CRIME & SAFETY
Lakeside man shot 16 times by sheriff's deputies sues San Diego County
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Lakeside man who was shot 16 times by San Diego County sheriff's deputies filed a lawsuit today against the county and the two deputies who opened fire. The lawsuit filed in San Diego federal court alleges Erik Talavera was in the process of surrendering when two deputies shot him in El Cajon on Feb. 16, 2022.
San Diego mother of three missing after trip to Dog Beach with dog
A 37-year-old mother from San Diego never returned home after a trip to Dog Beach in Ocean Beach on Wednesday night.
Authorities: Body found in hole in Linda Vista area
A man in his 30s was found dead Monday in a vacant lot in Linda Vista, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department confirmed.
For decades, tribes have helped San Diego County on emergency calls. Now, the two are butting heads over sovereign immunity.
County suspends some services until new mutual aid agreements are signed
Southwest flight headed to San Diego makes emergency landing in Las Vegas
Las Vegas (KSNV) — A recent Southwest Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Las Vegas late Sunday night after an electrical fire was reported onboard. According to officials, the flight was headed to San Diego from Denver, where it made an emergency landing at Harry Reid Airport.
At least 1 killed in multi-car crash on I-5 in Chula Vista
At least one person was killed in a multi-car crash Monday night along southbound Interstate 5, according to the CHP. The crash was reported at around 10:36 p.m. near Palomar Street in Chula Vista. A car stalled and was blocking the middle lanes of the freeway leading to a chain...
MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN DULZURA COLLISION
November 27, 2023 (Dulzura) – A San Diego man, 29, sustained fatal injuries in a collision that occurred yesterday at 10:29 a.m. in Dulzura. The man was driving a 2004 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle eastbound on State Route 94, west of State Route 188 (Tecate Road) when he crossed double yellow lines and crashed into a 2015 Kia Sorrento.
Solo-vehicle crash on I-805 prompts multiple lane closures
Multiple lanes of the northbound Interstate 805 through Chula Vista are blocked after a traffic collision, according to California Highway Patrol.
High-Speed Prius Pursuit Across San Diego County
A CHP attempted to pull over the male driver of a Toyota Prius as they were traveling westbound on the I-8 near Willows Rd in Alpine. The driver failed to yield and reached speeds of 105 mph. SDSO Deputies then fell into the pursuit but dropped out. The Pursuit went...
East County Residents Alert: Shooting and Stabbing Incident on Woodside Avenue, Suspect Still at Large
Two people got injured in a shooting and stabbing incident in East County. The event happened on Saturday, November 25, just before 7:30 p.m. Lakeside Sheriff's Substation deputies responded to a shooting report on the 12000 block of Woodside Avenue.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Hostage Situation, Cold Case Breakthrough in San Diego, California
This week in San Diego, California, there were several incidents that occurred, including a shooting in East San Diego County resulting in a man being injured, an armed suspect barricading himself in a home and holding a family member hostage, a deadly confrontation between police and an armed suspect in City Heights, a shooting in the Bay Terraces neighborhood leaving one person injured, the identification of a murder victim found in San Diego Bay in 1973, and shots fired at the Mexican Attorney General's office in Tijuana with two arrests made.
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Incidents Raise Concerns in San Diego County, California
This week in San Diego County, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a shooting in Spring Valley that left multiple victims injured, a stabbing in Vista resulting in one fatality and another person hospitalized, a suspected murder of a mother in Borrego Springs, an attempted kidnapping of a 1-year-old child at a Santee Costco, the arrest of a substitute teacher for child molestation in Oceanside, and a home invasion in Chula Vista where shots were fired but no injuries were reported.
Statewide task force meets in San Diego following record-breaking charter school fraud case
The task force formed as a result of a 2019 San Diego case, which found 11 people defrauded the state of $400 million.
Over $250,000 in meth seized at California border with Mexico
Border Patrol agents seized over $250,000 worth of methamphetamine last week during a vehicle stop at the California-Mexico border.
Community in mourning after four died in Thanksgiving rollover crash
The community gathered in Chicano Park and mourned the loss of four lives in a tragic Thanksgiving morning rollover crash on SR-94.
VUSD Employee and Water Polo Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Child Molestation Charges
• Conner Chanove, a Vista Unified School District employee and Carlsbad water polo coach, pleaded not guilty to child molestation charges. • Chanove is accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl at an Oceanside park.
US Bank Returns Funds to Victim of Wire Fraud Scam
Discover how a father of five, conned out of $18,000 in a wire fraud scam, got his money reimbursed by US Bank. Learn about the scam, the viral story that led to the reimbursement, and the valuable lesson learned about fraud prevention.
Viral Retail Theft Videos Fuel Perception of Rising Crime Despite Contrary Statistics
Despite viral videos suggesting a rise in retail theft, statistics reveal a different story. While thefts have become more brazen, overall retail theft is down nearly 15% from last year. The perceived increase could be due to reduced security staffing and self-checkout counters.
San Diego man pleads guilty to multimillion dollar COVID-19 loan fraud scheme
The man fraudulently obtained nearly $3 million in COVID-19 relief funds that were meant to help businesses during the pandemic, according to court documents
San Diego is looking for its next police chief. Here are some challenges the next top cop may face.
Recruiting and retaining more police officers, and forging strong ties with the city's diverse communities were top priorities among police and community leaders