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WATCH: Ben Hueso Released from Police Custody

WATCH: Ben Hueso Released from Police Custody

State Sen. Ben Hueso was met by reporters and photographers after his release from police custody on Friday, August 22, 2014. Watch »

2 hours ago
Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a... Read »

15 minutes ago
New CA Bill Allows Dogs at Restaurants

New CA Bill Allows Dogs at Restaurants

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill allowing dogs to dine with owners if seated in an outdoor section of a restaurant. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Family of Slain Rider: Change Lanes to Pass Cyclists

Family of Slain Rider: Change Lanes to Pass Cyclists

A Chula Vista couple is trying to get the word out about a new law requiring California drivers to stay at least... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Former San Ysidro Supe Pleas Guilty

Former San Ysidro Supe Pleas Guilty

The former superintendent of San Ysidro schools has entered a guilty plea in federal court to the misdemeanor charge... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his corruption trial. He and his wife, Maureen,... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Governor, Cities Criticize Pension Board Proposals

Governor, Cities Criticize Pension Board Proposals

A committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System is scheduled to vote Tuesday. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Minimum Wage Petition Drive Launched

Minimum Wage Petition Drive Launched

A petition drive to collect signatures and put San Diego‚Äôs minimum wage increase on the ballot will likely start up... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Small Biz Owners Make Last-Minute Plea

Small Biz Owners Make Last-Minute Plea

NBC 7's Matt Rascon reports on the meeting of small business owners before the City Council considers overriding... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Min Wage: Small Biz Pleads, Council Overrides Veto

Min Wage: Small Biz Pleads, Council Overrides Veto

San Diego City Councilmembers voted Monday to override a mayoral veto on a minimum wage increase despite last-minute... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an effort to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Minimum Wage May End Up in Hands of Voters

Minimum Wage May End Up in Hands of Voters

NBC 7's Matt Rason reports on how people with petitions are preparing to stand outside businesses and on... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

The defense is set to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Watch »

Aug 14, 2014

"Six Californias" Wouldn't Help Republicans: Study

Would splitting up California into six states help the Republicans send a senator from Bakersfield to Congress? Not... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
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