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Obama Puts Stricter Controls On Military-Style Equipment For Police

May 18
By Associated Press
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Nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments and putting stricter controls on other weapons and gear distributed to law enforcement.

San Diego Officer Shot, Man Killed In Kearny Mesa

May 17
By KPBS News, City News Service
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The officer suffered one gunshot wound, and she was being treated at Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said. The man who was killed may be linked to a series of shootings at buildings in the Kearny Mesa area.

Boil Water Order Issued For Mount Laguna Recreation Area

May 15
By City News Service
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The Mount Laguna Recreation Area's water system has tested positive for E.Coli. A separate, unaffected water system serves private businesses and residences in the area.

Black Student Organizations Question San Diego Police Policies

May 14
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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San Diego police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said reforms on policing have been made since a Department of Justice review. But students want racial profiling to end.

Neighbors Help Family Rebuild After Devastating Cocos Fire

May 14
By Susan Murphy
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It was a year ago that a dozen wildfires whipped by Santa Ana winds roared through San Diego County. The fires devoured nearly 27,000 acres and destroyed 63 homes. Those who lost homes continue today to work to rebuild them.

Border Patrol Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Placing Camera In Women's Restroom

May 14
By City News Service
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A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges for secretly placing a camera in a women's restroom at a Border Patrol facility where several of his female co-workers were videotaped in various stages of undress.

San Diego County Officials Mark One Year Since May 2014 Wildfires

May 13
Beverley Woodworth
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Fire officials and community leaders say San Diego County is better prepared than ever before for wildfires

Preparing For San Diego Fire Season: Lessons Learned From May Wildfires

May 13
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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Over a five-day period In May 2014, unusual Santa Ana winds fueled flames to 14 wildfires around San Diego County. Experts revisit what happened and talk about lessons learned.

Harmony Grove Residents Worry About Fire Evacuation Routes

May 13
By Alison St John
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Recovery is slow for Harmony Grove, a community hard hit by the Cocos fire a year ago this week. Plus, residents worry that evacuation routes have not improved.

San Diego Study: Designer Drug 'Flakka' Is Potent But No Worse Than Bath Salts

May 11
By David Wagner
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Research out of The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla suggests the effects of a new designer drug sweeping Florida are on par with a previous chemical cousin.

San Diego County DA Supports Eliminating Some Jury Trials For Misdemeanors

May 11
By City News Service
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The San Diego County District Attorney's Office is backing state legislation that would give prosecutors the sole discretion to charge and prosecute infractions in place of many low-level misdemeanors.

Grand Jury Report: San Diego County's Backcountry Needs More Fire Protection

May 11
By City News Service
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San Diego County officials have made great strides improving firefighting capability in unincorporated or "backcountry" areas, but more needs to be done.

Oceanside Teen Accused Of Making School Shooting Threat

May 11
By Associated Press
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Authorities say replica guns and body armor were found in the bedroom of a San Diego County teen arrested on suspicion of making a written threat of a shooting at an Oceanside high school.

San Diego Rain Storm Won't Decrease Fire Danger By Much

May 8
By Claire Trageser
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While a mid-May rain storm is unusual for San Diego, the downpour will only temporarily decrease the risk of wildfires, according to the National Weather Service.

Fire Officials Say San Diego Should Brace For 'Unprecedented' Fire Season

May 8
By Susan Murphy
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Despite this week’s rain showers and cool temperatures, state and local fire officials are warning, come summer and fall, San Diego County could be poised for one of its worst fire seasons ever.