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They're back! Spring is crane fly season in San Diego County

They're back. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but in San Diego County in the spring has crane flies. Especially after wet winters like the one that passed. Crane flies look like giant mosquitoes, but they're not. Some people think they eat mosquitoes, hence the nicknames "mosquito hawks"


Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak: How To See It In San Diego County

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The Lyrid meteors are now streaking across the sky and will peak overnight on April 22-23. Right now, the weather forecast in San Diego County appears to be pleasant emtps and partly cloudy until afternoon or evening, which could mean ideal viewing conditions.


California Woman Threatens To Blow Up Church, Shoot Her 10-Month-Old During Easter Sunday Service

A California woman was taken into custody by the San Diego Police Department on Sunday following threats to blow up a church and shoot members of the congregation and the 10-month-old she was holding.



April 22, 2019 (El Cajon) – A woman struck by a Ford Explorer on April 19th in El Cajon succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital. El Cajon Police and paramedics responded to the accident in the 800 block of South Mollison Ave. around 7:50 p.m. Witnesses told officers that the woman, 69, stepped


San Diego County average gas price drops slightly

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped two-tenths of a cent Monday to $4.06 after rising two-tenths of a cent each of the past two days.


Teens plead not guilty in juvenile court to beating at South Bay taco shop

SAN DIEGO -- Four juveniles accused with two young men of assaulting and robbing a teenager at a South Bay restaurant last week, leaving him with a broken wrist, pleaded not guilty to assault charges Monday.


Truck rolls forward, runs over and kills driver at Chula Vista auto dealership

SAN DIEGO — A man was run over and killed by his own pickup truck after it rolled away while he was opening a gate at a Chula Vista auto dealership, authorities said Monday. It happened around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at Toyota of Chula Vista, 650 Main St., Chula Vista police Lt. John English said.


Driver seriously injured in crash near Barona Casino

LAKESIDE, Calif. – At least one motorist suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle rollover crash north of Lakeside near Barona Casino, authorities said Wednesday. The crash, involving a Ford Thunderbird convertible and a Lexus sedan, happened shortly before 9:40 p.m. Tuesday on Wildcat Canyon Road


Woman holding gun and baby terrorizes San Diego church, police say

SAN DIEGO (KABC) -- A woman holding a baby and a gun terrorized a San Diego area church on Easter Sunday, police say. Police and witnesses say the woman was holding a gun and a baby and interrupted services, making threats to blow up the church.


Easter Brawl: Video Shows Men Fighting on Calif. Highway

A stretch of Highway 101 in the South Bay turned into a boxing ring Easter Sunday as two men traded blows during a fistfight on the gridlocked thoroughfare. A 14-second clip posted on Reddit shows the two men grappling and throwing punches while cars either stop or creep along slowly. At one point d


California officers apparently shoot each other while confronting suspect, police say

Two California police officers were injured on Saturday after seemingly aiming and firing at a suspect but instead hitting themselves, officials said. The officers with the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a call regarding a suspicious person after 11 p.m. south of Sacramento. It was reporte


San Diego police: Brawl erupts at Easter celebration at Lake Murray over missing phone

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A brawl erupted at Lake Murray Sunday after police said a man was stabbed several times in an altercation that was sparked by a missing cell phone. San Diego police said the incident unfolded by the lake near the 5500 block of Kiowa Drive at around 6:30 p.m.


Shooter opens fire near Southcrest elementary school

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Shots were fired Monday near a Southcrest school, forcing the school into lockdown, San Diego Police reported. A man in the passenger seat of an unidentified vehicle fired shots out the window about 1:30 p.m. near Chavez Elementary at 1404 S. 40th Street.


San Diego native Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

(KGTV) -- Luke Walton, the coach for the Sacramento Kings and a San Diego native, is being sued for sexual assault, TMZ reports . TMZ reports that, according to the lawsuit, Walton forced himself on a woman in his hotel room.


Drivers ask city of San Diego what can be done about Mission Valley traffic headache

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - If you've ever driven through San Diego's Mission Valley, you most likely hit traffic, especially around lunchtime, rush hour, or anytime during the weekend.


Teens Face Judge in Connection With Beating at Chula Vista Restaurant

Four teenagers accused of being part of a group that brutally assaulted a teenager inside a Chula Vista restaurant will remain in custody until their next court date, a judge ruled in juvenile court Monday.


Police: Bar security guard shoots man after getting punched in face

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) -- A security guard who works at a popular spot in Little Italy turned himself into police after shooting a man he followed down the street from the bar, authorities said.


These California bills would train nurses, judges and police how to spot their own biases

California saw a decrease in the number of women who died giving birth in 2013, as the maternal mortality rate climbed across the country, according to state officials. But expectant black mothers across the state are still three to four times more likely to die from complications at childbirth than


5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes far southern Mexico

(KGTV) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 shook the far southern end of Mexico Monday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake shook an area six miles away from Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, Mexico around 1:15 p.m. PST.


Road rage victim describes bizarre attack

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - A South Bay driver hoping to get insurance information after an accident, got knocked out instead. On Saturday around 6 p.m. on Olympic Parkway, Sam was headed west and stopped at the light at Heritage Road. When it turned green, he says a blue Ford Mustang switched into