La Mesa police seek armed robber who targeted ice cream store

Police are looking for a man who used a gun to hold up employees at a Baskin Robbins store in La Mesa Monday night. The robber entered the ice cream store on La Mesa Boulevard near Jackson Drive shortly before 10 p.m., walked behind the counter and brandished a semi-automatic handgun, according… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2uN3wXh via IFTTT


Defendant Shacknai found responsible in Zahau wrongful death, ordered to pay more than $5M

A jury has determined that Rebecca Zahau’s boyfriend’s brother is legally responsible for her death at a Coronado mansion in 2011. The jury found that Adam Shacknai must pay Zahau’s family $5 million for the loss of Zahau’s love and companionship, plus $167,000 for the loss of financial support… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2GRj8Ol via IFTTT


YouTube shooter identified, according to ABC 7 News

Law enforcement sources have identified the woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno Tuesday before turning the gun on herself as Nasim Aghdam, according to ABC 7 News in San Francisco. The news station reported that Aghdam, identified as being in her 30s and from Southern California,… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2q0iXFQ via IFTTT


Multi-vehicle crash on I-8 near SR-125, westbound lanes blocked

Traffic lanes were blocked on westbound Interstate 8 near state Route 125 after a multi-vehicle crash snarled traffic during the evening commute. The collision was first reported at 5:22 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s website. It said four to five vehicles were involved in the… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2q3NhPX via IFTTT


Videographer accuses Sheriff’s Department of retaliation for newsgathering tactics

He’s been around San Diego County a long time, and so has his lawsuit. His name is James “J.C.” Playford, a freelance videographer and photojournalist known for his, shall we say, aggressive news gathering tactics when showing up with his camera outside public buildings around the county and at… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2Jd4Bup via IFTTT


Body found after a solo-car crash in Boulevard

A body was found Sunday after a car careened off Interstate 8 and down an embankment in the rural East County community of Boulevard, the California Highway Patrol said. The person who died in the solo-vehicle crash just east of McCain Valley Road was described as a Hispanic male driver, according… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2DTZuvk via IFTTT


Multi-vehicle crash on I-8 near College Avenue prompts lane closures, all lanes reopened

A crash involving multiple cars on Interstate 8 near the College Area caused authorities to shut down all of the eastbound lanes early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The lanes were reopened by 9:20 a.m. The crash shortly before 3:30 a.m.near the College Avenue offr-ramp,… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2uiiioD via IFTTT


Case dismissed against unauthorized immigrant accused of felony DUI, hit and run

An unauthorized immigrant who was tried twice for allegedly driving while drunk and causing a crash in San Ysidro that seriously injured a 6-year-old boy will not be tried a third time, a judge ruled Friday. The case against 39-year-old Constantino Banda Acosta, a Mexican citizen who has been deported… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune https://ift.tt/2Giy6fP via IFTTT


Police seek help from the public to solve Chollas View homicide

Police are asking the public for information that could lead to an arrest in the slaying of a 23-year old man in the Chollas View neighborhood last year. Cherkeiray Jones was gunned down March 23, 2017, as he was walking on Hilltop Drive near Gompers Preperatory Academy. He was shot multiple times… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2pvatpY via IFTTT


County shelters offering half-price pets

San Diego County Animal Services is cutting adoption fees in half for dogs and cats through Sunday, county authorities said. The regular cost of adopting a puppy or dog is $69, and $58 for a kitten or cat. The half-price special fees include spaying or neutering, a microchip, updated vaccinations… from Latest – San Diego Union Tribune http://ift.tt/2u7gFd9 via IFTTT