Police shoot suspect who opened fire on Houston shopping center

(CNN) — Police say they’ve shot a suspect who opened fire in southwest Houston Monday morning. An emergency alert from the city said the shooting scene is believed to be contained to the area of a shopping center and warned residents to avoid the area. Authorities have not released details about the shooting. CNN affiliate KTRK reported a number of…

Red flag warning due critical weather conditions in San Diego County today

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Unseasonably hot weather, dry conditions and Santa Ana winds will continue to raise the risk of wildfires in San Diego County today, but cooler conditions and increased moisture are right around the corner. A National Weather Service red flag warning for the mountains and inland valleys, where critical fire weather conditions are forecast, is set to…

Presidential debate viewing parties to be held in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Local supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will hold viewing parties in the San Diego area tonight as the two major-party presidential candidates square off in the first of three nationally televised debates Monday night. The 90-minute debate from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, begins at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast live on…

Denial Advance Screening Giveaway

              Bleecker Street Media is releasing Denial in San Diego on Friday, October 7th. Enter below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the CW6 Advance Screening. Based on the acclaimed book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier, Denial recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award (R) winner Rachel…

Heat wave hits San Diego as thousands head to local beaches

SAN DIEGO – It’s just a few days into fall, but it still felt like summer in San Diego County Saturday.  People at the beaches had lifeguards keeping an extra eye for those in the water. Some places could reach the triple digits in some parts of our county.  The Coronado School District has called for a half day at…

Hot, dry conditions increase wildfire danger; Firefighters are on standby

SAN DIEGO – High fire danger has returned to San Diego.  The hot weather dried out much of the moisture from last week’s rains. What has made out wild land firefighting efforts so successful in our county is the fact we have a rapid air attack aircraft response. “Holds extra oil and some electronic cables and all that,” Chief Burke…

Golf icon Arnold Palmer has passed away at the age of 87

PITTSBURGH – Gold legend Arnold Palmer died Sunday in Pittsburgh at the age of 87. The USGA and several other outlets confirmed the death shortly before 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday night.  Palmer was an American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as “golf’s greatest ambassador.” We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf’s greatest ambassador, at…

Man dies while hiking Cowles Mtn. early Sunday

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A 64-year-old man hiking on Cowles Mountain collapsed and died on the trail Sunday morning, according to authorities. The San Diego Fire Rescue Department received a 911 call at about 7:30 a.m. for a report of a man that had collapsed, spokesman Lee Swanson said. A rescue helicopter lowered a paramedic to the trail, about three-quarters…

“Minimum Day” for students in Coronado on Monday

CORONADO – Students in the Coronado Unified School District will be released from school early on Monday due to the higher temperatures across the region. The school district sent out this notice Sunday: Because of the high heat and humidity that is predicted for tomorrow, I am declaring a Minimum Day on Monday, September 26th.  “Minimum Day” means that all…