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San Diego Police Department sniper monitors Comic-Con

Thu Jul 21 11:16:22 EDT 2016 | Los Angeles Times
The San Diego Police Department is taking no chances in the wake of recent violence worldwide, as seen in the photograph above.  San Diego Police Officer Tito Santos stands at the top of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront parking structure, surveying the surrounding area with binoculars, rifle at his side. “With terrorism across the globe — France last year — and Dallas and Orlando, you have to make adjustments,” San Diego Police Department spokesman Lt. Paul Connelly told the Los Angeles T..


The San Diego Police Department is taking no chances in the wake of recent violence worldwide, as seen in the photograph above.  San Diego Police Officer Tito Santos stan..
Movie studios and TV networks use the San Diego Comic-Con to promote new products, but attendees like Bethany Jones use the four-day event to truly be themselves ― and that often m..
By Dame Darcy Dame Darcy is one of the sui generis artistic talents of the past two decades — musician, actress, fortune teller, dollmaker, Gen X/feminist icon, and last ..
Peter S. Svensson writes for Bleeding Cool. This is a public service announcement. If you, or a cosplayer you know find themselves suddenly in need of emergency repairs to their ou..
Today walking into Comic-Con, I legitimately flinched when I saw a "fake weapon." I'm not just saying that. The man holding it wasn't in a recognizable (to me) costume, and his wea..
SAN DIEGO — The Trekkies approve. “Star Trek Beyond,” the latest big-screen journey boldly going where no man has gone before, played to mostly rapturous reviews at the San Diego C..
A girl must visit the Hall of Faces when at San Diego Comic-Con. “Game of Thrones” is going all out at SDCC this year by introducing a new interactive exhibit — The Hall of Fa..
San Diego Comic-Con International is a massive undertaking every year -- here is a by-the-numbers look at 2016's event, plus a few tidbits from the historical documents: 4: days 13..
In his apartment on March 17, 1970, Shel Dorf displays some posters to be shown at a convention in the U.S. Grant Hotel. (John Greensmith/U-T/San Diego Historical Society) The firs..
A Ferris wheel ride with the hero of “Mr. Robot.” A total-immersion adventure with the killer misfits from “Suicide Squad.” Some uncomfortably close encounters of the “American Hor..
Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016 holds its annual preview night this evening, and is on the floor. One of our first stops was at the DC Entertainment booth, wh..
Erika Svensson writes, Today, I learned if you’re fast enough on Preview Night you can get through the dealer’s hall within an hour and a half… that’s if you don’t stop to buy anyt..
San Diego Comic-Con kicks off today—the world’s biggest gathering of comics fans, movie buffs, gamers and geeks of all stripes. There are sneak previews of blockbuster movies and T..
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. $8 to $14 garden admission for nonmembers, and free for members. (760) 43..
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Tom Sizemore, who co-starred in the films "Saving Private Ryan" and "Black Hawk Down" before he was convicted in 2003 of assaulting his ex-girlfriend ..
Comic-Con organizers are taking advantage of a huge, captive audience this week to take aim at plans that would expand the San Diego convention center in a separate facility off th..
It’s been a convention tradition that sets San Diego Comic-Con apart from New York Comic-Con, Free, working, fairly reliable wi-fi away from the show floor. Often sponsored, mostly..
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Additional shipments help address high demand in No. 2 commercial van market Dozens of ProMaster City vans gathered at Ange..
At San Diego Comic-Con, Vault Comics will be previewing their new line of sci-fi/fantasy titles. Bleeding Cool has been sent one of those previews ahead of the show opening, for Ka..
Subscribe to UPROXX AMC’s Preacher has been meandering through its first season, treating its debut frame of episodes as more of a prequel to the source comic’s main..
Editor’s note: Most Comic-Con menus and cocktails are available from Thursday through Sunday. Bake Sale Bakery’s sweet and savory treats will include Wookie Cookies (chewy coconut ..
Every year thousands of fans descend on San Diego like a plague of geeky locusts for one weekend. But a brave few attend Comic-Con adorned in the outfit of their favorite character..
Early Friday afternoon, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead took over Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center. The cast and producers took the stage to recap the events of the first..
It's the biggest pop culture event of the year and is covering the show from all angles. There is a lot going on at the four-day fandom celebration, and a lot of..
The annual nerd get-together that is Comic-Con attracts no shortage of fanboys and fangirls. Many of these attendees spend days and a lot of money designing and making their costum..
SAN DIEGO, July 22 (UPI) -- Cara Delevingne is changing her signature look. The 23-year-old British model and actress surprised fans by debuting short hair Thursday at San Diego Co..
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: Cosplayers attend Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty I..
On Friday, The Walking Dead took over a packed Hall H at San Diego Comic Con. The cast and crew took the stage in front of 6,500 dedicated fans to recap the events of season six an..
One of our favorite things about San Diego Comic Con, going on now, is all the cosplay in effect. There’s still a few more days of the convention, but John Barrowman has already sn..
Comic-Con director Eddie Ibrahim kicked off the panel by introducing the extended screens Warner Brothers likes to present on. A sizzle reel of Lord of the Rings, 300, The Matrix, ..
Marvel Television and Netflix have revealed the new key art poster for Marvel’s Luke Cage. The poster was designed and created by famed artist and Marvel chief creative officer Joe..
By Tim Lammers, The 2016 San Diego Comic Con gets underway Thursday, and in addition to the stars descending upon the annual event to chat with fans about t..
Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016 held its annual preview night this evening, and is on the floor seeing what there is to see, and there is plenty. We’ve taken ..
The annual event officially starts tomorrow (July 21) and we have all your need-to-know information about Thursday’s schedule right here. Casts from Marvel’s Luke Cage (Netflix), M..
AMC went all out with their San Diego Comic Con booth, offering fans one of the coolest free experiences on the entire show room floor. On a made-for-Comic-Con set, the eleven char..