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  • Student raped on CSUSM campus, police say

    SAN MARCOS, Calif – Police at Cal State San Marcos said Thursday they are investigating the reported rape of a student at a campus residence hall. The sexual assault occurred between Thursday night, September 18, 2014 and Friday morning, September 19, 2014, according to a news release from CSUSM officials. University police were informed of the attack on Wednesday, and said the assault occurred at the QUAD residence hall, located at 200 Barham Drive, according to the release. Investigators said […]

  • City offers to settle 35 year old De Anza Cove legal dispute

    SAN DIEGO — 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. In 2003, residents sued the city when they were given eviction notices after a master lease expired for the park, which is owned by the city. City officials have been trying to close the mobile home park since discovering several decades ago that a […]

  • San Diego Unified to return armored vehicle

    SAN DIEGO –The San Diego Unified School District announced Thursday it is returning an armored personnel vehicle it acquired through a department of defense excess property program. “Some members of our community are not comfortable with the district having this vehicle,” said Superintendent Cindy Marten in a news release. “’If any part of our community is not comfortable with it, we cannot be comfortable with it.” “The safety and security of our students and schools is a top priority and […]

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    La Mesa man latest victim of West Nile virus

    SAN DIEGO — A 73-year-old La Mesa man is recovering from a bout with an illness associated with West Nile virus, and an El Cajon woman probably contracted the mosquito-borne disease, as well, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. The unidentified man was admitted to a hospital for meningoencephalitis, an infection of the brain and surrounding tissue that can result from West Nile virus infection, according to the HHSA. The 44-year-old woman, whose name also […]

  • Chemical spill forces evacuation at UCSD

    SAN DIEGO – A San Diego Fire Department Hazardous Materials team was sent to the campus of the University of California at San Diego late Friday. According to fire officials, some sort of hazardous chemical was spilled in a social sciences building on the campus about 6 p.m.   Fire crews evacuated the building and no one was hurt.  The Hazardous Materials Team began a cleanup that was completed in about two hours. The building was reopened just before 9 […]

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    Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola after West Africa visit

    Sacramento, Calif. — A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center who was potentially exposed to the  Ebola virus has tested negative, hospital officials confirmed Thursday night. The unidentified patient was being cared for in a specially equipped negative pressure room while tests were ongoing, officials said. It is unclear when the patient arrived at the facility or when the possible exposure to the virus occurred, but it did happen in West Africa, officials said. No specific information […]

  • De Anza Cove Standoff

    Man shot by cops in standoff pleads not guilty in hospital arraignment

    SAN DIEGO — A man shot by police when he allegedly waved a pistol at people in Mission Bay Park pleaded not guilty from a hospital bed Wednesday. Lance Tamayo, 45, is charged with exhibiting a firearm in the presence of peace officers. He was ordered held on $150,000 bail. If convicted, he faces three years and eight months in prison. Tamayo called police from the 2800 block of North  Mission Bay Drive shortly after 11 a.m. on Aug. 6 and […]

  • Divers search El Capitan Reservoir

    No charges in boat crash that killed 2

    SAN DIEGO — A 20-year-old boater killed along with a passenger in a collision with another vessel last month on El Capitan Reservoir was traveling the wrong way in a designated travel lane at the time of the accident, authorities said Wednesday. Russell Mendez, was taking a northbound heading in an area marked by buoys for southbound vessel traffic when his Bayliner boat crashed into a Nitro- brand vessel in an area known as “the Narrows” shortly before 7:30 p.m. […]

  • William Daniel Cady

    Driver in fatal crash laughed when asked to slow down, survivor says

    SAN DIEGO — A man who survived a rollover crash in which three fellow passengers were killed after a night of drinking testified Wednesday that the driver was going too fast and sped up and laughed when they asked him to slow down just before he lost control of the SUV. Trevor Rodgers, 26, testified as a preliminary hearing got underway for William Cady, who is charged with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI causing injury. Rodgers testified […]

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