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SAN DIEGO, CA - A 12-year-old missing boy was found Thursday morning, about 15 hours after he was last seen at his Balboa Park middle school's after school program, police said. The boy was reported missing about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday by staff at the Prime Time after-school program at ...
SAN DIEGO, CA - A body was discovered early Friday morning in a canyon near the Naval Medical Center in Balboa Park, and police were working to ... The person who found the body -- reportedly a security guard at the veteran's hospital -- told police it appeared to be the body of a man who had ...
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA - The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from across SAN DIEGO County this week. Navy Sailor ... "The shocking number of inmates dying by suicide demands action by the county," the Disability Rights California document states. Escondido ... Murder police
SACRAMENTO -- Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo has been identified as the so-called Golden State Killer believed to have committed 12 killings and 48 rapes across California from 1976 to 1986, authorities said. DeAngelo was arrested after police matched discarded DNA evidence from ...

SAN DIEGO, CA - A homicide investigation was underway Tuesday after a 17-year-old boy died in a Coronado hospital more than five miles from where ... It's unknown what time Rosas-Sanchez sustained the fatal injury, but officers from the San Diego Police Department were notified by Coronado ...
MODESTO, Calif. - 28-year-old Lisandra Corrales shot and killed her two sons, 6-year-old Pierre and 4-year-old Nathan Hurtado before shooting herself, police say. Neighbors say they are shocked and never noticed any red flags. "It's so close to home. It's very hurtful and scary at the same time," ... police
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A woman died after she was hit by an armored truck in a La Jolla shopping center on her 22nd birthday. Shortly after 5 p.m. ... 8600 block of Villa La Jolla, a Garda armored truck was making a right turn when it hit the woman, dragging her a short distance, according to San Diego police. police
SPRING VALLEY (CNS) - A 44-year-old South Bay man whose car struck and killed a deer on a toll-road overpass near Sweetwater Reservoir early Tuesday lost his own life shortly thereafter when he plunged off the roughly 50-foot- tall bridge. The crash involving the wild animal on northbound state Route ... police
Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) today praised members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors who voted to join the federal lawsuit against the sanctuary state laws passed by the State of California. “Today's action was the very definition of leadership,” said Congressman Hunter. “In standing ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- A man tried to rob a San Diego convenience store Sunday but got arrested instead, authorities said. At 1:51 a.m., the suspect walked into the AM/PM at 8820 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said. "The clerk called the police and the suspect stayed at the ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- A woman was found dead Saturday in the Little Italy section of San Diego. The discovery was made just after 3:40 a.m. in the area of West Hawthorn and State streets, said Sgt. Robert Hawkins of the San Diego Police Department. The victim has not been identified, but she appears to be ... police
Assemblymembers Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) will be joined by a representative Stephon Clark's ... Revising California's use of force standard will help law enforcement transition to a police system that can prevent the deaths of unarmed individuals and build ... police
The suspect in a shooting at YouTube's headquarters in California's Bay Area is believed to be a woman found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The suspect has been identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam of San Diego, San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told ABC News, ... police
Some law enforcement agencies, including the NYPD, San Francisco Police Department and the U.S. Department of Justice, require their officers use a higher standard, similar to the California proposal, where deadly force is only justified when necessary to immediately protect lives. Shaun Rundle of the ... police
When their pressure campaign worked, and Brown signed Assembly Bill 953 into law the following month, it provided advocates of greater police ... “It's really quite sad, when you think about it, because these things are still occurring,” said Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, the San Diego Democrat who ... police

The Sacramento Police Department clarified that a black man who was shot 20 times and killed by officers was not carrying “a toolbar,” but instead a ... came from Hawaii and hit the West Coast,” said Marty Ralph, a research meteorologist affiliated with U.C. San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography. police
SACRAMENTO -- The man police shot and killed in South Sacramento Sunday night, identified as 23-year-old Stephon Clark, was unarmed when police opened fire, authorities say. Police say officers responded to reports that a man broke into at least three cars along 29th Street in the Meadowview area. police
The operation began in February when undercover federal police met with drug traffickers in San Diego. The officers brought 100 kilograms of cocaine, offering to traffic the drugs from California to Canada. After buying 18 kilograms, the traffickers asked the undercover police to meet a contact in Seattle to ... police
The California Veterans Affairs office released a statement right after the shooting, saying: "Law enforcement is at the Yountville Veteran's Home right now following reports of gunfire. The safety of our residents, workers and the community is our top priority. We have activated our emergency response ... police
California State University San Marcos in northern San Diego County is the safest college campus in California and the 13th safest in the country, according to the study. "Keeping our students safe is the university police department's No. 1 priority," Cal State San Marcos police Chief Scott Ybarrondo said in ... police
Video of a woman being pulled away from her anguished daughters on a California street and quickly driven off in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle has sparked criticism of the way federal agents are enforcing immigration laws. The Border Patrol said Perla Morales-Luna was identified as an ... police
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — After an apparent hourslong standoff between police and a gunman, three women were found dead Friday night at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, authorities said. The suspect was also found dead, Chris Childs, assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol's Golden ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA – A reported threat against San Diego State University was deemed not credible, campus police said. Police were contacted Thursday morning about a person making "incoherent threats" on campus. Officers detained the person and determined that the threat was not credible, police said. police
Everyone in a half-mile radius of the severed gas line near the corner of Friars Road and Ulric Street was told to evacuate, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesman Alec Phillipp said about 2:45 p.m. The intersection is just west of state Route 163, which was shut down between Interstates 8 and 805 ... police
The San Diego Police Department works to protect everyone regardless of their immigration status because trust between the community and local law ... Sessions said several California state laws prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from making deportation arrests and singled out ... police
“Rebecca does not have a suicidal personality at all,” her sister Mary Zahau-Loehner told ABC News' “20/20.” Nearly seven years after Zahau's mysterious death, her family's wrongful-death lawsuit is now going before a jury in San Diego federal court. Zahau-Loehner and her mother Pari Zahau believe she ... police
A several-hour standoff between police and a shooting suspect in North Park ended around 6 p.m. Sunday, but officers were unable to locate the 40-something-year-old man. A San Diego Police Department (SDPD) SWAT team surrounded an apartment complex in North Park where the suspect was holed ... police
In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. San Diego supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that "DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze." If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- A 13-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Logan Heights and police Saturday are looking for at least two men in connection with the shooting and the silver sedan they were seen traveling in. The shooting was reported at 10:26 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of South 29th Street, said ... police
Molester Sentenced; Suspicious Death: San Diego Co. Police Log. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from across San Diego County this week. Actor Will Ferrell Injured In I-5 Crash After Oceanside Event. The comedian and actor was one of ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Authorities Saturday announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released. At about 1:30 p.m. Friday, a student was walking from the Social ... police
Police: Gunman kills ex-wife at Thousand Oaks mall, wounds self - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8 ... (AP) — A man argued with his former wife at a Southern California mall before shooting her to death and turning the gun on himself, authorities said, leading shoppers to run ... police
VALLEY CENTER, Calif. (KGTV) - Escondido Police shot and killed a man Saturday night steps away from the entrance to the Valley View Casino in North San Diego County, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. The shooting happened about 8 p.m. following a brief pursuit that began on the ... police
Investigators believe the body that washed ashore was that of the man who jumped off the pier, but were still working to confirm that, San Diego police Sgt. ... Lifeguards and police were investigating the incident and the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office responded to take custody of the victim ... police
The six suspects, all men, stole the Toyota Prius from a 30-year-old woman and her boyfriend around 11:40 p.m. Monday in the 2600 block of Golf Course Drive, San Diego police Sgt. Ed Zwibel said. The men approached the couple and demanded they give up the car, which unbeknown to them was ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA – A pair of youthful thieves robbed and stabbed a man near Chollas Reservoir Tuesday. The bandits, who appeared to be in their late teens, attacked the victim and stole cash from him in the area of College Grove Drive and Caminito Chollas in Oak Park shortly before 3:30 p.m., according ... police
ESCONDIDO, CA – A stolen mule has been found safe and reunited with her owner in San Diego County, after their story received widespread news and social media coverage. The mule, whose ... David Martinez, a 28-year-old resident of Escondido, was arrested on suspicion of grand theft, police said. police
Current California law lets family members and police ask a judge to remove firearms for up to one year from a relative who appears to pose a threat. Ting's bill would add high school and college personnel, employers, co-workers and mental health professionals. A companion bill by Assemblywoman ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA: FEBRUARY 22, 2018: A police presence is evident at Madison High School in Clairemont Thursday morning after an ... Threats to the Rancho Bernardo high school come amid a surge in school shooting threats reported all over the San Diego area, Southern California and the nation in ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Police were in a standoff with a homicide suspect at an apartment in North Park Sunday. The standoff is connected to the fatal shooting of a man outside a 24 Hour Fitness in the 3600 block of Midway Drive, police said. The shooting took place just before 11 a.m.. Details are unclear, but ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Authorities Sunday identified the 91-year-old woman killed Friday in a crash in Clairemont Mesa. ... The other motorist involved in the crash, a 32-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries, including cuts and scratches, Officer Tony Martinez of the San Diego Police Department said Friday. police
SAN DIEGO, CA- - Police were searching for a man suspected of fleeing from the scene of a car crash Sunday. The suspect is believed to have struck a pole and a parked car in the 2400 block of Hotel Circle North at about 9:30 a.m., said Officer Dino Delimitros of the San Diego Police Department. Police ... police
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — An hours-long SWAT standoff ended after nearly six hours Sunday night in North Park. The incident began around 11 a.m. Sunday morning in the Midway District when a man was shot and killed in the 3600 block of Midway Drive. Soon after, police set up a perimeter around an ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA – Unsubstantiated threats against four San Diego-area public schools led to heightened police patrols at the campuses Friday, continuing a ... On Thursday, however, San Diego police arrested a Torrey Pines High School freshman for allegedly claiming -- verbally and in writing -- that he ... police
The nonagenarian was headed south on Mount Abernathy Avenue when her gray Toyota Camry was hit by an eastbound car at Balboa Avenue about 11:15 a.m., according to San Diego police. The impact sent the Camry onto the roadside on the southwest corner of the street crossing, where it plowed into ... police
In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. San Diego supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that "DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze." If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA – A knife-wielding man holding police at bay during a brief standoff in an Encanto-area neighborhood stabbed a service dog Monday before officers were able to subdue and arrest him, authorities reported. The canine, Dexter, suffered non-life-threatening wounds during the violent ... police
SAN DIEGO, CA – A police officer and prisoner were injured Monday in a crash on Interstate 15 in San Diego, authorities reported. The police officer was transporting ... The crash prompted the closure of multiple lanes on I-15, while the California Highway Patrol diverted traffic. Lanes reopened around 2:40 ... police


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