Nightly News | August 23, 2013
>>> tonight there is late word from san diego where embattled mayor filner , facing allegations of sexual harassment from 18 women has resigned. joe, good evening.
>> the san diego city council voted to accept filner 's resignation by a 7-0 note vote an it is effective august 30th , which is a week from today. after the vote, filner did break his silence. he apologized to anyone he offended, to the city and his ex fiance and said he never sexually harassed anyone and called it removal of mayor by rumor an innuendo. the city met behind closed doors this afternoon after a public hearing. opinions on all sides of the issue but in the end they voted 7-0 to accept the resignation. a special election will be held in the next 90 days to name san diego 's