| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:29 PM
SAN DIEGO -- An Oceanside truck driver who admitted hauling marijuana and knowing that bulk amounts of the drug were being smuggled into the United States from Mexico through a narcotics tunnel pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to distribute more than...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 2:41 PM
TEMECULA (KTLA) -- The Temecula City Council has voted to allow some 150 families to move ahead with plans to build a mosque in the city despite months of strong opposition from residents.
Hundreds of residents descended on the Temecula Civic Center...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 6:21 PM
TEMECULA -- A 4-year-old girl has died after she was crushed by a heavy television set.
It happened Monday night at the Vintage View apartments at 29500 Mira Loma Drive in Temecula.
The girl, identified as McKaylee Banner, climbed onto the television...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday.
Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
| May 12, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The "Ladies Who Lunch and Read" topped off the annual Friends of the Laguna Beach Library fundraiser Tuesday at Sapphire with awards for the prettiest hats worn by supporters.
Kathleen Lechner won first prize. She wore one of her mother's hats in...
| May 14, 2011
| 7:53 PM
Organizers of the Newport Beach Film Festival are considering legal action against actor/comedian Andy Dick for his reportedly outlandish behavior at the Newport Beach Film Festival last month, RadarOnline.com reported.
According to the celebrity...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:27 PM
COSTA MESA — A federal wrongful death lawsuit filed against a Costa Mesa police officer involved in an off-duty shooting in Temecula three years ago has been dropped, court records show.
The family of Shaun Vilan agreed to settle their wrongful...
| May 28, 2011
| 8:55 PM
MURRIETA (KTLA) -- A Murrieta man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing his girlfriend then dumping and burning her body.
Melvin Louis Shaw, 45, was sentenced Friday in the 2007 death of Elisa Marie Lopez, 41.
Her body was found...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 10:12 PM
RIVERSIDE -- Lightning-laced storms set dozens of fires Thursday in Riverside County, including a 970-acre blaze near Temecula that is 60 percent contained Friday as of Friday evening.
At least 2 dozen fires were reported after the first band of...
| Dec 17, 2006
Years before he was sent off to fight — and die — in a real war, Rudy Salcido waged makebelieve battles in the wilds of Azusa Canyon.
With his kid sister in tow, the adventurous La Puente teenager forded streams, explored caves and even...
| Apr 6, 2008
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Durrell L. Bennett, 22, of Spanaway, Wash.; specialist, Army. Bennett was one of...
| Aug 21, 2010
The words "art restorer" provoke visions of dormer-windowed studios, of flaking oil paintings in Rococo frames, of landscapes emerging from beneath layers of ancient grime. It's startling, then, to enter Gustavo Perez's workshops — a cluster of...