| Nov 26, 2010
A countywide program to fight crime and keep shoppers safe this holiday season was launched by the San Diego Sheriff's Department over Thanksgiving weekend.
The 'Holiday Watch Operation' for Thanksgiving weekend included Vista, Fallbrook, Poway,...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:11 AM
Authorities have arrested a man in East County suspected of killing a woman whose body was found at a Northern California campground last month.
El Cajon police said in a news release that two of their officers and four deputies from Tuolumne County,...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2010
A brush fire broke out Saturday in Santee, and three homes were evacuated as a precaution, according to the sheriff's department.
The blaze was reported at 4:08 p.m. near Lake Canyon Road and Halberns Road, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's...
| Nov 30, 2010
The search for a Santee man who disappeared in the San Bernardino Mountains over the weekend ended tragically, his father said Friday.
Searchers found the body of Bryson Lukacik, 22, about a mile from his family's cabin near Big Bear Lake, his father,...
| Dec 15, 2010
Authorities upped the ante Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the serial bank robber dubbed the "Geezer Bandit."
The FBI and several other banks have combined their offering to $20,000. The crook is believed to be...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:00 AM
A section of state Route 67 in Santee will be closed for eight hours beginning Thursday night, according to the California Department of Transportation.
The southbound section of the highway between Woodside Avenue and Prospect Avenue will be shut down...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 8:26 AM
A bicyclist was seriously injured Tuesday when he rode into the side of a moving trolley, according to reports.
, shutting down a busy trolley line through part of East County, authorities said.
The man rode around trolley crossing guard arms and hit...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 10:43 AM
SANTEE, Calif. -- Some East County residents say wild coyotes are roaming their neighborhood and pose a danger to family pets.
People that live in parts of Santee near Magnolia Avenue and Woodglen Vista Park say they are seeing more coyotes than ever...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 3:17 PM
SANTEE, Calif. -- A Santee couple whose bodies were found over New Year's weekend in the charred rubble of their foreclosed home died in a murder-suicide carried out by the husband, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Michael Cour, 60, and his wife, Janice...