LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) - Two sheriff's deputies and a suspected child molester were injured Tuesday during a 15-minute shootout in suburban San Diego, authorities said.
Daniel Robert Witczak, 30, opened fire as a team of deputies arrived to investigate allegations of child abuse, the sheriff
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after passport applications spiked by one-third. San Diego public schools added
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - A fire that killed an elderly man who refused to evacuate and burned 20 homes in rural San Diego County was smoldering Tuesday, but gusty afternoon winds could push it back to life, authorities said.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters planned an all-out effort to surround the blaze,
By CARLA K. JOHNSONAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The brain that revolutionized physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won't help you win at Angry Birds.
While Albert Einstein's genius isn't included, an exclusive iPad application launched Tuesday promises to
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In some places, it's as simple as pulling the plug on thousands of unused telephone lines or installing software that automatically shuts off idle school computers to save on electric bills. Other places are doing such things as merging
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters recovered the body of a man who ignored evacuation orders from a burned house Monday as they battled to contain Southern California wildfires that destroyed 20 homes and threatened several hundred more in rural areas, authorities said.
Crews worked against winds
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington has died, and it was not immediately known why the animal died, zoo officials said Sunday.
Zoo officials said in a press release that the cub was found dead Sunday morning
By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - General manager Walt Jocketty hit the "send" button on his cellphone right at the final out, informing his manager that the Reds' championship celebration was on.
And with a familiar swing getting them there.
Jay Bruce was Cincinnati's Mr.
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Facing criticism that he's too focused on raising campaign cash, Mitt Romney is about to launch what advisers call an "intense battleground state schedule." But on Saturday, the Republican presidential nominee focused exclusively on
By ALICIA CHANG and JASON DEARENAssociated Press
MARINA, Calif. (AP) - In the Central California coastal town of Marina, a $7 million desalination plant that can turn salty ocean waves into fresh drinking water sits idle behind rusty, locked doors, shuttered by water officials because rising