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Giant inflatable chicken takes roost behind White House

Giant Chicken appears behind White House.

A giant inflatable chicken appeared behind the White House on Wednesday reports ABC

The giant white prop is complete with golden upturned hair and bushy eyebrows in what may the president in effigy, but that cannot be confirmed. 

Tucson rainbow crosswalks vandalized just before dedication

An intersection in Tucson Arizona is filled with Pride with four rainbow crosswalks on Fourth Avenue, or at least it was until what appears to be vandals threw a cup of white paint over one of them on Monday or early Tuesday morning.

Straight ally shot protecting gay cousin

Juan Javier Cruz, 22, died while trying to protect his gay cousin reports say.

A straight ally was shot and killed as he defended his gay cousin from a gunman in Lake Worth Florida on Saturday.

Witnesses heard the shooter, Nelson Hernandez Mena, yelling homophobic and hate speech before using the firearm, the arrest report states.

Another person was also injured during the shooting.

Pedestrian on scooter hit in Hillcrest on University

Scooter and vehicle collision in Hillcrest on Saturday.

In what seems to be a rash of accidents involving pedestrians in Hillcrest last week, another one was reported over the weekend, this time involving a man on an electric scooter.

It happened at approximately 7:30 pm Saturday, August 5, on the 1000 block of University at Vermont says James McDermott

Pedestrian trapped underneath car in Hillcrest

Pickup gets rear-ended and piles on top of jaywalker

In Hillcrest this afternoon a pedestrian is reportedly trapped under a car at Tenth and University Avenue.

Eyewitness Chris Sweeting tells San Diego Gay and Lesbian News a speeding green Chevy truck was traveling east on University and ran a red light. It then struck a stopped silver Nissan on its front left side waiting in the intersection.

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves man with serious injuries

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves a homeless man seriously injured.

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a man on University Avenue in Hillcrest late Thursday evening.

Law enforcement say the victim appears to be homeless and was jaywalking near Richmond Street in front of the Starbucks.

The driver fled the scene after hitting the man police say. 

Secretary of Veterans Affairs says trans vets will have care for life

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin says his department will continue to serve transgender veterans if they are affected by Trump's ban. 

TMZ caught up with Shulkin on Capitol Hill and asked if trans vets can still expect V.A. services and aftercare once they leave the military.

San Diego Police warn of threatening telephone hoax

Scary phone scam reported by San Diego Police

San Diego police are warning about a telephone scam wherein the caller threatens harm to people using weaponry if a monetary sum is not paid.

In a press release issued by the SDPD on Wednesday, they say a number of complaints have recently come into the department describing the same tactic.