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San Diego Sheriff’s responding to reports of accidental shooting of 12-year-old in Fallbrook

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Sheriff’s Department in Fallbrook are responding to the 900 block of Santa Margarita Drive in Fallbrook after reports that a 12-year-old was shot in the chest.


Man found dead on 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore; woman taken into custody

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman is in custody in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a vehicle on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore Saturday. The incident happened on the southbound side of the freeway at about 7 a.m. California Highway Patrol officials said they receive


Gas Prices Still Rising in San Diego County; Highest Since July 2015

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose two-tenths of a cents Saturday to $4.06, its highest amount since July 30, 2015. The average price has increased 32 of the past 33 days, rising 71.8 cents, including four-tenths of a cent on Friday, according to fi


California bank robbery suspect dies in car after chase

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who may have robbed several Southern California banks has been found dead in a car after a chase. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responding to a robbery at the Pacific Western Bank in Dana Point began chasing a nearby


Young Girl Wounded in Apparent Accidental Shooting Near Camp Pendleton

A child was wounded Friday in an apparently accidental shooting in a rural North County neighborhood east of Camp Pendleton, authorities reported. The gunfire in the 900 block of Santa Margarita Drive in Fallbrook was reported shortly after 1:30 p.m., according to sheriff’s officials.


Child Accidentally Shot by Cousin While Playing in RV: SDSO

A 12-year-old girl was accidentally shot by her 12-year-old cousin as the two played in an RV in the driveway of a Fallbrook home Friday afternoon. San Diego County Sheriff's Department Lt. Ricardo Lopez said the two children were in the RV while adults were inside the home on the 900 block of Santa


Video caught woman dumping 7 puppies behind California store

COACHELLA, Calif. – Authorities are trying to identify a woman captured by security cameras tossing seven newborn puppies into a dumpster in Southern California. The Riverside County Department of Animal Services released surveillance video of the woman pulling up to a dumpster behind an auto parts


Horseback rider hospitalized after fall in Temecula

TEMECULA - A person who fell from a horse in Temecula was injured and rushed to a hospital on Saturday, April 20. The fall was reported at 9:11 a.m. in the 38000 block of Corralitos Road, an area where several equestrian facilities are located, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.


Four people arrested at DUI checkpoint in Escondido

ESCONDIDO (KUSI) – Four people were arrested at an overnight driver’s license/sobriety checkpoint in Escondido, a police lieutenant said today. “Two subjects were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol,” Escondido Police Lt. M. Kearney said. “One of those drivers attempted to avoid the


SDSO Looking for Driver Involved in Fatal Hit and Run Collision

San Marcos CA— On April 15, 2019 at approximately 8:20pm, a 60 year-old female who was walking her dog was struck by a vehicle on the 300 block of Smilax Road in the city of San Marcos. The female sustained major injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital where she succumbed to her injuries a


Temecula city council members propose resolution 'denouncing socialism/communism'

TEMECULA - Temecula city Mayor Mike Naggar on Friday, April 19 announced on his "City talk with Council Member Mike Naggar" Facebook page a resolution "denouncing socialism/communism" which he wrote with Temecula City Councilmember Matt Rahn.


One Arrest at San Marcos Checkpoint

A sobriety checkpoint in San Marcos led to one arrest and several citations Friday, sheriff’s deputies said. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department conducted the checkpoint Friday on West Mission Road near Pico Avenue, according to sheriff’s deputy Yvan Rogers.


Here’s what California marijuana smokers think about driving while high

Many cannabis-culture celebrations will take place on 4/20 (April 20), so here’s a look at some pot smokers’ opinions on driving and tips to self-assess if you are too high.


Canyon Lake woman charged with accessory in slaying of Murrieta man

A Canyon Lake woman was re-arrested this week and charged in the death of a Murrieta man who prosecutors say was bludgeoned to death by the woman’s husband. Ashlie Nicole Stapp, 28, pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of accessory after the fact in Southwest Justice Center in French Valley on Frid


Police search for driver who killed woman walking her dog

SAN MARCOS, Calif. — Police were searching for whoever struck and killed a woman while she was walking her dog earlier this week in San Marcos, an officer said Saturday. The 60-year-old victim and her dog were walking along Smilax Road just north of state Route 78 around 8:20 p.m. on Monday when she


Fisherman sentenced for catching great white shark off Oceanside pier

VISTA (CNS) - A man who caught and killed a juvenile great white shark off the Oceanside pier pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking a shark without a permit and was immediately sentenced to three years probation.


Second person arrested in connection with death of Murrieta man

MURRIETA - A second person was arrested on Wednesday, April 17, in connection with an investigation into the death of 54-year-old Henry Stange, a Murrieta resident, who was discovered in June 2018 in a shallow grave on the San Bernardino County side of Joshua Tree National Park.


4 New Foreclosures In The Escondido Area

ESCONDIDO, CA — Do you feel like affordable homes are pretty hard to find in your community? Why not check out foreclosures in the area? You might just find a diamond in the rough!


California probation chiefs brace for changes to the juvenile justice system

When Lee Seale became Sacramento County’s chief probation officer in 2013, officials at his juvenile hall were grappling with how to prevent probation officers from using force against young detainees after multiple lawsuits, the resignation of a prior leader and a judge’s decree.


Walters: Why is California’s achievement gap so stubborn?

California has poured tens of billions of additional dollars into its public schools this decade on the assumption – or hope – that they would close the state’s stubborn academic “achievement gap.”