will be found in the aftermath of the sinking of a South Korean ferry carrying nearly 500 people -- many of them high school students on a class trip. Read More »

Man accused of fatally stabbing estranged wife at work pleads not guilty

A man accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death in Carlsbad last weekend pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a first-degree murder charge and was ordered held on $5 million bail. Read More »

Millions of dollars generated from college bowl games

San Diego's two college football bowl games had an estimated economic impact of $30.7 million in December, up $2 million from the prior year, the San Diego Bowl Game Association announced Wednesday. Read More »

Drunk driver who killed UCSD student pleads guilty

A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty Wednesday gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Read More »

San Diego based co. "Chicken of the Sea" finally names mermaid

The blond mermaid on the labels of San Diego-based Chicken of the Sea tuna cans for six decades finally has a name -- Catalina. Read More »

Baby girl born on San Diego freeway

A baby girl was born on a San Diego freeway Wednesday morning. Read More »

Man who brought loaded gun to Palomar College pleads guilty

A man who brought a gun to Palomar College, telling deputies he intended to get into a shootout with them, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of carrying a loaded firearm onto a college campus. Read More »

Fire causes $250,000 worth of damage to Mission Beach condo

An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach condominium building. Read More »

2 men wanted in connection with robbery of Mission Hills marijuana dispensary

San Diego police Wednesday sought the public's help with identifying 2 men wanted in connection with a robbery at a Mission Hills medical marijuana dispensary. Read More »

Authorities looking for 3 teens wanted on suspicion of breaking into Vista 7-Eleven

Photos of three teenagers wanted on suspicion of breaking into a 7-Eleven and stealing cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets were made public Wednesday in the hope that someone would report them. Read More »

Apartment fire sends Solana Beach man to hospital with serious injuries

The fire at 833 South Cedros Ave. erupted around 2 a.m. Read More »

Fire displaces 10 people at former SDSU fraternity house

Ten people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. Read More »

Federal judge blocks Mass. from banning Zohydro

A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro, produced by a San Diego-based drugmaker. Read More »

San Diego Airport

Flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing at Lindbergh field

US Airways flight 669 from Philadelphia was forced to make an emergency landing at Lindbergh field late Tuesday night. Read More »

FDA proposal is buzz kill to local breweries

Several breweries across San Diego send several thousand gallons of grain to feed local cows, but a new FDA proposal could impose regulations on a practice that many brewers consider to be safe. Read More »

San Diegans remember Boston bombing

On the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, some San Diegans are honoring the victims by preparing to run in this year's marathon which takes place next Monday. Read More »

"Blackfish" continues to make waves

One week after the California State Legislature stalled the Orca Welfare and Safety Bill, some San Diego County officials wanted to voice their support for SeaWorld loud and clear. Read More »

Major flooding in Mission Beach from water main break

A broken water main flooded a major Mission Beach intersection Tuesday and left a row of shops, restaurants and a tourist-oriented hotel temporarily without functional plumbing. Read More »

San Diego City Council proclaims it "SDSU Men's Basketball Day"

Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the City Council proclaimed it "SDSU Men's Basketball Day" Tuesday in the city of San Diego. Read More »

Navy officer sentenced to 40 years for inappropriate acts with minors

A former Navy officer and physician's assistant who videotaped and photographed sexual encounters with minors in Germany and elsewhere was sentenced in San Diego Tuesday to 40 years in federal prison. Read More »

Prosecutor: Iraqi immigrant killed wife for wanting divorce; defense says client had no motive

An Iraqi immigrant, upset that his wife wanted a divorce, killed her by hitting her in the head with a blunt object in their El Cajon home, a prosecutor said Tuesday, but the defendant's attorney said his client had no motive to kill her. Read More »

Man accused of stabbing estranged wife to death in Carlsbad to be arraigned

Arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for a man accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death in Carlsbad last weekend. Read More »

Drivers in Northern California crash had clean driving records

Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records. Read More »