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These Are the
Spookiest Cities in America
Oct 28, 2023 1:30 PM CDT
These Are the Spookiest Cities in America
New York ascends to the top of WalletHub's rankings for where Halloween is king
- Ready to get your ghoul on? Halloween is on Tuesday, and people across the nation are prepping their costumes, breaking out the candy bowls, and cueing up "Monster Mash" for when trick-or-treaters arrive. If you're wondering which places really know how to get into the spooky spirit, WalletHub...
Gunman Shot After
Fatally Wounding K9
Aug 3, 2023 4:26 AM CDT
Gunman Shot After Fatally Wounding K9
San Diego Police Department mourns Sir
- San Diego police shot and killed a gunman on a community college campus Wednesday after he fatally wounded a police dog, authorities said. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital after the confrontation at San Diego Mesa College, police said. His name wasn't immediately released. Police were investigating...
Is Missing From Grave
Jun 20, 2023 8:14 AM CDT
Juneteenth Pioneer Is Missing From Grave
Family sues after Sidney Cooper's grave at San Diego cemetery is found empty
- The family of the man who started Juneteenth celebrations in San Diego says they've been visiting an empty grave for 22 years. Sidney Cooper's body and casket are missing from his plot at Greenwood Memorial Park and Mortuary, something his family learned in March when the cemetery opened...
Here Are the Best Cities in
America for a Staycation
Jun 11, 2023 1:40 PM CDT
Here Are the Best Cities in America for a Staycation
Honolulu tops WalletHub's list
- Want to save your wallet this summer and hover closer to home for some R&R? Those contemplating a "staycation" might want to check out WalletHub's latest rankings , which lists which US cities are best for such homebound holidays. The site looked at more than 180 of the...
These US Cities Are
a Runner's Paradise
Jun 3, 2023 8:00 AM CDT
These US Cities Are a Runner's Paradise
Relative to the other cities in Lawn Love's latest fitness ranking; San Francisco tops the list
- Next Wednesday is Global Running Day, and some cities are more amenable than others if you're in training to be the next Jackie Joyner-Kersee or Usain Bolt—or even if you just like hitting the pavement to burn off some stress and stay fit. Lawn Love scouted the 200...
This Is the Most
Apr 23, 2023 1:50 PM CDT
This Is the Most Sustainable City in America
San Francisco tops LawnStarter's list
- Saturday is Earth Day, so LawnStarter compared the 200 biggest cities in America to find the most (and least) sustainable ones. The site looked at more than two dozen metrics in five main categories:
, including incentives and policies that center on energy efficiency and renewables;
Man Dies of Flesh-Eating
Bacteria That Felt Like 'Acid'
Apr 12, 2023 2:10 PM CDT
Man Dies of Flesh-Eating Bacteria That Felt Like 'Acid'
Mother Susan McIntyre warns other to be on the lookout for signs of necrotizing fasciitis
- The decision to chase his dog into a pond cost a San Diego man his life, according to his mother, who is warning others to avoid standing water that has appeared across the city following recent rainfall. Jeff Bova, 41, got water on a small cut on his arm and...
8 Are Dead, 7 Missing After
Boat Capsizes Off San Diego
Mar 12, 2023 12:05 PM CDT
8 Are Dead, 7 Missing After Boat Capsizes Off San Diego
Officials suspect accident happened during a smuggling operation
- At least eight people were killed when two suspected smuggling boats approached a San Diego beach and one capsized, and crews are searching Sunday for an estimated seven additional victims, authorities said. A woman on one of the panga-style boats called 911 late Saturday to report that the other vessel...
Ready for Movie Night?
These US Cities Are Best
Feb 11, 2023 9:00 AM CST
Ready for Movie Night? These US Cities Are Best
New York takes No. 1 spot for movie lovers on Lawn Love list
- If you love movies as much as Nicole Kidman loves movies , there are certain cities where you'll be in Hollywood heaven. Lawn Love wanted to find where movie lovers could have the most "memorable cinematic experience," so the outdoor-services website looked at the 200 largest US cities,...
Seconds After Takeoff,
'Gasping' and 'Screaming'
Feb 8, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Seconds After Takeoff, 'Gasping' and 'Screaming'
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing after passenger's battery pack catches fire
- The Federal Aviation Administration posts warnings on its website about the dangers of lithium batteries, and for good reason: They can cause fires if not stored properly during transit. Passengers on a United Airlines flight Tuesday morning found that out firsthand, when the battery pack for a passenger's laptop...
This Is America's
Most Active City
Jan 21, 2023 10:00 AM CST
This Is America's Most Active City
WalletHub ranks Honolulu as being most conducive to an active lifestyle; see where other cities stand
- If you've decided that 2023 is the year when you're going to get your fitness act together, that motivation is the first step to a better you. Of course, things beyond our control often derail even the best-laid plans, including whether where we live is conducive to living...
US to Resume Building
Border Wall at San Diego Park
Jan 19, 2023 5:15 PM CST
US to Resume Building Border Wall at San Diego Park
Friendship Park barrier will be slightly lower for a stretch, which advocates call a token
- The Biden administration agreed to lower part of a border wall planned in the southwest corner of the continental US, advocates said Thursday in dismissing the concession as a token gesture. Opposition prompted a construction pause in August at Friendship Park, which was inaugurated in 1971 by then-first lady Pat...
Here Are the Most
Festive US Cities
Dec 24, 2022 10:01 AM CST
Here Are the Most Festive US Cities
New York tops LawnStarter's list
- Do you don your party hat on Dec. 1 and not take it off till the new year? You might want to seek out cities where you'll find like-minded festive souls. LawnStarter gathered public data from 200 of the nation's largest cities to see where those in a...
This Is the Best City in
America if You're Single
Nov 28, 2022 1:09 PM CST
This Is the Best City in America if You're Single
Seattle tops WalletHub's ranking, and there are plenty of other options across the US
- Looking for love these days can be tough. Along with people still exercising caution over COVID and prices spiking due to inflation, the dating scene can prove challenging all around. To help take that unintended sting out of Cupid's arrow, WalletHub put 182 cities across the US under the...
This Is the
Oct 6, 2022 1:15 PM CDT
This Is the Greenest City in America
San Diego takes the top spot in WalletHub's ranking of environmentally conscious metropolises
- With what seems like a never-ending series of headlines tied to the effects of global warming on Earth, many of us may be thinking ahead on what we can do next to help save our planet. Where we choose to live could also prove meaningful, with some cities around the...
A $1.2B Ship
Now, a Sailor
Hears His Fate
Oct 1, 2022 8:30 AM CDT
A $1.2B Ship Was Destroyed. Now, a Sailor Hears His Fate
Ryan Sawyer Mays found not guilty of arson in 2020 burning of USS Bonhomme Richard
- A military judge has acquitted a 21-year-old sailor of arson charges after a 2020 fire destroyed a $1.2 billion Navy amphibious assault ship. Capt. Derek Butler, who oversaw the trial by court-martial for Seaman Recruit Ryan Sawyer Mays, handed down his not-guilty verdict on Friday, more than two years...
The 10 Best, Worst
Cities for Herbivores
Sep 27, 2022 12:00 PM CDT
The 10 Best, Worst Cities for Herbivores
WalletHub ranks the best places in the US for vegetarians, vegans
- If living a meat-free existence is your dietary M.O., WalletHub wants to help you find your herbivore paradise. To suss out which US metropolitan areas are the best choices for vegetarians and vegans, the site examined data for the 100 biggest cities, looking at 17 metrics across three main...
Before He Made
It to Russia
Sep 22, 2022 6:11 AM CDT
'Fat Leonard' Recaptured Just Before He Made It to Russia
Military contractor traveled through Mexico, Cuba, was busted in Venezuela after fleeing California
The escaped criminal known as Fat Leonard made it all the way from California to Venezuela, and would have continued on to Russia, before his capture Tuesday. Leonard Glenn Francis, the Malaysian military contractor who orchestrated the worst corruption scandal in Navy history, was awaiting sentencing for bribery and...
Chaos at Beach
Godzilla' Is Coming
Jul 12, 2022 10:40 AM CDT
Chaos at Beach Has 'Everybody Running Like Godzilla' Is Coming
But sea lions were likely engaging in normal breeding-season behavior, not chasing humans
- A day at the beach in Southern California ended in chaos last week when two sea lions appeared to go on a rampage, spurring a viral video and reminders by local officials to leave wildlife alone. Per NBC News , the footage was shot by Charlianne Yeyna, who was visiting San...
Jul 9, 2022 9:00 AM CDT
'Monumental Seizure' After Truck Crosses Into US
4 men arrested in Calif. for drug trafficking, accused of transporting 5K pounds of meth
- When California law enforcement agents started trailing a truck this week in San Diego County, little did they know they were about to make a huge bust—one that's now being deemed one of the county's largest ever seizures of methamphetamine. City News Service reports four men from...
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