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San Diego Police Clear Suspect In North Park Attacks Of One Charge

Sept. 12
By City News Service

A 23-year-old man suspected of carrying out a spree of sex assaults in North Park over the last three months has been cleared in one of the crimes by police.

Roundtable: On ISIS Strategy, Death In Jail, Violence Among Pro Athletes

Sept. 12
Midday Edition
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The president wants to arm and train warriors against ISIS. A review board blasts the San Diego County Sheriffs' Department over the recent death of an inmate. Violence among professional athletes goes much further than Ray Rice.

San Diego Police Staffing Problem Growing Worse

Sept. 11
By Tarryn Mento
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City Independent Budget Analyst Andrea Tevlin said in a report released Thursday the average number of San Diego officers leaving the department each month is now nearly triple the rate of 2010.

Bail Set At $5M For Man Accused In North Park Assaults

Sept. 11
By City News Service and c

David Angelo Drake II, who is accused in a series of assaults on women in North Park, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment. He faces 114 years to life in prison if convicted.

Man Who Escaped From San Diego Jail Recaptured

Sept. 11
By City News Service
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Don Andrea Torrillo was arrested in a room at a Motel 6 in El Cajon around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and now faces an escape charge in addition to other charges he was facing.

San Diego Unified: New MRAP Is Not A Tank

Sept. 10
By Matthew Bowler, Tarryn Mento
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San Diego Unified School District's Police Chief Ruben Littlejohn says having the vehicle doesn't reflect a militarization of the educational system.

SDSU Police Release Photos Of Sexual Assault Suspect

Sept. 10
By City News Service
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The assault occurred about 1:40 a.m. Saturday at a residential complex at Hardy Avenue and 55th Street.

City Council To Consider Spending $250K To Defend Former SDPD Officer

Sept. 10
By City News Service
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The City Attorney's Office is asking for as much as $250,000 to retain outside counsel to defend former San Diego police Officer Christopher Hays against any lawsuits filed by women who contend he groped and illegally detained them.

Man Escapes From San Diego Central Jail

Sept. 10
By City News Service
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A 26-year-old man escaped from San Diego Central Jail around 6 p.m. Tuesday and remained at large Wednesday.

Firefighters, Lifeguards To Hit The Streets For Fill The Boot Campaign

Sept. 9
By City News Service
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The Fill the Boot campaign is estimated to have raised around $52,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in San Diego.

San Diego County's Violent Crime Down Slightly

Sept. 9
By City News Service
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SANDAG statistics for the first six months of the year show violent crimes — homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault — are down 1 percent in the county compared to the same period in 2013.

San Diego Unified Got An Armored Vehicle Under Military Surplus Program

Sept. 9
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The school district's police department got the MRAP — mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle — for free under the U.S. Defense Department's Excess Property Program, which has come under scrutiny after military equipment from it was used in Ferguson, Missouri.

Man Arrested, Charged In Series Of Attacks On Women In North Park

Sept. 9
By KPBS News
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David Angelo Drake, 23, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and assault for a series of attacks on women in the North Park neighborhood since June.

Safety Changes Coming To Fiesta Island After Driver Hits Bicyclists

Sept. 9
By Claire Trageser
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A month after a suspected drunken driver went the wrong way on Fiesta Island and plowed into eight bicyclists, the city of San Diego is taking steps to make the island safer.

Rape Tweets Prompt Navy To Drop Cee Lo Green From Concert

Sept. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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Cee Lo Green's Tweets claiming a woman can't be raped unless she's conscious got him booted from the lineup of entertainers scheduled to perform at Naval District Washington’s Freedom Live concert later this month.