Two Mice Test Positive For Hantavirus

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SAN DIEGO–Two western harvest mice tested positive for the potentially deadly potentially deadly hantavirus, a Department of Environmental Health spokesman said on Thursday. Officials say the rodents were trapped in routine monitoring in the Fairbanks Ranch area. The hantavirus is common in San Diego County, but people have very little chance of being exposed to […]

San Diego Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspects

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SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit are asking the public’s assistance to help identify and locate two unknown suspects wanted for armed robbery. On December 7, 2014, at approximately 3:45 p.m., two males armed with handguns approached the victim who was standing close by his car near the […]

Man Shot During Armed Robbery

VISTA–A man was shot during an armed robbery Monday at Bistro in Vista, a Sheriff deputy spokesman said on Tuesday. Deputies say the victim was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult, five feet, six inches to five feet, nine inches tall; weight approximately 150 to 180 […]

Dog Thrown In Trash Recovering From Neglect

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ENCINITAS–A nearly hairless dog that was found in a trash can is now in foster care and receiving treatment at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas. “Hemingway” was rescued by an officer from the Department of Animal Services then transferred to RCHS through the FOCAS program. The 1-1/2 year old Shih Tzu is […]

Board Of Supervisors Moves To Implement Laura’s Law

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to take steps toward implementing Laura’s Law, which allows counties to seek court-ordered outpatient treatment for people with severe mental illness. The supervisors directed the Health and Human Services Agency to pull together a multidisciplinary team to develop a plan to provide the services under […]

San Diego Democrats Re-elect Busby As Chair

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SAN DIEGO–Francine Busby won a second two-year term as Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, outlining plans for the organization and progress for local Democrats in a high-energy, high-turnout 2015-2016 campaign cycle. Reelected unopposed at a Central Committee meeting after one other declared candidate withdrew in the interest of party unity, Busby embraced […]

$2,000 Reward Offered In Planted Razor Blades In Bonita Cove Park

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate unknown suspects who are planting razor blades in the ground at Bonita Cove Park. Over the past two years, there have been six incidents where one or more suspects have […]

30 Neglected Dogs Seized From San Ysidro Home

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SAN DIEGO–Thirty dogs are under the care of County Animal Services after they were impounded from a home in San Ysidro Thursday. Animal Control Officers were conducting a yearly inspection of the property to make sure the owners had not exceeded a six-adult-dog limit that was imposed following a public nuisance hearing approximately 10 years […]

FBI Arrests Oceanside Man On Child Pornography

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SAN DIEGO–A man being sought by the FBI on federal child pornography charges was arrested by FBI agents earlier this morning in Oceanside. Bartolomeo Bavarella, 31, was taken into custody by FBI agents after Bavarella self-surrendered at the Oceanside police department. A federal arrest warrant was issued on January 13 by a U.S. Magistrate judge, […]

Gas Leak Shuts Down El Cajon Street

EL CAJON–A Thursday morning natural line gas leak temporarily shutdown a street in downtown  El Cajon, a Heartland Fire and Rescue spokesman said today. Firefighters from Heartland Fire and Rescue with assistance from Cal Fire, responded to reports of a natural gas line break in the area of North 2nd Street at East Main Street. […]