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1 hr ago | 10News

Report: 1 in 10 juvenile arrestees on meth

New numbers show that 10 percent of youth booked into the San Diego County Juvenile Hall last year tested positive for methamphetamine use.


5 hrs ago | CBS Local

NYPD Detective Injured In West Village Shootout To Be Released From Hospital

An NYPD detective injured in a shootout with a fugitive in the West Village is set to be released from the hospital on Wednesday.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC San Diego

Teen Girl to Face Charges in Cocos Fire

MAY 15: Flames spread near a firefighter at the Cocos fire on May 15, 2014 in San Marcos, California.


Related Topix: Fire, San Marcos, CA

The Modesto Bee

Judge orders psych exam for young wildfire suspect

The girl appeared in juvenile court for a brief hearing stemming from allegations that she intentionally started the Cocos Fire, which destroyed 36 homes and one business north of San Diego.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WFAA-TV Dallas

Skydiver killed in San Diego County jump

T San Diego says the man died in a jump around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Otay Lakes.


KLIQ-FM Hastings

Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Jessica Found Dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister has died. Jessica Barrymore, who, like the actress, was the daughter of actor John Barrymore, would have turned 48 on Thursday.


Related Topix: Entertainment

San Diego CityBEAT

Stop San Diego County's pepper-spray abuse

The award winning author will be in conversation with The Book Catapult's Seth Marko about Doerr's 10-years-in-the-making novel WWII novel, All The Light We Cannot See .


Related Topix: Kids, Family


CDFW Announces Upland Game Bird Hunting Opportunities in Southern California

The first opportunity is slated for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to noon at Oak Grove, a sub unit of San Felipe Wildlife Area, in San Diego County.


Related Topix: Jamul, CA, Dulzura, CA

Toyota Mirai name tipped for fuel-cell car launch

Toyota 's fuel-cell car will launch as the Toyota Mirai, insiders claim, naming the hydrogen-powered vehicle after the Japanese word for "future".


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Outbreak of peace in water-quality fight

William Svec, a biologist with the city of San Diego Transportation and Stormwater Department, left, records information while intern Sean Mulderig, right, takes water samples from a storm drain system channeled creek along Murphy Canyon Road.


Related Topix: Oceanside, CA

The Press-Enterprise

CORONA: One of motorists killed in fiery crash identified

Krista Gomez, 24, of Valley Center in San Diego County was killed when a vehicle going as fast as 100 mph slammed into the car in which she was riding on I-15 south of Hidden Valley Parkway, the California Highway Patrol said.


Related Topix: Corona, CA, Valley Center, CA, Riverside County, CA

Fine Woodworking

Curly Maple and Marquetry Serving Table

Woodworker: Thomas Starbuck Stockton Stockton built this curly maple serving table specifically for the show.


Related Topix: Del Mar, CA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A police officer stands near a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014 in New York.


Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Coronado, CA

Athens Banner-Herald

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

In this still frame from video provided by KNSD-TV, flames near a home as crews scrambled to corral a wildfire that burned two homes near the San Diego County mountain town of Julian in Southern California Thursday, July 3, 2014.


Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Plymouth, CA

ABC News

2-Year Search for Fugitive Ends in a Hail of Gunfire

The then-California resident was charged with child sexual assault in 2012, accused of molesting a young boy he was babysitting, a spokesman for the San Diego County district attorney said.


Related Topix: America's Most Wanted, Reality TV, Crime TV, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Beach lightning strikes rare but not unheard of, weather experts say

The thunderstorm swept through the beach cities so quickly, rattling nerves and knocking out power, that authorities had no time to react.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Redondo Beach, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Water level is low; information level is too: Thomas Elias

We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Riverside County, CA, Opinion

The Modesto Bee

Groups seek probe into pepper spray use

The complaint filed Monday alleges that pepper spray use is rampant against youth offenders, including those at risk of suicide or self-harm.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

San Diego CityBEAT

What prompted advocates for juvenile detainees to file a complaint against San Diego County

GA©rard Depardieu plays Christopher Columbus in Ridley Scott's big-budget telling of the "discovery" of the Americas.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Prisons, Prison

The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law