| Oct 23, 2008
SANTEE, Calif. (AP) - Fire investigators have deemed a brush fire that broke out this morning just north of Grossmont College suspicious.
Santee Fire Department deputy chief Richard Mattick tells the San Diego Union-Tribune that investigators found...
| Mar 24, 2009
SANTEE, Calif. -- A man brought a canvas bag containing several pipe bombs to the Santee Sheriff's substation Monday afternoon, prompting deputies to evacuate the building and call in a bomb disposal team, officials said.
The man told deputies he...
| May 12, 2009
| 2:52 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A man accused of working with baby sitters who brought him children so he could molest them has been captured in Brazil.
The U.S. State Department says that Jared Yaffe was caught Monday by Brazilian federal police and brought back to the...
| Apr 11, 2010
| 7:46 PM
A Santee man saved a 4-year-old boy, who fell 30 feet from an escalator, in an Orange County mall, witnesses reported.
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Antonio Jones, 21, saw Jimmy Lavin, the boy, being...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 11:51 AM
Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that galvanized attention around safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of cars have sued the world's largest automaker for product liability and negligence, according to a lawsuit...
| Sep 20, 2009
One person died and another was seriously injured in a crash today at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago, authorities said.
The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. at Mission...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 11:43 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a 53-year-old radiology technician killed in a weekend crash at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago.
Pamela Sue Marabeas of Santee...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, the company's largest-ever U.S. recall, to address problems with a removable floor mat that could cause accelerators to get stuck and lead to a crash....
| Sep 29, 2009
| 3:10 PM
Toyota says it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States to address problems with a removable floor mat that could interfere with the vehicle's accelerator and cause a crash.
The company says it will be the largest U.S. recall in its history....
| Oct 5, 2009
| 8:19 AM
Trolley service was running normally in Santee today after a 90-minute interruption caused by a collision between a trolley and a pickup truck, authorities said.
The crash at Mission Gorge Road and Cuyamaca Street occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday,...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 10:19 PM
After lying low for months, a robber known as the "Geezer Bandit" robbed a bank in Vista Tuesday, the FBI reported.
The robber walked into the California Bank and Trust at 140 Escondido Ave. just after 9 a.m. and waited quietly at a customer kiosk...