- May 19
- By KPBS News
A coalition of gun rights organizations, including the National Rifle Association, filed another lawsuit on Thursday challenging California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Two Rancho Bernardo High School students were taken into custody on Thursday on suspicion of being involved with a threat of gun violence, which led to lockdowns at RBHS and the adjacent Bernardo Heights Middle School.
- May 18
- By Associated Press
A law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.
Capt. Michael Marquez has been named the new police chief of San Diego Unified's Police Department. The 27-year police force veteran previously served as interim chief at the district.
- May 15
- By Michael Lipkin
Putting on his high school football uniform made Billy Johnson feel like he was part of a family and let him dream about college and a possible sports career. But Johnson said he got involved in selling drugs and eventually killed his dealer. In 1992 he was sentenced to 16 years-to-life in prison.
The fallout from the Comey firing is not dying down yet. The AFL-CIO takes over a local labor group and ousts its leaders. The district attorney is ordered to give back a family's savings.
- May 11
- By Tom Fudge
Health officials from San Diego County Thursday reported a steady rise in meth-related deaths and meth use in recent years.
- May 11
- By Alison St John
The nuclear waste stored at San Onofre may eventually move to New Mexico. Southern California Edison’s Community Engagement Panel meets Thursday night in Laguna Hills to focus on the latest developments in interim storage options for nuclear waste.
- May 10
- By City News Service
San Diego Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a motorist Wednesday afternoon following a short pursuit over backcountry roads east of Barona Casino.
A report by UC Berkeley School of Law Policy Advocacy Clinic shows San Diego County charges families $30 for every day a juvenile is locked up in juvenile detention. And the average stay can cost families almost $1,000.
De-escalation training is designed to teach police officers techniques to reduce fatal use of force. Officers are trained in how to slow down and verbally engage with the people they encounter.
A 15-year-old boy left a suicide note before he was killed by officers after pointing a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot in the dark over the weekend, police said Monday.
- May 8
- By Associated Press
Tuna-canning company Bumble Bee Foods has agreed to pay a $25 million fine after pleading guilty to conspiring with competitors to fix prices, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.
The San Diego County grand jury says that while the Sheriff's Department has undertaken reforms to reduce jail suicides, the suicide rate remains high and its procedures manual lacks a clear policy statement on preventing suicides.
Crisis response counselors will be at Torrey Pines High School Monday following the death of a 15-year-old student in an officer-involved shooting in a campus parking lot over the weekend.