Skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Public Safety

Tease photo for story

HiCaliber Horse Rescue Shutting Down Amid Investigations

April 23
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Nicole Tyau / inewsource

HiCaliber Horse Rescue, a Valley Center nonprofit at the center of an inewsource investigation and multiple government investigations over allegations of fraud, animal abuse and improper veterinary practices, is closing, according to a Facebook post on Saturday.

Tease photo for story

Despite Increase In Violent Crime, San Diego Remains Safer Than Other U.S. Cities

April 20
By City News Service

San Diego County is generally safer than the U.S. as a whole, though elder abuse and several types of violent crime are on the rise locally, according to a report released Friday.

Tease photo for story

For The Second Time, San Diego Students Walk Out Against Gun Violence

April 20
By City News Service, Megan Burks

Students from about two dozen San Diego County schools walked out of class Friday for the second time in just over a month to protest gun violence and urge politicians to better protect campuses.

Tease photo for story

How A New San Diego Police Division Is Tackling Homelessness, Quality Of Life Issues

April 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Police Department's new neighborhood-policing division is dedicated to homelessness and other neighborhood quality-of-life issues from graffiti to prostitution and theft.

Tease photo for story

Caltrans: Trash Is Piling Up Along San Diego Highways

April 19
By Matt Hoffman

Caltrans said since last July it has picked up over 30,000 cubic yards of trash and debris, where it normally sees upwards of 22,000 cubic yards per year.

Tease photo for story

Sheriff's Department Will Review Rebecca Zahau Case

April 16
By City News Service, KPBS News

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Monday they will reevaluate the Rebecca Zahau case, following a civil verdict that found a man responsible for her death.

Tease photo for story

Horses Evacuated During Wildfire Return To San Diego Stables

April 16
By Associated Press

Hundreds of thoroughbred horses evacuated during a wildfire late last year are heading back to their home at the San Luis Rey Training Center near San Diego, according to a report.

Tease photo for story

Federal Prosecutors Targeting Fentanyl Dealers During Opioid Crisis

April 12
By Matt Hoffman

Recently, the U.S. Attorney's Office brought charges against three opioid dealers after they sold fentanyl to someone who had a fatal overdose.

Tease photo for story

Faulconer Proposes $3.8 Billion Budget, Averting Major Cuts

April 12
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer's proposed budget for next fiscal year manages to close a deficit by carrying over unspent money from the current fiscal year, dipping into reserve accounts and trimming the budgets of several departments.

Tease photo for story

Chula Vista's Police Officer Shortage Impacts How DUI Officer Does His Job

April 12
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Reports have found that Chula Vista's Police Department has been understaffed for decades. The department has the lowest officer-to-resident ratio in San Diego County.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Drivers In Crashes While Using Phones Up 24% In A Decade

April 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego police are participating in a statewide enforcement campaign on Friday targeting distracted drivers.

Tease photo for story

News Media Sue Over California's New Execution Rules

April 12
By Associated Press

The Los Angeles Times and other news media organizations sued over California's new execution rules Wednesday, saying they would bar journalists from fully reporting on the lethal injection procedure. The lawsuit is the latest challenge as the state seeks to resume executions for the first time since 2006.

Tease photo for story

Judges Weigh Scope Of Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

April 12
By Associated Press

A federal appeals court on Wednesday scrutinized whether President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from so-called "sanctuary cities" threatened hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to two California counties or potentially less than a million dollars as the administration claims.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Promises Safety Upgrades For Dangerous Intersections

April 11
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

Councilman Chris Ward, members of Circulate San Diego and other transportation advocates gathered Wednesday at the San Diego City Hall Concourse to reaffirm their commitment to pedestrian safety, starting with safety upgrades at 15 intersections.

Tease photo for story

Border Patrol Agent Arrested On Suspicion Of Drug, Illegal Firearm Possession

April 11
By City News Service

An off-duty Border Patrol agent was arrested in Oceanside when officers found him asleep in a pickup truck with heroin and an illegal rifle, police and Border Patrol officials said Wednesday.