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Sandra Phillips is the supervising digital producer for FOX 5 San Diego. She works alongside a talented and dedicated team of journalists who contribute news stories for the diverse communities in San Diego.

Sandra has over nine years of writing stories for FOX 5 San Diego. Her journalism career precedes the days before people “got their news on Facebook.”

Recent Articles
  • 2 officers injured in high-speed chase from Orange County to Solana Beach

    Two officers were injured Thursday morning following a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 5 that lasted over an hour and stretched from Orange County to Solana Beach.

  • Dog starved to death after couple filed for divorce and left home, court documents say

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A dog starved to death when an Indiana couple moved out of the home they shared after filing for divorce and left him behind. Police arrested Michael Setser, 31, and Amanda Setser, 28. They both face animal cruelty charges. Police received information Jan. 17 about a dead dog in a trailer in Greenwood. Officers found a dog named Chuck dead inside his crate. The couple was in the middle of a divorce, and they left their shared home […]

  • Del Mar parent, ex-USC coach agree to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

    The US Attorney's office announced Tuesday that Del Mar resident Toby MacFarlane, a former senior executive at a title insurance company, will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit fraud.

  • TV chef, business travelers, families among Sri Lanka attack victims

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The bomb attacks in the Sri Lankan capital that killed at least 290 people and wounded hundreds of others are a tragedy both locally and internationally. Suicide bombers struck three Christian churches and four luxury hotels in eight blasts in Colombo on Sunday morning. While the overwhelming majority of the dead were Sri Lankans, there were also victims from across the world, from the United States to China, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Turkey. While we […]

  • California man on crime spree stabs woman, steals car, hits pedestrian: police

    Find out how a cyclist was able to stop him:

  • Workers questioned as Notre Dame fire investigation ramps up

    PARIS – As emergency crews pick through the charred remains of Notre Dame cathedral‘s ancient wooden beams, which turned the world-famous site into an inferno on Monday night, focus has turned to the investigation into how the blaze started. Thirty employees working at the Paris landmark before the fire broke out were interviewed by Paris prosecutors on Tuesday, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. They included construction workers and Notre Dame security staff. Interviews will resume on Wednesday, the prosecutor’s office […]

  • Firefighter injured while trying to save burning warehouse

    A firefighter was hospitalized after a storage facility in the Morena area caught fire Friday morning, authorities said.

  • Blizzard whips Central US dropping 18-inches of snow

    DENVER — A major spring storm unloaded heavy snow and blizzard conditions from the Dakotas to Minnesota, and is expected to make travel a nightmare for the 1.6 million people in its path as it makes its way toward Canada. Storm warnings and blizzard conditions extended to at least 12 states, the National Weather Service said. Officials urged drivers to be cautious, with states such as South Dakota warning people in some counties to stay off the roads completely. “Really […]

  • House votes to restore net neutrality rules

    The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to restore net neutrality protections repealed by President Donald Trump's Federal Communications Commission in a controversial move more than a year ago.

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