Late last night an 82-year-old man shot his 73-year-old wife after she served him with divorce papers. The elderly woman was shot in her hand and abdomen. She was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
Two men that raped a woman in a downtown parking garage are scheduled to be sentenced this morning at 9:00 in San Diego’s Downtown Courthouse. 30-year-old Tresor Ndandu and 54-year-old Laroy Phelps attacked an intoxicated woman in the trash room of her downtown apartment building’s parking garage. Ndandu is looking at 24-years and Phelps 18.
The continuing political fight between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith is a little hotter now. Yesterday it came out that the Mayor had the police remove one of the City Attorney’s top lawyers during a closed-session meeting. According to a partial transcript of the meeting Mayor Filner asked the attorney if he was going to leak anything from the meeting. Of course the attorney refused to answer. KGTV obtained a copy of the transcript and posted them on-line.
The San Diego County Fair is hosting the seventh annual San Diego International Beer Competition and Festival this weekend. The Sheriff’s department says do not drink and drive. Law enforcement will be on the lookout for drunk drivers and they say “If you’re over the limit you will be arrested.” So take a cab, the train, hell hire a limo, but don’t drink and drive.
Veterans Village of San Diego is having an all-day clothing drive starting at 6:00 AM. They are accepting new or gently used clothes until 3:00 this afternoon. This is all part of their lead up to the annual three-day Stand Down event for homeless veterans. You can take your donations to the shelter at 4141 Pacific Highway.
It’s Olympics Day and the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista is celebrating this morning at 10:30. Kids from the South Bay Family YMCA and some Olympic hopefuls will hold an opening ceremony then they’re all taking part in some sports
And finally tonight at 5:45 the San Diego Zoo is giving a special preview of its summertime nighttime zoo program. Officially it starts Saturday. The event coincides with the opening of the Conrad Prebys Australian Outback exhibit.
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