| Oct 3, 2010
| 8:44 AM
A San Diego police officer and his wife are being charged with trashing and looting their former house which was in foreclosure.
According to court records, 39 year old police officer Robert Conrad Acosta and his wife Monique Evette Acosta, 35, caused...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:06 AM
FALLBROOK, Calif. -- The death of an 89-year-old man from Fallbrook, who was found drowned in a community hot tub at a Coachella Valley resort, remained under investigation Monday.
Edward Fredericks was found dead in a community hot tub next to the...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:16 AM
FRENCH VALLEY, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man trying to detoxify from painkillers allegedly crashed his van Sunday into another car, stabbed the other driver with a cordless drill before turning the tool on himself.
The man, identified as Garrie Apengren, 38, of...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:56 PM
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. -- Authorities say a woman claiming to have a moon rock for sale was detained during an undercover sting by NASA investigators.
The months long investigation culminated in meeting in a Denny's restaurant on Grape Street.
| Nov 16, 2008
In a swiftly moving catastrophe that seemed as familiar as it was shocking, Southern California once again was besieged by flame Saturday, from Orange County to Santa Barbara, with hundreds of homes consumed by three major wind-driven fires, including one...
| Jul 1, 2009
Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
| Mar 5, 2009
James Flournoy, the Republican candidate for California secretary of state in 1970 who was the first African American nominated by either major party for a partisan statewide office, has died. He was 93.
Flournoy died Feb. 21 of heart failure at his home...
| Jul 31, 2008
Sometimes when Ralph Daniel looks out the huge plate-glass windows of his 1959 ranch house, a bobcat stares back at him from the patio. He delights in the quiet, the bird songs, the expansive view of the Santa Ynez Mountains.
Like millions of other...
| Feb 9, 2008
Beyond the final tally of votes and delegates, Super Tuesday turned out to be a historic moment: An African American candidate rooted in the racially charged urban politics of Chicago sweeping largely white heartland states from North Dakota and Minnesota...
| Oct 18, 2008
Actor Andy Dick has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drug and battery charges.
Dick was ordered to serve three years of probation and wear an alcohol monitor for the next year, court records show. He avoided felony charges stemming from his arrest in mid-...
| Aug 18, 2009
In June, the calls to Dennis Jensen's Riverside County date farm began to pick up. By July, he said, the calls took on a more urgent nature: "Send me some dates; save me!"
Wholesalers and grocers were rushing to put their orders in for Ramadan, the...