Gaylord Perry, two-time Cy Young winner, dies at 84

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball and telling stories about the pitch, died Thursday. He was 84. Perry died at his home in Gaffney at about 5 a.m. Thursday, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said. He did not provide additional … Read more

California swimmer describes seeing shark attack her

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lyn Jutronich was resting in the water during her morning ocean swim when something rammed her hard out of the water. Jutronich, 50, said she immediately knew it was a shark. She gave her first interviews over the weekend from her hospital bed where she is recovering after the shark bit … Read more

Accused fraudster Justin Costello has history of posing as billionaire and threatening cops, police say

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Justin Costello yearbook photo “It’s easy to be someone you’re not, but hard to be yourself,” Wisconsin teenager Justin Costello wrote under his senior photo in the Oconomowoc High School yearbook in 1999. Twenty-three years later, an FBI SWAT team would arrest Costello hiding from police outside of San Diego, … Read more

Hundreds of students at a San Diego high school call out amid flu outbreak

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the flu season is off to an early start, with a rash of flu-like cases reported in Texas, parts of the southeast, New York City and Washington, D.C. One San Diego high school seemingly has a flu outbreak, causing 1,400 students to be … Read more

Flu may be to blame for 1K+ student absences at San Diego school

Friday, October 14, 2022 11:24PM SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KABC) — Health officials are growing concerned about what’s shaping up to be a particularly bad flu season. At one high school in San Diego, more than 1,000 of the school’s 2,600 students were absent on Wednesday, and according to school officials, it’s due to possible flu … Read more

How Jeremy Schneider retired at 36 with $3 million in California

When Jeremy Schneider graduated from college in 2002, the FIRE movement — short for financial independence, retire early — wasn’t really a thing. But the computer engineering student, who went on to get his master’s in computer science the following year, couldn’t help but notice that his peers were finding ways to retire well before … Read more

Ray Buffer faces accusations of California comic book theft

Little-known actor Ray Buffer is facing accusations that he swiped comic books worth hundreds of dollars from a San Diego store that blasted out surveillance footage of the alleged theft. Southern California Comics pointed the finger at Buffer, who appeared in the hit television shows “ER” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” for allegedly taking more than … Read more

California Geological Survey updates tsunami hazard maps for 7 counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Geological Survey has released updated tsunami hazard maps for seven counties to help users determine whether they are in areas at risk for inundation and for planning. The revised interactive maps released Friday cover San Diego, Santa Cruz, Ventura, Marin, Sonoma, Solano and Napa counties. The new maps reflect new … Read more

Navy bribery fugitive ‘Fat Leonard’ seeks Venezuelan asylum

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The fugitive defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated a huge bribery scheme involving dozens of U.S. Navy officials, has requested asylum in Venezuela, a law enforcement official said Monday, nearly a week after he was captured in the South American country. Leonard Glenn Francis slipped away from house arrest in … Read more