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motorcyclist suspected of dui crashes, lands on parked car

a man suspected of being intoxicated crashed his motorcycle and flew onto a parked car on euclid avenue in san diego, police said. the 35-year-old rider was speeding south, approaching 54th street, when he drifted and struck a curb and guardrail about 8 p.m., police said. the impact threw him off the bike and onto a parked mercedes s500. he suffered serious fractures and was taken to a hospital. his injuries are not life-threatening, police said. the man is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, police said. he was not immediately arrested. captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captionlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachcaptionstructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaystructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaycaptiontwo marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.two marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.captiona 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway sunday night.a 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway ...





gov. brown denies parole to san diego cop killer

captiontwo marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.two marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.





accused gunman pleads not guilty to roadside murder

a san diego parolee pleaded not guilty to murder friday in the death of a man whose body was found on the side of a rural road near vista earlier this week, a prosecutor said.shyrehl joseph wesley, 20, faces 106 years to life in prison if convicted, deputy district attorney keith watanabe said.the victim, identified friday as d’angelo charon, 21, was shot three times, watanabe said.vista superior court judge cynthia freeland set wesley’s bail at $6 million, the prosecutor said.wesley’s attorney could not be reached for comment friday.the defendant’s girlfriend, sheffah chevis, is expected to be arraigned monday on charges of murder and being an accessory after the fact. the 18-year-old faces up to 28 years to life if convicted.watanabe said that a few hours before charon’s body was found, surveillance video shows the victim with the couple at a san diego liquor store. they bought two bottles of liquor and drove off in chevis’ toyota yaris. everything seemed fine, the prosecutor said.about 5:30 a.m. wednesday, a passing driver spotted charon’s body on twin oaks valley near gopher canyon road.around 11 p.m. that day, deputies arrested wesley at his north park home. about the same time, other deputies arrived at chevis’ home on clairemont drive, and found her cleaning up the trunk of her yaris, according to watanabe. the victim’s clothing and a bloody shoe were inside the trunk, he said.inside her home, investigators found a backpack with a .40-caliber handgun,...





teens arrested after pursuit to spring valley in stolen car

two 17-year-olds in a stolen car led san diego police on a chase from mountain view to spring valley, where they crashed and were arrested friday.medics examined the teens, a boy and girl, before they were taken in by police for questioning.police said the girl was behind the wheel when they caught sight of the red subaru impreza going east on imperial avenue from south 36th street about 8:50 a.m.a lojack signal had first alerted officers that the stolen car was in the area around 60th street, police officer mark herring said.an officer tried to get the girl to pull over, but she sped off instead, herring said. the pursuit sound through the neighborhood on ocean view boulevard, south on interstate 805, then east on state route 54.about 9 a.m., the subaru exited at jamacha road in spring valley. at some point it hit a curb and possibly a pole before going into the kmart shopping center parking lot and hitting another car.the driver stopped and, with her passenger, were ordered out at gunpoint. herring said the girl would be booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of auto theft and evading police. it wasn’t clear if the boy would face charges.russian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists sue salk institute for gender discriminationdisneyland's 'star wars' land model reveals some — but not allrussian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists s...





car jumps curb in pacific beach, fatally injures pedestrian

a 70-year-old trying to back her car accidentally shot forward and ran over a man, fatally injuring him in pacific beach friday, san diego police said.the woman was starting to pull out of a parking spot at the cvs pharmacy lot at hornblend street and mission boulevard about 11:30 a.m.she meant to back out of the space, but accidentally put the car in drive and hit the gas, police officer tony martinez said.her car sped forward, jumped a curb onto a sidewalk and knocked down a 52-year-old man. he became trapped under the car. he died of his injuries in the parking lot. his name was not released.russian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists sue salk institute for gender discriminationdisneyland's 'star wars' land model reveals some — but not allrussian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists sue salk institute for gender discriminationdisneyland's 'star wars' land model reveals some — but not allsee more videos





2-acre grass fire briefly threatens alpine homes

a two-acre grass fire briefly threatened about four homes along arnold way in alpine friday before being halted by firefighters.the blaze ignited about 12:15 p.m. near arnold and hunter lane, according to cal fire and the california highway patrol.callers told the chp that four to five homes were threatened by the flames.fire crews from alpine, viejas, barona, lakeside, u.s. forest service and the county fire authority joined cal fire crews in dousing the flames quickly, said cal fire capt. issac sanchez.he said they stopped the fire by the time it reached a chain-link fence near the homes. about two acres of dry grass burned.russian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists sue salk institute for gender discriminationdisneyland's 'star wars' land model reveals some — but not allrussian-american lobbyist who served in soviet military joined donald trump jr.'s meeting2 top female scientists sue salk institute for gender discriminationdisneyland's 'star wars' land model reveals some — but not allsee more videos





report: inmate firefighter suffered fatal injury from partner's chainsaw

an inmate firefighter who died tuesday was severely cut with a chainsaw another inmate was using while they were working together to stop a blaze in lakeside, according to a cal fire report. frank anaya, 22, was tasked with clearing brush cut by another inmate firefighter to build a fire containment line around a mobile home park off interstate 8-business and los coches road.the july 5 fire would be extinguished before any homes were damaged. it charred 2 acres. according to the report of the fatal incident, anaya was standing on a rock and pushing against a shrub his partner was cutting with a 24-inch chainsaw when a branch snapped and anaya lost his balance. he fell and landed on the chainsaw, which cut the back of his upper right thigh. according to the report, he yelled: “oww, i’ve been hit.” his partner, who felt the power tool snag anaya’s kevlar chaps, applied the chain break and withdrew the chainsaw, the report said. paramedics and other firefighters applied a tourniquet to anaya’s leg to control the bleeding before he was rushed away in an ambulance. he died tuesday at a hospital after undergoing multiple surgeries. anaya had been assigned to the la cima conservation camp in julian since april.a former venura county resident, he had been in state custody since last september after being convicted of assault on his spouse and a weapons charges.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monda...





car jumps curb in pacific beach, fatally injures pedestrian

a 70-year-old trying to back her car accidentally shot forward and ran over a man, fatally injuring him in pacific beach friday, san diego police said.the woman was starting to pull out of a parking spot at the cvs pharmacy lot at hornblend street and mission boulevard about 11:30 a.m.she meant to back out of the space, but accidentally put the car in drive and hit the gas, police officer tony martinez said.her car sped forward, jumped a curb onto a sidewalk and knocked down a 52-year-old man. he became trapped under the car. he died of his injuries in the parking lot. his name was not released.trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee more videos





2-acre grass fire briefly threatens alpine homes

a two-acre grass fire briefly threatened about four homes along arnold way in alpine friday before being halted by firefighters.the blaze ignited about 12:15 p.m. near arnold and hunter lane, according to cal fire and the california highway patrol.callers told the chp that four to five homes were threatened by the flames.fire crews from alpine, viejas, barona, lakeside, u.s. forest service and the county fire authority joined cal fire crews in dousing the flames quickly, said cal fire capt. issac sanchez.he said they stopped the fire by the time it reached a chain-link fence near the homes. about two acres of dry grass burned.trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee more videos





car jumps curb in pacific beach, fatally injures pedestrian

a man was fatally injured in pacific beach friday when a car ran over him while he walked down a parking lot sidewalk.witnesses told san diego police the female driver seemed to lose control of her car and veered over a curb in the cvs lot at hornblend street and mission boulevard.the man was trapped under the car. medics were not able to revive him, police officer mark herring said.the collision happened about 11:30 a.m. officers blocked off several streets while they investigated.there was no immediate information on whether the driver was injured.trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee more videos





2-acre brush fire briefly threatens alpine homes

a two-acre brush fire briefly threatened about four homes along arnold way in alpine friday before being halted by firefighters.the blaze ignited about 12:15 p.m. near arnold and hunter lane, according to cal fire and the california highway patrol.callers told the chp that four to five homes were threatened by the flames.fire crews from alpine, viejas, barona, lakeside, u.s. forest service and the county fire authority joined cal fire crews in dousing the flames quickly, said cal fire capt. issac sanchez.he said they stopped the fire before it reached a fence near the homes. about two acres burned.trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee more videos





teens arrested after pursuit to spring valley in stolen car

two 17-year-olds in a stolen car led san diego police on a chase from mountain view to spring valley, where they crashed and were arrested friday.medics examined the teens, a boy and girl, before they were taken in by police for questioning.police said the girl was behind the wheel when they caught sight of the red subaru impreza going east on imperial avenue from south 36th street about 8:50 a.m.a lojack signal had first alerted officers that the stolen car was in the area around 60th street, police officer mark herring said.an officer tried to get the girl to pull over, but she sped off instead, herring said. the pursuit sound through the neighborhood on ocean view boulevard, south on interstate 805, then east on state route 54.about 9 a.m., the subaru exited at jamacha road in spring valley. at some point it hit a curb and possibly a pole before going into the kmart shopping center parking lot and hitting another car.the driver stopped and, with her passenger, were ordered out at gunpoint. herring said the girl would be booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of auto theft and evading police. it wasn’t clear if the boy would face charges.trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee ...





wells fargo stuck mortgage borrowers with extra fees, whistle-blower's lawsuit says

captiona defense attorney for a jailed man connected to the search for four missing men in pennsylvania says his client has admitted killing the four and told authorities the location of the bodies. (july 13, 2017) (sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6vkpr)a defense attorney for a jailed man connected to the search for four missing men in pennsylvania says his client has admitted killing the four and told authorities the location of the bodies. (july 13, 2017) (sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6vkpr)





a change of shirts leads to pursuit, arrests with stolen goods

a simple thing like a man changing his shirt at a gas station early friday looked suspicious to a carlsbad police officer.his attempt to question the man turned into a freeway pursuit and two arrests on charges of having apparently stolen property in the car.it was about 2:45 a.m. when the officer saw what he thought was an odd sight, of a man changing clothes at the pumps of a gas station near interstate 5, carlsbad police lt. kevin lehan said.the man started to drive away, with a woman passenger, and the officer ran a computer check on the mercedes benz’s license plates. they were not linked to any auto theft report, but then the driver made a traffic violation and the officer tried to pull him over, lehan said.instead of stopping, the driver sped south on i-5 at las flores drive, exited at cannon road and blasted east at about 75 mph, lehan said.he said the driver apparently didn’t realize the road ended near sage creek high school, until it was too late. then the driver stopped and he and his passenger gave up.officers found stolen property and burglary tools in the car, police said. no description was available on the type of goods found, or how they were known to be stolen.the driver, a 36-year-old san diego man, was jailed on a felony warrant and on suspicion of evading police, driving on a suspended license, burglary and possessing stolen goods and burglar tools. his passenger, a 20-year-old santee woman, was arrested on charges of burglary, possessing stolen good...





1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash near lower otay lake

one man died and a woman was injured thursday night after their motorcycle crashed near lower otay lake east of chula vista, authorities said.the fatal crash was reported about 10:25 p.m. on otay lakes road, at a curve in the road about a mile east of wueste road.the woman was taken to a hospital, but medics were not able to save the man. the california highway patrol was investigating.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captionlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachcaptionstructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaystructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaycaptiontwo marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.two marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.captiona 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway sunday night.a 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway sunday night.email: [email protected]: (619) 293-1876twitter: @d4vidhernandez





wells fargo stuck mortgage borrowers with extra fees, whistle-blower's lawsuit says

captionwhen liu won the nobel peace prize in 2010, the committee saluted his “long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in china.” (july 13, 2017)when liu won the nobel peace prize in 2010, the committee saluted his “long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in china.” (july 13, 2017)





1 dead in motorcycle crash near lower otay lake

at least one person died thursday night after a motorcycle crashed near lower otay lake east of chula vista, authorities said. the collision was reported about 10:25 p.m. on otay lakes road, about a mile east of wueste road. two people were taken to a hospital, including one who suffered major trauma. one person later died, the california highway patrol said. no other information was immediately available. captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captionlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachcaptionstructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaystructure fire heavily damages house while homeowner is awaycaptiontwo marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.two marines suffered serious burns in an explosion at marine corps air station miramar sunday night, a military official confirmed.captiona 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway sunday night.a 17-year-old driver led a sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase in poway sunday night.email: [email protected]: (619) 293-1876twitter: @d4vidhernandez





man accused of threatening home depot employee with airsoft gun

a man accused of pointing an airsoft gun at a home depot employee in santee was arrested thursday after deputies found him hiding in a restroom at a nearby ihop restaurant.sheriff’s officials said the man confronted employees in the home depot parking lot shortly after being questioned inside the store by other workers about a possible shoplifting incident.deputies later discovered no theft had occurred.in the parking lot, the man pulled out an airsoft pistol and threatened an employee with it about 6:20 p.m. before taking off, sgt. michael mcneill said. no one was hurt.when deputies arrived, witnesses told them a man matching the suspect’s description had walked into the ihop restaurant located in the same shopping center as the home depot on town center parkway, at cuyamaca street.deputies found the 43-year-old suspect hiding in a restroom inside the pancake house and arrested him. they also seized an airsoft pistol that was in his possession, mcneill said.the suspect, a santee resident, was booked into jail on suspicion of making criminal threats and resisting arrest.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captiona shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.a shooting in santee left two people hurt early monday.captionlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachlifeguards rescue two people from beached vessel at beacons beachcaptionstructure fire heavily damages ...





brush fire along north county freeway snarls traffic

a fire that charred three acres along north interstate 15 north of san marcos thursday afternoon snarled traffic for commuters, officials said.flames were first spotted near deep springs road around 3:15 p.m. the blaze was under control by 4 p.m. the smoke wasn’t affecting the freeway and no lanes were closed, according to the california highway patrol, but traffic was still slow in the area. fire officials did close champagne boulevard, which was expected to remain closed for several hours. trump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beertrump's fbi nominee says russia probe is no 'witch hunt'huge hepatitis outbreak claims fifth victim in san diego county'72 and hoppy' is san diego's official beersee more videostwitter: @lawinkley(619) [email protected]





state supreme court sides with sandag in environmental lawsuit

a highly anticipated ruling by the state supreme court on thursday sided with san diego county’s regional transportation agency over the state attorney general and some environmental groups, which had sued to lessen spending on freeways and increase funding for mass transit.green groups have argued for years that the san diego association of governments, or sandag, has underfunded public transit in favor of a car-centric approach to regional planning.the cleveland national forest foundation — with support from the center for biological diversity, the sierra club and then-california attorney general kamala harris — sued the agency in 2011 over the environmental impact report for a $214 billion, long-range transportation funding blueprint.the lawsuit claimed that sandag, which is governed by a 21-member board of elected officials from around the county, didn’t properly address greenhouse-gas impacts from its plan.after a series of lower-court rulings against sandag, the state supreme court agreed to hear the case on the narrow grounds of whether the agency sufficiently took into consideration an executive order to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. that order, which doesn’t carry the force of law, was issued by then-gov. arnold schwarzenegger.the panel, in a six-to-one ruling, found that sandag didn’t “abuse its discretion” when it declined to embrace schwarzenegger’s climate goal, and that it didn’t improperly conceal t...