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Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

"It's too much security to confront humble people who just want to work," said Ulloa, a 23-year-old electrician from Choloma, Honduras, who joined the caravan to try to make his first trip to the U.S.


Police seeking assistance in finding a missing Mira Mesa woman

Martha Carrington, 83, was seen leaving her son's apartment in Casa Mira View, east of Westview Parkway and north of Mira Mesa Boulevard, between 10:30 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday, San Diego police said.

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Video shows men damaging wire at U.S.-Mexico border fence

The Department of Defense confirmed with 10News that military troops are at Ream Field in Imperial Beach to assist in Border enforcement. The Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force members here, consist of 400 Marines out of Camp Pendelton, as well as an Army Military Police Battalion. The Mar


Video shows men attempting to cut U.S.-Mexico border fence

Earlier this week, migrants climbed the fence without setting foot on U.S. soil, a move which could have led to detention.


14-year-old arrested in deadly Vista shooting

Homicide detectives arrested the boy in connection with the death of Jonathan Ruiz, 20, according to sheriff’s officials. He was booked into the Kearny Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility on suspicion of murder.


Border Patrol: ‘Anything Is Possible’ as Migrants Gather in Tijuana

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif.—Border Patrol agents, with the help of the U.S. military, are ready for all scenarios as hundreds of migrants start to gather on the south side of the U.S.–Mexico border near San Ysidro, California.


'Extreme psychological abuse' led father, 92, to fatally shoot son, 51, as he slept, defense argues

A 92-year-old former lawyer in Southern California is accused of killing his son with a shotgun while he slept, but a defense attorney said in court Friday that the incident was provoked by "extreme psychological abuse," according to reports.


Endangered Gibbon, 37, on Birth Control Has Baby at San Diego Zoo - Times of San Diego

The siamang, named Eloise, gave birth in its exhibit on Nov. 12 while zoo volunteers and guests looked on. Eloise and a 35-year-old male siamang had conceived six baby gibbons in the past, but the newest one came as a surprise to zoo officials.


Arson Fire; Pickaxe Assault: Escondido & Nearby 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.


Migrants Won't See Armed Soldiers on US-Mexico Border

"It's too much security to confront humble people who just want to work," said Ulloa, a 23-year-old electrician from Choloma, Honduras, who joined the caravan to try to make his first trip to the U.S.


19-year-old arrested after deadly shooting in North County

Homicide detectives arrested 19-year-old Issac Martinez on Tuesday in connection with the death of Jonathan Ruiz, 20, according to sheriff’s officials. Martinez was booked into San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of murder and was being held without bail.


Ramona man goes to Poway crash scene involving his wife, is fatally struck in same intersection

POWAY, Calif. – A 69-year-old Ramona man was fatally struck Tuesday night while walking in the same Poway intersection where sheriff’s deputies were investigating a collision in which his wife struck and injured a pedestrian about 30 minutes earlier, authorities said Wednesday.


Captain Deployed to Border: U.S. Military Does Not View Central American Migrants as 'Enemies'

“I don’t consider them a military enemy, nor does the United States military doing this job. They’re simply migrants in a caravan moving towards the United States to seek a better way of life and asylum,” Army Captain Guster Cunningham III told Reuters on Thursday.



November 15, 2018 (El Cajon) —El Cajon Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operationson November 16th, 2018with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.


1,500 caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, 6,000 troops flock to border

500 caravan migrants have arrived at the border in Tijuana, Mexico just south of San Diego, CaliforniaAround 800 Central Americans traveling in 22 donated school buses arrived to Tijuana on ThursdayThey joined some 750 migrants from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, who traveled ahead of them3,0


Man who was fatally shot by deputies in Alpine identified

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities publicly identified a man Thursday who was fatally shot by deputies when he allegedly advanced on them with a knife in his hand at an Alpine apartment complex.Patrol personnel were investigating a report of a man yelling and threatening to kill someone in the 2600 block


News 8 Throwback: Showcasing the San Diego neighborhoods of La Mesa and El Cajon

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — On Friday, Nov. 16, the News 8 morning crew will make a trip out to La Mesa and its surrounding areas to showcase those communities of San Diego.While we wait for TGI8, we dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in East County neighborhoods.Join u


CHP Seeks Tips On Fatal Motorcycle Crash In East County

John Brady, 65, was riding his 2017 Yamaha motorcycle on westbound Interstate 8, preparing to merge onto state Route 125 en route to his job as a court security officer, when the fatal crash took place shortly after 5 a.m. last Wednesday.


Exploring San Diego: Things to do Nov. 15 - 18

Outdoor ice skating can be found at Viejas Casino and Resort's massive outdoor ice rink, and Carlsbad welcomes the "big man" to town to help light their Christmas tree!


Close to 800 more migrants arrive at the border

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - About 800 migrants arrived in Tijuana Thursday, ahead of a massive caravan.The group has been growing by the hundreds each day, with Thursday's addition doubling the total that have made it to the border.On Thursday, three lanes remained blocked off at San Ysidro's port of entry