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Barstow principal arrested for allegedly harboring son

BARSTOW — A Barstow Unified School District principal accused of helping her son elude authorities after a shooting was arrested Wednesday, along with other family members. Barstow Police said Jamie Michelle Fisher, 46, her husband David Guy, 51, and their son, Benjamin Joseph, 20, were arrested whe


Gov. Newsom Orders New DNA Testing In 1983 Chino Hills Massacre

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday issued an executive order for more DNA testing in the case of a man who was convicted of brutally murdering a Chino Hills family of three and their neighbor in 1983.


Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say

The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.


No hot water, expired permits: Restaurant closures in San Bernardino County, Feb. 14-21

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in San Bernardino County between Feb. 15 and 21, 2019, according to the county’s Department of Public Health. If no reopening date is mentioned, the department had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publicati


Semi crashes into center divider on I-15 freeway near Lenwood

BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are working to quickly clear up a crash that left a semi lodged over the center divider on the 15 freeway near Lenwood. It happened at 12:05 pm, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, on the southbound I-15 near the Lenwood Road on-ramp.


Skyline North Elementary Principal & Family Arrested in Connection with Attempted Murder

BARSTOW, Calif. – The 21-year-old son of Barstow’s Skyline North Elementary School Principal was arrested for attempted murder as a result of a shooting earlier this month. In addition to his arrest, Jamie Fisher, his 46-year-old mother, David Fisher, his 51-year-old father, Ben Fisher, his 20-year-


Police: Missing Barstow girl found Thursday

BARSTOW — Police said one of the teenage girls reported missing here has been found safe. Barstow Police Department officials told the Daily Press 14-year-old Samantha Hankins, who was reported missing Feb. 5, was found in Adelanto with a family member Thursday evening.


San Bernardino County: Storm dumps snow on Cajon Pass; some school districts cancel classes

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (KABC) -- Several school districts in San Bernardino County canceled classed on Thursday as a winter storm dropped snow on lower elevations in the Inland Empire.


Barstow Sheriff’s Department looking for runaway 16-year-old girl

BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The Barstow Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway 16-year-old Barstow girl, officials said. Annalecia Diamond Loustaunau, or known by friends as “Diamond”, was last seen on Monday, February 11, 2019, at about 2:36 pm, when she was giv


Mojave River flows through Barstow for first time since 2011

BARSTOW — Recent rains allowed surface water in the Mojave River to flow through the city for the first time in eight years, signaling good news for recharge in regional aquifers, according to Mojave Water Agency officials.


California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.


California teacher arrested for sexually abusing 10-year-old

Victorville, CA. — On November 19, 2018, deputies and detectives at the Victorville Sheriff’s Station received information, Johnny Albert Bean, 38, had sexually abused a 10 year-old female victim at the Challenger School of Sport and Fitness in Victorville. The sexual abuse allegation occurred appro


Missing California Woman Found Dead in Church Parking Lot

A California woman who went missing on Valentine’s Day was found dead on Feb. 20, authorities said. Brooke Harris, a 49-year-old mother-of-two, vanished on Feb. 14 in El Dorado Hills after calling her husband that morning.


Barstow cast of 'Steel Magnolias' dealing with tragedy both on and off stage

When life imitates art, it can be a beautiful thing or an extremely difficult and uncomfortable occurrence. Barstow resident/theater producer Jackie Nelson admits she is very acquainted with the latter. Her Barstow-based company, Child’s Play Productions, recently suffered two major losses while reh


The Latest: California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Latest on the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children (all times local):. A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them have pleaded guilty to torture and other abuse.


Sinkholes are popping up all over California, thanks to the rain. Here’s what to know

Sinkholes are rare in California, but the heavy rains this winter produced several dangerous ones around the state. A sinkhole is an area of ground that has no natural external surface drainage – when it rains, all the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains into the subsurface. There a


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


San Bernardino County officials looking to 5G to ‘revolutionize’ the way it serves residents

The speed limit on the information superhighway is about to go up in San Bernardino County. The county is working with T-Mobile on a countywide rollout of 5G, the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, which officials say will enhance how the county does business.


In a rarity, snow falls on Southern California, and not just in the mountains

How often do Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Pasadena or North Hollywood get a dusting? How about Zuma Beach and Malibu?. Not often. Which is why the weather was the buzz Thursday among flatlanders and hill dwellers.


Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing bogus prescriptions or selling painkillers and other drugs on the black market.