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Calls surge on San Diego-area domestic violence hotlines

The recent high-profile cases of domestic violence in the National Football League have prompted a surge of calls to local hotlines. Read More »

Man killed trying to help fellow driver on SR-67 in Santee

After two cars collided early Friday morning on State Route 67 in Santee, the driver of one got out to help the other. He was then hit and killed. Read More »

San Diego Beer Festival celebrates 20 years of super suds

More than 60 breweries are showcasing 120 different varieties of beer this weekend at the 20th annual San Diego Beer Festival. Read More »

City offers $22M to settle De Anza Cove eviction dispute

The city of San Diego announced Friday that it is offering around $22 million to settle a 35-year legal dispute with residents of the De Anza Cove Mobile Home Park at Mission Bay. Read More »

Repeat DUI offender gets prison for I-5 injury crash

A repeat DUI offender who disappeared while awaiting trial for an alcohol-related, wrong-way freeway crash that seriously injured a woman driving another car was sentenced Friday to nine years and eight months in state prison. Read More »

USS Cowpens commander relieved for alcohol incident

The executive officer of the San Diego-based guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens was relieved of his duties for an alcohol-related incident, the Navy announced Friday. Read More »

Chain reaction crash in Santee leaves 1 dead, another hospitalized

No one was injured in the initial crash. But as the Mazda's driver was talking with the other motorist through the Nissan's window, a Ford Ranger struck both the sedan and the Mazda's driver at freeway speeds. Read More »

4 sentenced in `pistol whip' robbery series

Four men who took part in a 10-day robbery spree in which some of their 13 victims were pistol-whipped and had a gun held to their head were sentenced Friday to state prison terms. Read More »

Fuel tanker overturns closing NB I-15 for hours

The big rig's driver apparently lost control in the northbound lanes approaching Carmel Mountain Road at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Read More »

County's unemployment rate drops to 6.2%

The drop ended a short trend in which the unemployment rate in the region climbed two months in a row. Read More »

Officers search for masked man who tried to lure boy into van

The driver, who the victim said was wearing black clothing and a black ski mask, got out and began to open the sliding side door and ordered the boy to get inside. Read More »

Gas station in El Cerrito neighborhood robbed

After the clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of money, the robber grabbed some lottery tickets and ran south on 54th Street. Read More »

Enterovirus cases reported in San Diego County

Enterovirus D68 respiratory infection, afflicted three kids earlier this month who live in the region, and a fourth child who was visiting. Read More »

School district to return armored vehicle to DOD

The MRAP was acquired through the Defense Department's Excess Property Program. Read More »

iPhone fans line up in Mission Valley for latest release

Die-hard i-Phone fans began lining up Thursday night for Friday's release of the newest version of one of their favorite technological gadgets. Read More »

Miramar car dealer admits conspiracy with drug trafficker

The proprietor of a Miramar-area luxury car dealership admitted in federal court Thursday that he conspired with a drug trafficker to evade laws requiring disclosure of cash transactions exceeding $10,000. Read More »

Plea deal offered on Sen. Hueso's DUI charge

Prosecutors have offered a plea deal that would reduce the drunken driving charge lodged against Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego Read More »

Man gets 14 years for hatchet attack in El Cajon robbery

A man who beat the 75-year-old owner of an El Cajon jewelry store with the blunt end of a hatchet during a robbery was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in state prison. Read More »

Mother of man charged with escaping from jail arrested

Catalina Andrews, 56, was arrested this week on suspicion of aiding him in his attempt to evade justice. Read More »

Border Patrol to test wearing body cameras

A test of body-worn cameras for agents will begin next month as part of an effort to improve accountability and transparency. Read More »

3 suspected arson fires have police on alert in City Heights

Two suspects were being questioned Thursday in two overnight fires in City Heights, where firefighters were working to determine if a car fire was related to the other two. Read More »

Suspected drunken driver crashes into power pole in Chula Vista

The driver of a newer model four-door Nissan crashed into the wooden pole in the vicinity of Fifth Avenue and I Street around 1:40 a.m. Read More »

SDPD continues to lose officers despite efforts to retain, recruit

SDPD hired 160 new officers in the fiscal year that ended June 30, and lost 162 to retirement or nearby law enforcement agencies. Read More »

Strong rip currents, higher than average surf for San Diego coast

A National Weather Service beach hazards statement is set to expire Thursday evening. Read More »