| Aug 28, 2010
A five-hour standoff between a 22-year-old carjacking suspect and Escondido police SWAT officers ended Saturday when the man surrendered and was arrested, authorities said.
Pedro Santana, a parolee and suspected member of a San Marcos street gang, had...
| Aug 30, 2010
A nursing instructor was convicted Monday of sexually assaulting three women since 2001, including one of his students at a nursing college in Vista.
Kelley Edward Edley, 41, faces nearly 10 years in prison when sentenced Oct. 12 by Vista Judge Runston...
| Sep 12, 2010
A man in a wheelchair died of blunt force trauma to the chest after being struck by a pickup truck in Escondido, according to San Diego Medical Examiner's Office.
Roger Emil Minx, 61, was hit around 7:45 p.m. Friday as he crossed E. Valley Parkway near...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 8:04 AM
A North County golden retriever that surfs for charity is one of five really good dogs being honored nationally by the American Kennel Club.
Winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence wereannounced Thursday in New York City. The...
| Sep 16, 2010
Two Escondido girls who tortured, beat and stabbed another girl -- the perceived romantic rival of one of the defendants -- were each sentenced Thursday to more than 17 years in state prison.
Karina Amador, 15, was sentenced to 18 years and four months...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 11:50 AM
Escondido police Friday were hoping the public could help them locate a rapist and child molester who failed to be fitted with a GPS device upon his release from prison nearly three weeks ago.
Paul Franklin Castro, 53, was released from prison Aug. 30...
| 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.