prostitution law

Prostitution has been illegal in California for 145 years, and it looks like it will remain that way for the foreseeable future. This week, a federal court upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit that sought to eliminate the state law that “criminalizes the commercial exchange of sexual… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’: Who is Andrew Cunanan?

On July 15, 1997, Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, 50, was gunned down on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion. The man suspected in the killing, and four others in Minnesota, Illinois and New Jersey, was 27-year-old Andrew Cunanan of San Diego, who was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Kidnapper sentenced to prison in North County case

A San Marcos man accused of kidnapping a teenage girl and trying to abduct several others in Escondido was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison. Spicer Conant, 46, pleaded guilty last month to kidnapping, having contact with a minor with intent to commit a sexual offense and unlawful possession… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Not guilty plea from man accused of using teen to sell pot at high school

A San Diego man accused of using a juvenile to sell marijuana to students at Cathedral Catholic High School, as well as supplying pot to minors, pleaded not guilty Monday to 39 felony charges. William John Sipperley III, 50, faces several counts of employing a minor to sell or carry marijuana,… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Reward offered for information on New Year’s Eve homicide in San Diego

San Diego police and San Diego County Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in finding out who fatally shot a 23-year-old man in Mountain View on New Year’s Eve. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case. Diego Armando Villa of San Diego… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Far too many still missing the message that drunken driving kills

It keeps happening. We all know that drinking and driving can be deadly. We’ve seen the public service announcements. We’ve read stories in the newspaper and on the internet. We’ve seen the destruction, real or otherwise, depicted on TV. We’ve participated in programs like Every 15 Minutes that… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Police investigating suspected murder-suicide in Point Loma

A man and a woman were found suffering from gunshot wounds at a Point Loma apartment Thursday night in what police are calling a murder-suicide case. San Diego police officers were called to an apartment on Adrian Street near West Point Loma Boulevard about 9 p.m., where they found a woman lying… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Police: Man struck, killed by car while crawling on road in Nestor

A man who had been crawling on a roadway in Nestor early Monday was killed when he was hit by a car, San Diego police said. It’s unclear why the man was on the ground around 1:30 a.m. on eastbound Palm Avenue near 18th Street. Bystanders attempted to get the man out of the street but were unsuccessful,… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Man found with fatal stab wound at downtown SD apartment complex

A man was found suffering from a stab wound in a hallway of a downtown apartment complex Monday morning, San Diego police said. He died as a result of the injury. Police received a 911 call shortly before 3:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day in which the caller reported that a person was on the floor of… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT

Thinking of firing a gun on New Year’s Eve? Police say think again

New Year’s Eve is a time for revelry, reflection and maybe a few resolutions. It is not — as many law enforcement agencies would like to remind people — a time for celebratory gunfire. Despite repeated warnings against it, the tradition of shooting guns to bring in the new year seems to endure… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune via IFTTT