Wisconsin Man Sentenced To Prison For Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIL

WASHINGTON–A Wisconsin man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and lifetime supervised release for attempting to provide material support, namely himself as personnel, to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Joshua Van Haften, 36, of Madison, admitted that in 2014, he attempted to provide material support […]

Customs And Border Protection Officers Seize Marijuana Inside Of Firewood

Tucson, AZ–U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Sasabe arrested a Tucson man February 17 for an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 100 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $53,000. After a Customs Border Protection narcotics-detection canine alerted to a Ford truck driven by a 41-year-old man, officers found the drugs hidden within a […]

Sprinter Train Collides With Vehicle In Vista

VISTA–A westbound Sprinter train collided with a vehicle that had stopped near the railroad tracks in Vista, authorities said Monday. The collision occurred on the tracks at the intersection of South Santa Fe Avenue and Woodland Drive, according to deputies from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit. The Sprinter train was traveling approximately 40 to 45 miles per […]

Union Bank Donates To Defy Ventures To Launch New Program At Donovan Correctional Facility

SAN DIEGO– As part of its ongoing commitment to support the San Diego community, The MUFG Union Bank Foundation donated $50,000 to non-profit Defy Ventures to bring its highly successful “CEO of Your New Life” (CEO YNL) program to the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. Recently launched with a kickoff event for volunteers and more […]

Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help Identifying John Doe

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying an elderly man who was struck by an Amtrak train last Tuesday night in Oceanside. A red three-wheeled walker and a wooden cane were found nearby and are believed to belong to the man. The man was struck at approximately […]

More Presenters Added To Oscars Telecast

LOS ANGELES–Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd revealed the third slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. The presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, John Cho, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone and Charlize Theron. “No matter who you […]

$25 Million Available For Affordable Housing Projects In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–The City of San Diego has announced the availability of $25 million to fund affordable housing projects. The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) released by Civic San Diego (CivicSD) will allow projects that meet certain affordability requirements and development objectives to apply for funds in order to facilitate the development of affordable rental units […]

Chattanooga Man Convicted Of Solicitation To Burn Down New York Mosque

WASHINGTON–A federal jury Thursday convicted a Signal Mountain, Tennessee man of soliciting another person to violate federal civil rights laws by burning down a mosque in Islamberg, a hamlet outside Hancock, New York, federal authorities say. Robert Doggart, 65, also was found guilty of soliciting another person to commit arson and two counts of threatening to destroy a […]

Two Dozen Rescued Dogs Flown To San Diego

SAN DIEGO–Three “Wings of Rescue” planes left Memphis, Tennessee on Valentine’s Day morning carrying 325 dogs and 96 cats. The animals were flown to San Diego, Buffalo, Spokane and Seattle. The 18 dogs arriving at Montgomery Field will be transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas where they will become available for adoption. “This […]

Oceanside Public Library Opens Veterans’ Resource Center

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Public Library is now offering military veterans a new one-stop shop to help them find information about services and resources available to them. The Library has received a grant from the California State Library, in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), to set-up a Veterans’ Resource Center on the second […]