Man armed with metal bar robs North Park store

A man threatened a North Park convenience store clerk with a metal bar early Friday and stole money from the cash register, San Diego police said. The incident happened shortly before 5 a.m. at a 7-Eleven on University Avenue near Iowa Street, according to Officer Tony Martinez. The robber fled… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2EOqGBc via IFTTT


Woman hit, killed on Interstate 5 near Solana Beach

A woman was killed early Friday when she crashed her car on northbound Interstate 5 near Solana Beach and then tried to run across the southbound lanes where she was hit by oncoming traffic, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred near the Lomas Santa Fe exit and was reported… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2F0taeN via IFTTT


10 San Diego residents under court orders to give up their guns

Ten gun owners are under court orders to give up their weapons after prosecutors and police filed gun violence restraining orders against them, San Diego authorities said Friday. The orders require the gun owners — some of whom are dealing with severe mental health problems, according to the San… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2o52MH3 via IFTTT


Possible injury crash on southbound I-15 at Miramar snarls traffic

A crash involving a motorcycle and a semi truck caused lanes to be blocked on southbound Interstate 15 Friday morning near Miramar Way, according to the California Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist may have been hit by the semi and injured, according to the CHP, but further details were not immediately… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2GiVWEK via IFTTT


Morse High School, Fulton Elementary on lockdown after report of gun on campus

Morse High and Fulton Elementary, both in the Skyline neighborhood, were on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after police received a report of someone with a gun on the high school campus. San Diego police Sgt. Thomas Sullivan said the call came in about 2:40 p.m., and the person who reported the information… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2C0K6RF via IFTTT


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 http://ift.tt/2EX0KPe 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 http://ift.tt/2mPUmmj 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 http://ift.tt/2rgO18h 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 http://ift.tt/2Fhhf9S 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 http://ift.tt/2DbxnsI via IFTTT