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Navy, Marines Team Up At Camp Pendleton For Disaster Response Training

Oct. 28
By Susan Murphy
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The Navy and Marines have teamed up at Camp Pendleton, on land and out at sea, for global crisis training. They're testing a new ship that could be a game-changer the next time troops are called for humanitarian assistance.

San Diego Cops Hope Salary Survey Leads To Raises

Oct. 27
By Tarryn Mento
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The police union says the preliminary results of the officers' pay and benefits survey show San Diego pay is at or near the bottom of the 19 departments analyzed.

Skyline Park Renamed In Memory Of Slain San Diego Police Officer

Oct. 27
By Dwane Brown and City News Service
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Skyview Neighborhood Park was renamed Officer Christopher Wilson Memorial Park at a ceremony Monday. Wilson was gunned down in a shootout four years ago.

San Diego Graffiti Program Gets Poor Marks

Oct. 27
By City News Service
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San Diego's graffiti control program gets poor grades in a new audit, which found there are delays and the reporting process is too complicated.

Marijuana Use Among San Diego County Arrestees Reaches 14-Year High

Oct. 27
By City News Service
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A report released by San Diego Association of Governments Monday found that 71 percent of arrested men and 69 percent of arrested women tested positive for at least one illicit drug.

Triple Murder Suspect Declared Mentally Incompetent For Trial

Oct. 27
By City News Service
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Carlo Mercado, 29, is charged in the shooting deaths of three people, including two killed in Mission Valley on Christmas Eve. A court-appointed psychiatrist found that Mercado is not competent to stand trial.

Helping First Responders Deal With The Trauma They've Seen

Oct. 27
Midday Edition
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Police officers, paramedics and firefighters all are trained and ready to respond when emergencies and tragedies occur. The first responders are a community's first line of defense. But who defends them against the memories of what they've seen and dealt with?

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed In Northern California; Suspect Arrested

Oct. 24
Associated Press
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The slaying of the deputies was the single deadliest day for California law enforcement since February 2013. One deputy was from Sacramento County, the other from Placer County.

Ex-SDPD Criminologist Linked To Teen Girl's Killing 30 Years Ago

Oct. 23
By City News Service
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Kevin Charles Brown, who retired from the Police Department in 2002, apparently killed himself this week at Cuyamaca State Park as authorities were about to arrest him in the killing of a 14-year-old girl in 1984.

4 Marijuana Dispensaries In San Diego Shut Down

Oct. 23
By City News Service
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The dispensaries were operating illegally according to regulations adopted by the San Diego City Council earlier this year.

Where Does California's Death Penalty Stand?

Oct. 23
Midday Edition
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The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reinstating the death penalty of a San Diego man found guilty in a triple murder in 1985. But just this summer a federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional. So where does the state death penalty stand?

Ex-Camp Pendleton Marine Now Alleged Indiana Serial Killer

Oct. 23
By Beth Ford Roth
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Alleged serial killer Darren Vann was "prematurely discharged" from the Marine Corps in the early 1990s, according to military records obtained by the Austin-American Statesman. The Corps found that Vann, now suspected of murdering at least seven women in Indiana, had a character "incongruent with Marine Corps’ expectations and standards."

San Diego Public Safety Agencies Train For School Shooting

Oct. 22
By Matthew Bowler
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The focus of the drill at Knox Middle School in Valencia Park was to address the kind of violence that can happen when kids bully one another.

FBI On High Alert After Canadian Parliament Shooting

Oct. 22
By City News Service

The San Diego FBI office said the agency reminded its personnel to remain on high alert for such incidents in the U.S.

US Marine Held In Transgender Killing No Longer On USS Peleliu (Video)

Oct. 22
By Beth Ford Roth
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The U.S. military has transferred Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, 19, from the brig of the San Diego-based USS Peleliu to Camp Aguinaldo, a Philippine military compound, allowing the Peleliu to leave the Philippines.