| Jul 15, 2010
| 10:44 PM
An Escondido man wearing a GPS tracking bracelet was tracked down and arrested for allegedly raping a teenager, according to law enforcement agents.
Authorities said they took Wenceslao Mendez, 34, into custody after the father of a 15-year-old female...
| Jul 18, 2010
The search for a Swedish tourist last seen jogging north of Escondido will continue Monday, according to the tourist's friend.
Reza Lavasani Dana, 33, was on vacation and staying with Tony Fathi, a friend, when the two went jogging about midday Thursday....
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:30 AM
Two Escondido girls who tortured, beat and stabbed the romantic rival of one of the defendants pleaded guilty in adult court Wednesday to attempted murder and other charges.
Karina Amador and Jovana Gudino, now both 15, admitting attacking the girl in...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:51 AM
Authorities Thursday were investigating who was responsible for growing 350 marijuana plants worth as much as $1.4 million in a North County grove owned by the city of San Diego.
Members of the San Diego County Narcotics Task Force, which includes...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 11:11 AM
Visitors who look skyward at San Diego's Wild Animal Park are now seeing more than the usual assortment of exotic birds. Up in the sky about six stories above the brown hillside is a new kind of flying species soaring overhead at about 40 mph, swooping to...
| Aug 15, 2010
An off-roading pickup truck driven by a San Marcos man lost control Saturday during a race in San Bernardino County and killed eight people, four of whom were from San Diego County, according to the coroner's office.
Two Escondido men -- Brian Allan...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 10:51 AM
As officials continued their investigation into the fatal crash at the California 200 off-road race, new questions emerged about the safety of the event.
The company that sponsored the off-road race in the Mojave Desert in which eight people were...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 9:05 PM
SAN DIEGO CO. ( KTLA) -- The parents Chelsea King said Friday they will not sue the state of California for damages.
The 17-year old was raped and murdered in San Diego last February by 31-year-old John Gardner.
Gardner was a registered child sex...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 11:53 AM
ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- Police arrested a North County attorney Friday on charges involving child pornography and secretly filming women at an Escondido tanning salon.
David Kaye, 43, was taken into custody after a 10-month investigation that began after...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday.
Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 8:15 AM
Longtime off-road racer Ivan "Ironman" Stewart is defending the sport in which eight fans were killed over the weekend at a race in the Mojave Desert.
Stewart, who runs an off-road racing shop in El Cajon, expressed concern over the accident.