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1 hr ago | San Diego NewsCape

Life and Death Calls, All in a Day's Work

When Benny Hernandez was hired by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department to answer emergency calls in 1979, they were doing things very differently.


5 hrs ago | ABC News

Autopsy: Border Patrol Agent Shot Man Twice

An autopsy report says a Mexican man who was killed by a Border Patrol agent near San Diego was shot twice in the chest after allegedly pelting the agent with rocks.


6 hrs ago |

Study: More County 7th Graders Are Smoking Pot

Teen pregnancy, child abuse and arrests among San Diego's youth declined over the past few years, but alcohol and tobacco use remained prevalent and marijuana use increased among seventh-graders, according to a report presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

10 hrs ago | 10News

Community takes notice of NCPD mall storefront

The National City Police Department's first community storefront outside of a South Bay mall is already getting the attention of criminals.


Related Topix: National City, CA, Bonita, CA, Chula Vista, CA

14 hrs ago | 10News

Man in custody after 15-minute Lakeside pursuit

A 33-year-old auto theft suspect was in custody Friday after he allegedly led deputies on a 15-minute pursuit through the East County in which he struck a patrol car and kept driving.


Related Topix: Lakeside, CA, El Cajon, CA, La Mesa, CA

19 hrs ago | 10News

Oceanside to hold first Spanish CERT graduation

Twenty-seven volunteers graduate Thursday, April 17 from Oceanside's first-ever Community Emergency Response Team training conducted in Spanish.


Thu Apr 17, 2014


Lawsuit filed to stop Jamul casino

Two members of a San Diego County Native American tribe have filed suit to stop a planned $360 million casino, saying the bodies of deceased relatives were illegally exhumed at the site.


Related Topix: Jamul, CA

KTEN-TV Denison

Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

Former inmate Walter Unbehaun has gotten what he said he wanted when he robbed a suburban Chicago bank last year.


Related Topix: Prison, El Cajon, CA

Fox News

Southern California jury reaches verdict on Iraqi immigrant charged with killing wife

A California jury has reached a verdict in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant charged with beating his wife to death - a killing that police at first suspected was a hate crime.


Related Topix: El Cajon, CA

WPTV Local News

Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped

A Cox Communications employee was shocked after he opened a box at work and found two newborn kittens clinging to life inside.


Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA

Los Angeles Times

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner , alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched.



Hearing today for man accused of 4S burglary

A preliminary hearing was scheduled Thursday for a man accused of burglarizing a home in 4S Ranch while a 12-year-old boy was home alone.


Romodeling Company Repairman Accused of Burglary Arrested in Ramona

Sheriff's deputies investigating a North County repairman suspected of burglarizing homes during jobs asked today for any former clients who may have been victimized to come forward.


Related Topix: Ramona, CA, Vista, CA

Holtville Tribune

CDPH Recommends Meningococcal Vaccine for Some Men Who Have Sex with Men

The California Department of Public Health is recommending that health care providers discuss the benefits of meningococcal vaccine with men who have sex with men who are planning to visit Los Angeles County or other locations where they anticipate having close or intimate contact with multiple persons, including close contact at venues such as ... (more)


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, San Francisco County, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Search undertaken for two inmates missing from prison in Amador County

Following a security check, the men, identified as Patrick Raines, 21, and Johnny Maciel, 37, were confirmed missing at 10:50 a.m., according to a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation news release.


Related Topix: Amador County, CA, Placer County, CA

Three year old artist helps with Easter Egg Banner

Three year old Ayla Angeles helps the director of, The Art Kids of San Diego County," paint an Easter Banner.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Pensions & Investments

San Diego County Employees to set new asset allocation

San Diego County Employees Retirement Association's investment board is scheduled to select a new asset mix, according to the agenda for the $9.5 billion pension fund's Thursday board meeting.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

KFMB-TV San Diego

Hearing for suspect in school shooting threat

A preliminary hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a man accused of carrying a loaded firearm on the campus of Palomar College in San Marcos and telling deputies that he intended to get into a shootout with them.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Marcos, CA, Escondido, CA

NBC San Diego

Car Slams Into Poway Home, Driver Arrested

Video showing the incident on Robinson Boulevard in Poway in which a car jumped the curb and slammed into the side of a garage.


Related Topix: Poway, CA, Boulevard, CA


Man accused of beating ex-wife in Chula Vista

A 64-year-old San Gabriel man accused of beating his ex-wife in Chula Vista was facing a likely murder charge Wednesday following her death over the weekend, police said.


Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA