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Escondido man sentenced to life term for killing mother with claw hammer
David Noel McGee Jr., 26, was convicted in May of first-degree murder for killing 55-year-old Rebecca "Becky" Apodaca.
Man, 29, Wounded in Suspected Gang Shooting in Vista - Times of San Diego
Medics took the victim, whose name was not released, to a hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his back, the sergeant said.
Oceanside residents demand solution to homelessness
It's a response to a growing homeless population that's leaving neighbors frightened and frustrated. The San Luis Rey riverbed is covered with needles, tents, trash and shopping carts.
North County man gets 26-to-life for murdering mom with claw hammer
David McGee Jr. is embraced by his grandmother after learning he'll spend 26 years to life in state prison for the gruesome murder of his mother with a claw hammer. ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A man who beat his mother to death with a claw hammer in their Escondido apartment last year will spend to 26 years
Mom: men tried to lure boys into SUV
Aydyn Mays, 8, and his brother Jaycob, 7, were skateboarding with a friend along Glendora Drive Tuesday afternoon when they say a dark-colored SUV drove up with two men inside.
Fiery crash in Escondido sends 5 to hospital
ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- Police say a fiery crash in Escondido sent five people to the hospital and left one person with life-threatening injuries. According to police, the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Harding St. and Lincoln Ave. involving a Ford Ranger and Volkswage
Man taken to hospital after being shot in the back in Vista
VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - A man was shot in the back at a Vista intersection and taken to the hospital, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.The shooting was reported at around 12:15 a.m. at the intersection of N. Santa Fe and W. Connecticut avenues, according to San Diego County sheriff’s officials.Depu
Newland Sierra Opponents Turn in Signatures for Ballot Measure - Times of San Diego
Opponents ofNewland Sierranorth of Escondido announced Wednesday they have submitted more than 110,000 signatures for a 2020 ballot measure to stop the 2,100-home development.
Competitive Pinball Is Now A Thing. Just Ask The World's Best Players
LeBron James of pinball? Competitive player Keith Elwin, pictured with the Iron Maiden pinball game he designed this year for Stern Pinball. (Photo by Aaron Florian.)courtesy Stern Pinball
Men accused in 1998 murder face judge after Oceanside man exonerated
Investigators say the motive for the killing could have been because of an affair between Roberts and Cheek. Harris, now charged with his wife’s murder, was also known for showing up at every parole hearing for Roberts and testifying against his release.
Serious injury accident Lincoln & Harding | Escondido Times-Advocate
On 10/16/18 at 3:23 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision at Harding St. and Lincoln Ave. Upon arrival, units reported one of the vehicles had rolled over and both vehicles had caught fire. The occupants were moved to safety while the Fire Department extinguished t
Week 10 South Bay Game of the Week Preview: Mar Vista Mariners at Hilltop Lancers -
The Mariners will definitely have to be prepared for an aerial attack from the Lancers. Hilltop quarterback Joey Castillo loves to throw. He has passed 270 times this year for 1,615 yards. While his arm is not overpowering, he is extremely accurate. The Lancers had a good last game. They were losing
Biker Killed In Crash On I-5 In Oceanside ID'd
The motorcyclist traveled up a dirt embankment, then back onto the paved offramp, where he was ejected from the bike, Smale said. Bystanders found Hanson around 300 feet from the motorcycle, according to a Medical Examiner's Office statement.
Overturned big rig spilling diesel fuel closes ramp in North County
VISTA, Calif. — An overturned big rig spilling diesel fuel caused a ramp closure in Vista Tuesday, said officials.
Big rig tips over, spills debris on road near SR-78 in Vista
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A big rig tipped over in North County Tuesday afternoon, spilling debris onto the road and forcing a hazmat team into action.According to authorities, the truck tipped over near eastbound SR-78 at Vista Village Drive. The incident caused debris and gasoline from the big rig to sp
Oceanside man exonerated after 19 years in prison
In 1999, Horace Roberts was sent to prison after being convicted of strangling Terry Cheek, a co-worker he was having an affair with. Cheek’s body had been dumped along a canyon road near Corona Lake.
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. heads to court for preliminary hearing in 2003 rape case
RELATED:Kellen Winslow II, the former NFL player accused of rape, kidnapping, ordered to stand trial
Teen Killed in Carlsbad Motorcycle Crash
A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a car in Carlsbad Sunday night.He was from San Marcos, according to Carlsbad police.The teen collided with a Toyota Tundra near the intersection of Carlsbad Boulevard and Cannon Road.The driver of the Tundra was a 38-year-old man from Grand
Video: OCVarsity previews Week 9’s top football games, and looks into ‘Lightning-gate’
Steve Fryer and Jonathan Khamis preview the biggest high school football games in Week 9, including Mater Dei at JSerra on Friday night. They also discuss the South Coast League clash between Mission Viejo and San Clemente, and look into what Khamis calls “Lightning-gate” — the surprising decision b
Oceanside man exonerated decades after girlfriend found dead in Riverside County
OCEANSIDE, Calif. - An Oceanside man convicted of murdering his girlfriend nearly 20 years ago has been exonerated and new arrests were made in the case, authorities announced Monday.