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  • Pot plants discovered in home after SWAT standoff

    Pot plants discovered in home after SWAT standoff
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- A 31-year-old man was in custody and facing drug charges Monday following a nearly four-hour standoff in El Cajon that began when the man allegedly threatened to kill someone, police said. Officers were requested at a house in the 900...
  • Dryer catches fire in El Cajon apartment

    Dryer catches fire in El Cajon apartment
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- An apartment fire that appeared to have started in or near a clothes dryer Monday left an East County family in need of emergency lodging. The blaze in the 500 block of East Camden Avenue in El Cajon was reported just before 10 a.m.,...
  • Woman killed in bus stop crash identified

    Woman killed in bus stop crash identified
    SAN DIEGO -- Authorities released the name Monday of a 25-year-old woman who was killed when a car veered off a City Heights street and crashed into the bus bench she was sitting on alongside her son and boyfriend. The eastbound Chrysler PT Cruiser...
  • Car crashes into El Cajon construction zone

    Car crashes into El Cajon construction zone
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- A woman hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes Wednesday and plowed through a temporary ramp and over a deep trench before landing in a construction site near El Cajon City Hall. The driver had been eastbound in the 100 block of...
  • Skateboarder wounded during robbery

    Skateboarder wounded during robbery
    LA MESA, Calif. -- A bullet grazed a 16-year-old skateboarder in the head during a robbery in La Mesa early Monday, police said. The Arizona boy, who was visiting San Diego with his family, was wounded with a glancing shot to the head in the 7300 block...
  • Roadwork to close I-8 overnight

    Roadwork to close I-8 overnight
    A several-mile stretch of eastbound Interstate 8 near the Granite Hills area of eastern San Diego County will be closed for about 10 hours Wednesday night to allow for guardrail relocation and re-striping work, according to Caltrans. The closure...
  • Tip line set up to crack down on graffiti

    Tip line set up to crack down on graffiti
    In response to a recent rash of graffiti, El Cajon police Monday planned to announce a tagger tip line that will lead to cash rewards of up to $2,000 for those who help nab the criminals. City of El Cajon officials, along with the El Cajon Community...
  • Baby's body found in El Cajon backyard

    Baby's body found in El Cajon backyard
    A body of an infant boy was found Thursday evening in an unincorporated area of El Cajon, according to deputies. San Diego County Sheriffs said the body was found in a plastic bag that was discovered at about 6:30 p.m. in a backyard shed at a house in...
  • Woman Finds Dead Baby in her Backyard

    Woman Finds Dead Baby in her Backyard
    EL CAJON, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A homeowner in El Cajon made a gruesome discovery when she discovered a baby's body stashed in a plastic bag in her backyard. Homicide Lt. Dennis Brugos says deputies were called to the home Thursday when a family dog...
  • SDG&E offers energy savings this holiday season

    SDG&E offers energy savings this holiday season
    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) wants to make its customers' holiday season a little brighter while helping them save energy and money. SDG&E is offering complimentary light-emitting diode bulbs (LEDs) to customers throughout San Diego County during the...
  • No major problems reported as polls close

    No major problems reported as polls close
    No major voting problems have been reported in San Diego during Tuesday's general election. The Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler estimated a voter turnout of 55-65 percent for the election, up from the 38 percent of voters who cast ballots in the...
  • Marine sentenced for trying to run down CHP officer

    Marine sentenced for trying to run down CHP officer
    A former Marine who tried to run over a California Highway Patrol officer after firing shots at the end of a nighttime car chase in El Cajon was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in state prison. Edward Michael Forney, 21, pleaded guilty at a previous...