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Taser Death Investigation Involving Sheriff's Deputies Underway

Taser Death Investigation Involving Sheriff's Deputies Underway

May 22
By KPBS News

San Diego County Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the death of an African-American man who died after deputies used a Taser on him twice.

2,000-Acre Gate Fire In Jamul Under Criminal Investigation

2,000-Acre Gate Fire In Jamul Under Criminal Investigation

May 22
By City News Service, KPBS News

Someone posted a video on Instagram of what appears to be a group of people starting the fire, according to Cal Fire Capt. Issac Sanchez.

Lawsuit Challenges California Gun Magazine Ban

Lawsuit Challenges California Gun Magazine Ban

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.

Students Detained Following Shooting Threat At Rancho Bernardo High...

Students Detained Following Shooting Threat At Rancho Bernardo High School

May 19
By City News Service, KPBS News

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.

San Diego State Appoints First Woman President In Interim Position

San Diego State Appoints First Woman President In Interim Position

May 15
By KPBS News

San Diego State University announced the appointment of the first woman president in the college's 120-year history.

Teen Who Died In Police Shooting At Torrey Pines High Left Suicide ...

Teen Who Died In Police Shooting At Torrey Pines High Left Suicide Note

May 8
By City News Service, KPBS News

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.

San Diego Arts Supporters Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

San Diego Arts Supporters Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

May 8
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service, KPBS News

San Diego arts organizations gathered outside the City Council chambers to protest proposed funding cuts in the city budget. The cuts total $4.7 million and represent one of the largest cuts to any department.

California Groups Rally Against Trump Immigration Crackdown

California Groups Rally Against Trump Immigration Crackdown

May 1
By Associated Press, KPBS News

Immigrant rights groups and unions opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown were set Monday to protest it at rallies Monday in at least a dozen California cities.

NPR's Michel Martin Hosts Border Discussion In San Diego

NPR's Michel Martin Hosts Border Discussion In San Diego

April 28
By KPBS News

National Public Radio’s Michel Martin was in San Diego Tuesday to host a discussion about borders called, "Going There: Beyond Borders."

USS Carl Vinson Pilot Rescued After Ejecting From Fighter Aircraft

USS Carl Vinson Pilot Rescued After Ejecting From Fighter Aircraft

April 21
By KPBS News

A pilot on the USS Carl Vinson was rescued by helicopter after he safely ejected his plane during a routine flight operation.

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