Stories for August 1, 2011
A Spring Valley man who put up posters offering a $3,000 "dead or alive" bounty on his daughter's boyfriend, a registered sex offender, was sentenced Monday in an El Cajon courtroom.
One of two men charged in the shooting deaths of two San Diego-based sailors in Otay Mesa nearly 18 years ago when he was 17 years old is unfit for prosecution in Juvenile Court and will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled today.
SDPD Officer David Hall confirmed dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Mitt Romney said Monday he opposes the compromise to raise the nation's debt ceiling, becoming the second Republican presidential contender to oppose a deal backed by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders in both parties.
There are nearly 40,000 people in immigration detention around the country on any given day. About 15 percent of them suffer from mental illness -- the same percentage seen in the wider prison population. But unlike in federal or state prisons, there's little oversight or regulation of medical treatment in immigrant detention facilities. And that's led to some people being lost in the system.