| Sep 22, 2010
| 4:01 PM
A natural gas leak closed down a North County neighborhood to through traffic Wednesday, police reported.
A construction worker ruptured the four-inch gas line near the intersection of Escondido Boulevard and West Felicita Avenue shortly before noon,...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:18 PM
Residents across San Diego County are being urged to help fight the growing problem of prescription- drug abuse by taking part in a nationwide medication "take back'' drive this weekend.
On Saturday, hospitals, police stations, military facilities and...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 2:54 PM
San Diego's gray and wet weather isn't going away soon and has potential to bring heavier rain for the first couple of days of the work week, according to weather experts.
Jamie Moker, a National Weather Service meteorologist said the light rain over the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:40 PM
ACTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- Fire crews have fully contained a 100-acre brush fire near Hubbard Road and Escondido Canyon Road in Acton.
The fire erupted just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday in a sparsely populated area and burned about 52 acres.
It destroyed a...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:47 PM
VISTA, Calif. -- A young man already serving 15 years to life in prison for raping a teenager at gunpoint as she walked to school last summer pleaded guilty Monday to raping a 45-year-old woman at knifepoint several weeks earlier.
| May 17, 2011
| 8:22 AM
SAN DIEGO -- News that Palomar Mountain State Park is on a list of 70 locations around California slated for closure because of budget cuts has local businesses preparing for the worst.
The park could be shut down in July 2012, according to state parks...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:11 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The newest cargo ship being built in San Diego will be named the USNS Cesar Chavez after the late civil rights leader despite objections from a San Diego congressman.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus confirmed the ship's name Wednesday during a...
| May 19, 2011
| 1:29 PM
ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- A teenager accused of raping and robbing a woman inside an Escondido business and fleeing in her SUV was after attempting another holdup several hours later, police said.
Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Hugo Elmer...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday.
The organization's second annual Blue...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:23 PM
VISTA, Calif. -- An ex-con who led police on a chase through Escondido in a stolen car, firing at officers, bystanders and a sheriff's helicopter and pumping bullets into a squad car, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder.
Eric Anthony Pomatto, 27,...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:13 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A group of retired public employees said Monday they aren't getting rich and are not to blame for the fiscal problems of state and local government.
At a downtown San Diego news conference, about 10 retirees who billed themselves as the...