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  • 4-Year-Old Shot In Face During Botched Robbery In The Bronx

    4-Year-Old Shot In Face During Botched Robbery In The Bronx
    A 4-year-old boy is fighting for his life Wednesday after being shot in the face during an apparent robbery, police said. The suspect in the shooting was also critically wounded. According to authorities, the child, identified as Cincer Balthazar, was...
  • Fire kills cat, dogs while owner works

    Fire kills cat, dogs while owner works
    SAN DIEGO -- Flames tore through a University Heights apartment Tuesday, displacing a woman and killing her cat and dogs, authorities reported. The blaze in the 4500 block of Campus Avenue erupted about 10 a.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue...
  • Church picks up pieces after arson

    Church picks up pieces after arson
    SAN DIEGO - A congregation held mass Sunday, days after the place they hold their church service in University Heights was set on fire. An arsonist set fire to Alice Birney Elementary late Monday night destroying the Urban Church's meeting place and $50,...
  • Cops: Church torched to cover up burglary

    Cops: Church torched to cover up burglary
    SAN DIEGO -- Authorities sought Wednesday to determine who ignited a late-night fire that caused an estimated $75,000 worth of damage to a University Heights church. The non-injury blaze at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in the 2000 block of Adams...
  • Church suffers 2nd arson attack in 10 days

    Church suffers 2nd arson attack in 10 days
    SAN DIEGO -- A fire broke out at a church in University Heights Friday for the second time in 10 days, and arson was suspected, authorities said. The noninjury fire at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in the 2000 block of Adams Avenue was reported...
  • Arsonist sought in series of church fires

    Arsonist sought in series of church fires
    SAN DIEGO -- An arsonist made a failed attempt early Tuesday to spark a blaze at a University Heights church that was damaged twice last month by maliciously set fires, prompting a reward of up $10,000 to be offered. A caller reported seeing a...
  • Firefighters discover body in University Heights fire

    Firefighters discover body in University Heights fire
    SAN DIEGO - An apparently suicidal man cut his own throat in a vacant University Heights apartment Monday and set fire to the residence, authorities reported. Witnesses reported seeing smoke wafting out of windows of the apartment in the 4600 block of...
  • An armed man robbed an antique store

    An armed man robbed an antique store
    An armed man robbed a University Heights antiques store today, but did not harm anyone, police said. The suspect entered Paper Antiquities at 2608 Adams Ave., just west of Utah Street, around 2:15 p.m. today, said San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick. The...
  • White House: Counting Latinos critical

     
    by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
  • Advisories issued as temperatures soar and lightning sparks brush fires [Updated]

     
    Thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon rumbled across San Diego and Riverside counties, sparking a series of brush fires as officials issued warnings due to soaring triple-digit temperatures and high humidity. The National Weather Service issued a...
  • Feelin' hot, hot, hot! Another scorcher is forecast; thunderstorms, lightning, hail, brush fires are possible [Updated]

     
    Another broiling day is forecast for Southern California on Friday, bringing with it chances of more thunderstorms, lightning and brush fires. More photos. The National Weather Service has extended its extreme heat advisory though at least Saturday night....