Indicted GOP congressman another term

LOS ANGELES — Indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter is scheduled to appear at a Republican forum in San Diego to seek the endorsement of the local GOP for another term.

To get it, the Southern California congressman will need to overcome challenges from several rival Republicans, including former Rep. Darrell Issa and radio personality Carl DeMaio.


Chief: Officer shot, kills woman

ATHENS — The police chief of a Georgia city said an officer shot and killed a woman who charged at him with a raised knife.

News media report that Athens-Clarke County police Chief Cleveland Lee Spruill Sr. said the 54-year-old woman ignored repeated orders to put down the knife before running toward the officer Monday morning.


Brazen thief steals $20,000 Dali artwork

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities said a brazen thief stole a Salvador Dali etching valued at $20,000 from a San Francisco gallery, then walked off down the street with the work in his hand.

KGO-TV said the etching entitled “Burning Giraffe” vanished Sunday afternoon from an easel at Dennis Rae Fine Art off Union Square.


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