Wednesday, July 30, 2014



Small plane crashes in Costco parking lot
Emergency crews are responding to an airplane crash in a commercial parking lot near a Costco store in the 7800 block of Othello Avenue in Kearny Mesa, a fire department spokesman said.

Possibly suicidal skydiver falls to his death in Jamul
An experienced skydiver fell to his death in Jamul Wednesday, possibly as a means of committing suicide, authorities reported.

Mental competency evaluation ordered for girl accused of starting Cocos Fire
A Juvenile Court judge Wednesday ordered a mental competency evaluation for a girl accused of setting a San Marcos-area wildfire in May that blackened nearly 2,000 acres and destroyed 40 structures, most of them homes.

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in National City
An autopsy was pending Wednesday on a half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore who was found dead in a her car in National City.

Police investigate fatal accident in Mission Valley
A woman in her 40s was fatally struck by a SUV on a Grantville neighborhood roadway east of Qualcomm Stadium Wednesday, police said.

Officials looking for Pacific Beach sexual assault suspect
San Diego Humane Society receives $40K grant from Scripps Foundation
The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Wednesday announced a pair of $20,000 grants from the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation.

Airline to offer flights between San Diego and Burbank to beat traffic
SeaPort Airlines Inc. will start service between San Diego and Burbank Oct. 1, the Portland-based company announced Wednesday.

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
The new poll found 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum.

Police offering reward for two armed robbery suspects
The two men took around 40 Rolex watches worth about $480,000.