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  • Carlsbad gets $30M loan to expand water recycling facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday a $30 million loan to the city of Carlsbad to expand its water recycling facility.

  • Former TV personality accused of sexually abusing children pleads not guilty

    A one-time Louisiana television personality, who was on the lam for 37 years after being accused of sexually assaulting children on a camping trip, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a fugitive charge and asked for an identity hearing for prosecutors to prove that he is the man wanted in that state.

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    Man accused in stabbing death to stand trial for murder

    A man accused of fatally stabbing a friend in the victim's garage in Oceanside while a babysitter watched the victim's children inside the home was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for murder.

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    Council blocks pot dispensaries in Chula Vista

    The city of Chula Vista Tuesday became the latest community in the county to turn its back on marijuana cultivation and dispensaries. It was more of a legal maneuver, but stirred a lot of passion on both sides of the issue.

  • Navy sailors detained by Iran are reunited with their families

    SAN DIEGO – The 10 San Diego-based Navy sailors briefly detained by Iran earlier this month have been reunited with their families, military officials said Wednesday. The sailors of Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 were detained by the Iranian government Jan. 12 after their boats strayed into territorial waters around one of Iran’s islands in the Persian Gulf. They were released the following day and returned to Naval Station North Island on Friday. “The sailors are in good health and we have determined they can return to […]

  • Former Louisiana TV personality arrested in Chula Vista for sexually assaulting children

    SAN DIEGO – A one-time Louisiana television personality, who was on the lam for 37 years after being accused of sexually assaulting children on a camping trip, was behind bars Tuesday in San Diego following his arrest near Chula Vista. Frank John Selas, 76, was taken into custody Monday in the Bonita area, said John Poplawski, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service, which apprehended the longtime fugitive. In the 1970s, while hosting a children’s program aired by a north Louisiana TV station, Selas periodically invited youngsters […]

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    Alleged shoplifter accused of firing gun during struggle faces judge

    SAN DIEGO – An alleged shoplifter accused of punching and biting an employee who confronted him outside a Serra Mesa convenience store and firing a gun during the struggle pleaded not guilty Tuesday to assault and robbery charges. Branden Garcia, 20, was ordered held on $150,000 bail. Deputy District Attorney Kelly Rand told Judge Frederick Maguire that Garcia and a female friend were in the 7-Eleven store on Sandrock Road for about 20 minutes last Thursday night before being asked to leave. Garcia allegedly walked out […]

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    County to increase funding for behavioral health programs

    SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to spend an additional $6.3 million in the current fiscal year on behavioral health programs. The money will pay for seven Psychiatric Emergency Response Teams, which pair licensed clinicians with specially trained law enforcement officers, strengthen homeless outreach and treatment, increase programs serving youth on probation, and expand the countywide suicide prevention campaign, among other things. County Behavioral Health Services serves more than 73,000 people of all ages, and was initially funded with $12.4 million […]

  • Iconic actor Abe Vigoda dead at 94

    NEW YORK — Abe Vigoda, best known for his role in “The Godfather,” died on Tuesday, the Associated Press is reporting. He was 94. Carol Vigoda Fuchs told the Associated Press he died in his sleep. BREAKING: Character actor Abe Vigoda has died. — AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) January 26, 2016

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