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Judge Orders $500K Payment To Man Shot By Border Patrol

Feb. 16
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Few immigrants in the U.S. illegally who are shot by Border Patrol agents survive, and in even fewer cases is an agent found to have used excessive force.

Wiping Out Diseases With Vaccines Makes Their Horrors A Distant Memory

Feb. 10
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource, Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Nearly 51,000 California kindergarteners — in both public and private schools— began the 2014-2015 school year lacking one or more recommended vaccinations against diseases.

California Gets New Government Accountability Laws

Feb. 4
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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A crusade by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia got the ethics laws passed to make it easier for the public to hold politicians and government officials accountable, but the measures did get watered down to win approval.

Investigators Search Home Of Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey

Jan. 30
By Amita Sharma
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The search comes one month after Michael Peevey stepped down as president of the powerful California Public Utilities Commission.

San Diego’s Collective Immunity Threatened By Declining Vaccination Rates

Jan. 29
Midday Edition
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Immunologists are raising the alarm about what they say is our collective amnesia over the damage these diseases have wrought in the past.

USA Vs. $9,000 In Currency — A Lawsuit Over Drug Money In San Diego County

Jan. 27
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource, Brad Racino / inewsource
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The lawsuit stems from a formal complaint U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy filed related to the federal asset forfeiture program. The complaint isn't against someone — it's against the money itself.

San Diego Agencies Cash In On Drug Money, Assets

Jan. 26
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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A federal program allowing police to seize money and assets related to drug trafficking has been good to San Diego County’s cops and prosecutors, providing nearly $30 million to their agencies between 2007 and 2014.

Will More Indictments Come In San Diego Campaign Scandal?

Jan. 21
By Amita Sharma
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One year after federal prosecutors accused a Mexican tycoon and others of campaign finance crimes, a question remains: Is there enough evidence to charge the politicians who benefited from the money?

More Teens Getting Whooping Cough Since Vaccine Change

Jan. 19
By Joanne Faryon
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A change in the whooping cough vaccine may be contributing to more teens getting the illness.

Plan In the Works To Build Ferris Wheel On San Diego's Bayfront

Jan. 7
By Erik Anderson and Brad Racino / inewsource
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The project, called “The San Diego Skywheel at Discovery Point”, would be on Tuna Harbor Park next to the Midway Museum.

Calexico Police Department Under Fire And Under Investigation

Jan. 6
By Jill Replogle
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The new police chief of Calexico says the department is plagued by extortion and professional misconduct.

California Regulator Michael Peevey's Legacy Debated

Dec. 26
By Amita Sharma
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Allies insist state Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey leaves an unsurpassable legacy, but critics say he had chummy ties with the power companies he oversaw.

Record Number Of Whooping Cough Cases In San Diego County Despite Immunization

Dec. 22
Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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So far this year, 1,855 positive cases have been recorded in San Diego County, with more than 80 percent of the people up to date on their whooping cough shots.

San Diego Police Sued For Withholding Spy Technology Records

Dec. 18
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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The San Diego Police Department purchased high-tech surveillance devices called Stingrays that indiscriminately gather large amounts of cellphone data in order to locate a target.

Another Family Makes Claim On John Doe On Life Support

Nov. 21
Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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John Doe was severely brain injured in a car accident near the Mexico/U.S. border more than 14 years ago and has been on life support ever since.