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  • Driver in California 200 crash identified by authorities

     
    A San Marcos man drove the truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators watching an off-road race in the Mojave Desert, officials with the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, lost control of his modified 2000......
  • 3 Escondido men among 8 killed in California 200 crash

     
    Three Escondido men were among the eight people killed when a truck crashed into spectators at an off-road race in the Lucerne Valley, authorities said Sunday.The San Bernardino County coroner’s office on Sunday identified seven of the eight people...
  • California 200 tragedy: Past race videos show spectators dangerously close to racing vehicles

     
    Online videos of previous races of the California 200 show spectators standing dangerously close to the speeding off-road vehicles, with no concrete barriers separating them from the cars. The California 200 race in the Mojave Desert was the scene of........
  • Witnesses describe horrific scene of California 200 crash that killed eight

     
    Witnesses to the crash at the California 200 off-road race near Lucerne Valley that left eight dead described a chaotic scene where the victims had no chance to flee from the out-of-control car that plowed into fans. Jeff Musgrave, an......
  • Federal officials launch probe of fatal California 200 accident

     
    Federal authorities announced Monday that they were launching a review of the accident that killed eight people at the California 200 off-road race. The Bureau of Land Management has jurisdiction over the land where the race occurred and issued a......
  • Parents of slain teen Chelsea King file with state for possible compensation

     
    The parents of San Diego County teenager Chelsea King have filed with the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board, a possible precursor to seeking compensation for the murder of their daughter. Kelly and Brent King have not yet decided....
  • Report: Eye gnat infestation affects quality of life

    More needs to be done to control infestations of eye gnats in San Diego County, the county grand jury concluded in a report released Thursday. "Infestations of eye gnats have a profound negative effect on the quality of life in county communities from...
  • Helicopter crashes into Valley Center avocado grove

    Helicopter crashes into Valley Center avocado grove
    A crop-dusting helicopter clipped some power lines Saturday, starting a small fire, and forcing the pilot to make a hard landing in an avocado grove in Valley Center, authorities said. The pilot, whose name was not available, was not injured, and no...
  • Gardner under investigation for assaults in 3 counties

    Gardner under investigation for assaults in 3 counties
    Convicted killer John Albert Gardner III is being investigated as a possible suspect in assaults in San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties, law enforcement officials said Monday. "We believe he's involved in other cases, not necessarily murder,...
  • Dapper gunman robs Escondido bank

    Dapper gunman robs Escondido bank
    A well-dressed gunman made a clean getaway after robbing a bank in Escondido, the FBI said. The bandit, who appeared to be in his mid- to late-20s or early-30s, handed a demand note to a cashier at the Wells Fargo Bank branch on West Valley Parkway...
  • Amber's dad backs marked IDs for sex offenders

    Amber's dad backs marked IDs for sex offenders
    The father of slain Escondido teenager Amber Dubois visited Long Beach today as part of National Missing Children's Abduction Day to drum up support for legislation aimed at helping law enforcement agencies respond more quickly to child abductions. "This...