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San Diego City Council Staffer Suspended Without Pay After Shooting Comment

Dec. 12
By Tarryn Mento
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A staffer for Councilwoman Lorie Zapf referred to police brutality protesters as “idiots” and said “I wanted to shoot them" at the city's inauguration Wednesday morning.

22 Arrested In Sex-Trafficking Case Involving East County Girls

Dec. 11
By City News Service
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Law enforcement identified about 100 girls and women — ranging in age from 12 to their mid-20s — who were manipulated with promises of a lavish lifestyle.

2 Fraternity Members Arrested In Cal State San Marcos Sex Assault Case

Dec. 11
By Angela Carone
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Two Cal State San Marcos students and members of Tau Kappa Epsilon were arrested Thursday in an ongoing investigation that involves sexual assault allegations.

Suspect Arrested In Amber Alert After Causing Freeway Ramp Closure In Santee

Dec. 11
By City News Service
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Four Los Angeles-area boys who were the subjects of an Amber Alert were found safe in San Diego County Thursday and their biological father was taken into custody following a roughly 90-minute standoff on state Route 52.

Oceanside Extends Earthquake Retrofit Deadline

Dec. 11
Promise Yee
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Oceanside City Council extends deadline for building owners to meet California's earthquake retrofitting standards.

Chula Vista School Helps Children Break Cycle Of Domestic Violence

Dec. 10
By Dwane Brown
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Five year study shows pre-school program helps raise math and reading scores of children exposed to domestic violence.

San Diego Officers Seize 132,000 Marijuana Plants in 2014

Dec. 10
By Matthew Bowler, City News Service
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As part of their efforts to combat local cannabis trafficking, officers arrested 129 suspects so far in 2014.

Student Arrested In San Diego State Sexual Assault Case

Dec. 9
By KPBS , City News Service

SDSU student Francisco Paiva Sousa was arrested Tuesday in connection with a sexual assault reported over the weekend.

Sheriff: 2 Injured In Medical Marijuana Shop Robbery

Dec. 9
By City News Service

The robbery occurred Tuesday morning at a marijuana dispensary on Campo Road in Spring Valley.

What You Need To Know About San Diego County's Criminal Grand Jury

Dec. 8
Midday Edition
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As protests continue across the country over the grand jury verdicts in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, we take a look at how San Diego County's criminal grand jury system works.

Power Restored To SDSU Campus

Dec. 8
By KPBS News
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Part of the west end of San Diego State University was hit with a power outage on Monday morning. SDSU police say a "transformer exploded" in Parking Structure 4.

Rolling Stone's Journalistic Missteps Cause Fallout For Victims Of Sexual Assault

Dec. 8
Midday Edition
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Rolling Stone has backed away from its exposé on a sexual assault at the University of Virginia. The Washington Post is re-reporting the story and has found several discrepancies. The debacle has left many questions in its wake: How should news organizations verify allegations made by sexual assault victims? And what kind of fallout will there be for victims of sexual assault who want to come forward?

Smoke From Controlled Burn To Be Visible From Ramona

Dec. 8
City News Service

Brush pile burns scheduled to begin Monday morning in San Diego Country Estates near Ramona are expected to send smoke into the air that may be visible in surrounding areas.

Lincoln Park Food Market Aims To Change Neighborhood's Reputation

Dec. 8
By Claire Trageser
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Taste of Four Corners, put on by the grass-roots group Urban Collaborative Project, drew a crowd of 30 to 40 who ate from food trucks, shopped at local vendors and listened to live jazz.

Medi-Cal Enrollment Effort In San Diego County Jails Picks Up

Dec. 5
By Megan Burks
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Under the Affordable Care Act, many inmates now have access to health insurance for the first time.