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18 hrs ago | via KFMB-am
A San Diego man who stole a Maserati from a La Jolla auto dealership in broad daylight showed up late for his scheduled sentencing Monday and was taken back into custody. Marcus Lee Allen, 30, pleaded guilty last month to auto theft and admitted a prior conviction for the same type of crime, said Deputy District Attorney Luis Mendez. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Daily Mail
The Amazon's last lost tribe: Never-before-seen pictures capture the lives of Peruvian nomads who are untouched by civilization Reality TV star and lawyer killed in her LA home: Boyfriend, 51, is charged with murder after police discover body of 'Legal Diva' Two teenage boys, 16 and 18, arrested after FIVE of their family members are found stabbed to death in their home How RICE may cause cancer: Traces of arsenic are found on grains - but cooking it in a coffee percolator removes the risk, say scientists 'You can still hear the whispers of inmates' insane ghosts': Inside the haunted remains of the 'Shawshank' prison where 200 inmates died and a superintendent, his wife and daughter were murdered in escape bid 'If you want to talk to a terrorist, they're right there': FBI chief reveals Twitter-savvy ISIS now poses BIGGER threat to US than old-fashioned al Qaeda Iran vows to buy weapons ... (more) Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via NBC San Diego
Carlsbad Police were investigating the fight between four people that ended with two women pushed off the edge of a cliff, NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports. A marine has been arrested after two women were pushed off a seaside cliff in a bizarre fight in San Diego's North County, officials said. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via Patch.com
An Englishman accused of calling in a bomb threat to La Jolla Country Day School and sending harassing emails to San Diego school officials in February was arrested in England, where he is being criminally prosecuted, it was announced Tuesday. San Diego Unified Schools Chief Rueben Littlejohn and his team worked cooperatively with the San Diego County District Attorney's Office and officials in England to investigate the threats. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via KFMB-TV San Diego
Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in a preliminary hearing for a man accused of assaulting seven women, including some sexually, over a four-month period in the North Park area last year. David Angelo Drake II, 23, is charged with 18 felony counts, including assault with intent to commit a sexual offense, sexual penetration by force and robbery. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via Courthouse News Service
A male escort testified Wednesday that he feared for his safety while talking to the FBI about an alleged $1.5 million extortion attempt because of a "powerful" man he identified in court as David Geffen. The prosecution's witness Justin Griggs mentioned Geffen's name to stunned silence in the courtroom during cross-examination in the criminal trial of gay porn actor Teofil Brank, who is charged with extorting Florida tycoon Donald Burns. Comment?
Sunday Jul 5 | via Patch.com
A 60-year-old Black Mountain Ranch man was reportedly shot and killed by police as he charged an officer with a knife over the weekend. Ton Nguyen, 60, was shot and killed by Michael Alberts, a 24-year veteran of the force, when he charged at the officer's partner with a knife, police said. Comment?
Saturday Jun 27 | via KFMB-TV San Diego
According to police, the white Toyota she was in, was a rental car that was stolen from La Jolla Shores several days ago. A San Diego Police Department officer who had a head concussion in a three-car crash in Pacific Beach Friday will be released from the hospital Saturday, police said. Comment?
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