Stories by Amita Sharma
Douglas J. Crawford, who is running against incumbent Judge Ronald Prager, faces a 90-day suspension for threatening to report an opponent in a civil suit to the Internal Revenue Service.
The end of a marriage is usually sad, painful and often traumatic. But does a divorce have to be? A new documentary describes divorce in America as big business, where determining what's right for the former couple and their children often gets lost in a sea of attorney's fees and endless court arguments. We look at where the money is going, reform and what options are available for families in San Diego County.
After two mayoral elections in the city of San Diego in just as many years, a group of civic-minded individuals are coming together to restore civility to civic dialogue.
Southern California Edison says it will follow a set of core principles.
Dozens of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents scoured two residents linked to Mexican businessman Jose Susomo Azano Matsura and seized electronics and financial records.
San Diego County prosecutors filed nine sex-trafficking cases in 2009. Last year, that number rose to 43.
In June, about 18 months after a radioactive leak took the San Onofre Power Plant offline, the plant's operator announced the reactor would shut down permanently. Now the debate is over who will pick up the tab, where replacement power will come from and what will happen to the radioactive waste left on site.
No doubt the biggest story in San Diego this year was the sexual harassment scandal that lead to the political demise of former Mayor Bob Filner.
NSA surveillance put the FBI on the trail of four Somali men in San Diego, who were convicted of aiding terrorists. And that news set their lawyers in pursuit of a new trial.
By most accounts, California's death penalty process takes too long and costs too much, but public safety groups in San Diego County believe there might be a way to fix the state's broken death penalty process.
Defense lawyers argued secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance hindered discovery and violated Fourth Amendment rights of the defendants, found guilty of aiding terrorist group. Three of the four men are scheduled to be sentenced Monday.