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 […]

Brush Fire Burns Oceanside‏ River Bed

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OCEANSIDE–Oceanside firefighters extinguished a brush fire in the river bed near North River Road and Sleeping Indian, Fire Department Battalion Chief Terry Collis said on Thursday. The first unit on scene reported a half-acre fire in heavy brush in the river bed. The fire was contained to four acres in approximately one hour and fully […]

Carlsbad High School Student Arrested For Threatening Social Media Post

CARLSBAD–A 15-year-old female Carlsbad High School student was arrested Tuesday for a social media post that referenced a threat to Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad police says. The incident began on January 5 when the threatening social media post was reported to Carlsbad police. Investigators, with the assistance of local law enforcement resources such as Internet Crimes […]

Male, Female Found Dead In Their Oceanside Home

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OCEANSIDE–A male and female were found dead in their Oceanside home on Wednesday evening, Oceanside police says. About 10 p.m. officers responded to a home in the 300 block of Horizon Lane to check the welfare of a female resident. Officers were unable to make contact with anyone at the home. Based on additional information officers […]

Bicycle Robber Still On The Loose

Law enforcement agencies search for unidentified bank robber.

OCEANSIDE–The FBI, Oceanside and Carlsbad Police Departments are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a serial bank robber nicknamed the “Two-Wheel Bandit.” The robber is believed to be responsible for two robberies: one in Carlsbad on January 6 and another in Oceanside on December 23. On Tuesday, an unknown male robbed the U.S. Bank branch, […]

Mountain Lion Spotted In Vista

VISTA–A mountain lion was spotted in the backyard of a Vista residence, Sheriff’s deputies said on Saturday. Early Saturday morning, deputies along with Fish and Game responded to a mountain lion sighting in the 300 Block of West Connecticut Avenue. Upon arrival the suspected mountain lion ran off. Both Sheriff’s deputies and Fish and Game […]

Oceanside Police Investigating Death Of Local Man

OCEANSIDE–Investigators are seeking assistance from the public in the death of Mark Girard, Jr., who succumbed to injuries from an altercation on December 28, 2014. Investigators say the altercation occurred between 2:15 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Tremont near ABC Laundry. If anyone saw this altercation, or has any information […]

Jogger Dies In Traffic Collision

CARLSBAD—A female jogger has died from her injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Carlsbad, officers said on Sunday. The 7:13 a.m. accident occured in the 3800 block of Carlsbad Blvd. Officers responded and found that a 1998 Ford Expedition, driven by a 52-year-old Oceanside man, had collided with the female adult pedestrian. Carlsbad […]

North County Transit Offers Free Rides

OCEANSIDE–All North County Transit District modes will operate a “Holiday Schedule” Christmas and New Year’s Day. Regular service will be provided Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The COASTER, SPRINTER, BREEZE, LIFT and FLEX will offer free service after 6 p.m., December 31 and the COASTER and SPRINTER will run additional late-night trains. An additional […]