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  • Dangerous rip currents expected to hit San Diego beaches

    – SAN DIEGO — Strong rip currents and high surf are expected along the San Diego County coastline starting Thursday afternoon, which could result in dangerous swimming conditions for Thanksgiving beachgoers. The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory today for the county’s coastal areas, which will go into effect at 2 p.m. Thursday and extend until 6 p.m. Friday. Surf of 5-7 feet with sets of up to 9 feet are expected along west-facing beaches. NWS meteorologists said […]

  • Santee man accused of mall bank robbery arrested

    SAN DIEGO – A 23-year-old Santee man behind bars Tuesday for allegedly robbing a bank branch in San Diego earlier this month. Cesar Daniel Flores was arrested Saturday at the Mission Valley Mall after he was spotted at a nearby bus stop by an off-duty FBI agent who was among those who responded to the Aug. 2 robbery of the San Diego County Credit Union at 2245 Fenton Parkway, according to FBI Special Agent Darrell Foxworth. The agent contacted a […]

  • Man sentenced for killing mother

    VISTA, Calif. — A Vista man who fatally stabbed a woman and critically wounded her 8-year-old daughter in the victims’ San Marcos apartment last year was sentenced today to 22 years to life in state prison. Daniel Hernandez, 28, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree murder and premeditated attempted murder. Sheriff’s deputies went to a unit in the Whispering Oaks Apartment complex on North Twin Oaks Valley Road about 3:30 a.m. last Dec. 18 and found 41-year-old Antonia Marie Duran […]

  • Stolen Lorax returned to Dr. Seuss’ widow

    SAN DIEGO – A 2-foot-tall, 300-pound “Lorax” statue stolen from the oceanfront La Jolla home of Dr. Seuss’ widow more than a year ago was found Wednesday and returned to the Geisel estate. Audrey Geisel and a groundskeeper had noticed the custom-made bronze statue, valued at around $10,000 and crafted to resemble the title character of the 1971 children’s book written by Theodore Geisel using the pen name Dr. Seuss, was missing from the garden of the estate on Encelia […]

  • Man pleads guilty for ponzi scheme involvement

    San Diego,Ca- A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty today to being part of an investment fraud conspiracy that bilked victims out of more than $2 million. Douglas Ellingson admitted that between April 2008 and September 2012, he conspired with others to mislead victims about the nature and security of their investments, and would convince them to wire money into one of the several accounts he controlled, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ellingson wired almost all the funds to another man, […]

  • Motorcyclist dies in crash

    San Diego – Authorities today identified the 39-year-old man killed when his motorcycle collided with a car in Pacific Beach over the weekend. Matthew J. Dunn died at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla shortly after the crash, which occurred in the 2700 block of Garnet Avenue near Bond Street about 3:45 p.m.  Sunday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office. Dunn was riding his 1999 Ducati westbound when the driver of an Acura TSX turned left in front […]

  • High-ranking Mexican cartel member sentenced

    San Diego,Calif- A high-ranking lieutenant of a major Mexican drug cartel was sentenced in San Diego today to 35 years in prison for his role as leader of the criminal group’s U.S. operations, which included kidnappings and murders. Mario Escamilla, 33, pleaded guilty in January 2012 to conspiracy and narcotics distribution charges, admitting to involvement in three murder plots, all of which were thwarted by law enforcement. In handing down the sentence, U.S. District Judge William Hayes noted that “the […]

  • Remains from Boulevard Fire Identified

    The remains found in a burned Boulevard home were identified tonight by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Crime Laboratory as 8-year-old Ethan  Anderson. The identity was ascertained through DNA analysis extracted through bone marrow, according to Jan Caldwell, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s public affairs director. The boy’s remains and his 44-year-old mother Christina Anderson’s body were found Sunday night in the embers of James Lee DiMaggio’s fire-gutted Ross Avenue house off Old  Highway 80.

  • West Nile Virus found in Lakeside

    Lakeside,Calif- A dead crow found near Lakeside tested positive for West Nile virus, the first local case of the disease this year, county officials said today. County officials said they had taken aggressive steps in recent years tocontrol mosquitoes, which can spread the disease that is spread throughfeeding on an infected bird or other animal then a person. Two local residents were diagnosed with West Nile virus in the past three years — one who, like most who become infected, […]

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