Sunday, April 26, 2015

San Diegans with ties to Nepal step-up to help earthquake victims
A sleepless night of worry led to a plan now in place to get much needed help back home to Nepal.

Officer escapes injury when gun discharges during struggle in Normal Heights
Police say the woman refused to be handcuffed and during the struggle, grabbed for the officer's handgun. The handgun discharged, striking the officer's pant leg.

Several big rigs catch fire in Otay Mesa truck yard
San Diego Fire Rescue responded to the call on Paseo de la Fuente around 4 o'clock and were able to confine the fire to the truck yard.

Local effort underway to help victims of Nepal earthquake
Here in San Diego, people with family in the earthquake zone have been monitoring social media for updates on loved ones.

Vietnam War Memorial replica on display at the U.S.S. Midway
The Wall That Heals contains the names of 58,286 Americans who died in Vietnam and will be on display for the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.

Third arrest made in year old Imperial Beach murder
Jesse Lopez, 19, surrendered to San Diego homicide detectives at about noon Saturday at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.

7.8 earthquake strikes Nepal, kills over 3,200 people
The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8 struck before noon and was most severely felt in the capital as well as the densely populated Kathmandu Valley.

Domestic dispute in Escondido ends in murder
Officers arrived and found the suspect, Ehren Dragt, 35, on the doorstep of the couple's residence and his partner dead inside the home.

One dead, another wounded following stabbing in Oceanside
A babysitter ran out of a house and called police to report a man covered in blood at a home on Santa Rosa Street in Oceanside

Man dies in crash while evading CHP officer in downtown San Diego
The incident began with minor hit-and-run accident on First Avenue at about 10:25 Friday night. The driver fled heading the wrong way on Cedar Street where the CHP picked up the chase.