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Former Navy man accused of wife's death will stand trial for murder

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former Navy man accused of killing his estranged wife, whose decomposing body was found in San Diego Bay nearly two years after she vanished, was ordered Friday to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge.


Father Joe's Villages Reopens El Cajon Thrift Store

EL CAJON, CA – Father Joe's Villages will hold a grand reopening ceremony Friday for its thrift store and donation center in El Cajon. The store is the second to be remodeled and reopen this year after the Imperial Beach thrift store reopened Feb. 1. After the fanfare of the ceremony, residents will


San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore sees the light on public records

This is not the editorial we expected to write. In recent days, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department had told KPBS it’ll cost $354,524.22 to provide police misconduct and use of force records in response to a public records request, with the bulk of costs related to redacting audio and video re


‘Turn Around Don’t Drown’ initiative to stop people driving in flooded areas

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- Flooded streets, and swollen waterways, brought out the San Diego Swift-Water Rescue Team today. There were at least a half-dozen rescues including one early this morning in mission valley.


Kawasaki disease cases increasing in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO (COUNTY NEWS CENTER) — The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency issued a health advisory to area doctors Thursday and are asking parents to be alert about a local increase in Kawasaki disease.


Ex-con accused in Hillcrest restaurant shooting due in court

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An ex-con who allegedly riddled a Hillcrest restaurant with bullets from an assault rifle -- sending terrified diners ducking for cover but somehow injuring no one -- is set to appear in a San Diego courtroom on Friday.



Action comes on heels of countywide firearms trafficking investigation. February 14, 2019 (Rancho San Diego) -- Capt. Marco Garmo, who most recently headed up the Rancho San Diego substation of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has been placed on an administrative leave until further notice,


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Rain causes flooding in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- The rain came down steady in parts of East County Wednesday, washing out a major road in Spring Valley. Warning signs and flashing lights could be seen on either end of Quarry Road as water rushed through the area where the street dips down near the Spring Valley Swap Meet.


Therapy Dogs; Zoo Babies; Top Eateries: Saturday Smiles

CALIFORNIA — It's a holiday weekend for many people, giving you plenty of time to slow down and enjoy some of the uplifting stories from around Southern California this week.


10 inmates injured, 50 involved in prison riot

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Ten inmates are injured after a riot broke out Friday morning in several areas at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.


Suspected shooter at Hillcrest bistro pleads not guilty to attempted murder

An Alabama man accused of spraying a Hillcrest restaurant with gunfire Tuesday night, missing the patrons and workers inside, pleaded not guilty Friday to 11 counts of premeditated attempted murder and other charges.


Paradise Hills SWAT ends in officer-involved shooting following reports of gunfire

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8/CNS) - San Diego Police and a SWAT team were called to an area near the 1800 block of Altamont Court in Paradise Hills on Thursday following reports of a man shooting a rifle. Police say the incident ended in an officer-involved shooting and that the suspect was taken into custody


Record-Breaking Rain Leaves Path of Destruction in San Diego County

While a winter storm that overwhelmed the region with a record-breaking rainfall has moved away from San Diego County, the remnants were still being felt Friday. Residents woke up to downed trees in their neighborhoods -- and in some cases on their homes -- and were met with flooded roadways on thei


Monthly home sales in San Diego County drop by double digits again

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Sales of previously owned single-family homes and attached properties like condominiums and townhomes fell by double digits in January for the third straight month, according to data released Thursday by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors.


Multiple Injuries Reported at Donovan State Prison in Otay Mesa, Cal Fire Official Says

Multiple people have injured at Donovan State Prison in Otay Mesa on Friday, according to authorities. Emergency crews went to the prison at 480 Alta Road around 9 a.m. after receiving a report of several people being injured, a Cal Fire official confirmed to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego.


26 detained in immigration raid at San Diego market; ICE says employer is the target

Undocumented workers at Zion Market in the San Diego community of Kearny Mesa were taken into custody Wednesday while special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed a federal search warrant at the business.


California likely to sue Trump over emergency wall declaration: state AG

California is likely to sue President Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, told reporters there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't hav


Inmate dies after collapsing in jail cell

SAN DIEGO – A 32-year-old inmate suffered an apparent medical crisis at San Diego Central Jail and died of unknown causes around an hour later, authorities said Friday. An inmate notified guards that another inmate had collapsed inside his housing cell around 8:15 a.m. Thursday, according to San Die


STORMWATCH: Rain, Flooding and Wind Hit San Diego County

The storm was being described as an atmospheric river with unusually high rainfall amounts expected. Predicted rainfall amounts ranged from two inches near the coast to six inches or more in the mountains. Gusty winds of 20-30 miles an hour were being reported from the coast to the valleys.