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Authorities seek tips on man who tried to lure 9-year-old into his car in Santee

SAN DIEGO — Authorities reached out to the public Tuesday for help in identifying and locating a man who attempted to lure a 9-year-old girl into his car in Santee nearly a month ago.


Sketch Released in Santee Attempted Child Luring Case

A drawing released Tuesday may help law enforcement officers arrest a man who approached a Santee child and offered her a ride to a game. A 9-year-old girl was approached on Poplin Drive near Big Rock Park by a man driving a convertible around 6 p.m. on March 28.


San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Detectives from the Santee Sheriff's Station now have a sketch of a man suspected of trying to lure a young girl into his car in March. It happened back on March 28th around 6:00 p.m. in the 8000 block of Poplin Drive in Santee. A nine-year-old girl told detectives she was riding her bicycle when th


Woman Breaks Leg Riding Electric Scooter As San Diego Considers Scooters Regulations

A woman broke her leg Monday night riding an electric scooter in Mission Hills, police said. The 46-year-old woman was looking down at her phone’s GPS when she lost control and crashed, fracturing her femur, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.


Teen stabbed outside Mexican restaurant in Mountain View

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the abdomen early Tuesday morning in the parking lot of a Mountain View eatery, police said. It happened around 12:40 a.m. in the parking lot of Ayberto's Mexican Food on the corner of Ocean View Boulevard and South 37th Street, San Diego police pub


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.


Break-ins at 3 San Diego cell phone stores under investigation

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Police are investigating the possibility that early morning burglaries at three San Diego cell phone stores are connected. At around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, San Diego police officers were called to the T-Mobile store at 3089 Clairemont Dr. in Bay Park in response to a burglary.


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"


2 women arrested after fight at Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Two young women were arrested early Tuesday morning after a fight at a downtown San Diego park in which an elderly woman was allegedly pushed down some stairs.


DUI suspected in rollover crash seriously injuring 2 men

SAN DIEGO – A man was behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence after he seriously injured himself and another 22-year-old man in the car in a solo rollover crash in the Oak Park area, police said.


Ex-NBC Journalist Threatens to Blow Up Church and Shoot Her Baby at Easter Service

“She was being very apprehensive, pointing the gun at them, pointing the gun at her baby, saying ‘Don’t come closer, don’t come any closer.'”. Authorities allege an armed woman walked into a San Diego Easter Sunday service holding her 10-month-old baby, threatened to blow up the church, shoot the co


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


Woman arrested after 7 puppies dumped in plastic bag in California, shelter says

The woman allegedly caught on camera dumping a bag of puppies next to a recycling bin in Coachella, California, was arrested Monday. Deborah Sue Culwell, 55, was taken into custody around 5:30 p.m. on suspicion of felony animal cruelty, Riverside County Animal Services told Fox News.


Stolen Boat Prompts Helicopter Search in Mission Bay

San Diego police called in a search helicopter to help find a boat that was stolen from a Mission Bay dock overnight but the vessel and the suspected thief were nowhere to be found.


California amputee who lost prosthetic leg while skydiving gets it back after deputy finds it in unlikely spot

A California amputee was able to joke that he'd now lost two legs skydiving after authorities discovered the man's $15,000 prosthetic limb -- which had detached and tumbled to earth during an otherwise successful Sunday jump.


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.


38 Dogs Removed From Calif. Home of Suspected Puppy Dumper

Warning: These images may be disturbing to some viewers. Thirty-eight dogs were confiscated Monday evening from a suspected puppy dumper's home in Riverside County, animal services said.


California attorney allegedly uses shoe camera to look up girl’s dress at Apple store

A 66-year-old licensed Bay Area lawyer was arrested Sunday after he allegedly taped a camera to his shoe and then “moved his shoe so that the camera was under a female juvenile’s dress” at an Apple Store in Walnut Creek, Calif., police said.


Did you know hundreds of sea turtles are now Southern California residents?

Justin Greenman, assistant stranding coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will speak at 7 p.m. in Newport Beach. When sea turtles began surfacing in local harbors last year, most who saw them were delighted but surprised.


San Francisco human feces map shows waste blanketing the California city

Watch where you step in San Francisco. A new map pinpointing the locations where human feces are reported to have been found in the California city since 2011 shows San Francisco has a staggering problem with the stinky stuff.